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North and South film industry come together for film collaborations. Pixabay

Actors and actresses of North and South Indian film industries joining hands are not new. Bollywood and South stars collaborating on-screen have been a trend in the past with the likes of Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Chiranjeevi, Nagarjuna, Prabhu Deva, and many others collaborating with Aishwarya Rai, Deepika Padukone, Sonakshi Sinha, Manisha Koirala, Raveena Tandon, and Kajol, etc.

While the trend had slowed down in between, the new generation of stars seems to be reviving the idea. Calling it the “pan-India” film for maximum reach, many new-generation stars from North and South are coming together in some of the biggest ventures, over the coming months. The idea, of course, is to maximize the audience base and revenues at a time uncertainty rule over the film business.

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Upcoming South Indian Films. Pixabay

Action has been a perennial favorite genre among lovers of mainstream cinema, especially in the Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam film industries. The larger-than-life heroism of southern superstars is now in for a period twist. Many top actors are exploring the idea of reorganizing the action genre through retro themes pertaining to historicals, mythological, or crime drama set in the seventies, eighties, or nineties.

While the action brings in its quota of masala, the grandeur of period cinematography adds to the impact, giving fans something more to observe and engage in. Here is a list of highly-anticipated upcoming films from the South, which promise action in a different era:

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Mining the recesses of the human mind. IANS

When they were first published, Gracy’s stories shocked readers with their sexual candor and frank celebration of female desire. She is now widely recognized as one of the most important contemporary writers in Malayalam.

Her short stories, which vary from half a page to novella-length, draw the reader into the world of modern men and women caught in quagmires of desire, lust, jealousy, and vengeance – emotions that they often carry even into the afterlife. In these pages we will find: the bitter defiance of a daughter going to her mother’s funeral in her most alluring sari; a contemporary retelling of the story of Draupadi; the sinister coming-of-age tale of a young girl.

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Big B took to Instagram to share picture of his woollen clogs. Wikimedia Commons

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed what keeps him warm in trying circumstances.

Amitabh, who is currently hospitalised with Covid-19, took to Instagram, where he posted a picture of his woollen clogs and compared them with the wooden clogs from the Netherlands.

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