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Dec 2, 2023 10:56 PM IST

Jujutsu Kaisen x Fortnite crossover: Nobara's death makes for a surprise for fans

Episode 19 of Jujutsu Kaisen season 2 featured the death of beloved character Nobara Kugisaki, leading to an outpouring of grief from fans. In an attempt to lighten the mood, fans created a crossover between the anime and the game Fortnite, recreating Nobara's death scene. A viral video clip showed a player using Nobara's skin in Fortnite engaging in a shootout before transitioning to Nobara's death in the anime. Nobara met her demise at the hands of the Cursed Spirit Mahito after being hit in the face with his technique. The crossover was fan-made, but Epic Games did announce a collaboration with Jujutsu Kaisen, allowing players to play as their favorite characters. Despite her death, fans are hopeful that Nobara will return to the story in the future.

Dec 2, 2023 10:27 PM IST

Veteran actor Junior Mehmood battling with stage four cancer, says his close friend Salam Kazi

Veteran actor Junior Mehmood is currently battling stage four cancer. Mehmood, known for his roles in films such as Kati Patang and Aan Milo Sajna, had been ill for two months before his weight started decreasing. Medical reports revealed that he has cancer in the liver and lungs, as well as a tumor in the intestine and jaundice. Mehmood, who is 67 years old, has appeared in over 200 films in different languages. Actor Johnny Lever recently visited Mehmood at his Mumbai residence.

Dec 2, 2023 10:10 PM IST

Animal box office collection day 2: Ranbir Kapoor film crosses ₹100 crore mark in India, mints over ₹60 cr on Saturday

Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Animal" is expected to earn over 60 crore ($8.1 million) in India on its second day of release, according to Sacnilk.com. The film, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, earned 63.8 crore on its opening day. It is projected to have a total collection of 124.72 crore by Saturday. Despite facing competition from "Sam Bahadur," "Animal" has been performing well at the box office. The film explores the relationship between a father and son, with Ranbir Kapoor's character being protective and obsessive about his father's love. "Animal" was released in multiple languages including Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam.

Dec 2, 2023 9:48 PM IST

BTS' Jungkook becomes most awarded soloist at MMA 2023, fans hail him as the ‘Main Pop Boy!’

BTS' Jungkook has become the most awarded soloist at the 2023 Melon Music Awards, winning four awards including Best Male Solo and the Hot Trend Award. Jungkook, who is set to enlist in the South Korean military, released several record-breaking tracks this year, including "Seven (feat. Latto)," "3D," and "Standing Next to You." Fans worldwide have been celebrating his success and congratulating him on his wins. In addition to Jungkook's awards, BTS also won several awards at the ceremony, including Top 10 (Bonsang) and Kakaobank Favorite Artist. Overall, artists from HYBE, the label behind BTS, won a total of 18 awards.

Dec 2, 2023 9:18 PM IST

Kareena Kapoor can't stop smiling as Taimur Ali Khan wins competition, poses with Rani Mukerji. See pics

Actors Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor attended a taekwondo annual competition in Mumbai, where they posed for pictures together. In one photo, a woman raised Kareena's son Taimur Ali Khan's hand, seemingly declaring him the winner. Kareena also posed with Taimur wearing a medal. Rani was seen speaking with Karan Johar's son Yash Johar, who also won a medal. Both Taimur and Yash were dressed in their taekwondo uniforms. Rani wore a T-shirt, denims, and heels, while Kareena was seen in a white top, grey pants, and black heels.

Dec 2, 2023 8:48 PM IST

K-pop rookie New Jeans wins big at the Melon Music Awards 2023

K-pop rookie group New Jeans swept the Melon Music Awards 2023, winning five big prizes including Artist of the Year and Best Song of the Year for their hit single "Ditto." They expressed gratitude and promised to show better sides of themselves in the future. The group also won Best Group (Female), were among the Top 10 Artists, and had Top 10 Albums. Ive won Album of the Year for their first full-length album, while NCT Dream took Record of the Year. New Jeans, which debuted in July 2022, has become one of the most loved K-pop groups with hits like "Attention" and "OMG."

