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Vignesh: On June 9, I will be getting married to the love of my life, Nayanthara

Director Vignesh Shivan, who is to wed actress Nayanthara at a popular resort in Mahabalipuram on Thursday, said on Tuesday that they had originally planned to get married at Tirupati. Talking to mediapersons ahead of his wedding, Vignesh Shivan, after making an official announcement about their wedding, said that they had to change the venue because of logistic issues. The director, who thanked mediapersons for their support and encouragement in different stages of his career as a director, producer and lyric writer, said that he was moving to the next stage in his personal life as well. Vignesh Shivan said, "I am moving to the next stage of my personal life. On June 9, I will be getting married to the love of my life, Nayanthara. It has been planned as an intimate event with only a small circle of family and friends attending. "We had originally planned the wedding at Tirupati but there were logisitic issues," he said and pointed out that they chose this option because of practical difficulties. The director disclosed that they would share photos of their wedding in the afternoon of June 9 and added that both Nayan and he would meet the media on June 11. Also Read: INSIDE VIDEO: Vignesh Shivan lights up the sky with fireworks on Nayanthara's 37th birthday This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

10 October,2022 05:15 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS
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Samantha Ruth Prabhu looks fearless in new poster of her upcoming fim, Yashoda

Samantha Ruth Prabhu is among the top actors in India and has been winning hearts of the audience with her onscreen performance and offscreen charm. On Wednesday, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, the actress dropped the poster of her upcoming film, 'Yashoda'. Taking to her social media, Samantha shared the intense poster which also reveals her look in the film as she is dressed in a plain T-shirt and a hoodie with some injury marks on her face, standing amidst a huge crowd of women. Also revealing the date and time of the teaser release, she wrote-  "The indomitable will!! #YashodaTeaser on Sep 9th @ 5:49PM #YashodaTheMovie"           View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Samantha (@samantharuthprabhuoffl) The audience is still not over her performances in The Family Man 2 as Raji and the sensuous dance number, 'Oo Anatava' from Pushpa as even 8 months since the song's release, she consecutively continues to top a leading report of the Most Popular Female Star of India, month after month including the latest. And now she is here with the poster of her self-led film, Yashoda. Also Read: Samantha Ruth Prabhu blames Karan Johar's films for portraying marriages unrealistically She is all set to be seen in big-ticket films like 'Shaakuntalam', 'Kushi', 'Citadel', and some unannounced projects, along with 'Yashoda'.

31 August,2022 03:30 PM IST | Hyderabad
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Tight security in place for Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan's wedding

Arrangements for the wedding of director Vignesh Shivan with actress Nayanthara are on in full swing, even as invitations to a select set of guests have been sent out. The wedding of the celebrity couple, who have been dating each other for some time now, is to take place on June 9 at a popular resort in Mahabalipuram. Sources close to the couple say that the wedding is to take place in the presence of only close family and friends from the industry and that special arrangements have been put in place to ensure security. The sources say, "Security has been really tightened at the venue. Guests, who have been invited, will be getting a special code before the wedding. Guests will abe allowed to enter the wedding venue after showing code. "A dress code for the wedding has also been specified. The dress code specified in the invitation is Ethnic pastels. A Sangeet ceremony is to take place on Wednesday before the wedding on Thursday morning." The couple had recently met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin to invite him to their wedding. The sources say actors Rajinikanth and Ajith too are among those who have been invited to the event. Also Read: INSIDE VIDEO: Vignesh Shivan lights up the sky with fireworks on Nayanthara's 37th birthday This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

07 June,2022 12:02 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS
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'Major' Box-Office: Adivi Sesh's drama witnesses a jump in collections on day 2

