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4 Years of Kedarnath: Abhishek Kapoor remembers Sushant Singh Rajput; Sara Ali Khan shares his unseen pics from the sets

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After being known as the daughter of actors Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, four years ago, Sara Ali Khan marked her debut in the Hindi film industry. And, since then, the actress has managed to impress the audience with her performances. As today, her debut film, Kedarnath, turned four, the actress and director Abhishek Kapoor got nostalgic and went down memory lane.

4 Years of Kedarnath Abhishek Kapoor remembers Sushant Singh Rajput; Sara Ali Khan shares his unseen pics from the sets

Interestingly, the Bollywood actress took to her verified social media handle and shared a bunch of throwback photos from the sets of Kedarnath, on Wednesday evening. The photos featured the crew members of the film along with lead actor Sushant Singh Rajput. “4 years ago my biggest dream came true. It still feels like a dream and now perhaps always will,” wrote Khan in her caption followed by a few red-heart emojis.

Her note further read, “I’d do anything to go back to August 2017 and shoot every scene of this film again, relive every moment again, learn so much from Sushant about music, films, books, life, acting, stars and the sky, witness every sunrise, sunset and moonrise, listen to the sound of the river, enjoy every plate of Maggi and Kurkure, wake up at 4am to get ready, be introduced and directed by Gattu sir, and just be Mukku all over again.” She called her experience of shooting for the film “a lifetime of memories.”

 

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Concluding her note, she added, “And as the full moon shines bright tonight, I know Sushant is up there right by his favourite moon, shining like the bright star he always was and always will be / From Kedarnath to Andromeda.”

On the other hand, director Abhishek Kapoor said, “The movie was an adventure from start to finish. While conceptualising itself, we knew we were fighting an uphill battle, but even now thinking about it, the sheer grit, passion, and devotion it took to make it, sends shivers down our spine. I am extremely grateful that we made it and that I got the opportunity to work with Sushant again and experience the force of pure energy that he was. I really do believe Mansoor was one of Sushant’s finest works,” in a statement.

Also Read: Sara Ali Khan oozes hotness in a floral bikini; enjoys cycling near the shore, see pic

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“Husband” Vicky Kaushal clicks Katrina Kaif in “the hills” ahead of their first wedding anniversary, see pics

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During the promotions of her last release, Phone Bhoot, actress Katrina Kaif had revealed that she doesn’t get to spend much time with Vicky Kaushal. Elaborating her take on the same, the actress had added that the duo is unable to spend some time together because of their shoot schedules. However, it seems the star couple had finally got some time off ahead of their first wedding anniversary as they are holidaying in the mountains.

“Husband” Vicky Kaushal clicks Katrina Kaif in “the hills” ahead of their first wedding anniversary, see pics

Interestingly, on Wednesday evening, Katrina took to her verified social media handle and shared a bunch of self-portraits, clicked by Vicky. Kat looked beautiful sporting a simple yet attention-grabbing look. She wore a floral-print sweater teamed up with a pair of denim. While keeping her sleek hair open, the actress opted for a minimal make-up look.

Talking about the photos, the Bollywood diva can be seen posing for the camera with a picturesque view in the background. Instagramming the multiple-photo post, the actress wrote, “Pahadon mein (in the mountains).” She also added a camera emoticon and wrote “Husband”.

Shortly after Kat shared the photo on her Instagram feed, many from her 69M Insta fam reacted to the post. “Lucky Kaushal,” wrote a fan while another commented, “this is so beautiful.” Meanwhile, a section of fans flooded the comments section with red hearts, heart-eye and fire emoticons. On the other hand, a few of them wished the duo their wedding anniversary as they will be celebrating their first anniversary on December 9.

 

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For the unversed, Katrina and Vicky tied the knot last year on December 9 in a dreamy wedding held in Rajasthan. Coming to their professional front, Katrina was last seen in Phone Bhoot and will soon start working on the third instalment of the Tiger franchise. Talking about Vicky, he is gearing up for his upcoming film, titled Govinda Naam Mera, which is slated to release on December 16.

Also Read: Katrina Kaif “begs” Vicky Kaushal to do THIS one thing; latter waits for the day she’ll say “Kya Baat Hai”, watch

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Pashmina Roshan spends time with underprivileged kids; urges fans to donate in support of girl education

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Taking a step towards donating for the noble cause of girl child education, upcoming star, Pashmina Roshan shared a heartwarming post on social media urging her fans and followers to donate to promote literacy of young girls. She also shared details of a recent visited a school that works towards the cause of helping underprivileged girl children.

Pashmina Roshan spends time with underprivileged kids; urges fans to donate in support of girl education

Pashmina Roshan, who has quite a bit of fan following, decided to use the social media platform to pass on a noble message and promote the social cause of helping girl children. While mnay actresses in the past have spoken about the cause and showcased their solidarity by working towards their development, the Roshan girl decided to do her bit by visiting a school in Vrindavan which provides free education, food, transport and health care to underprivileged girls.

Sharing glimpses of her visit on the platform, Pashmina posted videos where she interacted and spent time with the young girls, who started their day in school with prayers, singing and dance, offering a heartwarming sight filled with laughter, passion and hope. While Pashmina decided to do her bit by donating, she also urged her fans and followers to contribute to the cause in her social media post saying, "The Sandipani Muni School in Vrindavan, provides FREE education, food, transport and healthcare services to over 1600 underprivileged girls. This is how the girls start their day: with prayer, dance, laughter, passion and so much hope! ???? Thanks to my cousin @smritikumar03 we got to spend some time with these brilliant, talented girls. Here is a link to the @fflvindia website. Please do donate it makes a difference!! The happiness on their face is unmatched!" She also added the links to the organization to help the cause.

 

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On the work front, Pashmina Roshan will soon make her debut in the entertainment industry with Ramesh Taurani's upcoming film Ishq Vishk Rebound, which is a reboot of the 2003's Ishq Vishk that marked Shahid Kapoor's debut. Releasing next year, the contemporary rom-com is directed by National Award winning director Nipun Dharmadhikari, and stars Pashmina Roshan, Rohit Saraf, Naila Grewal and Jibran Khan.

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Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar to step into restaurant business

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2022 has been a difficult year for popular Telugu actor Mahesh Babu, given that he lost both of his parents and his brother. After the demise of his family members, he had to take a few days out of work. However, the actor is back with some happy news for his fans. After venturing into the multiplex business a few years ago, Mahesh along with his wife and former actress Namrata Shirodkar has opened a restaurant. 

Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar to step into restaurant business

The star couple partnered again with the Asian Group to step into the restaurant business. The restaurant named AN Restaurants was started by Suniel Narang and Bharat Narang in collaboration with Namrata Shirodkar. 'AN Restaurants'- Minerva Coffee Shop will have a grand opening on December 8.

The first branch of the restaurant is coming up in Nira Towers on Road: 12, Banjara Hills. Palace Heights is also being set up and it will be launched soon.

Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar to step into restaurant business

Coming to his professional front, the 47-year-old actor will be next seen in SSMB28 directed by Trivikram Srinivas. The upcoming film marks his second collaboration with Maharshi co-star Pooja Hegde. Meanwhile, Sreeleela will play the second female lead in the forthcoming film. He also has an untitled jungle adventure film with SS Rajamouli.

Also Read: Mahesh Babu starrer S.S. Rajamouli film to be India’s first Pan World movie: Report

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Bigg Boss 16: Ankit Gupta’s ‘satta’ is at risk; Abdu Rozik loses his cool on Shiv Thakare

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With each passing day in Bigg Boss 16, the involvement of the Bigg Boss master in the house is increasing making it tougher for the housemates to survive. While Ankit Gupta may face a threat to his position, the close friendship between Abdu Rozik and Shiv Thakare might witness a change in their equation. Tonight, the house will witness a ‘satta badal’ task where the new ‘Raja’ Ankit Gupta might end up losing his ‘satta’. In this task, the garden area has been turned into a ‘BB jail’ wherein Ankit must choose six house members whom he believes won’t take away his captainship. The selected six housemates will be jailed as ‘qaidis’ in the task and five others will become the ‘jailers’. For each round, the jailer has to make sure the prisoners do not escape the jail.  Ankit’s ‘satta’ depends on the ‘qaidis’.

Bigg Boss 16: Ankit Gupta’s ‘satta’ is at risk; Abdu Rozik loses his cool on Shiv Thakare

Meanwhile, coming to the contestants, our beloved Abdu Rozik has been feeling quite alone in the house. After his confession to MC Stan about Shiv Thakare on how he feels Shiv has changed, Abdu loses his calm at Shiv in the latest episode. It starts when MC Stan starts distributing chocolates. When Abdu asks for it, Shiv mockingly says, ‘Isko mat de’. Abdu angrily leaves the room, but Nimrit Kaur Ahluwalia brings him back. Shiv says that he was fooling around and it’s a small issue. Abdu disagrees with Shiv and says that the issue is not small. Will Abdu and Shiv sort things out between their friendship?

Let’s see what new drama unfolds in the upcoming episode of Bigg Boss 16. The reality show airs from Mondays to Fridays at 10 pm and every Saturdays and Sundays at 9 pm only on COLORS. The show is also available on the streaming platform Voot.

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Akshay Kumar to make a brief cameo in Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat as Shivaji Maharaj

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Actor Akshay Kumar recently announced that he will soon be seen in the Marathi film industry with the Mahesh Manjrekar directorial Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat. For the unversed, Kumar will play the character of Indian ruler Shree Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in the upcoming film. He has also shared a short clip, which gives a brief look at his character in the Marathi film. However, it will be a cameo appearance for the Bollywood actor and he will be shooting for a span of 7 to 8 days.

Akshay Kumar to make a brief cameo in Vedat Marathe Veer Daudale Saat as Shivaji Maharaj

If a report by Pinkvilla is something to go by, then Akshay will appear in the film for a few minutes. A source close to the development told the portal, “It’s a story from the chapter of the bright Maratha history and chronicles around the lives and journey of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj’s 7 warriors. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Akshay Kumar to play such a legendary character and he underwent a 20 to 25-day prep for his character with body language and diction experts.”

It further added, “He will be seen speaking in Marathi, and his command over the language to mouth the heavy-duty dialogues in a certain dialect will take the audience by surprise.” The report also stated that it’s a cameo appearance for Khiladi while quoting the source saying, “The look will be polished and enhanced further with the use of VFX.” The source signed off by adding, “The script, the sets and every other aspect has been recreated by consulting the historians.”

However, it is worth mentioning here that neither the actor nor the makers of the upcoming Marathi film have made an official announcement of the same.

Coming to Kumar’s professional front, along with his Marathi debut film, he has a bunch of projects in his kitty, including Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, co-starring Tiger Shroff. Earlier in the day, the makers unveiled the look poster of the antagonist, which will be played by Prithviraj Sukumaran.

Also Read: UNVEILED! First look of Akshay Kumar as Shree Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Vedat Marathe Veer Daudle Saat out! Watch 

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Janhvi Kapoor is extending "season's greetings" to everyone while donning a black bodycon dress with sparkling accents

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This year's calendars for November and December are jam-packed with Christmas parties, corporate get-togethers, and black-tie affairs. We are getting ready in our best party attire and sharp suits, occasionally even taking for granted how full our schedules are. It's hard to imagine we ever wanted to forgo an event when festivities are picking back up this year. And since the numerous get-togethers with friends and family have been sadly missed, no matter your plans, getting into the festive mood of the holidays calls for a cheery holiday dress. Sparkly, silky, and plush holiday dresses have the capacity to add excitement to already exciting occasions. Clothes can instantly improve one's mood. Holiday attire will always have an air of sparkle and glamour, and Janhvi Kapoor is setting the trend if you're not sure what sort of outfit to buy this season.

Janhvi Kapoor is extending "season's greetings" to everyone while donning a black bodycon dress with sparkling accents

Early in her career, Janhvi Kapoor established that acting wasn't her only talent. Everyone in the fashion industry is aware of her ability to create a stylish statement wherever she goes. Janhvi uploaded many images of herself wearing a black dress from the Nedo shelves to give us holiday dressing tips. The dress had a bodycon effect with a corset top, puffed shoulder pads and long sleeves. The daring sweetheart neckline had an embroidered appliqué that gave the black appearance a touch of glitz. She accessorised the striking black ensemble with petite blingy jewellery including tiny hoops and a statement ring. The look was softened with a dishevelled hairdo with side flicks that was full with sophistication.

Janhvi Kapoor is extending "season's greetings" to everyone while donning a black bodycon dress with sparkling accents

She enhanced the appearance with a delicate glossy lip colour and a fairly straightforward base that was emphasised with a fair amount of blush, contour, and highlighter. She nailed this lovely style, and she looked stunning. Her understated glam is ideal for redefining minimal party makeup, and we have already bookmarked the look! She captioned her post as, “ season’s greetings! ✨????????”

On the work front, Janhvi Kapoor was last seen in Mili with Sunny Kaushal, a remake of Helen. Kapoor also has committed to the sports film Mr and Mrs Mahi with Rajkummar Rao and the action film Bawaal with Varun Dhawan.

Janhvi Kapoor is extending "season's greetings" to everyone while donning a black bodycon dress with sparkling accents

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTRESS: Janhvi Kapoor

STYLIST: Meagan Concessio

OUTFIT: Nedo

HAIR: Aanchal Morwani

MAKE-UP: Riveria Lynn

Also Read: Janhvi Kapoor embraces the holiday season in a white embellished mini dress and jacket

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Ranveer Singh reveals Deepika Padukone is very ‘gharelu’; says ‘we love spending time with each other at home’

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Actors Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have been married for four years now. The actors have been together for a decade now. After their marriage, he moved into her plush home and they recently bought a farmhouse together in Alibaug. The actor revealed that Deepika loves being a homemaker and they love to spend quality time together at their home.

Ranveer Singh reveals Deepika Padukone is very ‘gharelu’; says ‘we love spending time with each other at home’

Speaking with Esquire Singapore, Ranveer said, “Deepika and I just bought our first house together, so we’re building our home! I moved into her place after the wedding, so it’s been about four years now. But this is our first home together. Because she’s so busy with everything she does and I’m also busy, and she’s very homely. She’s very gharelu [the Hindi word for homebody]. We don’t go out much and we love spending time with each other at home. So, this home that we’ve gotten is a couple of hours outside the city; it’s quiet, it’s secluded and it really is the perfect place for us to spend our quality time.”

