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Bigg Boss 14’s Sara Gurpal on Her ‘Abusive’ Marriage with Tushar Kumar: Have Been Through Hell

Sara Gurpal, who became the first evicted contestant of Bigg Boss 14 stressed that her marriage with Punjabi singer Tushar Kumar was abusive and he is the least important person in her life.

Punjabi singer Sara Gurpal, who became the first evicted contestant of Bigg Boss 14, has opened up about her relationship with Punjabi singer Tushar Kumar. She stressed that her marriage with Tushar was abusive and that he is the least important person in her life.

Sara told IANS: “I think he himself said it, stating that we have been separated for almost four to five years now. It was a really abusive relationship and I think every girl has the right to move on, from something which is not (healthy). Where was he for four years? The moment ‘Bigg Boss’ began he started talking. He is the least important person in my life. If he was that important, he would have been there in my life.

Around the time Sara had entered the Bigg Boss house, Tushar had declared in the press that she had married him for a green card and that she was deliberately hiding their marriage. Tushar Kumar produced a marriage certificate to boost his claim. “I got married on 16th August 2014 in Jalandhar, Punjab India,” Tushar had declared, speaking to IANS, adding: “I feel that she got married to me just to get fame and a citizenship of the USA. She left me because she didn’t get any publicity from my side.

Sara now counters, saying: “The day I went in (to the Big Boss house) he was ready with this! For what reason? He just wanted fame. I don’t care about it and that is why he was everywhere. He is the least important for me. My life, family, career and health is way more important. There will be a thousand people saying a thousand things.”

“Okay, there was a marriage and he did whatever (he had to). What else does he want? I have been through hell. I don’t think any girl or man deserves to be in such a situation where he or she has to deal with mental and physical trauma,” she added.

Incidentally, the woman Tushar married is mentioned as identified as Rachna Devi in the marriage certificate, though he produces several photographs featuring the two, where Sara is seen sporting vermilion and the traditional red and white bangles as they pose together.

Inside Pictures: Karisma Kapoor steals the show at the Coolie No. 1 wrap-up party!

Even though Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan are the Gen-Y stars and fans are excited to see them in the Coolie No. 1 remake, it was Karisma Kapoor who stole the show at the film’s wrap-up party!

The nation seems to be excited for the new Coolie No. 1, starring Varun Dhawan and Sara Ali Khan, and directed by the man who made the original, David Dhawan. It’s all set to release on May 1, and the makers have finally completed the shoot.

And since it’s now a trend in Bollywood to celebrate a film’s completion with a lavish party, the makers of this comedy were no exceptions. And who better than the star of the original, Karisma Kapoor, to take to her Instagram account to share a fantastic picture? She shared a picture that had Varun, Sara, David, Deepshikha Deshmukh,

Coming to the inside pictures, Deshmukh took to her Instagram account also and the first inside picture was a selfie with Varun and Sara and the excitement on the faces of the actors only indicated the film is special to both of them:

In another picture, she posed with Jackky, Manish Malhotra, and Sophie Choudry with a big shooting clapboard to announce once again the film is complete:

Coming back to the film, Coolie No. 1 is arguably the funniest David Dhawan film, and it itself was a remake of the 1993 Tamil hit, Chinna Mapillai. The leading man, Govinda was at the peak of his career and his collaborations with Dhawan had just begun. The duo made 18 films together and out of them, at least 15 were smash hits. We really missed the original Coolie No. 1 at the wrap-up party.

It seems the actor isn’t on talking terms with Dhawan, after their apparent fallout. Well, Varun and Sara have a very tall order to live up to, let’s see how funny the remake is.

Pagalpanti new posters: John Abraham, Anil Kapoor and team are tickling us with their antics!

John Abraham and Anil Kapoor’s Pagalpanti is all one can talk about thanks to the brand new posters that are not only tickling the funny bones but are also leaving us intrigued about the fun ride. Anil Kapoor took to Instagram to drop the bomb and wrote, “Humare daal main kuch kaala na ho aisa toh ho hi nahi sakta

 

After a lot of shuffle in dates, John Abraham’s Pagalpanti is finally hitting the screens on November 22nd. The film which also stars a hoard of talented actors like Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Saurabh Shukla, Pulkit Samrat, Ileana D’Cruz and Urvashi Rautela, promises to be a laugh riot and we can’t wait. Anees Bazmee, who has helmed several comedy movies No entry, Singh Is Kinng, Ready, No Problem and the likes will yet again don the director’s hat for this ensemble cast film which has been bankrolled by Bhushan Kumar, Kumar Mangat, and Abhishek Pathak.

