As a new week begins, here we are the entertainment fix for you for the next few days – from films to web series, from filmi chatter to award functions.
Priyanka Chopra, who celebrated her birthday on Sunday, has a slate of big releases lined up – from the Citadel to The Matrix, from Text for You to Mindy Kaling’s next. While her Hindi film colleagues – Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, among others, husband Nick Jonas also dropped his social media post late on Sunday.
The weekend also saw the Cannes film festival ending in the south of France with the awarding of its top prize, the Palme d’Or. The prestigious award was bagged by Julia Ducournau for “Titane” (France). The Grand Prix, meanwhile, was shared by Ashgar Farhadi for “A Hero” (Iran) and Juho Kuosmanen for “Compartment No.6” (Finland).
Night of Knowing Nothing, directed by Mumbai-based Payal Kapadia, has won the Oeil d’or (Golden Eye) award for best documentary at the 74th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday (July 17).
(Photo: Deepika Padukone/Instagram)
Deepika Padukone on Monday evening informed fans that she has made her debut on audio-based social media app Clubhouse.
Sikander Kher on Sunday clarified that he is not part of Ahaan Shetty and Tara Sutaria starrer Tadap. He shared a note on his Instagram account, which read, “Guys and everyone whoever cares, I am not in a film called Tadap unless I look like Tara Sutaria. But she looks like herself. Thank you for making this note to self regards and merry christmas.”
Hungama 2 cast Meezaan, Pranitha Subhash, Johny Lever and Shilpa Shetty featured in a hilarious video that shows Meezan and Pranitha trying to teach Johny and Shilpa some ‘Gen-Z’ terms.
Sonakshi Sinha shared a glimpse of her character from her upcoming film Bhuj The Pride of India.
Shakti Kapoor is returning as Crime Master Gogo for an upcoming Disney Plus Hotstar project. Gogo is the actor’s popular character from cult classic Andaz Apna Apna. Shraddha Kapoor also took to Instagram to share a video that featured her and her father as Crime Master Gogo. READ MORE
Colors shared a promo of Govinda and Ganesh Acharya on the sets of Dance Deewane 3. The caption of the promo read, “Guru Purnima special mein hone wala hai crazy mahaul, contestants kho jaayenge 90’s ke era mein, jab saath dene aayenge apne Hero No.1,@govinda_herono1! @ganeshacharyaa Watch him on #DanceDeewane3 mein, Sat- Sun raat 8 baje sirf #Colors par.”
Sharing a video, Vikas Gupta wrote, “This is my first #Vlog and it’s me attending and experiencing the wedding celebrations #Dishulkishaadi #DishaParmar weds #RahulVaidya The love story that India got to know through #Biggboss14 finally reaches its destination. Vikas Ke Log [ VLog ] is how I am going to be getting the snippets of my life to you. Please do lemme know your feedback on how I can make it better and love to know your reactions Luv VG Full VLog will be out On my YouTube channel Tom Link in Bio #rashmidesai #shefalijariwala #rakhisawant #eijazkhan #pavitrapunia #anushkasen #arjunbijlani #sonaliphogat.”
Karan Singh Grover shared a video of his new look with his fans. “Upgrade,” he wrote along.
Madhuri Dixit meets the 25 million followers mark on her Instagram account. Sharing a cute video, using a filter, Madhuri Dixit posted, “25 million strong 💪Thank you everyone for your love & support ❤️.”
Bigg Boss fame Madhurima Tuli took to her Instagram account to share a video that said she and her family are upset as the recent episode of Khatron Ke Khiladi 11. She claimed the show mocked her Bigg Boss house incident featuring ex-boyfriend Vishal Aditya Singh, where she hit him with a frying pan. READ MORE
Rishi Kapoor and Irrfan Khan starred in D-Day along with Arjun Rampal, Huma Qureshi, and Shruti Haasan. The film, which completes 8 years of its release today, is the only one that saw Irrfan and Rishi sharing the screen space. Unfortunately, Bollywood lost both actors to cancer in 2020. Nikhil Advani had recounted the experience of working with Irrfan and Rishi earlier. READ when Rishi Kapoor said Irrfan Khan ‘didn’t know acting’. READ MORE
Bigg Boss 14 fame Nikki Tamboli talks about fighting her fears on Rohit Shetty-hosted Khatron Ke Khiladi 11. The actor also opens up about losing her brother days before flying off to shoot for the show and being trolled for the same.
Sharing a video, Khatron Ke Khiladi 11’s eliminated contestant Nikki Tamboli posted, “#timingiswrong It’s as difficult to describe in words as it was to perform that difficult stunt out there. I know this came as a shock to all my fans and I too was disappointed about it but more than that I want to say sorry and thank you to Rohit sir that inspite of such motivation and mentoring I couldn’t make it and did abort the stunt. It wasn’t easy but I did have a lot fears and emotional baggages along before every stunt. But this journey has been one hell of a ride and I will cherish each and every moment of it forever. Until next time.. ♥️See you all for my next super soon! ⏳ #nikkitamboli #kkk11 @colorstv @voot.”
Geeta Basra and Harbhajan Singh welcomed their second child, a son, earlier this month. The actor says while their daughter Hinaya is her best friend, Harbhajan has found his best friend in their son. Geeta has opened up on embracing motherhood for the second time. READ MORE.
When the car of singer Mika Singh broke down due to waterlogged streets in Mumbai city early in the morning, hundreds of common people came to his assistance. READ MORE
Season 2 of Apple TV series Ted Lasso has received universally positive critical reception. The Jason Sudeikis-led series has scored a perfect 100 per cent on review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes after 24 reviews. READ MORE
On Sunday evening, Navya Naveli Nanda shared a smiling photo of hers.
Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 had its big premiere night on Saturday. The Colors show kicked off with 13 contestants, namely Rahul Vaidya, Arjun Bijlani, Nikki Tamboli, Divyanka Tripathi, Abhinav Shukla, Shweta Tiwari, Sourabh Raaj Jain, Mahekk Chahal, Vishal Aditya Singh, Anushka Sen, Sana Makbul, Varun Sood and Aastha Gill set to fight their fears in the Rohit Shetty-hosted stunt reality show. While Nikki Tamboli gets eliminated, Rohit Shetty hits Vishal Aditya Singh with a frying pan. Here are the highlights from yesterday’s episode. READ ON.
Vidyut Jammwal shared the news of ‘New Beginnings!,’ and announced his first feature titled IB 71 as a producer at Action Hero Films.
Toofaan actor Farhan Akhtar shared, “The many shapes and sizes of Ajju aka Aziz aka Toofaan. What a ride. 18 months of relentless work but worth every drop of sweat, every sore muscle and every pound gained and lost. ✊🏽
The stars behind the scenes – @samir_jaura @drewnealpt @anand.physio 👊🏽❤️.”
On Tuesday, meanwhile, Venkatesh-starrer Narappa will release on Amazon Prime Video. The remake of Dhanush-hit Asuran is among the big south Indian films going directly to OTT.