It was an extremely busy week in the world of TV news and we were constantly on our toes. Of course, the biggest newsmaker was comedian Siddharth Sagar, who resurfaced after being tagged as missing by the media. He spoke about his horrific ordeal with emotional and physical abuse. The comedian confessed that he was suffering from substance abuse and undergoing treatment for the same. Kapil Sharma shocked us on Friday evening when he posted a series of abusive tweets against fake news propagators. Later, he said that his account was not hacked. We saw also the promo of Sunil Grover's new show Dhan Dhana Dhan. Here is a recap....
The comedian who was tagged as 'missing' resurfaced and held a press conference where he spoke about his ordeal. Siddharth spoke about how his parents began giving him medicines for bipolar disorder when he was suffering from something else. He said he was depressed and turned to substance abuse and slowly got addicted. Siddharth Sagar spoke about how he was beaten up at a rehabilitation centre. Apparently, he faced a lot of harassment from his mother and her alleged boyfriend, Suyyash Gadgil. He said how he was picked up while returning from Goa and thrown into a mental asylum. Finally, he found hope when he was with Asha Ki Kiran, an NGO that helps people suffering from substance abuse.
The star comedian's show got a TRP of 2.2, which propelled it in the top 10 shows in its slot. So, Family Time with Kapil Sharma had a good start but the joy was short lived for his fans. The comedian took to Twitter on Friday and hurled the choicest of abuses on social media to portals promoting fake news. He showed his support for Salman Khan by terming fake news portals as 'Ghatiya'. Now, news is that he has filed a complaint against a news website for spreading negative stories about him.
The new promo of Sunil Grover's new show Dhan Dhana Dhan was out and it featured Shilpa Shinde and him. He is playing the role of Professor LBW on the show, while she is Googly. The show will also have Ali Asgar, Sugandha Mishra, Paresh Ganatra, Suyyash Rai and Suresh Menon. The show will be aired on Colors at 11 pm. Sunil is making a comeback on TV after a long time and there is a lot of excitement around his return.
The TV siren is all set to make her debut in Bollywood with Vikram Bhatt's feature film. A spokesperson said, “Vikram Bhatt has just begun planning his next film after the success of his OTT platform. The thriller mastermind has just signed Nia Sharma, the actress from the web series Twisted 2. While details of the film are still being etched out, the actor and director will be coming together for their first full length feature. Vikram aims to make it different from anything he has made in the past. He wants to surprise audiences with not only the story but Nia's look in the film.”
The Yeh Hai Mohabbatein actress took to Insta and wrote about how difficult it was for her to find a flat in Mumbai because she was an MBA, which is a Muslim, actor and bachelor. The actor's heart-wrenching post related her to many struggling to find a home in the city. However, after reading it, one progressive thinking man offered her a flat to live on rent.
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