Bollywood News

April 19

Composer Shravan of Nadeem-Shravan duo critical after testing Covid-positive

Music composer Shravan Rathod of Nadeem-Shravan duo is critically ill after testing positive for Covid-19. He has co-morbidities and his condition is reportedly serious after testing covid positive. The singer's son, Sanjeev Rathod informed about his father's health, "Yes, he tested positive for Covid-19 and is admitted to SL Raheja hospital in Mahim, he is very critical as he has other comorbidities also. Please pray for him," he said. His partner Nadeem Saifi took t

After Ashutosh Rana, Renuka Shahane, two sons test covid-positive

Despite receiving the first dose of covid vaccine, Bollywood actor Ashutosh Rana and his wife Renuka Shahane contracted the virus. Ashutosh was contracted first and after that his actress wife Renuka Shahane and their two sons, Shouryaman and Satyendra Rana got tested positive. The family has quarantined themselves and taking necessary precautions. Bollywood actor Ashutosh Rana has been tested positive after taking the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine. Last week, he took the first

Kiara Advani to romance Ranveer Singh in ‘Anniyan’ remake

Kiara Advani has been roped in as the female lead in S Shankar’s Hindi remake of his Tamil psychological thriller ‘Anniyan’. The Hindi remake titled, ‘Aparichit’ and it stars Ranveer Singh in the male lead. Speaking to Mid-day, the ‘Kabir Singh’ actress confirmed that she signed the project on Friday. Ranveer Singh said that he is blessed to be a part of the spectacular cinematic vision of Shankar. He said, “To lead a film like ‘Anniyan’ is a dream come true for any artiste. Vikram sir

Arjun Rampal tests positive for Covid-19, under home quarantine

Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor is currently under home quarantine and taking all the necessary precautions. He updated about his heath status, "I have tested for COVID-19. Even though I am asymptomatic, I have isolated myself and home quarantined, getting the needed medical care. I am following all protocols as is required of me. To all those who have been in contact with me in the past 10 days, please take care and take the n

Sameera Reddy, husband Akshai, kids test Covid positive

Sameera Reddy, her husband Akshai Vande and their two kids, Hans and Nyra have been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. A day ago, Sameera shared that she tested positive for the virus and informed that her mother-in-law is safe. She wrote, “I tested covid positive yesterday. We are safe and taking necessary precautions. Sassy Saasu by the grace of God has been living separately and is safe. We will be in-home quarantine and will continue to be our positive upbeat selves. I

April 18

Sugandha Mishra to tie the knot with Sanket Bhosale on April 26

Comedian Sugandha Mishra will enter into wedlock with Sanket Bhosale on April 26th. The couple will get married in a private ceremony in Ludhiana, Punjab. Since December, Sugandha has been shopping for her perfect wedding. “I have done most of my wedding shopping online and you won’t believe I had started the preparation from December for my wedding attire. I am very particular about my wedding outfit because for me it doesn’t matter if the marriage is happening in the prese

Covid-free Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor jet off to Maldives

After recovering from the dreaded novel coronavirus, Bollywood lovebirds and actors Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt headed off to a beach vacation. The couple twinned in white as they were clicked at the airport. While Alia looked as usual stylish in a mustard crop-top, white jacket and white matching pants, Ranbir looked dapper in his classic white tee and blue jeans. Both donned black shades. They were well-masked to protect themselves from the virus. According to report,

Neil Nitin Mukesh, his family test Covid-positive

Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukhesh and his family has been tested positive for the dreaded novel coronavirus. Though a post, the actor informed his fans about contracting the virus. His statement reads, "Despite all necessary precautions, including staying home, unfortunately, members of my family and I have tested positive for COVID-19. We are all home quarantined, following the essential protocols and taking medication as prescribed by our doctors." Neil also thanked his fans and lov

April 17

Covid-negative Alia Bhatt delighted to resume work

Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt is beaming in joy as she has been tested Covid negative and resumed work. Alia's production house Eternal Sunshine Productions shared a cute video of the actress seen in a working mode. They captioned the video clip, "Stories are everywhere." The clip showed the ‘Raazi’ actress sitting comfortably on a couch and turning the pages of a script. Alia donned a white jumpsuit paired with golden hoop earrings. The actress is beaming with ha

Sumeet Vyas tests positive for Covid-19, under home quarantine

The second wave of the novel coronavirus is affecting more and more people in India including our Bollywood celebrities. The latest to be infected with the virus is Bollywood actor Sumeet Vyas. The actor showed mild symptoms of the virus and he immediately quarantined himself. He wrote on Instagram, “Hello, so I’ve tested positive for Covid-19. I’m taking all the necessary precautions, taking medication prescribed by my doctors and putting myself under home quarantine. Although I’ve v

Comedian Sugandha Mishra gets engaged to Sanket Bhosale

Noted comedian Sugandha Mishra of ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ fame gets engaged to Sanket Bhosale. The couple has been going strong for the past few years but kept mum on their relationship. The duo surprised all when today, they shared the news of the engagement with loved-filled images. While sharing a lovey-dovey image with Sugandha, Sanket wrote, “found my SunShine @sugandhamishra23,” Sugandha posted, “Forever.” Industry friends and colleagues of the couple showered their love

Sonu Sood tests positive for coronavirus

Bollywood actor and messiah of the thousands of migrant workers, Sonu Sood is the latest Bollywood celebrities to have infected with the virus. The actor is currently under home quarantine. On Saturday, Sonu took to his Twitter account to share the news of his being Covid positive. “This is to inform you that I have tested positive this morning for Covid-19. As a part of precaution, I’ve already quarantined myself and taking utmost care. But don’t worry, this gives me ample time to sol

Katrina Kaif tests Covid-negative, thanks who checked up on her

Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif is beaming in joy as she has been tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Ten days ago, the ‘Fitoor’ actress contracted the virus. “Negative (everyone who checked up on me thank u, it was really sweet felt a lot of ????),” Katrina wrote alongside a picture of herself. On Friday, Katrina Kaif’s rumoured boyfriend and actor Vicky Kaushal also tested negative for the virus. Katrina Kaif contracted the virus just one day after Vicky Kaushal dec

