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Latest Bollywood News February 8: Priyanka Chopra's wax statue at Madame Tussauds in New York, Jagjit Singh's birth anniversary and more

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New Delhi Updated on: February 08, 2019 12:03 IST
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Latest Bollywood News February 8: Priyanka Chopra's wax statue at Madame Tussauds in New York, Jagjit Singh's birth anniversary and more

Priyanka Chopra Jonas gets wax statue at Madame Tussauds museum in New York

Global icon Priyanka Chopra has added another feather to her cap as she has got her wax statue at Madame Tussauds in New York. The museum of Madame Tussauds unveiled Priyanka’s first ever wax statue post marriage on Thursday, in the name of "Priyanka Chopra Jonas".

Priyanka took to her Instagram account to share picture and video of her statue. The Quantico star also revealed that her wax figure will be launched in many other cities including London, Sydney and Asia, soon.

Priyanka, reacting to her statue, said, "Me when I saw my new wax figure at Madame Tussauds in NYC @nycwax (Coming to other locations soon!!) 4 figures. UK, Australia, Asia coming up! Thank you to the Madame Tussaud's team." 

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Jagjit Singh birth anniversary: Here're few soulful tracks by the legend 

The legendary singer Jagjit, known as one of the best ghazal singers, was born on February 8, 1941. The noted ghazal singer was popular for his silken and soothing voice. With his popular tracks Chithi Na Koi, Hotho Se Chhu Lo Tum, Hoshwalon Ko Khabar Kya and many more, Jagjit successfully striked the chord of fans. Fans from all walks of life and from all age groups can easily find a deep emotional connect with Jagjit’s soulful tracks. 

Known for presenting Ghazals in a different way, Jagjit transformed Ghazals into a contemporary form. His ghazals were mostly based on the poetic theme and were widely popular among all.

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Kangana Ranaut hosts a special screening of Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi for school kids, check out pics

Kangana Ranaut starrer drama-action film Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi released on January 25 and film has successfully managed to win hearts of fans. The film is inching towards Rs 100 crore mark and collected Rs 80.95 crore till day 11. The film has already entered its third week and the leading actress and co-director of Manikarnika hosted a special screening of the film for school kids in Mumbai on Thursday. 

For the special screening, Manikarnika wore a blue embroidered saree designed by Anushree Reddy and was styled by Ami Patel. Kangana took to her Instagram account to share the pic from the special screening and wrote, ‘’When Blues are indomitable, wear the darkest hue.’’

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Amitabh Bachchan launches book titled Madhukar Shah Bundela, says Govind Namdev not only good actor but patriot too

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Thursday night said that actor turned author Govind Namdev is not only a good actor but also a true lover of the nation. "Govind ji is not only a great actor but also a person filled with patriotism... I am feeling very proud to be a part of the occasion," Bachchan said, during the book launch of the Namdev titled "Madhukar Shah Bundela".

"This is the first time I am invited to a Hindi book launch and I'm glad," he added.

The story of the book revolves around the life story of King Madhukar Shah during the period of 1842 which depicts his valour and bravery as a ruler.

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Here's what Shahid Kapoor has to say about his fashion sense

Padmaavat star Shahid Kapoor is known not just for his superb dancing skills but for his fashion choices as well. Shahid, who is appreciated by his fans for his fashion sense, says his choice of clothing is driven by his mood.

Talking about his fashion, Shahid told media, "My mood dictates my wardrobe. I hope I have evolved in my fashion from when I started. Initially, I made all possible mistakes in fashion and when you do that, you can do nothing but get it right."

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