Connect with us


Laxmi Narayan Tripathi on Laxmii is sensitive film, Akshay Kumar such in strong role.



Ever because it’s trailer launch, Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani starrer Laxmii has been making a lot of buzz for two causes — the primary being the truth that a mainstream Bollywood film has by no means been made earlier than with a transgender as the main target, and secondly, an A-lister such as Akshay Kumar is enjoying that half onscreen.

The film, which releases at present on an OTT platform, held a particular premiere within the Capital not too long ago for the transgender neighborhood, and was met with glowing phrase of mouth. Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a transgender rights activist, watched it and was touched by the illustration.

“Some publications are opposing it, and putting up articles against it. How much do they know about the reality? I am really shocked. What do you mean by that? There are many films I also acted in, nobody bought it, it’s a business. Without seeing a film, on the eve of it’s release, these articles are being written. I have seen the film,” she tells us, sounding upset about how some individuals on social media are attempting to unfold negativity.

Adding that folks from the neighborhood who’re as previous as 60 have seen and appreciated Kumar’s efficiency and the therapy, she continues, “Those trans women have lead their life full of stigma in this country, and if she feels this way about the film… the problem is, if you even look at the business, nobody directs a film (on this). After the Supreme Court verdict (in 2018, it struck down article 377), many things were written. My first comment right now would be to watch the film first.”

The greatest a part of the film, in response to Tripathi, is in fact Kumar enjoying the role, and the way it has proven the present state of affairs for the transgender neighborhood.

“Any transgender is equal to any man or woman, which comes out from the film in a very strong way. I believe it is wonderful, and instead of criticism, we should appreciate Akshay ji for being such a strong man and doing such a strong film,” she says, when requested about what was her first response after watching the film

Just earlier than she ended the dialog, she additionally makes us speak to Kamal Guru, the 60-year-old transwoman she talked about.

Guru gushes, “Itni pyaari lagi film, aaj tak koi film aisi nahi lagi. I have been in the hijra community for years. I cried two-three times while the film was playing. I pray to God that this film gets a lot of praise, I don’t want anything else.”


Boman Irani and Star Sports get ready to welcome England cricket team,After India’s historic series win at Gabba.



After almost a year, cricket finally returns to Indian soil as Team India faces world champions England in a two-month adventure that gets underway from February 05th, 2021. As India opens its doors to sporting events, Star Sports aptly sets the tone for a great season of cricket ahead.

In line with the sentiment of the nation of resilience, the broadcaster launched its campaign #IndiaTaiyarHai that highlights the excitement and eagerness of viewers and fans, waiting to welcome home their favourite cricket heroes. After a historic win against Australia at the Gabba, the nation celebrates as we get one step closer to winning the World Test Championship.

Bringing the campaign to life, Boman Irani plays an avid Team India fan who is the general manager of the hotel where the England cricket team is put up. His excitement on the return of cricket to India echoes in the ballroom of the grand hotel, where he is addressing his staff. In the film, Boman Irani playfully tries to hassle the England cricketers during their stay in the competitive spirit of the game.

Speaking about the #IndiaTaiyarHai campaign on Star Sports, Boman Irani said, “Cricket is coming back to India after a long gap and I can confidently say, that together as a country, we are ready for the most-awaited India vs England series. As a staunch Team India supporter, I enjoyed personifying the passion of every Indian cricket fan, with the Star Sports campaign #IndiaTaiyarHai. I think my enthusiasm and love for our Indian team is visible in the campaign film as well. With this, I am inviting all the millions of fans to cheer Team India along with me, as they lock horns with world champions, England. From Chennai to Ahmedabad and Pune, it’s time to paint the country blue with Star Sports.”

“The campaign, ‘#IndiaTaiyarHai’, amplifies the joy and anticipation of passionate cricket fans, who’re looking forward to international Cricket returning to India. England are world champions and one of the top test teams in the world, ideal opponents for this momentous occasion,” said Sanjog Gupta, Head – Sports, Star India. “It’s a fantastic calendar of Cricket on Star Sports starting with England tour of India which will kickstart bilateral Cricket for the year. We also look forward to broadcasting another season of IPL and the T20 World Cup. We have always taken pride in delivering innovative and compelling viewing experiences, so fans have a lot to look forward to,” he added.


Continue Reading