Your Weekend Planner March 19: Ripped jeans tears Twitter, Mumbai Saga in theatres

Dear Reader,

Kalbaishakhi season may not have set in but, however storms on Twitter are a bi-weekly affair. Ripped jeans tore through Twitter this week after the brand-new Uttarakhand Chief Minister gave the nation a glimpse into his thoughts. Now, distressed jeans may not be probably the most formal of outfits on the market however that holds for each women and men, you’d agree. For Mr Chief Minister, it is ladies who’ve a foul impact on society once they put on ripped jeans. We will say RIP to that practice of thought for the second. Tirath Singh Rawat will agree.

From Uttarakhand to Mumbai, the place John Abraham and Emraan Hashmi’s crime saga is in theatres this week. Both the celebrities have acquired their share of hoots and whistles in this back-to-80s dose of masala. There’s also Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar, however the viewers would not actually have nice issues to say concerning the movie. Make an knowledgeable selection if you happen to’re courageous sufficient to go to the theatre. If you are not, learn on.

This weekend, our choose from the bookshelf is Desi Girl’s memoir Unfinished. Priyanka Chopra gave the nation but one more reason to cheer for her as she offered the Oscar nominations (and aced the pronunciation of Quo Vadis, Aida? from Bosnia and Herzegovina). The guide comes really helpful by Hrithik Roshan, who, by the best way, is missing his samosas. If you are on Team Hrithik, we have a recipe of Keema Samosa for you. Easy to ruffle up; pure heaven on the tongue. If you are not the all-the-rasoda-jhamela sorts, there’s at all times Zomato. With or with out the Hitesha Chandranee row.

Malaika Arora and Sameera Reddy are inspiring us to get off the sofa and get movin’. Working out, we imply.

If you’ve got received journey plans for the weekend, perhaps strive an eco-friendly journey to Corbett National Park. There’s at all times OTT to handle the remainder. More on that while you attain the part.

For now, keep secure. Keep the masks on. Wash your fingers. Have weekend.

Here’s your Weekend Planner.


For each damsel in misery, no sorry, distressed jeans, Tirath Singh Rawat’s statement has induced rage and fury. The Uttarakhand Chief Minister, principally, is of the opinion that, “Women wearing ripped jeans can’t provide right environment at home for children.” Well, properly. Social media is enraged as a number of quarters debated over ripped jeans. But truthfully, what’s with jeans? There was an excessive amount of dialogue over distressed jeans two weeks in the past as properly after Kangana Ranaut mentioned what she mentioned. We do not get there now.

Denims apart, Hitesha Chandranee sent the internet into an overdrive after she alleged that she was attacked by Kamaraj, a Zomato supply agent, and likewise shared movies that confirmed her bleeding nostril. An FIR was filed in opposition to Kamaraj for assaulting Hitesha as Zomato launched a press release in the meantime and mentioned that the corporate would make sure that “both sides of the story come to light.”

Kamaraj denied the allegations and likewise filed a criticism in opposition to Hitesha, who’s a Bengaluru-based content material creator. Read more about Hitesh Chandranee here. Also, celebrities together with Parineeti Chopra supported Kamaraj in the wake of the incident.

Several tales from Pakistan additionally made headlines this week. The University of Lahore expelled two students after their video in which the boy proposed to the lady went viral on social media.

In one other viral clip, a Pakistani couple used a sedated lion cub throughout their marriage ceremony photoshoot. Social media was livid.

Meanwhile, the Grammys had been held on Sunday and Lilly Singh walked the red carpet carrying an ‘I Stand With Farmers’ masks. Her image went viral, useless to say.

Also, India cricketer Jasprit Bumrah and his wife, sports activities presenter Sanjana Ganesan acquired a cute doodle as a congratulatory be aware from Amul after their marriage ceremony.

Now, earlier than you proceed, we would like to depart you with this information from Japan. Employees of a government office in the nation left workplace two minutes early, and in return, received a pay minimize. Yes, that is true.


