Sometimes even we are even in a fix as to how to do things, so this ERoundup we are dedicating to all those we lost while telling you other news.
This roundup is a perfect dose of entertainment news from the week. This week we dedicate this ERoundup to all the people who we lost and remembering the ones who we previously lost. Death and grief have become that part of life right now where while everything is going on we keep on losing the people we love the most. Condolences to all those who lost someone and may God give you the strength to deal and go through this tough period.
Someone we will MISS!
Hope you’ve found your peace: Bhumi on Sushant’s death anniversary
Remembering actor Sushant Singh Rajput on his first death anniversary, actress Bhumi Pednekar shared throwback photos from the sets of their 2019 film ‘Sonchiriya’ and wrote an emotional note.
Bhuvan Bam’s mother passes away due to COVID-19 a month after his father’s demise
Bhuvan Bam penned a post to mourn his parents’ demise. The YouTuber revealed his parents died due to COVID-19.
Amma, I’m sorry I couldn’t save you: Mallika Dua on mother’s demise
Actress-comedian Mallika Dua posted a note on Instagram mourning the demise of her mother, Padmavati Dua, who passed away due to COVID-19 on Friday.
Casting director-turned-producer Seher Aly Latif dies at 39 due to cardiac arrest
Casting director-turned-producer Seher Aly Latif died aged 39 due to cardiac arrest in Mumbai on Monday. She had produced the film ‘Shakuntala Devi’ and the web series ‘Bhaag Beanie Bhaag’. As a casting director, her filmography included ‘Eat Pray Love’, ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ and ‘The Lunchbox’, among others. She was the first Indian to become a member of the Casting Society of America.
Kriti Sanon on 4 years of Raabta remembers Sushant Singh Rajput
Actress Kriti Sanon took to Instagram to share a video montage from her & late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s film.
Irrfan’s son Babil shares pics with family and shares a message
Taking to Instagram, late actor Irrfan Khan’s son Babil shared a post for his family and said that every family is weird. Alongside it, he wrote a message.
Vin shares pic with late actor Paul Walker
Vin Diesel took to Instagram and remembered ‘Fast & Furious’ co-star Paul Walker, who passed away in 2013. He shared an old picture of himself with Walker.
Natalie Portman, Julianne Moore join Todd Haynes’ ‘May December’
Natalie Portman and Julianne Moore are set to star in a family drama titled ‘May December’. Todd Haynes, known for films like ‘Carol’ and ‘Dark Waters’, will direct the film based on a screenplay by Samy Burch. The movie, set in Camden, Maine, has been described as an exploration of truth, storytelling and difficulties (or impossibility) of fully understanding another person.
Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ to be screened at Shanghai Int’l Film Fest
Filmmaker PS Vinothraj’s Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ (Pebbles) will be screened in the Viva La Festival section of the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) this year. Sharing the news on Twitter, producer Vignesh Shivan wrote, “Honoured and proud.” The film, starring Chellapandi and Karuththadaiyaan, also won the Tiger Award at the 50th International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR).
Many directors rejected the script: Haasan on 13 yrs of ‘Dasavatharam’
Speaking about his film ‘Dasavatharam’, which has completed 13 years of its release, actor Kamal Haasan shared on Facebook, “[It] was a script which was declined by many directors, who…didn’t understand it.” He also revealed, “Towards the end of the filming, during the tsunami sequence, we realized we needed a crore more [for]…the [climax] visuals written by me.”
Akshay Kumar clarifies he didn’t fight real Undertaker in ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’
Akshay Kumar shared a meme on Instagram which stated how he was among the few people to beat The Undertaker. It appeared to refer to movie ‘Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi’ in which Akshay’s character fights The Undertaker.
The Family Man 2 gives rise to realistic James Bond franchise: RGV
Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has praised Manoj Bajpayee for his performance in ‘The Family Man 2’. Taking to Twitter, Varma wrote “The Family Man 2′ gives rise to a realistic James Bond franchise which can go on forever. Mixing family-drama/action/entertainment…can only be pulled off by an incredible actor like Manoj.” Manoj Bajpayee responded, “Now that’s my award! Thank you, Ramu,”.
