Newsmakers of the Week: From Alia & Ranbir launching Brahmastra logo to Captain Marvel taking biggest opening

From Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, the hottest couple in town, launching the logo for their upcoming movie Brahmastra, Captain Marvel taking the biggest opening for any Hollywood movie this year, to Shaheer Sheikh reacting to replacing Nakuul Mehta's Ishqbaaz and more, here are the top 10 newsmakers of the week.
Newsmakers of the Week: From Alia & Ranbir launching Brahmastra logo to Captain Marvel taking biggest openingNewsmakers of the Week: From Alia & Ranbir launching Brahmastra logo to Captain Marvel taking biggest opening
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As we are all set to embrace a new week, let's do a quick recap of what happened in the last week especially with the innumerable launches and announcements. From Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor, the hottest couple in town, launching the logo for their upcoming movie Brahmastra, Captain Marvel taking the biggest opening for any Hollywood movie this year, to Shaheer Sheikh reacting to replacing Nakuul Mehta's Ishqbaaz and more, here are the top 10 newsmakers of the week.

1. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt's Brahmastra Logo Launch

Ranbir Kapoor, Alia Bhatt along with Ayan Mukerji were in Prayagraj this week to launch the logo of their much awaited movie Brahmastra. The first of the trilogy will see Ranbir as Shiva, while Alia plays the role of Isha. The logo was officially revealed via a sky spectacle which was one of a kind. The movie is being co-produced by Karan Johar. At the launch, Ranbir and Alia were seen getting cosy as they dreamily looked at the sky which created the beautiful logo. Brahmastra also stars Amitabh Bachchan and Mouni Roy in pivotal roles and is being directed by Ayan. Ayan, who made his Instagram debut, also shared a post on the logo designs which were rejected for the said trilogy. 

2. Captain Marvel release

Brie Larson's Captain Marvel has taken the biggest opening for Hollywood movies in India. The movie released this Friday and has been garnering all the rave reviews. This is Marvel's first woman superhero flick and everyone has been going gaga over it. Brie Larson has been the centre of all the praises for her performances in the superhero flick. The end credits of the movie has also left everyone waiting for Avengers Endgame like never before. 

3. Alia Bhatt reacting to Kangana Ranaut's comment on actors not taking political stand

Alia Bhatt, who recently attended a event, was asked to react to Kangana Ranaut's recent jibe targeting her and other actors for not taking a political stand on matters. When Alia was asked, she calmly replied by saying the she did not have the ability to speak as candidly as Kangana. She also went on to praise Kangana for her speaking skills by saying that she genuinely speaks very well.

4. Game of Thrones Trailer

The first official trailer for the upcoming and final season of Game of Thrones was shared this week leaving the fans in frenzy. The trailer highlighted the mega war which is to befall soon starting April with each one willing to bleed for the throne. Are you looking forward to the season as well?

5. Luke Perry's demise

Riverdale actor Luke Perry passed away due to stroke. The actor suffered a stroke on February 27 and was admitted to the hospital. Luke Perry's death has saddened the film industry and his fans. His Riverdale co-stars are in shock to lose one of their friends. Their recent episode was one of the first dedicated to Hollywood's finest actor. 

6. Tinaa Dattaa calling truce after levelling sexual misconduct allegations against Mohit Malhotra

Tinaa Dattaa of Daayan fame earlier accused co-star Mohit Malhotra of inappropriately touching her while doing scenes. While Mohit denied the rumours, Tinaa maintained that despite several warnings, Mohit continued with his overtly behaviour. However, later, the actress issued a statement saying the two have decided to start afresh. 

7. Irrfan Khan makes a public appearance in almost eight months post his battle with cancer

Irrfan Khan was clicked at the Mumbai airport and this is for the first time that the paparazzi spotted him in 8 long months. He avoided being clicked by the shutterbugs. Going by the photos, the actor is seen leaving from Mumbai. Irrfan will soon resume the shooting for Hindi Medium 2. The movie will be the sequel of Hindi Medium in which Irrfan Khan was lauded for his role of Raj. 

8. Shaheer Sheikh reacts to his show Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke replacing Nakuul Mehta's Ishqbaaz

Shaheer Sheikh in an exclusive interview recently opened up about Yeh Rishtey Hain Pyaar Ke replacing Nakuul Mehta's Ishqbaaz. The actor said that he had hoped that did not happen given Nakuul is his very good friend and asked fans to give him and his new show a chance. In YRHPK, Shaheer will be seen alongside Rhea Sharma. The show will take the 10 PM slot from 18th March. 

9. Anita Hassanandani reacting to rumours of Yeh Hai Mohabbatein going off-air

After Ishqbaaaz, rumours suggested that Anita Hassanandani starrer Yeh Hai Mohabbatein will be going off-air. However, when we asked Anita about the same during an interaction, she said that while she has heard the rumours as well, she hasn't received any confirmation on the same as yet. She also added that she feels the show has run its course and even if it ends, it will be okay. 

10. Kalank Poster Launch

Karan Johar unveiled the first posters of all his characters from Kalank recently making everyone excited for the period film set in 1940's. Kalank stars Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Sonakshi Sinha, Aditya Roy Kapur, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay Dutt among others. The movie is one of the most awaited films and will see Varun play Zafar, Alia play Roop, Sanjay play Balraj, Madhuri play Behaar, Sonakshi play Satya and Aditya play Dev. The movie will release on April 17. 

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