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February 23, 2019

Shankar Mahadevan suffers heart attack, undergoes surgery

Award-winning composer and playback singer Shankar Mahadevan (pictured) best remembered for his first album Breathless was on Sunday admitted to hospital in Delhi after suffering a heart attack. The 48-year-old musician was rushed to the hospital after he complained of chest pain.

While the music director’s family and friends maintained it was a heart scare and refused to divulge more details, reports state that Mahadevan suffered two back-to-back heart attacks. Now after successfully undergoing surgery for the same Mahadevan took to twitter thanking his well-wishers saying, “My dearest friends and well-wishers, I have no words to express my gratitude for the amount of love and prayers I’ve received in the past few days when I was going through a health problem. By God’s blessings, your positive energy and some excellent doctors, all the procedures were successful and I’m recovering very well. Waiting to come and rock with ya’ll soon!”


Salman Khan acquitted

It’s been more than 13 years since Salman Khan (above) was accused of killing people on the streets. The case has been in court awaiting a verdict. The latest update on the case is that the Bombay High Court has acquitted Salman Khan of all the criminal charges.

It was justice A R Joshi, who, while pronouncing the verdict, said that the ‘prosecution has failed to prove charges against Khan on all counts’. As per the media reports, he asserted that the court has come to the conclusion that the prosecution has failed to bring material on record to establish beyond reasonable doubt that the appellant (Khan) was driving and under the influence of alcohol, also, whether the accident occurred due to bursting (of tyre) prior to the incident or tyre burst after the incident.”

Needless to say that Khan, who was present in the court during the verdict, along with his sister Alvira Khan-Sharma and her husband Aayush Sharma, got emotional, after the verdict was delivered. He, then, was seen reciting the kalma with tears of joy and relief rolling down from his eyes. Speaking about the verdict, Salman’s lawyer Amit Desai mentioned that he did not take that as a personal victory and that his entire team had worked hard on this for six months now.


Jiah Khan’s death ruled as suicide

The CBI has concluded in its charge-sheet that US-born actress Jiah Khan (pictured) committed suicide on June 3, 2013 following a disturbed relationship with actor Sooraj Pancholi.

“The Board of Forensic Medicine Experts has opined that the death was ‘suicidal’ in nature which corroborated the observation and opinion of the post-mortem doctor,” the CBI said on December 9, after a thorough scientific examination of the documents and material evidence in the case.

Moreover, the forensic statement analysis of the (suicide) note, written by Jiah Khan, had opined that the unsigned three-pager note “allegedly represents her mental status genuinely and the circumstance and reasons behind her suicide,” the CBI said.

Sooraj, the son of actors Aditya Pancholi and Zarina Wahab, has been booked under section 306 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) for abetment to suicide while murder has been ruled out.

Emphasising the charge against Sooraj, the CBI said: “The wilful conduct of the accused, narrated in the note of Nafisa Rizvi alias Jiah Khan, and her intimate relationship, physical abuse, mental and physical torture by Sooraj, which she experienced allegedly led the deceased to commit suicide.”

Jiah, 25, who was reportedly four-weeks pregnant and had allegedly aborted the foetus before she took the extreme step, had met Sooraj through Facebook in 2012 and their friendship blossomed into an intimate relationship.

On the day she took her life, Jiah had left Sooraj’s home where she had stayed with him for two-three days. She and Sooraj reportedly had a bitter exchange of words on their mobile phones with her accusing him of lying about his ‘meeting with a common lady friend.’ Enraged by her continuous messages in this regard, Sooraj deleted Jiah’s BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) account from his mobile, the CBI said.

Later, Jiah called him at midnight and another argument ensued, and he had sent certain “abusive and accusatory” text messages from his mobile to her.

When her mother Rabiya returned home, she found Jiah hanging from the bedroom ceiling fan and informed the police. In October 2013, Rabiya had petitioned the Bombay High Court, alleging that her daughter had been murdered and demanded a CBI probe into the matter.


Aditya and Rani name daughter ‘Adira’

Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra have been blessed with a baby girl. Adira, a healthy and feisty daughter was born at Breach Candy Hospital and has been named after her parents – Aditya and Rani.

Commenting on it the proud mother Rani says, “I would like to thank all my well-wishers and fans; today life has given us God’s greatest gift with Adira. We thank our friends and well-wishers for their unconditional support and blessings. With joy we begin this new chapter in our lives.”

Just Bollywood wishes the Chopra clan happiness with their newest addition!





Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone’s ‘Tamasha’ was earlier titled Window Seat.

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