05052023-LSTC-01.qxd 04-05-2023 23:19 Page 1 c m y b TALKING OF DIFFICULT PHASE Actor Priyanka Chopra has opened up about how a botched nose surgery impacted her health.On the Howard Stern Show, Priyanka revealed that the botched nose surgery drove her into ‘deep depression’, and she even thought it could end her career. ANI TRIBUNE Figure it out Life Amid the ongoing strike of Hollywood writers, rapper Snoop Dogg has expressed his views. “Somebody explain to me how you can get a billion streams and not get a million dollars.”ANI CHANDIGARH | FRIDAY | 5 MAY 2023 Time to get serious crime drama series created and directed by Homi Adajania that follows four ladies who operate a family drugs organisation. The series follows matriarch Savitri, her daughters-in-law Bijli and Kajal and her daughter Shanta as they run a firm called Rani Cooperative in Hastipur. However, the company turns out to be a front for the largest drug cartel in South Asia. Among the cast members are Dimple Kapadia, Radhika Madan, Angira Dhar and Isha Talwar. The show will premiere on May 5 on Disney+ Hotstar. Yathesht Pratiraj A AFWAAH superheroes outing, love jihad, social media scandals to drug trafficking, the mood this week on the big and small screen is rather dark, with the fantasy fiction genre also registering its footprints. Here is a lowdown on the films and series competing for viewers’ attention... Love jihad to social media scandals to drug trafficking—the line-up on OTT and cinema this week is about the dark side of life Fireflies – Parth Aur Jugnu GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 3 CINEMA CALLING The Kerala Story (Hindi) The biggest and most controversial theatrical release this Friday is The Kerala Story. It is directed by Sudipto Sen, and produced by Vipul Amrutlal Shah. The plot follows the story of a group of women from Kerala who are converted to Islam to join the extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The film has courted controversy for portraying itself as a real story. It features Adah Sharma, Yogita Bihani, SonaiBalani and SidhiIdnani. On May 5 SAAS BAHU AUR FLAMINGO Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (English) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 is the concluding instalment of the trilogy based on the Marvel Comics superhero team Guardians of the Galaxy, produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. The film was written and directed by James Gunn, and it stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldaa and Dave Bautista, among others. The film is the THE KERALA STORY The countdown begins… King Charles hosts singer Lionel Richie ahead of coronation REUTERS AND PTI Renowned singer-songwriter Lionel Richie was one of the guests of honour at King Charles’ first garden party at Buckingham Palace days before his coronation. The royal couple opened the doors of the royal residence in London to thousands of guests on Wednesday for the first garden party of King Charles’ reign. Garden parties have been held at Buckingham Palace KING CHARLES & CAMILLA, QUEEN CONSORT since the 1860s as a way for the King sport- that also includes Katy Perry, monarch to recoging a top hat. Andrea Bocelli, Take That, nise public service. The Queen Sir Bryn Terfel, Freya RidSeveral images surConsort wore a ings and Alexis Ffrench. faced online in blue and white The monarch traditionally which Lionel is LIONEL RICHIE & LISA PARIGI dress by Bruce hosts multiple garden parties seen greeting Oldfield for the at Buckingham Palace and King Charles. Also in atten- occasion, completing her look one at the Palace of Holyrooddance were Prince Edward with a Philip Treacy hat. house in Scotland each sumand Sophie, the Duke and Lionel Richie is set to per- mer — although additional Duchess of Edinburgh as form at King Charles and parties may be held with the well as the Duke and Queen Camilla’s coronation monarch’s permission. Duchess of Gloucester. concert on Sunday, just one In addition to mingling King Charles, 74, and day after the crowning cere- with members of the royal Queen Camilla, 75, looked mony. The special concert family, guests are treated to sharp for the event — with the will feature an eclectic lineup tea and cake.—ANI c m y b 32nd instalment in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. The Guardians of the Galaxy strike a deal with the Collector to purchase “Knowhere,” with the intention of using it as a safe haven for Blip refugees. Following a fierce attack, however, Peter Quill, who is still grieving Gamora’s death, rallies the Guardians to protect the universe from their common enemy. On May 5 Ahirwar, Manoj Pandey and Navya Pandey. The plot follows three friends from a nomad community in India, who realise they have been deprived of several social and political benefits. They decide to get ration cards for themselves. However, when their applications for ration cards keep getting rejected, they are forced to commit a crime. On May 5 Fireflies–Parth Aur Jugnu is a fantasy fiction series directed by National Award winner Hemant Gaba. The show is about a curious teenager, Parth, who wanders in the jungle near his house where he meets Jugnu, a boy shrouded in mystery. While the boys’ friendship blossoms, Parth’s schoolmates and family are concerned about the sightings of Vanrakshas, a dangerous demon from the old legends. The show will feature on Zee5 from May 5. Silo Afwaah (Hindi) Sudhir Mishra-directed Afwah is written by Nisarg Mehta, Sudhir Mishra and Shiva Bajpai. It tells the story of Nivi, a political heiress, and Rahab, an advertising expert caught in a web of social media rumours. Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Bhumi Pednekar and Taapsee Pannu star in the film. On May 5 Hum Banjarey: The Reluctant Crime (Hindi) The movie is written and directed by Arvind Pratap. It features Ashish Negi, Rakhi Mansha, Dharmendra Rama Banam (Telugu, Hindi) Get ready to watch Telugu action drama Rama Banam. It is macho hero Gopichand and director Sriwass’ third film together in Telugu and Hindi. It stars Gopichand, Nassar, Dimple Hayathi, Jagapathi Babu, Sachin Khedekar in the lead roles along with Vennela Kishore, Ali, Raja Ravindra, Sapthagiri and Satya Akkala. On May 5 OTT OUTINGS Saas Bahu Aur Flamingo Saas Bahu Aur Flamingo is a Hindi Silo is a science-fiction mystery drama adapted from Hugh Howey’s novel series of the same name. The series stars Rebecca Ferguson, Tim Robbins, Rashida Jones and David Oyelowo, among others. In postapocalyptic earth, the outside world is toxic and deadly, and a 144-story deep Silo provides asylum to all. The residents have no concept of the world outside. Until one day, the sheriff of the Silo fatally meets his death in pursuit of the truth. The series is set to premiere on Apple TV on May 5. — With inputs by Dharam Pal
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