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August 19, the day Telangana will be under `house arrest’


By T S Sudhir “Don’t spread rumours and panic,” K Chandrasekhar Rao gently admonished the media, asking them not to do anything to dissuade people of Telangana from taking part in the August 19 intensive household survey. (Read previous blog … Continue reading

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Is Kalyan the `Pawan’ of change in Andhra Pradesh?


By T S Sudhir Title of screening : Jana Sena Cast : Pawan Kalyan Running time : 105 minutes Release date : 14 March 2014  Screening at Novotel Hotel convention centre, Hyderabad Rating : 2.5/5 If `Jana Sena’ were to … Continue reading

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Rajini, Mahesh or NTR?


By T S Sudhir India’s costliest film, Robot releases on 1st October. Will it also be one of India’s biggest hits, given that it has superstar Rajinikanth in the lead in a double role. The Telugu film industry is circumspect, … Continue reading

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YSR 2003, Jagan 2010


By T S Sudhir To me the drink looked far from yummy. “This is my breakfast. Would you like to have one too?” Jagan offered, indicating to the viscous, jaggery colour drink placed before him. I was meeting him at … Continue reading

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Divide and Rule


By T S Sudhir A friend’s father would often boast that Telugu is the Italian of the East, one of the sweetest languages this side of the globe and that the best Carnatic music compositions are in Telugu because of … Continue reading

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On the rocks


By T S Sudhir “This is the last time, you may be interviewing me,” K Chandrasekhar Rao said with a dramatic flourish to journalists in Hyderabad last Thursday, just before he got into his Innova to go to Karimnagar. KCR … Continue reading

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His father’s son


By T S Sudhir (first published on ndtv.com on 11 September, 2009) It was a hot April afternoon deep inside the countryside of Pulivendula in Kadapa district. I was travelling with Y S Jaganmohan Reddy as he campaigned for himself … Continue reading

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