Your Weekend Planner May 7: Salman turns messiah for daily wagers, Malaika’s yoga tips

Dear Reader,

There’s no information however dangerous information. Corona continues to glide around killing 1000’s and infecting lakhs each day in India. However, whereas the numbers blur and cease making sense, you will need to take a break from all of the gloom and doom. First on our listing this weekend is a compilation of what went viral, and what’s going to make you smile. Head over to the part for some – albeit short-lived – pleasure.

From the kitchen, we have now a recipe of Rava Kesari as we speak. Taking in energy additionally means shedding them, and what higher than yoga to take action. Take a leaf out of Malaika Arora’s yoga guide to get on that path. Mandira Bedi can help give your thoughts some ‘shanti’.

For some a-shanti, decide up Edward Snowden’s ebook Permanent Record. The former CIA agent’s well-known ebook supplies you an perception into the workings of the US authorities. The US is not very joyful about it, as you would possibly know.

From the US to India. In Mumbai, Salman Khan is helping out the Hindi film industry’s daily-wage workers with cash transfers. Several Bollywood celebs have additionally risen to the event and are doing their bit for the nation whereas we battle Covid.

Salman, in the meantime, will likely be again on display screen this Thursday. Radhe Your Most Wanted Bhai arrives on OTT. This is the primary Salman Khan film since December 2019’s Dabangg 3 and the thrill amongst his followers is understandably excessive.

That’s all from us this week. Stay residence, keep secure. Keep these masks on.

Here’s Your Weekend Planner.


Lock your self up at residence. Step out provided that vital and don’t forget the masks and sanitiser. You have to be uninterested in listening to this by now however you don’t actually have an choice, do you? In a new global record, India recorded over 4 lakh instances on Saturday and though there was a slight dip within the numbers thereafter, Thursday witnessed a brand new excessive of 4,12,262 new Covid instances and three,980 deaths.

Are we a nationwide lockdown soon? Well, in a press briefing on Wednesday, Niti Aayog’s member VK Paul stated that the choice is “being discussed”.

In help of India, Pakistani artists together with singers Zeeshan Ali and Nauman Ali carried out a soulful rendition of AR Rahman’s iconic 2009 song Arziyan. The video went viral as Twitter smiled for a second.

Chris Hemsworth and his wife Elsa Pataky additionally went viral this week after the couple danced to Bee Gees’ Stayin’ Alive. We cherished the video and you have to watch it too.

Baba Sehgal, within the meantime, spread Covid awareness as he recreated Boney M’s 1978 hit tune Rasputin and launched the Hindi model of the monitor, and named it Protein.

In a heartwarming update from Kolkata, an aged lady embraced her physician after recovering from Covid-19. She was somewhat emotional as photos went viral.

Also, one thing unusual occurred as a couple exchanged varmala or garlands throughout their socially-distanced wedding ceremony ceremony utilizing bamboo sticks. Strange, however true.

So, to spherical off this part, if you wish to know what’s trending, Mumbai Police has the best answer to the query. It’s double masking. Here you go.


Have you seen this video of a woman teaching her pet puppies to pray earlier than their meal? It’s simply so cute and we couldn’t assist however watch it on loop.

The web additionally enjoyed this video of a little girl utilizing an umbrella to avoid wasting a canine from getting drenched within the rain. Must watch.


Amid the rise in Covid instances, aside from staying indoors and maintaining a healthy diet to spice up immunity, additionally it is essential to pack in a number of moments for figuring out in our daily routine. Milind Soman took to Instagram this week to emphasize on the identical. He shared a video of himself exercising on a pull-up bar within the jungle and stated that inactivity can encourage illness.

While Milind careworn on bodily workouts, Mandira Bedi revealed what helps her attain ‘shanti’. According to the actress, all inverted yoga poses assist her beat anxiousness. She even posted a video of herself doing a headstand.

Malaika Arora, Bollywood’s health diva, posted a video teaching her followers how to do Anulom Vilom Pranayama. She stated that this yoga asana helps in bettering lung capability.

This week, we additionally obtained in contact with a number of medical consultants to ask them whether it is okay to go outdoors for a walk. If you had this query in thoughts, don’t fear, as a result of docs answered it. Also, when you have recovered from Covid-19, and can’t wait to renew your health classes, you might consider reading this.


Watermelon cooler

As a part of our immunity sequence the place we advocate recipes which you could simply put together at residence, this week, we have now nutri kebabs, watermelon cooler with tulsi and aloe vera, ajwain and jeera herbal tea and saunf, jeera and methi powder.

We even have a kadha recipe made with turmeric, tulsi leaves, cinnamon, contemporary ginger, clove and black pepper.


