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Veteran Actress Kumkum Passes Away: Adnan Sami, Javed Jaaferi, Tabassum Pay Condolences (Read Tweets)



Veteran Bollywood actress Kumkum, aka Zaibunnissa, passed away on July 28. She played Shobha, for whom Kishore Kumar ‘s Kavi Sudarshan sang Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi in Mr X In Bombay. Kumkum was 86 and has over 100 acting credits. Her other notable appearances include, who had appeared in the films Aar Paar (1954), CID (1956), Mother India (1957), and Kohinoor (1960). According to a Press Trust of India report, Kumkum died from age-related ailments. A host of Bollywood folks have paid condolences for the departed soul. Lata Mangeshkar, Girish Johar, Tabassum wrote heartfelt words for her. Naaved and Jaaved Jaaferi said that she was family.

Jaaved said, on Twitter, “Kumkum aunty was not just an actor but also a very close family friend through my father.” Naaved wrote, “We have lost another gem. I have known her since I was a kid and she was family, a superb artist and a fantastic human being,”

Writer-Director Shagufta Rafique Wrote:

Tabassum Wrote:

Jaaved Jaaferi Said:

Lata Mangeshkar Tweeted:

Girish Johar Wrote:

Naved Jaaferi Wrote:

Kumkum retired from acting after her marriage. Her last film was, Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara in 1973. May her soul rest in eternal peace.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Jul 28, 2020 08:03 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)

Check Out Brie Larson’s YouTube Video Here:

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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