Around the World in 20 Minutes

Gully Boy starring Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt is based on the lives of Mumbai rappers, Naveed Sheikh aka Naezy and Vivian Fernandes aka Divine.  This upcoming film directed by Zoya Akhtar also includes Kalki Koechlin,  Parmeet  Sethi  and Ali Asghar in supporting roles and is slated to release this Valentine’s day.  According to sources, Ranveer Singh has not only attended rapping workshops but also seen jamming with real life street rappers for this project.  The upcoming film has already gained attention as Ranveer has attained a new physique while Alia has worn Hijab for the film. Audiences are much excited to watch how well Ranveer and Alia share onscreen space for the first time.  The film trailer seems intriguing and has already impressed the audiences but how well it really turns out, is yet to be seen on the 14th of February.

Once Upon a Time in Holly Wood

 

 

Once upon a time in Holly Wood is an upcoming mystery crime film written and directed by Quentin Tarantino starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pit and Margot Robbie.  The film is set in the 1960’s as it is based on the mystery of Manson family murder.  Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a fictional faded TV actor whereas Cliff Booth (Brad Pit) is his stunt double. The film is said to be literally Manson adjacent as it centers the life of Rick Dalton who is the fictional next door neighbor of murder victim Sharon Tate. According to sources the film for the most part centers on Dalton and Cliff Booth’s odyssey in the unfamiliar world of Hippie Hollywood.  Late Sharon Tate’s character is played by Margot Robbie while Damian Lewis and Mike Moh will be seen playing the characters of Steve McQueen and Bruce Lee.  This intriguing British American venture produced by Columbia Pictures and Heyday Films is all set to hit the American theaters on  26th  July 2019.

News from Space

 Chinese Cotton sprouts grown on the Moon are dead

 

Courtesy Chongqing University

Chinese scientists had set a small tank holding plant seeds before launching its Chang’e 4 lunar lander on a never before journey to the far side of the moon.  The Chinese team of scientists announced earlier this month that a cotton seed had sprouted sharing the photograph of the germinating cotton plant taken on 7th January. Besides cotton seeds the Chinese moon capsule included seeds to grow potatoes and a common lab plant Arabidopsis.  However later it was announced that the seedlings had died owing to the lunar night time chill.

Peculiar News

Dozens of seals have appeared on the icy streets in Canada

 

Credit Brendon Fitzpatrick

An icy town in Newfound land is experiencing a sudden visit by dozens of seals since the past few weeks.  Brendon Fitzpatrick a fishing guide and a bar owner shared the photos of the animal on twitter. According to reports the seals were initially aggressive but now they have become sluggish as they are probably starving.

 

 

 

Discover Nature

The beautiful and venomous Lionfish invades tropical waters around the world

 

Courtesy Live Science

Lion fish also known as Turkey fish, Butterfly Cod and Feather fins despite its beautiful appearance is highly poisonous. Lion fish drift through the water by gently waving their fan like fins. However their sting can cause extreme pain and sweating in humans.  As Lionfish have no predators beyond Indo- Pacific they continue to invade tropical waters owing to their swelling population.

 

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