Follow Us:
Sunday, July 05, 2020

South Cinema news on May 29: Ponmagal Vandhal is out on Amazon Prime Video

Here are the latest updates on much awaited Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies, and your favourite stars down south.

Written by Antara Chakraborthy , Gabbeta Ranjith Kumar | Updated: June 3, 2020 8:26:19 am
Ponmagal Vandhal Ponmagal Vandhal is streaming on Amazon Prime Video.

All across the world, films have been put on hold due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In India too, no movies have released in almost two months, but things are starting to change a bit as a few films have taken the OTT route.

While a few movies will premiere on streaming platforms like Amazon Prime Video, the high-budget films will only release in theaters. It is yet to be known when movies like Master, Marakkar Arabikadalinte Simham among more will see the light of day.

While the world of cinema is an uncertain place at the moment, we will keep you informed about everything that’s happening in the South Indian film industries.

Live Blog

Follow all the latest Tamil movie, Telugu movie and Malayalam movie news.

10:44 (IST)29 May 2020
Ram Gopal Varma adopts pay per view model for next directorial Climax

"BREAKING NEWS. @MiaMalkova‘s full film CLIMAX releasing June 6 th 9 pm on app of on a pay per view model ..price to watch will be Rs 100 per view .Log in Details will be given soon.. Trailer 2 will release tmrw 30th May 5 Pm GET READY to #CLIMAX," Ram Gopal Varma said via Twitter.

10:19 (IST)29 May 2020
Awe! fame Prasanth Varma unveils motion poster of third film

16:25 (IST)28 May 2020
Manju Warrier shares photos from Chathur Mugham

On Instagram, Manju Warrier posted two photos from her upcoming horror film Chathur Mugham. The actress, dressed in a simple peach-coloured kurta, looks beautiful, complete with her trademark smile. Directed by Ranjith Kamala Sankar, Chathur Mugham marks Manju Warrier’s first film in the horror genre.






View this post on Instagram










#chathurmukham 📸 @rahulmsathyan

A post shared by Manju Warrier (@manju.warrier) on

15:41 (IST)28 May 2020
Shruti Haasan shares her recipe for Chai Baked Pears

Actress Shruti Haasan took to her official Instagram handle to post a video of her ‘Chai Baked Pears’. “CHAI BAKED PEARS I love the mix of flavours .The Walnut and maple syrup with a sprinkle of chai masala which goes so so well with the pear it’s mental !!! I baked it for 25 mins at 190 c 🍐 ☕️ ps - you’re welcome,” she said. 

15:08 (IST)28 May 2020
Manchu Manoj remembers NT Rama Rao
14:34 (IST)28 May 2020
KJR Studios ask Sivakarthikeyan fans to wait till lockdown is over for movie updates

Production house KJR Studios, who is bankrolling two upcoming Sivakarthikeyan movies, have asked his fans to remain patient regarding updates. In a tweet, the banner has said that though it is easy to ask for updates, it’s not that simple. They went on to reassure fans and said, “Waiting for lockdown to be over to resume production & post production of #Doctor & #Ayalaan.” Sivakarthikeyan, who was last seen in Hero, was busy filming Doctor and Ayalaan before the lockdown was announced.

14:20 (IST)28 May 2020
Telangana cinematography minister donates groceries to cine workers

Telangana cinematography minister Talasani Srinivas Yadav on Thursday donated groceries to cine workers through his Talasani Seva Trust in Hyderabad. SS Rajamouli, Nagarjuna, Trivikram and Dil Raju among others were present at the event.

14:15 (IST)28 May 2020
Samantha Akkineni shares a no makeup photo
14:13 (IST)28 May 2020
Ayushmann Khurrana thank Suriya and Jyotika for “making his day”

In an interview with Rajeev Masand, Suriya and Jyotika mentioned their love of Ayushmann Khuranna movies. The Dream Girl star took to Twitter to thank the real life couple for making his day.

13:10 (IST)28 May 2020
‘Emotionally driven movie’

“#PonmagalVandhalOnPrime strong message emotionally driven movie Kudos to director @fredrickjj #Jyotika Mam  @Suriya_offl sir @rparthiepan sir @rajsekarpandian Na @2D_ENTPVTLTD @govind_vasantha @AntonyLRuben,” tweeted director Atlee.

12:41 (IST)28 May 2020
Sumanth starrer Kapatadhaari's post production underway
12:39 (IST)28 May 2020
Devi Sri Prasad celebrates lyricist Chandrabose's career

12:37 (IST)28 May 2020
Yash's latest photo goes viral
View this post on Instagram

My Favourite Boys ❤ #nimmaRP #radhikapandit

A post shared by Radhika Pandit (@iamradhikapandit) on

12:36 (IST)28 May 2020
'Ponmagal Vandhal is an emotionally riveting courtroom drama'

Poovarasam PeePee director Halitha Shameem tweeted, "I watched the online premiere show of #PonmagalVandhal. Emotionally riveting court room drama! Jo ma’am as Venba puts herself in the place of Jyothi and her daughter and fights ‘The Jyothi Case’ by delivering awe-inspiring performance."

11:44 (IST)28 May 2020
Suriya-Karthi to join hands for Ayyappanum Koshiyum Tamil remake?

After the announcement of the Hindi remake of Ayyappanum Koshiyum, rumour mills are abuzz that real-life brothers Suriya and Karthi will team up for the Tamil remake of the hit Malayalam film. The original movie starred Prithviraj Sukumaran and Biju Menon in the lead roles.

Also Read | John Abraham to remake Prithviraj’s Ayyappanum Koshiyum in Hindi

11:34 (IST)28 May 2020
Malavika Mohanan: Master will be a treat for Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi fans

Actor Malavika Mohanan recently went LIVE on The Indian Express’ Facebook page to talk about the lockdown and her upcoming Tamil film Master. Click here for the excerpts from the interaction.

11:22 (IST)28 May 2020
Sailesh Kolanu next is HIT: The Second Case

Director Sailesh Kolanu locks script for his second directorial, HIT: The Second Case. Starring Vishwak Sen, the film is a sequel to Kolanu's movie HIT which released earlier this year.

11:02 (IST)28 May 2020
Raghavendra Rao K remembers NT Rama Rao

Ace filmmaker Raghavendra Rao K posted on Twitter, "My cinematic journey has had numerous highs! But the biggest honour, even greater than accolades and awards is surely having had the opportunity to work with the legendary NTR garu. I will forever cherish this and consider it my biggest achievement. #JoharNTR"

10:58 (IST)28 May 2020
Complaint filed against cinematographer Shyam K Naidu for cheating

Cinematographer Shyam K Naidu was on Wednesday summoned by the SR Nagar Police after a junior artiste filed a complaint against him for cheating. According to the complaint, the woman claims that Naidu had entered into a relationship promising to marry her but has now changed his mind. Read more. 

Starring Jyotika, R Parthiban, K Bhagyaraj, Thiagarajan, Pandiarajan and Pratap Pothen, Ponmagal Vandhal starts streaming on Amazon Prime Video from May 29.