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'Stree' Is Absurdly Amusing Says Gulf News

The early reviews of Rajkummar Rao - Shraddha Kapoor-starrer Stree are out. A review in Gulf News says, “Combining humour and horror is a risky gamble, but director Amar Kaushik manages to pleasantly juxtapose the two disparate genres in his debut film Stree”. Here’s the critics’ verdict.

6:26 PM , 31 Aug

‘Gold’ Box Office: Akshay Kumar Film Joins the Rs 100 Crore Club

Akshay Kumar-Mouni Roy-starrer Gold opened big at the box office. Releasing on Independence Day, the patriotic sports drama had the highest opening as far as Akshay Kumar’s films go, but since shown a sharp dip in business. At the end of week 2, the film has raked in Rs 104 crore. Read more here.

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5:00 PM , 31 Aug

Sonu Sood Walks out of 'Manikarnika...'

Actor Sonu Sood has decided to leave Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi" due to last minute changes.

Sonu will be seen playing a grey character in Rohit Shetty's "Simmba", and has grown a beard as part of his look. But the actor was supposed to have a clean shaven look in "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi".

It was reported that the makers of "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi" will tweak the script of the historical biopic because of his new look for the film "Simmba", reports IANS.

4:32 PM , 31 Aug

'Manto' to Be Screened at BFI London Film Festival

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's "Manto", which is helmed by actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, will be screened at the 62nd BFI London Film Festival.

"Since 'Fire', my first film 22 years ago, I have shown my film at the London Film Festival. Over the years, many of my films have been screened there. I love the multicultural audience of London," Nandita said in a statement to IANS.

12:51 PM , 31 Aug

French Star Depardieu Faces Probe Over Alleged Sex Assaults, Denies All

France's biggest international star Gerard Depardieu on Thursday issued a strong denial after it emerged he faces an inquiry into allegations by a young actress of rape and sexual assault.

Depardieu "absolutely denies any attack, any rape", his lawyer Herve Temime said on his behalf, reacting to news that the Paris public prosecutor's office has opened a preliminary inquiry over alleged "rapes and sexual assaults", reports PTI.

Published: 31 Aug 2018, 8:52 AM IST
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