Top Entertainment News: Govt Cuts GST on Movie Tickets

Fawad Khan Makes a Comeback With ‘The Legend of Maula Jatt’

If you have been wondering what the Kapoor and Sons heartthrob is up to, here’s news. Fawad Khan is all set to return to Pakistani screens with what’s being touted as the most expensive film made in the country yet - The Legend of Maula Jatt. The film also stars Hamza Ali Abbasi, Mahira Khan and Humaima Mallick. Read more here.

Yo Yo Honey Singh Is Back With the Peppy “Makhna”

Yo Yo Honey Singh has timed a perfect comeback with “Makhna” - just in time to rev up the mood in year-ender parties. He has collaborated with Neha Kakkar, Nidhi Sunil, Singhsta along with Pinaki, Sean, Allistair (TDO) for the song.

‘Zero’ Box Office: SRK-Anushka-Katrina Film Underperforms on Day 1

Aanand L Rai’s Zero, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif, released on 21 December. Revolving around the love story of a vertically challenged man Bauua Singh, a scientist with CP Aafia and a toubled movie star Babita Kumari, the film is this year’s Christmas release. The film also boasts several starry cameos including the late Sridevi and Salman Khan. Read more here.

Armaan Kohli Arrested in Mumbai for Illegally Possessing Liquor

Actor and ex-Bigg Boss contestant Armaan Kohli was arrested from his Mumbai residence on 21 December for illegally possessing 41 bottles of liquor, most of had been bought overseas, reports Times of India.

Sunjay Kapur and Priya Sachdev Welcome Baby Boy

Karisma Kapoor’s ex-husband Sunjay Kapur and his third wife Priya Sachdev welcomed baby boy, Azarias Kapur, this week, reports Times of India. The couple tied the knot in April last year after Sunjay divorced Karisma after a long and bitter legal battle. Karisma and Sunjay have two children, Sameira and Kiaan Raj.

Priyanka Must Be Tired From Wedding Festivities: Danielle

TV personality Danielle Jonas says she had a great experience at her sister-in-law Priyanka Chopra's wedding with singer Nick Jonas in Jodhpur but she also feels that the Indian actress must be "so tired".

In an interview to US Weekly, Danielle praised the newlyweds and said she enjoyed the pre-wedding festivities a lot, especially the sangeet ceremony, reports IANS.

"There was one night that's called the sangeet and you have to battle the families and you see who is the more dominant one, and it was just fun having to, like, put on a show for each family."

'Tiger Zinda Hai' Clocks One Year

Salman Khan-starrer "Tiger Zinda Hai" completed a year since its release on Saturday, and the film's director Ali Abbas Zafar is all nostalgic.

"Time flies, one year to 'Tiger Zinda Hai'. Thank you for all the love," Zafar tweeted.

"Tiger Zinda Hai" is a sequel to the 2012 film "Ek Tha Tiger", helmed by Kabir Khan. The film also featured actress Katrina Kaif in a pivotal role, reports IANS.

Zafar is once again shooting with Salman and Katrina for the film "Bharat", which is scheduled to release in 2019.

Sooraj Pancholi Returns to Twitter

Actor Sooraj Pancholi is back on Twitter after deleting his account last year following the controversy surrounding his father and actor Aditya Pancholi and actress Kangana Ranaut. Announcing his return on Twitter, Sooraj tweeted: "Hello everyone. So here's the first tweet from my official handle! Feels good to be back on Twitter! Missed you guys."

He is now available on Twitter with username @Sooraj9pancholi. Singer Armaan Malik welcomed the actor on Twitter saying, hero is back.

Sooraj quit Twitter in 2017 after Kangana imposed allegations on his father for physically abusing her during her initial days in the industry. Kangana's allegations did not go down well with Sooraj as her fans started targeting him and his sister Sana on social media. Sooraj and Sana are the children of Aditya and actress Zarina Wahab.

Source: IANS

Ranveer Singh is a Good Actor: Govinda

Govinda, who has worked with Ranveer Singh in Kill Dill, has said the latter is a really good actor. Govinda said this while interacting with the media on his 56th birthday celebration party here.

In his interviews, Ranveer has often said he is the biggest fan of Govinda, and was inspired by him to act in movies. At Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas wedding reception on Thursday, Govinda had a fun time with Ranveer Singh, and the latter posted a 'happy photo' along with Govinda on social media.

Source: IANS

B-Town Hails Decision by Government to Slash GST on Movie Tickets

Movie tickets costing more than Rs 100 have been brought down from 28 to 18 per cent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Saturday, 22 December. Celebrities like Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn have hailed the move.

Cinema tickets are among services set to get cheaper as they have been removed from the highest 28 per cent bracket under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. The decision came days after a meeting of members representing the Indian film industry with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss issues plaguing the business.

Read more on The Quint.

How Much More Freedom Do You Need in a Country: Anupam Kher

In an apparent reference to Bulandshahr mob violence, actor Naseeruddin Shah said that in many places the death of a cow is being given more importance than the killing of a policeman.

The veteran actor also expressed anxiety over the well-being of his children, who, he said, have not been brought up as followers of any particular religion. While Richa Chadha and Swara Bhasker backed the actor, Anupam Kher slammed the comment.

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