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Saif Ali Khan opens up about divorce with Amrita Singh; says breaking the news to his kids was the worst thing
Actor Saif Ali Khan first got married in the year 1991 and became parents to Sara Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan. The two separated in 2004. In a recent interview with an entertainment portal the Tanhaji actor spoke in length about his divorce and three kids. Talking about breaking the news of separation and subsequent divorce with Amrita Singh to his kids, he said that it was the worst thing in the world. The actor said that it is something he still feels could have been different. He said that he will never be okay with it and tries to make peace with himself by saying that he was 20 and quite young and was facing way too many changes. He did, however, say that a warm home is the right of every child. Saif Ali Khan who is now married to actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has always been complimented about how they come across as a modern family as everybody in the family is respectful of the other. Saif feels that one has to be respectful and make the most of whatever the situation is. He said that sometimes having two parents might not be the best thing for anyone, but it might be. The actor said that a nice stable home is a wonderful environment that one would like to give and share with kids. On the work front, Saif Ali Khan will next be seen playing a father in Jawaani Jaaneman.
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Saif Ali Khan says not Alaya. F, but Sara Ali Khan was the first choice for his daughters role in Jawaani Jaaneman
2020s most awaited film Jawaani Jaaneman will soon unwind on the big screen, but before the viewers witness this crazy fam-jam on the silver screen, the makers are making sure to keep the momentum high. Ahead of the release, Saif Ali Khan revealed recently that Alaya. F, who is making her debut with this film, wasnt the first choice for the role of his daughter. It was Sara Ali Khan, his own daughter, who was approached for the role. Speaking about the film, Saif said that he had offered the role to Sara since Kedarnath was on the verge of being shelved. Since, at the time, she didnt have any offer, he asked her if she would like to do the film. But, he said that Kedarnath was back on track and around the same time Simmba fell into the place too. So, he told her that she shouldnt do the film just for his sake as it was just a backup plan for her. He said that she would work with actors like Ranveer Singh and Varun Dhawan.Alaya. F, who is Pooja Bedis daughter and Kabir Bedis granddaughter, eventually got the opportunity. Starring Saif Ali Khan, Alaya F and Tabu in pivotal roles, Jawaani Jaaneman is presented by Pooja Entertainment in association with Black Knight Films and Northern Lights Films and is slated to release on January 31, 2020. ALSO READ: Jawaani Jaaneman: Ole Ole choreographer Mudassar Khan on recreating song for Saif Ali Khan
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BTS announces Map Of The Soul tour, starting in Seoul in April 2020
Its happening, BTS ARMY. Amid speculations and clues around several big cities about their tour, South Korean septet BTS have finally announced the dates for Map Of The Soul Tour. After making an announcement in December 2019 about April 2020 tour, the dates were released on Wednesday morning by their agency, Big Hit Entertainment. On January 21, 2020, BTS announced that they will kick off the tour with Seoul starting on April 11. This will be followed by several stops in America and Canada including Santa Clara, Los Angeles, Dallas, Orlando, Atlanta, New Jersey, Washington D.C., Toronto, and Chicago. They have also announced Asia dates including Osaka, Tokyo, and Saitama. Other stops include London, Berlin, Barcelona. Currently, June 13 and 14 dates have been left with a question mark. Fans are speculating that theyll either announce another tour stop or it might be for the BTS Festa show. It is also being reported that going further, more dates will be announced. BTS, that consists of seven members including RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V and Jungkook, will be releasing their fourth LP Map Of The Soul: 7 on February 21, 2020. ALSO READ: Halsey says why she resonated with BTS rapper Suga to collaborate with him on her album Manic
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Alia Bhatt roped in as the brand ambassador of Vicco
In a bid to overhaul its brand image, Vicco has signed on leading matinee idol Alia Bhatt , who is also considered a strong voice of the millennials. Alias track record of successful films that have delivered stupendous results at the box office and garnered favorable reviews from critics makes her a frontrunner in multiple categories of brands with FMCG being no exception. Alia Bhatt will be representing the brands headliner product, Vicco Vajradanti and its variants, a trusted name in the personal care category. The brand has been a heavy advertiser over cinema screens reaching to captive audiences but now with Alia on board, there will be a tectonic shift in their communication and media strategies. Vicco Vajradanti will now be seen across media spectra. Talking about roping in Alia for the campaign, Mr. Sanjeev Pendharkar, Director, Vicco said, Vicco Vajradanti has been a household name since 1952. It has a large base of loyal users. The marketing