Corona Updates

Japan tops G-7 chart with highest fully vaccinated population

Tokyo [Japan]: Topping charts among the Group of Seven industrialized nations (G-7), Japan has so far vaccinated 75.7 per cent of its population with two COVID-19 shots, reported local media.Japan has successfully immunized its 125 million populations with two doses of COVID-19 vaccine, reported Kyodo News citing government sources. Leaving Canada behind, which earlier was at the top with a 75.5 per cent vaccination rate, Japan has left behind other G-7 nations including the US, Germany, France, and Britain.According to the government records, 195.32 million COVID-19 vaccination shots have been administered so far, with 99.4 million having received the first shot, reported Kyodo News. Among the people of age group 65 and above, over 91 per cent are fully vaccinated.With ramped-up vaccination drive in Japan, which commenced earlier this year has resulted in the significant plunge of new COVID-19 cases. Coming down from the…

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Mumbai, Bangalore and London named among World’s top startup hubs

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: London, Mumbai and Bangalore have featured among the world’s top startup hubs, according to a comprehensive ranking of international startup hubs compiled by Startup Genome for its annual Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2021.Despite Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic, London maintained its second-place ranking tied with New York for the second year in a row. Bangalore also ranked in the top 30 global tech hubs (#23 globally) and Delhi made it into the top 40 list, coming in at 36th. Mumbai maintained its first position in the Emerging Ecosystems ranking (ecosystems in earlier stages of growth that have high potential to be global performers in the future), outperforming other fast-growing ecosystems in areas of funding, performance, market research, and talent.Released to coincide with London Tech Week, the largest tech event in Europe, the report ranks the leading 140 startup ecosystems based on…

Bollywood

The Trailer Of ‘Ek Dua’ Is Out

The trailer for Ek Duaa, which marks Esha Deol’s debut as a producer, is out. In the film, directed by Ram Kamal Mukherjee, she plays a woman who struggles to ensure equal rights and love for her daughter. Esha Deol’s character, Abida, belongs to a family which considers sons as ‘barkat (blessing)’ but sidelines daughters. We see Abida’s daughter Duaa feeling left out as her father takes her brother to school but not her. Duaa’s father and grandmother also buy new toys for her brother but look through her. Directed by Ram Kamal Mukherjee, Ek Duaa will premiere on Voot Select next Monday (July 26). The film is being produced by Esha and her husband, Bharat Takhtani, under the banner of Bharat Esha Films (BEF). She was last seen in the short film, Cakewalk, also helmed by the same filmmaker. On her decision to turn…

Food Health & Lifestyle

Recipe: Chilli Cheese Toast By Chef Ranveer Brar

Chilli Cheese Toast is a classic snack that takes only a few minutes to whip up and one usually has all the ingredients in the kitchen at hand. A perfect snack with your tea or just in between meals, Chilli Cheese Toast is the easiest of recipes to which up and this variation by Chef Ranveer Brar which incorporates sweet red peppers to balance out the spiciness from the green chillis. Easy to whip up in less that 10 minutes this recipe is sure to brighten your weekend, check it out: Chilli Cheese Toast Ingredients 4-5 fresh Green Chillies – chopped ½ medium Red Bell Pepper – chopped 2 cloves Garlic – chopped 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves – chopped 1 heaped tbsp Butter 1 cup Processed Cheese 4 slices Bread Method Instead of lathering cheese and chilli onto your bread, in this recipe a…

Entertainment Punjabi

It’s A Wrap For ‘Fufad Ji’

The Pankaj Batra directorial ‘Fufad Ji’ went on the floors in the mid of June, and within a time frame of a month, the camera has stopped rolling on the sets of the movie. The captain of the ship, Pankaj Batra took to his social media handle to share the very news with his fans. He shared a video from the last day of the shoot featuring Binnu Dhillon, Gurnam Bhullar, and Jasmine Bajwa, bidding audios. In the movie ‘Fufad Ji’, there are three Punjabi gabrus, who will be seen playing the lead – Binnu Dhillon, Gurnam Bhullar, and Jassie Gill. Though Jassie Gill joined the shoot late, reports suggest he has an important character to play in the movie. Further, the female leads of the movie are – Jasmine Bajwa, Alankrita Sahai, and Sidhika Sharma. The release date of the movie is yet to be announced. However, since the movie theatres are…

Bollywood

Neha Dhupia Announces Her Second Pregnancy

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi are expecting their second baby. On Monday morning, Neha took to Instagram to share the news with her fans and followers. She made the announcement with a family picture. She is seen in a black dress, cradling her baby bump. Angad, who is also wearing a black outfit, is smiling for the camera and touching Neha’s belly. They are also holding their daughter Mehr in their arms. Neha wrote with the picture, “Took us 2 days to come with a caption….The best one we could think of was … Thank you, God. @prasadnaaik #WaheguruMehrKare.” Before she made the announcement, Neha dropped another hint on Instagram Stories, writing, “Midnight munchies. Gearing up for Monday and my next big project.” The couple’s friends and fans shares their wishes in the comments section, Saina Mirza rote, “Yaayy love you guys.” Farah Khan commented, “So now…

Entertainment Kannada

Chirag Jani Return To Kannada Cinema With ‘Veeram’

Actor Chirag Jani, who was last seen in Sandalwood in the 2017 film Rogue, is making a comeback to Kannada. The actor has bagged a pivotal role in the Prajwal Devaraj and Rachita Ram starrer Veeram, directed by Khadar Kumar. The actor is currently shooting for a film called Ram, and will join the set of the action-packed Veeram on Wednesday. Chirag, who has acted in many Telugu and Tamil films, is likely to be seen as an antagonist in Veeram. The film also has Srinagara Kitty and Deepak Kumar in villain roles. The film has a few days of shooting left, which will be wrapped up by the end of August. A special teaser of the movie that was released on the occasion of Prajwal’s birthday evoked good response. Anoop Seelin has composed music and Lavitha is the cinematographer. As the Karnataka government has given a green signal to operate cinema halls,…

Bollywood

Nora Fatehi Sheds Real Blood For ‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’

The actress was immediately rushed to a hospital as the injury caused swelling and blood loss, almost leaving her unconscious due to the pain. Offering the testimony of devotion to character and commitment to craft, Nora Fatehi displays sheer professionalism by sporting a real injury on her Face in the first look of her upcoming film. The motion poster for one of the most anticipated films of the year ‘Bhuj: The Pride of India’ released revealing the looks of the ensemble cast including Nora Fatehi. While the different looks sets the tone  for the period drama, Nora Fatehi’s look as Heena Rehman specifically stands out as the actress sported real blood on her forehead for her character.  Revealing the unfortunate accident of her injury, Nora Fatehi shares, “We were shooting for an action sequence and the director wanted to shoot the scene in a single…

Entertainment Malayalam

Rajisha Vijayan Announces Her Telugu Debut With Ravi Teja

Rajisha Vijayan, who has won the hearts of movie buffs in Kerala and Tamil Nadu with her impressive performances is all set to make her mark in Telugu cinema. The young actress will be soon making her debut in Telugu with the upcoming film ‘Rama Rao On Duty’. She will be sharing the screen with superstar Ravi Teja. On Monday, Rajisha took to her Instagram handle to share her excitement about joining the team! “Extremely elated to announce my Telugu debut with @raviteja_2628 garu. ????♥️ Directed by @sarath.mandava sir. ???? @slv_cinemas @sathyansooryan.isc @samcsmusic#ramaraoonduty,” Rajisha Vijayan said in her latest social media post. ‘Rama Rao On Duty’ is helmed by debutant director Sarath Mandava. Ravi Teja is reportedly playing the role of a Mandal revenue officer in the film, which also marks his 68th film. The team has already begun the shoot in Hyderabad since July 1 and the shoot is currently in full…

Entertainment Telugu

Ram Pothineni On The Sets Of ‘RaPo19’

The first schedule of Lingusamy’s most-awaited #RaPo19 starring Ram Pothineni has gone on-floors and the makers are canning key scenes currently in Hyderabad. On Monday, actor Ram Pothineni was spotted on the sets of the yet-to-be-titled film, even posing for a few clicks and talking about the second anniversary of iSmart Shankar’s release. The actor looked dapper in a white shirt paired with casual trousers as he entered the sets in his luxury car. Keeping his mask and shades on, he oozed swag as he made his way to the vanity van. The bi-lingual directed by Lingusamy is expected to be an action entertainer that’ll see Ram in a whole new avatar. The actor is super-excited about the project as it helps him broaden horizons. The film will have a powerful antagonist that he will face off and the makers have brought Aadi Pinisetty on board. While there was speculation…

Entertainment Tamil

Pa Ranjith To Direct A Romantic Drama Soon

After making an impressive debut with ‘Attakaththi’, director Pa Ranjith has been delivering action dramas and succeeding with it. As per the latest report, the director has decided to experiment with genres and he will be directing a romantic drama soon. The energetic director has locked ‘Natchathiram Nagargirathu’ as the title for his next, and he will be announcing the film soon. Pa Ranjith is expected to team up with a fresh hero for the romantic drama, and the final talks are on with a leading Tamil actor.Pa Ranjith has made heads turn with the action drama ‘Madras’ starring Karthi. He received applause from Rajinikanth and teamed up with the superstar two back-to-back hits ‘Kabali’ and ‘Kaala’. Meanwhile, Pa Ranjith’s boxing drama with Arya has skipped the theatrical release, and fans are disappointed about it. Pa Ranjith is also producing films under the banner Neelam Productions and introducing several fresh faces to…

Hollywood

Veteran Actress Pilar Bardem Dies At 82

Veteran Spanish actress-activist Pilar Bardem, the mother of Oscar-winner Javier Bardem, has died due to complications from lung disease not related to COVID-19. She was 82. According to the reports, the Goya Award-winning actress, known for her work across Spanish theatre, television and films, passed away on Saturday at the Ruber Hospital in Madrid. In a statement written in Spanish, Pilar Bardem’s children – Monica, Carlos, and Javier, thanked the veteran’s fans and well-wishers for showering her with love throughout her life.“We want to share the news that Pilar Bardem, our mother, our example, has died. She departed in peace and without suffering, surrounded by the love of her family. “We know the love and admiration many felt for her, both in Spain and beyond, for her work as an actress and as a fighter who always stood in solidarity. We truly appreciate that love for our mother…

Hollywood

Top 10 Films That Debuts At Cannes Film Festival 2021

The prestigious Cannes Film Festival culminated on Saturday with French director Julia Ducournau’s film ‘Titane’ winning the most prestigious award of the festival – Palme d’Or. The 74th edition of the film festival that was delayed due to the covid-19 pandemic, had as many as 24 films from all over the world making their debut at the event. From the wild ‘Titane’ to Marion Cotillard and Adam Driver’s musical ‘Annette’, Asghar Farhadi’s suspenseful drama ‘A Hero’ to Wes Anderson’s ode to journalists with ‘The French Dispatch’, this year was packed with variety. Here’s a list of Top 10 films that debuted at Cannes:- Titane – Palme d’Or Winner The French and Belgian film directed by Julia Ducournau tells the tale of a young female killer who indulges in sexual activity with cars after surviving a traumatic car crash in her childhood that leaves her with…

Hollywood

Chris Shares An Adorable Birthday Post For Wife Elsa Pataky

On the occasion of his wife Elsa Pataky’s birthday, Hollywood actor Chris Hemsworth uploaded an adorable post for her. Taking to Instagram, Chris posted a string of images of Elsa. In one of the pictures, the ‘Thor’ star can be seen hugging his wife from behind. “Happy birthday gorgeous,” he captioned the post, adding a red heart emoji. Chris’ post has left fans in awe of the couple’s bonding. “You both look so good together,” an Instagram user commented. “Hottest couple in the town,” another social media user wrote. According to the reports, Chris met the Spanish actor Elsa in 2010, and married shortly after their first meeting. Chris shares twins Tristan and Sasha, and daughter India Rose, with his wife Elsa.

