08032023-LSTL-01.qxd 3/7/2023 10:08 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Hugh Jackman consuming 8,000 calories daily to bulk up for Wolverine He too Hera Pheri 3 has gone on the floors. It has Akshay Kumar, Suniel Shetty and Paresh Rawal. The latest development in the project is that Sanjay Dutt has been roped in to play a pivotal role. LUDHIANA | WEDNESDAY | 8 MARCH 2023 She-man the saviour Sheetal Tatania Maslany as She-Hulk Calorie count X-Men star Hugh Jackman, who is set to reprise his role as Wolverine for the next installment of the Deadpool franchise, recently shared his daily meal plan as his bulking phase goes into overdrive to prepare for the iconic role. Deadpool 3 will star Ryan Reynolds alongside Jackman, who will be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time. Sharing the photo of the six meals he will eat in a given day, he wrote in a tweet, “Bulking. A day in the life. Thank you, Chef Mario, for helping me stay healthy and properly fed whilst... becoming Wolverine. Again.” Reportedly, Jackman’s meals include black bass, Patagonia salmon, two chicken burgers and two grass-fed sirloins, which means that the actor is consuming over 8,000 calories a day now as Jackman’s he gets bulked up. In January, Hugh Jackman meals include said on The Late Show with black bass, Patagonia Stephen Colbert that he was salmon, two chicken getting used to consuming burgers and two 6,000 calories a day in preparagrass-fed sirloins. tion for his role as Wolverine. At the time, Jackman was performing as The Music Man on Broadway. At the time, Jackman said, “I’m building up. I’m on about 4,500-5,000 calories at the moment. I wore a heart rate monitor (for The Music Man) because my trainer said, ‘I need to know what I’m working with here because I’m trying to bulk you up.’” —ANI I T’S International Women’s Day—a day when every man suddenly wakes up to the realisation that their mother, sister, daughter or wife is the real superhero in their life. And if some forget it during the course of the year, here are sheroes—female superheroes, who serve as reminder what women are capable of. INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY For every Hulk, there is a She-Hulk and for every Batman there is a Catwoman. Well, the world of superpower has no gender biases BRIE LARSON AS CAPTAIN MARVEL When ChatGPT was asked about top 10 philosophers of the world, it included all male names but internet was quick to question it. Which is why this year's theme proposed by the United Nations is DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality, emphasising on difference between equality and equity. Hence the #EmbraceEquity . POSITIVE MESSAGE Talking of gender equality and digital medium in the context of our women IMAN VELLANI AS MS. MARVEL superheroes, the topmost and recent example is She-Hulk: Attorney At Law. Tatania Maslany as Jennifer Walters is single attorney in her 30s who also becomes the green superhero, She-Hulk. The twerk video of her with Megan, Thee Stallion, went viral for the song WAP (Cardi B and Megan) they danced to, which was hailed by critics and advocates of women empowerment for giving out a sex-positive message.. PHASE BY PHASE Films like Supergirl (1984) and Catwoman (2004) by DC had come way before Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first solo-woman superhero film, Captain Marvel (2019), but it is the latter, which has become more successful in portraying women in cape. MCU has been hyper-active and with phase three, it has successfully established women superhero genre. With phase four that involves series, She-Hulk and Ms. Marvel, both released last year, it has become a phenomenon. Not to forget, both the series were well-received globally. Ms. Marvel starred first Asian superhero of Pakistani descent played by Iman Vellani. Ms. Marvel was a fresh concept in many ways, it’s a brown girl from Ready to rock The trailer of the spythriller series Citadel, which was released recently, sees actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas engaging in some heavy-duty action as she plays a spy along with Richard Madden. The trailer starts off with fast cuts of montages. With generous dutch tilt shots, even the credits, it has Priyanka pulling off action sequences, gun fights and chase sequences. The first season of the global series consists of six-episodes with two episodes premiering on April 28 on Prime Video. —IANS SCARLETT JOHANSSON AS BLACK WIDOW ISTOCK Love gets a twist Randeep Hooda and Neena Gupta to share screen space in Pachhattar Ka Chhora A new film starring Randeep Hooda, Neena Gupta, Sanjay Mishra and Gulshan Grover was announced on Monday. Titled Pachhattar Ka Chhora, it is presented by Panorama Studios International and produced by JJ Creations LLP and Shivam Cinema Vision. Jayant Gilatar is directing the film. In fact, the muhurat was observed at the shooting location, Rajsamand in Rajasthan. Randeep says, “This one is unlike any film