Fashion designer Manish Malhotra tests Covid-positive

Bollywood noted fashion designer Manish Malhotra has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. On Friday night, the 54-year-old fashion designer shared the news on his Instagram handle. He shared a picture of positive sign and wrote, “Hello. So I have tested positive for COVID-19. I’m taking all the necessary precautions, taking medications prescribed by my doctor and putting myself under home quarantine. Although I have very mild symptoms, but I’d request anyone who’s come in c

April 16

Mandira Bedi's bikini dance on birthday ablaze internet

Actress-television presenter Mandira Bedi’s bikini dance on her birthday has set the internet on fire. On Thursday, the actress took to her Instagram account to share a dancing video of her in pink bikini with her girl gang. The mother of two turned 49 on Thursday. She along with her friends were seen dancing to 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club’ song. She captioned the post, “#nocaptionneeded  #reelkarofeelkaro”. Birthday wishes poured in for the actress. Actress Aashka Goradia

Ranveer Singh to star in Shankar’s ‘Anniyan’ Hindi remake

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh has grabbed a meaty role. The actor has been roped in for the Hindi remake of Tamil blockbuster, ‘Anniyan’. The film will be titled, ‘Aparichit’ in Hindi. ‘Anniyan’ was a worldwide blockbuster and was dubbed in many languages including French. Tamil actor Vikram once said on ‘Anniyan’ success, “Everwhere I go people, in every part of this country and the world, they talk about Anniyan. None of my other films has the same impact or reach. In fa

After Pawandeep, Ashish Kulkarni of ‘Indian Idol 12’ tests Covid-positive

After Pawandeep Rajan, another contestant named Ashish Kulkarni of the singing reality show, ‘Indian Idol 12’ has been tested positive for Covid-19. He is currently under home quarantined and will be singing virtually like his fellow contestant Pawandeep from his hotel room. “It’s unfortunate that something like this happened. While Aditya was not shooting when he tested positive, Pawandeep’s reports did cause the team a little worry. However, none of the other contestants have shown a

Divyanka Tripathi's aunt dies of Covid-19

Television actress Divyanka Tripathi’s aunt Rakhi Tripathi died due to coronavirus complications. Divyanka's mother Neelam Tripathi shared the sad news on her social media handle. Divyanka's mother wrote, "Meri devrani Rakhi Tripathi ka sawargwas ho gaya????????????????, sabhi se anurodh hai ghar rahe surakshit rahe (My sister-in-law Rakhi Tripathi has passed away. I request everyone to stay home, stay safe)”. Neelam’s husband Nagendra Tripathi's also post a message in H

Shocking: Kartik Aaryan kicked out of ‘Dostana 2’

Dharma Productions fired Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan from their upcoming film, ‘Dostana 2’ due to his unprofessional behaviour. The shooting of the film is underway and Katrik already completed 20 days of shoot. In the mid-way, the ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ actor was kicked out of the shoot. It happens very rare that any actor is thrown out in the mid-way of the shoot. Dharma Productions or any other film business of Karan Johar’s has vowed never to work with Kartik Aaryan in futu

Kareena shares pic of the newborn with Saif, Taimur

Kareena Kapoor Khan has treated her fans with a new picture of her newborn. The picture is too cute to handle and it showed Saif and Taimur sitting near the newborn and gazing him. The actress concealed the newborn’s face with a baby emoticon. ?"This is what my weekend looks like... how about you guys?" Bebo captioned the photo.  Fans showered love on the post and it received over 3,02,298 likes since it hit the social media platform earlier on Friday. One of Kareena’s clos

Inside Anita Hassanandani's birthday with Surbhi, Krystle, Ekta Kapoor, Ankita

Bollywood actor Anita Hassanandani, who welcomed her first child with husband Rohit Reddy in February celebrated her birthday with friends like Surbhi Jyoti, Krystle D'Souza, producer Ekta Kapoor. Celebrity couple Karan Patel and his wife Ankita were also part of the celebraton. Pictures and videos of the celebration are doing the round on net and it seemed that all had a whale of time together. Anita cut a special two-tier birthday cake. It written Hottie at 40 and super mom o

April 15

Rahul Roy tests Covid positive, actor expresses shock

Bollywood actor Rahul Roy of ‘Aashiqui’ fame has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus and the actor shares his shocking covid story. Rahul is clueless that despite not leaving the house, how he and his family contracted the virus. He said that before testing the virus, he and his family were under 14-day quarantine as their neighbour tested positive and as a precautionary measure their apartment was sealed. Their report came positive after RTPCR test done almost after 14

Ram Kapoor’s father Anil Kapoor passes away, Amul pays tribute

Actor Ram Kapoor’s businessman father Anil Kapoor passed away after battling cancer. He died on April 12th at the age of 74. Amul paid special tribute to the departed soul, who was the man behind the popular tagline of ‘Amul: The Taste of India’. Ram Kapoor took to his Instagram handle to share the news of his father’s demise and also thanked Amul for paying tribute to his late father. The hoarding read, "You will always be part of our Famuly. Anil (Billy) Kap

Covid-positive Bhumi Pednekar shares sun-kissed pic

Bollywood actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is battling Covid-19 has shared a beautiful quarantine picture for her fans. Sharing the sun-kissed picture, the ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’ actor wrote, "Am waiting..." In the comments section, Bhumi's sister Samiksha Pednekar dropped an adorable comment. "Even I am waiting, sister," she wrote.  Earlier, Bhumi thanked her fans for their well-wishes and also asked all to stay indoors. "Hello all... Am so overwhelmed by all the love th

Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone head off to Bangalore

Married couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone jetted off to Bangalore as Maharashtra begins 15-day curfew. They were spotted at the Mumbai airport in twinning outfit. Ranveer and Deepika twinned indenim jackets over white shirts, with black pants and brown shoes. They walked hand-in-hand. The couple headed to Bengaluru to spend some quality time with Deepika’s parents, Prakash and Ujjala Padukone. Due to severe pandemic in Maharashtra, government has imposed 15-day cu