Hollywood

Despite Breakup Rumours, Kanye West-Irina Shayk Still Dating

Despite breakup rumours, rapper Kanye West and supermodel Irina Shayk are still dating.According to the reports, a source revealed that they both are still dating, just as they have been for months, and recently spent the Fourth of July weekend together in San Francisco. The sources also revealed that the couple dined out together at the fancy restaurant, Mourad recently.According to the reports, before Kanye flew to Paris to attend the recent fashion week, he asked Irina to go with him but she declined. However, the sources close to the couple denied the same and said, “Kanye hadn’t invited her because it was a quick business trip, he flew in and out of Paris the same day.” According to the reports, Kanye and the supermodel were spotted hanging in France on his 44th birthday, before hopping on a private jet and flying back to the States together, the next day.…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Madhuri Dixit Dazzles In Blue Lehenga

Madhuri Dixit is the queen of ethnic fashion, and the diva proved it once again with her latest look. Oozing elegance, she wore a gorgeous blue lehenga that featured sequin detailing and appliqué work. Madhuri shared pictures of her look — in the Sawan Gandhi creation — on Instagram. Check it out: While the lehenga looked stunning in dual shades of blue blended perfectly, the sleeveless choli was no less eye-catching. It featured floral cut-outs along the neckline and the straps along with intricate threadwork on its body. Madhuri paired the lehenga with blue organza dupatta which also had floral cut-outs on the border. Leaving her hair open, the Kalank actor completed the look with a layered pearl necklace with a blue pendant, matching earrings, and a bracelet. With dewy makeup and a nude lip shade, she looked splendid, to say the least. The actor captioned her post with…

Fitness Health & Lifestyle

Shama Sikander Nails Yoga Poses: See Pics

After setting the Internet on fire with her sultry pictures from Miami Beach, Indian actor Shama Sikander encouraged fans towards a healthier lifestyle by nailing Yoga exercises from Paschim Namaskarasana to half handstand. Laying the perfect Monday motivation ahead of the workweek, Shama effortlessly performed the varied Yoga poses and that is all the fitness motivation we need to roll out our exercise mats. Taking to her social media handle, Shama shared a slew of pictures that gave fitness enthusiasts a glimpse of her robust workout session. Donning a lavender-colored sports bra, teamed with a pair of purple-colored tights, Shama pulled up her hair into a top knot to keep them off her face during the rigorous exercise session. While the first picture featured her acing Paschim Namaskarasana or Yoga’s Reverse Prayer Pose, the next picture showed her performing Dhanurasana or box pose with…

Health & Lifestyle Relationship

Myths Associated With Polyamorous Relationship

Our society often has a set number of rules and norms that guide every individual’s perception of relationships. These norms can often get regressive and be imposed as mandates. Polyamory is all about having a non-monogamous relationship with two or more people. The only rule here is, to be open and vocal with all the people involved in the relationship. In a polyamorous relationship, communication is key and being open about most aspects of the relationship is appreciated. Here are some of the common myths that are associated with polyamory and a polyamorous relationship: They Have Commitment Issues People have often misinterpreted relationships and people who indulge in polyamorous relationships to be commitment-phobes. In fact, in polyamorous relationships, communication is extremely vital and people are open about their experiences and feelings. A person with commitment issues would not ideally be open about their feelings…

Health & Lifestyle Travel

France Lifts Travel Restrictions For Fully Vaccinated Travellers

Travel advisory issued by France’s Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs revealed that fully vaccinated travellers are no longer subject to restrictions to travel to or from France. However, they have strongly advised against travel from France to countries on the “red” list”. “Fully vaccinated travellers are no longer subject to restrictions to travel to or from France, whatever the country of departure. We nonetheless strongly advise against travel from France to countries on the “red” list,”” read travel advisory issued by France’s Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. The advisory said that Tunisia, Mozambique, Cuba and Indonesia have been added in the red list. It said that non-vaccinated travellers arriving from Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, the Netherlands and Greece have to present a negative PCR or antigenic test taken less than 24 hours before departure. Non-vaccinated travellers arriving from the UK must present upon…

Bollywood

Kartik Aaryan All Set To Shape Up For His Next Movie

Kartik Aaryan is sweating it out in the gym for his next movie and his trainer recently shared a post-workout picture of the actor. Kartik has been regularly hitting the gym and this picture captured the actor in a beefed-up avatar. The actor sported a beanie and was snapped in grey and white athleisure.Recently Kartik Aaryan had announced his next movie, a musical love saga titled ‘Satyanarayan Ki Katha’. Owing to an outcry against the film’s title, the makers had later announced that they will change the name of the film to avoid hurting any sentiments. Director Sameer Vidwans had shared in a statement, “A title of the film is something that emerges organically through the creative process. We have taken a decision to change the title of ur recently announced film ‘Satyanarayan ki Katha’ to avoid hurting sentiments even if that’s purely unintentional. Producers…

Entertainment TV/Web

Kapil Sharma Confirms Return Of ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

The Kapil Sharma Show is one of the most popular comedy shows in recent times. Hosted by ace comedian Kapil Sharma, it has been going on for quite a long time now. There’s a great news for the viewers of the show as Kapil Sharma has started shooting for his comedy talk show. The Kapil Sharma Show is one of the most popular comedy shows in recent times. Hosted by ace comedian Kapil Sharma, it has been going on for quite a long time now. However, it went off air earlier this year when Kapil decided to take a break for his wife Ginni Chatrath, their daughter Anayra and their newborn son Trishaan. There’s a great news for the viewers of the show as Kapil Sharma has started shooting for his comedy talk show ‘The Kapil Sharma’. The upcoming season of the show will feature…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Rahul-Disha Look Incredible In Ensembles For Post-Wedding Party

Singer Rahul Vaidya and his wife, actor Disha Parmar hosted another grand bash for their friends after their wedding in Mumbai. The celebration was attended by the biggest names of the television industry, making it a star-studded affair. For the party, Rahul and Disha slipped into bespoke ensembles and set major couple goals. Disha attended her star-studded post-wedding bash in a heavy embellished blue couture lehenga set by designer Seema Gujral. Her shimmery midnight blue attire featured a cold-shoulder, backless choli teamed with an A-line skirt. Disha’s blouse, replete with intricate sequin embroidery, had a plunging sweetheart neckline and a cold-shoulder detail adorned with embellished tassels. A ribbon tie on the back brought it all together. The newlywed wore the choli with an A-line skirt decorated with heavy sequin embroidery. The waistline also had a sequinned pattern done all over it. Disha accessorised her post-wedding bash look with…

Entertainment TV/Web

Rohit Shetty Sees Divyanka Tripathi As A Finalist Of KKK 11

Rohit Shetty began taking contestants to tasks, and Nikki Tamboli and Rahul Vaidya were among the first ones to fail their tasks. Divyanka Tripathi, on the other hand, impressed one and all. Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 premiered on Saturday night and host Rohit Shetty kick-started the adventure show with a tiger by his side. Soon, he made Nikki Tamboli, Divyanka Tripathi, Shweta Tiwari and other contestants face their fears. Arjun Bijlani won the first task for the show on Friday. Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 will have Shweta Tiwari, Arjun Bijlani, Abhinav Shukla, Divyanka Tripathi, Vishal Aditya Singh, Sourabh Raaj Jain, Mahek Chahal, Anushka Sen, Sana Makbul, Nikki Tamboli, Varun Sood and singers Rahul Vaidya and Aastha Gill as contestants. While Nikki Tamboli and Rahul Vaidya failed in their first tasks on the show, it was Divyanka Tripathi who emerged as the show-stealer. During a task,…

Bollywood

Happy Birthday Bhumi Pednekar: Celebs Pour Warm Wishes For The Actress

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar, who made her Bollywood debut with ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ has turned a year older today. Her co-star and friends from the industry flooded social media with sweet wishes. Her ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ co-star Ayushmann Khurrana took to his Instagram story to share a picture of the birthday girl and wrote, “Happy B’day Bhumi” Anushka Sharma shared a photo of the birthday girl and wrote “Happy Birthday Have a super day” Janhvi Kapoor put out a picture of Bhumi on her Instagram story to wish her on her birthday. She wrote “Happy Birthday…May you have the best year and continue to wow us with all your amazing works!” Ananya Panday shared a picture that features her and Bhumi and penned a beautiful wish for her. His note read, “Happy Birthday Bhumsss!!! the biggest chiller Love you! I miss our fun days “ Riteish Deshmukh shared…

Bollywood

Arjun Rampal: ‘Sorry Had To Crop Pic With Kangana Ranaut From Set Of Dhaakad’

Arjun Rampal finished shooting for his upcoming action-thriller Dhaakad, which features Kangana Ranaut as a spy. As he shared a bunch of behind-the-scenes photos, he cropped one in which the two of them were seen in their respective get-ups. Sharing the pictures from Budapest, where Dhaakad is currently being shot, Arjun Rampal said that the experience of shooting for the film has been ‘special’ for him. “It’s a wrap for me on #Dhaakad the feeling of sudden emptiness sinks in, as it does when you finish something that has been so close to you. The team, the crew, the memories I take are special,” he said. Explaining why the first photo in the series, also featuring Kangana Ranaut was cropped from the top, Arjun said, “Sorry had to crop pic with @kanganaranaut from set as her look and mine can’t really be revealed yet, it was wonderful working…

