Aanand L Rai’s mother passes away, Akshay Kumar attends funeral
Director Aanand L Rai’s mother passed away on Wednesday. The cause of her death is not known. Actor Akshay Kumar, who also lost his mother on Wednesday morning, was seen attending the funeral held at Oshiwara crematorium. Rai is known for directing films including ‘Tanu Weds Manu’, ‘Raanjhanaa’ and ‘Zero’.
Bobby Deol wins Best Actor OTT Star for Aashram at Lions Gold Awards
Bollywood actor Bobby Deol bagged the Best Actor OTT Star award for his web series ‘Ashram’ at the 27th Lions Gold Awards 2021. The actor was felicitated by the Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Other winners included actress Debina Bonnerjee who won the Social Media Influencer award, Elli Avram for Best Dance Performance, and Krishna Shroff for Fitness Enthusiast.
‘Gangubai…’, ‘RRR’ & ‘Attack’ to release in theatres, clarify makers
Pen Studios has issued a statement refuting reports that ‘Gangubai Kathiyawadi’, ‘RRR’ and ‘Attack’ will release on OTT platforms before cinemas. Pen Studios Chairman Jayantilal Gada called the reports “untrue” and said the films will be releasing in theatres. ‘Gangubai Kathiyawadi’, ‘RRR’ and ‘Attack’ have been directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, SS Rajamouli and Lakshya Raj Anand respectively.
I thought I was the worst casting for Thalaivaa: Kangana Ranaut
Actress Kangana Ranaut, talking about playing late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha in ‘Thalaiva’, said, “I thought I was the worst casting for Thalaivaa.” She added, “I saw Jaya maa’s videos, and I was like what!” She added that she was “filled with doubts” in donning the role and stressed about how she’d look after gaining 20-25-kg weight.
Actor Riz Ahmed says he lost 10 kg in 3 weeks for role, says ‘won’t recommend it’
Oscar-nominated actor Riz Ahmed, speaking to IndieWire, revealed that he lost 10 kg in three weeks to play the role of a British-Pakistani rapper suffering from a degenerative autoimmune illness. “I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. I had a professional dietician working with me, but it was really gruelling and took me emotionally to an intense place,” he stated.
Kylie Jenner confirms she is pregnant with her 2nd baby; shares video of pregnancy test
American reality television personality Kylie Jenner shared a video on Instagram to confirm she is pregnant with her second baby. In the Instagram video, Kylie shows her pregnancy test and announces the news to partner Travis Scott and mother Kris Jenner. Kylie also showed her baby bump in the video.