15082022-LSTL-01.qxd 8/15/2022 12:10 AM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Step up Alia Bhatt took to social media to share a video of her husband Ranbir Kapoor swinging to Deva Deva song from their film Brahmastra. They are currently in Italy. IANS LUDHIANA | MONDAY | 15 AUGUST 2022 ‘Jhanda Uncha Rahe Humara’ Celebs say the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign has personalised their bond with Tricolour Sheetal T HE Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, which kicked off on Saturday, under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, is to encourage people to bring Tiranga home and hoist it to mark the 75th year of India’s Independence today. We talk to celebs, who have hoisted National Flag, and are beaming with pride. HOISTING WITH PROUD Will she, won’t she? Tamannaah to play female lead opposite Rajinikanth in Jailer! If the industry grapevine is to be believed, actress Tammannaah Bhatia has now been roped in for director Nelson Dilipkumar’s much-awaited action entertainer Jailer, featuring the Tamil superstar Rajinikanth in the lead. However, there has been no official confirmation in this regard. In fact, the only actress to have confirmed her presence in the project is Ramya Krishnan, who is believed to have told a publication that she had begun working on the film from August 10. Work on this film is progressing on a specially erected jail set in a Hyderabad studio. Well-known stylist Aalim Hakim has been roped in to create the superstar’s look for this film. The film, which will be Rajinikanth’s 169th, is being produced by Kalanithi Maran of Sun Pictures and has Anirudh scoring its music. Other members of the cast and crew are yet to be officially announced by the unit. — IANS The film will be Rajinikanth’s 169th and stylist Aalim Hakim has been roped in to create the superstar’s look. Laal Singh Chaddha in legal trouble Actor Rajkummar Rao posted a picture and wrote, “Vijayi Vishv Tiranga Pyara, Jhanda Uncha Rahe Humara. To 75 years of Freedom, Strength and Success as a Nation. Let’s do our bit and raise the national flag high. #HappyIndependenceDay #HarGharTiranga.” Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, on Saturday morning, was also seen hoisting Tricolour at his residence in Kerala. He said, “I joined citizens to hoist National Flag, honouring the PM’s call of Har Ghar Tiranga. May this Mahotsav bring courage and inspire us to move forward with patriotism.” National Flag was also spotted at the residence of celebs like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir khan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut, Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Sunny Deol and Govinda. Newly married couple, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhat, also participated in the Har Ghar Tiranga abhiyan. Salman Khan, who hoisted Tiranga at his Galaxy Apartments, was also a part of another event where he spent an entire day with the sailors of the Indian Navy in Vishakhapatnam. THE ANTHEM Almost every second celeb from the entertainment industry has put Tricolour as display picture (dp) for social media handles. And some big names from the film, music and sports also have become a part of the Tiranga anthem which is sung in different languages saying one common thing— Har Ghar Tiranga. The part of the song AAMIR KHAN MOHANLAL RAJKUMMAR RAO CHANGING HISTORY ■ Earlier, Indian citizens were not allowed to hoist National Flag except on selected occasions. This changed after a decade-long legal battle by industrialist Naveen Jindal culminated in the landmark Supreme Court judgement of January 23, 2004, that declared that the right to fly the National Flag freely with respect and dignity is a Fundamental Right of an Indian citizen within the meaning of Article 19(1) (a) of the Constitution of India. ■ The Flag Code of India was earlier amended in December last year allowing the use of polyester, apart from cotton, wool, silk and khadi for making hand-spun, hand-woven and machine-made flags. is sung by Amitabh Bachchan, Asha Bhonsle and Sonu Nigam. Its video features Anushkha Sharma, Akshay world, it has Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Kapil Dev, Neeraj Chopra, Mirabai Chanu and PV Sidhu. WEBSOLUTE FUN Walk of happiness… Fullyour calendar and enjoy these on entertainment Mark exhilarating titles on web this week hurting religious sentiments, insulting the Indian Army and using provocative content to cause chaos. As per the complaint excerpts, “In the movie, the makers have depicted that a mentally challenged person was allowed to join Army to fight in the Kargil War. It is a well-known fact that the best Army personnel were sent to fight the Kargil war and rigorously trained Army personnel fought the war but the movie makers intentionally depicted the said situation to demoralise and defame the Army.” DELNAAZ IRANI Kumar, Ajay Devgn and Anupam Kher from Bollywood, Prabhas and Keerthy Suresh from Tollywood. From the sports ECHOES Amidst the trend of #BoycottLaalSinghChaddha, the Aamir Khan-starrer is facing a legal complaint filed by a Delhi-based lawyer for disrespecting the Indian Army. The lawyer has filed a complaint against Aamir Khan, who is one of the producers of the film, along with filmmaker Advait Chandan, Paramount Pictures and other key members. The lawyer has demanded an FIR to be registered against the Laal Singh Chaddha team under Sections 153, 153A, 298, and 505 accusing the makers of THE GOVERNMENT MADE A SPECIAL AMENDMENT IN THE FLAG CODE OF INDIA ALLOWING INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE ORGANISATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS TO HOIST/DISPLAY NATIONAL FLAG DAY AND NIGHT. I THINK IT’S A GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO BRING THE NATIONAL FLAG INTO OUR HOMES AND HONOUR IT. AUGUST 19: ECHOES ON NETFLIX Echoes is a mystery thriller about two identical twins, Leni and Gina, who share a dangerous secret. Since they were children, Leni and Gina have secretly swapped lives, culminating in a double life as adults. AUGUST 19: DURANGA ON ZEE5 This 9-part series is an Indian adaptation of the Korean show, Flower of Evil. The show brings to the fore a unique love story where Sammit Patel (Gulshan Devaiah) DURANGA c m y b appears as an ideal man, father and husband. However, investigating a case, his Inspector wife Ira (Drashti Dhami) leads to shocking revelations about her husband’s past that threatens to destroy her seemingly perfect family. AUGUST 19: MINUS ONE ON LIONSGATE PLAY The Season 1 of Minus One is a story of Riya and Varun, played by Aisha Ahmed and Ayush Mehra. It is about a couple living together in New Delhi despite their break-up and how they deal with the issues that follow. NGO Tamana in collaboration with the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) organised its annual fashion show in Delhi recently. The show was titled as Fashion Beyond Boundaries. Fashion and fortitude made a winning combination as the Tamana kids were beautifully dressed by designers Anju Modi, Rajesh Pratap Singh, Payal Jain, Namrata Joshipura, Nitin Bal Chauhan, Reynu Taandon, Pawan Sachdeva, Dhruv Vaish, Neetu Singh and Abhi Singh. The designers set the rhythm with maroon, green, indigo and natural white, while the menswear designers paired Khadi with exquisite woollen fabrics, hand woven by the women of Almora, Uttarakhand. “The FDCI has been associated with Tamana for years now and this annual event is the most awaited show of the year. This is our way of celebrating the invincible spirit of the Tamana children as they add hues of happiness to the runway. Kudos to Tamana Chona for her artistic endeavors,” said FDCI chairman Sunil Sethi.
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