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Malaika Arora was trolled terribly but her response was terrific

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Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan parted ways after being married for over 18 years, and the couple have received continual flak on social media following their announcement.I

Being in the public eye has its downsides, and for the 43-year-old Munni Badnaam queen, there has been still no end to the brickbats.

Recently, a picture of hers posted by celebrity photographer Viral Bhiyani on Instagram became a troll magnet. The star was accused of living off her husband’s money.

The Instagram user, whose handle goes by the name feelgoodfabric called her out for “having fun with the alimony”. “This what these shit women do these days. Marry a rich guy then divorce him for huge alumni. And then have fun with that alumni. Why do u need alumni if u are capable of earning… I respect ppl and not the gender… Her life now is all about wearing short clothes, going to gym or salon, enjoying the vacation. Do u seriously have any work… Or just feeding urself on the husband’s money. The word is alimony,” he claimed.

The firece Chaiyya Chaiyya star though had a fitting retort to the social media user and she shut him up like a boss!

Pulling him down to a peg, she said: “I do not indulge in such conversation coz it’s below my dignity, but I just had to @feelgoodfabric coz u certainly got to get ur damn facts right before spewing shit n slagging me off when u know nothing bout me.except sit n pass judgement on other people’s life.i seriously suggest u find something to do with ur time coz u clearly have nothing better to do in life!”

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I want my kids to make a name for themselves: Shah Rukh Khan

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Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who hails from a non-filmy background, says he doesn’t understand the discussions on nepotism in Bollywood, hence he doesn’t have an opinion on it.

“I don’t understand this (nepotism). How can I understand it? I am a Delhi boy, who went to Mumbai at the age of 25. Everybody there loved me and accepted me. So, I don’t understand this talk,” Shah Rukh told IANS.

Shah Rukh, who has three children – Aryan, Suhana and AbRam – with wife Gauri Khan, added, “I want my kids to make a name for themselves on their own feet. If they want to become marine biologist, then she should become that. If they want to become an actor or a film-maker, then that’s also great.

“I don’t understand this discussion (on nepotism). When I hear the word ‘nepotism’, I feel the other person is talking about Napoleon. Even though I know enough English, still I don’t understand it and the discussion. Whether I agree or disagree – I don’t even understand it so how can I have an opinion?”

Bollywood starlet Kangana Ranaut was among the first ones who raised her voice against the existing nepotism in the entertainment industry and called filmmaker Karan Johar a “flag bearer of nepotism” on his popular chat show Koffee With Karan.

Later, Johar along with actors Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan poked fun at Kangana at the IIFA Awards last month by saying that “nepotism rocks”. They later apologised for their act.

Shah Rukh was in the capital to promote his film Jab Harry Met Sejal, which is slated for a release today.

The Imtiaz Ali directorial also features Anushka Sharma.


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Ranbir Kapoor’s latest look for Sanjay Dutt biopic will stun you

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Sanjay Dutt’s biopic starring Ranbir Kapoor is in the works and it looks oh-so very exciting!

It was reported that the Tamasha star will be essaying six looks from the Munna Bhai star’s life.

Previously, Ranbir stunned everyone with his epic transformation for the biopic, and now the actor has yet again shocked us with another picture!

Taken during the training session for the role in Sanjay Dutt biopic, the young star is seen flaunting his bulging biceps much like how Sanjay had.

Gym trainer Kunal Gir, who has been training the Jagga Jasoos star, shared the picture on Instagram, praising the actor’s commitment.

“Forgot about this pic. One from the NY trip. This was taken hours after we landed in Ny from the 16hr flight. We got a mini breakfast and headed straight to gym. When it comes to commitment RK is second to none. Double tap and share if you want me to send you RKs shoulder workout,” he captioned it.

Ranbir’s transformation is certainly very impressive, and the actor truly has been giving his all for the role – it’s simply obvious!

Earlier, some photos from the sets of Sanjay’s biopic got leaked, and those pics too surprised everyone.

One photo showed the Rockstar actor in long hair, much like how Sanjay had in yesteryears.

Later, another picture had shown him in Sanjay’s current look, and he had certainly nailed that too. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, the biopic is one of the most awaited Bollywood flicks.

After repeated flops, latest being Jagga Jasoos, Ranbir is rooting big time on the Sanjay Dutt biopic. Let’s hope all the hard work pays off in the form of a blockbuster.

Apart from Ranbir, the movie also features Paresh Rawal, Manisha Koirala, Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Sharma among others.


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Vin Diesel and NBC plan ‘Miami Vice’ reboot

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – American television network NBC is working with action star Vin Diesel on a reboot of hit police drama “Miami Vice,” sources told AFP on Wednesday.

