'Bell Bottom' Becomes First Film In The World To Start And Finish Shooting During Covid-19 Pandemic - ABP Live
The film finds itself in the company of a handful of international, mega-budget films that got back on the floors during the pandemic such as Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible 7 and Jurassic Park: Dominion, managing to shoot in an unprecedented environment.
Akshay Kumar's spy-thriller 'Bell Bottom,' has become the first film in the world to start and finish its shooting during the pandemic. The 53-year-old actor dubbed the success as "teamwork," and said that he is grateful to each and every member of the cast and crew."It's teamwork and I am grateful to each and every member of the cast and crew from the spot dadas to the light dadas to the technicians to the make-up dadas to my lovely heroines Vaani, Lara, Huma, my director Ranjit and to Vashuji and the production team who believed in our audacious plan," he said. Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much. Its teamwork and I am grateful to each and every member of the cast and crew. #BellBottomCompleted. Heres the [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@honeybhagnanipic.twitter.com/Wyf08FMcen Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) October 1, 2020 "The new normal has made us realise a different way of working that none of us could have imagined. I hope this encourages film industries globally to do what they do best and start entertaining audiences again. I hope our shoot during the pandemic reassures others that keeping all safety in mind it's time to get things moving again," he added. The film finds itself in the company of a handful of international, mega-budget films that got back on the floors during the pandemic such as Tom Cruise's Mission: Impossible 7 and Jurassic Park: Dominion, managing to shoot in an unprecedented environment. "We are immensely grateful to the entire unit for trusting us to keep them safe. We feel blessed that we had the right energy on the sets at all times which is honestly the reason why everything came together so beautifully," said Jackky Bhagnani. Producer Deepshikha said, "I am really grateful that we could complete the shoot. It was an extremely humbling and grateful experience when all the dadas from various departments would come up to you and thank you for bringing them back to work. This couldn't have been possible without Akshay sir and Dad. All credit goes to them." For the captain of the ship, director Ranjit M Tewari, 'Bellbottom' has been an experience he would like to savour a little longer. "I've been blessed with a great cast and crew! Akshay sir, Vashuji, Vani, Lara, Jackky and every technician has worked tirelessly to support the film. It was great teamwork," said Tewari. Bellbottom written by Aseem Arrora and Parveez Shaikh is set to release on 2nd April, 2021.
Salman Khan To Resume Shoot Of 'Radhe' From Tomorrow - ABP Live
A source close to the production shared, The first round of Covid-19 tests has been taken by the entire crew and no one has tested positive.
The shooting for Salman Khan starrer 'Radhe' will kick off on October 2 at ND Studios in Karjat. This 15-day schedule will be followed by a final shoot at Mehboob Studios in Bandra for the patchwork.Along with adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) laid down by the government, the team will also take some additional precautions to ensure the safety of the cast and crew. They will be filming in the outskirts of Mumbai and in order to avoid everyday travel, the production team has booked a hotel close to the studio, where all the crew will be stationed. Maintaining the utmost level of safety, no member would be allowed to meet any outsiders for the duration of the shoot. A source close to the production shared, "The first round of Covid-19 tests has been taken by the entire crew and no one has tested positive. A second test will be taken by those in close proximity on the set, including the actors and the core team. The crew has also been briefed about the protocols to be followed onset through a special video to avoid last-minute confusion. Salman has been precise on having total precautions on the set, with his suggestions there will be a doctor and a special team on the set who will examine and make sure the hygiene is being taken care of." Sohail Khan, who is producing the film with brother Salman and brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri, stated that they are creating an air bubble and all modes of transportation will be regularly sanitised. He said, "We are happy that Radhe shoot is about to resume. We have ensured to provide a safe and secure environment for the entire crew of the film. All departments will have to test for Covid-19. We are creating an air bubble. All modes of transportation will be sanitized. A health and safety officer along with a doctor and ambulance will be present on the set. Signages and colour bands for bifurcation will be maintained and followed." He further added, "A second test will also be taken for those in close proximate to the set, actors and core team on the film. All government mandates, insurances are being strictly followed throughout. A team has been inducted especially of trained personnel to dispose of the PPE kits and masks after use in the correct manner as per guidelines provided." Apart from Salman and his leading lady, Disha Patani, the Prabhudheva directorial features Randeep Hooda as the antagonist and Jackie Shroff.