He added, “She’s put her heart into decorating it and she’s very house-proud, and I love observing that child-like excitement in her and I encourage her to do it more and more. She’s a closeted interior decorator with a lot of fluid creativity. I tease her that she’s like a little girl with a doll house. She loves playing homemaker, and I find that extremely endearing. So, at this moment, I just want to spend quality time with my wife at home.”

Meanwhile, Deepika Padukone will make a cameo in Ranveer Singh starrer Cirkus. Rohit Shetty’s highly anticipated trailer of Cirkus was unveiled on Friday, December 2. She will be seen in the song 'Current Laga Re' which is releasing on December 8, 2022.

Cirkus is based on The Comedy of Errors, which inspired the Gulzar cult comedy, Angoor and is set in the 1960s’. The film also stars Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Johny Lever, Siddharth Jadhav, Tiku Talsania, Sanjay Mishra, Vijay Patkar, Ashwini Kalsekar, Mukesh Tiwari, Vrajesh Hirjee, Brijendra Kala among others. Directed by Rohit Shetty, Cirkus is set to release this Christmas on 23rd December 2022.

Meanwhile, Deepika Padukone will star in Fighter with Hrithik Roshan, Nag Ashwin’s next with Prabhas, The Intern remake with Amitabh Bachchan and more.

ALSO READ: Ranveer Singh makes a stylish colour-block statement in Gucci outfit for Cirkus promotions

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The spotlight is on Katrina Kaif as she flawlessly sports a sequin bodycon off-shoulder dress

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We are in the holiday spirit since Christmas is just around the corner. We are selecting the ideal attire, purchasing gifts, and decorating our Christmas trees. For the holidays, let your inner fashionista out. Additionally, you should wear something vibrant and eye-catching for the event. As LBDs have become too common, you might choose to wear dazzling clothing or the traditional little red dress. It should also come as no surprise that red dominates celeb holiday fashion choices given how close Christmas is; but, if you'd want to forgo red and chose a different colour, take a cue from Katrina Kaif.

Katrina Kaif has already begun to give fashion tips on how to dress up this holiday season, and Christmas. According to her most recent Instagram post, “it's the season for red.” Katrina posted many images of herself decked out in a white sequin outfit that shimmered. The outfit has a body-hugging design with one-shoulder accents. Katrina donned a chic diamond bracelet as an accessory and kept her waves untucked. Her slightly smoky eyes and dewy makeup only served to highlight her already great beauty. Her makeup was glam. and that striking red lip boosted the whole appearance. She captioned her post as, “Its the season for red @kaybykatrina #christmas #festiveseason”

Meanwhile, on the work front, Katrina is now filming for Tiger 3, in which she will co-star with Salman Khan in the major role. She will afterwards appear in Sriram Raghavan's Merry Christmas, which stars renowned South Indian actor Vijay Sethupathi in the title role. This year, she was last seen in the movie Phone Bhoot.

 

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Tiger Shroff-Sara Ali Khan starrer Eagle goes on floor; KGF action directors join the crew

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Bollywood has an interesting line-up for the coming year as 2023 will see the releases of some of the much-anticipated projects, including Tiger Shroff and Sara Ali Khan starrer Eagle. Though the makers are yet to make an official announcement of the projects, several media reports are making rounds on the internet giving a sneak peek into the forthcoming project, which will be directed by Jagan Shakti. Now, it is said that producers Vashu and Jackky Bhagnani, have got the KGF action directors, Anbu-Arivu on board the film.

Tiger Shroff-Sara Ali Khan starrer Eagle goes on floor; KGF action directors join the crew

If a report by Pinkvilla is something to go by, then the upcoming film has gone on floors on December 6. A source close to the development told the portal, “On Saturday, Tiger took off from Mumbai to commence the shooting for Eagle. The film went on floors on December 6 with an action-packed schedule, which was designed by KGF fame, Anbu Arivu.

Adding further, the source asserted, “Tiger has done larger-than-life action pieces in multiple films to cement his position as an action star, team Eagle is looking to explore a different form of action in this one. Anbu Arivu has designed some spectacular set pieces for Eagle.”

Speaking of the schedule, the source informed Sara Ali Khan will be joining the first schedule “soon” while saying “Both the leads will be seen performing some larger-than-life stunts in this action entertainer, set against the backdrop of science fiction.” As per the report, the makers are still scouting for an actor to play the negative role. The source concluded by saying, “Apart from a character carved for a baddie, the script also warrants another female lead, and the conversations are in progress at the moment.”

Coming to the professional front of Shroff, the actor has multiple projects in his kitty including Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, co-starring Akshay Kumar. Meanwhile, South actor Prithviraj Sukumaran will be playing the villain in the film.

Also Read: Bade Miyan Chote Miyan cast: Prithviraj Sukumaran joins Akshay Kumar – Tiger Shroff starrer as the antagonist, first look out

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Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt’s production house Eternal Sunshine showers praises on Radhika Madan starrer Sanaa

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Radhika Madan starrer Sanaa directed by national award-winning director Sudhanshu Saria has been receiving praise and applause from several quarters. Adding to the adulation, recently Radhika and the film received thumbs up from Alia Bhatt and her sister Shaheen Bhatt’s joint venture Eternal Sunshine. In fact, the new mother and her sister took to their social media pages to shower praises on the film.

Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt’s production house Eternal Sunshine showers praises on Radhika Madan starrer Sanaa

The Bhatt sisters' production house, Eternal Sunshine, took to their Instagram and penned down a heartwarming note for the film and shared it in the story. It read, “#Eternalsupports ‘Eternal Supports’ came about so we could play our small part in shining a light on films that need to be seen. Sanaa is one such film. Directed by national award-winning filmmaker Sudhanshu Saria, Sanaa is a sensitive, nuanced narrative about bodily autonomy and a woman’s right to choose. We love how Sanaa tackles such a vitally important but less talked about subject with grace and honesty. It also features an absolute electric performance by @radhikhamadan. Keep an eye out for this brilliant film!”

Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt’s production house Eternal Sunshine showers praises on Radhika Madan starrer Sanaa

Shaheen Bhatt too appreciated Radhika Madan for her incredible performance and wrote, “Such an incredible performance in such a deeply moving film. Congratulations @radhikamadan????.”

Thanking Alia Bhatt and Shaheen Bhatt, Radhika Madan re-shared the story on her account and wrote, “Thank you so much @aliaabhatt @shaheenb This means a lot!”

Radhika Madan’s Sanaa received huge appreciation and applause at the global level with its screening at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival. Also starring Sohum Shah, Pooja Bhatt, among others, the film is expected to be a relationship drama about a strong-headed ambitious girl.  The film will be hitting the theatres in India in the upcoming year, 2023.

Also Read: Radhika Madan opens up about the premiere of her film Sanaa at Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival; says, “I am speechless”

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With 4 FLOPS in a row, what is going wrong with Ayushmann Khurrana’s films? Experts speak

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Ayushmann Khurrana struck gold with his very first film in the form of Shoojit Sircar’s Vicky Donor. Despite the not-so-family-friendly subject of a sperm donor, the film worked at the box office. After some struggle following his debut success, the actor created a niche for himself through a series of successful films like Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Savdhan, Andhadhun, Badhaai Ho, Article 15 and Dream Girl.

With such consistent success, Ayushmann became one of the most bankable stars. However, after the resumption of movie theatres at the end of 2021, he has had four theatrical releases – Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, Anek, Doctor G and the recent one An Action Hero – and all of them have failed at the box office.

What exactly is going wrong with Ayushmann’s films? Why one of the safest box office stars is going through such a phase?

Veteran trade analyst Taran Adarsh said that generally this happens when a star keeps doing the same type of films. “But when it comes to Ayushmann Khurrana, that’s not the case at all,” he said. “The story of his one film is completely different than the other. Even his earlier films are diametrically opposite in terms of the genre. Similarly, his Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, Anek, Doctor G and An Action Hero are very different from each other.”

Adarsh finds two reasons for Ayushmann’s change of fate. “Firstly, a big chunk of the audience that was following him has started liking those films on OTT. The subjects are all right. But more on the experimental side is suited more for OTT nowadays,” he said. “Also he has had four releases in a span of a year. I feel it should be controlled to two in a year. Four in a year can lead to fatigue. I remember Amitabh Bachchan used to have five or six films in a year and people were still hungry for more. But those days are gone. Today, less is more I guess.”

Veteran trade analyst Atul Mohan also believes that the OTT boom has affected Ayushmann’s films. But he also feels that the actor’s bad period had started before the pandemic. “I think it started with Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan which didn’t do that well because of the theme,” he said. “And after that, because of the lockdown that went on for months, people got the exposure of different types of content from everywhere (on OTT). Then right after the lockdown his Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui was also not a family-friendly subject.”

It is also said that lack of proper promotions and publicity is also affecting Ayushmann’s films with An Action Hero being a major example of the same. Atul Mohan said that in today’s times, producers are forced to have a theatrical release even if they know their film is suited more for OTT because of the terms put forth by the platforms. “So, when a producer knows that his film isn’t going to get much from the box office, he spends a limited amount for its theatrical release,” he said.

Senior trade analyst Amod Mehra is of the view that when on goes on experimenting, the chance of success is less. “He is trying his level best to not be branded in any slot. Like Amitabh Bachchan as the Angry Young Man and Akshay Kumar in comedy and action. But this is also a reason for failure. Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui wasn’t bad. But it had a different topic which was hard to digest and not for the family. But the film did exceptionally well on OTT. With Anek, I don’t think the director was sure on what he is making. So, some films go as a bouncer. That’s the reason why his films are not doing as well as they should.”

However, exhibitor Akshaye Rathi is of the view that it’s not right to blame Ayushmann for the result of his recent films. “I don’t think it’s Ayushmann Khurrana’s films that are not working well. It could feature any actor. We have had an Ajay Devgn deliver Drishyam 2 after Runway 34, which, despite the good reviews, didn’t do the kind of business all of us expected out of it,” he said.

Rathi also believes that the industry is still trying to gauge the audience behaviour. “We are as such learning what the audience is really trying to tell us in terms of their choices, preferences and demands for a theatrical experience,” he said. “As an industry, we will really catch up soon enough from the learnings over the last one year and soon start delivering big hits all over again with better consistency.”

Atul Mohan also feels that the makers should also be blamed for a film not doing well. “Sometimes the film looks good on paper but then it falters in the execution. In such cases, the actor can’t be blamed,” he said.

Mehra is also all praise for Ayushmann as an actor. “In none of his films people have said that he is not good,” he said. “He has been continuously growing as an actor. He has also shown his capabilities of building his body.”

Ayushmann will next be seen in Dream Girl 2, the second film in the franchise directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa.

Also Read: Ayushmann Khurrana and producer Aanand L Rai pen heartfelt note about making the new age film An Action Hero

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Bandaa poster out: Manoj Bajpayee sports an intense look in the Apoorv Singh Karki directorial 

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Having portrayed several memorable characters in his prolific journey spanning over three decades, Manoj Bajpayee is set to impress the audience and his fans yet again with a powerful performance in his forthcoming movie, Bandaa, which he has wrapped up recently. 

Bandaa poster out Manoj Bajpayee sports an intense look in the Apoorv Singh Karki directorial 

The makers of the power-packed courtroom drama, Vinod Bhanushali’s Bhanushali Studios Limited, Zee Studios & Suparn S Varma, launched the impressive poster of Bandaa, headlined by a three-time National Award winner. Marking the debut of Apoorv Singh Karki in Hindi films, this hard-hitting story written by Deepak Kingrani also stars a powerful ensemble cast.

The versatile actor looks quite intense in the black and white poster of the movie sporting glasses and it is all things intriguing! The movie, which has already created huge buzz and anticipation amongst the audience, was shot in Jodhpur & Mumbai and is expected to release in 2023.

During the last day of the shoot, Manoj Bajpayee received a standing ovation from the cast and crew while filming the closing scene which was an intense courtroom sequence. This was followed by a cake cutting to celebrate the film’s wrap as Bajpayee and the entire team expressed their gratitude for the work put into this highly anticipated film.

A Zee Studios and Bhanushali Studios Limited presentation, Suparn S Varma’s courtroom drama directed by Apoorv Singh Karki, Bandaa is produced by Vinod Bhanushali, Kamlesh Bhanushali, Asif Sheikh & Vishal Gurnani and co-produced by Juhi Parekh Mehta.

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Manushi Chhillar makes heads turn in a sheer shimmery blue translucent gown Falguni & Shane peacock

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Miss World 2017, Manushi Chhillar has made us proud in the past and has been continuing to do so. She embodies elegance and plenty of sensuality in the most ideal way. The best way to describe Manushi Chillar's clothing is bold and gorgeous. Manushi puts her best sartorial foot forward, whether she is dazzling in Western attire or donning traditional costumes with the finest elegance. The winner of a beauty contest has been used as an example of how to wear sassy clothing. She has a history of serving up huge fashion moments, from eye-catching show-stopping outfits to stylish off-duty holiday outfits. Fashionistas of all stripes approve of the shimmer dress. There is no two way around it. But how can we alter its appearance each time we wear it? We don't need to worry about that issue for very long, either, because Manushi Chhillar has already showed us the way.

Manushi Chhillar makes heads turn in a sheer shimmery blue translucent gown Falguni & Shane peacock

Major fashion moments have been served by Manushi Chhillar before. The actress has never missed an opportunity to turn attention, whether she is donning back-to-school attire or ultra-glam show-stopping modern style. Manushi is igniting the internet with her striking blue silhouette as she raises the standard for fashion. She served as Falguni Shane Peacock's muse while choosing a sheer blue gown from the designer's racks. She looked amazing in the blingy clothing since it fit her so well. The designers' distinctive dress, which had crisscross stitching on the sleeves, was worn by the actress. The deep blue number with embellishments is ideal for adding glitz to any occasion in style. Manushi's dress featured a thigh-high back slit as well as netted accents. Her outfit had additional oomph thanks to the long-netted sleeves that dropped from the shoulders.

