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Preity Zinta shares her favourite throwback picture from the film, Dil Se

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Preity Zinta made an amazing debut in the industry with the film Dil Se. The actress starred opposite Shah Rukh Khan and Manisha Koirala in the film and the song ‘Jiya Jale’ still manages to get us humming along with the tunes. With the scenic backdrop of Kerala and elephants around her, Preity Zinta looked mesmerizing in the dance number. Sharing a throwback picture from the Dil Se days, Preity Zinta is ready to take us on a trip down memory lane.

Preity Zinta shares her favourite throwback picture from the film, Dil Se

Posing in front of the elephants in the picture, Preity Zinta captioned it as, “Do u think the elephants were wondering what the hell was I doing ? I was just doing everything @farahkhankunder asked me to like a good girl???? This has to be one of my favourite photos from the Dil Se shoot ❤️ #Jiyajale #Dilse #flashbackfriday #Ting”

Take a look at it right here.

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Ankita Lokhande remembers Sushant Singh Rajput on Makarsankrati as she flies a kite

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise has taken a toll on a lot of people in the industry. The actor’s sudden death left people shocked while highlighting the importance of mental health in our lives. Ankita Lokhande, who had dated him for quite some time before separating mutually, had recently performed as a tribute to the late actor.

Ankita Lokhande remembers Sushant Singh Rajput on Makarsankrati as she flies a kite

Knowing that Makarsankranti played an important role for Sushant Singh Rajput as his film Kai Po Che is still one of the most special projects, Ankita dedicated the song ‘Manjha’ from the film to share a video of herself flying the kite. She wrote, “❤️ I still get goosebumps when I listen to this song . What a film and what a journey with so many memories @pragyakapoor_ @gattukapoor ❤️ Wishing everyone a very happy makarsankranti #kaipoche ???? Shot and edited by one and only my brother @imtanmaykhutal super proud of u Tanmay ????”

Take a look at the video, right here.

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2021 will be the busiest year of Deepika Padukone’s career so far with 6 films

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Deepika Padukone seems to be living every actor’s dream. She currently has the best line up of films in her kitty, something that no other actor currently has. Whether it is the myriad variety of genres, massive productions, reuniting with co-stars as well as working with new actors, she is doing it all.

2021 will be the busiest year of Deepika Padukone’s career so far with 6 films

This year particularly will be the busiest ever for Deepika Padukone as she has as many as 6 films announced; Shakun Batra’s next with Siddhant Chaturvedi & Ananya Panday, Pathan with Shah Rukh Khan, Nag Ashwin’s Pan-India Multilingual film with Prabhas, The Intern official remake, Mahabharata and the most recent announcement that blew everyone up, Fighter, starring Deepika Padukone and Hrithik Roshan together for the first time, being directed by Siddharth Anand.

A source close to the actress shared, “Even though all of the films will not be shot this year, but at all times, Deepika will be shooting for a minimum of 2 projects all through the year plus pre-planning for the later film shoots. This is something she had not done in a while now.”

The source further shared, “Deepika had a complete understanding of how busy the year is going to be for her with multiple films and brand endorsements, so she took a couple of days off in the beginning of the year itself to spend time with her parents and sister, who live away in Bangalore.”

It is quite impressive to see the kind of line up she has worked on for herself. Even though she has been on top of her game for years now, it still feels like her journey has just begun.

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“Indian Pro Music League is in a league of its own,” says the show’s brand ambassador Salman Khan

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As India gets ready to welcome its first-ever music league with the Indian Pro Music League this February, the makers have just announced an exciting addition to their already star-studded list of ambassadors with none other than India’s Biggest Superstar - Salman Khan. He will be seen as the IPML Brand Ambassador on what we can call the biggest musical stages on television.  The show will be broadcast on Zee TV and Zee5, produced by Fathom Pictures.

“Indian Pro Music League is in a league of its own,” says the show’s brand ambassador Salman Khan

The League will see six teams supported by Shraddha Kapoor, Govinda, Rajkummar Rao, Riteish Deshmukh & Genelia, Bobby Deol, and Suresh Raina while Asees Kaur, Mika, Akriti Kakar, Shaan, Neha Bhasin, Sajid Wajid, Shilpa Rao, Kailash Kher, Bhoomi Trivedi, Javed Ali, Payal Dev, and Ankit Tiwari have been roped in as team captains.

"We have all been hooked on to sports leagues for the sheer excitement and competitive spirit of the format, but kudos to Zee TV and Fathom Pictures for coming up with a music league that infuses the energy of sports into the world of music reality television.  It is also the first time that big film and sports celebs are backing teams led by 12 of Bollywood's top playback singers, reality stars, and 6 fresh voices who will battle out a musical championship, representing different states of our country. With so much excitement and novelty going for the show, looks like this music league is in a league of its own." said Salman Khan.

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Zoya Akhtar addresses cyberbullying, says, “Online abuse cannot be normalised"

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In a session jointly organised by the Population Foundation of India and Jaipur Literature Festival, Director and Producer, Zoya Akhtar in conversation with author Mihir Sharma talked about the dangers of online abuse and bullying.

Zoya Akhtar addresses cyberbullying, says, “Online abuse cannot be normalised

Population Foundation of India and the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) recently organised a session titled, 'Cyber Bullies: Anonymity and Accountability', which was streamed on YouTube and Facebook. The conversation between acclaimed director Zoya Akhtar and Mihir Sharma, a Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation underscored the dangers of cyberbullying. Mihir Sharma is the author of 'Restart: The Last Chance for the Indian Economy' and the co-editor of 'What the Economy Needs Now’.

Zoya's company Tiger Baby Films has produced the superhit web series Made in Heaven in 2019 and she has directed critically acclaimed films like Luck by Chance, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, and Gully Boy. However, her success has not protected her from intense cyberbullying and trolling. Zoya shared the experiences that have made her leave the social media platform Facebook entirely. She said that because of the extreme levels of trolling and abuse she has faced, she is reluctant to sign into the negative energy on Twitter, and has had to switch off the comments on her Instagram account.

Zoya has been repeatedly targeted and attacked for her Muslim identity, gender, and looks by both men and women. She says, "Social media gives people anonymity while bullying and abusing just about anyone and there is no accountability. The fact that social media platforms enable the abusers of women by not identifying them or holding them accountable is a recipe for disaster because it is just a matter of time before the virtual abuse seeps into real spaces."

Zoya also expressed concern over the fact that this kind of online abuse spares no one, not even young girls for whom the psychological damage may prove to be debilitating. This deterioration in online discourse, however, she says, is not a recent development but a trend that has become increasingly toxic. She believes there will come a time when alternative platforms with more stringent checks will emerge as a counterpoint, while the existing platforms will either have to change their moderation policies or will remain saddled with only bullies abusing each other.

Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India, in her introduction to the session, added, "It is important to highlight abuse and the abusers who threaten and prevent women and the vulnerable amongst us from expressing themselves freely. We cannot afford to ignore online abuse simply because it is so prevalent. The consequences of online and offline abuse are equally dangerous and we must call out and push back against bullies and trolls. Online violence is simply another form of violence and can easily transform into offline abuse as well. Technology is a force of good and we cannot let it be vitiated and misused in this way."

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Birthday Special: 5 Roles that prove Sidharth Malhotra can act

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Many think he is just a pretty face. But since his debut in 2012 with Student Of The Year, Sidharth Malhotra has constantly striven to disprove the belief that good-looking people can’t act. Here is his 5 bravest efforts.

Birthday Special: 5 Roles that prove Sidharth Malhotra can act

1. Ek Villain (2014): Though ‘villain’ Ritesh Deshmukh walked away with the critical acclaim, Sidharth as the grieving hero packed in a certain amount of florid intensity combined with some terrific stunts. This was one Malhotra’s earliest successes. Interestingly in his other release Hasee Toh Phasee the same year Malhotra happily allowed Parineeti Chopra to take centre stage.

2. Kapoor & Sons (2016): This one featured a dreamlike ensemble cast including the great Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor and Karan Johar’s favourite Pakistani import Fawad Khan. But Sidharth Malhotra held his own, maybe because Alia Bhatt was also round. Back then they were supposed to be seeing one another. How time flies!

3. A Gentleman (2017): This zany spy thriller featured Sid Malhotra in two avatars, an ordinary nerdy working-class guy and a 007 styled secret agent. I’m not sure how well he succeeded in pulling off the dual personality. But Malhotra did display the potential of being a full-on filmi hero, lights, fights, camera, and plenty of action.

4. Aiyaary (2018): Having Manoj Bajpai as his co-star in this muddled war-espionage drama helped Sidharth negotiate the rocky terrain. He played Bajpai’s protégé, and that’s the relationship they shared in real life as well. I remember Manoj calling me up to “go easy” when during Aiyaary Sid got into trouble for some random comment on the Bhojpuri language.

5. Marjaavaan (2019): Full-on masala action with Malhotra cast as a slum hero who grows up a goonda but reforms when love (Tara Sutaria) strikes him speechless. We know love is supposed to be blind. But this time ‘love’ was also mute. Tara spoke to Malhotra in sign language. The box office was barely kind to the love that was mute and blind. Bottom line: that one big hit still eludes Sidharth Malhotra’s career.

ALSO READ: Amitabh Bachchan and Sidharth Malhotra to team up for Aankhen 2; Gaurang Doshi might have to part with rights

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Rajkummar Rao says Shah Rukh Khan is the reason why he became an actor

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All set to star in The White Tiger with Priyanka Chopra Jonas for the first time, Rajkummar Rao couldn’t help but praise the global star. Calling her phenomenal, Rajkummar Rao said that despite being a global star, she never made anyone on the set feel like she was a big star, she would help him enhance his performance and would even help him out in the scenes. While he hopes to work with her more, Rajkummar Rao admitted that the reason why he became an actor was because of Shah Rukh Khan.

