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'Akkineni Nageswara Rao: A true inspiration'

January 22, 2014 18:32 IST

'Akkineni Nageswara Rao: A true inspiration'

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Several Bollywood stars paid tribute on Twitter to veteran Telugu actor Akkineni Nageswara Rao, who passed away in the early hours of Wednesday, January 22.

Amitabh Bachchan: ‘Another great iconic legend of cinema passes away this morning : Nageshwar Rao, of Telugu cinema, a most affable considerate human! Akkineni Nageshwar Rao, legend of Telugu cinema, formed the incredible duo with another legend NTR, leaves behind incredible legacy’

Genelia Deshmukh: ‘RIP ANRGaru,, Was my honour to be launched in the Telugu Industry by you.. Strength n Prayers to the entire fly.’

Anupam Kher: ‘An Actor, A Gentleman & A Cinematic Phenomena Akkineni Nageswara Rao Garu. Have learnt a lot from him. Will Miss him & his performances.RIP.’

Abhishek Bachchan: ‘And the industry loses another Legend. RIP A. Nageshwara Rao garu. A true inspiration. Thoughts and prayers for his family.’

Rana Daggubati: ‘And our first pillar falls. A man who has lived and worked in cinema from the silent era till this date is no more amongst us. RIP ANR garu.’

Madhur Bhandarkar: ‘Sad to hear the demise of The Doyen of Telugu Cinema Shri.Akkineni Nageswara Rao.The Stalwart of Memorable Performances will be missed.RIP.’

Riteish Deshmukh: ‘Legendary A Nagrswara Rao - RIP - deepest condolences to the family n loved ones - Huge loss.’

Manoj Bajpayee: ‘RIP nageshwar garu! May your soul rest in peace.’

Yami Gautam: ‘RIP Akkineni Nageshwar Rao Sir. One of the true Stalwarts of the Film Industry.’

Prakash Raj: ‘Thank u ANR garu.. For entertaining us. 4 ur studios 4 ur children. 4 being a pioneer in bringing Telugu film industry to Hyderabad. RIP !!’

Siddharth: ‘A true legend & a giant has left us. RIP Akkineni Nageswara Rao garu. What a life. What a man. Will cherish every second I spent with you.’

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Image: Akkineni Nageswara Rao

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Varun Dhawan becomes a vegetable vendor!

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Varun Dhawan, who is all to set to launch the trailer of his next film Main Tera Hero, worked as a vegetable vendor in Mumbai’s famous Crawford market on January 21, just for the experience.

He shared a collage of pictures and tweeted: ‘No no it's just a thought guys I became a patiwala for a day and worked in Crawford market it really moved me. Forget movies and heroes the real heroes are these people who toil everyday to earn their bread and butter its really really difficult. I know im being too preachy so im going to shut up.’

He also shared the latest poster of Main Tera Hero, featuring Nargis Fakhri and Ileana D’Cruz, and added: ‘thank you everyone for the love and hate. Both these emotions can fill you with positivity and negativity. Strange how love and hate can have the same effect on people.!!! Time to move out of my dark chambers but honestly thank you to everyone on feedback on the posters made me feel special.’

Directed by Varun's father David Dhawan, the rom-com will release on April 4.


Image: Varun Dhawan
Photographs: Varun Dhawan/Twitter

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Shilpa Shetty: Dishkiyaoon is my second baby

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The first official trailer of Dishkiyaoon is out and Bipasha Basu is all praise for her rumoured boyfriend Harman Baweja and the co-producer of the film Shilpa Shetty.

‘Watch @DishkiyaoonFilm trailer! All the best @TheShilpaShetty @TheRajKundra and Harman! Loved the trailer:)’ Basu tweeted.

Shilpa Shetty replied: ‘thanks sooooo much my dearest. #Dishkiyaoon is my second baby:)’

‘Do write to me, what u felt about the trailer..#Dishkiyaoon is an Action thriller..a lot of hardwork..phew!!’ she added.

Directed by debutant director Sanamjit Singh Talwar, the film also stars Sunny Deol and debutante Ayesha Khanna.


Image: Shilpa Shetty


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