Actress Sonakshi Sinha says her forthcoming project “Khandaani Shafakhana” will make people think why sex still remains a taboo in the society.
Directed by Shilpi Dasgupta, “Khandaani Shafakhana” depicts the journey of a young girl who inherits her dead uncle’s sex clinic in Punjab.
“On hearing the film’s one-line pitch — ‘story of a girl who inherits a sex clinic’ — I was like why would they even approach me for such a film,” Sinha told IANS.
“But when I heard the full story, I said I must do this film because it’s a very relevant and important subject that should be discussed,” she added.
Does she feel the film will take away the taboo around sex?
“I don’t know that, but it will definitely get people to start thinking. It’s a step in that direction. How have we as a society labelled the reason for all of us being here as taboo? It’s something to think about,” said the actress.
The film is produced by Bhushan Kumar, Mahaveer Jain, Mrighdeep Singh Lamba and Divya Khosla Kumar and is slated for release on August 2.
Soon Sinha will also be seen judging a digital fashion reality show “Myntra Fashion Superstar”. The Zoom Studios, the original content arm of Zoom, and Myntra have collaborated to create fashion influencer hunt titled “Myntra Fashion Superstar”.
According to Sinha, “exploring uncharted territories has always been exciting for me.”
“And partaking in ‘Myntra Fashion Superstar’ is exactly that for me. If it’s new, unique, never been done before — I am in,” she said.
The show is slated to go live in September across The Zoom Studios and Myntra’s social media platforms.
How to remove annoying advertisements from Xiaomi phones running MIUI 10
Xiaomi is known for its budget smartphones that offer high specifications at attractive prices but it is also known for its advertisement and push notifications that come along with it. The pre-loaded apps in the phone not only show advertisements while running, but also send promotional messages via notifications.
Under the settings of each of these apps, the “recommendations” are turned on, which is basically Xiaomi’s name for advertisement. Fortunately, Xiaomi has kept the option to turn off these recommendations but the process is quite frustrating as there is not a master switch to turn all of it in an instant.
You have to go to each of the apps showing “recommendations” and turn them off one by one. Follow this guide to turn off these push notifications and in-app advertisement in the latest MIUI 10 skin from Xioami.
Turn off msa and personalised ads in MIUI 10
Before starting to disable the advertisement in the MIUI 10, first of all, connect your phone to the internet and go to Settings > Additional Settings > Authorization & revocation. Now turn off the “msa“. You will have to wait for 10 seconds before you can tap Revoke.
The revoke option does not turn off easily. When we tried to turn it off, the system showed an error at least four-five times but it was turned off eventually. Now go back and tap on Privacy (Settings > Additional Settings > Privacy) and go to “Ad services” and turn this off. Now you need to go to each system app, find
“recommendations” and turn them off.
Disable personalised ads in Xiaomi devices running MIUI 10.
Turn off advertisement in File Manager in MIUI 10
*Open Mi File Manager
*Tap the hamburger icon on the top-left and go to About
*Turn off Recommendations
Turn off advertisements in Mi Cleaner in MIUI 10
*Open the MIUI Cleaner app
*Tap the brush icon on the top right corner
*Tap the gear icon and turn off the recommendations on the next screen
Turn off advertisement in Mi Music app in MIUI 10
*Open the Mi Music app
*Tap on the hamburger icon on the top left corner
*Tap on Settings > Advanced Settings
*Find “Receive recommendations” at the bottom part and turn it off
Disable ads in Mi Video app and other in MIUI 10.
Turn off advertisement in Mi Video app in MIUI 10
*Open the Mi Video app
*Tap on the hamburger icon on the top left corner
*Tap on Settings
*Turn off “Online recommendations” and “Push notifications”
Turn off advertisement in Security
*Go to Settings > System app settings > Security
*Turn off recommendations
Turn off advertisement in Mi Browser
*Open the Browser
*Go to Settings > Privacy & security
*Turn off recommendations
Also, go to Advanced and tap on “Set start page“. Now enter any URL you would like to visit when you choose to open the Mi Browser app. It will remove the default start page which shows promotional content.
Turn off advertisement in Folders in MIUI 10
If you have made app folders ion your phone, you will need to turn off “recommendations” for all these folders. Tap the name of the folder the same way you tap to rename it. You will see a tab for Promoted apps, turn this off.
If you happen to have installed an app that is showing you unwanted spammy notifications, as a bonus tip, we are letting you inform how to shut it up. Go to Settings > Notifications & status bar > App notifications. You will see all the apps with a switch before them to turn off notifications.
Google Stadia controllers won’t be Bluetooth compatible at launch
Google vice president and general manager Phil Harrison speaks during a Google keynote address announcing a new video gaming streaming service named Stadia that attempts to capitalize on the company’s cloud technology and global network of data centers, at the Gaming Developers Conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., March 19, 2019.
Google Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, rather they would connect directly to the Stadia server using Wi-Fi to help with the problem of lag while gaming.
“The Stadia controller comes with a headphone jack for wired audio, but won’t support Bluetooth audio at launch in November. If you’re playing on the computer or a Pixel phone you can connect the BT headset to it directly and use it in Stadia,” Andrey Doronichev, Stadia Product Director, wrote on social news site Reddit AMA.
For Bluetooth connectivity, the Stadia product page says, “Product contains Bluetooth Classic radio. No Bluetooth Classic functionality is enabled at this time.
Bluetooth Classic functionality may be implemented at a later date.”
Google has confirmed that Stadia would be available from November in 14 countries, including the US, the UK, and Canada. There’s no confirmation yet about when other areas and territories will get it.
Google Stadia is Google’s vision of the future of gaming — a cloud-based service available on a range of devices, not just high-end gaming PCs and consoles.
Making Golmaal films is my duty: Rohit Shetty
Filmmaker Rohit Shetty feels that his successful franchise ‘Golmaal’ has become a household brand, so much so that it has become his duty to make a new film in the series every now and then.
“I feel making ‘Golmaal’ has now become my duty. It’s not my product anymore. It has become a household brand, and I have to just make a new ‘Golmaal’ film every now and then, and offer it to the audience.
The characters of ‘Golmaal’ are simple and happy. They don’t question and analyse everything. Feeling happy is good for health, and ‘Golmaal’ lets the audience do that,” said Rohit, at an interaction with the press at a book launch in Mumbai.
The first ‘Golmaal’ film released in 2006 and was declare a hit, and till date there have been four films in the franchise, over 13 years.
Rohit is right now busy filming the Akshay Kumar-Katrina Kaif starrer ‘Sooryanvanshi’. “There is still a lot of time for ‘Sooryavanshi’ to release. It is scheduled for next year,” he said.
Rohit said owing to the needless running-around of modern life, simplicity and peace of mind is missing among us.