It been a rather dull week for Bollywood as most people from the industry still struggle to get a grip on the sudden passing away of their favourite star and dear colleague Sridevi. The veteran actress passed away on Saturday, February 24, 2018 and her mortal remains were put to rest on Wednesday, February 28. Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Hema Malini, Rishi Kapoor, Katrina Kaif, Deepika Padukone, and many more Bollywood celebrities expressed their shock over Sri’s death and thronged to pay their last respects to the actress on Wednesday. Also Read - #Baje9Minute: From Kartik Aaryan to Alia Bhatt, Bollywood Celebs Share Selfie With Diya
Even while all bid a final adieu to the much talented and successful actress, it is a tragedy that everyone will take time to get over. The demise comes on the heels of Holi, a festival that is celebrated with much gusto in Bollywood, but the fervour is lost this time. The film fraternity has decided to not host or be part of Holi parties, in the wake of Sridevi’s death and the most looked forward Holi parties – that of the Bachchans and the one hosted by Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar or the one by Rishi Kapoor and family all stand cancelled this year. Also Read - Entertainment News Today April 05, 2020: Kriti Sanon Bonding With Alia Bhatt-Shaheen Bhatt Over Baking Tips is Best Thing For Their Fans on Internet Today
Talking about what’s in the theatres this week, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety fared well at the box office and came as a surprise. The film picked up on word of mouth and is now inching towards Rs 50 crores in its second weekend. And as promised, Anushka Sharma’s Pari came to the theatres on Holi (March 2). Throughout the week, the actress kept fans spooked with some new posters and screamers that only made the wait for the film all the more difficult. Ever since the screamers and trailer came out, fans, the industry and trade pundits have had great expectations from the film. Most are expecting Anushka’s daring move to change the face of horror genre in India. The first weekend figures and reviews will tell us how close the actress has got to that. Also Read - Anushka Sharma's Self-Trolling in THESE Before And After Pictures Leave Fans in Splits
Talking about new ventures, Manmarziyaan, starring Abhishek Bachchan, Taapsee Pannu, Vicky Kaushal is all setto go on floors. The crew will be shooting in Kashmir, Delhi and a few cities in Punjab. Incidentally, another film that went on floors recently has come to a standstill. Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt have been in Sofia, Bulgaria the past few weeks and their Ayan Mukerji directorial Brahmastra, started rolling on February 24. However, India.com has exclusively learnt that the team hasn’t been able to shoot what it intended to and the schedule might get cut short. Read Full Report Here.
As we move ahead into a new month and new week, we have films like Hichki, Baaghi 2, Raid, Daas Dev to look forward to and ofcourse, the box office numbers of Pari. Stay tuned to India.com/Showbiz for your daily dose of Bollywood.