Yuvraj Singh-Hazel Keech look wonderful on their sangeet night

Cricketer Yuvraj Singh and model Hazel Keech, are clearly the best looking bridal couple. The picture of their sangeet ceremony have gone viral and both of them look stunning in bridal finery.

The wedding is in Chandigarh but the celebration begun on November 29. Looking resplendent in a simple black chooridar-achkan, Yuvraj walked hand-in-hand with his ladylove, who complemented him in a black and white anarkali and maatha patti. The cocktail party-cum-sangeet coincided with the mehendi ceremony. The couple will tie the knot at Fatehgarh Sahib gurudwara, 50 km from Chandigarh on Wednesday. An elaborate wedding will take place in Delhi and the wedding trousseau is said to have been designed by JJ Valaya. The gurudwara wedding in Chandigarh is to be followed by a grand wedding reception in Delhi on December 2 and another wedding reception in Goa. Much to the delight of Team India, they wrapped up the third test match with England a day earlier and have already headed to their friend Yuvi’s wedding.  Virat Kohli, Gautam Gambhir, Parthiv Patel, Anil Kumble and Mohammad Kaif among others joined Yuvi in Chandigarh for the wedding celebrations.

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Now Rajyavardhan Rathore knows, why Katappa killed Baahubali

(IANS) After S.S. Rajamouli, director of blockbuster film “Baahubali: The Beginning”, Union minister of state for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore may well be the second person to know why Katappa killed Baahubali — an immensely popular internet meme and a popular mystery which has generated a series of jokes on social media. Speaking during the closing ceremony of the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here on Monday, Rathore said that Rajamouli, who was a special guest for the ceremony, had shared with him the secret of why Katappa killed Baahubali during a conversation earlier in the day. “Thank you so much for making this brilliant film for us. And thank you for telling me why did Katappa kill Baahubali,” Rathore said. “It shouldn’t be a surprise. He told me why Katappa killed Baahubali, because this government knows everything and he also knows this government keeps the best secrets. So, it’s safe,” Rathore said.

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'Chutney': Tisca Arora kills it in her new short story

The enormously talented actress Tisca Arora has turned producer with a short story that left me panting for more. The economy of expression compounded by an austerity of emotional leverage gives to “Chutney”, the short story with a long content-drive, a kind of reined-in heft that feature films should emulate. You don’t need two hours to establish characters or build a momentum in the plot. Just a look, a gesture or a swipe would suffice provided the emotions underlining the narrative are worked out in detail in the script. In brief, the blueprint is cut before the camera gets into action. Almost all of the very disturbing plot of “Chutney” unfolds through a conversation between a housewife from Ghaziabad (Tisca in a very convincing frumpy makeup) and a woman who is a threat to her marriage (played with saucy relish – in more ways than one – by Rasika). Tisca plays the wife with compelling but casual candour. She looks different, yes. But that’s just a part, a very small part of what she does with her part. She gives to the wife a kind of ‘don’t-mess-with-my-marriage’ finality and ‘I-won’t-let-you-cheat’ closure that I found disarming and disturbing. If Tisca’s wifely concerns were not so tragic, they’d actually be fodder for a black comedy. Adultery and unfaithful husbands run through the plot scampering across the hazily hectic horizon of the plot redolent with threats of toxification and death. There are two domestic servants in the plot, one is killed after he discovers his wife cheating on him, the other one spits into the glasses of cold beverage before serving them to his employee and her guest.Maybe we should just go for self-help. “Chutney” is a small slight and fragile on the top but very assured sturdy and self-composed underneath. It is held together by the smaller performers who flit in and out with an energetic anxiety helping the director to create a sense of imminent doom. But it’s Tisca Arora’s central performance that really holds the plot at the hinges and prevents it from coming undone in spite its over-ambitious overtures that threaten to over-run the adulterous drama. After watching “Chutney”, we are unlikely to dip into a bowl of ‘dhaniya’ chutney without feeling our stomach churn, or be tempted to cheat on our spouses without wondering what sort of nemesis awaits at the end of sexual revelry. This is a a short film that serves up quite a dish for Tisca Arora to nibble on. She chews up the scenes, and kills it, in unexpected ways.

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Taapsee Pannu starrer 'Naam Shabana' to release on March 31, 2017

(IANS) Actors Taapsee Pannu and Akshay Kumar starrer “Naam Shabana” will hit the screens on March 31 next year. Akshay announced the release date of the film on Twitter and shared the film’s first look, in which Taapsee is seen donning an Indian attire and Akshay’s reflection can be seen in the backdrop. “Get ready to see the awesomeness of Taapsee in ‘Naam Shabana’ on 31st March, 2017,” Akshay captioned the first look. “This film belongs to you Baby!” he said on Monday evening, referring to Taapsee, who also has action sequences in the upcoming film. The film has been shot here and in Malaysia. The pair shot across famous locations of Kuala Lumpur, including the City Centre and close to the Petronas Towers. “Naam Shabana” also features critically acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee and southern star Prithviraj in pivotal roles. // ]]>