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Elli AvrRam clarifies her cryptic post over Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic’s engagement

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Days after Indian cricketer Hardik Pandya had announced his engagement to actor Natasa Stankovic, actress Elli AvrRam had shared a cryptic post on Instagram. Now, the actress has finally spoken up about the cryptic note.

Elli AvrRam clarifies her cryptic post over Hardik Pandya and Natasa Stankovic’s engagement

Reportedly, Elli and Hardik were in a relationship but never went public with it. Speaking to an entertainment portal, Elli said that too much was read into the post. She said that the post had nothing to do with Hardik. She said that she likes it when people overthink over a post and think that she is trying to send a message to him. She said that if she wants to tell him something, she would just drop him a message. She also said that she is happy for him and Natasha.

On January 3, two days after Hardik announced his engagement, Elli took to Instagram and wrote, "Be your own Angel this time xx.” She wrote this along with a solo picture of herself.

 

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Meanwhile, Hardik Pandya recently announced that he and Natasa are expecting their first baby together. Sharing the news on social media, he wrote, “Natasa and I have had a great journey together and it is just about to get better Together we are excited to welcome a new life into our lives very soon. We’re thrilled for this new phase of our life and seek your blessings and wishes.”

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Neena Gupta says she is no Amitabh Bachchan to get lead roles at her age

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Neena Gupta has been in the film industry for over three decades now. The actress started her new innings that was brought about by the success of Badhaai Ho starring Ayushmann Khurrana and Sanya Malhotra.

Neena Gupta says she is no Amitabh Bachchan to get lead roles at her age

In an interview with a news portal, Neena Gupta said that she is no Amitabh Bachchan and there are no roles written for women per se in Bollywood. She said that people noticed her after Badhaai Ho and now she is known as a good character actor. She also said that she has not got that kind of fame and there are very few roles for women. Neena said that she cannot be a heroine although men of her age can still do main-leads.

On the work front, the actress was last seen in the film Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan. The movie starred Ayushmann Khurrana and Jitendra Kumar. She was paired opposite her Badhaai Ho co-star Gajraj Rao in the film.

ALSO READ: On mother Neena Gupta’s 61st birthday, Masaba Gupta shares the ‘greatest lesson in humility’ she learnt

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Paras Chhabra says if Mahira Sharma had participated in Mujhse Shaadi Karoge, their romance would have progressed faster

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Paras Chhabra and Mahira Sharma have known each other since Bigg Boss 13 and have still maintained that they are close friends. However, the fans have speculated that the duo is dating and in a recent interview Paras was asked if he has popped the big question to Mahira yet. Paras has admitted that they like each other a lot but things haven’t escalated to a relationship yet. He wants things to happen organically and does not want to do it the conventional way.

Paras Chhabra says if Mahira Sharma had participated in Mujhse Shaadi Karoge, their romance would have progressed faster

He said that he has met Mahira a few times during the lockdown and he really likes to spend time with her. However, he has not asked her out yet and they are great friends as of now. He does not want to go down the regular route of proposing to her and is hoping that their feelings generate naturally and eventually it leads to them being in a relationship. Even though they like each other a lot, they haven’t committed to each other yet, but had she been a part of Mujhse Shaadi Karoge, things would have progressed faster. He further said that Mahira was also approached for the show and she even agreed, but the deal fell through. Paras said that it would have been better if she was a part of the show, if not marriage then something would have definitely happened between the two of them.

We’re surely hoping that PaHira starts dating soon! Do let us know your thoughts on the couple in the comments below.

Also Read: Paras Chhabra says he has been feeding the stray dogs around his building

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Kapil Sharma says that he will work with Sunil Grover in future if there’s a good project

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Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover have struggled together and have worked together for a very long time until a professional fall out. Their stint on The Kapil Sharma Show was quite a hit and the fans miss seeing the duo work together. In his recent interaction with another portal, Kapil Sharma spoke about how easy it is to work with Sunil Grover.

Kapil Sharma says he will work with Sunil Grover in future if there’s a good project

He said that they meet each other often. He recently met him at Gurdas Maan’s son's wedding and then at another wedding in Delhi. He further said that these small issues don’t end relations and that Sunil is a great actor. Kapil also said that he has learned a lot of Sunil and that if a good project comes up, it will be a lot of fun to work with him again. According to Kapil, because they know each other for a very long time, they don’t have to work too hard. He keeps getting ideas for working with Sunil on other platforms as well.

Well, we can’t wait to see if they will soon be working together!

Also Read: Kapil Sharma apologises to Kayastha Samaj who were offended by the alleged mockery of Lord Chitragupta on The Kapil Sharma Show

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On World Environment Day, Ayushmann Khurrana bats for water conservation

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Ayushmann Khurrana is widely regarded as the socially conscious star who stands up to raise his voice on issues that affect him deeply. The much-loved star is now urging the people of India to be judicious in terms of water consumption and batting for preserving the resource at a time when water scarcity is plaguing people across the globe.

Ayushmann has come forward to support actress Bhumi Pednekar’s initiative Climate Warrior that is trying to raise awareness on several important issues plaguing our climate through a campaign called ‘One Wish For The Earth’. Bhumi’s campaign will see Bollywood’s biggest thought leaders come forward to discuss climate justice. The platform will see the stars urge citizens to take climate change seriously and, along with them, also do their bit to protect the planet.


“These are exceptional times that we have seen in the last few months. It's time to wake up, it's time to take notice, It's time to participate,” he says, adding, “This environment day my one wish for the earth is or rather request for all of us to use water wisely. It is a scarce resource and right now we are even more dependent on it to wash our hands at regular intervals to battle this pandemic.”

Ayushmann asks citizens to be conscious that they need to preserve water because it impacts many. He urges for unity in protecting people’s right for water. The star says, “In the endeavour to keep ourselves safe, we should not forget about the bigger goal. We need to use water wisely and conservatively so that our future generations have it enough and more. It's my humble request to all of you to become climate warriors and work towards a clean and a green future.”

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World Environment Day: Nushrat Bharucha urges people to do their bit to save the planet

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Nushrat Bharucha has always been a strong advocate for preserving the planet and has never hesitated to put her opinion forth. Keeping in mind the importance of taking care of our surroundings, Nushrat Bharucha took to her Instagram to share a few pictures to commemorate World Environment Day.

World Environment Day Nushrat Bharucha urges people to do their bit to save the planet

From interacting with a baby kangaroo to posing on a cliff, Nushrat Bharucha posted the pictures with the caption, “With COVID-19, cyclones, locusts & forest fires, 2020 has efficiently taught us to not take our environment & Earth for granted, it is our only HOME. Preserve, protect & pray for your world! Let’s do our bit today onwards. It’s never late to start. #WorldEnvironmentDay”

Take a look at it.

On the work front, Nushrat will next be seen in Chalaang with Rajkummar Rao.

Also Read: When Nushrat Bharucha tried to hide Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety song ‘Chote Chote Peg Maare’ from her parents

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Tahira Kashyap wears Ayushmann Khurrana's jacket, says "we believe in gender fluidity"

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Not the first time that an actor's wardrobe is being raided by his/her spouse. You must have seen Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone wearing the same prints, so many times. Not a bad idea, since you get an easy makeover without having to buy more clothes! Tahira Kashyap also walked the same way.

Tahira, on her Instagram story, shared a photo of herself wearing husband Ayushmann Khurrana's jacket. “We believe in gender fluidity," she wrote. Ayushmann was probably literally out of words! He shared the photo on his stories, and wrote, "Umm...". We have to agree, Tahira is donning it with quite a lot of swag.

Ayushmann's Instagram posts are a proof that he is indulging in plenty of poetry, books and music during the lockdown. Tahira, who has already directed two short films, is also using this as an opportunity to be more productive and has penned a few feature film scripts. In an earlier interview, she revealed she would love to direct Ayushmann, but would need a few films to her credit before that happens.

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Munmun Dutta of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah speaks about resuming the shoot

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Munmun Dutta essays the role of Babita Ji on the family entertainer, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. The lockdown has caused the shoot of this show as well and the team has not shot for a new episode side March 18. While everyone is missing going back on the sets, the government of Maharashtra has laid down a few rules to abide by before the shoots resume. Speaking on the same, Munmun Dutta opens up about the details of getting back on sets again.

Munmun Dutta of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah speaks about resuming the shoot

She says that they’re not aware as to when the shoot will resume and hence can’t pinpoint an exact date. However, the producers were planning to begin shoot soon after undertaking all the precautionary measures. Everything is at the planning stage right now and the pros and cons are yet to be weighed out to properly plan and execute things. She understands that everyone is fighting their own battles and appreciates that the government is permitting different sections to open up slowly like the other countries.

Apart from this, she also spoke about how we all come back to our families and that their safety is of utmost priority to all of us.

Also Read: Disha Vakani of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah gets a sweet surprise from brother Mayur Vakani

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Throwback: Sara Ali Khan looks adorable in pigtails as a toddler

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Actor Sara Ali Khan is making the use of the lockdown by going down the memory lane. She has been sharing several moments from her childhood, her travel shenanigans, and how she lost weight.