In fact, the excitement is hitting the roof right about now thanks to brand new posters that are not only tickling the funny bones but are also leaving us intrigued about the fun ride. Anil Kapoor took to Instagram to drop the bomb and wrote,

Earlier, the news of John injuring himself on sets had hit the headlines. During an action sequence in a truck, John met with an accident and ended up with an arm injury. “John has been advised rest for the next 20 days to avoid aggravating the injury. His co-actors Anil Kapoor, Arshad Warsi, Pulkit Samrat, Ileana D’Cruz and Kriti Kharbanda were also a part of the scene,” a source had informed Mumbai Mirror.

Kumar Mangat, who is producing the film, had also confirmed the accident and had told Mirror, “It was a simple shot, but mistiming caused the injury. As we all know, filmmaker Anees Bazmee is known for making commercial comedy films like No Entry, Ready, Mubarakan and Welcome franchise, which every time strike the chord with the audience. So, with Pagalpanti,

BigilTeaser: The promo of Thalapathy Vijay’s sports drama to release on THIS date?

Since the film marks the reunion of director Atlee and Vijay after Mersal, the expectations are sky-high from Bigil. Nayanthara has worked with Vijay in Sivakasi and Villu in the past and this will be her third collaboration with the actor

Right from the first look to the music, Thalapathy Vijay’s Bigil is making the right noise among the audience and we are sure that it will be blockbuster at the box office. While the film is set to hit the screens on October 25, the fans can’t hide their excitement for the teaser of the film as they trended #BigilTeaser on Twitter. Some of them even posted the screenshots of Archana Kalpathi and Gayathrii Reddy’s insta stories saying that it will come out at 6 pm in the evening.

Since the film marks the reunion of director Atlee and Vijay after Mersal, the expectations are sky-high from the film. Nayanthara has worked with Vijay in Sivakasi and Villu in the past and this will be her third collaboration with the actor. While the film is still in the production process, it has already achieved a huge milestone by cracking the satellite rights deal with a leading channel worth Rs 50 crore. Well, this a huge price for a regional film and the superstardom of Thalapathy Vijay is definitely the reason behind it.

The film also stars Vivek in a key role, who is known for working in films like Sivaji, Run, Saamy and many others. There were reports that Michael will be the character of Thalapathy Vijay in the film but the makers have not confirmed it yet. Bigil is bankrolled by AGS productions. It will clash with Karthi’s Kaithi and Vijay Sethupathi’s Sanga Thamizhan at the box office during Diwali.

I think it’s a tragic mistake,’ says Joe Russo on Sony Pictures’ decision to cancel the Spider-Man

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Spider-Man fans have been in shock ever since Sony Pictures and Disney could agree on a deal to finance the upcoming films. This has also led to the exit of Tom Holland’s character from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. As of now, Tom Holland’s Peter Parker cannot return to the MCU. The news is hugely disappointing but people are hoping that the films continue irrespective of the studio. Avengers: Endgame maker Joe Russo has commented on the saga and termed it a tragic mistake on part of Sony Pictures. He was quoted by the Toronto Sun, “It was a tenuous, fraught union throughout the whole process. Stepping back and trying to be objective as possible, I think it’s a tragic mistake on Sony’s part to think that they can replicate Kevin [Feige]’s penchant for telling incredible stories and the amazing success he has had over the years. I think it’s a big mistake.

The character of Spiderman made his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Joe and Anthony Russo’s Captain America: Civil War. Tom Holland said in a recent interview, “I’m not shy about expressing how incredible the last five years have been with Marvel. I’ve truly had the time of my life, and in so many respects, they have made my dreams come true as an actor. Sony has also been really good to me, and the global success of Spider-Man: Far From Home is a real testament to their support, skill, and commitment. The legacy and future of Spidey rests in Sony’s safe hands. I really am nothing but grateful, and I’ve made friends for life along the way.”

There is some buzz that Sony Pictures is keen to continue the franchise without the involvement of MCU. We guess we have to wait and watch!

