A quick look at everything making news in cinema today.
Dileepan plays Rajinikanth’s son in Kaala.
Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has cast Ashok Selvan in her next.
Ram Gopal Varma will direct a biopic on the life and times of the late Telugu icon NTR.
Heard On The Street
Katrina Kaif will reportedly play a warrior princess in Thugs Of Hindostan. For this role, the actress will allegedly wear a nose pin, a fact that Hindi media has made much of.
Sasikumar is reportedly the latest to join Samuthirakani’s next. If it does materialise, Sasikumar will share screen-space with Telugu actor Nani.
Rajinikanth has finally spoken out against the TN Government’s decision to impose local body tax on cinema, on top of the GST. He tweeted:
Keeping in mind the livelihood of Lakhs of people in the tamil film industry, I sincerely request the TN GOVT to seriously consider our plea
— Rajinikanth (@superstarrajini) July 4, 2017
Let Them Eat Cake!
Actors Zayed Khan, Rakesh, Mumtaj will all turn a year older today!