Catch up on all the news of the week from the entertainment industry from Aryan Khan getting the bail to the national Awards that was held on Monday.
In this week’s roundup catch up on all that happened in the entertainment industry that you might have missed out on. Aryan Khan was granted bail by the Bombay High Court and various celebs went on to congratulate Shah Rukh Khan on the news. And apparently, Gigi Hadid breaks up with Zayn Malik after he allegedly hit her mother Yolanda. Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passes away aged 46 due to a heart attack and Chris Evans is excited about voicing Buzz Lightyear. Kangana, Dhanush, Manoj accept best actor awards at 67th National Awards while Rajinikanth was bestowed with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Catch all this and much more in this entertainment roundup to get up to speed with everything!
Gigi Hadid breaks up with Zayn Malik after he allegedly hit her mother Yolanda
American model Gigi Hadid has broken up with singer Zayn Malik after he allegedly hit her mother Yolanda Hadid. Their split comes after nearly six years of on-off dating. In a statement on Twitter, Zayn said that the “private matter” being made public has jeopardized the “safe space” in which he and the 26-year-old model “co-parent” their one-year-old daughter, Khai.
Aryan Khan granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the Mumbai cruise drugs case
Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan has been granted bail by the Bombay High Court in the Mumbai cruise drugs case. Aryan’s bail pleas were earlier rejected by both magistrate’s court and special NDPS court. He was detained by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on October 2 and was later arrested. The NCB had busted a rave party on the cruise.
Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passes away aged 46 due to a heart attack
Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar passed away aged 46 today due to a heart attack. He was admitted to a Bengaluru hospital after suffering a heart attack at around 11.30 am. He started his career as a child artist and also won National Film Award for Best Child Artist. He had starred in films like ‘Appu’, ‘Maurya’, ‘Hudugaru’, and ‘Anjani Putra’.
Pinch myself every day: Chris Evans on voicing Buzz Lightyear
Actor Chris Evans has said that he pinches himself every day over voicing the character Buzz Lightyear in the upcoming ‘Toy Story’ prequel ‘Lightyear’. “Anyone who knows me knows that my love for animated films runs deep,” Chris added. The actor further said that watching the Pixar artist’s work is nothing short of magic.
Suriya announces his next with Bala, says ‘He gave me an identity’
Suriya and director Bala are teaming up for a project. The actor took to Twitter to share the news and wrote, “The man who has more faith in me than myself…He’s the one who introduced me to a whole new world and gave me an identity.” They have previously worked together in projects like ‘Nandha’, ‘Pithamagan’, ‘Avan Ivan’ and ‘Mayaavi’.
A film that’s close to my dil: Karan Johar on 5 yrs of ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’
Karan Johar took to social media on Thursday to share a video montage from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ as it completed five years of its release. “A film, a story, an album, a cast & team that is close to my dil,” he wrote alongside the video. The 2016 musical drama featured Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
Getting due for your work is exciting: Satish Kaushik on his 1st National Award
Satish Kaushik, whose ‘Chhoriyan Chhoron Se Kam Nahi Hoti’ won Best Feature Film in Haryanvi at 67th National Film Awards, said, “Getting due for your hard work…is exciting.” “This is…my first National award, I’m very happy….it’s in the language that’s mine,” he added. Satish further said the award has boosted his morale to make more films in the Haryanvi language.
Eternals’ B’wood dance scene shows love for pop culture: Director Chloe Zhao
Marvels’ ‘Eternals’ director Chloe Zhao has said that the Bollywood dance scene in the film shows the love for pop culture, showmanship, cinema, and storytelling. The character Kingo, portrayed by Kumail Nanjiani, is a Bollywood actor in the film. Chloe added that the character was originally set in Hollywood, but was later changed to Bollywood to include the dance number.
It is lifesaving: Haaz Sleiman on MCU’s 1st gay couple in Eternals
Actor Haaz Sleiman, who plays gay superhero Phastos’ husband in Marvel’s ‘Eternals’, has called the portrayal lifesaving and beyond a dream come true. Phastos is played by actor Brian Tyree Henry. The couple will be the first openly gay relationship in Marvel Cinematic Universe films. “I wish I had that when I was a kid,” Haaz said.
Samantha shares message for people ‘preparing daughters for marriage’
Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu on Wednesday shared a post on Instagram Stories which read, “Make your daughters so capable that you won’t have to worry who will marry her. [I]nstead of preparing her for marriage, prepare her for herself.” The post shared by Samantha was originally written by Indian Women’s Hockey team captain Rani Rampal on her story.
Neha Dhupia shares pic of breastfeeding her son, writes ‘Freedom to feed’
Actress Neha Dhupia shared a picture of herself breastfeeding her son and wrote, “#Freedomtofeed”. During World Breastfeeding Week in 2019, she had launched a campaign titled ‘Freedom To Feed’ that focused on providing freedom to new mothers to breastfeed their babies without any judgments in public. Neha and her husband Angad Bedi were blessed with a baby boy earlier this month.
