QuickE: Mahesh Bhatt Gets Angry At Book Launch, Aamir’s New Look

1.Alia Tries To Calm an Angry Mahesh Bhatt at Sister’s Book Launch

Mahesh Bhatt is a man of words, and he has never been shy when it comes to passionately voicing his opinions. Recently, at the launch of his daughter, Shaheen Bhatt’s, book, ‘I’ve Never Been (Un)Happier’, Mahesh Bhatt lost his cool when a journalist asked him about “fitting in” into society. The filmmaker’s wife Soni Razdan and daughters, Pooja Bhatt, Alia Bhatt, and Shaheen were also present.

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2. Aamir Replicates Tom Hanks’ Look For ‘Laal Singh Chaddha’

Aamir Khan and Tom Hanks.

Aamir Khan, often called Mr. Perfectionist, is shooting for the official remake of Forrest Gump, called Laal Singh Chaddha. Recently, he was pictured in his new-look, shooting for the film in Jaisalmer. Fans of the original Forrest Gump starring Hollywood mega-star Tom Hanks were quick to point out how his appearance has been done to the T.

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3. Rajasthan: Protestors Burn Pictures of Panipat Director Ashutosh


Ashutosh Gowariker’s film Panipat hit the screen on December 5 and is based on the gory details of the Third Battle of Panipat fought between the Marathas and the Afghans led by Ahmad Shah Abdali. The film stars Arjun Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt and Kriti Sanon.

The film has been surrounded by controversy much before the film released. Initially, Marathi novelist Vishwas Patil booked the makers of the magnum opus for copyright violation and now the Jats of Bharatpur, Rajasthan have raised an objection. According to reports, locals have raised an objection to the depiction of Maharaja Surajmal in the film.

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4. Nawazuddin’s Sister Dies At 26 After Battling Cancer for 8 Years

Nawazuddin Siddiqui with his sister Syama Tamshi Siddiqui.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui sister, Syama Tamshi Siddiqui, passed away on 7 December, after battling cancer for 8 years. She was only 26 years old. Syama was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 18.

According to a report in Amar Ujala, Nawaz’s brother, Ayazuddin Siddiqui, confirmed that their sister had breathed her last at a hospital in Pune. He also said that Nawazuddin was in the US for work and will return in time for the funeral.

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5. Sharmila Enjoys ‘Birthday Pancakes’ with Granddaughter Inaaya

Actress Sharmila Tagore with her granddaughter Inaaya.

Sharmila Tagore, who turns 75 today, 8 December, is enjoying her birthday with family in Mumbai. Daughter Soha Ali Khan posted a picture on her Instagram account, where Sharmila can be seen enjoying “birthday pancakes” for breakfast with granddaughter Inaaya Naumi.

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