Adivi Sesh's drama 'Major' released on June 3 along with Akshay Kumar's 'Samrat Prithviraj' and Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram'. It has witnessed a jump in its collections globally on day 2.  The south market usually takes a dip on Saturday but Major has triumphed with no drop on the second day. Hindi markets have shown significant growth of 37% earning 3.08cr GBOC over two days. More shows and cinemas of the film are getting added across all markets.  The film has earned Rs. 24.5cr global box office collection in two days. It is likely to witness good footfalls today too. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh wrote- "#Major shows an upward trend on Day 2. The #Telugu version is going strong on Day 2. Needs to gather pace on Day 3... Fri 1.10 cr, Sat 1.51 cr. Total: ₹ 2.61 cr." #Major shows an upward trend on Day 2, but the overall total remains low... Needs to gather pace on Day 3... Fri 1.10 cr, Sat 1.51 cr. Total: ₹ 2.61 cr. #India biz. Nett BOC. #Hindi version.⭐ The #Telugu version is going strong on Day 2. pic.twitter.com/jolYbleFvy — taran adarsh (@taran_adarsh) June 5, 2022 The team of 'Major' has unanimously received positive responses from audiences and critics so far.The film takes you through the inspirational journey of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, from his childhood to the tragic 26/11 Mumbai attacks, where he made the supreme sacrifice for the nation at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. His actions led to saving the lives of more than 100 guests at the hotel. The team hosted a screening for Major Sandeep's parents K. Unnikrishnan and Dhanalakshmi Unnikrishnan in Hyderabad before the release. Adivi Sesh and the entire team of Major were extremely humbled by the response they received from Major Sandeep's family.  Also Read: 10000 college students celebrate the trailer of 'Major' with Adivi Sesh

05 June,2022 02:49 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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This is how Prabhas wished KGF & Salaar director Prashanth Neel on his birthday

 'KGF' and ='Salaar' director Prashanth Neel celebrated his birthday birthday yesterday on June 4 and this is how Prabhas wished him on the special occasion.  Taking to his caption on Instagram story, the star composed, "Here's wishing a very Happy Birthday to you @prashanthneel! To happiness and success, always. See you soon! #Salaar." In the pic, Prabhas and Prashanth Neel can be seen having a happy moment.  When an actor is working on multiple projects at the same time, the demands of one can go against those of another. Ask Prabhas, who had to gain some extra kilos for director Nag Ashwin’s Project K. After recently finishing the second schedule of the film, which also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone, the actor was to resume filming Salaar with director Prashanth Neel. However, buzz from the south is that the KGF: Chapter 2 maker was not too pleased about the leading man’s excess weight. He conveyed to the actor that they will resume filming only when he has lost the extra kilos.  Last heard, Prabhas is training hard to achieve the desired result before he returns to Prashanth’s set.  Also Read: Have you heard? An upgrade for Prabhas’s next

05 June,2022 11:54 AM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan’s parents review Adivi Sesh's 'Major'

The team of 'Major' has unanimously received positive responses from audiences and critics so far.The film takes you through the inspirational journey of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, from his childhood to the tragic 26/11 Mumbai attacks, where he made the supreme sacrifice for the nation at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel. His actions led to saving the lives of more than 100 guests at the hotel. The team hosted a screening for Major Sandeep's parents K. Unnikrishnan and Dhanalakshmi Unnikrishnan in Hyderabad before the release. Adivi Sesh and the entire team of Major were extremely humbled by the response they received from Major Sandeep's family.  Talking about the movie post the screening Major Sandeep's father K. Unnikrishnan shared, "This film is such a beautiful reflection of Sandeep’s life that I forgot my sorrows watching the film. It is an excellent and realistic depiction of his life, a heartfelt congratulations to the whole team as it’s not an easy task to make the film in multiple languages. Everyone thinks Sandeep went for this and sacrificed his life, but it's not like that, he has fought till his last breath and even after that. Even today he is motivating so many others. The entire team deserves good appreciation." Depicting the dedication, courage, sacrifice love and spirit of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan's life, Major narrates the tale of our beloved hero.  Produced by Sony Pictures International Productions in association with Mahesh Babu's GMB Entertainment and A+S Movies, Major is directed by Sashi Kiran Tikka, and stars Adivi Sesh, Sobhita Dhulipala, Saiee Manjrekar, Prakash Raj, Revathi and Murali Sharma. Watch the film in Hindi, Telugu or Malayalam at a theatre near you from today.

