Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has been facing all the heat for Amazon Prime Video's web series 'Tandav' that became a hot topic for allegedly hurting Hindu-sentiments. Twitteratis, on January 17, trended hashtag "Prakash Javadekar Istifa Do", demanding his resignation from his post for failing to stop the offensive content. The alleged anti-Hindu contents of the series, which released… read-more
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Marking her strong production debut with Ronnie Screwvala, actress Vidya Balan's Natkhat has earned a nomination in the Oscars 2021. The 33-minute film has qualified in the Best Short Film (Live Action) category. The movie has already won the German Star of India award at the Indian Film Festival Stuttgart. Natkhat's story revolves around a mother who tries to guard her son against society's patriarchal and misogynistic… read-more
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Filmmaker Prakash Jha, also the producer of the web series 'Aashram', is under the legal radar after an FIR was lodged against him at Jodhpur's Luni for allegedly hurting sentiments of scheduled castes (SC) and scheduled tribes (ST). The complainant, DR Meghwal, stated that certain scenes in 'Aashram' promotes "discrimination and untouchability". Moreover, he also blamed such contents for encouraging molestations and… read-more
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Public broadcaster BBC on January 11 released a docuseries titled 'Death In Bollywood' investigating the suspicious death of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan. The three-part series was released over the three days and is currently available only in the UK. Reportedly, the Ghajini, Housefull and Nishabd-starrer actress' death was declared suicide by the Mumbai Police and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after she was found dead in her… read-more
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli get showered with congratulations from all ends for becoming parents to their firstborn. Anushka gave birth to a baby girl on January 11 at Mumbai's Breach Candy hospital. Sharing the good news on Twitter, Kohli thanked everyone for their love, prayers, and good wishes. He further added, "we are feeling beyond blessed to start this new chapter of our lives."
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In a bid to make his dreams come true, a Bengaluru-based freelance filmmaker Jayanth Seege S has been standing in front of Actor Shah Rukh Khan's house ‘Mannat' to narrate his script and sign the latter in his film. After coming across with an interview of Shahrukh, where he said that he has not signed any movies since 'Zero,‘ Jayanth created a… read-more
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Actor Pankaj Tripathi-starrer 'Kaagaz', released on January 7, will be screened via mobile theatres in UP's Sitapur village on January 8. Director Satish Kaushik expressed his excitement for the idea as it would reach audiences "especially in the interiors, where watching cinema is still a far fetched dream". The real-life story is set in Sitapur village and it shows struggle of a social activist-cum-bandmaster, who is declared dead… read-more
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Actress Alia Bhatt along with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, have been served legal notice prior to their upcoming film 'Gangubai Kathiawadi's release. A case was filed by Gangubai's son, Babuji Rawji Shah, alleging defamation, indecent representation of women and circulating obscene materials. Reportedly, Shah has been harassed, including leg-fracture, since the movie's promo release besides relatives being referred as 'prostitute family'. Meanwhile… read-more
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Choreographer Ganesh Acharya, who earlier weighed nearly 200 Kg, revealed that he has lost 98 Kg lately. Ganesh, who recently appeared on The Kapil Sharma Show, said that he has been trained by Ajay Naidu with a 75-minute routine. He added that now even his cloth labels have been reduced from 7XL to L. Ganesh said he was determined to shed weight while choreographing for Housefull 3.
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Jodhpur Court has served a notice to the 'Ashram' web series actor-director duo - Bobby Deol and Prakash Jha - on December 14. Reportedly, a lawyer from Jaunpur had filed a case in Jodhpur Court accusing the web-series of defaming 'Sanatan Dharam'. The Court will next hear this case on January 11, 2021. Both the seasons of Ashram had gained much popularity and were alleged of hurting religious sentiments.
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