Deepika Padukone tests COVID-19 positive? Here’s what we know

Deepika Padukone has reportedly tested COVID-19 positive. An official confirmation on behalf of the actress is awaited. Deepika is currently in Bangalore with her family. Earlier on Tuesday, her father, badminton icon Prakash Padukone had to be admitted to hospital due to high fever. He was tested positive. The actress’ mother Ujjala Padukone and younger sister Anisha have also tested also positive for COVID-19. Also Read – Sholay, Andaz Apna Apna, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai – 9 Bollywood movies starring 2 big heroes opposite 2 big heroines

Deepika has several high-profile films lined up over the next months. She will be seen opposite husband Ranveer Singh in 83, which accounts the saga of India’ first cricket World Cup win in 1983. While Ranveer plays the team’s captain Kapil Dev, Deepika essays Kapil’s wife Romi. Also Read – After Sidharth Malhotra’s Mission Majnu and Amitabh Bachchan’s Goodbye, Rasmika Mandanna to sign her third Bollywood project soon

She also stars in a yet-to-be-titled film with Amitabh Bachchan and Prabhas, and in Shakun Batra‘s untitled next with Ananya Panday and Siddhant Chaturvedi. Also Read – Labour Day 2021: Deewar, Kaala Patthar, Naya Daur when movies celebrated the spirit of workers

Deepika will also team up with Big B in The Intern, while Fighter casts her opposite Hrithik Roshan. According to reports, she will also be seen in the Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Pathan.

Recently, Deepika shared a post to help people deal with the stress. She shared some phone numbers of the mental health care helplines and asked people to keep hope as they are all in this together. Sharing the post, Deepika Padukone captioned it saying, “As millions of us (me and my family included) strive to stay afloat, let us not forget that our emotional well-being in this current crisis, is equally important! Remember, You Are Not Alone. We are in this Together. And most importantly, there is Hope!”

The actress has battled depression before. She had opened up on the same while talking to WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during an interaction. Deepika Padukone had said, “Mental illness happened to me when I had least expected it. In my case, it came with no warning signs. The general understanding was that I was at a professional high, I had successful consecutive hit movies, I was in an amazing relationship, my family has always been extremely supportive in my life. Everything was absolutely perfect. I remember waking up one morning and I fainted. There was a complete blackout and I hit my head. I used to live alone and luckily the house help had arrived. She saw me lying on the floor and sort of revived me. I gained consciousness, slept through the day, got an appointment with a general practitioner who said it was general exhaustion or blood pressure fluctuation. These were the physical signs.”

(With inputs from IANS)

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Deepika Padukone’s family faces COVID-19 crises; father Prakash Padukone hospitalised, mother and sister also test positive

Deepika Padukone‘s family is facing the COVID-19 crisis. Her father Prakash Padukone is hospitalised for Covid-19 treatment. Deepika’s mother and Ujjala and daughter Anisha have also tested positive. Also Read – Deepika Padukone shares mental health care helplines; says, ‘You are not alone’ – view post

According to reports, Prakash, who is the first Indian badminton to win the prestigious All England Championships title in 1980, is likely to be discharged later this week. Also Read – After delivering chartbuster Seeti Maar in Salman Khan’s Radhe, Devi Sri Prasad comes on board for THIS Ranveer Singh project?

“Around 10 days back, Prakash, his wife (Ujjala) and second daughter (Anisha), they developed symptoms and got themselves tested and the results came out to be positive,” Vimal Kumar, a close friend of Prakash. Also Read – South News Weekly Rewind: Allu Arjun tests positive for COVID-19;Shooting of Prabhas’ next with Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone gets delayed

He added, “He is okay now. All his parameters are fine, his wife and daughter are at home and he too will be hopefully discharged in 2-3 days.”

Recently, Deepika shared a post to help people deal with the stress. She shared some phone numbers of the mental health care helplines and asked people to keep hope as they are all in this together. Sharing the post, Deepika Padukone captioned it saying, “As millions of us (me and my family included) strive to stay afloat, let us not forget that our emotional well-being in this current crisis, is equally important! Remember, You Are Not Alone. We are in this Together. And most importantly, there is Hope!”

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The actress has battled depression before. She had opened up on the same while talking to WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during an interaction. Deepika Padukone had said, “Mental illness happened to me when I had least expected it. In my case, it came with no warning signs. The general understanding was that I was at a professional high, I had successful consecutive hit movies, I was in an amazing relationship, my family has always been extremely supportive in my life. Everything was absolutely perfect. I remember waking up one morning and I fainted. There was a complete blackout and I hit my head. I used to live alone and luckily the house help had arrived. She saw me lying on the floor and sort of revived me. I gained consciousness, slept through the day, got an appointment with a general practitioner who said it was general exhaustion or blood pressure fluctuation. These were the physical signs.”

(With inputs from PTI)

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Deepika Padukone shares mental health care helplines; says, ‘You are not alone’ – view post

Deepika Padukone has always been vocal about the importance of mental health. She has also spoken up about the same a lot of times and even has organized and funded campaigns to highlight the awareness of mental health. In these trying times, Deepika shared a post to help people deal with the stress. She shared some phone numbers of the mental health care helplines and asked people to keep hope as they are all in this together. Sharing the post, Deepika Padukone captioned it saying, “As millions of us (me and my family included) strive to stay afloat, let us not forget that our emotional well-being in this current crisis, is equally important! Remember, You Are Not Alone. We are in this Together. And most importantly, there is Hope!” Have a dekko at Deepika Padukone’s post here: Also Read – Ranveer Singh bares his heart out over feeling hopeless to believing nothing is impossible during his struggling days, and it’s truly inspiring — watch video

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The Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani actress has battled depression before. She had opened up on the same while talking to WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus during an interaction. Deepika Padukone had said, “Mental illness happened to me when I had least expected it. In my case, it came with no warning signs. The general understanding was that I was at a professional high, I had successful consecutive hit movies, I was in an amazing relationship, my family has always been extremely supportive in my life. Everything was absolutely perfect. I remember waking up one morning and I fainted. There was a complete blackout and I hit my head. I used to live alone and luckily the house help had arrived. She saw me lying on the floor and sort of revived me. I gained consciousness, slept through the day, got an appointment with a general practitioner who said it was general exhaustion or blood pressure fluctuation. These were the physical signs.” Also Read – Challenging times ahead for Radhe, Sooryavanshi, ’83 as the box office number game is set to change in the COVID-19 era

The actress further elaborated on the other symptoms, saying, “I was also experiencing a hollow, empty feeling in my stomach. I would break into a sweat every now and then. I would have these panic phases where I would just need to get out and gasp for breath. I would just break down and cry.” Also Read – From Shah Rukh Khan for Pathan to Ranveer Singh for ’83 — here’s how much these 10 Bollywood stars are being paid for their upcoming movies

A lot is happening in the world right now. Help from everywhere is highly appreciated. Several celebrities are doing their bits by sharing verified information to help beat the pandemic. This too shall pass.

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Ananya Panday opens up on switching between Liger with Vijay Deverakonda and Shakun Batra’s next with Deepika Padukone

Within a span of just two years, Ananya Panday‘s stocks have rapidly risen in Bollywood and now, the young actress is about to spread her wings in Telugu cinema as well. The actress’ lineup now boasts of a pan-India film like Liger, directed by Puri Jagannath, besides Shakun Batra‘s next movie alongside Deepika Padukone and Siddhant Chaturvedi. It is a rather commendable feat for a young actress like her to work with accomplished directors at such an early stage of the career, isn’t it? Also Read – Jawaani Jaaneman actor Alaya F REACTS to comparison with Ananya Panday and Sara Ali Khan

In a recent interview, with a leading publication, speaking about working on Liger and Shakun Batra’s next, Ananya revealed, “Both the projects are challenging me because they’re very different roles from what I’ve done before, and also from each other.” Also Read – Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt, Gauri and Aryan Khan – Celebs who left India amid the second COVID-19 wave – view pics

Speaking about Shakun Batra’s film, Ananya disclosed, “Shakun’s film is in a genre which hasn’t been explored in Bollywood yet. And I think people will be really interested to see that, as well as the whole dynamic between the four of us.” Also Read – Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna and more: 4 south stars who are making their big Bollywood debut — watch video

With Liger, Ananya has a personal connection as it belongs to the genre of cinema she loves watching. “It’s the masala, popcorn entertaining kind of film that I’ve loved watching. There are high expectations that I’ve set for myself from this one,” she confessed.

Liger also marks Ananya Panday’s first footsteps into the multilingual arena of films and her debut in Telugu cinema. The film will also mark Vijay Deverakonda‘s foray into Bollywood. With Shakun Batra’s next, the young actress will share screen space with Deepika Padukone and Siddhant Chaturvedi, making the audience wait with a bated breath to watch the dynamic trio on screen.

