Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan played Sabse Smart Kaun and guess who was the WINNER?

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan played Sabse Smart Kaun and guess who was the WINNER?

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan have turned co-stars yet again! We are talking about their next film Kalank. The two have already kicked off the shoot for the said period drama in Mumbai but they were recently spotted together for yet another shoot! This wasn’t for another film or a brand endorsement but for a quiz show. The two Gen Y stars shot for an episode of a quiz show titled Sabse Smart Kaun hosted by popular TV actor Ravi Dubey.

Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan were pitted against each other for the game show where they were supposed to solve the quizzes along with the two families they were supporting respectively. They were given some pictorial googlies in order to test their IQ on the show. During the same, the actress emerged as a winner by solving six out of nine brain teasers whereas Varun was able to complete only three.

In fact, sources close to the actress have stated in reports that Alia proved that she is smart and that bookish knowledge doesn’t matter. For the uninitiated, Alia Bhatt was trolled immensely online for her lack of general knowledge after she gave a wrong answer to the question on Koffee With Karan about the President Of India.

On the other hand, Varun Dhawan concluded the show on a philosophical note by appreciating the concept of the show. He reportedly said that for everyone who claims that they are inherently smart, this is the perfect platform to test that claim.

Kalank, which is directed by Abhishek Varman, also stars Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles. It features Kiara Advani, Kunal Kemmu among others too essay prominent roles in the said film. It is slated to release on April 19.

Also Read : Alia Bhatt accepts existence of CASTING COUCH in Bollywood, gives youngsters advice to deal with it

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Mumbai Police SASS Daisy Shah as they promote cyber safety with her viral Race 3 dialogue, here’s how she reacts

Mumbai Police SASS Daisy Shah as they promote cyber safety with her viral Race 3 dialogue, here’s how she reacts

So, Daisy Shah is a hoot! No one in their wildest dream would have thought that she would be the talking point after the Race 3 trailer released. While there was a mixed reaction over the trailer, it was Daisy Shah’s ‘Our business is our business, none of your business,’ dialogue which BROKE the internet in the most literal sense. So, what was her first reaction? She was enraged and in a fit of anger ranted on social media about the same. She wrote, “To all The people who think they are too smart. Create ur own identity 1st  n ‘GET A LIFE’, Wait! I am sure u don’t have any #patheticLosers” But let’s face it, any publicity is good publicity and Daisy seems to have learnt this real quick when her own mentor Salman Khan jumped on the bandwagon promoting the dialogue with a zangy video. Jacqueline Fernandez too did the same.

Now, the Mumbai Police’s super woke social media team has taken this viral meme into cognizance and they took to Twitter to write, “Mind your own data to make sure that no one else takes advantage of it to beat you in the #RaceOfSafety.” The Daisy meme says: My data is my data, none of your data. Well, the actress took to Twitter to congratulate the police and replied with a polite #TooGood retort. This is a classic case of make hay while sun shine and hey, we are not complaining. We are just waiting for other brands to jump on this train and well earn two minutes of fame with this viral content. Daisy has all the reason to celebrate, in our opinion.

Mind your own data to make sure that no one else takes advantage of it to beat you in the #RaceOfSafety pic.twitter.com/WJ4ADZEl1a
— Mumbai Police (@MumbaiPolice) May 23, 2018
Race 3 stars Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, Anil Kapoor and Saqeeb Salim in lead roles and is directed by Remo D’souza.

Also Read: DEADLY COMBO! Race 3 star Salman Khan and veteran actor Dharmendra will come together this Eid

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Sorry fans, Prabhas – Anushka Shetty are not a couple…

Sorry fans, Prabhas – Anushka Shetty are not a couple…

At least in the sense that the fans want them to be. The problem is not their compatibility but with Prabhas’s family. Says a well-informed source, “Prabhas’ parents and relatives would never accept Anushka Shetty or any girl whom he brings home as his chosen partner. Prabhas comes from an extremely conservative family. They won’t hear of a romantic relationship in his life.”

So is there no relationship with Anushka Shetty?

“There is a very strong friendship. But both of them have never allowed that friendship to grow into anything deeper because they know there is no future for them. Prabhas’ family won’t allow it. He will never go against his father and uncle’s will. He will have an arranged marriage,” says a friend of Prabhas’ family.

Also Read: Here’s all you need to know about Pooja Hegde’s film with Prabhas

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REVEALED: Amyra Dastur plays the love interest of Rajkummar Rao in the Kangana Ranaut starrer Mental Hai Kya

REVEALED: Amyra Dastur plays the love interest of Rajkummar Rao in the Kangana Ranaut starrer Mental Hai Kya

It is twisty and wacky! That’s what the posters of Mental Hai Kya clearly indicated. Followed by the release of the dark yet quirky posters of Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao from the film, here is another bit of news that will leave you surprised! Amyra Dastur plays the love interest of Rajkummar.