Rajkummar Rao says Shah Rukh Khan is the reason why he became an actor

He has always been a huge fan of Shah Rukh Khan’s work and he could relate himself to the superstar’s journey. Rajkummar Rao says that seeing him on-screen made him want to be an actor, too. He further said that SRK taught him that if you have a dream and you’re ready to work hard, the dream will come true. Known for his charms, Rajkummar Rao says Shah Rukh Khan makes everyone feel s special and that there’s so much to learn from him as a person and as an actor.

Rajkummar Rao first met him after the success of Queen, and when he got invited to his trailer, he was surprised that Shah Rukh Khan knew his entire bio. Rajkummar Rao couldn’t express how happy he was to have met him.

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Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday pose happily with Manish Malhotra at Karan Johar’s house party

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Nobody throws parties like Karan Johar. The director is known to host some of the best parties in Bollywood with the most elite guest list. Last night, Karan Johar’s house party also had some of the finest celebrities in attendance. Manish Malhotra, Sara Ali Khan, Ananya Panday, Ritesh Sidhwani, and Gauri Khan were a few of the guests.

Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday pose happily with Manish Malhotra at Karan Johar’s house party

Taking to his Instagram, Manish Malhotra shared pictures as he posed with Sara Ali Khan and Ananya Panday for selfies. Dressed in casual attires, Sara Ali Khan is seen in a tangerine top, while Ananya Panday sticks to the classic white top. Featuring their no-makeup looks in the selfies, the trio is seen posing happily as they embrace their inner goofs. Take a look at the pictures that Manish shared.

On the work front, Sara Ali Khan has recently wrapped the shoot for Atrangi Re while Ananya Panday will soon be resuming the shoot for Shakun Batra’s untitled next.

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Pathan: Vishal-Shekhar to be the music composers for the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer

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Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone are all set to reunite on-screen with Pathan. Marking Shah Rukh Khan’s comeback after Aanand L Rai’s Zero, the actor has already begun shooting for the film and has wrapped the first schedule of Pathan with Deepika Padukone joining him for five days. The antagonist of the film, John Abraham, will be joining the second schedule of the film that is expected to begin in a fortnight.

Pathan: Vishal-Shekhar to be the music composers for the Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer

As per the reports, music composers Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani have come on board the eagerly awaited project. The duo has worked with Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone previously in movies like Om Shanti Om, Chennai Express, Happy New Year, and his solo film, Fan. Even though the film is an action-spy-thriller, there is a lot of edge and scope for the music of this Siddharth Anand directorial.

Needless to say, the duo was the first choice for director Siddharth Anand to get on board. Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone will be seen portray the roles of agents and there are also reports of Salman Khan doing a cameo in the film under YRF’s banner.

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"The reductionist calculations of box office eventually encourage mediocrity and legitimize formula, so OTT must stay"- Hansal Mehta

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Hansal it's been a long journey for you. Did you expect Scam 1992 to become such a rage?
We knew we were making something special, something with a lot of courage and conviction. But what happened after it released has been overwhelming and very gratifying. We took risks, we believed in our story, we lived our characters, and we inhabited their worlds and gave a lot of ourselves to make this show. Its success feels like a vindication and I am only grateful for that. You tell me it’s been a long journey but I see it as a new journey - a ride that has just begun.

"The reductionist calculations of box office eventually encourage mediocrity and legitimize formula, so OTT must stay"- Hansal Mehta

How do you explain its popularity?
Popularity is never pre-decided and cannot be planned. We took some audacious decisions, we broke rules, presented some old tropes in a fresh manner, disrupted the entire demographic based, millennial driven marketing spiel and above all the characters, the storytelling, the writing and the story resonated with the people. But that’s all in hindsight. Truth is there is no explanation. Whether it was Khana Khazana or Scam 1992 I think we simply found a connection with the people. It’s amazing how many people from all over the country have binge watched the show and how widely it is discussed. It’s like a dream.

I believe Sameer Nair of Applause Entertainment played a big hand in getting Scam on the track?
Credit must be given to the producers, particularly Sameer Nair of Applause Entertainment, for backing all the choices and encouraging the risks we took. Without Sameer’s support things would have perhaps been different. He is one of the smartest minds around. I believe he has a keen understanding of stories with a lot of respect for the storyteller. He is a risk taker. Ultimately Risk hai to Ishq hai!

Pratik Gandhi is now a household name. Is he the new Rajkummar Rao in your cinema?
I see his popularity with the same pride as I see the strides Rajkummar has made since we made Shahid or the incredible success achieved by Sanjeev Kapoor after Khana Khazana. To see talent being given its fair due in an unfair world makes me feel like a proud parent. I just hope he backs his talent with the best of all the choices being offered to him. And I hope out of those choices he chooses to work with me again! He is a fine, fine actor, good friend and a very mature human being.

Looking back you have directed an assortment films from diverse genres which have been your personal favourites?
Shahid, Omerta, Aligarh and Scam 1992 are my personal favourites. But among them Shahid and Scam 1992 will always have a special place in my heart. Each of them changed my life in more ways than one.

We see a profusion of biopics in your oeuvre. What fascinated you about men as disparate as Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and Professor Ramchandra Siras?
I see myself as somebody who is chronicling our times through the lives of ordinary people and their extraordinary stories. I think most of the stories I’ve told whether it is fictional tales like Dil Pe Mat Le Yaar or Citylights, or films based on real people or events are both cautionary tales and a record of the times we’ve lived in. These stories are necessary as I feel every new establishment modifies and co-opts history to eventually give later generations a completely distorted version of the past.

Why make a film on the most wanted terrorist on Omerta? Isn’t it giving him more publicity?
Above all I am fascinated by characters, the world they inhabit, the social structure they represent and/or resist, their everyday existences, their flaws, their goodness, their traits, their internal process and all that goes into building their characterizations. All my films have been about phenomenal characters that have been well written and then beautifully interpreted by the actors that have played them. Even more than stories I enjoy the challenge posed by every new character I chose to represent and explore through my work.

The OTT platform has got you unprecedented fame. Do you think it is here to stay? Has the OTT replaced the movie theatre?
I think so. And I hope so. We need every avenue that allows storytellers the freedom to tell stories and depict new characters. I welcome any new medium that does not depend on the absolutely reductionist calculations of box-office - these calculations eventually encourage mediocrity and legitimize formula. So yes OTT must stay. As must the cinema experience. They must co-exist by challenging each other. For the sake of stories. And for the sake of storytellers.

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From a swimming pool to open spaces, here’s everything Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s new home will have

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Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan will be moving out of their apartment in Fortune Heights to welcome their second baby. While the couple had grown extremely comfortable in their house and were not ready to move out, their interior designer Darshini Singh spoke in detail about how the new house is more or less an extension of their previous one. Darshini Singh had designed their home in Fortune Heights and also took care of the renovations of the Pataudi Palace.

From a swimming pool to open spaces, here’s everything Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s new home will have

According to Darshini, the couple had grown very comfortable in their old house so the new house is like an extension that meets the new requirements. The house is comparatively larger than the previous one and has space for everyone. From a swimming pool to Taimur Ali Khan having his own space as he’s growing up to a nursery for their second baby, the house is equipped with all the possible requirements to welcome the new baby.

Since both Saif and Kareena are not fond of noisy places, the new house will have a library along with antiques, artwork, candles, and a certain kind of furniture. There are a lot of open spaces in the house making space for everyone along with beautiful terraces.

Even though there aren’t pictures that give us an idea of their new home, we bet it will be just as cozy and magnificent as their previous one.

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Bigg Boss 14: Rakhi Sawant says she cannot let her love for Abhinav Shukla go, claims the latter also loves her

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Rakhi Sawant’s recent development of feelings for Abhinav Shukla has come as quite a shock for the viewers. The entertainment package of the Bigg Boss 14 house has managed to convince herself that she is in fact, in love with Rubina Dilaik’s husband Abhinav Shukla. Rakhi Sawant, in previous episodes, was seen saying that she would claim Abhinav if he ever leaves Rubina Dilaik and had body-shamed her husband for having a potbelly.

Bigg Boss 14 Rakhi Sawant says she cannot let her love for Abhinav Shukla go, claims the latter also loves her

In yesterday’s episode, Rakhi Sawant was seen talking to Bigg Boss in the confession room. She said, “Mere dil mein Abhinav ke liye joh pyaar hai, main usse jaane nahi de sakti Bigg Boss.” Taking her claim a notch higher, she said, “Maine love dekha hai Abhinav ki aankhon mein aur main uske liye kuch bhi karungi.” She’s seen breaking down in tears as she wails in front of Bigg Boss.

We wonder what Rubina Dilaik has to say about this claim of Rakhi Sawant.

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Bigg Boss 14 Promo: Salman Khan reprimands Sonali Phogat for her violent behaviour, Rubina Dilaik admits that Abhinav Shukla let her down

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The last week on Bigg Boss 14 was rather dramatic as compared to the previous ones. From the nasty argument between Sonali Phogat and Rubina Dilaik to a tiff between the latter and her husband, the Weekend Ka Vaar episode will comprise of these issues being solved by host Salman Khan. In the recent promo, Salman Khan was seen addressing both these major issues while maintaining a strict stance.

