QuickE: Anushka At The Oscars, SRK-Aamir on Small Screen & More

1. Anushka ‘Phillauri’ Sharma Could’ve Prevented the Oscars Goof-Up!

Anushka Sharma decided to make the most of the Oscars ‘Best Picture’ goof-up. The actress, who plays a friendly ghost in upcoming film, Phillauri photoshopped herself at the Oscars like this!

The Oscars had an awkward moment on stage when actors Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway accidentally got the wrong card (read: that of Best Actress), and they announced La La Land the winner of ‘Best Picture’ when it was actually Moonlight that won.

Well, Anushka, that was what a clever marketing strategy.

Phillauri also stars Udta Punjab actor, Diljit Dosanjh and is set to release on 24 March.

2. Good Times Are Back! Aamir & SRK on the Small Screen Again

SRK and Aamir. (Photo: Reuters)

Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan are all set to become part of Star Plus TV channel’s new campaign.

While we have already seen Aamir in the promo of its Nayi Soch campaign, SRK will be hosting TED Talks: Nayi Soch.

SourceShah Rukh and Aamir will be part of the Nayi Soch campaign. The promo with Aamir, playing a Sardaarji is out and gaining rave reviews. It’s a beautiful campaign. Now, as we all know, SRK will be hosting the Indian version of TED Talks: Nayi Soch.

3. Saif Is Beyond Success or Failure: Kareena Kapoor on ‘Rangoon’

Kareena and Saif. (Photo: Twitter/@sakpataudi)

Rangoon hasn’t done well at the box-office and while several critics have opined that the film has been a disappointment coming from Vishal Bhardwaj, actress Kareena Kapoor stood by the film. According to Firstpost, when asked about Rangoon’s failure, Kareena said:

Kareena Kapoor Vishal Bhardwaj’s films are art, it is like a painting. You either like his films or you don’t. It is not like a typical commercial film that is going to cater to everybody’s taste and sensibilities, he caters to a certain section of audience and that is why some critics have revered it and called it a piece of art. Vishal Bhardwaj is known for that. So when you do a film like that, with a lot of love for cinema, the actors get lot of appreciation. Some films are beyond box office collections.

Read more on The Quint

4. Pooja Bhatt Opens Up on Her Battle With Alcohol Abuse

Growing up in an Anglo-Indian environment, drinking wine and beer has been very normal for Pooja Bhatt. She has been drinking since she was 16, but now at 45, she realised that’s it’s time for her to pull the plug and say no to it. In an interview with Mumbai Mirror, Pooja Bhatt opened up about her battle with alcohol addiction.

The film Daddy showed how Pooja, who plays Anupam Kher’s daughter, tries to help her dad quit alcohol.

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5. You Guys, Dev Patel Is Taken!

Dev Patel, the Lion star who was accompanied by his mother on the red carpet at the Oscars, has a girlfriend!

It’s heartbreaking, we know. The actor was spotted with Australian actress, Tilda Cobham-Hervey. Also, accompanying him was his mother, Anita.

Dev Patel with Tilda and his mom, Anita. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter/AKM-GSI)

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