QuickE: Karan’s Relationship Advice; Taimur’s First B’Day & More
Taimur Ali Khan with mum Kareena on the sets of a brand shoot. 
Taimur Ali Khan with mum Kareena on the sets of a brand shoot. (Photo courtesy: Instagram/@therealkarismakapoor)

QuickE: Karan’s Relationship Advice; Taimur’s First B’Day & More

1. Karan Calls out Misogynistic Vultures in This Week’s Radio Chat

Bollywood’s own agony aunt, Karan Johar is doling out advice to couples about communication in this week’s episode of Calling Karan.

Karan’s first caller is a bit of a sanskaari naari who’s dating a foreigner, and her “problem” gets bizarre with each passing breath. But Karan untangles the mess that her life is and teaches her a thing or two about equality, our culture and the “misogynistic vultures” that exist in our society. “Get over yourself, geography is nothing,” Karan’s candidly tells his first caller. Take a look:

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2. Writer Accuses Rani Mukerji’s ‘Hichki’ Director of Plagiarism

Is the story of Rani Mukerji’s <i>Hichki </i>plagiarised?&nbsp;
Is the story of Rani Mukerji’s Hichki plagiarised? 
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After accusations and counter accusations over who wrote the script of the Kangana Ranaut-starrer Simran, it’s now Hichki’s turn. Writer Nishant Kaushik has taken to Twitter to share how he was given a one-liner brief by the film’s director Siddharth Malhotra two-and-a-half years back and he submitted a story that’s startlingly familiar to what the Rani Mukerji’s comeback film looks like.

Kaushik claims he received no response from Malhotra despite trying to get in touch with him several times.

“More than 2.5 years later, I watch the #Hichki trailer and notice a rather similar storyline, a protagonist with the same speech disorder I had described, and other nuances that I MAY NOT own all by myself, but are undoubtedly similar to the ones I portrayed,”
Nishant Kaushik on Twitter 

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3. Pics: Taimur’s First B’Day With Kapoors & Khans at Pataudi Palace

Taimur Ali Khan, the sabse chhote nawab has been breaking the internet since the day of his birth (20 December). On his first birthday, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor decided to take their munchkin to the Pataudi Palace along with the entire Kapoor and Khan family. And aunt Karisma has taken it upon herself to share moments from the celebrations. Check out the pictures from their holiday below:

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4. Teen Star Molestation Case: Accused Granted Bail

Teen star who was molested in-flight was trolled on social media.&nbsp;
Teen star who was molested in-flight was trolled on social media. 
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The person accused of molesting a teen Bollywood star on-board a Delhi-Mumbai Vistara flight on 9 December, has been granted bail. According to a report by ANI, the defendant was granted bail against Rs 25,000.

The accused had been in judicial custody since 13 December.

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5. Agree to Demands or Won’t Allow Shooting Hereafter: MNS Warns YRF

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in a still from <i>Tiger Zinda Hai</i>.
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in a still from Tiger Zinda Hai.
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After Padmavati, it’s Tiger Zinda Hai. Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has reportedly written to Mumbai’s theatre owners against screening Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif’s upcoming mega release Tiger Zinda Hai. The reason? Marathi film Deva, which also releases this Friday, not getting prime time shows as Tiger hogs the limelight.

In a press conference on Wednesday, Film division head of MNS, Amey Khopkar told ANI, “We have sent a letter to Yash Raj Films. If they’re ready to give screen space to Marathi films, ‘Deva’ in this case, then there is no need for us to oppose it. However, if they don’t, we won’t allow it to shoot hereafter in Maharashtra”.

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