Throwback: Sara Ali Khan looks adorable in pigtails as a toddler

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Sara shared a cute picture of herself as a toddler and looks absolutely adorable. Smiling for the camera, she is seen sporting pigtails and a pink dress in the throwback picture. Sharing the picture, Sara wrote, “throwbackthursday.”

 

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On the work front, Sara Ali Khan is set to star in Coolie No. 1 with Varun Dhawan. Directed by David Dhawan, the film is the remake of Govinda and Karisma Kapoor starrer. The film, which was supposed to release on May 1, has been postponed indefinitely amid nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic.

The shooting of her next film Atrangi Re has been halted too. The film is being helmed by Aanand L Rai and stars Dhanush and Akshay Kumar.

ALSO READ: Sara Ali Khan shares show she went from ‘Sara Ka Sara’ to ‘Sara Ka Adha’

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5 Years Of Dil Dhadakne Do: Ranveer Singh relives his character ‘Kabir Mehra’

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Actor Ranveer Singh is celebrating five years of Zoya Akhtar directorial, Dil Dhadakne Do. The actor, who starred as Kabir Mehra in the multi-starrer, was appreciated for his performance. Now, taking down the memory lane, the actor shared an unseen photo from the sets of the film.

5 Years Of Dil Dhadakne Do: Ranveer Singh relives his character ‘Kabir Mehra’

Ranveer Singh, on June 5, commemorated five years of the film by sharing a selfie. He is seen sporting his short hair look with white-tshirt as he relives the character of Kabir Mehra. He captioned the photo, “5 years of #DilDhadakneDo.”

Zoya Akhtar left a comment on his post that read, “Take me back.”

 

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Dil Dhadakne Do featured an ensemble cast of Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma and Farhan Akhtar. Aamir Khan was the narrator of the film. The supporting cast also includes Rahul Bose, Zarina Wahab, Vikrant Massey, Pawan Chopra, Parmeet Sethi, Dolly Mattdo, and Manoj Pahwa.

The film tells the story of the Mehras, a dysfunctional Punjabi family who invite their family and friends on a cruise trip to celebrate the parents' 30th wedding anniversary and later reconcile.

Meanwhile, Ranveer Singh collaborated with Zoya Akhtar again in 2019’s Gully Boy, a story about an aspiring rapper. The actor is set to star as Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s 83. The new release date is yet to be announced. He also has Takht and Jayeshbhai Jordaar in the pipeline.

ALSO READ: Kareena Kapoor suggests Ranveer Singh to try kaftan; says it is addictive

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The first look of Naagin 5 is out and the fans are torn between Dipika Kakar Ibrahim and Hina Khan as the lead

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It was only recently that producer Ekta Kapoor announced that Naagin 4 will now have a finale and will immediately commence with Naagin 5. The leads of Naagin 4, Nia Sharma, Vijayendra Kumeria, Rashami Desai have expressed their love for Ekta Kapoor along with the characters and understand that this was a necessary step to be taken considering the lockdown. Assuring the fans that the decision was taken solely due to the lockdown, Ekta Kapoor even apologized for the inconvenience caused.

The first look of Naagin 5 is out and the fans are torn between Dipika Kakar Ibrahim and Hina Khan as the lead

The first look of Naagin 5 is now out and the fans have been wondering which of the leading ladies could it be. While there are a lot of names on the list, the fans are torn between Dipika Kakar Ibrahim and Hina Khan. They are really rooting for either of these leading ladies of the television industry to be a part of this show.

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The first look of Naagin 5 is out and the fans are torn between Dipika Kakar Ibrahim and Hina Khan as the lead

Who do you think will be the leading lady of Naagin 5? Be sure to let us know in the comments below.

Also Read: Nia Sharma explains why the producers chose to end Naagin 4, says she will have to be prepared for pay cuts in the future

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Amit Sadh - Locked away in the Himalayas

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When the lockdown began, actor Amit Sadh was quarantined far away in the Himalayas, away from the madding crowd. “I guess that explains why I’m not restless even after two months in quarantine. I was in a place called Mukhteshwar in the forest. In fact, for three weeks, I was in a tent with no electricity no news little social media no contact with the city. Just me, in the lap of nature. Over there, the pandemic felt like a distant reality.”

Amit Sadh - Locked away in the Himalayas

Now, Amit is back in Mumbai, and the reality of the current crisis has hit him hard. “The sense of freedom I felt in the Himalayas is lost. That apart, I can’t complain. I always have led a very disciplined life, lockdown or no. I sleep at 9 pm and wake up at 5 am. I have dinner at 6 pm. That’s been my routine for so many years.”

Amit Sadh - Locked away in the Himalayas

Amit’s routine in lockdown is identical to a majority of Indians. “I am doing what everyone else is: cleaning, washing, masking…what the lockdown has shown us is that we are equals. I hope we remember that. I am disturbed to see racism and discrimination raise their ugly heads all over the world again. I do hope we don’t go back to being the kind of selfish civilization we used to be before the pandemic. If that’s the case then we should question if we deserve a second shot at life.”

Amit Sadh - Locked away in the Himalayas

Amit Sadh follows a dietary routine, lockdown or no. “I don’t eat more or less than usual. I eat when I am hungry and I eat as much as I want. Except, when I have to look a particular way for a role. Otherwise, I’m always introspective irrespective of the lockdown. I am not doing anything now that I don’t normally do. I am not binge watching any shows because I never do. I loved Paatal Lok. I saw Netflix’s Hollywood. It made me cry. Bollywood should take a cue from it. This is what cinema should be.”

Amit Sadh - Locked away in the Himalayas

Amit is not wasting any time during the lockdown. “I am not on the field working. In the hills, I was walking a lot. In Mumbai, I am writing, chatting with friends, planning a podcast show. As for working-out, in India, it is overrated. I don’t have access to a gym but I am doing my exercises at home. But only as much as I need. I will have to start working-out rigorously after the lockdown for my role in the OTT series Breathe.”

Also Read: Amit Sadh opens up on Operation Parindey, a jailbreak story which has a surgical strike connection

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The staggering musical heritage of Basu Chatterjee

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Basu Chatterjee made eminently likeable cinema. But, it is his penchant for timeless music that puts him on a par with all-time great filmmakers of Hindi cinema like Raj Kapoor, Raj Khosla and Manoj Kumar.

The staggering musical heritage of Basu Chatterjee

His first feature film Sara Akaash had no songs. But, from his second film Piya Ka Ghar, it was one musical milestone after another for Basu. Piya Ka Ghar with music by Laxmikant-Pyarelal had Kishore Kumar’s imperishable ‘Yeh Jeevan Hai’ in its soundtrack. Many years later the prolific Basu was to collaborate again with Laxmikant-Pyarelal in Prem Vivah and Chakravyuha.

Basuda’s third film Rajnigadha saw him collaborating with Salil Chowdhary. They came together for two more films Chotisi Baat and the little-seen Jeena Yahan which has the lata Mangeshkar gem ‘Woh Sham Aayee’.  In 1974, Basu got the rare opportunity to collaborate with Sachin Dev Burnan in Uss Paar which contained exquisite songs like Lataji’s ‘Tumne Piya Diya’ , ‘Yeh Jab Se Hui’ and Manna Dey’s ‘Piya Maine Kya Kiya’. Later in Ratna Dee, Shaukeen and Manzil, Basu Chatterjee partnered with Sachin’s son RD who came up with gems like ‘Kabhi Kabhi Sapna Lagta Hai’ and ‘Rimjhim Gire Sawan’ for him.

Just once, he worked with the underrated and underused Jaidev in Tumhare Liye (1978). And what a rewarding collaboration it proved to be with one of Lataj Mangeshkar’s gems ‘Tumhe Dekhti Hoon’ beautifully composed but badly recorded occupying pride of place.

But, it was Rajesh Roshan with whom Basu did the maximum films. Starting with Swami in 1977, the two went to collaborate for as many as 6 other films - PriyatamaKhatta MeethaDillagi, Baaton Baaton Mein, Man Pasand, Hamari Bahu Alka. Interestingly, Man Pasand, an unofficial remake of My Fair Lady, also ‘borrowed’ the song ‘I Could’ve Danced All Night’ which became Lata Mangeshkar’s ‘Hothon Pe Geet Jaage’.

Curiously, most of these lovely songs were placed in the background. Basu hated to see his characters lip-syncing the songs.

He said, “Have you seen people singing songs in real life? Somehow, I couldn’t come to terms with my characters bursting into songs in my films. No one does that in real life. You don’t see people singing on the roads or even in the parks. Songs are a commercial compromise. I had to invent tricks to fit songs into my film. In Chit Chor, I made Amol Palekar’s character a singer. But, I never believed that songs could be hits only if they were lip-synced on screen by the lead actors. In my films, songs like ‘Rajnigandha Phool Tumhare’,’Yeh Din Kya Aaye’ and ‘Aaye Na Balam’ were hits in spite of being in the background.”

