While the world is grappling with the pandemic, and the situation in India is particularly bad, the world of entertainment is buzzing as well. We have new announcements, COVID strikes and some hot pics to light up social media. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt were clicked at the airport as they headed to the Maldives while Priyanka Chopra came out in support of Ramin Bahrani as he faced racist slurs. Here is a lowdown...
So, without further ado, here are the entertainment newsmakers of 19th April 2021:
Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt head to the Maldives
Bollywood's IT couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt headed to the Maldives. The couple were brutally trolled for exiting the country in the middle of a pandemic. The two recovered from COVID-19 some days back. People wondered if they donated some plasma or not.
Read the full story here: Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor jet off to Maldives on another vacation after recovering from COVID-19 – view pics
Sameera Reddy's family tests positive for COVID-19
The actress took to social media to share an update about the health of her kids, Hans and Nyra. Both of them had tested positive for the virus. She wrote that all of them were in home quarantine.
Read the full story here: SCARY! Sameera Reddy reveals her family, including kids Hans and Nyra, have tested positive for COVID-19
Priyanka Chopra slams racist slurs
Priyanka Chopra gave a sharp but befitting response after the director of The White Tiger Ramin Bahrani faced racist slurs during a video interview. It happened when he was doing a chat with the producer. Priyanka said, "Asking me about my thoughts on what happened to Ramin is a sign of where we stand today, and the work we have to continue to do. So my question in response is - who belongs here, and who doesn't? Isn't America a melting pot of all people from all backgrounds?"
Read the full story here: Priyanka Chopra's befitting response after The White Tiger director Ramin Bahrani faces racist comments wins our hearts
Shahid Kapoor as Mahabharat's Karna
Reports are rife that Shahid Kapoor is going to play Karna in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's big budget mythological film. It will be made by Ronnie Screwvala.
Read the full story here: Shahid Kapoor to play THIS epic Mahabharat character in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's dream directorial?
Disha Patani breaks the Internet
The stunner who has headed to the Maldives for a vacation posted a picture in a frilly orange bikini. Social media went into a tizzy seeing that.
Read the full story here: Disha Patani looks sensuous as she flaunts her enviable curves in a barely-there bikini – view pics
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