Birthday girl Rashmika Mandanna looks forward to working with Amitabh Bachchan on Goodbye; Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan have a love-filled Easter; producer Sashikanth test positive for Covid-19


The Southern film industry is keeping its fans elated and excited with new ventures and social media PDA. However, the Covid-19 scare has also taken the industry by storm. Here’s what’s making news today.

Rashmika Mandanna looks forward to working with Amitabh Bachchan on Goodbye

For Rashmika Mandanna, who turns a year older today, sharing screen space in Ekta Kapoor’s Goodbye alongside Amitabh Bachchan is the best birthday gift ever. While she started shooting for the Vikas Bahl directorial last week, she is yet to meet the megastar. Talking about her dream coming true, Rashmika said, “We did readings [before the shoot], but I haven’t met him in person. I will meet him today or tomorrow. It’s going to be crazy. I always want to learn new things. There will be a lot to learn while working with Big B. I have watched his films and can see why people love him so much. He is a versatile actor who has (done justice) to his characters. I will (request him) to tell me if he thinks anything in my performance is (amiss).”

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Dhanush’s & Karthik Subbaraj’s Jagame Thandhiram producer Sashikanth tests positive for COVID-19

Producer Sashikanth popularly known as Y Not Sashi, took to social media to announce that he has tested positive for Coronavirus. On Sunday, he announced his diagnosis on social media and informed that he is under quarantine and taking necessary Covid-19 precautions and following doctor’s advice. He urged those who had come in contact with him recently to undergo the test as well. Sashikanth, is the head of popular Kollywood production house  Y Not Studios and has produced films like Kadhalil Sodhappuvadhu Yeppadi, Thamizh Padam, Thamizh Padam 2 and Jagame Thandhiram.

Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan celebrate Easter and wish fans with an adorable photo

The power couple of Kollywood, Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan wished their fans and followers a happy Easter by sharing a loved-up picture from their celebrations. Vignesh Shivan took to Instagram and shared a photo of them together twinning in black. Sharing it on Instagram, the filmmaker wrote, " ... was a happy day." Nayanthara and Vignesh have been dating each other for a few years now and they often share cute pictures together on social media.

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