QuickE: SRK Misses His Mother, Salman on Indian Idol Jr and More
SRK tweets a picture of his late mother and Salman lands up as a judge on Indian Idol Junior and more updates
1. SRK Remembers his Mum on her 74th Birth Anniversary
Shah Rukh Khan shared a beautiful picture of his late mother Lateef Fatima Khan with his fans on Twitter celebrating her 74th birth anniversary. The actor has admitted in several interviews over the years that he deeply misses his parents and wishes they were around to enjoy his success. This tweet is a rare glimpse of his mother who passed away in 1991. SRK adorably admits in his brief message that had she been around, he would’ve been slapped for revealing her age.
2. Abhishek Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor Quarrel Their Way Through the All Is Well Trailer
The new Abhishek Bachchan starrer All Is Well could turn out to be a total family entertainer. Father Rishi Kapoor plays his loud self and seems to have a never ending tiff with son Abhishek Bachchan. Oh also, he runs a bakery that doesn’t really do well. Kapoor also has a bladder issue (presumably) that makes him stop the car to take a leak every 20 minutes. Asin is Bachchan’s lady love and Supriya Pathak plays his mum and Kapoor’s unhappy wife. Though the characters seem interesting, the trailer barely gives the plot away. Hopefully the film will have more jokes than the trailer and of course, a good story. This Umesh Shukla film is set to hit theatres on August 21st.
3. Salman Khan Turned Up As a Guest on Indian Idol Junior 2015
Salman Khan landed up on the sets of Indian Idol Junior 2015 to promote his upcoming film Bajrangi Bhaijaan. He joined Sonakshi Sinha, Adnan Sami, Vishal Dadlani and Salim Merchant on the judges’ panel. Of course the show was a complete riot and we hope Bajrangi Bhaijaan would be too! DNA.com has the full story here.
4. ABCD2 Backup Dancer Admits to Raping a Mentally Challenged Girl
A backup dancer Nilesh Nirbhavane (20) of the recently released film ABCD2 has been arrested for allegedly raping a mentally challenged teenaged girl. Nirbhavane was reportedly arrested by the Pant Nagar police after the victim described her rapist’s distinctive feature, two broken front teeth. Police said Nirbhavane and another accused would take the 14-year-old girl to public toilets or other isolated spots and rape her. Nirbhavane has reportedly confessed to having committed the crime. Read the full Mid-Day story here.
5. Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt Launch a New Channel- Colors Infinity
Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt love catching up on popular English TV shows whenever they get some time off. The duo came together to launch Viacom 18’s new English GEC TV channel- Colors Infinity. The channel boasts of content, both scripted and unscripted, that will span genres such as Drama, Superheroes, Comedy, Fantasy, Crime and Thrillers. The channel will also play home to some of the global Live Events & Award shows, as also premium biopics, mini-series & documentaries. Colors Infinity is also available in HD. Karan Johar and Alia Bhatt have in fact given their inputs in content selection for the channel. So now you can watch everything that they love too! Get more details on this story here.
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