From Suriya to Jr. NTR to Thala Ajith check out the biggest South Newsmakers of the week here.
On June 4th, it was the birth anniversary of the late singer SP Balasubrahmanyam. Users on social media kept trending #HappyBirthdaySPBalasubrahmanyam all day. Not just the users, even celebs took to their social media and remembered the singer. Superstar Kamal Haasan also took to his Twitter account and wrote, “Today is SBP's birthday. A thousand memories run through the mind."
June 4 was celebrated as director Prashanth Neel's birthday as well. Fans all around the world wished him on his special day. Actors including Prabhas and Jr NTR wished him with special messages on their social media accounts “Happy Birthday @prashanthneel. Have a beautiful day. (sic)”, wrote Prabhas whereas Jr NTR wrote, "Happy Birthday brother @prashanth_neel .Be as awesome as always. Can't wait to join forces, God Bless !." Not just this, the team of KGF 2 made a special video for the director where Yash's voiceover is full of praises for him.
Happy Birthday brother @prashanth_neel .Be as awesome as always. Can't wait to join forces 🤘🏻. God Bless !— Jr NTR (@tarak9999) June 4, 2021
Mahesh Babu- Kamal Haasan
As per some reports, director AR Murgadoss is planning a multi-starrer film with superstar Mahesh Babu and veteran actor Kamal Haasan together. The reports also suggest that the director is planning to cast several notable stars from Tamil and Telugu cinema. This piece of news took the internet by storm as it will be for the first time that the two ace actors will be coming together for a film.
Another news that got fans excited was Kajal Aggarwal announcing her next film. The beautiful actress will be next seen in Ume directed by Sujoy Ghosh. The film will go on floors in or around the second half of 2021.
Selvaraghavan revealed the teaser of NGK starring Suriya Sivakumar and Rakul Preet. It promises a gritty political thriller, the two-minute-long trailer depicts the rise of Suriya as NGK, a politician who loves his country.
The next hot update was of actor Jr. NTR. As per some news, the actor will be playing the character of a politician in his next with Prashanth Neel, currently titled NTR31.
Popular Kannada actor Yash announced a donation of Rs. 1.5 crore towards 3000 Kannada cinema workers. He penned a heartfelt note while announcing the same.
Chennai City Police Control Board received a hoax call saying that there's a bomb planted at Valimai actor Thala Ajith's house. However, After investigating Ajith Kumar’s house due to the recent bomb threat, the Chennai police team along with the dog squad identifies the caller as a hoax
Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar
Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar's daughter Sitara will be seen in a muppet-theme-based web series that will be aired on the Sesame Workshop – India's Telugu YouTube Channel. Her good friend Aadya Paidipally, daughter of director Vamshi Paidipally, will also be seen alongside her.
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