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News oi-Filmibeat Desk |Published: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 16:17 [IST] OnFriday,April29,AmulpaidabutterytributetoDeepikaPadukoneaftershewasannouncedasajurymemberattheCannesFilmFestival2022. MetGala2022’sTheme‘GildedGlamourAndWhite-Tie’Explained BollywoodactorDeepikaPadukone’sbeingselectedasoneofthejurymembersofthecovetedfestivalcameinasamassivemomentofprideforIndia.Followingthetrajectory,recently,Amultopicalhaspaida“butterytribute” tothestar. Inthenewtopical,AmulusedacaricatureofDeepikaPadukoneinanelegantgown,hailingherprestigiousmomentas‘Deepicannes’.TheDairygiantusedanintriguingtagline–“everyjurylovesit”–tocompletetheirlatesttopical.Takealookatthewishbelow: Cannes2022:DeepikaPadukoneAndAsgharFarhadiToBePartOfFilmFestivalJury Themuch-awaitedCannesFilmFestival2022isallsettokickstartnextmonthinFrance.The75thFestivaldeCannesisslatedtobeginonMay17andwillcometoanendonMay28withagalaceremony. Ontheworkfront,Deepikahasaslewofinterestingprojectslinedupforher,namelyNagAshwindirectorialProjectKwithPrabhas,TheInternandDraupadi. Story first…

News oi-Sruthi Hemachandran |Updated: Friday, April 8, 2022, 13:42 [IST] AneeshMenon,theactorbestknownforhisrolesinDrishyam,Odiyan,Lucifer,DrivingLicenceandmanyotherMollywoodfilms,hasbecomethelatestonetobeembroiledinthe#MeToomovement,asocialcampaignagainstsexualabuseandharassmentwheresurvivorspublicizeallegations.Theactorwasreportedlycalledoutbyoneofhisformermono-actstudentswhoaccusedhimofinappropriatebehaviour.InanotesharedonReddit,thestudentrevealedherfondnessformono-actandelocution,andhowsheendedupataninstitutionwhereAneeshwasateacher,soastopolishherskillsforaschoolevent. Hernoteread,“Fromthenon,Istartedtrainingunderhimdaily.Hewaslikedbyeverybodyingeneral.Heusedtoexpressaffectionbypullingmycheeks.Soon,Istartedfeelinguneasyabouthisbehavior.Buthebegantotakemorefreedomwithme,touchedandgrabbedmybodypartssayingthatitwastocorrectmypositionsandtomaketheposturesmorebeautiful.“Tocorrectmychestposition”,oncehereacheddownundermytopandpressedmybr***t.Itreallyhurt.Thishappenedseveraltimessincethen.Onceduringatrainingsession,Isaidsomeexcusetohim,wenttomomandaskedhertositwithmeduringthetraining.ButshedismissedmebysayingthatAneeshwouldneedhisspacetoteach.Hecouldconvincemyparentsthatitwasallpartofthetraining.” Thesurvivorfurtherexplainedhowshewasafraidtonarratetheordealtoherparentsasshewasvictim-shamedinthepast.Sheevenhadqualms,however,thingswentsouthafterAneeshallegedlycrossedalllimits.“Whatifthiswasthewaytoteachmono-act?IevendoubtedmyselfthatmaybeIwasimaginingallthis.Later,wheneverhecalledmyhome,heusedtotalktometoo.Hisconversationswerefilledwithpassivereferencestos**.Thismademefeelveryuncomfortable.Iwasterriblyafraidandinshock.” Theunnamedpersonalsorecountedashockingincidentwhenshehadtopracticeasequencewiththeactorandthelatterallegedlymisbehaved. Sharingthatsheopenedupabouttheincidentnowasshewasyettorecoverfromthetraumaoftheeventsthatunfolded.Theformerstudentassertedthatshereallyhopedmorepeoplewouldfindthecouragetospeakoutabouttheill-treatmentsofthestar. Forwomenindistresshelpavailableat,CentralSocialWelfareBoard-PoliceHelpline:1091/1291,(011)23317004;ShaktiShalini-women’sshelter:(011)24373736/24373737;AllIndiaWomen’sConference:10921/(011)23389680;JointWomen’sProgramme:(011)24619821;Sakshi-violenceinterventioncenter:(0124)2562336/5018873;NirmalNiketan(011)27859158;JAGORI(011)26692700;NariRakshaSamiti:(011)23973949;RAHIRecoveringandHealingfromIncest.Asupportcentreforwomensurvivorsofchildsexualabuse:(011)26238466/26224042,26227647.

