TV News: Akshay-Kapil’s social media banter wins the day; Sharad Kelkar recalls financial woes; Mirabai Chanu-Priya Malik to appear on Dance Deewane 3

Akshay Kumar takes a jibe after appearing as the first guest on Kapil Sharma’s show to Sharad Kelkar recounting his financial woes to Kamya Punjabi remembering Pratyusha Banerjee on her birth anniversary to Indian athletes Mirabai Chanu and Priya Malik to appear on Dance Deewane 3 to Sana Khan enjoying vacation with husband in Maldives, here’s the biggest news from television industry today. Read on for more details:

Akshay Kumar trolls Kapil Sharma after comedian claims actor sought his blessings for BellBottom 


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Kapil Sharma took to Instagram to share a picture of Akshay Kumar from his The Kapil Sharma Show and joked that the actor sought his blessings ahead of his film BellBottom’s release. Kapil captioned the picture where it seems that Akshay is touching his feet and wrote, “Popular movie actor Akshay Kumar taking blessings for his upcoming film BellBottom.” 

However, Akshay took to the comments section and trolled Kapil and wrote, “And after taking the blessing, this is Mr Akshay Kumar searching for Mr Kapil Sharma’s brain in his knees." Their banter left fans in splits.

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Sharad Kelkar recalls financial struggle on Maniesh Paul’s podcast show


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Sharad Kelkar recalled his financial woes on Maniesh Paul’s podcast show. Maniesh shared a teaser of his upcoming episode wherein Sharad said that he not only had no money in his bank accounts but also had a loan to pay off. He said that he was out of credit cards as well. Sharad said, “People consider the work and it may be good or bad. But nobody notices the struggle. You came from Delhi, right? I came from Gwalior. People think we both have Mercedes, we dress well and come with our hair groomed well. They don't know the backstory. In my life, I was out of credit cards also. There has been a time like that as well. I had no bank balance. There were so many liabilities. I have to pay off a loan and my credit card has also run dry.”

Kamya Punjabi shares a throwback picture with Pratyusha Banerjee on latter’s birth anniversary

Kamya Punjabi took to Instagram to share a montage of pictures of Pratyusha Banerjee on latter’s birth anniversary today. Pratyusha was known for playing Anandi in the popular TV serial Balika Vadhu. Sharing the video, Kamya wrote, "Happy Birthday #anandi." Kamya’s video had pictures of Pratyusha in her popular avatar of Anandi as well as of the duo clicked together in happier times.

Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu, cricketer Bhavani Devi and wrestler Priya Malik to appear on Dance Deewane 3

The upcoming episode of Dance Deewane 3 will have Olympic medalist Mirabai Chanu, cricketer Bhavani Devi and wrestler Priya Malik as special guests. Mirabai won the silver medal in weightlifting at Tokyo Olympics this year while Priya won a gold medal at the World Cadet Championships in Hungary recently. Bhavani is a former first-class cricketer. The episode’s promo was shared by the channel on social media wherein they called the athletes the ‘real heroes’. The episode will air on Independence Day, August 15.

Sana Khan flies to Maldives with husband, shares videos and pictures from their vacation

Former actress Sana Khan is currently vacationing at the Maldives with husband Anas Saiyad. She shared several videos and pictures from her vacation. Sana showed her fans how she took a seaplane and reached the Maldives. Dressed in a black and white burqa and hijab, while Anas wore a plain white kurta pyjama with a white jacket, Sana says in the video, "So finally we got a chance to travel and guess where we are going? We have reached the first port and everything is being done with all safety precautions and everything is up to the mark.” Sana and Anas got married last year in 2020 after the actress bid adieu to showbiz citing religious reasons.

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