Fans of the film Queen were happy to see the lead pair of the film return in Mental Hai Kya, albeit in a different avatar. But now, it seems amongst the many twists, one is that his romantic interest lies in Amyra. Whether it later falls on Kangana or no, is something only the makers can answer as of now.

However, what we do know is that even though Amyra is not the leading lady of the film, her character is supposed to be quite crucial in the film. Sources close to the actress said, “The story was so intriguing that she [Amyra] said yes to the film right away. All her three films have been announced back to back this year putting her into the list of busiest actors of Bollywood. Amyra slowly and steadily is carving her own path which will surely take her places.”

Speaking on Amyra, we saw the actress last seen in the Saif Ali Khan, Kunal Roy Kapur starrer Kaalakaandi earlier this year. Another film in the pipeline is Leena Yadav’s Rajma Chawal where she plays the rebellious love interest of Rishi Kapoor’s on-screen son. The actress has already completed the shoot of the same.

Recently it was announced that she will be playing the love interest of Ali Fazal in the remake of Telugu super hit film Prasthanam, titled as Prasthaanam in Hindi remake alongside Sanjay Dutt.

As for Mental Hai Kya, the film produced by Ekta Kapoor in association with Shailesh R Singh. It marks the Bollywood directorial debut of Prakash Kovelamudi.

Also Read: REVEALED: Rajkummar Rao gets his ears pierced for Mental Hai Kya

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Oh La La! Kareena Kapoor Khan confesses that she finds Virat Kohli HOT!

Oh La La! Kareena Kapoor Khan confesses that she finds Virat Kohli HOT!

Kareena Kapoor Khan is going all guns blazing promoting her film Veere Di Wedding with Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania. She is flaunting her amaze figure with her newly cultivated abs and all! We are in awe of her really and she is at her fiery best form and we are loving every bit of Bebo right now. Stylish and sassy to boot we can’t wait for her to come on screen once more and dazzle us with her antics! She has chosen a very female driven feministic film Veere Di Wedding which has an all women cast and producers and we are quite looking forward to it. At one of the promotional events of the film she confessed to something really naughty and we are liking it. She was asked which cricketer she finds hot and she promptly took Virat Kohli’s name. Anushka Sharma are you listening? Bebo clarified that she thinks that he is really fit and that’s why she appreciates that quality about it.

Later, she said that she prefers her Nawab over everyone and thinks he is fantastic! She later revealed that she likes Kane Williamson too and is quite enamoured by cricket as a sport.  Earlier while discussing about Taimur she had said that Saif Ali Khan wants their baby boy to become a cricketer, take his paternal grandfather Mansoor Ali Pataudi’s genes. It is either cricket or acting for Taimur, we are sure! Kareena also extensively spoke about how Saif is just superb as a parent to their baby and makes up for an ideal partner.

Kareena’s Veere Di Wedding will hit the screens on June 1 and she plays the central character in the film. Sumeet Vyas will play her fiancé.

Also Read: Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals why she was FORCED to not shoot Veere Di Wedding during pregnancy

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Priyanka Chopra visits Bangladesh as UNICEF ambassador, appeals fans to support Rohingya rehabilitation

Priyanka Chopra visits Bangladesh as UNICEF ambassador, appeals fans to support Rohingya rehabilitation

Priyanka Chopra is an inspiration to us mortals and that even her detractors can’t deny this. Among other things, she also is a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF. Recently, she went to Bangladesh to visit Rohingya refugee camps and came back with a lot of sad stories and urged masses to help rehabilitate the kids in the camps. She shared some pictures from her visit which is a mirror to the heart breaking reality which these kids face everyday. PC urges us to help make their tomorrow better and shares a heartfelt post on Instagram. She writes, “I’m in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh today for a field visit with UNICEF, to one of the largest refugee camps in the world. In the second half of 2017, the world saw horrific images of ethnic cleansing from the Rakhine State of Myanmar(Burma). This violence drove nearly 700,000 Rohingya across the border into Bangladesh – 60% are children!”

She adds, “Many months later they are still highly vulnerable, living in overcrowded camps with no idea when or where they will ever belong…even worse, when they will get their next meal. AND…as they finally start to settle and feel a sense of safety, monsoon season looms…threatening to destroy all that they’ve built so far. This is an entire generation of children that have no future in sight. Through their smiles I could see the vacancy in their eyes. These children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis, and they desperately need our help. The world needs to care. We need to care. These kids are our future. Pls Lend your support at www.supportunicef.org.”

