A week has passed but sadly the second wave of Novel Coronavirus is still taking the nation by storm. Many Bollywood celebs have come forward and extended their support The entertainment world is now working hard to help people in need. However, they have not left their primary job i.e. bringing a smile to the faces of the audience with their films and other projects. Thus, this week also we have some good news and some bad news. Check out the top updates of the week here.
Covid Update Of The Week
The attack of Covid-19 on the nation is yet to end. Bollywood has also fallen victim to the deadly virus. Shilpa Shetty's entire family - her one-year-old Samisha, her husband Raj Kundra, son Viaan-Raj, in-laws, and her mom, and house-staff tested positive for Covid-19 and quarantined in their own place. Shilpa has tested negative for the virus. Actress Kangana Ranaut has also tested positive for Coronavirus.
Sonu Sood, Virat-Anushka, Priyanka Chopra And Others Taking Initiative To Help India
Sonu Sood made headlines saving 22 patients by providing Oxygen cylinders to ARAK Hospital in Bengaluru. He also arranged oxygen for Suresh Raina's aunt in Meerut. Virat and Anushka started a fundraiser program for the aid of Covid patients. Priyanka Chopra's fund-raiser program grabbed international attention and many global celebs came forward to raise and donate money for India.
Drishyam 2 Controversy
Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathak’s Panorama Studios International had acquired the Hindi remake rights of the Malayalam thriller Drishyam 2. However, the production house landed in legal trouble for the same. Viacom 18 Media Pvt Ltd took the matter to the court for alleged infringement of copyright.
Kannada Superstar Kiccha Sudeep In Talks For Two Big Projects
Kannada Superstar Kiccha Sudeep is a popular face both in South and North India. Now, as per the latest ongoing speculations, Sudeep was in talks for two upcoming big-budget pan-India films Adipurush and RC15. While he is in consideration to play Vibishana in Adipurush, he is in talks to lock horns with Charan as an antagonist in RC15. However, Sudeep is yet to sign the films.
Vakeel Saab Sequel On Cards?
According to the latest industry reports, the sequel to Power Star Pawan Kalyan's comeback film Vakeel Saab is on cards. Although the film is an official remake of the Bollywood film Pink, director Venu Sriram improvised the script by incorporating a flashback episode for Pawan. However, more details about the sequel are to be known.
Ravipudi's Master Plan - A Visual Feast To Nandamuri Fans!
It was already known that Anil Ravipudi and Natasimha Nandamuri Balakrishna are joining hands for a project. Now, the latest update is that the film will be a multi-starrer and will also have Nandamuri Kalyan Ram as the other lead. As Nandamuri fans are waiting for this combo for a long time, the film is surely going to be a visual feast to all Nandamuri fans.
Fire Breaks Out On The Set Of Jodhaa Akbar
A major fire broke out in ND studios near Khalapur in Raigad district of Maharashtra. The accident took place on the sets of Asutosh Gowariker's historical venture Jodhaa Akbar which starred Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai. The 2008 film was praised for its lavish set. Thus, it was kept intact. The fire erupted at noon. However, no casualty has been reported so far.