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Film stars who bid adieu this year

25 Dec 2020

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Film stars who bid adieu this year

One year ago, nobody would have believed this list.

As 'Kedarnath' turns two, director Abhishek Kapoor remembers Sushant

07 Dec 2020

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As 'Kedarnath' turns two, director Abhishek Kapoor remembers Sushant

As Kedarnath clocked two years of release today, its director Abhishek Kapoor shared his memories with the film's star and late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Ekta Kapoor shares Sushant's first-ever television scene

07 Aug 2020

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Ekta Kapoor shares Sushant's first-ever television scene

On popular demand, producer Ekta Kapoor has brought to us the first-ever scene that late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput shot for his debut television show, Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil.

SSR case: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta records statement

28 Jul 2020

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SSR case: Dharma Productions CEO Apoorva Mehta records statement

Apoorva Mehta, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Karan Johar-owned film company Dharma Productions, on Tuesday recorded his statement in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt records statement

27 Jul 2020

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Sushant Singh Rajput case: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt records statement

Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt was on Monday questioned by the Mumbai Police in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

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

24 Jul 2020

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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.

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

20 Jul 2020

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'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.

Sushant Singh Rajput case: Aditya Chopra questioned by Mumbai Police

18 Jul 2020

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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.

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

18 Jul 2020

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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.

Stay eternally happy: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister pens emotional note

15 Jul 2020

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Stay eternally happy: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister pens emotional note

It has been a tough one month for the family, friends, and fans of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, since his tragic demise in June.

Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

09 Jul 2020

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Bhansali wanted to cast Sushant in four films, says police

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali had wanted to cast late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in four of his films, the Mumbai Police revealed in a statement.

Fans just found Sushant Singh Rajput's lookalike on Instagram

08 Jul 2020

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Fans just found Sushant Singh Rajput's lookalike on Instagram

The Internet is a funny place. People often seek refuge online when real-life emotions get too overwhelming to handle.

SSR's death case: Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

06 Jul 2020

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SSR's death case: Bhansali reaches police station to record statement

Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Monday arrived at Bandra police station in Mumbai to record his statement in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation.

SSR death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be questioned by police

02 Jul 2020

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SSR death: Sanjay Leela Bhansali to be questioned by police

The Mumbai Police has summoned Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali for interrogation in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death investigation.

SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

28 Jun 2020

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SSR suicide case: Police questions YRF casting director Shanoo Sharma

The Mumbai Police on Saturday interrogated Shanoo Sharma, a noted casting director with Yash Raj Films (YRF), in connection with the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.

Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rohini Iyer questioned by Mumbai Police

23 Jun 2020

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Sushant Singh Rajput death: Rohini Iyer questioned by Mumbai Police

On Monday, the Mumbai Police summoned three persons for interrogation in connection with Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death case.

Deepika slams paparazzi for sharing Sushant's video without family's consent

23 Jun 2020

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Deepika slams paparazzi for sharing Sushant's video without family's consent

Since actor Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise, various pictures and videos of the late actor have been incessantly doing the rounds on social media.

Boycotted awards because I was nominated as supporting actor: Abhay

19 Jun 2020

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Boycotted awards because I was nominated as supporting actor: Abhay

Abhay Deol, who has a reputation for calling a spade a spade, has once again taken a dig at how the movie business works.

Film inspired by Sushant Singh Rajput's life being made

19 Jun 2020

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Film inspired by Sushant Singh Rajput's life being made

Starting out small and rising in the entertainment world with sheer hard work and talent, late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was an inspiration to many.

I know you were in pain: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister

18 Jun 2020

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I know you were in pain: Sushant Singh Rajput's sister

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti penned a touching tribute for him on Facebook, thereby apologizing for all the pain that he had to go through. However, the post has now been removed.

Pure diamond: Sushant Rajput's friend Rohini Iyer pens heartfelt eulogy

17 Jun 2020

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Pure diamond: Sushant Rajput's friend Rohini Iyer pens heartfelt eulogy

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's close friend and Bollywood publicist Rohini Iyer penned a series of detailed and emotional social media posts, in his remembrance.

Self Musing: Sushant Rajput's team launches website in his memory

17 Jun 2020

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Self Musing: Sushant Rajput's team launches website in his memory

It still seems like a hard pill to swallow that the ever-charming and talented Sushant Singh Rajput is no longer with us.

