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Pink an "opportunity" for women: Big B

Updated: Sep 23, 2016 16:28 IST

New Delhi [India], Sept. 23 (ANI): Amitabh Bachchan recently described Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury directed 'Pink' as an opportunity for women to speak out.

The 73-year-old superstar, who plays a lawyer in the movie, said pink is no longer just a colour or connotes a young girl and her Barbie doll, reports filmfare.com.

"Pink means you have the freedom and liberty to walk at night. Women got the opportunity to speak out through this film," the actor said in a statement.

Bachchan pointed out the relevance of 'Pink' in tackling the situations and problems women face in India and the world at large.

Referring to his co-star Taapsee Pannu, he stated the "experiences" which she went through while travelling in DTC buses.

"The film will now teach girls like her to go to police station and lodge protest. This is the victory of Pink," he encouraged.

" Pink has given rise to such a movement," he added. (ANI)

Mumbai (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) refusing to certify Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha,' has started a string of angry responses from all around, with veteran director Shyam Benegal joining the angry chorus in slamming the development.

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Disha Patani gives a befitting reply to trolls

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 10:13 IST

New Delhi (India), Feb. 24 (ANI): Women in B-Town have always been subjected to s**t-shaming. Disha Patani is the latest addition to get trolled by her followers, but the actress had an apt reply for such trolls.

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Matt Reeves steps in to direct 'The Batman'

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 09:44 IST

Los Angeles (USA), Feb. 24 (ANI): Batman fans, rejoice! Looks like the caped crusader has finally got his director.

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Beyonce pulls out of Coachella performance

Updated: Feb 24, 2017 08:10 IST

London (UK), Feb. 24 (ANI): Beyhives! There is some bad news for you.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): Ever since the release of trailer, Sajid Nadiadwala 'Rangoon' has been the talk of the town.

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London [UK], Feb. 23 (ANI): In a first, Indian actress Huma Qureshi, who is currently stationed in London for the promotions of her international venture, 'Viceroy's House,' visited the London based headquarters of Facebook.

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London [UK], Feb. 23 (ANI): Celebrating happiness, American singer Mariah Carey congratulated ex-husband Nick Cannon on the birth of his son, Golden Sagon Cannon.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): In a major setback, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has refused to certify Prakash Jha's upcoming film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha', for its sexual scenes, abusive words and audio pornography.

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London [UK], Feb. 23 (ANI): Confirming her pregnancy rumours, pop star Cheryl has finally made a public declaration that she is expecting her first baby with boyfriend Liam Payne.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 (ANI): Jackie Evancho, the teenage classical singer who performed at Donald Trump's inauguration last month, is speaking out against President's plan to roll back protections for transgender students.

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Akshay indulges in some pillow talk

Updated: Feb 23, 2017 14:44 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): Akshay Kumar is one of the few actors for whom fitness is a way of life and for the very same reason, the Bollywood star is a source of inspiration for many.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): Here's a brand new Punjabi track to be added to your playlist which is also a perfect wedding number.

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Washington D.C. [USA], Feb. 23 (ANI): As U.S. President Donald Trump's government revoked landmark guidance issued to public schools, in defense of transgender student rights, numerous celebs took to social media to speak out about their opposition.

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Washington D.C.[USA], Feb. 23 (ANI): As the big night of Oscars come close, Seth Meyers introduces 'Oscar Bait' that serves as a bit of fun respite from the otherwise long and serious awards-season journey.

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New Delhi [India], Feb. 23 (ANI): The one actress who believes being bad can be 'so good' is none other than Bollywood's Desi girl Priyanka Chopra.

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London [UK], Feb 23 (ANI): Ketty Perry, who spent most of last year campaigning for US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, appeared to take aim at U.S. President Donald Trump on stage at the BRITS Awards, this year.

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London [UK], Feb 23 (ANI): The 2017 BRIT Awards, on Wednesday, remembered George Michael's legacy with a pair of tributes by the late singer's 'Wham!' bandmates and Chris Martin performance to his 1986 hit track 'A Different Corner.'

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New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): One of the biggest event on the musical calendar, the Brit Awards, this year saw David Bowie dominating the night, by taking away two big awards posthumously- Mastercard British album of the year and British male solo artist.

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New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): David Bowie again proved, work of art is immortal!

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