QuickE: ‘Toilet’ Crosses Rs 50 Crore; Akshay-Ranveer’s Toilet Woes

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Akshay Kumar and Bhumi Pednekar in a still from <i>Toilet: Ek Prem Katha</i>.

1. Akshay Kumar’s ‘Toilet’ Crosses Rs 50 Crore Over the Weekend

Akshay Kumar’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha had mixed reviews, with most critics calling the film a long drawn out PSA for Swachh Bharat - but the audience seems to be enjoying this social drama.

The film, which started off with Rs 13.10 crore collections on Friday, rose to over Rs 20 crore by Sunday.

With an extended weekend, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha will continue to do good business on Monday (Janmashtami) and Tuesday (Independence Day) as well. This Akshay Kumar-Bhumi Pednekar film could turn out to be the biggest Bollywood money spinner this year so far.

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2. What Happened When Akshay Kumar & Ranveer Singh Met at the Toilet?

It seems like Bollywood has had to endure a few budget cuts because Ranveer Singhand Akshay Kumar seem to be sharing the same vanity van! Well, I’m not complaining because when these two mad-hatters got together, waqt toh unhi ka ho gaya. Watch their prem katha when they met outside the Toilet.

3. Hrithik Roshan Meets Maths Genius Anand Kumar for Biopic

Anand with Hrithik and Vikas at the actor’s home in Mumbai.
Anand with Hrithik and Vikas at the actor’s home in Mumbai.

Last weekend Bihar’s world-renowned maths maverick Anand Kumar paid the Roshans in Mumbai a visit to meet the actor who will play Anand Kumar in a biopic to be directed by Vikas Bahl. Anand has now returned to Patna raving about Hrithik Roshan.

He is such a big star and so handsome, and there is not an iota of vanity in him. When I agreed to visit Hrithikji at his residence I was not sure of how I’d be welcomed. But the minute I walked into his beautiful home, I was made to feel comfortable. He is humble, attentive and warm.
Anand Kumar, Mathematician

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4. Ram Leela Recall: Nawazuddin Shares Kid’s ‘Nandalala’ Snap

Last year Nawazuddin Siddiqui had expressed disappointment at not being allowed to participate in the stage version of Ram Leela in his home town Budhana, Muzaffarnagar because he is a Muslim. He had taken to social media to share the incident.

But now, he has taken to Twitter to share the news of his child being allowed to play the little Lord Krishna or “Nandalala” at his school event.

5. Babul Supriyo and Rachna Sharma Welcome Baby Girl, Naina

Babul Supriyo and Rachna Sharma  at their wedding.&nbsp;
Babul Supriyo and Rachna Sharma at their wedding. 
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Musician-turned-politician Babul Supriyo and his wife Rachna Sharma welcomed a baby girl in their lives this weekend. The little angel has been named Naina, and this would be Babul Supriyo’s first child from his second marriage.

Singer, Shaan took to Twitter to congratulate the couple.

The perfect Independence Day gift, we’re sure the happy couple will agree!

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