The want of the hour is to remain at residence and be secure to cease the additional unfold of Covid-19. But additionally it is vital to interact ourselves in actions of optimistic affect, in order that we don’t really feel anxious being indoors on a regular basis. And what might be higher than cooking?

This week, we have now the recipe of Rava Kesari for you which you could simply make at residence and satiate your candy cravings.


Rava Kesari

To make this candy dish, in a thick-bottomed pan, take 6 tablespoons of ghee. Add a handful of cashew nuts in it and fry until they flip golden. Remove the cashews from the oil and add 1 tablespoon of raisins within the scorching ghee. As quickly because the raisins turn into plump, take away them. Now, scale back the flame and add 1 cup of superb rava to the ghee. Keep stirring and roast it on medium-low flame.

Now, in a big pan, boil 1 cup of water. Add the roasted rava into it and stir constantly until the rava absorbs water and no lumps are shaped. Add 3/4 cup sugar to the combination and stir on low flame.

In one other bowl, soak few threads of saffron in 2 tablespoons of heat water for quarter-hour. Add this saffron water to the rava. Finally, be sure the combination is mixed properly and no lumps are current. Cover and simmer for 2 minutes or until rava will get cooked fully. In the tip, add the roasted cashews, raisins and blend properly. Serve.


Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

Permanent Record by Edward Snowden

You are being watched. Edward Snowden, a former CIA agent, made us realise this in 2013 when he leaked extremely categorized data from the National Security Agency (NSA). In 2019, he launched his autobiography, titled Permanent Record, which revealed intimate particulars of his life and the way he risked the whole lot to blow the whistle on the United States authorities. The ebook additionally offers an perception into how the US authorities retains monitor of individuals all over the world. If you’ve watched the movie Snowden on Netflix and have been curious in regards to the world debate on mass surveillance, this ebook is a must-read for you.


Deepika Padukone in Piku

Deepika Padukone’s Piku launched six years in the past on May 8, 2015, and it nonetheless stays the movie that obtained on a regular basis style proper for the fashionable Indian lady. Apart from its sensible and heart-stirring storyline, Piku additionally caught the viewers’s consideration with its relatable style. The method Piku mixed the fashionable Delhi lady’s fashion with Bengali accents – refined black, white and crimson hues in neo-ethnic ensembles like kurta, palazzos, sarees – nonetheless makes the movie some of the extremely fashion-forward motion pictures. On our Fashion Friday section this week.


Salman Khan and the makers of his upcoming movie Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai have decided to donate the revenue from the movie for Covid-19 reduction. Salman Khan Films, the actor’s manufacturing home, and leisure firm Zee, have partnered with GiveIndia for the reduction work. The donation will assist procure medical gear equivalent to oxygen cylinders, concentrators and ventilators. Fulfilling their promise to launch the movie on Eid, the makers have determined to go forward regardless of rising Covid-19 instances within the nation.

Meanwhile, the title track of Radhe was launched lately which gave Salman Khan followers a serious throwback to the actor’s 2009 movie Wanted. In the video, Salman is seen grooving with Disha Patani.

While there have been no main releases this week, we revisited some classics. For Monday Masala, we rewatched Emraan Hashmi and Esha Gupta’s Jannat 2 and fell in love with its songs over again. On Tuesday Trivia, we revealed that Vijay Deverakonda was not the primary selection for the titular position in Arjun Reddy. Wahiyat Wednesday was about Vikram Bhatt’s Haunted, which is classed as a hole 3D expertise. On Throwback Thursday, we recalled how Jennifer Aniston virtually did not return for Friends final season.



What to look at: Selena: The Series Part 2

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Selena: The Series Part 1

In the second a part of the online sequence, Selena: The Series, the protagonist continues her journey to turn into probably the most profitable lady Latin artist of all time. Now, getting ready to stardom, Selena fights to stay true to herself, spend high quality time together with her household and her new husband, and broaden her companies. The Series is the coming-of-age story of the titular character and the Queen of Tejano Music, performed by Christian Serratos. It premiered on Netflix on May 4.

What to look at: Jupiter’s Legacy

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Stargirl

Jupiter’s Legacy is the latest superhero present. The sci-fi motion sequence follows a gaggle of the world’s first technology of superheroes. They must depend on their kids to proceed their legacy. But issues come crashing down when the younger superheroes realise that there’s much more to being a superhero than operating round donning a cape.

What to look at: Girl from Nowhere Season 2

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Elite

Girl from Nowhere is a gritty Thai teen drama. It follows a mysterious lady Nanno, who transfers from totally different faculties. Her mission is to show the lies, misdeeds and hypocrisy of the scholars and school at each establishment.

