08012021-LSTL-01.qxd 1/7/2021 11:22 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Miss you Babil Khan, son of actor Irrfan Khan,took to his Instagram handle on Thursday to share an unseen video of Irrfan with his family on his birth anniversary. IANS LUDHIANA | FRIDAY | 8 JANUARY 2021 ‘Dark day for America’ Hollywood star Catherine Zeta-Jones has joined the second season of the series Prodigal Son. She will play the character of Dr Vivian Capshaw. —IANS Action star Vidyut Jammwal has performed stunts on screen, and has served as an inspiration to many fitness enthusiasts. He has now posted a video using the Urumi, which he calls the deadliest weapon in the world. Vidyut posted the video on his YouTube channel. In the clip, he demonstrates dangerous stunts using the Urumi, a sword with a flexible and whiplike blade that originated in modern day Kerala.—IANS After Ali Abbas Zafar and Kanika Dhillon, it looks like Punjabi singer Guru Randhawa is set to get hitched. On Wednesday, Guru shared a picture with a mystery lady on his Instagram handle that has not only left the fans intrigued but some have already begun speculating that he might be engaged. The High Rated Gabru singer is seen holding the hands of a girl wearing a lehenga who has her face hidden from the camera. Sharing the picture, Guru wrote, “New Year, New Beginnings…” with a heart emoji. No official announcement has been made yet but looking at the photo, it seems that Guru has joined the list of celebs who are getting married this year. Soon after the singer’s post, congratulatory comments from many of his industry friends. Richa Chadha Unfolding like a QAnon prophecy... now awaiting reptilians...dark dark day for America... erstwhile spreader of offshore democracy. RICHA CHADHA RAM GOPAL VARMA ADNAN SAMI Ram Gopal Varma Protesters taking over Capitol Hill...This is what @realDonaldTrump has brought America to...The founding fathers must be turning in their graves. Mark Ruffalo THE PHOTO SHARED BY GURU RANDHAWA Vidyut Jammwal performs stunt with ‘deadliest weapon in the world’ The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has lodged a police complaint against Sonu Sood for converting his residential building into a hotel without permission. The complaint read, “It has been found that Sonu Sood has instituted/undertaken/carried out development or changed the user of land. Unauthorised addition/alterations beyond the approved plan and unauthorised change of user from residential to residential hotel building without taking technical sanction from competent authority.” However, Sonu has denied all these allegations. The actor says, “I have taken approval for change of land use from the BMC. It was subject to the approval of the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority. This permission hasn’t come due to Covid-19. There are no irregularities. I always abide by the law. This hotel was used to house Covid-19 warriors.” The world woke up on Thursday to a shocking incident in the US. A trail of destruction was left behind as thousands of supporters of outgoing US president Donald Trump stormed the Capitol Hill in Washington DC. Severalcelebrities took to Twitter and reacted. Is Guru Randhawa engaged? Deadly move ‘I abide by the law’ Bollywood and Hollywood celebs condemn US Capitol violence NEW ROLE This is a coup attempt on behalf of Trump and his complicit allies. This is all on Trump and his administration. The cowards in the GOP must be held accountable. Mindy Kaling CHRIS EVANS SWARA BHASKER There may be jawdropping, unlawful, un-American acts being perpetrated in our capitol today, but what will last, when MINDY KALING the dust of today has settled, is the work of this true patriot. @staceyabrams MARK RUFFALO Adnan Sami Dear America, Never & I mean Never, preach to the world again!! Simi Garewal If this is what Trump planned for the electoral confirmation. I dread to think what he’ll do on @JoeBiden inauguration. Lock him up. Chris Evans I’m speechless… Swara Bhasker What mob anarchy looks like. SONU SOOD He looks different Bang on! Three’s company First look of Akshay Kumar from Bachchan Pandey Malaika Arora recalls days when she could rock the bangs The shoot of Bachchan Pandey that stars Akshay Kumar, Kriti Sanon and Jacqueline Fernandez, went on the floors recently. And on Thursday, Akshay gave a pleasant surprise to all his fans by sharing a BTS picture from the sets of his upcoming film. In the