Vivek Oberoi's Security Increased, AIB Removes Tanmay Bhat
From Vivek Oberoi getting death threats ahead of his controversial film PM Narendra Modi’s release to All India Bakchod removing Tanmay Bhat as their CEO, a lot has happened in the entertainment space today, even as India was glued to finding out the result of the Lok Sabha polls.
Here’s a low-down on all the latest goings-on in showbiz:
Security around Vivek Oberoi had to be beefed up on Thursday during a special screening of Omung Kumar’s film PM Narendra Modi after the actor reportedly got death threats from Naxalites. As of now, Oberoi has been given police assistance for 24 hours.
The release date of Sonam Kapoor’s forthcoming film The Zoya Factor has been postponed for a third time. Earlier scheduled to release on April 5 and then on June 14, it will now hit the screens on September 20 to avoid clashing with the upcoming ICC World Cup, which begins from May 30.
Seven months after getting mired in the #MeToo controversy, comedy collective All India Bakchod (AIB) finally issued a statement announcing that it will make no new sketches anytime soon due to zero incoming revenue and operational costs piling up. It has also removed Tanmay Bhat as its CEO and fired Gursimran Khamba. Both of them were AIB’s co-founders.
Emilia Clarke revealed that she studied dictators and powerful world leaders, including Adolf Hitler, for her last speech as Daenerys Targaryen in the season finale of Game of Thrones. She also said she was a nervous wreck ahead of shooting the scene and spent innumerable hours practising her lines.
Brad Pitt says he would love to work with his Once Upon a Time in Hollywood co-star Leonardo DiCaprio again. The Quentin Tarantino directorial is the first collaboration between the two Hollywood stars. Pitt said they had a "fun" time working on the film and he’d like to repeat the experience.
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