Dec 2, 2023 8:31 PM IST

Agastya Nanda calls Suhana Khan 'gossip queen, most moody person': You're the least funny person I've met

Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan and Amitabh Bachchan's grandson Agastya Nanda have teased each other in a video as they prepare milkshakes. The video was shared on Instagram by Suhana and the official page of their upcoming film The Archies. In the video, they playfully exchange banter while labeling different jars with words like "charming," "moody," and "sarcastic." The film, directed by Zoya Akhtar, marks the acting debut of Suhana, Agastya, and Boney Kapoor's daughter Khushi Kapoor. It is a coming-of-age musical set to stream on Netflix from December 7. Suhana recently made her singing debut with the song "Jab Tum Na Theen."

Dec 2, 2023 8:02 PM IST

Susan Sarandon apologises for antisemitic remarks at pro-Palestinian rally: ‘A terrible mistake…’

Actress Susan Sarandon has apologized for making anti-Semitic remarks at a pro-Palestinian rally in New York. In a statement on Instagram, Sarandon described her comments as a "terrible mistake of phrasing" and expressed regret for hurting people with her words. She had previously suggested that Jews were unfamiliar with persecution, which she now acknowledges is untrue given centuries of oppression and genocide in Europe. Sarandon's comments led to her being dropped by her talent agency. Some social media users have criticized her apology, suggesting that it was only made in response to backlash and loss of support.

Dec 2, 2023 7:11 PM IST

Rapper Lil Wayne sued for assault by ex-bodyguard Carlos Christian

American rapper Lil Wayne has been sued by his former bodyguard, Carlos Christian, for assault and battery over an alleged gun threat. Christian claims that Lil Wayne brandished a gun and punched him in the ear during an altercation in December 2021. Christian says he took the threat seriously given Lil Wayne's history of weapon charges. He is seeking compensatory and punitive damages for lost wages and medical expenses. Lil Wayne's representatives deny the allegations, stating that he did not own a weapon at the time. Fans are divided over the lawsuit, with some suggesting it is motivated by money and others emphasizing the seriousness of threatening someone with a gun.

Dec 2, 2023 6:43 PM IST

Internet reacts to Ananya Panday's T-shirt with ‘Kapur’ written on it. Watch

Ananya Panday's recent airport look has sparked rumors about her relationship with actor Aditya Roy Kapur. The actress was seen wearing a pink outfit with the name 'Kapur' inscribed on her T-shirt. Social media users quickly speculated that this was a public declaration of her relationship with Aditya. However, others pointed out that the T-shirt was actually a design by Dhruv Kapoor, a brand name. Ananya and Aditya have been rumored to be dating for some time, and have been seen together at various events. Ananya is currently working on several film projects, including a cybercrime thriller and a web show.

Dec 2, 2023 6:24 PM IST

Shahid Kapoor wishes mom Neliima Azeem on birthday with childhood pic, Ishaan Khatter and Mira Rajput pen special notes

Actor Neliima Azeem celebrated her 65th birthday, and her sons Shahid Kapoor and Ishaan Khatter, as well as daughter-in-law Mira Rajput, wished her on social media. Shahid shared a childhood photo of himself with Neliima, while Ishaan posted pictures of all three of them together. Mira Rajput also shared a photo with Neliima and wrote a heartfelt note. Neliima has had a long and successful career in both films and television. She was married to Pankaj Kapoor and later married Rajesh Khattar. She has two sons, Shahid and Ishaan, from her marriages.

Dec 2, 2023 5:44 PM IST

Macaulay Culkin has an emotional reunion with on-screen mom from Home Alone at Hollywood Walk of Fame

Macaulay Culkin, the former child actor famous for his role in the movie Home Alone, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday. Culkin invited his on-screen mom from the film, Catherine O'Hara, to the ceremony, and the two shared an emotional reunion after three decades. Culkin also took the opportunity to thank his fiancee, Brenda Song, and delivered a recreation of his iconic dialogue from Home Alone. Fans of the film were thrilled by the reunion and shared pictures and videos of the event online.