Bigg Boss 14 Promo Salman Khan reprimands Sonali Phogat for her violent behaviour, Rubina Dilaik admits that Abhinav Shukla let her down

Salman Khan pointed out that Abhinav’s behaviour is not right towards Rubina these days and said, “Abhinav, jab aapki biwi ko apki sabse zada zarurat thi, tab aapne beech raste chor diya. Aapka salook Rubina ke saath sahi nahi jaa raha aaj kal.” He was seen asking Rubina Dilaik if she thinks that her husband Abhinav Shukla is letting her down and she says, “Yes, sir”, leaving the latter turning to her in shock.

Coming to Sonali Phogat, he reprimanded her for using the abusive word for Rubina. Sonali repeated it while blaming Rubina for dragging her daughter into the matter and a visibly annoyed Salman told her that Rubina did not drag her daughter in the fight. Nikki Tamboli then pitched and said that Sonali keeps threatening them saying, “Mere bande bahar dekh lenge”. Salman lost his cool even more and said, “Will you threaten people from outside? What will you do?"

When Sonali constantly denied the claims, Salman showed her the footage of her saying the exact same thing multiple times. Despite seeing the video, Sonali does not agree that she has threatened people and Salman then says, “Aapke maanne ya na maanne se kya hoga Sonali ji? Aapki bhi bacchi dekh rahi hai show. Yeh aapke upar suit karta hai?”

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Learn 5 ways from Selena Gomez, Gigi Hadid, Kylie Jenner to infuse colour in your winter wardrobe

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Winter season is all about woolens and basic, neutral colours. But this season, let's amp up our style and infuse more colour in to our wardrobe and make a splash every time you walk out!

Learn 5 ways from Selena Gomez, Gigi Hadid, Kylie Jenner to infuse colour in your winter wardrobe (1)

VIBRANT SWEATERS
You can add a pop of colour to your daily outfit by wearing colourful sweaters. Layer it up with a basic trendy coat and solid coloured trousers. Zara Larrson shows us how to style a basic rainbow sweater, keep yourself warm and stylish.

 

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FLEECE TRACK SUITS
Fleece Track Suits are the way to go! Fleece keeps you warm and can also look make you look super chic! Take inspiration from Gigi Hadid's cyan blue fleece suit with a sweater jacket! You can easily add a funky pop to your outfit and also keep yourself warm!

 

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PUFF IT UP
Puffer jackets are the newest trend in the market. Wear neutral sweaters and amp up your outfit with the most vivid puffer jackets. Yellow, Purple, Red, Neons- there's no looking back! Our favourite celebrities are obsessed with the Puffed Jacket trend and we can't help but fawn over the them!

 

PRINTS:
Prints are the new beige this winter. Pair a printed bodysuit with a jacket of the same print.
Pair it with strappy heels and dainty jewelry.

 

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FLANNELS
Flannels are the most essential part of an outfit. Layering an outfit is the best way to keep warm and also looking fashionable and how. Take a leaf out of Hailey Bieber's fashion archives and layer your basic outfit with a woolen flannel and ace the fashion game.

 

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VIDEO: Salman Khan flaunts his culinary skills with his recipe of instant raw onion pickle

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When it comes to entertaining his fans, Salman Khan is an entire package. From acting to dancing to singing to hosting, the actor will do it all. Recently, a video of him showing off his culinary skills went viral.

VIDEO: Salman Khan flaunts his culinary skills with a recipe of instant raw onion pickle

On Friday, veteran actress Bina Kak shared a video of Salman Khan preparing an instant raw onion pickle. In the video, we can see Salman explaining the recipe as he adds each ingredient to a bowl full of small raw onions.

Sharing the video Bina wrote, “Salman our "Harr fun maula 'हर फ़न मौला "making instant raw onion pickle. fun loving, hardworking, outdoor ,sporty,painter actor ,singer SK likes to try his hand at cooking .here he makes. #Rawonionpickle . at home which his whole family loves #Jaypore#jaipur #receipe .cut onions 250 GM's ,1tsp #fennel seed ,I tsp #kalaunji #onionseed #salt taste.2 tbsp raw mustard oil.shake it all up together ..done @amritakak @whosunilgrover @vanturiulia @ashley_rebello @ankurkak @shahdaisy @aslisona @thesajidwajid @beingsalmankhan @arhaankhaan @nirvankhan15 @seemakhan76 As per him Good for health is olive oil and maskhari karna to mustard oil. Love Him.”

 

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In the video, Salman is seen dressed in black tee and red pants and is completely engrossed in the process of making a pickle for the people around him.

Meanwhile, on the work front Salman Khan will next be seen in the film Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai. He also has Kick 2 and Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali in the pipeline.

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Milind Soman asked about loyalty in a relationship with a huge age gap. He responds

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Model/actor Milind Soman and his wife Ankita Konwar's 26-year-old age gap never fails to be a topic of conversation among people. It has been a while since the two got married, but the discussion around their age gap often pops up.

Milind Soman asked about loyalty in a relationship with a huge age gap. He responds

Milind Soman has always inspired people with his fitness and age-defying looks. His marriage to a 27-year-old at the age of 53 only made people more curious about his personal life.

In a recent interview, Milind was asked whether being married to a much younger partner decreased the chances of cheating on them. Responding to the question, Milind said that the relationship is not about sex but it is about the relationship itself. He said that it is something that is satisfying and that sex is not the most important thing. He said that sharing, warmth and closeness are the most important things that make a relationship.

Further talking about the attention they get as a couple, Soman said that a lot of nasty things were said in the beginning and it affected Ankita as she was not used to it. However, he said that it is nice when things are great but he also feels that it can be a pressure on a couple when there is so much attention.

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Bhavya Gandhi reveals the real reason for quitting Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

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Bhavya Gandhi, who played the role of Tapu on Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, quit the show a while ago leaving multiple rumours. However, in an intense interview, Bhavya Gandhi has finally opened up about his exit from one of the longest-running sitcoms of Indian television. Bhavya has been adored as Tapu for the longest time and there were reports that he was fired from Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah for professional misconduct.

Bhavya Gandhi reveals the real reason for quitting Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah

Quashing all the rumours, Bhavya said that people can say what they want to, but he knows the truth and he does not care what they think. Revealing the real reason for leaving the show, he said that his role had gotten a little monotonous and he wanted to grow as a professional and explore other options. Bhavya elaborated that people still refer to him as Tapu and he is completely okay with it because the role has made him who he is.

He also revealed that he shares a great bond with his on-screen mother, Disha Vakani, who is still in the grey about joining the show again.

Also Read: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah star Dilip Joshi recalls being paid Rs. 50 for roles

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Indian Army Day 2021: Vicky Kaushal salutes the brave men of the army as he recalls being at an altitude of 16000 ft in Tawang

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India is celebrating its 74th Army Day today. Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to honour the soldiers of the country who have always put the country first. From years, Bollywood through its movies have been narrating the tales of bravery shown by the Army. Today, several film celebrities took to social media to salute their bravery.

Indian Army Day 2021: Vicky Kaushal salutes the brave men of the army as he recalls being at an altitude of 16000 ft

Vicky Kaushal took to his social media handle and shared a video from the time he had visited the jawans in Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh. He also recalled how difficult it was being in the higher altitudes of the region.

"Remember being at an alt of 16,000 ft at the Indo China border of Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. A member of my team was rushed to a lower altitude since he was finding it difficult to breathe," he wrote sharing the video where he is seen getting trained to use a gun.

 

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Vicky Kaushal had portrayed the role of an army officer in the film Uri: The Surgical Strike which also won him a national award.

ALSO READ: 2 Years Of URI: Vicky Kaushal, Aditya Dhar, Ronnie Screwvala unveil first look of Ashwatthama

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Zayn Malik samples Mohammed Rafi's 'Chaudhvin Ka Chand' in his song 'Tightrope' from his latest album 'Nobody Is Listening' 

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A week ago, Zayn Malik dropped his new single 'Vibez' on January 8, 2021. It was followed by an announcement that the 28-year-old singer will drop his newest album 'Nobody Is Listening'. The album released on January 15, 2021, and it is his best work yet.

Zayn Malik samples Mohammed Rafi's 'Chaudhvin Ka Chand' in his song 'Tightrope' from his latest album 'Nobody Is Listening' 

Amongst the songs, one particular track 'Tightrope' caught desi fans' attention. The reason being that Zayn Malik sampled legendary singer Mohammed Rafi's 'Chaudhvin Ka Chand' song. Fans were quite elated to know that Zayn continues to share his love for the music he grew up listening to.

The song remains iconic in the Indian film industry. Incorporating the Urdu verse in the beautiful track, Zayn particular croons, "Chaudhvin ka chaand ho ya aaftaab ho? / Jo bhi ho tum khuda ki kasam lajawab ho."

Upon sharing the album this morning, Zayn tweeted, "Just wanna say, it feels great to share this with you all! everyone’s support and love means a lot, here’s to a great year hope it better than the last!"

'Vibez' became the second song Zayn has released since he welcomed his daughter with supermodel Gigi Hadid. He had dropped the 'Better' track in September 2020 a few days after the birth of his baby girl.

ALSO READ: Zayn Malik releases new song ‘Vibez’, announces third solo album ‘Nobody is Listening’ to release on January 15, 2021

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Rishi Kapoor's last film, Sharmaji Namkeen, to release in theatres this year

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Late actor Rishi Kapoor's last film titled Sharmaji Namkeen is scheduled for a 2021 theatrical release. As the shoot of the movie is still pending, the makers endeavour to present the veteran actor's last film as a tribute to his fans & him on his birthday, the 4th of September, this year. To achieve this reality, Paresh Rawal has agreed to complete the remainder of the film in the same role - a sensitive step that is unprecedented in Hindi cinema. The filmmakers and Paresh Rawal have taken this decision in order to release the film as a mark of respect for Rishi.

