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Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 23, 2017

Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan came up with a unique idea to promote his upcoming movie Jab Harry Met Sejal.

Some days ago, Shah Rukh announced a contest asking his fans to let him know the city which has maximum number of girls having name ‘Sejal’ as he would visit the place for the film’s promotions.

SRK and the film’s director Imtiaz Ali visited Ahmedabad recently to launch the film’s first song ‘Radha’. The actor had a great time as he met the Sejals there and posted a picture on his Twitter account and captioned it as, “Meri Sejals, Meri Radhas... made Imtiaz Ali take this picture so he stays out of it... love you all.”

Jab Harry Met Sejal stars Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma in main roles and is set to release on 4 August.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 23, 2017

The superstar of the South, Rajinikanth, has confirmed that he is keen on joining politics. He said that he is in talks with many political leaders and he would make an announcement once he finalizes his plans.

Last week, Rajinikanth met a group of 16 farmers and supported their request to interlink rivers. He also donated Rs one crore for the cause and said that he would forward their request to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Last month, during a chat with fans, Rajinikanth told them that if God is willing, he will enter politics soon. After this, BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu had invited the actor to join the party.

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Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 22, 2017

Oscar-winning American actress Marlee Matlin, who is deaf, has received an award in Israel for her involvement in support of people with disabilities.

The Morton E. Ruderman Award in Inclusion, which includes a prize money of $100,000 is given to individuals for their commitment in fighting for equality for people with disabilities.

Matlin who has acted in over 60 films and television programs, has never let her disability restrict her from achieving her dreams.

A short video on Matlin's successful career as an actress and her work on disability inclusion was also shown in the award event.

During her visit in Israel, Matlin will meet the officials from Israel's entertainment industry on how to better include people with disabilities in their shows and movies. She will also hold meetings with over 300 people from Israel's deaf community and young adults with disabilities.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 22, 2017

The makers of Salman Khan’s upcoming film Tubelight are reducing the duration of the movie. This will make Tubelight, Salman’s shortest film in length.

Most of Salman's recent movies have been very long such as Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo and others.

The play time of the movie has been reduced by 19 minutes and the total movie length now is 2 hours 16 minutes.

The film is scheduled to be released on Eid and like all Salman releases, there is a lot of hype created around it already.

The film stars Salman Khan, Sohail Khan and Chinese actor Zhu Zhu.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 21, 2017

Actor Rana Daggubati, who is famous for playing the role of Bhallala Deva in the successful Indian films Baahubali part 1 and 2, is set to host a chat show called ‘No. 1 Yaari’ in Telugu language. The actor recently won praise when he revealed that he was visually impaired and had never let that come in the way of following his dream of acting in films.

Rana will be seen talking with the famous stars of Telugu film industry about their personal and professional lives in the programme.

The first episode of the programme will be based on the topic of friendship and will feature Rana’s cousin Naga Chaitanya along with his cousin Sumanth.

The programme will be shown from 26 June on Gemini TV and Viu, a video-on-demand service.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 20, 2017

India’s biggest hit film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion will be released in China. The film will be dubbed and released in China in September this year.

E Star Films is a distribution company based in China that will be involved in the release of the film.

As per information, the actors of the movie will also travel to China before the release for the promotion of Baahubali 2.

Aamir Khan’s Dangal which was recently released in China received a very positive response and became one of the biggest hits of the year.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 20, 2017

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan is ready to experiment with different characters in his upcoming films.

The actor is reportedly going to play the role of a kabaddi player in an upcoming project.

The film will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala who owns the Mumbai kabaddi team in the Pro-Kabaddi League.

There are reports that actor Farhan Akhtar will also be playing a boxer in his next movie. The trend of sports based film stories seem to be on a rising trend in Bollywood this year.

Movies like Sultan and Dangal have been received warmly by the audience. Actor Akshay Kumar will be playing hockey captain in Gold.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 20, 2017

Bollywood and Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra has become world’s most popular actor on social media. Priyanka ranks number one on the Top Actors Chart, which is a ranking of the most famous actors on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus.

Priyanka has left behind international stars like Dwayne The Rock (ranked second) and Kevin Hart (ranked third). The fourth position went to Wonder Woman Gal Gadot and fifth position went to Cara Delevingne.

The remaining positions in the top 10 list went to Vin Diesel, Jennifer Lopez, Ashley Benson, Zac Efron and Shay Mitchell.

Some days ago, it was reported that Priyanka will be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's next film. Her recent Hollywood film Baywatch alongside Dwayne and Zac Efron was declared a box-office success.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 19, 2017

R Madhavan has been named the Best Actor at the Filmfare Awards South 2017. The actor received the award for his performance in the Tamil film 'Irudhi Suttru'.

Actor Samantha Ruth Prabhu got the Best Actress trophy. The awards were given to the best in the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada film industry.

Music maker AR Rahman was named Best Music Director for the film 'Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada'.

Madhavan is famous for his roles in Bollywood films like Tanu weds Manu and Tanu weds Manu: Returns.


Category: Entertainment

Date: Jun 19, 2017

Morgan’s Inspiration Island is a first-of-its-kind water park designed to include the special needs of the disabled people in San Antonio in the US.

The new water park has five play areas with pools, geysers, jets, water cannons and other features as well as a five-minute jungle-themed riverboat ride with twists and turns. It is located near to Morgan’s Wonderland, which is a fully-accessible 25-acre theme park opened in 2010.

The water park is completely wheelchair accessible and is free for people with disabilities.

It also provides waterproof wristbands with tracking technology to parents of disabled children so that they can easily locate their kids.