picture, Akshay is seen in a new avatar. He sports a black shirt and denim. He is seen wearing multiple gold chains around his neck, a bandana style cloth wrapped around his head. The actor captioned the photo as, ‘’New Year, old associations...begun shooting for #BachchanPandey, my 10th film with #SajidNadiadwala, and hopefully many more. Need your best wishes and do tell me your thoughts on the look…” Helmed by Farhad Samji of Housefull 4 fame, also stars Pankaj Tripathi, Arshad Warsi and Prateik Babbar. Akshay will be playing the role of a gangster, who aspires to be an actor in this film. The makers are yet to reveal character details of other cast members. The film is scheduled to be released in theatres later this year. It’s hard to say goodbye As ace fashion designer Satya Paul, known for giving the Indian saree a contemporary touch, passed away at the age of 79, celebs and eminent personalities took to Twitter to pay condolences. Malaika Arora on Thursday posted a monochrome image from the days when she could rock the bang look. In the picture posted on Instagram, Malaika poses with a mic, acing the bang hairstyle. “The days when I could rock my bangs and in my head think am a rock star .... #throwbackthursday #fakemike pic @farrokhchothia,” Malaika wrote with the picture. Earlier this month, Malaika made her relationship with Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor official on Instagram with a loved-up picture. She started the New Year with a picture with Arjun. “It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day , it’s a new year ..... 2021 #eternallygrateful,” she captioned the image on Instagram. In the image, Malaika has her arm on Arjun’s shoulder. She is seen in a shimmery pantsuit while Arjun is seen in a vibrant shirt with brown pants. While Arjun and Malaika have not denied their relationship, they don’t post many photos together on the internet. —IANS Ajay, Rakul & Sidharth team up for Thank God Director Indra Kumar has collaborated with the producer Bhushan Kumar to create a slice of life comedy with a great message. The director-producer duo has brought together Ajay Devgn, Sidharth Malhotra, and Rakul Preet Singh for their much-anticipated film titled Thank God. While Rakul Preet Singh has shared the screen with both Ajay Bhumi is now a climate warrior SATYA PAUL PHOTO SHARED BY HIS SON PUNEET NANDA ON FACEBOOK Sadhguru #SatyaPaul a shining example of what it means to live with immeasurable passion and unrelenting involvement. The distinct vision you brought to the Indian #fashion industry is a beautiful tribute to this. A privilege to have had you amongst us. Condolences & blessings. life comedy with a message and I am quite excited to be working again with Ajay Devgn whom I’ve known for so many years along with the young guns Siddharth and Rakul. I’m also happy to join hands with Bhushan Kumar and the T-Series team, hopefully, it will go well as we have taken all the precautions necessary! Looking forward to a great 2021.” (L-R) AJAY DEVGN, RAKUL PREET SINGH & SIDHARTH MALHOTRA Kangana Ranaut Om Shanti… Lakshmi Manchu Oh nooooo! He was one of my favourite saree designers. So fun and yet effortless. RIP #SatyaPaul Ji. You filled our lives with your fabrics, colours and design. Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra, Thank God will mark the first collaboration of Ajay Devgn and Sidharth Malhotra. The film is set to go on the floors on January 21. Talking about the film, director Indra Kumar says, “It is an entertaining slice of SADHGURU M BHANDARKAR Madhur Bhandarkar Sad to hear demise of most influenced fashion designer @satyapaul sir. His immense contribution in the fashion KANGANA RANAUT industry will be always remembered, My heartfelt condolences to @puneetnanda and the family. #OmShanti c m y b MALAIKA ARORA Sony BBC Earth is launching Young Earth Champions in partnership with Bollywood diva Bhumi Pednekar. Talking about the association, Bhumi says, “Climate change is upon us and it’s real. Through my initiative of Climate Warrior, I diligently try to highlight the seriousness of the crisis and its repercussions. I am glad that Sony BBC Earth echoes the same beliefs and with Young Earth Champions is offering a great platform to trigger exchange of creative ideas among kids, who have the power to bring about change. I am looking forward to an encouraging participation.” BHUMI PEDNEKAR
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