Rishi Kapoor's last film, Sharmaji Namkeen, to release in theatres this year

Kapoor’s final performance and a celebration of his inimitable talent and career for all his fans. Produced by Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Akhtar in association with MacGuffin Pictures, directed by debutante Hitesh Bhatia, this film is a light-hearted coming-of-age story of a lovable 60-year-old man. The makers and team of Sharmaji Namkeen are ready to resume shoot soon with plans of a 2021 release.

The actor passed away after losing the battle to Leukemia on April 30, 2020.

Also Read: From losing Rishi Kapoor to shooting for Jug Jugg Jeeyo to COVID-19, Neetu Kapoor sums up 2020 in a post

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Farhan Akhtar’s trainer gives a glimpse into the actor’s training for Toofan

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Farhan Akhtar will next be seen on screen in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film Toofan. In the film he plays the role of a boxer and has trained real hard to get the right physique for the role. The actor was trained by Drew Neal who is a former kickboxing champion.

Farhan Akhtar’s trainer gives a glimpse into the actor’s training for Toofan

On Friday, Drew gave a glimpse of how hard the actor has trained for the upcoming film. Sharing throwback pictures from Farhan's training days, Drew wrote, "Dedication is being hunched over, dripping with sweat with your battered legs in an ice bucket....knowing that you WILL complete the final round. Throwback to putting work in with @faroutakhtar for #toofan (sic).”

 

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This is the second sports based film that Mehra and Akhtar are collaborating on. The two had last worked together in the 2013 hit film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag which was based on the life of Milkha Singh. Toofan also stars Paresh Rawal and Isha Talwar.

ALSO READ: Farah Khan gets nostalgic as she shares a major throwback picture with cousin Farhan Akhtar from their childhood

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12 Years Of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai: Shivangi Joshi says, “I am privileged to be a part of the show”

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Shivangi Joshi, who is part of Rajan Shahi's Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, is thrilled as the show has completed twelve years. The actor says that she feels honoured to be part of it. "The feeling is outstanding and great. I am privileged to share space with some of the finest actors and crew I have ever come across. Being a part of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai is a blessing," she says.

12 Years Of Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Shivangi Joshi says, “I am privileged to be a part of the show”

Ask her which her most cherished sequence has been on the show, and she says, "I think each and every scene is special to me… but if I had to recall one of my favourites, it has to be the Kaira moments and performances in Greece and Rajasthan. That was a thrilling experience for me."

The actor says that the show is loved because of the hard work that goes into it. "The USP of YRKKH is the lovely direction, amazing script writing and storytelling and the long seen vision of our mentor and producer, Rajan Shahi sir," she says.

Last year, due to the lockdown, the shoot had to be halted. Talking about this, Shivangi says, "Each day is a lesson to learn, remember and overcome. Then be it a working day or an off day. Last year kept me away from work for a few months but reunited me with my entire family. I worked on myself, was engrossed in household work and spent time with myself. These are the best feelings which one should experience," she says, adding, "These learnings and challenges keep me going and motivated. There is always something new to look forward to."

Talking about working with producer Rajan Shahi, she says, "He is beyond words. He is my mentor, a father figure to me, a great passionate believer in storytelling and a visioner."

Also Read: Shivangi Joshi broke down multiple times after learning about Naira’s death on Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai

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Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Naina Singh says, "Being somebody with no Godfather or backing it was very difficult"

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Naina Singh made an everlasting impact on the audiences since her first show Kumkum Bhagya came on-air. The self-made actress only moved forward since then and then there was no looking back for the actress post then. She believes in moving forward despite all the obstacles that came her way. The actress opens up on how she managed to breakthrough in the industry despite having no contacts in the industry

Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Naina Singh says, Being somebody with no Godfather or backing it was very difficult

The Kumkum Bhagya actress says "Being somebody with no Godfather or backing it was very difficult. The only thing that kept me going was 'Never giving up' and I also never had a 'Plan B' in my dictionary. Because when you have a 'Plan B' so you have another plan that you can rely upon. So I never kept a plan B for myself. It was a do or die situation for me"

On the professional front, Naina will be soon seen in a music video with Prince Narula. On the other hand, she is speculated to be a part of a big-budgeted Bollywood project. Apart from that, the actress came forward and has quoted in the past that she is looking forward to doing some hard-hitting roles in the digital space.

Also Read: EXCLUSIVE: Bigg Boss 14’s ex-contestant Naina Singh says, “The makers did not show half the things that I did in the house”

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Srishti Jain braves an injury and shoots for a crucial sequence of Hamariwali Good News

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Zee TV recently launched a new show, Hamariwali Good News, which presents a heart-warming story showcasing a unique role reversal between a daughter-in-law - Navya (Srishti Jain) and her mother-in-law - Renuka (Juhi Parmar) to give their family the much-awaited Good News. While versatile actress Juhi Parmar plays the role of Renuka, who is the mother-in-law and the lifeline of the Tiwari family; Shakti Anand is seen essaying the pivotal character of Mukund, who is Renuka's husband and Navya father-in-law.

Srishti Jain braves an injury and shoots for a crucial sequence of Hamariwali Good News

While we've seen a lot of drama take place at the Tiwari house over the last couple of weeks, the next few days will witness some more high voltage drama as Renuka will be seen getting arrested by the police. While this twist will leave the audience stunned, our very own Navya’s bravery on set really left everyone speechless. Actress Srishti Jain was supposed to ride a scooter for an important sequence and while she had a couple of practice runs and all the safety measures were in place, she had an accident and fell off the scooter. Though bruised and visibly hurt, Srishti got up and continued to shoot. She aced the sequence despite being injured, showcasing her dedication to the show and her fans.

Talking about the incident, Srishti revealed, “There was a scene in Hamariwali Good News, where I had to ride a two-wheeler. While I had done a few shots on the same scooter earlier, I guess luck was not with me and somehow, I lost control on the slightly uneven road. I injured my arms, legs, and the side of my chest, but the show must go on, right? I did not want to disappoint my fans and hence, I just got up and started shooting once again. It did hurt, but with god’s grace, it wasn’t a big accident. I am grateful that nothing major happened. I am better now, and I hope to keep entertaining my fans as Navya Tiwari.”

Also Read: Here’s why Srishti Jain was scared of Juhi Parmar on the sets of Hamariwali Good News

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Indian Army Day 2021: Here are some movies by Sanjay Dutt that celebrate the spirit of Indian soldiers

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India is celebrating its 74th Army Day today. Army Day is celebrated on January 15 every year to honor the soldiers of the country, who have set the greatest example of selfless service and brotherhood and more than anything the love for the country. As we all know, the love for our brave soldiers and telling their story has been a very old engagement in Bollywood, something which has been done by Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt profusely.

Indian Army Day 2021: Here are the are some movies by Sanjay Dutt that celebrate the spirit of Indian soldiers

Giving a tribute to the soldiers, Sanjay Dutt took to his social media, and shared a throwback picture from the sets of  LOC: Kargil, where in the caption he wrote, "Saluting the courage and bravery of our Indian Army who has always stood strong, even in the most unfavorable conditions. We, as entertainers, can only try to portray your unparalleled commitment on the screens. ???????????????? #ArmyDay"

To commemorate the special day, here's a look at some of Dutt's movies which made us all bask in the glory of the nation and give a grand salute to our brave soldiers.

1. Tango Charlie
Tango Charlie is a 2005 Indian war film written and directed by Mani Shankar, starring Sanjay Dutt, Ajay Devgn and Bobby Deol in pivotal roles. The film talks about the fact that real soldiers are not born, but bred. The story primarily focuses on the life of Indian army sepoy, who is given the work to proceed to the Northeastern part of India where lots of riots and violence are taking place and people are suffering. Sanjay Dutt essayed the role of Squadron Leader Vikram Rathore in the film.

2. Deewaar: Let's Bring Our Heroes Home
The movie is touted as the first Hindi film that talks about the great escape of Indian POWs from Pakistani soil. Deewar is a stirring example of courage and the indomitable human spirit. It thrillingly celebrates the heroism of men who never gave up the fight. Sanjay Dutt essays the role of Khan, who aids Gaurav (Akshaye Khanna) out of the captive of Pakistan and helps him get back to his homeland. Dutt's performance in the film won him plaudits to his name, and made him shine as a performer.

3. Torbaaz
Sanjay Dutt-starrer Torbaaz, which was recently released on an OTT platform, is a story of hope which helped a group of children in Afghanistani refugee camps dream and strive for a bright future. The actor essays a retired officer, Nasser, who served in the Indian Army as a doctor. Sanjay Dutt's Torbaaz was a highly emotional story of beautiful and innocent people who live in a war-torn country.

Apart from giving out these stellar performances, Sanjay Dutt will now be next seen in Toosidas Junior, KGF Chapter 2, Shamshera and Bhuj: The Pride Of India.

ALSO READ: Sanjay Dutt on working with Prashanth Neel for KGF: Chapter 2 – “It was my first time working with him and I had all the comfort from him”

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Kiara Advani opts for tie-dye co-ords to level up her look while visiting designer Manish Malhotra

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Kiara Advani, who was recently busy shooting in Chandigarh, is back in Mumbai. She was spotted leaving designer Manish Malhotra's house on Thursday night dressed in a blue and white sweatshirt and sweat shorts set.

Kiara Advani opts for tie-dye co-ords to level up her look while visiting designer Manish Malhotra

She donned a super cute tie dye outfit; her hair was cascading down her back in soft waves. She paired her look with a black sling bag with gold details, small gold hoops and chunky rose gold sneakers. Owing to the Covid19 pandemic, the beauty was also seen wearing a black mask after she posed for the paps. Kiara kept the look simple and used a minimal approach to style her look.