Manushi Chhillar makes heads turn in a sheer shimmery blue translucent gown Falguni & Shane peacock

She stood for the cameras while wearing her hair open in wavy curls with a centre part and wearing traditional black stilettos. She chose a natural makeup look to go with her gorgeous outfit for the day. Manushi gave fashion police a run for their money with nude eyeshadow, black eyeliner, black kohl, mascara-coated eyelashes, drawn eyebrows, contoured cheeks, and a shade of nude lipstick.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Manushi made her Bollywood debut with film Samrat Prithviraj alongside Akshay Kumar. Manushi essayed the role of Sanyogita. It was directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi and produced by Yash Raj Films. Manushi Chhillar will also appear alongside John Abraham in Dinesh Vijan's Tehran. The film will be released on January 26, 2023. She also has The Great Indian Family opposite Vicky Kaushal.

Manushi Chhillar makes heads turn in a sheer shimmery blue translucent gown Falguni & Shane peacock

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTRESS: Manushi Chillar

OUTFIT: Falguni & Shane peacock

 

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali releases debut album 'Sukoon' featuring Armaan Malik, Shreya Ghoshal, Papon and more

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s musical efforts have always been as grand as his films. Given how invested he feels in every aspect of composing music, it's no wonder that music dominates Bhansali’s entire Cinema. The songs of Bajirao Mastani are still one of the most visually appealing and beautiful compositions of Bhansali. He was even conferred National Award under the category ‘Best Music Director for Padmaavat. Not only Sanjay Leela Bhansali has introduced the world to proficient singers like Shreya Ghoshal and Arijit Singh but has also given back-to-back hits from Guzaarish to Gangubai Kathiawadi, one can easily notice how music is an intrinsic part of his life. Now, the listeners get to hear his original album ‘Sukoon’.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali releases debut album 'Sukoon' featuring Armaan Malik, Shreya Ghoshal, Papon and more

It took almost two years for Sanjay Leela Bhansali to curate this beautiful masterpiece and he presents this album as an ode to the Queen of Melody, Lata Mangeshkar. Comprising of nine songs, the album brings back the memories of the good old lovely ballads making it relevant for today’s youth. Talented singers like Rashid Khan, Shreya Ghoshal, Arman Malik, Sahil Hada, Papon, Pratibha Baghel and Madhubanti Bagchi have come together and curated this special album. Each melody of Sukoon is special yet unique in its own way. Here is what the artists spoke about their songs:

GHALIB HONA HAI
Ghalib Hona Hai will bring a very different side of Arman Malik as he expresses the deep-seated feelings of a beau. The lyrics are penned by A.M. Turaz. Speaking about his song Arman shared, “I am really excited about ‘Ghalib Hona Hai’ because it’s truly an honour to sing a composition by Sanjay Leela Bhansali sir. I have dreamt of working on a collaboration with him for a very long time and finally the world will get to experience this audio-visual treat! Vocally, Sanjay sir has explored a very different side of me and I’m glad that he pushed me beyond my limits to give my absolute best; nothing short of it. Everyone involved with "Sukoon" has been eagerly waiting for this album to see the light of day for the longest time and now, the world can make this their own.”

TUJHE BHI CHAND AND QARAAR 
From making her singing debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s iconic movie ‘Devdas’ to giving her melodious voice for ‘Gangubai Kathiwadi’ and now with Tuje Bhi Chand and Qaraar, Shreya will make you fall in love with her voice all over again. Speaking about her association with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shreya shared, “I have been working with Sanjay Leela Bhansali sir since I was 16 and I cannot be more grateful towards him for always believing in me. ‘Sukoon’ is yet another masterpiece by him that will change the take on ghazals in this modern era.”

DARD PATTHARON KO
Papon has been ruling Indian Indie music and now having to hear his voice in a classical melody infused with a modern touch with Dard Pattharon Ko will leave you mesmerised. The lyrics are penned by Kumaar and speaking on working for Sukoon, Papon shared, “I have a special place for ghazals in my heart. Collaborating with Mr Bhansali on such a heartfelt album, which is his first original music album, has been a pleasure and an honour. There are so many other talented artists featured on it as well. I am sure it will be a treat to the listeners. Looking forward to all the love it's going to receive.”

GHAM NA HONE 
The epitome of Classical music, Rashid Khan has added magic with his voice for Gham Ba Hone. The lyrics are penned by A. M. Turaz and speaking about working on this song, Rashid Khan shared, “Working with Sanjay Leela Bhansali always brings out the best in us. This Sukoon album is one of a kind”

HAR EK BAAT 
Har Ek Baat is sung by Pratibha Baghel known for her mastery of soulful ditty. The lyrics are written by Ghalib. Speaking about her song Pratibha shared, “Super thrilled & honoured to be a part of the Maestro Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s musical creation. It is nothing but a dream come true.”

MUSKURAHAT AND SIVA TERE (Male)
Shail Hada has given voice to quite a few songs of Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Reuniting with him for this modern classical melodies, Muskurahat and Siva Tere ignited a spark that will instil Muskurahat in one’s heart The lyrics for Both of these songs are penned by A.M. Turaz. Speaking about his association with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shail shared, “Soul's Search Sukoon. When music & melancholy is created within the soul and it touches another’s soul that's what I call Sukoon, and that’s what Sir Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s album Sukoon is all about for me.”

SIVA TERE (Female)
With Siva Tere, Sanjay Leela Bhansali brings a fresh voice of Madhubanti Bagchi soothing one’s soul. The lyrics for this song are penned by A. M. Turaz. Speaking about her association with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Madhubanti, “It was an honour to be featured in Sir’s first non-film album along with some of the best artists of our country. Hope the album receives love and admiration from the listeners as well.”

Sukoon is a curation of the efforts, time and commitment of all these artists with the magic of Bhansali’s music composition. The album is now live on all leading streaming apps.

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Alia Bhatt speaks on embracing motherhood; says, “My heart is a little bit more open than it was before”

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Throughout the year 2022, Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt made headlines for various reasons, including welcoming her first child, a baby girl. Two months after the release of Brahmastra, the actress gave birth to her first child with her husband and actor Ranbir Kapoor. Speaking of motherhood, the new mommy opened up about how it has changed her life.

Alia Bhatt speaks on embracing motherhood; says, “My heart is a little bit more open than it was before”

For the unversed, Alia Bhatt recently gave an interview to Variety discussing her Oscar and BAFTA contender film Gangubai Kathiawadi. During her conversation, the portal asked the actress to shed some light on being a mother and how it has brought changes in her life and the process of signing a project. In her response, Bhatt asserted, “Motherhood has changed me so much in the span of — I mean, it’s, as I give this interview, it’s barely been a month, just over three weeks, but I don’t know about how it’s going to change the way I pick my roles yet because I haven’t gotten to thinking about that.”

Elaborating her take further on the same, the Dear Zindagi actress added, “But it’s changed the way I look at everything. I just think my heart is a little bit more open than it was before, I don’t know what change that is going to bring about. But we’ll see. I’m excited to see how that journey pans out.”

Alia and Ranbir announced their pregnancy this year in June this year. Later, on November 6, they gave birth to a baby girl. The couple named their daughter Raha.

Coming to the professional front, the 29-year-old actress was last seen in Brahmastra, which was released on September 9. She has a bunch of projects in her kitty, including Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani. Directed by Karan Johar, the forthcoming rom-com is slated to release on April 28, 2023.

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Alia Bhatt credits Sanjay Leela Bhansali for discovering her character in Gangubai Kathiawadi

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This year could be considered the year of Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt. Be it professional or personal, the actress bagged a bunch of memorable moments that she will cherish for life. Among others was the release of her first collaboration with renowned filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi. Given that she comes from a “protected” background, her performance left fans impressed. However, the process of becoming Gangubai for the film was not so easy for the actress.

Alia Bhatt credits Sanjay Leela Bhansali for discovering her character in Gangubai Kathiawadi

In her recent conversation with Variety, Alia Bhatt opened up on going outside her comfort zone for Gangubai Kathiawadi. When asked how she prepared for it, she asserted, “The Kamathipura set was the first time I’d walked the streets of that area. I’d not even gone and done that kind of research that you physically can go and do in these areas because that opportunity also never came about, it just never happened. So my knowledge was all Sir’s knowledge, my understanding was all Sir’s understanding. So the process of discovering Gangubai all happened through conversation through Sir’s lens, and a lot of conversation.”

Elaborating further, the Highway actress added, “I saw a couple of documentaries that he asked me to see — he said, “watch this film for this moment, watch this film for that section.” He just kept feeding me with inspiration and information. And I’m very much like a sponge — if I hang out with a person for a full day by the end of the day I land up speaking like that person. So I would just soak everything in. And that became our process just very naturally.”

Concluding her take on the same, the Darlings actress said, “I don’t like to sort of break down process or talk about process because I feel like art it’s not like science. It doesn’t have a method to it, you can have a method to your discipline and to the way you approach your work, but at the end of the day imbibing a personality or behaving or talking or feeling doesn’t have a process. My conversations with Sir, experiencing the world through his eyes, became my process.”

On the professional front, the 29-year-old actress was last seen in Brahmastra, starring her husband and actor Ranbir Kapoor. Directed by Ayan Mukerji, the fantasy adventure was released on September 9, and set several records.

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Mental health awareness needs some more credible sources like Psychologs magazine: Rushad Rana

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Talking about mental health is very important today, especially in India, where mental health awareness is deficient and the stigma associated with it is very high. Due to misconceptions about mental health, many people live in isolation without receiving proper care. World Health Organization (WHO) defines the concept of health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. it particularly defines mental health as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes their potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and contribute to their community. Mental health awareness is very important to encourage people to seek treatment by working on the stigma against mental illness. Mental health problem is not limited to any one class or age. It impacts everyone, no matter whether they are rich, poor, literate or illiterate, even if it is Bollywood. It impacts everyone, whether rich, poor, literate or illiterate, even if it is Bollywood. Due to the stressful life in big cities, more mental issues are arising in people.

Rushad Rana, a popular Indian actor and influencer talks about mental health and its importance. He emphasized that mental health should not be taken lightly because when it comes to physical health, we discuss it openly and take expert opinion but when mental health problem comes, we hide behind the curtain. Addressing on the importance of mental health, he said about Psychologs which is a mental health magazine that he has read since the time he got this magazine and the advice given in it is necessary to maintain our mental health in a fast-paced world. He also said that while we do not feel comfortable talking about mental health, this magazine is playing a huge role for awareness and it should be in every family.

In today's modern and fast-paced society, each one of us experiences stress and conflict. Balancing unrealistic work demands and personal demands can be quite a challenge. Experiencing high levels of stress on a daily basis can negatively affect our mental and physical well-being. Anxiety, irritability, depression and anger are some of the common psychological issues caused by stress. He added that the magazine also helps manage the stress accumulated throughout our day. This is an important effort by Psychologs Magazine, and it is one that should be applauded. Mental health problems are very real and they affect millions of people every year. By raising awareness and providing resources, Psychologs Magazine is helping to make a difference in the lives of those who need it most. There should be some other such indigenous magazine or reliable source for mental health awareness.

Psychologs Magazine, India's only print mental health magazine, is frequently working towards effectively educating people and spreading awareness on mental health issues. The magazine is available in both print and electronic versions, reaching people to talk about various mental health issues keeping in mind the diversity of Indian society.

Myths, taboos, and stigmas surround mental health in India. But still, it is important to understand that most people do not use mental health care facilities for various reasons, including ignorance, stigma, and high costs of mental health care facilities. Raise in mental health awareness is going to help us to understand the important signs that should not be overlooked and will also help to overcome the stigma that keeps many people suffering in silence even in current times. Additionally, awareness can help identify some mental health issues early so that required action can be taken before things worsen.

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Jannat Zubair shares goofy pictures with “partner in crime” and best friend Anushka sen

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In the entertainment world, Anushka Sen and Jannat Zubair Rahmani are the most well-known best friends. The young actors adore posting updates on social media about everything that occurs in their personal and professional lives. Anushka and Jannat are currently well-known on social media and have a sizable fan base. They both have a strong relationship and are frequently seen spending time together. Nowadays, it might be really difficult to find a true buddy, but these two are definitely proving all of us incorrect in that regard. Apart from their bond, both the girls share one thing in common and that is both are fashionistas.

Jannat Zubair share goofy pictures with “partner in crime” and best friend Anushka sen

Jannat Zubair Rahmani took to Instagram and shared some cool yet cute photos with BFF Anushka Sen. She captioned, “Cute pictures. Crazy times. Sisters at (heart emoji) Partners in crime.” Following the post, Anushka commented, “Always a crazy and fun time with youuu.” In the clicks of their fun time together, Jannat can be seen dressed entirely in black. Black baggy pants and a corset-style blouse with spaghetti straps make up her ensemble. Black sunglasses complete the look. She completed her outfit with a YSL purse and a messy bun. Anushka, on the other hand, is seen wearing a cute striped crop top with midriff flossing and white high-waisted pants. They're both sporting white shoes. The blue Prada purse and sunglasses Anushka wore completed her ensemble. Both females can be seen acting goofy and posing for photos while strolling down the street.

Meanwhile, Jannat is well-known for her roles in Kashi - Ab Na Rahe Tera Kagaz Kora, Phulwa and Tu Aashiqui. She also participated in the stunt-based show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 12. She kick-started her acting career as a child artist back in 2010 and Anushka started her acting career as a child actor in 2009 with Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli. She is best known for appearing in the fantasy show Baal Veer, and the historical TV series Jhansi Ki Rani. Apart from these, she featured in serials named Internet Wala Love and, Khatron ke Khiladi season 11, Devon Ke Dev...Mahadev.

