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26 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

On Sunday, news in the world of entertainment was about Hollywood bidding farewell to a veteran star, Amitabh Bachchan sharing fresh thoughts from the hospital, and more loved-up reactions for Sushant Singh Rajput's swan song Dil Bechara.

#NewsBytesExclusive: How author Harinder Sikka was "cheated" by Gulzars

26 Jul 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: How author Harinder Sikka was "cheated" by Gulzars

Amid the raging insider-outsider debate in the film industry and reignited talks about Bollywood's ever-ungrateful nature, author Harinder Sikka spoke with NewsBytes.

After divorce rant, Kanye West apologizes to Kim Kardashian

26 Jul 2020

After divorce rant, Kanye West apologizes to Kim Kardashian

American rap star Kanye West has issued a public apology to his wife, reality television star Kim Kardashian West, for talking in public about matters that he now says should have remained private.

#SSRdeath: Alleging lapses in investigation, lawyer calls for CBI probe

26 Jul 2020

#SSRdeath: Alleging lapses in investigation, lawyer calls for CBI probe

Citing several lapses and missing links in the ongoing investigation by Mumbai Police, a Delhi-based lawyer has called for a Crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Kangana supports Rahman after he calls out Bollywood 'gangs'

26 Jul 2020

Kangana supports Rahman after he calls out Bollywood 'gangs'

One realizes that the infighting has really hit home when AR Rahman, a man of few words who prefers speaking through his talent, opens up against the industry.

SSR case: PM Modi acknowledges Swamy's letter seeking CBI inquiry

25 Jul 2020

SSR case: PM Modi acknowledges Swamy's letter seeking CBI inquiry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has acknowledged a letter from Member of Parliament and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, wherein he had sought a CBI (Crime Bureau of Investigation) inquiry into the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

25 Jul 2020

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

Sushant Singh Rajput's final film 'Dil Bechara' leaked online

25 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput's final film 'Dil Bechara' leaked online

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara has fallen prey to piracy.

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' is now highest-rated Indian movie on IMDb

Late beloved actor Sushant Singh Rajput's final movie Dil Bechara is looking to break all plausible and enviable records out there.

'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant's charm, love, and the heartache

25 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' review: Sushant's charm, love, and the heartache

There are a few films capable of evoking as many diverse emotions as is Dil Bechara, that marks the ever-brilliant Sushant Singh Rajput's final offering to us.

Ankita Lokhande told me Sushant suffered humiliation, says Kangana

24 Jul 2020

Ankita Lokhande told me Sushant suffered humiliation, says Kangana

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has been questioning Bollywood bigwigs, accusing them of nepotism and favoritism, ever since the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

24 Jul 2020

Upset over Sushant's death, minor fan ends life in Chhattisgarh

In a terrible piece of news, a 13-year-old girl allegedly ended her life in Chhattisgarh's Durg district on Wednesday night as she was disturbed after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's demise.

'Avatar' sequels, 'Star Wars' movies delayed due to the pandemic

24 Jul 2020

'Avatar' sequels, 'Star Wars' movies delayed due to the pandemic

Even a decade after the release of James Cameron's path-breaking science-fiction epic Avatar, fans around the world are still waiting for a sequel.

'Dil Bechara': Here's all about Sushant Singh Rajput's final film

24 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara': Here's all about Sushant Singh Rajput's final film

There was never someone like Sushant Singh Rajput, and there won't ever be another. Hence, the buzz around his final movie is quite understandable.

Entertainment round-up: Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son is COVID-19 positive, and more

23 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son is COVID-19 positive, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Thursday was unwittingly about celebrities' COVID-19 test results. Singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya's son tested positive, while megastar Amitabh Bachchan busted a fake news report claiming he "recovered" from the disease.

Nagma accuses Kangana of nepotism, gets slammed

23 Jul 2020

Nagma accuses Kangana of nepotism, gets slammed

Serving us yet another reminder that friendships are rare in the glitzy B-town, tempers continue to soar among members of film fraternity and the infighting continues to grow.

Anurag Kashyap says he is ready to apologize to Kangana

23 Jul 2020

Anurag Kashyap says he is ready to apologize to Kangana

The ongoing infighting among Bollywood celebrities has hit a new high, with the recent, rather bitter episode involving actors Kangana Ranaut, Taapsee Pannu, and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.

Bollywood's links with Pakistan's ISI exposed: Details here

23 Jul 2020

Bollywood's links with Pakistan's ISI exposed: Details here

With Bollywood being scrutinized, now more than ever after the tragic demise of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, alleged links between celebrities and ISI, the notorious spy agency of Pakistan, have become the talking point.

Amitabh and Abhishek, battling COVID-19, likely to be discharged soon

23 Jul 2020

Amitabh and Abhishek, battling COVID-19, likely to be discharged soon

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan (77) and his son, actor Abhishek Bachchan (44), who were admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital after being diagnosed with coronavirus earlier this month, are likely to be discharged soon.

Kim Kardashian opens up on Kanye's struggle with bipolar disorder

23 Jul 2020

Kim Kardashian opens up on Kanye's struggle with bipolar disorder

Kim Kardashian West on Wednesday addressed growing concerns over her husband, rap star Kanye West's mental health, asking fans and media to show compassion and empathy toward their family.