Dec 2, 2023 5:00 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan's advice to fan who doesn't want to live in Canada anymore: 'India is best but take decision carefully'

During an Ask SRK session on X (formerly Twitter), Shah Rukh Khan responded to a fan from Canada who expressed a desire to return to India after listening to the song "Nikle The Kabhi Hum Ghar Se" from the upcoming film Dunki. Shah Rukh advised the fan to think carefully before making a decision, stating that sometimes people have to work outside their home country to make a life for themselves. Many X users agreed with Shah Rukh's response, acknowledging that while patriotism is important, living a better life is also a valid consideration. Dunki is set to release on December 22 and will clash with Prabhas-starrer Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire at the box office.

Dec 2, 2023 4:38 PM IST

Rashmika Mandanna reacts to Alia Bhatt calling her performance in Animal ‘special and joining crushmika club'

Alia Bhatt took to social media to praise her husband, Ranbir Kapoor, and the cast and crew of the film "Animal" for their performances. She shared pictures of Ranbir interacting with fans and reading a story to their daughter, and praised director Sandeep Reddy Vanga for providing "goosebumps and iconic imagery." Alia also had special praise for Rashmika Mandanna, saying she was "beautiful and honest" in the film and fully joining the "crushmika club." Rashmika responded with gratitude and love for Alia. "Animal," directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, had a successful opening day at the box office and is expected to perform well over the weekend.

Dec 2, 2023 4:23 PM IST

Ranveer Singh breaks silence on ‘scepticism’ post Don 3 announcement, replacing Shah Rukh Khan: Hoping to make it my own

Ranveer Singh has spoken about replacing Shah Rukh Khan in the upcoming film Don 3. Singh said he is hoping to make the character his own and give it his own interpretation. He acknowledged the scepticism that came with the announcement but compared it to when Daniel Craig took over the role of James Bond. Singh also expressed his understanding of the significance of taking over such a beloved franchise and promised to give it his best. The film will be directed by Farhan Akhtar and is set to release in 2025.

Dec 2, 2023 4:15 PM IST

Inside Kareena Kapoor's massive closet full of shoes, bags and mirrors; actor shares pics, stuns in black outfit

Kareena Kapoor Khan recently shared a glimpse inside her closet on Instagram. The actress posted a series of photos showing her getting ready with her team. In the pictures, Kareena can be seen wearing a black outfit and matching heels while striking different poses in front of the mirror. The well-lit room also showcased rows of bags and shoes stacked on shelves. Fans and celebrities alike praised Kareena's stunning look, with comments flooding in about her beauty and wardrobe. This behind-the-scenes look gave fans a sneak peek into Kareena's fashion choices and personal style.

Dec 2, 2023 3:32 PM IST

Avika Gor: I have been married at least 20 times on-screen, I now know what marriage means

Avika Gor, known for her roles in TV shows like "Balika Vadhu" and "Sasural Simar Ka," as well as films like "Uyyala Jampala" and "Net," is set to star in a new web series titled "Vadhuvu." The series, a remake of the successful Bengali series "Indu," also stars Nandu and Ali Reza in the lead roles. Avika spoke about her acting career and getting married on-screen, saying that she loves getting dressed up as a bride and has been married at least 20 times on-screen. She also expressed her desire to do a good love story and not limit herself as an actor. The series will stream on Disney + Hotstar from December 8.

Dec 2, 2023 3:00 PM IST

Bigg Boss 17: Everyone is crying in the new promo because of this person's surprise elimination

In the latest episode of Bigg Boss, host Karan Johar called out the behavior of the contestants and announced a shocking eviction. Tahelka, also known as Sunny Arya, was evicted from the house for breaking the rules. This eviction brought the other contestants to tears, with many pleading with Bigg Boss for one last chance. The promo also showed Karan Johar questioning Vicky Jain's strategy and asking Ankita Lokhande about Vicky's previous statement of wanting more people to control the 'final game'. The contestants reacted with shock and surprise to Ankita's affirmation.

