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Arrest warrant issued against Bigg Boss contestant Arshi Khan

Controversial Bigg Boss Season 11 contestant Arshi Khan could be headed for legal trouble, with a court in Punjab’s Jalandhar city issuing an arrest warrant against her.
However, there is a question mark over she being actually arrested from the Bigg Boss reality show house sets as her publicist, according to reports, claimed to have obtained a stay order on the arrest warrant till January 15 next year, the day of the Bigg Boss 11 finale.
Court sources in Jalandhar said the arrest warrant issued against Khan had not been cancelled. The court had directed the police to enter the Bigg Boss house and arrest Khan from there.
The court of a judicial magistrate in Jalandhar issued the arrest warrant against Arshi Khan for failing to appear before the court for the past three months.
The case against Khan was filed by a Jalandhar-based lawyer who said that she had violated the law and sentiments of people by painting the flags of India and Pakistan on her semi-nude body.
Khan’s counsel contended before the court that she (Khan) was locked up inside the Bigg Boss house set since October 1 and hence she could not appear before the court.
Sources in the Punjab Police said that they may have to wait till January 15 before taking any action against Khan.”We will go by the directions of the court in this regard,” a Punjab Police officer in Jalandhar said.

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Movie Review: Monsoon Shootout’s Biggest Strength Is Its Cast

Director Amit Kumar ‘s Monsoon Shootout premiered for the first time in Cannes Film Festival in 2013 and it has taken a good four years to have a mainstream release in India.
The film luckily doesn’t show much weariness as Rajeev Ravi’s dimly lit frames and Gingger Shankar’s powerful background score lends it the much-needed foreboding tone.
Monsoon Shootout is more of a whydunnit – a psychological thriller that explores the notion of justice and if the end in fact does justify the means. At the centre of this dark noir world is Anu (Vijay Varma), a rookie cop who finds himself one rain washed night chasing a criminal, Shiva, down the slimy serpentine lanes of a Mumbai slum. His gun is attentively pointed at Shiva (Nawazuddin Siddique), who is just a jump away from evading death or in a sombre scenario – an arrest. And at this precise point Anu must make the choice that his father always spoke about – the “teen raaste (3 routes) ” that life offers – Ek “sahi (right)”, Ek “galat (wrong)” and Ek “beechka (mid-way)” raasta.

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Movie Review: ‘Fukrey Returns’ Is Fun, but No Match to the First

Our beloved Fukrey boys – Honey, Lali, Choocha and Zafar – return with this latest instalment. Fukrey, the surprise hit of 2013 about “chaar Dilli ke laundey” and their much loved shenanigans, would warrant a sequel no doubt. The writing then was the hero – sharp and witty, propped up by some great performances.
While Fukrey Returns is no match to its predecessor, it is fairly enjoyable in parts.

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Remembering Shashi Kapoor: The Veteran, Versatile Bollywood Actor

Bollywood veteran actor Shashi Kapoor died at in Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani Hospital today, reportedly due to kidney failure. He was 79. Born in the first family of Hindi film industry, Shashi Kapoor proved his might as more than a natural star. He became the commercially viable superstar and a critically acclaimed actor and was the force behind superhit films like Deewaar, Haseena Maan Jayegi, Kabhi Kabhie, Namak Halaal, Sharmeelee, Waqt, Vijeta, Kalyug and Satyam Shivam Sundaram. In 2011, he received the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the Indian cinema. In 2014, he also received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. He is survived by three children – Kunal Kapoor, Karan Kapoor and Sanjana Kapoor.

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‘Firangi’ Review: It Looks Like a Cheap Imitation of ‘Lagaan’

At best, Firangi looks like a cheap imitation of Lagaan. A desi underdog who takes on the mighty British and registers a small but decisive victory, which got lost somewhere in the annals of history .
Much like Lagaan, it’s Amitabh Bachchan’s booming voice that introduces us to the film and its context. The year is 1921, India is still under the British rule, and we deal with a rather peculiar case of a man named Manga who cures people of their back pain by kicking them.

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Mukkabaaz song Paintra: Is Anurag Kashyap the best among his peers?

Anurag Kashyap is ready to enthrall fans again with his next film, Mukkabaaz. Based on the theme of internal politics in the sports authorities, the film presents Vineet Singh as Shravan Singh, an aspiring boxer. However, his life gets difficult when he falls for a gangster’s niece.
The makers have released the first song, titled Paintra, from the film and it presents an exciting picture about Mukkabaaz. It’s written by Vineet Singh and composed by DJ Nucleaya.
First Ugly, then Raman Raghav 2.0 and now Mukkabaaz, Anurag Kashyap seems to be getting back to his forte after his beautiful mess of a film, Bombay Velvet.
The song cum trailer gives an insight into the drama in which Jimmy Shergill is playing a grey character, Mishra. The film revolves around the struggles of a boxer from a lower-caste and gives a peek into cow vigilantism.
Shravan is a lower caste boxer honing his skills in a gym controlled by Brahmin boss Bhagwan Das Mishra (Jimmy Shergill). A local don and boxing promoter, Mishra treats boxers like servants and makes them run errands.
One day, Shravan meets Mishra’s niece Sunaina (Zoya Hussain) who is mute. It is love at first sight.
Hurdles are created for Shravan so that he doesn’t further his boxing career, land a job and then marry Sunaina. But Shravan succeeds as a boxer and marries Sunaina.
Anand L Rai will co-produce the film along with Phantom Films and Eros International. The film will hit the screens on January 12, 2018.

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