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Kohli, Anushka donate Rs. 2 crore to COVID-19 fund-raising project

07 May 2021

Kohli, Anushka donate Rs. 2 crore to COVID-19 fund-raising project

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma have joined the fight against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Anushka-Virat donates Rs. 2cr, plans to raise Rs. 7cr

07 May 2021

COVID-19: Anushka-Virat donates Rs. 2cr, plans to raise Rs. 7cr

The COVID-19 condition in the country has worsened in the past few months, and many known faces are finally coming out to provide aid.

England counties offer to host remaining IPL matches in September

06 May 2021

England counties offer to host remaining IPL matches in September

In a major development, a group of English counties has offered to host the remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season in September this year.

Swara Bhasker demands a new PM for India, gets backlash

06 May 2021

Swara Bhasker demands a new PM for India, gets backlash

The crumbling medical infrastructure and lack of resources prompted many citizens to criticize the government and express their displeasure.

90% doctors treating COVID-19 fraud, says Sunil Pal; gets booked

06 May 2021

90% doctors treating COVID-19 fraud, says Sunil Pal; gets booked

At a time when doctors are working tirelessly to treat patients suffering from COVID-19, comedian Sunil Pal has made some derogatory remarks about them.

IPL: CSK batting coach Michael Hussey tests positive for COVID-19

05 May 2021

IPL: CSK batting coach Michael Hussey tests positive for COVID-19

Chennai Super Kings batting coach Michael Hussey has become the latest member in the IPL 2021 bio-bubble to test positive for COVID-19.

Did Deepika Padukone test positive for COVID-19 as well?

04 May 2021

Did Deepika Padukone test positive for COVID-19 as well?

Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has tested positive for COVID-19, as per latest reports.

IPL 2021 postponed indefinitely: All you need to know

04 May 2021

IPL 2021 postponed indefinitely: All you need to know

In a major blow, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been postponed indefinitely after several players tested positive for COVID-19.

Farhan Akhtar starrer 'Toofaan' postponed in view of COVID-19 situation

04 May 2021

Farhan Akhtar starrer 'Toofaan' postponed in view of COVID-19 situation

Farhan Akhtar has announced that his upcoming sports drama Toofaan has been postponed, in view of the grave COVID-19 situation in the country.

Women junior artists of Bollywood urge Maharashtra CM to help

03 May 2021

Women junior artists of Bollywood urge Maharashtra CM to help

The second lockdown in Maharashtra has severely affected the junior artists of the entertainment industry.

COVID-19: Be considerate toward children, urge Madhavan, other celebrities

03 May 2021

COVID-19: Be considerate toward children, urge Madhavan, other celebrities

Actor R. Madhavan, who had contracted the coronavirus in March and recovered in April, made an important statement on being considerate toward children during the pandemic.

Rajeev Masand critical days after contracting COVID-19

03 May 2021

Rajeev Masand critical days after contracting COVID-19

Popular film critic Rajeev Masand is in a critical condition after contracting COVID-19 a few days ago.

IPL: Two members of CSK contingent test positive for COVID-19

03 May 2021

IPL: Two members of CSK contingent test positive for COVID-19

In a blow to Chennai Super Kings, as many as two members of the contingent have tested positive for COVID-19.

Randhir Kapoor shifted out of ICU, to be discharged soon

03 May 2021

Randhir Kapoor shifted out of ICU, to be discharged soon

Randhir Kapoor has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), days after testing positive for COVID-19, the veteran Bollywood actor has confirmed.

John Abraham hands over his social media accounts to NGOs

02 May 2021

John Abraham hands over his social media accounts to NGOs

Many celebrities in India are using their social media accounts to amplify COVID-19 related information.

Kannada actor Arjun Gowda becomes ambulance driver for COVID-19 patients

01 May 2021

Kannada actor Arjun Gowda becomes ambulance driver for COVID-19 patients

Many celebrities have come forward to help as India continues to grapple with the COVID-19 crisis.

Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away due to COVID-19 complications

01 May 2021

Actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal passes away due to COVID-19 complications

Bollywood is mourning the untimely demise of actor Bikramjeet Kanwarpal.

COVID-19: Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs. 1 crore for oxygen supplies

30 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Sachin Tendulkar donates Rs. 1 crore for oxygen supplies

Veteran cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, on Thursday, donated Rs. 1 crore to help procure oxygen concentrators for COVID-19 patients in India.

COVID-19 positive Randhir Kapoor shifted to ICU for further tests

30 Apr 2021

COVID-19 positive Randhir Kapoor shifted to ICU for further tests

Randhir Kapoor, who was admitted to Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai after testing positive for COVID-19 yesterday afternoon, has now been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

'Asuran' Telugu remake, 'Narappa,' starring Venkatesh Daggubati, release date postponed

29 Apr 2021

'Asuran' Telugu remake, 'Narappa,' starring Venkatesh Daggubati, release date postponed

The release date of Narappa, the Telugu remake of the Tamil film Asuran, starring Venkatesh Daggubati has been pushed.

Siddhanth Kapoor donates plasma, younger sister Shraddha lauds move

29 Apr 2021

Siddhanth Kapoor donates plasma, younger sister Shraddha lauds move

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, many are trying to help in their own way.

Umpires Nitin Menon, Paul Reiffel pull out of IPL 2021

29 Apr 2021

Umpires Nitin Menon, Paul Reiffel pull out of IPL 2021

Indian umpire Nitin Menon and Australia's Paul Reiffel have pulled out of the IPL 2021 due to personal reasons.

