Yet another week rolled by and there are no signs of the pandemic slowing down. Nevertheless, it isn’t stopping the tinsel town from continuing their work. Except for full-blown shooting and theatrical releases, every filmmaker is keeping themselves busy by announcing new projects and penning new scripts for their upcoming projects. As usual, we bring you the latest happenings that occurred over the past week.

It’s official – Allu Arjun’s next is with Koratala Siva

The crazy combination of Allu Arjun and Koratala Siva is finally happening. Allu Arjun put aside some of his other projects like “ICON” and paved way for this movie which would commence shooting once he is done with Pushpa. In the meanwhile, Koratala Siva will complete the shooting of “Acharya” featuring Megastar Chiranjeevi. The movie will be bankrolled by friends of Allu Arjun and Koratala Siva under the banner “Yuvasudha Arts”. Allu Arjun took to his twitter handle and posted the following tweet – “Very much elated to announce my next film #AA21 with Koratala Siva garu. Been looking forward to this for quite a while. My best wishes to Sudhakar Garu for his 1st venture. Sandy, Swathi & Nutty, this is my way of showing love for you guys.”

Take a look at Akkineni Akhil’s Most Eligible Bachelor

The makers of Akkineni Akhil’s upcoming flick “Most Eligible Bachelor” have released a glimpse of the quarantine life through a poster from the movie. Akhil looks cool holding a cup in one hand and working on his laptop while Pooja seems stunning poking Akhil’s ear with her leg. The movie is directed by Bommarillu Baskar and produced by GA2 Pictures. The makers have also revealed the release date to be Sankranti 2021 through this poster.

SS Rajamouli and his family test positive for COVID-19

Maverick director SS Rajamouli and his family were tested positive for COVID-19. The director himself confirmed this news on July 29th through the following tweet – My family members and I developed a slight fever a few days ago. It subsided by itself but we got tested nevertheless. The result has shown a mild COVID positive today. We have home quarantined as prescribed by the doctors. All of us are feeling better with no symptoms but are following all precautions and instructions…

Just waiting to develop antibodies so that we can donate our plasma.

Way to go, Rajamouli Sir!

Baahubali’s cameraman for Bigg Boss 4

K Senthil Kumar, the cameraman for Baahubali and several other super hit movies is handling the camera work to shoot the promo of Bigg Boss 4. Akkineni Nagarjuna will be hosting this season of Bigg Boss and is going to air very soon on Maa TV. It was learnt that the makers are taking all precautions on the sets. This popular show will be interesting to watch amid the Corona season.

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya’s call to unite in the fight against COVID – 19

Akkineni Naga Chaitanya’s call to unite in the fight against COVID-19 is much appreciated by many. He took to the zoom session and interacted with frontline COVID-19 warrior Sunitha and a few others. These types of sessions are very important to remove the fear from human minds. This 45-minute session is a must-watch.

Nani’s Jersey gets a prestigious honour

Nani starrer Jersey gets a prestigious honour of being selected to screen at the prestigious International Indian Toronto Film Festival, 2020. The international film festival is scheduled to be held in Toronto from August 9th to August 15th. Jersey features Nani and Shraddha Srinath in lead roles and is directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri while the music is composed by Anirudh.

Star Director Sukumar donates funds to build a school in his hometown

Star Director B Sukumar once again showed his human side by donating 14 lakhs to construct a 2 storeyed building for Mandal Parishad School at his home town Mattaparru in East Godavari District. On the work front, Sukumar is currently directing All Arjun for a movie titled Pushpa, which will be released in all major languages across India. Way to go, Sukumar!

Vijay Devarakonda felicitates plasma donors

Angry young man, Vijay Devarakonda is one among the celebrities to come forward and give a helping hand to society whenever there is a need. We’ve seen him doing this a lot of times and is now actively working to do good things related to the COVID-19 pandemic. He has felicitated all the plasma donors who have come forward and donated their plasma. This will play a crucial role in eradicating the COVID-19 menace.