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QuickE: Haseena Parkar Trailer Out; Varun Dhawan Apologises & More

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Shraddha Kapoor in <i>Haseena Parkar.</i>
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1.‘Haseena Parkar’ Trailer: Shraddha Tries Too Hard to Be an Outlaw

The trailer of Apoorva Lakhia’s Haseena Parkar looks as dark and turbulent as the real-life story of its protagonist Aapa, played by Shraddha Kapoor. The Half Girlfriend actress transforms from the privileged girl-next-door to a persona that held Mumbai’s Nagpada area ransom during her brother Dawood Ibrahim’s iron-clad rule over the city, but with much effort .

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2. Varun Dhawan Apologises for His ‘Nepotism Rocks’ Act at IIFA

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you probably know that Varun Dhawan, along with Saif Ali Khan and Karan Johar took a sly dig at Kangana Ranaut at the IIFA Awards recently held in New York. The three proudly spoke about making it big in Bollywood because of their family connections. And for good measure, even yelled, “Nepotism rocks!” in unison. For obvious reasons, they received a lot of flak on social media for their privileged and unfunny remarks.

Following the criticism, Varun on Tuesday took to Twitter to apologise for “offending or hurting” sentiments.

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3. Mallika Dua & ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ Have a Last Gag on Pahlaj

Taking a dig at the CBFC head Pahlaj Nihalani for his unreasonable cuts and censoring habits, Ratna Pathak Shah and Konkana Sen Sharma from the Lipstick Under My Burkha (LUMB) gang team up with comedian Mallika Dua to set the record straight.

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4. Neha Bhasin Blames This Blogger For Treating Singers Like ‘Trash’

Neha Bhasin has been slamming popular Bollywood blogger Miss Malini on Twitter, for not being interested in interviewing the Filmfare winner on the IIFA Green Carpet this year. In fact, she’s outrightly offended by how the celebrity blogger gave her the cold shoulder before moving on to chat with actor Zayed Khan.

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5. ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Actor Sitaram Seeks Cancer Aid on Facebook

Sitaram Panchal has swept us off our feet with his extraordinary performances in films like Slumdog Millionaire, Peepli Live, Paan Singh Tomar, The Legend of Bhagat Singh, Bandit Queen, Halla Bol, Saheb Biwi Aur Gangstar and quite recently Jolly LLB 2. But, unfortunately his talent hasn’t been able to withstand the finances for his treatment as he is the only bread-winner of his family.

The veteran actor has been diagnosed with cancer and has been fighting it for the past three years.



Sitaram Panchal is seeking for help.
Sitaram Panchal is seeking for help.
(Photo Courtesy: Ketan Dixit KD.)

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