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Episode 1599 November 8, 2022
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Expresso Regional Cinema News Update at 7:30 pm on 8th November 2022

Listen to the latest news from the world of South Indian Cinema by the Indian Express where we talk about actor Anushka Shetty who shared her character look from her upcoming film on her birthday yesterday. We look at another big story of the day: Actor Kamal Haasan hosted a birthday party yesterday as he turned 68. The actor invited some of his industry friends and colleagues to celebrate with him. Stay tuned to find out more about what Actor Unni Mukandan told indianexpress.com about his experience of working with Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the upcoming movie, Yashoda. Unni revealed that he was caught by surprise when he came to know about Samantha’s medical condition as she never revealed it to him during the making of the movie.

Expresso Regional Cinema News Update at 7:30 pm on 8th November 2022Listen to the latest news from the world of South Indian Cinema by the Indian Express where we talk about actor Anushka Shetty who shared her character look from her upcoming film on her birthday yesterday. We look at another big story of the day: Actor Kamal Haasan hosted a birthday party yesterday as he turned 68. The actor invited some of his industry friends and colleagues to celebrate with him. Stay tuned to find out more about what Actor Unni Mukandan told indianexpress.com about his experience of working with Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the upcoming movie, Yashoda. Unni revealed that he was caught by surprise when he came to know about Samantha’s medical condition as she never revealed it to him during the making of the movie.
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Latest Entertainment News Today Transcript at 7:30 pm on 8th November 2022

You are listening to the Expresso Entertainment Update. Here is the latest news from the world of South Indian Cinema brought to you by The Indian Express.
"We begin this bulletin with news on actor Anushka Shetty who shared her character look from her upcoming film on her birthday yesterday. She tweeted while sharing the poster, “On my Birthday I am happy to Introduce myself as Masterchef ‘Anvitha Ravali Shetty’ from my upcoming project with @NaveenPolishety #MaheshBabuP #NiravShah @UV_Creations Can’t wait to meet u all on Big Screen”
The poster introduces Anushka as Anvitha Ravali Shetty. Dressed in a chef’s uniform, she can be seen whipping up a meal on a fiery pan. The film is written and directed by Mahesh Babu P. The upcoming untitled project, which is tentatively called Anushka 48, will be Anushka’s first solo film to release in cinemas after a gap of 4 years.
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"Speaking of birthdays, actor Kamal Haasan turned a year older yesterday and his daughter Shruti Haasan dropped a sweet birthday wish on social media. Taking to Instagram, the ‘Ramaiya Vastavaiya’ actor shared a childhood picture of the birthday boy with a caption. She wrote, “Happy birthday Bapuji.”

On the other hand, Kamal Haasan on Sunday announced his next with director Mani Ratnam. The movie KH234 will be out in theatres in 2024. It is being produced by Kamal Haasan, Mani Ratnam, R Mahendran, and Siva Ananth under their respective banners Raaj Kamal Films International and Madras Talkies. AR Rahman will be composing the music. Interestingly, this is the first time that the power trio is collaborating on a project. "
"Actor Kamal Haasan hosted a birthday party yesterday as he turned 68. The actor invited some of his industry friends and colleagues to celebrate with him. The guest list included actors Bindhu Madhavi, Radikaa Sarathkumar, and Siddharth and actor-filmmakers R Parthiban, Lokesh Kanagaraj, and Mysskin, among others. Also present at the party was his daughter Akshara Haasan, who shook a leg with him.

A video of Kamal dancing with Akshara has surfaced online. In the video, the father-daughter duo twinned in black outfits and danced together to the song ‘Who’s The Hero’ from the Tamil film Manmadan Ambu, which featured Kamal alongside Trisha and R Madhavan."
"In some exciting news, filmmaker Shankar on Monday unveiled new posters of his upcoming film Indian 2, coinciding with the 68th birthday celebration of superstar Kamal Haasan.

The poster features Kamal in his ‘Indian thatha’ makeup and he makes a clenched fist gesture as if he’s celebrating some victory. The shooting of Indian 2 resumed in September this year after being stuck in production hell for over two years. The filming halted in February 2020, when a freak accident on the sets of Indian 2 killed three and injured many.
Indian 2 is expected to arrive in cinemas next year.
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"In other news, days after Samantha Ruth Prabhu opened up about suffering from myositis, the actor shared a post where she mentioned that she was determined to power through her illness. In a new series of photos, Samantha poses in black, while wearing glasses, for the promotions of her upcoming film, Yashoda.

Samantha captioned her post, “As my good friend @raj.nidimoru says, no matter what the day is like and how shitty things are, his motto is to Shower, Shave, and Show up !! I borrowed it for a day. For #yashodathemovie promotions ..see you on the 11th.” Her post received much love from celebrities and fans, who sent emotional get well-soon messages to her.
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"Actor Unni Mukandan has opened up about his experience of working with Samantha Ruth Prabhu in the upcoming movie, Yashoda. Unni revealed that he was caught by surprise when he came to know about Samantha’s medical condition as she never revealed it to him during the making of the movie.

Unni told indianexpress.com, “I didn’t know it while shooting. Samantha was very professional. She never revealed that she was fighting such a disease. I felt sad after seeing Samantha’s post. She’ll fight myositis and come back in good health”

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Next up, Tollywood superstar Allu Arjun gave an interesting update to his fans about his most-awaited movie, Pushpa: The Rule, while speaking at the success event of Urvasivo Rakshasivo. He expressed happiness about brother Allu Sirish finally getting a break at the box office. He also spoke briefly about Pushpa 2. Even though he didn’t reveal a lot of details, he seems to have shared the new punchline that he will be using in the film. He said, “Pushpa 2, Aslu Thaggedhele - I will never back down. I think it will be positive. I’m excited. I hope that excitement touches you too,”
"Malayalam superstar Mammootty’s film Rorschach is all set to stream on Disney Plus Hotstar. The streaming giant on Sunday announced that Rorschach will be available on the platform from November 11.

Rorschach is a psychological thriller directed by Nisam Basheer and written by Sameer Abdul. The film, also starring Sharafudheen, Asif Ali, Jagadish, Bindu Panicker, Kottayam Nazeer and Grace Antony among others, was released theatrically on October 7 to a positive response.
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"Lastly, actor Vijay Deverakonda on Sunday attended an event where he was the chief guest. At the function, Vijay opened up about “not going anywhere,” referring to the reports of him making a comeback post the failure of his last release Liger.

Vijay told a cheering crowd, “Wherever I go, fans keep saying, ‘Anna, you have to give a comeback’. I wanted to tell you, I didn’t go anywhere,”
As soon as the video was shared online, fans quickly flooded the comments section of the post with fire and heart emojis, as one of them wrote, “That is how he is and that is why we love him.” Another mentioned in Hindi, “Even I want to have this much self-belief and confidence.”"

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