08112023-LSTL-01.qxd 11/7/2023 10:28 PM Page 1 c m y b NOW, FAKE IMAGE OF KATRINA A day after actress Rashmika Mandanna strongly reacted against her deepfake video, a new morphed picture of Katrina Kaif from Tiger 3 is doing the rounds. The image, which is originally from the upcoming film, has been modified. Deepfake AI is a type of artificial intelligence used to create convincing images and video hoaxes. TRIBUNE B’day bash Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan attended the 69th birthday celebrations of actor Kamal Haasan in Chennai. Aamir flew to Chennai for the treatment of his mother. LUDHIANA | WEDNESDAY | 8 NOVEMBER 2023 Screen presence Sheetal Kohrra Jubilee O TT giants have now started focusing on Hindi originals. From Hansal Mehta’s Scoop and second outing of Scam – The Telgi Story, Shahid Kapoor’s big digital debut series Farzi, India’s first survival drama Kaala Paani to Vijay Varma’s ace performance as negative lead in Dahaad, the digital industry has offered must-watch content for audiences. As Diwali holidays are around the corner, we bring a list of most popular Indian original series worth your time. SCOOP: Netflix Another of Hansal Mehta’s brilliant adaptations from autobiographical memoir of former journalist Jigna Vora, titled Behind Bars in Byculla: My Days in Prison, this series was an instant hit amongst audiences. Karishma Tanna nailed her performance as Jagruti Pathak, who lived the tumultuous life of Jigna on the screen. KOHRRA: Netflix Set in Punjab, the series led by Suvinder Vicky and Barun Sobti, is a cop drama with a human angle. Screenplay, cinematography, performances and more, this one sure is impressive. KAALA PAANI: Netflix This survival drama by Sameer Saxena and Amit Golani is the latest talking point. It was a bold step from the makers to back up some unknown faces for a big series, but the viewership results have been awesome. ASUR 2: JioCinema Starring Arshad Warsi and Barun Sobti, this mythological thriller returns with a second season and surprised the viewers with its edge-of-a-seat plot. KOFFEE WITH KARAN SEASON 8 Disney+Hotstar Everybody wants a peep into the lives of their favourite celebs and director Karan Johar does it best with this talk show. Season 8 started streaming from the last week of October and a new episode is released every Thursday. Do you want to binge-watch during the Diwali holidays? If yes, take your pick from these popular originals SCAM 2003: THE TELGI STORY: SonyLIV This one is based on India’s biggest stamp paper scam by Abdul Karim Telgi. It is helmed by the National award-winning director Hansal Mehta and directed by Tushar Hiranandani. Part two of The Telgi Story released last Friday. For those unaware of Scam franchise, Scam 1992, which came out in 2020, was based on Harshad Mehta’s story. After the REALITY SHOWS Taj: Divided by Blood first series’ success, Hansal made it into a franchise and brought the second season of the true story inspired by Sanjay Singh’s book Telgi Scam: Reporter’s Ki Diary. ROCKET BOYS 2: SonyLIV Rocket Boys is based on the lives of Homi J Bhabha and Vikram Sarabhai, pioneers of India’s space programme. Created by Nikkhil Advani, the series has been directed by Abhay Pannu. Actor Jim Sarbh got his first Emmy Award nomination for playing Bhabha. MADE IN HEAVEN SEASON 2: Prime Video Zoya Akhtar’s directorial, based on two best friends who are wedding planners, Made in Heaven became a much-loved series. However, the director made the fans wait for almost four years to finally give a season two. And as expected, the latest instalment was quite successful too. TAJ: DIVIDED BY BLOOD: Zee5 The period drama stars Naseeruddin Shah and an ensemble cast of talented actors. It makes for an engaging watch, as both the seasons were released within a few months’ gap. Scam 2003: The Telgi Story JUBILEE: Prime Video Another period drama, this one is based on the film industry of pre-Partition and post-Partition days. Wamiqa Gabbi and Aparshakti Khurana managed to register a lasting impression on viewers in this Vikramaditya Motwane directorial. Rocket Boys 2 KUMITE 1 WARRIOR HUNT: MX Player This is India's first MMA reality series with power-packed challenges between the 16 shortlisted contestants. Actor Suniel Shetty is the host. BIGG BOSS SEASON 17 JioCinema Bigg Boss’ popularity need not be told, as the number of seasons it has been running for does the talking! While Salman returns as host, the latest season started recently and will continue to entertain the audience for months to come. Kaala Paani c m y b
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