Govindudu Andarivadele – 10 Reasons to Watch this Great Telugu Classic

Bangari – Neeku rape ante ento thelusa? Chitra – Repu? Repu shanivaram Bangari – Ha ha ha, adhi kadhu…. Bangari – Nenu ninnu rape chesesanu annuko, pelli chesesthadu….Rape mana pelli chesesthadu…Nuuvu naa onka chooste untavu, Nenu neemedha padipothanu anthe (English translation: The alcoholic asks his girlfriend if she knows what Rape is. Thinking he’s speaking […]

Padi Nimishallo – A Telugu Monsterpiece

In the annals of TV journalism, there cannot be a shoddier production than the below video depicting Raghunandan Yandamuri’s murders of the two Vennas in King of Prussia. The ‘recreation’ is as botched up as Yandamuri’s kidnapping attempt that led to the twin murders of 61-year-old Satyavathi Venna and her 10-month-old grandadaughter Saanvi Venna. Watch […]

I am Brahma, But….

It’s true that SI is Brahma, the All-Knowing, Wise One. But occasionally even Brahma nods off, lost in the fantasy land of Samantha Jennifer Lawrence, Ingrid Bergman, Audrey Hepburn, Lakshmi Rai etc. It’s in those lost moments when I’m exploring some nooks and crevices in the dark recesses of my unfathomable mind that my dear […]

Eega – Better than Usual Telugu Film Dung

(For SI Blog reader  Araj) By the criminally low standards of the steaming pile of Telugu dung like Nuvve Na Rakshasi, Nenae Nee Pisachi, Pitchee Donga, Dongana Koduka etc,  Eega is a watchable film but certainly not a great one. Unless you’re hiding under a rock in Timbuktu, you know that Eega has been a […]

Badrinath – Endless Abyss of Nonsense

Quiz: How many bad guys can Badri (Allu Arjun) single-handedly kill or maim at the Bellary Railway Station with just a sword and without suffering so much as a scratch in the new Telugu film Badrinath? a) 0 b) 2 c) 4 d) Several Dozen If you answered from a-c, you’d be grossly wrong but […]

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