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Tahira Kochar’s debut acting lessons with Arshad Warsi!!

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This year Bollywood has seen debuts of a lot of budding talent and this talent has never failed to entertain the audiences with their fresh spunk. The recent addition to this list is young and talented Tahira Kochar.!Miss India 2010 finalist Tahira Kocchar will soon be making her foray in Bollywood in Moti Sagar’s ‘Rabba Main Kya Karoon’?Tahira will be seen portraying a role of an  innocent family girl, who is all set to get married to her Prince charming. Her role required a touch of simplicity, innocence and daintiness. Not coming from a filmy background, Tahira sure needed to get her groundwork properly. But, she has come out with flying colours.For her 1st scene, Tahira was obviously has nervous, as anyone would be. But just then, we hear that it was the versatile actor Arshad Warsi who came to her rescue. Arshad not only made her comfortable on the shot, but also trained her about how to face the camera."We were shooting in Delhi - an outdoor schedule in the peak cold of Dec…

Viewers to be treated with high dose of romance, drama and entertainment in Sony TV’s Amita ka Amit

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Festivals and drama always go hand-in-hand in our TV shows. With the Jayaparvati puja being celebrated in most Gujarati families recently, Sony Entertainment Television’sAmita ka Amitwill play up high dose of drama on this occasion. A source informs, on the last day of Jayaparvati vrath , Amita accidently will break Falguni’s precious plate, in the run to fix it back Amita and Amit unknowingly get glued to each other by fevistic and love blossoms between them.The celebration takes another turn when Amita’s family comes over and a high entertaining dance and antakshari sequence starts. The whole family will come forward and enjoy this moment.To catch this super pack entertaining episode tune into Amita ka Amit Monday to Friday at 8.30 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television

Dhanush is the new face of Center Fresh!

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Perfetti Van Melle India (PVMI), the market leader in confectionery, has signed on Singer and Actor Dhanush, as the new face for its flagship chewing gum brand Center Fresh. Dhanush will feature in the new television commercial of the brand and in all mobile & internet communication. This is Dhanush’s first brand endorsement in the confectionary category. 
The Center Fresh brand from Perfetti Van Melle India has been positioned as a product so tasty that one would rather chew than talk. The famous tagline: “Zubaan Pe Rakhe Lagaam”, aptly conveys this.  Over the years, with a series of very successful advertising campaigns, the brand has been able to strengthen this positioning in the minds of consumers. To further strengthen this equity, Dhanush, has been named as its brand ambassador. Dhanush, a man of few words has come as a breath of fresh air in the industry. Be it the international attention he received with Kolaveri Di or to his sensitive performance in Ranjhanna,  he perfect…

THE PIANO GUYS Release THEir NEW Music VidEO “DON’T YOU WORRY CHILD (KHUSHNUMA)” FEATURING INDIAN VOCALIST SHWETA SUBRAM

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Known For Their Innovative Self-Made YouTube Videos, The Piano Guys Have Amassed Over 248 Million Views New album – The Piano Guys 2 – Available NowUtah’s favorite dads, The Piano Guys, release their latest self-made music video “Don’t You Worry Child (Khushnuma)” featuring Indian vocalist Shweta Subram.  Filmed in “Little Sahara,” a desert sand dune in central Utah known for its soft white sand and a beautiful Indian temple, this new video tells the story of two different worlds uniting through music. Check it out here: (include link)The Piano Guys love incorporating ethnicity into their arrangements.  It keeps their music fresh, opens their style to new influences, and shows their appreciation and respect for other cultures.   For this video, The Piano Guys chose to record “Don’t You Worry Child (Khushnuma)” in an Indian style featuring Shweta. “Her voice depicts an Indian classical vibe while still being completely accessible,” says Steven Sharpe Nelson.  Shweta was a…

Asia’s first Mega Cultural Celebration “Maharashtra Tourism- Diwali at Times Square” in NY, USA

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Maharashtra Tourism Aims to promote the rich heritage and culture in the US Times Square, one of the most significant landmarks of the world, will wear the decor of Diwali as Maharashtra Tourism is going to host a mega cultural festival to attract global tourists. This is for the first time when an Asian Indian cultural show will be at display at the world’s ultimate entertainment zone, Times Square in New York city of United States of America. This would also provide an opportunity for the regional and national artists to showcase their talent at such a global platform being provided by Maharashtra Tourism.
Maharashtra Tourism is aggressively promoting the state across the globe and is planning to attract foreign tourists by way of promoting it before Diwali at Times Square on 22nd September 2013. “Maharashtra Tourism- Diwali at Times Square” event is titled by Maharashtra Tourism, organized by Event Guru, conceptualized by ASB Communications and presented by Air India.
All communitie…

