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Juhi Chawla set to make Hollywood debut with Spielberg film

December 03, 2013 17:09 IST

Juhi Chawla set to make Hollywood debut with Spielberg film

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Juhi Chawla
has landed a role in an upcoming movie produced by Steven Spielberg.

The 46-year-old actress will appear alongside Dame Helen Mirren and Om Puri in The Hundred-Foot Journey, Contactmusic reported.

The film tells the story of an Indian family relocating to France, and is based on the novel of the same name by Richard C Morais.

Directed by Lasse Hallstrom, the film is currently being shot in Mumbai.

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Image: Juhi Chawla
Photographs: Courtesy Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive 2013

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Actor Rajpal Yadav sent to jail

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The Delhi High Court has sent actor Rajpal Yadav to 10 days in jail for misleading the court in a recovery suit filed against him and his wife Radha by a businessman at the Capital.

Yadav and his wife, along with their child, appeared before Justice S Muralidhar, who had directed them to appear in-person as they had failed to appear in the court earlier.

The court, which was hearing the suit, took exception to the affidavit filed by Yadav on December 2, which was allegedly falsely prepared and contained forged signatures of his wife.

Annoyed over the attempt, the court ordered that he be sent to 10 days in jail and also directed that his wife be kept in the office of the Registrar General till rising of the court.

"Ten days simple imprisonment for Yadav. As far as respondent number 3 (Yadav's wife) is concerned, the court is taking a lenient view as she has a child with her. She will be kept in the room of Registrar General till closing of the office (December 3)," Justice Murlidhar said.

Rajpal and Radha have been engaged in a legal battle after Delhi-based businessman, M G Agarwal (owner of Murli Projects), filed a case against them in the High Court for failing to repay a loan of Rs five crore which the actor had taken in 2010 to make his Hindi debut directional film Ata Pata Laapata.

The court, meanwhile, also ordered the advocate representing Yadav and Radha to leave the case and issued contempt notice to the oath commissioner who had allegedly prepared the false affidavit.

 


Image: Rajpal Yadav with wife Radha
Photographs: Abhijit Mhamunkar

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Shah Rukh crosses six million followers on Twitter

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Shah Rukh Khan has touched a new benchmark on Twitter with his fan following rising to over six million.

The 48-year-old actor, who has beaten his competitors including Salman Khan (5,636,870) and Aamir Khan (5,105,283) on the micro-blogging site, thanked his fans for their love and support.

'Thanks for the 6 million. Our love goes beyond numbers. Wish you all happiness beyond count and love beyond measure,' Shah Rukh posted.

Followed by people like Amitabh Bachchan, Sachin Tendulkar, Priyanka Chopra, Karan Johar among others, the Chennai Express star is one of the most frequent users of the popular social networking site.

Shah Rukh, who joined Twitter in 2010, has posted 6,414 tweets so far.


Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Photographs: Chirag Wakaskar/Getty Images

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