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Karan Johar, Tabu Walk the Ramp at Lakme Fashion Week 2019

Karan Johar and Tabu made appearances as the showstoppers for designer Gaurav Gupta at the inaugural show of Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019. Karan was seen sporting a sequinned red jacket and Tabu stunned in a floaty sliver number with delicate origami-like embellishments.

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    Tabu and KJo stylishly pose with designer Gaurav Gupta.(Photo: Yogen Shah)
    Tabu and KJo stylishly pose with designer Gaurav Gupta.
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    Tabu and Karan at the show’s grand finale.(Photo: Yogen Shah)
    Tabu and Karan at the show’s grand finale.

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8:24 PM , 30 Jan

Shooting for 'Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare' Ends

Filmmaker Alankrita Shrivastava has wrapped up shooting for her Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare, starring Konkona Sen Sharma and Bhumi Pednekar.

Shrivastava shared a photograph on her social media from the film's set, where the team can be seen joyfully celebrating the wrap-up.

Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitare also stars Kubbra Sait, Vikrant Massey, Amol Parashar and Karan Kundrra.

The film is scheduled to have a 2019 release.

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8:24 PM , 30 Jan

Pakistani Singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Issued Ed Notice

The Enforcement Directorate has issued a show-cause notice to singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan and his manager Maroof Ali, both Pakistani nationals, for allegedly violating foreign exchange rules involving Rs 2.61 crore, officials said on Wednesday.

The notice, issued on Monday, has been served in a case that pertains to the seizure of undeclared US dollars from Khan at the Delhi airport in 2011. Khan and Ali both live in Pakistan.

"The show-cause notice has been served to Khan and Ali for violation of foreign exchange rules," an ED official said.

An ED statement said that Khan had engaged the late Chitresh Shrivastava (elder brother of Bollywood singer Aadesh Shrivastava) as global event manager, who used to collect payments on his behalf for various shows performed by him in India.

Major part of these payments were received in cash. This was illegally converted into US dollars through unauthorized sources by Shrivastava and the same was handed over to Khan, the ED said.

It said that Khan had illegally received $340,000 in India through unauthorized sources with the help of his event manager and with the support of his manager he had illegally taken out $225,000 out of India.

The ED has registered a case against Khan and Ali under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) for illegal dealings in foreign exchange and also some Indians for their involvement in supplying foreign currency unauthorizedly. This followed a case filed by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).

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7:28 PM , 30 Jan

‘Empire’ Star Jussie Smollett Hospitalised After Homophobic Attack

Chicago police opened a hate crime investigation after Empire actor Jussie Smollett said he was attacked by men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs and physically beat him.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Smollett reported that two men approached him and began shouting racial and homophobic slurs while he was walking here around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, reports The Guardian.

According to the police account, they then struck him in the face and poured an unknown chemical substance on him before one wrapped a rope around his neck.

Smollett went to Northwestern Memorial hospital. Police said he was being treated and was in good condition.

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5:44 PM , 30 Jan

Malayalam Director Sreenivasan Hospitalised

Malayalam actor, director and scriptwriter Sreenivasan was hospitalised on Wednesday following breathing difficulties. He was put on ventilator support at the Medical Center Hospital in Ernakulam. A team of doctors, including a cardiologist attended to the Malayalam film industry veteran.

Speaking to The News Minute, the ICU duty doctor Gautham Chandran said, "He showed symptoms of a small heart failure, with water filling the lungs and high BP. We have given medicines to bring down the BP and moved him to ventilator support. There's a small improvement but as long as he's on ventilator support, we need to monitor him carefully. For at least 24 hours. We are waiting for more details. We have briefed his immediate relatives."


Published: 30 Jan 2019, 10:25 AM IST
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