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Coronavirus: Celebrities Support Janta Curfew

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In this post, we would be discussing how Celebrities Support Janta Curfew. The curfew which started at 7 in the morning till 9 at night on 22nd March 2020.

All this moment, Corona has been the most hotly debated topic all across the globe. This CoronaVirus has not only affected people from countries but also impacted the social lives across the globe. The virus has entered the Indian subcontinent and since it’s entrance has stayed since the past 3 weeks. This is something which indeed is a matter of concern. This is because, according to demographics, the fourth week generally takes a huge leap and the numbers it affects rises exponentially. Thus our prime minister encouraged everyone to stay at their homes and cheer for our fellow fighters who are working to keep us safe. So, without wasting any time further, let us take a glimpse of how our B-town supported the Janta Curfew.

Akshay Kumar & Hritik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan and Akshay Kumar applauded as India fights Corona. Both of them seem to be fully energised as they cheer for our fighters. 

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra Jonas supported this movement from her home. Though she wasn’t in India, she mentions that the spirit stays the same.

Ayushmann Khurrana

Ayushmann Khurrana narrated a few lines in support of the curfew. He says that this act which was witnessed at 5’o’ clock was indeed a historic one. Everyone, in conjugation, applauded for those who are fighting for us to eradicate this disease.

Bacchan House

This initiative was also joined by the Bacchan House. Everyone applauds as India fights CoronaVirus. In the video, we see the whole Bacchan family with full enthusiasm to appreciate the movement. Furthermore, we even get to see the whole family up in the roof cheering for the fighters.

Shraddha Kapoor

Next in line, we even see Shraddha Kapoor and Shakti Kapoor supporting the Janta Curfew from their Balcony. They both are seen holding bells from within their house’s balcony.

Varun Sharma

Varun Sharma along with his mother is seen in the picture below supporting the curfew. Varun’s mom chimes the crockery while Varun claps his way.

Kiara Advani

Kiara Advani says that she stands with our fighters and is also very much assertive that India and the world would get rid of the Virus. She, along with her family supports the noble act and prays for the better.

Kartik Aaryan

Kartik Aaryan seems to be fully ready in order to support our Corona Fighters. He wears a saucepan on his head and holds a plate along with ladle and indeed seems to be all set for 5’o’ clock.

Zaheer Iqbal

Zaheer is seen supporting along with his family. Both father and son whistle their way and showcase their support towards the act.

Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal with his brother and mom were seen full support of the curfew. His brother is seen playing the ‘dholak’ while Vicky claps in order to support.

Deepika and Ranveer

Well, how can we forget our Bollywood favourites? Yes, we see Deepika and Ranveer cheering for our fellow fighters from their balcony. Ranveer plays the bongo while Deepika rings the bell. The couple undoubtedly seems to enjoy a lot and are in full support of the Janta Curfew. At the end of the video, we see Ranveer saying that he didn’t see the time, for when to stop.

There were many others who supported this curfew and all of us do stand united. Do mention how you supported the Janta curfew in comments and let us know. Till then stay happy, stay safe.

 

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Shararat Cast- Where Are They Now

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Most 90s kids were lucky to have watched some of the best Indian shows. And Shararat ranks high on that list. The story of three generations of friendly witches, Shararat made for a fun watch. Launched in 2003, it had a good run of four years on Star Plus. The sitcom was bankrolled by Ronnie Screwvala. So, lets see where they are now.

 

Shruti Seth as Jia

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Shruti Seth’s big break on television, Shararat went on to become a milestone in her career. The actor played the lovable and gullible witch, who was bestowed with magical powers on her 18th birthday. New to these powers, Jia would always end up in trouble and it was her mother and grandmother who bailed her out.

Post Shararat, Shruti has been part of shows like Kyun Hota Hai Pyaar, Rishta.com and films like Rajneeti, Fanaah among more. She has also enjoyed her stint as a host with Mum Tum Aur Hum and multiple seasons of Comedy Circus. Ekta Kapoor recently announced Shruti Seth as one of her lead actors in Mentalhood. The ALTBalaji series will present the lives of moms in contemporary times. The actor is married to filmmaker Danish Aslam and has a daughter.