Dec 2, 2023 2:47 PM IST

Sunil Grover teases Australia tour, mid-air fight with Kapil Sharma as he joins him for Netflix show: 'We'll go by road'

Comedians Kapil Sharma and Sunil Grover are set to reunite for a new comedy show on Netflix. The announcement was made through a video posted on Instagram by Netflix, in which Kapil and Sunil discuss their collaboration. The show, which will be available in over 190 countries, aims to bring back the beloved characters and humor that fans associate with the Kapil Sharma family. The rest of the cast, including Rajiv Thakur, Kiku Sharda, Krushna Abhishek, and Archana Puran Singh, will also be part of the show. This marks the first collaboration between Kapil and Sunil since their fallout in 2017.

Dec 2, 2023 2:46 PM IST

Suhana Khan reveals how she deals with trolls: 'Mean comments make me value kindness a lot more'

Suhana Khan, daughter of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, spoke about dealing with online trolls during an interview with NDTV. Suhana, who will soon make her acting debut in the Netflix film The Archies, admitted that she doesn't deal with negativity well. However, she said that the mean comments she receives online have made her value kindness more. She also mentioned that meeting people in person, especially warm and kind individuals, helps her separate reality from internet trolling. Suhana's film The Archies, set in 1960s India, will premiere on December 7. She is also reportedly collaborating with her father on an action thriller titled King.

Dec 2, 2023 2:07 PM IST

On Silk Smitha's birth anniversary, Chandrika Ravi announces a biopic on her; check out first look

Australian-Indian actor Chandrika Ravi has announced her next film, "Silk Smitha, The Untold Story," on the birth anniversary of the late actor Silk Smitha. The film will be directed by Jayaram Sankaran and will explore the life of Silk Smitha, who rose to fame in the 1980 film "Vandichakkaram." Chandrika Ravi shared a first look of herself recreating one of Silk Smitha's famous photos, dressed in a saree and with kohl-lined eyes. The film aims to share Silk Smitha's untold story and will be made with the blessings of her family.

Dec 2, 2023 1:47 PM IST

Spanish Twitch streamer robbed at gunpoint by masked men on live-stream

A Spanish Twitch streamer named Shuls_of was robbed at gunpoint during a live stream on November 30, 2023. The incident occurred while the streamer was trying out makeup products in what appeared to be a store. Two masked men armed with guns entered the room and demanded the streamer's wallet before snatching his phone, which was broadcasting the stream live to viewers. The video of the incident was shared on the streamer's Facebook page and quickly went viral, sparking reactions and comments from netizens. The streamer's brother confirmed that he was safe and unharmed, but the streamer has not provided any updates since the incident. This is not the first time a Twitch streamer has been robbed live on stream.

Dec 2, 2023 1:32 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan on Dunki, Jawan and Pathaan's action: 'For a romantic hero to be wielding a gun so big in all films…'

Shah Rukh Khan recently interacted with fans during an Ask SRK session on social media platform X. He talked about his upcoming film Dunki and revealed that his family is his most emotional weak point. He also thanked Sonu Nigam, Pritam, and Javed Akhtar for the song "Nikle The Kabhi Hum Ghar Se" from the film. Shah Rukh mentioned that he didn't know much about the Dunki concept before joining the project, but found it fascinating and overwhelming. He also praised director Rajkumar Hirani's brand of cinema, describing Dunki as both funny and emotional.

Dec 2, 2023 12:40 PM IST

SS Rajamouli’s son calls Ranbir Kapoor ‘mass superstar,’ Nani is all praise for Animal

Sandeep Reddy Vanga's latest film "Animal," starring Ranbir Kapoor, Rashmika Mandanna, Anil Kapoor, and Bobby Deol, has received a positive response at the box office. The film, which is more violent and gory than Vanga's previous works "Arjun Reddy" and "Kabir Singh," is expected to have a successful opening weekend. Several industry figures, including Nani and SS Karthikeya, have praised the performances and direction of the film. SS Karthikeya, the son of director SS Rajamouli, called Kapoor a "mass superstar" and praised Rashmika's performance, while Nani described the film as "international" and praised Vanga's direction.