April 14

Alia Bhatt tests Covid-19 negative, shares sun-kissed selfie

Good news for gorgeous Alia Bhatt’s fans. The ‘Raazi’ actor has been tested negative and the actress shared the news by sharing a sun-kissed selfie of her. In the picture, she can be seen sporting a blue sweatshirt, pink pyjamas and dons a no-makeup look with hair open. The picture is clicked at the garden and she flashed a sweet smile. Alia captioned the post, "the only time being negative is a good thing" and added flex muscle and dancing girl emoticons. Fas

Kabir Bedi opens up about son Siddharth’s suicide

Veteran actor Kabir Bedi opens his heart out about late son Siddharth Bedi, who committed suicide in 1997, at the age of 25. He was diagnosed with schizophrenia. At the launch of his book name ‘Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Journey of an Actor’, he said that the wounds heal, but the scars will always remain. Speaking with Bollywood Hungama, he said, “Siddharth was a very brilliant young man… He was exceptional in his abilities, and then suddenly, one day, he couldn’t thin

Katrina Kaif shares quarantine selfie, looks gorgeous

Covid positive Katrina Kaif is on the way to recovery. On April 7th, the ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ actress released a statement informing her fans that she has been tested positive for the virus. On Wednesday, Katrina Kaif, who has a huge fan following treated her fans with a new selfie of her. In the photo, the actress is seen wearing a black graphic hoodie and dons a no-makeup look. She captioned the picture as, "Just me for company."  Fans showered love on the im

Malaika Arora engaged to Arjun Kapoor? Fans speculate

Malaika Arora recently took to her Instagram handle to share a picture of her in which the ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ actress is seen gazing and flaunting a stunning diamond ring on her ring finger. Malaika captioned the quirky image, "How dreamy is this ring, love, love, love it. Happiness starts here!" She added in her caption, "Checkout Ornaz if you're planning to pop the question for the love of your life, their engagement rings are absolutely gorgeous. You can get your ring customized too

Ashutosh Rana tests Covid positive after first shot

Bollywood actor Ashutosh Rana has been tested positive after taking the first jab of Covid-19 vaccine. Last week, he took the first dose of vaccine with his wife Renuka Shahane.  The ‘Raaz’ actor penned a long note to inform his fans about the diagnosis. He started his note by wishing his fans on the occasion of Navratri. His long note reads, "If you get the information about the disorder that is developing in your body on this very auspicious day, then nothing fortunate th

April 13

Rumoured boyfriend Arslan Soni drops ‘Devil’ emoji on Suzanne’s post

Suzanne Khan and Arslan Soni exchange of comments are flowing fast with every passing day. On Tuesday, Hrithik Roshan’s ex-wife shared a morning picture in which she donned a ‘Angel’ sweatshirt and proper make-up look and captioned it, "We are all in the same game, Just different levels, Dealing with the same Hell, Just different devils, #WearYourAngel #BeBrave #strengthcureseverything #2021." Her posts received several comments and the one which caught the attention is of her rum

Arjun Kapoor buys new Land Rover Defender worth Rs 1.13 crore

Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor is a proud owner of new Land Rover Defender and it costs him around 1.13 crore. The ‘Ishaqzaade’ actor has taken his new car for a ride in Juhu. On Monday, the actor took his new car for a ride. He was photographed in Juhu. Dressed in white tee and black pant with black mask. Arjun Kapoor waved to the paparazzi. Arjun had also gifted himself a Maserati Levante on his 32nd birthday. On the work front, Arjun Kapoor will be next seen in the horr

Baba Sehgal’s father passes away, celebs express condolence

Due to Covid-19 complications, singer Baba Sehgal’s father passed away on Tuesday. Baba Sehgal shared the news on Twitter, “Dad left us today earlier morning.. Warrier the whole life but lost to Covid. Please keep him in your prayers. Stay Safe and Blessed.” Film personalities like Abhishek Bachchan, Gulshan Devaiah, Atul Kasbekar, Ken Ghosh, Kubbra Sait and Vir Das offered their deepest condolences on Twitter. “Deepest condolences. Prayers,” shared Abhishek Bachchan tweeted. Vir Das w

Shahrukh Khan goes into home quarantine?

According to the latest grapevine, superstar Shahrukh Khan went into home quarantine after ‘Pathan’ crew members test positive for Covid-19. The shoot of the Yash Raj Banner Film 'Pathan' has been put on hold after crew members tested Covid19 positive. It is learnt that the infected members have been quarantined in Courtyard Andheri east. However, another source called the rumour of King Khan going under quarantine ‘false’ and ‘baseless’. He informed that Shahrukh is all well a

Tabassum discharged from hospital after recovers from Covid-19

Veteran actor Tabassum got discharged from hospital after recovered from Covid-19. Hoshang Govil confirmed to indianexpress.com that his mother was admitted to a city hospital eight-nine days ago after she tested positive for Covid-19. “She wasn’t feeling well and her blood pressure was a bit high so, we got her tested for COVID-19 and it turned out she was positive. But she wasn’t severely affected. She was asymptomatic. Still to be on a safer side, we got her admitted,” he said

Vira Sathidar of ‘Court’ fame dies of coronavirus at 62

Actor Vira Sathidar, who starred in the movie ‘Court’ passed away due to coronavirus complications. He was 62. He was admitted at Nagpur AIIMS hospital. He breathed his last on Tuesday early morning due to sudden cardiorespiratory arrest in COVID-19 pneumonia with respiratory failure.His son Rahul told Indian Express, “He was admitted to AIIMS for Covid-19 treatment. He had developed pneumonia and died around 4 am on Tuesday after developing complications.” Sathidar, origin

Big B, Anushka, Kangana, Ajay Devgn wish fans Navratri, Gudi Padwa

Bollywood celebrities took to their social media handle to wish their fans happy Navratri and Gudi Padwa. From Amitabh Bachchan to Kangana Ranaut, Bollywood sends wishes to their fans on the auspicious occasion. Big B wrote, "To all that send me their greetings here and on mail and sms and FB .. by gratitude and my earnest wishes to you also .. It shall be impossible to personally respond to all, so do forgive me .. but take this missive as my gracious gratitude and love on thi

Akshaye Khanna, Raveena Tandon pair up for web series ‘Legacy’

