14112022-LSTC-01.qxd 11/13/2022 10:55 PM Page 1 c m y b POWERFUL PRESENCE Black Panther: Wakanda Forever minted $84 million on the opening day in North America. The figure included $28 million in Thursday previews, which marked the 15thhighest preview gross in history. IANS TRIBUNE Date changed Life WEBSOLUTE FUN Take your pick With Suniel Shetty making his OTT debut, content on web this week varies from politics, mafia, women empowerment, comedy and more Karan Johar, who will be making his directorial comeback with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani, has shared that the upcoming film will now release on April 28, 2023, instead of February 10, 2023. ANI LUDHIANA | MONDAY | 14 NOVEMBER 2022 Bannet Dosanjh is no longer just another Rising Star in Punjab’s horizon. He has taken a firm step towards realising his dream—to make Dosanjh Kalan visible on the map of music Reaching for the stars of oscillated between music and sports for a while but my inner voice convinced me to pursue music. I got full support and company of my gurus on this journey who taught me not just the intricacies of music but also how to conduct myself. Generally singers turn to acting in our industry but I am busy making a name in music. Mona NOVEMBER 18: Country Mafia on ZEE5 A This seven-part series is a political revenge thriller. The show is about Ajay (Anshumaan Pushkar) and Nannu (Soundarya Sharma), who aspire to become IAS officers. However, circumstances force them to change the course of their lives and embark on a revenge spree against the biggest liquor baron of Bihar, Babban Rai (Ravi Kishan). The siblings are driven by the vendetta which their mother (Anita Raaj) holds against Babban for killing her husband and their father. trained singer, much in love with folk music, the ‘rising star’ Bannet Dosanjh is striving hard to become a legit star! His EP Sukoon is a step in that direction. A love number, this track will soon be followed with three more tracks – Jhanjran, Jugnu and Pagal. It’s been about five years since Bannet won the title of the reality show, Rising Star. The time has made him come face-to-face with the reality of glittering world of entertainment, and life. Here’s up close and personal with another singer from Dosanjh Kalan... NOVEMBER 18: Wonder Women on SonyLIV The movie narrates the story of six pregnant women, who arrive at a pre-natal class with beliefs, confusion, and questions regarding pregnancy and childbirth. In their quest to know it all, they discover their identity and answers to their deeprooted problems. It stars Nitya Menen, Parvathy Thiruvothu, Amruta Subhash, Nadiya Moidu, Padmapriya Janakiraman, Sayanora Philip and Archana Padmini in prominent roles. The beginning I remember being interested in music when I was in class three. I sang a shabad. Later, I performed in my village and school, a tradition which continued till my college and university days. I feel fortunate that I got trained under gurus like Pt. Om Parkash Thapar, Master Ram Lubaya ji and Kamal ji and Shamshad Ali Khan. I auditioned for a score of shows and was a part of Voice Punjab Di Season 5 but was evicted in the grand finale. Rising Star got me national recognition. The NOVEMBER 18: The People We Hate at the Wedding on Prime Video This comedy film revolves around the lives of American siblings Alice (Kristen Bell) and Paul (Ben Platt), who along with their ever-optimistic mom (Allison Janney), are invited to the British wedding of their estranged halfsister Eloise (Cynthia Addai-Robinson). This poses a chance for them to reconnect as–more or less–adults and learn to love each other like they once did. The hilarious raunchy comedy promises to be an intriguing ride for viewers. NOVEMBER 19: Dharavi Bank on MX Player An unending stretch of narrow dirty lanes, open sewers and cramped huts — a place that more than a million people call home, Dharavi is deep enough to shelter a sea of secrets. Opening a window to one such power-packed story from the gullies of this cluttered maze is this series. Highlighting the clash of two worthy adversaries in a thrilling chase, the show marks Suniel Shetty’s OTT debut. While Sunil plays the don, Vivek Anand plays the cop. Veteran director Rakesh Kumar passes away Veteran director Rakesh Kumar passed away in Mumbai on November 10. He was 81 and was battling cancer. His family members shared an obituary note on Saturday in which they informed media about a prayer meeting which will be held in memory of the late filmmaker. Kumar was the man behind movies like Mr. Natwarlal and Yaarana. Mourning the demise of the director, Amitabh Bachchan dedicated a blog to him and called Rakesh as “a most affable and kind-hearted human”. Big B wrote, “… another colleague has left us and me in particular. ..Rakesh Sharma, first AD to Prakash Mehra on Zanjeer .. then independent director for other PM (Prakash Mehra) films and singularly—Hera Pheri, Khoon Pasina, Mr Natwarlal, Yaarana , et al... and such great camaraderie on sets and elsewhere, socially, during events and Holi ..One by one they all leave .. But some like Rakesh leave an imprint that is hard to remove or forget.”