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Superhit movie producer absconding after serial actress commits suicide!

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Following the investigation after the unexpected suicide of popular Telugu serial actress Sravani Kondapalli due to harassment, the Hyderabad Police have found the prime accused in the suicide case. Yesterday the police announced the names of the three accused.

The accused are TikToker Devaraj Reddy, Sai Kumar Reddy and superhit movie RX 100 producer Ashok Reddy Gummakonda. An FIR was filed against them and Devaraj and Sai Kumar were taken into custody but Ashok Reddy has absconded.

As said by DCP Srinivas, Sravani knew Sai Kumar Reddy for three years, and later met Ashok Reddy who produced Premato Karthik in which she played a small role. In 2019, Sravani met Devaraj Reddy and Sai did not like Devaraj and Sravani’s friendship and told her family about it, following which she was harassed, and Ashok Reddy was also reportedly involved in this. Besides, all three promised to marry her but did not, and police has recordings of Sravani accusing of physical harassment by her parents, Ashok Reddy and Sai.On September 8, the 26 year old actress was found hanging at her residence and her family had filed a case against her ex-boyfriend Devaraj Reddy for harassment.

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Bollywood Actors Come In Support Of Bhupesh Kumar Pandya As He Battles Cancer

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Bhupesh Kumar Pandya, who is well known for his performance in Ayushmann Khurran’s Vicky Donor, is currently being diagnosed with lung cancer at Ahmedabad’s Apollo Hospital. He is in need of ₹25 Lakhs for his treatment as his family is falling short of finances to fund his treatment. After the actor’s batchmate Kashish Agnihotri started a fundraiser on Ketto for Bhupesh’s treatment, actors Manoj Bajpayee, Rajesh Tailang and Gajraj Rao came in support of the Hazaaron Khwahishen Aisi fame and requested fans for financial aid.

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Bollywood comes in support of Bhupesh Kumar Pandya

On September 18, 2020, producer Achin Jain shared a thread on Twitter, wherein he shared the link of the fundraiser and pleaded everyone to extend their help for Bhupesh Kumar Pandya’s treatment. Taking to the micro-blogging platform, Jain tweeted, “Bhupeshji who worked with us in our upcoming film, Pagglait is fighting a massive battle with Lung cancer. It’s a tough time that everyone is going through but your little support can allow him to fight this battle more strongly.”

Soon, Bollywood celebrities like Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and Rajesh Tailang too took to their Twitter handles to urge Twitterati to help their colleague in his tough times. While Tailang retweeted Achi Jain’s tweet and wrote, “Please support our dear friend and great actor”, Mrs. Serial Killer actor Manoj Bajpayee shared the link of the fundraiser on his Twitter handle and wrote, “Request all of you to step forward help out colleague Actor Bhupesh A Nsd graduate!!”.

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Check out their tweets below:

The description of the fundraising website Ketto, started by Bhupesh’s batchmate Kashish reads, “My Friend and batchmate from National School of Drama, Bhupesh Kumar Pandya is suffering from Lung cancer and I am raising funds for him. He is undergoing treatment at Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat-India. The family has done all it can to collect the total amount required for the treatment but Rs.2,500,000 or $33,964.84 and more is required to pay for all the medical expenses.”

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As of now, the fundraiser has been successful at collecting over ₹20 Lakhs. Bhupesh’s Vicky Donor co-star Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife, Tahira Kashyap donated ₹2 Lakhs to the fundraiser while Guneet Monga and Achin Jain’s Sikhya Entertainment has also made a donation worth the same amount. Furthermore, Soni Bhatt made a donation of ₹1,00,000, Kashish Bajpai donated around ₹1,30,000, as shown on the website.

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Emmy Awards 2020: A Complete List Of All The Winners Who Won Big At The Virtual Ceremony

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The 72nd Primetime Emmy Award was held on Sunday evening and many shows like Watchmen and Schitt’s Creek swept away awards in different categories. Hosted by TV star Jimmy Kimmel, the 72nd Emmy Awards 2020 were held virtually this year due to the unprecedented Coronavirus pandemic, due to which, there was no red carpet or live audience to cheer the celebrities’ wins. More so, Zendaya became the youngest star at 24 to receive an award for her work in Euphoria. Take a look at the complete list of winners here:

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Complete list of Emmys awards winners 

Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie

  • Jeremy Irons – for his role in Watchmen
  • Hugh Jackman – for his role in Bad Education
  • Paul Mescal – for his role in Normal People
  • Jeremy Pope – for his role in Hollywood
  • Mark Ruffalo – for his role in I Know This Much Is True 

WINNER: Mark Ruffalo

Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or TV movie

  • Cate Blanchett – for her role in Mrs. America
  • Shira Haas– for her role in Unorthodox
  • Regina King – for her role in Watchmen 
  • Octavia Spencer – for her role in Self Made
  • Kerry Washington – for her role in Little Fires Everywhere

WINNER- Regina King

Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Dylan McDermott for Hollywood
  • Jim Parsons for Hollywood
  • Tituss Burgess for Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. the Reverend
  • Yahya Abdul-Mateen II for Watchmen
  • Jovan Adepo for Watchmen
  • Louis Gossett Jr. for Watchmen

Winner- Yahya Abdul-Mateen II

Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

  • Holland Taylor for Hollywood
  • Uzo Aduba for Mrs America 
  • Margo Martindale for Mrs America
  • Tracey Ullman for Mrs. America
  • Toni Collette for Unbelievable
  • Jean Smart for Watchmen

Winner- Uzo Aduba

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Outstanding lead actor in a comedy series