Bollywood actor Akshaye Khanna and Raveena Tandon team up for the web series ‘Legacy’. The web series will be helmed by Vijay Gutte's of 'The Accidental Prime Minister'. For the first time, Raveena Tandon and Akshaye Khanna will clash as rivals on screen. The will be made for a global audience. It will be shot across several countries. 'Legacy' marks Vijay Gutte's first OTT project and his second association with Akshaye Khanna. Akshaye Khanna is e

Mandira Bedi hits back at trolls for insulting daughter, Tara

Actress, host, TV personality Mandira Bedi hits back at trolls who called their adopted daughter a ‘street kid’. Mandira Bedi and her husband Raj Kaushal adopted their Tara in July, 2020. Trolls called Tara a street kid and asked Mandira from which slum center she has adopted the girl. She shared a screenshot of the message in which one of the user wrote, "Madam from which slumdog centre did you adopt your prop daughter?" Another commented, "The adopted street kid looks completely out

April 12

Lisa Haydon is nervous ahead of third baby’s birth

Preggers Lisa Haydon, who is expecting her third child with Dino Lalvani is nervous about her delivery. She is ten weeks far from her delivery but the expected mommy is worried. She and Din are already parents to two sons, Zack and Leo. She reasoned about her nervousness, “Any other moms out there nervous about another baby coming along while you still have a baby in your arms? I worry about his little emotions, how will he feel and express himself while he’s yet learning how to talk.

‘Kumkum Bhagya’ actor Arjit Taneja tests COVID-19 positive

Actor Arjit Taneja of ‘Kumkum Bhagya’ fame has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The actor took to his Instagram handle to share the news of his diagnosis. Arjit wrote, "Unfortunately I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am under quarantine and following all necessary protocols. Followed all safety guidelines, but it is what it is." He also urged people who had come in his contact to get tested. He added, "If you have come in contact with me recently then please

Kiran Rao replaces Deepika Padukone as MAMI chairperson

Deepika Padukone steps down as the chairperson ofMumbai Academy of the Moving Image (MAMI). She was appointed as MAMI chairperson in 2019. Filmmaker Kiran Rao has replaced her. The ‘Piku’ actress cited ‘Slate of work’ for the reason of her stepping down from the post. Calling the experience as ‘enriching’, she stated that her bond with MAMI ‘will be a lifetime experience for her. On Monday, the actor took to her social media platforms to share the news. “Being on the bo

Patralekhaa’s father passes away, actress pens heartfelt note

On Monday, Bollywood actress Patralekhaa’s father Ajit Paul has left for the heavenly world. She paid heartfelt tribute to her father by penning a touching. She wrote, "I am angry I am sad I am at a loss of words.. This pain this grief tearing through every part of me. You just left without saying anything.. Papa...." "I love you we will always be a part of you and you will always live through us. I hope I can make you proud. Thank you for giving us this wonderful life. You always work

Akshay Kumar recovers from Covid, returns home from hospital

Superstar Akshay Kumar gets free from Covid-19 and he returns home today. The news was shared by Akshay’s writer wife Twinkle Khanna. Twinkle took to her Instagram stories and shared a black and white caricature of her and Akshay to share the home coming news of the ‘Rustom’ actor. She captioned the image, “Safe and sound and good to have him back around. #allizwell (sic)”. After testing positive, as a precautionary measure, he got admitted to Mumbai’s Hiranandani Hospital.

Katrina Kaif shares sun-kissed pic as she recovers from Covid

Bollywood diva Katrina Kaif was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus few days ago is currently on home quarantine. On Sunday, the ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ actress shared her home quarantine picture. The captioned the sun-kissed selfie, "Time and Patience." In the picture, Katrina could be seen sitting in her room in relax mood. She dons a no-makeup look with her hair open. The post received lots of love and within an hour, it got more than five lakh likes. Ace designer Manish Malhotra dropped re

Aishwarya has trained Aaradhya nicely, Abhishek Bachchan

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is a doting mother to her adorable daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. She successfully strikes a balance between her work commitments and mommy’s duties. Star kids are always an attraction of the media and the paparazzi followed them everywhere. To make their kids aware of the paps culture becomes very important and, in that case, Aishwarya excels. According to Abhishek Bachchan, his wifey has taught their daughter from which family she belongs to. Aaradhya, is aware o

April 10

Deepika Padukone calls herself 'Indiranagar ki gundi’ in childhood pic

On Saturday, Deepika Padukone treats her fans with a cute childhood picture of her. The adorable picture showed the ‘Piku’ actress dressed in a winter wear and flashing million-dollar smile sitting on a floor. The picture was clicked by her mother Ujjala Padukone. Deepika Padukone captioned the cute click, "Indiranagar ki gundi hoon main!". The caption came to Deepika’s mind after former cricketer Rahul Dravid shared a video in which he was spotted shouting at fellow commuters at a tra

Vivek Oberoi receives first dose of covid vaccine

Actor Vivek Oberoi is the latest Bollywood actor to get vaccinated. The ‘Saathiya’ actor today received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine. The 44-year-old actor took to his Instagram handle and shared a video of himself getting vaccinated at the Cooper Hospital in Mumbai. Along with the video, he wrote, "First dose of Covid-19 vaccine. A big thank you and my warmest appreciation to all the frontline workers, our #Warriors for taking up this entire process seamlessly with utmos

Covid-19 positive Alia Bhatt shares sun-kissed selfie

Alia Bhatt is on the road to recovery and the ‘Raazi’ actress today shared sun-kissed picture on her Instagram account. She captioned the image, " Dreamers never wake up". Earlier this month, Alia has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. After testing positive, she went into home quarantine. Fans and well-wishers posted wishes for Alia. Jacqueline Fernandez posted “wow” on the picture while her fans dropped hear

Mahabharat actor Satish Kaul dies at 74 due to Covid problems

Punjabi actor Satish Kaul, who enacts the role of Lord Indra in the famous mythological serial, ‘Mahabharat’ passed away due to Covid-19 complications. He was 74. He was admitted to a city hospital six days ago after due to fever. Kaul’s sister Satya Devi told indianexpress.com, “He had fever for the last five-six days and wasn’t keeping well. So, on Thursday, we admitted him to Shri Rama Charitable Hospital here and then we learnt he had tested positive for coronavirus,” she said, ad

