08092022-LSTC-01.qxd 9/7/2022 11:17 PM Page 1 c m y b RASHMIKA’S DREAM COME TRUE On Tuesday, the trailer of Rashmika Mandanna’s film Goodbye, starring Amitabh Bachchan, was released. The actress says, “It was a dream working with the great actor.”TMS TRIBUNE No cocaine Life Singer Lewis Capaldi has been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome. But the 25year-old singer doesn’t want fans to think he’s been ‘taking cocaine or something’. IANS LUDHIANA | THURSDAY | 8 SEPTEMBER 2022 Health Emotional note(s) is wealth Justin Bieber suspends remaining world tour after Brazil Legendary Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan releases single Gal Sunoh Punjabi Dosto Legendary Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan dropped a new number on Wednesday. Taking head on the issues that mired his name in controversy, he addressed the ‘one nation one language’ issue and the following stage incident in Gal Sunoh Punjabi Dosto. An emotional Maan addresses his critics and thanks his supporters in this about eightminute song, which is more about the singer pouring his heart out. Sung, written and composed by Gurdas Maan, the video is directed by his son Gurickk G Maan. Picturised on the Dil Da Mamla Hai singer, dressed in blue kurta, and shot in a black and white background, the song captures the protests against the singer’s statement and viral stage video. The song includes couplets like Awal allah noor upaya kudrat de sab banday/ Aik noor seh sab jag upajiya kaun bhale ko mande. Meanwhile, fans and singers alike extended their love and support. High Rated Gabru singer Guru Randhawa tweeted, “Masterpiece as always, love you sir @gurdasmaan.” Gurdas Maan’s daughter-in-law and actress Simran Kaur Mundi had shared a tweet on Tuesday night to promote his new song. She wrote, "Song out tomorrow 11am #GalSunoPunjabiDosto on @gurdasmaan Saab's You Tube Channel." — TNS HIMESH RESHAMMIYA, ADITYA NARAYAN, VISHAL DADLANI AND NEHA KAKKAR Sheetal I NDIAN IDOL is back with its 13th season and Vishal Dadlani, Neha Kakkar as well as Himesh Reshammiya are excited to sit on the judge’s chair once more. The show’s popularity is unmatched, as it became the longest-running season of Indian Idol (75 episodes) with a 12-hour-long grand finale episode, which aired on Independence Day. This time, the judges have travelled to cities across India to pick the best of singing talent. Host of the show Aditya Narayan, in an online press conference, talked about the truth behind Himesh’s boring khaana, which everyone find excuses not to eat while Himesh disclosed that Neha keeps her husband Rohanpreet’s picture on the table! And Neha confirmed, “Staying away from him is actually hard, especially when we were travelling for auditions. So, his picture helps me remember he is always near me. But speaking of auditions, I love crowds and per- Music to the ear DID YOU KNOW? ■ The first season ■ Singers Abhijeet Sawant, Rahul of Indian Idol aired in 2004 ■ The seventh (2013) and eighth (2015) seasons were dedicated to kids — Indian Idol Junior. Vaidya, NC Karunya, Monali Thakur, Neha Kakkar, Antara Mitra, Bhoomi Trivedi, Sreerama Chandra Mynampati, Salman Ali and Nakash Aziz are the products of Indian Idol. They are successful playback singers in Bollywood. forming amongst them.” Himesh also talked about Vishal Dadlani, who was missing from the conference, and said he had created this aura of being tough but was more of a soft person on the inside. On the other hand, Neha claimed she is difficult to please and team up. Earlier, they had worked together in the anthology Unpaused Season 1, produced by Amazon Prime. Saiyami says, “It is an interesting project and something that will stay with people for a long time.” —TMS Ayan Mukerji, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor Public uproar Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor skip Ujjain temple visit amid protests Gulshan Devaiah and Saiyami Kher A glimpse of Chakda Xpress On Wednesday, Anushka Sharma took to social media to reveal a glimpse of Chakda Xpress, which is inspired by the life and times of women cricket’s all-time greatest fast bowler Jhulan Goswami. In the image Anushka is seen recreating a moment from Jhulan’s life. Anushka as Jhulan is seen making an important phone call while pouring rain beats down on everything around her. Anushka returns to the movies after three years with this movie. —TMS ■ Contestants like Amit Tandon, Meiyang Chang and Monali Thakur also went on to explore their acting talent. Season 3 winner Prashant Tamang too started acting in Nepali films, as did the winner of Season 5, Sreerama, in Telugu cinema. then jokes, “Ek plate panipuri khila do mein aage le jaaungi.” True guidance When asked whether he ever felt conscious about the audience, Himesh said, “It’s not important because views could be different. Some points can be common too. Having said that, we have the experience to guide the contestant better.” Besides singing, Himesh added that artistes today need an overall personality to which the audience can connect. “Otherwise it would have been a radio show! With the changing times, things have also changed in the industry. The listeners don’t judge