Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, a biopic of the Indian Air Force’s first female combat pilot (releasing on Wednesday) is being hailed as a fresh, non-problematic take on war films. It is not about nationalism but feminism. The protagonist Gunjan Saxena chooses to break the systematic effort to maintain the status quo on the strength of her convictions.
Vidya Balan recalled her initial days at India Today e-Conclave and said that she was labeled jinxed by the Malayalam film industry after her first film got shelved. She recalled being replaced in 7-8 films. Balan said she finds the idea of being jinxed ridiculous. "But, despite spending the night crying, I woke up next morning wanting to be an actor".
Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Shweta Singh Kirti has urged her followers to stand together to ensure the actor get justice. “Let’s stand united, let’s stand together for the truth! #Indiaforsushant #Godpleasehelpus #Seekingstrengthandunity,” she wrote on Instagram. Sushant’s father has filed a case against his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty.
American pop-singer Nick Jonas shared an adorable birthday post for his wife and actress Priyanka Chopra. "I could stare into your eyes forever. I love you baby. You are the most thoughtful, caring, and wonderful person I have ever met. I am so grateful we found one another," he wrote on Instagram. The couple got married in late 2018 in India.
Vidya Balan will be soon seen playing 'human computer' Shakuntala Devi. She said that she loves playing unapologetic women and loves themselves and life. Vidya said that the biggest lesson she learnt in her career is to love herself and not to conform to the changing expectations of the industry and society. The actress has been body-shamed at length.
Actress Sara Ali Khan revealed that her driver tested positive for COVID while she and her family members were found negative. The 24-year-old actress lives with her mother Amrita Singh and brother Ibrahim Ali Khan. She added that her domestic staff also tested negative. Her driver was shifted to a quarantine facility by the BMC, she wrote on Instagram.