01012023-LT-03.qxd 12/31/2022 11:03 PM Page 1 c m y b TRIBUNE UP & ABOUT 3 LUDHIANA | SUNDAY | 1 JANUARY 2023 Travelling solo Praise from the West The Game of Thrones actress, Nathalie Emmanuel, couldn’t help herself but tweet about how much she enjoyed watching Indian film, RRR. While using the word ‘sick’ to praise it, she wrote, “RRR is a sick movie and no one can tell me otherwise.” She also explained in one of the tweets, “sick as in great btw (by the way)”.The actress played the role of Missandei in epic show Game of Thrones. She livetweeted her reactions while watching the film and also loved the song Naatu Naatu. Many from the West have hailed SS Rajamouli’s film. While praising the dance number, she Aishwarya Khare, who is seen in Zee TV’s Bhagya Lakshmi decided to take out some time for herself and took off her first international solo trip to Ubud, Bali. Aishwarya shares, “I decided to plan this solo trip to Bali because after working round the clock the whole year everyone needs a little breather which is totally different from the monotonous life. This trip is mainly all about rejuvenating and a short break to self-actualize.” Nathalie Emmanuel tweets her reactions on RRR wrote, “Let me just get my bredrin on my shoulders and be the legs and they use their arms so we can just murk several armed soldiers.” She further expressed, “Also the dance off…. other than the dance itself being absolute FIRE… the translation was… Dance as tangy as a piece of raw mango…” Nathalie was all praise for the actors including Ram Charan and Alia Bhatt. Bigg Boss’ latest controversy Bigg Boss’ recent wildcard entrant Vikkas Manaktala’s name got embroiled in a legal hassle after he addressed co-contestant Archana Gautam as neechi jaati (lower caste), amounting to discrimination. The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) has issued a notice to many associated with Bigg Boss 16, including channel partner Viacom 18 and Endemol Pvt. Ltd. The commission gave a statement that suo-motu cognizance has been taken on information received through social media regarding Manaktala calling Gautam “neech jati ke log” (a low caste person). Referring to the Indian law, the NCSC added, “This is clearly an offence punishable under SC/ST Act, and the Commission has decided to investigate the matter in pursuance of the powers conferred upon it under Article 338 of the Constitution of India.” Colors TV and the rest of them involved in the notice are yet to react on the same. Aishwarya Khare on a trip to Bali The actress is really excited to attend yoga meditation retreat. She adds, “I am on a solo-vacation because I needed to be with myself for some time. I was planning a trip like this for a very long time and I am glad that I finally acted upon it. I feel every woman should go for a solo trip at least once in her life.” SUDHANSHU PANDEY We ADAA KHAN SHAAN SHASHANK MISHRA On the first day of 2023, popular TV stars share their resolutions for this New Year. Read on Perfect pitch resolve A better version Ambuj Dixit NCSC issues notice to Bigg Boss 16 makers over Vikkas Manaktala’s comment My New Year’s resolution is to be a better human being than last year. By this, I mean being a better person, better artiste with respect to work and someone who shares better relationships with their closed ones. Not to forget, a better wingman to my dog! Health first Anantica Sahir I have many resolutions. But the two most important ones on my mind are one to be less anxious and to start some form of exercise regime. At the same time, I am pretty certain my resolution won’t last more than a week as usual. So, here’s to believing for a healthier ANANTICA SAHIR the New Year’s because I don’t have any such vices that I need to overcome. Nor do I have some habit to give up. I take every day as a new day. 2023 for myself. Superstitious Adaa Khan New beginning Sonu Chandrapal I have never made any resolutions. All the resolutions that we make get broken. Probably I just feel that let things unfold on its own. It gets jinxed. So, I am superstitious about it. I just believe in staying in the moment. I believe in ‘Antah Asti Prarambh’ (end is the beginning). With year 2023, I will start many new things. I am going to experiment on my acting skills and explore characters on my own. I have played very strong role on screen. I want to come up as versatile actor, this year. All is well Sudhanshu Pandey I don’t have a resolution for SONU CHANDRAPAL K-Drama on the binge-menu Zing had a spectacular 2022 with great K-Dramas entertaining Indian millennial and Gen-Z audiences. Raising that fan fever to an all-new high now, India’s leading youth entertainment channel/brand presents Pinocchio, a fascinating new K-Drama in January 2023! The show is Zing’s latest addition to its super-popular Hallyu Time Slot and will air from the 2nd of January 2023, weekdays from 6 pm to 7 pm. Pinocchio is an emotionally intense K-Drama that narrates the unforgettable journey for justice on the path of love and revenge. It stars Lee Jong-suk, Park Shin-hye, Kim Youngkwang, Yoon Kyun-sang, and Lee Yu-bi among others. c m y b Workout regime Shaan Shashank Mishra My New Year resolution is to go to gym regularly. For one reason or the other, I end up skipping the gym. I will go regularly now. Fingers crossed to that! Shark Tank India 2 will welcome the known brand - Flatheads, from Bangalore on the show. The brand makes everyday casual footwear made of banana fiber, linen, and bamboo fiber for the urban lifestyle. Founded by Ganesh Balakrishnan, Flatheads’ pitch got Shark Vineeta all excited along with Aman Gupta who is a sneaker lover and studying the industry for a very long time. From running in losses to not making any money to shutting down his dream business, the founder revealed it all. Will Ganesh save his business or land up giving it all? Find out exclusively on Shark Tank India 2, which premieres on Sony Entertainment Television and Sony LIV. AMBUJ DIXIT Khatauli’s pride Aashish Bharadwaj who hails from Khatauli has achieved quite a success in acting career. His recent project ,Mithai, a fun rom-com drama has resulted in an increased fan base. Through his recent social media post, the actor could be seen getting a warm welcome from the people of Khatauli. Theyheld a procession, showered flowers, greeted with warm hugs and smiles and rained dozens of garlands. They made him feel like a ‘Golden Child’ of Khatauli and show- Flatheads founder Ganesh Balakrishnan shares his story on Shark Tank India 2 Mithaiactor Aashish Bhardwaj gets a warm welcome back home ered him with blessings. Ashish’s house was decorated by his fans and supporters, who waited in front of the house to welcome him. People listened to his speech with zeal after the Maha-Yadnya which was organised for his welcome. Finally, Aashish thanked everyone for such a heartfelt surprise and for keeping faith in him. He ended his day by taking a selfie with his huge pack of supporters as a souvenir that he would never forget.
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