QuickE: Katy Perry in India; Lata Mangeshkar Now ‘Stable’

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Published12 Nov 2019, 02:55 PM IST
Bollywood
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1. Ranveer & Deepika’s First Wedding Anniversary Plans Revealed!

A photo from DeepVeer’s wedding in 2018.
A photo from DeepVeer’s wedding in 2018.
(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Just like their wedding, Deepika and Ranveer have decided to leave no stone unturned in the planning for this occasion. The couple has a hectic, but exciting, three-day trip planned to ring in their one-year wedding anniversary.

To begin with, DeepVeer will be taking off from Mumbai on the morning of 13 November. They’ll first head down south and then up north. Their trip will be a religious one steeped in India’s traditions.

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2. Lata Mangeshkar Still Hospitalised, but ‘Stable’

Lata Mangeshkar was reportedly hospitalised on 11 November.
Lata Mangeshkar was reportedly hospitalised on 11 November.
(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar has been hospitalised due to a viral chest infection. According to The Hindu, she was rushed to Mumbai’s Breach Candy hospital in the early hours of Monday, 11 November, after complaining of breathing difficulties. Now, hospital sources have told PTI that the singer is still in a “critical condition” but is “slowly improving.”

“She is critical but her condition has slowly improved. She is still in the hospital,” a hospital insider told PTI.

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3. Jacqueline Fernandez Welcomes Katy Perry to India

Jacqueline Fernandez and Katy Perry all smiles at the press conference for OnePlus Music Festival. 
Jacqueline Fernandez and Katy Perry all smiles at the press conference for OnePlus Music Festival. 
(Photo Courtesy: Yogen Shah)

Katy Perry is finally in India after a gap of seven years and she’ll be performing in Mumbai on Saturday as a part of the OnePlus Music Festival. The ‘Roar’ singer was welcomed at the press conference for the event by Bollywood actor Jacqueline Fernandez where the two were all smiles.

Speaking about visiting India, the singer said, “I’m back after seven years..I’ve always wanted to come to Mumbai. I’m not the kind of girl who orders room service and stays in. I love people, I love going out, I love seeing things.”

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4. Imtiaz Ali Set to Make a Biopic on Legendary Actor Madhubala

Madhubala (L) and Imtiaz Ali (R)
Madhubala (L) and Imtiaz Ali (R)
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter/Wikipedia Commons)

Adding to Bollywood’s list of biopics is Imtiaz Ali’s next project. A popular daily has reported that the Jab Harry Met Sejal director will be making a film on the life of popular Bollywood actor Madhubala. Ali has reportedly acquired the rights for the same from the late actor’s family. However, there is no clarity on whether this project will be a film or a web series.

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5. Kareena, Aamir & Laal Singh Chaddha Team Kick off Chandigarh Shoot

The <i>Laal Singh Chaddha</i> team having a blast in Chandigarh.
The Laal Singh Chaddha team having a blast in Chandigarh.
(Photo Courtesy: Instagram)

Kareena Kapoor and Aamir Khan will be sharing screen space after seven years in Laal Singh Chaddha. Recently, the team was seen having a blast at Chandigarh, where the shooting kicked off. Kareena’s manager Poonam Damania took to Instagram to share photos of the cast and crew partying after wrapping the shoot. Kiran Rao, too, joined in the celebrations. The film will also be shot in Amritsar.

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