Noted actor, filmmaker and playwright Girish Karnad passed away on Monday. He was 81. Karnad succumbed to a prolonged illness at his residence in Vittal Mallya Road, Bengaluru, a staff from the Cubbon Park Police station, under whose jurisdiction the legendary writer lived, confirmed the sad demise to News18.
In another news, humourist and actor Crazy Mohan also breathed his last at 2pm on Monday at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai after he suffered a massive cardiac arrest. He was an engineer by qualification but his interest in writing during his school days and hence started his own troupe—Crazy Creations—in 1979 and since then they have had audience in splits through their plays.
On the box office front, with Bharat raking in Rs 150 crore over the extended weekend, there's no denying the fact that Salman Khan is a box office magnet. The film surpassed Rs 100 crore mark at the Indian box office on the fourth day of release itself, making it the actor's 14th back-to-back film in the Rs 100 crore club, say trade experts.
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Karnad predominantly worked in South Indian cinema and Bollywood. He rose to prominence with his coming of age of modern Indian playwriting in Kannada. He passed away on Monday and film fraternity shared their condolences on social media. He was also conferred the Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan, and had won several accolades for direction in Kannada cinema.
Crazy Mohan suffered a massive cardiac arrest at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai on Monday. Condolences poured in from the film fraternity post his demise.
With Bharat raking in Rs 150 crore over the extended weekend, there's no denying the fact that Salman Khan is a box office magnet. Notably, the actor has three films in the Rs 300 crore club and two in the Rs 200 crore club.
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During a recent Instagram live session, Nick Jonas revealed two of his favourite Bollywood songs, and one of them features his wife Priyanka Chopra.
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