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As India burns Raavan on Dussehra today, here are a few evils the celebs would like to eliminate from their life

As India burns Raavan on Dussehra today, here are a few evils the celebs would like to eliminate from their life

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On the auspicious occasion of Dasehra, celebs talk about the evil that they wish to eliminate from society and one thing that they want to get rid of on the personal front. They also open up on the recent trend of celebrating evil in shows and movies. Read on: Address unemployment: Jasmine Bhasin I want to give up the habit of taking people at face value. I trust people easily and I have no filters. I should be a little more self-controlled in that regard. As far as society is concerned, unemployment has become a major issue post pandemic. Something must be done to address unemployment. Films and web shows do glorify certain negative characters but then it is a make-believe world. Make women safe: Asheema Vardaan On the personal level the biggest evil I have is my sugar intake. I have ...
Anubhav Sinha returns with yet-another hard-hitting social drama – Bheed

Anubhav Sinha returns with yet-another hard-hitting social drama – Bheed

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After Mulk, Article 15, Thappad and his next directorial Anek, Anubhav Sinha has already nosedived into his next. The socio-political drama, titled Bheed, will be headlined by Rajkummar Rao. Anubhav says, "Bheed is one of those titles that the whole team jumped at the moment I proposed it. To me, casting was crucial. Raj is a very intriguing actor. He is one of the very few actors who can be so successfully transparent in a story. There was always a keen desire to work with him and I am looking forward to it. I am honoured to have a solid collaborator like Bhushan on my side who is such a strong pillar." Rajkummar shares his excitement saying, "I am thrilled to be working with Anubhav Sinha. It's matter of great honour."
Bani J on being romantic

Bani J on being romantic

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The third episode of the Bumble series, Dating These Days, features Bani J and Sayani Gupta who discuss love, significance of gender roles, influence of pop culture on relationships and Bollywood's influence on romance. In this fun chat show, Bani J spills the beans on her dating experiences, romantic gestures and more. Bani says she is a romantic in real life. She says, "I'd rather do too much than do nothing at all. Once I was just finishing up a shoot, I booked myself a ticket and literally flew 42 hours to spend 36 hours with my guy. I just wanted to go see him and ask him how was he doing?" Bani mentioned that she would never date somebody who doesn't understand her because, "it's got so much to do with lifestyle, it impacts the way you eat, what time you sleep and if you are with ...
Meet Dilraj Singh Nandha, the man behind Filhaal 2

Meet Dilraj Singh Nandha, the man behind Filhaal 2

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They say Punjabi music is a revolution. The rhythms, beats, vocals are truly extravagant and heart-touching. Recently, the song Filhaal 2: Mohabbat is rocking the scene. The dynamic music producer of the song, Dilraj Singh Nandha from Punjab, is super excited with this achievement. With songs like the Filhaal series, Baarish Ki Jaaye, Maza Hai Kya to name a few, Dilraj has achieved millions of views. Filhaal2: Mohabbat is the sequel of the hit music video starring Akshay Kumar and Nupur Sanon. The song broke the record of fastest 100 million views in a day. This sequel also marked the record of fastest 5 million reels on Instagram in 14 days. Despite keeping a low profile, Dilraj still has managed to be a real game-changer in the music industry.
Karan Patel  and Shatrughan Sinha extend support to SRK

Karan Patel and Shatrughan Sinha extend support to SRK

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After Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan's son Aryan Khan's arrest in an alleged drug case, many celebs from the entertainment industry have come together to extend their support to the Khan family. Now, actor Karan Patel too has come forward to show his support. Sharing a note on his Instagram story, Karan wrote, "Using the 'Prince' to get back at the 'King' is the most coward and shameful act that can be. Just because you needed a dark spot to hide a bigger issue, you are trying to stop the 'Son' from shining, well, you can't... It's in his genes. #ImWithSRKAlways." Meanwhile, veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha during a recent media interaction too extended his support to Shah Rukh Khan as he believes that Aryan is being targeted. Shatrughan said, "Shah Rukh is definitely the reason why the boy ...
Singer Shaan bags a role in the Ilaiyaraaja musical Music School