Dec 2, 2023 12:03 PM IST

Animal worldwide box office collection day 1: Ranbir Kapoor film mints ₹116 cr, sets record for non-holiday release

Ranbir Kapoor's film "Animal" has had a massive opening at the worldwide box office, grossing 116 crore ($15.5 million) on its first day. The film, directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga, has become the biggest opener for a non-holiday release in Hindi cinema history. It is positioned between the highest opening day figures of two Shah Rukh Khan releases this year, "Jawan" at 125.05 crore ($16.7 million) and "Pathaan" at 106 crore ($14.2 million). "Animal" also stars Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Rashmika Mandanna, and has received praise for Ranbir Kapoor's performance, although some critics have noted its misogynistic elements.

Dec 2, 2023 11:49 AM IST

Pushpa The Rule shooting postponed due to Allu Arjun’s health; here’s what we know

The shooting for the upcoming film "Pushpa: The Rule," starring Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna, and Fahadh Faasil, has been postponed due to Allu Arjun's severe back pain. The actor was dressed in a jatara get-up for a song and fight sequence, but the costume and intense scenes caused him discomfort. Despite Allu Arjun's willingness to continue shooting, director Sukumar decided to take a break to prioritize the actor's health. The shooting is now scheduled to resume in the second week of December. "Pushpa: The Rule" is one of the most-awaited sequels and is set to release on August 15, 2024.

Dec 2, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Alia Bhatt reviews Ranbir Kapoor's Animal, praises him as a father: 'You made our daughter take her first steps today'

Alia Bhatt and her family attended the screening of Ranbir Kapoor's film Animal, with Alia wearing a customised T-shirt featuring Ranbir's character. When asked to review the film, Alia described it as 'khatarnaak' (dangerous). Ranbir had previously described Animal as an adult-rated version of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, centered around a man who will do anything to protect his family. The film, which also stars Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Rashmika Mandanna, has been performing well at the box office. Alia took to Instagram to praise Ranbir's acting and his role as a father and husband.

Dec 2, 2023 11:17 AM IST

Animal box office collection day 1: Ranbir Kapoor film creates history in North America, grosses over $2.5 million

Ranbir Kapoor's film "Animal" has had a strong opening at the box office, with early estimates suggesting it has earned approximately 61 crore ($8.3 million) on its first day of release in India. The Hindi version of the film collected 50.5 crore, while the Telugu version earned 10 crore. The Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam versions collected 40 lakh, 9 lakh, and 1 lakh respectively. In North America, "Animal" has become the highest-grossing Hindi film on its first day, earning $2.5 million (approximately 20.8 crore) and counting. The film is directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and also stars Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Rashmika Mandanna.

Dec 2, 2023 10:24 AM IST

Deepika Padukone turns hairstylist for her best friend during London girls trip: 'Getting hair done by the one and only'

Deepika Padukone took a girls' trip to London with her friends Sneha Ramachander and Divya Narayan. She shared photos on Instagram, including one where she was seen styling Sneha's hair. The photo was originally shared by Sneha on her Instagram Stories, where she mentioned that her hair was being done by Deepika, assisted by Divya. Deepika was dressed in a cream outfit and had her hair tied in a messy bun. Her husband, Ranveer Singh, commented on the post with heart eyes and heart emojis. Deepika has upcoming films including Kalki 2898 AD and Fighter.

Dec 2, 2023 10:23 AM IST

Han So Hee reacts to plastic surgery rumours during live chat: ‘Because of my rhinitis my nose became deformed’

Han So Hee, known for her role in the drama series "The World of the Married," recently addressed plastic surgery rumors during a live chat with fans on KakaoTalk. She revealed that she underwent surgery for rhinitis, which changed the appearance of her nose. She clarified that she did not have a rhinoplasty or use silicone in her nose. Han So Hee expressed her gratitude to her fans for their support and promised to protect them, acknowledging that fans should not be taken for granted. She will be appearing in the upcoming Netflix series "Gyeongseong Creature" and will reprise her role in the show's second installment in 2024.

