19112021-LSTL-01.qxd 11/18/2021 11:25 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE ARIJIT TO PERFORM LIVE AGAIN Parenthood Life Singer Arijit Singh will be performing live at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on November 19. This will be his first live concert after the Covid outbreak. IANS Sukhwinder to perform at Sri Chamkaur Sahib Actress Preity Zinta and her husband Gene Goodenough have become parents to twins through surrogacy. They have named them as Jai and Gia. IANS LUDHIANA | FRIDAY | 19 NOVEMBER 2021 From a pious heart Sheetal P PHOTO: NITIN MITTAL UNJABI singers have never missed an opportunity to give back to their community by singing some devotional songs, which receive the same love and sometimes even more warmth than their peppy numbers! Some of them talk about their favourite devotional songs and also list a few songs released around Gurpurb. Tere Rang Niyare Nankana Rabb Ji Aaye Ne Bani Aayi Nanak Aadh Jugaadh Jiyo Aar Nanak Paar Nanak It’s a tradition Sacred verses Meanwhile, Bollywood singer and performer Sukhwinder Singh is all set to hit the stage on November 19, Gurpurab, at Dastaan-e-Shahadat (theme park) at Sri Chamkaur Sahib. For the inauguration of the theme park, he would be the star performer, along with other Punjabi singers. Sukhwinder says, “The state-of-the-art ‘Dastaane-Shahadat’ (Theme Park), depicting the glorious history of the Sikhs from Pehli Patshahi to Dasvin Patshahi and Heritage Street at Chamkaur Sahib are amazing. It will be close to a 45-minute performance and Surjit Pattar ji has written what I am going to perform for the Punjabi audience world over.” Sukhwinder Singh calls it a great opportunity to connect with Punjabi history. He adds, “It is a tribute from my side to the history of Sikhs. The singer, who is visiting Sri Chamkaur Sahib for the first time, says his firstever appearance on television was for Gurbani, Kal Taran Guru Nanak Aaya, on Doordarshan. Poet and lyricist Harmanjeet Singh was the writer behind singer Diljit Dosanjh’s succesful devotional songs Aar Nanak Paar Nanak and Nanak Aadh Jugaadh Jiyo in 2018 and 2019, respectively. For Gurpurb 2020, Diljit had sung Paigambar, a song written by Bir Singh. Diljit is one singer who has come up with at least a song every year on Gurpurb. His songs are not just praised for the vocals, but also admired for the videos. Keeping up with this tradition, Harmanjeet Singh says, “We have come up with yet another song, Dhiaan Dhar Mehsoos Kar, this time around. Unfortunately, we couldn’t shoot the video but On Gurpurb, Punjabi singers talk about their latest Dhiaan Dhar Mehsoos Kar releases and favourite of Guru Nanak, which are devotional simple on the surface but deeper in meaning. So, I try songs to keep it simple.” Another that did not stop us from releasing the song.” Taking us through the process of writing a devotional song, Harmanjeet says, “Saying something simple is always hard and so is this song for me. Just like Sakhis song, Nankana, written by Harmanjeet, has been sung by Gursimran Kaur. Perfect timing Singer Ranjit Bawa, who has released a few devotional numbers earlier, has released one around Gurpurb for the first time. He says, "Songs like Fateh Aa or even Gurpurb, which were released in the past year, were never released around this auspicious day for Punjabis. This is the first time my song, Rabb Ji Aaye Ne, has arrived just at the right moment. We have released it two days prior to Gurpurb, so that the audience could be introduced to the song."And what does he listen to when it comes to religious songs? "It's Bhai Har- Get ready for Bob Biswas Actor Abhishek Bachchan's upcoming film Bob Biswas is all set to premiere on December 3. Produced by Red Chilles Entertainment and Bound script, Bob Biswas will premiere on ZEE5. The film is directed by Diya Annapurna Ghosh is produced by Gauri Khan, Sujoy Ghosh and Gaurav Verma. Debutant director Diya Annapurna Ghosh said: "I have had the most fantastic experience making Bob Biswas, a crime-drama that has a love-story in its essence. This film came to me in 2020, which was one of the most difficult times in all of our lives. I was blessed with a fabulous set of actors like Abhishek and Chitrangda, amongst others, who have given it their all." The crime-drama is set against the backdrop of a love story, showcasing the dual life led by contract killer, Bob Biswas. The film was shot in Kolkata. Manish