Kiara Advani opts for tie-dye co-ords to level up her look while visiting designer Manish Malhotra

Kiara's style is really minimalistic and chic, she's a show stealer and stuns netizens with her fashion time and again. One can take inspiration and style cues from her fashion archives, and you can never go wrong.

Kiara Advani opts for tie-dye co-ords to level up her look while visiting designer Manish Malhotra

 

Last seen in Indoo Ki Jawani, the Lust Stories actress will next be seen in Jug Jugg Jeeyo directed by Raj Mehta and produced by Dharma Productions, opposite Bollywood heartthrob Varun Dhawan. The film also stars Neetu Kapoor and Anil Kapoor in significant roles.

Also Read: Kiara Advani and Sidharth Malhotra share first pictures from their holiday in Maldives

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Bigg Boss 14: Aly Goni takes a dig at Rakhi Sawant over her ‘missing’ husband

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In the upcoming episode of Bigg Boss 14, Aly Goni will be seen having a verbal spat with Rakhi Sawant during which he will be taking a dig at the latter's marital status. Rakhi Sawant got married to businessman Ritesh in 2019 and their wedding pictures had gone viral. However, Ritesh has never come forward in the media or even in the BB house.

Bigg Boss 14: Aly Goni takes a dig at Rakhi Sawant over her ‘missing’ husband

In the upcoming episode, Aly tella Rakhi, "Tera pati gayab hai”. Defending her marriage, Rakhi said that their love is real and does not need proof. Rakhi had earlier claimed that Ritesh does not meet her due to media hype around her.

Rakhi tells Aly that his love is fake and that people do not fall in love just by getting emotional. She also goes on to say that he uses people to get his work done inside the house.

 

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Meanwhile, earlier there were reports that Rakhi Sawant’s husband would enter the house during Christmas. However, he backed out owing to professional commitments. He is yet to make an appearance on the show.

ALSO READ: Arshi Khan and Rakhi Sawant break into tears while packing Vikas Gupta’s bags prior to his exit from Bigg Boss 14

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Bigg Boss 14: Rubina Dilaik has an emotional breakdown, says she is being misunderstood as Abhinav Shukla comforts her

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Rubina Dilaik and Eijaz Khan had a massive argument in yesterday’s episode of Bigg Boss 14. Rubina Dilaik, who is in charge of the kitchen, asked the contestants to keep a check on their breakfast intake since the poultry products supply has been reduced by Bigg Boss due to the bird flu. However, things got pretty heated in the house when Eijaz Khan said that he does not need to be instructed like a kid.

Bigg Boss 14 Rubina Dilaik has an emotional breakdown, says she is being misunderstood as Abhinav Shukla comforts her

Despite Bigg Boss sending alternatives for the reduced poultry supply, Rubina asked the contestants to keep their breakfast in check as a precautionary measure. However, Eijaz did not take this well and said that he’s 45 and has been eating this all his life and is fit and fine. Rubina couldn’t help but retort back and say that no wonder he was visiting the medic room so frequently and that is when Eijaz lost all his cool. He told Rubina that he does not feel the need to share his medical issues with her and during the heated argument, he high-fived her and she asked him not to touch her. Abhinav Shukla also told Eijaz to respect his wife’s personal space and not to invade it.

Rahul Vaidya told her that her concern felt like a command rather than the former. Rubina was later seen breaking down in tears in front of her husband Abhinav Shukla and said that her concern in being misunderstood by the members of this house.

Also Read: Bigg Boss 14 Promo: Contestants will NOT have immunity tasks, captaincy tasks, to get limited ration

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Karnataka’s Anti-Tobacco Cell and Health Department ask actor Yash to delete smoking scenes from KGF 2 teaser and film

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The teaser of KGF 2 was released recently on the birthday of superstar Yash and within 24 hours the teaser broke several records. However, the Karnataka State Anti-Tobacco Cell and Health Department have objected to visuals showing Yash lighting a cigarette and smoking in the teaser.

Karnataka’s Anti-Tobacco Cell and Health Department ask actor Yash to delete smoking scenes from KGF 2 teaser and film

Reportedly, officials from The Karnataka State Anti-Tobacco Cell said that the smoking scenes violated Section 5 of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) 2003, and therefore they sought the deletion of the teaser from online platforms.

In the said scene, Yash is seen blowing up a row of jeeps with a machine gun and then goes on to light up a cigarette using the barrel of the red-hot gun. The Karnataka Health Department has also appealed to the actor to remove the problematic scene from the teaser and the film.

According to the rules, it is mandatory to display the “Smoking is injurious to health” warning on the screen. But the teaser did not have the warning. Director Prashant Neel, actor Yash and producer Vijay Kiragandur have been sent a letter raising objections regarding the same.

Karnataka Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar said, “Cinema star Yash is into social work, and I admire him. The Health Department has made an appeal to him about his upcoming movie. But this is not a notice. I heard that there is a smoking scene in the film and the department has asked him to remove that scene. There are many youngsters in his fan club, and this is applicable to all movies.”

ALSO READ: Sanjay Dutt on working with Prashanth Neel for KGF: Chapter 2 – “It was my first time working with him and I had all the comfort from him”

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Farah Khan gets nostalgic as she shares a major throwback picture with cousin Farhan Akhtar from their childhood

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Farah Khan is known to share some of the most nostalgic pictures from the good old days. Unknown to a lot of people, she happens to be a cousin of actor-director, Farhan Akhtar. And their childhood was quite a fun one from the looks of it. Being a part of the industry for over two decades, Farah and Farhan have grown up with people belonging to the industry around them.

Farah Khan gets nostalgic as she shares a major throwback picture with cousin Farhan Akhtar from their childhood

Taking to her Instagram, Farah Khan flaunts her haircut in a picture with her childhood dancing partner, Farhan Akhtar. She wrote, “Before internet, wifi & computers there was Dance!! The best family bonding.. @faroutakhtar n i in my ever flashdance haircut tripping the light fantastic.. #dancingcousins #thosewerethedays .. ( my beautiful mom in the sari at the back with rosy maami)♥️” Sporting a classic haircut from back in the day, Farah Khan and Farhan Akhtar look unrecognizable in this picture, take a look.

The picture will surely make you reminisce the good old days!

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From The Sets: Nehha Pendse begins shooting for her part in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

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Nehha Pendse, who was earlier rumoured to replace Saumya Tandon in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain, has begun shooting. The actress had denied the reports of her joining the show a couple of months back, only for the channel to confirm that she is indeed joining the cast to be paired opposite Aasif Sheikh. Saumya Tandon’s exit from the popular sitcom had left the fans upset with the news since she was seen in the role for the past 5 years.

From The Sets Nehha Pendse begins shooting for her part in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

Aasif Sheikh had spoken about Nehha joining the cast and said that she was the only one who could get the humour of the show and fit perfectly for the role. A few pictures from the sets have been leaked where Nehha is seen prepping for her role as the new Gori Mem of Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain. Dressed in plain sarees, minimal makeup, Nehha Pendse is seen engrossed in her role already and the viewers can’t wait to see her on-screen.

Take a look at the pictures, right here.

From The Sets Nehha Pendse begins shooting for her part in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

From The Sets Nehha Pendse begins shooting for her part in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

From The Sets Nehha Pendse begins shooting for her part in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

From The Sets Nehha Pendse begins shooting for her part in Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

Saumya Tandon had quit the show back in August and had given her approval for Nehha being the perfect one for the role since she had worked with the latter in the past.

Also Read: Aasif Sheikh opens up about Nehha Pendse replacing Saumya Tandon on Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain

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Bigg Boss 14 Promo: Contestants will NOT have immunity tasks, captaincy tasks, to get limited ration

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Bigg Boss 14 has seen a lot of controversies so far and the contestants have faced the due consequences for breaking the rules. The tasks in the house have led to multiple verbal clashes and it looks like Bigg Boss has finally had enough of this. Bigg Boss 14’s new promo has now announced that the contestants will no longer have the privilege of immunity or being a captain. The unlimited supply of ration will also be cut down.

Bigg Boss 14 Promo Contestants will NOT have immunity tasks, captaincy tasks, to get limited ration

After Rubina Dilaik, Sonali Phogat, and Nikki Tamboli’s nasty argument, Bigg Boss said, “It seems like breaking the rule has become a norm and now, the contestants will no longer have immunity tasks, captaincy tasks, and the ration will also be limited.” Leaving the contestants guilty and shocked, this has surely reminded us of the earlier seasons of the reality show where the contestants would order food with a fixed budget.

Take a look at the promo right here.

With no captaincy and immunity, where do you think the season will head further? Let us know in the comments below.

Also Read: Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Jasmin Bhasin’s father opens up about her relationship with Aly Goni

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Adnan Sami hits back at a Twitter user who said Lata Mangeshkar does not have a good voice

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On Thursday, a Twitter user tweets that, "Indians have been brainwashed into thinking that Lata Mangeshkar has a good voice”. Soon, the tweet went viral and many shared their opinion on the same leading to Lata Mangeshkar trending in India.

Adnan Sami hits back at a Twitter user who said Lata Mangeshkar does not have a good voice

Singer Adnan Sami who strongly disagreed with the statement came down heavily on the Twitter user. Lata Mangeshkar is known as the nightingale of India and has been singing for decades. Adnan, like many other admirers of the veteran singer, schooled the Twitter user. Replying to the tweet, Adnan wrote, "Bandar Kya Jaane Adrak Ka Swaad (What does the monkey know of the good taste of ginger). ...It’s better to stay silent and appear stupid than to open your mouth & remove all doubt!!"