Erotic drama B.A.PASS gets rave reviews

 Ajay Bahl's erotic drama B.A. PASS starring Shilpa Shukla and Shadab Kamal
is continuing to impress one and all. The lucky ones who have seen the Neo
Noir film can't stop raving about it.
Says noted film director Vishal Bharadwaj, 'Well crafted..Beautifully
shot..Very brave and genuine performance by Shilpa Shukla."
Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt declares, "B.A.PASS is Outstanding! Raw! Human!
Truthful! Ajay Bahl outdistances his contemporaries by miles in his debut
film."
Film critic and journalist, Subhash K Jha, says, "A stark and brutal saga
of seduction & betrayal... B.A.PASS is a rare work of cinema which explores
the dark regions of the human mind in a language that is cinematic in the
purest sense... don't miss this exceptional gripping thriller."
Renowned Bengali filmmaker Bhuddhadeb Dasgupta pronounces, "A remarkable
debut...Very good performances...Technically outstanding... A must watch
film!'
Celebrated film critic and filmm…

John Abraham gets lean for Madras Cafe.

Bollywood’s quintessential poster boy ,John Abraham, known for his ripped and chiseled body will now be seen sporting a leaner frame, to get into the skin of his character, essaying the role of special agent, against an indo-country backdrop in Viacom Motion Pictures,JA Entertainment and Rising Sun Film’s political thriller,Madras Cafe.
Since the actor had to play an intelligence officer,sporting a body which was more real and naturally lean as opposed to a bulked-up body,John adopted a special diet and fitness routine to look the part.Says director Shoojit Sircar, “ Yes audiences will see a leaner John Abraham since I didn’t want him to particularly stand out in a crowd , he needed to look like one of them.Hats off to his dedication since he worked really hard on his physique for the film”.Talking about the warm equation he shares with his film’s lead,adds the director, “John and I are good friends…We have similar vision when it comes to films and are planning a few more together – We…

THE SMURFSTM TO DANCE TO INDIAN TUNE

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Sony Music to release the official soundtrack featuring India’s viral sensation Adhi along with the popular Indian Idol Junior singers!Mumbai, 31st July 2013: India has some new Men in Blue in town and they are going to be singing their way to the top of the charts!Sony Pictures’ much awaitedTHE SMURFSTM 2 will have an Indian song called “Na Na Na (Nice v/s Naughty)” in keeping with the theme of the new movie. To be released by Sony Music, the song features Chennai-based viral sensation Adhi of HipHop Tamizha (pronounced “Tamila”) whose hit “Club le Mabbu le” has garnered over 2.1 million views on YouTube. Keeping in mind the Smurfs’ huge appeal with kids, Adhi will be joined by the top nine contestants of Sony Entertainment Television’s popular primetime show Indian Idol Junior.They join an illustrious group of top international artistes. The film’s international soundtrack features Britney Spears’ hit “Ooh La La”. Other major international artists that have shown some Smurf love inc…

THE SMURFS 2 (3D)

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Release date:                  2nd August 2013Genre:                                  3D Live action / animation          Languages:                      English, Hindi Director:                          Raja GosnellCast:                                Neil Patrick Harris, Brendan Gleeson, Jayma Mays, Hank Azaria, Katy Perry, Jonathan Winters, Christina Ricci , JB Smoove, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin, John Oliver        Censor certification:       U Running time:                 105  mins  (1 hour, 45 mins) In this sequel to the hybrid live action/animated family blockbuster comedy The Smurfs, the evil wizard Gargamel creates a couple of mischievous Smurf-like creatures called the Naughties that he hopes will let him harness the all-powerful, magical Smurf-essence. But when he discovers that only a real Smurf can give him what he wants — and only a secret spell that Smurfette knows can turn the Naughties into real Smurfs — Gargamel kidnaps Smurfette and brings her to Paris, where he ha…

‘SONALI CABLE’ – ‘EK CHEENTI BHI HAATHI KO DISCO KARA SAKTI HAI - BAS SAHI JAGAH GHUSNI CHAHIYE!'

