Actor Varun Dhawan’s aunt (maasi) has passed away. The actor shared the sad news on social media with a picture with his aunt. Sharing the photo, he wrote, “Love you masi rip” followed by Gayatri Mantra. A few days back, the Coolie No 1 actor revealed that his one of the relative has been tested positive for COVID-19. He said, “It’s very close to home right now. Until it happens to someone you know, you don’t take it seriously and understand the gravity of it.” Also Read – Varun Dhawan to Play Undercover Cop in Hindi Remake of Thalapathy Vijay’s Theri? Read on
Many Bollywood celebrities paid their condolences for the family’s loss. Sonam Kapoor wrote, “Omg I’m so so sorry vd” while Nushrat Bharucha commented, “My god! So sorryyy varun!! Deepest condolences”. Also Read – Varun Dhawan is All Praises For Anushka Sharma, Says ‘Proud of You Producer Saab’
Sophie Choudry also paid her condolence and wrote, “So sorry for your loss VD. Love and prayers to the family. May her soul RIP.” Also Read – Karan Johar Debuts His Grey Hair Look on Social Media, Varun Dhawan Calls Him ‘Bond Villian’
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Varun’s childhood friend Zoe Morani, who also tested positive for coronavirus and has now recovered, told the actor about the complications about the disease and that she is taking one day at a time. She revealed that around March 20, she developed fever and weakness after which she started experiencing cough and breathlessness.
The 32-year-old actor also provided meals for the poor who are jobless and without a home. He also provided meals to medical staff at the hospital. Announcing on social media, he wrote, “With each passing day of being locked down at home, my heart goes out to all those who have no home at this time of crises. And so, this week I’ve committed to provide meals for the poor who are without homes or jobs.”
Meanwhile, the total number of cases in India of COVID-19 has reached 1,25,101 and the total death toll is 3,720.
On the work front, he will be next seen in Coolie No 1 opposite Sara Ali Khan.
The singer started his musical career in 2019 with the song ‘Pyar Bolda’
Singer Jassa Dhillon is all set to make his Bollywood debut soon. New details about the project will be revealed soon.
The singer and lyricist started his musical career in 2019 with the song ‘Pyar Bolda (Ft. Gur Sindhu)’ which has featured in various music charts. It is also quite popular on YouTube with over 33 million views. Gur Sidhu has given the music for the well-recieved track.
Since then, the singer has created a number of songs. These include songs like ‘Low Rider’, ‘Surma’, ‘Mutiyare Ni’, and ‘Jhanjar’. Jassa has experimented with a variety of genres through his music including Punjabi, pop, romantic, and hip-hop. His latest song Jatt Hunne Aa released on April 25, 2020, and already has over 2 million views on YouTube.
Born in Assandh to Ranbir Singh Dhillon and Harjinder Kaur, Jassa Dhillon completed his education at JPS Academy. We look forward to seeing the singer-lyrist on the big screen soon.
Written by Komal RJ Panchal , Sana Farzeen | Mumbai | Published: June 5, 2020 9:16:23 pm
Baidyanath Basak passed away on Thursday. (Photo: Doordarshan/Screengrab)
Cinematographer Baidyanath Basak passed away on Thursday in Kolkata.
His son Sanjay Basak confirmed the news to indianexpress.com. He said, “My father was living with me in Kolkata. He was not keeping well for the last few months. A couple of days back his health deteriorated and we tried taking him to a hospital. But because of coronavirus crisis, no hospital was admitting my father. He finally passed away yesterday between 3 and 3:30 pm.”
Baidyanath Basak made his Bollywood debut as an assistant cameraman with Raj Kapoor directorial Boot Polish (1954). After not being able to find enough work in Mumbai, he shifted back to Kolkata.
Once back in Kolkata, Uttam Kumar played a very important role in his career. Basak shot the maximum number of films with Uttam. He also worked with actors like Suchitra Sen, Moon Moon Sen, Ashok Kumar, Tunuja, Tapas Paul and Soumitra Chatterjee.
Some of his notable Bengali films include Manjari Opera (1964), Kokhono Megh (1968), Sabar Uparey (1955), Trijama (1956), Pathey Holo Deri (1957), Nayika Sangbad (1967), Ekti Raat (1956), Putrabadhu (1998), Deya Neya (1963) and Kakababu Here Gelen? (1995).
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Leaving millions of his fans, friends, and family reeling in shock, music composer Wajid Khan died on June 1 in Mumbai’s Surana Sethia Hospital, Mumbai where he was being treated for kidney-related ailment. Wajid Khan’s brother Sajid Khan and his family recently took to social media to pen an emotional post for the late musician. Also Read – Sajid Khan’s Heart-Touching Final Tribute to Brother Wajid Khan: ‘People Will See You in Me’
Thanking the team of doctors who stood by Wajid in his difficult journey, Sajid and family wrote in a statement, “Wajid passed away at the age of 47 due to a cardiac arrest on June 1 at the 00:30 am in Surana Sethi”s hospital here. Wajid had a successful kidney transplant last year and was undergoing treatment for throat infection in the hospital. Dr Prince Surana was like a family and cared for Wajid like a brother with his team of doctors. The entire hospital staff who had been treating Wajid and taking care of him beyond the call of duty and had left no stone unturned for his treatment”. Also Read – Sajid Khan Shares Unseen Video of Wajid Khan From Hospital Playing Piano on Phone – Watch
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On Tuesday, a family source had revealed that Sajid and Wajid’s mother, Razina Khan, also tested positive for coronavirus.
Sajid-Wajid made their Bollywood debut with Salman Khan‘s 1998 movie Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya and went on to work on actor’s various films including Garv, Tere Naam, Mujhse Shaadi Karoge, Partner, Veer, Wanted, Dabangg franchise and Ek Tha Tiger. Wajid also did playback for Salman in chartbusters like Mera He Jalwa, Fevicol Se and for Akshay in Chinta Ta Chita Chita from the film Rowdy Rathore, among others.
Salman paid tribute to Wajid in a tweet where he mentioned how he will remember him for the kind of person he was. He added that Wajid was a talented man and his work will always be remembered. Salman wrote, “Wajid Vil always love, respect, remember n miss u as a person n ur talent, Love u n may your beautiful soul rest in peace …”