Before this tweet, Sami had shared a throwback picture of legendary trio Lata Mangeshkar, Noor Jehan and Asha Bhosle. "What an Iconic & Historic Photo! #LataMangeshkar #NoorJehan #AshaBhosle," he captioned the post.


ALSO READ: Lata Mangeshkar for the first time reveals the truth behind her slow poisoning

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Aditi Rao Hydari and Tara Sutaria are all about the festive glow in their traditional attire on Makar Sankranti

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The festive season of Lohri, Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Bihu was celebrated by people across the nation. Actress Aditi Rao Hydari celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal by flying kites on her rooftop.

Aditi Rao Hydari and Tara Sutaria are all about the festive glow with their traditional attire on Makar Sankranti

She looked magnificent in a blue floral kurta set. She paired it with a sheer floral dupatta of the same print and brown kolhapuris.  Netizens were quite impressed by Aditi's traditional look. Aditi also wished her fans Happy Makar Sankranti! Her festive glow was the highlight of the post.

 

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In another spotting, Tara Sutaria stepped out on Thursday late evening and was spotted in an all-white chikankari outfit outside a dubbing studio. She looked ethereal in a traditional outfit. Tara has never failed to turn heads every time she dons Indian attire. She loves her salwars and chikankaris. Tara had a busy Makar Sankranti just like the rest of our B-Town folks. The Student of the Year 2 actress didn't forget to carry a mask with her. Safety comes first, always. Take cues for your next traditional outing, style your basic white kurta with a palazzos and light silver jewelry and you're ready to go!

Professionally, Tara Sutaria was last seen in Marjawaan opposite Siddharth Malhotra. She's currently working on Tadap opposite Ahan Shetty, helmed by Milan Luthria and produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.

On the professional front, Aditi Rao Hydari was last seen in Telugu film V and Malayalam film Sufiyum Sujatayum. She will next be seen in The Girl on the Train also starring Parineeti Chopra which will be released on Netflix on February 26, 2021.

ALSO READ: Tara Sutaria sizzles in white bikini in the throwback picture from her serene Maldives vacation

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Jacqueline Fernandez stuns as a ballerina; hints at a new venture named She Rox Life

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Actress Jacqueline Fernandez on Thursday hinted at a new venture as she shared a series of pictures of herself on Instagram. In the pictures, she is dressed as a ballerina and is gracefully posing in all the pictures.

Jacqueline Fernandez stuns as a ballerina; hints at a new venture named She Rox Life

The pictures shared by Jacqueline immediately went viral and fans and colleagues showered her with praises and were in awe of her physique. The pictures are a teaser for her new venture named She Rox Life. Looking at the pictures, it seems that the Kick actress is venturing into fitness or dance.

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On the work front, Jacqueline was last seen in Shirish Kunder's diretorial Ms. Serial Killer. Meanwhile, she was recently shooting for Bhoot Police which also stars Saif Ali Khan, Arjun Kapoor and Yami Gautam. She will also be seen in Bachchan Pandey and Attack.

ALSO READ: “With the start of the year, Jacqueline Fernandez directly jumps into shoot for Cirkus,” reveals a source close to the actress 

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Disha Patani gets into weekend mode with a flying kick, plays BTS' 'Mic Drop' song in the background 

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Disha Patani is an ace when it comes to fitness and having a body that one desires. Disha keeps her workouts interesting by not restricting herself to only weights and cardio. She also adds a pinch of MMA, kickboxing, and much more.

Disha Patani gets into weekend mode with a flying kick, plays BTS' 'Mic Drop' song in the background 

In her latest Instagram reel, we can see the actress hitting the gym and getting into the weekend mode. She is acing the flying kick in her video. Known to be a big fan of Korean pop group BTS, she is seen playing their popular track 'Mic Drop' in the background.

 

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On the work front, Disha will be seen next in Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai alongside Salman Khan and Jackie Shroff followed by Ek Villain 2 reuniting with Malang director Mohit Suri.

ALSO READ: Disha Patani to play Jackie Shroff’s sister in Radhe – Your Most Wanted Bhai?

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Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, Kiara Advani teach you 5 ways to get your weekend fashion right

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The weekend is here and we can't wait to go all out. Our Bollywood heroines love the weekend. Be it their Saturday Parties or Sunday Brunches – they all give us something to talk about. This weekend get your #OOTD on point with some inspiration from our B-Town ladies!

Deepika Padukone, Ananya Panday, Kiara Advani teach you 5 ways to get your weekend fashion right

LAZY WEEKEND
This weekend, put on your pastel shirts and high-waist denims and you're ready to roll. Kriti Kharbanda is dishing out looks every day. This one is giving major style goals - comfortable yet stylish. This is the perfect pick to beat your lazy weekend hues!

PARTY WEEKEND
Give the dull winter colours a miss and don your brightest bodycon number this weekend to steal the show at any party! Ananya Panday's mini noodle strap fitted dress is the right choice for you to enamour the winter shades with some dazzling tints.

 

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BIG SHAADI WEEKEND
Winter weddings are the way to go! From the most extravagant lehengas to mouth watering delicacies- it's the shaadi season that's most awaited. For your shaadi look, take cues from the Dhadak actress to pull off a basic silk saree and up your game with an embroidered choli, juttis and dainty gold jumkas.

 

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JET-SETTING WEEKEND
Flying out for the weekend? No stress. Our Bollywood Divas are on the run and they are dishing out the best airport looks. Deepika Padukone looks uber chic in an oversized ensemble. Nude and Blush tones are taking the fashion world by a storm, take inspiration from the Chhapak actress on how to ace undertones for your latest airport look!

PICNIC MOOD
Picnics and impromptu getaways are the best part about the weekend. Frills and wide leg pants are the newest trend and our Kabir Singh actress Kiara Advani looks like a breath of fresh air. Pair your frilly crop top with wide leg pants or a skirt for your family picnic, pair a tiny cross-body bog or a picnic tote and you're ready to roll!

 

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We're ready for the weekend, hoping to see you all refreshed and ready on Monday! Hoping your gram will be thriving with pictures of your weekend Shenanigans! Happy Weekend!

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Randeep Hooda starrer Inspector Avinash web series goes on the floor in Mumbai, Urvashi Rautela also part of the starcast 

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Jio Studios’ web series Inspector Avinash, a Humongous multistarer helmed by Neerraj Pathak goes on the floor today in Mumbai. With Randeep Hooda leading the cast along with Urvashi Rautela, the series will have a plethora of talented cast with Amit Sial, Abhimanyu Singh, Mahesh Manjrekar, Rajneesh Duggal, Govind Namdeo, Adhyayan Suman, Freddy Daruwala, Priyanka Bose, Shaleen Bhanot, Ihaana Dhillon, Ajay Chaudhary, Praveen Sisodia, Akansha Puri, Ali Quoi Mirza, Zohaeb Farooqi, Shoorveer Tyagi, B Shantanu, Ira More, Awadhesh Mishra, Muskan Verma, Mahesh Balraj and Harjinder Singh.

Randeep Hooda starrer Inspector Avinash web series goes on the floor in Mumbai, Urvashi Rautela also part of the starcast 

Talking more about this Randeep said, "Portraying a super cop like Avinash Mishra is exciting and challenging at the same time. I'm thrilled to start the year with this series and looking forward to presenting a thorough entertainer to the audience with this one."

 

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With liberal doses of action, humour, thrill, drama, and emotions, the series is inspired by a few of the true events in the life of police officer Avinash Mishra of Uttar Pradesh, Special Task Force.

Confirmed Neerraj Pathak, “Yes, we start the shooting with our Mumbai schedule today. After shooting some portions, we would leave for the outdoor. The whole schedule is for two months. Everyone on board is passionate about the story we are going to tell and we are hopeful that we all would be able to create an engaging web show that we have set out to make.”

Inspector Avinash, produced by Krishan Choudhary and Neerraj Pathak; is presented by Jio Studios and is a Gold Mountain Pictures production.

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Saif Ali Khan's Tandav rakes up JNU issue

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Tandav, the eagerly awaited web-series on Amazon Prime, has dared to venture into dangerous territory. The violence on the Jawaharwal Nehru University in 2019 has been raked up, with actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub playing Kanhaiya incarnate goading his fellow-students into an uprising against political tyranny.

Saif Ali Khan's Tandav rakes up JNU issue

Clearly taking the students' side, the series shows the cops brutally thrashing the students, male and female alike, and a leery policeman asking a girl student which of the three male students accompanying her is her boyfriend.

There is also a farmers' rally right at the start of the series where again the police is shown going on a rampage after getting calls from mysterious political forces. While one admires the writers of the series venturing into forbidden territory (religion and politics are considered taboo on OTT), one also wonders what affect this naked display of political outspokenness would have on the series.

ALSO READ: AR Rahman adapts his iconic song ‘Dhakka Laga Bukka’ as the anthem for Saif Ali Khan starrer Tandav

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Salaar: Prabhas and Yash strike a pose at the grand launch event of the film

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In the first week of December, it was announced that pan-India star Prabhas will be joining hands with KGF makers Hombale films for their next project titled Salaar. What's even more interesting is that the film will be directed by Prashat Neel, who has helmed KGF and KGF 2.

Salaar: Prabhas and Yash strike a pose at the grand launch event

Over a month after the announcement, the film goes on floors today. Fans of Prabhas have been trending the film on social media since Thursday, ahead of the grand launch ceremony of the film. On Friday morning, Prabhas was spotted in Hyderabad for the muhurat puja of the film dressed in a white shirt. KGF star Yash was the chief guest of the launch. Soon after the two stars arrived on the set, pictures of them posing together flooded on social media. Yash kept it casual as he donned a full sleeve black t-shirt and black glasses.