[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] Kylie Jenner or Kareena Kapoor Khan – here’s what Diljit Dosanjh said when asked to pick his fave

[EXCLUSIVE VIDEO] Kylie Jenner or Kareena Kapoor Khan - here's what Diljit Dosanjh said when asked to pick his fave

Diljit Dosanjh is busy promoting Shadaa with his co-star Neeru Bajwa. The actor/singer is going all out to spread a word about his film which is a romantic-comedy. The trailer of Jagdeep Sidhu’s directorial Shadaa was received well by the audience and it took us on a roller coaster ride of laughter. Diljit finally married his real-life crush Kylie Jenner on the silver screen. In Shadaa, a doll is named after Kylie and Dosanjh introduces her as his wife to his on-screen mother. By now, we are all aware that the Raat Di Gedi singer loves this Hollywood sensation and regularly comments on her Instagram pictures.

At the same time, Diljit has the utmost respect for Kareena Kapoor Khan and adores her. The actor has been vocal about the same in public and has confessed his liking to Bebo herself. Diljit worked with Bebo in Udta Punjab and has once again collaborated with her for Raj Mehta’s Good News. The 34-year-old recently released a song named Kylie+Kareena, which was of course dedicated to both the ladies. While Kylie didn’t react to the track, Kareena was touched by Dosanjh’s sweet gesture and couldn’t stop thanking him.

Amidst all of this, last week BollywoodLife sat down for an exclusive interaction with Diljit and Neeru for their film Shadaa. The duo spoke about their reunion, played interesting segments with us and were sporting enough to take up our rapid-fire round.

It was during the rapid-fire round when we asked Diljit to pick his favourite between Kylie Jenner and Kareena Kapoor Khan. Reacting to the same, here’s what Diljit said…

NGK movie review: Suriya is the mainstay in this political drama with a loosely knit plot

Before heading to see what NGK has to offer, let’s first look at the line-up of actors in the film. Suriya Sivakumar, Sai Pallavi, Rakul Preet Singh, Devaraj, Bala Singh and Ponvannan among many others. With such heavy load of stars, you can expect the experience of their coherent performance to be fireworks. But NGK is a complete letdown and feels like a wasted opportunity. Director Selvaraghavan’s focus on Suriya is more than any other element in the film including the narrative. NGK is a mashup of many political films from the past laced with thumping performance by the mainstay Suriya. But can Suriya carry the film single-handedly till the end?

What’s it about:

Nanda Gopalan Kumaran, played by Suriya, is a principled young man who wants to do his bit for the society and keep it clean. Kumaran gives up his lucrative job and takes up organic farming and encourages people around to adopt this method of farming. And in this process, Kumaran rubs shoulders with local MLA Pandian, played by Ilavarasu, who runs a business in conventional farming commodities. Pandian warns Kumaran of harsh consequences if he continues with his organic farming and beats up his associates. As situation demands, Kumaran is forced to join Pandian’s political party which makes him realise that politics isn’t what he always thought it to be. Kumaran’s wife Geetha, played by Sai Pallavi, is supportive of him in his perusal and encourages him to not give up. What happens when NGK aka Nanda Gopalan Kumaran fights all the odds and emerges as a winner forms the crux of the story.

What’s hot:

Suriya Sivakumar playing the titular role is all fireworks and delivers a whistle-worthy performance. From subtle to fierce, Suriya puts up a show which is a compilation of every emotion you could ask for. Selvaraghavan’s intense writing adds fuel to Suriya’s fire in the plot which takes a brisk walk in the first half. Sai Pallavi proves yet again why she is an actress par excellence and doesn’t bring any dull moment whenever she is on screen. Her presence itself lights up the frame in the film and keeps you hooked to the screen. Rakul Preet, playing Vanathi, comes up with a performance which no one would have expected. Besides Suriya, the other hero of NGK is music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja whose craft in the film is commendable. Besides the impressive album which is already a hit, the background score of NGK is like an anthem which keeps giving goosebumps moments.

What’s not:

While all the above mentioned elements light up NGK, it’s the lacklustre narrative which makes it a humdrum affair. Selvaraghavan, as a writer, has the habit of building drama gradually in an episode where the climax of episode is the only worthy moment. This has worked for him in the past successfully. But in NGK, it falls flat. Movie buffs may not cherish these moments with Suriya in the equation since a lot is expected from his film. Post the interval, the film takes more than anticipated time to get to the climax and is almost a drag. A forced song between Suriya and Rakul’s characters tests your patience and will make your wait harder for the end.