Also Read: Remembering the cartoonist turned director Basu Chatterjee

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Deepika Padukone and Kartik Aaryan's banter on her green-room shenanigans is hilarious!

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Deepika Padukone’s looks from the Cannes Film Festival have been breath-taking for the past few years. From being the subtle dresser for Indian award shows to being an absolute queen at the Cannes and redefining herself as a fashion icon, Deepika Padukone has left us all in awe of her. Needless to say, as she dresses up like a diva, she makes sure to have her fun during the process.

Deepika Padukone shares a video of her green room shenanigans from Cannes and her banter with Kartik Aaryan will make you LOL!

She recently posted a throwback video of herself dancing in the green-room and absolutely enjoying these ‘shenanigans’. While the fans loved watching her groove, Kartik Aaryan’s comment caught our attention and we think that these two should absolutely do a film together! Their chemistry was lauded during their little performance at the airport and now we’re wondering if we will get to see them work together.

Take a look at the post and their little social media banter.

 

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Deepika Padukone shares a video of her green room shenanigans from Cannes and her banter with Kartik Aaryan will make you LOL!

Deepika Padukone is currently awaiting the release of ’83, while Kartik Aaryan had to pause the shoots of Dostana 2 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.

Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Kartik Aaryan on Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, “I was having such a great time shooting the film”

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Janhvi Kapoor finds her old phone, shares memories with parents Boney Kapoor and Sridevi and sister Khushi Kapoor

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Actress Janhvi Kapoor is going down the memory lane amid lockdown. She found her old phone and unearthed a treasure full of past memories.

Janhvi Kapoor finds her old phone, shares memories with parents Boney Kapoor and Sridevi and sister Khushi Kapoor

Sharing on Instagram, she wrote, “Found my old phone, found some fun memz.” In the pictures, we can see her father Boney Kapoor with Sridevi, Janhvi, and Khushi, fashion designer Manish Malhotra. She also shared a couple of dance rehearsal videos.

 

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On the work front, Janhvi Kapoor will next star in the biopic of Gunjan Saxena titled Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl, the horror-comedy Roohi Afzana, Dostana 2 and the historical drama, Takht.

ALSO READ: Janhvi Kapoor celebrates her parents Sridevi and Boney Kapoor’s 24th wedding anniversary with throwback picture

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Sajid Khan remembers his brother Wajid Khan in an emotional post, calls him 'Jannat ka rockstar'

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In a jolt to the music industry and Bollywood, composer Wajid Khan passed away at the age of 42. He already had kidney ailment and was also tested positive for COVID-19. His last rites were performed earlier this week amid the presence of immediate family and friends.

Sajid Khan remembers his brother Wajid Khan in an emotional post, calls him 'Jannat ka rockstar'

As the industry paid tribute to the late musician, brother Sajid Khan is remembering him emotionally. After sharing a video of him playing piano on the phone, he shared a photo with Wajid. "I’m in this world with mummy and you’re in that world with papa. Love you brother. My jannat ka rockstar," he wrote.

 

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I’m in this world with mummy and you’re in that world with papa. #loveyoubrother My Jannat ka rockstar

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Wajid Khan and his brother Sajid Khan began their career with Salman Khan’s 1998 blockbuster, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya. They went onto collaborate with Salman on various projects including his upcoming film Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai. They have composed two songs for the film.

ALSO READ: Sajid Khan shares heartbreaking video of Wajid Khan playing piano on phone in hospital in throwback video

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BTS FESTA 2020: Jungkook releases an emotional original song 'Still With You' dedicated to fans

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BTS FESTA 2020 has brought back so many memories! The South Korean group is celebrating their debut anniversary just like every year. June is a special month for them and the fans to reflect on their journey. During FESTA every year, BTS releases new content like music, song covers, dance videos, photo collections among others. The two-week festival leads up to the finale which is a sit-down session with them followed by a concert.  On the fifth day of the FESTA, the group has released 'Still With You'.

BTS FESTA 2020: Jungkook releases an emotional original song 'Still With You' dedicated to fans

BTS' member Jungkook released his first self-produced track 'Still With You' in collaboration with producer Pdogg. The song is dedicated to the fans - BTS Army - as he wants to walk the path along with them. The vocals hit right in the feels as reflected in the lyrics, "We laugh together, we cry together / These simple feelings, I think it was everything to me /  When will it be? / If I face you again, I'm gonna look into your eyes and tell you / I missed you."

"Behind the faint smile that looked at me / I'm going to draw a beautiful violet / We may not be on the same page / I want to walk this path with you / Still With You." 

This is the first time Jungkook has produced a track. He also has a track in their upcoming Japanese album. It doesn't come as a surprise that his first track is dedicated to the fandom that has showered the group with constant love and support in the past seven years. He even has "ARMY" tattoo-ed on his hand. Known for being multi-talented, Jungkook's emotional ballad is a love letter to the fans. His strong vocals with beautiful adlibs and poetic verses truly express his "love for ARMY".

Starting from June 1, BTS dropped the summer version of their 2018 song 'Airplane Pt. 2' from their album, 'Love Yourself: Tear'. It was filmed during their summer package shooting in Saipan. On June 2, family portrait pictures in three different versions which were released. On the third day, a choreography video for 'Dionysus' song from 'Map Of The Soul: Persona'. The stage rehearsals were from their 2019 Speak Yourself stadium tour in Seoul. The fourth day consisted of 2019-20 photo collection from stage performances, events, rehearsals, concept photos, music video filming.

The group is set to host their seventh anniversary with a virtual concert “BANG BANG CON -The Live,” on June 14.

On the work front, the worldwide popular band is busy working on their next album after releasing fourth LP, 'Map Of The Soul: 7' in February, this year. On May 22, the group's rapper-songwriter-producer Suga recently released his second mixtape 'D-2' after 2016's 'AGUST D'. The septet is set to release their Japanese album 'Map Of The Soul: 7 - The Journey' in July that has Japanese versions of their tracks and four new songs.

 

ALSO READ: "We will stand together" - says BTS on Black Lives Matter movement

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Lockdown with Johars: Karan Johar calls his son Yash a Jewel thief. Here's why 

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Filmmaker Karan Johar has been sharing some of the funniest videos of his twins Yash Johar and Roohi Johar amid nationwide lockdown. With his series 'Lockdown With Johar' the filmmaker shares everyday conversations with his twins. Today, Karan shared another video which he captioned as, "He’s a jewel thief !!!!"

Lockdown with Johars: Karan Johar calls his son Yash a Jewel thief. Here's why 

In the video, we can see Roohi playing with her jewellery and Karan asks whether she is throwing a party and she nods in agreement. Yash comes in and takes the jewellery from Roohi and wears the necklace. Karan calls him “pretty”, to which Yash says that he is not pretty but “Yash Bhiaya”. When Karan asks whether Roohi is pretty, he nods in agreement and Karan says, “Roohi is a beauty”. Later, Yash runs away with Roohi's jewellery and Karan tells Roohi to go behind him for her jewellery and calls Yash a ‘jewel thief’. 

 

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Meanwhile, a few days ago, Karan Johar took to social media to reveal that two members of his household staff have tested coronavirus positive. He said that rest of his family members and staff have tested negative and are currently under 14-day isolation.

ALSO READ:“Teaching Yash and Roohi to conserve water too” – says Karan Johar, who is urging citizens to be conscious about water conversation

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EXCLUSIVE: Kartik Aaryan on Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, “I was having such a great time shooting the film”

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Kartik Aaryan has been on a roll with signing back to back films. He has entertained us throughout last year and had the same plan for this year, too. But, due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, all the shoots have been put on hold and the makers are waiting eagerly for things to go back the way they were. In his recent exclusive conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Kartik Aaryan spoke about how he misses shooting for Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.

EXCLUSIVE Kartik Aaryan on Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, “I was having such a great time shooting the film”

Kartik Aaryan said, “I am very excited when it comes to Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, we had almost finished half of the shoot before the Coronavirus outbreak. We stopped shooting for it as soon as there were reports of Coronavirus patients. I was having such a great time and Anees (Bazmee) sir is so good; I had a blast shooting with him. Everyone including Murad the producer, Kiara, Tabu ma’am, Bhushan sir, we have put in a lot of hard work in making the film and it is quite funny so I think that the people will enjoy it. I have huge expectations from the film, too.”

Watch him talk about it in detail, right here.


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On World Environment Day, Arjun Kapoor asks people to reduce the use of plastic in their daily lives

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Arjun Kapoor is pleading to the citizens of Indian to reduce the use of plastic in their daily lives on the eve of World Environment Day. Arjun is devastated seeing the harmful effects of plastic pollution and he is urging people to become extremely conscious of this.

On World Environment Day, Arjun Kapoor asks people to reduce the use of plastic in their daily lives

Arjun has come forward to support actress Bhumi Pednekar’s initiative Climate Warrior that is trying to raise awareness on several important issues plaguing our climate through a campaign called ‘One Wish For The Earth’. Bhumi’s campaign will see Bollywood’s biggest thought leaders come forward to discuss climate justice. The platform will see the stars urge citizens to take climate change seriously and, along with them, also do their bit to protect the planet.

