01012021-LSTC-01.qxd 12/31/2020 11:57 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE At work While most of us take a break from work on 1st January, Bhumi Pednekar will start her first day of 2021 at work. The actress is in Dehradun for the shoot of her next project, Badhaai Do. LUDHIANA | FRIDAY | 1 JANUARY 2021 Looking ahead with hope T HE year 2020 was like none before it brought hardships and is now leaving us with some lessons. As 2021 is here, it is time to reflect and reboot. Celebs list out their wishes, hopes and dreams as we step into the New Year. The New Year is here and celebs share what their hopes are from 2021 SELF-CARE FIRST Isha Gupta, actress Action zone Actress Sonakshi Sinha signs web project with Netflix Sonakshi Sinha will be making her digital debut with web series Fallen.The Amazon Original series will be directed by Reema Kagti. Sonakshi will essay the role of a tough cop in it. And now we hear that Sonakshi has signed another OTT project, which will be streamed on If all goes Netflix. Shares a source, as planned, then “It’s an action-oriented fans will be able to film, but not a womansee Sonakshi in two centric project. It will also have another popular web shows in male actor opposite her. It’s 2021. yet another thriller that will involve a lot of stunts and sequences too.” While not much is known about the project yet, it will go on floors after Sonakshi finishes her work on Fallen.The source adds, “She will first shoot for Reema’s show. It will be wrapped up by March 2021 and this project will go on the floors right after that.” If all goes as planned, then fans will be able to see Sonakshi in two web shows in 2021. Last year, work commitments led me to ignore my health. Now, I would like to shift focus on to personal growth; building some physical and mental strength along with developing some new skills. Yoga and dance are already on the to-do list. Travel plans are restricted within Indian boundaries — Goa and Beas! I also plan to go on a digital detox. ADAA KHAN ANGAD HASIJA ISHA GUPTA ANIRUDDH DAVE RAHUL JAITTLY KANWALPREET SINGH BLESSING IN DISGUISE Jigyasa Singh, actress The year 2020 presented me with immense opportunities and a lead role in the show Shakti. The lockdown was a blessing in disguise. I cherished the time I spent at home with my loved ones. Yes, there were hardships and struggles too, but I choose to look at the brighter side. And with this positivity I am ready for 2021. NEW BEGINNING Shama Sikander, actress It’s been a very difficult year for a lot of us and we have learnt some of the best lessons of life. I wish everyone a very happy new year and hope everyone stays healthy. I have great hope from 2021 and let’s all welcome the New Year with open arms and minds. NO EXPECTATIONS THREE WISHES Adaa Khan, actress I have three wishes for 2021. Firstly, I want to explore web space, so looking forward to an interesting role on OTT. Secondly, I want to buy a new car and my last wish is to go on a vacation to Switzerland. GOING VEGETARIAN Angad Hasija My New Year resolution is to turn vegetarian in 2021. As I workout, I need chicken and eggs but I am planning to start organic food like fruits and vegetables. No one knows about it and I am sure when my family will get to know, they will be shocked. ❝ NOT HAVING ANY EXPECTATIONS FROM THE NEW YEAR WILL BE THE BEST WAY TO MOVE INTO IT AND LIVE IT ACCORDINGLY. I WANT TO LIVE LIFE AND CHARACTERS TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITIES!❞ MANOJ BAJPAYEE, ACTOR B-TOWN DEBUT Aanushka Ramesh, actor I am looking forward to the release of my Bollywood debut film Mangal Ho in 2021. I also wish to go to Greece for a vacation. NEXT LEVEL Aniruddh Dave, actor I am looking forward to the birth of our first child in 2021, as also release of my film Bellbottom. I want to read and write more and wish to take my production company to the next level. LESSONS LEARNT Kanwalpreet Singh, actor Last year was all about pandemic and while we step into a New Year, I just hope that mankind would be able to forget the pandemic while keeping all the lessons intact. I just hope it is a Covid-free year. POSITIVE NOTE Rahul Jaittly, actor If I look back at 2020, I explored Punjabi industry like never before, so 2021 is starting on a positive note for me. I have signed a Hindi web series for which I am going to shoot in January in Moradabad, UP I would like to resume . dance and martial arts training this year, which took a hit during lockdown. FRESH MIND Kanika Mann, actress I have always believed in beginning the New Year with a fresh mind and a lot of optimism. There is no better way to begin the year with a little detour from my routine life; I will be travelling for two days to visit my extended family in my hometown — Panipat. LIVE IN THE MOMENT Paras Arora, actor I always believed more in planning the future, but the past few months made me understand the importance of living in the moment. I want to travel a lot in 2021. The past year has taught us how much we need our friends and family, especially at such low times. So, I will make sure I catch up with them more often this year. DETERMINED APPROACH Ashi Singh, actress The year 2020 taught me to be grateful and feel blessed for whatever I have in my life. To compensate for all the wasted time of 2020, I have already started working on my fitness and am going to continue through the next year with much more determination. NO CONTROL Gulki Joshi, actress The one thing that 2020 has taught me is that ‘control is an illusion’. We go about in our life planning and then complaining if things don’t go as planned. Then, something like a pandemic hits and you realise that nothing is in your control. BE DISCIPLINED Yukti Kapoor , actress This year taught me to be calm and also to save money. With the New Year arriving, I have decided to be disciplined in life - wake up early, work out, have fun and be more passionate about my work. — TNS ASHI SINGH A grand bash AARADHYA WITH AMITABH BACHCHAN ‘Just another day’ Amitabh Bachchan took to the social media on Wednesday to share something interesting. Big B posted a picture with granddaughter Aaradhya from a recording studio. He captioned the picture as, “When granddaughter and grandfather get in front of the mike in the Studio and make music.” In the picture, the two are seen standing in front of the recording mike to work on a year-end project. In another post, he shared a glimpse of what was going on inside the recording studio with Abhishek, Aishwarya, Aaradhya and him. He wrote, “... tomorrow dawns ... and the celebrations begin ... but for what ... it’s just another day, another year ... big deal! Better off making music with the family ...” Big B ends 2020 on a musical note Manish Malhotra hosts New Year party for B-town friends Fashion designer Manish Malhotra hosted a New Year dinner party at his residence on Wednesday, December 30. The bash was attended by several Bollywood stars, including Kriti Sanon, Kartik Aaryan, Jacqueline Fernandez, Nushrratt Bharuccha, Janhvi Kapoor, Vaani Kapoor and Khushi Kapoor, among others. Manish shared a group picture on his Instagram with the gang of girls. In the picture, the designer is seen with Nushrratt, Jacqueline, Kriti and Vaani. He captioned the picture as, “Looking at #2021 with the fabulous and amazing girls…” For the bash, Kriti Sanon was seen wearing a mustard coloured dress while Nushrratt opted for a textured one-shoulder ensemble. Jacqueline was in a black crop top and short skirt. Vaani wore a green outfit paired with black boots. Janhvi was in an off white sweater top with blue denim jeans and Khushi looked beautiful in a light pink coloured short dress. c m y b (L-R) Nushrratt Bharuccha, Jacqueline Fernandez, Kriti Sanon, Vaani Kapoor and Manish Malhotra
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