Dec 2, 2023 9:37 AM IST

Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram's official wedding video is out; check out elegant white cake, beautiful bridal entry

Bollywood actors Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram tied the knot in a traditional Meitei ceremony in Imphal, Manipur. The couple shared their official wedding photos on Instagram, showcasing the bride's pink saree and traditional Manipuri makeup, as well as the groom's white ethnic attire. The wedding video, shared by their official photographer, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the couple's preparations, the wedding ceremony, and the elegant white-themed wedding dinner. Randeep and Lin were spotted hand in hand at Mumbai airport upon their return and are reportedly planning to host a wedding reception in Mumbai soon.

Dec 2, 2023 9:35 AM IST

Priyanka Chopra looks beautiful in red as she enjoys anniversary dinner with Nick Jonas in New York. Watch

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated their wedding anniversary with a dinner date in New York City. The couple was seen holding hands and showing affection as they exited the restaurant, with Nick even helping Priyanka into their vehicle. The paparazzi surrounded them, but Nick remained protective of his wife. Fans expressed their happiness and well-wishes for the couple on social media. Priyanka has recently been busy with her acting projects, including the Russo Brothers' Citadel and the Hollywood rom-com Love Again. She is also set to star in the upcoming films Heads Of State and Jee Le Zaraa.

Dec 2, 2023 8:49 AM IST

Taylor Swift will earn over $100 million from Spotify this year, the most for any artist in platform’s history: Report

Taylor Swift is set to earn over $100 million from Spotify alone in 2023, according to calculations based on her leading number of streams for the year. The streaming giant announced that Swift had accumulated 26.1 billion streams globally on the service since the beginning of the year, making her the top-streamed artist of 2023. The reported 26.1 billion streams would amount to around $97 million in recorded music royalties, but this number is expected to increase to 27.2 billion streams by the end of the year. Taking into account publishing revenue, Swift's total earnings from streaming could reach nearly $200 million for 2023 alone.

Dec 2, 2023 7:50 AM IST

Sam Bahadur box office collection day 1: Vicky Kaushal film opens at ₹5.50 crore amid tough competition with Animal

Vicky Kaushal's latest film, "Sam Bahadur," has collected 5.50 crore ($730,000) on its opening day in India, according to sacnilk.com. The film faced tough competition from Ranbir Kapoor's "Animal," which made 60 crore ($7.94 million) on its first day. "Sam Bahadur" had an overall occupancy of 29.18% for its Hindi version on Friday. The film, directed by Meghna Gulzar, is based on the life of first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. While it has received mixed reviews from critics, Vicky Kaushal's performance has been praised. It remains to be seen how the film performs at the box office alongside "Animal."

Dec 2, 2023 7:18 AM IST

Katrina Kaif adds glam in black saree as she attends Red Sea International Film Festival; talks about Vijay Sethupathi

Katrina Kaif attended the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah and shared photos and videos of her experience on Instagram. She looked elegant in a black saree and praised her co-star Vijay Sethupathi in their upcoming film Merry Christmas. Katrina also spoke about her life experiences and how they have shaped her as a person and an artist. She mentioned that working with Vijay Sethupathi was challenging but exciting, especially because the film was shot in both Hindi and Tamil. Overall, Katrina expressed her gratitude for the festival and the warm hospitality of the hosts.

Dec 2, 2023 6:24 AM IST

Silk Smitha’s birth anniversary: Looking back at when she wanted to be a character actor like Savitri

Silk Smitha, born Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati, was a popular Indian actress known for her glamorous roles. Despite wanting to be taken seriously as an actor, she often found herself typecast in seductive and vampy roles. Throughout her career, she acted in over 450 films in various languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. Although she had a few opportunities to showcase her talent in serious roles, they were few and far between. On September 23, 1996, she was found dead in her apartment, with a suicide note. Her death remains a mystery, and a note supposedly written by her before her passing went viral on social media in 2020.

Dec 2, 2023 6:17 AM IST

Vikas Kumar recalls biggest compliment for Kaala Paani from Ashutosh Gowariker: He wasn't aware of my past work

Actor Vikas Kumar has expressed his confidence in the success of Netflix India's Kaala Paani series in an interview with Hindustan Times. Kumar, who plays the character of Santosh Savla, stated that he believed the show was something special and praised the honesty and integrity of the production team. He also revealed that his character was inspired by a real-life family member who had passed away from COVID-19 during the second wave of the pandemic. Kumar's performance in the series has received positive feedback, and he expressed pride in his portrayal of the character.