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Kriti Sanon redefines seductiveness in a pink corset midi dress with a thigh-high slit that costs Rs. 5600 for Manish Malhotra's birthday party

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On Monday (December 5), Manish Malhotra, one of B'town's most renowned fashion designers, turned 56. The opulent fashion designer, who is renowned for his extravagant wardrobe and charismatic character, went all out for his birthday celebration. The party ended up being pretty stellar even though just his closest friends in the business were invited! The A-list in the business attended the celebration, from Rekha to Karan Johar. Bollywood stars posed for photographers at Manish Malhotra's birthday party, including Kareena Kapoor Khan, Malaika Arora, Karisma Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor, Varun Dhawan and his wife, Janhvi Kapoor and her sister Khushi Kapoor, Maheep and Sanjay Kapoor, among others. Kriti Sanon showed up as well and looked lovely.

Kriti Sanon redefines seductiveness in a pink corset midi dress with a thigh-high slit that costs Rs. 5600 for Manish Malhotra's birthday party

The resplendent Kriti Sanon has been a charmer ever since she stepped foot into this industry. Not only has she amazed us all with her incredible performances, but also with her sense of style. Young fashionistas have been influenced by the stunning diva's style both on and off the clock. Her attire has a history of drawing attention to her. The Raabta actress has the finest grace and charisma while wearing her clothes. Kriti Sanon shared photos of herself wearing the outfit she chose for Manish Malhotra's birthday party on Instagram. Kriti picked a corset slit dress with front open hooks from the shelves of Self Centrd. Her dress has a lovely neckline and is constructed of stretchable quality polyester. Specially created and contoured front boning emphasises the waistline. Her outfit has a sexy edge due to the thigh high slit. Her sophisticated, feminine outfit is ideal for both daytime and evening activities, as well as cocktail dinners. Her dress is worth Rs.5600.

Kriti Sanon redefines seductiveness in a pink corset midi dress with a thigh-high slit that costs Rs. 5600 for Manish Malhotra's birthday party

The Bachchan Pandey actress teamed the midi length ensemble with silver hoops. She finished the ensemble with clear high heels. Kriti had shoulders-length open hair with a centre part that fell perfectly. She opted for delicate shimmering nude eye shadow, a glossy blush pink lip colour, dewy complexion, flushed cheeks, mascara-coated lashes, and on-point eyebrows for her makeup.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Kriti Sanon was recently seen in Bhediya with Varun Dhawan, Deepak Dobriyal, Abhishek Banerjee and Paalin Kabak. The film hit the cinemas on November 25. She also has Adipurush with Prabhas, Saif Ali Khan and Sunny Singh. After Luka Chuppi and Heropanti, Kriti will also reunite with Kartik Aaryan in Shehzaada and Tiger Shroff in Ganapath.

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTRESS: Kriti Sanon

OUTFIT: Self Centrd

STYLIST: Sukriti Grover

HAIR: Tabassum Sayed

MAKE-UP: Heema Dattani

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Kangana Ranaut reviews Qala: Praises fellow “pahadi girl” Tripti Dimri, calls Babil Khan “terrific”; says, “I just can't take my eyes off her”

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Netflix's original film Qala starring Tripti Dimri and debutante Babil Khan has managed to impress the audience, critics, and celebs as well. After Anushka Sharma, actress Kangana Ranaut has also dropped her review for the film while lauding the star cast’s performance.

Kangana Ranaut reviews Qala Praises fellow “pahadi girl” Tripti Dimri, calls Babil Khan “terrific”; says, “I just can't take my eyes off her”

A week after the release of the film, Kangana took to her social media handle and shared a series of stories, in which she penned her thoughts on the film. While calling it “a metaphorical representation of creative consciousness”, Kangana wrote, “Qala is a great film, it's not your usual three-act structure neither is it a literal story of the physical world.”

In another note, she tagged the writer and director of the film, Anvita Dutt, and called her “one of the greatest creative forces right now.” To praise her efforts, Ranaut wrote, “I had the privilege of working with her in my film Queen (@anvita_dee wrote Queen) After a smashing directorial debut #bulbul in her second film as a director. She penetrates into the dreadful depths of the human psyche. And does the unthinkable dances with the demons of desire, hate jealousy, and insecurities.”

In the last slide of her review of the film, she signed off by saying, “All departments are great!!! special mention for all performances....@babil.i.k as a debutant is terrific...@tripti_dimri as a fellow Himachali pahadi girl makes me so proud. I just can't take my eyes off her.”

Kangana Ranaut reviews Qala Praises fellow “pahadi girl” Tripti Dimri, calls Babil Khan “terrific”; says, “I just can't take my eyes off her”

For the unversed, Qala follows the story of a young playback singer Qala Manjushree (played by Tripti Dimri) in the 1930s and '40s of India. The ensemble star cast of the film also includes Swastika Mukherjee, Amit Sial, Girija Oak and Sameer Kochchar. On the other hand, actress Anushka Sharma also made a special appearance in the song ‘Ghodey Pe Sawaar’ from Qala.

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Malaika Arora gets angry on her manager; faces anxiety before driving

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Earlier this week, Malaika Arora jumped on the reality show bandwagon with her new show Moving In With Malaika that gives everyone a sneak peek into the life of the diva. In the latest episode that was aired, the ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ girl expressed her fear of driving after a near death accident where she sustained some severe injuries. Followed by that, the diva confessed that she started having a fear of driving but in the latest episode she was forced to face her fears.

Malaika Arora gets angry on her manager; faces anxiety before driving

In the recent episode of Moving In with Malaika, she spoke about how she would like to overcome this fear of driving. Taking one step closer, she agreed to do an ad commercial, where she needed to get behind the wheel, but it wasn't an easy road for her to convince herself. The ad commercial required her to not just drive but also shatter a shield of glass while passing through it Although she reluctantly took the driver’s seat and started driving, the second part of the glass-breaking stunt was told to later. This left the diva fuming and she even screamed at her manager for agreeing for the stunt.

Despite the constant assurance from her manager about having all safety precautions in place, Malaika continued to become anxious about doing the stunt and eventually called her sister and former actress Amruta Arora.  Calming her down with encouraging words, Amrita said, “We know what you’ve been through. But I feel it’s probably like a divine intervention that you’ve been brought face to face with situation like this, where you’re probably facing your worst fear in the given moment. In this moment you have the chance to literally grab it by the lemons and get on with it. You need to counter the fear that has got instilled in you because of what happened, and keep moving on as the Malaika, who’s always taken risks and powered through any tough situation head on.”

Convinced with her sister’s advice, Malaika decided to go through with the stunt and completed it successful. In the process she also conquered the fear, further asserting in the show that she feels completely liberated to overcome the phobia.

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Katrina Kaif “begs” Vicky Kaushal not to do THIS one thing; latter waits for the day she’ll say “Kya Baat Hai”, watch

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After giving a noteworthy performance in Sardar Udham, Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal is all set to tickle the funny bone of his fans with his upcoming release, Govinda Naam Mera. As the release of the comedy-suspense thriller is around the corner, the actor is leaving no stone unturned to promote the film. However, it seems like Katrina Kaif also shared her piece of mind on the marketing strategy of the forthcoming film, and “begged” Vicky not to do this one thing, which he eventually ended up doing.

Katrina Kaif “begs” Vicky Kaushal to do THIS one thing; latter waits for the day she’ll say “Kya Baat Hai”, watch

Interestingly, on Wednesday, Kaushal took to his verified social media handle and shared a video of himself grooving to the song ‘Kya Baat Hai 2.0’, which picturises him and his co-star Kiara Advani in Govinda Naam Mera.

Giving a witty caption to his post, the actor wrote, “My wife begs me not to put up such videos, but I can’t help it. Hopefully one day she’ll say… “KYAA BAAT HAII!!!”,” followed by a couple of emoticons. Donning a casual avatar, Vicky can be seen sporting a blue round-neck tee paired up with a hoodie. Accessorising his attire, Vicky also wore a cap and a pair of orange-tinted glasses.

Shortly after Kaushal shared the video on his Instagram feed, many from his Insta fam reacted to it. The video has managed to garner over 900k views within an hour and is still counting. “We love such videos of yours,” wrote a fan, while another added, “And what about us who keep telling and admiring you.” The comments section is flooded with laughing emoticons.

 

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Coming back to Govinda Naam Mera, along with Vicky, the film also features Bhumi Pednekar and Kiara Advani in the lead. It is scheduled to start streaming on Disney+ Hotstar from December 16. Directed by Shashank Khaitan, it is produced under the banner of Dharma Productions.

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Nora Fatehi saying Kandivali in an accent leaves Karan Johar in splits, watch

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A couple of weeks back, popular dance reality show Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa concluded its latest season. During its run, fans not only enjoyed stellar performances but fun-filled BTS as well. As a section of fans is missing it, filmmaker Karan Johar, who was one of the judges in the show, took to his social media handle and shared a throwback video, which is a montage of behind-the-scenes when Ayushmann Khurrana came to the sets to promote his latest release An Action Hero. Interestingly, Nora Fatehi and her accent steal the attention of the viewer.

Nora Fatehi saying Kandivali in an accent leaves Karan Johar in splits, watch

Talking about the video, it features Karan along with Madhuri Dixit, Nora Fethi, Maniesh Paul, and Ayushmann Khurrana. From sharing laughs and giggles to munching, Bollywood celebs can be seen having a fun time during the shoot of the episode. In the montage, Ayushmann and Nora also groove on their dancing number ‘Jedha Nasha’. As the video progresses further, Fatehi can be seen naming Kandivali, a Mumbai suburb, and Bandra-Kurla Complex in a funny accent.

The video also gives a peek into Karan and Madhuri shooting for an Instagram reel video, for which the latter tries a bunch of glasses. Instagramming the video montage, KJo wrote, “Never too late for a throwback!,” followed by a hashtag that read, “throwback”. Within an hour, the post managed to grab the attention of Karan’s Insta fam. A section of them flooded the comments section with laughing emoticons.

 

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For the unversed, the grand finale episode of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Season 10 was aired on November 26 and 27. Eight-year-old Gunjan Sinha from Guwahati lifted the trophy after competing with Rubina Dilaik, Sriti Jha, Faisal Shaikh, and Nishant Bhat in the finals.

Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 10 winner Gunjan Sinha opens up on what she learnt from judge Madhuri Dixit

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Ranveer Singh makes a stylish colour-block statement in Gucci outfit for Cirkus promotions

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Ranveer Singh is a well-known actor who is renowned for both his unique sense of style and high-octane presence on screen. He has played a range of characters, from a modern-day wedding planner to an 18th-century Maratha Peshwa, which have helped him develop into the iconic figure he is today. His powerful performances and outlandish wardrobe choices frequently make news. One of the most well-known Bollywood actors right now may be Ranveer Singh. There are many things to discuss about Singh, from his extraordinary skill to his quirky sense of style to being the most loving spouse to Deepika Padukone. Additionally, he is without a doubt India's Finest Actor at the moment and is equally adept at playing all roles. But during the past ten years, the actor has endured other transformations as well. Since his debut, his style statement has seen a significant alteration.

Ranveer Singh makes a stylish colour-block statement in Gucci outfit for Cirkus promotions

Cirkus, a movie by Rohit Shetty, has generated a lot of interest ever since it was unveiled. After Simmba and Sooryavanshi, this movie is Ranveer Singh and Rohit Shetty's third collaboration, and fans are quite enthusiastic about it. Prior to the release of the trailer, the movie's stars began their promotional campaigns, and Ranveer Singh also started dishing out suave looks. Ranveer looked dapper in a full Gucci outfit for a promotional event. Following the colour blocking trend, Ranveer chose a purple Gucci double-breasted jacket. Peak lapels, structured shoulders, waist pockets, and a boxy fit are all features of it. He layered his jacket over a yellow shirt with spread collar. Ranveer teamed his jacket with pastel green flared pants. The sleek style is complete with a pressed crease and concealed fastening for a tailored touch.

Ranveer Singh makes a stylish colour-block statement in Gucci outfit for Cirkus promotions

To note was his choice of accessories, which included a pair of white shoes, a beret cap, white-rimmed sunglasses, diamond ear studs, and a silver heart pendant for his accessories. His appearance was completed with a well-groomed beard.

Ranveer Singh makes a stylish colour-block statement in Gucci outfit for Cirkus promotions

Meanwhile, Cirkus stars Ranveer Singh, Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Siddhartha Jadhav, Johnny Lever, Sanjay Mishra, Vrajesh Hirjee, Vijay Patkar, Sulbha Arya, Mukesh Tiwari, Anil Charanjeett, Ashwini Kalsekar, and Murli Sharma.  It is loosely inspired by the Gulzar-Sanjeev Kumar movie Angoor, which is an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors. The movie will hit the theatres on December 23, 2022.

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTOR: Ranveer Singh

OUTFIT: Gucci

 

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Janhvi Kapoor embraces the holiday season in a white embellished mini dress and jacket

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With Christmas just around the corner, we are in the holiday mood. We are buying gifts, adorning our Christmas trees, and, most importantly, picking out the perfect outfits. Bring out your inner fashionista for the holidays. Additionally, the occasion calls for wearing something eye-catching and colourful. You have the choice between wearing shimmering attire or the classic little red dress since LBDs have become too ubiquitous. And with Christmas rapidly approaching, it should come as no surprise that red dominates celeb selections for the season; but, if you'd want to avoid red and choose another hue, take a hint from Janhvi Kapoor.

Janhvi Kapoor embraces the holiday season in a white embellished mini dress and jacket

Janhvi Kapoor has recently started experimenting with her wardrobe choices since the Mili actress isn't scared to go forward boldly. Her recent fashion choices feature a variety of metallics, sequins, and risqué necklines. She demonstrates that she is not afraid to take risks by incorporating a lot of bold and daring into her fits with her statement looks. Mini dresses are a go-to choice for the celebrity, as her fans well know. As she enters the holiday season, the star gave her little dress an upscale twist this year. The Mili actress received comments from her family, fans, and friends after posting glitzy images from a photoshoot on Instagram. Janhvi wore a mini-white dress and jacket from the racks of Nedret Taciroglu. Her dress has wide straps, a square neckline, a fitted bodice, decorations with gemstones and sequins in a flowery vine design, and a mini-length hem that accentuates her toned legs. To finish the look, Janhvi wore a white jacket that matched and was also embellished with identical diamonds. It has an open front, notch lapel collars, full-length sleeves, and padded shoulders.