you from just your voice, but also from your actions,” he said. Neha Kakkar, who often shows her emotional side and connects to the contestants on a personal level, shared it was because she has been on the other side of the table as well. She added, “I have gone through the emotions that one feels as a contestant and thus make sure that they are extremely comfortable, at home and can talk about any difficulty they might face during the tough competition ahead. I am a living example of how ‘sky is the limit’ once you walk into the show as a contestant. In additon to being the judge, I am music lover too. It’s a common thread that binds us all together.” About whether she would lend her voice to a Punjabi folk song, she said, “It’s an idea I wish to work on now. I will immediately start writing after this conference and come up with something interesting for our listeners.” Jennifer on a personal note Teaming up again Saiyami Kher is teaming up with Gulshan Devaiah for an untitled drama genre film. The project is being helmed by Anurag Kashyap and currently being shot in Hyderabad. This won’t be the first time that both actors will As Indian Idolreturns for its 13th season, judges Neha Kakkar and Himesh Reshammiya talk about how the platform is a boon for upcoming artistes Justin Bieber has announced that he will be suspending the rest of his Justice World Tour. The singer, who was diagnosed with the Ramsay Hunt syndrome in June this year took to Instagram to make an announcement about making his health a priority, following his recent performance in Brazil. Taking to Instagram, Justin wrote, “Earlier this year, I went public about my battle with Ramsay Hunt syndrome, where my face was partly paralysed. As a result of this illness, I was not able to complete the North America leg of the Justice Tour.” Justin said while he consulted doctors before continuing on his Europe tour, after doing six live shows, it took a ‘toll’ on him. He added, “This past weekend, I performed at Rock in Rio and gave everything I have to the people in Brazil. After getting off the stage, exhaustion overtook me and I realised the need was to make health my priority right now. So, I’m going to take a break from touring for the time being. I’m going to be okay, but I need time to rest and get better.” —TMS Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor were spotted at Mumbai airport on Tuesday evening (September 6), along with director Ayan Mukerji. The three flew off for Ujjain’s Mahakaleshwar temple to attend the ‘sandhya aarti’. Alia even posted a video on Instagram where she expressed her excitement. But they cancelled the visit, as several protestors reached the temple site and created a ruckus. On Twitter, many are calling for the boycott of Brahmastra for several reasons. After Alia Bhatt’s recent comment, ‘Don’t like me, don’t watch me’, Ranbir Kapoor’s 11-year-old state- ment over beef has got the film into trouble. In the video shot in 2012, Ranbir had expressed his liking for beef. The situation was soon brought under control, however, Alia and Ranbir were not allowed to visit the temple for security reasons. Later, Ayan said, "I was feeling bad that Ranbir and Alia did not come with me . I went to Mahakaleshwar temple before the release of our motion poster and I promised myself that before the release of the film I will go again, and both of them were very keen to come with me. But when we reached there and heard all of that, I felt that I should go alone. — TMS Anushka Sharma Actress Jennifer Lawrence has shared that she suffered two miscarriages before giving birth to her son. The Oscar winner, in an interview, said she got pregnant in her early 20s and ‘had a miscarriage alone in Montreal’ before she could get an ‘intended’ abortion done. Lawrence got pregnant again during the filming of Adam McKay’s Netflix comedy Don’t Look Up and suffered a second miscarriage. She then had to undergo a surgical procedure to remove tissue from her uterus. Meanwhile, talking about pay inequality, Lawrence said she had to contend with it in Hollywood, too, where she has often been paid lower than her male co-stars. She revealed she made far less than the likes of her male co-stars in American Hustle, while reports revealed in 2021 that she earned $5 million less than Leonardo DiCaprio for Don’t Look Up. — IANS Jennifer Lawrence c m y b Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif ‘Vicky never on my radar...’ Says wife Katrina Kaif on Koffee With Karan Actress Katrina Kaif spoke candidly about her husband Vicky Kaushal on the 10th episode of Koffee With Karan Season 7, which also figured Ishaan Khatter and Siddharth Chaturvedi. Katrina shockingly said how the beloved star was never on her ‘radar’. “I didn’t even know much about him. He was just a name I had heard, but had never associated with. But then, when I met him, I was won over,” she shared. Calling her relationship ‘unexpected and out of the blue’, Katrina further shared: “It was my destiny and it was really meant to be. There were so many coincidences that at one point all of it just felt so unreal.” Koffee With Karan’ Season 7 airs on Disney+ Hotstar. — IANS
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