A video of an artist from Aurangabad whistling the tune of the favored 1965 observe Aye Meri Zohra Jabeen from Yash Chopra’s movie Waqt went viral. And it will likely be a deal with to your ears.

Remember Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Bajrangi Bhaijaan? It was primarily based on Pakistani TV journalist Chand Nawab. And earlier this week, real-life Chand Nawab interviewed Pakistan President Arif Alvi whereas he was enjoying golf. The video, evidently, went loopy viral.

In one other amusing incident, MS Dhoni’s bald monk look triggered a meme fest on-line. Social media customers flooded Twitter with memes on the viral image which was part of the advert Dhoni present for Indian Premier League’s new season.

Social media was lately reminded of the Land Kara De man after a video of a lady screaming and crying in fright whereas paragliding in Himachal went viral.

In the tip, deal with your eyes to this viral video of a compilation of Bobby Deol’s dance moves from his innumerable motion pictures. It will present you why Bobby Deol is an umpire.


This week, Mandira Bedi gave us solid motivation to work out by sharing her intense cardio routine.

Sameera Reddy shared her fitness secret and mentioned that she has been training intermittent fasting for the reason that previous week to drop some weight. Read every part about it right here.

Malaika Arora shared a video of herself doing the Tripod Headstand or the Ardha Salamba Sirsasana – a variation of Sirsasana.

Ankita Konwar’s publish on physique positivity impressed us to not be too harsh on ourselves, and it’ll certainly inspire you too.


Hrithik Roshan has been missing his samosas. Are you as properly? Don’t fret as a result of we’re right here to assist. This week, as you dive deep into the guide we have now picked for you, we recommend you seize some snack and a cup of piping scorching tea to go along with it. Our suggestion is Keema Samosa and right here is the recipe.

To make samosa, begin by sifting flour in a mixing bowl and add chilled butter cubes and salt to style. Combine gently till the flour resembles coarse crumbs. Gradually, begin including water to make a agency dough. Cover it with a cling wrap and refrigerate until you put together the filling.

To make the filling, in a preheated pan, add oil. Saute chopped onions, inexperienced chillies, ginger, and garlic in it. Now, add the minced mutton to the combination. Add spices like crimson chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, cumin powder, garam masala and salt to style.

Add 2-3 tablespoons of water and saute the combination. Then, cowl until the mutton is cooked. Once finished, open the lid and saute on excessive warmth until all of the water has evaporated. Turn off the warmth and permit the filling to chill.

Next, pinch a big ball from the dough and roll out as skinny as potential on a dusted flooring. Take a teaspoon of filling and fold inwards in triangular form. Apply little water to stay the folds.

Once finished, warmth oil in a kadai and punctiliously slide the samosas. Deep fry them in medium to low flame until crisp and golden. Transfer them on a kitchen towel to soak up extra oil and serve scorching.


We took a trip to the Corbett National Park lately and spent a complete weekend at an eco-friendly resort that borders the Bijrani Safari Zone of the nationwide park and is located in the quaint village of Sawal Deh. Escaping the town limits after 9 months was a deal with for not solely our senses however our journey hungry souls too. Read all about it right here.


Priyanka Chopra launched her memoir Unfinished final month the place she made some attention-grabbing revelations. Unfinished may very well be an attention-grabbing addition to your bookshelf this week. Priyanka might need earned worldwide recognition however her journey to the height was not a straightforward one. She struggled her method to stardom and the guide consists of some unknown particulars about her life. Not simply her skilled life, however Priyanka chooses to present her readers a sneak peek into the way it was rising up in two continents.

In her two-decade-long profession, Priyanka has been embroiled in a number of controversies and the actress selected to handle a few of them in her guide. On a number of events, Priyanka has revealed how she was closest to her father and her memoir features a part in which she talks about his most cancers prognosis and the way the information left her devastated. Priyanka additionally recollects an incident in the guide when Hrithik Roshan got here to her rescue throughout this time.