Drugs Case: NCB Denies Rumours Of Giving Clean Chit To Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor & Sara Ali Khan - ABP Live
Gossip mills were buzzing with the rumours the Narcotics Control Bureau has given clean chit to Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan in drugs related case.
New Delhi: The Narcotics Control Bureau grilled Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet Singh in connection with its probe into the alleged Bollywood drugs nexus last week. Since morning, speculations are rife that the NCB has given a clean chit Deepika, Sara and Shraddha in the drugs related case. Although, the agency didnt issue any official statement, the news of three leading ladies getting a clean shit from all the charges spread like wildfire.Also READ| Sushant Singh Rajput Case: AIIMS, CBI Looking At Legal Aspects Before Submitting A Conclusive Report! According to a report in a leading daily, a NCB officer has denied the news of the agency giving clean chits to the above mentioned actresses. The news article mentioning that the drugs law enforcement agency giving a clean chit to those examined by NCB is devoid of the facts and truth, the NCB officer told Mumbai Mirror. The three tinsel town divas have denied consuming any narcotics substance during the NCB interrogation. Deepika was summoned by the NCB after her alleged WhatsApp chats with manager Karishma Prakash surfaced during the probe. She reportedly acknowledged her WhatsApp drugs chats when she was confronted with her manager Karishma. Sara Ali Khan, who made her Bollywood debut with Kedarnath opposite Sushant Singh Rajput, said that she didnt take drugs. According to reports, she admitted that her relationship with SSR ended in 2019. Shraddha, who worked with Sushant in Chhichhore, said that she saw the Dil Bechara taking drugs in between the shoot breaks in his vanity van. She also confessed that a party was held at Sushants Pawna farmhouse after the release of Chhichhore. We had earlier informed you that the NCB will issue summons to three Bollywood A-listers after the agency collects substantial proof in connection with the drugs related case. The initials of the three big Bollywood biggies start with S, R and A. They have worked with Deepika Padukone in films. IMP UPDATE: Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Dino Morea & Arjun Rampal To Be Summoned By NCB In Drug Probe: Report
Huge Revelation In Drugs Case! 3 Leading B'wood Superstars Who Have Worked With Deepika Padukone May Be Summoned By NCB - ABP Live
Bollywood drugs case: Three leading Bollywood A-listers, who have worked with Deepika Padukone, are likely to get summoned by the NCB. Their initials start with the letters S, R and A.
