New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Action has been a perennial favourite genre among lovers of mainstream cinema, especially in the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam film industries. Larger-than-life heroism of southern superstars is now in for period twist. Many top actors are exploring the idea of reorganising the action genre through retro themes pertaining to historicals, mythologicals, or crime drama set in the seventies, eighties or nineties.

Rashmika Mandanna: I like surprising myself with different roles

Rashmika Mandanna: I like surprising myself with different roles

Hyderabad, April 10 (IANS) Actress Rashmika Mandanna, who has had a series of blockbusters in the Telugu industry, recently entered the Hindi entertainment scene with the music video of "Top tucker", sung by Uchana Amit, Jonita Gandhi, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Badshah. Even before her Bollywood debut "Mission Majnu" has released, she has signed her second Hindi film, "Goodbye", with Amitabh Bachchan.

Mammootty-starrer 'The Priest' to release digitally on April 14

Mammootty-starrer 'The Priest' to release digitally on April 14

Thiruvananthapuram, April 9 (IANS) The Malayalam horror drama "The Priest", starring Mammootty, is all set to premier digitally on April 14.

Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' first look gets 30mn views in 2 days

Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa' first look gets 30mn views in 2 days

Hyderabad, April 9 (IANS) Telugu star Allu Arjun's first look in the upcoming film "Pushpa" has crossed 30 million views and 900K likes within two days of launch on YouTube.

Allu Arjun thanks pan-Indian audience for making Telugu films big

Allu Arjun thanks pan-Indian audience for making Telugu films big

Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Allu Arjun feels the success of Telugu cinema has been possible due to the fact that fans across the country have showered love for films in the language.

Akhil Akkineni unveils 'Agent' first look, title on b'day

Akhil Akkineni unveils 'Agent' first look, title on b'day

Hyderabad, April 8 (IANS) Telugu actor Akhil Akkineni on Thursday treated hi s fans to the title and his first look in the film "Agent", on the occasion of his birthday.

Director Dileesh Pothan recalls wrapping up 'Joji' in 65 days amid pandemic

Director Dileesh Pothan recalls wrapping up 'Joji' in 65 days amid pandemic

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) The Fahadh Faasil-starrer Malayalam crime drama "Joji" was shot amidst the pandemic, and director Dileesh Pothan recalls how shooting began in November last year and was completed within 65 days.

Pushkar Jog: Could relate to 'Well Done Baby', have become dad recently

Pushkar Jog: Could relate to 'Well Done Baby', have become dad recently

Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actor Pushkar Jog, who stars in the Marathi film "Well Done Baby", says he could relate to the film's plot because he became a father recently.