In this weekend roundup on entertainment news, catch up on what your favorite celebs were up to from new projects to social issues.

This weekend Scam 1992 won the Best Drama Series at Asian Academy Creative Awards, we heard about Rajamouli’s RRR clashing with Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi in January. Britney Spears took to healing after being free from her father’s conservatorship and Shah Rukh Khan’s son, Aryan Khan got arrested by the NCB in a Mumbai cruise drugs case. Dia Mirza talked about children’s rights being connected to climate crises and Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence rallied against the abortion ban in the US.

Start browsing through this roundup to catch up on everything that happened with these celebs during the weekend!


‘Scam 1992’ wins Best Drama Series at Asian Academy Creative Awards

Hansal Mehta’s web series ‘Scam 1992’ won the Best Drama Series and Best Direction awards at the Asian Academy Creative Awards 2021. Manoj Bajpayee was awarded Best Actor in a Leading Role award for ‘The Family Man S2’ and Konkona Sen Sharma was awarded Best Actress in a Leading role for ‘Ajeeb Daastaans: Geeli Pucchi’.

Rajamouli’s RRR to clash with Bhansali’s Gangubai Kathiawadi in January

Director SS Rajamouli’s ‘RRR’, starring celebs like Ram Charan, Jr NTR, Alia Bhatt, and Ajay Devgn, will release on January 7 next year. The film will hit the theatres a day after Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’, which also stars Alia and Ajay. According to reports, Ajay will essay the role of don Karim Lala in ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’.

Britney Spears after father’s removal as conservator

Britney Spears on Saturday took to Instagram to say, “Although there [are] things to celebrate in my life, I still have a lot of healing to do.” This comes after her father Jamie was removed as her conservator after 13 years and replaced by John Zabel. Britney’s next hearing on November 12 will determine whether her conservatorship shall be terminated.

Shah Rukh Khan’s 23-year-old son, Aryan Khan arrested in Mumbai on a cruise drugs case

Shah Rukh Khan’s 23-year-old son Aryan Khan has been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) after being caught in a raid at a rave party on a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai. He was questioned by the agency for several hours. Drugs including cocaine, hashish, and MD (ecstasy) were seized by NCB during the raid.

Big B shares his old modeling pictures, says ‘Would be so nice to be back to such days’

Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan took to Instagram to share his old modeling pictures. He captioned the post, “Would be so nice to be back to such days…but…”. Reacting to his post, actor Rohit Bose Roy wrote, “My life is centered around those days Amit ji…my entire existence is a sum total of those days.”

Mahesh Manjrekar announces his next film ‘Godse’ on Gandhi Jayanti

On the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar announced a new film titled ‘Godse’. It will be based on Nathuram Godse, who had assassinated Mahatma Gandhi on January 30, 1948. Speaking about the project, Mahesh said, “While telling his story, we neither want to patronize nor want to speak against anyone…We’ll leave it to…audience on who’s right or wrong.”

John Abraham’s ‘Attack’ to release on Republic Day 2022

John Abraham’s action-thriller film ‘Attack’ will release on Republic Day next year. The actor took to social media to announce the release date and wrote, “A hostage crisis that brought the country to its knees! This time the race is against time…get ready for #Attack.” In addition to John, the film will also feature Jacqueline Fernandez and Rakul Preet Singh.

Daniel Craig to receive a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Ahead of the US release of ‘No Time to Die’, Daniel Craig will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He’ll be the fourth James Bond actor to receive the honor after David Niven, Roger Moore, and Pierce Brosnan. Barry Nelson, who played Bond in the TV anthology series ‘Climax!’, also received a star during his career.

Sudhir Mishra on Nawazuddin’s Int’l Emmy nomination

‘Serious Men’ director Sudhir Mishra has said he’s very happy for Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who bagged a nomination at International Emmy Awards in the Best Performance By An Actor category for the film. “It’s also a recognition for the film, showing that we’re all making films of a certain international standard,” Sudhir said, adding, “It’s a kind of recognition of Indian cinema.”

Siddharth Roy Kapur was re-elected as President of the Producers Guild of India

Producer Siddharth Roy Kapur has been re-elected as President of the Producers Guild of India. He was re-elected unanimously by the Guild’s Council of Management. Siddharth thanked the members and announced that after serving for six consecutive years as Guild President by the end of 2022, he would not be making himself available for re-election next year.

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Karnataka HC asks Netflix to stop airing 1st episode of Crime Stories: India Detectives

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim order restricting Netflix from airing the first episode of Crime Stories: India Detectives documentary series, ‘A Murdered Mother’. The episode featured a Bengaluru police probe in the murder of 54-year-old Nirmala Chandrasekhar allegedly carried out by her daughter Amrutha with the help of co-accused Sridhar Rao, who filed the petition against the episode.

Finally, children’s rights connected to climate crises: Dia Mirza

Dia Mirza on Sunday shared Save the Children India’s tweet on the climate crises and its impact affecting children the most, saying, “Finally children’s rights, their security, health, and well being is being connected with climate crises.” The actress added, “Our children are suffering now and their future will become even more challenging if leaders don’t act on climate now.”

Celebs Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence rally against abortion ban in the US

Celebs Amy Schumer(comedian) and Jennifer Lawrence (the actress who is also pregnant) on Saturday showed their support for abortion rights at the Rally for Abortion Justice in Washington, DC. Jennifer is pregnant and expecting her first child with her husband Cooke Maroney. Texas on September 2 passed a law preventing women from availing abortion after six weeks.

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Kangana Ranaut meets Air Force officers while shooting for ‘Tejas’

Kangana Ranaut recently met Air Force officers while shooting for her upcoming film ‘Tejas’. Taking to Instagram, Kangana shared pictures from the hangar where the team was shooting for the film. Alongside the post, she wrote, “My herogiri turned into total fangiri when real Air Force officers/ soldiers landed in the same hangar [where] we [were] shooting the film.”

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi were blessed with a baby boy

Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi were blessed with a baby boy on Sunday. Bedi in an Instagram post announced the baby’s arrival, and wrote, “The almighty today blessed us with a baby boy. Both Neha and the baby are well…Neha, thank you for being such a warrior through this journey.” The couple welcomed their daughter Mehr in November 2018.

Google pays tribute to Sivaji Ganesan on his 93rd birth anniversary with a doodle

Google on Friday paid tribute to actor Sivaji Ganesan on his 93rd birth anniversary. The doodle has been created by Bengaluru-based guest artist Noopur Rajesh Choksi. Google described Ganesan, who was born as Ganesamoorthy in Tamil Nadu, as “one of India’s first method actors and widely considered among the nation’s most influential actors of all time.”

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Actress Samantha & actor Naga Chaitanya confirm separation after 4 years of marriage

Actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu and actor Naga Chaitanya took to social media to confirm that they have separated after nearly four years of marriage. “We’re fortunate to have a friendship of over a decade that was the very core of our relationship,” their statement read. Samantha and Naga Chaitanya got married in October 2017.

‘Haider’, you helped me find me: Shahid pens note on the film completing 7 yrs

Marking the seventh anniversary of ‘Haider’, Shahid Kapoor wrote, “To be or not to be. An actor or a star. Looking outside or deep within…The many questions an actor faces…at a critical juncture in his journey of choosing who he decides to be.” The possibilities are many…But there’s only one right one. ‘Haider’, you helped me find me,” he added.

Hope you’re all caught up on the entertainment news and what the celebs were up to with this weekend’s roundup of news!

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