Janhvi Kapoor embraces the holiday season in a white embellished mini dress and jacket

Due to the extensive decorations, Janhvi dressed the outfit simply. The actor selected statement rings, studded heels, and ear studs. Finally, the glam options were completed with a neat ponytail, glossy caramel lip colour, complementing dazzling eye shadow, rouged cheeks, on-trend brows, shining highlighter, winged eyeliner, and mascara-draped lashes. Janhvi captioned her post as, “Walking into ???? szn like ???????? #aldo”

Janhvi Kapoor embraces the holiday season in a white embellished mini dress and jacket

On the work front, Janhvi Kapoor was last seen in Mili with Sunny Kaushal, a remake of Helen. Kapoor also has committed to the sports film Mr and Mrs Mahi with Rajkummar Rao and the action film Bawaal with Varun Dhawan.

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTRESS: Janhvi Kapoor

STYLIST: Chandini Whabi

OUTFIT: Nedo

HAIR: Aanchal Morwani

MAKE-UP: Riveria Lynn

 

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Special Report: It is cheaper to watch Avatar: The Way Of Water in IMAX in Europe, USA and UAE than in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune

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The much-awaited film, Avatar: The Way Of Water is just a week away from release and the excitement is palpable. Even in India, the buzz is high but what has dampened the mood for moviegoers is the sky-high ticket prices. A film of this kind, made on a spectacular case, can be enjoyed on the giant IMAX screen. However, the price of the Avatar: The Way Of Water’s ticket in IMAX in India is at unheard-of levels.

Special Report: It is cheaper to watch Avatar: The Way Of Water in IMAX in Europe, USA and UAE than in Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune

Bollywood Hungama went through the ticket prices of all IMAX theatres in India. In Mumbai, the cheapest IMAX ticket is available in Cinepolis, Seawoods, priced at Rs. 500 and Rs. 550. PVR, Lower Parel, meanwhile is selling the most expensive tickets at Rs. 1000, Rs. 1700 and Rs. 1750. In Delhi, the least expensive ticket is available at PVR Ambience, Gurgaon, at Rs. 700. The costliest ticket in the National Capital Region is in PVR Select City Walk, available at Rs. 1200 and Rs. 2500. In Bengaluru, the cheapest ticket is priced at Rs. 870, at INOX Galleria Mall, Yelahanka. And in Cinepolis Nexus Shantiniketan, you’ll have to shell out as much as Rs. 1600, Rs. 1650 or Rs. 1700 to watch the film. Pune has just one IMAX theatre and taking advantage of it, the cheapest ticket starts at Rs. 1050 while the most expensive ticket is priced at Rs. 1300.

Thankfully, there are a few exceptions. In Chennai, the lone IMAX screen at SPI Palazzo is selling tickets for just Rs. 543.82, due to price cap rules. There’s no such policy in Lucknow and yet, you can watch Avatar: The Way Of Water at Inox Megaplex at Rs. 450 or Rs. 700. In Kolkata’s Inox South City, while the cheapest ticket is at Rs. 600, the most expensive ticket is sold for Rs. 870.

In short, on average, one is expected to shell in around Rs. 1000 to watch Avatar: The Way Of Water in IMAX in the opening weekend in India. Interestingly, it’ll be cheaper to watch Avatar: The Way Of Water in Europe, the USA or the UAE. The ticket prices in most screens in these regions are more expensive than in India. But if we consider factors like cost of living, purchasing power parity and average ticket price, then it becomes clear that watching Avatar: The Way Of Water in IMAX is dearer in our country.

To give an idea, Bollywood Hungama checked the ticket prices of some IMAX cinemas in major countries around the world. For instance, in Cineplexx Graz, Austria, the price of the normal, non-recliner seat is 20.30 euros (Rs. 1760). In Pathe Conflans, France, it's 22.6 euros (Rs. 1958), in Kinepolis Brussels, it’s 21.90 euros (Rs. 1891) while in Filmpalast, ZKM IMAX, Germany, the tickets are available for 15 pounds (Rs. 1230). In countries which are more expensive than these nations, the ticket prices are also steeper, like Finnkino Itis IMAX, Helsinki, Finland (24.90 euros; Rs. 2157), Pathé Mall of Switzerland (30.90 Swiss francs; Rs. 2706), Tsim Sha Tsui iSQUARE, Hong Kong (HK$ 250; Rs. 2651). In UAE, the cheapest ticket is available at Vox Cinemas Nakheel Mall, Dubai for AED 60 (Rs. 1347) while the costliest is AED 100 (Rs. 2245) at Vox Cinemas The Galleria Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi.

In the grand BFI IMAX, London, you can watch Avatar: The Way Of Water by shelling out 23 pounds (Rs. 2313). In Manchester's Vue cinemas The Printworks, the tickets cost 14.99 pounds (Rs. 1507). Speaking of the USA, in AMC Century City 15 Los Angeles, the ticket prices range between $20.39 (Rs. 1681) and $26.49 (Rs. 2185). In Regal New Roc, New York, the rates are a steep $26.49 (Rs. 2185) and $27.75 (Rs. 2289). In the largest IMAX screen in the USA at AMC Lincoln Square 13, New York, the tickets are sold for $28.99 (Rs. 2391). Finally, in the second-largest IMAX screen in the world, located at Melbourne, Australia, the tickets are available for AUD 38 (Rs. 2097).

Considering the high cost of living in these countries, it becomes clear that the ticket prices of Avatar: The Way Of Water in IMAX screens in India are higher. To quote an industry insider, “Even in these countries, the ticket prices increase for event films. But it is hiked by $1 or 1 pound generally. In India, it increases by many notches. Even in the past, rates were inflated for films like Avengers: Endgame (2019) and Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021). Now that the ticket prices have reached four digits in the case of Avatar: The Way Of Water, it has finally hit how much audiences have to shell out to get the ultimate IMAX experience for the James Cameron directorial.”

However, just like the ticket rates, the buzz for Avatar: The Way Of Water is also skyhigh in India. This is why several shows are sold out or almost full, though the release of the film is almost a week away. Hence, trade pundits expect Avatar: The Way Of Water to have a record-breaking opening or it could embark on one of the biggest openings ever thanks to the hype and of course, the ticket cost.

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Bade Miyan Chote Miyan cast: Prithviraj Sukumaran joins Akshay Kumar - Tiger Shroff starrer as the antagonist, first look out

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Pooja Entertainment's upcoming Bade Miyan Chote Miyan is indeed one of the most anticipated films of the year. Starring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, the film has been in talks from the day of its announcement. As the audience is eager to know more about the film, the makers have finally revealed the antagonist of the film to be played by Prithviraj Sukumaran.

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan cast Prithviraj Sukumaran joins Akshay Kumar - Tiger Shroff starrer as the antagonist, first look out

Ever since the first video of Bade Miyan Chote Miyan featuring Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff has been released, it has ignited the audience's excitement to hear more about the film. While the film features Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff, now there is an addition to the exciting squad with Prithviraj Sukumaran joining the entertainer.

While speaking on the announcement Jackky Bhagnani said, "It's amazing to have Prithviraj Sukumaran as a cast of Bade Miyan Chote Miyan. Having him as an antagonist adds an extra thrill to the film"

The director Ali Abbas Zafar further added, "I am really looking forward to working with the supremely talented Prithviraj. It would be an amazing experience to have such a powerhouse performer in this action entertainer."

 

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While the audience is excited to watch the two power-packed action hero's coming on the screen together for the first time in Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, the canvas of the film would be more interesting as Prithviraj Sukumaran adds a new dimension as he dons the role of antagonist in the film. 

Vashu Bhagnani and Pooja Entertainment present Bade Miyan Chote Miyan in association with AAZ film, written and directed by Ali Abbas Zafar is produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Deepshikha Deshmukh, Jackky Bhagnani, Himanshu Kishan Mehra and Ali Abbas Zafar.

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Shanaya Kapoor has the cutest nickname for her bestie Navya Naveli Nanda

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It is a known fact that Shanaya Kapoor shares a great rapport with most of the star kids in the industry. While it is generally her friendship with Ananya Panday and Suhana Khan that is often the talk of the town, the aspiring actress also shares a great bond with Amitabh Bachchan’s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda. Recently, when Navya turned a year older, her bestie Shanaya had the cutest wish for her and it also included the special nickname that the Kapoor girl has for her friend.

Shanaya Kapoor has the cutest nickname for her bestie Navya Naveli Nanda

Shanaya Kapoor is quite active on Instagram and often gives a sneak peek of her photoshoots to her ardent followers on the social media platform. Recently she took to social media to share a special birthday wish for one of her closest friends, Navya Naveli Nanda. During the same, she also revealed that she has a unique nickname for her friend. The actress posted a series of photos which is a fun collage of the two of them laughing and having fun. Along with that, she wrote, “Happy Birthday my Navloo. I love you!” with a few emoticons.

Shanaya Kapoor has the cutest nickname for her bestie Navya Naveli Nanda

Interestingly, when Shanaya turned a year older last month, Navya Naveli Nanda attended her birthday celebrations at a five-star in Mumbai. It was a low-key affair with the Kapoor family and a few friends in attendance. Shanaya had posted a series of photos from the cake cutting ceremony on her Instagram handle, which had Navya sitting right beside her bestie.


Meanwhile, on the work front, Shanaya Kapoor is gearing up to make her big Bollywood debut under Dharma Productions with Lakshya Lalwani and Gurfateh Pirzada in the film Bedhadak. On the other hand, Navya doesn’t want to be a part of the film industry and the star kid is continuing with her entrepreneurial ventures. However, she recently hosted a series of podcasts with her mother Shweta Bachchan and grandmother Jaya Bachchan, in which they discussed a wide range of topics, like from movies to parenting.

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Sonam Kapoor sports an ethereal ivory Anamika Khanna costume that perfectly embodies the "opulent" dress code

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Sonam Kapoor Ahuja is known for her flamboyant sense of fashion. She consistently provides us with not only outstanding high fashion outfits but also instantly enthralling beauty ideas. Her elegance, composure, and finesse make every outfit she puts together look elegant. She is the first Bollywood style icon. The performer often leaves her admirers wanting more, whether it is with her avant-garde wardrobe choices or her red-carpet appearances in high-end couture labels. Sonam is the Bollywood trendsetter to watch out for because her style ticks all the right boxes: elegant, diverse, and adventurous.

Sonam Kapoor sports an ethereal ivory Anamika Khanna costume that perfectly embodies the opulent dress code

Bollywood's undisputed fashion icon is Sonam Kapoor. She has always been able to look beyond words and captivate her followers with her incredibly fashionable appearance. Sonam was and will always be a slayer, whether it was in the airport or on the red carpet. The actress is back at her favourite place to work barely three months after giving birth to her first child with husband Anand Ahuja. Actress Sonam Kapoor recently attended the wedding celebrations of her close friends and posted images to Instagram for her followers to see. Sonam dressed in traditional silhouettes that shouted luxurious elegance and beauty upon her return from serving colourful red-carpet appearances at the Red Sea International Film Festival in Saudi Arabia. Her clothing is from the India Couture Week 2021 collection by Anamika Khanna. Sonam wore a one-shoulder off-white kurti with thick gota patti embellishments around the asymmetrical border and flowery gold thread embroidery throughout. She paired it with palazzo trousers that have taar embroidery, zari overlay, and golden appliqué work.

A shawl-style cape jacket with an open front and matching handwork on the borders completed Sonam's look. Sonam chose gold jhumkis, a bold maang tika, and matching bracelets from her mother's wardrobe to accessorise the look.

Sonam's final choice for the glam selections included golden smokey eye shadow, mascara-coated lashes, nude brown lip colour, rouged cheeks, darker brows, sharp contouring, and radiant foundation. Sonam's makeup was completed with a braided updo with a centre part.

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTRESS: Sonam Kapoor

OUTFIT: Anamika Khanna

STYLIST: Manisha Melwani & Sanya Kapoor

JEWELLERY: Sunita Kapoor

HAIR: Madhuri Nakhale

MAKE-UP: Savleen Manchanda

 

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Cirkus: Ranveer Singh unveils high-voltage teaser 'Current Laga Re' with Deepika Padukone, watch video

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Rohit Shetty’s highly anticipated trailer of Cirkus was unveiled on Friday, December 2. While Ranveer Singh plays a double role for the first time, it also marks the cameo of Deepika Padukone. The first song of the film will be released tomorrow and Ranveer just shared the video of the teaser.

Cirkus: Ranveer Singh unveils high-voltage teaser 'Current Laga Re' with Deepika Padukone, watch video

Unveiling the teaser of 'Current Laga Re', Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone were seen grooving to the peppy dance number. "CURRENT LAGA RE!!! SONG DROPS TOMORROW #CirkusThisChristmas #CurrentLagaRe @deepikapadukone #RohitShetty," he wrote.

At the trailer launch, Ranveer Singh was seen gushing about Deepika’s cameo in the song and called it ‘zabardast’ and ‘high voltage’. When asked about the reaction of Deepika after watching the song, Ranveer turned to Rohit Shetty and said, “She had come to my office yesterday to see the song, and Boss (Rohit Shetty) showed her the song. Boss, kaisa laga bhabhi ko?” However, even before Shetty could answer the question, someone from the audience shouted, “Accha laga, accha laga,” which left everyone in splits.

Cirkus is based on The Comedy of Errors, which inspired the Gulzar cult comedy, Angoor and is set in the 1960s’. The film also stars Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Johny Lever, Siddharth Jadhav, Tiku Talsania, Sanjay Mishra, Vijay Patkar, Ashwini Kalsekar, Mukesh Tiwari, Vrajesh Hirjee, Brijendra Kala among others. Directed by Rohit Shetty, Cirkus is set to release theatrically this Christmas on 23rd December 2022.

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Khushi Kapoor has an outfit for every mood and her latest pictures are proof!

