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Shahid Kapoor's 'Ishq Vishk' to Get Sequel

Shahid Kapoor’s 2003 debut film Ishq Vishk will now have a sequel. The rom com featured Shahid along with Amrita Rao and Shenaz Treasurywala and launched Shahid and Amrita’s acting careers. Ramesh Taurani, the producer of Ishq Vishk has confirmed the news to Mumbai Mirror.

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Vivek Oberoi to Sport 9 Looks in Modi Biopic

The nine looks of Vivek Oberoi as Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the upcoming biopic PM Narendra Modi have been revealed.

The film traces Modi’s journey to becoming prime minister of India. It has been directed by Omung Kumar and produced by Sandip Ssingh, Suresh Oberoi and Anand Pandit. It releases on 12 April.

Watch the Trailer to Madhuri Dixit's First Netflix Production

Netflix is set to release its second original Marathi film after Aruna Raje’s Firebrand. Titled15 August, the film has been produced by Madhuri Dixit and Shriram Nene and is a heartwarming tale of love and unity.

Watch the trailer here:

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'Ghar More Pardesiya': First Song From 'Kalank' Released

Ghar More Pardesiya, the first song from Karan Johar’s upcoming period film Kalankhas been released. The video offers a glimpse into the love blossoming between Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt. It also sees Madhuri Dixit and Alia perform together against a palatial backdrop.

The song has been penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya with music by Pritam and performed by Shreya Ghoshal and Vaishali Mhade.

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Modi Biopic Poster Launch Put off on Goa CM's Death

The launch of second poster of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic of the same name was postponed following the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday evening.

Parrikar passed away at the age of 63 after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer.

BJP President Amit Shah was to launch the poster of the film "PM Narendra Modi" on Monday morning in Delhi.

However, late in the evening sources said, "We are extremely sorry to inform that the poster launch of our film PM Narendra Modi, which was scheduled for March 18, 10.30 am, has been postponed due to the death of Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar."

"Our heartfelt condolences to his family in this time of grief. Rest in peace," they added.

No new date has been announced for the poster launch.

Surf Guitar King Dick Dale Dies at 81

Dick Dale, the "King of the Surf Guitar" whose "Miserlou" was famously used as the title music for Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction, has died. He was 81.

His bassist, Sam Bolle, confirmed the news to the Guardian.

Dale formulated the sound and attack of the Southern California-bred instrumental style "Surf Music" in the early ‘60s,

His self-released records with his band the Deltones led the way for countless other acts -- the Chantays, the Surfaris, Eddie and the Showmen and the Pyramids among them -- who emulated his reverb-soaked, "wet" sound and aggressive attack in their own hits.

Legendary Bengali Comedian Chinmoy Roy Dead

Legendary Bengali film actor Chinmoy Roy, known for his excellence in comic roles, has died after suffering a heart attack, family sources said.

Roy, 79, passed away at around 10.20 p.m on Sunday at his residence at Salt Lake here.

Born in 1940 in Comilla, now in Bangladesh, Roy began his career with Bengali group theatre before debuting in films in 1966 with Tapan Sinha's cult movie Galpo Holeo Sotyi.

He carved a niche in the Bengali comedy genre by playing memorable roles in movies like Basanta Bilap, Dhanyi Meye, Nanigopaler Biye, Mouchak and Subarno Golok.

He also acted in Satyajit Ray's classic Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne and earned plaudits for his role of the fictional character Tenida in the 1978 film Charmurti.

Akshay Kumar’s Awara Paagal Deewana Co-Star Aarti Chabria Engaged

Aarti Chabria, who worked with Akshay Kumar, recently revealed that she got engaged to CA Visharad Beedassy in Mauritius. "I had many times given up on the idea that I would find my Mr Right, but my family members always felt that one day, I would find my soulmate. I feel it is because of my family's blessings that I found Visharad because he is everything that I had ever dreamt of. I am extremely lucky to have found him after a long wait," she said.

Mia Khalifa Engaged to Beau Robert Sandberg

Former porn star-turned-sports commentator Mia Khalifa is engaged to long-time boyfriend chef Robert Sandberg.

Sandberg proposed to her in Chicago. Sandberg reportedly hid a ring in a bowl of dried ingredients and the Lebanese-American star almost ate the ring but he was on ground to warn her, and he proposed to her on the spot. She said yes, reports guardian.com.

Sharing the news on his Instagram page, Sandberg wrote: "We went to Chicago this weekend and had a wonderful dinner at Smyth. I proposed to Mia Khalifa and she said yes!

"The ring was hidden in a bowl of dried ingredients and came out as a 'new serving'. Mia was too curious and too eager to taste so she started to eat the inedible ingredients. I told her not do it and then I put the ring on the finger. I love you so much."

Khalifa confirmed the news on her Instagram page.

"Thank you a million times over for the entire team at Smyth Chicago for helping Robert Sandberg propose... This trip and dinner was supposed to celebrate him getting his visa.

"Robert has planted the seed so deep in my mind for so long that he hates restaurant proposals so I never, ever, saw this coming. I love you all so much! Thank you!"

Chris Hemsworth Shares Selfie With Quokka

Actor Chris Hemsworth took to Instagram, sharing a photograph of himself and an "epic" animal he said he'd encountered in Australia.

Hemsworth took his "first quokka selfie" while visiting Rottnest Island, he wrote in the caption.

In the photograph, the actor appeared to making a face similar to that of the furry critter.

"Got my first quokka selfie this week at Rottnest Island," the Thor star wrote.

"Epic little creatures are all over the island just cruisin through the day doing their thing. Get there and check it out!"

The post included a second photograph that also featured his wife, Elsa Pataky, according to People.com.

The actor separately posted a recording showing him interacting with the animal and successfully encouraging it to take a plant piece from him.

Hemsworth quipped that during his time at Rottnest Island, he managed to break into the quokkas' inner circle, and had earned a new name worthy of the achievement.

"Spent 3 weeks crawling around the dirt, studying the Quokkas movements, mimicking their language and eventually gained their trust and was accepted as one of them, I now go by the name Quokkachris," he wrote.

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