Wednesday, 26 January, 2022
TopicVivek Oberoi

Topic: Vivek Oberoi

‘Wakao!’ — the whacky Vanilla Coke ad starring Vivek Oberoi that fizzled out very quickly

The retro-themed advertisement for Vanilla Coke, launched in 2004, was aimed at the youth and played frequently on channels like MTV, Channel [V], HBO and AXN.

Bengaluru police raids Vivek Oberoi’s home in search of brother-in-law wanted in drug case

Vivek Oberoi’s brother-in-law, Aditya Alva, was absconding in a drug case registered at Cottonpet police station, Bengaluru joint commissioner of police Sandeep Patil said.

Doordarshan to telecast show on RSS-affiliated NGO, Vivek Oberoi & Paresh Rawal to host

The show, ‘Samarpan’, will highlight work done by Rashtriya Sewa Bharati, which is an umbrella organisation for all RSS-run outfits across India.

Only thing missing from Vivek Oberoi’s Narendra Modi is the cape

PM Narendra Modi fits perfectly as a sequel to Bal Narendra and as a prequel to Akshay Kumar’s ‘apolitical’ interview with Modi.

Vivek Oberoi apologises for Aishwarya Rai Bachchan meme after social media backlash

Actor Vivek Oberoi triggered a controversy Monday after he posted a meme on exit polls by comparing it to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's personal life.

Modi biopic star Vivek Oberoi will campaign for BJP in Gujarat

The star campaigner list also includes former Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan CMs Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Vasundhara Raje Scindia along with Lok Sabha MPs Hema Malini and Paresh Rawal.

Bollywood outcast Vivek Oberoi returns with PM Narendra Modi by his side to reset his career

Vivek Oberoi had been a Narendra Modi devotee since his Gujarat days to become film producer Sandip Singh’s ‘only choice’ to play the prime minister.

SC order upholding censor board’s authority likely to guide EC response on Modi biopic

The Congress has moved the Election Commission to stall the 5 April release of a biopic about PM Narendra Modi starring Vivek Oberoi.

PM Modi’s biopic starring Vivek Oberoi to be released in the middle of poll season

The film, titled 'PM Narendra Modi', is directed by Omung Kumar and will hit theatres on 12 April. 

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Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
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Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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