11102021-LSTL-01.qxd 10/10/2021 11:52 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE FLORINA IS SUPER DANCER Tough time Life Super Dancer Chapter 4 had its grand finale and Florina Gogoi bagged the winner’s trophy. Florina was awarded with ~15 lakh and her Super Guru Tushar Shetty was awarded with ~5 lakh. Tahira Kashyap was admitted in the ICU due to bottle gourd toxicity. She was rushed after having 17 bouts of vomit and her blood pressure dropped to 40. She is fine now. —IANS LUDHIANA | MONDAY | 11 OCTOBER 2021 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF THE GIRL CHILD No more damsels in distress! Mona T ‘Without you, days don’t seem like days’ Rakul, Jackky Bhagnani make their relationship official on social media Producer-actor Jackky Bhagnani has confirmed that he is dating Rakul Preet Singh on social media. He wished his “love” happy birthday along with a loved-up picture. Jackky shared a birthday wish for Rakul and posted the picture on Instagram, where the two are seen holding hands and walking. “Without you, days don’t seem like days. Without you, eating the most delicious food is no fun. Sending Birthday wishes to the most beautiful soul who means the world to me! May your day be as sunny as your smile, and as beautiful as you are. Happy Birthday my (heart emoji) @rakulpreet”. Rakul shared the same picture on Instagram and wrote a loved up message for Jackky. “Thank youuuu my ! You have been my biggest gift this year! Thank you for adding colour to my life, thank you for making me laugh non-stop, thank you for being you!! here is to making more memories together @jackkybhagnani,” Rakul wrote. —IANS HERE is nothing permanent except change, said Heraclitus. And, one change that we desperately want to see is that girls getting to realise their full potential. Sadly, gender-based discrimination still exists, and the way forward is to first accept the ground reality and then work towards the change. This International Day of the Girl Child, celebs talk about the films that brought to the fore the issue of gender divide and touched them deeply! Bollywood has taken up the issue of gender divide head on. Here are a few movies which left a deep impact on the audience, including celebs Right to speak up: TANYA ABROL Natural balance: ARSLAN GONI Chak De! India has been Tanya Abrol’s favourite women-centric movie. Tanya, aka Balbir Kaur of the sports drama, says, “Being a part of the Chak De journey has been inspiring and lifechanging for me in ways more than one. Dalbir has also been an inspiration to other women as she strongly advocates that everyone has the right to speak up irrespective of gender. I absolutely love how every female in the movie has a different story and a different demon to tackle. It has been written exceptionally well and holds a special place in my heart.” Arslan Goni loves Matrubhoomi: A Nation Without Women. “Matrubhoomi revolves around female foeticide and female infanticide and how a village is only populated by men. A rich man of the village gets his five sons married to a woman and then it shows the torture and suffering they make her go through leading to conflicts in the village.” Arslan finds the movie significant in showing how female foeticide and female infanticide leads to gender imbalance, which can further lead to chaos and violence. “The film very A message for the girl Ayushmann Khurrana has been recently appointed as UNICEF’s Celebrity Advocate for their global campaign EVAC - Ending Violence Against Children. On International Day for the Girl Child today, Ayushmann has a special message to the people of our country. Ayushmann Khurrana and Manushi Chhillar on International Day of the Girl Child Mardaani Chak De India effectively puts that women, if not more, are equal to men when it comes to maintaining a balance in nature.” Rani’s way: AKSHAY MHATRE Rani Mukherjee-starrer Mardaani figures among the top favourites of actor Akshay Mhatre. “I absolutely loved Mardaani. I have watched both the first and the second movie and they give me the goose-bumps. Rani Mukherjee has played her role as an inspector exceptionally well and her character has struck a chord with the viewers. Women are doing exceedingly well in all areas of life. In fact, they are the stronger gender that can multi-task,” says Akshay, who essays the role of Varun Agarwal in Ghar Ek Mandir-Kripa Agrasen Maharaja Ki. “I really appreciate movies that try to bring a positive change in society through strong female characters,” he adds. promised on the stage of Miss World Diversity that if I win the title, I will do something for girl children. I adopted my child when she was just 15 days old and today she is three. We share a special bond.” Battle-ready: DELNAAZ IRANI Fulfilling promise: NAAZ JOSHI Naaz Joshi, one of India’s first international trans beauty queens, routes for Tamanna. “My favourite movie is Tamanna featuring Paresh Rawal as trans and Pooja Bhatt as his daughter. It’s my favourite because I am a trans woman, who found love in my girl child. I had Delnaaz Irani counts Lajja as one befitting film for the Day. “Lajja beautifully and powerfully shows how these shy, coy girls fight their own battles and turn to strong, independent women,” says Delnaaz. “I still watch it time to time as a reminder of what women can