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Trending OTT News Today: Dhanush’s Jagame Thandiram to release directly on OTT, Sulthan’s OTT date out and other news

With cinemas shutting down and the uncertainty around the pandemic, the only thing that seems sure is the OTT platform. It has been the constant source of entertainment in this lockdown. Here is a round-up of the latest news on OTT… Also Read – Makers of Dhanush’s Jagame Thandiram skip theatrical release; to stream on Netflix from THIS date onwards

Jagame Thandiram’s date out on Netflix
The second wave of coronavirus has meant that there is uncertainty on when halls will reopen in the country. This has caused uncertainty. While the decision to release Dhanush’s Jagame Thandiram on Netflix was taken in February, the official date is out now. Netflix took to social media to say that Jagame Thandiram is coming on June 18, 2021. The film is directed by Karthik Subbaraj who has made films like Petta, Pizza and Jigarthanda. In the movie, he plays a romantic gangster called Suruli. The film is very close to the filmmaker’s heart who says it has a global message despite the desi flavour. Also Read – The Gray Man: Dhanush kick-starts shooting of Chris Evans and Ryan Gosling’s Netflix film in southern California – view pics

Read The Full Story Here: Makers of Dhanush’s Jagame Thandiram skip theatrical release; to stream on Netflix from THIS date onwards Also Read – South News Weekly Rewind: Vijay Sethupathi joins hands with Vetri Maaran for Viduthalai, Vishnu Vishal and Jwala Gutta get married in Chennai

Sulthan gets its OTT release date
Karthi and Rashmika Mandanna’s Sulthan is going to be shown on Disney Hotstar, AHA from April 30, 2021. The movie is an action entertainer. Bakkiyaraj Kannan is the maker of the movie. Sulthan was released on April 2, 2021 in theatres in Tamil and Telugu.

Nomadland on Disney Hotstar
It is official that Chloe Zhao’s Oscar winning film, Nomadland is going to be shown on Disney Hotstar. Chloe Zhao won awards for the Best Director and Best Picture for Nomadland. Frances McDormand has won the Best Actress Award for the same.

Deepika Padukone fan
Shadow and Bone actress Amita Suman has been noticed for her performance on the series. She revealed that she is a huge admirer of Meryl Streep. The actress who is from Nepal said that she loves Deepika Padukone too.

Read The Full Story Here: Netflix’s Shadow and Bone actress Amita Suman names THIS Bollywood queen along with Meryl Streep as her inspirations

Arshad Warsi opens up on LOL: Hasse Toh Phasse
The actor in an interview has said that he was surprised when he got a chance to be a referee on the show with Boman Irani. He felt it was a prank of sorts.

Read The Full Story Here: LOL – Hasse Toh Phasse: Arshad Warsi recollects how he felt a HUGE PRANK was being played on him prior to shooting for the show

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Deepika Padukone, Disha Patani, Suhana Khan — which Bollywood diva do you wish to see with BTS’ V in a music video?

He is a sensational singer with looks that can charm any woman. BTS’ V/Kim Taehyung is a global superstar and people cannot get enough of him. He is a personality that is too irresistible whether it’s just being cute or slaying in the best of designer wear. No wonder, we want to see him in India with one of our desi stars. We imagined these Bolly beauties with him. Let us know what do you feel about this? Also Read – SHOCKING! BTS may give up their music and join the military soon — deets inside

Sara Ali Khan
The Princess of Pataudi has been making news since her debut. Sara Ali Khan has the looks and intelligence. Like Kim, she too enjoys immense popularity on social media. Sara Ali Khan and Kim Taehyung could make for a deadly combination on screen. What do you think about it? Also Read – BTS: Jin asks Jungkook to scold RM for being late and the maknae’s reaction will make you go ROFL

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Suhana Khan
Even before she official debut, Suhana Khan is a bonafide star. The lady is in the headlines for her videos, outfits, candid selfies and what not. Suhana Khan is also a huge fan of BTS. Just imagine what would happen if the Gods gifted us a collab between Kim Taehyung/V and Suhana Khan? Staggering thought!

Jacqueline Fernandez
Just look at the picture below and you will understand how sexy Kim Taehyung/V and Jacqueline Fernandez will look together on screen. Both of them have the moves. We can imagine the two in a sexy song, maybe something on the lines of Senorita.

Deepika Padukone
When Deepika Padukone joined hands with Vin Diesel, the media went crazy. Fans would appreciate a collaboration between BTS and Deepika Padukone as both of them stand for creativity and empathy.

Disha Patani
The young lady knows how to burn social media with her bikini clicks. She is also a fabulous dancer. Disha also has a substantial fan base across SE Asia.

Let us know which beauty would you love to see with the handsome and dashing Kim Taehyung. Send us your comments on Twitter!

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Priyanka Chopra was once asked if she wanted to do Deepika Padukone’s role in Bajirao Mastani; check out her epic reply

Sanjay Leela Bhansali‘s Bajirao Mastani, which released in 2015, turned out to be a money-spinner as it collected over Rs 180 crore at the box office. While Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone portrayed titular characters, Priyanka Chopra played the role of Ranveer’s first wife Kashibai. The former Miss World garnered accolades for her portrayal including Filmfare Best Supporting actress. While we can’t imagine any other actress portraying this role with flair, in one of the interactions with media, a journalist asked PeeCee is she wanted to do the role of Mastani played by Deepika, to which the actress replied saying that she has received so much of flower bouquets that her home is looking garden now. Also Read – After portraying a Maratha warrior and Khalji ruler, Ranveer Singh to play THIS mythological character in his next?

“Aapne film dekhi hai? Toh main kyun karti? Kashi pasand aayi? Mera ghar dekhna, garden ban gaya hai (Have you watched the film? Why would I do that role? Did you like Kashi? You should see my house, it has become a garden),” said Priyanka Chopra. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today: Ankita Lokhande rejected Bajirao Mastani, Thalaivi Trailer, Manikarnika 2

Next year!!! @Achal_Raj_Singh https://t.co/5OWzRPwkti

— PRIYANKA (@priyankachopra) March 26, 2021

On the work front, Priyanka Chopra was last seen in The White Tiger opposite Rajkummar Rao, which was a Netflix film. It was adapted from Aravind Adiga’s prize-winning novel of the same name. The film was helmed by Ramin Bahrani. It follows the extraordinary journey of a self-made man from being a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur in a big city. The global icon also has an international web series under her belt titled Citadel, which will be produced by Avengers: Endgame makers Russo Brothers and also feature Richard Madden in a key role. It will be directed by Raj and DK, who are known for The Family Man, Go Goa Gone and others. Recently in a Q & A session on Twitter, the actress revealed that her next Bollywood film will be out in 2022, which cheered up all her fans. Also Read – Shama Sikander copies Deepika Padukone’s ‘Mastani’ style and the result will leave you spellbound

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Gangubai Kathiawadi: Is there a rift between Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali over Alia Bhatt — here’s what we know

We all know that Deepika Padukone and Sanjay Leela Bhansali, have delivered massive hits together in the form of Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela, Bajirao Mastani and Padmaavat. However, latest reports were doing the rounds that there has been a cold war between Deepika and Sanjay over Alia Bhatt playing the lead role in her upcoming film Gangubai Kathiawadi. But sources close to Bhansali have called these reports ‘a figment of an over-fertile imagination.” Also Read – Neetu Kapoor’s photoshoot for Indian Idol 12 has the sweetest reaction from Alia Bhatt

According to the reports, Deepika was apparently miffed with Bhansali for not offering her the lead role, played by Alia, in Gangubai Kathiawadi. To compensate, it was being said that Bhansali had offered Deepika a dance number in the film. But she straightaway rejected it. Then Bhansali reportedly offered her a role in Heera Mandi or a dance number in the web show, but Deepika wasn’t interested. But it seems like the reports weren’t true after all. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today: Mumbai Saga box office, Godzilla vs. Kong box office, Brahmastra release date

“Deepika and Ranveer both continue to remain close to Sanjay Bhansali. In fact all through the period when Sanjay was suffering from Covid-19 they messaged him every day asking how he was,” the source was quoted as saying by Spotboye. Also Read – Brahmastra release date: Is THIS holding Ayan Mukerji and Karan Johar from making an official announcement? [Exclusive]

The source also laughed off the reports of Bhansali offering Deepika a dance number in Gangubai Kathiawadi. “Do you think it makes sense to offer a dance number to an actress if she has been rejected for the lead? No, Deepika was never offered Gangubai Kathiawadi. She was already playing a female gangster in Vishal Bhardwaj’s Sapna Didi based on a work of the same author who wrote Gangubai Kathiawadi. Of course that project got shelved. But by then Sanjay Bhansali had moved on,” the source said.

However, the source also expressed worry over these fake reports damaging Deepika and Bhansali’s real rapport. It said that the two will work together in the near future by adding, “Provided these fake stories of a rift do not take a toll on their rapport.”