Actor Keanu Reeves gifts Rolex watches to 4 stuntmen from his movie
Actor Keanu Reeves has gifted Rolex watches to four stuntmen from his movie ‘John Wick 4’. The 57-year-old presented the four stuntmen – Bruce Lee Concepcion, Jeremy Marinas, Dave Camarillo, and Li Qiang – with the watches in Paris. Jeremy Marinas took to social media to post photos of the Rolex watches and wrote, “Best wrap gift ever.”
Bhumi Pednekar joins Rajkummar Rao in Anubhav Sinha’s ‘Bheed’
Actress Bhumi Pednekar has been cast in filmmaker Anubhav Sinha’s upcoming socio-political drama ‘Bheed’, co-starring Rajkummar Rao. Speaking about it, Bhumi said that she is honoured to team up with Sinha for the project. “He shares my value system in believing that movies have…power to shift mindsets…I can’t wait to get on to the journey of this film,” she added.
Want to tell people to expect unexpected from my next 4 films: Ayushmann Khurrana
Ayushmann Khurrana, while speaking about his upcoming projects, said, “I want to tell audiences to expect the unexpected from my next four films.” The actor will be seen in ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’, ‘Anek’, ‘Doctor G’ and ‘Action Hero’. “I’ve been fortunate enough to get some remarkable scripts ever since my debut,” said Ayushmann, who made his debut with ‘Vicky Donor’.
I go by the jury’s decision: Shoojit on ‘Sardar Udham’ not being India’s Oscar entry
Director Shoojit Sircar, speaking about his film ‘Sardar Udham’ not being India’s official entry to the 94th Academy Awards, said, “I go by the jury’s decision.” Jury member Indraadip Dasgupta had praised the film but added that it “projects our hatred towards the British”. “It is a personal opinion, it’s very subjective, I have no comment on that,” said Shoojit.
Aishwaryaa shares pic of father Rajinikanth, husband Dhanush with National Awards medals
Following the 67th National Film Awards on Monday, Aishwaryaa R Dhanush shared a picture of her father Rajinikanth and husband Dhanush with their medals. “They are mine…and this is history. #prouddaughter #proudwife,” she wrote. While Dhanush received the National Film Award in the Best Actor category for ‘Asuran’, Rajinikanth was bestowed with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
Emilia Clarke, Chiwetel Ejiofor to star in ‘The Pod Generation’
‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke and Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor are teaming up for ‘The Pod Generation’, a sci-fi romantic comedy. It will be directed by Sophie Barthes, the filmmaker behind films like ‘Cold Souls’ and ‘Madame Bovary’. Emilia took to Instagram Stories to share the news and wrote, “So freaking excited for this one.”
Makes my chest swell with pride: Sushant’s sister on National Award
Shweta Singh Kirti, sister of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, on Tuesday congratulated the team of his film, ‘Chhichhore’, on winning the Best Hindi Feature Film award at the 67th National Film Awards. “It makes my chest swell with pride to see…award being dedicated to Bhai,” she tweeted while sharing an old picture of Sushant along with other team members.
‘Dune’ collects $41 million in 1st weekend, beats ‘Godzilla vs Kong’
‘Dune’, directed by Denis Villeneuve, collected $41 million in their opening weekend in North America. With this, their worldwide collection went past $220.7 million. The movie surpassed ‘Godzilla vs Kong’, which collected $31.7 million in the opening weekend, to get the highest domestic opening in any Warner Bros’ hybrid releases. ‘Dune’ was made with a budget of $165 million.
Kangana, Dhanush, Manoj accept best actor awards at 67th National Awards
Actress Kangana Ranaut received the Best Actress award for ‘Manikarnika’ and ‘Panga’ at the 67th National Awards held at Delhi’s Vigyan Bhawan on Monday. Actors Dhanush and Manoj Bajpayee received the Best Actor award for ‘Asuran’ and ‘Bhonsle’ respectively. The 2019 film ‘Chhichhore’ starring late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was awarded the Best Hindi Feature Film award.
Hrithik gifts shoes to the entire action team of ‘Vikram Vedha’
Hrithik Roshan has gifted shoes to the entire action team of his forthcoming film ‘Vikram Vedha’. One of the stuntmen took to Instagram to share a picture of the shoes and thanked the actor for the “perfect gift”. Hrithik recently wrapped up the first action sequence of ‘Vikram Vedha’ in Abu Dhabi. The film is a remake of a Tamil movie.
Rajinikanth fine, don’t believe rumors: Team shares update from hospital
Rajinikanth’s PR manager Riaz has dismissed reports claiming that the 70-year-old actor has been diagnosed with infarction. “Thalaivar (Rajinikanth) is fine…Don’t believe rumors,” his team said in a statement, a day after the veteran actor was admitted to a Chennai hospital. His relative Y Gee Mahendran also shared an update and said he’ll be discharged before the release of ‘Annaatthe’.
Hope you are all caught with this week’s dose of entertainment news!
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