—TMS Dosanjh connection award money I used to buy a car and things for my parents. Post the title It was a learning curve. I realised that someone can guide you but each day you have to pick your own battle, stand for your rights and make your way. The pandemic proved to be a stepping stone in my journey. I was all alone in a 3BHK flat in Mohali. The first week was anxiety-laden. I spent the entire first week watching movies. But as if by some divine intervention, there was equipment that I required to learn music production. I started to learn by watching videos, did my covers and enjoyed the process. Music over sports My other love is sports. I kind When Hera Pheri 3 was announced, everyone was looking forward to watch the trio of Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal all over again. But, the news of Akshay being replaced by Kartik Aaryan in Hera Pheri 3 has left the fans in disbelief. Akshay recently admitted of backing out of the project as he wasn’t impressed about the script. He said, “The film was offered to me. But the screenplay, script and everything... I was not satisfied; I was not happy with it.” Plays for children are a less explored genre though veterans like PL Deshpande, Qudsia Zaidi, Sai Paranjpye and Poile Sengupta among others have done their bit in different epochs to tell enriching stories to a younger audience. This Children’s Day, Zee Theatre especially curates an offering of three such plays that bring back all the magic, wonder and nostalgia we associate with childhood. Ashok Patole’s Shyam Ki Mummy Noted Marathi playwright Ashok Patole has always incorporated socially relevant messages in his work and Shyam Ki Mummy is no different. Jointly directed by Dnyanesh Bhalekar and Purshottam Berde, the play is a take on the flaws of the modern education system. The play stars Nirmiti Sawant, Milind Phatak, Dharmaj Joshi, Rahul Kumar, and Sayali Sudhakar. Shaheen Mistri’s Maya: Find Your Light Fatima Sana Shaikh shares her struggle with epilepsy on social media ‘I was in denial’ c m y b I used to listen to classical and semi-classical songs during the initial days of my training. Ustad Rashid Khan and Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan are my favourites. I also listen to Sardool Sikander ji, Sukhwinder Singh and now Arijit Singh. Anyone melodious is on my playlist. I am fond of folk music. My gurus prepped me well; I have sung Mirza and Heer on stage and loved the experience. It seems like folk is easy but to make a composition and win masses by keeping it simple requires skill. There were reports that Shah Rukh Khan was stopped at Mumbai Airport along with his team. The reports suggested that SRK was asked to pay a penalty of Rs 6.83 lakh for carrying high-end cases of watches worth Rs 18 lakh. But in a statement issued by a senior customs officer, it was clarified that SRK was neither stopped nor penalised. It read, “Shah Rukh Khan and his team were asked to pay duty for goods they were carrying. There was no penalty or interception as is being reported by the media. Everything being said on social media with regards to this case is a factual mismatch.” On Children’s Day, do not miss watching Shyam Ki Mummy, Maya: Find Your LightandDaak Ghar Saiyami Kher, who attended the Mumbai Cyclothon on Sunday, feels that cycling is not just a sport but a wellrounded workout. The actress cycled for more than 75 km for the cyclothon to raise awareness about the eco-friendly medium of transport. Talking about her passion, Kher said, “I have always loved cycling and have always believed that this is a well-rounded workout which keeps you not just fit but also active. And it is also one of the easiest and economical means of travelling in the city. People should at least cycle to work if their workplace is not too far. —IANS Fatima Sana Shaikh, who will be soon seen as Indira Gandhi in Sam Bahadur, recently took to her social media handle to raise awareness about epilepsy which she has also been suffering from. November is known as the Epilepsy Awareness Month. Fatima Sana Shaikh has been making a constant effort to address this among the people and raise awareness about the same. The actress addressed the cause while she opened up a conversation on her social media for people to share their stories, struggles, and challenges about the same. Taking to the story section of her Instagram account, she dropped a question writing: “It’s epilepsy All for folk pay penalty at Mumbai airport Playful moments Saiyami goes cycling Firm no to script Diljit bhaji has always been an inspiration. He started as Diljit and later Dosanjh was added to his name and how he and our village’s name grew! Being in the company of Diljit bhaji is motivating enough. Clearing the air to SRK wasn’t asked month. Share your story, struggle, challenges. Or just ask.” She also opened up about when she learnt about her health condition, stating that it was during the time of Dangal preparations she got to know about the disorder. On being asked by one of her followers about when she found out about it, the actress wrote: “(I) was diagnosed when I was training for Dangal. I got an episode and woke up straight at the hospital... (I) was in denial first (for five years). And now, I have learnt to embrace it, and work and live around it.” On how she has been working with this condition, Fatima wrote that she informs all her directors that she has epilepsy. “They have always been very supportive and understanding. They know of the challenges they might face on the days I get an episode.” —IANS Who does not want to travel to a charmed wonderland? This musical and motivational play, written by Shaheen Mistri, sets our imagination free with the story of 13year-old Maya. She is the princess of the Kingdom of Light and is entrusted with the responsibility of defeating the evil king of darkness. Jointly directed by Sanaya Bharucha and Laurent Festas, it stars Khushi Chauhan, Prasad Kela, Priyanka Patil, Rutuja Bhoite, Shlok Sadlapurka, Yash Agarwal, and Aniket Sahani. Rabindranath Tagore’s Daak Ghar Rabindranath Tagore’s Daak Ghar is a poignant play. Written in 1912, it delves into the psyche of an orphan boy, Amal, who is suffering from an incurable disease. His only contact with the outside world is a window. Directed by the National Award-winning director, Nagesh Kukunoor, the play stars Krrish Chhabria, Saurabh Goel, Kumar Rajput, Kishor Chandra Srivastava, and Anupriya Goenka.—TMS
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