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QuickE: Deepika on Jauhar; Aamir Flags off the #PadManChallenge

Anushka Sharma’s ‘Pari’ teaser is chilling, and other stories. 

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1. No Sane Person Today Would Endorse Jauhar: Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone at the GQ Fashion Nights. 
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The pomp and visual artistry of the climax Jauhar scene in Padmaavat has allured some and repulsed some. But actress Deepika Padukone, overwhelmed by the praise over her splendid performance in the epic drama, says critics should not pull a scene out of context as no sane person in the present day would endorse an act of self-immolation.

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2. Aamir Khan Invites Salman, SRK, Big B to the ‘Padman’ Challenge

PadMan makers have begun a period challenge to break taboos about menstruation. Bollywood celebrities have been roped in for the PadMan challenge.

Beginning with the man who brought about a revolution in rural India, A Muruganantham, it was Twinkle Khanna’s turn to challenge Aamir Khan, Shabana Azmi and businessman, Harsh Goenka.

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3. Anushka Sharma’s ‘Pari’ Is Nothing Short of Blood-Curdling

The second teaser of the Prosit Roy directorial, Pari is out, and it’s scary AF. It shows a chained Anushka Sharma watching cartoon on TV even as... wait for it.... her toe nails grow into claws.

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4. Shyam Benegal Named for V Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award

Noted filmaker Shyam Benegal. (Photo: The Quint)

Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal has been selected for the prestigious 'V. Shantaram Lifetime Achievement Award' of the Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF-2018), it was announced here on Friday.

The award, carrying a trophy, a citation, shawl and cash prize of Rs 10 lakh, will be conferred on Benegal by Maharashtra Governor CV Rao at the MIFF 2018 valedictory function on Saturday.

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5. SRK, Anushka & Katrina Are Having a Blast on the Sets of ‘Zero’

The shoot for Anand L Rai’s Zero is on in full throttle and looks like the leading actors, Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma, are having loads of fun on t he sets. SRK, who plays a dwarf in the film, took to social media to share a picture of himself posing on a rickshaw with his leading ladies for company at the back.

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