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“Let us begin with news on Sonam Kapoor and her husband Anand Ahuja. They are living every moment of the actor’s third semester. Sonam and Anand, who are expecting their first child, have been sharing their excitement on social media too. Anand on Sunday posted two clicks with Sonam who’s flaunting her maternity glow.
Anand took to his Instagram handle and shared the selfies, calling Sonam, the best pregnant person ever. He wrote in the caption, “Excited and ready as ever for our next chapter!”
Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja tied the knot in 2018.
“Moving on, Actors Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh, Rajkumar Hirani, and Salman Khan attended the Arangetram of Radhika Merchant, which was hosted by Reliance Industries’ chairman Mukesh Ambani and his wife Nita Ambani. The ceremony was held in Mumbai’s Jio World Center in the presence of the Ambani family.
An Arangetram is a dancer’s completion of their formal training in classical dance and their debut on-stage. Radhika is the disciple of Guru Bhavana Thakar of Shree Nibha Arts.
The entire Ambani family — Mukesh Ambani and wife Nita Ambani, Anil Ambani and wife Tina Ambani, Akash Ambani and his wife Shloka Mehta, and also the youngest Ambani, Prithvi Akash Ambani, were seen arriving for the event.”
Abhimanyu Dassani is busy with the promotions of his upcoming film Nikamma. However, something unexpected happened to the actor and his co-star Shirley Setia when they were ‘locked out’ of their own event. The actor, who also happens to be actor Bhagyashree’s son, shared a video on his Instagram, calling it a ‘true story’ of his ‘real life’.
In the video, Abhimanyu can be seen explaining to a guard that he is an actor and he is there for a film promotion but he is not allowed to enter the venue. It appears that this was not the first time that the actor was locked out of his own event.”
In other news, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is seen receiving a heap of praise from a fan, who was present during the actor’s green carpet moment at IIFA 2022. The fan called Aishwarya “an international and Bollywood queen.” Aishwarya thanked the fan for being “so generous” in his praise. As she stepped on the green carpet with her husband Abhishek Bachchan, the fan requested the actor for a picture. As soon as Aishwarya and Abhishek were done posing for the paparazzi at the event, the actor walked up to her fan to oblige his request for a selfie-and posed for the picture. Aishwarya and Abhishek had a great time at IIFA 2022 and attended the event with their daughter Aaradhya. The event took place in Abu Dhabi.
“Moving on, Kartik Aaryan is on cloud nine as his latest release Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2 is continuing its winning streak at the box office. The film is setting screens on fire and has remained unaffected by the new releases. The horror-comedy, which crossed Rs 100 crore in 9 days, is now set to cross the Rs 150 crore mark.
Kartik informed his fans that he has tested positive for Covid-19. He shared as a caption of a post, “Everything was so good, but Covid could not be kept at bay”. Earlier this month, the actor celebrated the success of his film with his team and fans. ,
“Speaking of new releases, Akshay Kumar’s epic historical film Samrat Prithviraj had an acceptable second day in theaters as it jumped a fair bit from its opening on Friday. While the film had grossed Rs 10.70 crore on Friday, it collected Rs 12.50 crore on Saturday as per Box Office India. Its total is Rs 23.2 crore now.
The film, written and directed by Chandraprakash Dwivedi, is based on the life and times of Rajput emperor Prithviraj Chauhan. The story is based on Chand Bardai’s epic poem Prithviraj Raso.
Manushi Chhillar, Sanjay Dutt, Sonu Sood, Manav Vij, Ashutosh Rana and Sakshi Tanwar also star.”
“Meanwhile, Pakistani singer and politician Abrar Ul Haq has assured his fans that he is still taking legal action against Karan Johar and T-Series for allegedly stealing his song “Nach Punjaban” for the upcoming movie Jugjugg Jeeyo. Varun Dhawan and Kiara Advani starrer Jugjugg Jeeyo feature a revamped version of the song, called “The Punjaabban”.
“The Punjaabban” first appeared briefly in the trailer and prompted Abrar Ul Haq to tweet to claim that he has not sold his song to anyone and will approach courts against Johar. In response, T-Series said it had “legally acquired” the rights to the song and it is also available on Lollywood Classics’ YouTube channel.”
“Lastly, Shah Rukh Khan left his fans excited with the announcement teaser for Jawan, directed by Atlee. A day after announcing Jawan, which appears to be Shah Rukh Khan’s pan-Indian debut, the actor shared the first poster of the film, calling it a special project for Red Chillies Entertainment. In a statement, Shah Rukh said about the film, “Credit goes to Atlee for creating this unique film, which has also been a fantastic experience for me as I love action films! The teaser is the just tip of the iceberg and gives a glimpse into what’s to come.”
SRK described Jawan as “an explosive entertainer.” The actor said it will release on June 2, 2023, in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.”
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