Swara Bhasker

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Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

24 May 2020

Varun Dhawan's aunt passes away, actor mourns her demise

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's maternal aunt has passed away, he confirmed on social media.

'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

26 Feb 2020

'Sheer Qorma' trailer: Swara Bhasker, Divya Dutta's tale of acceptance

Days after the release of Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan, one of mainstream Bollywood's first movies to portray homosexual romance, the trailer of Divya Dutta and Swara Bhasker-starrer Sheer Qorma is out.

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

19 Jan 2020

Shabana Azmi accident: PM Modi, celebrities pray for her recovery

The news of veteran actress Shabana Azmi getting critically injured in a major road accident on Saturday afternoon has sent a shockwave throughout the country.

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

15 Jan 2020

Once lost a role for being "too fair": Divya Dutta

National Award-winning actress Divya Dutta is one of the most talented and versatile actresses working today in Bollywood.

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

06 Jan 2020

Bollywood-Piyush Goyal meeting: Who attended and who skipped the meet?

Last night, the Centre organized a special dinner with Bollywood celebrities as part of its outreach program for the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act.

To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood

05 Jan 2020

To amplify support for CAA, Centre reaches out to Bollywood

In its ongoing scheme to amplify support for the newly-implemented Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led central government has now reached out to members of Mumbai's glitzy entertainment industry.

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

21 Dec 2019

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

On Friday, a police complaint was filed against actor/director Farhan Akhtar for allegedly posting seditious content and distorting facts about the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Here's why Swara Bhasker, Himanshu Sharma called it quits

04 Jul 2019

Here's why Swara Bhasker, Himanshu Sharma called it quits

Bollywood actress Swara Bhasker, who was "happy and dating" National Award-winning screenwriter Himanshu Sharma, called off their relationship recently.

Why Swara Bhasker and others are advocating 'orgasm inequality'

30 May 2019

Why Swara Bhasker and others are advocating 'orgasm inequality'

If getting trolled could win elections, Swara Bhasker would be Prime Minister. Most famously, the actor was slut-shamed by trolls for the masturbation scene in the 2018 film Veere Di Wedding. However, none of that keeps her from voicing issues.

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

23 May 2019

Elections 2019: All candidates endorsed by Swara Bhasker are losing

Bollywood actor Swara Bhasker is known for never shying away from voicing her political opinions on Twitter.

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

26 Apr 2019

Shabana Azmi seeks votes for Kanhaiya Kumar, slams BJP

On Thursday, veteran actress Shabana Azmi campaigned for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai, where she accused BJP of inciting communal tensions.

Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

22 Dec 2018

Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.

#ViralVideo: As no one buys his crops, farmer destroys pomegranates

24 Nov 2018

#ViralVideo: As no one buys his crops, farmer destroys pomegranates

A heartbreaking video showing a farmer destroying his pomegranates, as no one bought them, has surfaced on social media and almost everyone has expressed concern.

Was rejected by director for looking 'too intelligent': Swara Bhasker

28 Oct 2018

Was rejected by director for looking 'too intelligent': Swara Bhasker

Beauty and appearance play a crucial role in cinema and Swara Bhasker says in the initial days of her career she was rejected for "looking intelligent".

'Kid' Shakti Kapoor's reaction on Tanushree's allegations is beyond disappointing

03 Oct 2018

'Kid' Shakti Kapoor's reaction on Tanushree's allegations is beyond disappointing

Bollywood celebrities are expected to speak up on matters, but they seem to have mastered the act of coming up with disappointing answers.

Finally! Bollywood stars, including PeeCee, Farhan, Twinkle, Sonam, support Tanushree

28 Sep 2018

Finally! Bollywood stars, including PeeCee, Farhan, Twinkle, Sonam, support Tanushree

When Tanushree Dutta revealed what she faced in Bollywood ten years ago on a film's sets, it was profoundly courageous. That she mentioned Nana Patekar harassed her sexually, then intimidated her, spoke volumes about predator culture in Bollywood.

Bollywood's response to Tanushree Dutta's explosive allegations will surprise you!

27 Sep 2018

Bollywood's response to Tanushree Dutta's explosive allegations will surprise you!

With #MeToo in background, chances of Tanushree Dutta's allegations against Nana Patekar snowballing into Bollywood's own movement are high. Just that it didn't.

Tanushree Dutta has spoken up. Bollywood, your turn now?

26 Sep 2018

Tanushree Dutta has spoken up. Bollywood, your turn now?

Nana Patekar sexually harassed me, said Tanushree Dutta, and one would expect all hell to break loose. More so, since #MeToo isn't even a year old, and everyone's waiting for Bollywood's #TimesUp to happen.

Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

12 Sep 2018

Now, Vivek accuses Swara of curbing his freedom of expression

Director Vivek Agnihotri, who briefly got his Twitter account locked because of Swara Bhasker's complaint, has now accused her of curbing his freedom of expression.

Swara gets Vivek's Twitter account locked after his problematic tweet

11 Sep 2018

Swara gets Vivek's Twitter account locked after his problematic tweet

Swara Bhasker is one of the few actresses in the industry who speaks her mind on social media.

Engineer, lawyer form organization to monitor 'biased', 'fake' news reports

18 Aug 2018

Engineer, lawyer form organization to monitor 'biased', 'fake' news reports

An aeronautical engineer from Mumbai and a Delhi-based lawyer have come together to set up a group, which will monitor news reports and social media posts that are "biased and fake" and take necessary action.

#ButLiberalsAreFanatics: Why Sadhguru's statement irked many including Swara Bhasker

10 Aug 2018

#ButLiberalsAreFanatics: Why Sadhguru's statement irked many including Swara Bhasker

Sadhguru, who has a lot of followers globally, has found himself at the center of controversy for making a remark on liberals.

'Sacred Games': RaGa's stand on controversy finds takers in Bollywood

15 Jul 2018

'Sacred Games': RaGa's stand on controversy finds takers in Bollywood

With his dignified stand on the 'Sacred Games' row, Congress President Rahul Gandhi has struck a chord with many.

'Veere Di Wedding' presents normal story, not women empowerment: Sonam

26 May 2018

'Veere Di Wedding' presents normal story, not women empowerment: Sonam

The cast of "Veere Di Wedding" yesterday in Delhi said the aim to make the film is to present a normal story about four female friends and not promoting women empowerment.

I am not a feminist, a human first: Kareena Kapoor

23 May 2018

I am not a feminist, a human first: Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor, at the music launch of her upcoming film "Veere Di Wedding" last evening, said she believes in equality but is not a "feminist".

'Veere Di Wedding' trailer: Watch Kareena-Sonam and gang go unfiltered

25 Apr 2018

'Veere Di Wedding' trailer: Watch Kareena-Sonam and gang go unfiltered

The trailer of Kareena Kapoor Khan and Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Veere Di Wedding' testifies that the film is not just another chick flick, as reads its tagline.

Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

18 Apr 2018

Why should we ignore Bollywood babas?

Have you seen Elon Musk, Tim Cook, Ratan Tata giving people marital advice on Twitter? Or Sachin Tendulkar talking about how to raise funds from a venture capitalist? Exactly.

Justice for Unnao, Kathua rape victims: Bollywood comes forward

12 Apr 2018

Justice for Unnao, Kathua rape victims: Bollywood comes forward

Angry, ashamed, and heartbroken is how the Indian film industry personalities described their feelings over the brutal Unnao and Kathua rapes and demanded swift action against the perpetrators.