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Celebs in News: Kashyap, Motwane Appear in Court in Defamation Case

India | News18 | October 24, 2018, 1:55 am
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 Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap leaves Bombay High Court after attending a hearing on the defamation case filed against him by filmmaker Vikas Bahl, in Mumbai. Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has moved the Bombay High Court with an Rs 10-crore defamation suit against his former Phantom Films partners Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane amid the #MeToo furore. (Image: PTI)

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap leaves Bombay High Court after attending a hearing on the defamation case filed against him by filmmaker Vikas Bahl, in Mumbai. Filmmaker Vikas Bahl has moved the Bombay High Court with an Rs 10-crore defamation suit against his former Phantom Films partners Anurag Kashyap and Vikramaditya Motwane amid the #MeToo furore. (Image: PTI)

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 Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane leaves Bombay High Court after attending a hearing on the defamation case filed against him by filmmaker Vikas Bahl, in Mumbai. The 'Queen' famed Bahl was accused of sexual harassment by a former employee of the film collective Phantom Films, for an incident that took place in 2015 in Goa during the promotion of movie 'Bombay Velvet'.  (Image: PTI)

Filmmaker Vikramaditya Motwane leaves Bombay High Court after attending a hearing on the defamation case filed against him by filmmaker Vikas Bahl, in Mumbai. The 'Queen' famed Bahl was accused of sexual harassment by a former employee of the film collective Phantom Films, for an incident that took place in 2015 in Goa during the promotion of movie 'Bombay Velvet'.  (Image: PTI)

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 Kapil Sharma has confirmed that he will be tying the knot with his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in December, this year. The couple will get married in Jalandhar on December 12 and will host a reception in Mumbai on December 14.

Kapil Sharma has confirmed that he will be tying the knot with his longtime girlfriend Ginni Chatrath in December, this year. The couple will get married in Jalandhar on December 12 and will host a reception in Mumbai on December 14. "We wanted to keep it a low key. But Ginni is the only daughter in her family. Her folks wanted the wedding to be on a lavish scale. And I completely understand their sentiments. My mother also wants the wedding to be lavish," Kapil confirmed the news to IANS. (Image: AFP)

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 Bollywood music composer Anu Malik has been fired from the singing reality show Indian Idol by Sony Entertainment Television in the wake of the numerous allegations of sexual harassment that have been levelled against him by multiple women. The channel has issued an official statement, stating that Malik is

Bollywood music composer Anu Malik has been fired from the singing reality show Indian Idol by Sony Entertainment Television in the wake of the numerous allegations of sexual harassment that have been levelled against him by multiple women. The channel has issued an official statement, stating that Malik is "no longer a part of the Indian Idol jury panel." Malik has been judging the Indian Idol since its inception. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 Self-styled godman Rampal has been sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with two murders. The authorities in Hisar are on alert to avoid a repeat of the violence that erupted following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh last year. (Image: AFP)

Self-styled godman Rampal has been sentenced to life imprisonment in connection with two murders. The authorities in Hisar are on alert to avoid a repeat of the violence that erupted following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh last year. (Image: AFP)

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 Subhash Ghai is the latest Bollywood figure to be accused of rape with an anonymous woman alleging that he spiked her drink and then sexually assaulted her, a claim the director

Subhash Ghai is the latest Bollywood figure to be accused of rape with an anonymous woman alleging that he spiked her drink and then sexually assaulted her, a claim the director "strictly and firmly" denied on Thursday. The woman claims he once forcefully kissed her but tried to pacify her the next day by calling the incident a 'lover's tiff'. (Image: Yogen Shah)

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 Actress Saloni Chopra accused director Sajid Khan of sexual harassment while she worked with him as an assistant. (Image: PTI)

Actress Saloni Chopra accused director Sajid Khan of sexual harassment while she worked with him as an assistant. (Image: PTI)

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 Vinta Nanda, a veteran writer-producer of the avant-garde 1990s' show

Vinta Nanda, a veteran writer-producer of the avant-garde 1990s' show "Tara" fame, has accused actor Alok Nath of sexually violating her almost two decades ago. "I have waited for this moment to come for 19 years," Nanda wrote in a long, heart-wrenching Facebook post, referring to the "predator in question" as "the actor par excellence who is known as the most 'sanskaari' (cultured) person in the film and television industry".Her suggestive remarks like "sanskaari" and that the person concerned was the "lead actor" and a "television star of that decade" were good enough to make out that Nanda was indeed pointing the finger at Alok Nath.

