03012022-LSTL-01.qxd 02-01-2022 23:22 Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE Busy bee Life Actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn has revealed that he has a very busy year ahead courtesy his projects lined up and that he will be going to work every day. —IANS LUDHIANA | MONDAY | 3 JANUARY 2022 Unchained melody Kajal is pregnant Singham actress Kajal Aggarwal is expecting her first child with husband Gautam Kitchlu. Gautam took to his Instagram to share the good news. He posted a picture with Kajal and wrote, “Here’s looking at you 2022”, adding a lady with a baby bump and hands-up icon to the post. Meanwhile, in a recent interaction, Kajol had opened up about embracing motherhood and said, “It gets me excited, but at the same time, it makes me nervous too.” Kajal got married to Gautam Kitchlu last year during the pandemic.—TMS Mohanlal goes bald for Barroz The first day of 2022 saw a song release by Jasmine Sandlas titled Mood Sarkar Da. Well, there are more to come Sheetal A S the year 2022 has begun with a surprise song drop from Sip Sip singer Jasmine Sandlas, we bring you the promising collaborations and singles so that you don’t miss out on your favourite Punjabi star. Moving on Last year was all about albums. From Amrinder Gill’s Judaa 3 to Sidhu Moosewala’s Moose Tape to Diljit Dosanjh’s K-pop inspired album Moonchild Era, the list was endless, not to forget Karan Aujla’s Bacthafucup and Gippy Grewal’s Limited Edition. We don’t yet how many albums are coming our way this year, but singles will surely keep the playlists full in 2022. The homecoming Jasmine Sandlas has returned to India after two years. She officially launched her new song Mood Sarkar Da on the first day of 2022. She has promised back-toback hits to her fans. In a video post, she said, “I cried South Indian superstar Mohanlal is now all set to take charge behind the camera with the film Barroz. The superstar’s directorial debut went on the floors in March last year. He is also starring in the film and on the occasion of the New Year, he dropped the first look from the film. The muchawaited first look poster features Mohanlal in a majestic avatar as he is seen seated on a throne in a never-beforeseen avatar with a bald head and a long beard, striking an intimidating pose. Sharing the first look, the superstar wrote, “Here’s a toast to another year that rises before us. Wishing all good fortunes and prosperity upon each one of you! May this year turn out to be one of the most treasured time frames of your life! #BarrozFirstLook.” —TMS LOOKRD ORWA F 022 2 twice on my way, out of happiness, of course. For all those who said that I had only cried in the past few years (referring to her emotional songs), it’s your time to cry.” She has got the word ‘Punjab’ tattooed on her index finger in Gurmukhi language. Jasmine performed on stage after three years on the New Year Eve. Karan Aujla and Krsna Sidhu Moosewala Collaborations Collaboration inside or outside the industry is one never-ending trend in any music industry, be it Pollywood, Tollywood or Hollywood. Ammy Virk in an interview earlier had confirmed that he would release a song with Divine within the first two months of 2022. Karan Aujla and rapper Krsna are posting about a song which will come out soon. Aujla is known for surprise drops. While one of the posts reads, “Say your prayers @realkrsna.#2022 #abouttochangethegame”, another used the internet slang YDWIM (You Don’t Know What It Means) teasing fans with a question, “What do you think the title of my Ammy Virk next song is ?#youdontevenknowwhatscoming #2022.” On the other hand, Sidhu Moosewala has shared verses from an upcoming song with a caption, “I am a hustler baby, I sell water to well”. Singer Prem Dhillon is releasing a song on January 7 Jasmine Sandlas called All Aces for which the music is given by Byg Byrd. Singer Harrdy Sandhu and lyricist Jaani had ushered in 2021 New Year with Titliaan. Their song Bijlee Bijlee, which was released around the same time in 2021, has become the hot favourite Actor Allu Arjun says he has received an offer to star in a Hindi film but his fans up North will have to wait. The 39-year-old actor, whose latest Telugu film Pushpa: The Rise has grossed Rs 300 cr worldwide since its release on December 17, said he is open to the idea of working in a true-blue Bollywood movie provided the project is exciting. Allu Arjun talks about his Bollywood debut “I have got an offer but nothing concrete or exciting. Hopefully soon (it will happen). It does take courage, you have to risk it (to work in another industry),” Arjun said. Son of noted producer Allu Aravind, the actor is known for films like Bunny, Arya, Desamuduru, Parugu, and Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo, among