Jaya Bachchan brutally trolled for pushing a man in roadshow

Veteran actress turned politician Jaya Bachchan often losses her cool in public. Lately, she again showed her anger when she went to Kolkata to campaign for West Bengal Cm Mamata Banerjee. During a road show in Howrah, Jaya brutally pushes a man who was trying to take a selfie. The video of the same showed Jaya Bachchan waving to the supporters who came out in large numbers to see her as she campaigned on the last day for TMC. As her vehicle proceeds forward, a fan climbed up to her ve

April 9

I am feeling much better, Shweta is better but weak: Aditya Narayan

Singer-host Aditya Narayan has recovered from the deadly virus and is doing well while his wife Shweta Agarwal is also better but she is bit weak. Aditya said as he prepared to return to work. “I am feeling much better. My wife is also much better, though the virus has left her weak,” says Aditya. He has also left a piece of advice to his fans, “STAY HOME….It’s the only way you can avoid the virus. I was as careful as humanly possible. I did the mask, sanitizer everything. I d

Trolls call Malaika Arora ‘Bhudhi’ for dating Arjun Kapoor

Trollers never leaves any opportunity to hit back at Bollywood celebrities. The latest to receive hate comment from the user is sultry Bollywood actress Malaika Arora. The ‘Chaiiya Chaiiya’ was lately trolled for dating young Arjun Kapoor. she is called 'desperate' and 'buddhi (old woman)' for dating a younger man. In an interview with HT Brunch, Malaika was asked if age difference between her and Arjun was ever an issue. She said, "The age difference doesn’t really pop up when you ar

Nagma tested positive after first dose of covid vaccine

Bollywood actor turned politician Nagma has been tested positive for novel coronavirus after getting the first dose of Covid-19. She shared the news on her social media, informing that she is under home quarantine. “Had taken my 1st dose of Vaccine a few days ago tested for Covid-19 yet, my test has come ‘Positive’ so Quarantined myself at home. All Please take care and take all necessary precautions even after taking the 1st dose of Vaccine do not get complacent in anyway manner #stay

Jason Shah confirms dating Anusha Dandekar

After breaking up with Karan Kundrra, Anusha Dandekar has found love again. She is currently dating television actor Jason Shah. Jason conformed in an interview that he is dating Anusha. The couple met on the set of music video shoot and has been dating for quite sometime. Calling his girl gorgeous, the actor said, "I have known Anusha and her sister Shibani for a very long time now, but I got to know Anusha closely just a few weeks back. She is gorgeous, extremely kind and a free spi

April 8

Suzanne Khan calls rumoured boyfriend Arslan Goni 'Fab'

Hrithik Roshan’s ex-wife Suzanne Khan is rumoured to be dating ‘Bigg Boss 14’ contestant Aly Goni’s big brother Arslan Goni. However, we cannot put a stamp on the dating rumour but yes both bonded on social media account. On Wednesday, Arslan posted a picture of his doing workout under the sun. Arslan Goni shared the picture with the caption, “Some stretching before going in to yoga .... workout under the sun is so much fun #earlymorning #workout #yoga #sunkissed”  Suzanne

Singer Kumar Sanu receives Covid-19 vaccine

Noted singer Kumar Sanu has taken the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine and the singer has urged everyone who is eligible to take the vaccine to get vaccinated. In the video, Kumar Sanu can be heard saying, "Hi friends, mein abhi jaa raha hu vaccine lene ke liye. Bohot dara hua hu kyunki logon ne aur YouTube ne bohot daraya vaccine lene se kya ho jayega .. mein bhi bola ek baar dekhta hu vaccine leke kya hota hai..." He then takes his first dose of vaccine and also encourages others

‘Indian idol 12’ contestant Pawandeep Rajan tests Covid-19 positive

The second wave of coronavirus is affecting more and more people. It is all hampering the shoots and many Bollywood celebrities contracted the virus. ‘Indian Idol 12’ contestant Pawandeep Rajan is among one, who is tested positive for the virus. As a contender of the show, Pawandeep Rajan will be seen performing virtually from his hotel room. “It’s unfortunate that something like this happened. While Aditya was not shooting when he tested positive, Pawandeep’s reports did cause

Neena Gupta to play Amitabh Bachchan’s wife in ‘Goodbye’

Neena Gupta will be seen in the role of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s wife in the upcoming film, ‘Goodbye’. The film helmed by Vikas Bahl also features southern actor Rashmika Mandanna. Backed by Balaji Telefilms and Reliance Entertainment, ‘Goodbye’ marks Neena Gupta’s first collaboration with the 78-year-old actor. On pairing with Big B, the ‘Badhaai Ho’ actress said it is a dream come true for her to share screen with Amitabh. "When Vikas narrated the film to me, I was so

Sonu Sood gets first dose of Covid vaccine

Bollywood actor and messiah of thousands of migrant workers, Sonu Sood gets vaccinated. The actor got the first dose of coronavirus vaccine in at a hospital in Amritsar, Punjab. He took the jab as a part of the launch of 'Sanjeevani – A Shot of Life.' It is an initiative to encourage people to get vaccinated against the deadly virus. In the picture, Sonu is seen wearing black tee and matching black mask.  Speaking about the initiative, Sonu Sood said, "I wanted to start thi

Anushka Sharma lifts Virat Kohli in the viral video

In a goofy video, Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is seen lifting her cricketer husband Virat Kohli. On Wednesday, the ‘Pari’ actress took to her Instagram stories and posted an older clip from an ad shoot, in which she is seen lifting Virat off the ground. Anushka captioned it, "Did I do it ?" He exclaims, "Oh!". She first lifted him and was herself surprised and could not believe if she has done it.  Virat asked her to do it again and Anushka tells him, "You're

April 7

Nikita Dutta tests Covid positive, skips ‘The Big Bull’ promotion

On Wednesday, actor Nikita Dutta has been tested positive for Covid-19 vaccine and she went under home quarantine. As she contracted the virus, she had to skip ‘The Big Bull’ promotion. Nikita said that she has been tested positive for the virus on April 3rd and is on the way to recovery. "I am feeling pretty good and I am in complete isolation. Since I tested positive, I couldn't be a part of the promotions offline but it's fine. My friends and family have ke

