News Highlight From January – December 2021

For all our readers at Clout News who have missed out on news stories, here is a quick recap highlighting all the major happenings of the year, ie, January – December 2021. Enjoy your news highlight!

Hollywood

We saw speculations regarding the relationship status of Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde. This came after they were seen being close on the sets of their upcoming movie, Don’t Worry Darling.

Meanwhile, Selena Gomez called out social media platforms as she felt that these platforms have played a role in the Capitol Riots that happened earlier. She shared that people with hate in their hearts were allowed to use social media when it is supposed to bring people together and enable people to build community.

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott were reported to be still madly in love with each other despite going their separate ways. They share a daughter, Stormi together who was born back in 2018. We had Elizabeth Olsen revealing that she avoided the internet’s reaction to her superhit Marvel show, WandaVision.

Following the riots in the Capitol, Lady Gaga took a stand in favour of impeaching then-President Donald Trump. TikTokers Charli D’Amelio and Dixie D’Amelio were mocked for their trip to the Bahamas during the COVID-19 epidemic. The internet was enraged, accusing them of having fun when millions were suffering.

Amy Schumer showed us some bravery by showing off her C-Section scar in an awesome photo published on social media. Kanye West declared during his breakup with Kim Kardashian that he does not want to raise his children in “Fake” LA. He moved to Wyoming a few years ago and chooses to stay there today. Meanwhile, Kim Kardashian is said to have ceased communication with Kanye West amid the divorce rumours.

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier’s trailer hinted at a thriller from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Mary Wilson, the legendary vocalist and Supreme co-founder, died at the age of 76. Morgan Wallen apologised for saying the n-word. Bruce Springsteen was charged with driving while inebriated.

Kim Kardashian was seen breaking down in a preview of Keeping Up With The Kardashians season 20 amid allegations of her troubled marriage with Kanye West. Jess Glynne expressed regret for her transphobic remarks. Dove Cameron, Chloe Bennet, and Yana Perrault have been cast in the live-action roles for the CW’s Powerpuff Girls.

Jennifer Aniston got a special wish from her ex-husband, Justin Theroux on her 52nd birthday. Meanwhile, Jesse Williams teased that his show Grey’s Anatomy spring premiere will be “pure madness”. Reports of Brooklyn Nine-Nine ending with a season eight came to light to break fans’ hearts.

We were fortunate enough to have The Tomorrow War employs stunning visuals to divert attention away from the script’s lack of depth. Chris McKay’s time-travel movie, The Tomorrow War, in which cliches fly as fast as bullets, shares Dan’s notion that his life has a definite purpose.

Madonna backs Britney Spears in her fight against conservatorship. Madonna has added her name to the list of celebrities who have backed Britney Spears. Britney and Madonna had previously worked.

Sir Graham Vick, a veteran opera director, died at the age of 67. Sir Graham Vick, a well-known opera director, died at the age of 67 “as a result of the complications that emerged as a result of Covid-19,” according to official reports.

Jake Johnson’s Peter B. Parker will appear in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2. Peter B. Parker, played by Jake Johnson, is said to be returning in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2.

We received shocking news about the fan-favourite movie franchises like Netflix’s To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and The Kissing Booth both ending this year with their third and final instalments.

Popular actress of Grey’s Anatomy, Ellen Pompeo revealed a rather shocking altercation with Denzel Washington on the sets of the medical drama. In the latest episode of the Tell Me With Ellen Pompeo podcast, the actress was talking to her co-star Patrick Dempsey.

Selena Gomez and Chris Evans sparked dating rumors during the same period while Bella Hadid discussed the pleasure of becoming Khai’s aunt.

– Also Read: News Highlights For First Half Of The Year, January – June 2021

Bollywood

In January 2021, we also saw some action scenes of Shahrukh Khan’s movie ‘Pathan’ going viral all over social media. The #Pathan was trending on Twitter after the action scenes of Pathan were leaked on the internet. 

Varun Dhawan and filmmaker Rohit Shetty are recognised for their contributions to the fight against COVID. Varun Dhawan was presented with the award by Urmila Matondkar, a politician.

With COVID still present during that time (January) of the year, people were excited for cinemas to reopen and we covered the top 8 movies that were a must-watch when the theatres reopen.

In March, the horror-comedy ‘Roohi,’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Jhanvi Kapoor, will be released. Rajkummar Rao, Janhvi Kapoor, and Varun Choocha Sharma, a fan favourite, return in a terrific role.

