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Tisca Chopra’s parents help her out to donate rice packets to people in need
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Tisca Chopra’s parents help her out to donate rice packets to people in need

Tisca Chopra has recently collaborated with India Gate Rice and Vikas Khanna’s charity organization to donate rice packets to people in need Amid the unprecedented times due to the coronavirus pandemic, Bollywood star Tisca Chopra has joined the legion of people stepping up to help those in need. Chopra has been extending help by donating and distributing food for frontline workers.Tisca Chopra has recently collaborated with India Gate Rice and Vikas Khanna’s charity organization to donate rice packets to people in need. The actor’s parents also came out to help her in this noble deed. Chopra took to Instagram and shared pictures, from Gurudwara in Faridabad where she is seen handling packets of rice for help. The actor’s parents are also seen helping her in placing the rice packs out of the vehicle in which they carried the packets to the religious place.She captioned the post as, “At the Sector 15 Gurudwara with the parents .. so proud that at their age, they lifted bags…
Varun Dhawan announces partnership with health brand to support India’s frontline warriors
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Varun Dhawan announces partnership with health brand to support India’s frontline warriors

Varun Dhawan has stepped up to help the frontline workers amid the coronavirus pandemic by partnering with ‘Fast&Up’ – a nutrition brand Bollywood star Varun Dhawan has stepped up to help the frontline workers amid the coronavirus pandemic by partnering with ‘Fast&Up’ – a nutrition brand. Their alliance will work on several health and nutrition initiatives, starting with a campaign supporting India’s frontline warriors.‘#HealPrayLove’ is an initiative by the brand to help, support, and energize those who have been affected and those who have worked tirelessly to bring people back to health. With Varun Dhawan commencing the initiative, every reel made using the ‘#HealWithReels’ will support the ‘Heal-Pray-Love’ cause wherein each reel will be equal to a single dose of electrolytes that will be sent to hydrate frontline workers pan India. Varun Dhawan took to Instagram and shared a post confirming his association with the brand. In the post, he also extended greetings on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr. His post read, “Hi Guys!I hope everyone…
SAG Awards 2021 to be hour-long, pre-taped
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SAG Awards 2021 to be hour-long, pre-taped

The SAG Awards 2021 will be completely virtual and pre-taped This year’s Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards are going to a bit different as the ceremony has undergone major changes owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Unlike the recent Golden Globes 2021 hybrid format, which featured some in-person and virtual appearances, the SAG Awards 2021 will be completely virtual and pre-taped. As per Variety, the award show, airing on April 4, will also only run for one hour. The SAG Awards will not have a host, a red carpet, or even a set.The ceremony will include the presentation of 13 awards and feature comedy bits as well as the traditional ‘I Am An Actor’ segments from nominees and other presenters. The event will also include an ‘In Memoriam’ segment. 2021 SAG Awards to Be Pre-Taped and Run for Just One Hour​ https://t.co/uYfPcw4IXe— People (@people) March 3, 2021 Source: Social Media Among performers who have already signed on to participate are Sterling K. Brown, Lily Collins, Daveed…
Sonu Sood helps Jhansi villagers
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Sonu Sood helps Jhansi villagers

Sonu Sood helps Jhansi villagers, promises to tackle water scarcity by installing handpumps Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, who has been in the limelight because of his philanthropic work, recently extended support to a village in Jhansi after a man approached the actor with the concern of no water in his village, due to which the villagers were facing problems.In order to help the villagers, the 47-year-old actor started the work of getting hand pumps installed there. Speaking about it, Sonu Sood said, “These guys asked because there was no water, the kids in the family were really suffering. They had to walk kilometres to get the water, so we are getting handpumps installed there, so the water scarcity will totally go and the villagers are very very excited as its the first time that something like this has happened to them.” He further said, “The whole community is pretty excited and in fact, they are all standing at the venue where the handpumps are being…
‘My Little Pony’ movie to directly debut on Netflix
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‘My Little Pony’ movie to directly debut on Netflix

My Little Pony which is inspired by the Hasbro toy line was initially intended to open in theaters on September 24  The upcoming animation movie ‘My Little Pony’ will be skipping theaters to debut directly on the OTT platform Netflix, although the date of its release is unclear.According to People magazine, the animated family film which is inspired by the Hasbro toy line was initially intended to open in theaters on September 24 via Paramount Pictures. This is the latest addition to the list of movies that switched gears from a movie theatre debut to that on a streaming platform amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Netflix is saddling up to take a ride with 'My Little Pony.' https://t.co/BOULDhanSn— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) February 12, 2021 Source: Social Media Earlier Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming 2 America’ sequel debuted on Amazon Prime Video, similar to Disney’s films ‘Soul and Mulan’, which premiered last year on the company’s streaming platform, Disney+.Back in 2017, ‘My Little Pony: The Movie’ released…
Kristen Wiig confirms being married to Avi Rothman
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Kristen Wiig confirms being married to Avi Rothman

Kristen Wiig was previously married to actor Hayes Hargrove in 2005 before the two divorced in 2009 American actor Kristen Wiig has confirmed that she is married to actor Avi Rothman, two years after first announcing their engagement.As per People magazine, on Wednesday, the ‘Bridesmaids’ star featured on ‘The Howards Stern Show’ and revealed the happy news of her marriage while opening up about life with Rothman and their twins. “Besides the fact that we are where we are — it’s hard to not feel so much of the s– and struggle that’s going on — in my home, I’m very lucky about having these two babies and my husband,” Kristen Wiig said, referring to Rothman as her spouse.Kristen Wiig added, “They make it all better, and it’s changed my life.” While speaking with the host, Wiig also shed light on learning to navigate her career and first-time motherhood amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.“Right now, I’m not going to an actual set, but because of…
New York to see star-studded performances
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New York to see star-studded performances

