Actor Karan Mehra was arrested on Tuesday and then granted bail after wife, actress Nisha Rawal filed a complaint that he hit her after an argument turned into a brawl. The actor has now released a statement saying that they were arguing about alimony and Nisha smashed her own head in the wall to incriminate him.
The lead character of Gori Mem in Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai, once played by Saumya Tandon, became synonymous with the actress. When she decided to quit the show after five years, leaving the makers in a fix, she wasn’t immediately replaced. Rather the show producers and creative heads took time in casting another popular name, Nehha Pendse, in the role. Now, as Nehha finds her footing in the comedy show, her co-star Aasif Sheikh, who plays Vibhuti Narayan Mishra, has opened up on the time the actress stepped in for Saumya and how the fans reacted to the big replacement.
Indian Idol, a very popular, not to be confused with great, singing reality show based on British musical programme Pop Idol, has launched some careers and brought many talents to the limelight. Though it never touched the level of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, it is still quite a watchable show, to some extent because of the judges’ unique comments. From Anu Malik to Farah Khan to Javed Akhtar to Sonali Bendre, who hasn’t been a judge on Indian Idol! They bring their own perspectives and decide whether a contestant is good enough to be called an ‘idol’!
Marathi actor-director Pravin Tarde’s blockbuster hit Mulshi Pattern is being remade in Hindi as Antim: The Final Truth. Mahesh Manjrekar, who starred in the original with Mohan Joshi and Om Bhutkar, is directing it in Bollywood. Salman Khan is playing an important role in Antim, that of a sikh cop. Pravin has also worked with Salman in his recently released Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai.
The trailer of National Award-winning Tamil star Dhanush’s gangster drama “Jagame Thandhiram” dropped on Tuesday. Directed by Karthik Subbaraj, the film also features Aishwarya Lekshmi, Kalaiyarasan and Joju George in pivotal roles, and marks the Indian debut of Scottish actor James Cosmo.