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Shah Rukh Khan Wishes 'Yes Boss' Co-Star Juhi Chawla on B'Day

Shah Rukh Khan had an adorable message for his co-star of several films Juhi Chawla on her birthday. The actor posted a tweet saying, “We play all your songs in our hearts. Happy Birthday to my closest friend and family. Love u (sic).” This was in response to an earlier tweet by Chawla in which she exclaimed her delight that songs from films she’s starred in were playing on the radio.

10:27 AM , 14 Nov

Shashi Tharoor's 'Nehru: The Invention of India' to Be Adapted as Web Series

MP Shashi Tharoor has announced that his biography of Jawaharlal Nehru, Nehru: The Invention of India, will be turned into a web series. It will be directed by Onir and Bhavna Talwar and Sheetal Talwar will be showrunner.

Check out the trailer here:

12:21 PM , 14 Nov

Rakul Preet to Star Alongside Sidharth Malhotra in 'Marjaavaan'

Actor Rakul Preet Singh has been roped in to feature with her Aiyaary co-star Sidharth Malhotra in the upcoming film Marjaavaan directed by Milap Zaveri. She announced the news on Twitter where she wrote: "Super happy to announce my next in Hindi 'Marjaavaan'! Milap Zaveri let's kill it!"

The film will also star Riteish Deshmukh and Tara Sutaria, who is making her Bollywood debut with Student of the Year 2. It film reunites Zaveri with Riteish and Sidharth after four years after Ek Villain.

(With inputs from IANS)

12:26 PM , 14 Nov

KJo Apologises for Hurting the Sentiments of the Northeast

Karan Johar has apologised after he "unintentionally" hurt the sentiments of the people from Northeast and said it had "come from a place of no knowledge". "...I would like to apologise if I have hurt any sentiments..... it was purely unintentional and came from a place of no knowledge which is absolutely no excuse. I am extremely sensitive to the different cultures of our land and I am very sorry," he tweeted.

The filmmaker had posted a video of himself pulling actor Kirron Kher's leg, for wearing a traditional headgear, which was gifted to her by an Indian Idol contestant from Arunachal Pradesh. Karan, too, was given one. But he had not put it on. In the video, Kirron asks why he did not, to which, the filmamaker, goofing around, said: "Because you have guts, I don't."

Several users on social media pointed out that Karan was being "disrespectful" towards the Japi—a traditional hat from Assam — which is a "symbol of respect for all the people of Assam.

(With inputs from IANS)

12:29 PM , 14 Nov

Never Quit Telugu Industry for Bollywood: Ileana D'Cruz

Ileana D'Cruz, who has made a comeback to the Telugu industry after six years with the forthcoming film Amar Akbar Anthony, says she never quit her career in the south to build one in Bollywood.

"People have always had misconceptions about my career. After I signed "Barfi", I was shocked to read reports that I have quit Telugu cinema for Bollywood. These were baseless allegations and it's time to put them to rest. Why will I give up an industry which has given me an identity?" she said in an interview.

In 2012, she made her Bollywood debut with Ranbir Kapoor's Barfi! "It's just that I was getting really good work in Bollywood that I didn't have time for Telugu films. Also, after a point I was being approached for dance numbers by Telugu filmmakers and I was not excited about these offers. Therefore, I waited for the right film to return and that's how Amar Akbar Anthony happened," she clarified.


Published: 14 Nov 2018, 10:27 AM IST
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