Talented Telugu actor Uday Kiran decided to end his life at 33. Radhika Rajamani, who had interviewed the actor several times in the past, recounts what he was like in person and what made him a talent worth rooting for.Uday Kiran had a meteoric rise in films after he was discovered by director Teja.The boy from a middle-class background soared to great heights with several superhits. Then his career plummeted. His death has robbed the film industry of a good actor and human being. I got a ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
'I remember during the ’80s people would see a film just because the cameraman was Balu Mahendra or it was a film by Balu Mahendra.' Director Suresh Krissna talks to Radhika Rajamani about his encounters with the legendary director who passed away on February 13. As I stood before the glass casket in Balu Mahendra’s own studio, it looked as if he was just sleeping. He was just like he used to be – in his favourite dark green jeans, light green shirt, his specs on ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Akkineni Nageswara Rao was one of the people instrumental in bringing the Telugu industry to Hyderabad from Chennai in the 1990s. Radhika Rajamani salutes the thespian, who passed into the ages on Wednesday, January 22. Akkineni Nageswara Rao was one of the stalwarts of Telugu cinema, with more than 250 films to his credit. He did a couple of Tamil films as well. He was equally at home in all genres of cinema -- historical, mythological, folk, adventure and drama. He lived and ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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