Entertainment Film Reviews

Toofan Movie Review: Farhan Akhtar Exceptional As Boxer Aziz Ali But The Film Is Not

Toofaan movie cast: Farhan Akhtar, Paresh Rawal, Mrunal Thakur, Hussain Dalal, Mohan Agashe, Vijay Raaz, Supriya Pathak, Darshan Kumar Toofaan movie director: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra Toofaan movie rating: 3.5 stars Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra gets into the sports arena for the second time with his latest Amazon Prime Toofan. While his 2013 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag had Farhan Akhtar playing the renowned Olympics runner, the director’s Toofan steps into the boxing ring. In an early scene, master coach Nana Prabhu (Paresh Rawal) tells Aziz Ali — a man with phenomenal energy and extraordinary speed but abysmally lacking in technique — that he must treat the ring as his home. Ali (Akhtar) is a gangster from the Mumbai suburb of Dongri who specialises in extortion and loan collection often through violent means, but in a curious case of turnabout feels that boxing may help him to be a mightier thug.…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Khushi Kapoor Shares Series Of Photos In ‘Power Suit’

Khushi Kapoor, daughter of producer Boney Kapoor and late actor Sridevi, on Saturday shared her pictures from her latest photoshoot. Taking to Instagram, Khushi dropped a series of photos in which she is seen wearing a monochrome outfit. In the pictures, Khushi Kapoor is seen striking different poses in a taupe shade pantsuit. She paired it with a bralette. Khushi opted for minimal makeup, and accessorised her look with a bracelet and earrings. She wore her hair loose. Captioning the pictures, she wrote, “power suit” followed by emojis as she tagged photographer Sasha Jairam and makeup artist Riddhima Sharma. Reacting to the picture, celebs, as well as fans, showered their love on Khushi Kapoor. Amitabh Bachchan’s granddaughter Navya Naveli Nanda, and actor Sanjay Kapoor’s daughter Shanaya Kapoor commented with red heart emojis. Khushi’s half-sister Anshula Kapoor wrote, “Loveee.” Sanjay posted red heart and raised hand emojis while his wife Maheep Kapoor…

Hollywood

Golden Globes Agrees Ban On Gifts, Free Trips

The group behind Hollywood’s glitzy Golden Globes has banned its members from accepting lavish gifts, trips and other freebies, after controversy over its ethics and practices led to next year’s ceremony being canceled. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is scrambling to reform itself — and the influential, but scandal-hit awards show its members vote on — amid widespread criticism of the group’s record on diversity and transparency. In particular, the exclusive group of 80-odd film journalists has been accused of exploiting the prestige that comes with a Globes nomination or win to gain lucrative perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars. Under new policies approved Thursday, “HFPA members shall not be permitted to accept promotional materials or other gifts from studios, publicists, actors, directors or others associated with motion pictures and television programs. “The HFPA remains dedicated to the transformational change it outlined in…

Bollywood

Anushka Sharma Drops Pics From Her Trip Down A Storybook London Town

Anushka Sharma is having the time of her life, touring London with her cricketer hubby Virat Kohli. The actress, left fans with a feeling of wanderlust when she dropped some gorgeous photos from her trip down a storybook lane in a scenic town. “Was just casually prancing around town. Running a hand through my hair,” she said in the caption before going on to quip, “A fan spotted me. I obliged for a picture. He seemed happy. Anything for my fans!” The “fan” Anushka is referring to is of course her doting hubby who was also clicked in the middle of an animated conversation. The actress has been thoroughly enjoying her time touring around town and sharing the photos for all to see on Instagram. Whether cheering for her man at the stadium or playing the perfect tourist and heading out on shopping sprees, Anushka has…

Hollywood

Jameela Jamil Joins The Star Cast Of Marvel’s ‘She-Hulk’

Hollywood actor Jameela Jamil recently announced on social media that she has officially joined the star cast of Marvel’s ‘She-Hulk’ in an action-packed role. Sharing a video on Friday, the 35-year-old actor took the opportunity to confirm that she will appear in the upcoming Disney Plus television show. “I can’t believe I get to say this but….”read text written over the video, with the song ‘Eye of the Tiger’ by Survivor in the background. The video then changed to a clip of Jamil working on fight choreography with a co-worker. Both of them wore masks as they traded fake punches and kicks. “Fighting my way through the MCU, coming to you in 2022! #SheHulk #AnythingIsPossibleKids,” she concluded before sharing a silly photo of a chubby young baby, presumably herself. As per reports, the plot of Marvel’s ‘She-Hulk’ will follow Jennifer Walters (Tatiana Maslaney), a New York…

Hollywood

Ian McShane To Return In John Wick Chapter 4

Veteran actor Ian McShane is officially returning for the fourth installment of Keanu Reeves-led action franchise John Wick. The upcoming movie will see Reeves reprise his character of the super-assassin John Wick in the Lionsgate project. According to Deadline, the studio has closed with 78-year-old McShane to once again play his role of Winston in the film series. “I couldn’t be happier than to welcome Ian McShane back to John Wick: Chapter 4. He is not only an amazing actor but is an indispensable collaborator who has helped define the world of John Wick,” director Chad Stahelski said. Stahelski, who helmed the previous three films in the series, is directing the new instalment from a script by Shay Hatten and Michael Finch. Reeves is joined by a host of newcomers, including Donnie Yen, Rina Sawayama, Shamier Anderson, Bill Skarsgard and Hiroyuki Sanada. Basil Iwanyk,…

Hollywood

Dwayne Johnson: ‘That’s A Wrap On Black Adam’

Production on Dwayne Johnson-led DC anti-hero movie Black Adam has concluded, the Hollywood star said. Taking to social media sites, Johnson gave a shout out to the team of Black Adam and said shooting for the film was an “incredible journey”. “That a wrap on Black Adam. Incredible journey. Hardest undertaking of my entire career physically & mentally. Worth every second,” the Hollywood star tweeted on Friday. “Boundless gratitude to my 1,000+ crew members, actors and director, Jaume Collet-Serra. The hierarchy of power in DC Universe is changing,” he added. Black Adam is a spin-off from Warner Bros and New Line Cinema’s Shazam!, featuring Zachary Levi. The character first appeared in DC Comics in the 1940s as a villain corrupted by power. He became an anti-hero in the early 2000s. Jaume Collet-Serra, who has directed Johnson in the upcoming Jungle Cruise, has directed Black Adam. The…

Hollywood

Amy Jackson, Regina King, Nina Dobrev, More At Cannes’ AmfAR Gala

Sharon Stone hosted and Alicia Keys gave a dazzling performance as the lavish amfAR gala that raises money for AIDS research returned to Cannes Friday evening. One of the most anticipated nights of the festival, the 27th edition was a smaller more intimate affair than previous years, with the exclusive guestlist pared from 900 to 400 people with COVID-19 protocols in place. The night began with a cocktail hour complete with ballerinas, flapper girls with Afghan hounds, vodka and caviar shots and plenty of champagne. A number of Hollywood stars including Nina Dobrev, Regina King, Orlando Bloom, Stella Maxwell, Darren Criss, Spike Lee and many others dressed their best and marked their attendance at the event. Also spotted among the guests was actress Amy Jackson who stunned in a shimmery black number with a plunging neckline. This was followed by a seated dinner without the usual after-party that…

Hollywood

M Night Shyamalan Talks About How He Is Vulnerable As Artiste

M Night Shyamalan, who has been in the movie business for about 30 years now, has worked hard to do what feels right to him. He’s never given in to criticism and business pressures and has always tried to push the boundaries in genres like horror and science fiction. Known for films like The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Village and Signs, Shyamalan is now gearing up for the release of Old, a thriller set on a beach, which is beautiful, but has an eerie quality to it. In a chat with BT, the filmmaker talks about his fascination with the supernatural genre, the way he finds flexibility within that space and how he is vulnerable as an artiste. Your upcoming film, Old, can be safely placed in the supernatural thriller genre, one that you’re most acknowledged for. Where and how do you find such stories, one…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Nora Fatehi Wears Faux Leather Ensemble Worth ₹23k For Photo Shoot

Dancer-turned-actor Nora Fatehi is creating a storm online with her latest pictures from a photoshoot. The Bhuj: The Pride of India actor shared photos of herself wearing a faux leather ensemble worth ₹23k from a recent photo shoot, and we cannot take our eyes off her. Nora took to Instagram recently to share pictures in which she slipped into an ice blue-coloured ensemble. The mini dress is from Rotate Birger Christensen, and the accessories are from Pipa Bella and Rhea Kapoor’s collab collection. Nora mixed Victorian vibes with modern aesthetics for the stunning look. She wore a mini ice-blue ensemble that featured a turtleneck and exaggerated puffed sleeves. The neck and sleeves bring the Victorian elements, and the body-hugging silhouette adds a dash of contemporary beauty to her look. The faux leather dress also had front button details. Nora wore the mini ensemble with black shoes and OTT hoop earrings.…

Fitness Health & Lifestyle

Alia Bhatt Shares Mirror Selfie Post Her Workout Routine

Actor Alia Bhatt may be keeping busy with her much-anticipated upcoming projects like her film with Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Gangubai Kathiawadi or the star-studded film RRR with SS Rajamouli. But her jam-packed schedule does not keep the star from taking care of her fitness routine. Her latest Instagram post is proof. Alia took to the photo-sharing app today to post a mirror selfie of herself post her workout routine. The RRR actor flaunted her toned body and her post-exercise glow in the image and inspired us to go into the weekend fully energised. She captioned her mirror selfie, “Halfway there…#sohfit40daychallenge,” and tagged her fitness trainer Sohrab Khushrushahi in the image. In the selfie, Alia posed in front of the mirror and flaunted her toned frame. She chose monotone gym attire for the workout routine. She wore a cerulean blue sports bra and matching high-waist biker shorts. According to the post,…

Culture Health & Lifestyle

Actors Remember Surekha Sikri’s Contributions To Indian Theatre

Veteran actor Surekha Sikri passed away at 75 on July 16 due to a cardiac arrest. Her death was condoled by many members of the film industry. Meanwhile, her alma mater National School of Drama (NSD) took to Twitter to grieve her demise. NSD called Sikri’s demise an “irreparable loss” for Indian theatre. Sikri graduated from NSD in 1971. Later she worked with the NSD Repertory Company for more than a decade before she finally moved to Mumbai. Recalling the brilliant theatre performances by the late actor, Anupam Kher expressed condolences on social media, calling his “senior” in NSD, the “queen of theatre in Delhi”. Watching her perform in the play #LookBackInAnger was an experience I will never forget,” he wrote. Gulshan Grover also recalled how he got the opportunity to work with Sikri during his “theatre days”. “RIP Surekha ji #SurekhaSikri! Had the great fortune…

Health & Lifestyle Travel

Maharashtra Government Announces ‘Adventure Tourism Policy’

The Maharashtra government on Wednesday cleared an ambitious ‘Adventure Tourism Policy’ for the state, six months after it approved the Caravan Tourism Policy in February. The state cabinet, presided over by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, gave its nod to the much-anticipated policy, intended to give a huge fillip to tourism in the state, especially in the post-pandemic era. An official said that the policy includes encouraging adventurous activities like hiking, trekking, cycling and others with emphasis on safety and security, and hence unscrupulous operators would not be permitted. However, it would not be applicable to competitive expeditions or other jungle activities but will showcase the rich natural offerings in the state for adventurous exploits of the brave and daring. The state offers dense forests, mountain ranges of the Western Ghats, rivers, lakes, beaches on the coastal Konkan, etc, with immense potential for air, land…

Health & Lifestyle Relationship

How To Make Perfect Dating Profile?

