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Bollywood

'Pathaan' is directed by Siddharth Anand of "War" and "Bang Bang" fame. (Photo: Twitter/@yrf)

Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Pathaan' books 2023 Republic Day eve for release

'Pathaan', which is billed as 'a high-octane spy thriller', also stars Deepika Padukone and John Abraham

P.V. Narasimha Rao (Photo: PTI/File)

Prakash Jha to helm web series based on PV Narasimha Rao's life

The project titled 'Half Lion' is based on the book of the same name written by Vinay Sitapati

Lata Mangeshkar (PTI file)

Lata Mangeshkar continues to be under observation: doctor

Mangeshkar tested positive for coronavirus with mild symptoms and was admitted to the ICU of the Breach Candy Hospital in south Mumbai

NCB team outside Shah Rukh Khan's residence Mannat in Mumbai. (Photo: ANI)

NCB teams at Shah Rukh Khan, Ananya Pandey's residences in Mumbai

Ananya Pandey has been summoned by the probe agency and is likely to appear before NCB at 2 pm today

'RRR' is a fictional take on the younger days of celebrated freedom fighters, Komaram Bheem and Alluri Seetharama Raju. (Photo: Twitter/@RRRMovie/File)

Omicron puts release of new films on pause, battered industry looks at more losses

The sharp spike in Covid cases has put the industry back into reset mode

Hollywood

The book is titled "Friends, Lovers and The Big Terrible Thing." (Photo: Instagram/mattyperry4)

'Friends' actor Matthew Perry unveils cover page, title of his memoir

The actor took to his Instagram and wrote, 'thought it was time people heard from me'

Johnny Depp (Twitter)

Johnny Depp marks his Instagram debut with an iconic entry

The number of followers on the account of the star shot up to 2.3 million within just one day

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson, Disney settle lawsuit over 'Black Widow'

Johansson had filed a lawsuit saying the streaming release of the Marvel movie breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings

Official poster of Netflix's Stranger Things. (Photo: Twitter/@Stranger_Things)

'Stranger Things' to end with fifth season on Netflix

The first part will drop on the streaming platform on May 27, followed by the second part on July 1

Movie Reviews

SMZS is a joyous film with a dizzy, crazy pace.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan movie review: Gay love in the Indian family

Aayushman here plays the catalyst for syappa and change and is often made to carry the heaviest dialogues.

Panipat’s story is narrated by the voiceover of a lady. She’s not Bharat Mata, yet she could very well be.

Panipat - The Great Betrayal movie review: Rewriting historical defeats with patriotic fervour

In a month’s time we’ll have Om Raut’s Tanhaji, where Ajay Devgn will slip into long dresses to portray Shivaji’s military commander.

Tokyo Trial poster

Watch Tokyo Trial if you are a history buff

Tokyo Trial tells the real-life story of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, also known as the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal

Still from Fauda

Netflix dropped the 3rd season of Fauda (Chaos) and seems to be impressive

Season 3 set in Gaza, involves a wanted man, an undercover agent, an innocent family, an abduction and a new love interest for Doron

Batla House is neither well-made nor thrilling.

Batla House movie review: If only it were about the encounter

This could have been made slightly palatable if the film were intelligent, well-made and thrilling.

TV

Antonio Ferraro.

Antonio Ferraro- Left his job to establish his own company.

Antonio Ferraro is a 31 year old Digital Entrepreneur, Manager and an Influencer.

Shukla began his career in showbiz as a model. (Photo: Twitter)

TV and film actor Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack

Shukla is survived by his mother and two sisters

Arvind Trivedi (Instagram)

'Ramayan' fame Arvind Trivedi passes away at 82

Apart from his acting stints, Arvind also dabbled in politics by serving as a Member of Parliament from 1991 to 1996

Born in Punjab, Praveen Kumar Sobti was also an athlete. He had participated in hammer throw and won several medals for India in the Asian and Commonwealth Games and even participated in the Olympics. (Image: Twitter/@Tushar_KN)

Actor Praveen Kumar Sobti, popular for playing Bheem in 'Mahabharata', passes away

Sobti is also an athlete who had won several medals for India in the Asian and Commonwealth Games and even participated in the Olympics

Music

Ranveer Singh (Twitter)

“Sign Karo Bhai,” says Ranveer

The actor wants to make Indian Sign Language India’s 23rd official language

DJ Michael Brun’s first three paid concerts will be geofenced to people within 100 miles of Los Angeles, Miami and Chicago, respectively, at five dollars per ticket.

How to tour amid the pandemic? Popular New York DJ set to test out virtual shows

Haitian DJ Michael Brun’s strategy aims to draw an audience for a fee by catering to certain cities.

 The group, which comprises of Jung Kook, V, Jimin, j-hope, SUGA, Jin and RM, took viewers along to a backstage dressing room and onto a red carpet fitted for the BBMAs. (Twitter)

BTS to celebrate 8th anniversary with two-day event titled 'Muster Sowoozoo'

The group will appear on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' on May 25 and the 'Good Morning America' 2021 Summer Concert Series on May 28

Recently in town, the musical couple, Anantha Krishnan and Charumathi Raghuraman get candid on their chemistry, music and their off-stage personalities.

Musically connected

Engaging with these immensely talented and articulate musicians makes one realise how in tune they are with each other.

Ed Sheeran

Ed’s simple pleasures

The singer and wife Cherry Seaborn have taken to farming during the lockdown, growing organic foods at their estate

In Other News

Movie poster of Brahmam. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Prithviraj's 'Bhramam', 'Andhadhun' remake, to premiere on Amazon Prime Video

'Bhramam' also stars Unni Mukundan, Raashi Khanna, Sudheer Karamana and Mamta Mohandas in key roles

Scene from 'France'.

TV news: Is it the 1st draft of history or a stage for self-obsessed journalists?

Dumont's 'France' casts a wry eye on the business of television news, superstar journalists and how news is a malleable means to an end

Actor Dulquer Salman. (DC Image)

Dulqueer Salmaan tests positive for coronavirus

The 35-year-old actor's diagnosis comes days after his superstar father Mammooty also tested positive for COVID-19

Scene from director Mahamat Saleh Haroun’s film, Lingui: The Sacred Bonds.

Tiff Diary | The reassuringly similar story of sisterhood, from Chad to India

In the first five minutes of Mahamat Saleh Haroun’s film, I was stunned by how little I knew about Chad and how similar it is to India