02012021-LSTL-01.qxd 1/1/2021 11:39 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Wild calling Actor Ranbir Kapoor started the New Year with the announcement of his new film, titled Animal. It also stars Parineeti Chopra, Anil Kapoor and Bobby Deol. IANS LUDHIANA | SATURDAY | 2 JANUARY 2021 A reason to love The British Empire Medal marks Apache Indian's contribution to the world of music & youth and the UK-based singer with Punjabi origin is simply loving it! themes to reggae music. who not just introduced While he credits his interest reggae in India but paved in reggae to his Jamaican way for many artistes to nanny, he has fiercely pursue writing and comclaimed his Indian heritage posing in an unconventionfrom his Punjabi parents al manner. “Apache would who settled in the UK, often forever get the credit for collaborating with bringing reggae to Indians artistes our country and right from showing us Asha how good Bhosle to writing, APACHE INDIAN IS A Bally catching PIONEER WHO PAVED WAY FOR Sagoo. beats can His one help ARTISTES TO PURSUE MUSIC IN immenseone win AN UNCONVENTIONAL ly popular audiences.” MANNER. track Boom Besides SHANKAR SAHNEY Shack-A-Lak expressing found a way to his inner self Hollywood films. with his music, For the longest time, Apache is also running Apache donned his dread- a music school in Birmlock looks as a tribute to ingham – his way of giving his Indian roots. “Dread- back to society. Off and on, locks actually come from one keeps hearing of his India. Lord Shiva had life’s story being turned them and so do many sad- into a biopic in Bollywood hus. This is my way to con- – a Punjabi kid, born in nect to my roots, my way the UK, thriving on of reminding myself that I Jamaican music, singing am not a foreigner here; I of a ‘gal from Jullunder carry India in me or on city in a saree who is sweet me,” he had said during an like jalebi’ could be an interview with The Tri- interesting watch, let’s bune earlier. see if a BEM fuels the Singer Shankar Sahney stalled project! email@example.com sees Apache as a pioneer Mona A fresh start Deepika Padukone returns to social media with ‘audio diary’ A Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone, who had deleted all her posts on social media, has made a comeback on the platforms with an audio diary. Deepika posted her audio diary on Twitter and Instagram. In the audio clip, she said, “Hi everyone. Welcome to My Audio Diary, a record of my thoughts and feelings. I’m sure you will agree with me that 2020 was a year of uncertainty for everybody. But for me, it was also about gratitude and being present. As for 2021, all I can wish for myself and everyone around me is good health and peace of mind. Happy New Year.” Deepika captioned the audio clip: “It’s 1.1.2021! Happy New Year Everyone! What are you grateful for...?” The actress earlier shocked fans and followers by deleting all posts from her social media platforms on December 31. Currently, Deepika has 27.7 million followers on Twitter and on Instagram she has a fan following of 52.5 million. The actress is currently vacationing with husband Ranveer Singh in Rajasthan. Deepika will next be seen in Kabir Khan’s 83 where Ranveer plays former World Cupwinning captain of the Indian cricket team, Kapil Dev. Deepika plays Kapil’s wife Romi Dev. She will also be seen in Shakun Batra’s yet-untitled next, which also stars Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Panday.—IANS PACHE Indian aka Steven Kapur has made it to the New Year’s Honours List by receiving the British Empire Medal (BEM). This Birminghambased musician with roots in Jalandhar, Punjab listed the honour as ‘the biggest Achievement of my life & career so far, and for services to music & youth (sic)’. Apache came out with his recent album What’s Not To Love? early in December. His latest album has nine songs – Trip To Jamaica, an ode to the country where this music form originated in the 1960s. Though Apache grew up in Birmingham, his Indian connect has always stayed strong. With hits like Chok There, Arranged Marriage, Boom Shack-A-Lak to his credit, Apache has collaborated with Binder Bajwa for the song Giddai Vich for the album What’s Not To Love?. Completing 30 years in the music industry, Apache has kept true to his characteristic style – Indian ❝ APACHE INDIAN Kisses, hugs & prayers Bollywood celebs took to their social media accounts to give glimpses of their New Year celebrations. Amitabh Bachchan and his family had a low-key celebration at home. Big B shared a quirky picture of himself with the caption, “Peace, love and harmony 2021.” Aishwarya Rai Bachchan also shared some more pictures from the celebrations on