New York has revealed the launch of the NY PopsUp festival that will bring star-studded power-packed live performances New York has revealed the launch of the NY PopsUp festival that will bring star-studded power-packed live performances back this year amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.According to Entertainment Weekly, in order to revitalise the state’s arts industry, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the country’s most happening city is setting plans to bring back public live concerts in a safe way. Ahead of one-year anniversary of its world-famous theatre stages being shut in the fear of COVID-19 induced pandemic, ‘The Big Apple’ has disclosed its plans to host free live pop-performances featuring major stars. The festival is set to begin on February 20 and will run through Labour Day on September 6.Reportedly, the opening day performance will take place at the Javits Center, while the full run of 1000 performances will be spread geographically across every part of New York City and state. The program will…
Rohit Shetty awarded for supporting Mumbai police
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Rohit Shetty awarded for supporting Mumbai police

Rohit Shetty supported the police personnel by paying their medical bills during COVID-19 at Saifee Hospital Filmmaker Rohit Shetty has been honoured with an award at the Sakal Sanman Awards ceremony on Saturday for his humble support to the Mumbai police during the coronavirus pandemic.The director had organised eight hotels to accommodate police officers across the city. He supported the police personnel by paying their medical bills at Saifee Hospital. The ‘Golmaal’ filmmaker has also provided help to frontline workers, film union and media freelance photographers.
Release of ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ delayed by makers amid pandemic
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Release of ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ delayed by makers amid pandemic

Paramount has yet again pushed back the release of the marquee title ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ further into 2021 amid the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. The outlet reported that Paramount has now delayed John Krasinski’s ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ to September 17 for a theatrical release. This is after the sequel was initially pushed from September 4, 2020, to April 23, 2021.As reported by The Hollywood Reporter, 41-year-old actor-director Krasinski has written and directed ‘A Quiet Place II’. It features original cast-members including Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds and Noah Jupe. Series newcomers include Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou. The latest delay to ‘A Quiet Place Part II’ follows the James Bond movie ‘No Time To Die’ also pushing back its release amid the ongoing pandemic and widespread theatre closures in many major markets across the world. Image Source: Google ‘A Quiet Place’, the first film, was released in 2018. It saw director John Krasinski emerge as a surprising new voice in the horror…
Jennifer Lopez reveals how she’s kept her spirits up in 2020
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Jennifer Lopez reveals how she’s kept her spirits up in 2020

American actor-singer Jennifer Lopez recently opened up about the coronavirus quarantine Washington [US]: American actor-singer Jennifer Lopez recently opened up about the coronavirus quarantine and coming face-to-face with all of the challenges presented by the year 2020.According to Fox News, the 51-year-old star told CBS, “I think all of us during the quarantine was a little bit afraid of the kids just sitting in front of their electronics all day.” The ‘Hustlers’ star is mother to 12-year-old twins Emme and Max, whom she shares with ex-husband Marc Anthony.As per Fox News, to keep everyone occupied, Lopez and her kiddos would spend time outdoors, playing Wiffle ball or holding painting parties.Like many, however, the multihyphenate appreciated spending extra time with her family.“For quarantine and being inside the house, it was just spending time together and doing movie time and having dinner together every night, which we don’t get to do all the time, and I think a lot of families don’t get to do that as…
Kartik Aaryan urges fans to wear masks
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Kartik Aaryan urges fans to wear masks

‘CoronaStopKaroNa’: Kartik Aaryan urges fans to wear masks Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]: With the surge in COVID-19 cases in the city, Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan posted a monochrome picture of him and reminded his fans to take precautions to be safe.The ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ actor took to Instagram to share a picture from his latest photoshoot wherein he is seen insisting fans to take precautions amid the coronavirus outbreak. In the intriguing picture, Aaryan is seen sporting a black mask with t-shirt and denim and his luscious locks are seen covering his face, while he flaunts his looks.Along with the picture, Aaryan is telling his fans about the use of masks and asking them to take precautions amid the coronavirus pandemic.He captioned the picture as, “Maana kaam karna zaruri hai, par Mask bana hi iss liye hai, Pehen lo yaar. Le lo precautions #CoronaStopKaroNa” along with folded hands emoticon. (Translation: It is important to work, but for this mask is made, wear it, man. Take…
Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19
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Sunny Deol tests positive for COVID-19

Bollywood actor and BJP MP Sunny Deol on Wednesday got tested for coronavirus  New Delhi [India]: Bollywood actor and BJP MP Sunny Deol on Wednesday said that he has been tested positive for novel coronavirus.The Gurdaspur MP shared the update on Twitter, saying he is fine. “I got myself tested for coronavirus and the reports are positive. I am in isolation and fine,” he tweeted in Hindi.The Ghayal actor urged those who came in his contact in the last few days to isolate themselves and get tested for the coronavirus. मैंने कोरोना टेस्ट करवाया और रिपोर्ट पॉजिटिव आई है। मैं एकांतवास में हूं और मेरी तबीयत ठीक है। मेरा अनुरोध है कि आप में से जो भी लोग गत कुछ दिनों में मेरे संपर्क में आयें हैं, कृपया स्वयं को आइसोलेट कर अपनी जाँच करवाएं।— Sunny Deol (@iamsunnydeol) December 2, 2020 “I request all those who came in my contact in the last few days to isolate yourselves and get tested,” Deol’s tweet further read.This comes two days…
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