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None of My Business

A cricketer has to face many ups and downs: Ganguly

It was a lively evening filled with wit, humour, anecdotes and yes, loads of cricket chat as Virender Sehwag and Yuvraj Singh joined former captain Sourav Ganguly to promote his memoirs ‘A Century Is Not Enough’ in the Capital.

My work ethic is not to break records: Big B

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who plays a 102-year-old man in his latest film “102 Not Out,” says he strives to better himself with each film rather than focus on goal posts. According to the 75-year-old, who has been in films for almost 50 years and continues to bat ‘not out,’ every day is a learning experience. His work ethic, he said, is not to break records. If the audience does not notice the artiste’s efforts, he or she tries to up their game the next time, Bachchan told PTI.

Daddy’s mum on Sonam’s wedding

Reports of actor Sonam Kapoor all set to tie the knot with beau Anand Ahuja early next month have been doing the rounds for a while now. However, Sonam’s father actor Anil Kapoor remains tight-lipped on these reports and says people will get to know everything “at the right time”.

The pictures of Anil’s bungalow decorated with lights, with wife Sunita overseeing the preparation, are doing the rounds on social media.

Reese Witherspoon to produce new podcast ‘How It Is’

After conquering television with “Big Little Lies,” Hollywood star Reese Witherspoon is now producing an original podcast, “How It Is,” which focuses on first-person stories from women about their lived experiences. Actor, author and activist Diane Guerrero is hosting the first season of “How It Is.” The season one consists of five 30-minute episodes, reported Entertainment Weekly.

Actresses reveal dirty secrets

Film stars such as Radhika Apte and Usha Jadhav have spoken out in a new documentary over their concerns about sexual harassment in the Indian film industry and fears that victims are too scared to come forward.

In a BBC World News report to be aired over this weekend, Apte and Jadhav are among those who have opened up about the culture of silence in Bollywood, mainly because its stars are so revered.

Casting couch If it’s happening, then it’s very bad, says Ranbir

After veteran choreographer Saroj Khan drew flak for her insensitive comment on the existence of casting couch in Bollywood, Ranbir Kapoor too shocked many with his comment on the same. At the teaser launch of his Rajkumar Hirani film ‘Sanju’ on Tuesday, Kapoor was asked about casting couch in Bollywood, to which the actor replied: “I’ve never faced it in Bollywood. But if it is happening, then it’s very bad.”

Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the producer of “Sanju,” too dodged a direct answer. 

Free-scoring Salah crowned PFA Player of the Year

Mohamed Salah was crowned the Premier League’s Players’ Player of the Year, with his incredible 41-goal debut season at Liverpool beating out strong competition from Manchester City’s Kevin de Bruyne.

“It’s a big honour. I’ve worked hard and I’m very happy to win it,” Salah said at the ceremony on Sunday night. Salah matched a Premier League record tally for a single season by scoring his 31st league goal of the campaign in a 2-2 draw at West Brom on Saturday.

Gangjee ends long title drought

India’s Rahil Gangjee ended a 14-year title drought when he sank a decisive birdie on the final hole for a one-shot victory at the Panasonic Open in Osaka on Sunday. Having endured years of frustrations, the 39-year-old hit his bunker shot to within 10 feet of the pin before holing it to complete a final round of three-under-par 68 and end his winless streak.

Gangjee aggregated 14-under-par 270 to finish ahead of the Korean duo of Hyungsung Kim (70) and Junggon Hwang (66) in the event co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan Tour.

Try not (to) hate yourself

Benedict Cumberbatch says the best way to deal with bullies is to show them one’s “love.” The 41-year-old actor says one has to “empathise” with bullies and at the same time try “not (to) hate yourself,” Femalefirst reported. “This is a really, really difficult subject. As hard as it may seem, you have to meet it with love. You have to try and empathise with behaviour and not hate yourself but understand why people often want to damage other people, it’s because they’re damaged themselves,” Cumberbatch told 14-year-old YouTube star Sophia Grace.

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