This was a rather eventful week for television. While Bigg Boss 11 continued to make news, Kapil Sharma launched the trailer of his second film Firangi. Gautam Rode went public about his relationship, Gauri Arora made her television debut, Erica Fernandes broke her silence on her rumored engagement with her Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi co-star Shaheer Sheikh and comedienne Mallika Dua publically shamed Akshay Kumar for making a vulgar remark at her.
Here's a look at the Top Five TV Newsmakers of the week -
Gautam Rode and Pankhuri Awasthy made their relationship Insta-official
Gautam Rode got engaged to Pankhuri Awasthy this Diwali in a hush hush ceremony. They later made their relationship Insta official on Thursday by posting cutesy couple pictures. Gautam and Pankhuri first met on the sets of their hit TV show ‘Suryaputra Karn’ and dated for almost two years before finally getting engaged this year. But, this was perhaps the first time when the duo shared pictures with each other on social media. The wedding would mostly take place in 2018 but the date hasn’t been fixed yet.
Kapil Sharma confessed that he wanted to commit suicide after his painful fall out with Sunil Grover
At the trailer launch of his upcoming film Firangi, Kapil Sharma opened up about his depression, drinking problem and how deeply the rift with Sunil Grover affected him emotionally. He confessed that he had started drinking excessively and isolating himself. He revealed that life became so unbearable for him at one point of time that he felt like committing suicide. However he assured the media that he feels much better, now that he has decreased his consumption of alcohol.
Erica Fernandes broke her silence on her rumored engagement with Shaheer Sheikh
Rumours were rife that the Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi couple, Erica Fernandes and Shaheer Sheikh had secretly got engaged. Buzz was that the duo exchanged rings in the presence of their respective families and the cast of the show, which included Supriya Pilgaonkar. However, when we contacted Erica, she said,“This is not true. It is just a rumour.”
Mallika Dua slammed Akshay Kumar for passing a vulgar comment on her during the shoot of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge
Comedienne Mallika Dua's father and veteran journalist Vinod Dua on Wednesday slammed actor Akshay Kumar for making a vulgar remark - 'Aap bell bajao, main aap ko bajata hun' (You ring the bell, I will bang you) at his daughter on The Great Indian Laughter Challenge. Mallika also tweeted about it and took pot shots at Kumar for crossing the fine line between comedy and vulgarity.
Gauri Arora made a smashing comeback on small screen with MTV India’s Next Top Model 3
Gaurav Arora, who shot to fame with the eighth season of MTV Splitsvilla and underwent a reconstruction surgery last year, recently auditioned for the third season of Indian’s Next Top Model as Gauri. She talked about her struggle and also revealed what made her take the decision of having a sex change. The video went viral as it marked Gauri's television debut.
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