Chetan Bhagat's story once again unravels Bollywood's ungrateful nature

22 Jul 2020

Chetan Bhagat's story once again unravels Bollywood's ungrateful nature

Of the many things that are wrong in Bollywood — nepotism, gender pay gap, blatant sexism, and talentless actors — the one which gets little attention is how the industry, known for churning out substandard movies, doesn't credit its writers.

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

22 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: A digital protest for Sushant, and more

In the world of entertainment, news on Wednesday was about late Sushant Singh Rajput's fans continuing to seek a more detailed investigation into his death, and some more goodness from actor Sonu Sood.

Kanye: Have been trying to divorce Kim for two years

22 Jul 2020

Kanye: Have been trying to divorce Kim for two years

US rapper Kanye West has claimed that he has been trying to divorce his wife Kim Kardashian West for almost two years.

'Dil Bechara' team pays musical tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

22 Jul 2020

'Dil Bechara' team pays musical tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput

Just days ahead of the release of this year's most anticipated film, Dil Bechara, the movie's music team, led by maestro AR Rahman, came together for a virtual concert to pay tribute to its star and late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Anubhav Sinha says he had enough, 'resigns' from Bollywood

22 Jul 2020

Anubhav Sinha says he had enough, 'resigns' from Bollywood

Amid the raging insider-outsider debate in the entertainment fraternity, tempers continue to soar among its members.

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

22 Jul 2020

SSR's death case: Critic Rajeev Masand questioned, records statement

Mumbai Police on Tuesday recorded the statement of journalist and film critic Rajeev Masand in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Entertainment round-up: Tenet's release pushed, Kangana-Taapsee's verbal duel, and more

21 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: Tenet's release pushed, Kangana-Taapsee's verbal duel, and more

The world of entertainment was replete with new announcements and newer controversies on Tuesday.

All that happened in the entertainment world today

20 Jul 2020

All that happened in the entertainment world today

In the world of entertainment, it was a mixed bag on Monday.

"In my garden," Sonam denies breaking quarantine rule in London

20 Jul 2020

"In my garden," Sonam denies breaking quarantine rule in London

Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor, who recently flew off to London with her husband Anand Ahuja, landed in a bit of trouble for allegedly behaving irresponsibly.

'Phone Bhoot': Katrina, Siddhant, Ishaan team up for horror-comedy

20 Jul 2020

'Phone Bhoot': Katrina, Siddhant, Ishaan team up for horror-comedy

Got any bhoot-related problems? Stop worrying, desi ghost-busters Katrina Kaif, Siddhant Chaturvedi, and Ishaan Khatter are coming to rescue you.

'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra

20 Jul 2020

'Paani' shelved over creative differences with Shekhar Kapur: Aditya Chopra

Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer planned film Paani was not made owing to creative differences with its director, Shekhar Kapoor, and not because of the late actor, filmmaker Aditya Chopra has told Mumbai Police.

Swara, Taapsee react to Kangana's 'B-grade actors' comment

20 Jul 2020

Swara, Taapsee react to Kangana's 'B-grade actors' comment

Not unusually so, actor Kangana Ranaut recently called out the film industry's rampant nepotism, favoritism, and hypocrisy in light of actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by Mumbai Police

18 Jul 2020

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by Mumbai Police

Filmmaker and chairperson of Yash Raj Films (YRF), Aditya Chopra, on Saturday recorded his statement with the Mumbai Police in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation, according to reports.

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

18 Jul 2020

Will return Padma if claims about Sushant are false: Kangana

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has said that she would return her Padma Shri award if she fails to prove the claims that she has made about her former colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' co-star Swastika gets rape threats; two arrested

18 Jul 2020

Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' co-star Swastika gets rape threats; two arrested

One person has been arrested by Kolkata Police for his alleged involvement in posting rape and acid attack threats to actor Swastika Mukherjee on social media.

Happy birthday Priyanka Chopra: Tracing her journey to global dominance

18 Jul 2020

Happy birthday Priyanka Chopra: Tracing her journey to global dominance

If there had to be one Indian celebrity you'd want to boast about to an American friend, it would undoubtedly be Priyanka Chopra Jonas.

Entertainment round-up: Aishwarya Bachchan admitted to hospital, and more

17 Jul 2020

Entertainment round-up: Aishwarya Bachchan admitted to hospital, and more

Entertainment news on Friday remained dominated by some humanitarian gestures, some good-old SRK-style wit, and a couple of trailer and first look launches.

Junaid Shah (28), model and Ranbir Kapoor lookalike, passes away

17 Jul 2020

Junaid Shah (28), model and Ranbir Kapoor lookalike, passes away

In a tragic piece of news, Junaid Shah, a 28-year-old model, who was best known for his uncanny resemblance with Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, passed away on Thursday.

Ranveer Singh begins prep for Zoya Akhtar's upcoming crime film?

17 Jul 2020

Ranveer Singh begins prep for Zoya Akhtar's upcoming crime film?

From getting his share of beauty sleep to relishing some homemade delicacies (courtesy, wife Deepika Padukone), Ranveer Singh ensured that he made the most of his free time in quarantine.

Find me better actors than Ranbir, Alia: Balki on nepotism

17 Jul 2020

Find me better actors than Ranbir, Alia: Balki on nepotism

The debate around nepotism in the film fraternity remains fueled ever since actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise last month.