Sonu Nigam Says ‘Sob Stories’ On Reality Shows Are Marketing Gimmick, Contestants Are ‘Dhurandhars’

Mumbai: Singer Sonu Nigam, who is known for his outspoken nature and explosive statements, has now made a controversial statement about the reality of sob stories on reality shows. He said that the ‘sob stories’ are being used in reality shows as a marketing gimmick. The ace singer, who himself judged shows such as Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Indian Idol, said that ‘sob stories’ are clearly working or else they would not be highlighted so often in the show. He, however defended his statement, that the contestants are ‘extremely talented’ in their own right. He also talked about the trend of calling the attention to the contestants’ backstories on reality shows.

Speaking with TOI, he expressed,”If they weren’t working (sob stories), it would not be happening so often on reality shows. In the deepest corner of my heart, I feel sob stories are working. It is a marketing thing, and people are not fools. Their hearts are in the right place. I also feel that the contestants in reality shows are extremely talented. They are ‘dhurandhars’.

Saying he is no one to comment on music reality shows, he further added “They are doing well, getting good viewership and the singers are phenomenal,” he expressed. When questioned if he is willing to be back as a judge of a reality show, the singer said, “If I feel I can contribute to a show and they come with an offer, why not? If I feel I am a misfit, I won’t do it.”

Earlier this month, Sonu Nigam grabbed eyeballs after he reacted to the infamous Indian Idol 12 controversy.  He had posted a video on his Instagram account in which he said, “Nobody can do justice to the legendary Kishore Kumar songs. His son Amit Kumar is a great man and he has seen this industry much more than us. He is a very quiet and dignified person. He is not saying anything and you are taking undue advantage of this. I want to tell the Indian Idol team to end this controversy. There’s no fault of Amit ji and Indian Idol as well.”

The Kal Ho Na Ho singer had even opposed Aditya Narayan and Manoj Muntashir and stepped forward in support of Amit Kumar saying, “I want to even tell Manoj Muntashir and Aditya Narayan to not say anything about Amit Kumar. He is a senior and we should maintain that respect for a senior. if a senior criticise you, you don’t take offence, you think about where you went wrong and you improve yourself,”.

Currently, Indian Idol 12 is hosted by Aditya Narayan. The shoot setup has been shifted to Daman amid the outbreak of novel Coronavirus pandemic as the shooting of films and TV shows have been put to halt in Mumbai in this situation.

(Written By Apoorva Girdhar)

Noida Police conduct raid at Green Beauty Farmhouse, arrest 61 including 15 women

The Noida Police carried out a raid at Green Beauty farmhouse in Noida and arrested 61 people for violating COVID protocols. According to reports, all accused were bathing in the swimming pool, when the raid took place. None of the accused was wearing face mask. The police also recovered alcohol bottles, which were meant for sale in Haryana. 

On Sushant Singh’s Death Anniversary, ‘Friend’ Sandeep Ssingh Trolled For Presenting ‘Fake Friendship’

Mumbai: Amongst the heartfelt posts and notes pouring in on Social media as a tribute to Sushant Singh Rajput on his first death anniversary, one post that drew flak from the late actor’s fans was that of film producer and Sushant’s friend Sandeep Ssingh’s.

Sandeep Ssingh took to Instagram sharing a series of pictures with Sushant in which they both can be seen sitting in a room, probably having some deep conversation. Sharing the pictures, Sandeep wrote, ”Kuch log tujhe jaante hai, kuch log mujhe jaante hai, hume koi nahi jaanta, sirf hum jaante hai (Some people know you, others know me, nobody knows us, except you and me).”

However, Sushant’s fans were quick to attack Sandeep alleging that he too was involved in the late actor’s death. The comment section of Sandeep Ssingh’s post is filled with attacks from Sushant’s fans. While one of the social media user called it ‘Fake friendship’, another of Sushant Singh Rajput’s fan wrote, ”Ohho kya baat jb zinda the tb yaad tk ni kiya (You paid no attention to him when he was alive)”.

