QuickE: Big B Clears 2100 Farmer Loans; Ranveer, Deepika in ‘83’

1. More Good Deeds Tomorrow: Big B Clears Loans of 2100 Farmers

Amitabh Bachchan has cleared the loans of several farmers as part of his charity efforts.

As part of his ongoing philanthropic efforts, Amitabh Bachchan has reportedly cleared the loans of around 2,100 farmers in Bihar. He announced the news in his blog writing, “A promise made done... the farmers from Bihar that had outstanding loans, picked 2,100 of them and paid off their amount with a OTS (One Time Settlement) with the bank... called some of them over to Janak and personally gave it to them at the hands of Shweta and Abhishek.

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2. Ranveer Singh Welcomes Deepika in the ‘83 Squad’

Deepika will be playing Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia in ‘83’

It’s not new for real-life couples to play reel-life ones on the big screen. But something we’re really excited about is to see Deepika Padukone play Ranveer Singh’s wife in Kabir Khan’s upcoming sports drama 83. This will be their first movie together as a married couple.

Deepika has joined the cast of the film in Glasgow and Ranveer took to Instagram to share some pictures of them with director Kabir Khan. From the looks of it, the three are having a great time in the city.

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3. Sooryavanshi Preponed to Avoid Clash With Salman’s Inshallah

Rohit Shetty with Salman Khan

After much speculation, Salman Khan starrer Inshallah and Rohit Shetty’s Sooryavanshi will not be clashing on Eid 2020, as reported earlier. Salman Khan announced on Twitter on 12 June that Sooryavanshi will now release on 27 March 2020. Thanking Rohit Shetty for the gesture, Salman tweeted a picture of him with Rohit and wrote, “I always thought of him as my younger brother and today he proves it...#RohitShetty. Sooryavanshi releasing on 27th March 2020.”

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4. Priyanka Chopra to Receive Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award

Priyanka Chopra during her UNICEF visit to Sudan earlier this year. 

Priyanka Chopra Jonas will receive the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award for being the voice for children in different parts of the world and creating awareness about issues faced by them.

“UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador @priyankachopra will receive the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award at our #UNICEFSnowflake Ball this December! An incredible voice for children — including on her recent visit to Ethiopia,” UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) announced in a post on Twitter.

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5. Vijay Varma to Star in Mira Nair’s ‘A Suitable Boy’

Vijay Varma will star in Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy.

Vijay Varma has bagged his first international project, Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy. The BBC series is an adaptation of Vikram Seth's much acclaimed novel with the same name. In the series, Vijay will be seen playing the character of Rasheed, a student at Brahmpur University and a teacher of Arabic. Recently during an interview, Mira Nair had confirmed that Vijay Varma had been roped in the cast. Vijay has already started reading the book to know the character better.

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