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Flix News: Rhea Gets Bail, Patty Jenkins On Movie Going, Tovino Thomas's Accident

BP World Bureau | Oct 08 2020 12:13:01 PM
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Rhea Chakraborthy Gets Bail, Celebrities React

Actress Rhea Chakraborthy has been granted bail in the drug case after a month by the Bombay High Court. 

The actress was in jail for over a month and the case was presided over by Justice Sarang Kotwal who stated that he does not agree that celebrities must be treated harshly to set an example.

She was taken into custody by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in an alleged drug angle in the Sushant Singh Rajput. 

Celebrities including Farhan Akhtar and Taapsee Pannu lauded the decision.

Sushant Singh Rajput's family lawyer said that the drug case against Chakraborthy was too weak. 

He added that the real question is if she gave him drugs and endangered his life in the process and which doctor she had taken him to for treatment. 

The drugs case sidelined from the actual aiding and abetting case against Rhea, he said.


Malayalam Star Tovino Thomas Injured, Hospital Says He Is Out Of Danger

Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas was hospitalised after he was injured on the sets of his upcoming film titled 'Kala.'

He was admitted to a private hospital and was kept under observation for 24 hours. 

The hospital officials said that he suffered from an unbearable stomach ache and diagnosed internal bleeding. 

He was shooting a stunt sequence in the film that is based on the theme 'man vs wild.' 

He has been recommended to take three weeks long bed rest. 


Payal Ghosh Apologises To Richa Chadha

Actress Payal Ghosh tendered an unconditional apology to Bollywood actress Richa Chadha for dragging her name into a sexual misconduct allegation against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.

Ghosh's lawyer Nitin Satpute told Justice A K Menon in Bombay High Court that she regrets making that statement. 

Ghosh had accused filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual assault. In her statement, she said that actresses like Richa Chadha were giving him sexual favours. 


Read: Payal Ghosh Files FIR Against Anurag Kashyap, Taapsee Extends Support To Kashyap 


Himanshi Khurrana Recovers From COVID-19

Punjabi actress Himanshi Khurrana had recovered from COVID-19 and took to social media to say that she is fine.

She also thanked her followers for their prayers. 

She had tested positive after she attended the farmers' protests against the three controversial farm bills.

She announced her diagnosis on social media and asked people who came in contact with her to get tested as well. 

She made it to national headlines over her participation in 'Bigg Boss 13' last year and got romantically involved with Asim Riaz who became the first runner up. 

Patty Jenkins Worried About Death Of Movie Going Culture

Hollywood filmmaker Patty Jenkins expressed her worry about the movie-going culture dying amidst the COVId-19 pandemic and movies going straight to OTT. 

Her film 'Wonder Woman 1984' has been delayed three times due to the pandemic. 

She is worried that the century-old tradition of going to the movies could disappear from American culture and worldwide.