Check out Sandip Ssingh’s Instagram post here:

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Sandeep Ssingh Rajput claimed to be Sushant Singh Rajput’s close friend after his death and was seen taking the lead at the actor’s funeral. He was also seen with Sushant’s sister Meetu. However, controversies erupted after Sushant’s family revealed that they did now know him. Several news organisations also demanded Sandeep’s arrest calling him a ‘key conspirator’ and ‘murderer’ in Sushant Singh Rajput’s death’s case.

Sandeep Ssingh has worked with several films including Mary Kom, Aligarh, Sarabjit, Bhoomi and PM Narendra Modi biopic.

Big scam by Ram Temple Trust; Supreme Court must take cognisance: Congress on alleged Ayodhya land deal fraud

Congress general secretary and chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated that facts have come to light to a “big scam” in funds collected from devotees and this amounts to committing a big sin and wrongdoing. He added that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who formed the Trust on the directions of the Supreme Court, is totally ‘silent’.

‘I Know You Are Here’! Sara Ali Khan, Shraddha Kapoor Remember Sushant Singh Rajput on His Death Anniversary

Mumbai: Actors Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor, who worked with Sushant Singh Rajput once, remembered the late actor on his first death anniversary. While Shraddha Kapoor worked with Sushant in Chhichhore, Sara Ali Khan and Sushant shared screen space in Kedarnath.

Taking to Instagram, Sara penned an emotional note with an adorable still from the film’s shoot and wrote ‘gave her all that she has today’. Sara and Sushant can be seen posing in a pool as they shoot for Kedarnath. She wrote, “Whenever I needed help, advice or a laugh you were always there. You introduced me to the world of acting, made me believe that dreams could come true, and gave me all that I have today. Still can’t believe you’re gone. But every time I look at the stars, the rising sun or the moon I know you’re here. From Kedarnath to Andromeda.”

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Meanwhile, Shraddha Kapoor shared Sushant’s picture from the film Chhichhore and simply wrote, “Shine on, dearest Sush.”

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Last year, Sara in an interview with PeepingMoon admitted hat she has dated the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput and it was a short relationship. She even stated that he was not faithful to her in the brief relationship that they have shared. She was interrogated by the NCB on September 26. The Kedarnath actor returned from Goa along with her mom, Amrita Singh, Ibrahim Ali Khan on September 24.

It’s been a year since he passed away but Sushant Singh Rajput is alive in the hearts of numerous fans. The 34-year-old Bollywood actor’s untimely demise on June 14 last year had left his fans, friends and family in a state of shock.

Anupamaa Major Twist: New Male Lead To Enter Show As Anupamaa’s Love Interest?

Anupamaa Spoiler Alert: Rupali Ganguly and Sudhanshu Pandey starrer Anupamaa had its mega episode on June 13 (Sunday). The episode marked Anupamaa’s new journey as a single woman, without Vanraj. She will go on a journey of self-discovery with of course, the much-drama. If reports are to be believed, Rajan Shahi and the team have plans to bring a new male lead to the show soon. The new lead will be the new love interest of Anupamaa, who might help her to set her own dance academy.

In this week’s episodes, the viewers will witness while Anupamaa is happily cleaning up the storeroom and turning it in her room along with her family members, Kavya gets only upset after she finally shifts to Vanraj’s room. From finding Anupamaa’s saree to her handkerchief to other stuff, she just keeps getting furious. Vanraj tells her that Anupamaa has stayed in the room for 25 years and so it will take time for her to adjust in the same room. He also advises Kavya to behave like a daughter-in-law and stop chanting that she is the one.

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It came as a big shock to Kavya and Vanraj after Bapuji divided the Shah house into three parts. While he gave each part to his children – Vanraj and Dolly, he also gave Anupama her deserving right in the house. Though Anupamaa did not accept it initially, Bapuji left her no choice as he said that he would not eat anything until she accepts it. Later, Baa comes to the doorstep with an aarti plate but to perform aarti of Anupamaa and not of Kavya, who keeps on claiming to be the new ‘bahu’ of the family. Bapuji holds the hand of Anupama and calls her ‘Lakshmi, Saraswati, and Anapoorna’. Well, it was quite emotional for Anupamaa for sure but not at all good for Kavya. The new ‘bahu’ enters the house and the toran on the door falls. Baa taunts Kavya by saying that the new bride has already started to show signs of destruction.

