Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut launched the first trailer of her upcoming film Panga Monday evening at a grand event in Mumbai and we can say filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari is back with her brilliance. Ashwiny has previousy given is gems like Swara Bhaskar-starrer Nil Battey Sannata and the 2017 entertainer Bareilly Ki Barfi.
Ashwiny explores various aspects of her lead character – Jaya (Kangana). She is a kabbadi player, a railways employee, a wife, a mother and much more. The film stars Jassie Gill opposite Kangana and also features Richa Chadha and Neena Gupta in prominent roles.
The video shows Kangana as she spends her life doling out railway tickets. Her days of being a kabaddi star are behind her now that she has neither the time nor the energy for anything else other than raising her family. However, when opportunity comes knocking at her door, she finds support in her husband and son.
Watch the trailer here:
To promote her film, Kangana visited the VT railway station in Mumbai Monday afternoon and even distributed tickets from the counter. The makers had the unconventional promotional plan as she plays a railways employee in the movie.
Earlier, talking about her lead star, Ashwiny had said, “Kangana and I have become friends over the two-year journey of the film. I have realised that when she loves someone, she will take care of them all her life. There were times when she was really upset, in tears. As a friend, I could only support her. If everyone keeps commenting, she will be affected. It’s only human.”
She also spoke about Kangana putting on weight and then losing it too. She said, “Kangana had to put on some weight, but her body type is such that it doesn’t look extra on her. She immediately lost the kilos, but has put them back for her next. I don’t know how she does it over and over; I have difficulty losing even once.”
Ahead of the trailer launch, the makers had released posters from the film. Sharing one of the posters that had both Kangana and Neena, director Ashwiny wrote: “Jo sapne dekhte hain woh #Panga lete hain. Inki family ki kahani hum sab se judi hai. Trailer out on 23rd December 2019.” In the picture, Kangana, Neena, singer-actor Jassi Gill and a child actor sit on a sofa of what appears to be a typical middle class Indian home. All the people in the frame are laughing in the frame.
Panga is set to hit theatres on January 24.
US woman’s bhangra performance wins hearts. Watch video
A US lady has left netizens stunned with her bhangra dance. The lady is seen killing the bhangra moves in a video shared on Instagram.
In the video, she is seen performing bhangra in her kitchen wearing a T-shirt and yoga pants. She effortlessly performs to the melody “Chidi Blauri”, sung by Mannat Noor and Ammy Virk, from 2018 film Laung Laachi. Happily, she grooves energetically, winning the hearts of netizens.
“Something delayed for now,” Omala, the Instagrammer captioned the post. The video has earned more than 1.2 million hits on Instagram.
One of her social media follower commented, “hell yes, you had the swag and attitude and perfectly done steps to traditional Bhangra! Whoot whoot.” Another client remarked, “What aa dance ????? amazing ?.”
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Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s wedding: Couple’s big day is finally here, the couple is set to tie the knot today
Finally, Ranbir and Alia are to tie the knot today. Ranbir Kapoor’s whole family is excited about it. Yesterday, the Yeh Jawani hai Deewani star held Mehendi and Haldi ceremonies at his Pali Hill residence Vastu. Apart from his family members, several other stars such as Karan Johar, etc were present at the rituals. Neetu Kapoor and Riddhima Kapoor have already confirmed with the paparazzi that Alia and Ranbir are tying the knot today i.e 14th April, some reports however suggest that the muhurat of Ranbir Kapoor-Alia Bhatt wedding is at 3:30 pm. In a recent interview, Shakti Kapoor said that Rishi Kapoor wanted to see Ranbir-Alia’s wedding with his own eyes and he is glad that Ranbir didn’t delay the wedding anymore.
Kareena Kapoor, Amrita Arora confirm testing COVID-19 positive in official statements
Actors Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora shared official statements on Monday confirming that they have tested positive for COVID-19.
The ‘3 Idiots’ actor took to her Instagram handle and shared a story in which she wrote, “I have tested for positive for COVID. I immediately isolated myself while following all medical protocols. I request anyone who has come in contact with me to please get tested.”
Kareena further continued, “My family and staff are also double vaccinated. They are currently not showing any symptoms. Thankfully, I am feeling ok and hope to be up and about soon.”
Amrita too shared her statement on Insta Stories and wrote, “I have tested positive for COVID. I am following all the medical guidelines and BMC rules.
Anyone who has been in contact with me, please get tested. My family and staff are all fully vaccinated and have all tested negative. Stay safe, stay Responsible.”
Meanwhile, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has revealed that the residence of Kareena has been sealed. They also said that “she has not given proper information yet but our officers are trying to find out that how many people did come in contact with her.”
It was reported earlier today that the duo had been attending several parties recently and hence might be super-spreaders of the deadly virus.
BMC had also instructed the people who came in contact with either Kareena or Amrita, to undergo an RT-PCR test.
Earlier in the day, Kareena’s official spokesperson in a statement had told that both Kareena and Amrita had contracted COVID-19 at an “intimate dinner where a few friends had gathered to catch up.”
Almost a week ago, Kareena and Amrita had attended a fun get-together hosted at the Mumbai residence of Anil Kapoor’s daughter Rhea Kapoor. (ANI)
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