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 Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of

Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being sued by a Nevada woman who said he raped her in the penthouse suite of a Las Vegas hotel in 2009 and then dispatched a team of "fixers" to obstruct the criminal investigation and trick her into keeping quiet for $375,000. (Image: AP)

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 In a smiling Instagram video posted hours after the suit was filed, Ronaldo appears to deny the allegations.(Image: AP)

In a smiling Instagram video posted hours after the suit was filed, Ronaldo appears to deny the allegations.(Image: AP)

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 Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and his wife Rukmini were on Thursday (September 20) afternoon blessed with a daughter, said a source close to the family. In April, Neil had announced via Instagram that they were going to become parents soon and that they were

Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and his wife Rukmini were on Thursday (September 20) afternoon blessed with a daughter, said a source close to the family. In April, Neil had announced via Instagram that they were going to become parents soon and that they were "very excited" for the next phase in their life. Neil married Mumbai-based Rukmini in February 2017. It was an arranged match and they had a courtship of one month. (Image: Instagram)

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 Union Transport Minister felicitates Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma as Hiranandani Group MD looks on during the 34th anniversary of Priyadarshni Academy Global Award, in Mumbai. Addressing the media, Anushka said:

Union Transport Minister felicitates Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma as Hiranandani Group MD looks on during the 34th anniversary of Priyadarshni Academy Global Award, in Mumbai. Addressing the media, Anushka said: "It's a special day for me because I completed 10 years in the industry on this day. So receiving this award validates the choices that I made in my career. (Image: PTI)

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 Multi-talented designer Gauri Khan collaborates with Pride of Cows to co-create an exquisite limited edition bottle for their 7th Year Anniversary celebration. Nature’s serene yet enticing beauty inspires Gauri Khan to put this unique design together; the bottle brings in some hues of gold, white and black which abstractly depicts the essence of the brand. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Multi-talented designer Gauri Khan collaborates with Pride of Cows to co-create an exquisite limited edition bottle for their 7th Year Anniversary celebration. Nature’s serene yet enticing beauty inspires Gauri Khan to put this unique design together; the bottle brings in some hues of gold, white and black which abstractly depicts the essence of the brand. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Complaint lodged against Kamal Haasan, Big Boss 2 and Vijay TV with Chennai police commissioner. The complainant alleges that Kamal Haasan is portraying former CM J Jayalalithaa as a dictator through TV reality show 'Bigg Boss 2'. The complainant further states that Kamal reportedly made statements like “You know what happened to the dictators that ruled the state” during the programme. (Image: Viral Bhayani)

Complaint lodged against Kamal Haasan, Big Boss 2 and Vijay TV with Chennai police commissioner. The complainant alleges that Kamal Haasan is portraying former CM J Jayalalithaa as a dictator through TV reality show 'Bigg Boss 2'. The complainant further states that Kamal reportedly made statements like “You know what happened to the dictators that ruled the state” during the programme. (Image: Viral Bhayani)

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 Priyanka Chopra, who made headlines by walking out of Salman Khan’s Bharat, has apparently signed a Hollywood film. She will be seen playing the lead in Chris Pratt starrer ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking.’ (Image: Reuters)

Priyanka Chopra, who made headlines by walking out of Salman Khan’s Bharat, has apparently signed a Hollywood film. She will be seen playing the lead in Chris Pratt starrer ‘Cowboy Ninja Viking.’ (Image: Reuters)

