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Sanjay Dutt has Stage 3 lung cancer, to fly to USA for treatment
In a shocking turn of events, Sanjay Dutt has been detected with stage 3 lung cancer. He flies off to the US for immediate treatment.A close friend reveals, “Baba is devastated. He has little children. Fortunately, they are in Dubai right now with their mother. But breaking this awful news to them would be an ordeal.”Thought Dutt is pretty shaken he is also certain of being cured. Says the friend, “It is curable. He needs instant and rigorous treatment for which he leaves immediately.”Earlier this week, Dutt was in Mumbai’s Lilavati hospital after complaining of breathlessness. Full tests were done and the devastating results came in on Tuesday.As soon as the news of the gravity of Dutt’s illness spread, friends like Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan and Salman Khan called anxiously. But Sanjay Dutt was in no mood to take calls. Quite understandable.We wish him a speedy and complete recovery!
Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer Tiger 3 to go on floors from February!
Salman Khan is easily the most unpredictable actor in Bollywood as the superstar is impulsive when it comes to announcements and change of plans. Bollywood Hungama had earlier revealed that Salman is all set to take the Tiger franchise forward with Aditya Chopra and it will be the costliest Hindi film till date. We have now learnt that the actor has given a green signal to the shoot of Tiger 3.“Salman and Adi had a prolonged discussion last week and both of them wanted to take Tiger 3 on the floors as soon as possible. The script is said to be the most exciting in Tiger franchise, which has made the film a priority for Salman. It will go on the floors in February 2021, for an 8 month schedule,” a source told Bollywood Hungama, quick that add that it will be among the most prolonged shoot for a Salman Khan film in the recent times. “The film is planned to be shot in multiple countries, which is why the shoot is spread over a period of 8 months. Salman feels that the lockdown has got him in the best shape of his career, with six pack abs and heavy biceps, which justifies the larger than life persona of Tiger,” the source informed.After a 7 month break from work, Salman is charged up to do a big scale action film, and he believes nothing better than Tiger to resume work on a new film. “He has some days of work remaining on Radhe which he will resume in November after which, he will jump ahead to take Tiger franchise forward.”Earlier today, the actor and producer, Sajid Nadiadwala took everyone by surprise by announcing Kick 2 with Jacqueline Fernandez as the female lead. The actor was initially supposed to shoot for Guns of North and Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali. However, the shoots of two films have now been postponed to 2022.
Trailer of Akshay Kumars horror comedy Laxmmi Bomb to be unveiled on August 18; film to release on THIS date!
Superstar Akshay Kumar is riding high nowadays thanks to his back-to-back hits, that too while dabbling in various genres. He was all set to open his account in 2020 with a bang, first with Rohit Shetty’s cop actioner Sooryavanshi and then the horror comedy Laxmmi Bomb. Sadly, the Coronavirus-induced lockdown played spoilsport. As a result, Sooryavanshi got postponed to Diwali. Laxmmi Bomb, meanwhile, went straight to digital. On June 29, it was announced that the Akshay Kumar-starrer is one of the 7 films which shall stream on Disney+ Hotstar. Its release date, however, wasn’t announced then.But now, Bollywood Hungama has learnt that the makers have already fixed the release date of Laxmmi Bomb’s trailer and also that of the film. A source says, “It is common knowledge by now that Akshay Kumar’s lucky number is 9. He tries his best to ensure that his films and its trailer releases on dates that add up to 9. Continuing this tradition, Akshay along with the producers of Laxmmi Bomb has decided to unveil the trailer on August 18.” Incidentally, the trailer of his last year’s hits, Mission Mangal and Good Newwz, also were unveiled on 18th, July 18 and November 18 respectively.The source then adds, “Also, Laxmmi Bomb will release on September 9. This date is significant for one more reason as it’s also Akshay Kumar’s birthday. Laxmmi Bomb is a special film and this is the best gift he’ll be giving to his fans on his special day!” A trade official reveals, “The hype for Laxmmi Bomb is immense. And it’s the first biggie to come out online. Hence, it’s expected to get record-breaking views for sure.”Along with Akshay Kumar, Laxmmi Bomb also stars Kiara Advani and Sharad Kelkar. It is a remake of the popular Tamil film Muni 2: Kanchana and just like the original, it is also directed by Raghava Lawrence. Earlier, the film was scheduled to be released on Eid 2020 and hence, was to clash not just with Salman Khan’s actioner Radhe - Your Most Wanted Bhai but also with the much awaited Hollywood flick Fast & Furious 9. The three-way big clash had trade and exhibitors worried.
Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat hospitalised in Hyderabad; condition critical
Drishyam director Nishikant Kamat is reportedly in a critical condition and has been hospitalised. According to reports , he has suffered from Liver Cirrhosis in the past and that has relapsed. The filmmaker is currently hospitalised in Hyderabad. Nishikant Kamat made his directorial debut with the Marathi film Dombivali Fast. His first Hindi Film was Mumbai Meri Jaan which was released in 2008. He is known popularly for directing the superhit film Drishyam starring Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran and Tabu. The film was a remake of the Malayalam film of the same title. Dirshyam recently completed five years of release. He has also acted in a few films, the last one being Bhavesh Joshi. Nishikant Kamat was also seen in a negative role in John Abraham starrer Rocky Handsome.
Deepika Singh recalls being trolled for gaining weight post-delivery, says it motivated her to workout
Deepika Singh of Diya Aur Baati Hum fame recalled being trolled on social media after delivering her son, Soham. The actress tied the knot a few years ago to Rohit Goyal, a director, and the couple has a son now. Things tend to get a little out of hand when it comes to trolling celebrities and Deepika Singh has been on the receiving end of it. Speaking to a portal, she recalled how she weighed over 73 kilos and had randomly posted a picture since it was her birthday.She says that she did not think too much before posting the picture and the negative comments started pouring in. Some of them mentioned how she should have waited to have a kid or how she will not be offered a lead role anymore, she made sure to keep screenshots of those comments as her wallpaper to motivate her to hit the gym on lazy days. Those comments helped motivate her to lose excess weight and she is happy that she has proved them wrong.Her husband, Rohit Goyal also took a break from work to help Deepika Singh out with Soham’s upbringing. Since they live in a joint family, it would have been difficult for Deepika to manage the house as well as Soham, so he decided to take a break from work.
Sajid Nadiadwala gifts Kick 2 to Jacqueline Fernandez on her birthday
A much-awaited wait for the audience finally ends as Jacqueline Fernandez is now officially paired opposite Salman Khan for Kick 2. Sajid Nadiadwala who directed and produced the first part has been working on the sequel script for a while now, his wife Warda Nadiadwala took to twitter to announce the gift formally.The tweet read, “Here is your BIRTHDAY GIFT that will be remembered Forever! @Asli_Jacqueline overjoyed to FORMALLY announce that #SajidNadiadwala locked the script at 4am this morning & has written an exceptional role for you @BeingSalmanKhan's #Kick2 rolling soon! Welcome Back! @NGEMovies”The production house also made a formal statement on the same, the tweet read, “Too Much Fun on @Asli_Jacqueline’s birthday, the wait ends as #SajidNadiadwala locked the script for #Kick2 this morning at 4 am. @WardaNadiadwala Thank you for the BIG News #NGEFamily can't wait to see @BeingSalmanKhan & you start #Kick-in soon!”Here is your BIRTHDAY GIFT that will be remembered Forever! ????????Too Much Fun ???? on Sajid Nadiadwala finished locking the script today at 4 am and the film is now ready to roll.
Sushant Singh Rajput Case: SC reserves judgement on Rhea Chakrabortys petition; next hearing on August 13
The apex court reserved its verdict on Rhea Chakraborty's petition to transfer an FIR against her in Patna to Mumbai. The SC heard the petition today in presence of Rhea's lawyer, Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer, the counsel representing Maharashtra Govt and the Solicitor General of India. The Supreme Court has asked all concerned parties to submit a brief written note by Thursday. Rhea's lawyer Shyam Divan said that the Patna FIR is not connected with the incident and that the Bihar cops should've transferred the case. “There are serious apprehensions of bias in the case, the ends of justice will be met if prayers will be allowed,” he said in the court. The actress through her lawyer said, “I was in love with Sushant. I was traumatised after his death. But I am being victimised now”.The late actor's family lawyer raised points about the actor's family complaining with the Mumbai Police in February and raised questions on the investigation by the Mumbai Police. On the other hand, Mahinder Singh, Former ASG appearing for Bihar Govt, told the Supreme Court that the Mumbai Police have not cooperated with their Bihar counterpart in the case. According to reports, the Bihar Government said that Mumbai Police did not file an FIR in regard to the death, thus making the FIR in Patna legal and valid. The Court has scheduled the next hearing for August 13.
