14032019-LSTL-01.qxd 3/13/2019 8:21 PM Page 1 c m y b GWYNETH HASN’T QUIT ACTING Gwyneth Paltrow says she has not bid adieu to acting. The actress, who was last seen in Avengers: Infinity War, in a cameo, said she is currently focused on her lifestyle brand, Goop.“I’ve never said that I am quitting acting. What I say is that Goop is my full-time passion,” Paltrow said. PTI TRIBUNE Sequel time Morgan Freeman is set to star in Ryan Reynolds’ The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard, the sequel to The Hitman’s Bodyguard. The veteran actor has joined Frank Grillo, who was last cast in the film. PTI LUDHIANA | THURSDAY | 14 MARCH 2019 PHOTOS: RAVI KUMAR Political games Akshay, Ayushmann urge people to vote on Modi’s behest SET SAIL Sailing might be something that you cannot enjoy in the plains up north, but who’s stopping you from getting a feel? Boathouse at Elante comes full on ship models, boats hanging on to the roof, cabanas to give the feel of sails and quotes on the walls to match the mood! Mona quaint little cottage nestled amongst the hills; Cleopatra for the evening company; sailing in sea vibes or ordering a lobster sizzler sitting in something resembling a beach shack ...themed restaurants are aplenty and revving up tricity’s social scene. A Theme for a dream Plush restaurants in tricity have been a regular feature. With the new wave of theme-based joints, the fun factor has just gone up a notch higher HILL FEEL Going uphill is what our city folks love; so, restaurateur Karanjeet Singh brings that feel here in Cottage. “A vintage building set in Kasuali or Shimla is what I envisioned for Cottage.” An effect was created by using stone and wood; the Cottage has a winding pathway with gravel and stones; the feeling is just akin to being in the hills. SAFE BET If you are the one to get high on spy saga, The Safehouse is your place. The entrance is built like a bunker; a propeller for a bar; undercover agents for wall art; the bill comes ensconced in the shape of a hand grenade... The Safehouse is all that you have seen in crime stories! Hideout for a theme, while the walls are dark and grey, the centre section is all white and bright with shallow water pools for company. c m y b Actors Akshay Kumar and Ayushmann Khurrana, on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s behest, have urged people to cast their vote in the upcoming Lok Sabha Election 2019. Indirectly quoting films like Ayushmann’s Dum Laga Ke Haisha and Akshay’s Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Modi had on Tuesday tweeted: “Dear Akshay Kumar, Bhumi Pednekar and Ayushmann Khurrana, the power of a vote is immense and we all need to improve awareness on its importance. Thoda Dum Lagaiye aur voting ko Ek Superhit Katha banaiye.” After this, Akshay replied saying: “True hallmark of a democracy lies in people’s participation in the electoral process. Voting has to be a super-hit prem katha between our nation and its voters.” Ayushmann wrote: “Honourable PM Narendra Modiji, as aware citizens and opinion leaders, it is the duty of every public figure to spread this awareness. We need to vote in maximum numbers and restore faith in the world’s largest democracy. Jai Hind.” Earlier this week, actor Rajkummar Rao had also tweeted a video in which he High pitch Actress Sunny Leone has said that Mahendra Singh Dhoni is her favourite cricketer, as he is a family man. Sunny was interacting at the launch of a website, 11wickets.com, in Mumbai on Tuesday. Asked about her favourite Indian cricket player, she said: ‘My favourite is Dhoni. I think he has the cutest child, doesn’t he? I see him post pictures of him with his child (daughter Ziva Dhoni) and it just looks so cute. Therefore, he is my favourite cricketer as he is a family man.” On her upcoming projects, Sunny said: “I have two television shows. I am also working in a Hindi film which is being pro- said that people can change the shape of the future by choosing the right people by voting. “Voting gives us the power to choose who is going to run the country. There is no point complaining because it is us who have chosen them. Voting day is the only day when we are the most powerful. We can change the shape of our future by choosing the right people,” he added. — IANS MS Dhoni is Sunny Leone’s favourite cricketer duced under my production house. We will start working on it this year. I am also a part of two South Indian films, so there is a lot of exciting work.” Sunny has ventured into production with SunnyCity Media and Entertainment. “My team and Daniel (husband Daniel Weber) is brain behind SunnyCity Entertainment and our team is absolutely amazing. I love the creative side of it. I love the role of picking up ideas, scripts and thinking about different creative ways to make something more interesting.” — IANS
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