Kavya, on the other hand, has vowed to make the lives of each member of the Shah family miserable following recent developments.

Bihar BSEB board class 12 Inter scrutiny results 2021 declared, get direct link here

The scrutiny result for BSEB class 12 Inter students of Bihar board has been declared on the official website of the board. Students can visit https://ift.tt/2TtK4LQ to check their score after re-evaluation. The board started the registration for the scrutiny of class 12th exam answer sheets on April 1.

Kriti Sanon Remembers Sushant Singh Rajput: ‘Feels Like I’ll Bump Into You Somewhere’

Kriti remembers Sushant: Actor Kriti Sanon remembered her co-star and former boyfriend Sushant Singh Rajput on his first death anniversary. The actor recalled her first look test with Sushant for their movie Raabta that featured them as a couple connected through lifetimes. Kriti shared a collage of her various pictures with Sushant from Raabta and thanks stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania for sending her the same.

In the caption of her post on Instagram, Kriti mentioned how she feels like she will bump into Sushant some day and everything will be back to how it was. “Still feels like it hasn’t happened for real.
Like maybe you are still around
and I’ll bump into you somewhere..

I don’t think it’ll EVER sink in..
But i pray that you are happy and at peace
in whichever world you are in.. ❤️
#sush (sic).” Check out the full post here:

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Kriti and Sushant met on the sets of Raabta, a love story directed by Dinesh Vijan. The two started dating each other and looked absolutely head over heels in love with each other. The duo made red carpet appearances, and attended various Bollywood parties and awards functions together, entertaining their fans with their beautiful chemistry.

Soon after breaking up with Kriti, Sushant started dating Rhea Chakraborty. The two were in a live-in relationship until a few days before Sushant’s death when Rhea left her Bandra apartment after an argument with him. On June 14, 2020, Sushant was found hanging to the ceiling fan of his apartment. While the Mumbai Police called it a case of suicide, SSR’s father filed a separate FIR in Bihar against Rhea and others alleging abetment to suicide.

In her post on Monday, Rhea remembered Sushant and wished for him to come back. She talked about all the times and all the dreams they had seen together where they had talked about eating ‘malpuas‘ and reading physics books.

May he rest in peace!

On Sushant Singh Rajput’s Death Anniversary, Fans Lit Candles Outside SSR’s Mount Blanc Building

It’s been a year since Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise and the entire Bollywood industry is missing him today on his first death anniversary as the industry lost one of the most talented gems. Sushant Singh Rajput was an inspiration to many people. He was found dead at his residence in Mumbai on June 14th last year. Now a year later, his fans have gathered outside his Mount Blanc Building in Bandra to pay their tributes. They lit candles and held placards that read, “#FairJustice for Sushant Singh Rajput” in connection with the actor’s ongoing death case.

Several fans on social media shared his old pictures and videos and remembered his legacy. Sushant’s fans on Twitter have remembered him and paid him an emotional tribute. The legacy that he has left behind for all of us to follow is exemplary.

Have a look at the pics and videos from Sushant’s building:

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Fans Lit Candles Outside Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mount Blanc Building in Mumbai

Fans Lit Candles Outside Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mount Blanc Building in Mumbai

Fans Lit Candles Outside Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mount Blanc Building in Mumbai

Fans Lit Candles Outside Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mount Blanc Building in Mumbai

Fans Lit Candles Outside Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mount Blanc Building in Mumbai

Fans Lit Candles Outside Sushant Singh Rajput’s Mount Blanc Building in Mumbai

A photo from Sushant Singh Rajput’s Patna home:

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Sushant Singh Rajput’s last film released was Dil Bechara. The film digitally premiered last year after his demise and was available for free.

May his soul rest in peace!

Urvashi Rautela’s Rigorous Workout Session Is Monday Inspiration For Us All | Watch

Mumbai: Bollywood star Urvashi Rautela is becoming such an inspiration for everyone with her workout videos. Urvashi is now proving that she isn’t just versatile in acting but also consistent when it comes to putting hard work in the gym, the actress even does hardcore pilates.

