13102021-LSTL-01.qxd 12-10-2021 23:24 Page 1 c m y b APARSHAKTI BACK ON RADIO Actor Aparshakti Khurana is back on radio for a storytelling series titled Ishq Mein Kabhi Kabhi. He says it’s a ghar waapsi for him as he is back on radio after almost six years. Aparshakti, the younger brother of actor Ayushmann Khurrana, is hosting the new storytelling series on 104.8 Ishq FM. IANS Independent thought Actress Malaika Arora is going to be in the judges’ panel along with Terence Lewis and Geeta Basu in the upcoming dance reality show India’s Best Dancer. Malaika who herself is an actor, model, skilled dancer and a fitness enthusiast talks about why is it important for her to be an independent and a selfsufficient woman. “I believe independence is the core of my being! Moreover, in my line of work, I am very happy and fortunate to meet people who give me the right backing, the right push to do something,” says the actress. She adds: “Before starting out anything new and unexplored, I don’t just go on a whim. I do a lot of research, I consult a lot of experts and understand where they are coming from and then I collaborate and associate with them. I think all women should be emotionally and financially independent.” — IANS TRIBUNE Shocked! Actor Jason Momoa has shared that he was in shock when he received a call from filmmaker Denis Villeneuve for the upcoming film Dune. IANS LUDHIANA | WEDNESDAY | 13 OCTOBER 2021 Singham goes wild! ‘I Mona Nature can be terrifying and inspiring at the same time, the two very unlikely heroes — Ajay Devgn and Bear Grylls – emerge out of the Into The Wild experience as best buddies F you see a shark, stay calm’... Is born survivor Bear Grylls’s tip to Ajay Devgn, as he appears on the show Into The Wild with him. Shot amidst the majestic Indian Ocean, they not only beat the challenges, but cemented a bond they intend to cherish for life. Impressed by each other’s humility, they opened up on their adventure and love for nature. “In my childhood I didn’t get enough of nature,” admitted Ajay Devgn, not too happy with city life, but glad that the shoots filled that void! Ajay’s son Yug, a huge follower of Grylls, wanted to accompany him but since that was not an option, Ajay got a video message from the famous British adventurer! Gender bender Bhumi Pednekar roots for gender neutral awards Actress Bhumi Pednekar feels award ceremonies should be gender-neutral in the near future. Her reasoning is based on what’s happening in such ceremonies the world over. Recently, the Berlin Film Festival awarded its first ever gender-neutral acting prize to Maren Eggert. HUMBLE MEN Malaika Arora Amazed to see the ‘unglossy’ side of the Bollywood hero, Grylls calls Devgn humble, honest, determined and calm. “Nobody can prepare for adventure, but power to stay unshakable through it all is tough,” said Grylls, who along with his fondness for Devgn, is equally fond of India for its natural diversity and hospitable people. For Ajay this was an unparalleled adventure. “I knew absolutely nothing about it, I just followed Gryll. During shoots, one has rehearsals and retakes, but none of that happens when one is facing natural elements,” said Ajay and added he was nervous before each shot. He had so much fun that Ajay has decided to take every nature holiday with Grylls now! The fondness was mutual as Grylls addressed Ajay as ‘My dear friend Ajay.” GREAT EXPERIENCE Even their love for food is common. As much as Grylls likes the Indian curries, he found it too hot at times. Now a stickler of British version of Indian cuisine, he banked on Ajay for recommendations. As for the show, Grylls said,:“It was a privilege to know Ajay’s warrior spirit, humble heart and family love.” As for Ajay, he added, “I had a lot of fun; it was all unpredictable, but I am happy I made a friend.” Before Ajay, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, megastar Rajnikanth and Akshay Kumar have appeared on the show. The show will be premiered on Discovery+ on October 22. Akshay wraps up Raksha Bandhan PICTURE SHARED BY AKSHAY KUMAR ON INSTAGRAM Akshay Kumar is all set to jet off to the sets of his next film, as he wrapped up filmmaker Aanand L Rai’s Raksha Bandhan. As the journey of this film comes to an end, Khiladi Kumar feels that there’s ‘a bittersweet tinge of sadness’. Sharing the update about the film in his latest Instagram