Vidya Balan shared the motion poster of the much-awaited biographical drama Shakuntala Devi on Instagram. Faster than a calculator and a human-computer, the motion poster revealed that the trailer for the new film will drop on 15th of July. The biopic of the math wizard will premiere on Amazon Prime Video. Shakuntala Devi has been directed by Anu Menon (Waiting, Four More Shots Please S1) and produced by Sony Pictures Networks Productions and Vikram Malhotra (Abundantia Entertainment).

With countless achievements and a never-before-seen journey of the charming mathematician, Vidya Balan will essay the titular role.

Take a look at the motion poster:

In an earlier interview with PTI, Vidya had spoken about doing the film and her views on being cast for it. She said, “I am extremely excited to play the ‘human computer’ Shakuntala Devi on the big screen. She was truly someone who embraced her individuality, had a strong feminist voice and braved many a naysayer to reach the pinnacle of success.”

She added, “But what truly fascinates me is that you wouldn’t normally associate a fun person with math…and she completely turns that perception on its head.

Vidya wrapped up the shoot for the biopic in November last year and the film was scheduled to release in summer 2020. However, due to coronavirus pandemic, it skipped the theatrical release and now will premiere on Amazon Prime Video.

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Ashi Singh is all set to play the lead role of Yasmine opposite Siddharth Nigam in the TV show Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga, replacing Avneet Kaur. Ashi shared her look as Princess Jasmine on Instagram.

Ashi is seen dressed in a peach gown posing with Siddharth Nigam in one photo. She captioned the image as, “I am very excited to share very first picture from the set of Aladdin- naam to suna hoga as Yasmine. Thanks for the warm welcome @thesiddharthnigam and the whole team of aladdin. @gulfamkhan_hussain @bansalsmita_ @asliutkarsh @grover.vikas51 #aladdin #ashisingh #yasmine #newlook #excited.”

She is seen sporting heavy gold jewellery and a bejewelled crown in the photos.

The actors were flooded by comments and compliments from their fans who are eager to see them together in the show.

Avneet Kaur left the show given the COVID-19 outbreak in the country as she did suffer dengue last year and got back to shoot despite not having a strong immunity.

Ashi had won the hearts of her fans with her previous show Yeh Un Dinon Ki Baat Hai.

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South Indian film industry’s one of the most loved actors Pawan Kalyan will turn a year older on September 2. Fans of the megastar who are seemingly excited for his birthday have already made the hashtag #AdvanceHBDPawanKalyan trend on Twitter.

Many of his fans have shared different stills and snippets of the actor from a variety of events, photo shoots and films as they extended their advanced birthday greetings to their favourite star.

Sharing a graphic of Pawan Kalyan in different moods, a fan wrote, “Roar… Smile… All for well being of people.. His journey has been inspiring and will continue so..”

Another one tweeted a happy picture of the actor and wrote, “Million Dollar Smile”

Take a look at some of the tweets with the hashtag #AdvanceHBDPawanKalyan:

Pawan will soon be seen in an upcoming Telugu film titled Vakeel Saab. The movie is a remake of famous Bollywood film Pink. The Venu Sriram directorial will see Pawan essay the role of a lawyer. Other poignant roles in the film will be played by Prakash Raj, Anjali, Nivetha Thomas, Anasuya Bharadwaj, Ananda Chakrapani among others.

The character that will be essayed by Pawan, was originally played by legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan in the 2016 Bollywood film. The movie has been written by Shoojit Sircar, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury and Ritesh Shah. Other important roles in the film have been played by Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Angad Bedi, Piyush Mishra.

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Actors Sanjay Dutt and Suniel Shetty, in coordination with minister Aslam Shaikh, have come forward to help Mumbai’s dabbawalas.

  • Last Updated: July 14, 2020, 11:05 AM IST

The lockdown has been a struggle for Mumbai’s dabbawalas whose on-time meal delivery system used to feed hundreds of Mumbaikars daily. Actors Sanjay Dutt and Suniel Shetty, in coordination with Aslam Shaikh, cabinet minister for Textiles, Port, Fisheries & & Guardian Minister-Mumbai City, have come forward to help them by providing food to affected families.

Suneil told Mumbai Mirror, “It’s an initiative started by Aslam Bhai and Sanju, I had no hesitation in joining hands with them. Prema Cha Dabba becomes even more beautiful when everyone gets together.”

Food trucks have already been sent to Pune, where a bulk of these dabbawalas have camped themselves. So far 800 kits of rice, dal, sugar, atta and oil have been delivered to Khed and Malval. Suniel’s NGO named Save The Children India is executing the mission to ensure that the food reaches them directly without any middle man.

“The NGO has staff on ground to look into everything. We have a three-month plan in place,” said Suniel, adding that they intend to reach 5000 families.

Sanjay Dutt said, “The community that once fed so many in Mumbai is facing starvation today. So, we are delivering them our dabbas with lots of love.”

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