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Dog Adopts A Stray Kitten He Found Alone And Becomes Best Friends With Her

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Pet lovers, here’s another interesting story of a cat and dog’s friendship. We know how much you love these stories. That’s why we have brought another one for you. 

The story starts with Morgan, an amazing mother of 4 dogs and cats. A couple of months back, she got her fifth cat when she heard some meows coming from outside. After hearing the sound, she tried calling the cat near her but nothing worked. So she decided to go out and search for her. She also took one of her cats to make the search easy and quick. After some time, they found a little kitten laying on a cut tree.

Morgan thought of waiting for some time so that her mother can come to save her. But even after 2 hours, her mother didn’t show up. And that’s when Morgan decided to bring the little cute kitten to her home. 

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Once Morgan brought the kitten home and gave her a nice bath, she named her Polly. Awww! After Polly was cleaned, a curious creature came to meet her. This curious creature is actually a 12-year-old Labrador retriever, Paxton. Have we mentioned that he is also the guardian of the house? (He is such a strong boi.)

As soon as Polly and Pax saw each other, they fell in love. Also, Pax decided to take care of the little kitten because she was so weak. 

For almost 3 weeks, Morgan fed Polly with a bottle. After that, the kitten started eating on her own. However, the good boi Pax was always there to clean up his little friend with his tongue after every meal.

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‘Batla House’ Review (3.5/5): John Abraham’s Class Act Lifts This Gripping Tribute To Police Officers

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10 years after the Batla House encounter, John Abraham and Nikkhil Advani bring on screen the controversial and political event on screen. The case still has not got its closure and the answer to ‘was it real or fake?’ is not clear yet. Does this adaptation resolve this 10-year mystery? Read further.

  • Director: Nikkhil Advani
  • Screenplay: Ritesh Shah
  • Cast: John Abraham, Mrunal Thakur, Ravi Kishan, Nora Fatehi, Manish Chaudhari, Rajesh Sharma and others 
  • Genre: Action, Thriller
  • Date releasing: August 15, 2019
  • CBFC rating: U/A
  • Duration: 146 minutes 
  • Reviewer Rating: 3.5/5

Setting the scene 

Blasts have ravaged Delhi, killing 30 in September 2008. A few days later, based on an investigation, Delhi Police Special Cell decide to raid a flat at Batla House where alleged terrorists are hiding. However, things don’t go as per plan as two alleged terrorists get killed in the encounter, two escape and one is arrested, while one police officer also loses his life.  

Plot 

‘Batla House’ traces the story of ACP Sanjay Kumar (John Abraham), who heads the investigation team that conducts the operation, resulting in the encounter. However, residents of the area, media and politicians term it as a fake encounter of ‘innocent students’. Kumar, who is already facing a troubled time with wife (Mrunal Thakur), not just is attacked with allegations in a media trial, a departmental inquiry for the fiasco, but also suffers a mental breakdown over the deaths, including of his colleague (Ravi Kishan). His rollercoaster journey, strategising the way to get hold of one of the escaped terrorists, proving the authenticity of the incident to his seniors, ministers and towards the end, to the court, while battling his own demons, forms the rest of the story. 

Verdict

There is a not a single dull moment in ‘Batla House’; the movie is gripping from the word ‘go’ till the end, and the credit goes to the direction and editing. 

It goes without saying, ‘Batla House’ rests on the broad shoulders of John Abraham and he uplifts it with a stupendous performance. From the portrayal of his troubled equation with wife, hallucination scenes, investigation of the terrorists with verses from Quran, or beating up the accused, the actor nails the role to the T. It won’t come as a surprise if he is finally honoured with an award, after a string of patriotic roles. 

The supporting cast is outstanding too. The roles of the police officers and the terrorists are all played convincingly. From the supporting cast, Ravi Kishan impresses even in his brief role, Manish Chaudhari never quite gets its wrong. 

Mrunal Thakur and Nora Fatehi don’t have much to do, but they do their job fairly well. Rajesh Sharma as the overconfident lawyer is one of the highlights. 

The writing by Ritesh Shah, known for movies like ‘Pink’ and ‘Raid’, deserves a special mention. Dialogues do justice to the story, though it might seem heavy at places. 

The action sequences are extraordinary and the entire sequence of John chasing one of the terrorists, right till the point he fails to catch him, is marvellous. The picturisation of the sequences add to the build-up, though the movie isn’t much about the action, but more about what happens after the encounter. 

The background music is brilliant as it manages to keep the tempo high throughout the movie. The songs, two of them, do justice to the plot and Nora’s ‘Saaki Saaki’ act will be something that’d draw the audiences to the theatres. 

