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National Handloom Day 2020: Hina Khan Urges Fans to Go ‘Vocal for Local’ and Support Indian Weavers by Buying Handloom Masks (Watch Video)



August 7 is celebrated as National Handloom day in India. The significance of this day is to commemorate the Swadeshi Movement which was launched on this day in 1905 in the Calcutta Town hall to protest against the partition of Bengal by the British Government. We bet if you have taken a look at social media since morning, you have come across several celebrity posts where actresses are seen sporting gorgeous sarees that are Indian weaves and celebrating National Handloom Day. Recently, actress Hina Khan also took to Instagram, to share a message on the same as she made an appeal to support Indian weavers. National Handloom Day 2020 Photos: From Muga Silk to Kanjeevaram, Twitterati Celebrate the Handloom Weavers in India and Their Amazing Artistry Skills.

Taking to Instagram, Hina Khan shared a video where she was seen making an appeal to everyone, asking them to go ‘vocal for local’. In her National Handloom day post, she wrote, “Here’s an appeal to all you on this Handloom Day..let’s support our weavers .. they have been doing it longer than we can imagine and they’re absolutely amazing. #GoLocalForVocal.” In the video message, Hina said, “Let’s support our weavers and our handloom industry.” The actress was seen urging people to buy masks made by Indian weavers. National Handloom Day 2020: Kangana Ranaut, Vidya Balan, Janhvi Kapoor Urge People to Be ‘Vocal for Local’.

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Hina Khan’s inspiring post has left fans impressed. Several other celebrities also appealed their fans to support the Indian textile industry. Priyanka Chopra in her post wrote, “Indian handlooms are known to be unique and a work of craftsmanship. Let’s lend our support to the weavers and artisans of the textile industry.”

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 07, 2020 05:29 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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Star Wars, Hunger Games, The Big Bang Theory – Brie Larson Reveals 8 Major Projects She Auditioned For But Didn’t Get (Watch Video)



Brie Larson may be a famous actor today known for her performances in films such as Room and Captain Marvel but the actress has been through her share of tough phases and lost out on some really amazing films. Considering the Academy Award-winning actress’ acting talents, it almost seems impossible that Larson may have faced rejections in Hollywood but much to our surprise, it is true. The actress recently started her own YouTube channel and has been posting sme amazing stuff. In her latest video, Brie spoke about failure and rejections as an actor. Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel To Fight Tom Holland’s Spider-man In Upcoming Sequel?

If you have watched certain films and wondered what they would be like had Brie Larson been cast in them, well you’ll be delighted to know, the actress did audition for quite a bit of them. In her latest video, Brie Larson revealed some of the biggest projects that she auditioned for but lost out getting cast in them due to whatever reasons. Not only films, but the actress also reveals a few famous TV series that she auditioned for. Here’s a list of projects that could have starred Brie Larson but unfortunately didn’t! Captain Marvel 2 Hires Nia DaCosta as Director, Ryan Fleck Congratulates.

1. Hunger Games

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

Hunger Games (Photo Credits: Movie Still)

2. Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys

Terminator Genisys (Photo Credits: Twitter)

3. Star Wars

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Photo Credits: Twitter)

4. The Big Bang Theory

TBBT(Photo Credits: Instagram)

TBBT (Photo Credits: Instagram)

5. Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl

Gossip Girl (Photo Credits: Instagram)

6. Tomorrowland


Tomorrowland (Photo Credits: Twitter)

7. Spy Kid (As a child actor)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

Spy Kids(Photo Credits: Twitter)

8. Hearts In Atlantis (As a child actor)

Hearts in Atlantis

Hearts in Atlantis (Photo Credits: Twitter)

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We bet you’re surprised to find out how Brie Larson lost out on these amazing roles, knowing that she could have totally killed it. The last time we saw her on Jimmy Fallon’s show playing the lightsabre game was when we hoped to see her in the Star Wars series, wouldn’t she have truly rocked as a Jedi? Well, there’s always another time. It’s amazing how Larson has opened up about these big rejections and showed her fans acting isn’t really an easy job.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Aug 15, 2020 03:06 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website

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