05042021-LSTC-01.qxd 4/4/2021 11:05 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Hi Shyloh Shraddha Kapoor celebrated the 10th birthday of her dog with her friends. The actress loves her pet Shyloh and often shares pictures with him on social media. CHANDIGARH | MONDAY | 5 APRIL 2021 Singers become overnight sensations, their songs a hit. But do the models in the videos enjoy as much success? Well, they do enjoy their fandom! Gurnaaz Kaur Climate crusader Bhumi Pednekar joins hands with climate warrior Aman Sharma Bhumi Pednekar has teamed up with climate crusader Aman Sharma on his initiative Local Weather Warrior. She posted an Instagram chat with Aman, in which they spoke about protecting birds and the biodiversity of India. “He is one the youngest climate warriors in India and I have been following his work. He has made an immense difference for the cause of climate change and creating a positive conversation around climate action and climate justice,” she stated. Speaking about his ideology, Bhumi said, “He has started this initiative called — All In For Climate Action — and a very interesting club called CAN, or Cuckoo About Nature Club. He is a young boy who believes in co-existing with nature. He believes that the basic thread between humanity and nature is broken and he is trying to repair it.” In 2019, Hollywood celebrity Leonardo DiCaprio had shared a photograph of Aman talking about local weather conservation. T HE popularity of Punjabi music is known to all. There is a new singer making a mark almost every day. Their music videos are produced with lavish budgets and in no time there are millions of views and likes on each one of them. With singers becoming overnight sensations and songs a hit, do the models present in the videos enjoy as much success? They are not just appreciated for their beauty and performance in the songs but have a dedicated fandom. Their stardom is no less than any other artiste in the industry. Charvi Dutta got noticed on Instagram and got a call to feature in a song. For her, it has been a different world since. “It has been three POONAM SOOD years and I’ve not only done more songs but I also got to do so many campaign shoots, ad films and brand promotions,” she says. Charvi also bagged a Bollywood project about which she says, “It is a comedy film that has other newcomers. It is in the postproduction phase and will release within 2021.” She has worked with Maninder Buttar, Gurnam Bhullar, Amar Shembi, DJ Flow and Amrit Mann. In Thug Life by Diljit Dosanjh, Aaveera Singh Masson stars opposite April 7: The Big Day - Collection 2 on Netflix Covid-19 strikes Bollywood & how AKSHAY KUMAR Akshay Kumar has tested positive for coronavirus. The actor shared the update on his social media saying, “I wish to inform everyone that, earlier this morning, I have tested positive for Covid-19. Following all the protocols I have immediately isolated myself.” Meanwhile, Aditya Narayan and his wife Shweta Agarwal have also tested positive for Covid-19. Aditya took to his Instagram handle to share the news. Govinda too has tested positive for the virus. IT HAS BEEN THREE YEARS SINCE I MADE MY DEBUT AND I’VE NOT ONLY DONE MORE SONGS BUT I ALSO GOT TO DO SO MANY CAMPAIGN SHOOTS, AD FILMS AND BRAND PROMOTIONS. CHARVI DUTTA him. She is also in Ranjit Bawa’s Pagg Da Brand, Karan Aujla’s Jhanjhar and Mika Singh’s Glassy. In three years, Aavera has worked with most of the top singers. And apart from good money, she has also gained, “Confidence and physical fitness. Facing the camera and being among people has made me confident. Call it the need of the profession but I am fit and I love it. But the biggest perk would be fame. You are respected and honoured wherever you go, people adore you and I can’t thank enough for this.” A fashion designing student, Aaveera always wanted to showcase her talent on big screen and she gets to do that too by being a model. She wants others to take inspiration from her Here’s a list of shows and movie premieres to watch out for this week on OTT SHWETA AGARWAL & ADITYA NARAYAN ❝ AMAN VIRK THE POSTER OF MAJOR @saieemmanjrekar In #MajorTheFilm.” The poster features Saiee and Adivi in school uniforms. ❝ THERE IS NO GROUPISM IN THIS INDUSTRY. PEOPLE ARE VERY HELPFUL AND COOPERATIVE. ONCE YOU BECOME A PART OF IT, YOU ARE TREATED LIKE A FAMILY MEMBER.” Saiee Manjrekar’s look in Major Actor Adivi Sesh revealed Saiee Manjrekar’s first look from his upcoming film Major recently. Sharing the photo on his Twitter account, the actor wrote, “A letter means something. Every word sounds simple…but is worth so much more. She met him in school. She dreamt of a life with him. She felt much more than she could write…The First Look of Model moves… After the successful first collection, the Netflix series, The Big Day, is back with Collection 2. It showcases what goes into the planning of big fat Indian weddings. Going by its trailer, the three weddings shown in the second season are grander and more lavish than the six weddings which were shown in the first season over the three episodes. April 8: The Big Bull on Disney+ Hotstar WEBSOLUTE FUN It’s getting Big GHOSTED: LOVE GONE MISSING & THE BIG BULL After web series Scam 1992, comes a movie based on Harshad Mehta. Starring Abhishek Bachchan in lead, The Big Bull tells the story that is inspired