Visiting a bar, going for a picnic in a garden or drinking a coffee in a cafe are all nice ways to meet strangers in Hollywood and Bollywood movies but in real life, societal compulsions and constraints make the youth turn to dating apps, where they feel they can be themselves without being judged or elbowed. Moreover, dating apps offer the option to display more than your face and physique. While using these apps, you can give people a glimpse into what you like, dislike, what your hobbies and passions are and probably what your personality is like– things which would elude a person in love at first sight. Since dating app profiles go beyond just looks, it is essential that they have substance to them. Describing what kind of a person you are not just with pictures but also with your bio, by…

Beauty Health & Lifestyle

Why Are Face Balancing Fillers The Latest Trend?

Facial symmetry is desired by many, as it said to be an identifying feature of those who are genetically blessed in the looks department. While this isn’t true, because symmetry or not, each face is unique and beautiful in its own way, there are options to get in fillers to enhance or firm up the facial features that you are conscious about. With the pandemic forcing us all to reserve social interactions mainly to virtual platforms, a lot of us are perceiving ourselves and our faces differently because phone cameras do tend to distort the features a bit. This has resulted in a solution like face balancing fillers, which have become the popular derma trend on the block.  What are face balancing fillers you ask? Just like lip fillers, face balancing fillers is a treatment using injections of fillers in different areas of the face like your nose, lips, and chin in order to achieve a more symmetrical visage. This treatment is more personalised than a lip…

Food Health & Lifestyle

Recipe Of Rava Uttapam With Chutney By Chef Ranveer Brar

Uttapam is essentially a thick savoury pancake that finds its roots in the south of India but is consumed almost all over. Traditionally made with a thick batter of rice, dal, yogurt and a range of spices and herbs, Uttapam is topped with a number of toppings and vegetables and then lapped up with chutney, sambar or even dal for those who like to mix cuisines. This recipe for Rava Uttapam by celebrity chef Ranveer Brar takes less than 30 minutes to make, from preparation to serving and is perfect for those who wish to give your boring egg and cereal breakfast a healthy and desi twist. Check it out: Ingredients 1 cup Semolina, ½ cup Curd, beaten, Salt to taste, Water as needed, 2 tsp Oil, ½ tsp Baking soda, For Chutney 1 tbsp Sesame oil, ½ tsp Mustard seeds, ½ tsp Urad…

Entertainment TV/Web

Rahul Vaidya-Disha Parmar Wedding Reception

Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar tied the knot yesterday (July 16) in Mumbai. Their wedding reception was held on Friday evening for their close friends and family members in a hotel in Mumbai. Rahul’s close friend Aly Goni, Jasmin Bhasin, his Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 friend Anushka Sen, Vishal Aditya Singh, Shweta Tiwari, Vikas Gupta, Shefali Jariwala and others attended the grand reception. At the reception, Disha looked stunning in a silver shimmery saree while Rahul looked dapper in a gold and cream sherwani during the day and later changed to white coat and black pants. Pictures and videos of their reception are doing the rounds on social media. At the reception, the couple was seen cutting a five-tier cake which had ‘R & D’- initials of Rahul and Disha’s name inscribed on it. The video of the same has been doing the same on social…

Entertainment Punjabi

Shehnaaz Gill Features On The Digital Cover Of Filmfare

Punjabi fashionista Shehnaaz Gill has turned heads once again. The actress has been featured on the digital cover of Filmfare, where her fashion-forward look is simply too captivating to miss. Shehnaaz can be seen clad in a black short dress and rocking grey hairs. She is looking like some diva from the future as she poses for the magazine cover, which reads – ‘Shehnaaz Gill The Next Big Thing’.Further, sharing the digital cover, Filmfare wrote – “You cannot scroll down social media without finding either a picture or a video of Shehnaaz Gill or someone recreating one of her famous dialogues from her reality TV show. Her fame and her rise to becoming one of the most loved celebrities on social media is commendable and she’s set the internet ablaze with her candid personality and adorable looks. Shehnaaz is everyone’s favourite girl-next-door who’s already taken the world of Punjabi cinema…

Entertainment Malayalam

Suresh Gopi’s ‘Kaaval’ Trailer Out

Nithin Renji Panicker’s upcoming directorial ‘Kaaval,’ starring Suresh Gopi in the lead role, is expected to be out soon and the film’s trailer is just released. The movie is also scripted by Nithin himself. Renji Panicker, Padmaraj Ratheesh, Muthumani, Rachel David, Ivan Anil, Sadiqh, Kichu Tellus and Sankar Ramakrishnan also play important roles in the film, alongside Rajesh Sarma, Baby Parvathy, Aman Panicker, Kannan Rajan P Dev, Sreejith Ravi, Suresh Krishna, Santhosh Keezhattoor, Aristo Suresh, Chaali Pala, Pouli Wilson, Santhakumari, Anjali Nair, Ambika Mohan and Anitha Nair. The film’s cinematography is by Nikhil S Praveen. Joseph fame Ranjin Raj is the music director of ‘Kaaval,’ and Mansoor Muthootti is the editor. Its shoot had begun in 2019, though it had come to a halt a few months later due to the pandemic. The team resumed the shoot around October, 2020.Recently ‘Kaaval’ hero Suresh Gopi had shared the…

Entertainment Tamil

Happy Birthday Bharathiraja: Brilliant Roles Played By The Filmmaker

Bharathiraja has proved his prowess as a filmmaker and has bagged many accolades including the prestigious National Award six times. His films delved deep into the lives of ordinary people and those heart-touching films received much appreciation. Apart from direction, Bharathiraja has also showcased his acting chops and impressed the fans. The ace filmmaker is celebrating his 79th birthday, and on this occasion. Let’s take a look at the brilliant roles played by the veteran filmmaker: ‘Pandiya Nadu’ Bharathiraja played the role of an elderly man in ‘Pandiya Nadu’. The film was directed by Suseenthiran. He desires to take revenge for the death of his elder son and makes a secret plan to destroy the villain. Bharathiraja’s performance was well received. ‘Kurangu Bommai’ Bharathiraja played the role of a loyal employee in the thriller drama ‘Kurangu Bommai’, which was directed by Nithilan Swaminathan. Bharathiraja…

Bollywood

Karan Johar Starts Location Scouting For ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’

Filmmaker Karan Johar who piquing the interest of movie lovers with an announcement of his upcoming directorial venture ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’ on Friday revealed that he has started scouting for locations for the Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt starrer film. Taking to his Instagram handle, Karan updated the fans about the movie. He shared a selfie of himself and wrote, “Get set go! #locationscout #RockyAurRaniKiPremKahani”. On Ranveer’s birthday- July 6, the makers announced that the actor will play the lead role in the movie alongside Alia. This movie will mark the actor’s second collaboration after their blockbuster film ‘Gully Boy’. The makers also revealed that legendary actors Dharmendra, Jaya Bachchan and Shabana Azmi will also be a part of Karan’s upcoming directorial venture, ‘Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani’. Reportedly, Dharmendra and Jaya Bachchan are a part of Ranveer’s family in the film, while Shabana Azmi is a member of Alia Bhatt’s…

Bollywood

Kangana Ranaut Enjoys Popcorn Days As She Watches Black Widow

Kangana Ranaut is all happy and cheerful as she finally stepped into the theatres after two years to watch a movie. The actress, who is currently shooting in Budapest along with Arjun Rampal for her upcoming actioner, ‘Dhaakad’ took a day off from the shoot to enjoy Scarlett Johansson’s ‘Black Widow’ in theatres. “Back to popcorn days,” wrote the actress as she shared a fun boomerang video in which she is seen holding 2 tubs of popcorn while heading to watch the movie. Kangana also shared a series of pictures, as she headed to theatres to enjoy a movie on big screens after a long hiatus. “After two long years back to theatres for #blackwidow Thanks to my producers for planning this outing for us,” she mentioned. Kangana all smiles in a white dress with her hair tied up as she enjoys movie time along with the…

International

Russian Plane That Went Missing In Siberia Found

A Russian plane carrying at least 17 people that went missing on Friday in the Siberian region of Tomsk has been found and survivors have been spotted, officials said. The plane, operated by Siberian Light Aviation (SiLA), was flying from the town of Kedrovy to the regional capital Tomsk when communication was lost, Governor Sergei Zhvachkin’s office said in a statement. It said 17 people were on board including three crew members and four children, though the emergencies ministry later said there were 19 people on board. The ministry announced later that the plane had been found, apparently after making a “hard landing”, and that survivors had been seen. Russian news agencies quoted officials saying it appeared that all the passengers and crew had survived. News agency TASS reported that the An-28 plane had passed all safety checks but cited a SiLA executive as…

Europe International

Eiffel Tower Reopens For The First Time In Nine Months

The Eiffel Tower is reopening Friday for the first time in nine months even though the French government introduced new virus rules this week aimed at taming the fast-spreading delta variant. The “Iron Lady” of Paris was ordered shut in October as France battled its second virus surge of the pandemic. The tower remained shut for renovations even after most of France’s major tourist draws reopened last month. Its reopening comes four days after President Emmanuel Macron announced new measures aimed at warding off a fourth surge, including mandatory vaccinations for health workers and mandatory COVID-19 passes to enter restaurants and venues such as the Eiffel Tower. Starting Wednesday, all visitors to the monument over age 18 will need to show a pass proving they’ve been fully vaccinated, had a negative virus test or recently recovered from COVID-19. The number of daily visitors to…

Bollywood

Arjun Rampal Wraps Up Shooting Schedule For ‘Dhaakad’