The actor recently uploaded a video on her social media in which she can be seen being punched on her belly by her trainer as a part of the training session. Sharing the video, she wrote, “NO PAIN NO GAIN 👊🏻🦾💥 He clocks me right in the gut 🥊 Getting walloped is part of my action film 🎥 🎞 absorbing his blows 🥊”.

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In another video, Urvashi can be seen hanging upside down from a punching bag as a pert of her workout. ”When you perform a crunch from an over-extended position you may be able to tap into your innermost abdominal muscles,” she wrote.

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Several fans took to the comment section of Urvashi Rautela’s post ad dropped fire emojis.

On the work front, Urvashi Rautela will be making her Tamil debut with a big-budget sci-fi Tamil film in which she will be playing the role of a microbiologist and an IITian, and later she is going to appear in a bilingual thriller “Black Rose” along with the Hindi remake of “Thirutu Payale 2”. The actress recently got a blockbuster response for her song “Doob Gaye” opposite Guru Randhawa. Urvashi is starring in a lead role in Jio studio’s web series “Inspector Avinash” opposite Randeep Hooda, which is a biopic based on the true story of super cop Avinash Mishra and Poonam Mishra.

Sunny Leone-Daniel Weber Buy New Lavish Property In Mumbai, Put LA Home on Sale?

Mumbai: Actor Sunny Leone and her husband Daniel Weber have put their Los Angeles, US, property on sale, as per the TOI report. The couple had bought the property a few years ago and re-decorated it to suit their preference. Last year, ahead of Sunny’s Birthday in May, they had taken off to the US  at their mansion with kids – Asher, Noah, and Nisha, before they returned to India. The couple will soon move to a new abode in Mumbai and it took a year for the couple to set up their new lavish home, keeping in mind their taste and open spaces for their kids. The couple’s luxurious house in LA was also designed keeping in mind the family’s love for open spaces and privacy.

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Sunny and Daniel had also put up their LA bungalow on rent for periods when they were not visiting, last year when the lockdown 2020 was imposed as they were worried about their LA house and its staff.

The couple’s LA bungalow is spread over an acre inside the Longridge Estates captures sweeping valley and mountain views. The traditional-style home has a light and bright interiors with beamed ceilings. The house comprises of six bedrooms, staff quarters, a guest loft, a primary suit, a fireplace, walk-in closet, double rain shower, and soaking tub.

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It is still unclear why Sunny and Daniel have now decided to sell their property. India.com tried to reach the couple but they were unavailable.

West Bengal locked till July 1: Check out Mamata Banerjee govt official statement

West Bengal government led by Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced that the COVID-19 curbs in the state will remain enforced for the next two weeks, til July 1, in an attempt to curb the spread of novel coronavirus cases. However, the government announced certain relaxations on curbs in view of a dip in coronavirus cases. As per new guidelines, all shopping malls and shops will be allowed to open between 11 am-6 pm with a 30 per cent workforce. 
 

Indian Idol 12: Shanmukhapriya Gets Trolled Again For Ruining Priyanka Chopra’s Song ‘Darling’ -Watch

Mumbai: Indian Idol 12 has been making headlines these days for contestants’ stunning performances. However, it seems the fans are not happy with Shanmukhapriya as she has been targetted again. Contestant Shanmukhapriya has disappointed fans with her performance in the recent episode. She has been blamed for ruining Priyanka Chopra’s track ‘Darling’ from 7 Khoon Maaf. One of the users wrote: “#ShanMukhPriya ruins the composition of the song in name of giving it a modern touch #IndianIdol #Indianidol12”.

Another user wrote: “#ShanmukhaPriya Try some original songs with originality, every time improvisation or Youdling is not required in every song. Judges are so biased as they give her more screentime and importance as well. Please stop ruining the classic songs. Following the episode, several fans took to Twitter expressing disappointment and demanding Shanmukhapriya’s elimination from the show

Have a look at the trolls:

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Well, we think she is an amazing singer and should not bother by these trolls!

Sushant Singh Rajput Death Case: Fresh Complaint Filed With NHRC Alleging Death Was ‘Unnatural’, Demands Probe

Mumbai: On Sushant Singh Rajput’s first death anniversary, a fresh complaint has been filed with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking a fair and fresh probe into the case.

