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None of My Business

As influencers we need to break notions attached to mental health

Mental Hai Kya star Kangana Ranaut believes as a celebrity it is her responsibility to work towards breaking the stigma attached to mental health. When asked about her views on the way Hindi film industry treats the topicon-screen, Ranaut told PTI, “I realised there was so much stigma attached to being different. So, I thought we as influencers need to stand-up and break these notions and address this subject.”

Pressure on other Indian batsmen will put Kohli under pressure: Trevor Bayliss

England coach Trevor Bayliss feels the seemingly peerless Virat Kohli can be put under pressure if the home team’s bowlers can continue to tame the rest of the Indian line-up in the ongoing Test series. “If Virat Kohli is not the best batsman (in the world), he’s very close to it. The way he played the first and second innings was high-class stuff. If we can put pressure on the other batsmen in the Indian team, that’s going to add to the pressure on him,” Bayliss told reporters.

Sindhu loses final yet again

P V Sindhu finished second best yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash.    The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal in the showpiece following a 19-21 10-21 loss to Olympic champion Marin of Spain. Interestingly, Marin had also defeated Sindhu in the final of the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Sindhu loses final yet again

P V Sindhu finished second best  yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash.  The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal in the showpiece following a 19-21 10-21 loss to Olympic champion Marin of Spain. Interestingly, Marin had also defeated Sindhu in the final of the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Jennifer Aniston is up for Friends reunion

Fans of TV show Friends can rejoice as Jennifer Aniston would love to play Rachel Green again if there is revival. Aniston, who shot to global fame with the show in the ’90s, says the NBC show was the “greatest job” she ever had. “Before that show ended, people were asking if we were coming back. Courteney (Cox) and Lisa (Kudrow) and I talk about it. I fantasise about it. It really was the greatest job I ever had. I don’t know what it would look like today, but you never know. So many shows are being successfully rebooted," she said in an interview with InStyle magazine.

Look, who made it to Vogue cover. Hello Suhana

ON THE PHOTO SHOOT

I absolutely loved shooting this cover. Especially the dancing shots. I love dancing. It was so much fun. I was excited when my parents brought it up. I wanted to say yes straight away, but they wanted me to think about it—this is a very public thing. They wanted me to gain confidence from the experience, not lose it."

ON LIVING AWAY FROM HOME

Sushant Singh Rajput to play real life characters in 12-series biopic

Sushant Singh Rajput is set to essay 12 real-life characters, including political strategist Chanakya, poet Rabindranath Tagore and former Indian president APJ Abdul Kalam, in a series biopic. The yet-to-be-titled project will celebrate the Indian geniuses spanning 2,000 years - from 540 BC to 2015 AD. All 12 biopics will be part of season one.

It will be backed by Innsaei, a venture recently launched by Sushant along with his business partner Varun Mathur.

Cruise steers sixth MI to box office win

The sixth installment in the Mission: Impossible action films starring Tom Cruise posted the biggest debut. Paramount Pictures’ Fallout opened as the No. 1 weekend movie, collecting an estimated $61.5 million in US and Canadian theatres, researcher ComScore Inc. estimated in a email Sunday. That easily topped Teen Titans Go To the Movies, an animated picture from Warner Bros., which placed fifth with $10.5 million in ticket sales in its debut.

Sindhu, Srikanth lead Indian challenge at World Championship

Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu will look to break the jinx of losing major finals and better the colour of her medal when she spearheads the Indian challenge at the prestigious World Championship, starting on Monday.

With two bronze medals in 2013 and 2014 and a silver last year, Sindhu has an impressive record at the World Championship.

Her epic final against Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara at Glasgow last year went down as one of the greatest matches of all time, clocking 110 minutes. The Indian will hope her love affair continues at Nanjing.

Priyanka Chopra thanks Variety for including her in list of most influential people

Priyanka Chopra has thanked an online magazine for including her in its list of the 500 most influential people, saying it encourages her to tell important stories. Popular magazine Variety had recently unveiled its list of influential a people and apart from Priyanka, it also featured the names of Indian celebrities such as Karan Johar, Salman Khan and Ekta Kapoor among others. The 36-year-old actor took to Instagram to express her happiness over being included in the list and shared the credit with her team.

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