Dec 2, 2023 11:49 AM IST

Pushpa The Rule shooting postponed due to Allu Arjun’s health; here’s what we know

The shooting for the upcoming film "Pushpa: The Rule," starring Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna, and Fahadh Faasil, has been postponed due to Allu Arjun's severe back pain. The actor was dressed in a jatara get-up for a song and fight sequence, but the costume and intense scenes caused him discomfort. Despite Allu Arjun's willingness to continue shooting, director Sukumar decided to take a break to prioritize the actor's health. The shooting is now scheduled to resume in the second week of December. "Pushpa: The Rule" is one of the most-awaited sequels and is set to release on August 15, 2024.

Dec 2, 2023 11:48 AM IST

Alia Bhatt reviews Ranbir Kapoor's Animal, praises him as a father: 'You made our daughter take her first steps today'

Alia Bhatt and her family attended the screening of Ranbir Kapoor's film Animal, with Alia wearing a customised T-shirt featuring Ranbir's character. When asked to review the film, Alia described it as 'khatarnaak' (dangerous). Ranbir had previously described Animal as an adult-rated version of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, centered around a man who will do anything to protect his family. The film, which also stars Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Rashmika Mandanna, has been performing well at the box office. Alia took to Instagram to praise Ranbir's acting and his role as a father and husband.

Dec 2, 2023 11:17 AM IST

Animal box office collection day 1: Ranbir Kapoor film creates history in North America, grosses over $2.5 million

Ranbir Kapoor's film "Animal" has had a strong opening at the box office, with early estimates suggesting it has earned approximately 61 crore ($8.3 million) on its first day of release in India. The Hindi version of the film collected 50.5 crore, while the Telugu version earned 10 crore. The Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam versions collected 40 lakh, 9 lakh, and 1 lakh respectively. In North America, "Animal" has become the highest-grossing Hindi film on its first day, earning $2.5 million (approximately 20.8 crore) and counting. The film is directed by Sandeep Reddy Vanga and also stars Bobby Deol, Anil Kapoor, and Rashmika Mandanna.

Dec 2, 2023 10:24 AM IST

Deepika Padukone turns hairstylist for her best friend during London girls trip: 'Getting hair done by the one and only'

Deepika Padukone took a girls' trip to London with her friends Sneha Ramachander and Divya Narayan. She shared photos on Instagram, including one where she was seen styling Sneha's hair. The photo was originally shared by Sneha on her Instagram Stories, where she mentioned that her hair was being done by Deepika, assisted by Divya. Deepika was dressed in a cream outfit and had her hair tied in a messy bun. Her husband, Ranveer Singh, commented on the post with heart eyes and heart emojis. Deepika has upcoming films including Kalki 2898 AD and Fighter.

Dec 2, 2023 10:23 AM IST

Han So Hee reacts to plastic surgery rumours during live chat: ‘Because of my rhinitis my nose became deformed’

Han So Hee, known for her role in the drama series "The World of the Married," recently addressed plastic surgery rumors during a live chat with fans on KakaoTalk. She revealed that she underwent surgery for rhinitis, which changed the appearance of her nose. She clarified that she did not have a rhinoplasty or use silicone in her nose. Han So Hee expressed her gratitude to her fans for their support and promised to protect them, acknowledging that fans should not be taken for granted. She will be appearing in the upcoming Netflix series "Gyeongseong Creature" and will reprise her role in the show's second installment in 2024.

Dec 2, 2023 9:37 AM IST

Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram's official wedding video is out; check out elegant white cake, beautiful bridal entry

Bollywood actors Randeep Hooda and Lin Laishram tied the knot in a traditional Meitei ceremony in Imphal, Manipur. The couple shared their official wedding photos on Instagram, showcasing the bride's pink saree and traditional Manipuri makeup, as well as the groom's white ethnic attire. The wedding video, shared by their official photographer, offers a behind-the-scenes look at the couple's preparations, the wedding ceremony, and the elegant white-themed wedding dinner. Randeep and Lin were spotted hand in hand at Mumbai airport upon their return and are reportedly planning to host a wedding reception in Mumbai soon.

