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Watch: Bani J hits back at trollers through musical video

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Mumbai, June 5: Gurbani Judge, better known as Bani, has sung a song to slam the people who troll her.

She has lent her voice to the song for a video as part of show “Trolled” for a digital channel — Rise By TLC, read a statement issued to IANS.

“‘Mard… half mard’, ‘Kya karna cha rahi ho? (What do you want to do)’, ‘Who will get married to you’, ‘Tattoo ki dukan’ — A lot of people like to throw these words around just like they love to throw their opinions in your face,” Bani said.

Bani said she was excited when she was approached for the song.

“I really do believe that judging people and making assumptions about them is completely pointless. Like, who are we to judge one another? It’s all ego and insecurity driven and it’s never going to be productive or fruitful.

“Let this video be a reminder to you beautiful supportive lot to not look for validation from outside of yourselves, don’t get into that column and box just to make someone else happy, do what feels right for you, what makes you happy. Look within, it’s there. All you ever need.

“I have never gotten any kind of happiness by succumbing to someone else’s definition of me or what I am supposed to be like.”

“Trolled” will bring three female artistes on board for three videos. They will address the issue of trolling in the form of an originally composed music video. The first video features Bani.

Zulfia Waris, Vice-President, Premium and Digital Networks, Discovery Communications India, said: “Rise by TLC will serve as a platform that provides women a strong voice on a variety of issues in a fun, entertaining manner urging women to move forward, to move society, to challenge norms and ideologies, to move beyond preconceived limitations.”

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Alia Bhatt’s ‘Raazi’ mints over Rs 200 cr worldwide

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Mumbai, June 20: Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal starrer ‘Raazi’ has entered the Rs. 200 crore-club at the global box office.

Karan Johar, who has co-produced the film, took to Twitter to share the news, writing “A proud film! Rs 207 crore gross worldwide,”.

The Meghna Gulzar directorial, which minted Rs 32.94 crore in India on its opening weekend, was distributed internationally by Zee Studios International, releasing in 450 screens across 42 countries, read a statement to news agency IANS.

Meanwhile, the political thriller is Alia’s third film to enter the 100 cr-club, after ‘2 States’ and ‘Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya’.

Based on Harinder Sikka’s book “Calling Sehmat”, the story of “Raazi” revolves around a young Kashmiri girl who gets married to a Pakistani Army officer and becomes a spy to give inside information about the neighbouring country to protect her own.

Co-produced by Junglee Pictures, the film also stars Vicky Kaushal, Rajit Kapur, Soni Razdan and Jaideep Ahlawat in pivotal roles.

The film was released in India on May 11.

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A.R. Rahman appointed Sikkim government’s brand ambassador

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Gangtok, June 20: Famed Indian composer and singer-songwriter A.R. Rahman has been appointed the brand ambassador of the Sikkim government, news agency IANS quoted a senior minister as saying on Wednesday.

“We have appointed Rahman as the state government’s brand ambassador for a year,” Sikkim Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation and Commerce and Industries Ugen T Gyatso, told IANS over phone.

As the government’s brand ambassador, Rahman would keep coming to the Himalayan state from time to time and promote it, said the Minister.

The 51-year-old music producer, who has in his kitty two Academy and two Grammy Awards, is now in Sikkim. “He will leave on Thursday,” the Minister said.

In an official notification, Chief Secretary A.K. Srivastava said Rahman will promote and project the state’s achievements nationally and globally.

Sikkim, with its natural and pristine beauty, has over the last two decades emerged as a world famous eco-tourism destination, besides attaining a distinct identity as the first fully organic farming state of the country, it said on Monday.

The state government had earlier this year made Mr. Rahman its Brand Ambassador of tourism and business.

Rahman is a widely awarded music personality and has worked in an array of international projects.

In 2010, Rahman was conferred the country’s third highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan.

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B-Town celebrities wish Irrfan Khan speedy recovery

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Mumbai, June 20: Celebrities like Paresh Rawal, Ayushmann Khurrana and Rajkummar Rao among many others have wished a speedy recovery to Internationally acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan, who is currently in treatment for a “rare disease”.

Irrfan in March announced he has been diagnosed with neuroendocrine tumour and that he was going out of the country for treatment.

Here’s what the celebrities have tweeted:

Paresh Rawal: Khan Saab, you will sail through all the way. Prayers and more prayers.

Ayushmann Khurrana: Sir! You are beyond cinema. Prayers are always with you. Legend.

Rajkummar Rao: You are an inspiration to all of us sir. We love you.

Rahul Dev: The very best to u Irrfan ..very sure prayers & wishes can create magic.

Riteish Deshmukh: Good wishes and prayers for your speedy recovery Irrfan.

Rahul Dholakia: Get well soon bhai. praying.

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