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Hina Khan’s casting as Komolika better than Parth and Erica, says Vikas Gupta
Vikas Gupta was asked about the speculations on Hina Khan playing the iconic character in the much talked about show Kasautii Zindagi Kay. Recently, he was asked his reaction about the same and he said, “Hina is a fantastic actress. She aced the character of Akshara for years and she convincingly portrayed the positive and innocent character. She was then seen in many other projects too. I guess she will be great as Komolika; she is a better cast than Parth and Erica.”
Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka actor’s husband passes away
Roma Bali, who is currently seen portraying a grey character in Color’s popular show Silsila Badalte Rishton Ka, is devastated with her singer husband Nitin Bali’s untimely death. Nitin met with an accident after which he was treated in a hospital and sent back home. However, after reaching home his blood pressure fluctuated and he started vomiting. Although he was immediately rushed to the hospital, doctors could not revive him.
Ashita Dhawan supports Alok Nath against the rape allegations
Following the #MeToo movement, writer-producer Vinita Nanda has accused actor Alok Nath of rape and sexual assault. Ashita Dhawan, who played Alok Nath’s daughter-in-law in Star Plus’s popular show Bidaai, has come forth in the actor’s support. While talking to the media, she claimed that the accusations are baseless and the victim should have spoken up right after the alleged incident occurred. According to her, there is no point in getting all this up after 20 years. Ashita also added that she and her fellow cast members of the show never experienced anything of that sort from Alok Nath’s end.
Bijal Joshi in Sony TV’s Ladies Special
Bijal Joshi, who is a renowned name in Gujarati cinema, soaps and theatres, has bagged a prominent role in Sony TV’s Ladies Special. The show revolves around three women from different walks of life and their bonding as they commute together. Bijal will play a character of Gujarati female called Bindu. Bindu is a hyper but positive lady and has an optimistic approach towards life. Bijal is excited to venture into Hindi GEC.
Koffee with Karan Season 6 gets its official style partner
Koffee with Karan, one of the most talked about shows, is gearing up for its sixth season, and to make the show look more classy and elite, the makers have joined hands with Jaquar Group. Jaquar Group, India’s one of the leading complete bathroom and lighting solutions brands, has joined hands with Star World for its flagship show- Koffee with Karan. Sandeep Shukla of Jaquar said, “We at Jaquar Group are excited to partner with Star World for its flagship show, Koffee with Karan that takes viewers up-close to their favourite film personalities. This partnership gives us the opportunity to connect with the core audience that enjoy the show and at the same time, strengthen our lifestyle positioning.”
Unique celebration on Big B’s birthday by SONY MAX2
The Shehansha, the don and the living legend of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan turns 76 this week! Big B has been an epitome of acting and has portrayed an array of roles through a career spanning over four decades. From being one of the best actors on screen to being one of the most loved hosts, Big B has all on his plate. SONY MAX2 dedicates one entire day to the grand celebrations of Shehansha’s birthday i.e. 11 October by showcasing his four evergreen movies which consists of Satte Pe Satta, Parvarish, Don and Bhootnath.
Anjali Anand receives birthday surprise
Anjali Anand, who rose to fame with Star Plus’s popular show Dhai Kilo Prem and currently seen in Kulfi Kumar Bajewala, had a splendid birthday and the surprises are still pouring in for the pretty lady. On the sets of Kulfi Kumar Bajewala, Anjali received a beautiful surprise. Her makeup room was decorated with balloons and pictures by her team. Anjali was overwhelmed and she shared an Instagram story expressing her happiness and gratitude for the team.
Gauri Pradhan and Hiten Tejwani plans a reunion for Tu Aashiqui cast
Gauri Pradhan who was an integral part of Colors TV’s Tu Aashiqui bonds brilliantly with the cast members of the show. Recently, Gauri and her husband Hiten Tejwani hosted a special house party for the cast and crew of Tu Aashiqui wherein the actors came together and had a great time together. They sang, danced and click beautiful memories.
Big B gets a sweet surprise on his birthday at KBC sets
Amitabh Bachchan has a charm of his own and this birthday, little did he know the makers of KBC have planned a sweet surprise for him. A short video was played on the set which really took Amitabh Bachchan by surprise and he was shocked to see the old store where he and his father went to buy groceries. The video ended with the sweet voice of his mother singing a song written by his father. Big B never expected his birthday to be this special and couldn’t control his tears. He never expected that anyone would have a recording of his mother’s song which surprised him.