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SCIL (Super Cassettes Industries Limited), Ramesh Sippy Entertainment and NextGen Entertainment announces the release of their film ‘Sonali Cable’ on 3rd January 2014. This is the second collaboration of SCILand Ramesh Sippy Entertainment after the critically acclaimed Nautanki Saala.
Sonali Cable is a 'David versus Goliath' story, in the thick of the cable internet turf war in Mumbai.  An ordinary girl puts her love, life and survival at stake, when she and her ragtag team come in the way of the expansion plans of India's largest corporation. 
The film is written and directed by debutant Charudutt Acharya with an ensemble cast that includes Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal, Swanand Kirkire and Raghav Juyal (aka Crockroaxz), supported by accomplishedveterans Smita Jayakar and Anupam Kher.

Cake Fight in Parvaarish

Sony Entertainment Television’s popular show Parvaarish is making all ways to excite and enthrall its viewers with its humor’s sequences. Earlier we had told you about the entry of a new neighbor in Pinky family’s life, the Joginder’s. It is known now that the nasty neighbors are creating a pain for everyone and now Pinky family  have arrived at what they think is a full proof idea to drive away the Joginder’s from their life. In an upcoming episode, there would be a party organized in the society. Ahuja and Ahluwalia will have its new enemies face’s indulge in some cake bashing. Will the Ahuja’s  be successful in getting  rid of their nasty neighbors?To find out tune in to Parvarrish Monday to Thursday 9:30 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television

Ram Charan Flies Down Australia’s top trainer for his dhamakedaar ‘Zanjeer’ entry scene!

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Poised to be the next influential action symbol of Bollywood, superstar Ram Charan who is making his illustrious debut with Apoorva Lakhia’s Zanjeer has left no stone unturned to sculpt himself for his launch!!The ripped actor has specially flown one of Australia’s top fitness trainers to India to obtain a rugged physique for Zanjeer  we hear!!Insiders who have met the actor are already claiming him to be one of the fittest bodies in town and his insane workout schedule has shocked those close to him!!Reveals a source from his inner circle, “RC had specially flown down one of the numero uno trainers from Australia and worked out for almost 3-4 hours, day and night with him, even at 4am for his action scenes in Zanjeer!  But he made sure his workouts didn’t interfere with the shoots and other commitments!Well, such intense dedication for a debutante is unheard of!!’Zanjeer’ produced by Reliance Entertainment, Puneet Prakash Mehra, Sumeet Prakash Mehra and Flying Turtle Films, Co – Prod…

Bruna Abdalah's Intimate Scenes for Grand Masti goes smoothly thanks to Riteish Deshmukh!!

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Top model and actress Bruna Abdalah will be seen in the upcoming highly anticipated adult comedy Ashok Thakeria's 'Grand Masti', with the comic caper set out for its release on the 13th September , she gets candid about working with Riteish Deshmukh!!Bruna’s first complete comedy flick is Producer Ashok Thakeria's Grand Masti directed by Indra Kumar in which she stars as a temptress opposite Riteish Deskmukh and one of the very first few scenes she had to shoot with him were those in the bedroom!!! To Bruna's surprise the first shooting schedule involved her sizzling but hilarious romantic scenes with Riteish and we hear the bombshell was a package of nerves before the shoot! But her extremely professional and veteran co-star Riteish came to her rescue reveals our source!!"Bruna was very nervous, she didn’t know, how well this scene would go. And since it was her first day on the set , she hadn’t interacted with anyone , and upon hearing her first scene was an…

Pop-rock band Nirmika & The Few Good Men to perform at Hard Rock Cafe, Mumbai on August 1

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City-based pop-rock band to perform on August 1, 8.30 pm onwardsAfter playing to a packed crowd at Hard Rock Café, Pune, city-based pop-rock outfit Nirmika & The Few Good Men are all set to hit the stage at Hard Rock Café, Mumbai on August 1, from 8.30 pm onwards. Known for their bilingual numbers and lyrically rich compositions, the band will perform a mix of originals from their upcoming debut album as well as covers at this gig. WHAT: Nirmika & The Few Good Men Live in PerformanceWHEN: August 1, from 8.30 pm onwardsWHERE: Hard Rock Café,  MumbaiENTRY: Rs 150
CONTACT: 6651 1209BRIEF BIOGRAPHYNirmika & The Few Good Men is a pop-rock, reggae and urban folk band band based in Mumbai, fronted by singer-songwriter Nirmika Singh. Besides performing their Hindi-English songs, they’ve also added regional languages like Konkani and Brij to their repertoire. Currently, the band is in the process of recording its debut album, Shor Macha, which will comprise of nine multi-generic and…

