Sonam goes off Twitter for a while

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has taken a break from the micro-blogging site Twitter as it's too negative.

"I'm going off twitter for a while. It's just too negative. Peace and love to all," Sonam tweeted.

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Alia Bhatt starts shoot for 'Kalank' in Kargil

Alia Bhatt, who was last seen in 'Raazi', started shooting for 'Kalank' in Kargil.

She took to Instagram to share the update with a photograph. She can be seen posing with her team in an airport shuttle bus.

She captioned the image as "Kargil Calling".

According to reports, Alia and Varun will shoot some important sequences and a song in Kargil. They will be there for a week.

It is slated to release on April 19, 2019.

Chitrangada Singh supports Tanushree Dutta

Chitrangada Singh, who walked out of 'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' citing discomfort shooting intimate scenes with co-star Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has come out in support of Tanushree Dutta, who has accused Nana Patekar of sexually harassing her on the sets of their 2008 film 'Horn Ok Pleassss'.

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Filmmaker Hansal Mehta quits Twitter

Filmmaker Hansal Mehta, who recently shared a tweet condemning Vikas Bahl's inappropriate behaviour, deleted his Twitter account after facing backlash over his tweets against director Vikas Bahl, who has been accused of sexual harassment.

Last year, a woman employee at Phantom Films, which had Bahl as one of the partners alongside Anurag Kashyap, Vikramaditya Motwane and Madhu Mantena, had accused Bahl of harassing her during a trip to Goa.

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Anurag Kashyap: This industry ill-equipped to handle sexual harassment issues

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap has opened up about the sexual harassment allegation against his Phantom Films partner Vikas Bahl, saying he was ill-advised in the matter by his lawyers.

"While at Phantom, I did everything I could, within what I was told by my partner and his lawyers. For legal and financial decisions, I was fully dependent on my partner and his team. They took care of those things so I could focus on what I did better, creatives. His word and his team's word on any matter used to be the final word for us," Kashyap said.

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Vivek Agnihotri refuses Tanushree Dutta's allegations

 

Vivek Agnihotri, who has been accused by Tanushree Dutta of harassment, has denied that he has ever asked her for any improper action after she claimed that the filmmaker wanted her to remove her clothes and dance during the shooting of a song.

Agnihotri's lawyer Nidhish Mehrotra sent a legal notice to Tanushree for claiming the filmmaker indulged in inappropriate behaviour on the sets of his 2005 film, 'Chocolate'.

Lawyer Nidhish Mehrotra said: "The allegations leveled against my client Vivek Agnihotri by Tanushree Dutta for misbehaviour and/or harassment are absolutely false, frivolous and vexatious.

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R. Balki uses power of entertainment to convey social message

Filmmaker R. Balki said films are a medium that can be used to address social issues and convey messages to the larger audience.

"I firmly believe the moment you start treating movies (as a means) to create social messages, it's wrong. Movies are entertainment. You should use the power of entertainment to communicate social messages," the director said.

"Sometimes, the nobility of the cause overpowers the very reason people come to see movies, which is entertainment. In the process, if they (audience) are sensitized to something, then good. That's the way I use the power of movies and never to thrust a message upon people. Cinema's power is entertainment. Cinema as well advertising play a phenomenal role in making people think out of the box," added the filmmaker.

Jacqueline Fernandez lends helping to rebuild Kerala with NGO Habitat for Humanity India

 

Jacqueline Fernandez will travel to flood-affected areas in Kerala to volunteer to build homes with NGO Habitat for Humanity India.

In a bid to rebuild Kerala after the massive floods which devastated the state in August, Habitat for Humanity India is launching the second edition of Jacqueline Builds, a unique campaign featuring the actress. It will take place in December, with the focus on rebuilding homes that were fully or partially damaged by the floods.

Jacqueline will also urge fans to come together to rebuild Kerala.

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Ileana D'cruz becomes most sensational celebrity on the Internet

 

Ileana D'cruz, who made her Bollywood debut opposite Ranbir Kapoor in 'Barfi', has reached the top of the list of Indian Cyberspace's most sensational celebrity by overtaking Kapil Sharma. According to McAfee's twelfth 'Most Sensational Celebrity' survey, hackers are attracted to the website of Viruses, in the name of Ileana, to the users, in the words of the Malaysian, or in easy language.

Ileana is followed by actors Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Preity Zinta, Tabu, Kriti Sanon, Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor, Parineeti Chopra and Govinda in the list.

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Priyanka welcomes Unicef chief in India

 

Global Unicef Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights Priyanka Chopra has welcomed Unicef Executive Director Henrietta H. Fore on her maiden trip in India.

"As part of Unicef's continued global efforts to make the world a better place for children, Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore is visiting India for the first time. Welcome Unicef Chief, so glad to have you here and I hope your visit is a good and productive one," Priyanka tweeted. 

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