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Entertainment news LIVE UPDATES: Salman Khan, Kapil Sharma mourn the demise of Akshay Kumar’s mother; Shilpa Shetty welcomes Ganpati home

Entertainment news LIVE UPDATES: Akshay Kumar shared the news of his mother Aruna Bhatia’s death on social media. Kangana Ranaut's Thalaivii screenings to Priyanka Chopra sharing first look at Matrix 4, here's everything else that is happening in the world of entertainment today.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: September 9, 2021 1:32:12 pm
akshay, kanganaKangana Ranaut's Thalaivii recently had a screening in Mumbai. Akshay Kumar's mother is no more. (Photo: Kangana Ranaut, Akshay Kumar/Instagram)

We are back with a fresh slate of entertainment news. From new film releases to movie promotions and general celeb news, here’s everything that has been making headlines in the world of Indian entertainment.

Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar confirmed the news of his mother Aruna Bhatia’s death on social media. The actor wrote that ‘she was my core’ in an emotional tribute. Ajay Devgn and Nimrat Kaur shared their tributes.

The actor had to fly back from the UK on Monday after hearing the unfortunate news. Akshay had been shooting for his upcoming thriller movie Cinderella abroad.

Meanwhile, Kangana Ranaut-starrer Thalaivii had an early screening of the film recently, and its first reviews are out. Hailed as one of the finest biopics made, the movie was a given thumbs up. On the other hand, Kangana herself called Thalaivii the best performance of her career. “What a gratifying experience to watch Thalaivii, the best film of my career so far. Thalaivii is a theatrical experience, hopefully Hindi multiplexes will also play it. I am confident that it will bring audiences back to theatres,” she shared on social media.

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22:13 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Neil Nitin Mukesh brings Ganpati home
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Several Bollywood stars have begun Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations.

21:47 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Leonardo DiCaprio-Jennifer Lawrence starrer Don't Look Up teaser is out

Don't Look Up is a sci-fi drama about two low-level astronomers, who try to warn the world about a comet approaching the Earth. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Rob Morgan, Jonah Hill, Mark Rylance, Tyler Perry, Timothée Chalamet among others. WATCH TEASER HERE

21:06 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Deepika Padukone to launch global lifestyle brand
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Deepika Padukone shared the announcement on her Instagram page.

20:30 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Gauri Khan wishes mother on her birthday
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Shah Rukh Khan's mother-in-law is celebrating her birthday today. Gauri Khan took to Instagram to wish her mother by sharing her cool dance video.

20:16 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Saif Ali Khan on religion

Bhoot Police actor Saif Ali Khan in a recent interview shared he is spiritual but not particularly religious. “I am agnostic in real life. I am very secular in the sense that I think too much religion worries me because they put an emphasis on the afterlife. And not enough emphasis on this life,” he shared. Read here

20:00 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Sourav Ganguly kickstarts shoot for Dagagiri 9

Former Indian cricket team captain and now BCCI president Sourav Ganguly is also a TV host. The sportsman anchors Zee Bangla's popular reality show Dadagiri. On Wednesday, Sourav informed that he has started shoot for the show's ninth season. Have a look at his photo from the set.

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19:42 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Dharmendra on Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani sets

Yesteryear actor Dharmendra, who is set to make his comeback with Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani shared a video from the sets. The Karan Johar directorial also stars Alia Bhatt and Ranveer Singh.

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19:19 (IST)08 Sep 2021
‘I felt like God was being cremated,’ Vidyut Jammwal remembers Sidharth Shukla

On Wednesday, Vidyut Jammwal conducted an 18-minute long LIVE session on Instagram where he remembered his best friend, actor Sidharth Shukla and paid tribute to him in his own way. The video post was captioned, “I love you Shukla.” The Commando actor shared some wonderful memories with the late actor and called him an 'asli mard'. READ MORE HERE

18:58 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Radhika Madan-Mohit Raina's Shiddat gets a release date

Shiddat, starring Radhika Madan, Sunny Kaushal, Mohit Raina and Diana Penty will be released on October 1 on Disney Plus Hotstar, the streaming giant announced on Wednesday. READ FULL STORY

18:38 (IST)08 Sep 2021
A glimpse into Sargun Mehta birthday

Sargun Mehta turned a year older on September 6. Husband Ravi Dubey traveled all the way to London from Mumbai to surprise here. Here's a sneak peek into her party:

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18:15 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Raqesh's gesture for Shamita wins hearts

Bigg Boss OTT fans were in for a surprise today seeing Raqesh Bapat's special gesture for Shamita Shetty. During a task, Shamita got injured, and like a true friend, Raqesh picked her up in his arms and got her inside the house. What do you have to say about ShaRa as a jodi?

