Heroine Rashmika Mandanna turned out to be a secret Santa for Superstar Mahesh Babu. The actress recently sent a basket full of goodies to Mahesh and his wife Namrata Shirodkar. Namrata shared the picture of the basket online and thanked Rashmika for the lovely present.
Rashmika sent avocados and mango pickle in the hamper. She has sent it all the way from Coorg. All the goodies are grown under organic farming. Flattered by her gesture, Namrata wrote, "Thank you for all the delicious goodies Rashmika!! all the way from Coorg. #monsoonseason. #mangopickle. Our first gift hamper in COVID times. Happy monsoons!! #stayhomestaysafe."
Rashmika developed a close bonding with Mahesh and Namrata while working for the film Sarileru Neekevvaru. She also loves Mahesh's kids Sithara and Gautham. It is also known that Rashmika gave a lovely interview to Sithara for the latter's Youtube channel. Due to that bonding, Rashmika decided to surprise the Superstar family with this gift.
Rashmika scored two consecutive hits earlier this year with Sarileru Neekevvaru and Bheeshma. She is currently prepping up for the shoot of her next film Pushpa. Directed by Sukumar, this movie stars Allu Arjun in the lead role. This is the first film in the combination of Allu Arjun and Rashmika. The regular shoot of this movie will begin in September. Apart from this, Rashmika is also acting in the Tamil film Sultan. Directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan, this movie stars Karthi in the lead role. Her Kannada film Pogaru is gearing up for the release.
With the opening up of cities after the long lockdown period, it is essential to adhere to social distancing norms to stay safe amid the COVID-19 outbreak. With the increase in the number of positive cases, it is the need of the hour to wear masks to reduce the risk of spread. Many celebrities have come forward to raise awareness about the same. Natural Star Nani to has put out a message to urge people to follow rules and norms to avoid the spread of coronavirus. “Only way out for now - wear a mask. #staysafe,” says Nani while sharing a photo of him wearing a mask!
Nani recently shared a video from his film Devadas to celebrate doctors on Doctor’s Day. Nani has essayed the role of a doctor in the film. “Reel doctor thanking the real doctors #DoctorsDay First day first shot of Devadas :),” said Nani while wishing everyone on Doctor’s Day.
On the work front, Nani is all set to work with director Mohan Krishna Indraganti in his upcoming film titled V. The action thriller also stars Sudheer Babu, Nivetha Thomas and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles. V will be Nani’s 25th film! Nani is also taking on a negative role for the first time in this film. He will also appear in the film Tuck Jagadish. Apart from Nani, the film also stars Ritu Varma and Aishwarya Rajesh in prominent roles. Shiva Nirvana is directing the film and Sahu Garapati is producing it. Shyam Singha Roy is another film that Nani is working on. Rumour has it the Natural Star Nani will appear in 3 different roles. The makers have roped in Sai Pallavi as the female lead. Director Rahul Sankrityan of Taxiwala fame is directing the film.
Mahesh Babu and Namratha Shirodkar's daughter is one of the most popular star kids. She has won over the hearts of many with her cute videos on her YouTube channel. Sitara has all the makings of a future star. The little star has already voiced Elsa from Frozen in the Telugu dubbed version! Namrata usually shares photos and videos of family very often. Namrata took to her Instagram today to share the most adorable photo of a toddler Sitara! A toddler Sitara looks overjoyed! The comments section is overflowing with comments about the little star's bouncy hair that seems to have vanished as she grew older!
Namrata Shirdokar shared the photo with the caption, "it’s called happiness ..not a care in the world that laugh is enough to last me through the day a little bit of happiness is all we need to make it through this travel diaries #Munich memorytherapy ..#stayhome #staysafe #wearamask."
Namrata had recently shared a cute video of a toddler Sitara singing on a lush green lawn! While it is clear that toddler Sitara is singing a song, it is not clear what she's singing or in what language! Namrata too couldn't figure it out. She spoke of the mystery in her caption. Namrata Shirdokar shared the video with the caption, "Can anyone guess what language this is ???? I’m convinced it’s French !! #memorytherapy #babygirl #calm." Sitara looks like a mini Disney princess in her pink dress!
Meanwhile, Mahesh Babu is gearing up for his upcoming film with director Parasuram titled Sarkaru Vaari Paata. Mahesh Babu is also making his debut as a producer with the Adivi Sesh and Sobhita Dhulipala starrer Major directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka.
Sai Pallavi is undoubtedly one of the promising actresses in the Telugu film industry. Right from her first film Fidaa, the actress managed to amass a huge fan following among the audiences. If the latest grapevine is anything to go by, she is in consideration to play a key role in a Naxalite in Chiranjeevi's upcoming film Acharya.
According to the sources, there is a Naxalite character in Acharya. Director Koratala Siva wanted to sign a prominent actress for this role. Thus, his team is now holding talks with Sai Pallavi. The Premam actress is currently acting as a Naxalite in her upcoming film Virata Parvam. Directed by Venu Udugula, this movie features Rana Daggubati as the lead hero. Priyamani and Nandita Das are also playing the roles of Naxalites in this movie. We hear that Sai Pallavi is yet to take a call on Acharya's offer. An official announcement will get made once she signs the dotted lines. If she signs the movie, she will get a golden chance of acting alongside Chiranjeevi.
Acharya features Kajal Aggarwal as the female lead. Ram Charan is playing another key character in the movie. It is being bankrolled by Ram Charan and Niranjan Reddy under their respective banners Konidela Production Company and Matinee Entertainments. The shoot is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It may resume only after a couple of months.