QuickE: Haryana Bans ‘Padmaavat’; Arjun Kapoor Bags Arjun Reddy
Deepika Padukone stars in <i>Padmaavat.</i>
Deepika Padukone stars in Padmaavat.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook)

QuickE: Haryana Bans ‘Padmaavat’; Arjun Kapoor Bags Arjun Reddy

1. After Rajasthan & Gujarat, Haryana Bans ‘Padmaavat’

Deepika Padukone in the film <i>Padmaavat. </i>
Deepika Padukone in the film Padmaavat.
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After Rajasthan and Gujarat, the Haryana government has decided to ban Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat. The reason? The law and order situation in the state. Haryana minister Anil Vij shared the information with the media.

And this despite CBFC clearing the film with modifications, and ads in newspapers proclaiming absence of dream sequences. Some fringe groups have even threatened jauhar if Padmaavat is released.

(Read more on The Quint.)

2. Arjun Kapoor Bags Arjun Reddy Remake, Guess the New Title?

Arjun Kapoor in and as <i>Arjun Kapoor</i>?
Arjun Kapoor in and as Arjun Kapoor?
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Super-keen to do the Hindi remake of 2017’s most popular Telugu film ArjunReddy, Arjun Kapoor made sure the project came his way, even if it meant demolishing  the  competition along  the way.

According to sources in the know, Shahid Kapoor was finalised for  the role of the out-of-control medical surgeon who drinks and  drugs himself senseless after he loses the  girl he loves.

But then Arjun Kapoor got wind of the project and plunged into getting the part, even if it meant putting his money where his heart was.

(Read more on The Quint.)

3. In Pics: Taimur & Lakshya Kapoor Have a Blast at a Birthday Party

Tusshar Kapoor’s son Lakshya Kapoor with Taimur.&nbsp;
Tusshar Kapoor’s son Lakshya Kapoor with Taimur. 
(Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Netizens love Taimur. The paps love Taimur. Everybody loves the Junior Nawab. Taking the internet by storm for his briefest appearances, he seems to be the busiest celeb kid who also keeps the shutterbugs on their toes.

He was spotted on a playdate of sorts with Tusshar Kapoor’s son, Lakshya at a birthday party. Kareena Kapoor was also seen in her casual chic avatar, accompanying her tiny tot.

(Read more on The Quint.)

4. Soha Ali Khan’s Daughter Inaaya Looks All Kinds of Adorable

Soha Ali Khan with her and Kunal Khemmu’s daughter, Inaaya.&nbsp;
Soha Ali Khan with her and Kunal Khemmu’s daughter, Inaaya. 
(Photo Courtesy: Yogen Shah)

Soha Ali Khan was spotted while making her way out of the city with her daughter Inaaya. The little one had drifted into Noddy land, blissfully unaware of the bustle of the paps at the airport, trying to capture her endearing innocence in their lenses.

(Read more on The Quint.)

5. Trailer: ‘Breathe’ Star R Madhavan Is Proud to Be an Organ Donor

Amit Sadh and R Madhavan star in the Amazon web-series, ‘Breathe’.
Amit Sadh and R Madhavan star in the Amazon web-series, ‘Breathe’.
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

The Amazon Prime Original, Breathe is a gritty 8-episode psychological thriller which explores the lives of ordinary people faced with extraordinary circumstances. Directed by Mayank Sharma, the digital series stars R Madhavan, Amit Sadh, Neena Kulkarni, and child actor Atharva Vishwakarma.

When asked about the show’s premise, the murder of organ donors, R Madhavan was proud to comment on how he’s happy to break the superstitions surrounding organ donations.

I, myself, have been an organ donor for the past 10 years. Even in the show, we have tried to break the taboos surrounding organ donation.

(Read more on The Quint.)

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