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Salaar: Prabhas and Yash strike a pose at the grand launch event of the film

Salaar: Prabhas and Yash strike a pose at the grand launch event of the film

Salaar: Prabhas and Yash strike a pose at the grand launch event of the film

Prashant Neel took to his Twitter handle to share a few pictures from the ceremony. "Thank you @VKiragandur sir and #Prabhas sir for this opportunity.Thank you my rocky @TheNameIsYash for being with us today. Will not let you all down!!Overwhelmed with all the love and support coming our way.Thank you everyone," he captioned the post.


While announcing the film with the first look poster,, the makers had written, "#Prabhas in #SALAAR. THE MOST VIOLENT MEN.. CALLED ONE MAN.. THE MOST VIOLENT!!"


Talking about the film, Prabhas had said, "I've always wanted to work with Hombale Films and having Prashanth Neel as the director for our film, I don't think there can be a better and more exciting opportunity for me as an actor. This is a very exciting film and my character is extremely violent, so this is something I haven't really done before. It's a Pan-Indian film and I can't wait to be on the sets already."

ALSO READ: Breaking Scoop: Prabhas looks at the Bahubali 2 weekend for Radhe Shyam release

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Ranveer Singh steps up his style game with a classy winter look at the airport

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Ranveer Singh is often seen in vibrant and funky clothes. He can be seen donning onesies and tracksuits that can only be pulled off by him. He's one heck of a fashionista, almost always giving tough competition to his peers.

Ranveer Singh steps up his style game with a classy winter look at the airport

But this morning, he was spotted in simple and classy attire at the Mumbai airport. He was seen wearing a light grey turtle neck with a heavy grey coat. He teamed with basic white denims with a pair of classic black sunnies, sneakers, and a bucket hat. He doesn't fail to impress the netizens with his uber fancy look; he looks like he just stepped out of a Dior magazine.

Ranveer Singh steps up his style game with a classy winter look at the airport

On the work front, Ranveer Singh is gearing up his next film Jayeshbhai Jordaar, produced by Yash Raj films along with Maneesh Sharma and directed by Divyaang Thakkar.

Ranveer Singh steps up his style game with a classy winter look at the airport

His next big project lined up for a release is Kabir Khan's 83 where he essays the role of iconic cricketer Kapil Dev and revolves around the 1983 World Cup win. Deepika Padukone stars in the film and has a pivotal role. This will be their first movie together after their Italian wedding in November 2018.

ALSO READ: Deepika Padukone shares unseen picture with Ranveer Singh, says he ate all her birthday cake

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"Casanova is not a label I'd enjoy" - Tiger Shroff

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Tiger Shroff’s second single Casanova has taken the internet by storm. Tiger says he never thought he would return to singing after ‘Unbelievable’, his first song that came in September 2020.

"Casanova is not a label I'd enjoy" - Tiger Shroff

Says Tiger, “My first single got me a lot of love and appreciation. That took me by surprise. I did ‘Unbelievable’ for a lark. Its success gave me the confidence to sing and release one more song.”

Tiger has become very serious about his singing. “I do have a basic understanding of music. I’ve been taking my singing classes very seriously. I am glad my second song has been liked by my fans. This is only possible because of them.”

So which does Tiger find the most challenging? Dancing, singing or stunts? “Stunts are always the scariest. Each time I do a new action piece it’s my life on the line. Singing and dancing are comparatively easier.”

Does Tiger enjoy the label of Casanova? “Not at all. It makes me uncomfortable,” he laughs.

Also Read: Tiger Shroff debuts on YouTube with his second single titled ‘Casanova’

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"Ajay Devgn sir is a dream actor", Amit Sharma on the shooting of Maidaan

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The Badhaai Ho director Amit Sharma is shooting in his words, like a mad man. “We had completed around fifty days shooting before the lockdown, now we have 50-55 days more of shooting to complete and we’ve already locked in on 15 October, 2021.”

Ajay Devgn sir is a dream actor, Amit Sharma on the shooting of Maidaan

The huge set, built at a cost of approximately Rs. 9 crores, depicting a cricket field had to be dismantled due to the disruption of the shooting and built again. Says Amit, “It was a big blow. But there was no other option. The set had to be rebuilt and we are now shooting on it with utmost speed. Luckily I’ve a producer Boney Kapoor who knows what is required. Though we faced a massive setback he never allowed us to feel the pinch. In fact I started my career as director with Boney Sir’s Tevar. It is really imperative to have a producer who understands cinema for a director to make the film he wants to. And Boney Sir has been a producer from the age of 23.”

For Amit Sharma, Maidaan is a swerve into the realm of the epic. “Tevar and Badhaai Ho were relatively smaller films. Maidaan is an outdoor film. We have to shoot a majority of the film outdoors. We had to audition and select authentic footballers who could act. This wasn’t easy. And we didn’t want actors to fake it because anyone who knows football can catch out someone faking it as soon as he runs on the field. So we had to get footballers who could act.”

Maidaan is Sharma’s bio-pic on the legendary football coach Syed Abdul Rahim. Amit Sharma is all praise for Ajay Devgn who plays the pivotal role. “Ajay Sir is a dream actor. His dedication and enthusiasm have gone a long way into making Maidaan the film that it is shaping into. He is just the right fit to play Syed Abdul Rahim, both age-wise and in personality.”

Why isn’t Amit Sharma doing the sequel to Badhai Ho called Badhai Do? “Because Badhaai Do has nothing to do with Badhaai Ho. They are completely different films. In any case I’d never repeat myself as a filmmaker.”

Also Read: SCOOP: Coronavirus New Strain delays Maidaan shoot schedule; Ajay Devgn advances Thank God

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SEVENTEEN's Dino drops slick dance cover on Ariana Grande's 'Positions', watch video

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Popular Korean pop group SEVENTEEN is making waves. Kicking off the New Year on a high note, the group made their way to The Late Late Show With James Corden followed by a performance on The Kelly Clarkson Show. Now, the youngest one of the group, Dino dropped a dance cover on Ariana Grande's song 'Positions' from her latest LP.

SEVENTEEN's Dino drops slick dance cover on Ariana Grande's 'Positions', watch video

On SEVENTEEN’s official Twitter account, Dino shared the video in which he is seen dancing with a female choreographer Won You Jin as both of them showed off slick choreography. Dancing to the beats of the song, Dino once again proved that he is indeed a dance machine.

Fans, called CARATs, appreciated the effort that was put into the choreography. There's more in store for the fans as SEVENTEEN will be hosting their online concert later this month.

Titled 'IN-COMPLETE', the show will take place at 6 PM KST (2:30 PM IST) on January 23, 2021. The news was confirmed by Pledis Entertainment on the social media platform Weverse. The 13-member-group plans to perform 20 songs through various stages that they have been prepping for. The multi-view broadcast includes one main screen and three concept screens (four total views). The tickets pre-order begins from 4 PM, January 7 KST to 6:59 PM, January 23 (Sat), 2021, KST).

ALSO READ: SEVENTEEN brings theatre vibes with impressive ‘Home Run’ performance on The Late Late Show With James Corden

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Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Jasmin Bhasin’s father opens up about her relationship with Aly Goni

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While Jasmin Bhasin has clarified her parents’ stance on her relationship with Aly Goni, her father seems to have a different opinion about it. Last week on Bigg Boss 14, the families and friends of the contestants got the chance to speak to them after months and Jasmin’s parents visited her and interacted through the glass booth placed in the garden. He had mentioned in the house that he would like her to play for herself but Jasmin clarified that he meant it only for the game and is aware of her relationship with Aly.

Bigg Boss 14 ex-contestant Jasmin Bhasin’s father opens up about her relationship with Aly Goni

Jasmin Bhasin, after being evicted from the house had also mentioned that she would like to get married to Aly this year itself because he was the one for her and she wanted to stop living in denial. Speaking to a media portal, Jasmin Bhasin’s father said that he is aware of their friendship and has nothing more to say about it. Talking further about her shocking eviction, he said that this is the time for Jasmin to focus on her career and she will get better opportunities.

On the other hand, Aly Goni’s sister Ilhaam has already given a nod to their relationship and supports them on her social media. Jasmin, who was recently spotted heading out for a meal with Bharti Singh and Harsh Limbachiyaa, was seen talking to the paparazzi, saying, “I love Aly and I want him to win the trophy."

Also Read: Disha Parmar gives a befitting reply to a troll asking her to leave Rahul Vaidya

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How much would have Coolie No. 1 earned at the box office? Trade gives its verdict

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The Coronavirus-induced lockdown have ushered the era of ‘new normal’. As part of it, theatres shut and some of the prominent films, starring A-listers or reputed names, released directly on the streaming platforms. Once a film releases on an OTT giant, it becomes difficult to ascertain whether it has worked with audiences. The makers of these films and also the platform on which it was streamed can claim their film is a huge success but in the absence of box office numbers, anyone can claim what their heart pleases. This made us wonder – how would these films would have fared had there been no lockdown and had these films released in cinemas as scheduled?

How much would have Coolie No 1 earned at the box office? Trade gives its verdict

Bollywood Hungama, in December 2020, published two articles wherein trade experts spoke about the possible box office outcomes of Dil Bechara, Lootcase, Gulabo Sitabo, Shakuntala Devi, Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl, Khuda Haafiz, Sadak 2, Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, Khaali Peeli, Laxmii and Ludo. We now do a similar hypothetical exercise for Coolie No. 1.

