It’s also a recognition for ‘Serious Men’: Sudhir Mishra on Nawaz’s International Emmy nod
‘Serious Men’ director Sudhir Mishra has said he’s very happy for Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who bagged a nomination at International Emmy Awards in Best Performance By An Actor category for the film. “It’s also a recognition for the film, showing that we’re all making films of a certain international standard,” Sudhir said, adding, “It’s a kind of recognition of Indian cinema.”
Siddharth Roy Kapur re-elected as President of Producers Guild of India
Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has been re-elected as President of the Producers Guild of India. He was re-elected unanimously by the Guild’s Council of Management. Siddharth thanked the members and announced that after serving for six consecutive years as Guild President by the end of 2022, he would not be making himself available for re-election next year.
John Abraham’s ‘Attack’ to release on Republic Day 2022
John Abraham’s action-thriller film ‘Attack’ will release on Republic Day next year. The actor took to social media to announce the release date and wrote, “A hostage crisis that brought the country to its knees! This time the race is against time…get ready for #Attack.” In addition to John, the film will also feature Jacqueline Fernandez and Rakul Preet Singh.
Insta followers of Kim, Bieber, others experience more negative feelings: Leaked research
Social media stars, including Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber, are among celebrities whose Instagram followers experience more negative feelings about self-image, a leaked Facebook research stated. It added that Ariana Grande and Kendall Jenner were among celebs whose followers felt more negative social comparison, while Will Smith and Neymar had followers who felt “less negative comparison”.
Kangana Ranaut appointed Brand Ambassador of UP’s ODOP Programme
Actress Kangana Ranaut will be the Brand Ambassador of Uttar Pradesh’s One District One Product (ODOP) Programme, the state government announced. The UP government’s ODOP Programme aims to encourage indigenous and specialised products and crafts that each of the districts of the state has. Kangana met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath at his official residence in Lucknow.
Google pays tribute to Sivaji Ganesan on his 93rd birth anniversary with a doodle
Google on Friday paid tribute to actor Sivaji Ganesan on his 93rd birth anniversary. The doodle has been created by Bengaluru-based guest artist Noopur Rajesh Choksi. Google described Ganesan, who was born as Ganesamoorthy in Tamil Nadu, as “one of India’s first method actors and widely considered among the nation’s most influential actors of all time.”
Mouni Roy to marry Dubai-based businessman Suraj in January, says cousin
Actress Mouni Roy will get married to her rumoured boyfriend, Dubai-based businessman Suraj Nambiar in January 2022, as per reports. Mouni’s cousin Vidyut Roy Sarkar interacted with a local newspaper recently and revealed the actress’ marriage plans. The wedding ceremony will take place in either Dubai or Italy, the reports added.