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The debut of Khushi Kapoor in Bollywood is imminent. In 2023, the actor will make her Bollywood debut with The Archies, her first film. Her acting abilities are still unknown to us, but her sense of style is definitely a 10 out of 10. When Khushi Kapoor dresses up for an occasion, it's hard to look away. The young fashionista understands how to take the internet by storm with her ability to wear both traditional and Western clothing tastefully. Khushi Kapoor has made a remarkable impact with her fashion experiments, as seen by her thoughtfully maintained Instagram account, which is no less than an up-to-date look book. Whatever the trend, she has worn it. With her own unique sense of style, Khushi Kapoor has been majorly inspiring Gen Z's sense of style.

Khushi Kapoor has an outfit for every mood and her latest pictures are proof!

Khushi Kapoor has transformed her Instagram page into a trendy look book, and it's safe to say that she has become a social media favourite even before her much anticipated Bollywood debut owing to her fashionable choices. Recently, star Khushi Kapoor turned heads with a series of Instagram photos that captured her every mood. Oh boy! In every photograph, she is a sight to behold. Khushi in the first picture can be seen sporting a strappy dress from London based brand House of CB. Khushi’s floral print dress has a corseted bodice to cinch the fit with a beautiful lace up back. The gathered bust has a drawstring tie and the side split which is adding a little sexiness to reveal a flash of leg. Her dress is worth Rs.14,928. She accessorised her look with Chanel's brown quilted and flap bag that approximately costs Rs. 4,47,860.03.

Khushi Kapoor has an outfit for every mood and her latest pictures are proof!

Dainty butterfly earring added pizzazz to her strappy dress. Her winged eyeliner and nude make-up look has complemented the outfit well.

Khushi chose the AFRM Amina midi dress for the following pictures. The bodycon outfit featured a plunging neckline, printed cherry patterns, and double straps. Choose Rs. 2,566.76 if you wish to keep vibrant and appear beautifully dressed for a date. Khushi seemed gorgeous with her strong brows, winged eyeliner, brown lip colour, open locks with betty bangs, and ample application of blush.

Khushi Kapoor has an outfit for every mood and her latest pictures are proof!

In the west, faux leather clothing is presently in style, and because celebrities like Hailey Bieber and the Kardashians have endorsed the look, the craze is only expected to intensify. Khushi Kapoor joined the trend by donning a ribbed brown crop top and a chocolate brown leather mini skirt. She wore a crop top underneath a long, brown leather jacket with a knotted waist. She accessorised her ensemble with white delicate earrings. In terms of appearance, she opted for betty bangs, delicate waves, bold eyes and brown lips with an earthy undertone.

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Taapsee Pannu reveals what to expect from Blurr; says, “Trust my judgement in the thriller genre, Blurr is special”

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Tapsee Pannu prepares for the release of her sixth film this year (after Loop Lapeta, Shabaash Mithu, Dobaara, Tadka and Mishan Impossible in Telugu). She is super-excited as Blurr, which streams on Zee5 from December 9, is her first home production. Says Taapsee excitedly, “It’s like starting all over again. It felt like I was on the set for the first time. Blurr is a psychological thriller with many jump scare moments. I don’t want to give away too much.”

Taapsee Pannu reveals what to expect from Blurr; says, “Trust my judgement in the thriller genre, Blurr is special”

Taapsee who has done several notable suspense thrillers in the past, holds herself back from revealing too much about the film. “How do I explain why Blurr is special without spilling the beans? If you don’t trust me then trust my judgement in the thriller genre. I have done some really appreciated thrillers in the past like Badla, Haseen Dilruba and Loop Lapeta. Blurr is going to be one of the craziest thrillers in my filmography. I am looking forward to the response to it.”

Taapsee is already on to her next project as a producer, and she is happy to reveal that she is not in it. “My next production Dhak Dhak features four women, and none of them is me. I am so happy about that. The idea behind production was never to make films for myself. In fact, I became part of Blurr by chance. It just happened.”

Taapsee is also developing other projects for production. “I will try and star in the minimum projects that I produce. I prefer that others act in my productions. I don’t need to. By God’s grace, I have enough opportunities. If at all I feel there is a project that I want to do and it is not getting a producer then I would not shy away from stepping in. But I’d really want to create opportunities for others rather than myself.”

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Ranveer Singh reveals he gave up on acting dream as a teenager as it felt too far-fetched; says only Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar had made it in industry at the time

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Ranveer Singh is gearing up for his second release of the year, the highly anticipated Cirkus. Helmed by Rohit Shetty, it is set to release on December 23. Ahead of the film’s release, the actor graced the cover of Esquire Singapore becoming the first Indian actor to do so. During the conversation with the magazine, he spoke about how the dream of becoming an actor was too far-fetched as only three outsiders like Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar had made it in the industry.

Ranveer Singh reveals he gave up on acting dream as a teenager as it felt too far-fetched; says only Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar had made it in industry at the time

In an interview with Esquire, Ranveer said, “Around the turn of the century—when I was in 10th grade, I wanted to act. But I kind of gave up on it, thinking it was too far-fetched. Because the examples of people having made it into this glitzy industry from the outside were too few and far in between. There was just Mr Shah Rukh Khan, Mr Amitabh Bachchan and Mr Akshay Kumar. That’s it. At the time (around the year 2000), I looked around me and all the new upstarts were somebody with some kind of great legacy; whose fathers were great superstars or big-time producers or directors. So, I gave it up.”

He added, "So, in my struggling years, my personal space had a vision board. It’s the most surreal story, because my sister had photoshopped my face onto two posters of Yash Raj Films and (laughs as he recounts), oh my God, she had even photoshopped my face onto a person holding a Filmfare award [India’s equivalent to the Oscars]! This is years before I even got the call to work with Yash Raj. So, I did manifest it. I hustled hard and created my own luck."

 

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On the work front, Ranveer Singh will next star in Rohit Shetty's Cirkus which is releasing on December 23. He also has Karan Johar's Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani with Alia Bhatt and Shankar's next.

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2023 to be a turnaround year for fitter and dapper Akshay Kumar; likely to breach Rs. 200 crore club again due to his versatility

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Akshay Kumar has over the years gone from being one of Bollywood’s foremost action starts, to being one of the most bankable and prolific actors. With multiple releases each year, Kumar has not only reinforced his claim at the top, but has also become one of the most sought after actors. While there certainly will be a few naysayers who claim that the superstar’s dream run has ended, his long line of films proves otherwise. In fact, in 2022 Kumar featured in five films, viz. Bachchhan Paandey, Samrat Prithviraj, Raksha Bandhan, Ram Setu and the OTT release Cuttputli. Similarly, in 2023 Akshay, who off late has been sporting a new leaner dapper look has a line-up of five releases four of which will hit the big screens and one releasing on OTT. But what can we expect from the actor’s films at the box office is what Bollywood Hungama takes a look at.

2023 to be a turnaround year for fitter and dapper Akshay Kumar; likely to breach Rs. 200 crore club again due to his versatility

Selfiee (Feb 2023): Starting the year with a bang is Akshay Kumar first release in the form of Selfiee. Co-starring Emraan Hashmi, Nushrratt Bharuccha and Diana Penty the film which was announced earlier this year is being helmed by Raj Mehta who gave us films like Good Newwz and JugJugg Jeeyo. Given Mehta’s repertoire of work and the fact that Selfiee features two massive names viz. Akshay and Emraan the film is being touted to be one of the biggest releases of 2023. Adding the business of the film at the box office is the wide release window it enjoys. Slated to release on February 24, 2023 Selfiee see a clear run at the box off till the Ajay Devgn starrer Bholaa releases on March 30. Given the scale that Selfiee is being mounted on, and the anticipation for the film, trade predictions claim that the venture could possibly be one of the biggest openers of 2023.

Capsule Gill: Coming back to doing, what he does best; Akshay Kumar will be seen headlining the cast of Capsule Gill. Based on real life events and situations the film, which is a biopic of sorts, will see the actor returning to social-drama, which have proved to be box office success in the past. As trade analyst Taran Adarsh says, “Akshay has definitely not limited or stereotyped himself in 2023; he has an array of films in varied genres, proving that he can be rather versatile”.

Bade Miyan Chote Miyan (December 2023): After kick-starting 2023 with Selfiee, Akshay Kumar will end the year with an equally big if not bigger blockbuster. Bade Miyan Chote Miyan, which is said to be an action entertain with Ali Abbas Zafar heading the project is building up to be one of the biggest releases of the year. In fact, given the current trend and buzz surrounding this venture that features Akshay Kumar alongside Tiger Shroff, the film could easily turn out to be one of the highest grossers of 2023.

OMG! Oh My God 2: Apart from big-ticket entertainers and a though provoking social-drama that is sure to pull some chords, 2023 will also see Akshay Kumar in a franchise film. OMG! Oh My God 2 will see the actor taking centre stage in a different avatar. Given Akshay’s characterisation for the film, and the fact that the second instalment comes on the wings of a hugely successful first that still remains fresh in the audiences’ minds, trade estimates that OMG 2 will eventually be one of the long run ventures that outlast new releases.

Veer Daudale Saat: Akshay Kumar is just proving that he is quite literally the master of all. Delving into regional cinema with Veer Daudale Saat, Akshay will be seeing playing the role of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Though a regional film, Veer Daudale Saat is expected to be a massive money spinner. Given the fact that the territory Mumbai/ Maharashtra usually make up for a major chunk of Bollywood release revenue, chances of the Mahesh Manjrekar directorial hitting the box office bulls eye are higher than ever. “This will be another first for Akshay. He is not limiting himself to doing the same thing repeatedly. If you look at his line up, they include a mix of everything, and the fact that he is working with directors he has not worked with in the past is sure to help bring out something new”, says Taran Adarsh.

Startup (OTT): Away from the big screen, Akshay will also be capturing the OTT audience with the Soorarai Pottru remake titled Startup. While in 2022 Akshay was seen in Cuttputli on OTT, continuing his foray into the OTT space the actor is slowly establishing a base. Interestingly, given the recent trend of south remakes doing well, case in point Drishyam 2, it is being predicted that the Soorarai Pottru remake could see a similar trend.

All in all, Akshay Kumar is set to have a stellar 2023, with varied films in equally varied genres. “Akshay Kumar is certainly making all the right moves, from choosing different films across different genres; he has a presence in almost all sectors of the entertainment industry. Besides this, he also has very different roles in each of the films, so expect something new in each”, concludes Taran Adarsh.

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EXCLUSIVE: Sharib Hashmi reveals that he was replaced by Kiran Rao just 15 days before Dhobi Ghat’s shoot; actor says he felt DEVASTATED: “I cried A LOT that night”

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Sharib Hashmi made his debut with Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012). In a previous interview with Bollywood Hungama, the talented and jovial actor revealed that though he got accolades for the role, it didn’t translate into more film offers. Fortunately, for Sharib, he had Filmistaan (2014) in his kitty. This cross-border drama got him much-needed recognition.

In an exclusive interview with Bollywood Hungama, Sharib Hashmi reveals his life after Filmistaan and also, for the first time, opens up in detail about how the Dhobi Ghat (2011; starring Prateik Babbar, Aamir Khan and Monica Dogra) experience was a turning point in his life.

During the release of Filmistaan, there were reports that Nikkhil Advani had signed you…
So, after Filmistaan, things changed and also didn’t change! I had signed some very interesting projects. One of them was indeed Nikkhil Advani’s film. I was going to play the lead. But that film got shelved. Then, Samir Karnik, of Yamla Pagla Deewana (2011) fame, signed me and Manoj Bajpayee for a film. It had a terrific script. This film also couldn’t be made. Then there was one more movie for which we shot for 2 days and it got stalled.

Was Salman Khan involved with Filmistaan at some point?
He wasn’t involved. We had shown him the film and he had shown interest in backing it. But due to some reason, it didn’t materialize.

You have also been a writer and have written films like Mitron (2018), Notebook (2019) and Ram Singh Charlie (2020). It’s been a while since you have been a writer. Do you miss writing?
I don’t. Agar main miss karta, toh main writing chodta hi nahin! I was only acting in my life. I left my job to pursue acting as that is what I wanted to do all my life. I am the happiest when I am in front of the camera. But yes, I do enjoy writing. I’ll write something soon and this time, I’d like to direct as well! I started as an assistant director (with Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain1999).

You turned producer with Ram Singh Charlie. Do you plan to produce more films?
That depends on the storyline and what the situation is like. As of now, I am not compelled to do so.

Will The Family Man 3 go on floors next year? It’s the most awaited web series…
I guess so. I am not told the exact month and date of when it’ll go on floors. But I do know that it’ll go on floors soon. All I can say is jab bhi The Family Man 3 aayega, tabhi machayega (laughs)!

What was your role in the prank TV show, ‘MTV Bakra’?
I used to act in it. After one point, everyone used to recognize Cyrus Broacha. So, they had to cast different actors. I was the ‘gharelu actor’ for MTV. If there’s any requirement, it’ll be like ‘Sharib ko bhej do’.

 

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Your father was in the media. Could you tell us about him and your childhood?
My father, Z A Johar, was a very well-respected journalist of his time. I got the acting keeda through my father’s profession and its connection with the industry. We used to stay in a chawl and a lot of stars used to visit my father, like Raj Babbar, Govinda, Farah Naaz, Gulshan Grover, Anupam Kher etc. There used to be a huge crowd outside our house. As a result, apne area mein main kaafi famous tha! I also got a chance to attend film parties, and previews. Hence, I got the desire to be a part of the glamour world. I want to be a hero. Jab main bada hua, tab mujhe laga ki aisa kuch hoga nahin. I felt that my personality is not apt for it and hence, I should not pursue becoming a hero. Then, I started as an AD. I also had a complex with regards to my height. It took me a while to get out of it.

