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Entertainment news Live Updates: Member of Amitabh Bachchan’s domestic staff tests positive for Covid-19, actor says ‘dealing’ with situation

Entertainment News Live Updates: While Sonu Nigam and his family tested positive for Covid-19, Amitabh Bachchan said he is dealing with 'domestic' Covid-19 situation.

Entertainment News Live Updates: It is Deepika Padukone's 35th birthday today. (Photo: Deepika Padukone'/Instagram)

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone is celebrating her birthday on Wednesday. As the actor turns 35, wishes started pouring in for her. Deepika has a busy year ahead of her. After co-producing 83, she will next be seen in Shakun Batra’s Gehraiyaan that comes out on Amazon Prime. She will also be seen with Shah Rukh Khan in Pathan, Project K that is being directed by Nag Ashwin, Fighter with Hrithik Roshan and the remake of The Intern which she will also produce.

As India deals with surging Covid-19 numbers, actor Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday said that he is taking some time off from social media to deal with a ‘domestic Covid situations’. The actor didn’t provide any information beyond that. Earlier, Sonu Nigam also confirmed that he, his wife and son have also tested positive for the virus. The singer and his family are at present in Dubai. In recent days, several Bollywood personalities such as John Abraham’s wife, Ekta Kapoor, Rhea Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, and others have tested positive for the virus.

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16:46 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Mohit Raina shared Bhaukaal 2 teaser

"#PhirMachegaBhaukaal as SSP Naveen Sikhera is back🔥 Sarvanash ke liye hojao taiyaar. #Bhaukaal2, coming soon. In the loving memory of our friend and colleague Maj.Bikramjeet Kanwarpal 🕯 @mxplayer @applausesocial @bawejastudios @vicky_bahri @jatinwagle1 @bansaljay @rasshmiraajput @siddhanthkapoor @biditabag @gulki_joshi @itspradeepnagar," posted the actor with a video.

16:27 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Bigg Boss 15 contestants fight for the Ticket to finale
 
 
 
 
 
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The Ticket to finale week is on in the Bigg Boss 15 house.

15:58 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Prem Chopra, wife Uma discharged from hospital

Veteran actor Prem Chopra and his wife Uma Chopra were discharged from a hospital in Mumbai on Tuesday, a day after they tested positive for COVID-19, a senior doctor treating the couple said. The couple was admitted to the Lilavati Hospital here, where they received the monoclonal antibody cocktail. READ MORE

15:22 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Samantha to Deepika: 'Most gorgeous inside and out'
(Photo: Samantha Ruth Prabhu/Instagram story)

Samantha Ruth Prabhu shared a birthday wish for Deepika. She posted on her Instagram story, "May you have such an incredibly special birthday that everyday afterward starts and ends with love and peace of mind. happy birthday to the most gorgeous inside and out @deepikapadukone."

14:52 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Ayushmann gets poetic

Ayushmann Khurrana posted, "ना जाने कौन सी बहार ले कर आया है जनवरी, मुझे तो दिसम्बर भी नया साल सा लगता था."

14:43 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Kapil Sharma shares teaser of his first Netflix outing
 
 
 
 
 
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"Let’s meet on 28th January on your Netflix screen 📺 with my first stand up special “Kapil sharma: I m not done yet”! #kapilsharmaonnetflix @beingustudiosofficial @saahilc15 @anukalpgoswami @gursimrankhamba #netflix #kapilsharma," posed the ace comedian Kapil Sharma.

14:36 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Arjun Kapoor is taking his workout seriously

Arjun Kapoor posed for a click in-between his workout session. His post's caption read, "‘Calf-i’ ho gaya yeh waiting yaar..."

