Entertainment news on July 21: Salman Khan launches Bigg Boss OTT, Raj Kundra’s arrest won’t affect Shilpa Shetty’s Hungama 2 release

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ent news 21 raj kundra, hina khanShilpa Shetty’s husband Raj Kundra was ‘actually running’ porn apps, says police. (Photo: Shilpa Shetty, Hina Khan/Instagram)

A Mumbai court on Tuesday sent Raj Kundra, husband of Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty, to police custody till July 23. The IT head of his company, Ryan Thorpe, was also arrested and sent to custody till July 23. Businessman Raj Kundra, arrested in the case of a pornographic film, was “actually running” the mobile application which streamed these videos, overseeing the content as well financial dealings, Mumbai Police said on Tuesday. Mumbai Police Commissioner Hemant Nagrale ealier said, “We have arrested Raj Kundra in this case on 19/7/21 as he appears to be the key conspirator of this. We have sufficient evidences regarding this. Investigation is in progress.”

The Property Cell of the Mumbai crime branch had in February this year registered an FIR in connection with the case and arrested nine persons soon after. Kundra’s name came up during the interrogation of the accused, police officers said. Apart from the case by Mumbai police, Kundra’s name had also cropped up in a similar case that had been registered by the Maharashtra Cyber police last year.

In other news, Mimi star Kriti Sanon, in an interview with indianexpress.com shared why a pregnant Kriti Sanon needed a 5 kg belly in Mimi. Kriti, who plays the titular role, believes the film can educate people in small towns about the concept. She shared, “I feel it can help to educate masses and break taboos in small towns where people don’t have an idea about surrogacy, just like how in the film Mimi had no idea but she is educated by Pankaj Tripathi’s character Bhanu.”

Superstar Salman Khan has released the promo of Bigg Boss OTT, the  as his Eid 2021 treat for fans. The digital version of Bigg Boss will release on VOOT six weeks ahead of Bigg Boss 15 premiere on television. Commenting on this all-new Bigg Boss OTT,

“It’s great that this season of Bigg Boss will have a digital first with Bigg Boss OTT, 6 weeks ahead of television. The platform will see unparallel interactivity where the audience will not only get entertained but also participate, engage, give tasks and more – It’s truly for the people and by the people. My advice to all contestants is to be active, entertaining and conduct themselves well in the BB,” Salman Khan said in a statement.

As OTT platforms become our one-stop destination for the most diverse stories, it’s not easy to keep a tab on what’s streaming where. So, here’s a list of all the OTT titles premiering on July 21. From reality show Sexy Beasts to the Turner & Hooch reboot, here’s everything you can watch on OTT platforms today. READ THIS

Sambhavna Seth shared, “I am thrilled to announce my Husband @imavinashdwivedi first film as a Writer..This is such proud moment for me and our entire family..Congratulations to the entire team of #kakuda.”

“Why should any of this interfere with the release of Hungama 2? It’s her husband, not Shilpa who has been booked. She is one of the artists in the film and has completed all her work including the promotions. Even the investigative agency said that they have not been able to any find any active role of Shilpa so I don’t see why it should hamper our film. It is sad that people are dragging her name when she has nothing to do with it,” Hungama 2’s producer Ratan Jain told News 18.

As OTT platforms become our one-stop destination for the most diverse stories, it’s not easy to keep a tab on what’s streaming where. So, here’s a list of all the OTT titles premiering on July 21. From reality show Sexy Beasts to the Turner & Hooch reboot, here’s everything you can watch on OTT platforms today. READ THIS

Deepika Padukone opened up about keeping her mental illness confidential for the first few months of her diagnosis.  Deepika mainstreamed the discourse around mental illness by opening up about her battle with depression in 2015. READ MORE

Kapil Sharma shared a click with his The Kapil Sharma Show mates and wrote, “Are you ? #vaccinated #covid #covid19 #2021 #tkss3 #thekapilsharmashow 👍🙏.”

Preity Zinta shared a selfie with her husband Gene Goodenough and wrote, “Sunny California selfie ❤️ #ting.”

In an interview earlier, Raj had spoken about how anything that he does has a direct effect on Shilpa Shetty. He also admitted that because of this, it becomes difficult for him to work in India. READ THIS.

Neha Kakkar shared photos with her husband Rohanpreet Singh and wrote, “Eid Mubarak 🌙From Us to You all!! ♥️🤗 #NehuPreet.”

Neetu Kapoor shared a fan-made photo collage with husband Rishi Kapoor and son Ranbir and wrote, “Eid Al Adha Mubarak.”

Ranbir Kapoor’s mother Neetu and Alia Bhatt’s mom Soni Razdan are seen parting together last night. Anu Ranjan shared the click with the caption, “Brown the Color of elegance warmth & honesty 🤎.”

Sharing a set of photos Mira Rajput Kapoor wrote, “This is why I click selfies 🤳🏼.”

Looks like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Anil Kapoor have come together for an ad for a Jewelry brand. Sharing a photo on her Instagtam story, Kareena wrote, “The OGs.” Reporting the same, Anil wrote, “Couldn’t agree more! OGs for life!” Rhea Kapoor called the two, “Legends.”

Jasmin Bhasin shared her click from Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar’s wedding and wrote, “Princess feels for #dishulkishaadi.”

Amitabh Bachchan shared a photo with the caption, “… theimmaculatedpassiontrendinghairglassescostumecreativityinsistencerapidfirewoburnspeakers @avigowariker .. and his trade mark post pack up shot ..HOW DO YOU DO THIS AVI ? Thank you .. love ❤️.”

Superstar Rajinikanth has resumed shooting for his upcoming film Annaatthe in Chennai. He was spotted stepping out of a vanity van parked at the Forum Mall in Vadapalani in the city. READ MORE

Sharing a series of photos of his mother, Sonu Sood posted, “Happy birthday Maa❤️ I wish I could wish you personally every year with a hug & thank you for the lessons of life that you have taught me. I promise to give my best always & make you proud. These messages can never express how much I miss you. The vaccum that has been created in my life without you will always remain the same till I see you again. Stay happy where ever you are and keep guiding me always. Love u maa❤️.” READ MORE

Salman Khan is busy preparing for the third installment of his Tiger franchise. The actor took to Instagram to share a video at the gym, where he is training intensely with a focus on his bulging muscles. There’s the signature Tiger music playing in the background. Fans say ‘best bod in Bollywood even at 55’. READ MORE

Sharing her look for the festival, Hina Khan wished her fans ‘Eid Mubarak ✨🌟’. The actor chose an all-red look for the day.

Meezaan Jafri is gearing up for the release of Priyadarshan’s directorial Hungama 2. In a candid chat with indianexpress.com, he spoke about working with actors Paresh Rawal and Shilpa Shetty, how assisting Sanjay Leela Bhansali polished him and privileges of belonging to a filmy family. Meezaan also addressed the ‘hungama’ caused by link-up rumours with Navya Nanda and said, “Can’t involve those who want to lead private lives.”