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Actress Soni Razdan has come out in support of Rhea Chakraborty after a Twitter user wrote, "She...has possibly lost any chance at a Bollywood career." "She going to jail has...exposed only the people who sent her there and shown that she was...innocent...Why won't anyone work with her? I think she'll do very well. I hope so anyway," Soni replied.
short by Daisy Mowke / 02:23 pm on 18 Jan
Late actress Jiah Khan's sister alleged on BBC's 'Death In Bollywood' that Sajid Khan had asked Jiah to "take off her top" during rehearsal and read lines in her bra. "She cried at home...She said, 'I've a contract, if I leave, he'll sue...If I stay...I'll be...harassed, it's a lose-lose situation'," Jiah's sister stated. Jiah starred in Sajid's 2010 film 'Housefull'.
short by Daisy Mowke / 05:39 pm on 18 Jan
'Tandav' director Ali Abbas Zafar took to Twitter to issue an apology on behalf of the cast and crew of the web series after an FIR was filed against them for hurting religious sentiments. "[We] take cognisance of the concerns expressed by the people and unconditionally apologise if it has unintentionally hurt anybody's sentiments," the statement read.
short by Anmol Sharma / 07:40 pm on 18 Jan
BJP leader Kapil Mishra on Monday said he has issued a legal notice to Amazon Prime Video asking it to "immediately remove" the show 'Tandav' from the platform. If the show is not removed, criminal proceedings will be initiated against the platform, Mishra said. An FIR was also filed in Lucknow against the show's makers for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.
short by Sakshita Khosla / 03:09 pm on 18 Jan
An FIR was registered in Lucknow against director Ali Abbas Zafar, Amazon Prime Video's India head of original content Aparna Purohit, producer Himanshu Mehra, writer Gaurav Solanki and others for allegedly hurting religious sentiments. They've been booked over web series 'Tandav'. "Preparations for arrest soon!!", tweeted Shalabh Mani Tripathi, UP CM Yogi Adityanath's Media Adviser.
short by Daisy Mowke / 10:07 am on 18 Jan
Naseeruddin Shah, in an interview with 'Karwan e Mohabbat', said, "I'm...furious with...love jihad tamasha." He revealed when he was about to marry actress Ratna Pathak Shah, his mother asked if he'd want her to convert to his religion and his answer was no. "My mother agreed. She said, 'How can someone be asked to change their religion?'," said Naseeruddin.
short by Daisy Mowke / 08:51 am on 18 Jan
While pronouncing its order on pleas against media trial in Sushant Singh Rajput's death case, Bombay High Court ruled that media trial during an ongoing investigation does impact the investigation. "Some reporting by Republic TV and Times Now against Mumbai police in the matter are prima facie contemptuous," it observed. However, the bench refrained from taking action against the channels.
short by Daisy Mowke / 03:54 pm on 18 Jan
Tom Hardy breaks London's lockdown rules by visiting gym: Reports
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Hollywood actor Tom Hardy was reportedly spotted outside a closed martial arts school apparently breaking the lockdown rules imposed by the UK government. According to The Sun, the actor was seen outside the building with his workout gear. Reportedly, all gyms have been closed in UK due to the national lockdown, which was announced earlier this month.
short by Kriti Sharma / 01:15 pm on 18 Jan
Tabu's Instagram account hacked, says 'don't click on any link'
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
After a promotional post was shared on her Instagram account, reportedly without her knowledge, actress Tabu informed her followers that her account has been hacked. "Hack alert. My account is hacked. Please do not click on any link from my account," she wrote on Instagram stories. Recently actresses Urmila Matondkar and Esha Deol's social media accounts were also hacked.
short by Kriti Sharma / 09:50 am on 18 Jan
2020 was important to take a break and reflect: Anupria Goenka
short by Bulbul Sharma / on 17 Jan 2021,Sunday
Talking about the past year and the pandemic situation, actress Anupria Goenka said that the year was important to take a "break and reflect". "It has been a very different year, both good and difficult," she added. Goenka also spoke about how the OTT platforms have taken a centre stage because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
short by Bulbul Sharma / 10:59 pm on 17 Jan
Ram Charan joins father Chiranjeevi in upcoming film 'Acharya'
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Actor Ram Charan will share screen space with his father, actor Chiranjeevi in the upcoming film 'Acharya'. "Our Siddha is ready. Welcoming our Ram Charan garu onto the sets of Acharya," director Koratala Siva tweeted alongside a poster featuring his character from the film. The actor, who tested positive for COVID-19 in December, joined the shoot after recovering from the virus.
short by Kriti Sharma / 11:16 am on 18 Jan
Commenting on the issue of sexual abuse, actor Pankaj Tripathi shared his views on the importance of consent in a recent video posted on social media. "Sex without consent is sexual abuse, before marriage and after marriage," he said in the clip. The video also features actors Pratik Gandhi, Vijay Varma, Pavail Gulati, Karan Tacker and Nakuul Mehta.
short by Kriti Sharma / 11:48 am on 18 Jan
Happy to welcome another tiny tot: Saif on 2nd child with Kareena
short by Bulbul Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Speaking to GQ India about expecting a second child with wife Kareena Kapoor Khan, actor Saif Ali Khan said, "I am very happy to welcome another tiny tot home before we get old." He added, "I’m excited about being a father again. I love children, I love the idea of having their warmth and happiness at home."
