Baahubali 2 is Now the Highest Grossing Indian Film of All Time
The second instalment of the Baahubali franchise Bahubali 2 has become the highest grossing Indian film of all time, raking in more than Rs10 billion worldwide. According to trade analyst Ramesh Bala, the film made Rs8 billion in India and Rs2 billion overseas. It is now the only Indian film to ever cross the Rs10-billion mark. According to Hollywood Reporter, until Saturday, the film had made USD131 million and beat 2014’s PK record, which collected approximately USD123 million.
When Deepika Padukone is Mistaken for Priyanka Chopra
Deepika Padukone has been mistaken for Priyanka Chopra by the foreign media in the US multiple times. A video doing the rounds on social media shows a foreign paparazzo constantly referring to Deepika as “Priyanka, Priyanka” while she makes her way out of an airport in the US. Deepika thinks it is racist and ignorant for people to assume that people with similar skin tones are the same and the Indian media needs to deal with it maturely.
Raima Sen Ready for Her Second Innings in Bollywood
Late legendary actor Suchitra Sen’s granddaughter Raima Sen had a packed last year. She shot for five films that will release this year. Asked her how she bagged these projects one after the other, Raima replied that she was in Kolkata for three years, concentrating only on Bengali films. It was only after Bollywood Diaries released in February 2016 that people noticed her and she got these offers. She said she looked at it as her second innings in Bollywood after a sabbatical from Mumbai.
Why Did Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Fight on That Plane?
When Angelina Jolie abruptly filed for divorce from Brad Pitt in September, it was rumored that they had an argument on a flight. The Allied actor was drinking heavily over the course of a 12-hour journey from Nice, France to Los Angeles on September 14, 2016. About an hour before touching down at Minnesota’s Falls International Airport to refuel, Jolie had asked Pitt to “sober up.” But once they touched down in Los Angeles., the couple apparently split their ways traveling by different cars.
Lion Actor Sunny Pawar Chosen for Rising Star Award in the UK
Child actor Sunny Pawar, best known for his performance in the Oscar-nominated film Lion, was chosen for the Rising Star Award in the UK. The award was presented to Sunny at the 7th Annual Asian Awards on May 5. Sunny, grew up in the Mumbai slums, shot to global fame with his role in the Australian drama where he worked alongside award-winning actors Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman. He was cast as young Saroo Brierley in the true life drama