post, he mentioned that they laughed like there was no tomorrow throughout the shoot of the film. Raksha Bandhan is scheduled to I’ve idolised Big B, SRK, Akshay since childhood, says Ranveer Singh First time on telly Family bash Shruti Haasan wishes sister Akshara on her birthday Shruti Haasan’s sister Akshara Haasan celebrated her birthday on Tuesday and the former shared a few glimpses from Akshara’s birthday celebrations on Instagram. Shruti’s boyfriend Santanu Hazarika was also present at the bash. In one of the pictures, one can see Shruti with birthday girl Akshara and father Kamal Haasan. Shruti also shared videos and pictures on her Instagram Story and in one of the videos one can see Akshara cutting the cake and everyone singing ‘Happy Birthday’. Bollywood’s star Ranveer Singh shared that while growing up, he was mesmerised by on-screen personalities like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, among others, who have all successfully hosted TV shows and entertained the whole of India. “Iconic mainstream Hindi film heroes like Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar have all connected with and captivated the nation through their television shows. I’ve idolised them since childhood and closely followed their journey,” says Ranveer. Ranveer is all set to host his first television show Big Picture. He feels it will help him connect with a larger audience. The actor said: “I always recognised the fact that they garnered an immense amount of love from people for their charismatic turns on the television screen. I have a great opportunity here with the Big Picture to connect with the youth of India as well as the entire Indian family audience. “I hope I can continue the grand legacy of the mainstream men of Hindi cinema on national television.” On the work front, Ranveer will soon be seen in Kabir Khan’s 83, which recreates India’s historic World Cup Cricket win in 1983, as well as Rohit Shetty’s comedy film Cirkus and action drama Sooryavanshi. He is also preparing for his role in Jayeshbhai Jordaar. — IANS c m y b release on August 11 next year, clashing with Prabhas and Saif Ali Khan’s Adipurush. Sharing a candid picture with Aanand L Rai, Akshay captioned the picture as, “Here’s to all I and @aanandlrai did throughout the shoot of #RakshaBandhan — laugh like there’s no tomorrow! Ironically, as we wrapped the film last night, there was a bittersweet tinge of sadness. Off to the next. New day, new roller coaster.” A still from Sardar Udham Global message I don’t want Sardar Udham to be limited to Punjab, says Shoojit Sircar Sardar ❝name ofUdham is the the film. Sardar Udham Singh or Shaheed Sardar Udham Singh was his name...and it is very much a part of the film. Sardar Udham is my samajh (understanding) of him. Director Shoojit Sircar, who is gearing up for the release of his muchawaited film Sardar Udham starring Vicky Kaushal, has explained the title and said he doesn’t want the movie to be limited to Punjab and wants its message to go far across the world. “Sardar Udham is the name of the film. Sardar Udham Singh or Shaheed Sardar Udham Singh was his name...and it is very much a part of the film. Sardar Udham is my samajh (understanding) of him. I have tried to present his thought process, his mind, his message in this film,” Sircar said. He added: “And I feel this message is not just for one part of the world, it is for everyone across the world. When you watch the film, you will know what I am talking about. I don’t want Sardar Udham to be limited to Punjab. I want this message to go far and wide across the world.” The filmmaker said he has named the film Sardar Udham with utmost respect. He added: “I could have added Martyr, Kamboj, Sunam, to his name. I consider Sardar Udham to be my friend. I feel his presence. I also feel everyone is Sardar Udham. He is our friend. I have named this film Sardar Udham with utmost respect, love and all my heart.” Sardar Udham focuses on the undeterred mission of Sardar Udham Singh to avenge the lives of his beloved brethren who were ruthlessly murdered in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre of 1919. Premiering on Amazon Prime Video on October 16, Sardar Udham is produced by Ronnie Lahiri and Sheel Kumar. It is a Rising Sun Films & Kino Works presentation. — IANS
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