Chris Hemsworth wishes Chris Evans on b’day, shares pic with Chris Pratt
Actor Chris Hemsworth shared a note on Instagram to mark Chris Evans’ birthday on Sunday and along with the birthday message, he posted a picture with Chris Pratt. “Happy 40th birthday Chris Evans, you’ll always be number one in my book,” Hemsworth captioned the picture. Reacting to the post, a fan jokingly wrote, “Man. Chris has changed over the years.”
Anupam Kher anchors discovery+’s latest documentary on the Bhuj earthquake
Discovery+ premieres its latest documentary ‘Bhuj: The Day India Shook’ which attempts to uncover one of the most damaging earthquakes that hit India in 2001. Hosted by Anupam Kher, the film documents the survivors of the quake, gathers eyewitness accounts and first-hand footage of the event. The film also shines light upon stories of resilience and the science behind it.
RCB anchor, comedian and content creator Danish Sait marries Anya Rangaswami
RCB anchor comedian and content creator, Danish Sait took to Instagram to reveal that he got married to Anya Rangaswami. The brother of actress Kubbra Sait seems to have a very small ceremony.
Sonu Sood’s fan walks 700 km from Hyderabad to Mumbai barefoot to meet him
Sonu Sood shared a picture with a fan who reportedly walked barefoot from Hyderabad to Mumbai, covering a distance of 700 km, to meet him. The fan, named Venkatesh, did it despite efforts by the actor to arrange transportation for him.
New IT rules impose chilling effect on free speech: TM Krishna moves HC
Musician TM Krishna has moved Madras High Court challenging the new IT rules issued by the Centre. “I submit that the Impugned Rules offend my right as an artist and cultural commentator by both imposing a chilling effect on free speech, and by impinging on my right to privacy,” Krishna said. The court has issued a notice to the government.
Anupam Kher lost 80k Twitter followers in 36 hrs
Actor Anupam Kher took to Twitter on Thursday and wrote that he has 80,000 less followers in the last 36 hours on the platform. And tagging the platform asked whether it was true or was a glitch. Earlier, Amitabh Bachchan had written about losing Twitter followers.
As a viewer I was awestruck by your performance: Sharib Hashmi to Samantha
Sharib Hashmi, who played ‘JK Talpade’ in ‘The Family Man 2’, took to Instagram to praise Samantha Akkineni’s performance in the show. Sharing a behind-the-scenes picture of himself and Samantha shooting an action sequence.
Rakul Preet to Samantha for ‘The Family Man 2’ performance
Actress Rakul Preet Singh took to Twitter to praise actress Samantha Akkineni’s performance in the latest season of the web series ‘The Family Man’. “Samantha, take a bow! You are fire, girl! [You have] brilliantly…pulled off Raji. My family has also become your fan now, besides me,” Rakul tweeted. She also praised lead actor Manoj Bajpayee.
Siddharth Roy Kapur is my SRK: Vidya on picking between Salman, SRK
During a recent question and answer session on Instagram, when actress Vidya Balan was asked to choose between actors Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan, she replied by sharing a picture with her husband Siddharth Roy Kapur. “My SRK,” she wrote on her and Siddharth’s photo. She further shared that her favourite movie is the 1979 film, ‘Gol Maal’.
Parineeti Chopra reveals how she went on from handling Anushka Sharma interviews to being her co-star, Anushka responds as well
In a recent ‘Ask Me’ session on Instagram, a fan asked Parineeti to say something about her ‘lady crush’ Anushka. To this, she replied by sharing her journey in Bollywood. As she replied to a fan, Parineeti wrote, “I went from handling her interviews for ‘Band, Baaja, Baaraat’ to becoming her co-star in ‘Ladies vs Ricky Bahl’ within 3 months. So cool na? Have always looked up to her since that time.” This managed to evoke a sweet response from Anushka as well. Anushka went on to repost Parineeti’s story and sent her ‘big hugs.’