“The thing that comes to my mind when I think of what I would want to wish for the earth is let's reduce the use of plastic on a day to day basis. we have to do something to protect the planet that nurtured us. It is calling out for our help. We have already caused a lot of harm unknowingly and in some cases knowingly,” he says.

Arjun adds, “We have seen our marine life suffer. The fear and anxiety of our future generation suffering knowing that only nine per cent can be recycled of the plastic that is there in this world so the other ninety-one per cent might never be recycled and it might just remain on this earth. That’s scary!”

Arjun says the time to change our attitude towards conserving nature is now! The actor says, “I feel now is the time for a change, now is the time to be a climate warrior and that small change for me started when I moved on from plastic bottles and started using metal bottles. I know its a small thing but for me it was a big start. I believe small changes matter and I am a climate warrior. Are you?”


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VIDEO: Kartik Aaryan opens up about the latest update on Dostana 2

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Kartik Aaryan is all set to star in his first Dharma film with Dostana 2 that also stars Janhvi Kapoor and Lakshya in lead roles. In the wake of Coronavirus, the shoot had to be stopped mid-way and the team is restless to get back on the sets. The film had already gone on floors a couple of months before the lockdown was imposed and Kartik Aaryan spoke about the recent developments of the film in an exclusive chat with Bollywood Hungama.

VIDEO Kartik Aaryan opens up about the latest update on Dostana 2

He says, “Dostana 2 also had to be stopped mid-way. We had shot half of it and I’m honestly dying to shoot that film. The entire team and the energy on sets, I’m missing it a lot. Everyone, including Collin, Janhvi, Lakshya, even Karan, all of us really want this film to go on floors soon. So that’s the latest on Dostana 2. I have extra grudges with Coronavirus because Dostana 2 is my first Dharma film and it got paused.”

Watch the entire segment, right here.

Kartik Aaryan will also be seen in an untitled action film after he wraps Dostana 2 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2.

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Suhana Khan enjoys the rain with mother Gauri Khan from the balcony of Mannat, see photos

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Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan returned from New York in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, and has been spending the lockdown period with her parents and brother AbRam Khan in Mumbai. Time at home is always special, especially for those who are usually far away from near and dear ones.

The monsoon is approaching in Mumbai and due to a predicted cyclonic storm, it is already raining in most parts of the city. We came across a few photos of Suhana and her mother Gauri Khan, enjoying the cool weather from their balcony. The two, dressed in comfortable home clothes, are seen sitting at their balcony around a coffee table, and sipping tea as they exchange a conversation. Check out the photos below.

 

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Suhana, who has keen interest of becoming an actor, is presently studying films at a New York college. She also celebrated her 20th birthday a few weeks back, at home.

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Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and other Bollywood celebrities mourn Basu Chatterjee’s demise

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The legendary director Basu Chatterjee passed away earlier today. Reportedly, he passed away due to age-related ailments at the age of 93. He was also a screenwriter who made a name for himself in the regional industry with his Bengali films.

Aamir Khan, Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi and other Bollywood celebrities mourn Basu Chatterjee’s demise

The filmmaker was cremated today at 2 pm in Santacruz in Mumbai. Several Bollywood stars took to social media to mourn the loss of Basu Chatterjee. Some celebrities who have had the fortune to work with him also shared some wonderful memories they shared with the filmmaker. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also took to social media to give his condolences.


Basu Chatterjee began his career as an illustrator and cartoonist with the weekly tabloid Blitz, published in Mumbai. He made his directorial debut with Sara Akash. Chatterjee also directed two episodes of the television shows Byomkesh Bakshi and Rajani for Doordarshan. He directed several hit films like Choti Si Baat, Rajnigandha, Baaton Baaton Mein, Chitchor, among several others.

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Taimur takes Saif Ali Khan’s fatherly phrase quite literally; Kareena Kapoor shares image

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Kareena Kapoor who is spending the lockdown with her husband Saif Ali Khan and their son Taimur often shares pictures of the two showing what they are up to. In her recent post, Kareena Kapoor showed how Taimur took one of Saif’s fatherly phrases quite literally.

Taimur takes Saif Ali Khan’s fatherly phrase quite literally; Kareena Kapoor shares image

Kareena shared two pictures of a very happy Taimur lying on his father's back with his arm spread out. Saif Ali Khan can be seen lying on his stomach on a mat on the floor. Sharing the picture, Kareena wrote, "Saif said, "I always got your back"... Tim took it literally."

 

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During the lockdown period, Kareena has been sharing several pictures of Taimur who has kept himself busy with painting and helping his father with gardening. Kareena often shares images of her son's painting and calls the little one her In House Picasso.

A few days back, Kareena had posted a picture of Saif giving Taimur a haircut, as the latter sat patiently to get a new look. Sharing the image, Bebo wrote, “Haircut anyone?”

 

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Remembering the cartoonist turned director Basu Chatterjee

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One of my favourite directors, and why just me, everybody’s favourite Basu Chatterjee is gone. Basuda once told me he didn’t make films to change the world. I agree. This prolific cartoonist turned director made films that were so lifelike they looked like documentaries.

Zarina Wahab who was the lead in Basuda’s finest film Chit Chor recalls an incident, “I was supposed to walk up to Dina Pathakji and say something to him. Basuda said, ‘Just keep sitting where you are. Turn your head and speak to her.’ I was like, ‘Haaainn?!” But when I saw the scene later I realized what he was doing. Basuda always wanted to capture life as it is. No drama. No singing unless the character was a singer like Amol in Chit Chor. His films capture life as it is. Chitchor was a ball to shoot. We were all in Mahabaleshwar for three months shooting for the film. Me, Amol, Vijayendra Ghatge, Dina Pathaji and Rajoo Shrestha who played my best buddy. Those were three of the happiest months of my life.”

Zarina recalls Basuda as a very quiet man. “He hardly spoke. But what a fabulous sense of humour he had! He gave off the aura of being casual. But he was anything but casual. I remember I was very new when we did Chit Chor and Basuda very strictly instructed me to use no makeup. He hated artifice of any kind. He wanted me to be just the way I am. But I wanted to look glamorous. So I would sneak some lipstick on my face. Basuda would slowly put in his glasses and scrutinize me.I’d be caught out like child with her hand in the cookie jar.”

Zarina recalls the beginning of a new friendship during Chit Chor. “Amol Palekar and I hit it off from the word go. To this day , he is the only leading man with whom I’m in touch. Why didn’t we do more films with Basuda? Oh , but we did. Amol and I did a film with Basuda called Savera Hua. It was never released. We also did a guest appearance in Basuda’s Jeena Yahan. I wish I met him before he passed away. I can’t even go to his house to pay my respects because of this Coronavirus,”

Hema Malini who along with her mother, produced one of Basuda’s best films Swami recalls, “He hardly spoke, but he had a sense of humour. And that showed in his films. But the films he did with me were very serious. There was Ratna Deep with Girsh Karnad and me and there was Dillagi with Dharamji and I. Dharamji and I also made a guest appearance in Basuji’s Choti Si Baat. We sang the number 'Jaan-e-Mann jaan-e-mann tere do nayan'. I don’t remember much about Basuji except that like me, he hardly spoke on the sets.

In my conversation with Basuda he minced no words while decrying the dog-eat-dog world of show biz.

Basuda said to me, “When I made Rajniganda with Vidya Sinha, Amol Palekar and Dinesh Thakur everyone thought it would come and go. But it did surprisingly well. Chotisi Baat was among my most successful films. I had to repeat my Amol Palekar-Vidya Sinha pair from Rajnigandha. Everyone got swayed by the success of Rajnigandha. You’d be surprised know that Rajshri Productions for whom I made a lot of films, used to discourage me from working with Amol Palekar. After Rajnigandha and Chotisi Baat they insisted I sign him for Chit Chor.”

Basuda remembered how unhappy producer B R Chopra was with Chotisi Baat. “When the dubbing for Chotisi Baat was going on, Mr and Mrs Chopra saw the film in their own theatre. They were thoroughly disheartened. Mr Chopra said he couldn’t afford a flop. He advised me to add the character of the love guru played by Ashok Kumar. It was inspired by the film School For Scoundrels. After the film released Mr Chopra sent me a telegram admitting he was wrong in his misgivings about the film. That was rather magnanimous of him….I worked with Ashok Kumar for the first time in Chotisi Baat. We then went on to work together in many films. He was a very intelligent actor, and a closet-director. He used to tell me, ‘You’re one of the best directors I’ve came across.’ Our most popular film together was Shaukeen.”

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Kareena Kapoor Khan is all praises for niece Inaaya Naumi Kemmu’s family tree

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Kareena Kapoor Khan has been making the most of this lockdown with her family and enjoys a lot of special moments with them. Keeping herself entertained with Taimur Ali Khan and Inaaya Naumi Kemmu, Kareena Kapoor Khan also shares these precious moments with her fans on Instagram.

