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Tamil Nadu Minister Kadambur Raju Denies Permission for Film Shoots Due to Rising Numbers Of COVID-19 Cases in the State



Coronavirus has changed a lot of things and while several countries across the globe are now gearing up for an unlock phase and opening up theatres and other places of public gathering, the same does not look for India. With rising cases of COVID-19, the cinemas are not expected to open anytime soon and now the filmmakers may also have to put a halt on their projects in Tamil Nadu as TN minister Kadambur Raju has denied requests from makers to resume shooting amid the current time. While a few months ago, the government had given permission for films to resume their post-production work, given the situation of rising cases, the work was halted amid lockdown. Thala Ajith Starrer Valimai to Be Dubbed in Hindi?

As per reports, speaking to media in Kovilpatti, the Minister said, “Small screen serial can be shot within a small studio and hence they can be allowed to go ahead. But cinema shoots demands more men. Hence at this juncture, it is difficult to allow film shoots.” While film shoots have been halted in Tamil Nadu, its neighbouring states including Andhra Pradesh and Telangana have been granted permission for shooting. Maidaan, Valimai and Vakeel Saab Will Not Skip Theatrical Release, Confirms Producer Boney Kapoor!

The film state of Tamil Nadu has been recording a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases and hence the decision to halt film shoots has been taken by the government. As of now, TN has reported 5,875 fresh cases on Sunday, the number of active COVID 19 cases in the state has now risen to 56,998. With this decision, the film shoots of Ajith’s Valimai, Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 and more are to be affected.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 03, 2020 03:27 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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