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Flix News: Ayushmann In TIME Magazine, NCB Calls B'Wood Women, Shweta COVID +ve

BP World Bureau | Sep 24 2020 10:42:27 AM
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Ayushmann Khurrana Is TIME's 100 Most Influential People List

National award-winning actor Ayushmann Khurrana made this year's Time Magazine's list of 100 Most Influential People, along with the likes of Michael B Jordan, Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho, actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge, etc. 

Sundar Pichai and Professor Ravindra Gupta, known for his work on HIV/AIDS treatment, are also in the list.

Actress Deepika Padukone, who was previously featured, wrote a tribute to him saying that he is known for breaking stereotypical moulds of masculinity in his films. 



Bollywood and NCB

Narcotics Control Bureau summoned Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, and Rakul Preet Singh in connection with the drug abuse case in Sushant Singh Rajput's death.

Rhea Chakraborthy is currently in jail for using though the 'Sonali Cable' actress denied using drugs altogether. 

Rhea Chakraborty’s lawyer Satish Maneshinde said that Chakraborthy did not name anybody in his statement to the bureau. 

Deepika Padukone and Shraddha Kapoor have been summoned for questioning based on WhatsApp chats from 2017 involving drugs. The chats were found. They were found in the mobile phone of talent agent Jaya Saha, who has been questioned in an escalating drugs probe.

Actress and politician Nagma has taken an indirect jibe at Kangana Ranaut by saying that NCB is not investigating her despite her admitting to using. 

Maharashtra BJP leader Pravin Darekar, on the other hand, said that Ranaut is not above the law and should be investigated if she had used drugs. 



Shweta Tiwari Tests COVID Positive

Former 'Bigg Boss' Winner Shweta Tiwari has tested positive for novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). She has sent her younger son to her estranged husband Abhinav Kohli while her daughter Palak is staying with her. She is currently shooting 'Mere Dad Ki Dulhan' and her co=star Varun Badola's wife also tested COVID-19 positive. 



Poonam Pandey And Domestic Violence

Poonam Pandey has filed a domestic violence complaint against her husband film producer Sam Bombay. She said that he was very possessive of her and constantly abused her. She hoped that marriage will change things between them. After he brutally beat her up during their honeymoon, she broke free and the staff of her hotel called the police. Pandey said that she is leaving him. 



'Vicky Donor' Actor Dies

Actor Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, known for his role in 'Vicky Donor,' died after struggling with stage four cancer. 

His colleagues Manoj Bajpayee and Rajesh Tailang had offered monetary help for his treatment. The actor passed away days after the news regarding this broke out. 



Ellen DeGeneres Sells Art

American talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is selling millions of dollars worth of art. She is selling a Basquiat painting through Van de Weghe Fine Art. She is under the scanner for toxic workplace allegations. Her come-back monologue faced mixed reviews. While many praised her for owning up for her mistakes, others criticised the superficial apology. 




Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid Welcomes Baby Girl

Pop singer Zayn Malik and model Gigi Hadid welcomed their first child, a baby girl.