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
Streaming giant Amazon Prime Video on December 28 shared the first look of its web series 'The Family Man 2', which is set to be released on February 12. Lead actor Manoj Bajpai also shared the teaser picture on Instagram captioning it, "The wait is over. This is our New Year's gift for you. Open it carefully." The series will progress with the returning cast including Sharad Kelkar, Priyamani and Shreya Dhanwanthary.
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For not quoting the author for a poem that was posted on his Twitter, veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan had apologized immediately to the poet. Reportedly, the senior Bachchan had shared a poem that he received from an acquaintance. The poet Tisha Agarwal, while expressing her ecstasy on being featured on Amitabh's wall, indicated that she was not attributed. After adding the credits, Amitabh… read-more
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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Suffering severe blood pressure fluctuations, actor turned politician Rajinikanth has been admitted at Apollo Hospitals in Hyderabad on December 25. However, he does not have any Covid-19 symptoms and is 'haemodynamically' stable. He has been shooting for his upcoming movie 'Annatthe' for the past 10 days and was under self-isolation after a few crew members tested positive. Reportedly, he will be under… read-more
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Indo-Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's 'Funny Boy' was removed from Oscar's 'Best International Feature' category for a strange reason. Reportedly, the movie was eliminated for excess usage of English dialogues, as the category allows only movies having non-English dialogues. However, the Academy has informed to reconsider the movie in 'Best Picture' and other categories. Deepa said that though she was astonished by rejection, she was equally… read-more
The Dirty Picture-famed actress Arya Banerjee has been found dead at her Kolkata residence on December 11. Reportedly, the deceased was found with blood droplets on the floor. The police broke the door of her flat after she did not respond to the doorbell by her housekeeper. The 33-year-old actress was the daughter of famous guitarist late Nikhil Bandyopadhyay. The police are awaiting the autopsy report to find the cause of death.
Nobel Laureate American singer and songwriter Bob Dylan has sold the publishing rights of his over 600 songs to the Universal Music Publishing Group. The songs included compositions like “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “Like a Rolling Stone”. The deal will allow Universal to lease Dylan's compositions to advertisers, movie, television or video-game producers among others. Although the amount of the deal was undisclosed, the industry experts… read-more
"The Last Color" is all set to hit the Indian theatres on December 11 after a long and eventful journey on global stage. Starring Neena Gupta, the movie is Celebrity Chef Vikas Khanna's directorial debut. The movie is set in Banaras as it revolves around the concept of light and hope. After screening it at different international movie festivals, Vikas Khanna stated that he is thrilled to bring his film to its "roots" by releasing it… read-more
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Canadian singer Drake has asked for the Grammy Awards to be replaced with “something new that we can build up over time and pass on to the generations to come." The rapper, who has had a tumultuous relationship with The Grammys, posted on social media after the 2021 nominee list overlooked The Weeknd's best-selling album of the year, After Hours. The Grammys "empathised" saying that some "deserving" acts miss out every year.
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