It’s that time of the day when we bring to you the trending entertainment news. Shahrad Malhotra, Salman Khan, Sidharth Shukla, Rupal Patel, Javed Akhtar, Anushka Sharma and others are a part of our top entertainment news today. So read on to know more about today’s newsmakers
Naagin 5: Sharad Malhotra tests positive for COVID-19; under home quarantine
This is disappointing news for all fans of Naagin 5. Actor Sharad Malhotra who is winning hearts as Veer on the show has been diagnosed with COVID-19. He is having mild symptoms and is under home quarantine. Luckily, his wife Ripci Bhatia has come out as negative. In a press statement, he said, "They say if you stay positive good things and people will be drawn to you. Damn! Took this line too seriously. Unfortunately I have tested positive for COVID-19, with mild symptoms and thankfully my wife has tested negative and continues to follow all precautionary measures. I am in home quarantine, under strict medical supervision, so please keep me in your prayers and I promise to bounce back sooner and stronger."
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Bigg Boss 14: Sidharth Shukla's 14-day stay inside the house comes at a hefty price
Bigg Boss 14 is all set to start from tomorrow. The attraction for loyal fans of Salman Khan's Bigg Boss is the presence of previous contestants like Sidharth Shukla, Hina Khan, Gauahar Khan and Prince Narula. As we know, Sidharth Shukla is the winner of the previous season. He is also one of the most popular winners ever. The handsome hunk will be inside for 14 days. It seems the makers have paid Rs 35 to 40 lakh to the Balika Vadhu actor for the same. It is a huge amount but given the kind of craze that Sidharth Shukla has, it seems worth it.
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Rupal Patel on shooting Saath Nibhana Saathiya 2: I am reliving all those memories as Kokila Modi
Saath Nibhana Saathiya is coming with the second season and the loyal fans of the show are super stoked about the return. And with the return, the old cast that is Devoleena Bhattacharjee, Mohammad Nazim, Rupal Patel are returning as well. Ever since Saath Nibhana Saathiya 2 was announced, the audience went berserk as just a couple of weeks ago a musician had created a rap out of Kokila's dialogue that went viral and was trending for days. The actress at first had denied being approached for the show but later, the makers of her current show and SNS discussed it with her and she agreed.
Read the full story here: Naagin 5: Rupal Patel on shooting Saath Nibhana Saathiya 2: I am reliving all those memories as Kokila Modi
Javed Akhtar reveals how would he react if his children Zoya and Farhan consumed marijuana
The NCB is probing the use of drugs in Bollywood. So far, actresses like Rakul Preet Singh, Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor were called by the NCB for questioning. Bollywood celebs are also being trolled for their alleged drug consumption on social media. However, many have questioned if the arrest of Rhea Chakraborty and her brother, Showik on the basis of alleged marijuana procurement is fair or not. Noted lyricist Javed Akhtar spoke to Barkha Dutt at length. He also discussed this issue. Javed Akhtar revealed how he did react if he found that his children, Farhan and Zoya are consuming marijuana.
Read the full story here: Naagin 5: Javed Akhtar reveals how would he react if his children Zoya and Farhan consumed marijuana
‘Raise a boy in a way that he respects a girl,’ Mom-to-be Anushka Sharma pens a note for parents
Anushka Sharma shared some thoughts on upbringing and how parents should raise boys in a way that they respect girls. She wrote on Insta stories, "In our society, having a male child is seen as a ‘privilege’. Of course, it's no more privilege than having a girl child but the fact is that this so-called privilege has been viewed incorrectly and with an extremely myopic view. The only 'privilege' is that one has the opportunity to raise a boy in a way that he respects a girl. That's your DUTY as a parent to society. So, don't think of it as a PRIVILEGE."
Read the full story here: Naagin 5: ‘Raise a boy in a way that he respects a girl,’ Mom-to-be Anushka Sharma pens a note for parents
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