Kangana Ranaut and Arjun Rampal are in Budapest to shoot their upcoming film, ‘Dhaakad’. Recently, Kangana took to her Instagram handle to shared that Arjun has wrapped up shooting his portions for the action film ‘Dhaakad’. Kangana posted a Rampal’s photo on Instagram Story. The actor wears a black vest, flaunting blonde hair and a tattoo on his chest. He will play the villain Rudraveer in the film starring Kangana as Agent Agni. “It’s a film wrap for our baddy @rampal72 will miss you on the sets #Dhaakad,” Kangana wrote on the image. Arjun Rampal took shared a BTS picture from the sets of ‘Dhaakad’ featuring director Razneesh Ghai. The post was captioned as, ”Brothers in Arms. What a pleasure @razylivingtheblues what an experience. Thank you. Kiddo. Love and till we meet again #dhaakad”. The film’s first schedule was shot in Madhya Pradesh. The action thriller also stars Divya Dutta in a pivotal role and…

Food Health & Lifestyle

Check Out The Recipe Of Lamb Sambousek

Move over your falafels and kebabs this Eid-ul-Adha 2021 and whip up some Lamb Sambousek in the comfort of your home as they are a must-try at during festive fare. It looks like a regular Indian samosa but Lamb Sambousek is actually a small meat pie that is served as an appetizer or snack. With the auspicious occasion of Bakra Eid just around the corner, Lamb Sambousek is the perfect mouthwatering dish from the Middle East’s Lebanese cusinie. Check out the recipe of Lamb Sambousek below. Ingredients: Minced Lamb Meat – 500 gms Onion – 100 gms Parsley – 20 gms Celery – 15 gms Pine Nuts – 15 gms Garlic – 30 gms Cumin Powder – 0.5 gms Cinnamon Powder – 10 gms Bay Leaf – 2 no Salt – Add to taste Refined Flour (For Dough) – 300 gms Water (For Dough)…

Business Economy

Inflation To Persist At Elevated Levels For Some Months: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has said the tapering of the Covid-19 second wave, coupled with an aggressive vaccination push, has brightened near-term prospects for the Indian economy, but inflation is likely to “persist at elevated levels for some months”. However, while several high-frequency indicators of activity are recovering, a solid increase in aggregate demand is yet to take shape, the RBI said. “On the supply side, agricultural conditions are turning buoyant with the revival in the monsoon, but the recovery of manufacturing and services sectors has been interrupted by the second wave,” the central bank said in its ‘State of the Economy report. While the June retail inflation was above the RBI’s 6 per cent upper band at 6.26 per cent, the RBI said a pick-up in inflation is driven largely by adverse supply shocks and sector-specific demand-supply mismatches caused by the pandemic. “These factors…

Business Markets

Tatva Chintan Pharma Chem IPO Subscribed 4.50 Times On Day 1

The initial public offering (IPO) of specialty chemical manufacturing company Tatva Chintan Pharma Chem, opened for subscription earlier today and got oversubscribed within a few hours itself. So far, the issue was subscribed 4.50 times by the end of the first day of bidding. It received bids for 1,46,85,125 shares across both the stock exchanges against 32,61,882 shares on offer, data from the BSE showed. At the end of the first day, the shares allocated for the Qualified Institutional Buyers (QIBs) were subscribed 0.50 times, while those for Non-Institutional Investors got subscribed 1.13 times and that of Retail Individual Investors (RIIs) was subscribed 8.23 times, the data showed. The Vadodara-based company is into specialty chemical manufacturing and it exports most of its products to over 25 countries, including the US, China, Germany, Japan, South Africa and the UK. The Tatva Chintan IPO will be available for subscription till Tuesday, July 20, 2021, and the price band of…

Automobiles Technology

Ducati Multistrada V4 Motorcycle Pre-Bookings Open

Ducati India on Friday announced the opening of bookings for its much-awaited 2021 Multistrada V4 motorcycle. Interested customers can get their units reserved at a token amount of ₹1 lakh. The company has indicated that the motorcycle will be available in limited numbers. Deliveries of the new Multistrada V4 will begin soon after the launch and the bike will also be available across all the Ducati dealerships for display. Test rides of the new motorcycle will also begin shortly after it goes on sale. The Multistrada V4 comes out as an all-new motorcycle from the ground up in terms of both capability and technology prowess. It will be placed as the new flagship adventure motorcycle in the company’s Indian lineup. Mr. Bipul Chandra, Managing Director of Ducati India said, “Since the global announcement, there has been unprecedented excitement for the Multistrada V4. It features the…

New Products Technology

Zepp Z Premium Smartwatch To Launch On July 20 In India

Zepp Health, formerly Huami Technology, is set to launch its premium Zepp Z smartwatch on July 20 in India. Amazfit is the other separate brand under Zepp Health. The new smartwatch is said to provide 15 days of battery life on a single charge. The smartwatch will come with support for up to 90 sports mode and will support sleep and stress monitoring features. It will be available on Amazon at Rs 25,999. Here is everything you should know. Zepp Z: Specifications And Features Zepp Z packs a 1.39-inch (454×454 pixel) AMOLED display with 2.5D Corning Gorilla 3 glass and anti-fingerprint coating. The smartwatch comes with support for 100% NTSC wide-color spectrum and offers 50 watch faces. You will be able to use your own photos as a watch face too. The device is said to offer 15 days battery life on a single…

Science Technology

World’s First 3D-Printed Steel Bridge Open In Amsterdam

Dutch Queen Maxima teamed up with a small robot Thursday to unveil a steel 3D-printed pedestrian bridge over a canal in the heart of Amsterdam’s red-light district. Maxima pushed a green button that set the robot’s arm in motion to cut a ribbon across the bridge with a pair of scissors. The distinctive flowing lines of the 12-meter (40-foot) bridge were created using a 3D printing technique called wire and arc additive manufacturing that combines robotics with welding. Tim Geurtjens, of the company MX3D, said the bridge showcases the possibilities of the technology. “If you want to have a really highly decorated bridge or really aesthetic bridge, suddenly it becomes a good option to print it,” he said. “Because it’s not just about making things cheaper and more efficient for us, it’s about giving architects and designers a new tool — a new very…

Hollywood

Antonio Banderas Is The Latest Addition To ‘Indiana Jones 5’ Cast

Antonio Banderas is the latest addition to the star-studded cast of Harrison Ford-led fifth installment in the ‘Indiana Jones’ franchise. According to the reports, details about Banderas’ character are still under wraps. The much-anticipated movie also features actors Mads Mikkelsen, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Boyd Holbrook, Shaunette Renee Wilson, and Thomas Kretschmann. Ford is returning to the role of legendary hero archaeologist for the movie, being directed by ‘Logan’ helmer James Mangold. Jez Butterworth, John-Henry Butterworth, and Mangold co-wrote the script. ‘Indiana Jones 5’ started production last month in Pinewood and other locations in the UK. It will be produced by Steven Spielberg, who helmed the first four ‘Indiana Jones’ movies, along with Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall, and Simon Emanuel. The film is scheduled to be released on July 29, 2022.

Hollywood

Early Reactions To James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad Are In

The first reactions to James Gunn’s DC movie The Suicide Squad are here. Critics have termed the much-awaited soft reboot of 2016’s Suicide Squad as hilarious, violent and yet full of heart. The new characters in The Suicide Squad include Bloodsport, Peacemaker, The Thinker, Blackguard, Polka-Dot Man, Savant, Arm-Fall-Off-Boy, Ratcatcher, King Shark, Weasel and The Javelin played by Idris Elba, John Cena, Peter Capaldi, David Dastmalchian, Michael Rooker, Nathan Fillion, Daniela Melchior, Steve Agee (with Sylvester Stallone’s voice), Sean Gunn and Flula Borg, respectively. Viola Davis, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, and Jai Courtney return in their roles of Amanda Waller, Harley Quinn, Rick Flag and Captain Boomerang, respectively. Collider’s Steven Weintraub tweeted, “Absolutely loved #thesuicidesquad. The movie is super violent, extremely funny, and a huge home fun for @JamesGunn and #DC. Tons of surprises and things I wasn’t expecting. Just a great movie.” IGN’s…

Hollywood

Black Widow To Release Soon On Disney+ Hotstar

The latest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, the Scarlett Johansson-led Black Widow, is “coming soon” on Disney+ Hotstar in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Earlier, it was being speculated if the film will come out in October when it releases worldwide on Disney+. It is available on a pay-per-view platform for now. The release date is not available yet. The film will be available to watch free of cost to the subscribers. Marvel India’s official social media accounts announced the news. Accompanied by posters in all the aforementioned languages, the post read, “More than a spy. More than an Avenger. It’s time to tell her story. Marvel Studios’ @theblackwidow is coming soon in English on @DisneyplusHSP! And in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam on @DisneyplusHSVIP! #BlackWidow.” There is no word on a theatrical release yet. In most of the world, the film is…

Hollywood

Cannes Selection For A Shot In The Arm: Filmmaker Abdullah Mohammad Saad

The 74th Cannes Film Festival is inching towards its finale and the much-coveted awards are hours away from being handed out. One filmmaker who is in with a fair chance of springing a surprise is Bangladesh’s Abdullah Mohammad Saad, the only South Asian with a title in the competitive Un Certain Regard section. Saad’s sophomore venture, ‘Rehana Maryam Noor’, which premiered early in the ongoing festival, made a strong impression. The fate of the 20 films that constitute the section will be decided by a five-member jury headed by English filmmaker Andrea Arnold. ‘Rehana Maryam Noor’ is the first-ever from Bangladesh to make it to the Cannes Film Festival’s official selection. “For me, it’s a great honour and a huge inspiration,” Saad said. The only Bangladeshi film to have been screened in Cannes before ‘Rehana Maryam Noor’ was Tareque Masud’s ‘Matir Moina’ (‘The Clay Bird’), but it was in Directors’ Fortnight in 2002. The…

Entertainment Telugu

Nidhhi Agerwal: ‘Let The Cheap Thrills Not Be Cheap’

It looks like Tollywood actress Nidhhi Agerwal is uncomfortable with certain pictures of her doing rounds on social media. Penning a note, the actress opened up on how she feels about it, urging people not to circulate such pictures. While it’s unknown what particular picture the actress is referring to, she wrote, “Very often I see this picture of me being circulated that really has no need to be circulated. Anybody with a conscience would not post and share such pictures. It’s unwanted and unnecessary. Let the cheap thrills not be cheap. Love Nidhhi Agerwal. (sic)” Unfortunately, actresses often bear the brunt of misogynistic trolls circulating sleazy pictures of them. Rashmika Mandanna had also once penned a note when she was called a particular, hurtful cuss word by trolls. Renu Desai has also often called out trolls for harassing her about her ex-husband Pawan Kalyan. On the work-front, Nidhhi Agerwal was last seen in iSmart Shankar…