Singer Shaan bags a role in the Ilaiyaraaja musical Music School

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Renowned for his euphonious voice, singer Shaan has stepped aboard for Papa Rao's Biyyala's Hindi directorial debut, Music School, a musical by Ilaiyaraaja, in the capacity of an actor. The director-writer was thoroughly impressed by the singer's flamboyance as the latter sang in Ilaiyaraaja's studio after which he was offered a role. Starring Sharman Joshi and Shriya Saran, the musical shall witness Shaan in the role of Saran's ex-boyfriend. What's more is that apart from acting, he will also be singing a song that shall feature him. Shaan says, "I'm happy to have stepped aboard a musical by none other than the maestro Ilaiyaraaja. It's a film that highlights the difference an upbringing in music, arts and sports can make to a pupil's life. The theme of the film felt personal to me and I...
The cast of Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme shares how the family drama conveys a deep message

The cast of Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme shares how the family drama conveys a deep message

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Sheetal The Punjabi film industry has left no stone unturned post the reopening of theatres to keep the entertainment quotient going for the masses. And now, a film, Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme, will premiere on ZEE5, making it the first Punjabi movie ever to witness an OTT release. Starring the popular on screen father-son jodi of Jaswinder Bhalla and Binnu Dhillon, the film also features talented actors Seema Kaushal and Pukhraj Bhalla. Then there are some new artistes being introduced to the Punjabi film industry, including Maninder Singh, Deepali Rajput, Bhumika Sharma and Armaan Anmol. Jinne Jamme Saare Nikamme "The audience has showered their love upon our father-son chemistry. But this time around, it's not just about making them laugh. I believe this film is complete in its...
Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was in touch with peddlers, NCB tells court

Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan was in touch with peddlers, NCB tells court

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Mumbai, October 13 The NCB on Wednesday told a special court that its probe had revealed that Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, held in a drug case, was involved in conspiracy and drug trafficking. Also read: Aryan Khan bail hearing: Shah Rukh Khan 'trying desperately', mother Gauri is 'devastated' Lookout notice for man who took viral selfie with Aryan Khan during drugs raid in cruise ship Rave party raid: Were BJP leader Manish Bhanushali, 'private detective' Kiran Gosavi involved in NCB operation on Sunday? Special Judge VV Patil was on Wednesday hearing the bail plea filed by Aryan. The court will continue hearing on Thursday. Opposing the plea, the NCB said Aryan had been taking drugs and was in touch with persons who were "part" of a drug network. A probe w...
Ajay Devgn and Bear Grylls emerge out of the Into The Wild experience as best buddies

Ajay Devgn and Bear Grylls emerge out of the Into The Wild experience as best buddies

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Mona 'If you see a shark, stay calm'... Is born survivor Bear Grylls's tip to Ajay Devgn, as he appears on the show Into The Wild with him. Shot amidst the majestic Indian Ocean, they not only beat the challenges, but cemented a bond they intend to cherish for life. Impressed by each other's humility, they opened up on their adventure and love for nature. "In my childhood I didn't get enough of nature," admitted Ajay Devgn, not too happy with city life, but glad that the shoots filled that void! Ajay's son Yug, a huge follower of Grylls, wanted to accompany him but since that was not an option, Ajay got a video message from the famous British adventurer! Humble men Amazed to see the 'unglossy' side of the Bollywood hero, Grylls calls Devgn humble, honest, determined and calm. "Nobody c...
Hema Malini, Ramesh Sippy to re-live Sholay shoot on KBC 13

Hema Malini, Ramesh Sippy to re-live Sholay shoot on KBC 13

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Bollywood diva Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy will be coming on the sets of Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 to celebrate 46 years of the iconic and record-breaking film Sholay. They will be seen as special guests in the Shaandaar Shukravaar episode of KBC 13. Hema Malini and Sholay director Ramesh Sippy will be seen sharing fun camaraderie on the show as they go back in time, reliving the good old days of shooting the film. The trio - Amitabh Bachchan, Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy will be seen sharing unknown facts and details about the film and what actually happened behind the scenes. Not only this, Hema Malini and Amitabh Bachchan will also be seen recreating a moment from their iconic song Dilbar Mere. The director will also be challenging Amitabh and Hema to enact scenes from the popular fi...