Entertainment News Highlights Jan 18: Akshay Kumar's Bachchan Pandey release date, Varun Dhawan's driver dies

Updated on Jan 19, 2022 08:27 AM IST  |  652.9K
Entertainment News Highlights Jan 18: Akshay's Bachchan Pandey to arrive this Holi, Suriya's Jai Bhim at Oscars
Entertainment LIVE News Updates: Akshay Kumar's Bachchan Pandey release date, Varun Dhawan's driver dies
With ever passing hour, there are new developments from the world of Bollywood. From film announcements and releases to social media chatter, there's always something interesting happening. Recently, veteran poet and With ever passing hour, there are new developments from the world of Bollywood. From film announcements and releases to social media chatter, there's always something interesting happening. Recently, veteran poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar celebrated his 77th birthday and his family came together to celebrate at their family farmhouse. Several inside photos from the celebration have surfaced on social media. Meanwhile, legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in the ICU. The doctor treating her informed that she will take time to recover due to her age. For all this and much more, stay tuned to Pinkvilla's Entertainment LIVE News Updates.  
Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna arrive in Mumbai after celebrating their anniversary in Ranthambore; PICS
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna were spotted at Mumbai’s Kalina airport as they arrived back in the city post their anniversary celebration in Ranthambore. 
Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna arrive in Mumbai after celebrating their anniversary in Ranthambore; PICS
Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna were spotted at Mumbai’s Kalina airport as they arrived back in the city post their anniversary celebration in Ranthambore. 
Ayushmann Khurrana looks dapper as he poses in London ahead of Action Hero shoot; See PIC

Ayushmann Khurrana shared a cool reel on his social media handle as he reached London where he is likely to begin the shoot of his upcoming film An Action Hero. 

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Neha Dhupia’s son Guriq Dhupia Bedi enjoys a foot massage from mom; Dia Mirza REACTS
Neha Dhupia treated her fans to a lovely glimpse of her baby boy. As soon as the actress dropped the picture, Dia Mirza took to the comments section and posted a lovestruck emoji. 
 
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Varun Dhawan waits with his team at Lilavati hospital

After his trusted driver's untimely demise, Varun Dhawan was clicked by the paps as he waited with his team at the Lilavati Hospital. The actor apparently rushed his trusted aid to the hospital when he suffered a heart attack.

Priyanka Chopra remembers the first time she wore her mangalsutra

In a recent chat with Bulgari's Lucia Silvestri, Priyanka Chopra recalled the time when she wore her mangalsutra for the first time. She also expressed that she wondered if it was 'too partiarchal' to wear it.  The star opened up about the thoughts she went through at that time. Read on!

Taimur Ali Khan enjoys playdate with friends

Kareena Kapoor Khan's son Taimur Ali Khan was snapped by the paparazzi as he was playing with his friends. The little munchkin was seen enjoying a ride on a swing with his mask on. 

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Janhvi Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor's Tuesday outing

Janhvi Kapoor was snapped by the paparazzi as she headed to meet brother Arjun Kapoor at his place in the city. The Roohi star kept it casual as she was snapped by the paps. On the other hand, Khushi Kapoor was seen exiting a friend's place in a casual avatar. 

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Varun Dhawan's driver passes away

Tuesday brought a sad piece of news for Varun Dhawan and his family as his trusted driver Manoj died due to a heart attack. Pinkvilla exclusively learnt that Varun rushed him to the hospital after he suffered a heart attack. 

EXCLUSIVE: Ajay Devgn features on a 2022 calendar

Superstar Ajay Devgn launched a 2022 calendar by cartoonist Manoj Sinha in Mumbai on Tuesday. The calendar featured Ajay's 12 characters from his 30 year long career in Bollywood. The superstar was delighted on getting this tribute. 

Akshay Kumar's Bachchan Pandey loading this Holi!

Akshay Kumar announced on Tuesday that his much anticipated film Bachchan Pandey is set to take the big screen by storm this year. Taking to social media, the actor shared a brand new poster and wrote, "L-O-A-D-I-N-G this Holi! #SajidNadiadwala’s #BachchanPandey in cinemas on 18th March, 2022." Check it out: 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Four More Shots Please Season 3 to kick off last schedule in April

Speaking to Mid-Day, Kirti Kulhari, who stars alongside, Sayani Gupta, Maanvi Gagroo and Bani J in Four More Shots Please! revealed that the show's last schedule will be shot outside India. "We have one foreign schedule remaining, but the situation is not (conducive) right now. The schedule will roll in April, somewhere in Europe," Kirti said. 

Kiara Advani glistens in white bikini in Maldives

Taking to her Instagram handle, Kiara dropped a video in which she added several moments from her Maldives vacation which she had taken with rumoured beau Sidharth Malhotra earlier this month. While Sidharth did not feature in the video, Kiara dropped some stunning glimpses in a white bikini. Click here to watch! 

 

 

Twinkle Khanna & Akshay Kumar's perfect anniversary getaway

Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar zoomed off to Ranthambore for their anniversary trip but not without their daughter Nitara. On Tuesday, Twinkle shared some more cute glimpses from their trip which featured the father-daughter duo Akshay Kumar and Nitara. Just like Akshay, Twinkle also shared a video of a majestic tigress which they spotted on their morning safari. Check out her post below: 

 

 

Suriya's Jai Bhim at Oscars

Suriya’s last release Jai Bhim directed by TJ Gnanavel is going places. The film, which is inspired by true events of the tribal community, has now made it to the Oscars' YouTube channel. Yes, Jai Bhim has been featured in the official YouTube channel of the Academy Awards. Click on read full article to watch a glimpse. 

Dhanush's statement on divorce
Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth have parted ways after 18 years of marriage. In a shock to his fans, the actor made the announcement on social media on Monday night. The official statement read, "18 years of togetherness as friends, couple, as parents, and well-wishers to each other The journey has been of growth, understanding, adjusting, and adapting. Today, we stand at a place where our paths separate…Aishwaryaa and I have decided to part ways as a couple and take time to understand us as individuals for the better. Please do respect our decision and give us the needed privacy to deal with this. Om Namashivaaya! Spread love, D." 
 
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Inside Pics: Javed Akhtar's 77th birthday celebration

Javed Akhtar, who turned 77 on Monday, celebrated his birthday with family and close friends at his farmhouse. His wife and actor Shabana Azmi, son Farhan Akhtar, daughter Zoya Akhtar, first wife Honey Irani and film producer Boney Kapoor, film director Rumi Jafry attended the celebration. Take a look: 

 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU
Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to fight COVID-19 and pneumonia at a private hospital in Mumbai. She was hospitalised last week after testing positive for the deadly virus. While speaking to ANI, Dr. Pratik Samdani, who is treating her, offered a health update on Monday evening. “Singer Lata Mangeshkar is still in the ICU ward and we are monitoring her health. She will take time to recover due to her old age,” the doctor said. 

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