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December 29th, 2012

Delhi gang-rape victim dies: Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu offer condolence

Delhi gang-rape victim dies: Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu offer condolence

The brutal gang-rape of a young girl in New Delhi which shocked the nation and brought thousands out in the streets for over 10 days died in a Singapore hospital early Saturday

Amitabh Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu, Abhisehk Bachchan, Karan Johar and several other B-town celebs have offered their condolences to the grieving family and expressed their opinions on the case. Read on to know what they tweeted… Click here to read more

December 27th, 2012

Delhi gang-rape survivor admitted to Singapore hospital where Superstar Rajinikanth was treated

Delhi gang-rape survivor admitted to Singapore hospital where Superstar Rajinikanth was treated

The 23-year-old critically injured rape victim was transferred to the Mount Elizabeth Hospital on December 26

In May last year, Tamil Superstar Rajinikanth was admitted to Singapore’s Mount Elizabeth Medical Centre for treatment related to kidney problems. Rajini came back fully recovered and began shooting for his new film. Click here to read more

December 19th, 2012

Farhan Akhtar expresses his anguish at the Delhi gang-rape!

Farhan Akhtar expresses his anguish at the Delhi gang-rape!

The actor-filmmaker jotted down his feelings about the ghastly rape and torture of a young woman in Delhi, saying the culprits should be treated as terrorists

Farhan Akhtar could not control feelings of deep sadness at the brutal gang-rape and attempted murder of a 23-year-old medical student in Delhi. The Bhaag Milkha Bhaag actor and B-town producer expressed his anguish through a poem that he shared on Twitter this morning.
Farhan wrote: Click here to read more

December 19th, 2012

Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan want severe punishment for Delhi rape case culprits

Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan want severe punishment for Delhi rape case culprits

The horrific crime has created a furore in the entire country, including the hearts of these Bollywood actors

The gang-rape of a 23-year-old medical intern in Delhi two days ago has elicited responses from everyone on social networking sites, and even threatening to stall the Rajya Sabha in Parliament. Bollywood was not far behind in expressing anguish and anger. While celebs like Kareena Kapoor, Jaya Bachchan, Salman Khan, Anurag Kashyap, Juhi Chawla and Shekhar Kapur were quick to respond, Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan took their time to say what they felt about the crime. Click here to read more

January 30th, 2014

Anup Soni, happy birthday!

Anup Soni, happy birthday!

The actor turns 38 today

Born on January 30, 1975, Anup Soni doesn’t have any grand plans to bring his birthday today. The actor will be busy spending his time at Prithvi theatre prepping himself for a special play. Click here to read more

October 4th, 2013

Mumbai Film Festival 2013 must-see: Brave Miss World, film on rape survivor Linor Abargil – watch trailer

Mumbai Film Festival 2013 must-see: Brave Miss World, film on rape survivor Linor Abargil – watch trailer

Brave Miss World, Cecilia Peck’s award-winning documentary, features Linor Abargil, Miss World 1998 and rape survivor. The film will be screened at the Mumbai Film Fest this year. Watch trailer to know more

One of the must-watch documentary films at the Mumbai Film Festival 2013 is Brave Miss World. The much-talked about film, directed by Cecilia Peck (daughter of Hollywood star Gregory Peck), shows Miss World 1998 Linor Abargil’s story of determination and courage in the face of a sexual assault. The beauty queen was a bright 18-year-old when she was raped at knife-point by her travel agent Uri Shlomo in Italy. This was just seven weeks before the Miss World pageant.
Linor came out about her assault and inspired many more women to reveal their story Click here to read more