News oi-Filmibeat Desk |Published: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 17:25 [IST] MegaPowerStarRamCharanrecentlygracedastheChiefGuestatthewreathlayingceremonyofAzadikaAmritMahostavorganisedbytheGovernmentofIndiaatVeerulaSankuSamarakatParadeGrounds,Hyderabad. Theeventwasheldtocommemorate75yearsofIndianindependenceandpaytributetothefallenwarheroeswhosacrificedtheirlivesforthecountry. RamCharaninspiredthe800to900students,warveterans,armysoldiers,GallantryAwardWinnersandMediaprofessionalswhoattendedtheeventwithhisprofoundwords.Heaskedthestudentstorememberhowarmyofficersbravetheharshweatherfromallcornersofourcountrysothatwesitherepeacefullyandgetonwithourdaytodayactivities. “Iwantthestudentstorememberthattheairwebreathin,thepathwewalkon,thecountrywelivesoproudlyandpeacefullyissolelybecauseoftheofficersandveteranssittinghere.IamfascinatedbyArmyofficers.Itgivesmeimmensepridetoseeamanorwomaninanyuniform.Inthe14filmsIhavedonesofar,IhavedirectlyorindirectlyplayedsomeroleswhereIhavewornthePoliceuniform-Dhruva,ZanjeerandthemostrecentRRR.Iamstandingheretodayonlybecauseyouallfoughtforus,” theRRRstarsaid. Theactorthankedtheofficialsforinvitinghimtotheeventandalsothestudentsforparticipatinginsuchanobleprogramme. “IhopetocontinuedoingsomekindofservicetothiscountryandsupporttheIndianArmy,IndianNavy,”heconcludedwithaniIntenseJaiHind. Thethemeoftheeventistoshowgratitudetowardsthewarheroeswhosacrificedtheirlivesforthenationandtomotivatethenextgenerationtoservethecountry. Story first…

News oi-Madhuri V |Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 17:25 [IST] ActressJacquelineFernandezhittheheadlinesforthewrongreasonswhenhernamecroppedupintheprobeinconnectionwithaRs200CroremoneylaunderingcaseagainstallegedconmanSukeshChandrasekharandhisactress-wifeLeenaMariaPaul. TheactresswasquestionedmultipletimesbytheEnforcementDirectorate(ED)forherallegedlinkswithChandrasekhar.Whiletheyhadnotnamedherasanaccusedinthiscase,shewasn’tgivenacleanchiteither. Accordingtothelatestreports,theEDhasnotattachedpropertiesworthRs7.27CroreofJacquelinetothisextortioncase.AreportinIndiaTodaystatedthattheattachedassetsincludefixeddepositworthRs7.12croreunderJacqueline’snameandanamountofRs15lakhwhichwaspaidbyChandrasekhartoascriptwriterontheactress’behalf. ThereportfurtherstatedthattheyhavebeeninformedbysourcesthatJacquelineisthebeneficiaryoftheproceedsoftheextortedmoneyandtheattachmenthasbeenmadeunderthePreventionofMoneyLaunderingAct. Further,accordingtothesamereports,theofficialshavesofarcomeacrossevidenceofSukeshgivinggiftsworthRs5.71CroretoJacquelineFernandezusingtheextortedmoney.Besidesthis,hehadalsogivenfundscloseto173,000USDollarsandaround27,000AustralianDollarstoclosefamilymembersofJacqueline. Ontheotherhand,JacquelinehadearlierclaimedherinnocenceandsaidthatshewasunawareofSukeshChandrasekhar’sidentityorthathewasaconman. SukeshChandrasekharisaccusedofextortingRs215CrorefromthewifeofaDelhi-basedbusinessmanthroughspoofcalls. #Jacqueline #Fernandezs #Assets…

News pti-PTI |Updated: Saturday, April 23, 2022, 11:31 [IST] MarvelStudios’muchanticipatedmovie“DoctorStrangeintheMultiverseofMadness” hasbeenbannedinSaudiArabiaandseveralotherArabcountriesduetothepresenceofagaycharacter. DoctorStrange2LeakRevealsTomHiddleston’sLokiWillAppearInTheFilm The“DoctorStrange”sequel,whichwillreleaseintheUSonMay6,wasoriginallyscheduledforhittheatresintheSaudiArabiaandotherGulfcountriesonMay5.AccordingtoVariety,theSaudiArabiancensorsdidn’tissuethedistributioncertificatetotheBenedictCumberbatch-ledsuperheromovie. TheSamRaimi-directedsequelstarsCumberbatchasthetitularcharacterandalsofeaturesnewheroAmericaChavez,playedbyactorXochitlGomez.Hercharacterinthefilmisreportedlygay. Priorto“DoctorStrangeintheMultiverseofMadness”,Marvel’s“TheEternals” wasbannedinSaudiArabia,overitssame-gendercoupleromanceandtheMarvelCinematicUniverse’sfirstgaysuperhero. PaulBettanyRevealsIfVisionWillBeReturningInDoctorStrangeInTheMultiverseOfMadness “DoctorStrange”sequelfollowstheSorcererSupremeashetriestocontaintheaftermathofthemultiverse-fracturingspellhecastin“Spider-Man:NoWayHome”—whichcausedvillainsfromacrossthemultiversetospilloverintothecentralMarvelCinematicUniversetimeline.PTISHDSHD

