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01/6Sanjay Dutt’s health scare to to Kareena Kapoor announcing her second pregnancy – here are the newsmakers of the week
This week several Bollywood celebrities came out to support a CBI inquiry into Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise. Sanjay Dutt also had a health scare and his wife Maanyata shared in a statement that fans should not fall for rumours. On the other hand, Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan surprised everyone with the news of a second baby, while Karan Johar made his first social media post in months. Here’s taking a look at all the top news of the week.
02/6Sanjay Dutt has a health scare
Sanjay Dutt recently had a health scare and he was admitted to a city hospital. Reports ssuggested that the actor had been diagnosed with lung cancer. While Sanjay Dutt has refrained from reacting to the same, his wife Maanyata Dutt had issued a statement, “I thank everyone who has expressed their well wishes for Sanju’s speedy recovery. We need all the strength and prayers to overcome this phase. There is a lot that the family has gone through in the past years but I am confident, this too shall pass.” Urging fans not to fall for rumours, she added, “It is my heartfelt request to Sanju’s fans to not fall prey to speculations and unwarranted rumours, but to just help us with their ongoing love, warmth and support.”
Image Credit: Maanyata Dutt Instagram Account
03/6Kareena Kapoor announced her second pregnancy
This week Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor announced that they are expecting a second baby. The couple had shared in a statement, “We are very pleased to announce that we are expecting an addition to our family !! Thank you to all our well wishers for all their love and support.” A source had informed ETimes that Bebo is due in mid-February. Kareena and Saif had tied the knot in 2012 and turned parents to Taimur in December 20, 2016.
04/6Bollywood celebs support a CBI probe into Sushant’s case
Sushant Singh Rajput’s family has been urging for a CBI inquiry into the actor’s untimely death on June 14. This week they got a lot of support from several Bollywood celebrities. From Varun Dhawan to Partineeti Chopra and Kriti Sanon, several actors urged for a probe. Sushant Singh Rajput’s ex Ankita Lokhande also joined the campaign. On August 15, Sushant’s family and friends came together for a global prayer, which was initiated by his sister Shweta Singh Kirti.
05/6Karan Johar’s first social media post after facing backlash
Karan Johar has maintained silence on social media, as he faced a lot of backlash after Sushant Singh Rajput’s untimely demise. On the occasion of Independence Day, the filmmaker made his first Instagram post in months. Sharing a picture of the Indian flag, he penned the caption, “To our great nation….a treasure trove of culture, heritage and history…. #happyindependenceday … JAI HIND”. Karan Johar has not just faced online trolls but has also lost out on several followers.
Image Credit: Karan Johar Instagram Account
06/6Ranvir Shorey, Konkona Sen Sharma legally granted divorce
Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma were legally separated this week. While the couple had tied the knot in 2010, Ranvir and Konkona were living separately since the past five years. A source had informed ETimes, “It’s not that Ranvir and Konkona didn’t try to remain together, both even underwent detailed counseling – but it just didn’t sort out.”
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