Each week Masala! Five Spices takes you through the top news, controversies, social media moment and headlines of the week. This week Lekha Menon and Mahwash Ajaz discuss Irrfan Khan’s return to Bollywood, Will Smith’s arrival in B-town and many more.
1. Top Headline
The biggest news is how Irrfan has recovered from his illness and is back to the movies. Saba Qamar has been replaced due to the India-Pakistan tensions and Kareena Kapoor Khan has been cast opposite Irrfan.
2. Social Media Moment
Ranveer Singh and Will Smith were seen together in Will Smith’s program ‘Bucket List’ where Will was seen busting a move with Ranveer. In other news, Hema Malini was also trolled for posing with farming ladies during her election campaign.
3. Movie Chat
PM Narendra Modi, starring Vivek Oberoi, would not be releasing as scheduled on April 5th. The film is, as the title clearly suggests, based on the life of PM Narendra Modi. It faced various issues and saw multiple release dates in the past. It was also set to release in the UAE but did not happen to open. A future release date is April 11th.
4. Song Chat
Actress Mayuri Kango who was seen in the song ‘ghar se nikalte hi’ is now going to be working at Google!
5. Event in Dubai
Comedian Vir Das would be performing in Dubai. Vir Das is one of India’s premier comedians who has a very fresh and relevant take on social life, politics and other issues.
Watch the episode here