Unfinished encompasses many such particulars about Priyanka Chopra’s life which might make for an attention-grabbing learn.


Do you want carrying sarees? Turn to Tanushree Dutta’s Instagram in that case. In our Fashion Friday part this week, we listed her prime 5 sarees that she was noticed in at numerous occasions. Tanushree’s type is kind of ethnic as she pairs most of her sarees with silver jewelry, and you’ll actually take some vogue inspo from the actress. Read more here.


Priyanka Chopra made the nation proud this week by asserting the Oscars 2021 nominations together with husband Nick Jonas. And when an Aussie journalist questioned the couple’s ‘qualifications to do so, our Desi Girl had an aesthetic response. Meanwhile, Ramin Bahrani has been nominated in the Best Adapted Screenplay class for The White Tiger and late actor Chadwick Boseman was nominated for the Actor in a Leading Role award. More on Oscars nominations right here.

Coming to Bollywood, Janhvi Kapoor’s Roohi has managed to keep up a gradual run regardless of the Covid-19 pandemic scare and Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif’s Sooryavanshi lastly received a launch date. Not simply that, Akshay additionally went to Ayodhya on Thursday for the mahurat puja of his upcoming film Ram Setu.

Rhea Chakraborty also made headlines this week as she made an look in the trailer of Chehre, placing all rumours to relaxation that mentioned the actress had been dropped from the movie. Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi play a harmful sport in the trailer.

Now, coming again to the same old stuff. This week started with Alia Bhatt’s birthday and Monday Masala was about how Highway established her as a critical actress. In Tuesday Trivia, we came upon that 85-year-old Pushpa Joshi made her Bollywood debut with Ajay Devgn’s Raid. Wahiyat Wednesday went to Aa Gaya Hero, a movie that should not have been made. On Throwback Thursday, we regarded again on the love story of Shashi Kapoor and Jennifer Kendal.

Now, over to OTT.



What to look at: Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal

You will prefer it if you happen to preferred: Fyre

The documentary drama collection relies on FBI’s operation referred to as Varsity Blues. It takes us to 2019’s faculty admissions scandal in the US and the mastermind behind it, Rick Singer, who created a ‘aspect door’ for his shoppers to get into universities. It began streaming on Netflix from March 17.

What to look at: Sky Rojo

You will prefer it if you happen to preferred: Money Heist

Sky Rojo is a Spanish thriller from the makers of Money Heist. The collection follows Coral, Wendy and Gina, who’re on the run from their pimp and his henchmen to make a greater life for themselves. All the followers of Money Heist can rejoice as this collection goes to take you on a joyride you could have been lacking for the reason that launch of Money Heist 3. And you even have a shock. The collection additionally options Money Heist’s Rio AKA Miguel Herran. Sky Rojo is releasing on Netflix on March 19.

What to look at: Formula 1: Drive to Survive S3

You will prefer it if you happen to preferred: Formula 1: Drive to Survive

If you might be somebody who’s thrilled by velocity and loves watching Formula 1 races, you then can not miss the third season of Formula 1: Drive to Survive. The present will take you behind the scenes, to witness first-hand how the drivers and groups battle it out for victory. It is alleged to be probably the most dramatic season to this point. The present begins streaming on Netflix on March 19.


What to look at: The Falcon And The Winter Soldier

You will prefer it if you happen to preferred: Wanda Vision

Marvel Cinematic Universe won’t ever be the identical after Avengers: Endgame. After we bid a bitter-sweet goodbye to a few of our favorite characters, followers are curious to find out about what occurs subsequent in the MCU. The Falcon And The Winter Soldier, set after the occasions of Endgame, launched right now (March 19) and exhibits Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) becoming a member of forces for an journey that seems to be a check of their expertise and endurance.


