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Well surely, Bollywood would use the splashes of Holi in adding colour to one of its splotchy efforts. Such was the case with Badrinath Ki Dulhania actors Alia and Varun, as youths danced attendance with their cellphones. In contrast was the adorable domestic scene presented by Rakhee and Gulzar. She wielding a pichkari, sporting an impish smile; he looking on indulgently. Memories are made of this.
Is spending your birthday on the sets of a sitcom a great idea? Amir and wife Kiran look thrilled to bits though on the popular Marathi show Chala Hawa Yeu Dya on March 14, performing a Gudi Puja. But Amir is not alone—the other two heavyweight Khans have already been there.
When an aspiring actress announces herself as the inheritor of Nutan’s legacy, that’s a heavy cross to bear, and one to be borne with some of the veteran’s dignity and purity of grace. The claimant is Pranutan Bahl, Nutan’s grand-daughter, and thus deserving of our patience.
That Irom Sharmila didn’t hide her crushing disappointment at the hustings and plaster it with a plastic grin showed her honesty. Instead, she took herself away to Kerala’s Attapady region, in the healing arms of meditation, and a birthday cake.
With a practised twirl of her flimsy skirt, Evelyn Sharma, an old flame of this page, announces her plans for ‘Evelyn’s Secrets’. No, not her beach tips, we don’t care about that. It’s her lingerie line. That’s talking business!
The internet has a new ‘frequently searched’, and this time it is ‘complicit’. According to Merriam Webster, lookups for ‘complicit’ meaning “helping to commit a crime...in some way”, spiked after the mock commercial for Ivanka Trump’s perfume, Complicit, aired on Saturday Night Live. Featuring Scarlett Johansson as Ivanka, it gushed, “A woman like her deserves a fragrance all her own, a scent made just for her. Because she’s beautiful... she’s powerful... she’s... Complicit.”