Instagram. The Bachchan family can be seen wearing colourful clothes and fancy hats as they pose happily for the pictures. Kareena Kapoor Khan posted a selfie with Saif Ali Khan and son Taimur and wrote, “Ending the year snuggling and cuddling, trying to force the boys into a perfect picture...” Saif and Kareena hosted a dinner at their home on the New Year eve for Soha Ali Khan, Kunal Kemmu and a few close friends. Soha shared a cute photo of Kunal giving her a kiss on the cheek as they welcomed 2021. Sonam Kapoor welcomed New Year with husband Anand Ahuja in London in her own romantic way. She A still from The Family Man Here’s how Bollywood rang in the New Year AKSHAY & TWINKLE SONAM KAPOOR & ANAND AHUJA SOHA ALI KHAN & KUNAL KEMMU AMITABH BACHCHAN TEAM TRIBHANGA PRIYANKA & NICK JONAS A tale of three generations Kajol’s Tribhanga to release on Netflix on January 15 KAREENA, SAIF AND TAIMUR SUNNY LEONE & DANIEL WEBER shared a kiss with hubby at midnight and dropped the picture on social media. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas posted adorable selfies with quirky 2021 glasses. In one of the photos, Priyanka is seen resting her hand on Nick’s shoulder. Sunny Leone stepped out for New Year dinner with hubby Daniel Weber, looking stunning in a shimmering silver well-fitted pencil skirt AARADHYA & AISHWARYA and a white crop top. Malaika Arora also shared a loved-up photo with her arm around Arjun Kapoor’s shoulder and wrote, “It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new year ..... 2021.” Hrithik Roshan’s New Year began on a musical note. Singer Mika took to Instagram to share a video, where Hrithik joins him and sings Ek Pal Ka Jeena from Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai. Akshay Kumar posted a MALAIKA & ARJUN KAPOOR video clip reciting Gayatri Mantra to welcome the New Year. His wife Twinkle Khanna welcomed the New Year with a dose of humour. She wrote, “Happy New Year and get lost you awful 2020!” Family Mangoes global Gal Gadot calls Bilkis Bano her Raj-DK’s The Family Man is set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video on February 12. The season was supposed to release last year but got delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic. A source says, “One is of course is Covid, that villain of every show in 2020. But there is a bigger reason why The Family Man 2 was delayed. It’s because The Family Man 2 will be dubbed into various foreign languages by Amazon and released ‘personal wonder woman’ simultaneously across the globe, along with the original Hindi version.” The source adds, “The Family Man in Hindi was received well all across the globe. To widen its reach, Amazon has now decided to dub Season 2 globally.” Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot released a list of her personal Wonder Women on social media on Thursday. The list also had Shaheen Bagh protester Bilkis Bano aka Bilkis daadi. Gal captioned the post as, “Saying farewell to 2020, with all my love to #MyPersonalWonderWomen. Some are those closest to me - my family, my friends - some are inspiring women I’ve loved discovering, and some are exceptional women I hope Later, the actress deletes the post... to meet in the future. Together, we can do wonders! Share your own wonder women with me.” However, the actress later on deleted her post which had mention of Bilkis Bano. Gal also put out a video of docuseries Impact - a tale of six inspiring women from various parts of the world. Gal wrote, “Resilience can shape extraordinary lives. We have been working on this incredible project for over a year.” Kajol took to her social media handles on Friday to unveil an intriguing teaser of Tribhanga, her next film. The film will be released on January 15 only on Netflix. The 20-second teaser of the film shows an array of emotions that Kajol’s character goes through. The actress is seen as an Odissi dancer in the film. The film also stars Mithila Palkar and Tanvi Azmi in pivotal roles. Sharing the teaser, Kajol wrote, “Tribhanga, matlab, tedhi, medhi, crazy, but sexy. #Tribhanga, premieres 15 January, only on Netflix.” Tribhanga is a dysfunctional family drama that stars Kajol in the lead role. Mithila Palkar, Tanvi Azmi and Kunaal Roy Kapoor will be seen in pivotal roles in the film. The film is directed and written by veteran actress Renuka Shahane. Ajay Devgn Films is the producer along with Bannijay Asia and Alchemy Productions. A drama set in Mumbai, Tribhanga weaves a complex tale that goes back and forth through three generations of the same family, from the late 1980s to the modern-day. TANVI AZMI IN TRIBHANGA c m y b
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