Busy schedule takes toll on SRK 

Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) The pre-release buzz around “Dilwale” is keeping Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan on his toes. He says he is “exhausted” with his hectic schedule.

Shah Rukh, who will be seen alongside actors Kajol, Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon in “Dilwale”, took to Twitter in the early hours of Wednesday morning to share: “Exhausted, sinused and fevered. A good night’s sleep may take care of it. Only problem is not enough night left to make it good. Pill or Pillow?”

“Dilwale”, which will release on December 18, will also feature Sanjay Mishra, Boman Irani and Johnny Lever.

Apart from that, Shah Rukh also has films like “Fan” and “Raees” in his kitty which are slated to release during next year.

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Saqib Saleem’s ‘Dishoom’ role inspired by Virat Kohli

Actor Saqib Saleem says his role of a cricketer in upcoming action entertainer “Dishoom” is in a way inspired by Indian cricketer Virat Kohli.

“I play a character that is inspired by Virat (Kohli) you can say. Rohit Dhawan is the director and it’s got a very interesting ensemble with Varun Dhawan, John Abraham, Jacqueline Fernandez, Akshaye Khanna and me,” Saqib said at the unveiling of designer Varun Bahl’s collection of rugs.

“I’m really looking forward to it. I’ve shot for some bits of the film, but I start shooting for it again in end of December,” added Saqib, who can be seen showcasing his cricketing skills as a member of Sohail Khan’s team Mumbai Heroes in the Celebrity Cricket League.

The first look of the film with Varun and John in an intense action still was unveiled earlier this week.

Apart from “Dishoom”, Saqib will also be seen in Hindi remake of Hollywood film “Oculus” in which he stars alongside his sister Huma Qureshi.

Talking about the film, he said: “It is an interesting experience, we stay together, eat together, discuss films and now are acting together as well. As much as 90 percent of the film is complete. We will shoot for the remaining 10 percent around January to February. We’re looking at an April-May release.”

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B-Town wishes ‘love, happiness’ to Farah, Shirish on anniversary

On ace choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan and editor-filmmaker Shirish Kunder’s 11th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Bollywood celebrities like Rishi Kapoor, Riteish Deshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan and Huma Qureshi wished them “love and happiness”.

The couple, who married on December 9 in 2004, have three children together – son Czar and daughters Diva and Anya.

“Happy 11th anniversary @Shirishkunder. Only thing better than having you as a husband, is our kids having you as a dad,” Farah posted on Twitter.

To that, Shirish quipped: “11 years! And they say there’s no tolerance.”

Apart from the duo, anniversary wishes also came from many Bollywood celebrities. Here’s what they wished:

Huma Qureshi: Happy Anniversary @TheFarahKhan @ShirishKunder. You both have understood the secret to love and ever lasting together #lovealways

Rishi Kapoor: @TheFarahKhan Happy Anniversary dear Habiba. Lots of love-Rajesh.

Riteish Deshmukh: @TheFarahKhan @ShirishKunder happy anniversary. Wishing you happiness forever my friends.

Abhishek Bachchan: @TheFarahKhan @ShirishKunder badhai ho badhai.

Genelia Deshmukh: Happy Anniversary @TheFarahKhan and @ShirishKunder. Many more years of love and happiness together.

Aftab Shivdasani: Happy Anniversary @ShirishKunder and @TheFarahKhan ! Here’s wishing you happiness and togetherness always! . Love, @nindusanj and me.

Ayushmann Khurrana: @TheFarahKhan @ShirishKunder happy anniversary dearests! Love and regards.

Shekhar Ravjiani: Happy anniversary and lots of love and happiness @TheFarahKhan @ShirishKunder.

Punit Malhotra: Happy Anniversary @TheFarahKhan & @ShirishKunder. Wish you’ll a lifetime of happiness and love.

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Happy that my work is being appreciated: Karan Singh Grover

Actor Karan Singh Grover, whose latest film is the erotic thriller “Hate Story 3”, says he is “happy” with the reviews that he is getting for his role.

“I am extremely happy and grateful for the opportunity given to me by Gulshan Kumar, Vishal Pandya and Vikram Bhatt. I’m extremely happy that my work is being appreciated and with people talking about my work, it is the best feeling in the world,” Karan said in a statement.

Directed by Vishal Pandya, “Hate Story 3”, which released on December 4, also stars actors Sharman Joshi, Zarine Khan and Daisy Shah.

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