Did Shah Rukh Khan Refuse to Work with Kangana Ranaut?
Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan has denied reports that he did not want to work with actress Kangana Ranaut in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film. Asked about it, the Raees star said: "Do not believe what you read online." Shah Rukh was honored with the fourth Yash Chopra National Memorial Award on February 25. The award is given in the memory of the late filmmaker Yash Chopra, whose movies like Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Dil To Pagal Hai starred the King Khan.
Jodie Foster Leads Anti-Trump Protest Organized by UTA
Actress Jodie Foster was among the 'United Voices' that spoke up against US president Donald Trump at United Talent Agency’s (UTA) rally outside its Beverly Hills office on February 24. According to the Beverly Hills Police Department, more than 1,500 people, including agents, clients, and supporters, gathered in the plaza to protest the Trump administration's policies, including its recent travel restrictions on seven Muslim-majority countries. The agency cancelled its annual Academy Awards party in protest of the ban and organized this event in its place.
Saif Ali Khan Might Rename His Son Taimur
Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan, who faced backlash over the naming of his newborn son, has said he is considering changing Taimur’s name. Despite Kareena opposing the idea, Saif claimed he might change the name when the kid turns a year old. Saif Ali Khan was blessed with a baby son in December 2016. Many believed Saif should not have named his son after Timur, the Turkish ruler who invaded India.
Jamie Foxx was Target of Racism at a Restaurant in Croatia
Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx recently became a target of racial discrimination. The police have filed disorderly conduct charges against two people who used a racial slur to insult Foxx in a restaurant. According to the police, they acted after receiving reports on February 26 of “particularly arrogant and rude” insults made against restaurant guests, including “one of the guests on racial grounds.” Foxx was in Dubrovnik, a resort on the Adriatic Sea, filming Robin Hood: Origins, in which he plays Little John.
Facebook Invites Huma Qureshi to Its London Headquarters
Bollywood beauty Huma Qureshi, who will be next seen in Viceroy’s House, is excited to be the first Indian celebrity to have been invited to the Facebook headquarters at London. Huma Qureshi’s debut Hollywood film Viceroy’s House, directed by Gurinder Chadha, has been making news for quite some time. Before the film releases in the UK in the first week of March, Huma visited the Facebook office on February 22 to talk about her film.