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Updated26 Apr 2019, 09:05 AM IST
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Modi Biopic to Release After LS Polls, SC Will Not Step In

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with the Election Commission on the biopic PM Narendra Modi.

The poll panel told the court that movie should be released only after the Lok Sabha elections got over.

The seven phased polls began on April 11, when the biopic was to release. The polls will get over on May 19 and the counting on votes in May 23.

To secure level playing ground, the poll panel was asked to take a call.

9:05 AM, 26 Apr

Actor Demian Bichir's Wife Stephanie Sherk Dies

Stefanie Sherk, actor-model and wife of Oscar-nominated actor Demian Bichir, has died. She was 43.

According to ENews, the Los Angeles County medical examiner has ruled Sherk's death as a suicide.

The causes of her death included anoxic encephalopathy; a condition caused by lack of oxygen to brain tissue, drowning and asphyxia. The actor's body was reportedly found at the bottom of the family's swimming pool.

In an Instagram post on Thursday, Bichir said Sherk died "peacefully" on April 20.

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Dear friends, On behalf of the Sherk and the Bichir Nájera families, it is with inconceivable pain that I announce that on April 20, 2019, our dearest Stefanie Sherk, my beloved and loving wife, passed away peacefully. It has been the saddest and toughest time of our lives and we don’t know how much time it will take for us to overcome this pain. Stefanie’s beautiful, angelical and talented presence will be immensely missed. We will hold Stefanie in our hearts forever. We thank everybody beforehand for their prayers and we respectfully ask for your understanding so we may grieve in peace and privacy in these incredibly difficult times. It is our sincerest hope that our beautiful Stefanie, my angel and love of my life, will rest in eternal peace. Queridos amigos, A nombre de la familia Sherk y la familia Bichir Nájera, con un dolor indescriptible, les informo que nuestra hermosa Stefanie Sherk, mi amada esposa, falleció en completa paz, el pasado 20 de Abril del año en curso. Han sido los días más tristes y dolorosos de nuestras vidas y no sabemos cuánto tiempo nos llevará sobreponernos a este dolor. La hermosa, angelical y talentosa presencia de mi Stefanie será echada de menos profundamente y permanecerá en nuestros corazones para siempre. Agrademos a todos de antemano sus oraciones y de manera respetuosa pedimos su comprensión para que podamos vivir este luto en paz y privacidad en estos momentos tan difíciles para todos nosotros. Es nuestra más sincera esperanza que nuestra amada Stefanie, mi ángel y amor de mi vida, descanse eternamente en paz.

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9:05 AM, 26 Apr

Taylor Swift Releases New Single 'Me!'

Singer Taylor Swift has dropped her brand new track, titled "Me!".

The 29-year-old singer has been teasing about the song on social media for a quite while. It is her first music since 2017 album Reputation.

The track is a collaboration between Swift and Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. The two musicians have also penned the lyrics along with Joel Little.

In the track's video, co-directed by Swift and Dave Meyers, the singer and Urie appears as the squabbling parents of two cats.

8:32 AM, 26 Apr

Asha Bhosle Directs One Scene of Gowariker's Film

Legendary singer Asha Bhosle has directed a scene of filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikers upcoming film Panipat. Recently, in the midst of the filming of the historical drama in Karjat, its cast and crew were pleasantly surprised by a special visitor - Asha Bhosle.

"It was really sweet of Ashaji to visit us on the set. She brought in such vibrant energy and spread lots of cheerfulness. She even called the shots for one particular scene and I must say, she does have a knack for direction too," Gowariker said in a statement. The scene features Padmini Kolhapure and Mohnish Bahl.

Panipat is based on the Third Battle of Panipat, which is one of the most epic battles that took place in 1761 at Panipat. It is scheduled to release on 6 December.

7:35 AM, 26 Apr

Mahesh Bhatt to Start Shooting for 'Sadak' Sequel in Mumbai

Mahesh Bhatt is all set to return to direction twenty years after the 1999 Sanjay Dutt, Jackie Shroff and Manisha Koirala-starrer Kartoos was released. This time it is a sequel to his film Sadak, a hugely successful film during the ’90s. The new version will star Alia and Pooja Bhatt, alongside Sanjay Dutt and Aditya Roy Kapur. Preparations are in full swing and initial plan of recreating Mumbai in Romania has been cancelled, Mumbai Mirror reported. The shooting will now take place in Mumbai itself.

“We did not find places in Romania similar to Mumbai, that is why we decided to come back. We will be shooting in other parts of India too. The decision was taken by Mahesh Bhatt, and we have planned to create a set in Mehboob studio in Bandra”, producer Mukesh Bhatt told Mumbai Mirror.

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Published: 26 Apr 2019, 07:36 AM IST
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