30062018-LSTL-01.qxd 6/29/2018 8:41 PM Page 1 c m y b LUDHIANA | SATURDAY | 30 JUNE 2018 TRIBUNELIFE+STYLE PROUD TO BE A JACKSON: PARIS JACKSON JLO’S DAUGHTER TO WRITE A BOOK BOWIE BONDS’ CREATOR SUES ED SHEERAN Michael Jackson’s daughter has paid an emotional tribute to her grandfather Joe, posting a photo showing her holding his hand during his final hours and saying he made her and others “proud to be a Jackson.” AGENCY Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez’s daughter has inherited her mother’s entrepreneurial spirit and creativity and is soon going to land a book deal. “It’s a very special day. Emme and I are off to our very first book publishers meeting for an idea Emme had for a book,” Lopez said. IANS English singer and songwriter Ed Sheeran was sued on Thursday for at least $100 million for allegedly copying large parts of Marvin Gaye’s classic “Let’s Get It On” for his smash hit “Thinking Out Loud.” The lawsuit was filed by David Pullman. AGENCY Seizing life with hockey stick When a gunshot paralysed Sandeep Singh, it could not kill his dreams. Now, after reclaiming his position in the Indian Hockey Team, Sandeep has one more dream…. He talks about it ironical story. “It was while viewing Sardaarji 1 with the entire family that my father remarked, ‘Sandeep he looks just like you.’ Adds Vikramjeet, “Little did we know that Diljit Dosanjh would actually play the reel life Sandeep.” On second thoughts, adds Sandeep, “I wanted a real Sardar only to play my character.” Manpriya Singh HEN Sandeep Singh was watching Bhaag Milkha Bhaag at a Gurgaon theatre, more than the biopic, there’s something he noticed about the audience. “You remember the scene where Milkha Singh is made to wear spikes. At his slight discomfort with spiked shoes, I saw the audience flinch,” and that’s when the thought struck him back in 2013 when he was sitting in the cinema hall like any other member of the audience. “If people got so affected by his plight, WHEN I WAS wonder BED-RIDDEN, WHAT KEPT ME what GOING WAS FAMILY SUPPORT, MY would FAITH IN GOD AND A STRONG they do BELIEF, THAT THIS WAS NOT HOW if they MY LIFE WAS GOING TO END. came to SANDEEP SINGH know of my story. And see the part where I was shot with a bullet.” That too just two days before the Indian national team was due to leave for the World Cup to be held in Germany. Anyway, the thought remained just that—a thought, till the producers Deepak Singh and Chitrangada Singh initiated a biopic, Soorma, on his life, riddled with encouraging highs and heartwrenching lows. Joining him in the run up to the Soorma promotions, due to release on July 13, is his brother Bikramjeet Singh, W Deal he would love to make… ❝ tain of the Indian National Hockey Team, who was almost paralysed and on wheelchair for two years after an accidental gunshot hit him while travelling on Shatabadi Express. It’s a story waiting to be told, not only did he recover from that serious injury, but also The razzle dazzle continues... Akash, Shloka go traditional for their bash Mukesh and Nita Ambani’s eldest son, Akash Ambani and his bride-to-be Shloka Ambani chose to go traditional for their pre-engagement bash on Thursday. While Akash chose a shade of maroon, Shloka donned a pink Abu Jan-Sandeep Khosla ensemble for the occasion. Meanwhile, Akash’s sister Isha and Shloka’s sister Diya ALIA BHATT too opted for attires from the designer duo’s bespoke bridal range. On the other hand, Nita Ambani chose a red traditional outfit, matched with jewellery and a nose ring. The star-studded party was held at the Ambani residence, Antilla, and attended by Bollywood A-listers such as Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranbir Kapoor and Karan Johar, among others. Priyanka Chopra too arrived at the party with rumoured beau, Nick Jonas. Akash had proposed to Shloka a couple of months ago at a private ceremony in Goa that was attended by both the families. Their engagement ceremony will be held on Saturday.