Everything That Made News In Entertainment From The South (January 28 - February 3)

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Thalapathy Vijay Announces Entry Into Politics (Tamil)

Tamil actor Vijay has finally and officially announced his entry into politics. He announced his newly found party 'Tamizhaga Vetri Kazhagam'. He would not be contesting the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, and would instead use this time to prepare for the 2026 Assembly State elections.

Hemanth Rao Joins Hands With Shiva Rajkumar For His Next (Kannada)

After the success of Sapta Sagaradache Ello, Hemanth Rao is gearing up for his next feature film with Shiva Rajkumar. The tagline, which was a quote from Sun Tzu’s Art of War read, “The hardest lesson to learn is to love your enemy”

Sruthi Hariharan and Surya Vasishtha’s Saramsha Gets a Release Date (Kannada)

Surya Vasishtha is all set to make his directorial debut with Saramsha. The makers recently launched the film’s trailer which hints at an aspiring screenwriter being affected psychologically by his past while he works on a screenplay. The film will be released on February 15.

Raj B Shetty Joins Antony Varghese’s Next Film (Malayalam)

Kannada actor and director Raj B Shetty will soon be joining hands with Antony Varghese on his upcoming film with the makers of RDX. Shetty has reportedly joined the cast of the film, making it his third Malayalam film as an actor.

Darshan’s Kaatera Gets An OTT Release Date (Kannada)

Actor Darshan’s political action film Kaatera opened to positive responses upon release in December 2023. The film tackles issues of caste politics in the mainstream setting. The makers have now announced that the film will stream on Zee5 on February 9

Dhanush’s Captain Miller Gets an OTT Release Date (Tamil)

Captain Miller was released on January 12 to mixed responses. The film is all set to have its OTT premiere on Amazon Prime Video on February 9. The action drama is set during the pre-independence era and sees Dhanush as a dacoit who finds himself in the freedom struggle.

Vijay Deverakonda’s Family Star Gets a Release Date (Telugu)

After missing the release date of Sankranti, Vijay Devrakonda’s Family Star finally has a new release date. The makers of the film recently announced that the family comedy would be released on April 5.