The show must go on - even in the saddest time, the entertainment world cannot go out of work. Even if the shoots has come on halt or movie releases are postponed, celebs made headlines for various reasons. While some are working on and offline to help covid victims, some tested positive themselves. Here check out the top news of the day.
Shilpa Shetty's one-year-old daughter Samisha tests Covid positive
Shilpa Shetty's entire family - her one-year-old Samisha, her husband Raj Kundra, son Viaan-Raj, in-laws, and her mom, and house-staff tested positive for Covid-19 and quarantined in their own place. Shilpa has tested negative for the virus.
Vijay Deverakonda's Liger Postponed?
According to the industry grapevine, Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Pandey's sports drama Liger has high chances of postponement as the shooting of the film got disrupted because of the Corona second wave. Although reports hint that the film will be pushed to 2022, makers are yet to officially announce the postponement.
Virat & Anushka Make An Earnest Appeal
Virat Kohli has started COVID-19 relief work as soon as he reached home after the suspension of IPL 2021. Today, he posted a video along with his wife Anushka Sharma and made an earnest appeal. He said that India is going through a tough situation right now and it is our responsibility to stand by our fellow Indians and support this. For this, Virat and Anushka have teamed up with the fundraising organization Ketto and started a fundraiser campaign.
Not Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali, Salman Khan's Next Is To Be Called Bhaijaan
Last year, Sajid Nadiadwala had announced his next titled Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali starring Bollywood superstar Salman Khan. Although the name clicked well with the audience, it seems, the film may go through a title change. Reportedly, Sajid has already registered the name Bhaijaan for the project. It is reported that the producer wants to stay away from controversy hence the name change.
17 Years For Arya - Allu Arjun Calls It A Miracle
Arya, the first collaboration of Stylish Star Allu Arjun and creative director Sukumar has completed 17 years today. On this note, Bunny went down memory lane and called the film a great miracle that changed many lives.
Anupam Kher Wins Best Actor Award At New York City International Film Festival
Anupam Kher won the Best Actor award at New York City International Film Festival (NYCIFF) USA for his short film Happy Birthday. The narrative for the short film follows a person, his feelings, and attachment to one thing he loves. The film also stars Aahana Kumra and is directed by the very talented Prasad Kadam. Produced by FNP Media the film also won the Best Short Film in the prestigious film fest.
Actress Namita Launches Her Own OTT Platform
Actress Namita in association with a software engineer Ravi Varma launched her own OTT platform named Namita Theatre. The OTT was launched with the aim to encourage young talents and provide them a safe launch in the industry. The OTT platform is also aimed to support small-time producers to release their films through this platform. (edited)