Entertainment Kannada

SriKrishna@gmail.com Enters The Last Leg Of The Shoot

Nagshekar’s romantic drama ‘SriKrishna@gmail.com’, starring Darling Krishna and Bhavana Menon has entered the last leg of the shoot. The makers had been busy with the production prior to the lockdown and have now taken things forward quite smoothly post the break to ensure that things are wrapped up at the earliest. “We are currently in the last schedule of the shoot and should be able to wrap everything up within the next few days. The film has been mostly shot in Mysuru with Shivamogga and Bengaluru too featuring in the schedule,” shares the film’s leading man Darling Krishna. Speaking about the novelty of this romantic film, Krishna adds: “A lot of the story is concerned with the post-marriage drama which, in a way, sets it apart from other love stories. Plus the story is being conceived by Nagshekar sir who is known to make intense and dramatic love stories in…

Entertainment Punjabi

First Look Poster Of ‘Kade Haan Kade Naa’ Out

Punjabi singer Singga who made his debut with ‘Jora – The Second Chapterr’ will next be seen in ‘Kade Haan Kade Naa’. The singer turn actor will be seen opposite Sanjana Singh in the film. Further, the first look poster of the same is out and has been shared by Singga on his social media handle. Sharing the poster Singga wrote – “The First Look poster of the upcoming Punjabi film ‘Kade Haan Kade Naa’ is out. This movie is going to be another milestone for Punjabi Cinema. Be ready to witness Singga and Sanjana Singh’s confusion???? which made them do ‘Kade Haan Kade Naa’ Produced by Prerna Sharma, Yoshiya Kato and Rohit Bakshi. Written and Directed by Sunil Thakur.” Check out: From the poster and the description shared, one thing is clear that the movie is a rom-com. This is the first time Singga is trying his hand in this genre…

Entertainment Tamil

Thalapathy Vijay Re-appeal To Counter Hight Court Statement

Thalapathy Vijay has been fined Rs. 1 lakh by the Madras High court for importing a luxurious car on Tuesday. But the statement made by the High Court judge against Vijay stirred up the fire in Kollywood, and fans showered support to their favorite star. Now, the latest report is that Thalapathy Vijay has decided to go for a re-appeal to counter the statements made by the HC Judge. Kumaresan, Vijay’s Lawyer has confirmed in the statement to the media. He further mentioned that they are going for the counter not because of avoiding fines or avoiding the tax exemption but for the offensive statements made by the HC judge. Accordingly, actor Vijay had filed a petition in the Chennai High Court seeking an entry tax on a car imported from the UK in 2012. The judge hearing the case, A.M. Subramaniam on Tuesday rejected Vijay’s plea and dismissed the petition, and…

Entertainment TV/Web

Shiny Doshi Tie The Knot With Lavesh Khairajani: See Pics

Pandya Store actor Shiny Doshi got married to longtime boyfriend Lavesh Khairajani. She shared pictures and videos from the wedding ceremonies on her Instagram page. The actor Shiny Doshi wore red dress for her wedding while the groom wore a matching red-jacket on his white kurta-pajama for the occasion. She posted several pictures and videos that show them taking pheras, exchanging garlands and having a good time. She also posed with some of their friends. Check Out:- Last month, Shiny Doshi had announced their engagement and shared a montage of videos from the time when Lavesh had proposed to her. Shiny and Lavesh were at a moonlit beach, with some beautiful arrangements when they dined together. They also grooved to some soulful music before he knelt down to propose to her. Talking about the proposal, Shiny Doshi had told in an interview last month, “We were on…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Kriti Sanon Stuns In Bright Pink Mini Dress

Kriti Sanon always steps out in style. As such, the Mimi actor was recently spotted looking stunning in a hot pink short dress as she was clicked by the paparazzi. The body-hugging outfit had slightly puffy sleeves and a wide square neck. The look was pulled together with filled-in eyebrows, a similar shade of lipstick, and hair at the centre. She accessorized it with silver hoop earrings. Check out: What do you think of her recent looks?

Beauty Health & Lifestyle

Benefits Of Applying Tomato On Face

Tomatoes are an essential ingredient to have in any kitchen, it has proven to be a delicious and important addition to various dishes across the cuisines. However, did you know that they are beneficial in the kitchen and in your skin-care regime? Using tomatoes on your skin may seem like an odd choice initially, but just wait till you discover how much of a godsend blessing they really are. This juicy fruit is packed with vitamins and nutrients that are so advantageous for the skin on your face, you would regret not using it before. The best part about it is that is so easily available in every house and can be used in almost any form, which makes it perfect to include them in your daily routine. They are also suitable for all skin types, so you needn’t need to worry about that. Exact…

Bollywood

Ranbir Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor To Jet Off To Europe For Luv Ranjan’s Next

Ranbir Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor have kick-started the shooting of Luv Ranjan’s next film in Delhi recently. Now, reports are rife that the actors, along with their team, are planning to jet off to Europe to shoot romantic songs in the picturesque backdrop of Spanish locales. According to a report in a news portal, the cast, including Dimple Kapadia and Boney Kapoor who play Ranbir’s parents in the movie, will head to Europe in September. The report also added that apart from shooting for the romantic numbers, the director will do a few scenes with Ranbir and his on-screen parents. Ranjan reportedly wants to wrap up all the portions on home turf first, and then head to Spain, depending on the situation. Elaborating further, the report added that given the constantly changing scenario, Luv has drawn up a contingency plan as well. According to it, the team will shoot the indoor portions at a Mumbai studio…

Bollywood TOP NEWS UPDATES

National Award-Winning Actress Surekha Sikri Passes Away

Veteran actor Surekha Sikri died on Friday morning at the age of 75 following a cardiac arrest, her agent said. In a statement shared with the media, the agent said the actor had been suffering from complications arising from a second brain stroke. “Three-time national award-winning actress, Surekha Sikri has passed away following a cardiac arrest earlier this morning at the age of 75. She had been suffering from complications arising from a second brain stroke,” the actor’s agent Vivek Sidhwani said. “She was surrounded by family and her caregivers. The family asks for privacy at this time. Om Sai Ram,” he added.Sikri had suffered a brain stroke in September last year and was discharged after a few days. The three-time National Award-winning actor is best known for her performances in ‘Tamas’, ‘Mammo’, ‘Salim Langde Pe Mat Ro’, ‘Zubeidaa’, ‘Badhaai Ho’ and daily soap ‘Balika Vadhu’. Sikri was last seen in…

Hollywood

Georgina Chapman Finalises Divorce From Harvey Weinstein

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein and his ex-wife Georgina Chapman are now officially divorced. Their divorce was recently finalized in New York City almost four years after she announced their split in October 2017. According to the reports, the final order of divorce was signed by a judge on July 8. Talking to the sources, Weinstein’s representative, Juda Engelmayer, said, “Harvey’s only thoughts are happiness for his family and the hope that his children are always cared for and happy. He loves them and hopes that they know it, and that one day soon, he can be closer to them.” Chapman, who is a fashion designer by profession, in 2017 announced that she would be divorcing Weinstein after the latter was accused of sexual harassment and assault. The pair have two children together, daughter India and son Dashiell. The former couple got married in 2007 and…

Bollywood

Taapsee Pannu Reveals The First Look Of ‘Blurr’

After announcing the launch of her production house Outsiders Films on Thursday, Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu has now unveiled the first look of her banner’s first production venture ‘Blurr’.Taapsee, who herself has starred in thrillers like ‘Haseen Dilruba’, ‘Badla’, among others revealed that the movie will be an edge-of-the-seat thriller. The film co-written by Pawan Sony and Ajay Bahl will be helmed by Bahl who has directed films like ‘Section 375’ and ‘BA Pass’. Making the big announcement, Taapsee tweeted, “And here’s the first one of the slate. The chill to match the thrill ! #BLURR! @ZeeStudios_ #OutsidersFilms & @echelonmumbai come together for an edge of the seat thriller. Directed by #AjayBahl. @itsvishal_rana @pranjalnk #PawanSony.” Speaking about turning a producer with her partner Pranjal Khandhdiya and producing ‘Blurr’, Taapsee shared, “Blurr is the just kind of script I was waiting for. I’m delighted to be finally turning a producer with…

Food Health & Lifestyle

Healthy Kothumbir Vadi Dish By Chef Sanjeev Kapoor

Kothimbir Vadi is a typically Maharashtrian savoury dish that is usually eaten as a tea-time snack during the evenings. Although one can even munch on the delicious dish made of gram or chickpea flour, coriander leaves, chilli, garlic, ginger and a number of spices and herbs at any time of the day. All the ingredients are mixed together and made into square pieces that are deep fried and the resulting snack is crisp on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor gave the classic Maharashtrian dish a healthy twist, he shared it to his Instagram with the caption, “One of the star dishes of Maharashtrian cuisine, Kothimbir Vadi has its own way of enchanting people with its taste! Make it healthy by pan frying instead of deep frying it and enjoy the flavours.” Ingredients for Kothimbir Vadi Recipe Gram flour (besan) 1 cup…

Entertainment TV/Web

Disha Parmar Haldi Ceremony Pics Surfaces Online

Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar’s wedding festivities kicked off on Wednesday with a mehendi ceremony. Now, pictures and videos from the haldi ceremony have surfaced online. Disha Parmar could be seen wearing a yellow outfit, with turmeric smeared all over her. In a boomerang video shared by a fan club, she could be seen playing with rose petals. In one picture, the bride-to-be was showered with kisses by her girlfriends. Rahul Vaidya’s sister Shruti Vaidya shared a photo of herself wearing a yellow saree with a green and gold border, and wrote, “My haldi will make him glow.” In one video, she could be seen dancing at the function. Rahul and Disha announced their wedding date in a joint statement last week. “With the blessings of our families, we are delighted to share this special moment with you all. We are elated to announce that…

Hollywood

Chloe East, Oakes Fegley And Isabelle Kusman To Join Steven Spielberg’s Next Film

Chloe East, Oakes Fegley, and Isabelle Kusman are set to star in Hollywood veteran Steven Spielberg’s next film, based loosely on his childhood. According to the reports, the young trio will play high school classmates of the young aspiring filmmaker at the centre of the story. Previously announced cast members include Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Paul Dano, Gabriel LaBelle, Julia Butters, and Sam Rechner. Spielberg has co-written the script with Tony Kushner. They are also attached as producers on the film along with Kristie Macosko Krieger. Kusman is set to make feature film debut with Paul Thomas Anderson’s untitled film. The film will be Spielberg’s follow-up to his upcoming remake of ‘West Side Story’.