 

Farida Jalal as (Sushma) Nani

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The most loving and supportive grandmother, Nani was always around to help Jia. A fun personality, she always used her magical powers to teach people lessons. She was also quite naughty and sometimes misused her powers.

More than her TV roles, Farida Jalal is known for playing pivotal characters in films like Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. She was last seen in ZEE5’s Parchayee.

 

Poonam Narula  as Radha

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Radha had the tough task of being a witch and a normal ‘human’ wife at the same time. She knew her husband didn’t like magic and so she refrained from using it. She also had to keep an eye on her mischievous mother. A supportive mother, Radha was always there to share the best advice with her daughter.

Poonam Narula has been part of shows like Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Kasam and Nach Baliye. Married to actor Manish Goel, she has taken a sabbatical to raise her kids.

 

Mahesh Thakur as Suraj Malhotra

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Poor Suraj got the shock of his life on his wedding night as Radha informed him that she is a witch. Being in love with his wife, he accepted her but asked her to live a normal life like him. While he hated magic, there were multiple moments when it helped him get out of sticky situations. A loving father, he also had a love-hate relationship with his mother-in-law.

Post the show, Mahesh has been part of numerous television and film projects. Some of his notable works include Sasural Genda Phool, Ishqbaaaz, Udaan and films like Hum Saath Saath Hai, Aashiqui 2, Jai Ho etc. He was last seen in Eros Now’s Modi: The Story of a Common Man.

 

Karanvir Bohra as Dhruv

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The college hottie, Dhruv was the centre of attraction and had every girl falling for him. Jia too had a crush on him. Although he reciprocated her feelings, they did not confess their feelings, for a long time. It was also because of Dhruv that Jia became a soft target for Pam, who too had her eyes on this stud.

While Karanvir Bohra is now known for his exuberant fashion sense and personality, as Dhruv, he was the perfect chocolate boy. One of his first acting assignments, KVB, as he is fondly known, charmed the ladies not just on the show but also in real life. Karanvir was last seen as one of the finalists in Bigg Boss 12.

 

Simple Kaul as Pam

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The foreign-returned Parminder aka Pam entered Jia’s life as her rival, wanting to take her place in college, and the love of her life – Dhruv. Pam and her two sidekicks made every effort to make life hell for Jia in college. But thanks to nani and her magical tricks, Pam would always end up falling flat on her face.

After playing the snooty Pam, Simple Kaul showcased her acting skills in shows like Yeh Meri Life Hai, Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Suvreen Guggal, Jeannie Aur Juhu and more. Currently, she is a proud owner of multiple restuarants that she opened with good friend Addite Malik.

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Unfinished: PCJ Finally Launches Her Memoir

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Priyanka Chopra Jonas finally launched her book: Unfinished, A memoir! After giving us a sneak-peek into her memoir the entire week, she got the ball rolling today. PCJ made a point to make her own legacy, breaking stereotypes and taking the road not taken. Her journey isn’t like a run-of-the-mill story but it was a hell of a roller coaster ride. From hitting the ground after a few good hits, she rose back and paved her own path. She has fans across the world.

She described her memoir as

“A thoughtful and revealing memoir from one of the world’s most recognizable women, renowned for her bold risk-taking, multiculturalism, and activism.”

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She posted the cover her memoir captioning,

“Ironically, I named this memoir years before I started writing it. Having been a public person now for 20 years, with so much life to live and a long list of things to check off my list personally and professionally, I am very much #Unfinished. BUT the funny thing about writing a memoir is that it forces you to look at things differently, reconciling so many things you thought you had put to bed. In doing so I’ve realized that being “unfinished” has deeper meaning for me, and has in fact been one of the most common threads of my life…”

 

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…My parents taught me at a very young age to have courage of conviction, and I’ve never been ambivalent about this. I have always been guided by my curiosity, drive for challenge, and intrinsic need to constantly evolve and move forward. I have taken many leaps of faith, often times when I was advised not to…and even when I too was afraid. Some risks paid off, some didn’t (my life is not a fairytale, although I do hate to lose…c'est la vie), but what I learned during this process is that I have never shied away from change, or forced guilt on myself for leaving something unfinished if that’s what my evolution as an individual required… #unfinished PRE-ORDER NOW! (link in bio)

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Insight into her memoir:

“I AM A PRODUCT OF TRADITIONAL INDIA AND ITS ANCIENT WISDOM, AND MODERN INDIA AND ITS URBAN BUSTLE. MY UPBRINGING WAS ALWAYS AN AMALGAMATION OF THE TWO INDIAS, AND, JUST AS MUCH, OF EAST AND WEST.”