The Alia Bhatt-starrer is in legal trouble, and the actress and filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali have been summoned by the court of additional chief metropolitan magistrate in Mumbai. One of the four children of Kathiawadi, Babu Rawji Shah, have filed a criminal defamation case against the actress and director. Shah says that the movie is defamatory. Alia and Bhansali are scheduled to appear in court on May 21.

The film will release on July 30, 2021.

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh’s silhouette challenge is hilarious and HOT at the same time – watch video

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Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh make for one of the most gorgeous pairs in the entertainment industry. They have been married for two years now and it seems like they are just dating each other even now. They are just so good together that we cannot keep our eyes off them be it on-screens or in their daily lives. A couple of days ago, Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone had taken the buss it challenge and now they are carrying forward the tradition of challenges with reels. The Pathan actress took to her social media handle to share the reel of the silhouette challenge that had been going viral on social media for ages now. Also Read – Ranveer Singh drops a cheeky comment on Arjun Kapoor’s post – view pics

The video follows Jayeshbhai Jordaar movie actor leaning on the door frame. Deepika joins him and they get all cozy. When the hook line starts, the silhouette of their hands can be seen as though they are playing a game like kids in the street. Deepika Padukone captioned the post saying, Should we Ring-a-Ring-a-Roses instead @ranveersingh !?” to which the Cirkus actor replied saying, “Sure, we can call it that ..” Have a dekko at Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone’s comments on the Silhouette challenge video here: Also Read – Bell Bottom, Radhe, Satyameva Jayate 2, ’83 – 15 upcoming Bollywood biggies and their release dates – view pics

Also Read – ’83 RELEASE DATE confirmed: Here’s when Kabir Khan’s Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone starrer will hit screens

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BollywoodLife.com Awards 2021 Social Media Queen: Vote for Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor and more

Your site, which relentlessly gives you your daily dose of entertainment news, is having its own awards. It is bigger and better than ever before, with many more categories. Now, it’s time for you all to make your votes count and make your favourite celebs win. In this category, we are talking about social media queens who were quite active on social media and entertained their fans. From Alia Bhatt to Deepika Padukone to Kareena Kapoor, have a look at the nominees. Also Read – Pathan, War 2, Tiger 3 and more casting coups which promise a double dhamaka at the box office

Alia Bhatt

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She is one of the most open celebs on social media. She has given her fans an insight into her emotions. Brownie points for her cute pics with Ranbir Kapoor and also her pets. Also Read – Alia Bhatt celebrates her birthday with most important women in her life-Neetu Kapoor, Soni Razdan and Shaheen Bhatt — view pic


Deepika Padukone

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She participates in trends and also shares some cool pics and videos from her life. Also Read – Alia Bhatt’s Gangubai Kathiawadi or RRR – which movie of the actress are you more excited for? – vote now

Kareena Kapoor

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Kareena joining Instagram was just amazing. Thanks to her posts, we can see some of her great pics. Also, she regularly makes us aware about Taimur’s pool of talents.

Kangana Ranaut

Dear @AnupamPKher ji i promised you will buy a copy of ‘Your Best Day Is Today’ soon and for a rajput pran jaye par vachan na jaye, here’s my copy, the bundle of joy and positivity that you are want to know your secret can’t wait to read, will give my feedback soon. All the best. pic.twitter.com/bayeNi0x9M

— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) March 16, 2021

She was perhaps the most active Indian celeb on social media. She has spoken about various trending topics.

Priyanka Chopra

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Be it promoting her work or showing love for hubby Nick Jonas, Priyanka’s social media game is on point.

Katrina Kaif

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Her posts have the ability to make you instantly happy. Most of them are simple yet beautiful.

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Ranveer Singh shares super-cute pic with wifey Deepika Padukone

Ranveer Singh took to Instagram to share a super-cute pic with wifey Deepika Padukone. Both can be seen in winter clothes, so we presume that it’s a throwback pic. “Peek-a-boo,” read Ranveer’s caption followed by a heart emoji. Have a look at the picture below: Also Read – Week That Was South: Kriti Sanon, Sunny Singh join Prabhas’ Adipurush, first look of Power Star Pawan Kalyan’s Hari Hara Veeramallu

Ranveer and Deepika will be seen together in Kabir Khan’s ‘83. The film was scheduled to release on April 10, 2020 butt due to the coronavirus outbreak, it got pushed. Talking about Deepika Padukone coming on board, director Kabir Khan told BollywoodLife, “I think the background, the fact that her dad, Prakash Padukone was a sports superstar, that influenced her very strongly. It wasn’t because Deepika had agreed to do the film that I wrote the role.” Also Read – Deepika Padukone and sister Anisha enjoy a dinner date, while Sara Ali Khan cannot stop smiling at paparazzi’s comment — watch videos

“Deepika liked the role, and that’s why she agreed to do the film. We never initially intended it that way (Deepika being a part of the film), and as Deepika said, there’s a certain support role that the family plays, and I wanted to capture that, which is why I wrote the character of Romi, and when I narrated it to Deepika, I knew it was a small role. So, I said to Deepika, ‘Just listen to the film. If you like it, you’ll come on board, if not, you won’t come on board. She heard the film, and she knew it was about the team and the boys and Kapil. But, she just loved the script and so, she came on board,” he added. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today — Divyanka Tripathi claims she was almost TORTURED; Preity Zinta REVEALS Salman Khan taught her husband Gene Goodenough Hindi cuss words

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Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone step out for a cozy dinner date

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone always take out time for themselves in between their busy work schedule. The couple was seen stepping out for a cozy dinner date. They were spotted at Izumi, Bandra making the most of their time together before going away for the shoot of their upcoming projects. Also Read – BollywoodLife.com Awards 2021: Vote for Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Kareena Kapoor and more; win prizes worth Rs 30 lakh

Deepika and Ranveer are probably reuniting on screen for the fifth time. After Ram Leela, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat and the upcoming, ’83, where Deepika Padukone is said to have an extended cameo, the superstar is set to come on board for hubby Ranveer Singh’s Cirkus for what is being touted as a special, massy item number. Also Read – Pawri Ho Rahi Hai: Ranveer Singh joins the latest viral trend while flaunting a sweet surprise from a fan — watch video

Also Read – Swara Bhasker shares Kangana Ranaut’s item number from Rajjo after the latter discredits Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt

Cirkus is an adaptation of William Shakespeare‘s play The Comedy Of Errors, with Ranveer essaying a double role. It also stars Pooja Hegde, Jacqueline Fernandez, Varun Sharma, Johny Lever, Sanjay Mishra, Siddhartha Jadhav, and Vrajesh Hirjee. The film is set to release in the winter of 2021. It will be directed by Rohit Shetty.

Meanwhile, the much-awaited cricket drama 83, will hit theatres on June 4. The film is based on India’s historic 1983 cricket World Cup win, led by Kapil Dev. While Ranveer will essay the role of cricketer Kapil Dev, Deepika will play his onscreen wife in the film. It will be released in four languages across India on the big screen.

Ranveer will also be seen in Jayeshbhai Jordaar and Sooryavanshi while Deepika will be seen in Pathan, Fighter and Shakun Batra‘s next.

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Swara Bhasker shares Kangana Ranaut’s item number from Rajjo after the latter discredits Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt

Kangana Ranaut has been fighting a one-sided battle with the Bollywood industry for a long time now. She has been calling out several Bollywood biggies and Karan Johar, being her favourite one. She recently reacted to former Madhya Pradesh minister Sukhdev Panse’s derogatory remark about her, calling her a “naachney gaane waali”. But while doing so, she dragged Deepika Padukone, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt and discredited them for doing item numbers. She said that she is a Rajput woman who has refused to do item numbers unlike her female contemporaries. Also Read – BollywoodLife.com Awards 2021: From Shah Rukh Khan to Alia Bhatt to Mouni Roy, vote for your favourites from Bollywood, OTT, TV, Social Media and more

“Whoever this fool is does he know I am no Deepika Katrina or Alia…. I am the only one who refused to do item numbers, refused to do big hero ( Khan /Kumar) films which made entire Bullywoodiya gang men + women against me. I am a Rajput woman, I don’t shake a** I break bones,” Kangana tweeted in her response. Also Read – Gangubai Kathiawadi: Ajay Devgn to join the shoot of the Alia Bhatt starrer from THIS date?

However, pulling the likes of Deepika, Katrina and Alia down didn’t go down well Swara Bhasker who has worked with Kangana in Tanu Weds Manu Returns. In an attempt to expose Kangana’s hypocrisy, Swara shared a video of the actress peforming an item number in Rajjo. Also Read – RRR: Lyca Productions acquires the Tamil Nadu theatrical rights of Ram Charan-Jr NTR starrer period action drama

She debunked Kangana’s claims of refusing to do item numbers by saying, “Loved your dancing in this ‘item number’ in the film Rajjo.. you are a great performer and great dancer Kangana.. looking forward to your next!” In the past, Kangana had called Swara a B grade actress. Since then the two have been at loggerheads with each other.

