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Entertainment news on July 23: Shilpa Shetty requests audience to watch Hungama 2, Raj Kundra’s Juhu residence searched

Shilpa Shetty's latest film Hungama 2 premiered on Disney Plus Hotstar today. Shilpa's husband Raj Kundra's police remand also ends today. He was arrested on Monday for allegedly creating and distributing porn films.

By: Entertainment Desk | New Delhi |
Updated: July 23, 2021 11:15:11 pm
Entertainment news on July 22, Raj Kundra, shipa, hungama 2Hungama 2 to release on Disney Plus Hotstar.

Bollywood actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband and businessman Raj Kundra was arrested on Monday in connection with a case of allegedly making of pornographic films and publishing them through mobile applications. Kundra has been in police custody since then and might get some relief today.

Shilpa Shetty’s latest film Hungama 2, meanwhile, premiered on Disney Plus Hotstar on Friday. Besides Shilpa, the movie also stars Paresh Rawal, Meezaan Jafri, Pranitha Subhash, Rajpal Yadav and Johnny Lever. The Priyadarshan directorial marks Shilpa’s return to movies after 14 years. Hungama 2 also marks the return of Priyadarshan to Hindi films. His last Hindi directorial Rangrezz, starring Jackky Bhagnani in the lead role, released in 2013.

Talking about Hungama 2, Shilpa Shetty had earlier said “When I first heard the script of Hungama 2, I couldn’t stop laughing. I have always wanted to work with this duo – Paresh Rawal and Priyadarshan. They have always created magic on screen, and I was really excited to be associated with them and Ratan ji back again after our hit track record. Hungama 2 is special as it’s my first film after 12 years and on an OTT platform. Audiences love comedy and so do I. I am so glad I did this one. People will love this family comic-caper.”

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23:15 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Shilpa Shetty requested fans to watch Hungama 2

In the midst of the ongoing legal case of Raj Kundra, his wife and actor Shilpa Shetty on Friday, released a statement requesting the audience to watch her latest film Hungama 2 as it “involves the relentless efforts of an entire team”. Shilpa posted a long note on her social media handles.

Read the entire story here.

22:35 (IST)23 Jul 2021
I'm doing a social service by making audience laugh with Hungama 2: Priyadarshan

Revealing why he agreed to do Hungama 2 as his comeback Bollywood project, director Priyadarshan told indianexpress.com, "Even people at the airport or the security staff asked me when I was making my next comedy film. My producer Ratan Jain also wanted something. I thought when this is the kind of expectation, and since it is my forte, why shouldn’t I. But it took me 6-8 months to finish writing Hungama 2."

Read full interview here.

22:25 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Ayushmann Khurrana picks a Kishore Kumar song

Ayushmann Khurrana posted a video singing Kishore Kumar's iconic song "O Majhi Re Apna Kinara" from the movie Khushboo.

 
 
 
 
 
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Singer-actor Ayushmann Khurrana regularly shares his singing videos on social media.

22:00 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Krishna Shroff is setting social media ablaze!
 
 
 
 
 
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Krishna Shroff's new magazine cover has received a thumbs-up from several Bollywood celebs, including close friend and actor Disha Patani. Read more here.

21:32 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Meezan Jafri on Hungama 2, working with Shilpa Shetty and more

Meezaan Jafri also spoke on things he learned from his father, Jaaved Jaaferi.

20:51 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Priyanka Chopra is cheering for Team India at Tokyo Olympics 2020

Priyanka Chopra sent her wishes to the participating countries of Tokyo Olympics 2020, on Friday. During the opening ceremony, the Bollywood star shared a long post on Instagram, where she said the games were much needed in the current times.

Read her post here.

20:19 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Here's how Dhanashree Verma wished husband Yuzvendra Chahal on his birthday

Choreographer Dhanashree Verma took to her Instagram account on Friday, and wrote a heartfelt message for her husband Yuzendra Chahal, who turned 31. Wishing the cricketer on his birthday, Dhanashree said what he does for the country is ‘unbeatable’.

 
 
 
 
 
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Dhanashree Verma and Yuzendra Chahal tied the knot in December 2020.

19:40 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Shilpa Shetty's statement recorded at their Juhu residence

The police on Friday recorded the statement of Shilpa Shetty with regard to the ongoing case against her husband Raj Kundra. The same was confirmed by our Mumbai reporters.

19:09 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Raj Kundra's house searched

Searches were carried out at Raj Kundra's Juhu residence. He was taken there along with the police, our Mumbai reporters said. 

18:32 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Meet Soha Ali Khan's makeup assistant

Soha Ali Khan shared a cute video of daughter Inaaya helping her put on lipstick before she starts shooting at home. Soha captioned the video, "Have you met my new make up assistant? #workfromhome."

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17:50 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Tiger Shroff all set for Heropanti 2
 
 
 
 
 
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Tiger Shroff is all set to pack some punches with Heropanti 2. The action star shared a video of him prepping up for the film. In the clip, Tiger can be seen working out with dumbells, flexing his biceps before a shot.

