QuickE: ‘Manikarnika’ Re-Shoot; Nimrat Kaur-Ravi Shastri Rumour

‘Stree 2’ confirmed, and other stories. 

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A poster of <i>Manikarnika</i>.

1. ‘Manikarnika’ Row: Kangana to Re-Shoot Scenes From Original Cut?

Kangana Ranaut in <i>Manikarnika</i>.&nbsp;
Kangana Ranaut in Manikarnika
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The producer of the film, Kamal Jain had earlier stated that Kangana Ranaut was considered the best person to take over the mantle to complete patchwork and to direct a few additional scenes for Manikarnika - The Queen of Jhansi, when director Krish moved on to his new film.

But a report in Mid-day stated that Kangana has now decided to change the 10-day patchwork shoot to a 45-day schedule. The report also stated that many scenes from director Krish’s original cut will be shot again.

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2. “Fiction”: Nimrat Kaur Responds to Dating Ravi Shastri Rumour

<i>Airlift</i><i> </i>actor Nimrat Kaur is reportedly courting the Indian Cricket Team coach, Ravi Shastri.
Airlift actor Nimrat Kaur is reportedly courting the Indian Cricket Team coach, Ravi Shastri.
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After Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli, another Cricket-Bollywood romantic liaison is in the news. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Airlift actor Nimrat Kaur is reportedly courting the Indian Cricket Team coach, Ravi Shastri. We didn’t see this coming!

The newspaper reports that Shastri separated from his wife Ritu, a decade ago and has now fallen hook, line and sinker for Kaur. The actor, however, denied it indirectly in a tweet with “ Fact: I may need a root canal. Fiction: Everything else I read about me today. More facts: Fiction can be more hurtful, monday blues exist and I love ice cream. Here’s to trash free happy days ahead”.

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3. Rajkummar-Shraddha to Return With ‘Stree 2’; Shoot Starts in 2019

<i>Stree</i> is a solid entertainer with a good script and great performances.
Stree is a solid entertainer with a good script and great performances.
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If you loved Rajkummar Rao-Shraddha Kapoor’s Stree, there’s great news for you. A sequel to the Amar Kaushik film has already been announced, and it’s all set to go on the floors next year.

According to DNA, producer Dinesh Vijan confirmed the sequel saying that a sequel was always in the offing- hence the film’s open-ended denouement. He’s of course also super excited at the response to the horror-comedy, which has raked in Rs 32.07 crore in three days.

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4. ‘Jalebi’ First Look Poster: Love in an Age of Bewilderment

First look poster of <i>Jalebi </i>is out.
First look poster of Jalebi is out.
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The makers of Jalebi- The Everlasting Taste Of Love released the poster of the film. Speaking about his film, Mahesh Bhatt says Jalebi- The Everlasting Taste Of Love tells a story about how to live in an age of bewilderment.

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5. Jackie Shroff Is Set to Play Salman Khan’s Father in ‘Bharat’

Ali Abbas Zafar has confirmed that Jackie Shroff is set to play Salman Khan’s father in <i>Bharat.</i>
Ali Abbas Zafar has confirmed that Jackie Shroff is set to play Salman Khan’s father in Bharat.
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The excitement surrounding Salman Khan’s Bharat continues to crank up with cast announcements. After we learned that Katrina Kaif replaced Priyanka Chopra in the Ali Abbas Zafar directorial, the next big news is that our ‘Bhidu’, Jackie Shroff is set to father Salman Khan on screen. That’s big! Zafar confirms the development. Bharat also features Disha Patani, Sunil Grover and Tabu.

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