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Actress Pooja Bhatt concerned about people who are ‘too battered and broken’

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With Bollywood facing allegations of being a drug hub, actress-director Pooja Bhatt has asked if anyone cares about people in the fringes of society who need rehabilitation.

Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, she wrote: “Does anyone care about people who live on the ultimate fringe of society, who use drugs to make the pain of living go away? The ones who are too battered and broken to chase dreams but chase substances amidst much poverty and squalor? Anyone interested in their rehabilitation?”

This comes amidst reports of Shruti Modi being summoned on Tuesday by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).

The questioning of Shruti Modi is part of the NCB investigation in the wake of a case registered at the request of the Enforcement Directorate.

The NCB has till date arrested over one and a half dozen people including Sushant Singh Rajput’s girlfriend, actress Rhea Chakraborty, her brother Showik, Sushant’s house manager Samuel Miranda and several others, as part of investigation into the late actor’s death.

Sushant was found hanging in his Bandra house on June 14.

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Actress Taapsee Pannu recalls her stint as a stand-up comedian

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 Actress Taapsee Pannu has shared what was going on in her mind before she tried stand-up comedy last year.

“Moments before I went on stage to do try my hand at stand up comedy for the first time ever. Bundles of nerves is an understatement of what I looked like.I’m glad the frequency of my humour matched the audience’s expectations so we could create a moment of resonance that still gives me giggles to cherish,” she wrote on Instagram.

Taapsee made her debut as a stand-up comedian with a series, “One Mic Stand”, in 2019, where she was mentored by comedian Angad Ranyal.

“More importantly I was happy no one asked for the ticket money back.#OneMicStand #TheFirst,” she quipped.

Taapsee’s upcoming line-up of films are “Haseen Dillruba” , “Shabaash Mithu” and “Rashmi Rocket”.

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Bombay High Court to take up Rhea, Showik’s bail plea on Tuesday

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Justice S. V. Kotwal of the Bombay High Court adjourned the bail pleas by Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty and her brother Showik in a narcotics case for hearing on Sep. 29 next week (Tuesday), their lawyer said here on Thursday.

At the hearing this afternoon, advocate Satish Maneshinde argued that the investigations by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) were without jurisdiction and illegal as the Supreme Court order of Aug. 19 stated that all matters in relation to the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death case be transferred to the CBI.

Refuting a submission by Additional Solicitor-General Anil Singh, that the NCB had not been served with a copy of the application, Maneshinde said that it had been served twice.

Terming the case against Rhea as “a witch hunt”, he informed the court that she has been charged for procuring drugs for consumption by Sushant and nothing has been seized from her.

He said the offences for which she had been charged are bailable as Sec. 27A of the NDPS Act is not applicable to the present case as no commercial quantities of drugs were recovered from the siblings.

After hearing Maneshinde, Justice Kotwal asked Singh if the NCB wanted to file a reply and accordingly posted the matter for hearing on Sep. 29.

The Chakraborty sister-brother are presently in extended judicial custody till Oct. 6.

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Actor Tiger Shroff flaunts washboard abs in new shirtless pic

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Action star and fitness enthusiast Tiger Shroff flaunts his well-chiselled body in his latest social media post.

Toger’s new shirtless picture, where he shows off toned abs, currently has over 721K likes. Fans apart, friends and colleagues are gushing about his physique, too.

Actor Bhaktiyar Irani wrote: “Can anyone get better than this…I’m trying @tigerjackieshroff.”

Actor Sikandar Kher said: Tiger there seems to be some of those speed breakers on your stomach .. you know the ones that are there when you’re crossing a point of entry at the airport or a mall.. the ones that come in immediate succession.”

“Uff!! Popeye!!” commented actor Rahul Dev.

Singer Armaan Malik said: “I woke up and a whole new pack of abs just popped outta nowhere. No big deal.”

Tiger recently unveiled his debut song, “Unbelievable”.

The video, helmed by “Student Of The Year 2” director Punit Malhotra, shows Tiger as a hotel staff member romancing a colleague. Recently, introducing the song, he spoke of how he was influenced by Michael Jackson while growing up.

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