QuickE: SRK Gets Clean Chit, Priyanka’s ‘Baywatch’ Trailer & More

1. SRK Gets a Clean Chit From the Income Tax Department

The IT department had alleged that King Khan had not been paying proper taxes.(Photo: Reuters)

Shah Rukh Khan, who was repeatedly sent notices by the Income Tax department after his stint in Kaun Banega Crorepati, has finally been exempted by Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT).

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2. Baywatch Trailer: It All Started When Priyanka Chopra Took Over

Priyanka Chopra and co-star Dwayne Johnson (Photo: Instagram/priyankachopra)

Priyanka Chopra’s Hollywood debut is being handed to us in small doses. Just like the last time, here’s another glimpse of PeeCee in the second trailer of Baywatch.

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3. Raju Srivastava Shoots With Kapil Sharma for ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’

Following the speculations around who will be replacing Sunil Grover on The Kapil Sharma Show, it seems Kapil Sharma already invited Sunil Pal, Ehsaan Qureshi and Raju Srivastava (the former cast of The Great Indian Laughter Challenge) on his show.

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4. Baahubali 2 to Release Across the Highest Ever Number of Screens

Prabhas and Rana Daggubati in a scene from Baahubali. (Photo courtesy: Dharma Productions)

According to reports, SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus Baahubali 2 could hold a record for being released in the highest number of screens ever in India. The number being tossed around is close to 6500 screens for this Prabhas, Rana Dagugbatti and Anushka Shetty starrer. Chennai-based film industry tracker, Ramesh Bala, tweeted the number out on Thursday morning.

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5. Priyanka Chopra’s Quantico Narrative Goes Anti-Trump

The forthcoming content of American drama series Quantico (season 2), starring Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, will deal with US President Donald Trump’s immigration policy and ‘Muslim registry’ instead of terrorism, says show-runner Josh Safran.

Quantico has shifted its lens away from fantasy in a bid to reflect more of today’s real-life political climate and cultural landscape. The series, the narrative of which is switching between the past and the present, is now merged into one single story.

Quantico season two returned this week after a break internationally and in India.

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