From Akshay Kumar becoming the fourth highest paid actor of 2019 on Forbes rank-o-meter to Shah Rukh Khan’s battle of wits with Bard Of Blood star Emraan Hashmi! Here’s top 5 news of the day:
1) Akshay Kumar Forbes 4th Highest Paid Actor of 2019:
National Award-winning actor Akshay Kumar has made it to the fourth position on the Forbes magazine’s Worlds Highest-Paid Actors Of 2019 list. According to the list on forbes.com, Akshay has raked in $65 million.
Hollywood star Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson tops the Forbes list, while Australian actor Chris Hemsworth took the second spot with $76.4 million. On the other hand, Avengers stars Iron Man aka Robert Downey Jr. is at No. 3. Looking at Akshay Kumar’s acting prowess and his hit record, it won’t be a surprise if he tops the list in near future.
2) Bard Of Blood:
Making a powerful comeback, Emraan Hashmi is all set to grace the small screens this time, only to take us on the thrilling ride of espionage and much more in his upcoming Netflix orginal ‘Bard of Blood’, helmed by Ribhu Dasgupta!
— Netflix India (@NetflixIndia) August 22, 2019
The digital series will be produced by Shah Rukh Khan‘s very own Red Chillies Entertainment, and the promotion has been just as unique as we saw SRK and Emraan clashing for the first time onscreen in a battle of wits and well.. humor, before the release of the trailer! Take a look at the awesome trailer below:
The trailer of our first @netflix series #BardOfBlood is here. A thrilling tale of espionage, vengeance, love and duty. Hope u enjoy it…@NetflixIndia @RedChilliesEnt @emraanhashmi @_GauravVerma @BilalS158 @ribhudasgupta pic.twitter.com/aftLjq3BA1
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 22, 2019
South Megastar Chiranjeevi got special wishes rolling in for his birthday today, fans and celebs alike didn’t leave a stone unturned to wish the megastar happiness and success in the long run! As much as, trending the #HBDMegaStarChiranjeevi throughout the day to wish the Sye Raa actor.
However, the most heartwarming was the one from his son, Ram Charan, as he took to his social media to share a message of his special bond with his father! Take a look below:
4) Sonam Kapoor’s The Zoya Factor Look Out!
Sonam Kapoor has literally been turned into the mascot of luck for her upcoming next, The Zoya Factor‘s motion poster as it gets unveiled today! The Dulquer Salmaan film has made headlines with the two posters that gave us a glimpse inside this adaptation of the original Anuja Chauhan book. Taking to her social media, Sonam shared, “Who needs Nimbu Mirchi, when you have Zoya Solanki! India’s lucky charm is here to turn tables around for you. #TheZoyaFactor.”
Talking about the film, it is directed by Abhishek Sharma and produced by Pooja Shetty Deora. The Zoya Factor is set to hit the theatres on September 20, 2019. One of the most celebrated books, we are definitely eager to see the adaptation of this one!
5) Mission Mangal Vs Batla House Box Office Battle Day 7 – A Solid Hold For Both Films:
The 2019 Independence day is trending better than the 2018th one as both Akshay Kumar starrer Mission Mangal and John Abraham starrer Batla House is trending well on the weekdays at the box office.
As per early estimates, there was a good hold on Wednesday, collecting Rs 7.12 crore and bringing the 7 days total to Rs 121.51 crore. Mission Mangal has crossed its budget of Rs 100 Cr. While, Batla House also showed another good hold on Wednesday with Rs 4.28 crore and summing up the 7 days total to Rs 62.10 crore. The budget of Batla House is Rs 75 crore.