MUMBAI: The weekend is nearing, and we bring to you fresh and hot news from the telly world. Check out what these popular stars are up to!
Hina Khan slammed with legal notice!
Hina Khan is doing extremely well on professionally. Her music video Bhasoodi was launched yesterday and has managed to gain 7 million views on YouTube. However, the actress was embroiled in yet another controversy. A news channel reported that Hina has been issued a legal notice for cheating a jewelry company of ornaments worth Rs. 12 lakhs.
Karan Kundra grateful to Ekta Kapoor
Sony TV’s Dil Hi Toh Hai, which was launched a month ago, has been receiving immense love and applause from the audience. Lead actor Karan Kundra thanked his mentor Ekta Kapoor for giving him the show and said he was thankful for the love it has received. Check out Ekta’s response to the tweet!
Parvati Vaze’s emotional goodbye to Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo
Sab TV’s Sajan Re Phir Jhooth Mat Bolo is going off air in September. Parvati Vaze posted an emotional goodbye message on her Instagram.
Abhinav Anand to play lead in Happii Fi’s short film
Happii Fi, the YouTube comedy channel owned by the SAB group, will soon come up with a short film with a light-hearted theme. Happy Fi has produced many series in the digital space. As per sources, the short film will be about the beliefs and myths surrounding saints (babas). Abhinav Anand, also known as Bade Miyan, who is a renowned actor, writer, and director and has worked with The Viral Fever, Girliyappa, and The Screen Patti (TSP), has been roped in as the lead.
Better Life Foundation to come up with Season 2
Well-received mockumentary web-series Better Life Foundation will soon be back with a new season! Created by the comedy collective Them Boxer Shorts, the series depicted the tale of an NGO by the same name. Season 2 will stream on Hotstar. Preetika Chawla, who played the role of Anu, and Kaneez Surka, who essayed a cameo in the earlier season, will play important roles. The series is written by Naveen Richard, Rahul Hota, Uruj, and Radhika Mathur and will be launched in the second week of August on Hotstar. The earlier season was streamed on YouTube.
Sehban Azim to play the lead in Full House Media’s next on Zee TV
Sehban Azmi, who was last seen in a cameo role in Colors’ Bepannaah, will play the lead on Amir and Somali Jaffer’s upcoming show for Zee TV. Full House Media will create an emotionally exciting serial for Zee TV. As per sources, Sehban Azim will essay a very interesting part.
Sumit Kaul roped in for Star Plus’ Nazar
Actor Sumit Kaul, who is popular for his role in Chakravarthin Ashoka Samrat, will play father to the female lead in Star Plus’ upcoming supernatural thriller Nazar, which is produced by Gul Khan. Sumit is known for negative roles and has attempted comedy with Bahu Humari Rajni Kant.
Gaurav S Bajaj returns to acting with Siddhivinayak
Gaurav S Bajaj’s two-year wait has paid off. After Piya Rangrezz, Gaurav is returning with ongoing show Siddhivinayak, which has undergone a lot of changes in a bid to up its ratings. While talking to a leading media portal, he said that he was offered many ongoing shows, but didn’t take up anything, as he didn’t have much to do. He says he will be able to showcase his acting through Siddhivinayak.
Vibha Chibber doesn’t mind asking for work
When Neena Gupta put up a post on Instagram asking for work, many actors and industry people supported her. Now, even Vibha Chibber has said that there is no harm in asking for work, as there is lot of competition: ‘So, I feel that there is no harm in asking for work. I have been working in every medium, be it theatre, films or television shows. We need to change with times and also hone our skills. After working in films like Chak De! India, Jolly LLB, Ghajini, and Blackmail, I feel that I need more such good roles. I want roles that that will fulfil my desire as an artiste.’
Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah to shoot in Vaishno Devi
One of the most popular sitcoms on the small screen, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, will complete 10 years of its release. The makers are planning to shoot the upcoming episode at Vaishno Devi. As per sources, the team will be leaving on 27 July. The cast, who play Gokuldham Society residents, will be shown planning a trip to Vaishno Devi.
Ravi Dubey and Sargun Mehta’s first production
Television’s most-loved couple Ravi and Sargun has launched a new production house called Dreamiyata. The first movie to be made under the banner is Kala Shah Kala, starring Sargun and Binnu Dhillon.
Amruta Khanvilkar’s motivational message for fans
Many actors take to their social media accounts to send positive messages to their followers. Actress Amruta Khanvilkar shares a lovely message from the book Secret on her profile.
Suyyash Rai’s new music video
Suyyash Rai, who is on a break from acting to concentrate on his music career, has launched videos in the past that have been liked by the audience.
Hiten Tejwani replaced!
Replacement in the industry is quite common, but when a popular actor is replaced, it comes as a shock to many. Hiten Tejwani, who was supposed to do the serial Namune, was replaced overnight.
While talking to a leading publication, Hiten, last seen in Bigg Boss 11, said that he in the past has replaced many actors and that someone has now replaced him. He says this is a very common thing that happens in the industry. Hiten had done a lot of preparation for the show and had shot for some episodes. But after the look test, there was no communication from the production house. When he approached them, he was told that he had been replaced.
Beyhadh child actor to enter Mere Sai
Actor Rakshit Wahi, who was last seen in Beyhadh, will play the grown-up version of Tatya in Sony’s Mere Sai post the show’s leap. Viewers can look forward to the mother–son relationship between Baija and Tatya.
Voot presents Feet Up With The Stars
Get up close and personal with your favourite stars as Viacom18’s video-on-demand platform Voot launches Feet Up with the Stars. This Voot Original is a 10-episode entertainment extravaganza hosted by fashion designer and celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania. Bidding goodbye to quintessential celebrity interviews, this chat show sports a cosy and intimate setting with B Town celebrities kicking off their heels, putting their feet up, and getting comfortable. The impressive line-up includes Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandes, Kriti Sanon, Ayushman Khuranna, Kartik Aryan, Radhika Apte, and Malaika Arora. Be privy to this party of two; juicy gossip, discussions on love, and the most coveted secrets of tinsel town are in store.
Mrunal Jain’s latest photoshoot
Actor Mrunal Jain is beating the heat in style. The actor, who recently took a trip to the Maldives with his wife Sweety Jain to celebrate their anniversary, got a special photoshoot done at the exotic holiday spot. All we can say is that he looks fabulous!
‘We were in Maldives for our anniversary and I loved the surroundings. Everything was so green and fresh. I knew that I had to get a photoshoot done there!’ says an elated Mrunal.
The actor was styled by Victor and shot by Asad Ibrahim. Taken in the lap of nature, the pictures have Mrunal looking stunning.
‘I am very happy with the way the pictures have turned out. I love the look and feel of all the shots! I hope my fans also love the pictures as much as I loved getting them clicked!’ he says.
On being asked about the kind of shows he wants to do he says, ‘I am open for positive as well as negative lead roles. The offers are coming in but I want to take up something which really perks me up.’