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Rani Mukerji, Pamela Chopra unveil Yash Chopra's statue

May 06, 2016 10:09 IST

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Rani Mukerji

Late filmmaker Yash Chopra has been honoured with a bronze statue at the heart of Interlaken, Switzerland.

His wife Pamela Chopra and daughter-in-law Rani Mukerji were present at the event.

Yash Raj Films shared this picture on Twitter and captioned it, ‘Yash Chopra immortalized by Switzerland with his statue.’ 

This is not the first time the filmmaker has been honoured in that country. The government of Interlaken awarded him the honorary title of 'Ambassador of Interlaken' in 2011, and Jungfrau Railways named a train after him.

In addition, the five-star Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa in Interlaken has named a suite after Yash Chopra.

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Big B to get a new statue at Madame Tussauds!

Amitabh Bachchan

A team from London's famed wax museum Madame Tussauds recently visited Amitabh Bachchan to take body measurements for a new version of his wax figure at the museum.

The 73-year-old actor shared a picture, above, and wrote: ‘I get Madame Tussauds again .. they replenish.’

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Ali Abbas Zafar shoots Sultan in Rewari

Ali Abbas Zafar

Director Ali Abbas Zafar’s film Sultan will feature a vintage steam train from Rewari district in Haryana.

He shared a picture from the sets, above, and wrote: ‘First film to be shot with @BeingSalmanKhan in #rewari #haryana in 42 degrees, how happy is the crew, bye bye sun.’

Starring Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma, the film release on July 6.

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Here’s what Amy Jackson is up to

Amy Jackson

Amy Jackson is shooting for the last leg of Sohail Khan’s Ali in Pune.

She shared a picture from the sets, above, and wrote: ‘#BTS for my new movie #Ali with our ace cinematographer Mahesh teaching me the camera tricks.’

The film will also star Arbaaz Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.

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Anurag Kashyap is looking for actors

Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is looking for actors, who are trained in martial arts, for his next project.

He posted a picture, above, and tweeted: ‘Looking for actors.’

Meanwhile, he praised Raam Reddy’s Kannada film Thithi. 'Every1 in Bengaluru, Mysore &other parts of Karnataka, One of the funniest films that I have seen in recent times, "THITHI" releases today. "THITHI" is that one film that I have seen thrice and I can see it any number of times. Don't miss this gem,’ he wrote.

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Soundarya Rajinikanth celebrates her son’s birthday

Soundarya Rajinikanth

Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya Ashwin celebrates her son Ved’s first birthday today.

She shared a picture, above, and tweeted: ‘1 blissful year of motherhood !Thank u for coming into my life kutty. U are my life #HappyBirthdayVed #LoveOfMyLife.’

Soundarya is married to industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar.

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On the sets of Gunday & Guddiya

Gunday & Guddiya

Anupam Kher, Jimmy Sheirgill and Satish Kaushik are busy shooting for their film Gunday & Guddiya in Ranchi.

Satish shared a picture from the sets, above, and wrote: ‘Shooting with my friend @AnupamPkher & @jimmysheirgill for movie Gunday & Gudiya in Ranchi.’

The film is directed by Sattwik Mohanty.

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Sanjay Dutt, Imran Khan share cute pictures of their kids

Sanjay Dutt

Sanjay Dutt took to Instagram to share a picture of himself with his kids Iqra and Shahraan, above, and wrote: ‘Batman, cat woman and me.’

Imran Khan

Imran Khan shared this picture of his daughter Imara, above, and wrote: ‘Really love this photo, so I thought I'd try making it artsy.’