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Bondita asking can’t I come at any other time. Brij reminds her prayers. She says I understood, can I pray. He says yes, but don’t ask anything, his time to reply is over. She prays to Kanha for solving Sampoorna’s problem. Anirudh asks Saudamini to take rest. He goes home to see Bondita. Bondita comes home and hides. Bihari says your friend called from London. Anirudh goes. Bondita gets in from other door. She sees the saree kept there. Anirudh says I need time to break the customs. His friend Salim asks did your friend change, your girlfriend’s pic in wallet, did you marry her or not. Anirudh recalls Saudamini and Bondita. He disconnects the call. She says Batuk didn’t keep his promise. She hides the saree and sits there. She says what shall I do now. Anirudh comes and says Bondita, did you do the homework, give me your copy. He checks the book. She thinks Batuk didn’t do my homework, I won’t get saved now.

Munshi says there are four goats in the lawn. Surmani asks whose goats are these. Sampoorna says I have got them. Surmani asks where are your parents. Sampoorna says they didn’t come. Surmani asks did you steal the goats. Munshi says yes, the goats are costly. Sampoorna says I didn’t steal. Saurabh asks did you ask Anirudh for help. Sampoorna says no, he doesn’t know anything, I respect your esteem, don’t say this. Surmani asks how did you get it. Sampoorna says mum and dad had sent the goats to save my marriage, they couldn’t come as its time of harvesting, you got the dowry, you won’t get another bride for him right. Biraj asks Munshi to say.

Munshi says no, we have no complains. Surmani asks how did they get money. Biraj says they have fulfilled their promise, we should give love to Sampoorna now. Munshi says yes. Sampoorna is thankful to Bondita. Bondita gives her hand. He says bravo… you say it in front of everyone, they should know what you did. He goes calling everyone. Bondita worries. Trilochan asks did she do anything mischievous again, don’t get angry. Binoy says you would be regretting to educate her. Anirudh asks her to say it herself. She gets tensed and thinks he wants to embarrass me. Anirudh says yes, I m shocked to see this, I asked her to write 50 times, right, she has written 50 times, that too correct. Trilochan smiles. Bondita thinks Batuk did the work.

Batuk smiles. Bondita nods to thank him. Trilochan says great. She asks why did you ask me to run. He says I said bravo Bondita, I m proud of you. Trilochan praises her and says I met Brijvasi today and this happened. She thinks Kanha ji is helping me, everyone is happy with me. Anirudh asks what did you say, he is a cheat, he is cheating everyone, did you see any idol talking or drinking milk, he is fooling people. Bondita says its a miracle, there is no lie. Anirudh asks did you meet Brijvasi. She recalls Brij’s words. He asks how do you know all this, tell me. She thinks I m caught.

Bondita asks are you listening, I want to tell you that I have lied, Batuk wrote all that, not me.

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Alia Bhatt Wants Kareena Kapoor’s ‘every Wish And Dream Come True’ On Her Birthday




Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan has turned a year older today, i.e. on September 21, 2020. And to mark this day, several Bollywood celebrities and friends of the actor have been pouring out their heartfelt wishes for the birthday girl. Among the many, actor and co-star Alia Bhatt has gone all out to wish and pen a sweet birthday wish for Bebo.

Taking to her Instagram handle, Alia shared a lovely picture of them where she can be seen striking a pose in glamourous attire. In the post, Kareena can be seen wearing a grey and golden salwar kameez that consisted of mirror work and intricate design. She also completed the look with statement jewellery and opted for a sleek bun hairdo, kohled eyes and pink lips. Alia, on the other hand, sported a green Indian wear and a sheer green dupatta with golden border. She also wore traditional jewellery and opted for dewy makeup.

Along with the picture, the actor also penned a sweet note for her birthday girl. She wrote, “Happy Birthday my dearest Bebo. May every wish you make today come true”. Take a look at the post below.


Alia and Kareena’s equation

The duo shared screen space in the 2016 film Udta Punjab alongside Shahid Kapoor and Diljit Dosanjh. The film was helmed by Abhishek Chaubey and revolved around the drug abuse in the affluent north Indian State of Punjab. The duo also goes on to praise each other at several interviews, talk shows and more.

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Apart from Alia, several other Bollywood celebs went on to wish the actor on her big day. Celebs like Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Sonam Kapoor, Masaba Gupta, Neha Dhupia, Katrina Kaif and more went on to share pictures and birthday wishes for the actor. Veere Di Wedding co-star Sonam Kapoor shared a post and long message for the actor. Take a look.

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On the work front

Alia was recently seen in Mahesh Bhatt’s Sadak 2 along with Aditya Roy Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt. The film was a sequel to the 1991 film starring Sanjay Dutt and Pooja Bhatt in the lead role. She will also be seen in Takht alongside Anil Kapoor, Vicky Kushal, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Janhvi Kapoor, Ranveer Singh and Bhumi Pednekar in crucial roles. Post that, she will also be seen in RRR, Gangubai Kathiwadi and Brahmastra alongside Ranbir Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy.

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Emmy Awards 2020: ‘Watchmen’ Makes History As It Bags Best Limited Series Award




The annual celebration of television’s best work, Emmy Awards 2020, was held on September 21. HBO series, Watchmen, created history as the first time a comic-book adaptation received the top prize, which is the Best Limited Series. The nine-episode series earned the most nominations of any series heading into the ceremony. The show managed to bag 11 awards. 

Emmy 2020: Watchmen creates history

On the other side, in the acceptance speech, executive producer Damon Lindelof dedicated the award to the victims and survivors of that atrocity. He asserted, “The fires that destroyed Black Wall Street still burn today. The only way to put them out is if we all fight them together”. During his speech, he also spilled beans around the upcoming installment of the action-fiction series and said, “Stop worrying about getting cancelled and ask yourself what you’re doing to get renewed”. Check out the full list of Emmy 2020 winners below.

