Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla says the food chain Pizza Metro Pizza is the baby of her husband Jay Mehta, who keeps her away from the business. But she makes the most of it by gorging on pizzas!
“Just recently, we opened a new centre of our restaurant… that’s how my name got associated with the business. But actually, Pizza Metro Pizza is Jay’s baby, not mine. I just enjoy myself and have pizzas over there,” Juhi said here at an event.
“My husband keeps me away from business matters,” added the actress, who will be seen in “Chalk N Duster”.
Pizza Metro Pizza is Mehta’s venture along with his business associates. They have one restaurant in the celebrity hub of Bandra while another centre is in South Mumbai.
Juhi and her husband are also co-owners along with Shah Rukh Khan of the popular IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.
“Chalk N Duster” is a film based on teachers and the education system. It also stars Richa Chadha, Jackie Shroff, Anupam Kher among others.
My father is a super guy: John Abraham
Ahead of Father’s Day, which falls on Sunday, Bollywood actor-producer John Abraham has said his father is a “super guy”, who has taught him a lot.
Abraham was the special guest at a Johnny Walker Date with Dad event here.
He said: “My father said ‘Believe in yourself because there is nothing else that can get you through. There will always be people, who will speak good about you and there will be people, who will speak bad about you, but don’t hold anybody in disrespect’.”
John, who shares a love for football with his dad, says it’s important to give importance to one’s parents.
“My father is a super guy, We watch football games together, but some day I would like to take my dad to a live game, somewhere in Europe,” he said.
Kareena ‘lucky charm’ for Salman’s family?
Kareena Kapoor Khan has starred in the debut ventures of Salman Khan’s family members. It is because of this that she doesn’t deny being a ‘lucky charm’ for them!
At a promotional event for “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, in which Kareena stars with Salman, she said: “When he offered me this role in his debut (Bollywood) production (under the banner Salman Khan Films), I thought it was great. And my producer is looking into the fact that I look beautiful in the film.
“It’s strange when Alvira (Salman’s sister) turned producer with Atul (Agnihotri) in ‘Bodyguard’, I was in the film. And when Arbaaz (Salman’s brother) turned director with ‘Dabangg 2’, I was in the song ‘Fevicol’. And now in Salman’s first production, again I’ll be there. So we have a great track record. I wouldn’t deny that I’m a lucky charm for them.”
Salman’s past productions have included “Chillar Party”, which he produced under SKBH Productions, and “Dr. Cabbie”, an Indo-Canadian project.