On the flip side, John’s equation with his wife might seem as deviating from the plot for some, while the hallucination scenes might have mixed reactions. The monologue towards the end might seem too preachy. Some sequences like the scene in Nepal was out of the blue and more focus could’ve been given to the facts that brought the Special Cell to Batla House. The reason why Kumar and Co waited one year to go to UP to nab the accused was not justified. Like ‘Talwar’, Batla House tries to present various versions of the incident, but this one does take a side.  

However, overall, ‘Batla House’ is an impressive action thriller, aided by impressive performances and fine direction, that gives a fitting tribute to the police officers. 

What works: Direction, performances, action sequences 

What doesn’t: Could’ve been crisper and more detailed   

 

 

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Director Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Tests COVID-19 Positive, Says ‘it’s A Mild Infection’

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Veteran movie director Singeetam Srinivasa Rao on Wednesday, August 16, shared a video to reveal that he has been tested COVID-19 positive and is currently under home quarantine. He also disclosed that he has a mild infection and is self-isolated inside his room.

“Hello everyone, just wanted to tell you that I was declared COVID-19 positive on September 9. I also wanted to tell everyone that the infection is mild. However, the doctor has suggested home quarantine and self-isolation,” said Singeetam Srinivasa Rao in the video. 

“Since I’m self-isolated, my food is kept outside my room’s door, which makes me recall my hostel days,” said Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. He also revealed that he is currently reading books and writing scripts to pass his time. Here’s Singeetam Srinivasa Rao’s video: 

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Singeetam Srinivasa Rao on his fight against COVID-19 

Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, who was tested COVID-19 positive, a few weeks ago, said that he is recovering from the virus and is better. He exclaimed, “Medicines are doing their job, and I’m doing all that I can do. I’ll be alright soon.” Singeetam Srinivasa Rao also warned everyone to take good care of themselves.

“COVID is a serious thing. It finds ingenious ways to attack you, so one has to be very careful,” added the director. 

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Meanwhile, Singeetam Srinivasa Rao, who turns a year older on September 21, said that he would not celebrate his birthday this year. Since his quarantine finishes on September 22, he will postpone his birthday celebrations, said Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. He also thanked all well-wishers and fans who sent him messages asking about his well being. 

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Singeetam Srinivasa Rao was last seen in Krish’s Kanche. The movie, starring Varun Tej and Pragya Jaiswal has the veteran director in a cameo. Interestingly, Kanche was Singeetam’s last movie. He has been on a hiatus for the past five years. 

He last helmed Welcome Obama (2013). The movie, starring  Urmila Kanitkar, Rachel and Esteban in the lead is the official remake of Marathi film Mala Aai Vhhaychy! (2011). The film opened to mixed reactions from the critics and audiences, with the latter heavily criticising the pace of the movie. 

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Ranveer Singh files special application to NCB to be by Deepika Padukone’s side?

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Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone flew back to Mumbai last night. The actress has been summoned by the NCB on September 26, 2020. This has happened after the NCB found chats where Deepika Padukone is allegedly asking her manager, Jaya Saha to procure some hash for her. The name of Karishma Prakash has also come up. Now, Karishma was with Deepika Padukone in Goa for the shoot of the Shakun Batra film. Her lawyer said that she could not be immediately present due to some health issues. Deepika Padukone will be summoned on September 26, 2020 by the bureau. It seems a face-to-face interrogation will happen between Jaya Saha and her. Also Read – Ranveer Singh files special application to NCB to be by Deepika Padukone’s side?

Now, in a report published on the website, Peeping Moon, Ranveer Singh has made a special application to the Narcotics Control Bureau. He has requested if he can be by her side when she is being questioned. He has given a reason that Deepika Padukone suffers from anxiety and gets panic attack, at times. The report further says that he understands that it is not possible but wants to be allowed inside the office. This report has even come on Republic World. The Narcotics Control Bureau has not replied to his request so far. Also Read – Deepika Padukone allegedly blames manager for revealing private chats; Ranveer Singh joins actress’ 12-memeber legal team

Ranveer Singh has been by her side since the news broke out. It seems Deepika Padukone consulted 12 lawyers from her resort in Goa. Ranveer Singh was also a part of the video conference. He drove down from Mumbai to Goa to be with her side. The couple flew down in a chartered plane to Mumbai last evening. There is buzz that Deepika Padukone might state that her phone was used unknowingly by her manager to make this conversation. This has also been reported by Peeping Moon. Whatever happens, Ranveer Singh is surely by his ladylove. All eyes will be on them tomorrow at the NCB! Also Read – ‘Repeat after me,’ Kangana Ranaut takes a jibe at Deepika Padukone being linked in Bollywood drug nexus – view tweet

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