Shefali Shah & Vidya Balan Starrer Jalsa Secures OTT Deal
Tumhari Sulu‘s Suresh Triveni unites with megastar Vidya Balan for his next directorial Jalsa, set to stream from 18th March on Prime Video. Joining Balan is award-winning actor Shefali Shah. It’s a drama/thriller. A tale of conflict, as shown through the life of a top-line journalist (Balan) and her cook (Shah). Manav Kaul, Rohini Hattangadi, Iqbal Khan, Vidhatri Bandi, Shrikant Mohan Yadav, Shafeen Patel and Surya Kasibhat join the cast. Bhushan Kumar & Krishan Kumar (T-Series), Vikram Malhotra & Shikhaa Sharma (Abundantia Entertainment) on board as producers. Triveni will also back the project.
Saba Qamar In ZEE5 & Zindagi’s Mrs & Mr Shameem
O Rangreza director Kashif Nisar will helm Mrs & Mr Shameem, a web series set to stream on ZEE5 from 11th March. Hindi Medium and Pakistani star Saba Qamar and Nauman Ijaz star in titular roles. Writer Sajjad Gul (Saji) says: “It is a contemporary story which traces the journey of Umaina and Shameem aka Mrs & Mr Shameem who discover love in its unusual ways and the show challenges the gender barriers that exist in society.” Shailja Kejriwal, Chief Creative Officer, Special Projects, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd cites the series “challenges society’s preconceived gender biases”.
Winners of SAG Awards 2022 Announced
Winners of the 28th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards 2022 are revealed. Casts of Ted Lasso and Succession take home the trophy for their ensemble work in the best television comedy and drama categories. CODA cast celebrates their win for best motion picture ensemble. Lee Jung-jae wins Squid Game Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor for Squid Game in the TV section. In film segment, Will Smith (for King Richard) is awarded for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role. Within the female category of the same award, Jessica Chastain triumphs for The Eyes of Tammy Faye. Helen Mirren bestowed with the SAG Life Achievement Award. No Time to Die awarded for the Action category.