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With this week coming to an end, Shah Rukh Khan did what he does best. He surprised his Instagram followers when he dropped a drool-worthy shirtless photo of him making the wait for his upcoming movie Pathaan feel longer. While Shah Rukh Khan steals the show with his photo, ending the week on a positive note, this week was all bitter-sweet and sad. The death of comedian Raju Srivastava left the country heartbroken, while singer Falguni Pathak’s reaction to Neha Kakkar’s re-creation of her song Maine Payal Hai Chhankai was not all in good taste. The week was happening and we have our top 5 newsmakers of the week.

From Shah Rukh Khan dropping a shirtless photo of him to the demise of comedian Raju Srivastava, and lots more; check out the celebrities and the news that managed to grab headlines.


TOP 5 Newsmakers of the week that made headlines!

Sonam Kapoor’s son name

Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja, who welcomed their first child, a baby boy in August, this year. It was exactly a month after his birth that the couple took to their Instagram on September 20 and revealed his name. Sonam Kapoor revealed that Anand and she have decided to name their son ‘Vayu Kapoor Ahuja’.

Explaining the meaning behind the name, the actress said, “In Hindu scriptures Vayu is one of the paanch tatvas. He is the deity of breath, the spiritual father of Hanuman, Bheem and Madhav and He is the incredibly powerful lord of wind.” “Praana is Vayu, a guiding Force of life and intelligence in the universe. All the deity’s of Praana, Indra, Shiva and Kali relate to Vayu. He can breathe life into beings as easily as he can destroy evil. Vayu is said to be heroic, brave and mesmerisingly beautiful,” Sonam added.


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Raju Srivastava Demise

Comedian Raju Srivastava breathed his last on September 21, 2022. He passed away at New Delhi’s AIIMS. The funeral of the comedian took place a day after his demise. The family held a prayer meet on September 25 in Mumbai which was attended by Johnny Lever and other celebrities. The comedian is survived by his wife Shikha and his two children.

For the unversed, it was on August 10 that the comedian suffered a cardiac arrest. He experienced chest pain and collapsed  during his working out session at the gym in a Delhi hotel. His trainer rushed him to the hospital for treatment.


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Gauri Khan on Aryan Khan’s arrest

Gauri Khan made a candid appearance as a guest on Karan Johar hosted Koffee With Karan 7 in the episode that streamed on September 22. She was joined by her friends, star wives, Maheep Kapoor and Bhavana Pandey. During her appearance on Koffee With Karan 7, Gauri Khan broke her silence on the arrest of her son, Aryan Khan. For the first time, Gauri opened up about the troubled times the Khan family faced, when the arrest of Aryan Khan took place. She even got emotional.

The designer said, “As a family, we have been through a lot. I mean, nothing can be worse than what we have been through – as a mother, as a parent. But today where we all stand as a family – I can say that we are in a great space where we feel loved by everyone. All our friends, and so many people whom we didn’t know – so many messages and so much of love. And I just feel blessed, I think today we feel blessed. And I would say I’m grateful to all the people who have helped us through this


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Falguni Pathak Vs Neha Kakkar

Before Navratri season, Neha Kakkar shared her rendition of Falguni Pathak’s iconic song Maine Payal Hai Chhankai, O Sajna. The song O Sajna was released on September 24. And, with that, the singer went on to receive flak for recreating the iconic song Maine Payal Hai Chhankai from netizens. Finally, Falguni Pathak also reacted and expressed her views on the song O Sajna. She had quite a lot to say and slammed Kakkar too. In an interview with Pinkvilla, Pathak said she is overwhelmed with the love her original song is receiving. When asked if she is planning to take the legal route, “I wish I could but the rights are not with me.”

Speaking with Delhi Times, Falguni reacted to the Neha Kakkar song O Sajna and said she was about to puke. The singer said, “I got to know about the remixed version three-four days back. First reaction was not good. I was like, mujhe bas ulti aani baaki thi, aisa ho gaya tha. (I was about to puke, it was like that).”


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Shah Rukh Khan shirtless photo

Shah Rukh Khan managed to make jaws drop on Sunday, September 25 when he dropped a shirtless photo of his. Not only did the actor set the internet on fire with his photo, he also created quite a frenzy, just making the weekend much sweeter. In the photo, SRK is flaunting his eight pack washboard abs and looks drool-worthy.

Sharing the photo, SRK wrote, “Me to My Shirt today: ‘Tum hoti toh kaisa hota…. Tum iss baat pe hairaan hoti, Tum iss baat pe kitni hansti…….Tum hoti toh aisa hota..’ Me also waiting for #Pathaan.


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While these celebrities made headlines this week, a few others also were in the top, in the list of the newsmakers of the week. Bipasha Basu was in the news for her baby shower, Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor’s love-soaked picture left fans in a frenzy, Ieshaan Sehgal and Meisha Iyer’s break-up was in headlines, Kareena Kapoor for her 42nd birthday, the trailer of Doctor G, Emraan Hashmi on his health, Kriti Sanon and Prabhas’s dating rumours, Prakash Jha slamming legendary stars for endorsing pan masala brands and Ranvir Shorey mourning his father’s demise, were among the other news that surfaced on the top, this week.

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