What to look at: Lava Ka Dhaava

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Takeshi’s Castle

Hearing Jaaved Jaaferi’s commentary in Lava Ka Dhaava generally is a bit nostalgic for all those that grew up watching Takeshi’s Castle, a Japanese sport present. Lava Ka Dhaava is the Hindi dubbed adaptation of The Floor Is Lava, the place groups will compete in ridiculously humorous hurdles in a room to win the prize. It began streaming on May 5.

What to look at: Milestone

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Breakdown

This movie tells the story of a bereaved truck driver, who’s coping with a private tragedy. While coping with his loss, he tries to make sure that he nonetheless has his job on the finish of his present trip. It began streaming on May 7.

NOTE: Isabelle Kaif and Sooraj Pancholi’s Time To Dance will begin streaming on Netflix from May 7.


What to look at: The Boy From Medellin

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Miss Americana

This documentary relies on the lifetime of Colombian singer and worldwide music sensation J Balvin. Filmmaker Matthew Heineman follows the singer to his hometown Medellín in Colombia. He offers a glance into the singer’s life and captures the epic live performance at a sold-out stadium present within the metropolis.


What to look at: Hai Taubba

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Gandii Baat

Hai Taubba is a brand new erotic sequence which revolves across the themes of affection, lust and betrayal. It contains 4 tales and follows younger {couples} throughout a broad spectrum of wishes in rural and concrete areas.


What to look at: Teen Do Paanch

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Little Big George

Disney+ Hotstar has give you a brand new vertical, Quix, on its platform, which is releasing on May 7. The new vertical has been launched to showcase 10-minute quick movies from numerous genres. The thought is to supply the viewers content material that they will watch throughout a fast lunch break. Teen Do Paanch, which options Shreyas Talpade and Bidita Bag, is among the many first quick movies launched on the platform. It is the story of a younger couple who determine to undertake a child from an orphanage, however circumstances make them undertake three youngsters.


What to look at: Ramyug

You will prefer it in the event you appreciated: Ramayan

If you’re amongst those that was glued to the tv screens through the re-run of Ramanand Sagar’s Ramayan final yr, then there’s excellent news for you. MX Player has give you its model of the fabled story of Ramayan. Directed by Kunal Kohli, the present options actors Diganth Manchale, Akkshay Dogra, Aishwarya Ojha, Kabir Duhan Singh, Vivan Bhatena and others in pivotal roles. It launched on the OTT platform on May 6.


What to look at: Indian Idol 12

Where to look at: Sony TV, 9.30 pm (Saturday and Sunday)

This weekend, Indian Idol 12 could have Kishore Kumar 100 songs particular episode. Keeping alive this spirit, his son, singer Amit Kumar will seem as a particular visitor on the truth present. The episode will likely be a musical bonanza as it is going to be a tribute to the legendary singer. Aditya Narayan will likely be seen internet hosting the present with Neha Kakkar, Himesh Reshammiya and Anu Malik on the judges panel.

What to look at: Splitsvilla X3

Where to look at: MTV, 7 pm (Saturday)

This week, on Splitsvilla X3, the challenger boys will likely be given an fascinating job. The ladies, dressed as naagin, should stamp their favorite boys with color. Viewers will get to look at some fascinating moments on the truth present.

What to look at: Dance Deewane 3

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

Dance Deewane 3 is a dance actuality present which supplies a platform to 3 generations of aspiring dancers. The present is being judged by Madhuri Dixit, Tushar Kalia and Dharmesh Yelande. However, Nora Fatehi will exchange Madhuri as a decide on the present for some time. Dharmesh won’t seem on the present this weekend as properly. This episode is in honour of Mother’s Day and the contestants will likely be performing for their moms on stage.

What to look at: Super Dancer Chapter 4

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

The upcoming episode of Super Dancer – Chapter 4 will see a change as Malaika Arora will likely be stepping in as a decide. Malaika has been roped in to exchange Shilpa Shetty for a number of episodes because the latter could not journey to the shoot’s new location in Daman. Terence Lewis can even be seen together with Malaika within the upcoming episode. The dancer will even be a part of contestant Anshika on stage to take a selfie together with her and honour her with an imaginary crown. Meanwhile, Malaika Arora will likely be seen dancing with contestant Florina Gogoi.

Enjoy your weekend!

(Compiled by Ananya Bhattacharya, Nairita Mukherjee, Raya Ghosh, Krishna Priya Pallavi, Vibha Maru, Jyoti Kanyal, Janani K, Shweta Keshri, Grace Cyril, Rishita Roy Chowdhury, Tiasa Bhowal, Nivedita Giri, Ramya Palisetty)

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