Actor Aditi Rao Hydari and director Neeraj Ghaywan, in a chat with Hindustan Times, spoke about how Bollywood privilege has affected them, creating a respectful environment on set, and telling short-form stories.
Ghaywan has directed Geeli Pucchi, the best of the four short films in Netflix's Ajeeb Daastaans, produced by Karan Johar.
Ajeeb Dastaans is an anthology of four films that do not revolve around any common theme. Perhaps that's why, each of the stories in Ajeeb Daastaans get a chance to stand out and make an impact without the baggage of being compared to each other. Kayoze Irani's Ankahi stars Shefali Shah and Manav Kaul, Neeraj Ghyawan's Geeli Pucchi features Aditi Rao Hydari and Konkona Sen Sharma, Khilauna by Raj Mehta is led by Nushrat Bharucha and Abhishek Bannerjee along with child actor Inayat Verma and Majnu by Shashank Khaitan has Jaideep Ahlawat, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Armaan Ralhan in lead roles. A heady mix of flawed characters, layered emotions, fragile relationships and unexplained desires come together to highlight and explore stories of domestic abuse, patriarchy, toxic masculinity, casteism and much more. Interestingly, none of the directors force feed their version on to you, but leaves it the audience to interpret the characters as well as the climax. Through a compelling storytelling, Ajeeb Daastaans is a stark take on complexities of human behaviour, and it explores a plethora of emotions while narrating contrasting stories. Ajeeb Daastaans is streaming on Netflix.
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Bollywood divas including Deepika Padukone, Aditi Rao Hydari, Gauahar Khan and Karishma Tanna were snapped in and around 'film city', Mumbai. Seen in comfy attire, Deepika was clicked by paps post shoot in Bandra. She will next be seen in '83'. Aditi Rao stepped out at Vijay Sales store in Bandra. Actress paused and posed for the camera. Paps also got a glimpse of Gauahar Khan at her office in Versova. Karishma Tanna too was spotted post her gym session in Andheri.
Ajeeb Daastaans’ Shefali Shah and Manav Kaul get candid with RJ Stutee in the latest episode of 'Aur Batao'.Shah and Kaul open up about OTT platforms and censorship. The Netfilx anthology is produced by Karan Johar and directed by Shashank Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan and Kayoze Irani. Aur Batao is not your regular photoshopped chat show but makes hanging out with celebs a different (and fun) ballgame. Watch the full video for more.
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Ajeeb Daastaans’ Fatima Sana Sheikh and Jaideep Ahlawat get candid with RJ Stutee in the latest episode of 'Aur Batao'.The Netfilx anthology is produced by Karan Johar and directed by Shashank Khaitan, Raj Mehta, Neeraj Ghaywan and Kayoze Irani. Aur Batao is not your regular photoshopped chat show but makes hanging out with celebs a different (and fun) ballgame. Watch the full video for more.
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Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut tested positive for COVID-19. She took to her Instagram to share the news with her fans. Kangana was recently banned from Twitter, after she posted series of tweets that were found to be in violation of the platform's hate speech and abusive behaviour policies.
Bollywood actor Nushrratt Bharuccha snapped outside a veterinary clinic in Bandra. She looked beautiful in the girl-next door look. She was last seen in Netflix series 'Ajeeb Daastaans'. Meanwhile, actor Neha Sharma also got papped in Bandra. She pulled off 'all-black look' like a diva.
Actor Sara Ali Khan and her brother Ibrahim Ali Khan were snapped at Mumbai airport. They both were seen twinning in blue at the airport. Bollywood actor and dancer Nora Fatehi was also clicked at the Mumbai airport. She was seen clicking a picture with her fan. Actors Sunil Grover, Urvashi Rautela and Varun Sharma were also spotted at airport. Actor Vikrant Massey also got papped in Mumbai.
As India struggles with its worst Covid wave, requests for plasma donations have flooded various social media platforms. Oncologist Dr Sameer Kaul speaks to Hindustan Times and explains the dos and don’ts of plasma donation; who can donate and the risks involved. Kaul says, “Plasma therapy is not a panacea for Covid-19. It specifically helps patients who are early in the disease and have moderate Covid.” Watch the full video for more.
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India is in the midst of a second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic and many experts have already warned of an imminent third wave. Dr. Rommel Tickoo, Director (Internal Medicine) at Max Healthcare and Dr. Ambarish Satwik, vascular and endovascular surgeon at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital speak to Hindustan Times and bust myths on prevention, medicines, clotting, hospitalisation, etc. In this episode of InFocus, Dr. Satwik explains how to wear a mask in a proper manner and avoid Covid infection. Watch the full video for more.
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The second wave of the Covid pandemic is raging in India. Renowned cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan explained how Covid is affecting heart patients in the country. He also spoke on the role of anxiety & how people can use de-stressing techniques. Watch a small snippet of Hindustan Times' Covid special with Dr. Naresh Trehan. The full interview premieres at 11 am on 9th May, 2021.https://youtu.be/BW5lzh3YOak
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As the Covid wave in India continues to rage, renowned cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan talks about the warning signs and preventive steps for heart patients. Speaking exclusively to Hindustan Times’ Kumkum Chadha, Dr. Trehan explained how the virus can affect heart patients. Dr. Trehan talks about cases of heart attacks in patients who do not have a pre-existing history of heart-related ailments. Watch the full interview for more details.
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As India struggles to control the spread of the second wave of the Covid pandemic, doctors in the country are now warning about the overuse of steroids. Speaking to Hindustan Times’ Aditi Prasad, Dr. Jalil Parkar said many patients who recovered after being given steroids came back a few months later with multiple problems. ‘1 lakh out of the 2 crore odd Covid patients could end up with diabetes if people do not know when to stop using steroids,’ Dr. Parkar warned. Dr Amit Thadani, Medical Director at Niramaya Hospitals also said that there is no role of steroids in treating mild cases and said that use of should be judicious. Watch the full video for all the details.
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The cast of Netflix's 'Jupiter's Legacy,' including Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels, Leslie Bibb, Matt Lanter, Mike Wade, Ian Quinlan, Tenika Davis, Elena Kampouris and Andrew Horton, spoke to The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision Breakdown all about their new superhero series.
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Actor Alia Bhatt has tested positive for Covid-19 and is under home quarantine. Alia informed fans about the development with a post on her Instagram Stories. Recently, her boyfriend and Brahmastra co-star Ranbir Kapoor had also tested Covid positive. Alia has several releases lined up with Sanjay leela Bhansali's Gangubai Kathiawadi. In the upcoming film, the actor will be seen in the titular role of a brothel owner. The movie will release on July 30 and is set to clash with Prabhas' Radhe Shyam. Alia also has Ayan Mukerji's Brahmastra in the pipeline, featuring Amitabh Bachchan. The actor is also set to be seen in SS Rajamouli's epic, RRR. Alia will also star in Karan Johar's big budget historical drama Takht. In recent times, several actors including Aamir Khan, Paresh Rawal and Kartik Aaryan have also tested positive for coronavirus.
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Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone, Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday were spotted in Mumbai on Tuesday. The actors are currently shooting for director Shakun Batra’s upcoming movie. Siddhant and Ananya were seen engrossed in a conversation. The first schedule of the film was completed in Goa in November last year. The film is being produced by Karan Johar. Watch the full video for more details.
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