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Madhavan’s New Web Series; Malaika Arora Khan Blasts Victim Blaming On Instagram

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Madhavan will act in a web series soon.

Sampath and Paoli Dam will be seen together in a thriller film.

Remya Nambeesan has sung for Sathuranga Vettai – 2.

A crowd-funded film on the Coimbatore blasts has gone on floors.

Heard On The Street

Madonna Sebastien will most likely star opposite GV Prakash Kumar in Ravi Arasu’s next.

Newsworthy

Prabhas has finally completed filming Baahubali: The Conclusion. The actor spent four years of his life for this period drama helmed by SS Rajamouli. While the first part went on to become a resounding success, the second is yet to release. It will hit theatres during the summer of 2017, and will finally provide a satisfactory answer to the question of why Kattappa killed Baahubali.

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Incensed by the recent mass molestation of women in Bengaluru, Malaika Arora Khan has written a powerful message on Instagram, slamming those who point fingers at the victim for the situation:

“So, I went out with my girlfriends to party on the crowded streets of a Metropolitan city, they came out in large numbers and molested us…… But my safety is my responsibility so… The next time I went to a discotheque, it was enclosed and had bouncers, they came into the place and beat us up and ripped our clothes off…….But my safety is my responsibility so…. I went to a movie with a Male friend for company, they pushed me into a bus and shoved an iron rod inside my privates…….But my safety is my responsibility, so…… I went to my college, fully clad in a “decent” salwaar kameez, they caught me around a corner and squeezed my bum……But my safety is my responsibility, so…… I decided to stay at home in the comfort of my own house, they broke down the door, tied me up and videotaped the things they made me do with them…….But my safety is my responsibility, so…… I went back to live with my family feeling safe and secure with them, they were my uncles but they didn’t think of me as their niece when they made me take off my clothes and have their way with me…….But my safety is my responsibility, so……. These days I sit in the bathroom, locked tight, not coming out at all.

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They stand on the terrace opposite to it peeking in through the bathroom window, but I don’t take a bath…….because my safety is my responsibility……. Now, they have me exactly where they have always wanted me, my spirit broken, my ability to fight back gone, my will to do something destroyed…..at their mercy…..still stuck in the bathroom…..dreading the time when the knocking starts on the door as they come to get me here too.”

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Kamaal R Khan has alleged that lyricist Amitabh Bhattacharya has plagiarised lyrics from his song Sitam for SRK’s Raees. KRK tweeted that the recent Zaalima song (that features SRK, Mahira Khan) has lyrics that were directly lifted from his song.

Let Them Eat Cake!

Actors Bipasha Basu and Reena Roy will turn a year older today!

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