29062022-LSTC-01.qxd 6/28/2022 11:04 PM Page 1 c m y b With its upcoming true crime docu-series Indian Predator: The Butcher of Delhi, Netflix is all set to unfold the story of a gruesome killer by decoding his psyche and uncovering details of what actually happened. Directed by Ayesha Sood, it is set to premiere on July 20. TMS Kabir Bedi honoured Bags lifetime achievement award at 5th Edition of Filming Italy Sardegna Festival Veteran actor Kabir Bedi was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 5th edition of ‘Filming Italy Sardegna Festival’ that took place recently in the spectacular town of Sardinia, Italy. Apart from Bollywood, Kabir is a famous personality in Europe, especially Italy, where he has acted in popular productions. Tiziana Rocca, director of the festival, said: “Kabir is receiving this award for his achievements in the movie industry.” Tiziana also organises Cannes and Venice festivals. Later, Kabir was in Rome for a master-class at the museum of Ara Pacis. Kabir said, “The Ara Pacis Museum was a stunning setting for a masterclass. This has been a wonderful culmination of my tour in Italy, which started with the promotion of the Italian edition of my autobiography and a fund-raising tour for the Italian charity Care & Share Italia, which educates slum children in India. I feel blessed by the recognition and love that I continue to get from Italy and its people.” — IANS TRIBUNE Comic line Life Phone Bhoot, starring Katrina Kaif, Ishaan Khatter, and Siddhant Chaturvedi, will be released in theatres on October 7. The supernatural-comedy is directed by Gurmmeet Singh. PTI CHANDIGARH | WEDNESDAY | 29 JUNE 2022 Young stars Sargun Mehta and Gurnam Bhullar, who will soon be seen in the Punjabi film Sohreyan Da Pind Aa Gaya, believe that with fame comes responsibility as well as challenges TWO GOOD Sheetal E VER wondered what happens if you are married into a family that stays close to your former lover? Punjabi film Sohreyan Da Pind Aa Gaya, which will release on July 8, is on similar lines and goes a step further, as both the central characters are adamant that they be wed in the villages of their exes! While Sargun Mehta and Gurnam Bhullar play the lead, Jass Bajwa, Jasmine Bajwa, Shivika Diwan and Hardeep Gill will be seen in supporting roles. Sargun’s previous film Saunkan Saunkne was a hit and as a producer she has delivered two successful TV shows, Udaariyaan (2021) and Swaran Ghar (2022). She says, “I still haven’t got the time to celebrate the applause that Saunkan Saunkne has earned. But I thank God every day and have no complaints whatsoever.” Ask the lead pair if fame ever bothered them, and Gurnam and Sargun have the same answer, “It’s what we prayed for in the beginning of our careers; to reach this stage where people appreciate our work and love us for what we do. So, we are not over-awed by the challenges name because everyone has a different way to approach the script and does his or her best. He says, “But I am most comfortable on the sets with Jagdeep Sidhu.” Even Sargun calls Jagdeep her first choice for romantic films, and Amarjit Singh Saron for comedies. While Sohreyan Da Pind Aa Gaya is the second film for Sargun in 2022, it’s the fourth one for Gurnam. After Surkhi Bindi with Sargun, he did Fuffad Ji with Jasmin Bajwa, Main Vyah Ni Karona Tere Naal with Sonam Bajwa, Lekh with Tania and Kokka with Neeru Bajwa, before this one again with Sargun. SECOND TAKE PHOTO: PRADEEP TEWARI STORY OF A GRUESOME KILLER and responsibilities come along with it.” that GRADUAL PROCESS Punjabi cinema has started advancing towards modern c m y b subjects, the latest being Sher Bagga; Sargun shares, “I have no qualms with the kind of films being made in Pollywood right now. I want Punjabi cinema to grow at its own pace. Also, there’s no hurry, evolution of thoughts does not happen overnight; it is a gradual process. As for his favourite director, Gurnam refuses to take one So, this one is their second film together, Sargun adds, “We started shooting for Sohreyan Da Pind Aa Gaya immedaitely after Surkhi Bindi. Only the release of this film was delayed because of Covid-19.” The film has been written by Amberdeep Singh and directed by Ksshitij Chaudhary. In the coming times, the pair is set to come together again for the film Niga Marda Aayi Ve. Meanwhile, Sargun will be next seen in Jagdeep Sidhu’s Moh, which will mark the debut of Surjit Bindrakhia’s son Gitaz Bindrakhia whereas Gurnam will star in a sports action film titled Khadari. Power of the mind Vidyut Jammwal buries himself in six-foot-deep snow In a recent video, actor Vidyut Jammwal is seen covered in six-foot-deep snow somehwere in the Himalayas and the Indian Kalaripayattu expert looks unfazed. The video showcases him performing a series of kriyas to control breathing. The actor emerges from the snow with bruises on his shoulders from the piercing cold. When asked, he shared that every martial artiste has to hit different levels of physical abilities and this kind of meditation is his way of unlocking a whole new zone. —TMS
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