The second wave of Covid -19 is affecting the entire nation. This is also changing the course of Indian cinema and the entertainment world. However, the show must go on. Even in the pandemic situation, there are plenty of Filmy updates. Check out the good, bad, and surprising highlights of the week. Read here.
Covid Update In Bollywood
Music composer Shravan Rathod of the Nadeem-Shravan duo has passed away at the age of 66. Shravan had tested positive for COVID-19 a few days and was admitted to SL Raheja hospital in Mahim, Mumbai. Udit Narayan revealed the musician went to Kumbh Mela despite having chronic illness.
On the other hand, Arjun Rampal, Sonu Sood, Bhumi Pednekar tested Negative for Covid.
Salman Khan's Radhe To Have Hybrid Release
Salman Khan's much-awaited film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai is all set to have a hybrid release. The action flick will have its theatrical and digital release on 13th May. People, who can’t go to a theatre, will be able to watch it from the comfort of their home with a pay-per-click model on Zee Plex. Salman always wanted to release his movie on the big screen, however, this arrangement is done due to the corona situation.
Jwala Gutta Ties Knot With Kollywood Actor Vishnu Vishal!
Badminton player Jwala Gutta who is in a relationship with Kollywood actor Vishnu Vishal has finally tied the knot with the actor on 22nd April in Hyderabad. Their wedding was held as a low-key affair with only close friends and family in attendance.
Ajith's Valimai First Look Update Postponed!
Disappointing the fans who are waiting with bated breaths for the first look update of Ajith's Valimai on the actor's birthday (May 1), makers issued an official press not stating that they postponed the first look release owing to the surging corona cases. Boney Kapoor who is bankrolling the film appealed to everyone to pray for everyone's safety and well-being.
Tollywood Film Shootings Update
As the second wave of the corona is surging on a rapid phase, many film shootings have come to a halt. In Tollywood biggies like Acharya, Radhe Shyam, Adipurush, Sarkaru Vaari Paata, F3, and others are shelved, while few other films like Akhanda, Pushpa, Thank You, and Shyam Singh Roy is still continuing to shoot.
Bollywood celebs turning Covid warriors
Bollywood celebs like Sonu Sood, Bhumi Pendekar, Sonam Kapoor are making the best use of social networking sites to spread awareness regarding the Covid situation and helping people to stay informed about the health resources they can get.
Sonu Sood is working on a Toll-free number that will give the necessary updates on the available services to find oxygen cylinders, beds, or even set up ICUs in their homes across the country.Bhumi Pednekar and Sonam Kapoor sharing necessary information regarding the Covid treatment through her social media posts.
Ram Charan And Sukumar Planning Rangasthalam Sequel?
Sukumar and Ram Charan will soon join forces for the second time after the blockbuster Rangasthalam. Meanwhile, there were reports that the duo is planning to make a sequel to Rangasthalam. However, an official confirmation is still awaited.