Kareena Kapoor Khan is all praises for niece Inaaya Naumi Kemmu’s family tree

Recently, she shared a picture of Inaaya Naumi Kemmu making a family tree chart with everyone and it is too cute for words. Being the proud aunt that she is, Kareena Kapoor Khan took to her Instagram to share the artistic skills of Inaaya and the fans are gushing over how cute the picture is. Take a look at it.

On the work front, Kareena Kapoor Khan will next be seen in Laal Singh Chaddha and Takht.

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On the first day of Unlock 1, Milind Soman and wife Ankita Konwar go for a run

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India has been under a lockdown for over two months, as a measure to fight the ongoing pandemic. We've now entered the first phase of unlocking where life slowly resumes itself. Everyone has their plans in place. For Milind Soman, he of course could not resist going for a run! Accompanying him was wife Ankita Konwar.

The actor-model shared a photo of their first run in a long time, on Instagram, wherein they are seen wearing masks and workout attire. "First run on first day of Unlock one!!! When you haven't run for 75 days, you have to take it slow. its unlock one for the body as well, so no matter the level of excitement, control is key ! Just a slow 5k enjoying the cool weather, mild drizzle and the lack of traffic and people, feeling F.I.N.E !!!!!!! And yes, I pulled the mask down while running and nobody was around," he wrote.


While he could not go out for a run all these days, Milind made up for it by climbing up and down the stairs at his residence. He would also hit the terrace regularly, for the basic core workouts. In an earlier interview, he also revealed how he was a fan of eating healthy and made sure he did not binge on junk food during the lockdown.

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Sunny Leone wishes to return to India at the earliest

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Last month, Sunny Leone flew to Los Angeles with her husband Daniel Weber and their three children. In a recent interview, the actress said that she did not want to leave their Mumbai home and would like to be back in the country at the earliest.

Sunny Leone wishes to return to India at the earliest

Talking to a daily, she said that she was sad to leave Mumbai and that was the reason that it took them so long to decide to go to the USA. She said that the plan to return to Mumbai depends on when international flights resume services. She said that they want to reach India on the next flight.

In a recent conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Sunny stated the reason to leave India and said, “I think just like a lot of people that we knew who went to their villages or the cities they were raised in, to be with family, we did the same thing. We have family here. Daniel’s mother is here. His father passed away last year, so she is alone. She is 70, so she is not young. It was important for us as well, to be around our family. And we were offered many times by the US Government to fly back, but we had refused, because you want to stay positive and you want to think that it is going to end. And I said I don’t want to leave India, I think this is all going to pass and it’s going to get better. But it didn’t.”

ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Sunny Leone opens up on her nearly finished film Koka Kola, to be again seen in web series 

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Mrunal Jain talks about how he has had a lot of time to introspect during the lockdown

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This lockdown has been more like a teacher than torture for many of us. It has taught us so many lessons, human value, the importance of things, and our priorities and privileges. While it is agreeable that it can be quite depressing at times, but if you have people to talk to, you will do just fine. And actor Mrunal Jain feels the same. He said that one must have friends with whom you can bare your heart.

Mrunal Jain talks about how he has had a lot of time to introspect during the lockdown

The entertainment industry received a big blow courtesy the ongoing lockdown. No shoots, no work, financial crisis, has given rise to the number of suicide cases in the industry. Mrunal's comment is in refrence to the same. He said, "To read of actors dying or committing suicide was painful. Suicide is surely not the solution for everything. One must have friends to talk to, someone with whom you can bare your heart."

When asked about his takeaway from this lockdown, he said, "I have realised that it is nice to be important but more important to be nice. Sooner or later fake people will go away. There are no true friends in the industry and though I never had a lot of friends, many fake friends have gone out of my life.  I am working on cultivating my patience. I got a lot of time to introspect in lockdown."

He further added, "Live and let live. Don't compromise on your friends. Spend lavishly on your food. I enjoyed eating food. In hurry days I never knew what I was eating." Mrunal has been a part of TV shows like Bandini, Hitler Didi, and Uttaran among the others. The actor has been working out at home and even shared his routine - 200 push-ups and 200 crunches and exercises with dumbbell.

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LOCKDOWN EFFECT: Lack of job and rising living cost in Mumbai, drive aspiring actors out of the city of dreams?

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It has been over two months and four phases of lockdown which was imposed owing to the increasing cases of coronavirus in India. The cinema halls were among the first to shut shop followed by a complete halt on the shooting of projects for television, films and OTT platforms. Several departments of the film industry have been affected during this phase with no jobs coming along their way. Most of the artists in the industry get paid based on the projects they do and the lockdown period has brought on them some major financial constraints.

LOCKDOWN EFFECT: Lack of job and rising living cost in Mumbai, drive aspiring actors out of the city of dreams?

Actor Vinod Suryavanshi, who has worked in ad films and has played character roles in films including Dream Girl said, “I last shot for an ad on March 16. I was supposed to shoot for another ad on March 20-21. For artists like us, we have to work to get money. There are financial difficulties but we are handling it. I don't have much money and have little savings that I earned from previous projects. So, we are facing trouble. There is no work from the past two months and there are installments to pay. I paid my last installment in April, but now I cannot pay anything.” A husband and father of two, Vinod is currently residing in Raigad, which is his native place. Not being a registered member of CINTAA, Vinod has not been at the receiving end of any aid from the association during this tough time.

Meanwhile, Debashish Mondal who is an aspiring actor has been more fortunate than Vinod. “I have not faced any financial issues as of yet. I was working on a project already, so there is a backup and there is no issue of survival as of yet. Right now I am also trying to help people who are in distress,” he said. The actor is currently stationed in Gurgaon prepping for an upcoming Netflix show and said that auditions are happening virtually during the lockdown.

Mumbai, as we all know, is called the city of dreams. With Bollywood based in the city, many aspiring actors come to the city to fulfil their dreams. While the government of Maharashtra has refrained landlords from taking rent from aspiring actors, Apoorv Vij, an aspiring actor, worries about how they will pay rent after three months when they had no job during the period. “I believe that if a person is not able to give rent for a month then after three months how will he be able to pay and clear the backlog during which he did not earn. I have also heard that the budget is also going down in serials and if it happens then how will a person survive in this expensive city. I guess it will impact overall because if the landlords do not reduce their respective rents then it will not be possible to work in such an expensive city. On one hand, there will be a reduction in the payments and on other hand, the landlords are not willing to reduce their rents. The Government needs to deep dive and should rethink this aspect as well. I believe that the landlords should reduce their rents and if it doesn’t happen then I am 100% sure that most of the freelancer actors will go back to their respective cities which has already been started. Few of my friends have packed up everything and gone back. So it’s an alarming situation for everyone.”

Meanwhile, the Producers Guild and FWICE have issued guidelines for shooting to present to the Chief Minister of Government. The guidelines clearly explain how every department plans to go ahead with their operations. With regard to the auditions, the entire process will happen online. We spoke to a few aspiring and character actors on how they feel about this change in the process.

“Right now, we do not have an alternate option. There are several technical factors that come into play in online auditions and actors will have to work around it. The audition process is a live process. There is a give and take process. If someone is taking it in that manner, it is good. Otherwise, there is not much creative process when it is online. However, if there is no option, online it is,” says Debashish Mondal.

Meanwhile, Vinod Suryavanshi expressed his concern about how understanding the characters will be difficult through an online process. “The problem with online auditions is that we cannot understand what a casting director would like to tell us. The job of the casting director is to make us understand and give us a brief. If we go to a studio for an audition, we will understand the character better as the casting director has a better way of explaining. Because it so happens that sometimes, we tend to make mistakes. Because they tell us what character we have to play but when they take the shot, they tell us our mistakes and ask us to improve. Sending tapes from home, we will not have that kind of clarity,” he says.

Actor Apoorv Vij who is currently utilizing this time to write scripts and work on short films feels online auditioning will save time and is cost-effective. “I believe that submitting auditions through the web is a good step taken by the association. It’s cost-effective, time-saving, and by this, many actors will be able to send their auditions to those who stay very far,” he says.

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"Never knew turning 50 would be so hectic even in lockdown" - Madhavan

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Tamil-Hindi superstar Madhavan thought he would quietly turn 50 on June 1 during the lockdown when everything was shut down. Little did he know! “I thought it would be a quiet birthday during this lockdown. But to my surprise I was inundated with birthday wishes. It’s been a huge emotional rollercoaster ride for me. But totally in a happy positive way,” says Maddy.

"Never knew turning 50 would be so hectic even in lockdown" - Madhavan

Fans sent Madhavan videos from all across the world. “I’ve never experienced such a collective surge of love before. But the biggest surprise was the 90-minute video put together by my wife Sarita and my son Vedant. It left me simply overwhelmed. Really, I couldn’t ask for more.”

