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Bollywood mourns the demise of Basu Chatterjee Bollywood mourns the demise of Basu Chatterjee


Mumbai,  Bollywood took to social media all through Thursday to mourn the demise of filmmaker Basu Chatterjee.

Amitabh Bachchan, who starred in Chatterjee's 1979 release "Manzil", tweeted: "Prayers and Condolences on the passing of Basu Chatterjee .. a quiet, soft spoken, gentle human .. his films reflected the lives of middle India .. did 'MANZIL' with him .. a sad loss ... in these climes often remembered for 'rim jhim gire saawan'."

Lata Mangeshkar, who sang several popular numbers in Basu Chatterjee films, tweeted: "Mujhe abhi pata chala, Choti Si Baat, Baaton Baaton Mein, Rajnigandha 

Rakul Preet Singh is a happy vegan Rakul Preet Singh is a happy vegan

Mumbai,  Actress Rakul Preet Singh says she has been feeling way more lighter since she turned vegan earlier this year.

"It was a very conscious decision (to go vegan) when I heard about the damage that the environment is going through, the number of animals that are killed, the chicken that's bred doesn't ever run in open fields. They grow up with a lot of trauma, they grow up with a lot of fear and I think that comes in the meat also that you think is high in protein and that you consume," she said.

Working with Vidya Balan like realising beautiful dream: Adi Chugh Working with Vidya Balan like realising beautiful dream: Adi Chugh



London, London-based actor Adi Chugh features in the upcoming Vidya Balan-starrer "Shakuntala Devi", and he says watching her perform was like attending an acting masterclass.

In the movie, Vidya plays math genius Shakuntala Devi and Adi will be seen as Kartar, her friend.

Elli AvrRam turns into 'beetroot ki dukaan' Elli AvrRam turns into 'beetroot ki dukaan'


Mumbai,  Elli AvrRam has turned herself into "beetroot ki dukaan" and she looks unrecognisable!

The actress took to Instagram on Saturday and shared a few photos where she has a beetroot pack applied all over her body.

"Beetroot ki dukan. For the love of beetroot...Usha's (my girl at home) idea...Mam pura body mein lagate hai! ...So we started with the face and later on said what the heck let's put it all over!!! Later on she called me an Alien...I like that she's ‘aware' lolol," captioned the actress.

Working with Vidya Balan like realising beautiful dream: Adi Chugh Working with Vidya Balan like realising beautiful dream: Adi Chugh



London, London-based actor Adi Chugh features in the upcoming Vidya Balan-starrer "Shakuntala Devi", and he says watching her perform was like attending an acting masterclass.

In the movie, Vidya plays math genius Shakuntala Devi and Adi will be seen as Kartar, her friend.

Elli AvrRam turns into 'beetroot ki dukaan' Elli AvrRam turns into 'beetroot ki dukaan'


Mumbai,  Elli AvrRam has turned herself into "beetroot ki dukaan" and she looks unrecognisable!

The actress took to Instagram on Saturday and shared a few photos where she has a beetroot pack applied all over her body.

"Beetroot ki dukan. For the love of beetroot...Usha's (my girl at home) idea...Mam pura body mein lagate hai! ...So we started with the face and later on said what the heck let's put it all over!!! Later on she called me an Alien...I like that she's ‘aware' lolol," captioned the actress.

Mona Singh: 'Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 3' is 'super real, dark, toxic' Mona Singh: 'Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain 3' is 'super real, dark, toxic'


Mumbai Actress Mona Singh says the upcoming third season of her web show "Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain" is going to be "super real, dark and toxic".

Mona's character Ananya had quite a journey -- as a lover, wife and mother.

Jacqueline Fernandez: Hope to be an action icon one day Jacqueline Fernandez: Hope to be an action icon one day

New Delhi, It's been an 11-year journey for Jacqueline Fernandez in Bollywood. The actress, who first set her foot in 2009 with "Aladdin", says she has learned a lot with every role she has done so far and hopes to be an action icon one day.

Over the years, Jacqueline has featured in films such as "Kick", "Murder 2", "Dishoom", "Judwaa 2" and "Race 3". She feels blessed to have worked with some of the best in the industry.

From BJP to Gujjars to Sikhs, why has 'Paatal Lok' angered so many? From BJP to Gujjars to Sikhs, why has 'Paatal Lok' angered so many?

New Delhi,  The BJP may not have officially criticised the move of using its Uttar Pradesh MLA Nandkishore Gurjar's picture without his permission in the popular web series "Paatal Lok", where he is shown standing next to fictional villain Bajpayee - an image that seems to be a rip-off a 2018 photo of Gurjat with UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, but the series' makers and producers are under increasing attack from different religious and caste quarters as well as leaders of the BJP and its allies.

Reading is Shweta Tiwari's way of having fun Reading is Shweta Tiwari's way of having fun

 

Mumbai, Actress Shweta Tiwari has shared her way of having fun amid lockdown.

Shweta took to Instagram, where she shared a photograph of herself reading a book.

"My way of Having Fun #booksandme #paathleela," she captioned the image.

The actress then shared a black-and-white photograph tie-dying a cloth.

Asees Kaur comes up with 'fun, peppy' song Asees Kaur comes up with 'fun, peppy' song


Mumbai,  Singer Asees Kaur has released "Wanga kaaliyan", which she has described as a fun and peppy song.

With lyrics by Raj Fatehpur, the track is composed by Vikas and produced by Sunny Vik.

"Wanga kaaliyan" highlights the desires and attention a girl seeks in a relationship. The song describes the quintessential things a girl expects her lover to do with her, from romantic conversations to taking her shopping, to travelling the world and, at large, the consistent request that they have to spend quality time together

Vinay Pathak-starrer 'Chintu Ka Birthday' to release on OTT Vinay Pathak-starrer 'Chintu Ka Birthday' to release on OTT



Mumbai,  The Vinay Pathak-starrer "Chintu Ka Birthday" is all set to release. The makers have decided to go ahead and launch the modest-budget film on OTT.

"Chintu Ka Birthday" also features Seema Pahwa, Tillotama Shome, Reginald Barnes, Nate Scholz, Vedant Raj Chibber, Bisha Chaturvedi, Khalid Massou and Mir Mehroos.

The film is billed as a family drama and will stream on Zee5 from June 5.

BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka's 'Paatal Lok' BJP MLA files complaint against Anushka's 'Paatal Lok'

Lucknow, Bollywood actor-turned-producer Anushka Sharma is facing fresh trouble over her web series 'Paatal Lok'.

Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Nand Kishore Gurjar has filed a complaint against Anushka Sharma for using his photo in the show without his permission.

The image in question was taken in March, 2018 and is a real image featuring not just Gurjar but also UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

Akshay Kumar mourns demise of hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior Akshay Kumar mourns demise of hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior


Mumbai,  Actor Akshay Kumar expressed his grief through a Twitter post on the demise of legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior, and remembered his "amazing personality".

With his social media post, Akshay also shared a picture where he is seen sharing a moment with the late sportsman.

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