News oi-Nagarathna A |Published: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 18:07 [IST] YehRishtaKyaKehlataHaiisoneofthetopshowsontelevision.Themakersoftheshowaregearingupforagrandweddingsequence.Theteamisshootingforthespecialweddingsequenceinatthepicturesquefive-starheritagepropertyinSamodevillagenearJaipur.LavishsetshavebeenerectedfortheweddingsequenceatSamode.AsperTimesOfIndiareport,thecrewhasevenshotforaromanticsonginanoldmarbleslurrydumpingyardatKishangarh. Recently,themainleadoftheshowPranaliRathodandHarshadChopdaAKAAksharaandAbhimanyu,whoseweddingsequenceisbeingshotatthevenue,spokeabouttheirexperiences.Harshadsaidthatalthoughitisextremelyhot,thelocationsaregorgeous.Headdedthataudienceappreciationisimportantforhim. Harshadwasquotedbytheleadingdailyassaying,“It’sunbearablyhotherebutwearehereforaspecialsequenceandsinceouraudienceislookingforwardtothistrack,it’sworthit.Thefactthatweareshootingoutdoordoesn’tmatter,wearetakingampleprotection,stayinghydrated.Asactorswehavetosometimesphysicallypushourselvestodomorethan–IlovemycraftandenjoywhatIdo.Formewhat’simportantisbeingappreciatedbymyaudience,andthehardshipthatIhavefacedwhiledoingaparticularsequencedoesn’tmatter.Thelocationsaregorgeous.” Ontheotherhand,Pranalitooechoedthesameandsaidthatitusabeautifulplacetobeinandaddedthatsofar,ithasbeenafascinatingexperience. TRPToppers(Online):Naagin6WitnessesAJump;BhagyaLakshmi&FanaaSwapPlaces KhatronKeKhiladi12:Sriti&RubinaToGetHugeAmount?Here’sHowMuchShivangi&EricaMightEarn!Pranalisaid,“Iamnotusedtoworkingoutdoorsinthiskindofextremetemperature.Thankfully,wearestayinginabeautifulpalacesurroundedbylushgreenery,socomingbacktomyroomafteraday’sshootissomethingIreallylookforwardto.Havingsaidthat,thisisabeautifulplacetobeinandit’sbeenafascinatingexperiencesofar.” Story first published: Saturday,…

News oi-Swikriti Srivastava |Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 16:02 [IST] ThereareonlyafewcelebritieswhoareunafraidofspeakingtheirmindsandthereisnodenyingthatactressKanganaRanautisoneofthem.Whileonemaylikeordislikeherforherboldness,butonecan’tdenythefactthatsheisonefearlessandanopinionatedperson.Recently,KanganacollaboratedwithactorNawazuddinSiddiquiasaproducerforTikuWedsSheru,whichalsostarsAvneetKaur. Inhisrecenttete-a-tetewithSiddharthKannan,whenNawazuddinwasaskedtosharehisexperienceofworkingwithKangana,hesaid,“Bahotmazaaaya.Bahotkamaalladkihai(Ienjoyeditalot.Sheisanamazinggirl).” WhenaskedabouttheperceptionthatKanganaisdifficulttoworkwith,theactorsaid,“Shewasmyproducer.Producerslikeherareveryfewinnumber.Theyarerare.” Inthesameinterview,whentheKickactorwasaskedifhewasafraidtoworkwithKanganabecauseofsuchperception,hesaid,“Notatall.Fearofwhat?Sheissuchanamazingactress,suchagoodproducer,whatelsecouldyouwant?” Meanwhile,Nawazuddin’slatestreleaseHeropanti2isrunningintheatres,butunfortunately,thefilmcouldnotwoomoviegoers.BothNawazuddinandTigerShroffhavebeenreceivingmeancommentsfortheirworkinthefilm,andtheduohasbeengettingtrolledonsocialmedia. AsfarasKanganaisconcerned,yesterday,sheunveiledthetrailerofherupcomingfilmDhaakadandtooksocialmediabystorm.NetizenshavebeensingingpraisesofKanganaforperforminghigh-octaneactionsceneswithsuchease.ThefilmisslatedtoarriveintheatresonMay20,2022,anditalsostarsArjunRampalandDivyaDuttainkeyroles.