THE MOZART OF MADRAS ANNOUNCES RAHMANISHQ

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AR Rahman To Conceptualise First India Road Tour After Two Decades -AR Rahman To Travel To Four Different Cities In India& Sydney For One Of His Most Highly Anticipated Tours -Techfront To Produce A First Of Its Kind Musical Rendition With Innovative Technical Wizardry-Rapport Global EventsTo Celebrate 100 Shows & 17 Years With AR Rahman-Concept Of Infinite Love Adopted To Spread The Message Of Friendship, Peace & Happiness Through Music -India, July 2013 - Described by many as the world’s most prominent and prolific music composers of recent times, Indian music maestro AR Rahman is teaming up with promoters, Techfront and Rapport Global Events to produce a one-of-its kind musical extravaganza in the sub-continent for the first time ever towards the latter half of 2013. The legendary icon will embark on a one-month long expedition touring Kolkata (Salt Lake Stadium, 1st), Visakhapatnam (Indira Priyadarshni Cricket Stadium, 12th), Jaipur (Bhawani …

TMKOC integrates with Smurfs’-2

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Asit Kumarr Modi produced show Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah has become one of the most sought after show on television by Hindi Films and producers. Completing five years the show will enter into it’s sixth year on 29th July 2013.  Journey of Sixth year begins with its integration with successful International Cartoon film Smurfs’-2.
There is a completion where Tappu and his friends participate and the chosen winner is taken to France as ambassador of India to meet and greet cartoon characters from SMURFS’-2. “It was a different experience all together. We had so much of fun,” exclaims Tappu, who along with his Dadaji Champaklal got into the Smurf mood once he reached Paris.  Comments Asit Kumarr Modi, “when we met the producer of Smurfs Jordan Kerner, he congratulated us on completing five years on television. He was very impressed because abroad shows run as per seasons and five years constant run is unheard of. He was happy that Smurfs was getting Taarak as integration platform.…

Exclusive: Designer Saazish Sidhu alleges Splitsvill​a season 6 contestant Ashwini Koul of cheating on him

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Yes…he used me,” Designer Saazish Sidhu alleges Splitsvilla 6 contestant Ashwini Koul of cheating on him.
Splitsvilla Season 6 Contestant Ashwini Koul confesses to his designer boyfriend Saazish Sidhu.Clearly the definition of an open relationship is re defined by the hot news running in the circuit; Designer Saazish Sidhu openly cheated by his live in boyfriend & currently the hot thing in Splitsvilla Season 6; contestant Ashwini Koul. Disgusted by being openly cheated by his model- new to Mumbai boyfriend Ashwini Koul, designer Saazish Sidhu recalls, “It all ended when I caught him cheating on me with another Delhi based girl & I was taken aback when he replied back with Yes, I am using you, now what? I am shattered & devastated; I bought him a new flat, a new car & asked for nothing. I didn’t deserve this.” Saazish who has been in the industry for 5 long years creating some of the best designs for ad world & few movies too found true love in this new-in- town De…

Parvati Jagran brings special twist in Chhanchhan

Sony Entertainment Television’s popular show Chanchan is all set to enthrall its audience with the upcoming twist and turns. The viewers will get to see the celebrations of Parvati Jagran on the show. The entire family plans for  Parvati Jagran  for Jaya. Chhanchhan also observes a fast for this occasion. Manav comes to know about this and he  convinces Chhanchhan to return home. Chhanchhan shocks everyone by returning back in the family. Chhanchhan announces that she has something to share with the family and needs to clarify important things in the presence of everyone in the night. Listening to this everyone grows anxious and concerned. Ranjana tries her level best to find out what the problem is. All her attempts go in vain as Chhanchan refuses to utter a single word about the problem.Everyone is gripped with anxiety as to what will Chhanchhan reveal. Will this twist help in strengthening Chhanchhan relationship with Umaben and her family or will this lead to a shocking revealatio…

Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah celebrates completion of 5 years....T​his parody of satire & laughter moves into its 6th year

