Chennai, May 8 (): Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Superstar Rajinikanth are the top-most celebrities to hog limelight in Kollywood today.
Vijay’s ‘Vaangana Vanakanganna’ bags ‘Most Popular Song’ Award
‘Vaangana Vanakanganna’ which Ilayathalapathy Vijay rendered in ‘Thalaivaa’ in his signature fluidic and crisp tone has bagged the Most Popular Song Award in the first-ever Gaana awards instituted by Times Internet, based on usage on digital platforms.
The music for the winning song was scored by young composer GV Prakash.
Meantime,the first look poster of Vijay’s upcoming movie, Kaththi is expected to be released this June.
Rajinikanth’s next film ‘Lingaa’ shoot reportedly ran into trouble at Mysore
Today’s hot news in Kollywood is about the postponement of Rajinikanth’s Kochadaiiyaan which was originally planned to hit the cinema screens tomorrow,May 9. But,the release has again been pushed to May 23 for various reasons doing rounds in the media right from technical issues,financial hurdles etc.
Amidst this,Rajinikanth who started shoots for Lingaa at Mysore faced trouble over continuing filming after some Kannada outfits demanded to stop shooting immediately. Such associations are said to be engaged in various forms of protests against Rajinikanth who talked against Kannadigas in Cauvery water dispute. They said that Mandya district farmers will not pardon him for his outrageous remark against Kannada population.
However, producer Rockline Venkatesh has assured that Lingaa shoots will continue at Mysore unhampered as Rajinikanth has immense love for Karnataka and in turn, he also enjoys a huge fan following in the State. Also,Rajinikanth has a batch of close friends spread throughout Karnataka and his close friend Ambareesh who will stand by Superstar.
The film features Rajinikanth in a rural avatar, him sporting a thick moustache and curled-up hair.
Lingaa features Bollywood beauties Sonakshi Sinha and Anushka Shetty along with Rajinikanth in the leads and directed and written by ace director KS Ravikumar.