Mommy-to-be Dia Mirza celebrates step-daughter’s birthday

Expected mother and Bollywood actress Dia Mirza celebrated her step-daughter Samaira’s birthday. Vaibhav’s ex-wife Sunaina was also part of the celebration. Sunaina shared a lovely video of the birthday celebration. Sunaina tagged Dia and her ex-hubby in the post. Sunaina was dressed in white outfit and Vaibhav treats her daughter with cake. The birthday girls’ friends sang birthday song and Dia captured the celebration. She was seen dressed in white salwar kameez and was heard asking

Armaan Kohli's younger brother Rajnish dies at 44

Actor Armaan Kohli, who participated in the reality show, ‘Bigg Boss’ lost his brother Rajnish Kohli at the age of 44. He breathed his last on Wednesday due to unexpected health problems. Rajnish was living with his father, producer director Rajkumar and actress mother Nishi Kohli. He was wheel-chair bound and always stayed at home. Armaan personally took care of his brother for almost 40 years like his son. Rajnish was fondly called Gogi. Only close friend and relatives were aware of

Kartik Aaryan buys Lamborghini Urus worth Rs 4.5 crore

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan gifted himself a lavish car, Lamborghini Urus worth Rs 4.5 crore. After testing covid negative, the ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ actor reportedly purchased the car at a whopping price of Rs 4.5 crore. The actor shared the news with his fans on his Instagram stories with a funny post. Kartik posted a video on Instagram where he is posing with the vehicle. He wrote alongside, “Kharid li….???? Par main shayad mehengi cheezon ke liye bana hi nahi ho

April 6

Renuka Shahane, Ashutosh Rana, Shefali Shah receive COVID-19 vaccine

On Tuesday, actors Renuka Shahane, Ashutosh Rana and Shefali Shah received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Renuka, 54, took to Twitter account to share a picture with her actor husband Ashutosh at the city’s BKC vaccine centre. She thanked the doctors and nurses for their services. "Today we took the first dose of vaccine. Get vaccinated, wear a mask, keep social distance and keep your hands sanitized," Shahane wrote in Marathi. Shefali Shah, 48, also took to I

After rumoured boyfriend Vicky Kaushal, Katrina Kaif tests Covid positive

With every passing day, more and more celebrities are infected by the virus. The latest celebrity to be infected by the virus is Katrina Kaif. The actress announced of contracting the virus just one day after her rumoured boyfriend and actor Vicky Kaushal declared that he is diagnosed with the virus. Katrina wrote in her Instagram story: "I have tested positive for COVID-19. Have immediately isolated myself and will be under home quarantine. I am following all safety protocols under th

Pregnant Geeta Basra performs yoga

Bollywood actress Geeta Basra, who is expecting her second child with her cricketer husband Harbhajan Singh performed yoga. Geeta has shared some pictures of her during few simple yoga. Sharing the yoga pictures, the expected mommy wrote, “So during COVID times when there’s very little to no physical activity.. you can’t go anywhere, unsafe to go to gyms etc especially for expecting mothers, the one thing that has got me through this pregnancy is YOGA.It was something I practiced with

April 5

Happy Easter: Aishwarya Rai shares pic of Aaradhya as ‘Easter Bunny’

On the occasion of Easter, Aishwarya Rai treats her fans with a new picture of daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. The picture showed the little princess of Aishwarya and Abhishek Bachchan dressed in a pink outfit and posing like a bunny and relishing Easter eggs. Alongside the picture, she wrote in the caption, "Easter LOVE y’all." Last month on Holi, Aishwarya had shared a photo of Aaradhya as they celebrated Holika dahan at home. Her daughter showed off her gulaal smeared hands to th

Didn’t marry Vaibhav because we were having a baby, Dia Mirza to trolls

Dia Mirza tied the knot with boyfriend Vaibhav Rekhi on February 15th and she announced her pregnancy on April 1st. She received hate comments due to her pregnancy announcement timing. However, the expected mommy did not digest the unpleasant comment silently and she hits back to trolls. A troller wrote, That’s so good, congrats. But the problem is, she tried the break the stereotypes with woman priest, why couldn’t she announce her pregnancy before the marriage?

Malaika Arora enjoys Easter lunch with Arjun Kapoor at mother’s house

Bollywood lovebirds Malaika Arora and Arjun Kapoor enjoyed Easter together. Malaika takes her beau to her mother’s house for Easter lunch. The couple was spotted outside Malaika’s mom house and they posed for the paparazzi together. While Arjun donned a grey tee-shirt paired with a stylish jeans, Malaika looked stunning in a backless yellow floral dress with high heels. She tied her hair in a bun. Both donned mask as a protective measure. The ‘Ishaqzaade’ actor left in the even

Saif Ali Khan-Kareena Kapoor’s second baby’s picture out

Veteran actor and Kareena Kapoor Khan’s father Randhir Kapoor mistakenly shared the picture of the second child of Saif and Kareena. The picture took the internet with storm. Randhir Kapoor shared a collage of the two pictures of babies. The first one appeared to be little Taimur Ali Khan Pataudi and the second one seems the picture of the second child. The little munchkin was dressed in a light-coloured t-shirt and the baby had a light brown hair with dark coloured eye

Milind Soman tests negative for Covid, thanks wife Ankita Konwar

After 14 days, actor-model-fitness freak Milind Soman has been tested negative for the novel coronavirus and he thanked his well-wishers and wife Ankita Konwar for her care. he revealed in an Instagram post on Monday. "End of quarantine! Report RTPCR negative! Day 14," he wrote sharing a selfie with his wife Ankita Konwar. Milind added that he thinks a positive approach made his recovery easier: "Thank you for all your kind wishes and constant positivity. In any illness, I believe the

Ajaz Khan hospitalized after testing Covid positive in custody

Bollywood actor and former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan has been tested positive for Covid-19. He was arrested last week in connection to drug case. Ajaz was diagnosed with the disease in NCB's custody. Officials informed that Ajaz Khan’s report came positive after the test and those officials involved in his interrogation will also undergo Covid test. He was shifted to a hospital. Ajaz was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) from Mumbai airport. Upon land

