South roundup: Vijay Sethupathi and Anushka Shetty to team up, Rana Daggubati talks about fiancee Miheeka Bajaj and more!


As the week has come to an end, some exciting news from the Southern film industry has delighted fans. New pairings, social media announcements, public service notices and love life of southern stars have kept the buzz in the entertainment sector. Here’s a daily roundup of important news from the industry.

Vijay Sethupathi and Anushka Shetty to pair up  

Vijay Sethupathi is likely to work with Anushka Shetty for the first time in his upcoming project. According to the latest report, the actor will play the lead in director AL Vijay's film which is supposed to be bankrolled by Ishari Ganesh of Vels Film International. An official announcement about the film will be made soon.

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Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu urge COVID-19 recovered patients to donate plasma

Tollywood megastars Chiranjeevi and Mahesh Babu took to their Twitter handles to urge people who have recovered from COVID-19 to donate plasma for research. Both the stars shared a video of Cyberabad Metropolitan Police explaining in detail about the importance of plasma donation. Check out their tweets below.

Suriya makes Instagram debut

Suriya, who made his Instagram debut on his 45th birthday (July 25) took to the social media platform to thank his fans for the overwhelming love bestowed upon him. On July 24, Suriya shared a smiling photo of himself and thanked his fans for the unconditional love. He wrote, “Feeling super lucky to have such unconditional love!! Thank you guys for making me believe in what I do.. Love you all!!”

Rana Daggubati's and Miheeka Bajaj's love amid the lockdown

Rana Daggubati is all set to marry fiancée Miheeka Bajaj on August 8. He took the social media by storm when he announced his engagement with her and further shared some truly breath-taking pictures from their roka ceremony. Now, the actor spoke about his relationship. He said that Miheeka lives only 3 kms away from his house and hence they spend a lot of time together.

He said, “I think I am growing up and it's time to get married. My fiancée Miheeka lives 3 km away from my house and we're in the same vicinity. Sometimes, you know when things are going smoothly. And I don't question it when things are going correctly. She's lovely and we make a great pair. We draw positive energy from one another. I am getting married on August 8. On the personal front, it's been the best time of my life, getting married to Miheeka. It's been pretty awesome."

(Source: India Today/Twitter/Instagram)