This week, the citizens of Tamil Nadu eventually won, as a pro-Jallikattu bill was passed by the TN assembly. Other than that, we saw quite few new posters, the Baahubali 2 team shared a new still of the famous – Amarendra-Deva pair, Mohanlal contributed to the Republic Day with the first look poster of his upcoming movie – 1971 beyond Borders, Suriya’s Singam 3 got delayed for the third time. Here’s a complete lowdown of all that happened in the last 5 days:
Singam 3’s delay On 24th Jan, considering the unrest situation in Tamil Nadu, the makers of Singam 3 decided to postpone the release for the third time. The movie that was to release on 26th January will now have a solo release (again) on Feb 9. Singam 3 is the third installment of the cop drama series. The movie stars Suriya, Anushka Shetty and Shruti Haasan. TV star Thakur Anoop Singh will play the villain. He happens to be making his debut in Tmail cienma with this commercial actioner.
Baahubali 2 poster: It was only yesterday, SS Rajamouli surprised us with a brand new Baahubali 2 poster. Prabhas aka Amrendra Baahubali and Anushka shetty aka Deva Sena featured in this exciting still. Finally, Rajamouli gave us a glimpse of the much awaited Amarendra-Deva Sena love story, that part 2 will primarily be about. We have to admit, Anushka-Prabhas are looking amazing together. After her de-glam avatar in the first part, Anushka looks stunning as the younger Devasena, while Prabhas looks every bit the king. Also Read: Baahubali 2 new poster: Prabhas and Anushka Shetty are battle ready – view pics
1971 beyond Borders first look poster – As part of the Republic Day celebrations, Mohanlal shared the first look poster of his next film with Major Ravi. It features Mohanlal, taking on the enemy from the front line – fearless and battle ready. This is the fourth film of Mohanlal’s Major Mahadevan series. This time, he will play a double role – Colonel Mahadevan and his father – Major Sahadevan. Bollywood actor Arunoday Singh and Telugu actor Allu Sirish and Asha Sarath will be part fo this film as well. Also Read: 1971 Beyond Borders first look poster: Mohanlal’s Major Mahadevan series gets off to an intense start
Kaatru Veliyidai teaser – After O Kadhal Kanmani, Mani Ratnam will soon be out with yet another unconventional love story starring Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari. Nothing further about this story has been revealed except that Karthi plays a pilot and she play a doctor. Yesterday the music composer of this film – the genius AR Rahman released a teaser of a song – The melodious tune, the poetic lyrics in Karthi voice along with breathtaking locations and an ethereal looking Aditi Rao Hydari made the song look like a dream sequence.
TN passes a bill that allows Jallikattu to be a permanent act – After a week long protest against the ban on Jallikattu, the TN assembly unanimously passed a bill that allows Jallikattu to be a permanent act. This action came after millions of citizens form Tamil Nadu protested against the ban by assembling together on Marina Beach in Chennai. They observed fasts, displayed placards that expressed their support for the Tamil sport. Even celebs of Kollywood participated in a day fast as part of the Nadigar Sangam. Ajith, Suriya, Trisha, Rajinikanth, Vishal, Karthi, Nasser were present on the grounds, to lend their support for the protest.