Bollywood

Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani Starrer ‘Shershaah’ on Amazon Prime Video

Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani-starrer Shershaah is set to be released on Amazon Prime Video on August 12. The film was earlier scheduled to release in the theatres on July 2. Directed by Captain Vishnu Varadhan, Shershaah is based on the real-life story of Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra. Shershaah, which was earlier scheduled to release in theatres, will now be released on Amazon Prime Video. Amazon Prime Video shared a video on social media to announce the release date of the film. “With love, pride and happiness in our hearts, we bring you the story of #ShershaahOnPrime starring @SidMalhotra and @advani_kiara , directed by @vishnu_dir Releasing on 12th August (sic),” read the caption. Have a look at the video: Karan Johar is happy about Shershaah releasing on Amazon Prime Video. “Shershaah is the true story of a war hero whose indomitable spirit and…

International

Sewa International Helps In Transporting Lifesaving Supplies To India

An Indian-American non-profit body said it has raised more than USD 30 million towards its COVID-19 relief efforts in India and has airlifted a fresh lot of medical equipment to the country. Sewa International USA is procuring needed medical equipment like oxygen concentrators and shipping them to India, it said in a statement. Sewa said that a planeload of medical equipment have reached New Delhi marking yet another milestone in its efforts to supply much-needed medical equipment to India to help the country fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Sandeep Khadkekar, vice president, Marketing & Fund Development, Sewa International, said, “I consider it to be a great privilege to be present here as a Sewa International representative at the San Bernardino Airport on this occasion to send oxygen concentrators to India by air.” For this, Sewa partnered with Another Joy Foundation to help in transporting lifesaving…

International US News

Indian Talent Moving To Canada From US Due To Outdated H-1B Visas Policy

The much sought-after Indian talent is moving to Canada from the US due to the country’s outdated immigration policies, particularly on H-1B visas, experts have told American lawmakers. This is mainly because of the per-country quota on issuing the employment-based Green Card or permanent residency, the experts said on Tuesday, urging the US Congress to act fast to prevent the Indian talent from moving to Canada from the United States. Without Congressional action, the total backlog for all three employment-based categories for Indians would increase from an estimated 9,15,497 individuals currently to an estimated 21,95,795 individuals by fiscal 2030, executive director of National Foundation for American Policy Stuart Anderson said. “We should let that number sink in: Within a decade, more than 2 million people will be waiting in line for years or even decades for employment-based green cards,” he submitted in his testimony…

Business Markets

Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra Hit Record High; Nifty IT Scales All-Time Excessive On Upbeat Q1 Outcomes

Infosys, Wipro, Tech Mahindra and other IT stocks surged to record high levels in intraday on Thursday, pushing the Nifty IT index to a record high of 29,835.90. S&P BSE IT index surged to a fresh record high of 30,507.48, rising 1.5 per cent. The rally in IT stocks has come on the back of upbeat April-June quarter results for the current fiscal. So far IT companies such as TCS, Infosys, Mindtree, L&T Technology Services, among others have declared their first-quarter earnings. Wipro is scheduled to announce its earnings on Thursday. Analysts say strong long-term fundamentals, weakening rupee and stronger quarterly growth numbers have benefited the Nifty IT index and its main stocks excluding TCS. Technically, Nifty IT index and stocks have gotten into an overbought zone where investors should exit their previous buy positions, said an analyst. “Infosys stock needs to close above Rs 1,585 to hit Rs 1,615.…

New Products Technology

Noise ColorFit Ultra Smartwatch Launches In India: Check Details

The Noise ColorFit Ultra smartwatch has been launched in India. The key highlights of the wearable are SpO2 monitor, heart rate monitor, large display, stress monitor, 60 sports mode, and more. There is also a Calls and SMS quick reply feature. The Noise ColorFit Ultra comes with a starting price of Rs 4,499 and will be sold in three colour options, including blue, white, and black. The availability details are yet to be revealed by the company. But, the Amazon listing confirms that the device will be up for sale on July 16 at 10AM. Noise ColorFit Ultra: Specifications, features The newly launched Noise ColorFit Ultra comes with a 1.75-inch TruView colour display. The panel operates at 320 x 385 pixels resolution. The company claims that the new wearable has a 78 percent bigger screen in comparison to ColorFit Pro 2. The wearable has…

Science Technology

Elon Musk Congratulates Isro On Third Test Of Vikas Engine For Gaganyaan Programme

Elon Musk on Wednesday congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) for successfully conducting the third long-duration hot test on the Vikas Engine that would launch the ambitious Gaganyaan programme. Musk, the founder of aerospace manufacturing giant SpaceX, commented “Congratulations” on ISRO’s tweet. ISRO tested the liquid propellant Vikas Engine as part of the engine qualification requirements for the Gaganyaan programme, The test was conducted for the core L110 liquid stage of the human-rated GSLV MkIII vehicle, Isro said in a statement. The engine was fired for 240 seconds at the test facility of Isro Propulsion Complex (IPRC), Mahendragiri in Tamil Nadu. As per the official statement released by ISRO, the engine’s performance met the test objectives and the parameters were closely matching with the predictions during the entire duration of the test. Four Indian astronaut candidates have already undergone generic space flight training in…

Automobiles Technology

Mercedes Launches AMG E 63S, E 53 In India: Check Details

Mercedes-Benz India on Thursday continued with its product offensive in the country and drove in two AMG models – E 63S and E 53 – with an eye out on targeting those who want to be behind the wheels of a performance vehicle. While the Mercedes AMG E 53 makes its India debut and has been priced at ₹1.02 crore, the new AMG E 63S has been priced at ₹1.70 crore (all ex showroom, pan India) Mercedes offers 11 AMG products in India including the 35, 43, 53, 63 and GT series. With the addition of the AMG E 53 4M+ and AMG E 63 S 4M+, the carmaker aims to strengthen its leadership in the luxury performance car segment in the country. Mercedes-Benz AMG E 53 highlights: The AMG E 53 from Mercedes gets a 3-litre six-cylinder engine with Mercedes’ EQ Boost mild hybrid system.…

Business Economy

Centre Hikes DA From 17% To 28% For Central Government Employees

THE CABINET on Wednesday approved an 11 percentage point hike in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR) for central government employees and pensioners effective July 1. With this, the new DA rate will be 28 per cent, up from 17 per cent. The DA and DR were frozen last year as the pandemic hit the country. After the Cabinet meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur told reporters: “In view of the unprecedented situation which arose due to the Covid-19 pandemic, three additional installments of Dearness Allowance to the central government employees and Dearness Relief to the pensioners, which were due from January 1, 2020; July 1, 2020; and January 1, 2021, had been frozen.” “Now, the central government has decided to increase the Dearness Allowance… with effect from July 1, 2021 to 28 per cent, representing an increase of 11 percentage points over existing rate of…

Hollywood

Scarlett Johansson: ‘Pandemic Wedding To Jost Was How It Was Supposed To Be’

Scarlett Johansson recently reminisced about her unconventional wedding to Colin Jost. The ‘Black Widow’ actor feels that her pandemic wedding to Jost was “how it was supposed to be, minus the face masks.” As per the magazine, the ‘Avengers: Endgame’ actor described the intimate affair during a virtual appearance on a talk show. Johansson and Jost tied the knot in October 2020 in an intimate ceremony at Johansson’s home in Palisades, New York, and she told the host that having the wedding during such unpredictable times was “a little stressful.” “Obviously we wanted to take all the precautions that we could, so we had the masks … and everybody had to get COVID tests like 100,000 times,” she said in the interview. The star explained that all their guests also received face masks that had “Jost 2020” written on them saying, “I mean, it’s just weird. Looking back at the…

Hollywood

Tom Hiddleston To Return As Loki In Doctor Strange The Multiverse of Madness?

Tom Hiddleston’s character Loki may just be on his way back to the MCU, and according to the latest buzz, he will feature in Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness’. Following the events of the hit series ‘Loki’, reports state that Tom will have a role to play in the upcoming ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel that is also set to star Elizabeth Olsen will be returning as Scarlet Witch after her Emmy nominated run in ‘WandaVision’. However, it is unclear whether Olsen will play friend or Sorcerer Supreme in the film that will set up the stage for future Marvel movies. Before he can take on the Multiverse of Madness, Cumberbatch will join Tom Holland for the highly anticipated film, ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’. Although Marvel bosses have been tightlipped about the plot of the film, it is rumoured that the third spiderman film will open the multiverse and will have Tobey…

Hollywood

Henry Cavill To Star In Romantic Comedy ‘The Rosie Project’

Hollywood star Henry Cavill is confirmed to star in the romantic comedy feature ‘The Rosie Project’. It will be a departure for Cavill, known for his action turns in the DC films as Superman and ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’. According to the reports, the film follows an unlucky-in-love university professor who creates an elaborate questionnaire in an effort to find a wife and meets an unconventional woman who doesn’t tick any of the boxes, but might be the perfect match for him. Steve Falk will write and direct the movie. Matt Tolmach and Michael Costigan are attached to produce ‘The Rosie Project’. Cavill is also set to star in the ‘Highlander’ reboot, Matthew Vaughn’s next spy action thriller ‘Argyle’, and the sequel of ‘Enola Holmes’, in which he played Sherlock Holmes to Millie Bobby Brown’s protagonist.

