Not even for his daughter

Sanjay Dutt

As his application for the renewal of his visa was rejected by the US consulate, Sanjay Dutt missed his 22-year-old daughter Trishala's graduation ceremony. She is a student of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. This is the second time that Dutt's visa renewal application has been rejected.

Munni in trouble?

The makers of Dabanng are in a fix as Munni badnaam hui, the chartbuster song from the film, is apparently a a straight lift from the soundtrack of a Pakistani film titled Mr Charlie. The Pakistani song Ladka badnaam hua haseena tere liye was recorded in 1993 and film on Pakistani stand-up comedian-actor-producer-director Omer Sharif.

Earnest request

R. Madhavan, who is the brand ambassador of PETA, has written a letter to the CEO of Kentucky Fried Chicken urging him to stop mistreatment of birds by the fast-food industry outlets and the killing of animals. He has requested the boycott of KFC in India over animal welfare and conditions. He was joined by Raveena Tandon and Rakhi Sawant in supporting the work of PETA in India.

Festive season

As the festive season of Navratri has begun, Tusshar Kapoor visited a dandiya in Mumbai's Borivili area where he danced and interacted with the crowd. In his Golmaal style of a mute guy, he entertained and mingled with the children who scrambled around him for autographs.

Court order

The Allahabad High Court has directed Ekta Kapoor, producer of Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai, to show a disclaimer that the movie is not based on former Pakistani actress Rehana's life.

The Lucknow bench of the court also directed Ekta Kapoor, creative director Shobha Kapoor and director Milan Lutharia to publish an order to this effect in five leading newspapers of the country and also foreign newspapers.

Relatives of Rehana, who resides in Pakistan, contended that the portrayal of the character of Rehana in the film undermines the reputation of the erstwhile actress. In their reply, the makers had said that the film does not seek to depict the life or character of any individual, living or dead.

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