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Asit Kumarr Modi produced Tele-Serial ‘Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah’ completed five years of successful run on 28th July 2013. At the last minute Asit Modi organized an impromptu get together of cast and crew to watch the special episode of 28th together. besides the technical team, producers Asit and Neela Modi actors who turned up to watch it with their families were Dilip Joshi, Disha Wakani, Neha Mehta, Bhavya Gandhi, Sonalika Joshi, Mandar Chandwadkar, Amit Bhatt, Shyam Pathak, Moonmoon Dutta, Azad kavi, Ambika Ranjankar, Sankla, Tanmay Vekaria, Ghanshyam Nayak, Daya Shankar Pandey,  and many others. Commented Dilip Joshi before cutting the cake, “ Fiev years….. its unbelievable…. To maintain such love and loyalty fo viewers in a sitcom is unheard of. But real credit goes to our writers Raju & Rajen bhai and asit ji. Abbas, Jeetu, Uma ji… they all bring in the real soul of the show, we actors only add some tadka with our performances but these are the real heroes.” Adds A…

Chandi Perera shoots for a fashion calender for designer Simi Mukherji of Kolkatta

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Chandi Perera of Srilanka is full of work in India now.She just completed shoot of film Grand Mastii,five big ad films and now just shot for Kolkatta based fashion designer Simi Mukherji.The pics were shot by Ramon in Mumbai.She was wearing salwar and kurtas for the shoot.The calender will release during Durga puja.The label is SMBOUTIQUE sponsored by Fashionvieata and Bombay Talkies.

Am​y billimoria​'s long fluid drapes compliment​ed the Tanishq line "Inara"

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Long fluid drapes with an aura of body contour complemented the Tanishq line   Detailing on the garment purely minimal, stunning necklines and flamboyant trails sashayed the ramp, Amy billimoria's collection was a superhit for the evening.

Dibakar Banerjee's discovery makes his way till "Bhag Milkha Bhag"

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Actor HerryTangri who made his Bollywood debut with critically acclaimed  Dibakar Banerjee's 'Love Sex Aur Dhokha', where he played a role of a Pop Star as Loki Local, his performance in movie was very well recognized by the audience.
After that there was no looking back for Herry,  he was seen in many movies like 'Mausam' along with Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, and then in 'Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana' with Kunal Kapoor and Huma Qureshi.Now the Actor is on sky high, sharing screen space with Farahan Akhtar in 'Bhag Milkha Bhag',Herry plays Army man called Taran Singh in the movie.According to the sources, the Entire cast and crew of Bhag Milkha Bhag, is very impressed with Herry's performance and has got a strong presence in the movie. He is constantly giving his best on big screen and is working with very well known directors and Production houses.According to sources Herry has signed two more films as the main lead , with renowned director…

Chandan Roy Sanyal was surrounded by spooky energies in Chapel

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Chandan roy sanyal starrer “prague” which is produced by rohit khaitan and directed by ashish shukla is a psychological thriller.
Recalls Producer Rohit Khaitan,it was One of the finest scenes from our film which was shot in sedlec ossuary, which is a roman catholic chapel located beneath the cemetery church and The ossuary is estimated to contain the skeleton of 40, - 70,000 people, whose bones in many cases have been artistically arranged to give a decorative appearance to the chapel. While we were shooting in the church, chandan  suddenly suffered a serious headache ,due to the high energy in the church . He was already quite uncomfortable to shoot in such sought of  aura. He started feeling suffocated with dizziness, and the entire crew got really scared and decided to call off the shoot for the day.Though the medical help was already called  for,Rohit Khaitan suggested Chandan Roy Sanyal to take rest for a day but Chandan insisted to shoot further and finish up with the sequence a…

Celina Jaitly pledging her support for Free & Equal by becoming United Nations equality champions

UN Human Rights Office Launches Unprecedented Global Campaign for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender EqualityThe Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) on Friday launched Free & Equal, an unprecedented global public education campaign for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.
At a press conference held in Cape Town, South Africa, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay was joined by Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Justice Edwin Cameron of the South African Constitutional Court to announce the year-long project. A statement of support was read out on behalf of renowned South African singer and UNICEF and Roll Back Malaria Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka.
“The Universal Declaration of Human Rights promises a world in which everyone is born free and equal in dignity and rights – no exceptions, no-one left behind,” said High Commissioner Pillay. “Yet it’s still a hollow promise for many millions of L…