Entertainment News From The South (17 - 23 March)

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Kantara: Chapter 1 Gets Sold to Amazon Prime Video (Kannada)

The announcement came on Amazon Prime’s ‘Are you ready’ event, Kantara: Chapter 1 is the only Kannada film in the slate and has a post-theatrical release.

Premaloka 2 to Begin Shooting Soon (Kannada)

Premaloka (1987) starring Ravichandran and Juhi Chawla in lead roles, became an instant classic. Now, the actor is all set to make its sequel, with his sons Manoranjan and Vikram joining the cast. 

Ram Charan’s RC16 Has Been Launched (Telugu)

Ram Charan’s next project RC16 was officially launched earlier this week. Said to be a sports drama, the film is directed by Buchi Babu Sana of Uppena fame.

Dhanush headlines Biopic on Ilaiyaraaja (Tamil)

Dhanush is set to take on the role of musical maestro Ilaiyaraja in the much-awaited biopic. Titled Ilaiyaraaja, the makers of the film recently announced the biopic with a poster, showing Dhanush in character entering an old Madras with bags in hand.

Mammootty’s Bazooka Wraps up Filming (Malayalam)

Mammootty’s upcoming action entertainer Bazooka has reportedly wrapped filming after 90 days of shoot. The makers took to social media to announce the end of production.

Malayalee From India Gets a Release Date (Malayalam)

The makers of the Nivin Pauly starrer Malayalee From India announced that the film would be released on May 1.