— ANI When not on hockey field… Diljit…always the first choice “I love listening to music and peppy upbeat numbers and I quite like Diljit Dosanjh’s songs and not because he is the hero who plays me but even otherwise. “While I was recovering and healing I would listen to his album Smile and nowadays my favourite is High End Jattiyan.” Life belongs to those who seize it. Once again, he shares an email@example.com Bikramjeet Singh & Sandeep Singh his mentor, and his ultimate pillar of support. The film starring Diljit Dosanjh and Taapsee Pannu sure takes creative liberties but only in the form of songs. “The audience is too smart these days, they will know the reality from exaggeration,” shares the ex-cap- PHOTO: PRADEEP TEWARI ❞ It is actually a dream that he harbours deep within. “I am looking at coaching the junior team or may be work at grassroots level training the budding sportspersons. If only I can have an academy of my own with the right infrastructure, I will give this nation world class hockey players.” While brother Bikramjeet will mentor students in his strong point, that is defending, he will coach the art of drag-flicking. “If they could also make this film tax free because I want every youngster to see this movie. They tend to give up easily these days.” SHLOKA & AKASH established himself again in the Indian team. “What kept me going was family support, my faith in God and a strong belief, that this was not how my life was going to end.” PRIYANKA CHOPRA & NICK JONAS GAURI AND SHAH RUKH KHAN They rule the web For some gore & glamour Kylie, Kanye among most The reality star Kylie Jenner has made to the Time’s list of 25 most influential people on the internet, along with rapper Kanye West. “TIME evaluated contenders by looking at their global impact on social media and their overall ability to drive news,” wrote the website. The list appeared on Time’s Twitter handle with the caption, “@BusyPhilipps is on TIME’s list of the 25 Most Influential People on the Internet” The seven-member Korean pop act ‘BTS’ is also an important name in the list, with at least 50 million followers across English-language social media platforms. The Umbrella singer Rihanna made to the list, along with YouTubers like Naomi Watanabe and Logan and Jake Paul. President United States of America Donald Trump is also among the 25 most influential people on the internet due to his presence on the micro-blogging website Twitter. —ANI Himachal Pradesh is turning into a war zone on July 4 & 7 as The Great Khali introduces his native state to the thrills and chills of wrestling through CWE Championship Jasmine Singh GET SET FIGHT This time it wasn’t just The Great Khali, who grabbed all the media attention. As the Indian-born, American wrestler walked in with an entourage of foreign wrestlers, all eyes and cameras focused on them, and you bet, they remained focused for a good measure of time. As The Great Khali announced the dates of the upcoming wrestling competition in Himachal Pradesh, which are July 4 and 7, the three women wrestlers posing cheerfully caught our attention. Jayme Jameson, Scarlett Bordeaux, Katie Forbes are part of the CWE Championship. While Katie from Georgia wanted to be a police officer, Scarlett from Chicago wanted to act in Broadway, and Jayme from Florida always wanted to be in front of the crowd. Their bold dressing did not talk aloud, but their enthusiasm and dreams did. “I was a tomboy and I did wrestling in high school. So, I kind of knew where I was headed,” Jayme shares her story. Jayme is coming to The upcoming CWE championship in Himachal will see participation of 15-16 foreign wrestlers and 2025 Indian wrestlers, including women wrestlers from India. The wrestling will be on the pattern of WWE. PHOTOS: PRADEEP TEWARI ‘influential’ people on Internet KATIE FORBES, JAYME JAMESON AND SCARLETT BORDEAUX India for the third time. She loves to travel, she has professionally wrestled in Canada, China but she loves India. Bollywood? Well, she is open to it, given a chance. Katie, on the other hand, loves Indian food, she digs into a plate of paneer pakoda as she talks, she has a tattoo of Ganesha on her hand, and she loves the vibes that she gets from this country. And there is another, bold and beautiful wrestler on board— c m y b Scarlett, who can sing. “I might do theatre or some kind of drama when I grow old,” smiles Scarlett, the one who wanted to be on Broadway. And another wrestler in the group, who is also living his long-cherished dream is Khali himself. The professional wrestler wanted to open his own academy, which he has, and now he trains youngsters to be professional wrestlers. Kavita Devi is one WWE wrestler, who trained from Khali’s school. “I wish to open more training schools but for that one requires funds. Right now it is not feasible for me to do so in every nook and corner of the country,” shares The Great Khali, who has an advice for the young, “Stay away from drugs, instead wrestle.” firstname.lastname@example.org The Great Khali
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