The network has not announced the project officially but insiders say the 50-year-old actor’s One Race Television production company is teaming up with Universal Television and Chris Morgan, who wrote six of the “Fast and Furious” movies starring Diesel.

It is not clear if Diesel will appear in the reboot and no executive producers are locked down yet.

But Peter Macmanus, who has written for Spike TV’s “The Mist” and USA’s “Satisfaction,” will produce a script based on the original series, sources with knowledge of the project told AFP.

It will be the latest in a string of television reboots of favorite detective and other procedural properties from the big and small screen, including CBS’s “MacGyver,” and “Hawaii Five-O,” as well as Fox’s “Lethal Weapon.”

“Miami Vice” depicted a dark, glamorous side of the once crime-ridden city that is credited with assisting a revival after years in which its main claim to fame was being the chief American entry point for illegal drugs.

Miami was at the center of a thriving and violent cocaine empire that spawned more than 1,500 homicides in 1981, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

The federal Drug Enforcement Administration estimates that cocaine trafficking in 1979 netted $10 billion in wholesale trade alone.

Miami’s bad reputation peaked in 1982 when Brian De Palma filmed in his crime drama “Scarface,” in which Al Pacino embodied a ruthless thug who murdered his way to the top of the drug empire.

“Miami Vice,” which ran from 1984 to 1989 on NBC, also showcased the city’s violent side, but with an exotic twist that put the city back on the map as a destination for tourists seeking its beaches and nightlife.

Detectives Sonny Crockett and Rico Tubbs, played by Don Johnson and Philip Michael Thomas, wore expensive, pastel colored suits and drove around in Ferraris and speedboats, with Miami a constant backdrop.

A “Miami Vice” movie directed by Michael Mann and starring Jamie Foxx and Colin Farrell briefly topped the North American box office in the summer of 2006.

The TV series has been in the works for months, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which said Diesel came up with the idea to revive the show, making a personal appeal to NBC Entertainment president Jennifer Salke.

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Kareena Kapoor holidaying with son, husband in Switzerland

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MUMBAI: Bollywood stunning actress Kareena Kapoor has posted latest pictures of her international trip with son Taimur Ali Khan and husband Saif Ali Khan.

Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan are holidaying with Taimur in Gstaad in Switzerland while their pictures are taking social media by storm.

Kareena told an Indian newspaper, “If you hold a gun to my head and ask for my last wish, I’d want one last holiday in Gstaad. It’s the most beautiful and romantic place in the world.”

Saif Ali Khan is busy in his upcoming movie ‘Kaalakaandi’ whereas Kareena is looking forward her next film ‘Veere Di Wedding’ with Sonam Kapoor.

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Ranveer Singh to play cricketer Kapil Dev in 1983 World Cup film

Former India captain Kapil Dev’s journey to the 1983 World Cup glory is about to be made into a biopic, and guess who is slated to play the Indian sporting hero?

None other than Befikre star Ranveer Singh!

The Bollywood actor has been signed to play Kapil Dev in Kabir Khan’s upcoming flick which will re-live India’s victory against West Indies in the 1983 World Cup final at Lord’s, reports SpotboyE.

Kabir Khan, whose recent film Tubelight failed miserably, has had some meetings with Ranveer in this regard and, if all goes well, Ranveer will soon be seen donning the cricket gear on the big screen.

Ranveer’s spokesperson told the publication: “It’s too early to confirm anything with regards to Ranveer Singh playing Kapil Dev. An announcement will be made by the production house as and when everything is finalized.”

The film in question is slated to be produced by Phantom Films. Its producer Madhu Mantena is supposedly very close to the cricketer.

Media reports making rounds earlier had named Arjun Kapoor as the possible lead cast for the film. 

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Actor, playwright Sam Shepard passes away

Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor whose celebrated career spanned nearly five decades, has died, a family spokesman said. He was 73.

Shepard died at home in Kentucky on Thursday of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, the spokesman confirmed to AFP.

Shepard, who wrote nearly 50 plays, won the Pulitzer for drama in 1979 for his play “Buried Child” and was nominated for an Academy Award in 1984 for best actor in a supporting role for “The Right Stuff”.

One of his most recent roles was in the Netflix television series “Bloodline”. Shepard was with his family at the time of his death. Funeral arrangements remain private, and plans for a public memorial have not yet been determined.

“The family requests privacy at this difficult time”, said the spokesman for the family, Chris Boneau. Born in Fort Sheridan, Illinois in 1943, Shepard was the son of a teacher mother and Army officer father, who was a bomber pilot during World War II.

