Mahesh Babu won Best Actor for Telugu drama Srimanthudu while Nayanthara received the Best Actress trophy for her performance in Tamil action-comedy Naanum Rowdydhaan. S.S. Rajamouli's Baahubali received five awards at the do
Sridevi has had a long and impactful career in the Indian film industry with a number of her films receiving cult classic status. Her work in films has been recognized and applauded not only in the Hindi film genre but also for her work in the southern film industry
Asin's relatively short bio includes the Bollywood blockbusters Ghajini (2008) opposite Aamir Khan and Ready (2011) with Salman Khan. Her Southern hits include Pokkiri, Dasavatharam and the original Ghajini
Radhika, whose CV includes several southern language films, is the fourth Bollywood actress to be cast opposite Rajinikanth
Director Sujoy Ghosh, whose short film Ahalya is going viral online, told NDTV that he felt that the Ramayana and subsequent texts were unfair to the pious wife of sage Gautama, who was lured into a one-night stand by Lord Indra. Meanwhile, Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has reportedly been approached by Southern filmmaker R Sarath to play Charlie Chaplin.
Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has reportedly been approached by Southern filmmaker R Sarath to play Charlie Chaplin. Mr Sarath was quoted as saying in an interview to a publication, "It's been 100 years since Charlie Chaplin first appeared on screen and I wanted to honour him. The Hindi film with Vidya is not a biopic but a serious piece of fiction with lots of smiles and tears."
Southern superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya says that her father's upcoming film Lingaa, co-starring actress Sonakshi Sinha, is a treat for his fans. "To see dad back in action in his full glory onscreen is an emotional moment for the family. We are eagerly waiting for the film's release."
If Vyjayanthimala awed us in the 60s, Hema Malini kept our hearts racing with her dancing talent in the 70s. The inscrutable Rekha enthralled us all too with her dancing skills. And how can we forget the effervescent Sridevi? She surely set the stage on fire with Kaate Nahi Kat Te from the movie Mr India.