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 Deepika Padukone gives measurements for a wax statue to be displayed at Madame Tussauds, in Mumbai. Joining the likes of famous personalities Deepika Padukone is going to be the latest Bollywood celebrity to get her wax statue at Madame Tussauds. (Image: PTI)

Deepika Padukone gives measurements for a wax statue to be displayed at Madame Tussauds, in Mumbai. Joining the likes of famous personalities Deepika Padukone is going to be the latest Bollywood celebrity to get her wax statue at Madame Tussauds. (Image: PTI)

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 A candid picture of Deepika Padukone while giving the measurements for a wax statue to be displayed at Madame Tussauds. (Image: PTI)

A candid picture of Deepika Padukone while giving the measurements for a wax statue to be displayed at Madame Tussauds. (Image: PTI)

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 Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri, who worked extensively in films and television shows, including the ongoing

Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri, who worked extensively in films and television shows, including the ongoing "Nimki Mukhiya", died here on Tuesday, said a source from the hospital where she was admitted for over a week. Rita was at the Sujay Hospital in Vile Parle. She was fighting a weak kidney and was on dialysis. "She died at around 1.30 a.m. and her family members took her body from the hospital at around 4 a.m.," the source told IANS. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Legendary actor Mithun Chakraborty’s son and actor Mimoh Chakraborty married his girlfriend Madalasa Sharma in a private ceremony on July 10. The traditional wedding ceremony took place at Mithun’s hotel in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. (Image: Special Arrangement)

Legendary actor Mithun Chakraborty’s son and actor Mimoh Chakraborty married his girlfriend Madalasa Sharma in a private ceremony on July 10. The traditional wedding ceremony took place at Mithun’s hotel in Ooty, Tamil Nadu. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 TV actor Kavi Kumar Azad, who portrayed the role of Dr Hansraj Haathi in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma', passed away on Monday (July 09) afternoon after he slipped into a coma yesterday, reports claimed.<br /><br />We are very sad to inform loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azaad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in TMKOC. We lost him to a massive cardiac arrest today morning.<br /><br />

TV actor Kavi Kumar Azad, who portrayed the role of Dr Hansraj Haathi in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma', passed away on Monday (July 09) afternoon after he slipped into a coma yesterday, reports claimed.

We are very sad to inform loss of our senior actor Kavi Kumar Azaad. He was playing the character of Dr Hathi in TMKOC. We lost him to a massive cardiac arrest today morning.

"He was an amazing actor and a very positive person. He truly Loved the show and always came for the shoot even if he was not feeling well. He called today morning that he is not well and will not be able to come for the shoot. And later we got the news that he passed away. We are all too numb to say anything," said TMKOC producer Asit Kumarr Modi. (Image: Special Arrangement)

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 Singer Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin got engaged over the weekend, a source close to the singer confirmed to CNN. The couple, who dated in 2016 before splitting, had stirred chatter among fans in recent weeks, appearing together and sparking speculation that they had Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin in New York's Dumbo neighborhood on July 5. (Image: AFP)

Singer Justin Bieber and model Hailey Baldwin got engaged over the weekend, a source close to the singer confirmed to CNN. The couple, who dated in 2016 before splitting, had stirred chatter among fans in recent weeks, appearing together and sparking speculation that they had Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin in New York's Dumbo neighborhood on July 5. (Image: AFP)

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 Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre revealed that she has been diagnosed with a

Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre revealed that she has been diagnosed with a "high grade" cancer. Sonali took to social media to make the shocking revelation. She also said that she is currently undergoing a course of treatment in New York. (Image: Reuters)

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 Ayesha Takia’s husband Farhan Azmi on Tuesday sought help from the Mumbai Police after his actress wife, mother and sister were harassed, threatened and stalked by a litigant. In a series of tweets, he even accused the senior official of blocking Ayesha’s account. (Image: Reuters)

Ayesha Takia’s husband Farhan Azmi on Tuesday sought help from the Mumbai Police after his actress wife, mother and sister were harassed, threatened and stalked by a litigant. In a series of tweets, he even accused the senior official of blocking Ayesha’s account. (Image: Reuters)

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