In Indian cinema, the film industries of South India are gradually showing their strength. Fans of Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies seem to be growing even more than Bollywood. The shooting of the film is being allowed as the lockdown has been relaxed during the Coronation. In all other states, actors over the age of 60 are not allowed to participate in the shooting. However, the Telangana government seems to be a little silent on this issue. Because many of the star heroes of Telugu films are above 60 years of age!
The screen-shaking superstars Chiranjeevi, Balakrishna, Nagarjuna or Venkatesh have all set foot in the sixties. Not only in Telugu and Corona, but also in South Indian Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada movies. Sixty or more, numbers are just numbers. Another young man in his fifties is moving ahead with the ace with the young heroes of 30 years.
Don’t take Rajinikanth’s word for it. He is still young as a superstar of Bollywood or Tamil language movie industry. This year he read seventy. But what’s in it! At the time of the release of the picture, the festival started in the South Indian region. This star is loved not only in South India, but all over India. Worshipped by the devotees. Rajinikanth, who went from being a bus driver’s assistant to a legendary Indian star, made his film debut in 1985. It is still going on. ‘Darbar’ has been released this year. ‘Annattha’ is coming next year.
If Mammootty (69):
Rajinikanth is the superstar of Tamil Nadu, then Muhammad Kutty Panaparambil Ismail alias Mammootty is the superstar of Kerala. From this one-year-old Rajinikanth at the age of Malayalam language movie or Mollywood superstar. His son Dulquer Salman is now a favourite name among young movie lovers. Mammootty is still playing on the big screen with his son. The journey started on the big screen in 1983. The movie ‘Shailak’ has been released this year. ‘One’ and ‘The Priest’ awaiting release.
has covered many stars in the shadow of Rajinikanth’s popularity in a Tamil language film. Saratkumar is one of them. Though not as famous as Rajinikanth, he is a superstar in Tamil Nadu. Although he started with Telugu movies, he is a well-known name in Tamil movies. Apart from acting, journalism and physical education, he manages politics with skilled hands. His film ‘Venam Kottatum’ was released in February this year. There are a couple more waiting for release.
Kamal Hasan (65)
Another Pandava of Tamil language cinema is Kamal Hasan. Rajinikanth is very popular. His daughter Shruti Hassan is the heartthrob heroine of South Indian cinema. Both father and daughter are equally popular in South Indian cinema. At the age of four, he received the President’s Award for his performance. He started his career in 1970 with Malayalam cinema as a child artist. Then that journey is still going on. And has become a superstar of Tamil cinema. After the release of ‘Vishwaroopam’ in 2016, now the movie ‘Indian Two’ is in hand.
Is the great hero of Telugu cinema. He handled politics and acting with skilled hands. Chiranjeevi also fights with young actors like Vijay Debarakonda in cinema halls. The journey started in 1986 on the big screen. And his new film ‘Acharya’ is coming in 2020.