03 June,2022 01:55 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
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OTT, satellite rights of Kamal Haasan's 'Vikram' sell for Rs 200 cr

Superstar Kamal Haasan's much-awaited movie, 'Vikram', is all set to become a super-duper hit. The movie, which is slated to be released on June 3 in theatres around the world, has already notched up Rs 200 crore in sales of TV and OTT rights.Kamal Haasan's 232nd film released to a select audience during the Cannes Film Festival and Umair Sandhu, a critic based out of the UAE, tweeted about it, saying, "It is an earnest and honest effort, a terrific action thriller, with several poignant moments and episodes that leave a stunning impact. If you are in the frame of mind to watch superior quality sensible cinema, go for It #KamalHaasan fans."In the movie, Kamal Haasan plays the role of Arun Kumar, an agent working for RAW, India's external intelligence agency. He is at times brutal and shows no mercy to criminals.Musically, too, the song 'Pathala Pathala', written and co-sung by Kamal Haasan and music composer Anirudh Ravichandran, has already become a big hit on YouTube.Tamil superstar Vijay Sethupathi plays an antagonist in the movie and Malayalam star Fahad Fazil is also in the film in a major role. Another Tamil superstar, Suriya, makes a cameo appearance in the film, which is produced by Kamal Haasan's movie house Raj Kamal and R. Mahendran.Other actors who play significant roles in the movie are Narain, Antony Verghese, Chemben Vinod, Gayathrie Shankar, Shanvi Srivastava, Shivani Narayanan, Arjun Das and Kalidas Jayaram. This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

03 June,2022 10:15 AM IST | Chennai | IANS
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Megastar Chiranjeevi mourns KK's death by recalling 'Dayi Dayi Damma'

Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi took to social media to express his shock at KK's untimely death in Kolkata on Tuesday. The actor also revealed that the late singer crooned his most famous song from 'Indra', 'Dayi Dayi Damma', picturised on Sonali Bendre and him. "Heartbroken at the shocking demise of KK. Gone too soon! A fabulous singer and a great soul" Chiranjeevi wrote, noting: "He sang 'Daayi Daayi Damma' from 'Indra' for me." He added: "My heartfelt condolences to his family & near and dear ones. May his soul rest in peace! #RIPKK." Heartbroken at the shocking demise of KK. Gone too soon! A fabulous singer and a great soul.He sang ‘Daayi Daayi Daama’ from ‘Indra’ for me. My heartfelt condolences to his family & near and dear ones. May his soul rest in peace! #RIPKK — Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) June 1, 2022 KK sang multiple songs in Telugu, among which 'Uppenantha E Premaku' from Allu Arjun's 'Arya-2', 'Cheliya Cheliya' from Venkatesh Daggubati's 'Gharshana' and 'My Heart is Beating' from Pawan Kalyan's 'Jalsa' are some of the memorable ones. Music director Harris Jayraj, who shared a special rapport with KK, took to Twitter to express his shock over the demise of the 'Uyirin Uyire' singer. "My 'Uyirin Uyire' passed away. RIP Singer KK. What shocking news to hear when the whole world is praising his last song 'Konji Konji'. I am completely shattered and my condolences to his family and friends," Jayraj tweeted. This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

02 June,2022 10:37 AM IST | Hyderabad | IANS
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'KGF Chapter 2' to stream on OTT from June 3

