BOLLYWOOD TIK-TALK: MAMATA BANERJEE IN THE SPOTLIGHT THIS WEEKby Editorial Desk December 7 2023, 12:00 am Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins, 50 secs
Bollywood stars grace the inaugural ceremony stage at the Kolkata International Film Festival, Alia Bhatt tells Rajkummar Rao she’s spent more time with him on stage this year than in films and much more from the #Newsdesk!
Salman Khan dances with Mamata Banerjee at Kolkata International Film Festival, Sourav Ganguly calls him ‘favourite’
Salman Khan kickstarted the Kolkata International Film Festival. He is attending the inauguration ceremony alongside Anil Kapoor, Mahesh Bhatt, Shatrughan Sinha, Sonakshi Sinha, Sourav Ganguly and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The Tiger 3 star and others were led to the stage by the Chief Minister of West Bengal for the formal inauguration of the festival. Together, they lit the lamp on stage to kickstart the festival and folded hands. Salman Khan was also greeted from the stage with a salaam. All the celebrities received commemoration trophies on stage. Salman received a warm welcome as he was felicitated by Bengali actor Dev Adhikari. This was followed by the screening of this year's signature film.
"I feel like you and I have spent some time together on the Filmfare stage this year." - Alia Bhatt to Rajkummar Rao on their 2023 Achievements
The year 2023 has been a standout period for Bollywood, witnessing the powerful performances of actors in both mainstream cinema and the ever-expanding digital landscape. The achievements of Rajkummar Rao and Alia Bhatt in 2023 exemplify Bollywood's seamless transition between traditional mainstream cinema and the rising world of digital entertainment.
Commencing the year with grand award ceremonies, Rajkummar Rao claimed the Best Actor title for the film "Badhaai Do”. As the year drew to a close, Rao continued his winning streak with another accolade for his role in the OTT film "Monica, O My Darling." During the award ceremony, he took the stage to present the Best Actress award to Alia Bhatt, who, like him, began the year with a Best Actress award for her powerful portrayal in the film "Gangubai Kathiawadi" and concluded it with another Best Actress award for her role in the online release "Darlings."
Reflecting on the year, Alia Bhatt expressed, "I feel like you and I have spent some time together on the Filmfare stage this year." Their ability to shine in both mainstream and digital releases underscores the industry's embrace of diverse storytelling platforms.
Bollywood is evolving, and the success of Rajkummar Rao and Alia Bhatt in 2023 is proof that they're doing something right. Here's to more amazing stories and big wins in the years to come!
Urvashi Rautela Inspired Jacqueline Fernandes Who Dons The Same Unique Jewelry In A Span Of Week
In the glitzy world of Bollywood fashion, trends come and go, but some timeless icons continue to set the stage ablaze with their impeccable style. Urvashi Rautela, the stunning and talented actress, has undoubtedly established herself as a fashion maven, inspiring many with her daring and trendsetting choices.
Jacqueline Fernandez decided to take a cue from Urvashi's style playbook, as the actress got inspired by her and wore the same exquisite jewellery from Amana Jewells a week after Urvashi did.
Urvashi has last week uploaded a slew of pictures of herself in a Pink latex midi dress and she had paired it with Amana Jewellery - customized earrings, rings, bracelets, and even a bag.
Jacqueline, like Urvashi had done, wore the shoulder duster earrings and feather-shaped framed eyewear from the same collection of Maxima.
Urvashi Rautela's influence on the fashion scene is undeniable. Her ability to effortlessly blend elegance with a hint of daring has earned her a reputation as a true style icon. Jacqueline Fernandez, too, is well-known for her impeccable fashion sense.
Seerat Kapoor’s Ruffle Saree Look Can Be Your Next Inspiration For A Wedding Cocktail or the Sangeet Night
One of the most exciting events at a wedding has to be cocktail night. And even though we opt for sarees or ethnic couture to wear when it comes to weddings, we tend to deck up in elegant dresses or glitter-bling gowns for other functions. But have you ever thought that you can dazzle in a ruffle saree, look gorgeous, and stand out among the crowd as the one and only? Yes, actress Seerat Kapoor's recent outfit can turn out to be big for the winter season and upcoming weddings.
Seerat Kapoor donned a silver multi-tiered ruffled saree that had minimal pearl all over it and paired it with a silver sequined embellished sleeveless with a deep neck blouse. The saree hugged her body and flaunted her toned curves. Seerat opted for a nude makeup look with perfectly shaped brows, minimal blush, and nude lips, and for accessories she chose long earrings along with minimal diamond bangles. Keeping her tresses open in her naturally dewy curls, Seerat surely exuded an air of the regal.
This couture has the perfect glitz and subtleness to let you take the spotlight at a cocktail night.
Actor Sorab Bedi and Ammy Gill collaborate for the first time for a groovy party song, Lagda Nahi - Poster Out Now
Heartthrob Sorab Bedi has always amazed the audience with his acting and pictures, and now the actor is all set to make his debut in a music video with the much-anticipated song "Lagda Nahi."
Sorab took to his social media and gave this exciting news to all his fans, where he dropped the official poster for his upcoming music video. Apart from Sorab, the music video also features Miss Universe India 2023, Shweta Sharda. The poster gives a major party vibe. Sorab is in a white t-shirt, along with a heavy feather jacket, and Shweta dons a shimmering, bold dress. The song is sung by Ammy Virk.
Expressing his enthusiasm for the project, Sorab Bedi shares, "This is my first ever music video, and I am very thrilled to be a part of Lagda Nahi. The poster looks very promising, and I am sure that once people see the song and the video, they will be hooked to it and listen to it on a loop. It's a song that is all set to be played in clubs on wedding nights. It's my first time working with Ammy Virk, and he has done a phenomenal job. I believe this song has the potential to become a favourite on everyone's playlist”.
Lagda Nahi is produced by Manju Grover, Co-produced by Udit Vats and Saloni Arora and helmed by Pram X Pravi. The music is by Toshi. The Song will be launched on Namoh Studio YouTube channel.
Sorab has also been featured on TV for many well-known brands, such as Amazon, Skecters, Pantaloons, Ajio, Myntra, and more. He has also walked ramps for well-known designers and at the Lakme Fashion Week.