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10 Bollywood brides who grabbed eyeballs with their dreamy wedding looks

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The insane fan appreciation for actors and their films, or thousands of people queuing outside a superstar’s residence just to get a glimpse of the actor waving at his fans, fairly sums up why Bollywood brides capture the imagination of India. Similarly, Bollywood weddings have always been one to look out for. The union of two celebrities in Bollywood serves as an occasion for the entire country. The rooted love for celebrities in our country makes a Bollywood wedding all the more special due to the huge anticipation from fans around the country. From being friends to being the other one’s better half, here are 10 times our Bollywood brides looked surreal on their wedding day. Alia Bhatt Bride of the moment, Alia Bhatt, is the latest Bollywood star to get married amidst huge media speculations. Afresh from her wedding …

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Priyanka Chopra praises Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ season 2 for representing Indian culture

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While Shonda Rhimes’ ‘Bridgerton’ season 2 is sensational for many reasons, the representation of ‘desi culture’ in the show has made it even more special for all the Indian people, and now that includes global star Priyanka Chopra too. The former Miss World took to her Instagram Stories to send her token of love to the show for representing Indian culture through the Sharma sisters, Edwina Sharma and Kate Sharma, played by actors Charithra Chandran and Simone Ashley. “I have to say, it’s so wonderful to see desi representation on mainstream TV. It was such an anomaly when I started. Love the show and the Sharma sisters,” Priyanka wrote alongside a picture of Chandran and Ashley. Based on Julia Quinn’s best-selling series of novels, ‘Bridgerton’ is set in the lavish and competitive world of London high society during the Regency …

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The ‘Kashmir Files’ film proving to have a life of its own

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The Kashmir Files has become the talk of the town ever since its release on March 11. Fans are thronging theatres and have set the cash registers ringing. Many Bollywood celebrities have also praised the film and have even encouraged audience to go ahead and catch a show of The Kashmir Files. The latest to join the bandwagon is Aamir Khan. In early 1990, the vast majority of Kashmiri Hindus fled the valley in ethnic cleansing alongside violence. According to several scholars, approximately 90,000–100,000 Pandits of an estimated population of 120,000–140,000 left in the span of a few weeks in February–March 1990. This article reproduced from India Today. Aamir, recently during a media interaction, said that every Indian must watch The Kashmir Files. AAMIR KHAN SAYS EVERY INDIAN MUST WATCH THE KASHMIR FILES Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt attended a …

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Asin Thottumkal – Queen of South Indian Cinema who retired at the top

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Rarely do you get a multi-faceted star who comes in, hits major stardom from her first film, and then gets married and quits acting – all before her 31st birthday. Such a character is Asin – so big that she doesn’t need a last name to qualify her any further. She was born in 1985 in Kochi, Kerala State, into a Syro-Malabar family. As a result she speaks 7 languages and is one of the rare few actresses that dubbed her own films in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam. Asin was to be named Mary, after her paternal grandmother. Her father however, named her Asin. She states that the ‘A’ in her name is from Sanskrit meaning “without”, and “sin” from English. Asin’s first movie was the 2001 Malayalam release ‘Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka’. Asin was just a teenager at …

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A Tribute to Lata Mangeshkar – A Global Nightingale

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At 8-12 am, on February 6, the world lost an all-time great singer. Lataji’s melodious voice pervaded the airwaves, globally, for over seven decades and did much to influence the mood on our planet. Practically every Indian, home, radio and television station, office, hallway, marketplace or shop, around the world, resonated daily with her soulful tunes. She was undoubtedly one of a kind, where her musical genius, versatility, and originality shone upon us like the Sun, comforting and enchanting us all.    When she entered the world, 92-years ago, none in India had any inkling that she would walk in the path of greatness, but 30,000 recorded tracks later, she portrayed the true meaning of magnificence.     In the history of the arts and entertainment industry, Lata Mangeshkar is unequivocally a giant. She had countless all-time classic hits. In India and …

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Deepika Padukone flaunts hair flip pose, Ranveer Singh flirts

