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1. Javed Akhtar expressed his shock over the credits of the Narendra Modi trailer and producer clarifies
Javed Akhtar tweeted his shock over the mention of his name in the credits of PM Narendra Modi trailer. He mentioned that he never wrote a song for the movie.
Am shocked to find my name on the poster of this film. Have not written any songs for it ! pic.twitter.com/tIeg2vMpVG
— Javed Akhtar (@Javedakhtarjadu) March 22, 2019
Now, the producer Sandip Singh has clarified that the team used an old song penned by the veteran lyricist in the film. The74-year-old writer’s name was mentioned in the credits alongside lyricists Prasoon Joshi, Sameer, Abhendra Kumar Upadhyay, Sardaraa, Parry G and Lavraj.
2. ShameOnKaranJohar’ trends on Twitter after he likes abusive tweet about Shah Rukh Khan
Karan Johar, in what was possibly an accident, liked a tweet that abused Shah Rukh Khan. In the tweet, SRK was compared to Akshay Kumar’s stardom. The tweet read, “Half day colls [collections] of Kesari on Holiday (which is worse than pre diwali day) [is] greater than Zero full festival day collection. The flimmaker had to explain to his fans and followers on Twitter that his account is malfunctioning.
Guys having a technical problem with my twitter account! Strange things are going on!from uploading shoe picture and gibberish to liking tweets I haven’t even read and would NEVER even acknowledge! Please bear with me and I apologise for any inconvenience! Sorting it out asap!
— Karan Johar (@karanjohar) March 22, 2019
3. Salman wonders why Priyanka Chopra needs a dating app after she married
According to a report, Salman was asked about the relevance of notebooks in the time of digital media and dating apps like Tinder. Salman quipped, “Why only Tinder, and not Grindr?” He was later asked on his views on Bumble, a dating app launched by Priyanka in India recently. Salman asked about the app and who launched it and then asked why Priyanka needs a dating app at all, considering she recently got married.
4. Priyanka Chopra spills beans on Nick Jonas on “What Happens Live With Andy Cohen”
Priyanka Chopra Jonas recently has been appearing on various celebrity talk shows and has been answering questions relating to her personal life and work life. In one of the talk show called ‘Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen’, she played a round of “I Do’s and I Don’ts” with Cohen.
The questions were a bit too personal like “Do you believe in sexting or FaceTime sex during long stints apart?”. And PeeCee was quick to reply, “For sure”.
Cohen then asked her whether she has ever helped Jonas manscape, to which she replied, “No,” but later she quickly added, “Once, I did once. Just his fade, back there.”
One WWHL caller asked the actress whether it was true that she was upset over Meghan skipping her wedding.
“They said that you didn’t go to her baby shower because you were pissed at her,” Cohen added. Chopra laughed it off and replied saying, “Oh my god. No, it’s not true.”
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5. Vicky Kaushal kept calling Deepika Padukone bhabhi to her annoyance
Deepika Padukone recently attended Zee Cine Awards and was awarded the Best Actress award. But while she was on stage, Vicky Kaushal and Kartik Aaryan had some fun. They asked the couple to recreate their marriage and Vicky Kaushal repeatedly kept calling Deepika as his Bhabhi which annoyed her a lot.
6. Sara Ali Khan to be a part in the remake of Coolie No 1
It was reported last year that David Dhawan wanted to remake film Coolie No 1 with Varun Dhawan. The leading lady’s name was yet to be finalised. Now, as per reports, the leading lady will be stepping into the shoes of Karisma Kapoor is Sara Ali Khan.
7. Uday Chopra left some cryptic tweet suggesting that he might be in a depression
Recently, Uday Chopra posted some tweets, hinting at depression and suicide. He wrote, “For a few hours, I De-activated my twitter account. It felt as close to death as I could get. Was phenomenal! I think this is a good option to suicide. I might be doing it permanently soon.”
Later he added, “Confession: I am not ok! I am trying but so far I’m failing.”
Later, Uday Chopra deleted the tweets and went back to tweeting about atheism.