QuickE: Kareena on Taimur Row, Sonam Kapoor on Gurmehar & More

1. Please Address My Son as Taimur Ali Khan: Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor is not one to mince words and has always been forthcoming - in her words as well as her lifestyle. And now, the diva has responded to the controversy around the name of her newborn Taimur as well as handling trolls on social media.

Kareen Kapoor KhanHow can anyone think that? Why would I call my son Little John? My son’s name is Taimur. It is the most beautiful name, and he is the most beautiful and gorgeous man (smiles). And, no, I don’t call him Little John. Please address him as Taimur Ali Khan.

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2. Here’s What Sonam Kapoor Said on the Gurmehar Kaur Row

Sonam Kapoor. (Photo Courtesy: Twitter)

Sonam Kapoor commented on the 20-year-old, Gurmehar Kaur, who has been in the eye of the storm for her anti-ABVP stance.

Sonam Kapoor, ActressIt’s disgusting, appalling. I know some colleagues in the industry who are claiming to be artists said that and I think it’s very disheartening for me. See, first of all, everyone is entitled to an opinion. What she feels is a very compassionate way of looking at it; nobody is to be blamed for anybody’s death. It’s very evolved of her to think that way, very forgiving of her, and instead of applauding her, we are bringing her down. Whether you agree with her or not, it’s her father. She’s entitled to say whatever she has to for him. You cannot criticise her for it. It’s very cruel.

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3. Javed Akhtar Takes Back ‘Rather Harsh Words’ on Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag faced heavy criticism for his reaction to Gurmehar Kaur’s recent comments. (Photo: Reuters)

Renowned poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar has issued an apology(of sorts) to Indian batting great Virender Sehwag after criticising him for his comments on Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur.

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4. FIR Filed Against Sanjay Dutt After His Security Manhandles Media

Sanjay Dutt apologises to the media. (Photo: Reuters)

Sanjay Dutt was shooting for Omung Kumar’s Bhoomi in Agra when few media people and cameramen were roughed up allegedly by Sanjay Dutt’s security and crew members. Apparently, the situation went out of hand with a huge turnout of fans who had gathered to see Dutt. The production team had not been prepared for it. The media got caught up in the chaos and were pushed around as well.

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5. I’ve Been Raped; Fired for Not Sleeping With My Boss: Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda revealed she has been sexually victimised on multiple occasions. (Photo: Reuters)

In a recent interview with Brie Larson, veteran Hollywood star Jane Fonda has revealed that she was sexually abused and raped as a child. The actor shared shocking details of her life that eventually led her to be a feminist in her own right.

Jane Fonda, ActorI’ve been raped, I’ve been sexually abused as a child and I’ve been fired because I wouldn’t sleep with my boss and I always thought it was my fault; that I didn’t do or say the right thing.

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6. Sonam Kapoor & Anushka Manchanda Are Each Other’s Party Starters

Sonam Kapoor and Anushka Manchanda are ready to rock to the beats of The Party Starter. (Photo: Yogen Shah)

Leave it to Sonam Kapoor to know how to rock any outfit, and have fun while dancing in it. She lit up the stage alongside Anushka Manchanda yesterday at an event organised by Chandon, who launched The Party Starter Anthem.

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