18092020-LSTL-01.qxd 9/18/2020 12:01 AM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Being social Randhir Kapoor has finally joined Instagram. The actor credits his daughters Lolo and Bebo for convincing him to be on the social media platform. LUDHIANA | FRIDAY | 18 SEPTEMBER 2020 The lockdown may have messed up the fashion scene, but Sandeep Khosla of Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla duo feels people will eventually find reasons to dress up Never say dye! KANGANA RANAUT AND URMILA MATONDKAR Mona It’s Kangana vs Urmila Matondkar Kangana Ranaut is making headlines yet again and this time it’s Kangana vs Urmila Matondkar. It all started when Urmila in a media interaction said that Himachal Pradesh is the origin of drugs and Kangana should start her fight against drugs from her own state. Reacting to this, in an interview to a television Meanwhile, Kangana Ranaut channel on Wednesday, launched a fresh attack. “Liberal Kangana called Urmila a brigade once virtually lynched a ‘soft porn star’. Kangana renowned writer in to silence for said, “Urmila, she is a soft saying people like Sunny Leone porn star. I know it’s very should not be our role models, blatant. But she isn’t Sunny is accepted by the industry known for her acting for and entire India as an artist, sure. What is she known suddenly fake feminists equating for? For doing soft porn being a porn star to something right?” Kangana’s state- derogatory,” Kangana tweeted on Thursday. —IANS ment did not go down well with celebs. Anubhav Sinha tweeted, “Just felt like saying this to one of the most beautiful, elegant, evocative, expressive actresses ever. Sending you love @UrmilaMatondkar.” Pooja Bhatt tweeted, “@UrmilaMatondkar you are a legend. #Rangeela was a treat visually, emotionally and you raised the bar for all of us in so many ways. Respect!” A Fresh attack BU Jani-Sandeep Khosla, the name is synonymous with couture. Voluptuous fabrics, intricate embroideries and dazzling embellishments— the duo loves to live it up. As fashion sees a change amid the new normal, Sandeep Khosla stresses on the resilience of Indian spirit and how eventually we will be back celebrating life and occasions, dressed in our best! Khosla begins the conversation with a spontaneous statement, “No lockdown learning for me, even before the pandemic I was pretty much at peace with myself.” Times have been tough, with pay cut, job loss and what not! Even a designer of his repute has not been able to escape the pressure of running his business in the new scenario. “The lockdown has everyone stressed, that’s why we see what we see on social media. People are angry. These are uncertain times. Brides are not sure if they are getting married, or what kind of a wedding is it going to be — it’s been tough on everyone.” The duo has risen to the occasion. “We support DesignOne ABU JANI & SANDEEP KHOSLA Online. They have been doing great work and in times of Covid, we are happy to be part of relief efforts.” While the pandemic has put fashion on the back seat, Khosla feels it’s a temporary phase. “We are lucky to have a terrace in Best shot The new poster of No Time To Die declares the latest mission of Daniel Craig as James Bond will change everything forever. “The mission that changes everything. The new poster for @007 is here. In cinemas this November,” read the caption with the poster. While the punchline spells joy for Bond fans by reaffirming that the film will release only in cinemas, it actually also acts as a teaser. The line leaves one guessing if the ‘change’ in question refers to the fact that this is Craig’s last outing as James Bond. The new poster was shared on the official social media account of the 007 franchise. It shows Craig in action mode, holding an assault rifle and moving cautiously Samiksha and Bhumi Pednekar Salute to Ranveer Mumbai to walk on. Yes, people spent the lockdown in tracks and tee-s but nobody was happy about it. People would eventually find occasions to dress up. It might take time but fashion isn’t something that would go away.” Craig takes aim for a final box office shot with No Time To Die in search of enemies. The intense look means he is close to his target. In the photo, Craig wears a deep blue jumper, white shirt and black trousers. This is the fifth time that Craig essays the role of James Bond. He started off with Casino Royale in 2006, and followed it up with Quantum Of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015). Fleabag star Phoebe Waller-Bridge is one of the co-writers of the new Bond film, directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. The film features Rami Malek as the new Bond villain, Safin, and brings back Lea Seydoux as Dr. Madeleine Swann, Ben Whishaw as Q, Ralph Fiennes as M, Naomie Harris as Moneypenny and Jeffrey Wright as CIA agent Felix Leiter. The 25th installment of the franchise is slated to release in theatres in November.