Kaatru Veliyidai is Mani Ratnam's new film being shot in Ooty with Southern actor Suriya's brother Karthi and Bollywood actress Aditi Rao Hydari playing the lead roles. Karthi is reportedly playing a pilot. Now Balaji has been roped in to play the role of the hero's friend
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
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."