Alia Bhatt shares home quarantine pic as she recovers from Covid

Bollywood actor Alia Bhatt is recovering from the novel coronavirus. As she is quarantined at home, the ‘Raazi’ actor shared cute picture from her quarantine period. The cute picture showed her lying on bed and resting on teddy bear. The picture received lots of love from Ranbir Kapoor’s family, his mother and veteran actress Neetu Kapoor and sister Riddhima Kapoor Sahni. Riddhima Kapoor Sahni commented, “cuteness,” along with a heart emoji. Neetu Kapoor dropped heart and hear

I have tested positive for Covid-19, Vicky Kaushal

More and more Bollywood celebrities are affected by the novel coronavirus. The latest to have contracted the virus is Bollywood actor Vicky Kaushal. The ‘Uri-The Surgical Strike’ actor shared the news of his social media handle. “Inspite of all care and precautions, unfortunately, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all essential protocols, I am under home quarantine, taking medication as prescribed by my doctor. I request all those who came in contact with me to immediatel

Bhumi Pednekar tests positive for Covid-19

Another Bollywood actor has been infected. Bhumi Pednekar has been tested positive for novel coronavirus. The ‘Dum Lagake Haisha’ actress informed her fans via her social media handle. She updated that she is under home isolation and is feeling fine. The statement shared by Bhumi on Instagram read, “I have tested positive for Covid-19. As of today, I have mild symptoms, but am feeling ok and have isolated myself. I am following the protocol given by my doctor and health professionals.

Kartik Aaryan tests negative for coronavirus

Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan has been tested negative for the novel coronavirus. After 14 days of isolation, the ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’ actor tested covid-19. Sharing a picture of his, Kartik tweeted, "Negative, 14 din ka vanvaas khatam. Back to work." All his fans are overjoyed with the news. A fan commented, "The most biggest good news i have ever heard". Another one commented, "The most positive news of the day." Kartik tested positive for novel coronavirus two days after he

Akshay Kumar admitted to hospital after testing Covid positive

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar was admitted to the hospital after testing covid-19 positive. He was admitted to the hospital on Sunday. Khiladi Kumar updated about his health to his fans. He assured his well-wishers that he is ‘doing fine’ but has been admitted to hospital ‘as a precautionary measure under medical advice’. “Thank you everyone for all your warm wishes and prayers, they seem to be working , I am doing fine, but as a precautionary measure under medical advice, I hav

April 4

Aditya Narayan admitted to hospital after testing covid positive

Singer and ‘Indian Idol’ host Aditya Narayan was admitted to the hospital after testing covid-19 positive. Aditya and his wife Shweta Agarwal contracted the virus. "Aditya got himself admitted; it may have been to quarantine himself. He is better now," Udit informed and adding that Shweta didn't need to be hospitalised, and she is quarantining at home. "I just received a text from Aditya saying 'Papa, don't worry about me. I am okay. Just pray for me'," Udit added. On Saturday,

Govinda tests positive for Covid-19, quarantined at home

Covid has hit another Bollywood actor. Veteran actor Govinda has been tested positive for novel coronavirus. Today, his wife Sunita Ahuja has confirmed about the actor’s diagnosis. Sunita, who recently recovered from the disease said, “We got the report today only and Chichi’s (Govinda) report came positive. He is doing fine, has very mild symptoms, and has quarantined at home and we are constantly in touch with the doctor who is guiding us and keeping an eye on his symptoms.” The

Kapil Sharma, wife Ginni Chatrath name their son, Trishaan

Veteran actor Kapil Sharma and his wife Ginni Chatrath have named their son, Trishaan. The actor-comedian revealed their son’s name, “We have named him Trishaan,” he said in response to singer Neeti Mohan’s tweet. On Kapil Sharma’s birthday on 2nd April, Neeti Mohan tweeted, “Happy birthday dearest @KapilSharmaK9 Pahji. Lots of love to you and your family. Ab to baby boy ka naam bata do.” Kapil said in his reply, “Thank you Neeti. Hope ur taking well care of

Veteran actor Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal dies at 88

Veteran actor Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal breathed her last on Sunday at the age of 88. She has done supporting roles in over 100 films. Remembering the actress, actor Ronit Roy shared on Twitter, "Shashikala ji... RIP”. Actor Jagdeep’s son Naved Jafri confirmed the news of her demise, “Our dear Shashikala Ji is no more. She was a great artist. May the almighty give the family strength and patience to bear this irreplaceable loss. Deepest condolences ???? #ShashiKala #RIPS

Akshay Kumar tests positive for Covid-19

Bollywood’s Khiladi and superstar Akshay Kumar informed this Sunday morning that he has been tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 53-year-old actor, "I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for COVID-19. Following all the protocols, I have immediately isolated myself. I'm under home quarantine and have sought necessary medical care. I would sincerely request all those that have come in contact with me to get themselves tested and take car

Kirron Kher fights cancer: Neetu Kapoor, Parineeti, Priyanka send recovery wishes

Anupam Kher announced that his wife and veteran actress cum politician Kirron Kher was diagnosed with blood cancer and no sooner the Anupam Kher shared the sad news, celebrities and close pals of the couple wished her a speedy recovery. Neetu Kapoor dropped a heart emoticon along with folded hands emoji. Priyanka Chopra wrote, "Prayers" followed by a folded hands emoji. actor Parineeti Chopra said, "Sir we are praying for her." Shilpa Shetty wrote, “Praying for @kirronkhermp ji s spee

April 3

Ram Kapoor, Nandita Das, Raghu Ram get Covid-19 vaccine

Actors Nandita Das, Ram Kapoor and his wife Gautami Kapoor and Raghu Ram are the latest celebrities to get vaccinated. Nandita Das tweeted a photo of her receiving the vaccine shot. “Got my first shot. Do get yours. Benefits outweigh any apprehensions,” the actor-director wrote in the caption. Actor Ram Kapoor shared a hilarious video of him getting the shot. “All these frontline workers are working so hard, it felt nice to make them laugh a bit. Thank you to all the fr