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Loved your dancing in this ‘item number’ in the film Rajjo.. you are a great performer and great dancer Kangana.. looking forward to your next! ??? https://t.co/nebnYv3BH1

— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) February 22, 2021

Meanwhile, Kangana’s tweet came in response to a tweet, which reads, “Former minister in the previous #KamalNath govt in Madhya Pradesh, Sukhdev Panse, has made a derogatory remark against #Bollywood actress #KanganaRanaut (@KanganaTeam), calling her a ‘Naachney Gaane waali’ (which loosely translates into a cheap version of a public entertainer).”

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Pawri Ho Rahi Hai: Urvashi Rautela joins the latest viral trend after Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor with this hilarious video

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#PawriHoRahiHai is the widespread trend right now, especially in India. We’ve already got to see thousands of people from the geenral public recreating the same, with some Bollywood celebs like Randeep Hooda, Shahid Kapaoor, Shahid Kapoor and Deepika Padukone also joining the bandwagon. Now, Urvashi Rautela has followed suit, posting the ‘Pawri Ho Rahi Hai’ challenge, created by one of her fans. In the video, we get to see one of Urvashi Rautela’s fan displaying a photo of her s and saying, “Ye hamari crush hai, ye hum hai (showing himself), aur ye hamara reply bhi nahi kar rahi hai(showing the DM).” Urvashi soon fulfilled the wish of her diehard fan by replying to him via a DM, with a simple, “Hello #Pawri”, which nevertheless, made his day. Watch the video above… Also Read – Kangana Ranaut shares an old clip with Deepika Padukone from Aamir Khan’s Satyameva Jayate; says, ‘Teaching Feminism To Bullywood’

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Kangana Ranaut shares an old clip with Deepika Padukone from Aamir Khan’s Satyameva Jayate; says, ‘Teaching Feminism To Bullywood’

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, who is known for garnering controveries through her tweets, shared an old clip of one of the episodes of Aamir Khan‘s Satyameva Jayate, which she graced along with Deepika Padukone. In the video, we saw, Kangana talking about how inappropriate was the description of heroines in Bollywood and especially in item songs. She also went on to say that in the past 3-4 years, she has rejected six item songs. The video was shared by a fan, who wrote, “Oh dear Deepika you are my favourite but to say you never really thought abt causual sexism in Bollywood wn @KanganaTeam speaks agnst it is disappointing. Also Kudos to Kangana for saying it back then that she’d not entertain this in the future (from 2014)” To which Kangana replied, “Watch this, it is many years ago in my early twenties teaching feminism to Bullywood, listen you all upcoming libru feminists, तुम जिस स्कूल में पढ़ते हो हम वहाँ के प्रिन्सिपल रह चुके हैं!” Also Read – Monday Memes: Kangana Ranaut’s bizarre claim of being a better stunt performer than Tom Cruise leaves netizens ROFL-ing

Another clip from 2012, teaching Bullywood cinema n urging them to stop embarrassing India globally,I am only sharing these to bust this propaganda by mafia media that I starting criticising Bullywood after became hugely successful post Queen release in 2014,Fact check- not true. https://t.co/qn60KdASME

— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) February 20, 2021

Earlier in a conversation with BT, Kangana said, “Well… I don’t do item numbers because there is nothing to be done in them. They are… they are obscene, they are at times unfair, most of them are sexist. What is there to be done in them? I personally feel they should be banned. I can’t be a part of something which is so toxic to us, our society, our children.” Also Read – WTF Wednesday: Kangana Ranaut comparing herself to Meryl Streep; declaring herself ‘best actress on the planet’ is taking ARROGANCE to another level

On the professional front, Kangana Ranaut will be next seen in Thalaivi. The film is produced by Vishnu Vardhan Induri and Shailesh R. Singh under the banner of Vibri and Karma Media and Entertainment. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today — Bigg Boss 14: Rahul Vaidya lashes out at Nikki Tamboli; Rajiv Kapoor passes away at 58

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’83 RELEASE DATE confirmed: Here’s when Kabir Khan’s Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone starrer will hit screens

The makers of Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone’s ’83 have finally revealed the new release date of the film. A few days back it was reported that Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi and Ranveer Singh’s ’83 will not release in the theatres. The Kabir Khan directorial, which chronicles India’s first World Cup win under the captaincy of Kapil Dev in 1983, will now release in theatres on June 4. Ranveer Singh took to Instagram to share the poster along with the release date. He wrote, “June 4th, 2021 !!!! ?? in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. See you in cinemas !!! #thisis83” Take a look: Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today: Sunil Grover not returning as Gutthi, Satyameva Jayate 2’s plot

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Earlier, the film was scheduled to release on April 10, 2020 butt due to the coronavirus outbreak, it got pushed. The film stars Ranveer Singh in the lead role of Kapil Dev. It also stars Tahir Raj Bhasin as Sunil Gavaskar, Saqib Saleem as Mohinder Amarnath, Ammy Virk as Balwinder Sandhu, Sahil Khattar as Syed Kirmani, Chirag Patil as Sandeep Patil, Adinath Kothare as Dilip Vengsarkar, Dhairya Karwa as Ravi Shastri, Dinker Sharma as Kirti Azad, Jatin Sarna as Yashpal Sharma, Harrdy Sandhu as Madan Lal, Nishant Dahhiya as Roger Binny, R Badree as Sunil Valson and Pankaj Tripathi as their coach PR Man Singh.wife Deepika is also playing reel-life better half in the film as she portrays the character of Romi Dev. Talking about Deepika Padukone coming on board, director Kabir Khan told BollywoodLife, “I think the background, the fact that her dad, Prakash Padukone was a sports superstar, that influenced her very strongly. It wasn’t because Deepika had agreed to do the film that I wrote the role.” Also Read – Kareena Kapoor Khan’s new baby’s picture with elder brother Taimur Ali Khan goes viral: FACT CHECK

“Deepika liked the role, and that’s why she agreed to do the film. We never initially intended it that way (Deepika being a part of the film), and as Deepika said, there’s a certain support role that the family plays, and I wanted to capture that, which is why I wrote the character of Romi, and when I narrated it to Deepika, I knew it was a small role. So, I said to Deepika, ‘Just listen to the film. If you like it, you’ll come on board, if not, you won’t come on board. She heard the film, and she knew it was about the team and the boys and Kapil. But, she just loved the script and so, she came on board, ” he added. Also Read – Is Ranveer Singh planning a film with Enthiran maker Shankar? Here’s what we know

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This is what Ranveer Singh told celeb mehendi artist Veena Nagda when she applied mehendi on Deepika Padukone’s hands in Italy

Celeb mehendi artist Veena Nagda is the most sought after lady for Bollywood weddings. She was the one who did the mehendi for Natasha Dalal in her wedding with Varun Dhawan. She has shared beautiful pictures with Varun Dhawan, Gauri Dalal and Laali Dhawan on her social media handle. The lady did the mehendi for Kajal Aggarwal as well. In an interview to Zoom, she revealed how Deepika Padukone kept her promise and called her to Italy to do her mehendi. It seems she had done her mehendi for some film. She told Zoom, “Ranveer Ji had said that ek queen ko dusri queen mehndi lagari hai, wo bhi Italy me. Wah kya baat hai. One day ghumna bhi rakha tha. I had told Deepika Ji after Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani that aapki shadi ki mehndi me lagaungi. When she was in Italy, she had called me and said that I had promised you and have called you.” Also Read – Deepika Padukone gets trolled for buying grocery; ‘Tamatar ka kya bhaav hai?’ ask trolls

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh got married at the stunning Villa del Balbianello on the banks of the picturesque Lake Como. The bride got hitched there in Konkani and Sindhi style. When they came back to India, they held a total of three receptions. Also Read – Neetu Chandra on why she kept receiving glamorous offers in Bollywood and being replaced in 6 movies [Exclusive]

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She has shared a picture of Deepika Padukone from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani as well. We can see a bit of mehendi in the Kabira song where she is in a red saree. Also Read – ‘I rather voice my opinion on certain issues; we can’t be flagbearers for everything,’ says John Abraham

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The dream wedding of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh at Lake Como will be forever etched in our minds. Ranveer Singh later said, “Whatever she [Deepika] wished, I wanted her to have it. That’s the first step in being the husband of the millennium. Whatever her vision of getting married, I wanted her to realise it. Whatever she wanted, it was done exactly in that manner.”

