Superstar Mahesh Babu was last seen in the superhit political entertainer Bharat Ane Nenu, directed by Koratala Siva, and costarring Kiara Advani. The movie had versatile actor Prakashraj as the principal antagonist with multiple shades and had won him laurels for his neat portrayal of a power-hungry politico.
Bollywood's actress Sayyeshaa Saigal had made her debut entry in Tamil through the movie Vana Magan opposite Jayam Ravi. She's also the granddaughter of Bollywood's yesteryear's actor Dileep Kumar. She even made her debut in Bollywood with Ajay Devgn’s movie 'Shivaay'.
Natural star Nani had a great 2017, with back to back hits like Nenu Local, Ninnukori and MCA Middle class Abbayi, all of which had him playing the typical boy next door, except for MCA which gave him some opportunity to try mass heroism.
Milky babe Tapsee, who had started her career with Telugu movies like Jhummandi Naadham, and in Tamil with Aadukalam, later starred in several disastrous Tamil and Telugu movies, barring few like Muni 3, before changing tracks and entering Bollywood.
Action hero Prabhas, who was last seen as the warrior king in Baahubali the Conclusion, the SS Rajamouli directed magnum opus, is currently filming for his next flick, the 300 crores budgeted sci-fi thriller Saaho directed by Run Raja Run fame Sujeeth, and costarring Shraddha Kapoor.
Producer CV Kumar, known to be the master of small investment big returns flicks in Tamil film industry, has been maintaining a low profile of late, ever since his Maayavan had got stuck with the controversial financier Anbu Chezhiyan and had a tough time finding its way to the theaters.
The bootylicious babe Shriya Saran, had got married to her Russian boyfriend Andrei Korscheev, in a closed ceremony 2 months back, much to the shock of her millions of diehard fans and movie buffs. Post her marriage, Shriya has been constantly treating fans with her sizzling Instagram updates.
Music director turned Actor GV Prakash, has been one of the busiest actors of Tamil cinema now. Having started as a music director with Veyil and establishing himself as a successful and talented music director, GV Prakash had begun his career as a hero with Darling.
Hansika Motwani is a popular south actress, known for her appearances predominantly in Telugu and Tamil films. She had started her career as a child artist in TV shows, and also starred as Hrithik Roshan's friend in Koi Mil Gaya.
Post the blockbuster result of her last release, Mahanati, the biopic of legendary actress Savithri, directed by Nag Ashwin, Mallu beauty Keerthy Suresh has been very choosy about her scripts. The actress has been signing only movies which have good scope for her to perform.
Shruti Hassan is a popular actress known for her movies in Telugu and Tamil industry, while she has been predominantly starring in Telugu films, scoring huge blockbusters. While she started her career as a child artist in Films, She later debuted as a music director with dad Kamal Hassan starrer Unnai Pol Oruvan.
Rising hero Jayam Ravi, known for his remake blockbusters like Jayam, Unakkum Enakkum, M Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi, Santhosh Subramaniam made a sensational turn post his career-defining blockbuster Thani Oruvan and followed it up with hits like Miruthan, Tik Tik Tik etc.
For past few days, the media has been abuzz with news that the Sandalwood beauty Rashmika Mandanna has called off her engagement with her lover, Sandalwood hero Rakshit Shetty, due to compatibility issues between the two, and after discussions with her family and elders.
Bubbly beauty Jyothika has been scoring hits one after the other in her comeback with movies like 36 Vayathiniley, Magalir Mattum and Naachiyaar this year, and the actress is on a signing spree carefully signing projects which have scope for her performance.