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Swastika Mukherjee on Sushant Singh Rajput’s death: I’m against agenda driven conversations; can’t sell my points of view based on someone’s demise

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In support of the discussions happening around prevalence of nepotism and favouritism in the film industry in the aftermath of Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise, actor Swastika Mukherjee is hopeful that things will change. She, however, feels that some people are going overboard forgetting about Rajput’s grieving family.

“Right now the situation is such that one runs the risk of being misinterpreted. These repercussions on social media and even otherwise does affect you. But I’m still trying to understand, where are these paranormal conversations, assumption and presumptions coming from?” she wonders.

Sharing her views on the ongoing nepotism and favouritism debate, Mukherjee,39, insists that they exist everywhere.

“Why does the hammer always fall on entertainment industry then? Why is our profession looked at from a different perspective, especially female actors. Questions are being raised about our character and how we lead our lives,” she rues. 

Asked if she personally has faced biases, and she’s quick to recount, “I’ve been thrown out of films because I’m not in good terms with people running the (Bengali film) industry. Favouritism works more ways than one can imagine. You’ve to be in particular circles and lobbies to get work and awards.”

While celebs are often expected to have an opinion on almost everything being debated upon, Mukherjee believes that right now everyone wants to share their views but it’s to settle their personal score.

“I don’t like these agenda driven conversations. Why do I want to sell my points of view based on somebody’s demise?” asks the actor, adding that much like others, she also thought the news of Rajput’s death was actually fake.

She sounds disturbed as she shares, “I kept my phone switched. It was getting difficult every day. I lost my father (actor Santu Mukherjee) in March and then this (Sushant). I was confused what’s hurting me more. Memories of shooting Dil Bechara with Sushant and my father being excited about the film came rushing back. And now both aren’t there when the film has actually released.”

Mukherjee had worked with Rajput earlier in Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! (2015) also. Recounting memories of her co-star, she adds, “Sushant’s energy was infectious, he was fun loving, and nice to everyone on the set. I met him three years after Byomkesh, he was still that warm.”

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Neighbours updates opening titles after Pierce Greyson recast

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Neighbours is updating its opening titles to reflect the Pierce Greyson recast.

Digital Spy can give an exclusive first look at the new sequence in our video at the top of the page.

This week’s episodes in Australia will see Don Hany make his first appearance as Pierce, after signing up to take over from Tim Robards in the role.

Tim’s last episode as Pierce aired on Australian screens on Monday (October 19).

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The tweaked titles see Don’s version of Pierce spending time outside the local café with his wife Chloe (April Rose Pengilly) and son Hendrix (Benny Turland).

This takes the place of a similar shot from the old titles, which saw Tim’s version of Pierce in the same scenario.

Neighbours fans in Australia will see the new titles later this week, while they air on UK screens in November.

The show announced Pierce’s recast in August after Tim had to bow out earlier than planned.

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Due to changing regulations and travel restrictions in Australia amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Tim finished filming four weeks early and chose to fly back to Sydney to be with his wife ahead of the birth of their first child.

Don will be playing Pierce for a few weeks, finishing off the character’s exit storyline.

Neighbours airs weekdays at 1.45pm and 5.30pm on Channel 5 (UK) and 6.30pm on 10 Peach (Australia).


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Anupama Upcoming Story 20th October 2020 : Kavya attempts to ruin Anupama and Vanraj’s wedding

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Today’s episode starts with Anupama starring at Vanraj. Vanraj starts stunned. It was Vanraj’s dream. Leela asks Kavya why she was late. Kavya says she was stuck with something. She adds she wasn’t present but she will take part in further rituals. Kavya asks Vanraj to fill Anupama’s hairline with sindoor. Vanraj stands confused and follows her order. Kavya next asks Vanraj to tie mangalsutra in Anupama’s neck.

Today’s episode starts with Anupama starring at Vanraj. Vanraj starts stunned. It was Vanraj’s dream. Leela asks Kavya why she was late. Kavya says she was stuck with something. She adds she wasn’t present but she will take part in further rituals. Kavya asks Vanraj to fill Anupama’s hairline with sindoor. Vanraj stands confused and follows her order. Kavya next asks Vanraj to tie mangalsutra in Anupama’s neck.

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Here, Paritosh, Nandini and Sanjay alert Kavya to stay away from Anupama and Vanraj. Kavya says wedding is incomplete without bride crying and her vidai. Leela and others agree. Vanraj thinks why Kavya is behaving weird. Kavya performs a dance on ‘ye galiayn ye chaubara’ song. Anupmaa and others join her.

Later, Anupama’s mother cries. Anupama goes to console her. There, Vanraj apologize to Kavya. Kavya asks Vanraj not to say sorry. Other side, Anupama’s mother says to Anupama she has bear a lot at Shah’s house. Anupma says no and explains Vanraj gave her much happiness. Ahead, Hasmukh and Leela plan for Vanraj and Anupama’s ‘griah pravesh’. Kavya stands at Anupama’s side. Hamukh asks why she us standing at brides side. Kavya says half function she has performed from groom’s side now half she will perform from bride side.

Kavya stands behind Anupama and Vanraj. She loses the tie of Anupama and Vanraj and smirks. Anupama prays to God and says she again stepping inside the house so bless her. She enters the house. Kavya stops Vanraj. Everyone stands shocked seeing Anupama and Vanraj gathbandhan has been loosen. Anupama gets shocked. Kavya says to Vanraj he can only tie the gathbandhan with her. Vanraj stands shocked too. (Episode ends)

Precap: Anupama spots Vanraj with Kavya.

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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai 21st October 2020 Written Update: Kaira pacifies Kairav

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