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Actress Chadha took to the streets of Mumbai to spread joy on Free Hugs Day

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. . . . …set out to share some 💓 because there’s so much hate in 🌍 atm! Like Martin Luther King said, “Darkness cannot be driven out by darkness, only light can do that …” I hugged strangers and it was MAGIC! काको you see in the red sari, not only hugged me, she kissed me, and then proceeded to KISS MY FRIEND (the reason her 📱shook) who was helping 🥰🤗😄Made people hug each other too… you see love is contagious ! NOW I WANNA DO THIS EVERY YEAR! May be next year you can join me 💕☮️ Smile. Spread love! प्यार बाँटते चलो! ❤️ Thanks Sagar, UJ and Sajid! You supported my madness 💕 . . PS – I took a lift, had come in a car…from which we were documenting this! #NationalHugDay #Hug #Love #Peace #SpreadLove #BeTheChange

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Fast emerging as an icon for the youth because of her unflinching honesty, Richa Chadha recently took to the streets for an adorable ‘social experiment’. 

Despite being busy with the promotions of Panga and other pre-production work,  she tried an interesting initiative on International Hug Day. 

At a time when we’re seeing both the rise in extremism as well as rising awareness about social causes globally, the actress decided to go hang out at Carter Road, Bandra to holding a hand painted ‘Free Hugs’ sign. She wore dark glasses as she didn’t want to be recognised but just wanted to give out hugs as a citizen and not a celebrity. Although a few fans eventually did recognise her, she gave out hugs to strangers and passers by with ease.

When asked Richa said, “It’s important to do what one can to heal the world. I’d seen similar videos on the net and wanted to  try this noble idea. I used the excuse of this ‘International Hug Day’ to spread warmth especially due to the grimness of the past few weeks. It’s harmless. You can’t deny love. I am glad that I did this because it also left me feeling very happy. I believe we are happiest when we are loving. Like Martin Luther King said, “Darkness cannot he driven out by darkness, only light can do that…”, I wanted to be the change and it was a very humbling experience to share love with complete strangers ! It’s is a wonderful idea and I want to do it every year. A hug can melt the coldest hearts” 

True to twitter bio, she does indeed want to change the world “one hug at a time”.


Malang runs strong on its second Monday, collects 49.2 crores at the box office!

The film has withstood all competitions at the box office

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Aditya Roy Kapur and Disha Patani’s Malang is running strong at the box office. Directed by Mohit Suri, the film is a revenge drama and also stars Anil Kapoor and Kunal Kemmu in pivotal roles.

The movie collected 1.53 crores on its second Monday bringing the total to 49.2 crores and is all set to cross the 50 crore mark today. Malang had an opening with 6.71CR on Day 1 and has been increasing steadily and going in the upwards direction and the movie keeps the audiences intrigued and at the edge till the very last minute.

The film Malang is a Mohit Suri directorial and is produced by T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, Luv Films’ Luv Ranjan, Ankur Garg, and Northern Lights Entertainment’s Jay Shewakramani and definitely everyone is elated with the response.

The movie is not failing to take the audience on a thrilling ride and is facing the competition with a stronghold.

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Dr. S Jaishankar to inaugurate Indian Pavilion at 70th Berlin International Film Festival

Indian Delegation to Berlinale 2020 to promote Ease of Filming in India

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The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is participating at the ‘70th Berlin International Film Festival’. The festival will be held from 20th February to 1st March 2020 in Berlin, Germany. The film festival will also see an India Pavilion which will provide a platform to popularize Indian cinema in the overseas market and facilitate new business opportunities.

This year in Berlin, three Indian feature films as well as one short documentary film have been selected, namely Pushpendra Singh’s Laipla Aur Satt Geet, Prateek Vats’ Eeb Allay Ooo!, Akhsay Indikar’s “Sthalpuran” and  Ekta Mittal’s short documentary “Gumnaam Din”.

Dr. S Jaishankar, Minister of External Affairs will inaugurate the Indian Pavilion at Berlinale.

India seeks to promote its films across linguistic, cultural and regional diversity and establish multiple international collaborations in the space of distribution, production, filming in India, and script development technology through its participation at Berlinale 2020.

The Indian delegation, through various interactions, seeks to promote the ease of shooting films in India through Film Facilitation Office (FFO) that facilitates Single Window Clearance for filmmakers and provides the platform for ‘Cinematic Tourism’ in India. The delegation will exhibit India as a post-production hub and promote collaborations for films with international production houses.

The Audio-Visual Services sector has been recognized as one of the Champion Services Sectors by the Government of India with an aim to promote India as a leading destination source for Media and Entertainment.

Government delegation to Berlinale will facilitate international participation for the 51st edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2020, Goa. IFFI aims at providing a common platform to the cinemas across the world to project the excellence of the art of film making.

The delegation has meetings scheduled with officials from countries including Israel, South Africa, New Zealand, Spain, Brazil, Portugal, France, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, United States of America and Rwanda. The delegation will meet with officials from Locarno Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Venice International Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, Raindance Film Festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival, Annecy International Animation Festival, among others.

India enjoys comparative advantage in several aspects of the filmmaking process. It has a strong domestic film industry across the country and is home to world class technicians and equipment and diverse location choices to shoot any type of film.

With over 1,800 feature films produced in the country, more than 900 television channels, 500 million internet users, 500 million smart phone users, India’s vibrant media and entertainment (M&E) industry provides attractive growth opportunities for global corporations.

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New Still Alert! Baaghi 3’s upcoming song ‘Bhankas’ all set to release tomorrow!

Baaghi 3 will release on 6th March 2020 and has Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles

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Thrilling us all over. Ever since the trailer first came out, Baaghi 3 has already taken the nation by storm with its next-level action scenes and now it’s time to shake a leg and get groovy. The next song of Baaghi 3 titled ‘Bhankas’ is all set to be out tomorrow and to set the tone right, the makers released a special still featuring Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor looking too adorable!
The makers gave us a glimpse into the songs and shared, “Ronnie ke desi moves aur Siya ki kaatil adayon ke saath karegi puri duniya groove 💃🕺 #Bhankas song out tomorrow. #Baaghi3 #SajidNadiadwala @tigerjackieshroff @shraddhakapoor @riteishd @khan_ahmedasas @wardakhannadiadwala @tseries.official @foxstarhindi @tanishk_bagchi @bappilahiri_official_. Both the lead actors, Tiger and Shraddha also shared the still on their social media.

Baaghi 3 is all set to release on 6th March 2020 and has Tiger Shroff and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles. The movie is directed by Ahmed Khan and Produced by Nadiadwala Grandson Entertainment. The still brings us the sparkling chemistry between the lead actors where Tiger can be seen planting a peck on Shraddha’s surprised face. What more? I guess, we will find out tomorrow once the song is released.

The upcoming track, Bhankas is a remake of Bappi Lahiri’s song and once again is set to break records as it was loved by the masses already and is all set to repeat its history. The song holds a cult resonance amongst the audience and the makers surely know how to turn up the excitement by recreating the magic with the most loved duo, Tiger and Shraddha.

Baaghi 3 dropped its trailer and crossed over 100 million views and is all set to fight against some big tanks and shoot rifles. This time the action is going to be bigger and better and so is the excitement among the audiences for the release.

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