Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicKaran Johar

Topic: Karan Johar

SSR, Kashmir Files, SRK — the new Koffee with Karan has to move beyond Bollywood fluff

Karan Johar can help Bollywood fans who are dying to hear from an industry that has so far been consistently criticised for being silent on politics.

High-risk contacts of Kareena, Amrita Arora test negative for Covid, BMC unseals buildings

BMC had gone on a tracking and testing drive after actors Kareena Kapoor Khan and Amrita Arora, and designer Seema Khan tested Covid positive Monday.

Kareena Kapoor, Amrita Arora contract Covid, Mumbai mayor says ‘not right to be carefree’

Mumbai mayor Kishori Pednekar said authorities have contacted Grand Hyatt Hotel where a party was held and Kareena attended it. The two actors are now under home isolation.

‘Can Bollywood survive Modi?’ Aatish Taseer predicts a ‘heartbreaking’ confrontation

'Bollywood’s only chance of survival lies in its ability to stick together and marshal its star power,' author Aatish Taseer has written in The Atlantic.

No drugs consumed at party last year, says Karan Johar in response to NCB notice

The anti-drugs agency had issued a notice to Johar over a viral video allegedly showing drugs being consumed at a party hosted at his residence in December 2019, the official said.

Karan Johar gets NCB notice over 2019 party video allegedly showing drugs being consumed

Notice has been sent to check veracity of video, allegedly taken at a party in Karan Johar's house on 18 December which had several top Bollywood stars in attendance.

Delhi HC tells Centre and filmmakers to sort out issues over movie ‘Gunjan Saxena’

The Delhi High Court also refused to pass any interim order to restrain the release of movie in theatres.

Karan Johar isn’t aware of IAF’s best traditions. Explains why ‘Gunjan Saxena’ went wrong

Karan Johar must introspect, apologise and delete the scenes from the movie which show that the IAF mistreats women officers.

IAF writes to CBFC opposing ‘undue negative portrayal’ in Janhvi Kapoor’s Gunjan Saxena

The IAF, in the letter, said Dharma Productions portrays some situations and 'inappropriate work culture', especially against women, in a misleading manner.

Bollywood’s nepotism didn’t start with Karan Johar. But it must end with Sushant Singh Rajput

Nepotism-led 'othering' has reached a toxic level in Bollywood. Regardless of the extent of its contribution to Sushant’s death, the Hindi film industry must do some soul-searching.

On Camera

YourTurn

Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.

Defence

Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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