News oi-Vijay SPR |Updated: Friday, April 22, 2022, 19:20 [IST] KollywoodstarcoupleVigneshShivanandNayantharahavebeenneckdeepinloveforthepastfewyears.Theadorablecouplehadbeengoingonseveralforeigntripstogetherastheyappeartobeenjoyingeachother’scompanybigtime.Now,reportsareemerging,claimingthatthestageissetforVigneshandNayantharatotaketheirrelationshiptothenextlevel. Asperreports,VigneshShivanandNayantharamightbetyingtheknotthisJune.ItisheardthatthecouplehasdecidedtotakethebigjumpandenterthewedlockinJune2022.Thissureisanexcitingupdateforthefollowersofthecouple. Butthecouplehasn’tyetissuedanofficialcommunicationinthisregard.However,ahandfulofreliablereportshaveaffirmedthatthemuchtalkedabouttheweddingwillbehappeningintheabovementionedmonth. VigneshandNayantharaaresaidtohavedevelopedalikingtowardseachotherwhileworkingon2015theatricalrelease,NaanumRowdyThaan.VigneshShivandirectedthefilmandNayantharaplayedthefemaleleadinthesame.Theybuiltgoodaffinitywhileworkingonthefilmandthatlatertranscendedintoastrongerrelationship.Asfarastheagedifferencefactorgoes,Nayantharais37yearsoldnowandVigneshis36. Butasofnow,VigneshandNayantharaarekeenlyawaitingthetheatricalreleaseofKaathuvaakulaRenduKaadhalwhichisdueforreleaseonthe28thofApril.ThefilmisdirectedbyVigneshShivanandithasVijaySethupathiandSamanthaintheleadroles.ThefilmhasgarnereddecentexpectationsanditisexpectedtoopenonastrongnoteinTamilNadu.

News oi-Madhuri V |Updated: Saturday, April 30, 2022, 15:38 [IST] Twoyearsago,onthisday,legendaryactorRishiKapoorbreathedhislastafteraprolongedbattlewithleukemia.Thenewsofhisdemisewasahugeshockforthefilmfraternityaswellashisfansacrosstheglobe.Onhisseconddeathanniversarytoday(April30,2022),hisactress-wifeNeetuKapoorrememberedhimwithaheartfeltpost. NeetuKapoorpostedavideofromthesetsofDanceDeewaneJuniors,inwhichacontestantisseensharinghowthelateactorhadhelpedherhusband.Hearingherwords,theKabhiKabhieactressisseengettingteary-eyedandsaying,“Rishijinahihaibutmairozkisinakisisemiltihuaurrozkoinakoimujheunkiyaaddilaatahai.Sabkiekstoryhaiunkesaath(Rishijiisnolongerherebuteverydaysomeoneortheotherremindsmeofhim.Everybodyhasastorywithhim).” Neetucaptionedthevideoas“Todayistwoyearssincerishijileftus…losingapartnerof45yearswasdifficultnpainfulatthattimetheonlywaytohealmyheartwastokeepmyselfmentallyoccupied..MovientelevisionhelpedmeachievethatRishijiwillalwaysberememberednwillstayineveryone’sheartforever.” Havealookatthevideo. Neetu’spostalsoleftfansemotional.AnInstagramuserwrote,“DearNeetuji,EvenwelivefarawayWegrownupwatchingRishiji’sfilmsandsongs..thankyousomuchdotakingcareofourheroRishijiallovertheyears.Youareaninspirationformanywoman’sintheworld.WeloveRishijiandweloveyouPrayersalways❤️.”“Hardtobelieveit’sbeen2years..evennowIfeelI’llwakeuptoatweetofhisthoIknowthat’simpossible.hewasblessedtohaveyoubyhisside,yourstrengthisunparalleledandI’msurehe’ssoproudofthewayyouandthefamilyhandledeverything.lotsoflovealways💙❤️,” readanothercomment. BesidesNeetuKapoor,herdaughterRiddhimaKapoorSahnialsotooktoherInstagramstoriestorememberherlatefather.ShepostedanadorablechildhoodpictureofRishiholdingherinherarms,alongwithaheartemoticon. Neetu’sdaughter-in-lawandactressAliaBhattalsorememberedRishiKapoorwithapostonherInstagramstories.Shesharedapicturewheresheisseenposingwiththelateactor,NeetuKapoorandactor-husbandRanbirKapoorandcaptioneditas,“Alwaysandforever,”alongwithaheartemoticon. SpeakingaboutNeetuKapoor,theveteranactressisallsettoreturnonthebigscreenafteralonggapwithRajMehta’sJugJuggJeeyoco-starringVarunDhawan,KiaraAdvaniandAnilKapoor. #Neetu…