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1. Priyanka Chopra Is Back on the Sets After Engagement With Nick

Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, 28 Feb. 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. 
Priyanka Chopra arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, 28 Feb. 2016, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. 
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Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are officially a couple after a private ‘Roka’ ceremony at her Mumbai residence on 18 August. After letting her fans and followers in on her relationship status on Instagram, the star is now back to work.

PeeCee may have quit Salman Khan’s Bharat but she’s very much a part of another Indian project - Shonali Bose’s The Sky Is Pink. The cast and crew were in celebratory mode. Here’s a glimpse of what transpired on the sets.

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2. Kangana Ranaut and Ashwini Iyer Tiwari Announce ‘Panga’

Actor Kangana Ranaut. 
Actor Kangana Ranaut. 
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Kangana Ranaut has signed her next film, Panga with Bareilly Ki Barfi maker Ashwini Iyer Tiwari. The film will also star Jassie Gill and Neena Gupta.

The makers put together a video of their own moments with their family to drive home the point about the theme of the film.

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3. Karan Johar Clears the Air About Nepotism & ‘Dostana 2’

Karan Johar recently opened up about the rumours doing the rounds on the casting of Dostana 2.
Karan Johar recently opened up about the rumours doing the rounds on the casting of Dostana 2.
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The Takht director and producer faces online criticism regularly for the N word to the point that it’s almost redundant. But Karan Johar recently opened up about the rumours doing the rounds on the casting of Dostana 2. The grapevine is abuzz with talk of Janhvi Kapoor and Sidharth Malhotra starring in the sequel of Dostana that featured Abhishek Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra and John Abraham.

The speculation sparked a nepotism row and Twiterati jumped into the fray.

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3. Shraddha & Rajkummar Bond With Madhuri on ‘Dance Deewane’ Sets

Bonding time for Shraddha Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. 
Bonding time for Shraddha Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit. 
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Rajkummar Rao and Shraddha Kapoor are promoting their upcoming horror comedy Stree, and the duo landed up on the sets of Dance Deewane to do their bit for the film. The stars bonded with show judge Madhuri Dixit along with Dhadakdirector Shashank Khaitan.

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5. Salman Khan’s ‘Sultan’ Is All Set for a Release in China

Salman Khan in a scene from <i>Sultan.</i>
Salman Khan in a scene from Sultan.

With massive hits like Dangal and Secret Superstar, Bollywood is having its moment in the sun at the box office in China. But the popularity of Bollywood films in China hasn’t been an overnight phenomenon, the invasion began back in 2011 with Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots.

Film trade expert Taran Adarsh, who has been keenly observing the marketability of Hindi films in the Chinese market believes that the number of screens that China has plays an important role in the box-office collections that it rakes in.

Read more on The Quint.

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