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Is Jackie Shroff gay?

Last updated on: December 9, 2011 16:33 IST

Is Jackie Shroff gay?

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The social-networking site Twitter went into a frenzy yesterday evening after a Karachi-based website claimed that Jackie Shroff is gay.

According to the site, the actor had a candid talk with a journalist where he is said to have accepted his sexual preferences.

The site even reported that Jackie will soon be shifting abroad as homosexuality isn't accepted in India.

Shroff is yet to make an official statement. 

In the meantime, Poonam Pandey who appeared in the fourth season of Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi tweeted: 'If Jackie Shroff is gay, what's the big deal? Why should people talk about that when Sehwag scored 219? Really India!'

Image: Jackie Shroff


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Stars tweet their concern about Kolkata hospital fire

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Bollywood stars were shocked by the fire which broke out early morning at private hospital in Kolkata and tweeted their concerns. 

Bipasha Basu, who hails from the city, tweeted: 'Sad news! Watching reports on the major fire tht broke at Amri hospital in kolkata! Prayers fr all the ppl who r still stuck inside.'

Riteish Deshmukh prayed for their wellness. 'Shocked to see the visuals of FIRE at AMRI hospital in KOKATA- Prayers for the well-being all trapped inside,' he wrote.

Shekhar Kapur tweeted: 'Over 40 patients suffocate 2 death in Kolkata hospital. No fire safety in place. Y? R v becoming a nation immune 2 loss of life?'

Image: Bipasha Basu


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The Dirty Picture releases in Pakistan

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Ekta Kapoor's The Dirty Picture has been cleared for release in Pakistan by the Central Board of Film Censors, Islamabad. 

CEO of Balaji Telefilms Tanuj Garg tweeted: 'Good news Pakistan. The Dirty Picture releases in your country on Friday 9 Dec. The censors who had first rejected it have now cleared it!'

Tusshar Kapoor also sounded relieved with the news. 'The Dirty Picture, finally, releases in Pakistan tomorrow,' he updated.

Meanwhile, Manoj Bajpayee's Lanka releases today. 'LANKA is releasing today .big day for maqbool khan the director.love to see him excited and nervous,' he wrote.

Image: A scene from The Dirty Picture


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Mahesh Bhatt tells Emraan Hashmi to be grounded

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The Batts, who gave Emraan Hashmi majority of roles in their films, surely have a share in his success. After the success of The Dirty Picture, director Mahesh Bhatt asked him to be beside him and give him his 'gift'.

'To Emraan Hashmi, Your success is proving intolerable. Please come back to earth beside me where you began. Please give me my 'gift',' he tweeted.

Meanwhile, Arjun Rampal got him to appear on his show Love 2 Hate U. '@MaheshNBhatt is just super entertaining, love him and u guys must catch the Frankly, brutally honestly speaking man on #love2hateu Sunday,' he tweeted.

Image: Mahesh Bhatt


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Stars cheer for Sehwag

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Bollywood stars applauded for Virendra Sehwag who created history yesterday by scoring the highest-ever ODI score of 219.

Koena Mitra tweeted: 'Sehwag at his best today! Proud of him very proud to be an Indian !!'
 
Abhishek Bachchan tweeted: 'VIRENDRA SEHWAG. RESPECT!!!'

Ashish Chowdhry wrote: 'At a practice match for CCL.. N the lesson here is VIRENDRA SEHWAG..!! He's the only topic of discussion.. Not an easy feat at all.. RESPECT.'

Arjun Rampal missed it on TV. 'Happy cause of a super day at the shoot. Sad cause I missed Veru's knock live..congrats Veru Rock On. Super proud,' he updated.

Randeep Hooda tweeted: 'Sehwag again proves he is the most exciting batsman in the world.Shuts up all the critics by"toying with the opposition" with a smile :)))))'

Akshay Kumar also congratulated him. 'Congrats Viru for that incredible 219 epic of an innings! What timing and energy, indeed SehWhacked :D #respect,' he wrote.

Image: Akshay Kumar


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Tweet pix

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Priyanka Chopra shared a glimpse of her sensual and romantic song with Hrithik Roshan from Agneepath.

Producer Ritesh Sidhwani shared a picture of Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan. 'Mrs DON in the House.. And Don't miss SRK armpit,' he tweeted with picture.

Image: A scene from Agneepath


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