06122017-LSTL-01.qxd 12/5/2017 8:08 PM Page 1 c m y b LUDHIANA | WEDNESDAY | 6 DECEMBER 2017 TRIBUNELIFE+STYLE KAILASH TO PROMOTE MANIPURI FARMERS Singer Kailash Kher, a Padma Shri awardee, is set to perform in Tamenglong in Manipur to promote farmers who produce ‘international class oranges’. He said this is one of the projects that he accepted to do for passion and not for the money. IANS KRISTEN WILL HOST 2018 SAG AWARDS BLAKE LIVELY INJURED DURING SHOOT Actress Kristen Bell is all set to become Screen Actors Guild Awards’ first ever host. “We are delighted to have Kristen Bell on board,” the award show’s executive producer Kathy Connell shared. The show will take place on January 21 in Los Angeles. ANI Blake Lively has been injured during the shooting of spy thriller The Rhythm Section. She suffered an injury on her hand during an action sequence. The film is an adaptation of British author Mark Burnell’s Stephanie Patrick novels. PTI Hard to break into mainstream global entertainment: PeeCee Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra s rise on the world stage with Quantico and Baywatch is unquestionable, but she has admitted that her journey has not been easy. She said, “I have no problem walking into a room and saying ‘I’m Priyanka Chopra and I’m an Indian actor.” However, she explained that her name might make headlines in India, Hollywood is a totally different thing. “I may be at some position in India, but I’m smart enough to know that I’m new in this country,” noted Chopra. — ANI PHOTOS: RAVI KUMAR GOLDEN DAYS: Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor in a still from Bollywood blockbuster Deewar Riders on the storm At the preparations for the first Military Literature Festival, the participants are eager, the mood vibrant and the audience keen. Hold on to your breath as it all unfolds... Jasmine Singh LOOKING FORWARD HE first Military Literature Festival...the title in itself is intriguing! So, one looks forward to talks on wars and treaties, but as we hit the venue, which is a large open area near Punjab and Haryana High court, we know it is going to be all action. Horse-riders lined up for the jump show, young kids beaming with enthusiasm; the energy is palpable. The festival has drawn the attention of not only Army officers and their families, but also others who are all geared-up. Sky high Even though Tuesday evening is reserved for the Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has penned a heartfelt post for late actor Shashi Kapoor, with whom he formed an enormously successful on-screen partnership. Kapoor, one of the stalwarts of the Indian cinema industry, passed away on Monday at the age of 79. The veteran actor shared the link of his blog on Twitter as he wrote, “T 2731 — To Shashi from your ‘babbua’ .. !! https://tmblr.co/ZwrX5v2SfFrfd”. Big B, in his post, recalled the day when he first saw Shashi Kapoor’s picture in a magazine. “Standing elegantly without a care in the world, I saw him standing by a Mercedes Sports car, a convertible, a smart trimmed beard and moustache, adorning involuntarily, the face of this incredibly handsome man. It was a picture that filled almost an entire page of a magazine. Shashi Kapoor … son of Prithviraj Kapoor, younger brother to Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, making a debut in a forthcoming film, is what the caption read. And I said to myself, as very uncertain thoughts raced through my mind of wanting to become a film actor, that, with men like him around, I stood no chance at all,” wrote the 75-year-old. Big B pays homage to Shashi Kapoor An Army band sets the mood T To Shashi, from your babbua… rehearsals of the Military Literature Festival, where The Tribune is the media sponsor, the word is out — the Akash Ganga Sky Diving Team would be up in sky any minute, startling everyone with their formations. This news has brought some inquisitive locals from around the city, and, mind you, each one has the camera button on their mobiles all set! While Akash Ganga takes times to reach for the sky, the young riders, some from the Western Command, and some from the CHRS (Chandigarh Horse Riders Society), queue up for their rehearsal. Young gun In casuals today, the kids are excited beyond words. For them this is the first display of their talent and for someone like Aditya Pratap Singh Chahal, a class 8 student at Strawberry Fields High School, who got his first national-level break when he participated in Delhi Horse Show in 2014, where he won two gold medals in Jumping and Ball n Bucket events, this show adds another feather on his cap. An Army officer’s son, Aditya has been riding since the age of eight. He wants to be an Army officer and rider when he grows up. “He wants to join the 61st Calvary regiment,” Aditya’s elder sister adds; she along with her mother is watching Aditya lead the parade for the event on Wednesday. Big show As the sun begins to slowly slip out of sight, leaving yellowish orange residue behind, the action on this muddy field is getting more pronounced. Show jumping by riders of Punjab Police, brave young men from PAP Jalandhar, Punjab Police Academy, Phillaur, and a few other participants garner applause from the audi- Sad moment Senior Bachchan revealed that Shashi Kapoor had somewhere ‘let himself go’ after the demise of his wife Jennifer Kendal. “He had been ailing... somewhere he had let himself go after the passing away of his dear wife Jennifer .. I had visited him on occasion in Hospital during some of the times he had been hospitalised earlier .. but I never went to see him again .. I would never have .. I never ever wanted to see this beautiful friend and ‘samdhi’ in the state I saw him in hospital ..…. and I did not today, when they informed me that he had gone …” The PINK star ended the blog on a sad note, saying, “He fondly addressed me as ‘babbua’ .. and with him have gone many incredible unread chapters of his and my life.” Big B and Shashi Kapoor acted in blockbusters including Deewar (1975), Kabhi Kabhie (1976), Trishul (1978) and Namak Halaal (1982). — ANI Aditya Pratap Singh Chahal leads the young riders ence, which has swelled in numbers. There, amidst the sound of the click of cameras in the background, Aditya overcomes a hurdle; looks at his mother who doesn’t miss a single event of his son. At the first Military Literature Festival, she definitely is going to be there till the end! firstname.lastname@example.org Paramotor display A RIDER SHOWCASES HIS SKILLS c m y b
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