As the day is about to end, we bring to you all the latest updates from the South film industry. While maverick filmmaker Shankar's daughter Aditi Shankar is making her Kollywood debut with Suriya-Karthi's Viruman, reports of SS Rajamouli's RRR skipping theatrical release has taken the social media by storm. So, let's meet the south newsmakers of the day...
Shankar's daughter makes her Kollywood with Suriya-Karthi's next
After Kadaikutty Singam, brothers Suriya and Karthi have announced their project together titled Viruman, which will be bankrolled by the former while the latter will play the lead protagonist. While the family entertainer will be directed by Muthaiya, it will mark the debut of maverick filmmaker Shankar's daughter Aditi Shankar.
Read the full story here: Viruman: Shankar's daughter Aditi Shankar makes her big Kollywood debut with Suriya-Karthi's family entertainer – deets inside
Ram Charan-Jr NTR's RRR to skip theatrical release?
RRR is one of the most anticipated films and why wouldn't it be? After all, it is being directed by Baahubali maker SS Rajamouli and stars Jr. NTR, Ram Charan, Alia Bhatt, Ajay Devgn and others. The film’s release date has been postponed due to the pandemic. It was earlier slated to release on July 30, 2020 and is now scheduled to release on October 13, 2021.
Read the full story here: RRR: SS Rajamouli under severe pressure to release the Jr. NTR, Ram Charan and Alia Bhatt starrer directly on OTT?
Trouble for Mani Ratnam's Ponniyan Selvan
Mani Ratnam’s most awaited Tamil historical and action drama Ponniyin Selvan's has landed in trouble yet again. Yes, the director of the film Mani Ratnam and his team are currently shooting for Ponniyin Selvan in Hyderabad. Their film is a period war story and recently, some people demanded the arrest of actress Trisha as she walked in a religious place wearing chappals.
Read the full story here: Trouble for Mani Ratnam's Ponniyan Selvan mounts after demands of actress Trisha's ARREST - read deets
Nagarjuna cancels Bigg Boss 5 Telugu press meet
The bad news for all Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya fans is no doubt the rumours of their separation that have been doing the rounds for quite some time now. Word is that too many differences have cropped up between the star Tollywood couple and both apparently, both have cited that they are no longer compatible with each other. Amidst this, Nagarjuna decided to cancel Bigg Boss 5 Telugu Press meet.
Read the full story here: Nagarjuna cancels Bigg Boss 5 Telugu press meet due to Naga Chaitanya and Samantha Akkineni's separation rumours? Here's what we know
Amid divorce rumours with Naga Chaitanya, here's how Samantha Ruth Prabhu is living it up
Samantha Ruth Prabhu was in the news recently due to her divorce rumours with Naga Chaitanya. Amid this, she took to Instagram to share pictures from her vacay. She went kayaking with her best friend Shilpa Reddy. In the pics, we can also see them cycling and enjoying nature.
Read the full story here: Amid divorce rumours with Naga Chaitanya, here's how Samantha Ruth Prabhu is living it up on her vacay
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