QuickE: B-Town Rocks IIFA 2018; Ali Zafar Files Defamation Suit 

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Published24 Jun 2018, 01:10 PM IST
Bollywood
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1. IIFA 2018: Bollywood Rocks the Award Show

Ranbir Kapoor rehearses for his performance. 
Ranbir Kapoor rehearses for his performance. 
(Photo courtesy: IIFA)

The 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) was held on 24 June. The venue is Thailand’s Siam Niramit. Karan Johar and Riteish Deshmukh hosted the event.

There were dhamakedaar performances by Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Arjun Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Rekha and others.

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2. Ali Zafar Files Rs 1 Billion Defamation Suit Against Meesha Shafi

Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar have shared the stage with on multiple occasions.
Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar have shared the stage with on multiple occasions.
(Photo Courtesy: Pinterest)

Actor-singer Ali Zafar has filed a defamation suit in a district court here against singer Meesha Shafi, who accused him of sexual harassment two months ago on social media. The suit claims damages of Rs 1 billion.

Filed under the Defamation Ordinance 2002 on Saturday, Zafar has said in the notice that Shafi had caused "tremendous injury" to his "reputation, goodwill, livelihood" through "false, slanderous and defamatory" allegations, according to Geo News.

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3. ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie Are Married!

Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow in the hit-series <em>Game of Thrones</em> married his co-star Rose Leslie, who plays Ygritte.
Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow in the hit-series Game of Thrones married his co-star Rose Leslie, who plays Ygritte.
(Photo: AP)

The King of the North is married!

Actor Kit Harington, who plays Jon Snow in the hit-series Game of Thrones married his co-star Rose Leslie, who plays Ygritte on Saturday, 23 June in Scotland. The bride looked stunning in a ivory lace wedding gown, while the groom wore a three-piece suit.

Check out the viral video on The Quint.

4. Guess How Deepika Reacts to Ranveer’s Throwback Mohawk Moment?

Raveer Singh back in the day and today!&nbsp;
Raveer Singh back in the day and today! 
(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

A throwback image of Bollywood star Ranveer Singh sporting a funky mohawk hairdo during his childhood, elicited various emotions among his celebrity friends, with Deepika Padukone expressing disbelief with a big "Noooooooo".

On Sunday, Ranveer, known for his one-of-a-kind and quirky style sense, uploaded the photograph on Instagram, writing: "Avant Garde Since 1985."

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5. Tom Holland Leaks the Title of Next ‘Spider-Man’ Film

Tom Holland in a still from <i>Spider-Man: Homecoming</i>.
Tom Holland in a still from Spider-Man: Homecoming.

Actor Tom Holland has leaked that the next "Spider-Man" is titled "Far From Home". Holland made the revelation about the Spider-Man: Homecoming sequel, which also stars Jake Gyllenhaal as the villain Mysterio, via Instagram on Saturday, reports hollywoodreporter.com.

Holland also continued the fun he has been having on social media, noting that following the events of Avengers: Infinity War, the idea of a "Spider-Man" sequel seems rather impossible. The Far From Home title reflects that this will be the first "Spider-Man" solo movie to take the wallcrawler out of New York and put him in other parts of the world such as London.

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