On professional front, Priyanka Chopra will make a comeback in Bollywood with Salman Khan’s Bharat. She will also be performing at IIFA Awards which will be held in Bangkok next month.

I’m in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh today for a field visit with UNICEF, to one of the largest refugee camps in the world. In the second half of 2017, the world saw horrific images of ethnic cleansing from the Rakhine State of Myanmar(Burma). This violence drove nearly 700,000 Rohingya across the border into Bangladesh – 60% are children! Many months later they are still highly vulnerable, living in overcrowded camps with no idea when or where they will ever belong…even worse, when they will get their next meal. AND…as they finally start to settle and feel a sense of safety, monsoon season looms…threatening to destroy all that they’ve built so far. This is an entire generation of children that have no future in sight. Through their smiles I could see the vacancy in their eyes. These children are at the forefront of this humanitarian crisis, and they desperately need our help. The world needs to care. We need to care. These kids are our future. Pls Lend your support at www.supportunicef.org #ChildrenUprooted @unicef @unicefbangladesh Credit: @briansokol @hhhtravels
A post shared by Priyanka Chopra (@priyankachopra) on May 21, 2018 at 6:27am PDT

Also Read: Tabu joins Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra in Bharat and this will be her role

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Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals why she was FORCED to not shoot Veere Di Wedding during pregnancy

Kareena Kapoor Khan reveals why she was FORCED to not shoot Veere Di Wedding during pregnancy

The trailer of Veere Di Wedding has already garnered ample fans, thanks to its connect with urban females! But audiences may be aware that the film’s release has been pushed by a year because of Kareena Kapoor Khan’s pregnancy. Now that the film is all set to release, the actress revealed about what unfolded and why Rhea Kapoor decided to wait for her instead of shooting with the baby bump.

It was a known fact that immediately after the announcement of Veere Di Wedding, yet another announcement followed. No points for guessing, it was about Kareena Kapoor Khan’s pregnancy. Post that, there were many speculations about the fate of Veere Di Wedding. But producer Rhea Kapoor was more than happy to have Kareena Kapoor Khan and wanted her to do the film, no matter what it takes for them! They even decided to rescript the film by introducing a pregnancy plot of portraying Kareena as six month pregnant but none of it happened and there is a reason for it!

Kareena Kapoor Khan, who was equally keen on doing the film, maintained that she agreed to do Veere Di Wedding with the baby bump. She was also overwhelmed to see the filmmaker Shashanka Ghosh and Rhea Kapoor work extra to rescript to suit her pregnancy plot. However, she later got the information that actresses in India don’t get have maternity insurance unlike abroad. This prompted the actress to change her decision, and luckily her decision was supported by Ghosh and Kapoor alike.

Kareena Kapoor Khan further expressed that she was upset when she found out about the lack of maternity insurance by adding that it is important to safeguard working actresses against mishaps during pregnancy. The actress believes that our country is unequipped to facilitate the needs of a working woman as it fails to recognize their varied challenges in the different stages of life.

On the other hand, she is very thankful towards Rhea Kapoor and Shashanka Ghosh for adjusting according to her schedule. She also further expressed her gratitude towards them for not forcing her to resume work at any point of time and for patiently waiting for her. She resumed Veere Di Wedding six months after she gave birth to Taimur.

Speaking on Veere Di Wedding, it also stars Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and Shikha Talsania in leading roles. The film is slated to release on June 1.

Also Read: #Monochrome Monday: Slay Mode On! Kareena Kapoor Khan is on a style rampage in white and grey for Veere Di Wedding promotions!

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Panorama Studios to produce a biopic based on the bestseller, Miles to Run before I Sleep

Panorama Studios to produce a biopic based on the bestseller, Miles to Run before I Sleep

After the phenomenal success of Raid, father-son producer Kumar Mangat and Abhishek Pathak of Panorama Studios have acquired the rights of the best seller on Amazon India, ‘Miles to Run before I Sleep.’

The book is written by Sumedha Mahajan and is a true story of herself, a married, working woman who undertook an extraordinary journey of running 1500 kms in 30 days from Delhi to Mumbai

Abhishek Pathak, producer and MD at Panorama Studios, says, “Sumedha Mahajan’s inspiring story just goes to show that if one has a strong will nothing is impossible. Before even reading the book, when she narrated her journey, we were spellbound and after reading the book and the manner in which she went about overcoming a chronic asthma condition, fighting all odds and emerging a winner, is truly extraordinary.”

Sumedha Mahajan’s says, “I’m thankful and glad that Mr. Kumar Mangat and Mr. Abhishek are telling my story. This is my journey as an ordinary Indian woman, born with asthma, overcoming the physical, mental and societal odds to run 1500 kms in 30 days. I hope my story inspires and reinforces that with self-belief and determination you can accomplish the impossible.”