  • Anthony Anderson for Black-ish
  • Don Cheadle for Black Monday
  • Ted Danson for The Good Place
  • Michael Douglas for The Kominsky Method
  • Eugene Levy for Schitt’s Creek
  • Ramy Youssef for Ramy

Winner- Eugene Levy

Outstanding lead actress in a comedy series

  • Christina Applegate for Dead to Me
  • Rachel Brosnahan for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Linda Cardellini for Dead to Me
  • Catherine O’Hara for Schitt’s Creek
  • Issa Rae for Insecure
  • Tracee Ellis Ross for Black-ish

Winner- Catherine O’Hara

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Andre Braugher for Brooklyn Nine-Nine
  • William Jackson Harper for The Good Place
  • Alan Arkin for The Kominsky Method
  • Sterling K. Brown for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Tony Shalhoub for The Marvelous Mrs Maisel
  • Mahershala Ali for Ramy
  • Kenan Thompson for Saturday Night Live
  • Dan Levy for Schitt’s Creek

Winner- Dan Levy

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Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Betty Gilpin for GLOW
  • D’Arcy Carden for The Good Place
  • Yvonne Orji for Insecure
  • Alex Borstein for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Marin Hinkle for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Kate McKinnon for Saturday Night Live
  • Cecily Strong for Saturday Night Live
  • Annie Murphy for Schitt’s Creek

Winner- Annie Murphy

Outstanding lead actor in a drama series

  • Jason Bateman for Ozark
  • Sterling K. Brown for This Is Us
  • Steve Carell for The Morning Show
  • Brian Cox for Succession
  • Billy Porter for Pose
  • Jeremy Strong for Succession

Winner- Jeremy Strong

Outstanding lead actress in a drama series

  • Jennifer Aniston for The Morning Show
  • Olivia Colman for The Crown
  • Jodie Comer for Killing Eve
  • Laura Linney for Ozark
  • Sandra Oh for Killing Eve

Winner- Zendaya

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

  • Giancarlo Esposito for Better Call Saul
  • Bradley Whitford for The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Billy Crudup for The Morning Show 
  • Mark Duplass for The Morning Show
  • Nicholas Braun for Succession
  • Kieran Culkin for Succession
  • Matthew Macfadyen for Succession
  • Jeffrey Wright for Westworld

Winner-  Bradley Whitford

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

  • Laura Dern for Big Little Lies
  • Meryl Streep for Big Little Lies
  • Helena Bonham Carter for The Crown
  • Samira Wiley for The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Fiona Shaw for Killing Eve
  • Julia Garner for Ozark *WINNER
  • Sarah Snook for Succession
  • Thandie Newton for Westworld

Winner- Julia Garner

Outstanding reality/competition series

  • The Masked Singer
  • Nailed It
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race 
  • Top Chef
  • The Voice

Winner- RuPaul’s Drag Race 

Outstanding variety talk series

  • Daily Show with Trevor Noah
  • Full Frontal with Samantha Bee
  • Jimmy Kimmel Live
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 
  • Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Winner- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver 

Outstanding Limited Series

  • Little Fires Everywhere. America”
  • Unbelievable
  • Unorthodox
  • Watchmen

Winner-  Watchmen

Outstanding comedy series

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Dead to Me
  • The Good Place
  • Insecure
  • The Kominsky Method
  • The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
  • Schitt’s Creek 
  • What We Do in the Shadows

Winner- Schitt’s Creek 

Outstanding drama series

  • Better Call Saul
  • The Crown
  • The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Killing Eve
  • The Mandalorian
  • Ozark
  • Stranger Things
  • Succession

Winner- Succession

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Saand Ki Aankh Cast Cannot Keep Calm, As The Film Releases In A Month

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Tushar Hiranandani’s directorial Saand Ki Aankh starring Taapsee Pannu and Bhumi Pednekar is just a month away from its release. Taapsee and Bhumi will essay the characters of India’s oldest shooters, fondly called ‘Revolver dadis’. The film deals with the story of the life of shooters ‘Chandra Tomar’ and her sister-in-law ‘Prakashi Tomar’ from Uttar Pradesh. Reportedly, Taapsee and Bhumi have put in tremendous efforts in learning their characters in depth.

Saand Ki Aankh cast divulge details about their struggles

At the trailer launch event of Saand Ki Aankh movie, Taapsee and Bhumi revealed their struggles while shooting for the film. Taapsee said that Bhumi learned shooting during the initial days of their training and also that it took her too long to imbibe the character in depth. In an interview, Taapsee Pannu also expressed that the film has an intense story and also that she crossed her fingers each time she reached the sets. She spent almost three months in Johri, Uttar Pradesh, where the film was shot, learning about the culture, people and ethics. 

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Saand Ki Aankh trailer hit 12 million views in a day

Saand Ki Aankh trailer hit 12 million views on YouTube within a day of its release. The three-minute visual looked intensifying, portraying Taapsee and Bhumi in aesthetically traditional characters. The trailer begins with a male character essaying that the sport of shooting is only for men, and not women. The film talks about how Taapsee and Bhumi’s characters learned shooting so that they do not have to live an oppressed life, similar to their grandmothers in the film. The latter part of the visual shows how Taapsee and Bhumi fight against society to overcome the obstacles they face while winning the medal for ‘the best shooter’ in the country.  

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Saand Ki Aankh is slated to release on October 25. The makers and the cast of the film has been frequently expressing their excitement for the film’s release on social media. The posters, teaser and the trailer of the film have certainly set the anticipation bar high.

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