What to look at: Bekaaboo 2

You will prefer it if in case you have watched: Ek Hasina Thi

Bekaaboo? 2 is a psycho-thriller, which relies on the characters of Novoneel Chakraborty’s novel titled Black Suits You?. The present options Taher Shabbir and Subha Rajput in lead roles. It is a story of revenge that may preserve you hooked to your seats. The first season of Bekaaboo was launched two years in the past in 2019. It began streaming on March 15.


What to look at: The Wife

You will prefer it if in case you have watched: The Others

This horror movie stars Gurmeet Choudhary and Sayani Datta in the lead roles. The plot revolves across the story of a pair who transfer right into a haunted house and expertise paranormal actions. It will begin streaming on March 19.


Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar

Directed by Dibakar Banerjee, Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar is lastly releasing in theatres. Starring Parineeti Chopra and Arjun Kapoor, the movie was earlier scheduled to launch final yr, nevertheless because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, it was postponed. Sandeep Aur Pinky Faraar is a black comedy in which Arjun performs a Delhi cop. The movie is shot in the serene mountains of Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. It additionally stars Neena Gupta and Raghubir Yadav.

Mumbai Saga

Emraan Hashmi and John Abraham’s Mumbai Saga has hit the screens right now. The movie is directed by Sanjay Gupta and takes us to Bombay, earlier than the time it turned Mumbai. Set in Eighties and Nineteen Nineties, Mumbai Saga options Emraan Hashmi in the position of a cop and John Abraham performs a Mumbai gangster.


What to look at: Dance Deewane 3

Where to look at: Colors TV, 9 pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Dance Deewane 3 will welcome Remo D’Souza as a particular visitor this weekend. The contestants of the dance actuality present will current a particular act the place they may painting Remo D’Souza’s current well being scare when he suffered a coronary heart assault in December final yr. The efficiency made Remo in addition to decide Dharmesh Yelande and host Raghav Juyal emotional. Remo mentioned that that is the primary time that he received emotional in his life. Parineeti Chopra may even be seen on the present this weekend to advertise her upcoming film Saina.

What to look at: Indian Pro Music League (IPML)

Where to look at: Zee TV, 8 pm (Saturday and Sunday)

The huge musical extravaganza will witness a contest between a number of groups, every representing a unique a part of India. The captains of the six zonal groups are Mika Singh, Kailash Kher, Sajid Khan, Shaan, Ankit Tiwari, Javed Ali, Asees Kaur, Bhoomi Trivedi, Akriti Kakar, Payal Dev, Neha Bhason and Shilpa Rao. There may even be a face-off problem held this weekend on the present.

What to look at: Indian Idol 12

Where to look at: Sony TV, 8 pm (Saturday and Sunday)

Indian Idol 12 will welcome Anu Malik, Udit Narayan and lyricist Sameer this weekend. Super Dancer Chapter 4 judges Shilpa Shetty, Geeta Kapur and Anurag Basu can be seen on the present this weekend. The trio can be selling their dance actuality present, which premieres subsequent week.

Also watch: Laxmii

Where to look at: Star Gold, 8 pm (Sunday, March 28)

On the event of Holi, you may take pleasure in Akshay Kumar and Kiara Advani’s Laxmii. Written and directed by Raghava Lawrence, the horror-comedy is the remake of his personal Tamil movie Kanchana.

Also watch: The Power

Where to look at: Zee Cinema, 8 pm (Saturday, March 27)

Directed by Mahesh Manjrekar, The Power stars Vidyut Jammwal, Shruti Haasan, Zakir Hussain, Prateik Babbar, Sachin Khedekar and Jisshu Sengupta. The movie was launched on the net streaming service Zee Plex on January 14, 2021.

(Compiled by Ananya Bhattacharya, Nairita Mukherjee, Raya Ghosh, Krishna Priya Pallavi, Vibha Maru, Jyoti Kanyal, Janani K, Divyanshi Sharma, Shweta Keshri, Logesh Balachandran, Grace Cyril, Rishita Roy Chowdhury, Tiasa Bhowal)

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