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Shraddha Kapoor reacts to Big-B's 'encouraging' letter for granddaughters

Updated: Sep 06, 2016 12:46 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 6 (ANI): Like millions of people nation-wide, Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor also seems to be enchanted by the

letter Amitabh Bachchan recently penned for all the granddaughters, especially addressing to his own- Aaradhya and Navya Naveli.

"This is just wonderful sir. So thoughtful, encouraging & inspiring. A letter that every girl/woman/boy/man must read!", tweeted the

29-year-old actress.

Telugu actor Allu Sirish too expressed his feelings in a tweet, which read, "Big B's short, heart touching letter to his grand daughters.

Beautiful. Do read!"

The 73-year-old Shahenshah of Bollywood, after posting a heartfelt letter also expressed gratitude towards those who commended his efforts.

" #ABletter .. my letter to my grand daughters .. so humbled to receive all your responses .. !! Thank you !!," he tweeted.

Filled with wisdom, advice and life lessons, the 'TE3N' actor in his letter, spoke about the challenges women face in the society and the possibly best ways to deal with them.

He even emphasised on women empowerment, vouching for self-made decisions.

On a related note, Big-B's upcoming court-room drama 'PINK' too revolves around a similar storyline, where the title stands for 'women empowerment.'

Based on the lives of three girl facing humiliation due to their gender, the movie features Tapsee Panu, Kirti Kulhari and Andrea Tariand.

Produced by Shoojit Sircar and directed by national award winning filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, the movie will hit the cinemas on

September 16. (ANI)

Bieber shows his ballet moves on Instagram

Updated: Feb 25, 2017 09:52 IST

New Delhi (India), Feb. 25 (ANI): Weeks after returning to Instagram, pop sensation Justin Bieber have been giving treats to his fans by posting frequently and now he has shared a video showing his ballet moves.

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Los Angeles (USA), Feb. 25 (ANI): Hollywood has been really vocal about all the wrong decisions taken by the US government, recently. Now, all the six directors whose films have been nominated for the best foreign-language film Oscar, criticizing politicians for creating divisive walls.

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Washington D.C. (USA), Feb. 25 (ANI): Here it is! Celebrity couple George Clooney and Amal Clooney graced the red carpet of 2017 Cesar awards, but it was Amal who stole the show with her adorable baby bump.

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Kriti Sanon in all praise for 'Rangoon'

Updated: Feb 25, 2017 07:01 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 24 (ANI): After the special screening for 'Rangoon' held at the Yash Raj Film, actress Kriti Sanon was all praise from producer Sajid Nadiadwala and the work done by its lead actors.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): The Film Certification Appellate Tribunal (FCAT) has rescinded directive from the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC), to cut ten seconds of the 'Miss You' music video of Friends of Linger, instead giving it a 'U/A' Certificate with no cuts.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): U.S President Donald Trump's decision to reverse Barack Obama's directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms created a storm nationwide and the latest one to voice concern is Beyonce.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): Ouch! Stephen Colbert roasted White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer really bad.

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London [UK], Feb. 25 (ANI): A woman, named Anna Rowe, recently faced a severe heart break, and Said Ali Khan was, somewhere, the reason behind it!

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Mumbai [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): Bollywood, once again came together to voice their support for Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' which has been denied clearance by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), for its sexual scenes, abusive words and audio pornography.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): The very cute and bubbly actress Ayesha Takia is in news after years, but for all the wrong reasons.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): Looks like, Justin Bieber India 'Purpose Tour,' brought to the country by White Fox India, is setting new benchmarks and raising the bar in the live entertainment industry.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 25 (ANI): Looks Caitlyn Jenner, a lifelong Republican, is not happy with U.S President Donald Trump, over his administration's reversal of President Barack Obama's directive on transgender access to public school bathrooms.

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Glasgow [UK], Feb. 24 (ANI): Commenting on the controversy surrounding certification of 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', film's director Alankrita Shrivastava on Friday said the problem was not about censorship, but patriarchal system where media is more focused on male desires and fantasies.

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Glasgow [UK], Feb. 24 (ANI): A day after 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was denied certification by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for being 'lady oriented' and 'abusive', film director Alankrita Shrivastava says it is a matter of shame that she is a part of a society, where there is no freedom of expression.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India],Feb. 24 (ANI): "Indian audience is mature enough and they know what is right and wrong," feels Prakash Jha after his latest Bollywood movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' was denied certification by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC).

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 24 (ANI): Condemning the decision of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for refusing to certify his upcoming Bollywood flick 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', producer Prakash Jha said, "This problem will end only when we will focus on certification rather than censoring the movie."

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Feb. 24 (ANI): After the censor board refused to certify 'Lipstick Under My Burkha' for being 'lady oriented', its lead actor Vikrant Massey said the irony is the movie received its first award for gender equality and not for best actor or director.

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Yale Choir to Tour India in March

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 14:50 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.24 (ANI): Yale Schola Cantorum (Schola), an internationally renowned chamber choir open by audition to students from across all of Yale University's departments and professional schools, will tour India March 12 - 19, with public performances in Delhi, Mumbai, and Chennai. They will also take part in the Sunday service at historic St. Mary's Church in Chennai.

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Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): Reacting to the controversy over the certification of the upcoming movie 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' CBFC member Mamta Kale justified the Board's action saying that the content of the movie is the core issue.

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