How did you bag a role in Slumdog Millionaire (2009)?
This is when I was in Channel V. While doing the job, I worked in two films – Slumdog Millionaire and Haal-E-Dil (2008). This was a time when I had not thought of turning acting into a profession. I used to not even look around for auditions. My friend told me to go for the audition for Slumdog Millionaire. I got selected for it. I took two days' leave, shot for my part and resumed work. I was happy with this arrangement, of being a full-time job professional and acting side-by-side

All this changed with Dhobi Ghat (2011). This was a time when I was working as Creative Head in Imagine Showbiz. Namit Das, who’s a great actor and a good friend, was the anchor with us. He had gone for Dhobi Ghat’s audition. He was asked to audition for the role of Prateik Babbar’s elder brother. He recommended my name. I did several rounds of auditions and then Kiran Rao offered me the film. The dates were finalized and even the costume trials happened. 15 days before the shoot, Kiran Rao called me and informed me that they saw my audition tape again and realized that I am not fitting the part. I suggested that I am ready to grow my hair or beard or go bald. It’s not like I was doing 4 films and that there’ll be continuity issues. She however didn’t budge. She apologized and assured me that she’ll work with me later.

This episode destroyed me. I cried a lot that night. The next day, December 1, 2008, I put in my papers. I served my notice period. December 30, 2008, was my last day at the office. I decided that I’ll full time get into acting. It’s not like I wanted to prove a point to anyone. A lot of people were against then. I was going to turn 33 in January 2009. I was married and had a kid. I was told ‘Yeh koi umar nahin hai acting start karne ki’. I didn’t pay heed to it. My wife was the only one who supported me completely.

Hence, Dhobi Ghat had an important contribution to my career. I still love and respect Kiran ji. She’s the writer and director. It was her vision and she wanted to stay true to it. I have nothing personal against her. But when I was rejected, I felt devastated.

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Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjana Sanghi, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Jaya Ahsan starrer goes on floor, see photos

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Wiz Films' yet-untitled film starring Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjana Sanghi, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Jaya Ahsan, Dilip Shankar, Paresh Pahuja, Varun Buddhadev and many more have hit the floors. The film, an investigative drama with a heart-warming story of a dysfunctional family coming together, is being shot in Mumbai and Kolkata and is slated to release in 2023.

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Wiz Films a global content production company spearheaded by Viraf Sarkari is all set to entertain and inspire people around the globe through innovative and powerful storytelling. It aims to produce and create original content that inspires people all over the world. As the film went on floors, Producer Viraf Sarkari said “This is our first feature film production and we are extremely delighted to begin this journey with a socially relevant film being put together by a multi-award-winning and talented team of actors such as Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjana Sanghi Parvathy Thiruvothu, Jaya Ahsan, our writer Ritesh Shah, DOP Avik Mukhopadhyay, & Music Director Shantanu Moitra. We are happy to partner with KVN & HT Content Studio as producers for this amazing film. This is just the beginning. Await more outstanding films from the house of Wiz Films.”

The film will be directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury – a National Award-winning filmmaker who always has the urge to tell a story in a different and edgier way and will soon start shooting with a powerful ensemble cast. Speaking on the occasion Aniruddha said, “I am happy to do this film that has a story layered with intrigue which reveals itself over time. How faced with odds, people come together to form a strong unit. I am happy to collaborate with Wiz Films and an eclectic cast like Pankaj Tripathi Sanjana Sanghi Parvathi Thirovothu Jaya Ahsan and Paresh Puhuja along with cinematrograapher Avik Mukhopadhyay writer Ritesh Shah music director Shantanu Moitra and editor Arghyakamal Mitra. I am sure Viraf and I will have a great journey together.”

Pankaj Tripathi, known for pulling off any kind of role effortlessly said, “There are three reasons why I agreed to do this film. First, I've read a lot of scripts lately, and this one was one of the most amazing ones. Secondly, I've always wanted to work with Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury who is a very fine director & thirdly, Wiz Films is a fantastic production company and I hold the partners in the highest regard.”

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Sanjana Sanghi said, “It was that rare moment every artist craves for, to hear a story that you resonate and connect with so deeply & instantly, and one that reminds you why you became an actor in the first place. To be collaborating with Pankaj Sir in our father-daughter drama directed by Tony Da, and spearheaded by Wiz Films and HT Content Studios is a confluence of many beautiful forces and such an incredible honour. I can’t wait to bring our pure yet complex tale to our audiences”

Parvathy Thiruvothu said, “I feel it’s a massive opportunity for me to dismantle and unlearn because I’ll be working with Tony sir and Pankaj sir. That’s always an amazing and scary process so you need people you can do a sort of trust fall while you create a character so perceptive. That’s the best part for me about joining the team!”

Jaya Ahsan adds, “This is my first film in Hindi and my character is an integral part of the film. When this offer came to me from Wiz Films I was thrilled and said yes immediately because Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury is the director, and I have Pankaj Tripathi as one of my co-actors. I always wanted to work with Aniruddha and Pankaj and getting them together and that too in the first Hindi film doubles the delight. I am excited for the shoot to begin"

The story which has been jointly written by Viraf Sarkari, Ritesh Shah & Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury is being produced by Wiz Films, KVN and HT Content Studio. It’s a Wiz Films Production in association with Opus Communications.

KVN from KVN Productions, a production and distribution company, said, "We, at KVN Productions, and Wiz Films are extremely excited to collaborate and produce a wonderful film directed by the supremely talented Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury. We are very happy that our first Hindi feature film will be featuring one of India's finest actors Pankaj Tripathi."

Mahesh Ramanathan, Producer & CEO,- HT Content studio who forayed into the exciting world of film and entertainment content to produce mainstream Hindi feature films as well as series and films for digital OTT platforms, for today’s audiences and the millennials said, “Aniruddha Roy Choudhury builds on his forte of exploring socially relevant themes with honesty and promises to deliver another impactful film that would entertain audiences while the message hits home. HT Content Studio is delighted to produce this film with the superb Wiz Films' team & KVN Productions having assembled a dream cast toplined by powerhouse actor Pankaj Tripathi, the very promising Sanjana Sanghi and a standout Parvathy Thiruvothu. From a team that has won over 12 National Awards and delivered box office -cum- digital platform successes audiences can expect a film that stays with them”

Co-Producer Shyam Sunder from FIRST STEP MOVIES said, "As WIZ Films is taking their first step into production and a South Indian giant like KVN is talking their first step into Hindi cinema, I am simply exhilarated to work with the two. I was a part of the film 'Run' which happens to be the debut of our brilliant actor, Pankaj Tripathi. I am super excited to collaborate with him again. Looking forward to working with the multiple National award-winning Filmmaker, Aniruddha Roy Choudhury, his entire team and the grand cast of very fine actors."

Co-Producer Indrani Mukherjee said, “Am so glad to be associated with the new venture of Wiz Films. This film explores the nuances of a father-daughter relationship – its shades and sharp edges and how familial love is so often complex, especially in the face of crisis. It’s about how even the closest of relationships are strained but eventually rally when people stand by each other. I’m excited to be working with a wonderful cast and crew, one of the finest in the country. They come with a multitude of talents and empathize deeply with the story in every aspect.”

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"Today, top filmmakers of my country can trust me to deliver on their vision" - Bhumi Pednekar on having 7 film releases in a year's time

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Bhumi Pednekar has stamped her presence in Bollywood with some of the most breathtaking performances in recent years in the Hindi film industry. She is now one of the busiest actors in town with 7 back to back releases in a calendar year! Bhumi’s first release is Govinda Naam Mera which is set to release on December 16.

"Today, top filmmakers of my country can trust me to deliver on their vision" - Bhumi Pednekar on having 7 film releases in a year's time

Bhumi says, “It feels amazing to be one of the most prolific actors in the Hindi film industry today and I’m proud that I have been able to reach here through my hard work and determination. Bring a complete outsider to Bollywood, the journey to be where I’m today, has taken a bit of time for sure but honestly, I have no regrets.”

She adds, “My journey makes me the artiste that I’m today and I couldn’t be happier that today, top filmmakers of my country can trust me to deliver on their vision. I have 7 films releasing in a year’s time and I know that I present 7 different, diverse and envelop pushing performances that will hopefully be loved by audiences.”

Bhumi is enjoying the pressure of 7 back to back releases! She says, “Ever since I made my debut with Dum Laga Ke Haisha, I have relished the challenge of playing women characters that have ambitions, desires and strength. I feel blessed and fortunate that I have seven films in the next one year in which I play various shades of women.”

She adds, “Films like Bheed, Afwaah, The Lady Killer, Bhakshak, Mudassar Aziz’s next, Govinda Naam Mera and another announced untitled film , will reflect the fact that I have been able to accomplish this.”

Bhumi says these 7 films will allow her to showcase 7 fascinatingly strong women in cinema! The actress says, “This conscious choice, to be an actor who showcases different sides of fiercely independent women, has also given me a chance to work with my favourite filmmakers and co-stars. I have had a lot of fun shooting for these films.”

She adds, “My upcoming film choices and the characters I play in them are a reflection of my belief system and goal as an artiste to portray women well on screen. I enjoy choosing scripts that lets me disrupt the content landscape. I will continue to do the same in the near future.”

ALSO READ:Bhumi Pednekar sizzles in a sultry deep-neck lavender gown

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Shah Rukh Khan wishes Aryan Khan the best for his directorial debut with web series, latter can't wait for SRK's surprise visits on sets

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Aryan Khan, son of Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan, announced on Tuesday on Instagram that he has completed the writing of his first project, a series which will also be directed and showrun by him. The project is expected to go on floors in 2023.

Aryan had shared a picture of a script and a clapboard with "Red Chillies Entertainment" written on it. He captioned the post as, "Wrapped with the writing...can't wait to say action (camera emoticon)."

 

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Shah Rukh Khan left a comment on the post saying, "Wow....thinking...believing....dreaming done, now onto dare....wish you the best for the first one. It's always special...."

Aryan Khan replied to SRK's comment saying, "Thank you! Looking forward to your surprise visits on set." SRK wittily replied,"then better keep afternoon shifts!! No early mornings."

Reacting to Aryan Khan's announcement, Gauri Khan commented, “Can’t wait to watch.” “Wooooo,” wrote Shanaya Kapoor who is friends with Suhana Khan. Ananya Panday's mom Bhavana wrote, “Congratulations !!!!! Lots of love."

Earlier, it was reported that the story revolves around the tinsel town and it is a comedy. It is a fictional telling of the Hindi film industry and Red Chillies Entertainment’s in-house writers are working on the project.

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Aryan Khan wraps writing his debut project; says, “can’t wait to say action”

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Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s son is all set to make his debut in the entertainment industry as a writer and director. Earlier, it was reported that Aryan has been developing a number of ideas that have the potential to become web series or feature films. On Tuesday, Aryan Khan took to his social media handle and shared that he has “wrapped” the writing part of his upcoming project.

Aryan Khan wraps writing his debut project; says, “can’t wait to say action”

Talking about the photo, it featured a script with “For Aryan Khan” written over it along with a clapboard reading Red Chillies Entertainment, which is owned by his actor father. Instagramming the post, Aryan wrote, “Wrapped with the writing…can’t wait to say action,” followed by a camera emoticon.

Shortly after he posted the update on his media feed, a section of his Insta fam started flooding the comments section with their reaction. “Ah that’s great to hear - all the best Director saab!,” wrote a fan page of SRK while another user commented, “Tbh I'm really excited to see ur work.” Meanwhile, Many netizens wished him luck with his upcoming project. However, it is worth mentioning here that Aryan did not drop any hint of his upcoming project whether it would be a film or a web show.

 

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As stated earlier, for his debut project Aaryan did a test shoot for a web series at a studio in Mumbai.

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LEAKED! Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor shooting for a romantic number will leave fans asking for more

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The year 2022 is indeed a happening year for actor Ranbir Kapoor as his latest release Brahmastra set records at the BO, he tied the knot with actress Alia Bhatt and welcomed their first child, a baby girl. After hitting all these milestones, the actor is now back on the set to resume the shooting of his upcoming projects. Recently, a video of him shooting a song with Shraddha Kapoor for Luv Ranjan’s next venture is making rounds on the internet.

LEAKED! Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor shooting for a romantic number will leave fans asking for more

It is said that the duo shot the song in Spain. Interestingly, the leaked video from the sets of the upcoming film will refresh your memories of ‘Kesariya’, a song in Brahmastra. In the video, Shraddha can be seen in a yellow flowy short dress, while RK is sporting a casual look in an orange shirt. Looking at the video, it seems they are shooting a romantic number as Ranbir goes on his knees for Shraddha. The video has left their fans gushing over their sizzling chemistry.

The yet-to-be-titled film will also mark the debut of producer Boney Kapoor. Meanwhile, Dimple Kapadia will play a significant role in the forthcoming film.

The film has various shooting locations, including Spain and Mumbai. The team had shot a portion in Spain and later, started shooting for it in Mumbai. However, the shoot had to be halted due to a major accident on the set of the film. The sets were burnt to ashes due to a fire accident in July this year. The makers of the film haven’t shared any updates of the film since then.

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Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi fame Shubhaavi Choksey speaks about THREE changes she wants to witness

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Actress Shubhaavi Choksey popularly known for her character in the show Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi has made a mark for herself in the industry owing to her impeccable acting skills. The actress who is currently portraying a grey-shaded character, Nandini in the show Bade Acche Lagte Hai 2 is been highly appreciated for her versatility as an actor. 

Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi fame Shubhaavi Choksey speaks about THREE changes she wants to witness

In an exclusive conversation with us, the actress opened up about the kind of change she would like to see in the world. Talking about the same, Shubhaavi said “There are many changes that I would like to bring in the world, the first and foremost thing would be hypocrisy, it would be really great if it goes away.”

Furthermore, explaining the reason behind her wanting to see this change the actress stated “Lately, I’ve been seeing that nowadays people have become emotionally devoid and lack the kind of emotions our parents had and this is also something that I’d like to change in the world.”

As we move forward towards the end of our conversation, Shubhaavi concluded by saying “Last but not the least, I would want to have world peace.” She concluded.

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Bigg Boss 16: Tina Datta gets new haircut; confesses it to Shalin Bhanot

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Tina Datta is currently on Bigg Boss 16 and she has been in news for multiple reasons but it seems that it is her fashion game that is garnering ample attention. Many cannot stop gushing over her style sense and fashion which ranges from cute casual wear to pajamas to cute hair accessories. In fact, many have showcased their love for her varied hairstyles and the way she grooms herself. Now, we hear that Tina has got herself a haircut in the Bigg Boss house and that too, on her own.