Since his birthday Madhavan has been diligently trying to reply to every birthday message. “And I still have around 800 messages to reply to.. It’s been really crazy. And that’s a good thing, I guess.”

Last year for his birthday Madhavan was in Belgrade without his family, far from home. "So this year I guess I am happier at 50 than I was at 49," quips the actor who has done it all from television to Mani Ratnam.

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Shivin Narang says he will see things differently and appreciate small things more post lockdown

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"Survival is more important," said actor Shivin Narang, who accepted that this lockdown taught him that materialistic things hold no value, but it's the people around that matter the most. "Post lockdown, I think I will see things differently and will appreciate small things more. I have started taking things more seriously. Your focus should be more on yourself and your family," he added.

Shivin Narang says he will see things differently and appreciate small things more post lockdown

Shivin made his TV debut with Suvreen Guggal – Topper of The Year, however Star Plus' family drama Ek Veer Ki Ardaas... Veera put him in the limelight. He was last seen as Rudra Roy in Jennifer Winget starrer Beyhadh 2. His schedule has always kept him busy, but with the nationwide lockdown, the actor got some time to spend with his family. He said that he tried to help his mother as much as he can, but since he injured his hand, he has not been able to help that much.

"Now that I am at home, I have started helping my mother as I can see she works really hard. We don’t have any help at home, so I try to do whatever I can. I think this phase has made me more responsible. My parents are very loving and caring, so while I was working someone was always there to take care of me. But, now I am taking care of my family. Unfortunately, recently I met with an accident so I am not working," he said.

Giving his opinion on how the entertainment industry will adapt to the new normal, like maintaining social distance and wearing masks, he said, "We humans adapt to new things easily so I’m sure we will adjust to this new normal too. Social-distancing and wearing adequate precautionary equipment will be a must during that time. But, I feel it is going to be a little difficult for actors to maintain social-distancing while doing some scenes."

He also feels the precautionary social-distancing is going to create trust issues and a communication gap between humans. Talking about the same, Shivin said, "We human beings are affectionate, we need warmth, we need to be hugged. I miss that. I hope we get the vaccination soon for Covid-19 and things get normal. And I feel social distancing will also create problems because we will not be able to trust people easily. There will be a gap."

India is currently in the fifth phase of lockdown and people are now allowed to move out of their houses but with face masks and mandatory social-distancing. But, in the previous four phases, government had advised not to go out of the house unless it's very necessary. People were out of jobs and many suffered financially too. This led to stress and depression.

Shivin feels that at a time like this people should be more vocal about their feelings and should talk it out with their closed ones. He went on to appreciate the efforts of his colleagues who are trying to keep their fans entertained even during this stressful time. A lot of actors are creating shot-at-home videos and posting it on social media platforms, Shivin also wanted to do something similar, but because of his injury he is unable to do so.

He also said that actors have an unsaid responsibility towards the society and added, "Even when one is feeling low they actually can’t show it to their fans. They are always active in front of the camera and entertain the audiences. So, I feel all those actors making new videos to keep their fans engaged are doing a great job." Shivin recently grabbed headlines after he injured his left hand at home. He was rushed to a hospital where he underwent a two-hour-long surgery. The actor, who returned home with a cast on his hand, is recovering well.

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Sajid Khan shares heartbreaking video of Wajid Khan playing piano on phone in hospital in throwback video

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In a jolt to the music industry and Bollywood, composer Wajid Khan passed away at the age of 42. He already had kidney ailment and was also tested positive for COVID-19. As the industry paid tribute to the late musician, his brother Sajid Khan is remembering him through a heartbreaking video.

Sajid Khan shares heartbreaking video of Wajid Khan playing piano on phone in hospital in throwback video

Sajid Khan of the Sajid-Wajid musical duo, shared a video on Instagram of his brother playing piano on the phone. Dressed in hospital gown, even in his last days his music kept him going. Sajid captioned the video, “Duniya chhut gayi, sab kuch chhuta , na tune kabhi music chodda,na music tujhe kabhi chodega. My brother is a legend and legends don’t die. I will always love you. Mere Khushi mein,meri duaaon mein, mere naam mein tu hamesha rahega.”

Wajid Khan and his brother Sajid Khan began their career with Salman Khan’s 1998 blockbuster, Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya. They went onto collaborate with Salman on various projects including his upcoming film Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai.

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Siddhant Chaturvedi releases his debut song ‘Dhoop’!

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Over the last week, Siddhant Chaturvedi has been sharing bits and pieces from his song ‘Dhoop’  that he has written and sung.  Siddhant shared the song on his social media with the caption, “#DHOOP out now! ☀️ @dawgeek @excelmovies Put your Headphones and Sunglasses on, It’s a vibe ???????? Poetry and Vocals by Siddhant Chaturvedi Music Composed and Produced by @dawgeek Editor - @abhishek4reel Abhishek Sharma Animation and Packaging - @XXWatts”

The first look of Siddhant Chaturvedi’s much debut song ‘Dhoop’ is out!

The song has a soulful vibe to it and soothing music pairs perfectly with the rap verses in the song. The actor had composed the song along with DAWgeek and the music video is as creative as it gets with floating lyrics and animations. Siddhant has shot for the song from the confines of his house with the help of his family. The actor made waves with his stellar debut in Gully Boy where he played the role of Mc Sher, a rapper. The actor has now released ‘Dhoop’ as a means to connect with his fans in a different way since theatres are shut down.

 

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Siddhant wrote and composed the song that will be relatable to everyone who listens to it given the current situation.  The actor has multiple projects in the pipeline and will next be seen in Bunty Aur Babli 2 followed by Shakun Batra’s next with Deepika Padukone and Ananya Panday.

Also Read: Reel-life rapper to real-life singer, Siddhant Chaturvedi to release his debut song this week

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On mother Neena Gupta's 61st birthday, Masaba Gupta shares the 'greatest lesson in humility' she learnt

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As Neena Gupta turns 61, daughter Masaba Gupta took to Instagram to pen a heartfelt birthday wish for the mother. She also shared the 'greatest lesson in humility' that her mother taught her. Masaba's post was accompanied by a still from Neena's film Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro.

"Happy Birthday mom thanks for never letting me think the sun shines out of my backside - it’s been the greatest lesson in humility ever," she wrote.


Neena, an actor who enjoys immense love from the audience not just for her craft but also for her charm and simplicity, has time and again opened up on being a single mother and having raised her daughter single-handedly. Masaba was born to her and legendary cricketer Vivian Richards, as they shared a brief relationship in the past. Years later, in 2008, the actor tied the knot with Vivek Mehra.

Over the past years, Neena has also appeared in a handful of much appreciated films, Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan being her last release. She will be next seen in Ranveer Singh starrer '83.

Also Read: Neena Gupta shares a dramatic video of herself thanking her five lakh followers on Instagram; Watch

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Here’s how the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa will pay tribute to Wajid Khan

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Wajid Khan passed away due to a cardiac arrest a few days ago after he was tested positive for COVID-19. At only 42 years of age, his demise surely came as a shock to everyone in the industry. He has been a part of the industry for a very long time and has even been on the judging panel of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, a singing reality show. After his demise, the show has planned to pay him a tribute for his journey as a judge on the show.

Here’s how the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa will pay tribute to Wajid Khan

The channel will play all the episodes featuring Wajid Khan the entire week and on Friday, a culmination will air as a tribute to him. The year 2020 has caused three major losses to the industry, including Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, and now Wajid Khan. The composer began his career with Salman Khan and his last piece of work was also with the Radhe star.

Salman Khan starrer Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai will have two out of five songs composed by Sajid-Wajid.

Also Read: Wajid Khan’s mother, Razina, tests positive for COVID-19 a few hours after his demise

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Rakul Preet Singh encourages fans to "Try Vegan" in new PETA ad

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Posing behind a larger-than-life stalk of broccoli, Rakul Preet Singh appears in a new campaign for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India that encourages fans to "Try Vegan". The ad, which debuts just in time for World Environment Day (5 June), was shot by ace photographer Shivangi Kulkarni, with hairstyling by Ashis Bogi, make-up by Salim Sayed, and styling by Nidhi Jeswani.

Rakul Preet Singh encourages fans to "Try Vegan" in new PETA ad

Singh, who made her mark in both Bollywood and South Indian films, decided to go vegan earlier this year and immediately called it one of the best decisions she's ever made.

"Rearing [animals for] meat for human consumption uses one-third of the world's freshwater resources and one-third of global cropland for feed – the same can be used to feed humans directly, which is the first necessity," says Singh. "Vegan foods are very high in nutrients. Leafy green vegetables are high in protein – broccoli is, too. [Getting] protein through your pulses and beans and other vegetables is best."

Everyone who follows Singh's lead and goes vegan dramatically reduces their carbon footprint: according to the United Nation's Food and Agriculture Organization, animal agriculture is responsible for nearly a fifth of human-induced greenhouse-gas emissions. Going vegan also helps combat the spread of deadly viruses: filthy factory farms and meat markets crammed full of stressed animals are breeding grounds for diseases like bird flu and swine flu.

