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Mallika Sherawat: India is REGRESSIVE!

Last updated on: May 27, 2013 18:32 IST

Mallika Sherawat: India is REGRESSIVE!

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Mallika Sherawat used her time in Cannes to point fingers at the country that made her a star.

In an interview to a foreign magazine at Cannes, the Murder 3 actress said that India is a 'regressive' country and a 'depressing' place to be.

She claimed she was the first Indian actress to kiss as well as wear a bikini on screen. That, she said made her 'instantly' a 'fallen woman' and a 'superstar'.

In a heavy accent, Mallika claimed India was a hypocritical society, where the women were at the bottom of society.

Naturally, her comments didn't go down well with the Twitter community, who slammed her.

Mallika defended her stance and tweeted: 'Th state of women is regressive wt Rapes evday!!'

'I said Whats happening to women in India is regressive and depressing and I stand by it #RAPE,' she added.


Image: Mallika Sherawat
Photographs: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

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Salman Khan defends Sana Khan

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Salman Khan stepped in to support former Bigg Boss contestant Sana Khan, who has been charged for an alleged kidnap attempt.

The actor tweeted, 'Poor sana,so sad. 1st let her b cm famous then try n get sm publicity from her. This is the problem chappo any thing galat bhi ho toh.'

He added, 'Y wld a girl kidnap a 15 year old? Fr money? To get her married, At 4pm in a populated area.investigate the complainants. Kamaal hai yaar.'

The superstar also said, 'Obviously those people must have sm ulterior motives. worked vit her on bigg boss, u hv seen her fr 3months every day wat do u think?'

Sana will be seen alongside Salman in his next film Mental.


Image: Salman Khan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Tags: Sana Khan

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Stars congratulate Mumbai Indians on winning IPL!

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Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to congratulate Mumbai Indians on winning the IPL final this year:

Preity Zinta: 'Congratulations #MI ;-) As a Mumbaikar I've got a big grin on my face tonight :-))))) Sorry #Csk but u've won be4 ! Well played Dhoni ! Ting'

Akshay Kumar: 'Congrats to the new champions, Mumbai Indians.What a game of cricket it was,specially the bowlers from both the teams, simply brilliant!'

Sonakshi Sinha: 'Yayyyyyy MUMBAI INDIANSSSS!!! Time to celebrate... Congratulations for an amazing win and even better'

Sushmita Sen: 'CONGRATULATIONS MI on their FIRST EVER win at d IPL!!!:))Well deserved Victory!! MI supporters a moment to remember...UR team was SUPER!!:)) B'ful celebrations in Mumbai!!!:)fireworks can b heard n seen everywhere!! This is d spirit of cricket,V MUST love n protect it's sanctity:)'

Amitabh Bachchan: 'WE WON ... !!!!!! MUMBAI INDIANS YOU BEAUTY ..... IPL CHAMPIONS .. POETIC JUSTICE ... 4 YEARS OF LABOR !!'

Vivek Oberoi: 'FINALLLLLLY!!! After 6 years of waiting, finally Mumbai Indians win! #iplfinal Kudos to Dhoni for a brave fight but so happy we won!'

Image: Preity Zinta
Photographs: BCCI

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Back from Cannes, Ameesha Patel falls sick

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Ameesha Patel, who was promoting her upcoming film Shortcut Romeo at the recently concluded Cannes Film Festival, has fallen ill.

The 37-year-old actress tweeted: 'Will take doctors advice n mite return to new york tuesday..crazy to fall ill soo badly in the middle of promotions.'

'Suffering the hi fever n bad throat but a painful injection is the worst..n I hate antibiotics..that too 4 5 days,' she added.

'Thank u all my tweethearts 4 all the get well soon prayers n wishes..love u guys..u are all the best family for me..thanks 4 all d love,' she added further.


Image: Ameesha Patel
Photographs: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images

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When Abhishek Bachchan met Alfonso Ribeiro

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Abhishek Bachchan recently met American actor and comedian Alfonso Ribeiro

He shared a picture of them together and tweeted: 'I MET CARLTON YESYRTDAY!!! #fanboy #freshprince' 

Ribeiro is best known for his role as Carlton Banks on the NBC sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Image: Alfonso Ribeiro and Abhishek Bachchan
Photographs: Abhishek Bachchan/Twitter

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Yamla Pagla Deewana 2 cast visit Ahmedabad

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Actors Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Neha Sharma and Kristina Akheeva are currently in Ahmedabad to promote their upcoming film Yamla Pagla Deewana 2.

Neha Sharma shared a picture of them together and tweeted: 'So in Ahmedabad for #ypd2 promotions..  Hvin fun in Ahmedabad.' 

Meanwhile, Bipasha Basu shared a picture of herself and tweeted: 'Each time I come to Dubai am just floored...Luxury at its peak.' 


Image: Sunny Deol, Neha Sharma, Bobby Deol and Kristina Akheeva
Photographs: Neha Sharma/Twitter

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