QuickE: Abhishek Pens Note for Big B; Kamal Haasan Turns 60

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1. 50 Years of Bachchan: Abhishek Pens a Heartfelt Note for Big B

Amitabh Bachchan completes 50 years in the film industry. 
Amitabh Bachchan completes 50 years in the film industry. 
(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Amitabh Bachchan’s Saat Hindustani released on 7 November 1969 and he clocks 50 years in Bollywood today. To mark the occasion, son Abhishek Bachchan took to Instagram to share a throwback picture of Big B and wrote a heart-warming post along with it.

Read more on The Quint.

2. Kamal Haasan Rings in 60th Birthday at Ancestral Home

Kamal Haasan kickstarted the birthday celebrations with a family get-together at their ancestral home at Paramakudi in Ramanathapuram district.
Kamal Haasan kickstarted the birthday celebrations with a family get-together at their ancestral home at Paramakudi in Ramanathapuram district.
(Photo Courtesy: Kamal Haasan’s PRO)

Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan turns 60 today. This year also marks the actor’s 60 years in Indian cinema. He kickstarted the birthday celebrations with a family get-together at their ancestral home at Paramakudi in Ramanathapuram district.

Haasan's family unveiled the statue of his father, D Srinivasan, at their home. Srinivasan was a lawyer and a freedom fighter.

Kamal also wants to open a talent development centre in his name.

Read more on The Quint.

3. BJP Worker Approaches Child Rights Body Against Swara Bhasker

Swara Bhasker in a still from <i>Son of Abish</i>.
Swara Bhasker in a still from Son of Abish.
(Photo Courtesy: YouTube screengrab)

A video clip featuring actor Swara Bhasker using cuss words, on comedian Abish Mathew’s chat show, while talking about a child she worked in a TV commercial with has created a controversy. In the video of the show called Son of Abish, Swara refers to the child as ‘chu**ya’ and ‘kameena’ which has now got social media reacting to it.

Read more on The Quint.

4. Janhvi Kicks off ‘Dostana 2’ With a Visit to the Golden Temple

Janhvi Kapoor at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
Janhvi Kapoor at the Golden Temple in Amritsar.
(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Janhvi Kapoor took to Instagram to share a few snapshots from Punjab where she is shooting on location for Dostana 2. The actor posted a picture of herself posing with the Golden Temple of Amritsar in the background along with a few other photos of the holy shrine.

Read more on The Quint.

5. Sooraj Pancholi Opens up About Aditya Pancholi & Kangana Ranaut

Sooraj Pancholi has spoken about his father Aditya Pancholi and Kangana Ranaut.
Sooraj Pancholi has spoken about his father Aditya Pancholi and Kangana Ranaut.
(Photo Courtesy: IANS)

Sooraj Pancholi, whose film Satellite Shankar releases this November, has opened up about his father Aditya Pancholi’s relationship with Kangana Ranaut. In 2017, Kangana had accused Aditya of physical and sexual abuse when she was starting out in Bollywood. In an interview with SpotBoyE, Sooraj Pancholi maintains that their relationship was a “personal matter” between his parents and he prefers not to be involved.

Read more on The Quint.

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