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry take parental leave after daughter’s birth
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are taking parental leave from their foundation Archewell in order to spend quality time with their newborn daughter. They welcomed their second child on June 4 and have named her Lilibet ‘Lili’ Diana Mountbatten-Windsor. “While the Duke and Duchess are on parental leave, Archewell will continue to…work,” the couple announced on their website.
Singer Jazzy B’s Twitter account withheld in India after a legal demand
Twitter has withheld the account of singer Jazzy B and three other accounts in India complying with a “legal demand”. The accounts of Jazzy B, California Sikh Youth Alliance, hip-hop artist L-Fresh the Lion and Tarandeep Guraya are restricted in India. Before his account was withheld, Jazzy B frequently tweeted in support of the farmers’ protest against new farm laws.
Christina Ricci joins Keanu Reeves, Priyanka Chopra in The Matrix 4
Christina Ricci has joined the cast of Lana Wachowski’s ‘The Matrix 4’. The action film will also feature Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Jada Pinkett Smith, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Jonathan Groff and Neil Patrick Harris. Christina previously collaborated with Lana on the 2008 film ‘Speed Racer’, which also starred Emile Hirsch and Scott Porter.
‘Lord of the Rings’ anime movie in the works
New Line Cinema, the studio behind the Oscar-winning ‘The Lord of the Rings’ trilogy, is teaming up with Warner Bros Animation for the original anime movie ‘The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim’. According to Variety, veteran anime filmmaker Kenji Kamiyama, who helmed ‘Ultraman’, will direct the film. Joseph Chou will produce the upcoming project.
Marvel to kill off Doctor Strange in its upcoming comic miniseries
Marvel Comics has announced that it will kill off its superhero, Doctor Strange, in the upcoming five-issue miniseries, ‘The Death of Doctor Strange’. Writer Jed MacKay shared to WION, “Strange has been a Marvel fixture from the early days…now, his time has run out and as a Strange fan, it’s been my bittersweet privilege to shepherd him through his last day.”
Tillotama wins Best Actor award at UK Asian Film Festival for ‘Raahgir’
Actress Tillotama Shome has won the Best Actor award at the 23rd edition of the UK Asian Film Festival for her film ‘Raahgir: The Wayfarers’. Apart from Tillotama, filmmaker Goutam Ghose bagged the Best Director award for the film at the festival.
Priyanka Chopra & 28 other celebs ask G7 countries to donate 20% of their COVID-19 vaccines
Twenty-nine personalities including Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Katy Perry have signed an open letter by the UNICEF, asking G7 countries to donate 20% of their COVID-19 vaccines to countries which need them urgently. “This weekend’s G7 Summit is a vital opportunity for you to agree [upon] the actions that will get vaccines where they are most needed, fast,” it read.
Mark Ronson gets engaged to Meryl Streep’s daughter Grace Gummer
Multiple Grammy-winning musician Mark Ronson, during his appearance on The FADER Uncovered podcast, announced that he’s engaged to actress Grace Gummer, the daughter of veteran Hollywood actress Meryl Streep. “I got engaged last weekend,” the 45-year-old musician said. According to reports, Ronson and Gummer have been dating since 2020.
Film, TV industry allowed to shoot in Mumbai till 5 pm in bio-bubble
The film and television industry has been allowed to begin shooting in Mumbai with the time limit of 5 pm in a bio-bubble as part of the unlock process in Maharashtra. However, no outdoor shoot is allowed. FWICE President BN Tiwari stated that he has requested Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to extend the shooting time till 7 pm.
One of my best memories: Anil Kapoor shares pics with De Niro & Al Pacino
Taking to Twitter on Friday, Anil Kapoor shared a couple of throwback pictures of himself with Hollywood actors Robert De Niro and Al Pacino. “Throwback to one of my best memories,” he wrote, adding, “With the two greatest actors of all time, my go-to acting reference points, inspirations and the reason I continue to love what I do…being an actor.”
Tom Hiddleston on new Marvel series
Actor Tom Hiddleston talked about reprising the character of Loki in new Marvel series and said, “I just love playing Loki. I feel so fortunate that I’m still here and there are just new aspects to the character.” He added that he was surprised by the passion and commitment of Marvel’s fan base.
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