Kriti Sanon has reportedly been roped in to promote a jewellery brand, an online shopping portal, a premium watch brand, as well as a few FMCG products
Despite a mammoth release behind her, Kriti Sanon is in no mood to take a break. Rumour has it that the Mimi actor, who was applauded for her act in the drama — based on surrogacy — is on a brand endorsement-signing spree. She has reportedly been roped in to promote a jewellery brand, an online shopping portal, a premium watch brand, as well as a few FMCG products. On the film front, she has Adipurush, Bachchan Pandey, Bhediya, Ganapath, and Hum Do Hamaare Do in the pipeline.
A lot to be grateful for
Rohit Shetty visits the Andheri Cha Raja Ganpati celebration on immersion day. Pic/Satej Shinde
Shanaya in the mood to groove?
Shanaya Kapoor has been roped in as the face for Ritu Kumar’s label. The #JustDanceWithLabel series sees Kapoor present a dance ensemble. Commenting on the association, Kapoor said, “Label Ritu Kumar is the epitome of being spontaneous and stylish, mixed with a little fun, and embraces my edgy yet carefree vibe extremely well. It’s all about being comfortable in your own skin. That’s what I believe in the most. I’m very grateful and super excited to be the face for the brand!”
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Taapsee trolls trolls
A day after the release of the trailer of her sports drama, Rashmi Rocket, Taapsee Pannu paid ode to women athletes who are body-shamed. Pannu battled criticism for her look in the trailer, with trolls calling her “masculine” and a “mard”. She took to social media and posted a video of the harsh comments she received. “There are many women who hear this daily for no fault of theirs. An ode to all the athletes who give their sweat and blood to sports and their nation and still get to hear this.”
Back at it
Tabu will reportedly commence shooting for the much-awaited Hindi sequel Drishyam 2, with Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran and Ishita Dutta, soon. The first edition followed a family that comes under scrutiny when the son of inspector Meera Deshmukh (played by Tabu) goes missing. Tabu is expected to slip into the role of the tough cop, yet again.
Marriage not on my mind
Sayani Gupta says she does not believe in the institution of marriage. In an interview, the actor said, “I have a different idea of companionship. I used to believe in the institution of marriage, but it is not really necessary for one’s happiness. You can live with your friends, and siblings, and enjoy your own company.”
The lackadaisical attitude of city-folk when it comes to following COVID-19 protocols is evident, but Janhvi Kapoor is rightfully entertaining none of it. The actor recently schooled a fan who approached her for a selfie without wearing his mask. She was snapped while exiting her gym when the incident was captured on camera. She eventually posed for a selfie from a distance.
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Masaba Masaba 2 wrapped up
Fashion designer Masaba Gupta has finished shooting the second season of Masaba Masaba. Taking to Instagram, she wrote, “42 days. Lots of laughs, tears, anxieties, pure happiness, deep tiredness later it’s a wrap on season 2. See you on Netflix (sic).” The fictionalised show showcases the life of Gupta and her mother, Neena Gupta. It follows her unique background, and the diverse worlds she straddles.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui has responded to news of his International Emmy nomination for Serious Men. “Working with Sudhir [Mishra] and playing the role of Ayyan Mani was a dream come true. The International Emmy nomination is validation of all the hard work we poured into the film. I feel honoured to portray meaningful stories that are being recognised globally — which is now a reality, thanks to platforms like Netflix,” the actor, 47, said in a statement.
Bond in 3D
Daniel Craig’s latest Bond film, No Time to Die is expected to be the biggest Hollywood release in India post the pandemic, and is expected to release in 3D. This marks the first film of the franchise that will release in the format. The move is expected to be welcomed by distributors, who’ve been vocal about the success of Hollywood films in the last few years.
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