A quick look at everything making news in the world of cinema today!
What’s making the news
Actor Vishal filed his nomination papers to contest the RK Nagar by-polls and got a big thumbs-up from AAP chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal. The actor has chosen the ‘whistle’ symbol to contest the by-election.
@ RK Nagar to file my nomination for the up coming by election…. pic.twitter.com/h4c1F4nNB3
— Vishal (@VishalKOfficial) December 4, 2017
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 4, 2017
Meanwhile, Nadigar Sangam plans to hold a fund raising event ‘star night’ in Malaysia on January 6 for a new building. There will be reportedly a cricket and soccer match between Kollywood stars and celebrities from Malaysian cinema. Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan and Vishal are expected to attend the event.
Veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passed away yesterday after suffering from prolonged illness but it was the other Shashi who started getting condolence calls. Ever since the news broke, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said he was getting condolence calls.
— Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) December 4, 2017
We leave you with this image of the suave Shashi Kapoor, who along with his wife Jennifer Kendal built the iconic Prithvi Theatre in Mumbai.
— Film History Pics (@FilmHistoryPic) December 4, 2017
And remembering J Jayalalithaa on her first death anniversary.
Tribute to wonderful actress/politician/cult figure of South movies and politics, beloved #Amma for common man, #Jayalalithaa on first death anniversary. ? With mentor & co-star M. G. Ramachandran and co-star of her Hindi movie Dharmendra@AIADMKOfficial pic.twitter.com/LQlLllrw3D
— Movies N Memories (@BombayBasanti) December 5, 2017