New Delhi: The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), which has intensified its investigation into the alleged Bollywood drugs nexus, is likely to summon three leading male actors of the industry in connection with the drug cartel case related to Sushant Singh Rajputs death case. According to ABP News sources, the three actors, who are under the NCB scanner, have worked with actress Deepika Padukone, who has also been quizzed by the NCB in this regard.Also READ: No Poison Found In Sushant Singhs Body Says AIIMS Forensic Report As per the information received, the three big names are among the said A-listers of the industry, who are likely to receive summon by the drug probe agency very soon. ABP News has accessed the names of the the three actors, but will not reveal until the NCB sends summon to them. The names of the three male actors start with the initials S, R and A respectively. According to sources, 'A ' was involved in procurement of drugs and passing them further to R and A. The NCB is expected to issue summons to them after they collect substantial proof. Watch: Last week, NCB grilled Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor and Rakul Preet in connection with the drugs case. The four actresses denied consuming any narcotics substance during the NCB interrogation. Deepika Padukone found herself embroiled in the alleged Bollywood drugs nexus after her WhatsApp chats with manager Karishma Prakash surfaced during the investigation. The NCB officials questioned her for five-and-a-half-hours on Saturday (September 26), but she denied consuming any drugs; however, she acknowledged her WhatsApp Drugs chat when confronted with manager Karishma Prakash. She also said that she is the admin of the WhatsApp group, which came under the radar of the NCB. Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor, who have worked with Sushant Singh Rajput in Kedarnath and Chhichhore respectively, also denied taking drugs. Sara reportedly said that her relationship with Sushant ended in 2019. Also READ| Sara Ali Khan Told NCB She Broke Up With Sushant Singh Rajput Due To His Infidelity: Report During her four hour-long interrogation, Shraddha Kapoor said that she saw Sushant consuming drugs when he was in his vanity van. The NCB has so far arrested 20 people in the case including Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushants house manager Samuel Miranda, domestic help Dipesh Sawant and drug peddler Abdul Basit Parihar. The Bombay High Court on Tuesday (September 29) reserved the order on Rhea and Showik's bail applications. Watch
Daughter’s Day 2020: Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn And Other Bollywood Celebrities Share Heart-Warming Wishes For Their Little Girls - ABP Live
Daughter’s Day, as the name suggests, is a celebration of our daughters and is an attempt to encourage equality. Read on.
New Delhi: Daughters Day is celebrated all around the globe on different days. In India, it is celebrated on the last Sunday of the month of September. This year the occasion falls on September 27. Daughters Day, as the name suggests, is a celebration of our daughters and is an attempt to encourage equality. Bollywood celebrities took to their social media on this occasion and shared adorable and heart-warming wishes for their daughters.ALSO READ| Game of Thrones Stars Rose Leslie, Kit Harington Expecting FIRST BABY! Megastar Amitabh Bachchan took to his Instagram and shared a collage picture of him with his daughter Shweta Nanda Bachchan. He wrote, Happy daughters Day .. Akshay Kumar also shared an adorable picture of his daughter Nitara calling her his definition of perfect. The Bell Bottom actors caption read, You are my definition of perfect! And I love you so much more than just to the moon and back #HappyDaughtersDay my baby girl Ajay Devgn penned down a note for his daughter and wrote, My daughter, Nysa is many things. My sharpest critic, my biggest weakness & strength as well. Shes a young adult but to Kajol & me, she will always be our baby girl #HappyDaughtersDay Kajol shared a picture of herself on the occasion of Daughters Day and said that the thing she loves most about her daughter is her unique point of view. Her caption read, What I love most about you my dear daughter is ur unique point of view. Its always just a little different from mine and it makes me look at myself and everything else in a totally different light! And thats so hard for me to do So #happydaughtersday to me you. #shotbynysa Shilpa Shetty Kundra also shared an adorable picture and wrote, Who says Miracles dont happen... Holding one in my hands now Life is such a miracle, isnt it? Thats the happiness Im celebrating today on #DaughtersDay as I hold Samisha our daughter I definitely dont need a day to celebrate her.. Cant thank God and the Universe enough for answering & manifesting our prayers, especially Viaans, so beautifully; will be eternally grateful. Dont forget to give your daughters a tight hug today.....#SamishaShettyKundra #SSKJr #daughter #family #love #gratitude #blessed Ayushmann Khurrana took to his Instagram and shared a cute picture of his daughter and wrote. His caption read, This was clicked in the Bahamas, in the beginning of 2020. We thought itll be a very special year, and special it is. I get to spend so much of time with you. Happy Daughters Day my jaan. Soha Ali Khan wishes her daughter Inaaya never loses that twinkle in her eyes. Her caption read, May you never lose that twinkle in your eye, that bounce in your step or my favourite lipstick hidden in your pocket #happydaughtersday Shahid Kapoors wife Mira Rajput Kapoor also shared a heartfelt note for her baby girl Misha. While sharing the post, she wrote, Reach for the stars while riding that unicorn baby girl #HappyDaughtersDay Neha Dhupias wished her daughter and wrote, Words fall short ... #happydaughtersday today and everyday my little chatter box ! #roar #simba @mehrdhupiabedi ALSO READ| 50 Years Of YRF: Aditya Chopra Pens A Long Note Remembering Late Father Yash Chopra! Watch this space for more updates.
