QuickE: ‘Kabir Singh’ First Reactions; ‘Arjun Patiala’ Trailer

1. ‘Kabir Singh’ First Reactions: Shahid Steals the Show, Say Fans

Shahid Kapoor in a poster for Kabir Singh.

While there’s still a day to go for Kabir Singh to release in India, the film is out in theatres in the Middle East and reviews from viewers have been trickling in. The initial verdict for the Arjun Reddy remake is positive with many praising Shahid’s performance.

While the trailer for Kabir Singh had some speculating that the film would glorify toxic masculinity, according to critic Anita Iyer, Shahid “delivers a restrained, measured performance” without glorifying the problematic aspects of his character.

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2. ‘Arjun Patiala’ Trailer: A Healthy Dose of Drama With Diljit & Kriti

A poster of Arjun Patiala.

The trailer of the romantic cop spoof comedy Arjun Patiala has finally been dropped. The film stars Kriti Sanon, Diljit Dosanjh and Varun Sharma in lead roles. We see Diljit Dosanjh and Varun Sharma playing the role of cops and Kriti Sanon is a news reporter. They have their own quirks and they take on the bad guys with oodles of drama and some crazy action. Do you know there’s a ghost in the film too?

Take a look at the trailer:

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3. Rapper Hard Kaur Charged With Sedition for Post Against Adityanath

Rapper Hard Kaur charged with sedition for posts against Yogi Adityanath and RSS Chief.

Indian rapper and singer Taran Kaur Dhillon, also known as Hard Kaur, has reportedly been booked for sedition for social media posts. According to a report by Times of India, the singer has been booked for social media posts against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

A complaint was filed by lawyer Shashank Shekhar, after which the police lodged an FIR against the singer under sections 124A (sedition), 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, etc),  500 (defamation), 505 (statements conducing to public mischief) of IPC and section 66 of IT Act.

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4. Cast of ALTbalaji Show ‘Fixer’ Attacked on Sets, 3 Arrested

Cast and crew of ALTBalaji show Fixer.

The cast and crew of ALTBalaji's under-production show Fixer were allegedly attacked on Tuesday. The team members claimed they were shooting near Ghodbunder Road in Mumbai. According to reports by India Today, three have been arrested by Kasarvadavali police station. The arrested people claim to have attacked the sets because they had already booked it before.

In a video shared by Ekta Kapoor, the show's producer Sakett Saawhney and actor Mahie Gill alleged they were beaten up by drunk goons. “V v sad ! Violence on sets of #fixer,” wrote Ekta as the caption.

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5. In Pics: Deepika, Vicky, Radhika & More at Grazia Millenial Awards

Vicky Kaushal, Deepika Padukone and Radhika Apte at the Grazia Millenial Awards.

The first edition of the Grazia Millenial Awards saw celebrities at their stylish best. Deepika Padukone turned heads by sporting a bright green off-shoulder outfit. Radhika Apte kept it elegant and classy in a short dress. Kalki Koechlin, too, looked stunning in her dress. Radhika Apte won the Disruptor of the Year Award. With memorable performances in Sacred Games, Ghoul, Lust Stories last year, Radhika has always taken the path less travelled.

Among the other celebrities to attend the event were Janhvi Kapoor, Ananya Panday, Karan Johar and Masaba Gupta. Ananya Panday looked stunning in her elaborate gown.

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