It’s the start of a brand new week, and we are here with our trending entertainment news today. Javed Akhtar, Chiranjeevi Sarja, Kanika Mann, Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Taimur Ali Khan, Sonu Sood, and others are a part of our top entertainment news today. So read on to know more about today’s newsmakers.
Here are the entertainment newsmakers:
Taimur, Kareena, Saif step out for a walk
Though the coronavirus pandemic is growing, India has decided to ease the lockdown. The reasons are more economic than anything else. However, Mumbaikars decided to step out and Marine Drive was packed with people. The cops did not allow anyone to sit but a walk was okay. Saif Ali Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Taimur Ali Khan also went to the Marine Drive. They were clicked by the paparazzi. Little Tim looked very excited as he had stepped out of his home after almost two months. While Saif Ali Khan was in a kurta - pyjama, Kareena Kapoor Khan wore a black dress with prints, sneakers and sunglasses. Taimur was sitting on his mom's lap in the car.
Read the full story here: Unlock 1.0: Taimur Ali Khan's expressions on his trip to Marine Drive with Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan is basically all of us
RIP Chiranjeevi Sarja
Kannada actor, Chiranjeevi Sarja passed away on Sunday afternoon after suffering from a cardiac arrest. The burial will take place shortly at their farmhouse near Kanakapura, Bangalore. A large number of fans had come to pay their last respects as his body was kept at the residence. Cops were deployed to maintain discipline and ensure that social distancing was being followed religiously. The burial was supposed to take place at 2 pm but now it has got slightly delayed. It seems there was some confusion about the burial but later his brother, Dhruva Sarja and family decided to bury the body at their own farmhouse. It seems it would make them feel like he is still with them. Incidentally, his wife Meghana Raj is in her second trimester.
Read the full story here: Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja to be buried at his family's farmhouse
Sonu meets Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray
Sonu Sood has emerged has a real-life hero in this Coronavirus crisis. He's been appreciated a lot for helping migrant workers reach their homes amid the lockdown. He has arranged buses and flights to make sure they reach safely. That’s not all. The actor has also launched a toll-free helpline so that migrants reached their homes. Now, he met Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray and Aditya Thackeray at Matoshree on Sunday. Aditya took to Twitter and wrote, This evening @SonuSood met up with @CMOMaharashtra Uddhav Thackeray ji along with Minister @AslamShaikh_MLA ji and me. Better Together, Stronger Together to assist as many people through as many people. Good to have met a good soul to work for the people together.”
Read the full story here: Sonu Sood meets Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray at Matoshree after being criticised in Saamna by Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut
Kanika Mann REVEALS her father was against acting
Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega has been one of the most-watched shows, and Nishant Singh Malkani-Kanika Mann have impressed us as Akshat and Guddan. The show has a unique story of a young and cheerful girl who gets married to an elder man and becomes the youngest mother-in-law. The chemistry and adorable love story of Akshat and Guddan have been loved by the audience. Due to the lockdown, all the shoots of television shows and films have been stopped. However, now the shoots will resume soon. Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega is set to take a leap and many of the characters from the show will be leaving. Kanika Mann who is currently at her hometown Panipat is all set to return for shoot. She spoke about missing her Guddan team post the leap in the show and also shared that her father and her family were earlier not ready to let her pursue that career.
Read the full story here: Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega's Kanika Mann REVEALS her father was against acting; relatives accused her of defaming them
Javed Akhtar awarded
Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar said he is honoured to be named this year's recipient of the Richard Dawkins Award as he has been a huge fan of the world-renowned English evolutionary biologist in whose name the recognition is bestowed. Akhtar became the first Indian to be given the honour for critical thinking, holding religious dogma up to scrutiny, advancing human progress and humanist values. "I am deeply honoured. I have been a great admirer of Richard Dawkins ever since I read his first book 'The Selfish Gene'.
Read the full story here: Javed Akhtar bestowed with the prestigious Richard Dawkins Award
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