Prashanth Neel's pan-India blockbuster, 'K.G.F: Chapter 2' will be available to stream on Amazon Prime Video from June 3. The movie starring Yash in the lead role will be available to stream in 5 languages-Kannada, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam in more than 240 countries and territories can stream from the comfort of their homes. On Tuesday, Amazon Prime Video took to Twitter and shared a new trailer for the film, announcing that the viewers will be able to watch the action saga for free. They wrote, "Join Rocky on his journey to rule the world!! #KGF2onPrime, streaming from June 3." 'K.G.F: Chapter 2' is a sequel to the 2018 film 'K.G.F: Chapter 1'. It follows Rocky, whose name is now feared throughout the blood-soaked Kolar Gold Fields. While his friends hold him in high regard, the government regards him as a danger to law and order. Rocky must face threats from all sides in order to maintain unrivalled dominance. He is a hero and the people of Narachi's saviour. In order to keep his vow to his mother, he must overcome several difficulties, including Adheera, Inayat Khalil, and Ramika Sen. In addition to Yash, the film stars Srinidhi Shetty, Sanjay Dutt, Raveena Tandon, Prakash Raj, Rao Ramesh, Easwari Rao, Achyuth Kumar, and Archana Jois. 'K.G.F: Chapter 2' is directed by Prashanth Neel and produced by Vijay Kiragandur of Hombale Films. This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

02 June,2022 10:35 AM IST | Mumbai | ANI
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Chiranjeevi mourns KK's demise by recalling their song 'Dayi Dayi Damma'

Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi took to social media to express his shock at KK's untimely death in Kolkata on Tuesday. The actor also revealed that the late singer crooned his most famous song from 'Indra', 'Dayi Dayi Damma', picturised on Sonali Bendre and him. "Heartbroken at the shocking demise of KK. Gone too soon! A fabulous singer and a great soul" Chiranjeevi wrote, noting: "He sang 'Daayi Daayi Damma' from 'Indra' for me." He added: "My heartfelt condolences to his family & near and dear ones. May his soul rest in peace! #RIPKK." Heartbroken at the shocking demise of KK. Gone too soon! A fabulous singer and a great soul.He sang ‘Daayi Daayi Daama’ from ‘Indra’ for me. My heartfelt condolences to his family & near and dear ones. May his soul rest in peace! #RIPKK — Chiranjeevi Konidela (@KChiruTweets) June 1, 2022 KK sang multiple songs in Telugu, among which 'Uppenantha E Premaku' from Allu Arjun's 'Arya-2', 'Cheliya Cheliya' from Venkatesh Daggubati's 'Gharshana' and 'My Heart is Beating' from Pawan Kalyan's 'Jalsa' are some of the memorable ones. Music director Harris Jayraj, who shared a special rapport with KK, took to Twitter to express his shock over the demise of the 'Uyirin Uyire' singer. "My 'Uyirin Uyire' passed away. RIP Singer KK. What shocking news to hear when the whole world is praising his last song 'Konji Konji'. I am completely shattered and my condolences to his family and friends," Jayraj tweeted. This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

01 June,2022 12:00 PM IST | Mumbai | IANS
Venkatesh Daggubati. Pic/Yogen Shah

Venkatesh Daggubati to join Kamal Haasan and team at 'Vikram' event

 'Guru' actor Venkatesh Daggubati has been invited to the pre-release event of Kamal Haasan's upcoming movie 'Vikram'.Venkatesh, who is currently savouring the success of 'F3' has agreed to attend the event, so as to promote Kamal's highly anticipated action drama 'Vikram'.The makers are prepping for a star-studded event on Tuesday at Shilpakala Vedika in Hyderabad from 6 p.m. onwards. Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, Fahadh Faasil, director Lokesh Kanagaraj, and others are among the stars who will be at the event to witness the gala.'Vikram' is one of the most eagerly anticipated films in recent Kollywood history. The action entertainer is directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and stars Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi, and Fahadh Faasil. Suriya Shivakumar will be seen in a cameo as well. This story has been sourced from a third party syndicated feed, agencies. Mid-day accepts no responsibility or liability for its dependability, trustworthiness, reliability and data of the text. Mid-day management/mid-day.com reserves the sole right to alter, delete or remove (without notice) the content in its absolute discretion for any reason whatsoever

31 May,2022 10:44 AM IST | Hyderabad | IANS
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