others. After spending about two decades in Telugu film industry, Arjun said he is not interested in playing second fiddle to another actor when he takes up a Hindi script. Harrdy Sandhu among the common men and celebs alike. Actress Kriti Sanon shared a story on New Year Eve with Bijlee Bijlee playing in the background, “Ending 2021 with the song of the year!” Expect a song from this duo again this year, may be Bijlee Bijlee 2 now! ‘We are no longer two’ Mohit Raina weds girlfriend Aditi in private ceremony Mohit Raina got married to girlfriend Aditi. The lovebirds took their vows in a private ceremony on January 1. Mohit gave a pleasant surprise to his fans as he shared pictures of his wedding on social media. Sharing the pictures on Instagram, Mohit wrote, “Love recognises no barriers, it jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates ‘Hopefully soon’ walls to arrive at its destination, full of hope. With that hope and the blessings of our parents, we are no longer two but one. Need all your love and blessing in this new journey. Aditi & Mohit.” Mohit looked handsome in a white sherwani and Aditi looked stunning in a pretty lehenga. Mohit Raina and Aditi got married as per the pahadi rituals. “When we are the protagonist of the films that we do, anybody who comes to us will only come with the offer to play a protagonist, I would not be interested in anything (else). And it is very well understood. “Even the other person will not come and it doesn’t make sense to ask such a big star to play a second role as it damages the film, they also know it. You have to work as a protagonist, as a main lead,” he added. The actor is happy with the glorious run of Pushpa: The Rise, which has collected Rs 56.69 crore from its Hindidubbed version. —PTI WEBSOLUTE FUN Time to have some fun Mark your calendars with the new titles that are set to release on OTT this week January 5: Four to Dinner on Netflix Vicky Kaushal in legal trouble A complaint has been filed against Vicky Kaushal for allegedly using fake number plate in Indore. Vicky and Sara Ali Khan have been shooting for their next film in Indore. Laxman Utekar’s romantic comedy has created a lot of buzz on internet as several pictures of Vicky and Sara shooting on the streets of Indore have gone viral. However, now we hear that an Indore resident by January 5: Abbott Elementary on Disney+ Hotstar January 7: Kaun Banegi Shikharwati on ZEE5 January 6: Politiciann Nograj on Voot Select January 7: Mother/Android on Netflix In this rom-com challenging the concept of soulmates, parallel storylines portray four single friends as they pair up in different couple combinations. Coming this Wednesday, Giuseppe Maggio, Matilde Gioli, Matteo Martari and Ilenia Pastorelli play the four lovebirds in mix-andmatched couples. A new mockumentary workplace comedy, a group of dedicated, passionate teachers and a slightly tone-deaf principal are brought together in a Philadelphia public school where, despite the odds stacked against them, they are determined to help their students succeed in life. The cast includes Quinta Brunson, Tyler James Williams, Janelle James and Chris Perfetti among others. It’s a dramedy based on the life of the royal king (Naseeruddin Shah) and his dysfunctional family. It exhilarating journey of Raja Mrityunjay and his daughters Devyani, Gayatri, Kamini and Uma who all come together after years to save the Shikarwati. The series comprises madness, the crazy riot and the royal contest the four queens go through to be the ultimate winner. It stars Naseeruddin Shah, Raghubir Yadav, Soha Ali Khan, Lara Dutta, Anya Singh and Kritika Kamra. A good comedy show is sure to lighten up a person’s mood! Danish Sait reprises his role as Nograj, alongside Prakash Belawadi, Geetanjali Kulkarni, Tiku Talsania, Disha Madan, Varun Thakur, Shalini Narayan and Vijay Chendoor. It gives a sneak peek into the twists and turns as the corrupt and chauvinistic Nograj sets out on a thrilling journey in the political field. In a post-apocalyptic world rocked by a violent android uprising, a young pregnant woman and her boyfriend desperately search for safety. Starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Algee Smith, the dystopian thriller is from Project Power writer Mattson Tomlin. the name Jai Singh Yadav has filed a complaint against Vicky. While filing the complaint, Jai Singh Yadav stated, “The vehicle number used in the movie sequence is mine. I don’t know if the film unit is aware of it but this is illegal. They can’t use my number plate without permission. I have given a memorandum at the station. Action should be taken in the matter.”—TMS c m y b
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