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Members of sports and Bollywood fraternity grace the red carpet at Indian Sports Honours

The 2nd edition of the Indian Sports Honours (ISH), by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group and Virat Kohli was held on 27th September 2019 in Mumbai.

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Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

The 2nd edition of the Indian Sports Honours (ISH), by RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group and Virat Kohli was held on 27th September 2019 in Mumbai. The annual ceremony is held to recognise and celebrate Indian athletes across various sports and sees attendance from several prominent and renowned personalities from the sports and Bollywood fraternity.

This year, the red carpet was graced by the biggest names in sports like Pulella Gopichand, Mahesh Bhupati, Sardar Singh, Sania Mirza, Satnam Singh, Yuvraj Singh, Vinesh Phogat, Milkha Singh, Neeraj Chopra, Dipa Karmakar, Ajinkya Rahane, Zaheer Khan, Bajrang Punia and many more. Several Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Armaan Malik, Arjun Kapoor, Sohail Khan, Javed Akhtar, Kartik Aaryan, Salim Merchant, Gurfateh Pirzada, Sona Mohapatra and Sagarika Ghatge amongst others were also present at ISH.

Here are some of the celebrities present at the event and what they had to say:


Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma

Virat Kolhi said, “There are various athletes who were felicitated with awards and scholarship tonight. Indian Sports Honours is a very important platform for them where they will be receiving this honour and scholarship.”


Arjun Kapoor

Arjun Kapoor said, “India is indulging a lot into sports nowadays. I am very glad that Virat and other stars have come up with function of this kind, where not only cricketers but the sportspersons from various other sports are also felicitated. I was a part of the history of young Indian athletes for becoming something great. This is going to be the first platform where they get introduced, thanks to the Virat Kohli Foundation.”


Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh said, “Getting felicitated at such a platform motivates athletes. The upcoming young generations, who are willing to rise above in the sport, will get an inspiration from initiatives such as Indian Sports Honours. The work that Virat Kohli Foundation is doing is amazing.”


Ajinkya Rahane


Kartik Aaryan


Priyanka Chopra Jonas


Pulella Gopichand


Zaheer Khan and Sagarika Ghatge

Sania Mirza said, “I was part of this event last year also and was honoured on this very platform. I am very glad to be here again and at this celebration for sport, a celebration for everybody who bring the laurels.” Stay tuned to CineBlitz for more updates and news.


Inside Edge 2 draws a strange parallel with the banning of the Russian team for doping in real life. Find out!

The fans are in love with the gripping storyline presented in the world of cricket.

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Inside Edge 2

A strange coincidence took place when the Russian team got banned from the Olympics and the football world cup for doping only three days after Inside Edge 2 a major part of the second season talks about players taking PED (performance-enhancing drugs) to improve their stamina and performance on the ground and talks of a player being banned for using PEDs.

Joining the lead cast in Season 2 are Aamir Bashir, Sapna Pabbi, and Makarand Deshpande. The series returns with its stellar cast from Season 1, including Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadda, Angad Bedi, Tanuj Virwani, Siddhant Chaturvedi, Amit Sial, and Sayani Gupta.

Makers have been keeping the intrigue alive by not revealing much about the story. The second season is also produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani under their banner Excel Media and Entertainment and it streaming now on Amazon Prime Video.

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Shalini Pandey is Ranveer’s heroine in YRF’s Jayeshbhai Jordaar!

The talented actress will also be managed by Yash Raj Films as a talent going forward

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Shalini Pandey

Shalini Pandey had mesmerised everyone with her infectious charm and acting prowess in the Telugu blockbuster Arjun Reddy and we can confirm that her big Bollywood launch will be as Ranveer Singh’s heroine in the much-anticipated Jayeshbhai Jordaar releasing next year. Shalini debuts with this Yash Raj Films production whose storyline celebrates women empowerment. The talented young actress will also be managed by YRF going forward.

YRF has always discovered supremely talented outsiders like Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Bhumi Pednekar, etc who have become stars in their own right. So, one can imagine that Shalini will definitely be an actress to watch out for given YRF’s trust in backing her as the leading lady opposite a powerhouse performer like Ranveer.

The producer of Jayeshbhai Jordaar, Maneesh Sharma, who has cast Shalini in the film speaks highly of this 25-year old actress. “Our script and the vision of the film demanded a fresh face for the leading lady’s part. Shalini’s audition was so spontaneous and nuanced that we knew immediately that she was the right person for the part. She is an assured actor with a refreshing presence, and we have real confidence in backing her talent. She’s really going to catch your attention in Jayeshbhai Jordaar!” says Maneesh.

Shalini started her career as a theatre actor in Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh) before working in the Telugu industry. Despite not knowing Telugu fluently, Shalini prepared herself thoroughly to do her own dubbing in Arjun Reddy and was widely appreciated for her performance. She has also worked in the cult classic Mahanati.

About her big ticket Bollywood debut Shalini says, “Being given the opportunity to be signed on as a talent and also being cast under the Yash Raj Films banner is truly any artist’s dream. I’ve been blessed with this huge chance to show my mettle in the Hindi film industry and I’m incredibly thankful for it. I’m also very fortunate to be sharing screen space with Ranveer Singh who is one of the biggest superstars of our generation and also one of the most versatile actors too. I’m thrilled about being paired opposite to him and this inspires me to prepare myself thoroughly to deliver the best.”

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Deepika Padukone joins Nerolac Cricket Live on Star Sports

Ahead of India’s third T20 against West Indies the actress will be seen promoting her film Chhapaak and discussing cricket

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Deepika Padukone

With the series set in balance and the third T20 set to be the decider, cricket fans are set to experience a bundle of entertainment and cricketing action. Star Sports experts will be seen discussing the much-awaited T20 game with Bollywood celebrity Deepika Padukone before India face the West Indies.

Fans will continue to experience a potent mix of cricket and entertainment on Nerolac Cricket Live as the Paytm India v West Indies series progresses into ODI matches. Fans can watch ‘Dabangg’ superstar Salman Khan ahead of the first ODI on 16th December, followed by Akshay Kumar and Diljit Dosanjh on December 22, 2019 both to be aired at 12:30 PM IST when India face West Indies in ODI match.

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