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Shabana Azmi on Jaya Bachchan’s Parliament Speech: It Was a Much-Needed Statement, Kudos to Her!

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Shabana Azmi on Jaya Bachchan’s Parliament Speech: It Was a Much-Needed Statement, Kudos to Her!

A day after actor-politician Jaya Bachchan in a fiery speech slammed those who are tarnishing the film industry’s image, senior actor Shabana Azmi said that the statement was “much needed” and its significance increased as it was delivered on the floor of the Upper House of Parliament. Speaking to ANI about the statement by the four-time Rajya Sabha MP, Azmi hailed Jaya Bachchan for rising to her responsibility admirably. Sonam Kapoor, Taapsee Pannu Laud Jaya Bachchan’s Parliament Speech About ‘Conspiracy to Defame Bollywood’ (View Tweets)

“It was a much-needed statement and its significance increases because it was on the floor of the House. Kudos to Jaya Bachchan,” the ‘Masoom’ actor told ANI. “Our MPs represent our interests and she has risen to the responsibility admirably,” she added. Several other Bollywood celebrities like actors Taapsee Pannu, Dia Mirza, Genelia Deshmukh, Sonam Kapoor, filmmaker Anubhav Sinha, and others have also supported Bachchan’s statement. Sonam Kapoor Says She Wants to Be Jaya Bachchan When She ‘Grows Up’; Actress Shares Law Maker’s Rajya Sabha Speech

A video of the statement has been doing the rounds of the Internet since Wednesday. In the video, the lawmaker can be seen stating that the government should stand by the entertainment industry when some people are trying to tarnish its image. She also said that people working in the entertainment industry are being “flogged” by social media. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had on Tuesday given a zero hour notice in the Upper House over an alleged conspiracy to defame the film industry.

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Bollywood Drug Probe: Deepika Padukone Leaves NCB Office After 5 Hours (See Pics)

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Deepika Padukone’s name surfaced in the drug probe into Bollywood by Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB). The actress was summoned last week by the officials, while she was in Goa shooting for a film directed by Shakun Batra. She returned to Mumbai on Friday with her husband, Ranveer Singh. As per reports, the couple stayed at the Taj, rather than heading for their residence, which could have been a tactic to avoid the media. On Saturday, the actress reached NCB office in Mumbai and stayed there for five hours. Now, she has been clicked leaving the NCB office, by the paparazzi. Deepika Padukone Fans Trend #StandWithDeepika On Twitter As She Reaches The NCB Office.

Earlier, during the day, as the actress reached the office, her legion of fans trended #IStandWithDeepika on Twitter to show support to her. Today, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor were also called for questioning by the NCB. Both of the actresses are still at the NCB office, at the time of writing this article. On Friday, Rakul Preet Singh was also questioned by the officials. Deepika Padukone Fans Trend #StandWithDeepika On Twitter As She Reaches The NCB Office.

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Deepika Padukone At NCB (Photo Credits: Yogen Shah)

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NCB has arrested over 20 people in the drug probe so far. The case was launched on the sidelines of death probe by CBI into Sushant Singh Rajput’s death. The late actor’s girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty and her brother, Showik Chakraborty, have been arrested and will remain in judicial custody until October 6. Many of Sushant’s help, including Samuel Miranda and Dipesh Sawant have also been arrested. The NCB has nabbed about 16 drug peddlers.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 26, 2020 04:51 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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Boilywood Drug Probe: Khisitij Ravi Prasad Arrested by NCB

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Bollywood Drug Probe: Dharma Productions’ Kshitij Ravi Prasad Summoned by NCB, Likely to Join Investigation Tomorrow

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested another person in the drug probe into Bollywood. A person named Kshitij Ravi Prasad has been arrested by the NCB, after almost 24 hours of questioning, as per reports. He has been taken for a medical examination by the officials, as per formalities, before the arrest, reports ANI. Kshitij’s name has made headlines because of his alleged association with Dharma Productions as an executive producer. However, the company’s head honcho, Karan Johar, clarified, last night, that Kshitij was only associated with Dharma’s sister company briefly on contractual basis for a project that did not materialise. Karan Johar Issues Statement Slamming Rumours of Drug Abuse, Clarifies Kshitij Prasad and Anubhav Chopra Are Not Associated With Dharma.

The NCB has arrested over 20 people in the drug probe apart from Kshitij. Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend, Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik Chakraborty will remain in judicial custody till October 6.  Sushant’s househelp, staff manager and about 16 drug peddlers have been nabbed by the NCB.

In the drug probe, NCB has also summoned Shraddha Kapoor, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Preet Singh and Deepika Padukone in the drug probe. Bollywood Drug Probe: After Deepika Padukone, Shraddha Kapoor Arrives At NCB Office In Mumbai For The Interrogation.

Talking about Kshitij, and a certain Anubhav Chopra also being questioned by NCB, Karan said, “I would like to further state that several media/news channels have been airing news reports that Kshitij Prasad and Anubhav Chopra are my “aides” / “close aides”. I would like to place on record that I do not know these individuals personally and neither of these two individuals are “aides” or “close aides”. “

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 26, 2020 04:00 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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Remembering SP Balasubrahmanyam! Old Heartwarming Video of Late Singer Meeting His Fan Who Lost Eye Sight Goes Viral

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Remembering SP Balasubrahmanyam! Old Heartwarming Video of Late Singer Meeting His Fan Who Lost Eye Sight Goes Viral

India has lost one of the finest gems it had in its crown of music. Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam passed away on Friday afternoon, leaving everyone tearful. The singing icon who has recorded over 40,000 songs in 16 languages over a period of five decades, was laid to rest with Police Honours on Saturday. As the fans are bidding him goodbye, a viral video also has surfaced where he is seen interacting with a fan. RIP SP Balasubrahmanyam: AR Rahman’s Tribute To The Late Legendary Singer Will Take You On a Nostalgia Ride (Watch Video).

The video that is going viral is about a fan from Eelam who lost his eyesight in an explosion. He is a huge fan of SPB and when the late singer had come to know about the same, he decided to surprise him. In the video, one can see the fan singing his song and a cheerful SPB surprising him and having a hearty conversation with him. Check out the video below.

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This video tuck at the heartstrings of many and hence started re-sharing it on social media. Not just the netizens, but music maestro AR Rahman also could not withhold the fan in him. He shared a wonderful tribute that was a collection of memories and his thoughts on SPB. It is indeed impossible to fill in his void but fans will always remember him through his amazing list of songs.

(The above story first appeared on Onhike on Sep 26, 2020 03:22 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website onhike.com).

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