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As the nepotism debate surrounding Zoya Akhtar’s The Archies intensifies, actor Gulshan Devaiah weighed in on the subject, saying that the whole discussion was just an excuse for a select few to settle personal scores. His tweet comes a few days after director Zoya Akhtar shared the teaser of her upcoming film, which stars Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan, Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson Agastya Nanda and Sridevi’s daughter Khushi Kapoor. Gulshan wrote, “Opinion: The nepotism debate harnesses the angst & disdain that many have from within & outside the Hindi entertainment industry to serve the interests of a few who use it to settle personal scores. This business is tough & very unfair but nepotism is not its greatest problem.”
Tamannaah Bhatia, who is presently at the 75th Cannes Film Festival as a part of the Indian delegation, recently spoke about her career highs and lows. In an interview, Tamannaah said that she believed in Sajid Khan’s Himmatwala as much as she believed in SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali. Reflecting on her missteps in the Hindi film industry and the right choices she made in the south industry, Tamannaah told Film Companion, “I feel like the best and the worst decisions I have made in my film career, both I wasn’t really planning on doing and I didn’t know where that would go. Both seemed equally correct at that point.”
Bollywood actor Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on Wednesday attended the premiere of Tom Cruise starrer Top Gun: Maverick at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. Aishwarya made her second appearance on the Cannes 2022 red carpet in a black and floral ensemble. Aishwarya had earlier in the day bumped into her old friend and Hollywood star Eva Longoria. Eva posted a video with Aishwarya on her Instagram stories. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been a regular at the Cannes Film Festival. She is at the event this year with husband Abhishek Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya Bachchan.
Salman Khan became a heartthrob with Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989. His co-star Bhagyashree, who made her debut in the Sooraj Barjatya film, tied the knot soon after her first film but Salman’s love life continued to make headlines for years. In an earlier interview, shared by WildFilms India’s channel on YouTube, Bhagyashree talked about how Salman never wanted to date ‘nice girls’. Bhagyashree recalled that Salman had made a statement that stuck with her. “He said that I don’t want nice girls to fall in love with me. So I said why would you want to say that. He said because I don’t think I am a nice guy,”. Elaborating further, Bhagyashree said that Salman admitted that he cannot stick to one partner for a long time.
Actor Deepika Padukone continues to leave fans in awe with her classy outfits at the Cannes Festival 2022. The actor, who is at the film festival as part of the nine-member film jury, took to Instagram and shared a photo of herself dressed in black, paired with a statement neckpiece. She also tied her hair in a rather chic messy bun. Deepika has been serving up some serious fashion goals at Cannes. On Day 1 at the red carpet, Deepika wore a black and gold saree which was designed by Sabyasachi, paired with golden headband and heavily kohled eyes. Deepika has been attending the Cannes Film Festival since 2017.
Malaika Arora recently got candid about her childhood. Malaika shared that her childhood was wonderful but “wasn’t easy”. The actor opened up about her parents’ separation and how that episode allowed her to look at her mother Joyce Arora from a new perspective. “I had a wonderful childhood, but it wasn’t easy. In fact, in retrospect, the word I would use to describe it is tumultuous. But tough times teach you important lessons too. My parents’ separation allowed me to observe my mother through a new and unique lens,” Malaika told Grazia.
Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas welcomed their daughter Malti Marie earlier this year, and it was only on Mother’s Day that the new parents could bring their baby girl home. In a recent appearance on Jimmy Fallon’s show, Nick spoke about their daughter being a “gift”, and how he and Priyanka celebrated their daughter’s arrival on Mother’s Day. alling the journey of parenthood “pretty wild”, Nick said, “Our little girl’s home and she is just amazing. It’s just… what a gift.” Nick quipped that everyone around them cannot stop advising them about their newborn. When asked about how the couple celebrated Mother’s Day, Nick shared he got Priyanka a citrus tree resonating new life, new growth.
More from the Chopra-Jonas household, Global star Priyanka Chopra has often spoken about her childhood and how her parents brought her up in a liberal household, that gave her the confidence to achieve whatever she wanted. In a recent interview, PC’s mother Madhu Chopra shared how she brought up her children in a household where it was of utmost importance that the kids grow up to be confident individuals.
Madhu spoke about bringing up Priyanka and son Siddharth Chopra in a recent interview with Hauterrfly and said that both kids in her house had three basic rights. She said: “Both my kids had the right of thought, right of speech, and the right of expression. We used to ask them first, then share how we feel.”
After a sabbatical, Shah Rukh Khan has signed several big screen projects in different capacities. One of his upcoming films is called Dunki with director Rajkumar Hirani. He began shooting for the film last month. A source had told indianexpress.com, “SRK has started shooting for Rajkumar Hirani’s film. He was shooting for Atlee’s film before that.” Now, a picture of him on the set of the movie has gone viral. The picture, tweeted by Shah Rukh Khan Warriors FAN Club, shows SRK with Hirani and other crew members.
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