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Sonam Kapoor Body-Shamed; Vidya Balan Walks Out Of Meenakumari Biopic; Simbu’s Song On Demonetisation & More

Sonam Kapoor at Loreal Launch Event Photos

Sonam Kapoor Called “Too Thin” After Bikini Photos Surface

Sonam Kapoor, who is in Thailand with her Veere Di Wedding team for a song’s shoot, was body-shamed after her co-actor Swara Bhaskar shared a video of her in a bikini top and a towel, lounging next to a pool. Trolls took it upon themselves to make fun of her body, calling her “flat”.

Tiger Zinda Hai‘s Director Thinks Indian Cinema Is Moving Towards Realism

Director Ali Abbas Zafar, whose upcoming film Tiger Zinda Hai is based on a real life incident, says Indian cinema is now focusing more on realism. The film draws inspiration from the extraordinary incident of a group of 46 Indian nurses cheating death while being held hostage by militants in battle-torn Iraq.


“Indian cinema is moving towards more realism now and, as filmmakers, we are getting more inspired by what is happening around us and telling those stories on big screen,” Zafar said in a statement.

The director added that the upcoming Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer is an attempt in the same direction where the story is based on a real event.

“But it is a completely fictional film with the characters of Tiger and Zoya who take you into the journey of these nurses and a war-torn country Iraq,” he said.

Tiger Zinda Hai is the sequel to Ek Tha Tiger and is slated to release on December 22.

Anirudh Ravichander’s ‘Baitikochi Chuste’ Out

Anirudh Ravichander, the composer for Pawan Kalyan’s temporarily titled film PSPK25, shared the lyrical video of ‘Baitikochi Chuste‘ from the album. Sung by Anirudh himself, the song is written by Srimani.

Directed by Trivikram Srinivas and produced by S Radha Krishna under the banner Haarika & Hassine Creations, the film went on floors early this year and has been shot in exotic locations across Europe. Apart from Pawan Kalyan, the film stars Keerthy Suresh, Anu Emmanuel, Aadhi Pinisetty, Boman Irani, Kushboo, Parag Tyagi, Rao Ramesh, Sampath Raj and Murali Sharma.

Vidya Balan Walks Out Of Meena Kumari Biopic

Vidya Balan has reportedly walked out of the biopic on veteran actress Meena Kumari. Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Vidya opened up about how she had always wanted to play the actress but in this case, the script really matters.


“It didn’t quite work out. I love Meena Kumari. If I had a girl crush on somebody, it would be her. If she was alive, I’d probably land up to see her all the time. I am that fascinated by her. I always wanted to play her. The script has to do justice. It can’t just be a sensational account of her life, even if she is not around. It has to present different episodes of her life and not just the ones that will grab eyeballs. So, I decided not to do it,” she tells DNA.

Earlier it was rumoured that Kangana Ranaut was expected to star in the biopic. Vidya currently has Tumhari Sulu in the pipeline, slated to release on November 17.

Silambarasan’s Single On Demonetisation To Be Out At 6 PM

What is being pegged as a ‘Demonetisation Anthem’, writer Kabilan Vairamuthu shared the news of a “surprise single” today at 6PM.

Thattrom Thookrom’ is by actor/singer Silambarasan.

(With inputs from IANS)