18012021-LSTL-01.qxd 1/17/2021 11:36 PM Page 1 c m y b JERSEY GETS A RELEASE DATE Shahid Kapoor’s upcoming film Jerseyhas finally got a release date. The film, starring Mrunal Thakur and Pankaj Kapur along with Shahid, is slated to release on November 5, 2021. TRIBUNE Jalebi time! Bollywood actress and fitness enthusiast Disha Patani has ditched her diet meals as she gorged on some jalebis on Sunday, going by her social media post. IANS LUDHIANA | MONDAY | 18 JANUARY 2021 Eye of the storm Low-key birthday W HATSAPP chats allegedly between news anchor Arnab Goswami and ExBARC CEO Partho Dasgupta have been leaked online. The chats are documented in close to 500 pages. One of the snapshots from the chats, which went viral on Saturday, has mention of Bollywood stars Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut. A GRAB OF THE ALLEGED CHAT LEAKED ONLINE Arnab Goswami’s alleged leaked chat has mention of Kangana, Hrithik In this portion of the chat, Arnab has alleged that Kangana Ranaut has ‘erotomania’ and is sexually possessed with Hrithik Roshan. These chats are from 2017 and are in reference to the times when the two actors were in a feud over their alleged affair, which ended on a bad note. The chats seem from the time when Arnab Goswami interviewed Hrithik Roshan, where he openly spoke about Kangana’s allegation. The man on the other side (named as PDeeGee in the snapshots) says, “I think Hrithik is dumb and Kangana is schizophrenic.” To which Arnab Goswami replies, “…she has erotomania.” When the person asks as to what erotomania means, Arnab says, “that she is sexually possessed with him.” Both then discuss how Kangana has been vocal and Hrithik has been silent. KANGANA RANAUT Taking the perfect picture Kriti Sanon is all set to start shooting for the upcoming film Bachchan Pandey Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon has shared a tip on how and when to take the perfect picture. Kriti posted a picture on her Instagram Stories, where she is seen sitting in a restaurant dressed in a white sweater. “When the light is perfect. It’s time for a picture,” she wrote as the caption. The actress is all set to start shooting for the upcoming film Bachchan Pandey, starring Akshay Kumar. She has also finished shooting for her next with actor Rajkummar Rao for Abhishek Jain’s upcoming comedy Second Innings. The film also stars Paresh Rawal and Dimple Kapadia, and is scheduled to release next year. Kriti’s other upcoming film is Mimi, Laxman Utekar’s film that casts her as a young surrogate mother alongside Pankaj Tripathi, Sai Tamhankar, Manoj Pahwa and Supriya Pathak. — IANS HRITHIK ROSHAN AKSHAY KUMAR AND TWINKLE KHANNA 20 years of marital bliss Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna completed 20 years of their marriage on Sunday, January 17. Celebrating two decades of togetherness, both Akshay as well as Twinkle took their respective Instagram pages to wish each other. Akshay posted a photo and wrote, “The surest I’ve ever been of a partnership... twenty years of togetherness and you still make my heart flutter and sometimes even drive me up the wall, but then again I wouldn’t have it any other way coz a smile is never far when you are near. Happy anniversary Tina.” While Twinkle wrote, “You are the beauty and the brawn in this partnership, and I can’t even say I am the brain because you are smarter than me. We don’t need each other to be complete... But we want to have the other one around always and that is perhaps the only way it is meant to be. Happy Anniversary Mr K.” New beginning… The new year is surely going to be a memorable one for Kareena Kapoor Khan in many ways. The actress is going to be mom for the second time and is all set to move into their new house that is across the street from their current residence. Of late, Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan have been spotted making regular trips to the new house to keep a check on the construction work. Now, Kareena has given us a glimpse of her new abode in her recent social media post. Taking to her Instagram handle, Kareena shared a picture that seems to be of a bedroom. She wrote, “Door to new beginnings,” followed by heart emojis. Going by the click, it is evident that her new house has been beautifully designed by Darshini Shah. In the photo, we can see KAREENA, SAIF AND TAIMUR the room decorated with photo frames that show Saifeena and their little munchkin Taimur Ali Khan. Notably, her BFF Amrita Arora, sister Karisma Kapoor and Soha Ali Khan really liked the picture. While Karisma PICTURE SHARED ON INSTAGRAM dropped heart emoticons, Soha commented, “Congratulations !!! Time to make new memories.” Amrita on the other hand wrote, “Woooohoooooo,” followed by black heart emojis. Laddoolove! Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu says she is not a ‘protein bar kind of a person’ and that laddoos work for her. Taapsee posted a string of pictures on Instagram where she could be seen gorging on some besan laddoos. “Not a protein bar kind of person. What works for me are laddoos approved by my superwoman @munmun.Ganeriwal. Filled up with the goodness of besan, coconut, nuts, gond and ghee. She calls it the ‘Protein Energy Balls’ and I call it my ‘healthy indulgence’#rashmirocket#eatingwise#healthyistasty,” she wrote in the caption. Taapsee is currently busy shooting for her next film Rashmi Rocket. In the film, Taapsee plays a runner from the Rann of Kutch who fights for her identity and becomes an athlete. Priyanshu Painyuli plays Taapsee’s husband in the sports drama helmed by Director Akarsh Khurana. — IANS TAAPSEE PANNU c m y b Actress Rasika Dugal turned a year older on Sunday, and she was happy to celebrate her birthday this year with family and close friends. “After a series of working birthdays, I am happy to celebrate this one with family and close friends,” she said. “It has been a year in which I truly understood gratitude. For the variety of work that has come out and for the love it has received. I hope I can reciprocate that by doing better work and by being a part of important and entertaining stories,” she added. In 2020, she impressed the audience with her performances in digital projects like Mirzapur Season 2” and A Suitable boy. — IANS RASIKA DUGAL When Ayushmann turned poet… Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana switched on his poet mode and shared it on social media for his fans and followers. Ayushmann posted a string of pictures on Instagram. In the photos, he is seen standing on a rooftop flaunting his long hair and dressed in a horizontal striped black and white T-shirt. In the caption, the actor wrote in Hindi: “Mainai doobte sooraj ko bhi salaam kiya hai, shayad tabhi haathon ki lakeeron ko apna ghulam kiya hai — Ayushmann.” Prachi spotted in a wheelchair Prachi Desai, who is currently busy shooting for Zee5 original, Silence, was recently snapped at the Mumbai airport. She was leaving for Jaisalmer. What caught everyone’s attention was that the actress was in a wheelchair. Her pictures went viral in no time. Apparently, Prachi suffered a sprain in her left ankle. However, despite the injury, she made sure to report for her scheduled shoot that involved some stunts as well. With her ankle already sprained, matters got aggravated after the stunt sequence and required medical attention.
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