Whatsapp Updates: Chat Wallpaper Dimming, Bug Fixes, New Sticker Pack; Here's What Is New On Beta Report - ABP Live
WhatsApp Beta version tracker WABeta Info has notified new options being tested in a new update submitted through the Google Play Beta Program, bringing the version up to 184.108.40.206.
New Delhi: Several new features have been reported from the WhatsApp beta version for Android 220.127.116.11. They may make their way into the main messenger app soon. ALSO READ | How To Not Set A Password! Hackers Got Into Trump's Twitter Account By Entering His TV Show Catchphrase 'Yourfired'WABeta Info, the WhatsApp Beta version tracker, has revealed the new features. Here's what it reported: Wallpaper Dimming The messenger app seems to be experimenting with the chat wallpaper. The new option being tried is that of dimming the opacity of the background. In earlier reports, it was revealed the app is working on new options for users. Users will be able to have a new variety of wallpapers/chat backgrounds to choose from and they will be able to select different ones for different chats. The feature is currently being developed for both Android and iOS versions of the platform. New Sticker Pack WhatsApp is going to release a new Sticker Pack called Usagyuuun, available on 18.104.22.168 and lower versions. iOS users can also use it now. Bug Fixes A bug related to the Storage Usage section has been fixed. Earlier, WhatsApp crashed when the user tried to open the storage usage section. However, the bug that reset recently used emojis may not be fixed yet. ALSO READ | Here's What Is In Store For WhatsApp Users: Vacation Mode, Auto-Hide Inactive Chats, New Call UI & More Several new features have been notified earlier as well. Here are some previously reported updates: Vacation Mode According to WABeta Info, WhatsApp was developing the Vacation Mode earlier for Android and iOS but later abandoned the update. However, the messenger is once again working on the Vacation mode which ensures that users do not receive fresh notifications from archived chat. For the uninitiated, archive chat allows users to hide another user or group from their chat list. However, they continue to receive notifications for new messages. Archive chat does not delete these messages or back them up in cloud data. Auto-Hide Inactive Chats This is reported to be an extension of the vacation mode. If enabled, chats older than 6 months will be automatically archived/hidden. WhatsApp is yet to reveal more details about this feature. Separate Notification Ringtone For Group chats WhatsApp will also allow users to set separate notification ringtone for group chats whenever they receive a new message on them. As per reports, it will ring on a loop when a new message appears.
Salman Khan’s ‘Bigg Boss 14’ Delayed For A Month? - ABP Live
Based on reports of a leading entertainment portal, the makers of ‘Bigg Boss 14’ have been forced to postpone the show by a month. Read on to know the reason.
Ever since the makers of the popular show Bigg Boss released the first promo for their 14th Season, it has become the talk of the town. It is considered as the biggest reality show on Television and enjoys a significant fan following. The makers of the show have already started approaching popular TV stars for the new season and if speculations are to believed, Nia Sharma, Jasmin Bhasin, Vivian Dsena, Akanksha Puri, Naina Singh among others have been approached to feature in the show.ALSO READ| Bigg Boss 14: THESE Two Shows To Go OFF AIR To Make Way For Salman Khan's 'BB 14'? Earlier, Bigg Boss 14 was expected to go live from September 5. However, it now seems that there have been a major change in the schedule as sources reveal that due to heavy rains, the repair work of the set was affected and is not yet ready for the contestants. The source revealed to PinkVilla, The channel and makers are forced to push the show by a month as the repair work of the set was affected due to heavy rains lashing Mumbai in the past week. The rains have delayed the repair work and the set is not yet ready for the contestants. Hence, keeping all the precautions and everything in mind, the reality show is now being postponed to October. Though nothing has been finalised yet, the same source disclosed that the makers are now planning to go live from October 4, 2020. Also, owing to the current coronavirus pandemic, the makers of Bigg Boss 14 wats celebrities as the contestants who do not have any international travel history. The contestants also have to undergo 15 days of quarantine before entering the BB House. The previous season of Bigg Boss managed to set the TRP charts on fire and makers are hoping to re-create the magic again. TVs heartthrob Sidharth Shukla lifted the winners trophy of BB 13. The other finalists were Asim Riaz, Shehnaaz Gill, Rashami Desai, and Arti Singh. ALSO READ| Bigg Boss 14: Sriti Jha & Shabir Ahluwalia's 'Kumkum Bhagya' Co-Star Naina Singh To Participate In Salman Khan's Show? Watch this space for the latest updates.
‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actress Hina Khan Shares Adorable Pictures On Her Mother’s Birthday - ABP Live
The ‘Naagin 5’ actress recently took to her social media and shared pictures from her mother’s birthday celebrations. See pictures here.
Popular Television actress Hina Khan made her Bollywood debut with Vikram Bhatts movie Hacked after spilling her magic on small screen over a deacde. She also made her debut last year at the Cannes Film Festival following which there were criticism about her appearance from sections of the media. The Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai fame actress also expressed lately that she fails to understand why TV stars are looked down upon in Bollywood. She has always been active on social media and keeps on sharing glimpses of her life with her fans.ALSO READ| Hina Khan Fails To Understand Why TV Stars Are Looked Down Upon In Bollywood On the occasion of her mothers birthday, the actress took to her Instagram and shared some pictures from the celebration. As she was posing with her mother for the camera, Hina Khan can be seen wearing a night suit and kissing her Maa. She donned two ponytails and looked to cute to handle. The Naagin 5 actress also expressed how her mother is one of the most important persons in her life and she cannot understand what to write about her. While sharing the pictures, her caption read, Happy Birthday Maa..Meri zindagi ke chandh log, Jinke baare mai jab likhne jaati hoon to samajh nahi aata ki kya Likhun ya Phir kya kya Likhun Also, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan 2020 was spotted celebrating the festival with her boyfriend Rocky Jaiswals family. Rockys sisters were seen tying Rakhi to their brother and Hina Khan. The Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai actress looked overjoyed with the love she received from her boyfriends family and looked super-classy and elegant in a traditional outfit. ALSO READ| Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Housekeeper Neeraj Says I Rolled Marijuana Joints For Him; Found Box Empty On June 14 Watch this space for more updates.
Kangana Ranaut Is Not Sushant Singh Rajput’s Friend Or Representative: Actor's Family Lawyer - ABP Live
After the sudden demise of Sushant on June 14, Kangana had put out a video in which she talked about topics like Sushant's death, 'movie mafia' and 'nepo-kids' to reopen the nepotism debate.
Mumbai: Kangana Ranaut has been vocal in highlighting the issue of nepotism in Bollywood from the time Sushant Singh Rajput died. Senior advocate Vikas Singh, who represents the family of the late actor, points out Kangana is not fighting this particular case but is highlighting the general problem in the film industry.ALSO READ | Kangana Ranaut Takes Dig At Deepika Padukone For Her 'Repeat After Me' Depression Posts "Kangana is not Sushant's friend. She is basically highlighting the general discrimination in media," Singh told IANS. After the sudden demise of Sushant on June 14, Kangana had put out a video in which she talked about topics like Sushant's death, 'movie mafia' and 'nepo-kids' to reopen the nepotism debate. "The issue that she is raising is correct, but she is not Sushant Singh Rajput's representative and neither is she carrying on his case. She is bringing out a general problem in the industry. Sushant may also have been a victim (of nepotism), but she is not representating him. Woh Sushant ka nahi kar rahi kuch bhi (she isn't doing anything for Sushant). She is only doing her own," said the advocate. ALSO READ | Kangana Ranaut On Twitter: "Noticed The Power Of Social Media Post SSR Death," Says Kangana After Joining Micro-Blogging Site Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a CBI probe into Sushant's death. Kangana hailed the move saying it was a historic day, because so many controversial deaths have happened in the past but never in the history of India has a closed case been reopened.
