Renowned Comedian, Raju Srivastava, who was admitted to Delhi’s AIIMS after suffering a cardiac arrest while running on a treadmill in his gym, passes away on September 21st. The comedian had been struggling to get better after facing a cardiac arrest on August 10. Reports about his health condition improving had come surfaced recently but as fate would have it, the comedian has departed from the world, however, his legacy will live on.
Comedian and friend of Raju Srivastava, Sunil Pal, had previously informed about Raju’s health deteriorating and getting critical as his brain stopped functioning. He also urged his fans to pray for Raju’s good health as the matter was out of Doctor’s hands. He added that the comedian continues to be on ventilator support.
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Earlier, Raju Srivastava’s family issued an official statement and asked everyone to not believe his death rumours and pray for his well-being. The statement said Raju Srivastava’s health was stable and doctors were treating him.
Popular as Gajodhar, Raju Srivastava was one of the most accomplished comedians in India. He gained wide recognition from the talent show The Great Indian Laughter Challenge where he ended up as the second runner-up. He then participated in The Great Indian Laughter Challenge-Champions and won the title of The King of Comedy.
In 2010, he triggered controversy after he received threatening calls from Pakistan for cracking jokes on underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Pakistan.
The comedian started his career with cameo roles in Bollywood films like Maine Pyar Kiya, Baazigar, Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha Rupaiya, and Bombay to Goa. He was also a part of Bigg Boss season 3 and was voted out after more than two months. He then participated in the reality show Comedy Ka Maha Muqabala.
Raju also shook a leg with his wife Shikha Srivastava in the dance reality show Nach Baliye season 6.
Apart from comedy and acting, Raju also tried his luck in politics. He joined the Samajwadi Party for the 2014 Lok Sabha election, however, returned the ticket citing no support from the local units of the party. Later, he joined the Bhartiya Janata Party and became a part of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.
May his soul rest in peace.
The Vaccine War social media review: Nana Patekar delivers excellent performance in this must watch film
Vaccine War is a bold attempt bravely executed by Vivek Agnihotri. The film shows the pandemic woes and catastrophe and the virtual war to develop the vaccine and the challenges faced by the team of talented scientists and the ultimate achievement.
The spread of the coronavirus and the pandemic has affected the life of every person on the planet. Many films show the plight of various sections of the society during the lockdown that was imposed. The Vaccine war shows the plight of scientists and the hardships they faced to bring out India’s own vaccine in a record time of seven months. The film has got mixed reviews on social media.
Samim Alam said the film is a documentary type slow burn politically influenced boring movie. He said the vaccine war looks C grade type movie which has poor colour grading, background music, editing and screenplay.
Shayanmp said the vaccine war is realistic, patriotic and thrilling.
Hemant Sanganee said the Vaccine War is a bold attempt bravely executed by Vivek Agnihotri. He gave the film 4 star rating. The film shows the pandemic woes and catastrophe and the virtual war to develop the vaccine and the challenges faced by the team of talented scientists and the ultimate achievement. Hemant said Vivek Agbihotri has delicately and nicely handled the subject of the film.
He said the film shows the sincere effort and some insightful and delightful performances from the leading actors like Anupam Kher and Nana Patekar as Dr Balram Nagpal DG of ICMR. Pallavi Joshi as Dr Priya Abraham director of NIV leads from the front and holds the fort with sensitivity and emotions. Raima Sen as Rohini Singh Dhulia shines and tries to put her best foot forward. Hemant said the film is a must watch cinema.
He said Vaccine War is not only an important film from the point of view of factual data and dossier. It brings forth with some astue research but also highlights the contribution of the Indian female scientists who put their whole force in achieving a target at the cost of their family life and responsibilities to serve the country and mankind at large
Ranbir Kapoor uses secret Instagram account, Alia Bhatt reveals on his birthday
Sharing the photos on Instagram, Alia captioned the post in which she called her husband her love, her bestfriend and her happiest place.
Actor Alia Bhatt gave her husband, actor Ranbir Kapoor, an adorable note and a collection of never-before-seen images on his 41st birthday. Alia uploaded several images from their vacations and wedding on Instagram on Thursday.
The first photo which Alia shared showcased her getting a kiss while closing eyes from husband Ranbir Kapoor on the cheek in the blurry picture. While taking the selfie, he stuck out his tongue. The couple appeared to have travelled to New York, where the photo was apparently taken at night.
The following image shows Alia and Ranbir cuddling up while they watched a baseball game. They matched in their caps. Ranbir sported a blue shirt, while Alia was dressed in a white T-shirt. They were facing away from the camera.
In the following photo, Alia, who was wearing casual clothing, posed for a selfie in front of the number 8. She further shared a close-up, black-and-white image of Ranbir from their wedding day. The following unposed black and white photo shows Ranbir showing Alia his palm while she smiles and looks at it. The final image was another close-up of Ranbir’s face that was taken while they were on vacation a few years back.
Sharing the photos on Instagram, Alia captioned the post in which she called her husband her love, her bestfriend and her happiest place. She further revealed in her caption that as he is reading this caption from his secret account sitting right next to her, all she wanted to say Happy birthday to him.
The actor added, he make it all magical and added infinity symbol, sparkles and heart suit emojis in her caption. As soon as the Alia shared the images revealing about Ranbir’s secret Instgram accout, fans went crazy. Taking to comment section one user urged Alia to reveal the user name of his secret account, another wished Ranbir on her post and said to make it official so that they can connect more. Others also wished Ranbir and dropped heart emojis in the comment section.
Meanwhile, Ranbir Kapoor will be next seen in Animal which is scheduled to release in December this year. The makers of the film has dropped the first teaser of the film today and Ranbir’s fans are eagerly waiting to see him on the big screen.
Fukrey3 social media review: Users say film has impeccable comic timing
Fukrey3 is the third installment of this franchise. Social media reactions show Fukrey3 has impeccable comic timing
The first Fukrey was released ten years ago in 2013. It was a different era when pressure to create reels and social media weren’t a thing. Fukrey is the story of four boys tryng to make it big by any means. The film was an entertainer and became a sleeper hit at the box office.
Fukrey3 is the third installment of this franchise. Social media reactions show Fukrey3 has impeccable comic timing. Pooja Nawathe says Fukrey 3 is a laughter ride which nobody should miss.. She added the one liners of Panditji makes the audience laugh and the Choocha will win your heart. She said Fukrey3 is a pure entertainer.
Vishal said Fukrey3 is quite funny but a little stretched. He added Choocha is still relevant in this franchise.
Movie mania had a different opinion. It said Fukrey3 is not a good movie and does not carry forward the legacy of Fukrey 1 and Fukrey 2. Bollywood box office said Fukrey is a top class entertainer and is a joyful ride.
Bollywood spy said Fukrey is a perfect remedy of laughs and gave the film 4 star rating. They said Varun Sharma steals the show and shines out in every scene.Pulkit Samrat has great screen presence and looks super cool.
Neeti Roy says Fukrey3 is fun. It does justice to the franchise. She said the film has quirky one liners and good screenplay. She added the film is entertaining to the core.
Vishal Khatter said Fukrey 3 is a brilliant movie. He added one liner, acting, dialogues, comedy is top notch. He said Choocha is the main lead hero and carries the film on his shoulders.
Himesh said Fukrey 3 is an absolute entertainer. He added the film has some smart writing, quirky one liners and engaging narrative. He said some sub plots could have been avoided, but the film as a whole emerges a winner.