This complaint has been filed by a law student from the University of Mumbai claiming that the actor’s death was ‘unnatural’. The complainant has asked the NHRC to take Suo-moto cognizance of the case and ensure a fair probe. The complaint has further claimed that Sushant Singh Rajput was given drugs ‘without his or his parent’s permission’. Reportedly, it has also been mentioned in the complaint that the late actor was ‘mentally tortured’ by nepotism in Bollywood.

Earlier today, CBI released an official statement regarding Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case and mentioned that they are still investigating the case from all angles. “CBI investigation related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is still continuing and all the aspects of the case are being looked into meticulously: CBI official,” the statement read. Apart from the CBI, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has also been already probing the drug angle and the money-laundering case connected to the Sushant’s death case.

Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead in his Mumbai apartment on June 14, 2o2o. His sudden death had left everyone – fans, family and friends shocked. Several theories emerged following the actor’s death with some people claiming that it was a murder. However, it’s been a year, but nothing concrete has come out in the case yet.

‘Thankyou Sushant For Your Part In My Journey’! Ankita Lokhande Shares Unseen Moments With SSR | Watch

Mumbai: On Sushant Singh Rajput’s first death anniversary, the late actor’s ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande recalled some precious memories with him. Sharing a video montage of unseen clips of her with Sushant, she thanked him for ‘being part of her journey’. She also hoped to cross paths with him someday. In the video, Ankita and Sushant can be seen performing prayers, going out on a date, a ride on the bike, and the moments she shared with him inside their home along with friends.

She captioned it, “14th June This is who he was !!! Thankyou Sushant for your part in my journey  See you again till we meet again Phir milenge chalte chalte Good bye. (sic)”

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The Manikarnika actor also shared a never-seen-before video from her Diwali celebrations with Sushant a decade ago. In the video, the ex-couple can be seen dancing on the song ‘Main Naraye Mastana’ by Abida Parveen. She wrote while sharing the video, “Left with these memories only. U will always be loved and cherished Diwali 2011. (sic)”

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She also shared another video that depicts their life together. She captioned it, “This was our journey !!!! Phir milenge chalte chalte. (sic)”

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Ankita Lokhande also held a prayer ceremony on the eve of Sushant’s death anniversary.

Meanwhile, CBI also released an official statement on the Sushant Singh Rajput death case. “CBI investigation related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is still continuing and all the aspects of the case are being looked into meticulously: CBI official,” read an official statement.

Sushant and Ankita fell in love while working together in the popular show, Pavitra Rishta. They were in a six-year relationship before they call it quit in 2016. Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai apartment on June 14 last year.

Rhea Chakraborty to Sushant Singh Rajput: ‘Please Come Back to me’

Rhea remembers Sushant: Actor Rhea Chakraborty remembered Sushant Singh Rajput on his first death anniversary. She took to Instagram to write a long note for her ‘putput’ and recalled the time when they used to eat ‘malpua‘, and plan to read all the books about physics together. Rhea shared a picture with Sushant in the post and wished for him to come back.

A part of her emotional post read, “There is no life without you ,you took the meaning of it with you.
This void cannot be filled..
Without you , I’m standing still..
My sweet sunshine boy , I promise to give you ‘Malpua ‘everyday and read all the quantum physics books in this world- please come back to me 🙏

I miss you my best friend,my man ,my love..
Bebu and putput forever
♾ +1
#mywholeheart❤️ (sic)”

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Rhea and Sushant were dating each other when the latter reportedly died by suicide. He was found hanging to the ceiling fan of his apartment in Mumbai’s Bandra area. While the Mumbai Polie called it a case of suicide in its preliminary investigation, Sushant’s father filed an abetment to suicide case against Rhea, her brother Showik Chakraborty and others in Bihar. The case is now being probed by the CBI.

The central probing agency released the latest update on the death case on Monday. In its official statement, a CBI official said, “CBI investigation related to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput is still continuing and all the aspects of the case are being looked into meticulously: CBI official.”

Sushant’s other friends and colleagues from the industry including Ankita Lokhande, Sanjana Sanghi, Bhumi Pednekar, Amit Sadh, Rajkummar Rao, Mukesh Chhabra, and Nitesh Tiwari among others remembered the late actor for his loving qualities and excellence at work.

May he rest in peace!