task was to appeal to the younger generation, the millennials and also make a pure ayurvedic paste a part of their daily regime hence helping them with good oral health and who better than Alia as a brand ambassador to do this. Speaking about engaging with Vicco, youth icon and established actor, Alia Bhatt stated, Im really excited to be a part of this journey with Vicco. I have grown up seeing their advertisements in theatres and they are imprinted in my mind. To take on this mandate of Viccos brand overhaul is a huge responsibility because this is a brand with legacy and deeply entrenched in the market. Im all set to take the plunge. Speaking about Viccos brand overhaul with Alia Bhatt, Jyotsna Parikh, Creative HeadMumbai, Triton Communications, said, Its really exciting for a creative person to be part of a relaunch, especially when its a brand that weve grown up with and loved. The idea is simple. When teeth are happy, they sing. And the song they sing is the VICCO jingle. The jingle is the biggest asset of the brand and weve remixed it to make it young and modern. We found the perfect brand fit in Alia and were sure shell draw in the younger audience that we want to capture. This musical film will be followed by a more rational one but delivered with an Alia dose of mischievousness. Adding to Jyotsna, Virendra Saini, Business Head Mumbai, Triton Communications said,An opportunity to work on Vicco Vajradanti is a dream come true and a privilege. Years have passed but this brand has never compromised on its quality of being pure Ayurveda and in a time when so much of chemicals are being consumed which are harmful to the body, the millennials of today need to connect with this trusted ayurvedic brand for their oral hygiene. The idea was to build on the famous brand jingle by modernising it and making it stick with the youth of today. While the campaign breaks with TV, cinema spots and print campaigns running parallel, the digital content will be staggered all through the first quarter of the calendar year 2020. Vicco will also use Alias image in product containers and packaging through 2020.
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Mumbai Saga: John Abraham to sport four distinct looks in the Sanjay Gupta directorial
Sanjay Gupta is currently giving finishing touches to his next film titled Mumbai Saga .ew days ago, Director Sanjay Gupta had revealed John Abraham s first look from his upcoming gangster actioner, Mumbai Saga , and the look got a phenomenal response from all quarters. The filmmaker is known to give equal importance to the look and feel of the film as much as to the script. The film is based on the shutdown of mills in Bombay in the 80s and also stars Emraan Hashmi, Suniel Shetty , Mahesh Manjeraker, Kajal Aggarwal, Prateik Babbar amongst some other notable actors. Emraan will be playing a cop in the film, and his look had also garnered a lot of attention. John Abraham has four distinct looks in the film that traces the shutdown of mills in Bombay in the 80s. The filmmaker recently unveiled another look of John where he is seen wearing a black polyester kurta with wide lapels and chappals and is also sporting a teeka on his forehead. To get the look right, the makers had roped in costume designer Naahid Shah. The designer did extensive research on the era and handpicked all the materials and accessories from various parts of the city. John Abraham also opened up about his preparation for Mumbai Saga , This is my third collaboration with Sanjay. We have created a different language for this gangster drama. Mumbai Saga is a Gulshan Kumar presentation and is backed by T-Series and White Feather Films production. The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Sangiita Ahir, and Anuradha Gupta.
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Bigg Boss 13: Shefali Bagga asks Shehnaaz Gill to give Sidharth Shukla some space
Bigg Boss 13 has seen a to of turn in events since it first aired and one of them is Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gills relationship. While the two spend a lot of time together, Shehnaazs recent gestures have seemed to left Sidharth Shukla very upset. Things escalated after Sidharth was seen avoiding Shehnaaz completely while she tried to make amends. Shehnaaz has been flipping out quite often recently and now, it looks like Sidharth Shukla is in no mood to speak to her. ex-contestant, Shefali Bagga took to her Twitter to give a piece of advice to the duo. She tweeted, #SidharthShukIa is getting irritated. I think #ShehnaazGil should give some space otherwise it can take an ugly turn #biggboss13 #BB13 Take a look at it. https://twitter.com/hashtag/SidharthShukIa?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw #SidharthShukIa is getting irritated. I think https://twitter.com/hashtag/ShehnaazGil?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw #ShehnaazGil should give some space otherwise it can take a ugly turn https://twitter.com/hashtag/biggboss13?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw #biggboss13 https://twitter.com/hashtag/BB13?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw #BB13 Shefali Bagga (@shefali_bagga) https://twitter.com/shefali_bagga/status/1219308340276125696?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw January 20, 2020 Do you agree with Shehnaaz needs to give Sidharth some space? What new twists and turns do you think await SidNaaz in Bigg Boss 13? Be sure to let us know.
