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There’s more to Deepika and Djokovic’s peck at the Premier Tennis League in Delhi in 2014. A former ‘girlfriend’ of the Djoker’s has claimed that he “would be far happier dating” Deepika. Novak is “happily married”.
Col Gaddafi was feted in the West before anointed a bad guy. That Indian models grouped around him in the early noughties on a shoot in Libya is a revelation. Here they are, among them Neha Dhupia, Aditi Gowitrikar, Shamita Singha and a very new, 18-year-old model, Katrina Kaif.
If you think P.V. Sindhu is all about dizzying leaps, crushing smashes, flashing eyes and flaring nostrils, blink again. This lanky girl in that necklace is her, in Secunderabad, for the annual Bonalu festival.
The ‘intimate scenes’ in Babumoshai Bandookbaaz jangled Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s nerves, but he soldiered on, possibly taking heart from his co-star, Bidita Bag. The ‘scenes’ scared off the original choice, Chitrangada Singh. As the dasher pulls a rick, with Bag in tow, for the trailer launch in Mumbai, he gushes about how his role is like the ‘desi James Bond’. Nawaz plays a contract killer in UP; but his analogy stands, for we like him.
Going by generic experience, Parmanu—The Story of Pokhran might cause a patriotic headache, but Diana Penty, who plays an army officer, wows with her plain, combat fatigued look. If you have cooed at her in gowns, hotpants and less, you’ll not ration your affection, we assure you. The lead actor? John Abraham. Duh.
The search for that elusive ‘fresh face’ wearies down studio heads at Yash Raj Films, so when someone as fragrant as Anya Singh walks in, rolls over and pushes her hair back, they behave as jealously as bosses in old Hollywood. Thus few photos, no Facebook and no profile info. Why? To create mystique!