From Bangarraju storming the box office and Bangarraju Director 's next film to Allu Arjun starrer Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo releasing in Hindi, Samantha Ruth Prabhu's fees for the O Antava song in Pushpa, Dhanush separating from Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth; it's time to take a look back at all that went down today in the South film industries today. Here's all what grabbed headlines to make it to the trending south news today... Ergo, it's time to make a note of the biggest newsmakers of the South who've made it to the trending south news today.
So, without further ado, here are the entertainment newsmakers of 17th January 2021:
Bangarraju storms the box office
Neither the threat of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 nor the row over ticket rates in Telugu states could dampen Bangaraju's box office fortunes as the Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya starrer is well on its way to earning a 'clean hit' verdict.
Read the full story here: Bangarraju day 3 box office collection - Nagarjuna and Naga Chaitanya's supernatural film completes roaring first weekend
Bangarraju Director 's next film
Director Kalyan Krishna, who has just delivered a massive Sankranti hit with Bangarraju, will be collaborating with KE Gnanavel Raja of Studio Green production house for his next directorial venture. One of the most popular production houses in South India, Studio Green has been dabbling in both smaller films as also big-budget entertainers, with big stars, for years now. Known for making perfect family entertainers, Kalyan Krishna has been winning accolades for coming up with an ideal Sankranthi movie with Bangarraju, which is setting the box office on fire, especially in the Telugu states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana.
Allu Arjun starrer Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo to release in Hindi
Allu Arjun starrer Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo was released in 2020. The film, which also starred Pooja Hegde, was a blockbuster at the box office. It also received a great response after it started streaming on Netflix. After the super success of the Hindi dubbed version of Pushpa, now Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is all set to hit the big screens in Hindi. The film, which also featured Tabu, Murli Sharma and Jayaram in pivotal roles, will release in theatres on 26th January 2022.
Read the full story here: Allu Arjun starrer Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo to release in Hindi; will this be a hurdle for Kartik Aaryan starrer Shehzada?
Samantha Ruth Prabhu's fees for the Pushpa song O Antava
O Antava, featuring Samantha Ruth Prabhu, from Pushpa: The Rise has received a fantastic response. The actress' sexy avatar in the track is surely one of the highlights of the film. Now,, there have been multiple reports about how much Sam charged to feature in the song, and according to a recent report, she pocketed a whopping amount of Rs. 5 crore for just the solitary song in the movie.
Read the full story here: Pushpa: Samantha Ruth Prabhu charged THIS WHOPPING amount for O Antava; Allu Arjun convinced her to come on board
Dhanush separates from Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth
Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth have announced their separation in an official statement after 18 years of marriage. They've asked their fans for privacy.
Read the full story here: Dhanush announces separation from Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth – view tweet
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