13:33 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Staff at Amitabh Bachchan’s home tests positive

After Amitabh Bachchan informed that he is dealing with some "domestic COVID situations", sources said that a member of staff at Amitabh Bachchan’s bungalows has tested positive. Out of 31 members of staff at the Bachchan bungalows, Pratiksha and Jalsa, tested positive during the routine Covid-19 tests. The person has been quarantined and is asymptomatic, reports ETimes. READ MORE

13:31 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Birthday wishes for 83's 'reel Romi Dev'

A recent post on 83's Twitter handle read, "Mesmerizing the audience with her brilliance and versatility!  Here's wishing our reel Romi Dev, @deepikapadukone a very happy birthday! #ThisIs83."

13:03 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Prabhas wishes his Project K co-star Deepika Padukone on her birthday
(Photo: Prabhas/Instagram story)

Sharing a picture of the birthday girl Deepika on his Instagram story, the Radhe Shyam actor posted, "Happy Birthday to the girl with the gorgeous smile, @deepikapadukone. The one who lights up the #ProjectK sets with her energy and talent. Wish you the best, always!" Project K marks Deepika Padukone's first film with Prabhas and it also stars Amitabh Bachchan .

12:51 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Nusrat Jahan on her relationship with Yash

Recently on a talk show, hosted by Nusrat herself, the couple revealed details about their relationship. Nusrat said, "We were almost on the verge of breaking up but it didn’t happen and we decided that we have to stay together.” And an ecstatic Yash further adds, “..and that's how our journey started.” Furthermore, Nusrat asked Yash to share his thoughts on their love story. Yash asked Nusrat how did this happen? And the actor-politician answered, "I ran away with you.” I just absconded with you. In one word, I absconded with you. That’s my love, my choice. I fell in love with you, that’s my choice, and the rest everybody knows."

12:37 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Pushpa on Prime, January 7 onwards

Allu Arjun starrer Pushpa is all set to get an OTT release on January 7. Amazon Prime Video shared the news on their Twitter handle. The film will be streaming in Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.

12:25 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Janhvi Kapoor's birthday wish for Deepika: 'All the magic...'
(Photo: Janhvi Kapoor/Instagram story)

Sharing Gehraiyaan's new poster, Janhvi Kapoor shared via her Instagram story, "Happy birthday @deepikapadukone. You shine brighter every year and I can't wait to see all the magic you have in store for us this year."

11:54 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Sunny Leone shared her new dance video 'Auntiyaan Dance Karengi'

Sharing the link of the song,. Sunny Leone tweeted, "Calling all the aunties in the house!! Let's set the dance floor on 🔥 cause #AuntiyaanDanceKarengi OUT NOW!!'

11:41 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Isha Koppikar wishes Deepika Padukone on birthday

Sharing an old selfie with the birthday girl Deepika, Isha Koppikar tweeted, "Happy Birthday to this beautiful soul @deepikapadukone Keep rocking, keep growing! Wishing you a fabulous year ahead."

11:36 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Prabha starrer Radhe Shyam's release postponed

"We have to postpone the release of our film #RadheShyam due to the ongoing covid situation. Our sincere thanks to all the fans for your unconditional love and support. We will see you in cinemas soon..! #RadheShyamPostponed," tweeted the makers of the Prabha starrer. The film was set to hit big the big screens on January 14. 

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11:32 (IST)05 Jan 2022
Gehraiyaan gets a release date on Deepika's birthday

On, Deepika's birthday, Gehraiyaan makers shared new posters of the Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, and Dhairya Karwa starrer along with the release date. Directed by Shakun Batra and made under the Dharam banner, Gehraiyaan will release on February 11, 2022, on Amazon Prime Video. Karan Johar took to Twitter to post, "We can see the shore, till then we’ll dive into your love! #GehraiyaanOnPrime releases Feb 11."

India reported 58,097 new Covid-19 cases and 534 deaths in the 24 hours ending 9 am Wednesday. In the wake of surging Covid cases, Delhi became the first major metro to impose a weekend curfew, with Punjab and Karnataka following suit. Many films have also postponed their release in the wake of more stringent norms.

While Shahid Kapoor’s Jersey and SS Rajamouli’s RRR have already been postponed, the fate of Prabhas-starrer Radhe Shyam hangs in balance. The film releases on January 13 along with Ajith-starrer Valimai.

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