QuickE: Salman on Amazon Prime; Alia-Ranveer Light up the Ramp

Akshay Kumar’s ‘Toilet’ in remake controversy again; Ayushmann-Kriti crash a wedding.

Published31 Jul 2017, 02:52 PM IST
Bollywood
3 min read

1. Now You Can Stream Salman Khan Movies on Amazon Prime

The future is digital and the future of entertainment is video-on-demand. Salman Khan seems to have realised this quick enough and has signed a big deal with guys at Amazon Prime Video.

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2. Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh Steal the Show at India Couture Week

Alia and Ranveer turn showstoppers.
Alia and Ranveer turn showstoppers.
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh walked the ramp for fashion designer, Manish Malhotra at India Couture Week. The duo, who have worked in various ads together and are also going to be seen in Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy looked radiant on the ramp.

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3. Is ‘Toilet - Ek Prem Katha’ a Secret Remake of This Tamil Film?

A poster of Toilet- Ek Prem Katha.
A poster of Toilet- Ek Prem Katha.

Toilet- Ek Prem Katha, the Akshay Kumar-starrer has been in news from the day since the project was announced for its unusual title. After the film’s trailer released, there were allegations that it has been plagiarised from a short film titled Manini.

Now, there are reports that the film is an “unofficial remake” of the National Award winning Tamil film, Joker. As per a report in Deccan Chronicle, the makers of Toilet have paid a substantial amount of money to the makers of Joker so that the news of this “remake” is not made public.

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4. Ayushmann and Kriti Crash a Wedding to Promote ‘Bareilly Ki Barfi’

Ayushman and Kriti with the newlyweds. 
Ayushman and Kriti with the newlyweds. 
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon reportedly gatecrashed a wedding to promote their upcoming film Bareilly ki Barfi, a romcom rooted in Uttar Pradesh. The couple made all the guests groove to the beats of their film. Will this marketing gimmick work in favour of the film? We don’t know yet, but it definitely would’ve made this wedding a memorable hit.

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5. Legal Notice to Kamal Haasan, Bigg Boss for Caste Slur on Show

Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan

Puthiya Tamizhagam party founder K Krishnasamy sent legal notices to Bigg Boss host and actor Kamal Haasan, a contestant of the show Gayathri Raguram and the television channel, demanding Rs 100 crore in damages, reported The New Indian Express.

The notice has been sent for referring to a particular community in a derogatory manner.

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