From Rajkummar and Bhumi wrapping up their shooting schedule of ‘Badhaai Do’ to Shahid Kapoor getting showered with some birthday love, to Ajay and Tabu gearing up for Drishyam part 2, here are the biggest headlines of the day. ETimes brings a new segment Bolly Buzz which goes beyond the usual mix of news and gossip to give all its readers a roundup of trending stories of the day.
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali celebrated his birthday with Alia Bhatt and his team. The birthday celebrations were only doubled with the success of his ‘Gangubai Kathiawadi’ teaser that dropped late Monday evening.
Wishes poured in from all sides for Shahid Kapoor who celebrates his birthday today. From Rakul Preet Singh to Kiara Advani, the actor received virtual hugs and kisses for his special day. His baby brother Ishaan Khatter got into throwback mode as he shared a cutesy childhood photo as he sent his brother some love.
The Internet and Mobile Association of India said it was "dismayed" to see reports that the government intends to notify guidelines for OTT streaming platforms. "The industry has been working collectively to formalise transparent and stringent guidelines for self-regulation, but has been completely perturbed by the lack of any consultative process administered with the stakeholders that usually proceeds such guidelines or regulations," the IAMAI said. During its deliberations with the I&B ministry, The association had agreed to a 'Universal Self Regulatory Code' (USRC) which was also adopted by 17 leading Online Curated Content Platforms in India.
Vicky Kaushal is all set to team up with ‘Doom 3’ director Vijay Krishna Acharya for his next untitled project. This was followed by a picture of the hunk with his director on a film set.
Ajay Devgn and Tabu might team up again this time for the 'Drishyam' sequel. The Hindi version of 'Drishyam 2' will be along the lines of the Malayalam original, starring Mohanlal and will differ only slightly. This story will be set six years after the events of 'Drishyam'.
It was a schedule wrap from team ‘Badhaai Do’ and what better way to celebrate than by hopping onboard the #pawrihorahihai trend? “Where's the pawri tonight? On #BadhaaiDo sets! Schedule wrap hua hai. Badhaaiyaan toh banti hai na phir!” leading lady Bhumi said in her post as she shared the video on her handle. Following the wrap, our cameras caught leading man Rajkummar flying out of the city to catch some alone time with his lady love Patralekhaa.
Babil Khan left us all with a heavy heart when he shared a photo of his late dad Irrfan Khan and penned a heartbreaking note. “In my dreams today, you told me you were about to leave me and you held me for so long,” he wrote while revealing that a phone call offering him another film woke him up from his dream. “Now what sense does all this make without you Baba? I’d rather keep dreaming.”
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