RIP: Bollywood lyricist and poet Dr. Rahat Indori passes away at 70
Coronavirus has been taking a toll on the entire world since the beginning of 2020 and the death toll because of this pandemic continues to rise. With over 2 million active cases in India, the disease has claimed another gem. Dr. Rahat Indori, who happened to be one of the most famous lyricists of Bollywood and a renowned poet has passed away at 70.According to an official statement from Dr. Vinod Bhandari at Sri Aurobindo Hospital, he suffered from two cardiac arrests and could not be saved. On Sunday, he had also tested positive for COVID-19 and was diagnosed with 60% pneumonia.Earlier this morning, he had taken to his Twitter to announce that he had tested positive requesting people not to disturb his family or friends regarding his health since he would be informing them about the same on his social media. He wrote, “????? ?? ?????? ????? ????? ???? ?? ?? ???? ?????? ????? ???? ???, ????? ??????? ???????? ??? ??.??????? ???????? ??? ????? ???. ??? ?????? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?????? ?? ??? ???. ?? ?? ??????? ??, ???? ?? ?? ?? ????? ?? ???? ?? ????, ???? ??????? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ????? ?????.”????? ?? ?????? ????? ????? ???? ?? ?? ???? ?????? ????? ???? ???, ????? ??????? ???????? ??? ??.??????? ???????? ??? ????? ??? ??? ?????? ???? ?? ???? ?? ?????? ?? ??? ????? ?? ??????? ??, ???? ?? ?? ?? ????? ?? ???? ?? ????, ???? ??????? ?????? ?? ?????? ?? ???? ????? ?????.— Dr. Rahat Indori (@rahatindori) As per the latest reports, Dr. Rahat Indori breathed his last in Indore and more details regarding his last rites are awaited. Bollywood Hungama sends out heartfelt condolences to the family and friends.
Sanjay Dutt to take a short break from work for medical treatment; urges well-wishers not to speculate unnecessarily
On Tuesday, actor Sanjay Dutt took to Twitter to inform all his fans and followers that he will be taking a short break from work for medical reasons. The actor had earlier been hospitalised for two day after he complained of breathlessness. “Hi friends, I am taking a short break from work for some medical treatment. My family and friends are with me and I urge my well wishers to not worry or unnecessarily speculate. with your love and good wishes, I will be back soon," he wrote on Twitter. ???????? On August 8, Sanjay Dutt was hospitalised after complaining of breathlessness. He took to Twitter to update about his health. “Just wanted to assure everyone that I’m doing well. I’m currently under medical observation & my COVID-19 report is negative. With the help & care of the doctors, nurses & staff at Lilavati hospital, I should be home in a day or two. Thank you for your well wishes & blessings,” he wrote. On the work front, Sanjay Dutt’s first look poster from Sadak 2 was unveiled on Monday. He is set to star alongside Alia Bhatt, Aditya Roy Kapur and Pooja Bhatt in Mahesh Bhatt’s directorial. The film is releasing on August 28 on Disney+ Hotstar.
Box Office
Film NameNet GrossVerdict
Angrezi Medium10.48 CrFlop
Baaghi 397.32 CrFlop
Thappad32.00 CrAverage
Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavd...62.50 CrAverage
Love Aaj Kal37.74 CrFlop
Malang59.04 CrAverage
Shikara6.75 CrFlop
Jawaani Jaaneman28.50 CrFlop
Street Dancer 3D75.00 CrFlop
Panga28.92 CrFlop
Film NameReviewerRating
Gunjan Saxena The Kargi...Times of India4.00
Raat Akeli HaiIMDB7.50
Raat Akeli HaiKoimoi3.00
Raat Akeli HaiNews182.50
Shakuntala DeviIMDB6.30
Shakuntala DeviKoimoi2.50