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Filmfare August 2020

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20 years of kareena

She’s now known as Kareena Kapoor Khan. Back then, she was known as Bebo, Lolo’s younger sister. When was the last time I called Kareena Bebo or Karisma Lolo? How time flies. She has had her share of ups and downs since then. Was part of some good, some great films. Had her set of affairs. Got married. Had a kid. While others of her batch have all but disappeared, she’s still going strong. Still getting author-backed roles. Still possesses an hourglass figure. It doesn’t look like much has changed for her in the last two decades. Has it? Back when she was launched with Refugee (2000), there was a huge buzz around her. She had reportedly refused Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai to work with JP Dutta. The press wrote about…

2 min
good newwz for varun dhawan

AMITABH, ABHISHEK, AISHWARYA AND AARADHYA TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 The whole nation was jolted when Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Aaradhya Bachchan tested positive for the coronavirus. The thespian along with his son Abhishek was admitted to Nanavati hospital in Mumbai. After a few days, Aishwarya and Aaradhya were also shifted to the same hospital. The country came together to pray for the recovery of the Bachchan family. To stave off any possible confusion, Mr Bachchan kept updating about his and his families health via social media. Amitabh, Aishwarya and Aaradhya had been discharged from the hospital at the time of going to the press. KATRINA KAIF, SIDDHANT CHATURVEDI AND ISHAAN KHATTER TO STAR IN PHONE BHOOT We kept hearing rumours that Katrina Kaif might work with Farhan Akhtar’s Excel…

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akshay kumar to complete 8 films post the lockdown

Road named after Sushant Singh Rajput Politicians in Sushant Singh Rajput’s hometown Purnea in Bihar have done something special in the memory of the late actor. They have renamed a road in Purnea after the actor. His fans thronged in large numbers even amidst the lockdown to see their beloved actor’s name on the commemorative marker and were touched by the special gesture. Mayor Savita Devi spoke to a daily saying that as a mark of respect and tribute to the late Sushant, a roundabout and a road is being named after him. The Ford company roundabout will be called Sushant Singh Rajput chowk and the road that goes from Madhubani to Mata Chowk will be renamed as Sushant Singh Rajput road. His was a road less travelled but the road…

3 min
ranveer to do a guest appearance in alia’s next

REPORTEDLY, SALMAN KHAN IS CHARGING 16 CRORES PER EPISODE FOR THE NEW SEASON OF BIGG BOSS.IT’S THE HIGHEST FEES ANY STAR HAS CHARGED FOR A DAY’S SHOOT ON TELEVISION. TAAPSEE PANNU’S NEXT SHABAASH MITHU TO BE SHOT IN LONDON After being caged in the lockdown for more than 100 days, the film industry is gradually returning to normalcy. One of the projects which is being readied to take off as soon as the travel restrictions get lifted is the sports drama Shabaash Mithu. The film stars Taapsee Pannu who will play the role of cricketer Mithali Raj on screen. For the unversed, Mithali was the skipper of Indian women’s cricket team and has made our nation proud through her various achievements. A major chunk of the film needs to be shot in…

2 min
vidya balan strikes at misogyny

DUTT ROOTS FOR DABBAWALAS Sanjay Dutt showed concern and urged all to support the dabbawalas, considered as Mumbai’s lifeline. Taking to social media, the actor wrote, “The dabbawalas have been serving us for decades & bringing food to so many Mumbaikars. Now is the time when we should come forward and support them.” Earlier too, the Munna Bhai MBBS star had pitched in to feed a thousand families in Mumbai. Sanjay has plum projects in the pipeline including KGF: Chapter 2, Shamshera, Bhuj: The Pride of India, Torbaaz and Sadak 2. PRIYANKA CHOPRA HAS COMPLETED TWO DECADES IN THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS. FROM BEING CROWNED AS MISS WORLD IN 2000 TO RULING BOLLYWOOD LIKE A TRUE QUEEN, PRIYANKA REALLY IS A STAR IN EVERY SENSE. SHE SHARED A SPECIAL VIDEO AND WROTE, “THANK…

1 min
a suitable girl

Hailing from New Delhi, Tanya Maniktala started acting while she was in college. She'd enrolled herself in the theatre society of Shivaji College. After graduation, she tried her hand at acting in front of the camera in The Timeliners’ show Flames. Soon her zeal of not settling into a set pattern made her take up a job as a copywriter. After she made up her mind that she was born to act, she quit everything else and plunged into acting full-time. That’s exactly when opportunity knocked on her door. When she was called to audition for Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy, she didn’t know what she was auditioning for. After waiting for a couple of days post her Delhi audition, the newcomer talked to Mira Nair over a video call.…