BL Verdict:

It may be too harsh to say NGK is a wasted opportunity since there is a lot of binge in the political drama. At times, it makes you wonder if it is way ahead of its time, but doesn’t waste a moment in making you realise that it is a loosely knit screenplay. We go ahead with a 2 for NGK.

Bharat trailer: Salman Khan teases his different looks in Ali Abbas Zafar’s upcoming patriotic drama

After teasing his various looks in a slew of posters from his upcoming Eid release Bharat, Salman Khan has unveiled the first official trailer from the movie on 22 April.

Bharat trailer: Salman Khan teases his different looks in Ali Abbas Zafars upcoming patriotic drama

As Jawaharlal Nehru’s Tryst with Destiny speech plays faintly in the background, Salman’s character is introduced. An old Bharat (Salman) reminiscences — through a voiceover — about his colourful journey, which began amid the violence and bloodshed of the partition. Initially a circus performer, Bharat is forced to seek a job at a government office as the country faces nationwide unemployment in the wake of Nehru’s death.

The actor also shared a collage of all the five previously-unveiled posters in a motion poster on 20 April. Beginning with 1964, where Salman is seen as a young circus performer, the posters take us to 2010, in which he can be seen as a 70-year-old.

Bharat will trace the journey of a man, spanning four decades. Earlier, the makers treated the audience with the teaser, that gives glimpses into the various phases of the film.

An official adaptation of 2014 South Korean film Ode To My Father, Bharat is produced by Atul Agnihotri’s Reel Life Production Pvt Ltd and Bhushan Kumar’s T-Series. It is slated to release on 5 June.

Manikarnika: Kangana Ranaut says naysayers will ‘shut their mouths’ after watching her upcoming film

Kangana Ranaut’s historical drama Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi will release in theatres on 25 January, 2019. At a party hosted by designer Neeta Lulla, the actress spoke about how critics of her upcoming film will “shut their mouths” after they watch it.

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Kangana, who stars and is also the co-director of the film along with Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi, told IANS, “I feel people who are not saying good things about me or my film will have to shut their mouths after watching the film and people who are saying good things, their mouths can’t be shut by anyone, this is what I feel.”

She shared that she had enjoyed taking up directorial duties and felt it was the result of team work. She said that initially, she found it difficult but later felt that she could do justice as both an actor and director.

Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi will focus on Rani Laxmibai’s fight against British colonisers for the rightful independence of her country and land. Jisshu Sengupta, Suresh Oberoi, Danny Denzongapa, Atul Kulkarni, Ankita Lokhande, Misti, Unnati Davera, Zeeshan Ayub, Rajeev Kacharo, Nihar Pandya, Kulbhushan Kharbanda and Manish Wadhwa are part of the supporting cast.

Zero trailer: Shah Rukh Khan takes a leap of faith for love in Aanand L Rai’s colourful film

The makers of Zero recently released the trailer of the much awaited film. The trailer was released on Shah Rukh Khan’s 53rd birthday.

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The trailer depicts Anushka, who is wheelchair-bound, as Shah Rukh’s love interest. There are hilarious moments in the trailer, one being an altercation between Shah Rukh and his father, when Khan replies saying, “Guthka khaate rehte ho, sperm chhoti ho gayi hogi.”

Unfortunately, Anushka and his love story does not reach fruition and Khan moves on to Katrina, who is portrayed as a celebrity. Most of the Zero trailer revolves around the three main characters. Finally, the trailer takes us all by surprise with a sweeping shot of a rocket, with Khan’s voice over in the background, saying, “Kahaaniyon mein suna tha ke aashiq mohabbat mein chaand tak le aate hain, saale humne yeh baat seriously le liyi.” Zero may have Khan taking the leap of faith for his love.

Khan will reportedly not be the only one playing a special role in the film (he plays a vertically challenged man). Kaif will be playing an alcoholic in the film who struggles with her addiction, while Sharma plays a struggling scientist.

Director Aanand L Rai also shared a new poster of Zero featuring SRK on his birthday. The poster depicts Shah Rukh standing on what seems like a New York street amidst tall sky-scrapers with a garland of notes strung around his neck. Rai dedicated the poster to Khan’s dimples.

Recently, the first look posters of Zero were unveiled which saw Katrina and Anushka with SRK.

The teaser and title of the highly anticipated film was released on 1 January and it left the internet in a frenzy as Khan was seen as a “dwarf” for the first time by the audience. For SRK’s challenging look, the makers reportedly used advanced technology inspired from Hollywood films.