28052023-LSTC-01.qxd 5/27/2023 11:10 PM Page 1 c m y b Actress Sonakshi Sinha gifts painting to creators of Dahaad TRIBUNE Once more Makers of the series Asur unveiled the official trailer of the second season on Friday. It stars Arshad Warsi. Barun Sobti, Ridhi Dogra, among others. IANS CHANDIGARH | SUNDAY | 28 MAY 2023 Remembering Moosewala TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO Sheetal I T ’ S been a year since Sidhu Moosewala was brutally murdered and the industry has been in mourning ever since. Many have drawn a connection between his songs, The Last Ride and 295, and his death on May 29 last year, making his songs quite popular even after his death. The singer-actor turned politician had shot to fame after his song So High (2017) struck a chord with the audience. Although his initial songs were License by Ninja and G Wagon in 2017, but So High catapulted him to fame. One year after his demise, Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala continues to trend and rule the hearts of his fans Feeling grateful Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who has been receiving positive reviews for her show Dahaad, recently gifted a painting to the show’s creators, Zoya Akhtar and Reema Kagti, as a gesture of gratitude. Zoya Akhtar took to social media and posted a picture of the painting along with the caption, “Tiger Tiger Burning Bright #bestgift #painting #sonakshisinha #thatgirlisanartist @aslisona @tigerbabyofficial.” Three Sonakshi re-shared the cheers to the post and thanked the cregirls who created my ators for the show. She best role. Thank you, said, “Three cheers to girls tiger babies Reema who created my best role. Kagti and Zoya Thank you, tiger babies Akhtar. Reema Kagti and Zoya Akhtar, for making me Anjali Bhaati #forevergrateful.” The thematic painting made by Sonakshi is a tribute to Reema and Zoya’s production house, Tiger Baby. The eight-episode series is streaming on Prime Video. — IANS Songs that are still trending In a short career span of just five years, he worked tirelessly. From releasing 33 tracks in one album, Moosetape, to backing new faces in the Punjabi music industry like Shooter Kahlon and Prem Dhillon to giving two message-oriented films, Moosa Jatt and Yes I Am Student, to entering politics, he did it all. While many singers like Kanwar Grewal, Gursaaz Mudai, Dilshad Khan, R-Nait and Sufi Balbir, paid tributes to Sidhu by singing about him, but none came close to the popu- Best of the best SONG 295 So High Same Beef Old Skool The Last Ride Legend Moosewala was the first-ever Punjabi artiste to rank on the Billboard Global 200 Chart. VIEWS Over 460 million Over 630 million Over 490 million Over 300 million Over 225 million Over 210 million larity of his own songs that were released posthumously. Tion Wayne, a Nigerian rapper, even went to his hometown to shoot a song, Healing. After he was no more... SYL Vaar Mera Na Over 22 million 47 million 48 million sense of the word. Very few souls in the world have the divinity to speak only the truth through their work and Sidhu was one of them.” with him. But he made me feel very comfortable. I think what Sidhu achieved is remarkable.” Barbie Maan, singer Jagdeep Sidhu, director Fearless to the core Celebrating him everyday “I would always remember him as a one-man army who stood by his word and was fearless to the core. Everybody knows he was an honest and hardworking man, who has left a legacy in just four-five years. It is a proof of his immense talent. He was a self-made man in the true Positive man “He was a true artiste, always full of fire and bearing a positive attitude. Working with him was an experience that cannot be described in words. I still remember when we were shooting Moh, I was a little shy on the sets because I was working “It has been a year since Sidhu Moosewala passed away and I remember him each day still. I have received a lot of flak for my music, but Sidhu bhai always motivated me. He had worked on many songs with me and it a treasure to cherish.” The Kidd, music director REUTERS Mark of respect Singer-songwriter Beyonce paused her show in Paris to pay a tribute to music legend Tina Turner, who died on Wednesday aged 83. The 41-year-old former Destiny’s Child singer is on her Renaissance World Tour and was on stage at the Stade de France stadium in the north of Paris. Speaking to the audience, Beyonce asked