Suriya, Karthi lend help to drowning Karnataka and Kerala sates!
In immediate response to the natural catastrophe in the neighbouring Karnataka and Kerala states with heavy flooding reported that have rendered thousands homeless and also cost lives.
Suriya and Karthi have come forward to lend help and immediately donated rupees ten lakhs for relief works. 2D Entertainment head Rajasekhar Pandian presented the cheque for the amount to the relief authorities.
On the work front, Suriya is awaiting the release of 'Kaappaan' directed by K. V. Anand and is also shooting for 'Soorarai Pottru' directed by Sudha Kongara.
And Karthi's next release is 'Kaithi' directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and is simultaneously shooting for untitled films directed by Packiaraj Kannan and Jeethu Joseph.
One of the popular music directors in South India is Yuvan Shankar Raja. Even though he forayed into the film industry as Ilayaraja's son, Yuvan carved a niche to himself in no time. Eventually, he became a star composer in the Tamil film industry. During a recent interaction, Yuvan stated that he is willing to work with Thalapathy Vijay soon. He also added that Vijay has inspired him a lot.
Yuvan recently participated in an Instagram live chat. Speaking in the interaction, Yuan stated that he is ready to work with Vijay right now. The composer is waiting for a good film to collaborate with the actor. Both of them have earlier worked together for movies like Pudhiya Geethai and Velai. Their fans are eagerly waiting for yet another collaboration of this duo. Meanwhile, Yuvan is currently composing the music for Thala Ajith's upcoming film Valimai. Yuan also composed tunes for Ajith's last outing Nerkonda Parvaai. Speaking about Valimai, Yuvan said that things are shaping up well but the COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down the things a bit. Yuvan assured that fans will get satisfied by the album of Valimai.
Valimai is being directed by H. Vinoth Kumar. Boney Kapoor is bankrolling the project under the banner Bay View Projects. The film got done with half of its shoot. It may hit the screens early next year. Huma Qureshi is playing the female lead in it.
Versatile actor Dhanush proved his acting mettle for the first time with the 2003 film Kaadhal Kondein. It is often considered as one of the finest performances of Dhanush. Today, the film celebrates 17 years of its release. On this occasion, Dhanush said that he will be forever grateful and indebted to its director Selva Raghavan.
Earlier today, Dhanush shared a poster of the film and tweeted, "@selvaraghavan forever grateful and indebted." Sonia Agarwal played the female lead in this movie. The film deals with the story of an outcast who gets obsessed over a girl who pays attention to him. How his obsession becomes deadly, forms the main crux of the film. Sudeep Sarangi, Nagesh, and Daniel Balaji played the other important roles in the movie. This film marked the directorial debut of Selvaraghavan. He chooses his younger brother Dhanush to play the lead role in it. Later, the duo teamed up for other classic hits like Pudhupettai and Mayakkam Enna.
The music composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja is another major asset for the film. The album contains 20 tracks overall. Seven of them were original songs, four of them are bit songs and nine were theme music tracks. Kaadhal Kondein got remade into various languages as well. It got remade into Telugu as Nenu, Kannada as Ravana, Bengali as Amanush, and Bengali Bangladesh as Onno Manush. All Dhanush fans are celebrating the occasion by trending this movie on social media.
Two big starlets of the Tamil film industry have joined hands together for a big film called Master. Thalapathy Vijay is playing the lead role in it. On the flip side, Makkal Selvan Vijay Sethupathi is playing the antagonist in this movie. This is the first film in the combination of Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi. Speaking about the film, Sethupathi said that he plays an unapologetic ruthless antagonist in the movie.
Speaking in a recent interview, Vijay said that his role will be deadly in Master. His character shares a childhood enmity with Vijay's role. How both of them face off after a long time forms the main crux of the film. As this is the first film in the combination of Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi, fans are highly excited about it. Master is being directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj of Khaithi fame. Malavika Mohanan is playing the female lead in it. Andrea Jeremiah, Shanthanu Bhagyaraj and Arjun Das are playing the other lead roles in the movie.
Master was originally slated for the release on April 9, on the occasion of Good Friday. However, the coronavirus pandemic and the lockdown has resulted in the postponement of the release. It will now hit the screens once the theaters reopen across the country. Currently, the post-production works are going on in full swing. It is being bankrolled by Xavier Britto under the banner Xavier Britto Film Creatives. Anirudh Ravichander is composing the music of it.