20052023-LSTC-01.qxd 5/19/2023 8:25 PM Page 1 c m y b ADIPURUSH NEXT FOR SUNNY Actor Sunny Singh has been a part of films like Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, Ujda Chaman and Jai Mummy Di. Now, he is all set to be seen in Adipurush. Sunny said, “There is a lot of excitement and nervousness.” TRIBUNE Life No guns Hollywood star Alec Baldwin’s next project will have no guns on set despite the nature of the upcoming feature. The movie, titled Kent State, will follow the story of the tragic 1970 war protest shootings. IANS CHANDIGARH | SATURDAY | 20 MAY 2023 Sound waves Mona I Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stuns in Sophie Couture gown at Cannes 2023 Bollyhood shining! Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan kept her date with the Cannes Film Festival, as she turned heads at the movie gala in a shimmery outfit. A regular at the festival, Aishwarya attended the premiere of Hollywood veteran Harrison Ford’s fifth Indiana Jones movie The Dial of Destiny on Thursday. The 49-year-old actress wore a lightweight aluminium detailed gown with a signature cinched corset and an embellished hood. According to the label’s official Instagram page, the outfit is a part of the Cannes Capsule Collection. Aishwarya, who has been attending the Cannes Film Festival for the past many years, arrived at the French Riviera with daughter Aradhaya Bachchan earlier this week. On the work front, she was recently seen in filmmaker Mani Ratnam’s two-part epic Ponniyin Selvan. — PTI NDIA’S oldest fusion rock band, Indian Ocean, is back with an album titled Tu Hai after almost a decade, and their fans have lapped it up. Six tracks bring together what the band stands for - eclectic vibes, nature and nurture, consumerism challenged by spirituality, and animation juxtaposed with affirmation for a better world. The band members joining the interview are jovial; Rahul Ram is with his pet pooches, Nikhil Rao sipping black coffee and Himanshu Joshi is too keen on details! Nine years of hard work and rock band Indian Ocean has come up with album Tu Hai. The members talk about their journey of music… The album is the result of nine years of work. “The album gave us a sense of completeness; it was a long wait but worth it,” says Nikhil. Himanshu pitches in, “A mother gives birth to a child after nine months; for us, this baby has been nine years of wait,” he laughs. Covid played spoilsport with Tu Hai too, as plans for video shoots went for a toss. MAGIC OF SIX The six songs, however, are there for their listeners finally. The song Rebirth is about how we have to rethink as life is under threat due to c m y b the album and is getting a great response. Having started with a 10city plan, they have also covered Guwahati, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Dehradun, Jaipur, Bhopal, while many more cities are lined up. GREAT BONDING The band has given memorable music in Masaan and Black Friday and couple of others films. It recently composed for the film Bhagwan Bharose that’s doing well in the festival circuit. “We are now making another track for this film’s trailer for Indian theatrical release,” shares Rahul. Three more films and music for a series on MX Player are also in the pipeline. Indian Ocean has already planned its next album too. “In fact, Nikhil has planned our next six albums,” says Himanshu. Together, they love different aspects of their music making. “We enjoy making film music as also our A mother own work equally,” gives birth to a shares Nikhil. However, their biggest child after nine high is to travel and (Clockwise from left) Himanshu Joshi, Amit Kilam, months; for us, this play live in front of a Tuheen Chakravorty, Nikhil Rao and Rahul Ram live audience. “We get baby has been nine climate change; Iss Tann Dhan is tions the Gods as to to visit so many places years of wait. about consumerism and imperma- why we landed up and meet lovely peoINDIAN OCEAN nence of life; Jaadu Maaya, which here in this sorry ple,” shares Himanshu. has been picturised in animation, plight! “One thing leads The band will make a stop underlines how we are frittering away to another and it all kind of at a club in Chandigarh on May time in meaningless rubbish, while gels together,” shares Rahul. 27. “Come listen to us and chill in this missing the big picture; Tu Hai quesThe band is on the move to promote summer heat,” they say in unison.
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