Zee5 Original Film marks acting debut of Paresh Rawal and Swaroop Sampat’s son Aditya Rawal

 The trailer for Bamfaad has dropped online. Set in Allahabad, the Zee5 Original Film marks the acting debut of Paresh Rawal and Swaroop Sampat’s son Aditya Rawal. This is also the first Hindi venture of Shalini Pandey, who is best known for Arjun Reddy.

Bamfaad has Aditya and Shalini playing an inter-faith couple, with Vijay Varma as a local strongman with political backing who comes in between their relationship. Jatin Sarna also has a pivotal role in the film, as Aditya’s close friend. Directed by Ranjan Chandel and presented by Anurag Kashyap, Bamfaad will begin streaming on Zee5 from April 10.


Ekta Kapoor announces to forgo a year’s salary to save employees from forced pay cut

 The coronavirus pandemic has hit the television industry particularly hard, as all shoots have been stalled and episode banks are exhausted. As makers of television shows suffer massive losses, producer Ekta Kapoor has announced her decision to forgo a year’s salary of Rs 2.5 crore, so that her employees at Balaji Telefilms are not forced to take a pay cut.

In a statement shared on her Instagram account, Ekta wrote, “The impact of CORONA crisis is huge, unprecedented and multi-pronged. We all need to do things that will ease the hardships of people around us and of our country at large. It is my first & foremost responsibility to take care of the various freelancers & daily wage workers who work at Balaji Telefilms & who are going to suffer immense losses due to no shootings in the current scenario and uncertainty over the indefinite period to follow.”


Retelecast of Ramayan garners the highest-ever rating for a Hindi General Entertainment Channel

The retelecast of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan garnered the highest-ever rating for a Hindi General Entertainment Channel (GEC) programme since 2015 when the Broadcasting Audience Research Council (BARC) started measuring the television audience, an official statement released by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday said.

Doordarshan has been entertaining people who are keeping themselves at home, by broadcasting the old classics. In the wake of the countrywide lockdown for 21 days to deal with Covid-19 outbreak, the public service broadcaster decided to retelecast the mythological serial of the 80s – Ramayan and Mahabharat.


Family man Ajay Devgn turns 51; watch his adorable pix at instagram

Actor Ajay Devgn turns 51 on April 1 and to kick off the birthday party, there are his 10 best family pics. Ajay, much like his best films, likes to keep more serious in life as well. However, whenever he is with his family, a smile is always on his face.

Ajay often posts pictures of his family on Instagram. When not trolling his actor wife Kajol in the captions, he is showering his daughter Nysa and son Yug with love.

The couple has been married 20 years and have worked together in films such as Ishq, Pyaar Toh Hona Hi Tha and others. They welcomed Nysa in 2003 and Yug in 2011. Recently, they give an interview to popular Instagram page Humans of Bombay. In it, Kajol said how much they wanted to avoid the media on their wedding day and decided to trick them about the venue.