Kalra, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 India, added: "We are sure that Abhishek's unique portrayal of the character will capture people's imagination and will stay with them". Filmmaker Sujoy Ghosh from Boundscript added that "this is a new Bob Biswas, who is like any of us. Gaurav Verma, Producer & COO Red Chillies Entertainment commented: "It's a unique film, a character spin-off, something we have never attempted before. It was exciting to work with Diya, who has transformed into a director with a lot of promise in her very first film." — IANS Double present Singer Aman Dilraj says his favourite devotional songs are Satguru Nanak Teri Leela Neyari by Amar Singh Chamkila and Phulan Wali Palki by Ravinder Grewal. As for Ravinder, he is known for his devotional albums, including Eh Hai Khalsa, Mera Baba Nanak, Guru Manieo Granth and Aavin Baba Nanaka. He has released not one but two songs this Gurpurb — Tere Rang Niyare and Bani Aayi. He credits his village environment, visiting the gurdwara daily and listening to Kuldeep Manak’s religious songs as the factors that inspire him. He adds, “Sikhism and patriotism are two topics I will always sing about.” Singers Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello break-up after two years of dating Rapper Young Dolph dies at 36 ABHISHEK BACHCHAN (Srinagar Parting ways Gone too soon... Rapper Young Dolph has died in a shooting incident that took place on Wednesday (November 17) at Makeda’s Homemade Cookies in South Memphis. He was 36. Owner of the store revealed that Young Dolph walked in to buy cookies when someone drove up, shot and killed him around 1 pm. Young Dolph, whose real name was Adolph Robert Thornton, Jr, was born in Chicago. He was the cousin of late rapper Juice Wrld. He made his debut with the album King of Memphis in 2016, which reached number 49 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. jinder Singh's Wale) Gurbani.” One of the popular celebrity couples of the music fraternity, Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello, have called it quits. The couple has announced their breakup with a statement on social media. The singers shared on their Instagram stories, “We’ve decided to end our romantic relationship but our love for one another as humans is stronger than ever. We started our relationship as best friends and will continue to be best friends still. We so appreciate your support from the beginning and mov- Wedding bells Aditya Seal and Anushka Ranjan to tie the knot this weekend Aditya Seal and Anushka Ranjan had a hush-hush engagement ceremony recently, which was attended by close friends and family. Krystle D’Souza, who attended the ceremony, shared beautiful videos on her Instagram stories, where Aditya and Anushka can be seen dancing. Vaani Kapoor also shared a picture on her Instagram Stories, introducing ‘ Team Bride’. In another pic- ture shared by Vaani, one can see Anushka wearing a sash that has ‘Bride To Be’ written on it. Reports suggest that Aditya Seal and Anushka Ranjan are getting married on November 21. A thrilling ride Dhokha, starring R Madhavan and Aparshakti Khurana, wrapped up THE TEAM DHOKHA c m y b R. Madhavan, Khushalii Kumar and Aparshakti Khurana have wrapped up the shoot of Kookie Gulati’s next, Dhokha. The film also stars Darshan Kumaar. The suspense thriller will be releasing in theatres early next year. Aparshakti says, “It has been a thriller of a ride with the best shooting experience with amazing talent around, it was a pleasure collaborating with the super talented R. Madhavan and Khushalii Kumar. Kudos to Kookie Gulati for handling the subject with so much conviction.” Debutant Khushalii adds, “It’s a very emotional day for me, the journey that began a year back for me finally came to its blissful finale. Had an enjoyable experience shooting with Kookie and working with Madhavan, Aparshkati and Darshan.” ing forward now.” Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello recorded their first collaboration in 2015, Cabello’s debut single, I Know What You Did Last Summer. After that, the two released Senorita and soon made their first public appearance as a couple in the summer of 2019. The affectionate couple quarantined together in Miami during much of 2020. They even attended the Met Gala together in September. They celebrated their two-year anniversary in July, each uploading pictures on social media.
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