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Deepika Padukone opens up on how Ranveer Singh and her don’t know ‘EVERYTHING’ about each other

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh have been together for over 8 years. The two had met each other on the set of Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela in 2013 and became friends with each other. They started spending more time with each other and eventually started dating till they got married in 2018. The two have been enjoying each other’s company and every day is a new day for the couple since they are very different from one another. And Deepika says that this is what attracted her to Ranveer Singh as even after being together for such a long time, they are still discovering each other. Also Read – Deepika Padukone confirms Shah Rukh Khan will make his comeback to films with Pathan – deets inside

“What attracted me to him was the fact is that we have been together for eight years and are still discovering each other. I think that is the beauty of our relationship,” Deepika Padukone told Femina in an interview. Speaking about how their relationship began, she said, “We started off not as lovers but close friends, who connected at some level, even though we are very different people. So, even today, I don’t think he knows everything about me, and I can’t say I know everything about him.” Also Read – Tuesday Trivia: Did you know about the ‘Tandav’ in casting that happened for Ali Abbas Zafar’s Sultan?

Deepika also called Ranveer one of the best actors in the industry saying, “As an actor, he is probable the best we’ve had in a really long time; his versatility is unmatched. I don’t think there’s any actor in the current generation who has his versatility. Very often you still see the actor in the character, but, when you see Ranveer play a role, there is an absolute transformation and I haven’t seen that in a long time.” Also Read – Taapsee Pannu’s heart-breaking revelation about Bollywood’s male leads

DeepVeer’s love story is one for the ages, and not only in Bollywood, but in any walk of life, their relationship can serve as a shining example for any couple, especially young ones, out there? But do you know how they fell in love? Recounting how she initially had multiple reservations including trust issues, in an earlier interview, Deepika Padukone had earlier told Filmfare, “It was not about him. It was about whether I was ready to commit to a relationship. Because I’d been in several relationships before and many times my trust was broken. When I met Ranveer, I was exhausted.”

She had further added, “When this relationship, which I was in ended in 2012, I was like I’m done. I wanted to try out this concept of casual dating. I just did not want to be answerable to anyone. When Ranveer and I met in 2012, I told him, ‘I realise there’s a connection between us. I really like you but I want to keep it open. I don’t want to commit. If I get attracted to different people I’m going to do my thing.’”

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Kangana Ranaut takes a dig at Deepika Padukone, says, ‘Depression ka dhandha chalane walon ko public ne unki aukat dikhadi’

One of the biggest Bollywood tragedies in recent times has been the death of Sushant Singh Rajput. He was found hanging at his Bandra residence on June 14, 2020. Pictures and videos from the room of the actor got leaked in the media. After people saw the pics, many were of the opinion that it does not look like a suicide. The ligature marks on the necks did not look like one from hanging. Kangana Ranaut was one of the first to talk about his death. She blamed Bollywood for isolating the actor. She pointed out at the numerous blind items that were written to tarnish his reputation. She called it emotional and psychological lynching. Also Read – CBI for Sushant Singh Rajput: Akshay Kumar, Kangana Ranaut, Parineeti Chopra, hail SC’s verdict

Kangana Ranaut has stood firm on the ground that his death needs to be investigated like an unnatural demise. She has also slammed the stories of depression. Talking about her own experience, she spoke about how she was branded as a psychotic by some people. She spoke about how Javed Akhtar advised her against speaking out. In a verbal attack, she slammed some top Bollywood celebs as ‘suicide gang’. Now, in a tweet she has hit out on Deepika Padukone for her depression tweets just after Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. As we know, just after his demise, she had started her Repeat After Me series where she said that depression was an illness and not a mood thing. Also Read – WTF Wednesday: Here’s why Naseeruddin Shah’s ‘half-educated starlet’ jibe on Kangana Ranaut was unnecessary

Repeat after me, depression ka dhandha chalane walon ko public ne unki aukat dikhadi ?#CBIforShushant #SushantSingRajput #1stStepToSSRJustice pic.twitter.com/Yodb66hD67

— Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) August 19, 2020

As we know, Deepika Padukone opened up about her issues with depression some years back. She spoke about how timely intervention from her mother resulted in her getting good treatment. She has been the face of mental health campaigns in India. But in Sushant’s case, his former friends have repeatedly confirmed that he never had any depression issues. Even his former staff have said that he was not depressive or panicky as it is being reported by some. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today – Sidharth Shukla’s loved-up reply to a fan, Sadak 2 song Tum Se Hi gets 1 million dislikes

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Deepika Padukone celebrates the ‘unforgettable’ 7 year journey of Chennai Express with Shah Rukh Khan, Rohit Shetty and team

Actress Deepika Padukone said working with superstar Shah Rukh Khan and filmmaker Rohit Shetty on film, Chennai Express, was an unforgettable experience. Also Read – Kangana Ranaut calls Ranbir Kapoor a ‘serial skirt chaser’ and Deepika Padukone a self-proclaimed mental illness patient’

Deepika on Sunday took to Instagram to share some behind the scenes of “Chennai Express” as the movie clocked seven years. The movie was released on August 8, 2013. Also Read – Priyanka Chopra’s summer look and Salman Khan’s pic showing niece Ayat and nephew Ahil’s sibling moment went viral this week

“Unforgettable! #7yearsofchennaiexpress #meenamma,” she wrote while sharing many happy moments from the set. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today: Ankita Lokhande posts a cryptic message after FIR gets lodged against Rhea Chakraborty

In two images, Deepika is seen having a light moment with Shah Rukh, in one she is seen with Rohit during a shoot. In another image, Deepika, Shah Rukh and Rohit are seen enjoying each other’s company.

“Chennai Express” revolves around a north Indian guy Rahul, (Shah Rukh), whose life takes a 180 degree turn when he crosses paths with south Indian girl Meena Lochni, played by Deepika, in the train Chennai Express.

On work front, Deepika is coming together with Prabhas for director Nag Ashwin’s next, which will be a science-fiction film.

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  • Published: August 9, 2020 8:47 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut calls Ranbir Kapoor a ‘serial skirt chaser’ and Deepika Padukone a self-proclaimed mental illness patient’

Ever since Kangana Ranaut had called out Karan Johar for nepotism on his own chat show, Koffee Karan, a debate paved the way and it’s getting nastier and dirtier with each passing day as various celebs have opened up on facing nepotism in the industry. The actress’s team has been targeting various starkids and their mentors in the Hindi Film Industry who do not give people like Sushant Singh Rajput a chance to prove their worth. Recently, she took a jibe at Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone saying that when the former is a skirt chaser and that nobody called him a rapist and when latter spoke about her mental health and nobody called her a pyscho. Also Read – Neha Dhupia responds to Suchitra Krishnamoorthi’s tweet alleging her friendship with Karan Johar is ‘chamchagiri’

“Ranbir Kapoor is a serial skirt chaser but no one dare call him a rapist, Deepika is a self proclaimed mental illnesses patient but no one calls her a psycho or a witch,this name calling is reserved only for extra ordinary outsiders who come from small towns and humble families,” Kangana’s team wrote when a fan of Sushant had asked about RK’s string of flops but Sushant and Kangana were written off after Raabta and Rangoon. Also Read – ‘It is unfair and futile to blame Karan Johar for Sushant Singh Rajput’s death,’ says Shatrughan Singh

Ranbir Kapoor is a serial skirt chaser but no one dare call him a rapist, Deepika is a self proclaimed mental illnesses patient but no one calls her a psycho or a witch,this name calling is reserved only for extra ordinary outsiders who come from small towns and humble families. https://t.co/gJ2AFWtxYK

— Team Kangana Ranaut (@KanganaTeam) August 9, 2020

Earlier, Kangana had opened up on facing nepotism early on in the industry but never realised the gravity of the situation. “When I came into the films from the very beginning, I faced it, all of that, but I never thought it can be so fatal you know. In the beginning, I never had the idea of the graveness of it. I felt that it is one of those obstacles. Whether it is coming from a small village or not being able to speak English or having never seen films itself. There have been many challenges and I felt maybe nepotism is one of those that I can override and turn it into my favour and it wasn’t always in play but it only became very toxic and life-threatening when I became the top star,” Kangana Ranaut told Pinkvilla. Also Read – WTF Wednesday: Here’s why news channels need to stop detailed investigation of possible witnesses in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case

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Trending Entertainment News Today: Shah Rukh Khan in an action flick, Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone likely to be questioned by Mumbai Police

Well, once again we witnessed an eventful day in the entertainment industry with lot of biggies grabbing the headlines. While the reports of Shah Rukh Khan starting the War director Siddharth Anand’s action flick ahead of Rajkumar Hirani’s project excited the fans, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone came into limelight as they might be questioned by Mumbai Police in fake followers scam. So, let’s check out the five big news of the day… Also Read – Shah Rukh Khan to shoot Siddharth Anand’s action flick before Rajkumar Hirani’s film?

