#ICYMI: Ken's disappointment, Ananya Panday's Paris Couture debut, a string of teasers, and more

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In this chapter of our #ICYMI series, we have brought you entertainment news from around the world- from Ken's letter over Oscar nominations to teasers and trailers back home. Read on!

In the entertainment industry, no week is regular. There are always ups and downs taking place in this world, and hence, there’s always a lot to tell about. For instance, the Oscars announced their picks for 2024. Surprisingly, some movies not chosen got more attention than the ones that were picked. Also, a documentary called "Rainbow Rishta," talking about queer love, got a nomination at the GLAAD Media Awards. We got to see teasers for movies like 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' and 'Article 370,' and people got really excited about Sanjay Leela Bhansali's new movie. So, if you missed any of this entertainment news, don't worry! In our #ICYMI series, we've got you covered and will fill you in on what happened this week.

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Here you go! 

Sanjay Leela Bhansali announces 'Love & War'

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, well-known for his historical sagas often featuring love triangles, announced his upcoming film ‘Love & War.’ The film will feature Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, and Vicky Kaushal in lead roles. The film is set to release around Christmas 2025.



Season 2 of 'Invincible' Part 2 to premiere on March 14, 2024

Superhero fans, good news for you! The second season, episode 5 of Invincible is scheduled to be released on March 14, 2024. Subsequent episodes will be available weekly on Prime Video.

 

'Rainbow Rishta' nominated for Outstanding Documentary at the GLAAD Media Awards 2024

Prime Video has earned a nomination in the ‘Outstanding Documentary’ category at the prestigious GLAAD Media Awards for Rainbow Rishta, its unscripted Original series that explores the theme of queer love. This historic nomination marks the first time an Indian unscripted series on queer love is being acknowledged at this prestigious award. 



Jio Studios releases teaser of Yami Gautam-starrer 'Article 370'

Article 370 features Yami Gautam as an Intelligence Officer fighting terrorism in Kashmir. The film delves deep into the abrogation of Article 370 in the state. Produced by Jio Studios and the creators of Uri: The Surgical Strike, the film is scheduled to hit theaters globally on February 23.

 

Abhishek Sinha's 'Tumse Na Ho Payega' becomes 4th most-watched film on OTT in 2023

Sinha’s first film Tumse Na Ho Payega has achieved a significant feat, clinching the 4th position in India's most-watched OTT films, according to the recent Ormax report, drawing an audience of 14.3 million viewers. Notably, this slice-of-life drama has secured its place in the top 5 alongside well-known titles like Bawaal, Bloody Daddy, and Gulmohar.



Disney+ Hotstar releases trailer of Aarya's final chapter, 'Aarya Antim Vaar'

Disney+ Hotstar dropped the trailer of the critically-acclaimed franchise- Aarya for Season 3. The International Emmy-nominated series Aarya will return with Aarya Antim Vaar, which will decide the fate of Aarya Sareen (Sushmita Sen), on 9th February 2024. 



“Ram Janmabhoomi Temple: The Return of A Splendid Sun” to premiere on JioCinema

JioCinema will premiere the documentary Ram Janmabhoomi Temple: The Return of a Splendid Sun on January 25, 2024. Presented by Dilip Piramal and Amish Tripathi, and written by Anirban Bhattacharya and Pranav Chaturvedi, the documentary takes the viewers through the history of Ayodhya and the events that it witnessed.

 

Ananya Panday walks on the ramp at Paris Couture for Rahul Mishra

At the Haute-Couture Spring/Summer 2024 Fashion Week in Paris, Ananya Panday made her international runway debut. She showcased designer Rahul Mishra's creations wearing a captivating black and gold outfit.



Teaser of Akshay Kumar and Tiger Shroff's 'Bade Miyan Chote Miyan' dropped

Featuring Akshay Kumar, Tiger Shroff, Prithviraj Sukumaran, Manushi Chhillar, Sonakshi Sinha, and Alaya F, the teaser for Bade Miyan Chote Miyan has been unveiled, offering a sneak peek into the movie. Scheduled for an Eid 2024 release, the film narrates the story of a dynamic duo dedicated to saving Hindustan.

Andrew Scott stars in Netflix's limited series 'Ripley'; teaser released

Derived from Patricia Highsmith's best-selling Tom Ripley novels, the teaser of Ripley, featuring Andrew Scott, introduces us to the world of the con artist Ripley. The limited series will release on Netflix on April 4, 2024.

Ryan Gosling, disappointed with Oscar nominations, says, "No Ken without Barbie"

Ryan Gosling, who played Ken in Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie,’ was nominated for the Best Actor in a Supporting Role at the Oscars. However, he expressed disappointment as Margot Robbie, who played Barbie herself, was not nominated for Best Actress, and Gerwig, was nominated for Best Director. 

Here’s Gosling’s full statement, as provided to CNN:

“I am extremely honored to be nominated by my colleagues alongside such remarkable artists in a year of so many great films. And I never thought l’d be saying this, but I’m also incredibly honored and proud that it’s for portraying a plastic doll named Ken. But there is no Ken without Barbie, and there is no Barbie movie without Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie, the two people most responsible for this history-making, globally celebrated film. No recognition would be possible for anyone in the film without their talent, grit, and genius. To say that I’m disappointed that they are not nominated in their respective categories would be an understatement. Against all odds with nothing but a couple of soulless, scantily clad, and thankfully crotchless dolls, they made us laugh, they broke our hearts, they pushed the culture and they made history. Their work should be recognized along with the other very deserving nominees. Having said that, I am so happy for America Ferrera and the other incredible artists who contributed their talents to making this such a groundbreaking film.” - Ryan Gosling, “Barbie”

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