by real-life events of the financial market between 1990 and 2000. April 9: Hello Charlie on Amazon Prime Video Touted to be an adventure comedy, Hello Charlie stars Aadar Jain, Jackie Shroff, Shlokka Pandit and Rajpal Yadav among others. The movie is about a simple man Chirag Rastogi aka Charlie (Aadar Jain) who has been assigned the responsibility of transporting a gorilla to Diu from Mumbai. April 9: Them on Amazon Prime Video threaten to destroy them. Them is a limited anthology series that explores terror in America. It is based on a Black family who moves from North Carolina to an all-white Los Angeles neighbourhood during the period known as The Great Migration. The family’s idyllic home becomes ground zero where malevolent forces, April 9: Ghosted: Love Gone Missing on Voot Select Hosts Rachel Lindsay (The Bachelor franchise) and Travis Mills help distraught people track down former friends or lovers who suddenly cut off all contact with them, and the truth about the ghosting is revealed. GOVINDA c m y b it up as a profession and has featured in songs by Feroz Khan, Kanth Kaler, B Praak, Afasana Khan, Jaani and many others. She says being relevant and making your presence felt can sometimes be challenging. “Every day there is a new face entering the industry. There are so many models that sometimes people don’t remember you. Other than doing songs, I kept taking small roles in films and that has helped.” Her efforts have paid off. She will soon be seen as the lead in Ucha Pind. For her, it is all worth it because she says, “People know me, they admire my work and I’ve always wanted that, so the initial challenges were nothing in compared to where I am today.” As a male model, Aman Virk has walked on all the ramps, did poster modelling for various designers journey when she says it has been a delight so far. “I feel it is a misconception about this industry that one has to undergo a lot struggle. If you work hard and focus on what you want, it will always lead to success and the same happened with me. I started when I was 18 and my family has been very encouraging. I focused on my goals and have met some very good people who guided me,” Aaveera says. But back in the day, being in this profession meant a lot of struggle. Poonam Sood, who has been in the industry for 12 years, was a model in Miss Pooja’s song. She then took AAVEERA SINGH MASSON and then entered the Punjabi industry. “I have worked with Roop Bhullar, Mix Singh, Avi Singh and the recognition got me a web series and a Punjabi film as the lead. There are so many perks in our job. I would say it is as good as being an actor or at least at step closer in that direction.” Being a guy, he has opted to take up songs where he gets to play the lead, although he wouldn’t mind even a supporting role in a song by one of the top names. “Who wouldn’t want to work with Ammy Virk or Gippy Grewal if you are getting noticed for it? Their projects are quite lead-centric. If in the supporting, your role is getting established then why not. One has to see if the project is giving you that kind of attention, especially if you have worked as the lead in other successful songs.” Professional choices aside, Aman says everyone is in good terms with each other in this industry. “There is no groupism. People are very helpful and cooperative.” Actress Shashikala Ask Rekha... passes away Veteran actress Shashikala passed away due to old age on April 4. The 88-year-old actress breathed her last at her Mumbai residence. The news of Shashikala’s demise was shared on Facebook by writer Kiran Kotrial. Sharing two major throwback pictures of the late actress, Kiran wrote, “Rest in peace Shashikala”. Shashikala was married to Om Prakash Saigal and has two daughters. Shashikala started acting at the tender age of 5 and has worked in several Hindi films as well as television shows. She has more than 100 films to her credit, including Sujata, Aarti, Anupama, Phool Aur Patthar, Ayi Milan Ki Bela, Gumrah, Waqt, Khubsoorat Pardesi Babu, Baadshah, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Chori Chori to name a few. She has also acted in TV shows such as Son Pari, Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai and many others. May her soul rest in peace! The 88-year-old veteran actress breathed her last on April 4 at her Mumbai residence The stage of Indian Idol was recently graced by veteran Bollywood actress Rekha, who left the contestants and the judges in awe of her beauty. The actress appeared as a special guest. Not just with her beauty, but Rekha also won everyone’s hearts with one of her response to a very intense question. In a video clip from the show, which has now gone viral, host Jay Bhanushali is seen asking the judges, “Rekhaji, Nehu, kabhi aapne dekha hai ki koi aurat itna pagal ho rahi hai kisi aadmi k liye, woh bhi shaadi shuda aadmi k liye? Pat came Rekha’s reply, “Muhse puchiye na (Ask me).” An amazed Jay goes “huh” following which Rekha quips, “Maine kuch nahi kaha”. In the last few days, Vishal and Neha have been sharing sneak peeks of Rekha’s visit on the sets of the show. In a recent promo, the actor is seen enjoying a performance of Muqaddar Ka Sikandar. Rekha won everyone’s hearts with one of her responses to a very intense question on Indian Idol
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