After Bollywood, we saw the second wave of COVID-19 gripping the South film industry. However, that did not stop several celebs from Tollywood, Kollywood and Sandalwood making big announcements, which grabbed headlines. The news of two National Award-winning individuals, Vijay Sethupathi and director Vetri Maaran, coming together cheered movie-buffs. On the other hand, Ratsasan actor Vishnu Vishal entered into wedlock with his fiance and badminton player, Jwala Gutta. So, let's meet the South newsmakers of the week...
Vijay Sethupathi joins hands with Vetri Maaran for Viduthalai
Versatile actor Vijay Sethupathi, who recently won the National Award for the Best Supporting actor for his impeccable performance in Super Deluxe, has collaborated with ace filmmaker and fellow National Award winner, Vetri Maaran, for Viduthalai. The makers shared the news with an intriguing poster, which instantly grabbed our attention. The film is produced by Elred Kumar of RS Infotainment.
Vishnu Vishal and Jwala Gutta tie the knot in Chennai
Popular Tamil actor, Vishnu Vishal, who is known for his performance in films lilke Ratsasan, Neerparavai and others, recently tied the knot with fiance Jwala Gutta in Chennai. The film was a registered marriage and reportedly only 20 guests (family and close friends) attended due to the COVID-19 situation.
Dhanush reunites with Mari Selvaraj after Karnan
Post the blockbuster success of Karnan, Dhanush reunited with director Mari Selvaraj for another venture. Sharing this big news, the Atrangi Re actor wrote on Twitter: “Elated to announce that after the blockbuster success of Karnan, Mari Selvaraj and myself are joining hands once again. Pre production going on, Shoot will commence next year.”
Crucial update on Sukumar-Vijay Deverakonda's film
Last year, Rowdy star Vijay Deverakonda announced his new project with director Sukumar, who is known for films like Arya, Rangasthalam and others. While this news created excitement among fans, recently, there were rumours that the film has been shelved. Now production banner Falcon Creations has cleared the air and said that it is not shelved and is pretty much on track. The statement of the production house reads: “Falcon Creations has announced its prestigious maiden project with Hero Vijay Deverakonda in the direction of Sukumar sir This project shall start as planned, once the pre-existing commitments of Hero and Director are completed Do not believe misinformation being spread by some sections. We strongly condemn such unverified gossip and false propaganda! There is no change in the plan, no change in the combination. This is only going to be BIGGER.”
Chiranjeevi Sarja's wife, Meghana Sarja, shares a new pic of her baby boy
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In 2020, we lost many celebs from the entertainment industry and among them was Chiranjeevi Sarja, who died due to cardiac arrest at the age of 37. The most heart-breaking part was that his wife was in her second trimester during that period and we saw the whole Sarja family looking out for Meghana at that time. The late star's wife recently shared a picture of her son, Simba, who is also called Junior Chiru by fans, and we saw netizens showering love and blessing on the little munchkin.
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