'Tandav' makers say they will make changes to web series following controversy

'Tandav' makers say they will make changes to web series following controversy

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PTI | Mumbai

The cast and crew of Amazon Prime Video series "Tandav" on Tuesday said they have decided to implement changes to the political drama to address concerns. "Tandav", a nine-episode political thriller starring Bollywood A-listers Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia and Mohd Zeeshan Ayyub, started streaming last week but the show landed...

Not the right time to lift restrictions on international travel, says incoming WH Press Secretary

Not the right time to lift restrictions on international travel, says incoming WH Press Secretary

Tuesday, 19 January 2021 | PTI | Washington

The incoming Biden Administration Monday opposed the move of the outgoing President Donald Trump to lift travel restrictions on Europe and Brazil arguing that this is not the right time to do so in the midst of worsening of the coronavirus pandemic. “With the pandemic worsening, and more contagious variants emerging...

Kangana calls Tandav 'Hindu phobic', 'atrocious' and 'objectionable'

Kangana calls Tandav 'Hindu phobic', 'atrocious' and 'objectionable'

Monday, 18 January 2021 | IANS | Mumbai

Actress Kangana Ranaut on Monday criticised Ali Abbas Zafar's controversial new series Tandav, starring Saif Ali Khan. Kangana slammed the series, calling it "Hindu phobic, atrocious and objectionable". "The problem isn't just the Hindu phobic content, it's also creatively poor and deprived, atrocious and objectionable on every level hence deliberately placed controversial...

'Tandav' controversy: Creator Ali Abbas Zafar says sorry

'Tandav' controversy: Creator Ali Abbas Zafar says sorry

Monday, 18 January 2021 | IANS | New Delhi

Amid growing dissent over his recent web series Tandav, show creator Abbas Zafar has apologised on behalf of the entire cast and crew, saying they did not intend to offend anyone or insult any religion and political party. "Our sincere apologies," Ali wrote on Twitter while sharing the "Official statement from...

Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

Japan's PM vows Olympics will be proof of victory over virus

Monday, 18 January 2021 | AP | Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Monday to get the pandemic under control and hold the already postponed Olympics this summer with ample coronavirus protection. In a speech opening a new Parliament session, Suga said his government would revise laws to make anti-virus measures enforceable with penalties and compensation. Early in the...

JLo: Have never done Botox or surgery

JLo: Have never done Botox or surgery

Monday, 18 January 2021 | IANS | Los Angeles

Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez has shut down trolls who have claimed that she has had botox treatment. She also said that she has never gone under the knife. It all started over the weekend when the 51-year-old star posted a video that shows her using one of the products from her recently-launched...

Chinese province ups restrictions amid outbreak

Chinese province ups restrictions amid outbreak

Monday, 18 January 2021 | AP | Beijing

A Chinese province grappling with a spike in coronavirus cases is reinstating tight restrictions on weddings, funerals and other family gatherings, threatening violators with criminal charges. The notice from the high court in Hebei province did not give specifics, but said all types of social gatherings were now being regulated to...

Justin Timberlake confirms welcoming second child with Jessica Biel

Justin Timberlake confirms welcoming second child with Jessica Biel

Monday, 18 January 2021 | PTI | Los Angeles

Singer-actor Justin Timberlake has confirmed that he and wife, actor Jessica Biel, became parents to their second child together in 2020. During a virtual appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", Timberlake also revealed that they have named their baby boy Phineas. "He's awesome and so cute. Nobody's sleeping. But we're thrilled. We're...

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