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Emmy 2020 full winner list


Winner name / series

Outstanding drama series


Supporting actress in a drama series

Julia Garner (Ozark

Supporting actor in a drama series

Billy Crudup (The Morning Show)

Directing for a drama series

Andrij Parekh (Succession – Hunting)

Writing for a drama series


Jesse Armstrong (Succession – This Is Not for Tears)

Lead actress in a drama series

Zendaya (Euphoria)

Lead actor in a drama series

Jeremy Strong (Succession)

Reality competition program

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Outstanding limited series


Supporting actor in a limited series or TV movie


Directing for a limited series

Maria Schrader (Unorthodox

Writing for a limited series

Damon Lindelof and Cord Jefferson (Watchmen – This Extraordinary Being)

Actor in a limited series

Mark Ruffalo (I Know This Much Is True)

Actress in a limited series

Regina King (Watchmen

Variety talk series

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

Outstanding comedy series

Schitt’s Creek 

Supporting actress in a comedy series

Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek)

Supporting actor in a comedy series

Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Directing for a comedy series

Andrew Cividino and Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek – Happy Ending)

Writing for a comedy series

Dan Levy (Schitt’s Creek, Happy Ending)

Lead actor in a comedy series

Eugene Levy (Schitt’s Creek)

Lead actress in a comedy

Catherine O’Hara (Schitt’s Creek

Guest actor in a comedy series

Eddie Murphy (Saturday Night Live)

Guest actress in a comedy series

Maya Rudolph (Saturday Night Live)

Guest actor in a drama series

Ron Cephas Jones (This Is Us)

Guest actress in a drama series


Cherry Jones (Succession)

Outstanding documentary or nonfiction series

The Last Dance 

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Prassthanam Review: Sanjay Dutt’s ‘masala’ Multistarrer Is Complicated




Sanjay Dutt hasn’t enjoyed a good time at the box office for some time now. Instead of relying on others, the actor takes matters into his own hands, producing his next Prassthanam. He also takes a ‘safe bet’ by remaking a Telugu hit of the same name. Will this finally help Sanjay Dutt bring a change of his fortunes at the ticket windows? Read on: 

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Director: Deva Katta 

Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Ali Fazal, Satyajeet Dubey, Jackie Shroff, Chunky Pandey, Manisha Koirala, Amyra Dastur 

Genre: Political-action drama 

Date released: September 20, 2019 

CBFC rating: U/A 

Duration: 2 hours, 21 minutes 

Reviewer rating: 2/5 

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Setting the scene 

Prassthanam opens in Lucknow, 25 years ago, when Baldev Pratap Singh (Sanjay Dutt), the right-hand man of a political leader, takes on the enemies of the family, but fails to save the patriarch’s son. On his death bed, the leader requests Baldev to marry his widowed daughter Saroj (Manisha Koirala) and accept their two children. Cut to present, Baldev is now a wealthy four-time MLA, adored by his constituency, as he gears up to be elected for the fifth time. However, apart from his political rivals and the upcoming election, he also has to find a solution for the histrionics of his rogue son Vivaan (Satyajeet Dubey), the political elevation of his stepson Ayush (Ali Fazal), a mining baron Khatri (Chunky Pandey) and a past secret. 


Prassthanam traces the story of a Lucknow family, amid the complicated equations among the members of the family and on the political field. The story is about Saroj’s three children, two from her first marriage and one with Baldev. Vivaan, though the only child of Baldev-Saroj, is furious about his father’s preference for Ayush and hates the behaviour of his family towards him. Ayush follows in the footsteps of his father, in terms of his goodwill for the locals, while they both try to control the damage created by Vivaan. However, things take a turn for the worst when he sexually assaults the daughter of Baldev’s right-hand man Badshah (Jackie Shroff) and kills her. 

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Prassthanam, directed by Deva Katta, who had also helmed the original, has a grand premise consisting of numerous characters and a lot is happening throughout the movie. While the movie aims to come across as this gripping and nail-biting story amid family turmoil and political rivalry, the execution is where it falters. The first half still somehow manages to hold your attention to an extent, but after that, the plot crumbles into a mess by the time the end credits come on screen. The so-called ‘twist’ towards the end and the revelation of the ‘secret’ is far-fetched and doesn’t leave any impact. 

As far as the performances are concerned, Sanjay Dutt is inconsistent in his performances as a power-hungry politician. He looks laboured in the action scenes, his dialogue delivery is unimpressive at many places and makes an impact only in some of the other scenes.  

Manisha Koirala is only crying throughout the film, while Jackie Shroff is only brooding. Amyra Dastur (who you might mistake as Jacqueline Fernandez in some angles) has nothing much to do. 

In a film starring so-called ‘veterans’, Satyajeet Dubey surprisingly is the pick of the lot as the spoiled brat, who’d go to any lengths.  

Ali Fazal is good, but his act might bring memories of his ‘Mirzapur’ role. Chunky Pandey is among the better performers of this cast. Zakir Hussain is impressive and brings the only comic relief in the movie.   

The action scenes seem slow and unconvincing. The music, composed by Ankit Tiwari, is complete in the sense there’s one of every genre, be it romantic, a Qawwali or a full-fledged item number. But nothing quite elevates the film. 

Overall, Prassthanam is complicated, much like the equations in the family of the story.  Only hardcore Sanjay Dutt fans or those who love the ‘masala’ genre might still find something to cheer about here. 

What works: Fairly gripping first half, Ali Fazal and Satyajeet Dubey’s performances 

What doesn’t: Action sequences, performances, screenplay 

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