ollywoodStar; #AishwaryaRaiInHospital; #Coronavirus
Ottawa, Jul 19 (Canadian-Media): Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her eight-year-old daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan were hospitalized July 18 for COVID-19 days after her husband, Abhishek Bachchan and father-in-law, Amitabh Bachchan were admitted to Mumbai's Nanavati Hospital earlier this week for Coronavirus treatment, the Times of India reported on Saturday.
Aishwarya Rai. Image credit: Facebook page
"After Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and her daughter Aaradhya have been shifted to Nanavati hospital," the newspaper said, adding that they were admitted to the top Mumbai private hospital on Friday.
A spokesperson for Aishwarya Rai did not respond to either text messages or calls seeking comment.
This week Indian fans prayed for the celebrity family as the virus continued its rapid spread without any sign of a peak.
Besides having worked in several Bollywood and Hollywood films, Aishwarya Rai, 46, is a brand ambassador for some multinational companies, including L'Oreal.
Mumbai (India), Apr 30 (Canadian-Media): 67-year old Rishi Kapoor, Bollywood's renowned actor died Apr 30 in a hospital in Mumbai after a two-year battle with cancer, media reports said.
Rishi Kapoor. Image credit: Twitter
His death was a severe blow to the Indian movie industry and film lovers, who were already morning the demise of 53- year old Irrfan Khan on Wednesday, who also died of cancer.
Diagnosed with leukemia in 2018, Kapoor underwent a a year-long course of treatment in New York and returned to India last September.
He was taken to hospital on Wednesday morning after he complained of breathing difficulties, and it was confirmed by Kapoor's family that his life had ended peacefully.
Rishi Kapoor started his film career when he was a teenager
Rishi Kapoor, debuted as a child actor in 1970 in his father Raj Kapoor's film, Mera Naam Joker.
This was followed by his entrance in the film career as a teenager in 1973 with his first lead role as a teenage love story in the film Bobby, opposite Dimple Kapadia.
After making a successful on-screen pair with actress Neetu Singh, in one of Bollywood's most enduring love stories which ended in their marriage in 1980.
Their son, Ranbir Kapoor, is a successful Bollywood star in his own right.
Kapoor's family also requested his fans and friends to follow restrictions and respect the laws that are in force around gathering in public because of the lockdown over coronavirus.
Kapoor himself was also prolific on Twitter and his last tweet was an appeal to people that "we have to win this war together."
Meanwhile, pouring of tributes for Kapoor from his fellow Bollywood actors and politicians on social media continued.
Amitabh Bachchan who worked in several hit films with Kapoor tweeted: "He's GONE .. ! Rishi Kapoor .. gone .. just passed away .. I am destroyed !"
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi described him as "multifaceted, endearing and lively" and "a powerhouse of talent".
"I will always recall our interactions, even on social media. He was passionate about films and India's progress. Anguished by his demise," he tweeted.
#Mumbai; #IrrfanKhanDies, #India; #TheNamaste; #Piku; #SlumDogMillionnaire
Mumbai (India), Apr 29 (Canadian-Media): After battling with tumour for several months, 53-year old Irrfan Khan, renowned Indian actor, breathed his last at Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, where he was being treated for a colon infection, media reports said.
Irrfan Khan. Image credit: Facebook
Khan, survived by his wife Sutapa Devendra Sikdar and two children. was surrounded by his family for whom he cared the most when he breathed his last.
Just four days ago on Satuday Khan had lost his 95-year-old mother in Jaipur.
Due to coronavirus lockdown, Khan had paid his his last respects to his late mother through a video conferencing session.
Khan had been the limelight of the international projects including The Warrior, The Namesake, the Academy Award-winning Slumdog Millionaire, Life of Pi, Jurassic World.
Recipient of numerous awards, Khan had received the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, in 2011.
Amitabh Bachchan, acting legend, mourned Khan's death on Twitter saying, " just getting news of the passing of Irfaan Khan."
#COVID19, #NovelCoronavirus, #WHO, #PriyankaChopraJonas, #DeepikaPadukone
Mumbai (India), Mar 26 (Canadian-Media): "Safe Hands" challenge of World Health Organisation (WHO)'s director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was followed both by Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone, and by actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas, amid the spread of the deadly Novel Coronavirus across the country, media reports said.
Deepika Padukone (Top); Priyanka Chopra (bottom). Image credit: Twitter
A video which shared Priyanka on Twitter, the Bollywood superstar was seen washing her hands with soap while singing a song.