And of course, vegan meals help animals. As PETA India reveals in its video exposé "Glass Walls", chickens killed for food are often shackled upside down before their throats are slit. Cows and buffaloes are crammed into vehicles in such large numbers that their bones often break before they're dragged off to the slaughterhouse, and pigs are stabbed in the heart as they scream. On the decks of fishing boats, fish suffocate or are cut open while they're still alive.

Singh joins Kartik Aaryan, Anushka Sharma, Shahid Kapoor, Hema Malini, R Madhavan, and many other celebrities who've teamed up with PETA India to promote healthy, humane meat-free meals.

PETA India – whose motto reads, in part, that "animals are not ours to eat" – opposes speciesism, which is a human-supremacist worldview.

ALSO READ: Rakul Preet Singh’s bold unbuttoned demin jacket look is a show-stealer!

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Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana all set to star in another music video, the latter shares a still from the sets

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Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana’s love story has become quite the talk of the town since he made a grand marriage proposal while they were in Bigg Boss 13. They have been dating since then and every once in a while, a cryptic post from Himanshi Khurana leaves their fans wondering if things are okay between them. However, the very next day, she shares another cute picture with her beau Asim Riaz, assuring her fans.

Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana all set to star in another music video, the latter shares a still from the sets

They have already starred together in a music video soon after Bigg Boss 13 ended and are now all set to star in another once. Himanshi took to her Instagram to share a picture with Asim Riaz from the music video. Asim is seen gazing at her with love while Himanshi is dressed in traditional attire with a dupatta over her head. Take a look at the picture.

 

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How excited are you to see Asim and Himanshi star in another music video? Be sure to let us know.

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Madhavan brings in his birthday in Belgrade

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R Madhavan’s career achievements from television icon to Mani Ratnam’s favourite actor in Tamil to a successful stint in Bollywood are staggering. As he turned 49 on June 1 Madhavan’s crew members in Belgrade surprised him with a party and cake and lots of warmth. “I miss my wife and son. Son Vedant is participating in a national swimming championship, so my wife Sarita is with him,” says Maddy.

Madhavan brings in his birthday in Belgrade

I’ve known Madhavan for 23 years. He hasn’t changed at all, physically or otherwise. Now when I catch up with him in Belgrade to wish him a happy birthday and to hear of his plans Maddy (the only actor whom I call by his nickname) reminds me that we never forget each other’s birthdays, no matter what.

“It’s rare in this business. But then I’ve always been a part and yet apart from showbiz. For one, I’ve been married to the same woman for twenty years. In fact it’s our wedding anniversary in a couple of days. And my wife Sarita will be joining me here,” says Maddy from the freezing weather in Belgrade where he is shooting for his Nambi Naryanan bio-pic.

There is a small birthday celebration with the unit. “And then we immediately got back to work.” Madhavan’s only son 13-year old Vedant is in Pune for a national swimming championship. “By God’s grace he has turned into a fine swimmer and that’s what he wants to do in life. My wife and I are happy to see him accomplish so much in so little time.”

Maddy himself is no small achiever. Never fearful of breaking moulds, way back in the early 1990s when television was still in its infancy Madhavan became a full-fledged television star with Ghar Jamai, Sea Hawks, Banegi Apni Baat.

“And today, look at Sophie Turner from The Game Of Thrones. She is bigger than the biggest movie stars,” says Madhavan as he steps into a new phase in his life.

“At 49 I’ve turned director with Rocketry - The Nambi Effect. I’m totally consumed with the idea of getting it right. I am really really nervous. This is a man a scientist whose work and place in history must be properly defined. I can’t afford to goof up. I am giving this project my best shot. The rest is up to God,” says Maddy.

Speaking on turning 49 Maddy says, “Can you believe it! It’s hard to believe that I have completed such a long time in the film .I’ve made mistakes. But somehow I’ve always bounced back. And the mistakes have taken care of themselves. I did a Telugu film Sabyasachi recently which bombed. But it was re-released on YouTube where it has had 37 million hits. So I guess someone is watching over me.”

Also Read: R Madhavan, Sonu Sood, Kavita Kaushik, Anurag Kashyap and many others come together for Tisca Chopra’s poem ‘Socha Na Tha’

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Did Wajid Khan know about his impending death?

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Lyricist poet Manoj Muntashir was one of the last people from the film industry to meet Wajid Khan, and it seems Wajid had a premonition of his impending death. Says Mantashir, "We met a few weeks ago. He recited a couplet for me. Arz kiya hai… Mauto-hayaat aankh michauli ka khel hai/Hum Chhup gaye to aap se dhoondha na jayega'. Little did I know at that time that he was making an announcement of the tragedy to follow."

Did Wajid Khan know about his impending death?

Adds Muntashir, "Wajid bhai was one of the very first people I met when I came to Mumbai. Our association dates back to 21 years. I've seen him at the pinnacle of success. But he always remained a thorough gentleman, with all the 'Khandani' demeanour."

The death has left Muntashir completely shaken. "This is the first Covid death in my close circle of friends, and I will never forgive this damn virus for causing us this loss. It took away someone so precious and so beloved that even time will find it hard to heal the wounds."

Also Read: Wajid Khan’s mother, Razina, tests positive for COVID-19 a few hours after his demise

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WATCH: Ananya Panday picks who she would like to date – Tiger Shroff or Kartik Aaryan

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Newbie actress Ananya Panday started to make waves even before her debut in Student Of The Year 2. She was paired opposite Tiger Shroff in her debut film.  Following her debut, the actress starred in romantic comedy Pati Patni Aur Woh. Rumours were rife that she was dating Kartik Aaryan thanks to their amazing chemistry but they denied it several times.

WATCH: Ananya Panday picks who she would like to date – Tiger Shroff or Kartik Aaryan

While she has maintained that she is single, Ananya Panday was recently asked who she would like to go on a date with – Tiger Shroff or Kartik Aaryan. During an interview with Bollywood Hungama, she shared, “I would choose Tiger because I’ve not spoken to him in a really long time and I really miss him. I used to hang out with him like so much. So I think I’ll go with Tiger.”

On the film front, Ananya Panday will star in romantic action film Khaali Peeli alongside Ishaan Khatter, Shakun Batra's film alongside Siddhant Chaturvedi and Deepika Padukone and her recently announced romantic action entertainer film Fighter alongside Vijay Deverakonda.

ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Ananya Panday names these THREE stars as the gossip girls of Bollywood

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BTS FESTA 2020: From Boy With Luv to Empire State Building to Time Square, relive all memories of septet from photo collection

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BTS FESTA 2020 has brought back so many memories! The South Korean group celebrates their debut anniversary every year with their fans in the most festive way possible. From unreleased content, music, song covers, dance videos, photos among others, the two-week of just BTS content feels like a festival. On the fourth day of the FESTA, the group has released their photo collection from 2019-2020.

BTS FESTA 2020: From Boy With Luv to Empire State Building to Time Square, relive all memories of septet from photo collection

The photo collection as all the memories from the time they watched Empire State Building turn Purple for the first time to their performance at Times Square during New Year's Eve. From 'Boy With Luv' set pictures to 'Map Of The Soul: 7' concept photos memories, tour shoot, rehearsals for Grammys, 'Black Swan' first performance etc are included in the photo collection.

Starting from June 1, they dropped the summer version of 'Airplane Pt. 2' song from their 2018 album, 'Love Yourself: Tear'. The video was filmed during their summer package shooting in Saipan. This was followed by family portrait pictures in three different versions which were released on June 2. On third day, a choreography video for 'Dionysus' song from 'Map Of The Soul: Persona'. The stage rehearsals were from their 2019 Speak Yourself stadium tour in Seoul.

BTS is set to commemorate their seventh anniversary by host their virtual concert “BANG BANG CON -The Live,” on June 14.

On the work front, BTS is busy with the work on their next album after releasing fourth LP, 'Map Of The Soul: 7' in February, this year. On May 22, the group's rapper-songwriter-producer Suga recently released his second mixtape 'D-2' after 2016's 'AGUST D'. The septet will also drop their Japanese album 'Map Of The Soul: 7 - The Journey' in July.

ALSO READ: BTS FESTA 2020: ‘Dionysus’ stage rehearsals from Speak Yourself in Seoul is here and it is exhilarating

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Tomorrow X Together rises from the shadows in spellbinding 'PUMA' music video

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South Korea's rookie group Tomorrow X Together, under the label Big Hit Entertainment, is closing their 'The Dream Chapter' with their latest release 'Eternity'. The album released in May with title track 'Can't You See Me'. Now, they have dropped a very dark concept B-side music video, 'PUMA'.

Tomorrow X Together rises from the shadows in spellbinding 'PUMA' music video

The music video is stunning with very slick choreography. The boys - Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyu, Taehyun, and Hunening Kai - seem to be in forest dungeon in the spellbinding video.