fans to help her pay tribute to Tina, saying: “I want you guys to just scream, so she can feel your love. I feel so blessed to have witnessed her brilliance.” Quickly turning attention back to herself, she went on: “And I feel also very blessed to be here to Beyonce halts Paris gig to pay a tribute to Tina Turner perform once again in Paris after so many years. Thank you for your loyalty.” She also paid tribute to Tina on her website, writing: “I’m so grateful for your inspiration, and all the ways you have paved the way. You are strength and resilience. You are the epitome of power and passion.” —IANS Watch out for Jasma Odan The Department of Indian Theatre, Panjab University, Chandigarh, in collaboration with Department of Cultural Affairs Chandigarh Administration will present the play Jasma Odan, written by Shanta Gandhi. The play has been directed by Navdeep Kaur, Chairperson of the Department of Indian Theatre, Panjab University. It will be staged at the Tagore Theatre, Sector 18, Chandigarh, today from 6:30 pm onwards. Navdeep Kaur is constantly exploring ways to bridge the gap between our roots and modern sensibilities through theatre. She explained, “The search of a new theatre language in modern times cannot be completed without looking back and taking inspiration from the past.” Music is an integral part of this production and has been curated by Tejinder Singh, assistant director, Department of Youth Welfare, Panjab University. All the actors participating have been trained at the Department of Indian Theatre. — TNS Magic of James Cameron The film Avatar: The Way of Water charmed audiences in theatres owing to its exceptional visuals. The director, James Cameron, has shared that his team had to write four movies before he could start the work on Avatar: The Way of Water. With more than 1,500 pages of notes and story beats, Cameron and producer Jon Landau realised that there was more than one story to tell. They brought on a group of Hollywood screenwriters to work with Cameron on transforming his story notes into the four films that would continue the adventures of Jake, Neytiri, and the new family they created together. James Cameron says, “We had to write four movies before I could start on the first sequel. I wanted to map out all the stories, and then get the economies of scale of capturing the actors across multiple films and then film- ing the live action. The thinking was that we could consolidate the different stages of production together: live action, and then postproduction. The process took months to home in on the exact stories for not just one sequel, but for a series of subsequent movies.” Avatar: The Way of Water is set to drop on Disney+ Hotstar on June 7, 2023, in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. — IANS Avatar: The Way of Water is set to drop on Disney+ Hotstar on June 7 of his security Salman hugs Vicky … A day after videolatter went viral team pushing the A day after a video of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan’s security team pushing aside actor Vicky Kaushal went viral, the superstar was seen hugging Vicky at the IIFA event in Abu Dhabi. Both Salman Khan and Vicky Kaushal were seen wearing a formal, stylish black suit at the function. The two shared a warm hug and also interacted with each other for a moment. Earlier, Vicky Kaushal also reacted to the viral clip: “Things don’t actually are as they seem in the video. There is no point in talking about that.” — IANS c m y b ANDIE MACDOWELL AND ANUSHKA SHARMA Cannes debut for Anushka Anushka Sharma made her red carpet debut on the final day of the Cannes Film Festival. Sharma’s debut was keenly anticipated. The stunning actress has finally graced the world with her first appearance dressed in a gown featuring embroidered floral motif. The ivory-coloured embroidered gown by Richard Quinn featured ruffles across her chest. She looked flawless as she kept the make-up simple, wearing a pulled back pony tail and accessories from world renowned haute-Joaillerie Chopard, which featured diamond teardrop earrings with pearls and rings on her fingers as well. Anushka is representing L’Oreal at Cannes and she was joined by American actresses Andie MacDowell and Eva Longoria, and Mexican actress Renata Notni at the premiere of “The Old Oak” at the 76th Cannes Film Festival. — IANS
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