NOTE – The box office data presented is for India box office only

Probable Theatrical Box Office Lifetime: Rs. 75 to 80 crores

Coolie No. 1 starred Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan along with talented actors like Paresh Rawal, Jaaved Jaaferi, Rajpal Yadav, Manoj Joshi, Johny Lever, Sahil Vaid and Shikha Talsania. Directed by David Dhawan, the comic caper was a remake of the 1995 film of the same name which was also helmed by the talented filmmaker. If the pandemic had not taken place, it would have been released on May 1, 2020. The trailer of the film received mixed response and this would have resulted in an opening of around Rs. 10 crore and a weekend collections amounting to Rs. 35-40 crore. The word of mouth was mostly negative and hence, a huge lifetime would have been out of question. The film thus would have settled in the Rs. 75-80 crore range, that is, in the same league as Varun’s recent films like Sui Dhaaga – Made In India (2018; Rs. 79.02 crore) and Kalank (2019; Rs. 80.35 crore). Two other factors would have also affected its performance. Firstly, it would have clashed with the Hollywood biggie Black Widow, which is a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Secondly, it would have arrived in theatres during the holy month of Ramzan. It’s a time when a section of the audience stays away from cinemas and hence footfalls would have been a little less than it’s potential, at least initially.

Trade Verdict:

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh is confident that Coolie No. 1 would have been a success. He says, “Due to the holiday factor, brand value and due to Varun and David Dhawan coming together, it would have got a huge initial. But later on, it would have done very well in the single screens. The film was primarily made for the single screen audiences. Agreed that single-screen cinemas do not charge high ticket prices. But the multiplexes would have contributed well in the first few days.”

The last outing of the father-son duo, Judwaa 2 (2017) was a big hit and had collected Rs. 138.61 crore at the box office. Taran Adarsh continues, “Coolie No. 1 would have crossed Rs. 100 crore mark for sure. And I feel it’s lifetime could have been in the same range as Judwaa 2. The Ramzan period could have possibly dented the earnings but it would have collected Rs. 100 crore plus for sure.”

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Trade analyst Atul Mohan however disagrees, “Film samaj ke bahar thi. The original film was released 25 years ago. Woh time alag tha. People used to enjoy such fares then. When the remake was announced with Varun Dhawan in the lead, I thought it’ll have the ‘cool’ factor. Instead, it had the ‘fool’ factor! The whole film was a disappointment. I wonder kya soch ke banaya.”

Explaining the issues with the film, Atul Mohan says, “The concept of coolie has become obsolete in today’s times. Nowadays, most bags have wheels or people prefer backpacks. There are escalators installed in almost all major railway termini. So tourists pick up their own luggage to move in or out of the station. Hence, the young generation would not be acquainted with the concept of porters.”

He continues, “It seemed like the actors were half-interested in completing the film. Also, the makers didn’t even bother to upgrade the story. The story of a man pretending to have a twin was believable in 1995. In today’s digital and social media era, how can you show scenes of Varun Dhawan’s character speaking to ‘Ambani-Trump-Modi’? If he’s such a big man, wouldn't Paresh Rawal and Sara Ali Khan’s characters Googled about him? That’s the most basic thing in today’s times. Also, in the original film, Kader Khan and Karisma Kapoor’s characters were living in a far-off village. So it was still convincing that they got fooled. Here, Paresh’s character is running a luxurious resort in Goa and was educated and smart. And yet, he gets conned.”

Atul Mohan believes that Coolie No. 1 would have been a disaster at the ticket window, “The film would have wound up under Rs. 50 crore. It would have opened at Rs. 10-15 crore but then it would have crashed massively from Day 2 onwards.” He also states, “The excitement for Black Widow would have been tremendous as it’s a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It would have affected Coolie No. 1 in a big way for sure.”

Trade expert Komal Nahta also doesn’t feel that Coolie No. 1 could have been a theatrical hit. He states, “Even if it had released on Diwali, it would not have fared well. Most of the people have not liked the film. The comedy was very boring.” He also refused with the notion that it had a chance in the single screens, “The single screen audience has changed now. They are not dumb.” When asked about its possible lifetime earnings, he says, “It would have taken a decent start. It would have had a lifetime of Rs. 55-60 crore.”

Finally, Girish Johar, film trade and business analyst, tells, “Based on the Ramzan factor, clash with Black Widow and the fact that it didn’t get encouraging response from the audience, I believe it would have done anywhere in the Rs. 50-75 crores range. Audiences have become smart. They wouldn’t have accepted such content.”

Even he feels that Black Widow would have given it a tough fight. He says, “In urban areas, Black Widow would have been the preferred choice for most moviegoers. That film carries a lot of buzz and moreover, it would have been released in dubbed versions too.”

Also Read: SCOOP: Varun Dhawan’s remuneration for Coolie No. 1 was Rs. 25 crores

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Selena Gomez drops second Spanish single 'De Una Vez' along with a mythical music video

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Actress and singer Selena Gomez is honouring her Hispanic heritage. The 28-year-old singer has dropped her second Spanish single 'De Una Vez' on January 15, 2021. She accompanied the song with a music video that features her in a stunning pink floral print dress as she tries to mend her broken heart.

Selena Gomez drops second Spanish single 'De Una Vez' along with a mythical music video

In Spanish, Selena croons, "It doesn't hurt like before / The wounds have healed / I'm stronger alone / I have no regrets about the past / Time with you cut my wings / I'm cured from you."

In an Instagram post, Selena said, "De Una Vez is out now. This is the beginning of something I’ve wanted to explore for so long. I hope you love it as much as I do."

 

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The track has been produced by Tainy, Albert Hype, Jota Rosa and NEON16. The music video is directed by Los Pérez (Tania Verduzco and Adrián Pérez).

While speaking to Apple Music's Zane Lowe about her new single, Gomez said, "I'm so, so proud of my heritage." She believes that she sounds better in Spanish. "I actually think I sing better in Spanish," she said. "That was something I discovered. It was a lot of work, and look, you cannot mispronounce anything. It is something that needed to be precise, and needed to be respected by the audience I'm going to release this for."

She further talked about the song and stated, "I think Spanish came very naturally to me. So there were obviously moments where there were specific timing, there were cues that were so quick that I had to learn that were challenging, but as far as being able to say, and speak, and roll my Rs, and do all of that, that's already in me, thank goodness."

Selena Gomez last featured on DJ Snake's 2018 hit single 'Taki Taki', alongside Cardi B and Ozuna.

ALSO READ: Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez become most mentioned global music artists on Twitter India in 2020

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Janhvi Kapoor says she once lied to Boney Kapoor and took a secret trip to Las Vegas

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Janhvi Kapoor is the first guest of 2021 on Kareena Kapoor Khan's show What Women Want. In the episode, the actress spoke about diverse topics including the time when she lied to her father Boney Kapoor.

Janhvi Kapoor says she once lied to Boney Kapoor and took a secret trip to Las Vegas

During an appearance, Janhvi said, “A big part of your childhood and your youth is to be a little bit of a rebel and do things that you are not supposed to do.”

“Like, yesterday, for the first time, I told my dad that I lied to him and told him that I was going for a movie but I took a flight and went to Vegas from LA, roamed around, and took the flight back in the morning. He didn't know,” she said on the show.

On the work front, Janhvi Kapoor is shooting for her upcoming film, Good Luck Jerry, in Punjab. It is directed by Sidharth Sengupta and also stars Deepak Dobriyal, Meeta Vashishth, Neeraj Sood, and Sushant Singh.

ALSO READ: Janhvi Kapoor spills beans to Kareena Kapoor Khan on how she flirts, says 'I'll drop my hints but I won't make it too obvious'

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Katrina Kaif returns to dancing, Ishaan Khatter says 'Panjiri Power'

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Actress Katrina Kaif is currently busy with the shooting of PhoneBhoot which stars Ishaan Khatter and Siddhant Chaturvedi. It seems like the actress is rehearsing for a song sequence. She was recently at Yash Raj Studios for the dance rehearsals.

Katrina Kaif returns to dancing, Ishaan Khatter days 'Panjiri Power'

Katrina Kaif shared a video in which she was seen dancing. “And after a longgggggg time - we’re dancing. @excelmovies,” she wrote in her Instagram post.

Ishaan Khatter commented on the post saying, “Panjiri power,” followed by a ghost emoji.

 

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The upcoming supernatural comedy is produced by Excel Entertainment’s Ritesh Sidhwani & Farhan Akhtar, directed by Gurmeet Singh, and written by Ravi Shankaran and Jasvinder Singh Bath. The film is scheduled for a 2021 release.

ALSO READ: Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi to star in Sriram Raghavan’s next

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Asim Riaz flaunts his chiselled body in shirtless picture

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Bigg Boss 13 runner up Asim Riaz might not have won the reality show but has definitely won hearts and is one of the most popular celebrities on social media. With over 4 million followers, Asim keeps his fans engaged on social media with pictures and videos of himself.

Asim Riaz flaunts his abs in his latest shirtless mirror selfie

Recently, Riaz shared a mirror selfie where he is seen flaunting his toned body and his abs. In the picture, he's seen wearing nothing but a pair of black trousers and cool sunglasses. The picture sent the internet into a meltdown with his fans dropping heart emojis and showering love on him.

"FOCUS.HUSTLE.MOTIVATE," he captioned the post.

 

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Asim Riaz is a big time fitness enthusiast and his Instagram feed is proof. He often shares pictures of himself flaunting his muscles.

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ALSO READ: Himanshi Khurana reveals adorable details of being in a relationship with Asim Riaz, says they are in no hurry to get married

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