Women's T20 Challenge could be canceled due to COVID-19 outburst

28 Apr 2021

Women's T20 Challenge could be canceled due to COVID-19 outburst

India's premier T20 competition for women, the Women's T20 challenge, is unlikely to go ahead this year due to the outburst of COVID-19 in the country.

'Satyameva Jayate-2' release gets postponed, avoids Eid clash with 'Radhe'

27 Apr 2021

'Satyameva Jayate-2' release gets postponed, avoids Eid clash with 'Radhe'

John Abraham-starrer Satyameva Jayate 2 is the latest to postpone its release amid the second wave of COVID-19. The film was to release on Eid (May 13).

Priyanka Chopra tweets to Biden requesting COVID-19 assistance for India

27 Apr 2021

Priyanka Chopra tweets to Biden requesting COVID-19 assistance for India

Actor-producer-author Priyanka Chopra, who has become a household name in the US too, tweeted to US President, Joe Biden asking for his help in India's COVID-19 crisis, as "the situation in my country is critical."

Noted Kannada producer Ramu passes away from COVID-19 related complications

27 Apr 2021

Noted Kannada producer Ramu passes away from COVID-19 related complications

Kannada film producer Ramu passed away on Monday in a hospital in Bengaluru due to COVID-19 related complications. He was married to actress Malashree.

Anupam Kher gets trolled for 'Aayega to Modi Hi' tweet

26 Apr 2021

Anupam Kher gets trolled for 'Aayega to Modi Hi' tweet

The Narendra Modi-led government is being slammed for administrative failure in dealing with the second wave of the pandemic.

COVID-19: Pat Cummins donates $50,000 to PM Cares Fund

26 Apr 2021

COVID-19: Pat Cummins donates $50,000 to PM Cares Fund

In a major development, Australian cricketer Pat Cummins has contributed $50,000 to the PM Cares Fund in the fight against COVID-19.

Google, Microsoft pledge support in India's COVID-19 fight

26 Apr 2021

Google, Microsoft pledge support in India's COVID-19 fight

As India records more than three lakh daily COVID-19 cases for the fifth consecutive day, Google and Microsoft bosses have pledged support to help with the pandemic.

IPL: Ashwin takes break to 'support family' during COVID-19 pandemic

26 Apr 2021

IPL: Ashwin takes break to 'support family' during COVID-19 pandemic

In a major development, senior spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has taken a break from IPL 2021, citing the need to be with his family during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sonu defeats COVID-19, Kangana wants him to 'appreciate India-made vaccine'

24 Apr 2021

Sonu defeats COVID-19, Kangana wants him to 'appreciate India-made vaccine'

Actor Sonu Sood tested negative for COVID-19 within a week of contracting the disease, and his fans were evidently elated. His colleague Kangana Ranaut also reacted to the news, albeit a bit differently.

Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan duo dies of COVID-19 complications

23 Apr 2021

Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan duo dies of COVID-19 complications

Renowned music composer Shravan Rathod, one-half of the famed Nadeem-Shravan duo, died of COVID-19 at a Mumbai hospital yesterday. He was 66.

COVID-19 aftermath: Bollywood daily wage workers cry for help

22 Apr 2021

COVID-19 aftermath: Bollywood daily wage workers cry for help

The surge in coronavirus cases and the subsequent curfew declaration in Maharashtra has left one bunch of people helpless, the daily wage workers.

Bollywood stars' idle vanity-vans turn saviors for on-duty COVID-19 cops

21 Apr 2021

Bollywood stars' idle vanity-vans turn saviors for on-duty COVID-19 cops

Vanity vans are reportedly being diverted from the sets of Rohit Shetty's Cirkus, Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi, and Aanand L Rai's Raksha Bandhan.

Shravan of composer duo Nadeem-Shravan 'very critical' after contracting COVID-19

20 Apr 2021

Shravan of composer duo Nadeem-Shravan 'very critical' after contracting COVID-19

Shravan Rathod, one half of the legendary music composer duo Nadeem-Shravan, is said to be "very critical" after contracting COVID-19.

Hansal Mehta gets abusive when offered a ticket to Pakistan

19 Apr 2021

Hansal Mehta gets abusive when offered a ticket to Pakistan

Director Hansal Mehta engaged in an abusive argument with a Twitter user recently.

Bollywood guitarist in COVID-19-induced coma; Imtiaz Ali, others voice support

19 Apr 2021

Bollywood guitarist in COVID-19-induced coma; Imtiaz Ali, others voice support

Tamasha director Imtiaz Ali, musicians Amaal-Armaan Malik and others have come together to help raise funds for the treatment of a guitarist who has worked extensively in Bollywood.

Sonu Sood contracts COVID-19, says he is under quarantine

17 Apr 2021

Sonu Sood contracts COVID-19, says he is under quarantine

Actor Sonu Sood has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Saturday. Notably, he was appointed as the brand ambassador of Punjab's COVID-19 vaccination program by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh just a few days back.

Why was SRK's 'Pathan' shoot halted? Here's the real reason

14 Apr 2021

Why was SRK's 'Pathan' shoot halted? Here's the real reason

A report recently stated that Shah Rukh Khan has gone into isolation after several crew members on the sets of Pathan tested positive for COVID-19.

Alia Bhatt tests negative for COVID-19, posts on social media

14 Apr 2021

Alia Bhatt tests negative for COVID-19, posts on social media

Alia Bhatt, who had contracted COVID-19 earlier this month, has now shared that she has tested negative.