17:56 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Kareena Kapoor shares a stunning picture
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Bollywood star Kareena Kapoor Khan looks gorgeous in this new photo.

17:33 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Karan Mehra is missing his son Kavish

Karan Mehra was embroiled in a controversy recently after wife Nisha Rawal accused him of domestic violence. The Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actor on Wednesday shared a video with son Kavish and wished to be with him soon. "100 days of emotional hurricanes of missing you my son ," Karan wrote. He added that he wants to meet his son soon as he mentioned, "Hoping to reunite with you, being able to protect you from all evil and being the father that I am destined to be."

17:13 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Sourabh Raaj Jain's music video out

Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 fame Sourabh Raaj Jain has featured in a music video by Shankar Mahadevan. The song titled "Deva O Deva" is a Ganpati song and has the actor celebrating the Ganpati Utsav.

Here's a glimpse of the music video:

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16:53 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Renuka Sahane turns host for Crime Patrol

Popular actor Renuka Sahane is all set to turn host for Crime Patrol Satark: Gumraah Bachpan. As an anchor, she will aim to bring forward the earnest fears of every parent and the warning signs as she would shed light on the crimes committed by teenagers. The episodes will also focus on presenting situations that teach parents how to recognize certain cautionary signs, inform and educate their children, and assist them proactively.

Talking about her association with Crime Patrol, the Hum Aapke Hain Koun actor in a statement shared, "It is my pleasure to be a part of a show like this. According to me, a show like this not just helps in educating society but serves as a ready reckoner in making people aware of their surroundings. As an anchor and a mother of two children, my only intent is to encourage people to understand what goes on in the minds of the teenagers and what are the telltale signs that can be timely addressed.”

Starting September 13, Crime Patrol Satark: Gumraah Bachpan will air every Monday-Friday at 11:00 pm.

16:33 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Shilpa Shetty welcomes Ganpati home

Beginning the Ganesh Chaturthi 2021 celebrations, Shilpa Shetty was seen welcoming Bappa home. The actor celebrates the festival with fanfare every year. SEE THE PHOTOS HERE

16:19 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Shamita Shetty reveals she lost her boyfriend in a car accident

There seems to be trouble in Bigg Boss OTT contestants Raqesh Bapat-Shamita Shetty’s paradise. After fighting with Shamita over her ‘tone’, Raqesh, earlier in the day, confessed that being around her is affecting both of them. As per the live feed, in a chat with Neha Bhasin, Shamita shared that her first boyfriend died in a car accident, leaving her shattered. READ MORE

16:02 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Farhan on Akshay’s mother's demise: 'Pray you find strength'

Farhan Akhtar tweeted, "Deepest condolences to you @akshaykumar and to the family. Pray you find strength to see you through your grief and loss. RIP."

15:39 (IST)08 Sep 2021
'Deepest condolences to you, Akshay and the family'

Esha Deol shared via Twitter, "So sorry to hear about the loss of your dearest mother . May her soul rest in peace. Om shanti Deepest condolences to you Akshay @akshaykumar  & the family."

15:25 (IST)08 Sep 2021
Chitrangda Singh on Akshay Kumar’s mother's demise: 'The most irreparable loss'

Chitrangda Singh posted on Twitter, "My deepest condolences to you akshay and the family .. losing a parent is the most personal , the most irreparable loss. May her soul rest in peace .. prayers and regards@akshaykumar."

Thalaivii, the Jayalalithaa biopic, has been written by KV Vijayendra Prasad. It has been helmed by AL Vijay. Apart from Thalaivii, Kangana Ranaut has Tejas, Emergency and Dhaakad in her kitty.

Meanwhile, Alia Bhatt wrapped up the shooting of her maiden production venture, Darlings. Sharing a video from the sets, the actor penned, "Darlings, it’s a wrap!! We have done our best to make a film that we are hoping you will love! See you at the movies." The film also features Vijay Varma, Roshan Matthew and Shefali Shah in significant parts.

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