Power Couple Also Read – Urvashi Rautela wants to get locked down with Shah Rukh Khan – here’s why [Exclusive]

part from being one of the favourite celeb couples, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have also garnered love from the ad world as the duo topped the TAM Adex report on Celebrity Endorsement for the first half of 2020. With 26 per cent share and 16 brand endorsements, the couple has beaten Akshay Kumar-Twinkle Khanna and Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor to grab the top spot. Also Read – Shah Rukh Khan’s bungalow, Mannat, has been sealed in plastic and Twitter can’t digest it — view pic

Read the full story here:Virat Kohli-Anushka Sharma TRUMP Akshay Kumar-Twinkle Khanna and Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor to grab top share of endorsement deals

SRK in action mode

Reportedly, Shah Rukh has signed Rajkumar Hirani’s next and was to begin shooting in August in Canada. But given the spike in the COVID-19 cases in the country and across the globe, the makers are trying to get different dates which seems a little difficult in this situation. In such a case, as per a report in Mid-Day, the Chennai Express actor is planning to go ahead with Siddharth Anand’s action flick in the meantime.

Read the full story here:Shah Rukh Khan to shoot Siddharth Anand’s action flick before Rajkumar Hirani’s film

Fake followers scam

Bollywood celebs like Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are likely to be questioned by Mumbai Police after the fake social media followers scam has emerged in the country. Many sports personalities and entrepreneurs are under the scanner as this scam reportedly involves international companies.

Read the full story here:Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone to be questioned by Mumbai Police in ‘fake social media followers scam’

Flop comeback

After a lockdown of over 100 days across the country, we saw government beginning the unlock phase due to which many TV serials resuming the shoot with all safety precautions. And among them was popular sit-com show, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. Yesterday, we saw the first fresh episode of TMKOC after lockdown and unfortunately it failed to entertain the viewers. Netizens call it a ‘boring episode’ and was utterly disappointed by the show.

Read the full story here:Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah new episodes receive thumbs down for ‘zero comedy’!

Khatron Ke Khiladi 10

Recently, Rohit Shetty along with the contestants shot for the finale in Mumbai’s film city. Apart from finalists, Karishma Tanna, Karan Patel and Dharmesh Yelande, all the contestants who were eliminated throughout the show returned to shoot for the finale. Rohit decided to test the contestants’ lockdown skills since they all had been cooped up in their houses due to lockdown. Special tasks were set by Rohit and he put everyone through unique tests. Karan was presented with a test baby in co-contestant Shivin Narang and was asked to demonstrate his diaper changing skills. Karan and his actress-wife, Ankita welcomed a baby girl last year in December.

Read the full story here:Rohit Shetty to test contestants’ lockdown skills in finale

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Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone to be questioned by Mumbai Police in ‘fake social media followers scam’?

Bollywood celebs like Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are likely to be questioned by Mumbai Police after the fake social media followers scam has emerged in the country. Many sports personalities and entrepreneurs are under the scanner as this scam reportedly involves international companies. Talking about the racket, Mumbai Joint Commissioner of Police Vinay Kumar Chaubey earlier said in a statement, “We have investigated and found as many as 54 firms involved in this racket. SIT comprising Crime Branch along with Cyber Cell has been formed which will help in investigating this case. As per the latest report, the probe reveals that 176 high-profile celebrities have paid money to get followers. Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today: Deepika Padukone charges Rs 20 crore for her next with Prabhas, Paranormal expert Steve Huff speaks on Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide

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It’s time for a celebration… 2020 marks my 20 years in the entertainment industry! What?! How did that even happen? ? You all have been by my side throughout this journey and your loyalty and support means the world to me! Join me as I take this trip down memory lane and celebrate #20in2020. ❤️

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On the work front, Priyanka Chopra will be next in The White Tiger opposite Rajkummar Rao, which is a Netflix film. It is adapted from Aravind Adiga’s prize-winning novel of the same name. The film will be helmed by Ramin Bahrani. It follows the extraordinary journey of a self-made man from being a tea-shop worker in a village to a successful entrepreneur in a big city. The global icon also has an international web series under her belt titled Citadel, which will be produced by Avengers: Endgame makers Russo Brothers and also feature Richard Madden in a key role. It will be directed by Raj and DK, who are known for The Family Man, Go Goa Gone and others. Also Read – Priyanka Chopra completes 20 years in the entertainment industry, set to share monumental moments of her journey with fans — watch video

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Beyond Thrilled!Cannot wait for what we believe is going to be an incredible journey ahead…❤️❤️❤️ #DeepikaPrabhas @nag_ashwin @vyjayanthimovies @actorprabhas #Repost @vyjayanthimovies with @get_repost ・・・ As promised, here it is – our next big announcement! WELCOMING THE SUPERSTAR. ♥️ #DeepikaPrabhas @actorprabhas @deepikapadukone @nag_ashwin

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On the other hand, Deepika will be next seen in Kabir Khan‘s ’83, which also features husband Ranveer Singh in a lead role. Talking about the actress coming on board, director Kabir Khan earlier told us in an exclusive interview, “I think the background, the fact that her dad, Prakash Padukone was a sports superstar, that influenced her very strongly. It wasn’t because Deepika had agreed to do the film that I wrote the role. Deepika liked the role, and that’s why she agreed to do the film. We never initially intended it that way (Deepika being a part of the film), and as Deepika said, there’s a certain support role that the family plays, and I wanted to capture that, which is why I wrote the character of Romi, and when I narrated it to Deepika, I knew it was a small role. So, I said to Deepika, ‘Just listen to the film. If you like it, you’ll come on board, if not, you won’t come on board. She heard the film, and she knew it was about the team and the boys and Kapil. But, she just loved the script and so, she came on board.” Also Read – Trending Entertainment News Today: Salman Khan targeted again by memers, reel-life Sushant Singh Rajput found

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Trending Entertainment News Today: Deepika Padukone charges Rs 20 crore for her next with Prabhas, Paranormal expert Steve Huff speaks on Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide

Once again, we saw some great news and gossips from the entertainment industry, which made the day quiet eventful. While Deepika Padukone emerged as the highest-paid as she reportedly Rs 20 crore her next with pan-India star Prabhas, the latest congratulatory post of Ekta Kapoor for Karishma Tanna hinted us that the popular TV star has won Rohit Shetty’s stunt reality show. So, without wasting anytime further, let’s check out the top newsmakers of the day. Also Read – Deepika Padukone becomes the highest paid actress with a whopping Rs 20 crore fee for her next with Prabhas?

Rs 20 crore! That’s the amount Deepika Padukone charged for her next with Prabhas Also Read – CONFIRMED! Deepika Padukone to star opposite Prabhas in Nag Ashwin’s next

A few days back, we saw a major update of #Prabhas21 as Deepika Padukone came on board to play the female lead in Nag Ashwin’s directorial. While we can’t wait to see the fresh pair on the silver screen, as per the Bollywood Hungama report, DP has got the remuneration of Rs 20 crore thus becoming the highest paid actress of all-time. Also Read – Week that was South: Prabhas to romance Deepika Padukone, Suriya to make his digital debut with Mani Ratnam

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Sushant Singh Rajput suicide

Paranormal science is a field that is interesting yet its accuracy has been debatable. For the past few weeks, Former television and Hindi Film actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise has been the most talked things, TBH everyone. A fair few paranormal experts have claimed to have tried talking to the spirit of the late Chhichhore actor. Steve Huff, a paranormal expert have shared more than one video in which he claims he made an attempt to talk to Sushant’s spirit. These videos have been going viral over the internet for the past few days.

Read the full story here:Paranormal expert Steve Huff’s videos claim the actor revealed he had ‘Big arguments with men’ before death

Khatron Ke Khiladi 10

In the last weekend, we saw the thrilling the semi-finale weekend, where Karishma Tanna beat Karan Patel to become the contender for the finale stunt. While the episode of grand-finale will be aired in the coming weekend, it seems that Karishma has won the show as the congratulatory post by Ekta Kapoor drops a major hint about that.

Read the full story here:Karishma Tanna wins Rohit Shetty’s reality show; Ekta Kapoor drops a major hint

Hrithik Roshan returns

Hrithik Roshan’s Krrish 4 has been in the news since its announcement. While we are still waiting for some official updates of the film, the latest news suggest that HR will play 4 characters in the fourth installment.

Read the full story here:Exciting news for fans of Hrithik Roshan who are eagerly waiting for Krissh 4

Congratulations, PeeCee!

Our Desi Girl of Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra has celebrated 20 years in the industry. While she made her big-screen debut in 2002, PeeCee won the Miss World crown in 2000. To celebrate 20 years of illustrous career, Piggy Chops shared a video, where she thanked her fans and said that she will share 20 monumental moments of journey with them.

Read the full story here:Priyanka Chopra completes 20 years in the entertainment industry, will share monumental moments of her journey with fans

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Deepika Padukone becomes the highest paid actress with a whopping Rs 20 crore fee for her next with Prabhas?