short by Bulbul Sharma / 03:58 pm on 18 Jan
I married Javed because he reminded me of my father: Shabana Azmi
short by Bulbul Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Talking about her husband Javed Akhtar and the reason why she married him, actress Shabana Azmi said, "I married him because he reminded me of my father." She further said, "Together with my parents, Javed is the biggest influence on my life and thoughts." Shabana and Javed married in a traditional Muslim ceremony almost 37 years back.
short by Bulbul Sharma / 05:34 pm on 18 Jan
Actor Matt Damon will reportedly share screen space with Chris Hemsworth in the upcoming Marvel film 'Thor: Love and Thunder'. According to reports, the actor is currently in Sydney, where he will be quarantining for two weeks before beginning filming for his role. Matt had a small cameo in 'Thor: Ragnarok' as an Asgardian actor playing Loki in a play.
short by Kriti Sharma / 01:29 pm on 18 Jan
'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' shooting schedule revised for Tabu: Reports
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Actors Kartik Aaryan and Kiara Advani's shooting schedule for 'Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2' has been reportedly revised to accommodate actress Tabu's dates. Reportedly, the filming was originally scheduled to start in January end, however, Tabu does not have dates this month to shoot for the sequel to the 2007 film, ETimes reported.
short by Kriti Sharma / 02:55 pm on 18 Jan
Dulquer Salmaan teams up with R Balki for a thriller film: Reports
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Actor Dulquer Salmaan will reportedly play the lead role in filmmaker R Balki's upcoming thriller movie. The project would mark the first collaboration between Balki and the actor, who made his Hindi film debut with the 2018 Irrfan Khan starrer movie 'Karwaan'. Reportedly, the film is scheduled to go on floors later this year.
short by Kriti Sharma / 03:00 pm on 18 Jan
Reacting to the controversy surrounding the Saif Ali Khan starrer web series 'Tandav', BSP chief Mayawati called for the removal of "objectionable" scenes. "Protests are being lodged for some areas that hurt religious and ethnic feelings...in respect of which, whatever is objectionable, it'll be appropriate to remove it so that the environment of peace and harmony...is not spoiled," she tweeted.
short by Kriti Sharma / 07:21 pm on 18 Jan
Actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar, who is facing legal trouble for allegedly slapping and abusing a man in a road rage incident, said, "My car was destroyed. I was on my way to a shooting...My silly mistake. I should have gone to the police first.” He added that the incident is "very foolish" and has turned into a "media circus".
short by Bulbul Sharma / 07:44 pm on 18 Jan
Alia Bhatt hospitalised for a day, resumes shoot soon after: Reports
short by Bulbul Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
According to a report, actress Alia Bhatt was admitted to a hospital in Mumbai on Sunday but resumed the shoot of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' a day later. Bollywood Hungama said quoting a source, "Due to exertion and exhaustion...she [Alia] was admitted to a hospital. After...regaining strength, she was discharged on the very same day."
short by Bulbul Sharma / 07:49 pm on 18 Jan
It'll be more realistic: John Mathew Matthan on 'Sarfarosh' sequel
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Speaking about the upcoming sequel to his Aamir Khan-starrer film 'Sarfarosh', director John Mathew Matthan said, "The sequel is about [the] internal security of the country." He added, "The film is more realistic because I don't have the compulsion to put songs in it. I had to do it then because that's how the business was."
short by Kriti Sharma / 08:38 am on 18 Jan
Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Sunday announced that he'll take a break from his professional commitments to undergo a follow-up leg surgery. Ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the Makkal Needhi Maiam chief posted on Twitter, "Now I have an opportunity to take some rest...I'll come back fully rejuvenated within a few days to resume my campaign with renewed vigour."
short by Kriti Sharma / 11:23 am on 18 Jan
UP Police obtains production warrant for comedian Munawar Faruqui
short by Bulbul Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
The Uttar Pradesh Police have obtained and submitted a production warrant at Indore district jail for stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui, who is accused of making objectionable remarks against Hindu deities. "On January 7, we served the production warrant at Indore jail and submitted another copy at a court in Indore," said investigating officer Inspector Dhakeshwar Singh.
short by Bulbul Sharma / 05:13 pm on 18 Jan
During his latest appearance on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', singer-actor Justin Timberlake confirmed that he and his wife Jessica Biel have welcomed their second child. "His name is Phineas. He's awesome and so cute. Nobody's sleeping. But we're thrilled...and couldn't be happier. Very grateful," he told Ellen. The couple welcomed their first child, son Silas, in April 2015.
short by Kriti Sharma / 04:00 pm on 18 Jan
Show is a work of fiction: Sunil Grover on 'Tandav' controversy
short by Kriti Sharma / on 18 Jan 2021,Monday
Commenting on the ongoing controversy surrounding his web series 'Tandav', actor Sunil Grover said, "This is a work of fiction. Politics, of course, is always a topic of conversation in our country." He further explained "The show was shot last year, so a lot of things in it hadn't happened yet in real life. But they happened later."
short by Kriti Sharma / 04:41 pm on 18 Jan
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