Nora Fatehi celebrated her 30 Million Instagram followers with hot beach photos.

On Her Toronto Vacation, Nora Fatehi Dazzles In A Yellow Dress By The Bay. She now has more than 30 million Instagram followers, making her one of Bollywood’s most popular stars.

Kangana Ranaut said her 100-crore-budget film ‘Thailavi’ would save Bollywood at the end of the month. ‘Thalaivi,’ a film starring Kangana Ranaut, is adhering to its April 23rd release date, despite several filmmakers considering a postponemen

Even after being fully vaccinated, it was reported that Farah Khan contracted covid. Pankaj Tripathi will start filming Oh My God 2 with Akshay Kumar in October. In the most shocking news of the year, Siddharth Shukla’s death after a heart attack surfaced in September.

October was a month with a lot of hustle and bustle in the Bollywood industry. The month started with the news of Kartik Aryan and Kriti Sanon’s movie Shehzada would start shooting this month. 

We also heard that Race 4 was in the works, but no specifics regarding the cast or director were available. Skater Girl was accused of presenting a factual storey without properly crediting the source. In the meantime, Naseeruddin Shah was admitted to the hospital with pneumonia when a patch was discovered in his lungs. As part of National Doctors’ Day celebrations, many Bollywood celebrities paid respect to actual heroes.

Action Hero, produced by Rai and Bhushan Kumar, will star Ayushmann in the major role. Anirudh Iyer will direct the film, which is written by Iyer and Neeraj Yadav. According to reports, the film follows an actor’s journey in both film and real life.

Shah Rukh Khan claimed that his grandmother had originally given him the name Abdur Rehman. Sonu Sood carried on the noble’s work by launching the ‘COVREG’ initiative, which aims to vaccinate the rural Indian people. Abhay Deol was enlisted to star in the Disney film Spin.

Various trailers of Udham, Honsla Rakh were released. There were reports of Tiger 3 being released before Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone’s Pathan. Meanwhile, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush starter, Atrangi Re, is set to get an OTT release as per Akshay Kumar.

Taapsee Pannu revealed that the only reason she performed in Rashmi Rocket was for gender testing. 

Lollywood

Furqan Qureshi’s obscene remark on Anoushay Abbasi’s photo has enraged followers. Khuda Aur Mohabbat Season 3 was trending on Twitter, and fans were raving about the episodes. During the live programme, Nausheen Shah chastised Aamir Liaquat for saying he was fed up.

Meanwhile, the late Qawwal Amjad Sabri’s son performs a rendition of ‘Bhar Do Jholi Meri’ for the audience. Salman Saqib Sheikh’s involvement in HUM TV’s Chupke Chupke has enraged fans.

We witnessed actress Saba Qamar reminiscing about her time working with late Bollywood actor Irfan Khan. Fans were ecstatic about the forthcoming series Dhoop Ki Deewar after seeing a sneak peek of it in the teaser. Malala Yousafzai’s statements about marriage were criticised by Veena Malik.

60 Hours to Glory, a gripping reality show, will run on Hum TV and PTV. Meanwhile, after getting misogynistic insults and backlash online, Hania Aamir broke down. After receiving backlash, Lollywood celebrities came out in support of the actress. During the fight between Hania and Asim Azhar, Ayeza Khan offered personal guidance.

Azekah Daniel tells the storey of how she was defrauded by a member of the production crew. Azekah Daniel is a phenomenal and great actress who has been making waves in Pakistani theatre.

Hira Mani’s Dance Rehearsal Video Goes Viral, Drawing Criticism. Hira Mani’s fan base has exploded in recent years as a result of her outstanding acting abilities. Do Bol and Meray Paas Tum Ho are two of her most famous dramas.

Express Entertainment TV has sacked Pakistani host Aamir Liaquat Hussain. Maya Ali’s new apparel brand, ‘Maya Pret-A-Porter,’ was said to be launched. Iman Ali turned down the opportunity to work on the live show with writer Khalil-Ur-Rehman.

Alizeh Shah is mocked for her new short hairstyle in a rehearsal photo for the Hum Style Awards. Meanwhile, Sharmeen Obaid responds to Sonya Hussyn’s criticism of Mahira Khan in Raees.

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– Also Read: News Highlights From July – December 2021

Shaheer is passionate about living a life seeking un-ending knowledge, philomath, as you may think of him. He's a student of Finance and a keen observer of Business and Indian-Political scenario who takes pleasure to pen down his views and opinions on the same. As his guiding mantra to life, ‘Come what may , life goes on’ helps.

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