—IANS A pool for two Pulkit, Kriti setting relationship goals …for his efforts to make sign language official Sisters bond over movie date Dolly Kitty Aur Woh Chamakte Sitaare which releases today on Netflix talks about sisterhood as Bhumi Pednekar and Konkona Sen Sharma play sisters in the film. Considering the bond that Bhumi shares with her real life sister Samiksha, the actress planned a special cozy screening with her sister. Bhumi says, “Samiksha and I had watched Dolly Kitty together at Busan the first time and the movie’s journey literally started with my sister by my side. We had the best time together in Busan. We’ve now made a plan to watch the movie again and it will be our special sister screening!” Ranveer Singh has been constantly urging authorities to consider and declare Indian Sign Language (ISL) as the 23rd official language of India. Given Ranveer’s all these efforts, the community of hearing-impaired people in India has wholeheartedly appreciated him by putting out a heartfelt thank you video for him. RANVEER SINGH Pulkit Samrat and Kriti Kharbanda, who have been holidaying in an undisclosed location, have been quite active on social media. The two are not hiding their relationship status as their social media handles are full of PDA posts. In a recent picture posted by c m y b Pulkit, the couple is seen chilling out by a poolside. Kriti exudes oomph in a red swimsuit while Pulkit sports a casual look. Earlier, Pulkit had shared a beautiful picture with Kriti from his camping trip. Reposting the same picture, Kriti wrote, “Me and you, just us two.” Nor does he believe in taking fashion online. “While it’s okay for prêt to take the digital route, not couture. Our embroideries are to be touched, felt, enjoyed and not ordered online.” Completing 34 years of partnership in personal and professional life, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla don’t want to be labelled as ‘veterans’ of the fashion industry. “We are forever reinventing, and rather be in touch with the pulse of today.” Like any partners, they have their share of disagreements. “Had we agreed on everything that would have been boring.” Creativity binds them. “I am an aggressive Punjabi and Abu a strong, balanced Mumbaikar. It’s our creative call that has worked like magic. India is our home and would forever be our inspiration.” From a standing ovation for their first show to a National Award for costume designing for Devdas, together they have covered quite a distance. Highs, of course come with lows. “A fire that destroyed all that we had created had been one of our lowest points. We believe these are parts of life.” PUNJABI ALL THE WAY Born and brought up in Punjab, Sandeep Khosla has kept his love for everything Punjabi alive. “The baggage claim area at T2, Mumbai has Phulkari for pattern. As for our love for Punjabi food, you can make out from our appearance,” Khosla laughs. Chandigarh too treasures sweet memories for him. “I remember catching movies at Neelam, KC and Piccadilly. What fun times!” ‘The truth will be out’ Shilpa Shetty issues statement on gold scam charge against her Actor and producer Sachiin Joshi had filed a complaint against Shilpa Shetty and Raj Kundra, alleging that he had been cheated by Satyug Gold Pvt Ltd, a gold trading company formerly headed by the couple. Sachiin in his complaint said that he had purchased a kilo of gold in a gold scheme from this company. While the case is in court, Shilpa has now released a statement that read, “All these allegations made by Sachiin Joshi are completely false and baseless. At Satyug Gold, each and every client’s orders have been fulfilled in time. We have even deposited 1kg gold for which Sachiin Joshi is yet to pay the demurrage charges legally applicable.” Shilpa adds, “Not many know, we also have a cheque bouncing case in court against this defaulter.” Where are we heading to? Former Big Boss contestant and popular fashion designer, Rohit K Verma recently opened up on the current events that have hit Bollywood in the midst of pandemic. Rohit says, “Where are we heading to? What will be the outcome of our deeds? The questions hound me day and night. I wake up to the news full of muck.” He adds, “All we get to hear is about suicide, drugs and blasphemy. A common man is trying hard to hold on to the very end of the rope that is ready to give in at any moment. Please people wake up and be more humane if you can’t be a torch to light up someone’s path, at least try being a hand that one can hold on to. Let us not pull down or shun anyone or any community. Love and light!” Former Bigg Bosscontestant Rohit K Verma reacts on the current turn of events
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