‘Paheli’ clocks 10, Big B, SRK nostalgic

Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) It’s been a decade since the release of “Paheli” — and its lead actor Shah Rukh Khan has thanked megastar Amitabh Bachchan for agreeing to do a cameo in it.

While Amitabh took to micro-blogging website Twitter to share: “10th Anniversary of ‘Paheli’ a guest appearance in SRK film”, Shah Rukh thanked the “Piku” star for being part of the film.

SRK wrote: “@SrBachchan will never be able to thank u enough for all the time u took out from ur extremely busy schedule to come & shoot for the film.”

The fanatasy film, directed by Amol Palekar, was India’s official entry for the Academy Award’s Best Foreign Language Film category. It also stars Juhi Chawla, Rani Mukerji, Anupam Kher, Suniel Shetty and Rajpal Yadav.

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Family vacation time for injured Alia!

Her work takes her around the globe, but a visit to Hyderabad seems to be special for Alia Bhatt, who suffered a shoulder injury earlier this week.

The 22-year-old actress is visiting the grand Taj Falaknuma Palace.

“Hyderabad bound!! Family holiday after 15 years at the Falaknuma Palace!!! @MaheshNBhatt @shaheenb @Soni_Razdan injured soldier on her way,” Alia posted on Twitter.

The actress was shooting for “Kapoor & Sons” when she injured her right shoulder.

Directed by Shakun Batra, “Kapoor & Sons” also features Sidharth Malhotra, Rishi Kapoor and Pakistani actor Fawad Khan.

The modern family drama is produced by Karan Johar, who launched Alia and Sidharth in his directorial venture “Student of the Year”.

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Varun Dhawan joins Kajol, SRK in Bulgaria

Actor Varun Dhawan along with “ABCD 2” director and choreographer Remo D’Souza is in Bulgaria to shoot for Rohit Shetty’s “Dilwale”.

The “Badlapur” actor took to micro-blogging website Twitter, where he shared a photograph of himself along with D’Souza.

“Off to Bulgaria for #Dilwale18Dec with the man @remodsouza,” Varun tweeted.

“Dilwale” also features Kajol and Kriti Sanon. The film is slated to hit the theatres on December 18.

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Lata remembers Madan Mohan on 91st birth anniversary

Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar on Thursday expressed gratitude to late music composer Madan Mohan on his 91st birth anniversary.

The 85-year-old singer took to micro-blogging website Twitter to remember the music director, who was known for composing ghazals, mainly using the voice of Mangeshkar, Talat Mahmood and Mohammed Rafi.

“Namaskar. Aaj mere Bhaiya Madan Mohan ji ki 91vi jayanti hai. Unki yaad ko main pushpanjali arpan karti hun, aur unko naman karti hun,” Mangeshkar posted alongside a video of her song “Rasm-e-ulfat ko”, which was composed by Madan Mohan.

The music composer died in July 1975.

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