Actor-director Tariq Shah passes away in Mumbai

Actor cum director Tariq Shah breathed his last in Mumbai. He passed away in a private hospital in Mumbai. He is survived by his wife, actress Shoma Anand and daughter Sarah. Tariq Shah and Shoma Anand tied the knot in 1987. For the last two years, Tariq had been suffering from kidney ailments and was on dialysis. He was admitted to the hospital. Tariq Shah’s last rites were performed at Mumbai's Yari Road on Saturday evening. Photographer Viral Bhayani shared the news o

Aditya Narayan, wife Shweta Agarwal test positive for Covid-19

Singer and ‘Indian idol’ host Aditya Narayan and his wife Shweta Agarwal have been tested positive for Covid-19.  Aditya Narayan to his Instagram stories to share the news, he wrote, “Hello all! Unfortunately, my wife @shwetaagarwaljha & I have tested positive for Covid-19 & are in quarantine. Please stay safe, continue to follow protocol & do keep us in your prayers. This too shall pass” As soon as Aditya Narayan shared the news of his diagnosis, several fans and wel

April 2

Malaika Arora receives first shot of COVID-19 vaccine

Bollywood actress Malaika Arora received the first dose of Covid vaccine. The ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ actress shared a picture of her taking the shot. She captioned the post, “I took the first dose of the COVID vaccine. Because #wereinthistogether !Lets go warriors, lets win this #WarAgainstVirus," she wrote alongside the picture. She asked the people to take vaccine. "Don't forget to take yours soon!" The fitness enthusiast also thanked the health care workers and shared that she is

‘Anupamaa’ actress Rupali Ganguly tests Covid positive

Actress Rupali Ganguly of ‘Anupamaa’ fame has been tested positive for Covid-19. On Friday, Rupali took to Instagram to inform her fans about her diagnoses. She revealed that her family and also her Anupamaa family are also getting tested. The actress is asymptomatic and has quarantined herself at home. Rupali Ganguli wrote, "MA Corona Devi.. Tu hai ki nahiiiii (mild to asymptomatic) Ye kya hua kaise hua kab hua... Jab hua tab hua .... chhodo ye na poocho... This is the kind o

Amitabh Bachchan gets first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan received the first dose of coronavirus vaccine. Big B shared the news by sharing a picture of his taking the shot. In his note, Amitabh informed that except Abhishek Bachchan, all the family members got vaccinated.  "DONE .. vaccination done .. all well .. did Covid test for family and staff yesterday .. results came today .. all good , all negative .. so done the vaccine .. all family done except Abhishek .. he be on location and shall do it on return so

Alia Bhatt tests positive for Covid-19, goes into home quarantine

After boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor, girlfriend and actress Alia Bhatt has been tested positive for novel coronavirus and she went under home quarantine. The ‘Raazi actress shared the news on her Instagram account.  "Hello all, I have tested positive for Covid-19. I have immediately isolated myself and will be under home quarantine. I am following all safety protocols under the advice of my doctors. Grateful for all your love and support. Please stay safe and take care”, she wrote

April 1

Rohit Shetty gets first shot of Covid-19 vaccine

Filmmaker Rohit Shetty gets the first shot of covid vaccine. Sharing a picture of his taking the shot, Rohit wrote, "Action and Stunts are for movies don’t try to be a khatron ke khiladi in real life, get vaccinated. It is the only way to fight COVID. Got myself vaccinated today”. He further thanked the hospital staff for their cooperation. "Thanks to the staff of Nanavati hospital, the procedure was very well organised," he added.  The 'Chennai Express' director was dr

Kader Khan's eldest son Abdul Quddus passes away in Canada

Late actor Kader Khan’s eldest son Abdul Quddus passed away in Canada. The cause of his death is not yet known. He breathed his last in Canada on April 1st, Thursday. Abdul was Kader Khan’s son from his first wife and working as a security officer at an airport in Canada. Kader Khan breathed his last three years ago in December 2018 at 81 due to prolonged illness. He also died in Canada and his last rites were performed in Toronto. Late Kader Khan is survived by his

Dia Mirza expecting first child with husband Vaibhav Rekhi

Newly married Bollywood actress Dia Mirza expecting first child with husband Vaibhav Rekhi. The actress, who is currently on vacation with husband Vaibhav and stepdaughter Samaira announced pregnancy in the most adorable way. Dressed in red kaftan, Dia is seen cradling her baby bump. She captioned the post,"Blessed to be...One with Mother Earth... One with the Life Force that is the beginning of everything...Of all stories. Lullabies. Songs.Of new saplings. And the blossoming of hope.

Arjun Kapoor smilingly gazes at a mangalsutra

A new picture of Bollywood actor Arjun Kapoor lovingly staring at a mangalsutra has gone viral. The picture marks five-year of his hit movie, ‘Ki and Ka’ alongside Kareena Kapoor Khan.   In an Instagram post, the ‘Ishaqzaade’ actor talked about signing ‘Ki and Ka’ as a tribute to his late mother Mona Shourie Kapoor. “A piece of memorabilia from ki & ka !!! Missing the set and missing the on screen Ki... this film was personal as I chose it for my mom and it’s now even more per

After 5 years of marriage, Kirti Kulhari splits from husband Saahil Sehgal

Actress Kirti Kulhari today announced separation from husband Saahil Sehgal. The couple has been married for the past five years. The ‘Pink’ actor said that they separated in life but not on papers. Kirti penned a long note to announce her separation, “A simple note to let everyone know that my husband Saahil and I have decided to separate. Not on papers, but in life. A decision that’s probably harder than the decision of “being with somebody”, because coming together is celebrated by

Kirron Kher diagnosed with blood cancer

Bollywood actor turned politician Kirron Kher suffers from multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. Her husband and veteran actor Anupam Kher confirmed the news today on his social media handle. In a statement posted on Twitter, Anupam wrote, “Just so that rumours don't get the better of a situation Sikandar and I would like to inform everyone that Kirron has been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer. She is currently undergoing treatment and we are sure she will c

Rajinikanth honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award

Southern superstar Rajinikanth has been honoured with the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award for 2019. "Happy to announce Dadasaheb Phalke award for 2019 to one of the greatest actors in the history of Indian cinema Rajnikant ji. His contribution as actor, producer and screenwriter has been iconic," Union minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted. The 70-year-old actor was conferred with the India’s highest film honour for his outstanding contribution to cinema. P