Panorama Studios is now in talks with leading A-list actresses to step into Sumedha’s shoes.

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SHOCKING: Sushmita Sen narrates a horrific incident of being molested by a 15-year-old boy

SHOCKING: Sushmita Sen narrates a horrific incident of being molested by a 15-year-old boy

Sushmita Sen, the woman who has changed norms, has time and again proven that she is a beauty with brains. The modern-turned-actress is poised but has been always outspoken about all kinds of issues. From being a single mother to two girls to doing philanthropic work, she has always been an inspiration to many. It is known the recent rape cases in Kathua and Unnao have brought back the tragic memories of Nirbhaya case and once again raised the questions of women safety in India. Time and again, women have felt unsafe in every phase in their lives. Narrating the same, Sushmita Sen recently opened up about being harassed by a 15-year-old recently.

At a press conference recently, Sushmita Sen was asked about the women safety in the country and how current scenario is very tragic. To this, she replied, “In small cities, they are surely unsafe because their news doesn’t reach you (media). But I am a woman, and I have been in the public eye for 25 years. So many times people think, ‘What would you know what happens to women in our country? You have bodyguards around you, all these facilities to protect you.’ Where you are eve-teased by two, we as women in the public eye, even with 10 bodyguards, are dealing with hundreds of men that have often managed to misbehave with us. And we know exactly how it happens in this country, trust me, in volumes.”

Sushmita said, “But the difference is that at this age, the last time it happened was six months ago. I was at an awards function, you were there as well. A 15-year-old… 15! And because there were so many men, he thought I wouldn’t figure out who it was. That’s why I tell you, learn something regarding self-defence, it makes you very alert. So, I grabbed his hand, and I was so shocked when I pulled him up, that he was a little boy. 15 years old. Typically for misbehaviour like that, I could’ve taken lots of other actions. But because it was a 15-year-old boy, I grabbed him by his neck, as if I was saying hello to him, I took him for a walk in front of the crowd and told him, ‘If I make a hue and cry about this, your life will be over baccha.’ (He said) ‘I didn’t do’, I told him, ‘You did it, acknowledge it.’ (He said) ‘I’m sorry.’ ‘Do you know your life would be over.’ (He said) ‘I promise it will never happen.’ ‘No, if it does, I’ve seen your face, now get out of here.’”

Sushmita further said, “That’s the difference, I recognized in a 15-year-old boy that he’s not been taught that this kind of (behaviour) is not entertainment. It’s very big mistake. It can cost you the rest of your life.”

The actress was very clear on what kind of punishment should be given to sexual predators who abuse little girls and women. “But, grown men who are in our country indulging in worse and gangrapes, they should be hanged without a doubt. There should be no understanding of mercy for it, start hanging them and you’ll understand what are the consequences, whether you are in a city or a village. This I strongly believe. And then we’ll think of mercy in a better place to live,” she added.

On the work front, Sushmita Sen’s last Hindi film was No Problem in 2010, co-starring Anil Kapoor, Akshaye Khanna and Kangana Ranaut. She, however, did a Bengali film, Nirbaak, in 2014.

Also Read : Sushmita Sen shares old companion Ricky Martin’s throwback snap, gets nostalgic about their CRAZY life

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Here’s why Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati is scouting for writers

Here’s why Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati is scouting for writers

Taking on new roles behind the camera to push the creation of quality cinema, Rana Daggubati had previously joined hands with an independent talent management agency, which could appoint creative talents for regional film industries in South India. Rana and his talent management company will help turn attention to writers in an industry obsessed with superstars. On his to-do list is the sourcing of writers who can weave authentic stories for the big screen.

“The [film] industry has always been star driven [here, obsessed]. For a long time, literature [writing] was not getting its due credit. We are trying to set up a literature team that will help us scout for people who have studied the art. We will train them,” the actor says.

On the syllabus will be instructions on writing a film, or scripting for television, Daggubati said. “I know it is an exercise that will take a while to complete, but, we hope, six months from now, we will have a large team that focuses on churning out new stories.”

Even a year after the last installment hit screens, Baahubali continues to impact the life of the actor, who admits the film changed the way India perceived him. “The fantasy helped the industry move away from a star system. The country did not know us [Baahubali cast]. But the movie was a spectacle, which the entire nation came together to watch. The size of regional industries is small, but films like these bring them to the nation’s attention. That is the kind of cinema we are looking to build.”

“Our country is known for being the land that has been home to great stories. We need to find the best way to present them,” concluded the star.

Rana Daggubati, who is popularly known as Bhallala Deva in Bahubali franchise, was last seen in Welcome To New York. He will next be seen in the multi-lingual film Haathi Mere Saathi.

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