Shepard had a nomadic early childhood, moving from base to base around the country before graduating from high school in Duarte, California. He started acting and writing while still in high school, and spent a year studying agriculture before joining a traveling theatre company and later moving to New York, where he began writing plays.

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Salman Khan expresses wish to adopt child

MUMBAI (AFP): Bollywood star actor Salman Khan has expressed wish to adopt a child.

In an interview, Salman Khan said that he loves kids a lot and his parents love him. He said that his parents want to see his children in their life therefore, he has planned to adopt a baby in two to three years.

Earlier, Salman Khan opened up to media about suffering from Trigeminal neuralgia, which is a painful facial nerve disorder.

It is often called the ‘suicide disease’ because the person suffering from it develops tendencies to commit suicide. He said, “The disease has the highest rates of suicides and I suffered from so much pain.

At that point, I realised that I need to work really hard. No matter how much pain you are going through,” he further told during his talk at the Dubai launch of Tubelight’s song Radio. He had first revealed about the disease way back in 2001.

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Indian actor Ayesha Takia’s Muslim husband gets death threats for marrying a ‘Hindu girl’

Bollywood actor and restaurateur Ayesha Takia’s husband Farhan Azmi filed a complaint with the Mumbai Police on July 26 for having received death threats from a political outfit over a phone call earlier this month, Indian media reported.

Azmi, a hotelier, is the son of Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi, who has featured in headlines for making several controversial statements. Farhan Azmi’s complaint states the political party titled Hindu Sena, which operates out of Rajasthan, threatened him for allegedly having indulged in “love jihad”. “You all are animals. Have you forgotten that you have indulged in Love Jihad by marrying a Hindu girl?” the unidentified caller reportedly told the actress’ husband.

Ayesha has been married to Farhan Azmi since 2009 and the couple are parents to a son named Mikail.

“The aggressor, in no uncertain terms, extended death threats to the undersigned and his family…” read the report.

According to the complaint, the threat call on behalf of the Rajasthan Hindu Sena was primarily targeted at Ayesha’s politician father-in-law – the political outfit is reportedly offended by Abu Azmi’s comments about singer Suchitra Krishnamoorthi’s stance on azaan or the morning call to prayer.

Later, the senior politician told a news channel that only those who attempt to taint the culture of India, protest against the holy morning call to prayer.

“Ask your father Abu Azmi to stop shouting like an animal else he will be bumped off. Also tell the son of Owaisi that he too will not be spared,” Farhan Azmi was reportedly told.

Ayesha has been known to publicly distance herself from the controversial remarks made by her father-in-law. Earlier this year, she told mid-day that it’s okay to have a “difference in mindset”: “When people are in the public eye, they are questioned for their choice of words. A difference in mind-set and generation gap is the issue. There is a difference of opinion [between me and my father-in-law], which is fine. As a celebrity, I take it in my stride that I am expected to harbour an opinion even on something I didn’t say,” mid-day quoted her as saying.

Ayesha Takia was last seen in Amit Mishra’s single Zindagi Tujhse Kya Karen Shikvey. She is best known for films like Dor, Dil Maange Mor, Socha Na Tha and Home Delivery.





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I have not shot any scene which has been changed in Padhmavati says Shahid Kapoor

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MUMBAI: Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor says his upcoming film Padmavati, marred by controversies, is made with a good intent. Shahid, who won the Big Zee Entertainment Award for the best actor for Udta Punjab on Saturday, spoke to the media on the sidelines of the event.

Talking about the controversies surrounding the historical drama, whose shooting was disrupted for showing a romantic angle between Rajput Queen Padmavati and Alauddin Khilji, Shahid said: “According to me, I have not shot any scene which has been changed. I think there were a lot of presumptions about the film, and people were presuming about the scenes.” “The clarification has been given that no such scene is there in the film. I hope when people see this film, they will realize that the heart of the film and intent of the film is very good,” he said.

“This country and the people who live in it, and especially the area we are talking about in the film, will be glorified. I play a Rajput king and my character, I feel, will be admired by people.” Padmavati is being directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, and Shahid is happy about collaborating with him for the first time.

“It’s a very big film, very intense, romantic and looked forward to filming for various reasons. I think it’s a labor of love for Mr. Bhansali. I had gone mad on Twitter after watching his last film (Bajirao Mastani), appreciating everyone, and never knew that I will be part of his (Bhansali’s) next film,” Shahid said.

“So, it’s awesome to be working with someone whose work I have admired in the recent past. The film (Padmavati) has a great cast and going to be a huge film. I am really excited, but I want to underplay it, so I am trying to do that right now,” said the Haider actor. Padmavati also stars Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone and Aditi Rao Hydari in key roles.