Bollywood Newswrap, October 26: Deepika Padukone-Ranveer Singh's KWK 8 episode releases, Priyanka Chopra returns to India ahead of MAMI festival; and more

The Bollywood fans and moviegoers had quite an exciting day on Thursday, October 26, 2023 with some highly anticipated releases, updates and some latest stories. The much-awaited first episode of Koffee With Karan 8 featuring Bollywood star couple Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone released today on Disney+ Hotstar. Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra announced that she will be returning to India ahead of the prestigious Jio MAMI Film Festival to be held in Mumbai.

Check out the top 5 Bollywood news stories from October 26 on Thursday below:

Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh's Koffee With Karan episode 8 is out

Koffee With Karan 8, the eighth edition of filmmaker Karan Johar's famous talk show, had its grand premiere on Thursday, October 16, at 12 PM on Disney+ Hotstar. The pilot episode of KWK 8 was graced by popular Bollywood star couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh.

The loved-up couple finally gave a glimpse of their magical wedding day on the show and talked about their dating days, their romantic proposal, their big wedding and much more. Deepika Padukone and Karan Johar also spoke at length about their mental health issues on the show.

Here's a look at the first episode of KWK 8. Take a look:

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Priyanka Chopra returns to India ahead of MAMI festival

The acclaimed actress and Chairman of Jio MAMI Film Festival took to her official Instagram account and confirmed with a special post that she is returning to Mumbai, India to attend this year's event. As previously reported, Priyanka Chopra is gearing up to host the festival's opening ceremony, which will take place on Friday, October 27.

Check out Priyanka Chopra's Instagram story:

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Katrina Kaif expresses her gratitude as fans shower love on Tiger 3 song 'Leke Prabhu Ka Naam'

The acclaimed actress, who is on a roll with the excellent response to her Salman Khan-starrer Tiger 3 song 'Leke Prabhu Ka Naam', recently thanked her with a special statement. Katrina Kaif, who stated that the love of fans and audience keeps her going, termed dancing as one of her “true passions”.

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Shah Rukh Khan's Ra. You turn 12

When Ra.One, the Shah Rukh Khan starrer that released in 2011, turned 12, director Anubhav Sinha took to his official Instagram account and posted a special BTS picture with his lead actor. “It’s twelve years today. I learned so much from this experience. It has paid off in many ways to date. #RaOne,” the filmmaker captioned his post.

Check out Anubhav Sinha's post below:

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Rohit Shetty gives a glimpse of the action sequence of Singham Again

The hitmaker took to his official Instagram account on October 26 and shared some exciting BTS pictures from the sets of his upcoming Ajay Devgn starrer Singham Again. “WORK IN PROGRESS… #SinghamAgain,” Rohit Shetty captioned the pictures, suggesting that action movie lovers are in for a massive action set with huge trucks and fire.

Check out the post:

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