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Won’t be fair to compare Sara and Janhvi: Karan Johar

With Rajni and Akshay Kumar starrer film 2.0 making a mark at the B.O., this year seems to be a fortunate one for Dharma Productions. For Karan Johar who was associated with 2.0 and now with Rohit Shetty’s most commercial film of the year, Simmba, there seems to be no looking back. However, he would be put in a tough spot at the upcoming annual awards season. It is known that Karan is close to Janhvi Kapoor who debuted this year with Dhadak, and Sara Ali Khan who is all set to debut with Kedarnath and is also the leading...
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Kangana Ranaut to undergo training for Panga?

Director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari who has already started shooting for Panga in Bhopal, will finish her first schedule by mid-December. The doting director who will return to Mumbai with the cast and crew will go on a break for two months resuming work from February. According to a source close to the project, the film requires Kangana Ranaut to look like an athlete for which she will start training in Mumbai. “Ashwiny decided to shoot the first schedule in Bhopal and soon after that, she has asked Kangana to train for the next two months. They will then resume back...
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Kedarnath to give 2.0 a run for its money

Thanks to the presence of debutante Sara Ali Khan and a powerful provocative inter-religious love story as its plot, Kedarnath is all set to get an impressive opening this Friday. Sources in the know say the beleaguered project that was embroiled in a producers’ conflict has shaped into a love-during-the-time-of-cataclysm tale of epic proportions. The producer, RSVP and director Abhishek Kapoor are expecting a heartening opening in spite of Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar’s stronghold over the box office with 2.0 which opened last Friday. A still from 2.0 A source from a leading multiplex chain says they expect a sizeable...

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Mahinda Rajapaksa files appeal in apex court against interim court's order

Colombo: Embattled Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday filed an appeal in Sri Lanka's Supreme Court against a court order that barred him from acting as Prime Minister. The Supreme Court has set the hearing of the appeal for December 12 and 13. The Court of Appeal in an interim order on Monday temporary halted Rajapaksa and his Cabinet from functioning in their positions in response to a case filed by 122 legislators against his disputed government. MP Gamini Lokuge said the appeal was filed in the Supreme Court against the interim order issued by the Court of Appeal, Daily Mirror reported....
1 month 2 week

New helmet for Miles

Model and talk-show host, Chrissy Teigen’s son will be hosting a new and cuter look for awhile, reports People.com. The mother of two, revealed that her baby boy Miles, would have to wear a special helmet for his “adorable slightly misshapen head.” The model took to Twitter and wrote, “Baby miles getting fitted for a little helmet today for his adorable slightly misshapen head. So if you see pictures, don’t feel bad for him because he’s just fixing his flat and honestly he’s probably gonna be even cuter with it somehow (sic).” Chrissy Teigen The condition is known as Plagiocephaly,...
1 month 2 week

Katy Perry pays $50,000 for date with Orlando Bloom

Katy Perry is not playing around when it comes to beau Orlando Bloom! The Roar hitmmaker while onstage at the One Love Malibu benefit show on Sunday, auctioned off a date night with Orlando Bloom for the whoever would be the highest bidder, reports EOnline.com. The benefit was organised in support of those affected by the Woolsey wildfire. But according the videos posted by attendees that have been doing the rounds on social media, Perry got a little jealous and decided to put the highest bid for the date at $50,000! Katy Perry The singer was heard explaining the date...

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Action superstar Jackie Chan gets candid in his memoir

Action superstar Jackie Chan got candid about his roller-coaster of a past life, in his new memoir reports JustJared.com. Chan’s memoir, Never Grow Up, reveals personal instances of regret, including the time that he cheated on his wife and hit his son. In an excerpt from the book, obtained by a Chinese news outlet, he wrote, “In 1999, I made a serious mistake. When the news broke about an affair I’d had that resulted in a child, the media frenzy was like a bomb going off…I wanted to phone Joan but I didn’t know what to say. I wouldn’t be...
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A serious SPIN doctress

For most of us music is therapy. It is the same for DJ Ishani Majumdar, an artist who has performed in Delhi, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Bangalore, among other cities. The young artist speaks about her life as a musician and more... Known for her leaning towards hip-hop, Ishani begins by saying, “I play mostly hip-hop and I blend it with R&B and dancehall. I fell in love with hip-hop years ago when I realised the versatility of the genre. It tells stories, but it also entertains and has got songs for all situations. From conscious and politically-charged, to just going crazy...
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Starry collisions at film city soon!

It will soon be that time of the year when all the big stars of Bollywood will be neighbours at the film city, including ex-flames. With multiple films and television serials being shot throughout the year at the film city, the place is always buzzing with celebrities. Currently, there are many projects being shot and set constructions are on for different films that include Ajay Devgn’s Tanaaji, Salman Khan’s Bharat, Amitabh Bachchan’s Badla, Ranbir Kapoor’s Shamshera, Ranveer Singh’s Gully Boy and Tiger Shroff’s Student Of The Year 2. These are the films that are being shot or whose construction is...

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Bipasha Basu congratulates Priyanka and Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’s wedding was indeed one of the grandest royal weddings of the year. It was a dreamy affair in Jodhpur’s royal residence, The Umaid Bhawan Palace. The couple got married twice, one in a Christian ceremony on Saturday and another in a Hindu Punjabi wedding on Sunday. Since then congratulations have been pouring in on social media for the newlyweds, and yesterday, Bipasha Basu wished the newlyweds in a congratulatory tweet. The actress, who had shared a screen with Priyanka in Suneel Darshan’s Barsaat, wrote, “This is how it’s meant to be A lifetime of happiness...
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Dealing with Wernicke’s Encephalopathy

Deficiency of vitamin B1 in pregnant women with severe vomiting, senior citizens with severely reduced diets, those on intravenous nutrition due to illness and cancer patients who have undergone chemotherapy are at a risk of developing Wernicke’s Encephalopathy. This is a neuropsychiatric disorder that leads to paralysis of eye movements, swayed walking and confusion. Earlier termed to be a disease of chronic alcoholism, this disorder is now found in those having celiac, post-bariatic obesity surgery, infants on formula feeds, which are deficient in thiamine and renal disease patients on hemodialysis. It is also found in those people who are malnourished...
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Ind vs Aus: History beckons

Chennai: History beckons Virat Kohli and his men down under. No Indian team has won a series there since ties began with the 1948 tour by Lala Amarnath’s team. Beating the Aussies at home used to be considered the most arduous task in the cricket world. Clive Lloyd used to say a visiting team had to be twice as good as the Aussies to win in their lair. Of course, conditions have changed in the modern era with neutral umpires and the decision review system in place. Australian hegemony was founded upon a number of factors, not least of all...