Independence Day 2020: Here’s How Divyanka Tripathi, Krystle D'Souza & Other TV Celebs Extended Their Wishes On Social Media - ABP Live
Our favourite Television celebs are celebrating Indian Independence Day with joy and pride for the country.
New Delhi: As India celebrates its 74th Independence Day, the Television industry stars extended their wishes on this occasion. From Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya, Krystle Dsouza, Karanvir Bohra, Mouni Roy, Gurmeet Choudhary, Karan Singh Grover, Kushal Tandon, Shubhangi Atre and many other celebrities from the Television industry let out the inner patriot inside them. While some saluted the Indian Army, some took pride in holding the National Flag of our country. Lets have a look at how our favourite Television stars extended their wishes on the occasion of Independence Day 2020.Also READ| 'Let's Come Together For India': Checkout Bollywood Celebrities' Patriotic Wishes On 74th Independence Day Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya took to her Instagram and shared a collage picture from her school days. her caption read, Independence days mostly looked like this. On our special day praying for the World to have freedom to enjoy schools, work, travel and breathe like before. Happy Independence Day to all! ???????? #Throwback #SchoolDays #ParadeForIndianGlory Krystle Dsouza posted a photo of hers with Indias National Flag. She wrote, Happy Independence Day ! ???????? As we celebrate our 74th IndependenceDay, Let us pay our respect to freedom fighters and jawans for their countless sacrifices to build an independent India ???????? And also a huge salute to all the frontline workers for serving the entire nation relentlessly through this global crisis...#jaihind #independenceday #india #freedom #happyindependenceday Karanvir Bohra posted a picture with his two kids holding the National Flag of India and wished everyone a very Happy Independence Day. His caption read, Never forget the sacrifices the people have made to give us this independence #jaihind ????????happy #independenceday Shaheer Sheikh also shared a post on the occasion of 74th Independence Day of our country. His post read, Lets educate ourselves, bring compassion into our lives, and work towards a more UNIFIED, STRONGER and PROSPEROUS INDIA. Happy Independence Day ????????#happyindependenceday Mouni Roy posted a picture of the Indian Army and shared a poem written by Rabindranath Tagore. Her post read, Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high; Where knowledge is free; Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls; Where words come out from the depth of truth; Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection; Where the clear stream of reason has not lost its way into the dreary desert sand of dead habit Where the mind is led forward by thee into ever-widening thought and action Into that heaven of freedom, my Father, let my country awake - Rabindranath Tagore. Happy Independence Day! Jai Hind Gurmeet Choudhary shared a video on Instagram with the Army. He wrote, Remember we are living in a nation where the mind is without fear and the head is held high ???????? happy Independence Day #bharatmatakijai #happyindependenceday Karan Singh Grover posted an abstract painting on his social media and wished everyone a very Happy Independence Day. His caption read, First we achieved unity, then we achieved independence. First we must unite, then we shall transform. From 1947 - 2020 our first step remains the same. We are all one. All cells in the divine body of Mother Earth, who herself is a cell in the body of this infinitely vast , multidimensional canvas of divine consciousness. Unite with the Self and we shall unite with the All. Lets lead the way. Happy Independence Day #unity #overcome #lightworker #loveyourself Kushal Tandon shared a picture of himself with the National Flag of our country and wrote, Jaiiiihooooooo???????? Shubhangi Atre shared a picture and a video on her Instagram wishing everyone a Happy Independence Day. The actress wrote, Bharat Mata Kii Jai???????????????? #jaihind???????? #happyindependenceday ALSO READ| California Recognises Sushant Singh Rajputs Overall Contribution To The Society; Sister Shweta Singh Kirti Shares Post Watch this space for more updates.