She tweeted, "I accept the #SafeHands challenge @DrTedros . One of the main takeaways from our IG live yesterday was the importance of washing your hands properly. It’s a simple action that can help save lives..."
Actress Kate Bosworth, American comedian-actress-writer Mindy Kaling, her singer husband Nick Jonas, her actress sister Parineeti Chopra and acting legend Amitabh Bachchan were further nominated by Priyanka for the challenge.
#Sooryavanshi, #AkshayKumar, #RohitShetty, #KatrinaKaif, #COVID19Pandemic
Mumbai, Mar 13 (Canadian-Media): It was announced Thursday by Akshay Kumar, Bollywood actor and starrer that the release of his upcoming Hindi film Sooryavanshi, slated to release on Mar 24, has been postponed due to deadly Coronavirus outbreak, media reports said.
Akshay Kumar. Image credit: Twitter
Directed by Rohit Shetty, the film Sooryavanshi is Shetty's fourth installment of his Police Universe.
Actress Katrina Kaif also stars in the film with a lead role.
#RituNanda, #LIC, #RajKapoorDaughter; #Guinness Book of Records
New Delhi (India), Jan 14 (Canadian-Media): Seventy-one-year old Ritu Nanda, wife of industrialist late Rajan Nanda, Raj Kapoor's elder daughter, and a famous Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) advisor who sold countless policies, passed away here on Tuesday after a battle with Cancer, the Kapoor family said, media reports said.
Ritu Nanda was also the mother-in-law of megastar Amitabh Bachchan's daughter Shweta Bachchan Nanda.
Condoling the death, even Rishi Kapoor and Neetu's daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni posted the photo of her aunt and captioned it stating, "To the kindest most gentle person Iâve ever met - They donât make them like you anymore - RIP bua #missyoualways"
Recognized as one of the top 1,000 insurance professionals in the world, Nanda had sold 17,000 pension policies of LIC in a single day and made it to the Guinness Book of Records. She was the member of elite LIC Chairmanâs Club for eight years in a row.
#IFFI, #Rajinikanth, #PrakashJavadekar
India, Nov 2 (Canadian-Media): An announcement was made by Union Information & Broadcasting minister, Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi on Saturday that the Government of India had constituted a special award titled ‘Icon of Golden Jubilee of IFFI’ which will be given upon the eminent film personality S Rajinikanth, media reports said.
“In recognition of his outstanding contribution to Indian cinema, during the past several decades, I am happy to announce that the award for the ‘Icon of the Golden Jubilee of IFFI 2019 is being conferred on cine star S. RajiniKanth,” said Javadekar.
Rajinikanth thanked the Indian government for the recognition and tweeted: " I thank the government of India for this prestigious honour bestowed upon me on the golden jubilee of the International film festival of India #IFFI2019."
During his long and eventful career, Rajinikanth acted in over 170 films in many languages, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi and Bengali. He also had a starring role in the Hollywood production, Blood Stone (1988).
He was honoured with the Padma Bhushan (2000) and the Padma Vibhushan (2016) by the Government of India and honored with the "Centenary Award for Indian Film Personality of the Year" at the 45th International Film Festival of India (2014),
Mumbai/Dubai, Oct 29 (Canadian-Media): Actress Sunny Leone is cherishing her Dubai vacation with her family and the images she shared online will surely win hearts millions of her fans across the globe.
She could be seen spending her quality time with husband Daniel
She captioned her pool time-image as: "Finally some sun!! Thanks Dubai!."
Sunny recently celebrated Diwali with her family.
Sunny is a regular user of the social media.
She often shares her images online
#SunnyLeone, #SunnyLeoneDaniel, #Daniel, #Diwali
Mumbai(India), Oct 28 (Canadian-Media): Actress Sunny Leone celebrated Diwali festival with her husband Daniel and three children on Sunday.
Image: Sunny Leone Twitter page
Sunny shared images of their celebration on social media.
All of them could be seen wearing traditional dresses as they celebrated the festival.
She captioned the images as: "Happy Diwali from the Webers!"
Mumbai (India), Oct 27 (Canadian-Media): Bollywood actress Pooja Batra recently set the online world on fire by posting a sizzling image of herself in a white bikini.
Image: Pooja Batra Instagram page
In the image, the actress could be seen sporting her well-toned body.
She could be seen enjoying her pool time in Los Angeles.
She captioned the image as: "Still summer in #LosAngeles."
Pooja and actor Nawab Shah married recently.