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'Priyanka is one of the biggest and most beloved stars in the world'

March 04, 2016 14:08 IST

The top posts on social media from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:

Dwayne Johnson aka The Rock, who has finished shooting for the first schedule of the Baywatch movie, is all praise for his co-star Priyanka Chopra.

He posted a picture on Instagram, above, and wrote: 'Every great story starts with a great villain... My sistah @priyankachopra is one of the biggest and most beloved stars in the world. When I asked her how she felt about playing opposite me as our main #BAYWATCH villain she simply said with a sly and seductively evil smile, "Oh you're going down..." Cool is the rule, but sometimes bad is bad. Thank you PC for the strong work week and see you on the rebound in GA.'

Priyanka Chopra replied saying: 'But bad is so gooood Dwayne thank u for the amazing 3 days. Can't wait to come back to #Baywatch in April. I already have withdrawals from Victoria! The Baywatch squad is the best!'

Meanwhile, Priyanka's American TV show Quantico has been renewed for a second season. 'Yesssss! We're back on #QuanticoMarch6th and renewed for a second season!!!' Chopra tweeted.

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Salman shoots with school kids!


Salman Khan recently shot with school kids for his film Sultan. He shared a picture from the sets, above, and wrote: 'Sets of sultan. Shot vit these kids.'

Directed by Ali Abbas Zafar, the film also features Anushka Sharma and Randeep Hooda. It will release on July 6.

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First look: Ram Gopal Varma finds his Dawood Ibrahim


Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has started work on his next Hindi film Government

He shared a still from the film, above, and wrote: 'I finally found an Actor to play Dawood Ibrahim in my new film "Government".'

The film focuses on the rivalry between Chhota Rajan and Dawood Ibrahim.

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Veteran film archivist P K Nair passes away

Paramesh Krishnan Nair, who founder and director of the National Film Archive of India (NFAI), passed away on March 4. He was 86.

Hansal Mehta tweeted: 'RIP PK Nair, celluloid man and inspiration. Privileged that he made the long trip to Regal and watched #Aligarh at MAMI. Salut.'

Sudhir Mishra: 'No one loved Cinema more . They shud name d archives after him.'

Renuka Shahane: 'Oh no really sad news! P K Nair saab no more. A great archivist who painstakingly preserved our celluloid history for us. Deep gratitude.'

Anupama Chopra: 'RIP #PKNair Saab. He single-handedly preserved India's cinematic heritage. We all owe you. Salut & thanks for the education & inspiration!'

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It's a wrap for Rangoon in Arunachal Pradesh


Shahid Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut recently finished shooting a song for Vishal Bhardwaj's Rangoon in Arunachal Pradesh.

Choreographer Farah Khan shared a picture, above, and tweeted: 'No v r not in Alaska. Stranded at lilabari airport with @shahidkapoor ..#Rangoon .. Yeh flight kab aayegi??'

The film is slated to release on September 30.

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Taapsee Pannu catches up with Amitabh Bachchan


Back from a vacation in US, actress Taapsee Pannu has started prepping up for Shoojit Sircar's next film. She recently met Amitabh Bachchan to discuss the film. 

Taapsee shared a picture, above, and wrote: 'So the Rockstars are ready to Roll! (Over samosa, dhokla, kaju barfi and chicken cutlet)'

The film will be directed by National award-winner Aniruddha Roy Chowdhary.

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Can you guess this actress?


After completing the shoot for TE3NVidya Balan has started shooting for started work on her next film Kahaani 2.

Director Sujoy Ghosh shared a picture, above, and wrote: 'new film. and a new balan :)'

The film is a sequel to the 2012 thriller Kahaani.

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Diana Penty returns to films

Diana Penty, who made her Bollywood debut with Saif Ali Khan and Deepika Padukone starrer Cocktail, is busy shooting for her second film Happy Bhaag Jaayegi.

She shared a picture from the sets, above, and wrote: 'HAPPY be back! #BehindTheScenes #HappyBhaagJaayegi

Directed by Aanand L Rai, the film will also star Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal and Jimmy Sheirgill.

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Dia Mirza shoots with Reza Golzar



Dia Mirza, who is shooting for Salaam Mumbai with Iranian superstar Mohammad Reza Golzar, shared a picture from the sets, above, and wrote: 'Love on location #SalaamMumbai #BTS #RezaGolzar #LoveMyJob #ShootLife.'


She shared another picture, above, and added: 'Happy times :) at location #ShootLife ' 

The Indo-Iranian film is being directed by filmmaker Ghorban Mohammadpour.

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Kapil Sharma takes his TV show to Amritsar



Kapil Sharma has started touring the country to promote his upcoming television show The Kapil Sharma Show.

Sunil Grover posted a picture, above, and wrote: 'The Journey of 'The Kapil Sharma Show' begins with the land of Gurus. Amritsar we are cominggggggg...!!'

Kapil and his team will also visit Bhopal on March 11, Lucknow on March 16 and Delhi on April 1. The comedy show will air on April 23.