If we look back this week, there were quite a few happy moments for fans with tons of activity in South cinema. After the surgical strike, stars reacted and saluted the Indian Air Force for their efforts and each celebrity had their own style of doing that. Mohan Babu killed it, of course! The Government of Kerala announced the State Film Awards and the winners list made fans very happy. From these awards to who said what about the surgical strike, here’s what happened this week down South:
From SS Rajamouli to Mahesh Babu and Samantha Akkineni, stars from various industries took to social media to express their respect for the Indian Air Force after the aerial strike. But the one that stole the show was from Mohan Babu. His tweet was hilarious AF and at the same time, it was also true to the meaning of the surgical strike which left fans lauding him for his sporting nature. Check out few tweets here:
Kerala State Film Awards:
Soubin Shahir and Jayasurya walked away with the Best Actor Award jointly this year while Shreya Ghoshal won the Best Singer Female award. Nimisha Sajayan bagged the Best Actress award this year and the critically acclaimed film Kanthan Lover of Colour was awarded the Best Film. Here’s the full list of awards:
Best Actor – Jayasurya (Captain and Njan Marykutty) and Soubin Shahir (Sudani from Nigeria)
Best Actress – Nimisha Sajayan, Chola and Oru Kuprasidha Payyan
Best Director – Shyamaprasad, Oru Njayarazhcha
Best Character Actor – Joju George, Chola and Joseph
Best Character Actress – Savithra Sreedharan and Sarasa Balussery, Sudani from Nigeria
Best Film with Popular Appeal and Aesthetic Value – Sudani from Nigeria
Best Story – Joy Mathew, Uncle
Best Male Singer- Vijay Yesudas
Best Female Singer – Shreya Ghoshal
Best Music Director – Vishal Bharadwaj, Carbon
Best Lyrics – Hari Narayanan, Joseph and Theevandi
Best Cinematography – KU Mohanan, Carbon
Best Sound Mixing – Sinoy Jospeh, Carbon
Best Sound Design – Jayadevan C, Carbon
Best Dubbing Artist – Shammy Thilakan, Odiyan
Best Film – Kanthan: The Lover of Color
Venky Mama leak:
Naga Chaitanya and his uncle Venkatesh join hands for a multi-starrer titled Venky Mama which is currently being shot in Andhra Pradesh on the banks of Godavari. While the shooting is underway, excited fans who were on the sets shot few scenes and posted on social media and the videos have now gone viral.
The superstar of Telugu cinema turns producer. Mahesh Babu will debut as producer with a film titled Major which will depict the life of martyred NSG Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan while on duty during the 2008 Mumbai blasts. The film will have Adivi Sesh playing the titular role and will be directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka. Major will also be the first Telugu cinema of Sony Pictures India in production.
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