It has broken me: Kriti Sanon's heartfelt tribute to SSR

16 Jun 2020

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It has broken me: Kriti Sanon's heartfelt tribute to SSR

Sushant Singh Rajput's shocking demise has left a permanent void in the film industry, that won't ever be filled.

Devastated by Sushant's death, his sister-in-law passes away

16 Jun 2020

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Devastated by Sushant's death, his sister-in-law passes away

Devastated by actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sudden death, his sister-in-law passed away at their native city of Purnia in Bihar, according to reports.

It's a "planned murder" by Bollywood: Kangana on Sushant's death

15 Jun 2020

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It's a "planned murder" by Bollywood: Kangana on Sushant's death

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday put out an emotional video where she slammed the Bollywood industry and fellow celebrities, in wake of her colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely demise. She said that the industry treated the late actor unfairly.

A life lost, an industry exposed: Farewell, Sushant Singh Rajput!

15 Jun 2020

Entertainment
A life lost, an industry exposed: Farewell, Sushant Singh Rajput!

At 34, it's difficult to comment on an actor's legacy. It's much easier to speculate on what the future could have been.

Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

15 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Maharashtra Police warns against circulating 'disturbing' pictures of Sushant Rajput

Some triggering pictures of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput have been doing the rounds on social media and messaging platforms. Rajput (34) was found dead at his home in Mumbai on Sunday.

SSR death: Rhea Chakraborty visits hospital, to be questioned

15 Jun 2020

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SSR death: Rhea Chakraborty visits hospital, to be questioned

Late Sushant Singh Rajput's friend and film actor Rhea Chakraborty on Monday visited the Dr. RN Cooper Municipal General Hospital in Mumbai, where his body was taken for a post-mortem on Sunday.

SSR dies: Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt slammed for 'double standards'

15 Jun 2020

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SSR dies: Karan Johar, Alia Bhatt slammed for 'double standards'

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide has once again triggered the same-old nepotism debate in the film fraternity.

SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

15 Jun 2020

Entertainment
SSR leaves behind an incomplete bucket list of 50 dreams

A talented actor with a charming personality and an infectious smile, Sushant Singh Rajput bid an early adieu as he passed away on Sunday at age 34.

Sushant Singh Rajput dedicated last Instagram post to late mother

14 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Sushant Singh Rajput dedicated last Instagram post to late mother

The country suffered a huge shock as actor Sushant Singh Rajput passed away on Sunday. The actor committed suicide by hanging at his residence in Mumbai. He was 34.

Sushant Singh Rajput: A look at the late actor's filmography

14 Jun 2020

Entertainment
Sushant Singh Rajput: A look at the late actor's filmography

It will take the film fraternity a long time to recover from the shocking loss of actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who committed suicide at his home. He was 34.

Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 90

04 Jun 2020

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Legendary filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 90

Legendary film director and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, known for his realistic and groundbreaking movies such as Rajnigandha, Chitchor, Baton Baton Mein, and Ek Ruka Hua Faisla, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai, due to age-related ailments. He was 90 years old.

With 7.7cr viewers in one day, 'Ramayan' creates world record

01 May 2020

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With 7.7cr viewers in one day, 'Ramayan' creates world record

Even 33 years after its original release, Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan is not only relevant, in fact, it is smashing viewership records around the world.

After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD

24 Apr 2020

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After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD

After the blockbuster rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, Doordarshan is all set to re-telecast another classic mythological series from the director, Shri Krishna.

Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'

23 Apr 2020

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Not so cool! Fans catch Bhishma using cooler in 'Mahabharat'

While kind-hearted viewers in the good ol' 80s may have been quite forgiving, today's hawk-eyed Twitter-loving generation is plain brutal.

'Ramayan': Reel-life Ram and Sita share iconic throwback picture

13 Apr 2020

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'Ramayan': Reel-life Ram and Sita share iconic throwback picture

An iconic picture of the Ramayan cast is doing the rounds on social media.

'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend

03 Apr 2020

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'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend

Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!

#LockdownWatchlist: 'Shaktimaan' and other 90s shows returning on TV

31 Mar 2020

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#LockdownWatchlist: 'Shaktimaan' and other 90s shows returning on TV

As we all stay home and try to cope with the unprecedented 21-day lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, national broadcaster Doordarshan is driving us down the memory lane.

#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of

30 Jul 2018

Entertainment
#HopOnNostalgia: 5 television-shows of 90s we are still fan of

Indian television shows were great in the 90s, and most of us grew up on some pretty fascinating content.