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Baywatch Star Priyanka Chopra Wants To Play Superhero



NewDelhi, June 6: Priyanka Chopra has marked her presence on a global level with her TV show Quantico as well as her Hollywood debut movie, Baywatch.


Now she has become a global star and is a prominent figure in Hollywood, one wonders what is next for our desi girl.

After Baywatch, Priyanka Chopra has her eye on a superhero role and says Batgirl would be “cool” to play.
Priyanka, who features as the prime antagonist in Seth Gordon’s Baywatch, would love to play Batgirl on screen, she said in an interview to OK Magazine .

Priyanka says her desire to play a superhero is to make the best use of an “interesting super power.” “But my dream part is, now that I’m working in America, I definitely want to do a superhero part. When I think of American movies, they’ve had superheroes for aeons right? So I definitely want to play a superhero and I want to have an interesting super power. I don’t know. Batgirl would be so cool.

However, she added that she has not been contacted for any such project yet. “Well there’s lots of chatter about lots of films but no one has spoken to me about it,” she said in her interview.

Joss Whedon who is responsible for directing Marvel’s The Avengers and Avengers: Age of Ultron, will be helming the Batgirl movie.

Priyanka recently took Baywatch to Berlin and London, and is back in the Big Apple. On Saturday, she caught up with celebrities like Nicole Kidman and Kendall Jenner at the Tenth Annual Veuve Clicquot Polo Classi at Liberty State Park.


A perfect New York afternoon with these lovely ladies @nicolekidman @katemara @kendalljenner #kerirussell

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Priyanka Chopra’s Baywatch released in India on June 2. Bollywood is still looking forward to her announcements about future projects back home. Meanwhile, she is expected to begin shooting for the third season of Quantico, the American TV show she headlines as Alex Parrish.

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Important for celebrities to speak up, bring change: Deepika Padukone




New Delhi, March 24: As multiple Bollywood films are celebrating how weaknesses can be turned into strengths, leading actress Deepika Padukone says it is important for celebrities to use their place of influence and power to bring about change in society.

“I think it is extremely important for those who are in positions of influence or power to bring about social change. It is extremely important for them to speak up about whatever issue it might be,” Deepika told news agency IANS in interview.

Of late, film actors and filmmakers are attempting storylines which have a strong underlying message that can bring change in society. The latest example is Rani Mukerji’s “Hichki”, which talks about how a woman with Tourette Syndrome, a neuropsychiatric disorder, makes it her strength and becomes a teacher.

Deepika, one of Bollywood’s top-earning actresses, believes people can see if you do not have genuine connect or if it is not authentic.

“For many years, people always said, ‘You know you are successful, you should do work in social sectors as well or associate with an NGO’. There were so many options (for me), but I didn’t feel like I was being honest to them.

“It didn’t come naturally to me until I came across mental health, also because of my personal experience,” said the actress, who had earlier opened up about her battle with depression.

She feels speaking up for a cause has to be an “organic” process.

“I don’t think there is any fixed time as to when one should do it. I think you should do it when you feel it is right.”

Deepika was here along with her mother and younger sister to launch a report on Public Perception Towards Mental Health in India by her foundation The Live Love Laugh Foundation (TLLLF), which aims to reduce the stigma around mental health.

The report’s findings indicate that a majority of people feel that mental illness is still considered a severe disorder like schizophrenia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

But are celebrities not more prone to depression and stress, especially when they are constantly under the scanner, more so with the emergence of social media?

“No. I think I have understood the correlation between consumption of social media and when it helps. I always believed that whatever you consume, you consume in moderation.

“If you consume too much, it could have various sorts of impact, not just on your mental health but physical health too. I know people who are up at social media in the wee hours and probably letting it eat up their sleep time.

“As long as anything that you consume, whether it is social media or otherwise, is done in moderation, and you are aware about your social health, I think you are on the right path,” said the 32-year-old.

At the end of the day, the only thing that matters to her is “peace of mind”.

Deepika said she wants to see India as the happiest nation in the world.

“My vision for the Foundation is that we become the happiest country in the world. I see Bhutan having their happiness minister, and even some of the Scandinavian countries have the highest rate of mental happiness and I want India to be there, sooner or later,” she signed off.


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SRK’s selfie with ‘skiing champion’ AbRam goes Viral



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New Delhi, March 24: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan took some time off from his busy schedule and decided to spend some quality time with family. The actor is currently holidaying in Europe with wife Gauri Khan and youngest child AbRam and filling up his social media accounts with gorgeous pictures.

SRK went on speed skiing with his youngest son AbRam, whom he calls “champion”. King Khan also tweeted an adorable photo of himself along with his little boy holding a trophy.

“A lovely holiday climaxed with the new Speed Skiing champion of the world by my side,” Shah Rukh captioned the image.

The actor, 52, had previously shared a video with AbRam, 4 and had captioned it: “In bed, in lift and in the Alps. You do get more than you can ski… With my little one on a little holiday.”

Earlier this week, Gauri Khan shared a similar photo of Shah Rukh and Abram from the Alps and had the most adorable caption for it: “Snowmen,” she wrote.

Snowmen… ⛄️ ❤️ @iamsrk

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On the work front, Shah Rukh is busy with Aanand L Rai’s “Zero”, which also stars Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.

The film will release in December.


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Ajay Devgn’s ‘Raid’ becomes the second highest grosser




Mumbai, March 24: Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn’s crime-thriller, ‘Raid’ continues to impress the audience, as it becomes the second highest grosser film of 2018.

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Raid has beaten the first week collections of films like Akshay Kumar and Radhika Apte’s Pad Man (Rs 62.87 crore) and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (Rs 45.94 crore).

Trade analyst Taran Adarsh confirmed the movie’s box-office collection on Twitter and wrote, ‘Friday 10.04 crore, Saturday 13.86 crores, Monday 6.26 crores, Tuesday 5.76 crores, Wednesday 4.66 crores and Thursday 4.66 crores makes it a total of 63.05 crores.’

Raid is based on true events which occurred in Uttar Pradesh and has been inspired by real-life Income Tax raids which were held by Indian Revenue Services back in the ’80s and 90’s.

Raid is based on true events which occurred in Uttar Pradesh and has been designed to glorify the unsung heroes namely the Income Tax officers who work to make the Indian economy run smoothly, the film portrays one such officer Amay Patnaik (Ajay Devgn). How he relentlessly and honestly goes about his duty ensuring that the government gets its due from defaulting tax-payers, forms the crux of the tale.

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The movie is expected to make it to the third spot of the 100 crore club after Padmaavat and Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety.

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