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Shabana Azmi will be home soon, says husband Javed Akhtar
Shabana Azmi s anxious relatives friends and well-wishers can breathe a sigh of relief. The distinguished actress and fearless activist is recovering fast from the road accident that she met with on Saturday. The injuries were never grievous and she was never critical, as reported in the more melodramatic sections of the press. Now she is well on the way to recovery, and Shabana will soon be discharged from the Kokilabehn Dhirubhai Ambani hospital where she has been recuperating since Saturday. Javed Akhtar sounded distinctly upbeat on Wednesday morning when I inquired about Shabanas health. There is good news.All tests and medical reports including the MRI are positive. No serious harm was done. We we can all breathe a sigh of relief, says Javed. Shabana should be home in a couple of days. Her next screen appearance in the Steven Spielberg-produced Halo which is one of the most popular video game franchises in the world, having sold more than 77 million copies since its initial release in 2001. The series comes from Showtime, Amblin Television and Microsoft. Halo, which Showtime has described as its most ambitious series ever, is set to begin production in Budapest in the fall. Apart from our own Shabana, Natascha McElhone, Shabana Azmi Bokeem Woodbine, Bentley Kalu, Natasha Culzac and Kate Kennedy have signed on to the drama based on the mega-popular video game franchise, which will dramatize the conflict between humanity and an alien race known as the Covenant in the 26th century. Pablo Schreiber, plays the iconic Master Chief role. McElhone (Designated Survivor, Californication) will play Cortana, the most advanced AI in human history who may be the key to the survival of the human race. Shabana Azmi plays Admiral Margaret Parangosky, the head of the Office of Naval Intelligence. She completed one long schedule of Halo in Budapest earlier this month and rushed back to Mumbai for Javed Saabs birthday celebrations. The accident happened a day after his birthday.
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Alia Bhatt says she cant get too attached to success or failures
Ever since her debut, Alia Bhatt has hardly seen any setbacks in her career. Known to play with all kinds of roles, the actress has been one of the most sought after performers in India. But, she says she cant get too attached to success or failures. After so many films, its only been Shaandaar and Kalank that she has seen major failures in her career. Alia Bhatt said recently that if anyone goes through a certain journey, they do have expectations but it is disappointing when it doesnt work out. Shes had two failures and her learning has been different from both of them. She said that her main learning is that one needs to keep their head down, work hard and give their best shot. She said that sometimes youll go right and at times, youll go wrong. Alia further said that she has understood a balance that is required with the kind of work she does. She said that she is very ambitious and passionate about films, acting, and art. But, further added, that she cant get too attached to successes or failures. Alia Bhatt said that she derives her joy and happiness from being in front of the camera and learning through the people she interacts with on the sets. After that, whatever happens, she said is the result of everyones hard work. Alia Bhatt has a huge lineup this year starting with Gangubai Kathiawadi RRR , Takht, Arunima Sinha biopic, Brahmastra among others. ALSO READ: Alia Bhatt injured on the sets of Sanjay Leela Bhansalis Gangubai Kathiawadi
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Shweta Basu Prasad opens up about her divorce to husband Rohit Mittal
Shweta Basu Prasad got married to her filmmaker boyfriend Rohit Mittal on December 13, 2018. Before the duo completed a year of marriage, the actress announced that she is separating from her husband. She announced the separation with a post on Instagram, writing, Hi everyone, Rohit Mittal and I have mutually decided to part our ways and end our marriage. Now, the actor has finally broken her silence. Talking to an entertainment portal the actress said that even though they have filed for a legal separation, Rohit and she are perfectly cordial and friendly. She said that he has always been supportive of her acting career and said that she is a fan of his work as a filmmaker and hopes to work with him someday. Shweta said that they had five years of a very loving, healthy and loyal relationship. She said that they mutually decided to end the relationship and remain friends. The Tashkent Files actress said that she is focusing on her career now and has her hands full with projects. The actress will be seen in Shukrani opposite Divyendu Sharma. She also has Sudhir Mishra s Serious Men , a Netflix original film with Nawazuddin Siddiqui , two web series and one more film that she had shot for more than a year ago called Jamun with Raghubeer Yadav.
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Box Office
Film NameNet GrossVerdict
Tanhaji The Unsung Warr...183.34 CrAbove Average
Chhapaak32.48 Cr-
Good Newwz197.10 CrHit
Dabangg 3150.00 CrAverage
The Body1.25 CrFlop
Mardaani 247.35 CrAbove Average
Panipat34.28 CrFlop
Pati Patni Aur Woh86.77 CrHit
Commando 332.36 CrAverage
Pagalpanti48.37 CrFlop
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Reviews
Film NameReviewerRating
Tanhaji The Unsung Warr...Times of India4.00
Tanhaji The Unsung Warr...Koimoi3.50
ChhapaakIMDB4.30
ChhapaakTimes of India3.50
ChhapaakKoimoi3.00
ChhapaakNews183.50
ChhapaakNews183.50
DarbarKoimoi2.00
DarbarNews183.00
Sab Kushal MangalTimes of India2.00