be,” she adds. Don’t we all? He says, “I firmly believe that discrimination and violence against girls is unacceptable and holds us back as a developed and caring society. On the International Day of the Girl Child, we need to draw attention to the many challenges and discriminations girls face; promote girls’ empowerment and ensure their rights. We need to prioritize girls’ education, treat their rights on par with those of boys...” Shekhar Suman comes out in support of SRK Star-studded affair Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s son Aryan Khan’s arrest in the Mumbai cruise drug case has left everyone heartbroken and the film fraternity is extending their support to the Khan family. Now, actor Shekhar Suman has come out in support of SRK by sharing a heartfelt story of how King Khan was with Shekhar in the times of need. He said that he is ‘extremely pained’ to see what SRK and Gauri are going through. In his tweet, Shekhar wrote, “My heart goes out to Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan. As a parent, I can total- ly understand what they are going through. It’s not easy for parents to go through this kind of torment and ordeal no matter what @iamsrk.” He further tweeted, “When I lost my elder son Aayush at age 11 Shah Rukh Khan was the only actor who came to me personally while I was shooting at film city, hugged me and conveyed his condolences. I’m extremely pained to know what he must be going thru as a father @iamsrk.” Meanwhile, Aryan is currently in 14-day judicial custody while his legal team is working for bail. WEBSOLUTE FUN Festive season begins with a bang as big movies and shows line-up for release on OTT this week OCTOBER 15: Sanak on Disney+ Hotstar Starring Vidyut Jammwal, Rukmini Maitra, Neha Dhupia and Chandan Roy Sanyal in key roles, Sanak is an actionthriller, summarising the emotion and journey of a lone hero. He fights overwhelming odds in a restricted environment to save his wife and other unfortunates, helpless hostages, from the perils of evil. OCTOBER 15: Rashmi Rocket on ZEE5 Starring Tappsee Pannu in lead, the movie follows the tale of Rocket, who finally gets the chance to realise her dream, only to realise that the race to the finish line is peppered with many hurdles. What seems like an athletic contest turns into her personal battle for respect, honourand even her very identity. OCTOBER 15: You Season 3 on Netflix The much-awaited Season 3 of thriller You will see Joe and Love, now married and raising their baby. Joe is committed to his new role as a husband and dad but fears Sanak Festive offer on OTT Love’s impulsiveness. And then there’s his heart. Could the woman he’s been searching for all this time live right next door? Breaking out of a cage in a basement is one thing. But the prison of a picture-perfect marriage to a woman who’s wise to your tricks? Well, that’ll prove a much more complicated escape. OCTOBER 16: Sardar Udham on Amazon Prime OCTOBER 15: Tabbar on SonyLIV Sanak – Ek Junoon is the story of a smalltown ambitious couple, Ajay (Rohit Bose Roy) and Ragini (Aindrita Ray), who relocate to Mumbai in the hope of a better lifestyle. Ajay, a junior lawyer is offered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity by his boss Shekhawat (Pawan Chopra), but in exchange, he must compromise on his values and part with what is dear to him. The much-awaited magnum opus The Last Duel by acclaimed director Ridley Scott, which is all set to release in Indian theatres on October 22, had a glittering premiere in New York on October 9. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez were seen having the time of their life at the red carpet, along with other guests like Matt Damon, Jodie Comer in attendance. From 20th Century Studios and visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott comes The Last Duel, a gripping tale of betrayal and vengeance set against the brutality of 14th century France. Based on actual events, the historical epic unravels long-held assumptions about France’s last sanctioned duel between Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two friends turned bitter rivals. The movie stars Oscar winner Matt Damon, two-time Academy Award nominee Adam Driver, Emmy winner Jodie Comer and two-time Oscar winner Ben Affleck. The film is directed by four-time Academy Award nominee Ridley Scott. OCTOBER 16: Sanak – Ek Junoon on MX Player This web series is a family thriller based on the lives of an ordinary middle-class family that stood together to protect and support each other after a terrifying incident turned their world upside down. It stars Supriya Pathak, Pawan Raj Malhotra, Gagan Arora, Sahil Mehta, Paramvir Singh Cheema, Nupur Nagpal, Ranvir Shorey and Kanwaljit Singh in the lead roles. Ben Affleck, Jennifer Lopez, Matt Damon and others attend The Last Duel’s premiere! Rashmi Rocket Chronicling the lesser-known story of the legendary Indian revolutionary, Sardar Udham Singh, this film delves deep into his boundless courage to avenge the death of his countrymen, in an event that shook the British Empire. The movie is headlined by Vicky Kaushal and directed by Shoojit Sircar. You Sanak – Ek Junoon Sardar Udham Tabbar Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez c m y b
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