27022019-LSTL-01.qxd 2/26/2019 8:24 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Miley in awe Priyanka Chopra’s appearance at Oscars after party has left singeractress Miley Cyrus, who was once linked to Priyanka’s husband Nick Jonas, in awe of her. IANS LUDHIANA | WEDNESDAY | 27 FEBRUARY 2019 Actor-filmmaker Sohail Khan, in city for the Celebrity Cricket League, underlines the importance of fitness Mona A S celebs trooped down to City Beautiful for Celebrity Cricket League, the buzz was that Salman Khan is finally going to keep his date too!’’ “The whole show was put together in a week’s time. As bhai came to know that it’s happening in Chandigarh, he said he would come,” says Sohail Khan, who own one of the six teams — Mumbai Heroes. Sohail, who is passionate about cricket, remembers how during the last season Navraj Hans gave a befitting game, “Though we were pitted against each other, but a good game is a good game.” Sporty spirit ❝ AS A PARENT I KEEP ENCOURAGING MY CHILDREN TO GO FOR SPORTS, AS IT INCULCATES DISCIPLINE AND HELPS KEEP ONE FIT SOHAIL KHAN helps keep one’s fitness levels up.” Festive mood Good hospitality Also appreciative is this actor-director-filmmaker about Punjab’s hospitality. “Ensuring it didn’t clash with IPL, World Cup and then monsoon; I am amazed how they pulled off the arrangements in such a Good times are here.... Actress Dia Mirza has two “very interesting shows” lined up in the web space. Apart from Nikkhil Advani’s historical show, she has another web series in which she will play a “delicious part”. Dia was last seen on the big screen in Sanju as Manyata Dutt. Her fans will soon see her in “two very interesting shows”. “One is being directed by Nikkhil Advani. It’s an epic. It’s been a dream to be a part of a historical. I will be working with Shabana Azmi again as well as Ronit Roy whom I have admired as an artiste and, of course, working with Nikkhil is going to be great fun,” Dia said. Without giving away much about her second web series, she shared: “The second one is a drama and is based on a true story. I get to play a female protagonist and it’s a delicious part.” “I think it’s really an exciting time for women in films. Exciting and enterprising work is being written for them and I am going to make the most of it,” she said. — IANS HANS RAJ HANS (EXTREME LEFT), ABHAY DEOL WITH SOHAIL KHAN (EXTREME RIGHT) short period of time.” Apart from cricket, Sohail is fond of football and F1 racing. While he plays foot- ball, he likes rallying too, “I was part of the Himalayan rally a couple of years ago.” Sports are a must for the youth; he asserts, “As a parent, I keep encouraging my children to go for sports as it inculcates discipline and Stuff dreams are made of Mukesh Ambani and Nita Ambani’s elder son Akash Ambani is all set to tie the knot with Shloka Mehta on March 9 this year. Before the two get hitched, a grand prewedding bash has been planned at Switzerland. It seems to be quite an extravagant affair, like a huge carnival named after the couple’s social media hashtag — AkuStoleTheShlo. The Ambanis will be hosting their families and friends in the luxury Alpine resort town of St. Mortiz for a three-day gala. Few pictures and videos from the bash that kick-started on AKASH AMBANI AND SHLOKA MEHTA Grand pre-wedding bash for Mukesh and Nita Ambani’s elder son Akash Ambani MUKESH AMBANI (L) SALMAN KHAN What celebrities tweeted: Salman Khan: “Respect @IAF_MCC Indian Air Force... Jai ho !!!” Lata Mangeshkar: Jai Hind, Jai Hind ki sena (soldiers). Kamal Haasan: Our 12 Monday have made their way to social media. In one of the videos, Akash and Shloka are seen arriving the venue in a white carriage. While Shloka opted for a white dress with a fur coat, Akash is seen in a coat paired with a muffler. At the carnival, a gorgeous drone show took place that left guests mesmerised as stunning images, ranging from rotating snowflakes to birds, appeared in the sky. Bollywood celebs, including Ranbir Kapoor, Ayan Mukerji, Rajkumar Hirani, Arjun Kapoor, Vidya Balan, among THE GRAND VENUE others, were also present. The Ambanis have booked the uber-luxurious Badrutt Palace in the city, and some of the world’s top chefs have been roped-in for the food. Reports also suggest that pop band Maroon 5 will be performing at the bash. ‘My character in Takhtsocially relevant: Kareena B-town salutes IAF The Indian film fraternity lauded the Indian Air Force (IAF) strike on Pakistan terror camps on Tuesday morning with full fervour, saluting the bravery of the real-life heroes who carried out the mission. Days after a suicide bomber killed 40 CRPF soldiers in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, on February 14, India on Tuesday struck the Jaish-eMohammed’s (JeM) biggest training camp at Balakote in Pakistani-administered Kashmir, killing a large number of terrorists and their trainers. PHOTO: VICKY CCL, which brings cinema and cricket together, has six teams playing this season. “This gives us a chance to know each other better,” says Sohail. Also along with him were Bobby Deol and Hans Raj Hans, all looking forward to seeing Salman Khan in Chandigarh. “Salman will enjoy and his fans can have a field day,” says Hans Raj Hans. (CCL is on from February 27 to March 2) AKSHAY KUMAR return safely home after wreaking havoc on terrorist camps in Pakistan. India is proud of its heroes. I salute their valour. Akshay Kumar: Proud of our Indian Air Force for destroy- LATA MANGESHKAR ing terror camps! Quiet no more! India Strikes Back. Anupam Kher: Today will be a good day to start saluting Prime Minister Narendra Modi too. Bharat Mata Ki Jai. Raveena Tandon: What an (L-R) PREITY ZINTA, KAMAL HAASAN, RAVEENA TANDON, AJAY DEVGN AND ANUPAM KHER c m y b explosive morning! As India celebrates! I salute the 12 bravehearts for meting out justice for our Pulwama boys! Our neighbours often complain of being victims of terrorism themselves. They need to thank us. Ajay Devgn: Mess with the best, die like the rest. Salute Indian Air Force. Preity Zinta: Killing a terrorist today saves many many innocent lives tomorrow. I salute the Indian Air force for making this possible by destroying the terror camps across the border. — IANS Kareena Kapoor Khan will undergo dialect training for her historical period drama Takht, which is based in the Mughal era and chronicles the story of two warring brothers. The 38-year-old actress says her character in the Karan Johar-directed film is “socially relevant.” “It’s a different film because I’ve not really done a period film like this. There will be a certain amount of dialect preparation, look tests that will happen. I’m also working with Karan after a very long time so I’m very excited,” Kareena said. The actress said Karan has evolved as a director and even she has “completely changed as an artiste” since they last worked together in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001). “Hopefully it’ll be a part which will be remembered because it’s socially relevant. It’s a strong character. The best part is it’ll be completely different than what I did in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham as Poo,” she added. The historical drama also features Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Vicky Kaushal, Bhumi Pednekar, Janhvi Kapoor and Anil Kapoor. The film will reportedly go on floors later this year. — PTI
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