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Films have been an integral part of my life since childhood, all thanks to my father. He was a Chiranjeevi fan and took me to Indra 4 times at the time of its release. …


Writing a daily journal is the habit that I had during school, but I left that soon after a month. I kept becoming bad at maintaining records of what I do most: watching movies and reading books. …


With much hype surrounding the combination, and of course the filmmaker Sekhar Kammula, Love Story was released yesterday, after a long delay due to the second wave of Covid.

After Happy Days, this is the movie of Sekhar I decided to watch on the big screen. My friend and I…


Music, for me, has been primarily songs from films. I’m not into listening to classical/western classical music pieces. Though I usually don’t pay attention to the lyrics, I’d love to go with the rhythm of the songs and savour them.

Until I had my mobile phone in hand, Telugu film…


First things first, before discussing the anthology, I sincerely appreciate the efforts made to help the industry providing entertainment for many years. Mani Ratnam and Jayendra truly deserve applause for bringing many artists under one roof and making this anthology.

I’ve been an ardent fan of cinema and won’t miss…


I’ve been told that a film is a visual story. All filmmakers are storytellers working with other storytellers to make a movie. A cinematographer uses their skill to frame and captures a story. An actor enacts a character to tell a story. …


Actors are one of the largest groups of influencers among celebrities. Take any region in India; you have an actor who has massive audience love and craze irrespective of the demographics.

Let’s do a small activity before talking about the writing part of actors in movies. …


February 2009, the name of one man who elevated the country in his field reverberated throughout the country. Many news channels were airing documentaries/clips of this man, narrating his story, and Telugu & Tamil music channels played his songs that people always celebrated. The whole country was proud of him…


You’re with a stranger for a few days in a place far away from your country. You spend time with him doing crazy things, and while you’re about to leave, you realize you’ve fallen in love with him. …


You’re in your mid-20s and finished your formal education only to learn that you are diagnosed with bone marrow cancer, and your days are numbered. You want to end your life peacefully, and then you fall in love with someone. What would you do?

You are a young employee and…

Pradyumna Madan Dinni

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