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Birthday Special: Some unknown facts about veteran actress ‘Mala Sinha’

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New Delhi, Nov 11: Mala Sinha was a heartthrob of Indian men during the era of sixties. Bollywood queen who ruled the film industry for five decades, is celebrating her 81st birthday today.

She was born on November 11th, 1936. The charm that she had over her fans during that time is incomparable and her fans can still feel that charisma.

Birthday Special: unknown facts about legendary actress Mala Sinha

She was a phenomenal actress. The twinkle in her eyes used to keep teenagers awake throughout the night. She’s starred in more than a hundred films in Hindi and Bengali besides one in Nepali.  Her popular hindi movies include Pyaasa (1957), Anpadh, Dil Tera Deewana (both 1962), Gumrah (1963), Himalaya Ki God Mein (1965), Aankhen (1968), Maryada and Babu.

Those were the days when women used to go to cinema theatres carrying handkerchiefs with them, and used to weep when they saw their favourite heroines enduring hardships on the silver screen. Mala Sinha was one of those heroines.

Birthday Special: unknown facts about legendary actress Mala Sinha

As the legendary actress has turned a year older, let’s take a look at her some unknown facts: 

1. Mala Sinha was born into a Nepalese Christian family and named Alda. During her school days the actress was teased by her friends and was called as Dalda. Frustrated Mala changed her name to Mala.

2. Mala had a beautiful vocal. She sang for All India Radio but never took it as a career in Bollywood.

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3. She was of the very few versatile actresses who took the maximum career risks by accepting unconventional roles. Lai Batti, Nausherwan-E-Adil and Phir Subah Hogi are few of her unconventional films.

4. Mala Sinha worked as a child artist in Bengali films Jai Vaishno Devi, Shri Krishan Leela, Jog Biyog and Dhooli. Her major role as an adult was in Bengali film Roshanara in 1952.

5. She was very afraid of her father. She used to come home after shooting in simple traditional attire and used to cook food by herself.

6. Her best performance till date remains her role in Pyaasa. The role was initially offered to the beautiful Madhubala but was later bagged by Mala Sinha, and it was a turning point for her career.

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7. Mala Sinha paired up with many newcomers of her era like Manoj Kumar, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna, Sunil Dutt, Sanjay Khan, Jeetendra and Amitabh Bachchan. She even got the first credits in many of her films.

8. The king of romance Yash Chopra made his Directorial Debut with the flick ‘Dhool Ka Phool’ and offered Mala the lead role. The flick was a hit and there was no looking back for the lady.

9. Mala Sinha acted in only one Nepali film Maitighar and later married her co-actor Chidambar Prasad Lohani in 1966. They were in a long-distance marriage as Lohani lived in Kathmandu while she worked in Mumbai.

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10. Her beautiful daughter, Pratibha, tried her luck as an actress but could not repeat her mother’s success.

11. The actress was nominated several times for the best actress at numerous Award ceremonies, but Mala never won a single Filmfare award throughout her career. But in 2007, Star screen honoured her with the Lifetime Achievement award.

On her special day, we would like to wish her a very happy birthday and thank her for entertaining everyone with her phenomenal acting skills.

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Cricketer KL Rahul responds to dating rumour with actress Nidhhi Agerwal

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Mumbai, June 21: Cricketer KL Rahul has cleared the rumour on his relationship with bollywood actress Nidhhi Agerwal by saying that they are just friends and known each other from a long time.

The Indian cricketer cleared that he is not dating the “Munna Michael” actress Nidhhi Agerwal and the rumours are false.

He opened up about his relationship status on chat show “Open House with Renil”. The episode will air on Sunday on zoOm styled by Myntra, read a statement to news agency IANS.

Asked about his relationship with Nidhhi, he said: “We have known each other since our college days. We are just good friends and all the rumours are false.”

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On his bond with cricketer Virat Kohli and actress Anushka Sharma, he said: “There was one instance after a match at Melbourne where I had a terrible performance. I was miserable and depressed.

“Anushka, who noticed this, came up to my room and asked me to accompany her and Virat to their dinner date. The couple talked me through their similar experiences and that helped me understand how to manage these situations better.

“They took immense care of me and ensured I was not alone. They even made sure I spent the new year night with them. They are an amazing couple and have really had a powerful influence on me.”

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On International Yoga Day, Kangana Ranaut performs Yogasanas in London

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New Delhi, June 21: Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday celebrated International Yoga Day in London, where she is currently shooting for her upcoming film ‘Mental Hai Kya’.

Pictures and video of Kangana performing yoga at London’s Hyde Park have been shared by the actress’ official fan club on Instagram.

“Kangana Ranaut shows her dedication towards yoga on International Yoga Day 2018 and encourages everyone to adopt yoga as a lifestyle and a way to spiritual awakening,” read the caption.

In another post, the actress actually amused everyone in the video as she practiced some Yogasanas like a pro.

“Kangana Ranaut practicing the ancient science of yoga on International Yoga Day. The key to practice yoga is patience & stillness,” the post read.

And after watching the video, we must say, she indeed performed some of the most toughest exercises.

In one of the videos, Kangana is seen perforiming a perfect and a flawless backbend while in the other she performs a generic stretchting Yoga exercise. One must not forget the cute thumbs up she showed to the fans after completing the yoga exercises.

On this International Yoga Day, Seems Kangana became the first bollywood celebrity to wish her fans a happpy yoga day.

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Are Priyanka Chopra & Nick Jonas coming to Mumbai to meet actress’ Mom?

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New Delhi, June 21: Quantico star Priyanka Chopra, who is all set to land in Mumbai today’s night, will be accompanied by American pop star and rumoured boyfriend Nick Jonas.

On reaching Mumbai, Piggy Chopra would first introduce Nick Jonas to her mother Madhu Chopra to get her nod of approval. After that, she would be hosting a housewarming party of her new Versova pad, reported Bollywood Mantra.

The lavish housewarming party will be attended by Priyanka’s Bollywood friends and they would also get to meet Nick, the report said.

The two have been hanging out since quite some time and when the first pictures of them as a couple came out, it raised many eyeballs.

Recently, Priyanka walked arm in arm with Nick at his cousin’s wedding. She also had brunch with Nick’s family members and was seen spending some quality time with them.

The rumoured couple, who played down speculations they were dating when they showed up at the 2017 Met Gala in New York together, have now embarked on a real relationship, according to multiple reports.

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At the Met Gala, Priyanka just laughed off a romance with Jonas, insisting they simply shared an agent and were friends. She said they went to the Met Gala together as they were both wearing ensembles by Ralph Lauren.

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