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Arts & Leisure - Movies

Why Kareena and Parineeti refused Hrithik Bollywood A-list heroines like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Parineeti Chopra rejected the offer to star opposite the “Bang Bang” actor Hrithik Roshan.Yami Gautam has now been signed to play the lead opposite Hrithik Roshan in ‘Kaabil’. According To DNA India report, ''Yami Gautam was not the first choice for the film. It was only after A-list heroines like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Parineeti Chopra rejected the offer that the makers decided to cast in a smaller star like Yami in the film”. The reason why Parineeti Chopra and Kareena Kapoor rejected the role is that the lead female character dies before the interval in the film, media reported.The upcoming movie 'Kaabil' is reportedly a story of a blind man. The movie is schedule to release next year.Copyright Business Recorder, 2016

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Confirmed! Salman Khan will return as host Bigg Boss 10 Well, every year there is lot of speculation about Bollywood superstar Salman Khan quitting the Bigg Boss reality show. But, for all the fans of Salman Khan we have good news for you, according to media reports, Salman Khan will be hosting the season 10 of Bigg Boss.According to a report Bollywoodlife.com, Salman will host the tenth season of the show. The Bollywood heavyweight has had a huge influence on the show over the past ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' to hit shelves this summer Great news for all the Potter fans out there! A new Harry Potter book is in the line and will be available to fans at midnight on July 31, coinciding with Harry Potter's birthday.The book titled Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II would mark JK Rowling's first publication of the Potter series in eight years.The latest installment picks up the story of famous trio Harry, Ron and Hermione, 19 years after ...

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Why ‘Neerja’ banned in Pakistan? Sonam Kapoor’s ‘Neerja’, has been banned in Pakistan, based on real incidents during the hijacking of the Pan Am Flight 73 at the Karachi airport in 1986.According to Indian Express report, Mobasher Hasan, who heads the Central Board of Film Censors (CBFC), said that the decision to not allow import of the film had come from the information and commerce ministry. “The film was never brought to us for censorship," he said, adding the commerce ...

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8 Celebrities Who Converted to Islam A.R. RAHMAN (ALLAH-RAKHA RAHMAN): Known for his remarkable music compositions, the legendary Indian music producer/singer/songwriter was born, in a Hindu household, as Dileep Kumar. While his mother, inspired by Sufism, belonged to an Islamic family before her marriage, Rahman grew up as a Hindu. It was only after he met Qadiri Islam, when his younger sister fell severely ill, that he was drawn to the beautiful ideals and values of Islam. Inspired, he soon converted ...

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Mallika Sherawat meets US President Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat express that she has had the ‘good fortune’ to meet President Barack Obama again.On official account, Mallika has tweeted and a ‘Selfie’ of herself with Obama, and they are all smiles for the camera.Reportedly, Mallika, however, did not reveal where and when she met Obama this time. She had earlier met him in 2011 a tea party in Los Angeles.The actress is known for her bold performances in films such as ...

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‘Lesedi La Rona’, world’s second largest diamond ‘Lesedi La Rona’ is the new name for the world second largest diamond, and its owners are looking to find buyers for it.The diamond name means ‘Our Light’ in Setswana, the national language of Botswana, the country where the 1,111 carat precious stone was found in November.According to CNN, Lucara Diamod Corporation, the Canadian owner of the diamond, called it the biggest found diamond in more than 100 years, whose discovery shoot up the company's ...