17:29 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Review: Feels Like Ishq

From commitment phobia to meet-cute tales and crushes, the series sets out to explore romantic notions of love at different stages of life. While Tahira Kashyap’s Quaranteen-Crush portrays the heartaches of school crushes, Ruchir Arun’s Save The Day(te) is the story of a wedding planner and a bridesmaid trying to find a missing bride. In Danish Aslam and Sulagna Chatterjee’s story of She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not, a woman falls in love with her colleague but is unsure of revealing it to her. Meanwhile, in Jaydeep Sarkar’s Ishq Mastana, two activists fall in love, during a protest. READ FULL REVIEW

17:09 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Sumeet Raghvan wishes SRK appears in Wagle Ki Duniya

Wagle Ki Duniya Nayi Peedhi Naye Kissey recently clocked 100 episodes, and on the occasion, Sumeet Raghvan interacted with fans. Sharing his wish list, the actor shared that he would want Shah Rukh Khan, who was also part of the original series to appear in the sequel. He said, “Someday, I wish and hope that Shah Rukh Khan would visit us and be a part of our show. It will be a blessing. It would be very apt since he incidentally also did a cameo in the original series.” Read more

16:51 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Rubina Dilaik's birthday wish for her sister

Sharing a series of photos and videos, Rubina Dilaik wrote, "Happy birthday to our little angel (as mom says) she is no more little though 🤪…. @jyotikadilaik , she is wise , she is sensitive, intelligent, loving and a lot caring ❤️😘…… #happybirthday 🥳 ♥️👼🏻."

16:35 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Hungama 2 to release on this time

Hungama 2 will release on Disney Plus Hotstar at 7: 30PM IST today. The sequel to the 2003 drama-comedy Hungama, Hungama 2 features Shilpa Shetty, Meezaan, Pranitha Subhash, Rajpal Yadav, Johnny Lever, Ashutosh Rana and Paresh Rawal.

16:29 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Police say need to look into Kundra's business dealings

As per a report by PTI, Raj Kundra was produced before the magistrate court at the end of his earlier remand on Friday. Police sought an extension of his custody to probe the matter further. The police had earlier told the court that the 45-year-old businessman was gaining financially from the illegal activity of making and selling pornographic material. The police had claimed they have seized Kundra's mobile phone and its contents need to be scrutinised and also his business dealings and transactions have to be looked into. Apart from Kundra, the police also produced another accused, Ryan Thorpe, before the court, which extended his custody till July 27.

16:10 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Godzilla vs Kong to release on this date on Amazon Prime Video

Warner Bros and Legendary’s blockbuster movie Godzilla vs Kong will start streaming on Amazon Prime Video from August 14. The movie will available on Amazon in English as well as dubbed in three Indian languages — Hindi, Telugu and Tamil, the streamer said in a statement. READ MORE

15:57 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Arbaaz Khan reacts to trolling he, Aamir Khan faced after divorce

Arbaaz Khan was the target of the social media trolls when he got divorced from his wife and actor, Malaika Arora. But, in a recent interview, he said he was hardly affected by what some ‘faceless’ people had to say about his personal life. The actor recently shared his opinion on people idolising celebrity couples and expecting them to stay together forever. READ MORE

15:37 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Sussanne Khan posed with her son
 
 
 
 
 
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Sharing a photo with her son Hridaan Roshan from their Eid celebrations, Sussanne Khan wrote, "Love is knowing him.. my very own home grown deep souled heart monster🤍🤍🤍🤍 p.s Sonshine personified 🌟🧿🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍🤍 #soproudofyou #ridzajaan #mumsboy #myminime."

15:05 (IST)23 Jul 2021
Krushna Abhishek says Sudesh Lehri has bought a new car, but there’s a twist

The comeback of the popular series The Kapil Sharma Show has left fans excited. It seems like the cast is equally looking forward to get back together. After sharing photos and videos from their promo shoot recently, Krushna Abhishek has now pulled a fast one on his team with his latest Instagram posts. CHECK THEM OUT HERE

Apart from Hungama 2, some other OTT titles premiering today include 14 Phere, Feels Like Ishq, Hostel Daze Season 2, Ted Lasso Season 2, Masters of the Universe: Revelation, Kingdom: Ashin of the North and Chutzpah.

Kingdom: Ashin of the North is the prequel of the popular Korean series Kingdom that has acquired a huge fan base all over the world. In an exclusive interview with PTI, writer-director Kim Seong-hun shared, "Usually, it’s Hollywood that does the best job because they have the money and the know-how. So, to differentiate from Hollywood, what the Korean creators do is to become more original and have more original stories moulded to the zombie genre, which makes them look great. I think that’s why so many people love the Korean style." While it is yet to be known if Kingdom will be renewed for a third season, Kingdom: Ashin of the North is sure to satiate fans' appetite.

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