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#MumbaiRains: 'Hope I don't need a motorboat today'

June 19, 2015 15:08 IST

A look at the top tweet from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

The non-stop rains wreaking havoc in Mumbai have inconvenienced Bollywood folks just as much as us commoners.

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While the shooting of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Jazbaa had to be cancelled due to rains -- director Sanjay Gupta tweeted: 'Mumbai monsoon chalu aur aaj apni shooting bandh. First day of our second last schedule of JAZBAA cancelled,' several other stars shared their monsoon woes too:

Actress Aditi Rao Hydari: 'Hello #monsoon you're awesome but we are NEVER EVER PREPARED to welcome you happily #InfrastructureFail #INeedABoat'

Kunal Kemmu: 'Driving to shoot hoping don't need a motorboat on the way back #MumbaiRains'

Sajid Khan: 'Good news n bad news for all car owners.GN..free car wash today! BN..if d rains dont stop ur car may get washed away.'

Ayushmann Khurrana: 'Ppl who love rains are the ones with the means to duck the rain fury. When I was a struggler in this city, I couldn't relate to the downpour.'

Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Both man & technology r making serious progress wid each passing day.Yet 1 small drizzle & @TataSky conks off! Sad,some things never change.'

Farhan Akhtar: 'I think the Mumbaikar tax-payers money is used to block the city's drainage system. #everyyearsamestory'

Meanwhile, Shah Rukh Khan had to cancel the shooting for Diwale in Bulgaria for other reasons.

'As much as I understand Rain…Romance….Love….during a shoot one needs Light more than Love,' he tweeted.

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Hema Malini: I am in bliss looking at my grandson

Actress Hema Malini is enjoying her new role as a grandmother. Her daughter Ahana Deol recently gave birth to a baby boy.

'I am in a bliss lookg at my grandson. Tryg to understand my new role and enjoyg every moment with my daughter, son in law & my lil baba,' she tweeted.

Ahaana is married to Delhi-based businessman Vaibhav Vohra.

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'ABCD 2 is a feel good film'

Shraddha Kapoor and Varun Dhawan starrer ABCD 2 that released today, was screened for a select few Bollywood folks recently.

The star guests come away from the show impressed and heaped praises on the film: 

Salman Khan: U r absolutely right. Any body can dance n wen u dancing the second time around u get a lot better .I Think ABCD2 vil Rock, smile varun.

Sidharth Malhotra: Best of luck to team #ABCD2 eager to see it when Iam back,dance away at the box office guys.

Arshad Warsi: Watched ABCD2. What a soulful high energy feel good film. @remodsouza Varun, Shradha, @LaurenGottlieb & all the dancers are simply awesome.

Jacqueline Fernandez: Completely blown away by the amazing energy of the movie #ABCD2. Even more excited to work with both @iamremodsouza & @Varun_dvn! Couldn't stop myself from writing this! @ShraddhaKapoor, just one word after watching #ABCD2! Shraddha-struck!

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Suriya: Proud to say my Appa is Sivakumar 



Tamil actor Sivakumar, who made his acting debut with 1965 film Kaakum Karangal, has completed 50 years in the industry.

His son Suriya Sivakumar tweeted: 'My Dear Appa! 50 years in this magical celluloid! How many lessons learnt from your life, experiences, laughters n heartening stories..!'

He also shared an old photograph of his father and added: 'All Karthi n I hv to do is just refer to yr life as an actor n human & be as close as possible to u! Proud to say my Appa is Sivakumar! Proud son!'

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Soha Ali Khan goes to Australia!



Actress Soha Ali Khan is currently in Sydney to judge 2015 Miss India Australia pageant. 

She shared a picture of herself and tweeted: 'Sydney Harbour Bridge.'

Soha will be next seen opposite Sunny Deol in Ghayal Once Again.

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Richa Chadda starrer Masaan to release in France



Neeraj Ghaywan's Masaan is all set to release in France on June 24.

Actress Richa Chaddha shared a picture and tweeted: 'The posters of our film are all over Paris, here our handsome director @neeraj.ghaywan posing beside them. So thrilling!'

The film won two awards, FIPRESCI, International Jury of Film Critics prize and Promising Future prize in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes Film Festival.

It will release in India on July 24.

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Karan Johar remembers his father



As Father's Day is around the corner, filmmaker Karan Johar turned to Twitter to remember his father Yash Johar.

He shared an old photograph of them together and tweeted: 'Some memories give you the strength to go one forever.....I had the best teacher in the world...my father.'