Entertainment Telugu

Venkatesh, Priyamani Starrer ‘Narappa’ Trailer Out

It was reported that Venkatesh and Priyamani starrer ‘Narappa’ is all set to stream on Amazon Prime Video from July 20. On Wednesday, the makers released the trailer of the film. With action-packed sequences and an intriguing storyline, Narappa’s trailer is winning hearts on the Internet. The emotional saga of ‘Narappa’ showcases the heart-sobbing story of a farmer and his family and their struggle to survive through harsh uncertainties. Set in the fields of Andhra Pradesh, the emotional and gripping saga of a farmer and his family, the film is sure to tug at all the heartstrings keeping the audience hooked till the end. The film brings to the fore, a riveting tale of ‘Narappa’ (essayed by Venkatesh Daggubati) and his family and the unseen struggles of a farmer. As shown in the trailer, the aspect of ‘Family’ is at the heart and core of the movie’s theme…

Entertainment Malayalam

Suresh Gopi’s ‘Kaaval’ Trailer To Launch On July 16

Suresh Gopi starrer ‘Kaaval’ helmed by Nithin Renji Panicker is all set to give a glimpse of the film for the cinephiles. The makers of the film are planning to launch the trailer at 7 pm on 16 of this month (July). Suresh Gopi himself has shared the big update to his fans through his social media handle. “#Kaaval trailer releasing on July 16th at 7 pm. #SureshGopi #NithinRenjiPanicker #JobyGeorge #RenjiPanicker #GoodwillEntertainments,” the superstar said, announcing the launch of the trailer. ‘Kaaval’ helmed by Nithin Renji Panicker is one of the most anticipated upcoming films of Suresh Gopi. “Kaval is a movie that is in Suresh Gopi’s comfort zone. Interestingly, the character also has a trope of making a comeback. There are elements in Kaval that his fans in the ’90 loved to see. Also, the movie has him playing a younger version and one aged between…

Entertainment Tamil

Vetri’s Next To Be Another Thriller

After being part of films like ‘8 Thottakkal’ and ‘Jiiva’, Vetri has chosen yet thriller for his next. This yet-to-be-titled film, which revolves around a social issue, will be directed by debutant Shyam. Says the director, “The story is part fiction and partly based on true incidents. It delves into women’s safety and empowerment. I chose Vetri because I felt he would be apt for this role. Even though it is a thriller subject, we have approached our screenplay in a different manner. Also, he hasn’t done a character like this before. When he heard the narration, he really liked it and came on board. His character comes from a middle-class background and has a very boy-next-door appeal. This film will definitely be a breakthrough for Vetri.” Vidya Pradeep and Vismaya of ‘Uriyadi 2’ fame are part of the film. “Vismaya will be paired opposite Vetri. We’re still on the…

Entertainment TV/Web

Dishul Starts Pre-Wedding Ceremony With Mehendi: See Pics

Disha Parmar can be seen having a great time in videos that have surfaced online from her Mehendi ceremony. Festivities around her wedding with Bigg Boss 14 contestant Rahul Vaidya began Wednesday. Singer Rahul Vaidya and TV actor Disha Parmar are set to get married on July 16, Friday. In the videos that have been shared by fan clubs online, she can be seen in a red kurta and white salwar combo, getting her hands decorated with mehendi for the ceremony. One of the videos shows her talking with people around while two girls dance at some distance from the bride-to-be. Gal Meethi Meethi from Sonam Kapoor-Abhay Deol’s 2010 film Aisha plays in the background. Behind Disha Parmar, a huge decoration is put up and the word ‘Dulhaniya (bride)” is written on it. Disha had also posted a picture on her Instagram as she got ready for the…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Nora Fatehi’s Black And White Tie-Dye Dress Takes The Internet By Storm

When it comes to bodycon ensembles, no one nails the style statement quite like Nora Fatehi. The dancer-turned-actor has been making waves with her performance in the recently released trailer of Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride Of India. However, it is Nora’s latest black and white tie-dye dress that has broken the internet.   Taking to Instagram, Nora posted pictures of herself from a photoshoot. She slipped into a chic and sexy tie-dye bodycon dress in the images and left the internet swooning. Her followers filled the comments section with fire emoticons and praises. Nora posted the pictures with the caption, “Take a ride into the danger zone…” Nora wore a turtleneck tie-dye gown for the shoot. The full-sleeved glove dress was replete with black and white colours using the resist-dyeing technique. Moreover, the body-hugging silhouette of the dress accentuated her curves perfectly. Nora wore the ensemble with…

Fitness Health & Lifestyle

Ishaan Khatter Set Major Fitness Goals By Nailing Kettlebell Pull-Ups

If you are looking for some workout motivation this Thursday, let Ishaan Khatter inspire you to get up and hit the gym with his latest viral video. At 25 years of age, the Bollywood hunk is giving all the fitness enthusiasts a run for their money and his latest workout video shot by “big brother” Shahid Kapoor is proof. The Dhadak star flaunted his six-pack abs as he set major home fitness goals by nailing pull-ups with an adjustable kettlebell attached to him. Taking to his social media handle, Ishaan shared a monochromic video on Instagram story which gave fans a glimpse of his robust exercise session. The video featured the actor donning only a pair of black pants with a chain attached on either leg that held the adjustable kettlebell below. He completed his sporty look with a pair of sneakers as he pulled up…

Bollywood

Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao Dress Up In Traditional Ladakhi Attire: Watch Video

Aamir Khan is currently in Ladakh with Kiran Rao to shoot his much-awaited upcoming movie, ‘Laal Singh Chaddha‘. Recently, we stumbled upon an unseen video of Mr Perfectionist. In this video, we can see Aamir and Kiran dressed in traditional Ladakhi attire, called Koss and Salma. They danced with the people of the village on songs and performed the popular Ladakhi dance Gomba Sumshak. The ‘Ghajini’ actor was seen dancing with the kids there. Watch the video: Recently, the actor was making headlines as there were reports doing the rounds on social media about ‘littering’ allegations in Ladakh while shooting for ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’. Aamir’s production house (AKP) issued a statement, “To whomsoever, it may concern, AKP would like to clarify that as a company we follow strict protocols for cleanliness in and around our shooting spaces. We have a team that makes sure that the location is kept trash-free at all times. At the…

Bollywood

Taapsee Pannu Launches Her Production House, Outsiders Films

Taapsee Pannu has been basking in glory with her back-to-back hits, latest one being Haseen Dillruba. After working for more than a decade in the film industry, the actor adds another milestone in her career, as she launches her production house, Outsiders Films. For this new venture, Pannu has joined forces with Pranjal Khandhdiya, a content creator and producer for over 20 years. He has been involved in the production of renowned films such as Super 30, 83, Soorma, Piku, Mubarakan, Azhar and is also producing Rashmi Rocket, starring Pannu. Elated with the launch of the production house, Pannu shares, “I’m thrilled to embark upon this new journey and diversify my love for cinema with my production house. With Outsiders Films, I aim to give back to the industry and empower talent who’re looking for a breakthrough and come with no background like me. Pranjal and I together…

Bollywood

Kartik Aaryan Reveals His Stunning Shot For Dabboo Ratnani’s Calendar

Kartik Aaryan unveiled his stunning shot for Dabboo Ratnani’s calendar on Wednesday afternoon. He took to his Instagram handle and shared the picture. In the picture, Kartik can be seen sporting a bad guy avatar with his long hair styled in a messy way. He can be seen wearing a black furry coat and accessorized his look with layered necklaces. Apart from his wild look, another thing that has caught everyone’s attention is his painted nails. He has sported black nail paint and it is all things cool. Sharing the picture with his fans on his handle, Kartik wrote, “The Number 1 Shot ???? #DabbooRatnaniCalendar2021” Take a look: Soon after he posted the picture, his fans and friends from the industry started pouring love on it. His upcoming film’s director Sameer Vidwans wrote, “Wild wild west! ????” while Farah Khan dropped a hilarious comment that read, “Kuch lete kyon nahi??”…

Health & Lifestyle Vogue

Katrina Kaif Looks Gorgeous In Printed Pink Dress: See Video

Katrina Kaif looked absolutely gorgeous in the video in which she wore a T-shirt style dress in pink with abstract splotches in fuchsia and blue-gray. Katrina Kaif recently took to her social media feed and shared sun kissed images of herself from the terrace of her home in a suburban building of Mumbai looking as stunning as always in an abstract printed pink dress. Katrina looked absolutely radiant as she posed in the video that had multiple stills of the Tiger Zinda Hai actor as the song ‘Cover me in sunshine’ by P!nk and Willow Sage Hart You. The Bharat actor posted the video of herself to her Instagram with the caption, “Cover me in (sun emoji)” Katrina looked absolutely gorgeous in the video in which she wore a T-shirt style dress in pink with abstract splotches in fuchsia and blue-gray. Katrina’s ruched T-shirt dress had a…

Bollywood

Geeta Basra And Harbhajan Singh Takes Their Baby Boy Home

Geeta Basra and Harbhajan Singh welcomed their second baby on July 10. The duo was blessed with a baby boy. On Wednesday evening, the couple along with their daughter Hinaya was seen taking their newborn home. The adorable family was clicked outside Mumbai’s hospital. The new mommy Geeta looked like a vision in white while Harbhajan opted for an all-black look. Their daughter twinned her mother in white. The Indian cricketer was seen holding his son in a baby basket. Have a look: Post welcoming her little bundle of joy, Geeta took to Instagram and penned a long emotional note along with a sweet video. She had written, “A new little hand for us to hold, his love is grand, precious as gold A wonderful gift, so special and sweet. Our hearts are full, our lives complete. We thank the Almighty for blessing us with a healthy baby boy..” She further…

Football Sports

Leaked Audio Of Florentino Perez: “Cristiano Ronaldo An Idiot And A Sick Man”

After leaking audios of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez making alleged derogatory remarks against club legends like Iker Casillas and Raul Gonzalez, Spanish daily El Confidencial came up with further audios where Perez was allegedly heard calling Cristiano Ronaldo an idiot and a sick man. “(Ronaldo) is crazy. The guy is an idiot, he’s sick,” Perez allegedly said as per the transcription done by Marca. “You think this guy is normal, but he’s not. If he was, he wouldn’t do all the things he does. The last stupid thing, which everyone in the world saw… why do you think he’d do something so stupid?” He further added that Cristiano’s agent Jorge Mendes has no command over Ronaldo and his other client Jose Mourinho, who managed the club for three seasons, as they both have massive egos. “Mendes has no control over (Ronaldo) and it’s…

Cricket

Virat Kohli: India Will Regroup With New Energy For Next WTC Cycle

India captain Virat Kohli said that the team will look to give their fans “a lot to cheer about” in the new World Test Championship (WTC) cycle. The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday announced the fixtures that will form the new cycle. India finished runners-up in the first WTC cycle after losing to New Zealand by eight wickets in the final at the Ageas Bowl last month. “It was great to have played the final of the ICC World Test Championship against New Zealand in what was a memorable contest,” Kohli said in ICC’s press release. “Not just the final, we saw the determination of players throughout the first edition of the championship. The following of cricket lovers too was great to see, and I am sure they will all be waiting eagerly for the second edition,” he said. India’s first series of the new…

City News Mumbai

Mumbai To Get Moderate To Heavy Rain Today In City And Suburbs

Mumbai has so far received 1,253.8mm of rain since June 1, which is about 48% in excess of the seasonal normal. In the first 12 days of July, the city recorded 148.3mm of rain, which is -55% of the normal (332.9mm). Mumbai received 89.6mm rainfall from 8.30am on Tuesday to 8.30am on Wednesday, according to the automatic weather station in Santacruz, which is taken as representative of the entire city. South Mumbai recorded 111.2mm rainfall during the same period, according to the Colaba weather station. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said moderate to heavy rain in the city and suburbs, with a possibility of heavy rainfall at isolated places, was likely later in the day on Wednesday. “Mumbai and Thane received heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places with Mahalaxmi receiving 129.5mm, Colaba 111.2mm, and Santacruz 89.6mm. Last night, it rained with few…

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