A few days back, we saw a major update of #Prabhas21 as Deepika Padukone came on board to play the female lead in Nag Ashwin’s directorial. While we can’t wait to see the fresh pair on the silver screen, as per the Bollywood Hungama report, DP has got the remuneration of Rs 20 crore thus becoming the highest paid actress of all-time. A source close to the film, told the portal, “Apparently Deepika these days, asks for a remuneration on a par with what the leading man of a film gets. She rightly feels she has earned herself a place of gender equality in her profession.” Also Read – CONFIRMED! Deepika Padukone to star opposite Prabhas in Nag Ashwin’s next

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During the media interaction, Ashwini Dutt said, “Nag Ashwin’ story surprised me. He came up with a universally acceptable story for Baahubali and Saaho star Prabhas. The project requires hundreds of cr of budget. Only Prabhas has the ability to pull off such a massive project.” As per the reports, #Prabhas21 is expected to be a sci-fi venture about time travel, where the lead actors will go to specific time zones. The production of this film will be shot all over Europe. The film is produced by Vyjayanthi Entertainments, a banner that recently completed 50 years in the business. It will be reportedly made on the budget of Rs 400 crore. Also Read – Week that was South: Prabhas to romance Deepika Padukone, Suriya to make his digital debut with Mani Ratnam

Talking about, Prabhas’ next Radhe Shyam, the film also features Pooja Hegde, Sachin Khedekar, Murli Sharma, Bhagyashree, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sasha Chhetri along with Sathyan and Priyadarshi in pivotal roles. Talking about the film, Maine Pyar Kiya actress Bhagyashree said, “Prabhas’ film, which is a period film set in the 1970s, is based in Europe. It is a love story. The character, my look, film sets, and the cast were designed with utmost detailing. It’s amazing to see producers Vikram Reddy, Vamsi Krishna Reddy, and Pramod Uppalapati shell out a lot of money to make the film humongous. I must give special credits to cinematographer Manoj Paramahamsa, who has taken brilliant shots in the film.” Also Read – Deepika Padukone demands a huge remuneration to work in Prabhas’ next with direcor Nag Ashwin?

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Trending Entertainment News Today: Rhea Chakraborty demands CBI Inquiry, Deepika Padukone scolds Ranveer Singh

As another day peters out, it’s time to look back at the biggest newsmakers who’ve made it to the trending entertainment news today. From how much Rhea Chakraborty demanding a CBI inquiry into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death and ‘Dakota Johnson is bisexual’ trending on Twitter like wild fire to Deepika Padukone scolding Ranveer Singh for oversleeping, Adhyayan Summan reacting to rumours of him entering Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 14 and Bigg Boss 13’ Himanshi Khurana undergoing a COVID-19 test – Bollywood, and Bigg Boss grabbed headlines to make it to the trending entertainment news today. Also Read – Deepika Padukone SCOLDS Ranveer Singh for oversleeping and makes us say, ‘Just couple things’ – view pic

So, without further ado, here are the entertainment newsmakers of 16th July 2020:Rhea Chakraborty demands CBI inquiry into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death

Read the full story here: Also Read – Sooryavanshi, ’83, Bhuj: The Pride Of India: 12 Bollywood movies that promise blockbuster entertainment in the second half of 2020

‘Dakota Johnson is bisexual’ trends on Twitter like wild fire

Read the full story here: Also Read – Bigg Boss 14: Kamaal R Khan wants Ranveer Singh as the host instead of Salman Khan; fans say, ‘Rohit Shetty chalega’

Deepika Padukone scolds Ranveer Singh for oversleeping

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Adhyayan Summan reacts to rumours of him entering Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 14

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Bigg Boss 13’ Himanshi Khurana undergoes COVID-19 test

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Deepika Padukone demands a huge remuneration to work in Prabhas’ next with direcor Nag Ashwin?

Post the monstrous success of Baahubali franchise, we saw Prabhas emerging as a Pan-India star. Despite being panned by the critics, his last venture Saaho emerged a hit in its Hindi dubbed version. A few days back, we saw the first look poster Prabhas and Pooja Hegde starrer Radhe Shyam, which shattered many records on social media. Earlier this year, Vaijayanti Productions announced a big film with Prabhas, which will be helmed by Mahanati maker Nag Ashwin. While many lead actresses are in the race to bag this project, reports suggest that Deepika Padukone, who has demanded a huge remuneration, might come on board as director Nag Ashwin is keen to take DP as the female protagonist. Also Read – Tuesday Trivia: Did you know THIS Bollywood actor and not Sathyaraj was the first choice for Kattappa in Baahubali?

As per the reports, Prabhas‘ next which is tentatively called Prabhas 21 by his fans is a huge project with a budget of Rs 400 crore. During the media interaction, Ashwini Dutt said, “Nag Ashwin’ story surprised me. He came up with a universally acceptable story for Baahubali and Saaho star Prabhas. The project requires hundreds of cr of budget. Only Prabhas has the ability to pull off such a massive project.” As per the reports, #Prabhas21 is expected to be a sci-fi venture about time travel, where the lead actors will go to specific time zones. The production of this film will be shot all over Europe. The film is produced by Vyjayanthi Entertainments, a banner that recently completed 50 years in the business. Also Read – Radhe Shyam: Prabhas-Pooja Hegde’s poster gets a coronavirus TWIST from Assam Police — view pic

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Talking about, Prabhas’ Radhe Shyam, the film also features Pooja Hegde, Sachin Khedekar, Murli Sharma, Bhagyashree, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Sasha Chhetri along with Sathyan and Priyadarshi in pivotal roles. Talking about the film, Maine Pyar Kiya actress Bhagyashree said, “Prabhas’ film, which is a period film set in the 1970s, is based in Europe. It is a love story. The character, my look, film sets, and the cast were designed with utmost detailing. It’s amazing to see producers Vikram Reddy, Vamsi Krishna Reddy, and Pramod Uppalapati shell out a lot of money to make the film humongous. I must give special credits to cinematographer Manoj Paramahamsa, who has taken brilliant shots in the film.” Also Read – Week That Was South: Prabhas-Pooja Hegde’s Radhe Shyam first look released, Allu Arjun shares an adorable pic of daughter Arha

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‘Kabhi mile ho mujhse?’ Deepika Padukone asks Kartik Aaryan as he questions her cleaning abilities

It looks like Deepika Padukone and Kartik Aaryan are the newest pals in town. Both of them have been commenting on each others’ posts and pulling each others’ legs quite often these days. It all began with Deepika taking the Dheeme Dheeme challenge. Kartik Aaryan had taught Deepika the hook step and the latter performed it at the Mumbai airport. It was a fun meet-n-greet. And now their social media banter continues. Also Read – Ranveer Singh on cheating Deepika Padukone: I have bagged myself the top-most chick

Deepika Padukone had shared a boomerang video in which she could be seen checking herself out in a spoon’s reflection. “Checking myself out after eating birthday cake all week!????? #birthday #celebration,” Deepika had captioned the post. Kartik was baffled on seeing sparkling clean spoon and dropped a question in the comments saying, “Itni saaf chamach? (Such a clean spoon?)” Deepika replied to his comment asking has he even met her. “Kabhi mile ho mujhse?” the Chhapaak actress asks him, indirectly taking a jibe at the Pati Patni Aur Woh actor. Have a look at Deepika’s post here: Also Read – It’s Expensive! Deepika Padukone’s Louis Vuitton bag is almost as costly as a Maruti Alto

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Now, have a look at Kartik and Deepika’s exchange here: Also Read – The Kapil Sharma Show: When Ranveer Singh ‘humiliated’ the host at his wedding

For those who still didn’t get the comments, Deepika has OCD. She is a self-confessed cleanliness freak. “I am cleanliness freak I have an OCD about cleaning. I start cleaning everything if see a messy place. I have even cleaned public toilets,” the actress had said in an interview once.

Meanwhile, the Pati Patni Aur Woh actor had opened up on what kind of partner would he want in his real life. He had named Deepika and the reason will tickle your funny bone. “I think someone like Deepika Padukone, the way she is. One who likes to show-off her husband” was Kartik’s answer.

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This throwback picture of Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone will remind you of the good old days

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Bollywood hard. In this lockdown period, we have had only bad news. From no films releasing in Bollywood to the deaths of some fabulous talents, it has been bleak and gloomy. Even on the average day, we do not get to see party pictures as we did earlier. A throwback picture of a party at Ranbir Kapoor’s place is going place. In the picture, we can see Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan, Deepika Padukone – Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Alia and Karan Johar. It should be noted that Ranbir Kapoor’s new home was done up by Gauri Khan. Also Read – Anita Hassanandani recreates classic DDLJ scene with a foodie twist; says, ‘No need TikTok’ — watch video

In the picture, we can see that Alia Bhatt is sitting in Shah Rukh Khan’s lap. Both have worked together in Dear Zindagi. Aamir Khan and Karan Johar are also in the same row. Alia Bhatt and her mentor Alia Bhatt are wearing bright red oversized tees. It was a simple house party and no one bothered much about dressing up. Ranbir Kapoor has his hand over Deepika Padukone. The former lovers dated for a number of years before they split due to various reasons. Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor continue to remain good friends. He is also pally with Ranveer Singh. Also Read – Shah Rukh Khan’s next with Rajkumar Hirani to be a social comedy set in Punjab and Canada?

