Assam’s Binita Jain To Win Rs 1 crore on Kaun Banega Crorepati
Assam’s Binita Jain, a tuition teacher is the latest person to win Rs 1 cr on the show. Her winning moment is set to air on 2 October 2.
Kavita Krishnamurti to Debut As Composer
Popular vocalist Kavita Krishnamurti, who has sung in multiple Indian languages over four decades, will soon make her debut as a composer.
“I have composed bhajans. One day, I was sitting in a car and humming a tune. I was wondering what words to put since I don’t write lyrics at all. Suddenly, the word of Meera bhajan fitted beautifully into it. That inspired me to make more songs. My husband (violinist L. Subramaniam) said I should record them. We recorded 20 days ago. Mixing is yet to be done. I need to plan how to release it,” Kavita told IANS in a telephonic interview.
Shah Rukh Khan Was a Rockstar Till I Sang for Him: Abhijeet
The fourth edition of India Today Safaigiri Awards is being held in Mumbai today on 2 October 2. Many celebrities like Aushmann Khurrana, Radhika Apte, Jubin Nautiyal, Neeti Mohan and Sonu Nigam have graced the event with their presence.
Playback singer, Abhijeet, controversy’s favourite child revealed why he stopped lending his voice to Shah Rukh Khan on screen. Read the story here.
Pics: Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas Visit Jodhpur’s Mehrangarh Fort
Fans swarmed Priyanka Chopra and her singer, fiance Nick Jonas in the blue city of Jodhpur. They were spotted at the Mumbai airport leaving for Rajasthan on 2 October, Tuesday and then at the grand Mehrangarh Fort. The grapevine is abuzz with speculation – are they location hunting for their wedding? Check out the pictures here.
I Started Crying When Priyanka Told Me Nick Proposed: Parineeti Chopra
“The day he proposed to her, it was her birthday. I got a missed call from her at 3 am. I knew she was holidaying. I Facetimed her. She showed me the ring and I almost fainted. Both Priyanka and Nick were there on call. They were like we had to tell you first. I started crying on the call. It became all emotional and beautiful,” Parineeti Chopra, PeeCee’s cousin told a leading magazine.
Salman to Stallone: Hope ‘Creed II’ Becomes as Big as ‘Rocky’
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has wished good luck to Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone for his upcoming film “Creed II” and hopes that it becomes as big as “Rocky”, Rambo” and “Expendables”.
Salman on Tuesday shared the poster of “Creed 2” on his Twitter account and captioned: “Heard that ‘Creed II’ is to release soon. Hope this franchise goes on to become as big as ‘Rocky’, ‘Rambo’ and ‘Expendables’. Keep punching Sylvester Stallone.”
Yeh Hai Mohabbatein Actor Neeru Agarwal No More
Neeru Agarwal, who played Neelu in Yeh Hai Mohabbatein is no more. Her co-star Aly Goni shared the news on social media. Divyanka Tripathi also penned a heartfelt note for the late actor. A source close to the show spoke to India Today and said, “She was suffering from fever for last four days. Today, early morning she collapsed in the bathroom and died before she could be taken to the hospital.”
Krishna Raj Kapoor Kept Together Vast Family of Celebrated Individuals: Big B
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has mourned the death of Krishna Raj Kapoor, the widow of the legendary Bollywood actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor, and said she kept together a vast family of “celebrated individuals”.
Krishna Raj Kapoor died here on Monday at the age of 87, bringing an end to the second generation of the influential clan.
She is survived by her sons Randhir Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, and daughters Ritu Nanda and Rima Kapoor-Jain and; grandchildren Karisma Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranbir Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor Sahni.
“Krishna Raj Kapoor, the matriarch of the family, the epitome of grace and dignity, gentle and loving to all, caring, faultless in etiquette and family protocol. She kept this vast family of celebrated individuals together as one bond,” Big B wrote on his blog late on Monday.
Watch: Making of the Mammoth ‘2.0’ Starring Rajinikanth and Akshay
The makers of the mammoth 2.0 have released the making of what is being touted as India’s most expensive film yet.
Musician Balabhaskar No More
Kerala musician and violinist Balabhaskar, who was seriously injured along with his wife in a road accident last week, died here in the early hours of Tuesday, informed sources said.
He died at 12.55 a.m., according to sources in the hospital in which he was admitted.
The accident took place last Tuesday at Pallipuram on the outskirts of the capital city.
While his two-year-old daughter was brought dead to the hospital that day, Balabhaskar, 40, his wife and their driver were brought in a serious condition to a private hospital in the city, where he breathed his last.
Kangana Sounds the Battle Cry In ‘Manikarnika’ Teaser
Kangana Ranut is on battle mode in the teaser of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi which released on Gandhi Jayanti on 2 October.
Mani Ratnam’s ‘Chekka Chivantha Vaanam’ Earns Over Rs 30 Cr in Tamil Nadu
Mani Ratnam’s multi-starrer Chekka Chivantha Vaanam, which released on 27 September has raked in Rs 30 crore in Tamil Nadu alone, making the film Mani’s biggest ever hit.
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