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Priyanka Chopra to donate $100,000 to women doing their bit in health crisis

Priyanka and her husband Nick Jonas have also donated to organisations like the PM-CARES Fund, Unicef, Feeding America and Goonj.

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Los Angeles, April 1 : Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has decided to donate $100,000 along with the organisation BON V!V Spiked Seltzer to the women out there who are working for the betterment of society amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Taking to her Instagram Story, Priyanka revealed that she was supposed to launch a promotional campaign with the brand in the next few weeks, but due to the coronavirus pandemic, she decided to halt the plan. She will now use the resources for the four women who are in need.

She posted a video in which is seen requesting her users to nominate such women.

“Our worlds changed quickly, and needless to say, we couldn’t go forward with our original plans to launch this campaign. Each week I’ll go live with @BONVIVSeltzer to share the stories of four women who are overcoming the struggles of our new realities in their own powerful way. If you know a woman we should highlight, visit the link in my bio for next steps. We are all in this together. #togetherwomenrise #partner,” Priyanka wrote.

The actress also issued a statement, which read: “”We will be donating $100,000 in total to women who are rising above everything during this crisis. If you know a woman we should highlight, share her story with us, whether she is in the service industry, from a large business, small business owner, or first responders on the front lines. We want to commemorate her. #TogetherWomenRise.”

Priyanka and her husband Nick Jonas have also donated to organisations like the PM-CARES Fund, Unicef, Feeding America and Goonj.

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Karan Johar on self-isolation after two household staff test COVID-19 positive

“We will also ensure that the best treatment and care is provided to them during the illness, and we are sure that they will be fighting fit soon.”

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Mumbai, May 25 : Two members of Karan Johar’s household staff have tested coronavirus positive. While the filmmaker and his family have tested negative, they will be in self-isolation for the next 14 days.

On Monday, Karan Johar issued a statement which reads: “I would like to inform you that two members of our household staff have tested positive for COVID 19. As soon as the symptoms were detected, they were put under quarantine in a section of our building. The BMC was informed immediately, and the building has been fumigated and sterilized by them as per the norms.”

“The rest of us in the family and the staff are all safe and display no symptoms. We have all taken the swab test this morning, and have tested negative, but will remain in self isolation for the next 14 days for the safety of everyone around us. We stand by our commitment to safeguard everyone and have ensured that all measures prescribed by the authorities have been strictly adhered to.”

“We will also ensure that the best treatment and care is provided to them during the illness, and we are sure that they will be fighting fit soon.”

“These are difficult times but by staying in our homes and taking the right precautions, there is no doubt in my mind that we can defeat this virus. Stay home everyone and stay safe.”

Recently, the house help of another Bollywood producer, Boney Kapoor, tested COVID-19 positive. The help, Charan Sahu, has been placed under quarantine. As per reports, two more staff members at Kapoor’s house have tasted coronavirus positive.

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Salman Khan’s Eid 2020 blockbuster is a song titled ‘Bhai bhai’

This is the third song that Salman has released during the lockdown after “Pyar karona” and “Tere bina”.

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Mumbai, May 25 : Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has ‘released an Eid 2020 blockbuster for fans, after all! Since the lockdown prevented him from releasing his film “Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai” as earlier planned, the superstar has gone ahead and released a brand new song, titled “Bhai bhai”.

The song, sung by Salman himself, is the actor’s gift to his fans on the occasion of Eid, which was on Monday. The peppy track talks of communal harmony.

“Maine aap subb ke liye kuch banaya hai, dekh ke batana kaisa laga… Aap subb ko eid mubarakh (I have created something for you, see how you like it… Wishing all of you Eid mubarak)… #BhaiBhai,” tweeted Salman Khan on Monday evening.

The actor also shared: “May all of us be blessed with the strength to deal with the pandemic this year. Since we couldn’t release our film this Eid, I have worked on a very special song for all my wonderful fans. It is called ‘Bhai bhai’ as it celebrates the spirit of brotherhood and unity. Eid is the best day to release this as it is also the festival that brings people close to each other. I hope people enjoy the song as much as I did while making it for them.”

On Eid this year, Salman couldn’t keep his box office date with fans by releasing a new film as he does every year. He was scheduled to release “Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai”, co-starring Disha Parani and directed by Prabhu Deva this week. The film promises to be a heavy-duty action entertainer.

Coming back to “Bhai bhai”, the video of the song has been shot with minimal crew and resources at the actor’s farmhouse in Panvel, where he has been spending the lockdown days with a few family members and friends.

“Bhai bhai” has been composed by music composer duo Sajid-Wajid while the lyrics have been penned by Salman Khan and Danish Sabri, and the rap portion written by Ruhaan Arshad.

This is the third song that Salman has released during the lockdown after “Pyar karona” and “Tere bina”.

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Karan Johar treats himself with new look on birthday

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Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Karan Johar ditched his grey mane on his birthday, and opted for a more youthful look. The filmmaker said he decided to colour his hair when his children asked him why he was looking old.

Karan turned 48 on May 25. He revealed his new look on Instagram with a video.

“Grey hair can elicit multiple reactions. I can personally relate to it as I got all kinds of comments from uber cool to hello uncle,” Karan said.

“When my kids asked why I was looking old, I decided to try and colour my hair at home,” he added.

Ever since the lockdown started, K.Jo was seen flaunting grey hair on social media. Last month, he opened about his new look.

In a video conversation with actor Varun Dhawan, Karan was seen sporting grey hair. He said: “I am debuting with this look of mine with silver hair on your Insta chat and on your birthday.”Varun complimented Karan for his hair and said: “You look like a Bond villain.”

Varun asked the director why didn’t he colour his hair, he replied: “Anyway my kids (Yash and Roohi) are calling me buddha, so I thought let me just flaunt my greys a bit.”

On another instance, he shared a selfie in that look, and wrote: “I know my acting stint was scarier than the current virus but there is no harm in hoping for a second chance! So to all enterprising casting directors, to all risk taking filmmakers , to critics with a high threshold of pain and to easy to please audiences I have an announcement to make!!!! I AM AVAILABLE FOR FATHER ROLES! ( at 48 with a poor track record I promise i can’t afford to be choosy).”

Now, he has got a new look, and he posted a caption along with the video.

He wrote: “Hi guys!!! So it’s been 20 days and I still haven’t got any offer for the FATHER ROLES! Clearly, my grey hair look wasn’t as cool as I thought. Even my kids have started calling me buddhha. So, what better day than my birthday to be my sexy self again and to surprise all of you with my (not so) new look!”

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