On the professional front, Alia Bhatt will soon start work on Gangubai Kathaiwadi while Shah Rukh Khan is all set for Rajkumar Hirani’s social immigration drama that will be shot in Punjab and Canada. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt, who are currently in a relationship have a big film, Brahmastra releasing this year. It is going to come in Christmas. The young superstar will also be seen in Shamshera with Vaani Kapoor and Ronit Roy. Also Read – When Sushant Singh Rajput and Sara Ali Khan recreated the iconic ‘Palat’ scene from Shah Rukh Khan-Kajol’s DDLJ — watch video

Aamir Khan has finished a large part of the shoot of Laal Singh Chadha. The film is also supposed to come in Christmas.

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Viral Bhayani on covering funerals, Deepika Padukone’s comment, Sushant Singh Rajput-Rhea Chakraborty and more… [Exclusive]

Love him or hate him, you can’t ignore him. If you are a celebrity, well there is no way you can escape his lenses. Mumbai’s Bollywood and fashion photographer turned content creator, Viral Bhayani, is perhaps the most popular of his kind on social media. But that is one area one must tread with caution, as social media, they say, is a double edged sword. Not a first, but Viral recently had a brush with Deepika Padukone on his social media page when the actress commented on one of his videos (Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s dead body being carried in an ambulance from the hospital to the crematorium), “Right. But it is OK for you to take this video and not only post it but also probably monetise it without his or his family’s written consent?” Viral did respond to this in a series of tweets on his account last night, but we got in touch with him to discuss the matter at length, the line of privacy and more about the paparazzi culture in India. Also Read – ‘Inshallah acting seekh li,’ Sara Ali Khan pays tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput for guiding her in Kedarnath — watch video

Cutting to chase, he explained that funerals are never a pleasant thing to cover. “Earlier, putting out such pictures (of dead bodies) wouldn’t be such an issue. Over the years, people have become more emotional about these things. Now, if it becomes too much, we will stop covering funerals. As photographers, even we are emotionally connected to such incidents. A funeral is a very sad thing. It’s not at all about making money (as assumed). If I were to make money, I can instead do a glamorous shoot; there are many ways we can make money, get followers and likes and all that,” he says. Also Read – Alia Bhatt’s mother Soni Razdan on nepotism controversy: Those who have made it on their own will also have kids one day

On Deepika Padukone schooling him on his coverage

Prod him on the fact that Deepika schooled him on his own social media page, and he quips, “Deepika Padukone did the right thing, Kangana Ranaut also did the right thing. It’s a human thing to react. They were not trying to be my enemy or anything like that… it’s a very natural thing and I appreciate it. I also answered that I am also a human being, and when I cover such a thing, I do it with emotion and I also connect with the people. I understand how people have become so mean today. When there is a party, everyone will turn up, but when it’s a death, nobody comes. I have only seen Raza Murad and Ashoke Pandit at all the places, none of the other celebs turn up.” Also Read – ‘Is this something that we have just realised?,’ asks Sushmita Sen on the existence of nepotism in Bollywood

On receiving hatred on social media

But is it the repercussion of his presence on social media that gets him more hatred? “Social media can be accessed on the phone anytime, anywhere. So there is a direct effect. If I put up a picture of a starkid, I get trolled badly. But when newspapers and magazines publish the same thing, they won’t get as affected because there is no direct communication with the audience. Here, it is live and they are directly communicating. Even in case of electronic media, there is no live audience… they cannot speak to you. But when I put some content, I get gaalis and I have to reply to them, you know, because when they abuse me, I have to answer back.”

Narrating the series of events on the day of Sushant Singh Rajput‘s funeral, Viral adds, “This time it was even more challenging as it was raining. I am sure the photographers would have maintained certain distance… I know it did not go as planned, the photographers got a little closer to the celebs. But that was because of the rains, that’s the only reason. Otherwise we don’t want to go into that zone. The moment I started posting content on my page, somebody sent me WHO guidelines that this is how it has to be covered.”

But this is not the first time he faced wrath for a funeral coverage. “Even in the past, when I put up one picture of Sridevi from her funeral, I was trolled big time, and within 10 minutes I removed it. There was a picture where she was wearing a red saree and it was very beautiful. But a lot of people didn’t like it. So I removed it immediately and thereafter I don’t put up any of the close-ups. In the past we used to do,” he recalls.

On whether he will stop covering funerals

“Sometimes we don’t get to go inside the crematorium. Everything depends on whether we get permission from the family. This time there was no permission from family because of COVID-19. But some people do it secretly. I know funeral picture and videos do get considerable views, but you can’t capitalise or monetise on it. To use a word like this is very derogatory. People think that paps have stooped so low that they are going to any extremes to cover a funeral in order to monetise it. This is wrong. We respect the fraternity and we follow all guidelines. We make sure there is no close-ups of the person who has died. What I have maximum done is, shown the ambulance. There’s no picture, no video, no footage of family members… I don’t want to show his sister crying, or his dad coming out of airport… I don’t want to show grief. I’ll show celebs… this is what I plan. I didn’t even take Rhea Chakraborty‘s picture at the funeral… she was his girlfriend. But when she came to the police station, I took her picture. At the funeral, I avoided clicking the relatives. But if there is a problem, we will stop clicking pictures,” says Viral.

On what drives him despite all the negativity

Well with so much negativity around, it can get difficult to focus on work. So what is it that drives him to do what he does every day? “If there is something wrong that I have done, I need to correct it. There are so many mistakes I commit… I am not a saint. Kaafi logon ne bola ‘har**mi photographer’. If I get affected, I will not be able to work. Work is religion, no mater what happens people will take you down from day 1. If you are working with a good motive, nobody can pull you down. The future looks so bleak (given the pandemic situation), but when things get better, I will rock again. I will be back,” he asserts.

On being more cautious

But after being called out by A-listers like Deepika Padukone and Kangana Ranaut in this particular incident, does he have a change in perspective about his work? “I appreciate criticism. If they mentioned, that means I need to be extra careful and if I hurt someone (with my work), I need to even stop covering funerals. Their point of view is very natural. They also have their perceptions like we tend to assume actors earn so well, they must be leading a colourful life. But they have their own challenges. Likewise, they also think we (paparazzi) are trying to make money out of this, but that’s not the case. There are so many perceptions, like we make a lot of money with Taimur‘s pictures. But it’s all false.”

On fans and their social media trial

Ask his take about outrage of fans and social media becoming a virtual court blaming celebs like Karan Johar, Salman Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ekta Kapoor and others for Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide, he says, “People want the entertainment fraternity to go down. We have always been in the limelight, we get all the love and affection. So they (people) get fun out of these accusations. But it’s a limited thing. They are probably freaking out on this as it is a death. But this is short term, it will change in just a matter of time once the verdict is out. Right now everybody is blaming the celebs. There could be so many factors behind Sushant Singh Rajput’s suicide. But people are reacting out of their emotions, they don’t know the truth. It’s easy to pinpoint at someone.”

On Sushant Singh Rajput and Rhea Chakraborty

Remembering his interaction with the late actor Sushant, Viral recalls, “I found him a little different from other actors. When I went to his house, he was very warm and welcoming. I felt a little awkward as we often don’t get friendly with celebs. After his film MS Dhoni he became more popular and his pictures were in demand. In the last few months before the lockdown when Rhea Chakraborty came into his life, I could see the charm and the cheer on his face during his gym visits. We could see him giving us some fun pictures, smiling at us. Earlier he had even refused to give us pictures at times. But there was positivity as if he wanted someone in his life, and he was very happy with Rhea’s presence.”

Challenges during and post lockdown

While that is that, there is no denying the paparazzi have had a tough time during this pandemic with the lockdown imposed since March. Despite losses incurred and having expenses to take care of, Viral Bhayani took responsibility of his team of about 15 photographers, while the competition continued to work amidst the pandemic. “This pandemic has been a testing time. Celebs like Rohit Shetty, Hrithik Roshan, Athiya Shetty, Ekta Kapoor have helped us out with aids. We are taking precautions, ensuring to use masks and sanitisers for safety. We are planning to have PPE kits, but I don’t know how it will be feasible for photographers to wear them on the field all day. Some of them have been infected with COVID-19. They have recovered and resumed work on the field. They cover everything, they are not even scared to even go to dangerous areas,” he explains.

Talk about returning to normalcy, Viral concludes, “It’s very slow. People are not willing to come out. We will definitely maintain distance while clicking pictures, but still celebs are reluctant to come out. The only hope is once the vaccine/medicine is out, things will change.”

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