Tuesday, 18 January, 2022
TopicAkshay Kumar

Topic: Akshay Kumar

Atrangi Re not a typical Bollywood Tanu Weds Manu love triangle. It’s a fun surprise

The way Atrangi Re looks at the repercussions of living in a conflicted atmosphere, and the consequences of violence, deserves special mention.

Farmer union protests against Akshay Kumar’s Sooryavanshi for 3rd day, wants film banned

Akshay Kumar, born in Amritsar, has been at receiving end of anger from some farmers since he tweeted in favour of ‘India against propaganda’ campaign amid farmers’ protest.

From Xenophobia to lazy comedy — Sooryavanshi sums up issues with Bollywood’s police films

The Rohit Shetty film starring Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif underpins its moral centre on the phrase — “an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind”.

‘India against propaganda’, say Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar over Rihanna, Greta Thunberg tweets

Akshay Kumar, Karan Johar, Ajay Devgn and Suniel Shetty said Wednesday that citizens should focus on the government's efforts to resolve the farmers' crisis, and not on 'half-truths.'

Yogi Adityanath bonds with businesses, Bollywood in Mumbai to attract investment to UP

UP govt statement says improvement in ‘ease of doing business’ in state was appreciated by business leaders. Yogi met several corporate leaders, including those from Tata Sons and L&T.

Don’t look at everyone in Bollywood industry with same lens, says actor Akshay Kumar

Actor Akshay Kumar said that a drug issue exists in Bollywood but one shouldn't assume that every person in the profession is part of the problem in almost a four-minute long video on Twitter.

Akshay Kumar tells Bear Grylls he drinks cow urine daily, elephant-poop tea not a big deal

Actor Akshay Kumar, who will feature in Bear Grylls' show 'Into the Wild', said he drinks cow urine for Ayurvedic reasons. Kumar was on an Instagram live with Grylls and Huma Qureshi.

‘Elephant poop tea’ surprises Akshay Kumar as he sets out on adventure with Bear Grylls

After PM Narendra Modi and Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar is all set to feature on wildlife adventurer Bear Grylls' show 'Into the Wild'.

Amit Malviya’s fact-check, Ramdev’s detox, Akshay Kumar on fake news & Batman to the rescue

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Bagga’s Nehru moment, Twitter-Trump war 2.0 & Twinkle Khanna takes on Akshay Kumar

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

On Camera

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra of Congress, a forerunner of women's question in India | PTI

Be it Congress, BJP, AAP—women’s question in India is a partisan issue. And that’s not so bad

India's woman question tests party imagination. Congress's focus on Nirbhaya, Unnao rape victim, and BJP's Uniform Civil Code show how.
President Xi Jingping addressing a meeting

Nations must secure global supply chains, prevent inflation shocks: Xi Jinping at WEF

In his 3rd address to World Economic Forum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said 'we need to resolve various risks and promote the steady recovery of the world economy'.

Defence

HAL likely to be in fray for Navy’s NUHs after defence ministry junks Coast Guard chopper deal

Last week, the Defence Acquisition Council scrapped the Coast Guard programme to buy 14 twin-engine helicopters under Buy Global category. Other projects under review now.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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