Bigg Boss 16: Tina Datta gets new haircut; confesses it to Shalin Bhanot

In a clip that has been floating around on the internet, Tina Datta is seen discussing her hair cut with co-contestant Shalin Bhanot and how she used her quick learning skills for this one. On the other hand, an impressed Shalin was seen praising her haircut. The actress also expressed her happiness over trying something new.

While we have often seen the glamorous side of the Uttaran actress during public appearances, her minimal makeup looks on the reality show seems to be a refreshing change. Fans too are quite impressed with it and she has been getting lots of compliments and appreciation for the same.


Bigg Boss 16 also has Priyanka Chahar Chaudhary, Archana Gautam, Sumbul Touqeer, among other female contestants, who generally opt for non-makeup looks on a day-to-day basis. Coming to other contestants, the show also features Ankit Gupta, Shiv Thakare, MC Stan, among others are currently a part of the game. The Bigg Boss house will also have a wild card entry soon.

Bigg Boss 16 airs on Colors from Monday to Friday at 10 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays at 9:30 pm. The show is also available on Voot.

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Shah Rukh Khan calls himself “fortunate and lucky” to be the face of Indian cinema; admits he “loves” awards, watch

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After wrapping the Saudi Arabia schedule of his next film, Dunki, Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan attended the Red Sea International Film Festival, held at Jeddah. For the unversed, SRK represented Indian Cinema at the event. Speaking his mind on the same, the actor stated that he feels fortunate to promote Indian films at a global level while revealing he loves to receive awards.

Shah Rukh Khan calls himself “fortunate and lucky” to be the face of Indian cinema; admits he “loves” awards, watch

For the unversed, Shah Rukh was honoured to ‘recognise his exceptional contribution to the film industry’ at the festival. Talking about the same, Shah Rukh said, “I shamelessly and brazenly say I like awards. I like the whole idea because it’s not for a specific job that I have done. I have been trying to make people happy for the last 32 years, sometimes successfully, sometimes not, but I feel nice,” in a recent conversation with TV presenter Raya Abirached.

Adding further, King Khan continued and asserted, “I sometimes feel being recognised for this work is not something individual, it’s for the film industry in India. I am very fortunate and lucky that I get chosen in places to be the face of the Indian film industry. I am just very happy that I can go and tell the stories of Indian films and how we make cinema to the rest of the work and bring it forth, hopefully, people will see them more around, whether I am in those films or not.”

Coming to the professional front, the 57-year-actor was last seen in Zero, which was released in 2018. After making a cameo appearance in a couple of films including Brahmastra and Rocketry: The Nambi Effect, he is all set to mark his comeback in 2023. Along with Dunki, he will be seen in Jawan and Pathaan. Interestingly, Pathaan is slated to release on January 25, 2023. The forthcoming film will also feature John Abraham and Deepika Padukone.

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Karan Singh Grover relaxes with Devi in the fresh still; Bipasha Basu calls them “love”

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After being married for six-year, Bollywood couple Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover welcomed their first child, a baby girl, in November. Ever since they announced the arrival of their little princess, a section of fans was eagerly waiting to get a glimpse of her. Though the duo has not shared a photo revealing the face of their daughter, they have shared a couple of glimpses of their daughter. Making another addition to the same, Bipasha dropped a fresh still of Devi along with her father Karan.

Karan Singh Grover relaxes with Devi in the fresh still; Bipasha Basu calls them “love”

On Tuesday, Basu took to her verified social media handle and shared a still, in which the father-daughter duo, Karan and Devi, can be seen chilling together. In the image, Karan can be seen lying beside Devi with closed eyes. Meanwhile, Devi’s face is not visible as she is looking at Karan.

Instagramming the photo, Bipasha wrote a short caption, which read, “This is love,” followed by a red heart and amulet emojis. She also called them her “heart” in her brief write-up. She concluded her caption with a bunch of hashtags, including “father-daughter”, “blessed”, and “new parents”, among others. Soon after the actress shared the below post on her social media feed, many from her Insta fam flooded the comments section with red-heart emojis. “What a beautiful moment,” wrote an Instagram user, while another commented, “Proud Papa with Little Angel.”

 

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For the unversed, the Alone stars welcomed Devi on November 12. While announcing the birth of their daughter, they said, “The physical manifestation of our love and blessings of Ma is here now and she is Divine,” in a joint statement.

While announcing her pregnancy, the Dhoom 2 actress had written, “A new time, a new phase, a new light adds another unique shade to our prism of life. Making us a little more whole than we used to be. We began this life individually and then we met each other and from then we were two. Too much love for only two seemed a little unfair for us to see... so soon, we who once were two will now become three.”

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Ranveer Singh reveals he bonded with Deepika Padukone because they were both ‘outsiders’

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After starting his career under the YRF banner, today, Ranveer Singh is one of the most sought-after actor in Bollywood. From his fashionista image to his rugged body, the actor has always left fans swooning. One more image of Ranveer Singh that has time and again been quite popular is that of a loving husband who often supports his wife Deepika Padukone in all her endeavors. Although they have maintained silence over many rumours about their relationship that they have come across since the time they were dating, in a rare occasion, the actor opened about how he bonded with his wife Deepika Padukone and how they shared a similar journey in the industry.

Ranveer Singh reveals he bonded with Deepika Padukone because they were both ‘outsiders’

In an interview with Esquire Singapore magazine, the actor spoke about how he resonated with Deepika Padukone and how they struggled their way to the top by being outsiders. “Deepika also came from the outside. That’s why we were able to connect so much. Our experiences have been so similar. She’s also had to work her way up in the entertainment business. She’s that classic story of packing a suitcase and coming to the big, bad city. We’ve both connected over the rejections, the humiliations, the struggle, the reliance on one’s supportive family, etc.”

He also spoke about how his wife came from a rather humble family just like him. Despite the fact that Deepika’s father Prakash Padukone is an Indian badminton player, they have always maintained that their values have been very grounded. “Her family lives in Bangalore, away from the limelight. They’re a very simple middle-class to upper middle-class family, and they’re centered and grounded people,” he added.

On the work front, Ranveer Singh will be reuniting with his Simmba filmmaker Rohit Shetty for the comedy entertainer Cirkus. Set in the 1960s, the film will feature him and comedian-actor Varun Sharma in a double role along with Jacqueline Fernandez, Pooja Hegde, and others playing pivotal roles.

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Bhumi Pednekar sizzles in a sultry deep-neck lavender gown

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Bhumi Pednekar's is at the top of the list among the various celebrities whose closets serve as an inspiration. The actor definitely takes fashion risks when wearing western clothing, and observing her Instagram feed, which is flooded with statement dresses with some of the most risqué necklines, gives the impression that she is a sartorial daredevil whose sense of style we could all use and benefit from in our own lives.

Bhumi Pednekar sizzles in a sultry deep-neck lavender gown

In addition to her acting prowess, Bhumi Pednekar has conquered hearts with her laudable sense of style. We've known her for more than just her acting prowess ever since she first gained fame. One aspect of her that draws us in is her sense of style. When it comes to fashion, Bhumi can make no mistakes. During wedding season, you could go through your favourite Bollywood star's most fashionable outings to get sartorial ideas. This time, we have fashion advice for you that has been taken directly from Bhumi Pednekar's closet. Bhumi recently attended her closest friend's wedding celebration and posted pictures of her dress to Instagram. An eye-catching choice for a wedding reception party is Bhumi's look. It should absolutely be in your bookmarks if you are getting married soon or will be a bridesmaid at your best friend's wedding. The dress worn by Bhumi Pednekar from Dolly J studio has a lavender colour and is adorned with elaborate silver, pink, purple, and golden-coloured sequin, sparkling diamante, and beadwork. Sheer panels, a thigh-high slit on the front, halter straps, a low-cut back, a plunging V neckline emphasising her décolletage, a cut-out on the torso, a floor-sweeping train, sheer overlay, and feather embellishments on the hem are other highlights of the outfit.

Bhumi Pednekar sizzles in a sultry deep-neck lavender gown

Bhumi accessorised the look with delicate ear studs, bracelets with sparkling gemstones, dramatic rings, and silver strappy high-heeled heels. Last but not least, Bhumi's glam options were a coral pink lip colour, coordinating eye shadow, flushed cheeks, darkened brows, dazzling highlighter, winged eyeliner, and mascara-coated lashes. Her beautiful, curly hair with a centre part was the finishing touch to her makeup.

Bhumi Pednekar sizzles in a sultry deep-neck lavender gown

Meanwhile, on work front, Bhumi will be sharing screen space with Arjun Kapoor in Ajay Bahl’s romantic thriller The LadyKiller. She also has Govinda Naam Mera, a comedy thriller written and directed by Shashank Khaitan and backed by Dharma Productions and Viacom 18 Studios. The film features Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, and Kiara Advani in pivotal roles. Bhumi will star in social drama, Bheed with Rajkummar Rao. This will be the second time the actors will be seen sharing screen space with each other after Badhaai Do. She also has Bhakshak and Afwah in pipeline.

SUMMARY OF LOOK DETAILS:

ACTRESS: Bhumi Pednekar

OUTFIT: Dolly J

STYLIST: Pranita Shetty

HAIR: Seema

 

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“Laila Majnu will stay with me, till I die,” says Avinash Tiwary; opens up on its poor performance

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Actor Avinash Tiwary has once again bagged praises from the critics as well as the audience for his performance in the Neeraj Pandey directorial Khakee: The Bihar Chapter, a Netflix original web show. Though the actor marked his debut in 2014, it was Imtiaz Ali’s Laila Majnu, which made him popular. However, the film had performed poorly at the box office. Speaking of the same, Avinash discussed the fate of the film.

“Laila Majnu will stay with me, till I die,” says Avinash Tiwary; opens up on its poor performance

In an interview with DNA, Tiwary asserted, “I don't understand why the film didn't do well at the box office, there can be innumerable reasons. I do think that if a good film failed, it happened because we couldn't promote, or spread the word about the film well. I don't think I was able to build the interest of the audience in it, in me, that they could come and see me. But Imtiaz (Ali) sir told me that if a film is good it will find its audience.”

Elaborating on the same, he further added, “A film is for life. I do feel that Laila Majnu is finding its audience. Even after four years of release, the film is relevant. People watched me in Bulbul, and then they saw Laila Majnu.”

He concluded by saying, “I hope people who watched me in Khakee, would go back and see Laila Majnu. I do feel that whatever I have been offered, it is only because of the credibility I earned due to Laila Majnu. This film will stay with me, till I die.”

Talking about Khakee: The Bihar Chapter, the seven-episode series started streaming on Netflix on November 25. In the web show, Avinash was seen playing the antagonist opposite Karan Tacker, who portrayed a titular character of a cop.

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Ishaan Khatter doesn’t have any complaints about his upbringing after Neelima Azeem’s separation from Rajesh Khattar; reveals Shahid Kapoor took care of them

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Actor Ishaan Khatter, who was most recently seen in Phone Bhoot, is gearing up for the release of Pippa in which he plays a soldier. The actor recently opened up about his mother Neelima Azeem’s separation from his father, actor Rajesh Khattar. The actor said that he doesn’t have any complaints about his upbringing. He also revealed that his older brother Shahid Kapoor took care of them. Shahid is Neelima’s son from her first marriage to actor-director Pankaj Kapur.

Ishaan Khatter doesn’t have any complaints about his upbringing after Neelima Azeem’s separation from Rajesh Khattar; reveals Shahid Kapoor took care of them

When asked if it was difficult to deal with the separation of his parents, Ishaan told Bollywood Bubble, “I also had an elder brother, and he started doing very well for himself around the time when I was nine or 10, so he was also somebody who took care of me and us. I don’t have any ‘shikayat’ (complaints) about my upbringing. I am very proud of the childhood that I lived, and I think I am the person that I am today because of what I saw, and what I made of it. They say that sometimes, character is built out of adversity, and I’ve experienced that firsthand. A lot of people think that they know my story, but nobody really knows the life that I led growing up.”

He continued, “I am very proud of my mom, I saw her come through a lot. She’s a survivor, she’s a strong person, she’s the person I look up to the most, and I have great respect for women because of what I saw her take on and conquer. My mom’s a queen, and she deserves everything. It’s made me who I am, and I’m proud of that. Today, I can take challenges head-on. I don’t get intimidated by life, I don’t get intimidated by somebody saying something, because I’ve seen life."

On the work front, Ishaan Khatter will next be seen in Pippa. Directed by Raja Krishna Menon, the film is set to release on December 9, 2022.

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Hina Khan shares cryptic posts about 'Betrayal’, leaving fans concerned

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Hina Khan took to her social media to share two strong quoted cryptic posts about betrayal and being let down. The actress, who rarely opens up about her private life, left her social media followers surprised by sharing specific quotes on her Instagram about being wary of those around her because of being betrayed by them. Owing to the same, fans and well-wishers were left concerned and this sparked further speculations about why she has posted such intense messages.

Hina Khan shares cryptic posts about 'Betrayal’, leaving fans concerned

For the unversed, Hina Khan, who loves to share details about her photoshoot and work on Instagram, took to the platform to share a story. The first post shared by the actress read, “Betrayal is the only truth that sticks.” Followed by this, she shared another text image which said, “Remember to forgive yourself for the blindness that put you in the path of those who betrayed you. Sometimes a good heart doesn’t see the bad.”

Hina Khan shares cryptic posts about 'Betrayal’, leaving fans concerned

Followed by these cryptic posts, fans have constantly been expressing concern and wondering the reason behind her sharing these posts. While one fan dropped a post showcasing unconditional support saying, “Whatever has happened to Hina Khan is very wrong.  Everyone should support her at this time”, another fan commented, “What's the matter with her? Hope so it will resolve early.” Yet another user said, “We don't know anything but what happened how it happened we want to know all this and very soon.” One of them even expressed concern about her health. While the actress hasn’t reacted on the series of questions asked by her fans, the comments continue to add to the pile.

Hina Khan, who gained fame as Akshara in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, further went on to become popular after her stint in the reality show Bigg Boss. The actress is dabbling with OTT, films, and other different mediums as of now.

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