QuickE: ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ Trailer; Big B on Tanushree-Nana

SC says no coercive action against Salman produced ‘LoveYatri’, and other stories. 

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Aamir Khan in a still of <i>Thugs of Hindostan</i>.

1. ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ Trailer With Big B and Aamir Is a Stormy Ride

The much-awaited trailer of YRF’s Thugs of Hindostan is finally here. Directed by Vijay Krishna Acharya, the trailer is set against the backdrop of the British Raj, with Amitabh Bachchan’s thugs crew butting heads with Lloyd Owen’s East India Company. Acting as a crook between them is Aamir Khan as ‘Firangi’ Azad. Fatima Sana Sheikh and Katrina Kaif also make brief appearances in the action-packed and CGI-loaded trailer.

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2. Big B On Tanushree’s #MeToo Is Exactly What’s Wrong With Bollywood

Actor Amitabh Bachchan.&nbsp;
Actor Amitabh Bachchan. 
(File Photo: IANS)

2017 was the year of reckoning after the #MeToo movement toppled many a media moghul from their proverbial thrones in Hollywood. That sexual misconduct allegation has brought down powerful men who have exploited their position, besides starting conversations centred around consent.

Even though Bollywood largely distanced itself from joining the debate, there have been a few actors who spoke out about sexual harassment in the industry, albeit without naming the perpetrators.

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3. SC Says No Coercive Action Against Salman Produced ‘LoveYatri’

A still from the <i>LoveYatri </i>song, <i>Dholida.</i>
A still from the LoveYatri song, Dholida.
(Photo Courtesy: YouTube)

The Supreme Court directed Thursday that no coercive action is to be taken in any part of the country against Salman Khan Ventures Pvt ltd, the producer of upcoming bollywood movie LoveYatri.

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra considered the submission that the movie, slated for all India release on October 5, has been cleared by the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) and despite this an FIR has been registered in Bihar and a criminal complaint is pending in Vadodara in Gujarat.

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4. KJo Teases “Biggest Blockbuster” With Aamir, SRK, Ranveer & More

Karan Johar has shared a rare, memorable frame, which he has called the "biggest blockbuster ever" as it features him along with Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone.

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5. Kailash Teams up With Prasoon for Surgical Strikes Song

Singer Kailash Kher.&nbsp;
Singer Kailash Kher. 
(File Photo: IANS)

Singer-composer Kailash Kher and lyricist Prasoon Joshi have joined hands for a song on India's cross-border surgical strikes of 2016.

"I have composed and sung the song 'Mera desh meri jaan hai'. It is a surgical strikes anthem written by Prasoon Joshi. This is the Indian government celebrating the second year of surgical strikes. It is to celebrate the spirit of our soldiers," Kailash told IANS.

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