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Actor Deepika Padukone recently set the internet ablaze with her latest picture flaunting her hair flip pose and it seems that her husband Ranveer Singh can’t keep his eyes off her! Taking to her Instagram handle, Padukone shared a selfie of herself attempting the hair flip pose and was flaunting a no-makeup look. Appears like the picture was clicked during her recent beach vacation as the palm trees could be seen serving as the perfect background in the selfie. “Tried doing ‘that hair thing’ people do and failed miserably!” Padukone captioned the picture that accumulated nearly 1 million likes within a few hours of being posted. The post garnered thousands of comments, but what gained the most attention was her husband-actor Ranveer Singh’s flirtatious comment that read, “Teri zulfon mein khoya rahoon…….” Meanwhile, the actor, who was last seen in …

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Zeenat Aman turns 70 – still beautiful

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Zeenat Aman needs no introduction. She ruled the ’70s era in Bollywood. Aman is synonyms with talent and charisma and is known for her bold and daring on-screen portrayals. Daughter of screen-writer Aman (Mughal-e-Azam), she stepped in the world of showbiz with 1971 movie Hulchal.  She was the face of neo-Independent India, unencumbered by custom or convention, which her predecessors and even peers did not risk toppling… at least on screen. As flower-child Janice in Dev Anand’s Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971), Zeenat Aman got an entire nation hooked. Swaying to RD Burman and Asha Bhosle’s hymn of rebellion, Dum maro dum, Zeenat Aman was anointed as a cult princess. Born in India, bred in Germany, educated in Los Angeles… winner of the Miss Asia-Pacific crown, Zeenat Aman’s sensibilities were as transnational as her style. Thigh high slits, blouses deep and daring, …

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Chennai News 19 November

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 Please subscribe, view and share Mahesh’s YouTube channel Feral Nomad Diaries  Follow Chennai Newsletter on Facebook and sign up for their excellent newsletter on whatsappChennai Newsletter or send me a message on +91 98412 48652 stating their name.Follow this link: https://chat.whatsapp.com/Fk3Z4ISMfhGEkDH7uqDPyh Also read: Chennai News 19 November Visaranai: This movie actually was released in 2015 but I did not watch it as I thought it was all about violence. However, after watching the movie Jai Bhim and the many references to it, I watched it on Netflix. I have to confess that I was stunned by the riveting story. Although not the same storyline as Jai Bhim it does share the atrocities of the police on innocent helpless victims. However, this film goes even further and shows how the police top brass and politicians will go to any lengths to …

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Preity Zinta welcomes twins via surrogacy

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Bollywood star Preity Zinta is currently on cloud nine as she has welcomed twin babies into her life. The actress and her husband Gene Goodenough have become parents to a baby boy and baby girl via surrogacy. Preity took to her social media in sharing the good news with her fans. Sharing a picture of herself with her husband, Preity wrote, “Hi everyone, I wanted to share our amazing news with all of you today. Gene & I are overjoyed & our hearts are filled with so much gratitude & with so much love as we welcome our twins Jai Zinta Goodenough & Gia Zinta Goodenough into our family,” read the post. “We are very excited about this new phase in our lives. A heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses and to our surrogate for being part of this incredible journey. Loads of …

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Tabu turns 50, turns heads

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Legendary Bollywood actress, Tabu, reached the 50 year milestone on November 4 and still looks incredible. Tabassum Fatima Hashmi (born 4 November 1971(, better known by her stage name Tabu, is an Indian actress who primarily works in Hindi films, alongside Telugu and Tamil language films. Tabassum Fatima Hashmi was born to Jamal Ali Hashmi and Rizwana in a Hyderabadi Muslim family. Her parents divorced soon after. Her mother was a school-teacher and her maternal grandparents were retired professors who ran a school. Her grandfather, Mohammed Ahsan, was a professor of mathematics, and her grandmother was a professor of English Literature. She did her schooling at St. Ann’s High School, Vijayanagar Colony, Hyderabad. Tabu moved to Mumbai in 1983 and studied at St. Xavier’s College for 2 years Regarded as one of the most accomplished actresses in India, Tabu has …

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