If going by the lyrics, the quintet is rising from shadows after being facing intense scrutiny online when they debuted last year in March. The pressure was too much on the five members who were making their debut after a huge group. The lyrics depict their sentiments well, "I told ya / It's still too young to stand alone / This world is a jungle full of warriors / The sight aims at your neck / Thousands of eyes access the Internet / Be careful, your enemy spreads in no time / How long does it take to reach my dream / In that question, only gunshots spread every time / I run up again to keep breathing."

Surpassing people's expectations, the group is now stronger than ever. The dominant flavor of their rise reflects in the music video as they start and end their verse with, "West side east side / Didn’t know where to where to go / Tonight we ride / The silence of this night / That door in the darkness is opened / Who blocked anyone, no one / Westside east side / It doesn’t matter anymore."

The group debuted on March 4, 2019, with the EP 'The Dream Chapter: Star' with lead single 'Crown'. This was followed by 'The Dream Chapter: Magic' with '9 and Three Quarters (Run Away)' as its lead single.

ALSO READ: Tomorrow X Together drops compelling ‘Can’t You See Me’ music video from The Dream Chapter: Eternity

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When Mahesh Bhatt gave a title for Ranbir Kapoor’s biopic and said no one should date Alia Bhatt 

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While Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor have not openly spoken about their relationship, the two have also not tried to hide it from the public. Even before the two started dating, Alia Bhatt had always said that she has a crush on Ranbir Kapoor. However, back in 2014, when Alia was relatively new to the industry, her father Mahesh Bhatt had made a rather interesting statement about the two. 

When Mahesh Bhatt gave a title for Ranbir Kapoor’s biopic and said no one should date Alia Bhatt 

While on  Karan Johar's chat show, Mahesh Bhatt was asked to give a title for Ranbir Kapoor's biopic and he said 'Ladies man'. Mahesh was also asked about one man he would not like Alia to date. Responding to this, Bhatt said that no one should think of dating Alia and that he wants to keep her locked. 

However, years later, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt started dating each other and have fans who adore them for their offscreen romance. Meanwhile, on the work front, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt will be seen together for the first time in a film, which releases this December. The film titled Brahmastra is directed by Ayan Mukerji and also stars Amitabh Bachchan. 

ALSO READ: Alia Bhatt chopped her hair with the help of a loved one, internet guesses it’s Ranbir Kapoor

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Watch: Veteran actor Ranjeet tries to match up with his daughter as they dance to Mehbooba

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Veteran actor Ranjeet shared a video of himself dancing to the popular song 'Mehbooba' from Sholay (1975) with his daughter. The actor who is nearing 80 can be seen dancing enthusiastically in the video. 

Watch: Veteran actor Ranjeet tries to match up with his daughter as they dance to Mehbooba

In the video, shared by actor Ranjeet, he can be seen following his daughter's steps inside a gym. Both are seen dancing happily with great enthusiasm. "Nearing 80 yrs, only my daughter can make me dance (on her fingers)," he wrote while sharing the video. 

 

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Tiger Shroff, who himself is a great dancer, was amazed by the video and commented, "Amazing Goli uncle. Looking great!" followed by a heart emoji. Responding to him, Ranjeet wrote, "@tigerjackieshroff chacha to tumhara hi hu," followed by a wink eye emoji.

Ranjeet is one of the most popular Hindi film villains and was at his peak in the 70s and 80s. He has also featured in television shows and Punjabi films. The actor was last seen in the film Housefull 4.

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Watch: Kartik Aaryan reveals why he would like to marry someone like Deepika Padukone

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If you are a Bollywood buff, you might have noticed that Kartik Aaryan and Deepika Padukone often have fun social media banter. In fact, when Kartik Aaryan was promoting his film Pati Patni Aur Woh in December, Deepika had requested him to teach her the hook step of the song ‘Dheeme Dheeme’. The two went on to have a small dance session outside Mumbai Airport. In an exclusive conversation with Bollywood Hungama, Kartik further revealed how big a fan he is of the actress. 

Watch: Kartik Aaryan reveals why he would like to marry someone like Deepika Padukone 

During a live Instagram session with us, Kartik Aaryan was asked by a fan as to what kind of person he would like to get married to. Responding to the question, Kartik said, "Someone like Deepika Padukone. One who shows off her husband proudly."

Another fan asked him whether he will share screen with Katrina Kaif anytime soon. "I actually look better with DP(Deepika Padukone) also. Will you find our pairing interesting as well? You answer this. Please manifest this into the universe that I do a film with DP,” he responded.  


Meanwhile, on the work front, Kartik Aaryan was last seen in the film Pati Patni Aur Woh. Before the lockdown, he was shooting for Dostana 2 and Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2

ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: Kartik Aaryan admits constant online TROLLING breaks his mother’s heart

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Urvashi Rautela seems to miss the beach life, shares picture posing in an orange bikini

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Urvashi Rautela has been going through the archives from her photoshoots by the sea. During the lockdown, Urvashi has been treating her fans with old photos and videos of herself.

Urvashi Rautela seems to miss the beach life, shares picture posing in an orange bikini

In her latest post on Instagram, she shared a picture of herself posing on the beach in a bright orange bikini. Sharing the sizzling picture, Urvashi wrote, “Your way of living is no longer available."


Apart from her old beach photos, the actress has also been sharing her dance videos. Recently, she shared a video, where she went into her Beyonce mode. In the Instagram video, Urvashi can be seen dancing on the popular track “Savage”, dressed in a yellow hoodie and black pants. “BEYONCE MODE ON shot this a month back… been super obsessed with savage since past 2 months haha,” she wrote along with the lyrics of the song as a caption.

ALSO READ: Urvashi Rautela donates Rs. 5 crores earned from her dance masterclass towards the aid of COVID-19

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Himanshi Khurana’s Instagram stories leave fans wondering if things are okay with Asim Riaz

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Himanshi Khurana and Asim Riaz have still not commented on their engagement rumours. The duo has been dating since their Bigg Boss 13 days and were frequently spotted together on outings. Asim Riaz left no stone unturned to woo Himanshi Khurana on the reality show and even asked the big question after she re-entered the house. After a lot of discussion, they decided to date before they tied the knot.

Himanshi Khurana’s Instagram stories leave fans wondering if things are okay with Asim Riaz

However, it looks like things aren’t all that well with AsimAnshi. Even before this, Himanshi has posted a cryptic tweet about heartbreak a few days after she posted a lovey-dovey picture with her beau, Asim. Now, Himanshi’s recent Instagram stories have left fans wondering if there’s trouble in their paradise. From posting a quote about a woman’s opinion to raising a voice, the fans aren’t sure what Himanshi’s posts mean.

Take a look at them.

Himanshi Khurana’s Instagram stories leave fans wondering if things are okay with Asim Riaz

Himanshi Khurana’s Instagram stories leave fans wondering if things are okay with Asim Riaz

Also Read: Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana have been offered Nach Baliye 10

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Watch: Shehnaaz Gill admits she can't speak English, in hilarious video

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Shehnaaz Gill was one of the most popular contestants of Bigg Boss 13. The Punjabi actor enjoys a strong fan base, and her cuteness is one of many reasons. Above everything else, we are going to remember her adorable chemistry with housemate Sidharth Shukla!

Now, we got our hands on a recent video wherein Shehnaaz tries her best to speak in English but fails. She has no qualms in admitting that her English is bad. She begins with 'hello friends' and bursts out laughing. Her friend, who was taking the video, is heard saying, "how many times do I teach this girl to speak properly". Shehnaaz says she has great difficulty in pronouncing English words. "Yaar, I don't know to speak English. Every time I try my tongue slips and I can't articulate words," she says. Watch the video below.


Shehnaaz, who has appeared in a few Punjabi films, soon signed TV reality show Mujhse Shaadi Karoge after Bigg Boss 13 came to an end. Over the years, the actor has also appeared in many music videos, and recently collaborated with Sidharth for a Hindi romantic track titled Bhula Dunga.

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Ishaan Khatter responds to an Instagram user who mocked him for not speaking up during the Delhi riots

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On Tuesday, several people took to social media to trend the hashtag Blackout Tuesday to protest the police killing of George Floyd in the US. Actor Ishaan Khatter too, took to his Instagram handle and posted a black image to show his support for racial justice. The social media blackout was to tell people that racism cannot and should not be tolerated.

Ishaan Khatter responds to an Instagram user who mocked him for not speaking during Delhi riots

When Ishaan Khatter posted the image, a user commented that he did not raise his voice when similar things happened in Delhi earlier this year. "Didn’t have the guts to speak out when the Delhi police did the same thing to unarmed students but now wow," the comment read.

 

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Reacting to the comment, Ishaan Khatter lashed out at him and asked him to nitpick someone else, “Not that I owe you or anybody an explanation, but I did. Find somebody else to nitpick on. This is the time to show solidarity for the entire world as one, not to find faults in those who are doing it.” the actor responded.

Several Hollywood and Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handle to be a part of the Blackout Tuesday to show their support.

ALSO READ: EXCLUSIVE: “The film was made with an intention that was not understood by a lot of people,” says Ishaan Khatter on Kabir Singh

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