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Honey Singh shares how he created his version of popular track Dheere Dheere Se

Honey Singh shares how he created his version of popular track Dheere Dheere Se

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Popular singer and rapper Honey Singh is all set to appear on The Kapil Sharma Show to promote his new music video Designer along with Divya Khosla Kumar and Guru Randhawa.During a conversation, Honey Singh shared how he came to remake the song Dheere Dheere Se into the popular version that was picturised on Hrithik Roshan and Sonam Kapoor.He said, "I had promised Bhushan bhaiyaa (Bhushan Kumar) that I would remake his father Gulshanji's favourite song Dheere Dheere Se. Bhushan bhaiyaa told my mother, 'Please ask him to remake this song.' I then worked on this song, while I was unwell." —IANS
When celebs’ tryst with cosmetic procedures lead to tragic consequences as with Kannada actor Chethana Raj

When celebs’ tryst with cosmetic procedures lead to tragic consequences as with Kannada actor Chethana Raj

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MonaIn the world where filters and facelifts are considered rather normal, 21-year-old Kannada TV actor Chethana Raj lost her life reportedly during a fat loss surgery. Seen in popular Kannada serials Geetha, Doresaani, Nildana, Olavina and a film, Havayaami ,Chetana, the actress underwent the surgery without her parents' consent in Bengaluru on Monday.Aarthi AgarwalLiposuction: Spot fat reduction ndash; slightly invasive procedure; can risk pulmonary embolism, specially in patients who have recently recovered from CovidBariatric surgery: Stomach size is reduced; needs restrictive diet, can lead to gastrointestinal complicationsLaser liposysis/cryogenic lipolysis ndash; Non-invasive fat loss; muscle to go weak.Hair transplant: No life-threatening risk involved, but skin sensitivity and oth...
Alankrita Shrivastava to helm a film on Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch

Alankrita Shrivastava to helm a film on Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch

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Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava is all set to helm a movie about Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch, who was murdered in Pakistan in 2016 at the age of 26. Shrivastava and co-producers Vikas Sharma and Sunny Khanna have acquired the rights to The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch by Sanam Maher, a book published by Aleph.Shrivastava says, "When Qandeel Baloch was murdered in Pakistan in 2016, I was shaken up. It was a heinous honour killing. I couldn't stop thinking about her. I started watching Qandeel's videos repeatedly, and I was fascinated... She was so charming and full of life. "A poor girl from a small village, who worked her way up to being provocatively famous. She was just 26 when she was killed. And ironically, it's only after her death that she has been recl...
Neil Patrick Harris tenders apology for mocking Amy Winehouse after her death 11 years ago

Neil Patrick Harris tenders apology for mocking Amy Winehouse after her death 11 years ago

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Reacting to the criticism of a resurfaced image from a Halloween party he hosted in 2011, which included a buffet platter made to look like the corpse of Amy Winehouse, How I Met Your Mother and Gone Girl star Neil Patrick Harris has apologised for his actions in the past.Winehouse, a genre-defining jazz vocalist and songwriter, died on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27. Harris and his husband, David Burtka, hosted a party with a platter that featured a gruesome fake corpse with a cigarette hanging out of its mouth alongside a note that read, "The Corpse of Amy Winehouse." Below that, the note detailed what was included in the platter: "Beef ribs, pulled pork, chicken sausage in a spicy BBQ sauce." On Monday, Harris wrote in a statement that the act was "regrettable then, and it remains regre...
Sohail Khan has filed for a divorce from Seema Khan after 24 years of marriage

Sohail Khan has filed for a divorce from Seema Khan after 24 years of marriage

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Salman Khan's brother Sohail Khan's marriage with Seema Khan has hit rock bottom. On Friday (May 13), the estranged couple was spotted leaving a family court in Mumbai. They have filed for divorce after 24 years of marriage. Sohail and Seema had tied the knot in 1998 and are parents to two kids—Nirvaan and Yohan. Back in 2017, there were reports suggesting that the couple is headed towards a divorce. In Netflix show The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives', Seema and Sohail were seen living separately and their kids were shuttling between the two houses. The show further supported the rumours of the two not living together. Meanwhile, talking about her relationship with Sohail in one of the sequences on The Fabulous Lives of Bollywood Wives, Seema had said, "It's just that sometimes when y...
Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad promises to be never-seen-before actioner in the Hindi movie industry

Kangana Ranaut’s Dhaakad promises to be never-seen-before actioner in the Hindi movie industry

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Mona Bollywood's Jhansi Ki Rani, Kangana Ranaut, has stepped into the shoes of Agent Agni now, a racy character that is into realistic action in Dhaakad. The slick look and feel of the film has led to comparisons with Hollywood and the four-time National Award-winning actor insists, "Dhaakad is a Hindustani film. On accord of its production value and quality, it might have an international appeal, but it's an Indian story set in coal mines." The role was sure challenging. "The action—thoda-fodi, bone-breaking, throat-slitting, kicks and punches—were physically taxing. You have to be in certain shape to able to be able to perform all that. After pulling off these stunts, I felt like a different person all together," adds Kangana. Arjun Rampal, Divya Dutta and Kangana Ranaut. Tribune Pho...
Ayushmann Khurrana set to play a cop in Anek

Ayushmann Khurrana set to play a cop in Anek

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After the poster release of Anubhav Sinha's Anek, headlined by Ayushmann Khurrana, now the makers have dropped a video where Ayushmann's character undergoes a lie detection test and passes it with flying colours, owing to his confidence, resilience and hardcore training. Says Anubhav, "It takes a great deal of training and strength, both physical and mental, to be an undercover cop and we've tried to portray that. This is just one of the things that an undercover cop is trained for and we will be highlighting a few of the other traits in the upcoming videos for the movie." — TMS
As the Delhi High Court gives a split verdict on marital rape, we bring films and series that have highlighted the sensitive issue

As the Delhi High Court gives a split verdict on marital rape, we bring films and series that have highlighted the sensitive issue

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Sheetal Bollywood has been highlighting societal issues for long and raising awareness on sensitive issues. As Delhi High Court's two-judge bench gave a split verdict on the demand to criminalise marital rape, here is a look at films and series that have highlighted the sensitive issue. Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors Take a stand I haven't really seen marital rape being highlighted in a mature way, so can't refer to any series or movie. On Delhi High Court's judgment, it's half a win with one judge agreeing that marital rape is a crime. But it's shocking to see the narrative that criminalising marital rape is a threat to marriage. One has to consider the seriousness of the issue. Men are scared that it will be used against them. But, I find that argument futile. Going by...
Shilpa Shetty takes a break from social media

Shilpa Shetty takes a break from social media

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Shilpa Shetty, who has always been quite active on social media, has taken a break from it. The actress enjoys a huge fan base and used to post inspirational videos on yoga, fitness, family as well as her day-to-day activities. On May 12, Shilpa took to both Instagram and Twitter to announce that she was taking a break from social media as she was 'bored of the monotony'. Shilpa posted an all-black photo and wrote, "So bored of the monotony, everything looking the samehellip; Going off social media till I find a new avatar." — TMS