First up we have Dia Mirza showing us the way to live the modern-day fairytale. The actress was lauded for having a priestess, Sheela Atta perform her wedding ceremony. The star reportedly went through several hours of training to imbibe the essence of the scriptures so that she could assist Sheela Atta and translate the shlokas. And it doesn’t end there, apart from having a priestess conduct the rituals, the couple also did away with two wedding rituals. Dia said, “We said NO to ‘Kanyadaan’ and ‘Bidaai’ change begins with choice doesn’t it?”
Talking about love, rumours ran wild about Alaya F’s relationship with Aaishvary Thackeray. Letting us in on a little secret, Alaya gave us the clichéd reply that “Aaishvary is a very good friend”, but she went on to explain, “Our moms know each other, my grandad knows his mom, we have known each other for a very long time. It’s just now that the media notices a photo of us together and assumes that something is going on.”
Akshay Kumar became the latest star to pick a box office clash when he announced that his historical film ‘Prithviraj’ will hit threats on Diwali 2021, the same date as Shahid Kapoor’s south remake ‘Jersey’. You’d think the box office battles would lead to a tense situation off-screen, but not for Sasha. He had everyone laughing out loud when he joined the ‘pawri ho rahi hai’ trend and shared the funny video on his handle.
The Bombay High Court questioned a “social worker” who challenged a film allegedly being made on the life of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. “How do you know what they are going to do?’’ asked Justice Prithviraj Chavan who was told that the film maligns the reputation of Rajput and is based on distorted facts. The court heard an appeal by Manish Mishra against the December 22, 2020 dismissal of his interim plea for an injunction in respect of the film ‘Nyaay: The Justice’.
With movies on everyone’s mind, it was reported that veteran actress Jaya Bachchan is making a comeback to acting and will do so with a debut in Marathi cinema. Speaking to director Gajendra Ahire he said, “We are at a very initial stage. I am surprised that the news came out. Yes Jaya ji was on my mind and so I did approach her. However, I am waiting for her revert, which I should get within a week.”