that I have done before, a romantic drama with an undercurrent of situational humour that will hopefully leave audiences in splits while giving them some fodder for thought. Believe me when I say, you have not seen a love story like this before.” Jayant, who has directed many Hindi TV serials, says, “I am always drawn to unconventional subjects rather than the run-of-themill kind of stories. Pachhattar Ka Chhora is a perfect fit, and I am excited to start the journey of this film.” Jersey City endowed with powers to save the world. The Pakistani song, Pasoori, adapted in the series, also became another viral trend. It also marked Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar’s Hollywood debut. WONDER OF WONDER Also DC film Wonder Woman in 2017 was widely accepted. Gal Gadot as super-heroine served as the ideal, putting a full-stop to male-dominated superhero world. It was that summer’s highest grossing film and also got a sequel, Wonder Woman 1984, which was released in 2020. It’s a film which actually talks about empowerment of girls while the titular character fights for what she believes in. Also Patty Jenkins, the director of Wonder Woman, is the first woman to direct a superhero movie. JOKES AMID GALACTIC WARS Captain Marvel remained visible on internet from the time it was released. Our heroine knows how to joke and smile. An action, adventure, and sci-fi movie wherein Carol Danvers, played by Brie Larson, discovers that she is one of the universe’s most super powerful heroes as she has to save the Earth caught in a galactic war between two diverse alien races. NOTHING EXTRAORDINARY From the Avengers, Black Widow aka Scarlett Johansson got her own franchise in 2021 but it took her more than a decade to do so. Earlier, she played the same character in the multi-starrer superhero franchise, Avengers. She was the last to get a solo deal from other Avengers costars. The film was commended for not making Scarlet fight in heels. Also, the film serves as a reminder that you don’t need to be extraordinary to save the world. POSITIVE TURN Harley Quinn is known as Joker’s lover and not endowed with the goodness that superheros and sheroes might carry. Yet, Margot Robbie as Harley has made into the hearts of the audience just like Joker after she featured in Suicide Squad, where super villains were forced to be the superheroes. Her character got a thumbs-up for a separate film, Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey (2020). It shows a vulnerable woman in a toxic relationship with man like Joker and yet with goodness in heart who teams up with other female superheroes to protect a young girl from a dangerous drug lord. She puts fun in everything which makes her different from others. Happy Holiday Manisha Koirala celebrates Holi in Nepal Add colour to life It’s after two years of Covid, we are finally going to celebrate Holi without any restrictions. As tricity gears up for the festival of colour, we bring the list of concerts, pool parties and Holi theme parties that you can head to… CONCERT CALLING ■ At Chandigarh Club Sector 1, Prabh Gill will be performing. ■ 4 By OYO are hosting Sundeck ft. Punjabi boy band, The Landers. ■ HopUp Amusement Park, Zirakpur, is hosting a live music concert, Highway Holi 2023, by singer Milind Gaba and five other DJs . ■ Singers Shipra Goyal and Khan Bahini are performing at Arena Lawn at Forest Hill Golf and Country Club Resort, Mohali. ■ Singer Varinder Brar will go live at Baithak: The Craft Kitchen PARTY PEEPS ■ Sunburn Arena, a sundowner event will take place from 10am to 5pm at Shivalik Country Club, Panchkula ■ Vh1 Supersonic Takeover Holi Edition at Forest Hill Golf and Country Club Resort, Mohali ■ Golden Tulip Hotel, Panchkula will host a pool side Holi party, Life in Color 2023; will start at 11 am ■ Malang the Family Holi Fest 2023 at Chimney Heights, Zirakpur, promises fun. (Compiled by Sakshi Sharma) c m y b Manisha Koirala belongs to a politically prominent Nepalese family. The actress decided to celebrate Holi this year in her hometown. Manisha took to her Instagram stories and posted pictures with her family and close friends. On work front, her fans are looking forward to Heeramandi, a web series created by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, in which Manisha plays one of the leads. (With inputs by Sakshi Sharma) Musk in the making SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is set to be the subject of a new documentary by Oscar-winning director of Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, Alex Gibney. Oscar winner Alex Gibney is making a documentary on Elon Musk Reportedly, the project, already months into production, was announced by Gibney on Monday, saying he was “hugely excited” about tackling Musk on film. It is billed as a “definitive and unvarnished examination of Tesla, SpaceX, and multi-billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk.” —ANI
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