“FROM HER DUAL-CONTINENT TWENTY-YEAR-LONG CAREER AS AN ACTOR AND PRODUCER TO HER WORK AS A UNICEF GOODWILL AMBASSADOR, FROM LOSING HER BELOVED FATHER TO CANCER TO MARRYING NICK JONAS, PRIYANKA CHOPRA JONAS’S STORY WILL INSPIRE A GENERATION AROUND THE WORLD TO GATHER THEIR COURAGE, EMBRACE THEIR AMBITION, AND COMMIT TO THE HARD WORK OF FOLLOWING THEIR DREAMS.”

PCJ has moved heaven and earth to make her memoir accessible to everyone. It is available in both in hard copy and soft copy. You can pre-order it from the links below:

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These Shows Will Make You Put On Thinking Hats

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Detective television shows always manage to raise the innate investigator we all have within us. The reason why people find detective shows so engaging is that there’s enough space to explore a wide variety of themes and genres. While some shows depend heavily on style, creating a noir-ish and violent narrative, others depend on pure substance. From the grimy ‘Mindhunter’ to the cerebral ‘Sherlock’, detective shows contain a large variety of narratives. In addition, these detective shows are hard to resist. Some of the best shows out there are-

1. Frequency

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Raimy, an NYPD detective in 2016 who discovers that she is able to communicate with her father via a ham radio, who had died way back in 1996. Together, the two start solving all the “unsolvable” cases. The show brilliantly manages to blend the fancy with the crime. It jumps in timeline creating a non-linear plot which is handled with maturity by American writer Jeremy Carver.

2. 1983

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Premiering on Netflix in 2018, ‘1983’ is a Polish crime drama about a law student, Kajetan Skowron, essayed by Maciej Musiał, and a cop, Anatol Janów, played by Robert Więckiewicz, who, decades after a 1983 terrorist attack, tries to expose a conspiracy that’s kept Poland as a police state and the Iron Curtain standing. Created and written by Joshua Long, the show is built on a gripping, edgy narrative.

3. Sherlock Holmes

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The show which launched Benedict Cumberbatch onto the A-list. Sherlock gave Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic creation a brand new lease of life when it first hit the BBC back in 2010. You can catch the first three series of the multi-Emmy-winning drama on Netflix. It is packed with particular highlights including the thoroughly modern take on A Scandal in Bohemia. To sum it up, you should watch it right away. Above all, you would not want to miss Benedict’s amazing acting.

4. Jonathan Creek

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You could argue that back in its 1990s prime, Jonathan Creek surpassed the above when it came to eccentric British detectives. Combining whimsical comedy, magic tricks and elaborate, if admittedly far-fetched, murder mystery, Jonathan Creek transformed the whodunnit into the howdunnit, turned stand-up Alan Davies into a household name and gave a whole host of other comedic faces.

5. Luther

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The highly charismatic Idris Elba also took his career to new heights when he landed the lead role of DCI John Luther in this compelling BBC crime drama. The potential future James Bond excels as the brilliant but troubled detective who finds himself embroiled in a dangerous cat and mouse game with Ruth Wilson’s psychopathic killer. In other words, this is a literary masterpiece.

6. The Killing 

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It may lack the iconic woolly jumpers of the Swedish language original, and the first season finale is one of the most frustrating in recent memory. But this US remake of the definitive Scandi noir still largely manages to retain the slow-building intensity, stark realism and tantalising mysteries of its source material. Additionally, the killing went on to top charts when it was aired.

7. Mindhunter

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Based on a non-fiction bestseller, Mindhunter sees Jonathan Groff and McCallany play FBI agents. They are tasked with interviewing convicted serial killers to help better understand their crimes. Additionally to solve ongoing investigations. Executive produced by David Fincher, this Netflix original grips from start to finish. This was commissioned for a second series before a single episode had even aired.

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