QuickE: Salman Tops Forbes Celeb List; ‘Thackeray’ Trailer Launch

Rajinikanth might announce political debut on New Year’s Eve, and other stories.

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Salman Khan at a recent event.

1. Salman Khan Tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 List - Again

Salman Khan at an event.
Salman Khan at an event.
(Photo: Yogen Shah)

Superstar Salman Khan has once again maintained the top spot in Forbes India Celebrity 100 list for the second consecutive year. The ‘Badshah’ of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan and India’s cricket captain Virat Kohli took the second and third spot respectively with actor Priyanka Chopra named as only female celebrity in top 10 list.

The 2017 Forbes India Celebrity 100 List rankings are based on estimates of entertainment-related earnings of celebrities. The period under consideration is October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017.

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2. ‘Thackeray’ Trailer: Nawazuddin Siddiqui In & As Balasaheb

<p>Nawazuddin Siddiqui in and as Shiv Sena supremo, Bal Thackeray.&nbsp;</p>

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in and as Shiv Sena supremo, Bal Thackeray. 

(Photo courtesy: YouTube Screenshot)

A biopic based on the life of Shiv Sena leader supremo, Thackeray is all set to release in 2019. Putting to rest all the speculations about who will be cast in the film, the makers have released the teaser of Thackeray starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui playing the role of the late Hindu Hriday Samrat leader.

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3. Rajinikanth Might Announce Political Debut on New Year’s Eve

Rajinikanth might be ready for his political debut.
Rajinikanth might be ready for his political debut.
(Photo: PTI)

Superstar Rajinikanth is likely to announce his political debut on 31 December, according to CNN News18. Between 26-31 December, Rajinikanth will hold public meetings with his fans every day and may flout his own political party on New Year’s Eve, said CNN News18.

The announcement was made after Rajinikanth met close aide Tamilaruvi Manian at his residence in Chennai on 22 December.

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4. In Pics: Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta-Jones Holiday in India

Hollywood couple Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who are in India with their children Dylan Michael and Carys Zeta on a family vacation, roamed around the streets here and got excited looking at the hustle-bustle in the city.

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5. ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ First Day First Show: Party Time for Salman Fans

You know when a Salman Khan movie hits theatres. Even on a non holiday, people queue up to buy tickets and you will spot at least five of them sporting the famous Afghani scarf around their neck. And December 21 is no different with Tiger Zinda Hai hitting theatres - weekend slots are already sold out.

Opening to house full theatres, the first day first show of Salman Khan's film is being celebrated with much gusto across quarters. Fans of the actor are flocking to watch the film in droves - we have proof of it in the video!

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