Sridevi died due to accidental drowning: Forensic report

Dubai police has released a forensic report that says that the Bollywood veteran actress Sridevi died due to accidental drowning.

The report also added that trace of alcohol was found in the actress’s body. “She was influenced by alcohol, lost her balance, fell into the bathtub and drowned,” as per Gulf News.

Bollywood actress Sridevi passed away in her hotel room in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, at 11 pm on Saturday, reported ANI.

An autopsy was conducted earlier today and the police had handed over the report to the family and the Indian consulate.

The forensic report, however, did not confirm she suffered cardiac arrest as media reported earlier. "The investigation is still going on to determine the circumstances surrounding the accident as the forensic report only says that she drowned," Gulf News quoted an official as saying.

(With Agency Inputs)

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TV actor Gaurav Chopra gets hitched

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Television actor and a contestant from one of the best reality shows, Big Boss season 10, Gaurav Chopra has married Hitisha in an extremely private ceremony, which was reportedly held in his hometown, Delhi.

Hitisha was dressed in a red lehenga with beautiful gold jewellery while Gaurav complemented her in an off-white sherwani and aced his look with a maroon velvet shawl.

Gaurav had earlier dated TV actress Mouni Roy, who is best known for her role in Naagin.

It appears that Gaurav and Hitisha's wedding was attended by only family members and close friends. Gaurav's Bigg Boss 10 housemate Karan Mehra and his wife Nisha Rawal also attended the wedding. The couple's pictures have been shared widely on Instagram.


Dispute resolved with Elan Group: PVR

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Leading multiplex operator PVR today said it has "amicably resolved" dispute with the Elan Group over development of multiplexes in Gurgaon and has decided to withdraw pending legal proceedings.

Both, PVR and Elan have reached a revised understanding with respect to leasing the multiplexes in commercial projects being developed by Elan group in Sector 80, Sector 67 and Sector 84 in Gurgaon, PVR said in a regulatory filing.

"We are pleased to inform you that PVR Limited and Elan Group have amicably resolved all differences and disputes which had arisen between the parties on account of misunderstandings in relation to MoUs pertaining to development of multiplexes in Gurgaon," PVR said.

"The parties have now mutually agreed and already initiated steps to withdraw all pending legal proceedings against their respective organisations as well as against their directors/officials," it further added.

Both the parties had initiated multiple legal proceedings against each other under both civil and criminal laws.

"The parties have now mutually agreed and already initiated steps to withdraw all pending legal proceedings against their respective organizations as well as against their directors/officials," it said.

Earlier, in November last year, Gurgaon Police had registered an FIR against PVR Cinemas, and its promoters and directors on charges of cheating and forgery on the directions of the Gurgaon civil court.

Its promoters Ajay Bijli, Sanjeev Kumar Bijli, Niharika Bijli and eight other persons were booked under relevant sections of the IPC for selling stocks at inflated value of Rs 820 crore illegally and causing loss to Gurgaon-based real estate companies.

The FIR was registered at the Sushant Lok phase-1 police station. 

(With Agency Inputs)


"Padmaavat" day 14 collection Rs. 231 cr

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Highly controversially gripped blockbuster, “Padmaavat” starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh has gained the total of Rs 231 crore after being the part of heavy political issues.

Week 1, "Padmaavat" earned Rs. 166.50 crore. "Padmaavat continues to score... [Week 2] Friday10 crore, Saturday 16 crore, Sunday 20 crore, Monday 7 crore, Tuesday 6 crore, Wednesday 5.50 cr. Total: Rs. 231 crore. India biz," Mr Adarsh tweeted. He had previously mentioned that "Padmaavat" would have grossed Rs. 200 crore at the box office in Week 1 itself if all the states had screened the film.

With "Padmaavat"s stupendous box office success, Ranveer Singh has become the youngest actor whose film has crossed Rs. 200-crore mark. Ahead of the film's release, Deepika has said that she's expecting earth-shattering box office numbers.

"Padmaavat" is Deepika and Ranveer's third hit film with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, after Ram-Leela and Bajirao Mastani. "I am ready to do anything for Mr Bhansali. I understand too well that our collaboration is very special, and a lot of people recognise that, I recognise it too. I hope to do more films with him, and I hope that I am able to create a vast legacy of memorable films with such a special filmmaker," Ranveer told news agency.

(With agency inputs)

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Big B, Rishi Kapoor to share screen after 27 years

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Veterans combo, Amitabh Bachchan & Rishi Kapoor is back after 27 years in their upcoming movie wherein the duo are playing father and son in Umesh Shukla's ‘102 Not Out’. Films teaser was released on 9 February.

Bachchan plays Kapoor's father (aged 102) in the film, which revolves around the relationship shared between the father and son. As per the teaser, Kapoor's character seems to be that of a sad and lonely person. On the contrary, Bachchan's is full of spirit and zest. Both the actors sport wigs and heavy prosthetic makeup to look the part.

The background music, lively and uplifting adds to the joie de vivre that the film's teaser exudes. At the end, we get to know that Bachchan's character will be the first father in the world to send his son (Kapoor) to an old-age home.

The film is said to be based on Saumya Joshi's Gujarati play 102 Not Out. The film is produced by SPE Films India and Treetop Entertainment.

(With agency inputs)