Hey reader, it's Monday, and we hope that you started this new week without any blues. Tomorrow, it's Ugadi festival eve (which is a New Year for Teluguland), and we wish you lots of happiness and success. Before we get into the festive mood, let's run through the Monday recap to know about the top trending news of the day.
Akshay Kumar and Leonardo DiCaprio Honoured By Golden Globe Foundation
Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar alongside Hollywood superstar and Academy Award winner Leonardo DiCaprio was honoured with the Medallion of Solidarity by the Golden Globe Honour Foundation for their work in various fields creating awareness and opportunities. While Akshay has been instrumental in spreading awareness around the issue of poor sanitation in India or encouraging people to maintain cleanliness, Leonardo worked actively towards the protection of biodiversity, ocean and forest conservation, and climate change.
BAFTA 2021: Tribute To Irrfan Khan And Rishi Kapoor
The 75th British Academy Film Awards took place at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the United Kingdom on Sunday. British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) paid tribute to the renowned film personalities who lost their lives last year. India's most loved actors Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, Black Panther Chadwick Boseman, James Bond fame Sean Connery, Kirk Douglas, and many others got tributes in this event.
Mahesh Babu Unveils The Teaser Of Adivi Sesh's Major
Adivi Sesh, who has a penchant to experiment, is coming up with a biographical drama titled Major. The film is based on the life of the 2008 Mumbai attacks martyr Sandeep Unnikrishnan. The teaser of the film was unveiled today, and it looks quite interesting. With Major, Adivi Sesh is gearing up to add one more hit to his credit. Sashi Kiran Tikka is directing the film while Mahesh Babu is producing it in association with Sony Pictures. Major is scheduled for the 2nd July release.
SENSATIONAL - Rajinikanth & Kamal Haasan's BO Clash After 16 Years?
According to the latest industry reports, a box office clash between two Tamil Superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan is in the offing after nearly 16 years. The upcoming films of both the stalwarts Annaatthe and Vikram are eyeing the same date November 4th for release. Rajini and Kamal have a box-office clash in 2005 with Mumbai Express and Chandramukhi released on Tamil New Year.
Akshay Kumar tested negative for COVID-19
Akshay Kumar has returned home after testing negative for COVID-19. Confirming the news, Twinkle Khanna shared a Simpsons caricature on her Instagram and captioned it, "Safe and sound and good to have him back around. #allizwell."
Irrfan Khan's son Babil Khan to debut with Anushka Sharma's production
Anushka Sharma is all set to bring yet another interesting project on Netflix. Last year, her production Bulbbul grabbed attention. Anushka's next project will be yet another supernatural thriller titled Qala. Bulbbul fame Tripti Dimri will be seen as the female lead while Irrfan Khan's son Babil Khan will make his digital debut with this Anvitaa Dutt directorial. Bengali actress Swastika Mukherjee will be seen in a pivotal role as well.
Stay tuned to Khelo for more exciting updates.