Dec 2, 2023 9:35 AM IST

Priyanka Chopra looks beautiful in red as she enjoys anniversary dinner with Nick Jonas in New York. Watch

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas celebrated their wedding anniversary with a dinner date in New York City. The couple was seen holding hands and showing affection as they exited the restaurant, with Nick even helping Priyanka into their vehicle. The paparazzi surrounded them, but Nick remained protective of his wife. Fans expressed their happiness and well-wishes for the couple on social media. Priyanka has recently been busy with her acting projects, including the Russo Brothers' Citadel and the Hollywood rom-com Love Again. She is also set to star in the upcoming films Heads Of State and Jee Le Zaraa.

Dec 2, 2023 8:49 AM IST

Taylor Swift will earn over $100 million from Spotify this year, the most for any artist in platform’s history: Report

Taylor Swift is set to earn over $100 million from Spotify alone in 2023, according to calculations based on her leading number of streams for the year. The streaming giant announced that Swift had accumulated 26.1 billion streams globally on the service since the beginning of the year, making her the top-streamed artist of 2023. The reported 26.1 billion streams would amount to around $97 million in recorded music royalties, but this number is expected to increase to 27.2 billion streams by the end of the year. Taking into account publishing revenue, Swift's total earnings from streaming could reach nearly $200 million for 2023 alone.

Dec 2, 2023 7:50 AM IST

Sam Bahadur box office collection day 1: Vicky Kaushal film opens at ₹5.50 crore amid tough competition with Animal

Vicky Kaushal's latest film, "Sam Bahadur," has collected 5.50 crore ($730,000) on its opening day in India, according to sacnilk.com. The film faced tough competition from Ranbir Kapoor's "Animal," which made 60 crore ($7.94 million) on its first day. "Sam Bahadur" had an overall occupancy of 29.18% for its Hindi version on Friday. The film, directed by Meghna Gulzar, is based on the life of first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. While it has received mixed reviews from critics, Vicky Kaushal's performance has been praised. It remains to be seen how the film performs at the box office alongside "Animal."

Dec 2, 2023 7:18 AM IST

Katrina Kaif adds glam in black saree as she attends Red Sea International Film Festival; talks about Vijay Sethupathi

Katrina Kaif attended the Red Sea International Film Festival in Jeddah and shared photos and videos of her experience on Instagram. She looked elegant in a black saree and praised her co-star Vijay Sethupathi in their upcoming film Merry Christmas. Katrina also spoke about her life experiences and how they have shaped her as a person and an artist. She mentioned that working with Vijay Sethupathi was challenging but exciting, especially because the film was shot in both Hindi and Tamil. Overall, Katrina expressed her gratitude for the festival and the warm hospitality of the hosts.

Dec 2, 2023 6:24 AM IST

Silk Smitha’s birth anniversary: Looking back at when she wanted to be a character actor like Savitri

Silk Smitha, born Vijayalakshmi Vadlapati, was a popular Indian actress known for her glamorous roles. Despite wanting to be taken seriously as an actor, she often found herself typecast in seductive and vampy roles. Throughout her career, she acted in over 450 films in various languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Hindi. Although she had a few opportunities to showcase her talent in serious roles, they were few and far between. On September 23, 1996, she was found dead in her apartment, with a suicide note. Her death remains a mystery, and a note supposedly written by her before her passing went viral on social media in 2020.

Dec 2, 2023 6:17 AM IST

Vikas Kumar recalls biggest compliment for Kaala Paani from Ashutosh Gowariker: He wasn't aware of my past work

Actor Vikas Kumar has expressed his confidence in the success of Netflix India's Kaala Paani series in an interview with Hindustan Times. Kumar, who plays the character of Santosh Savla, stated that he believed the show was something special and praised the honesty and integrity of the production team. He also revealed that his character was inspired by a real-life family member who had passed away from COVID-19 during the second wave of the pandemic. Kumar's performance in the series has received positive feedback, and he expressed pride in his portrayal of the character.