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Sonakshi Sinha Knocks Akshay Kumar off his chair

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Mumbai: This Independence Day, there will be big noise at the box office as two big Hindi films will clash with each other. Akshay’s MissionMangal and John Abraham’s Batla House are all set to weigh each other in at the ticket window. While having a discussion on promotions where all the stars cast was present, Sonakshi Sinha knocked off Akshay Kumar from his chair.

Akshay Kumar, who is famous for playing tricks in the film promotions with his co-stars and otherwise also, gets a taste of his own medicine. On the morning of 10th August, the star cast of Mission mangal was sitting and having some discussion when suddenly when Akshay Kumar was adjusting himself on the chair, Sonakshi Sinha who was sitting just besides her pushed down Akshay Kumar and he fell off his chair.

In the video put up by Sonakshi Sinha, it shows that Tapsee Pannu, Sonakshi Sinha, Vidya Balan, Kirti Kulhari and others gasp in wonder and fear when this incident happened. Sonakshi shared the video stating “that’s how I shut down people who irritate me”. It was all done in fun and Akshay Kumar also did not get injury and was back on his chair. The reactions of the stars were worth watching.

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Zoya Akhtar’s Gully Boy becomes India’s official entry into 92nd Academy Awards

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Mumbai:  Zoya Akhtar directorial Gully Boy, starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt in the lead roles, has been declared as India’s official entry for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Best International Feature Film category, earlier known as Best Foreign Language Film category.

Directed by Zoya Akhtar, Gully Boy is about Murad (Ranveer), a rapper from the slums of Mumbai, who wants to rise above his socio-economic status to become a star. Despite being discouraged over and over again, he manages to take the underground rap scene by storm. The film is inspired by the life of street rappers Divine and Naezy.

The cast includes Alia Bhatt, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Amruta Subhash, Vijay Varma, Kalki Koechlin and Vijay Raaz. Written by Akhar and Reema Kagti and produced by her company Tiger Baby and Excel Entertainment, Gully Boy was released on February 14. The hip-hop-heavy soundtrack was produced by Ankur Tewari.

The Calcutta Times tweeted on Saturday that the Film Federation of India jury has decided to send the Zoya Akhtar-directorial for Oscars. In the video, the jury said that the film was selected because of its infectious energy.

 

No Indian film has ever won an Oscar. The last Indian film that made it to the final five in the Best Foreign Film category list was Ashutosh Gowariker’s “Lagaan” in 2001.

“Mother India” (1958) and “Salaam Bombay” (1989) are the other two Indian movies to have made it to the top five.

The 92nd Academy Awards will be announced February 9, 2020.

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