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SNEAK PEEK: Salman Khan in Sultan

February 09, 2016 17:25 IST

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

Salman Khan

After sporting a moustache for months, Salman Khan has shaved it off for Sultan.

Director Ali Abbas Zafar shared a still from the film, above, and wrote: ‘3 months of facial hair gone @BeingSalmanKhan is happy.’

Salman Khan

Mud -Blood -Eyes –Sultan,’ Zafar added with another picture, above.

Produced by Aditya Chopra, the sports drama also features Anushka Sharma and Randeep Hooda.

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Bollywood stars pay tribute to Nida Fazli

Urdu poet Nida Fazli passed away on Monday and several celebrities paid their respects on Twitter:

Lata Mangeshkar: Aaj mashhoor Shayar Nida Fazli sahab ka inteqal hua is baat mujhe bahut dukh hai. Allah unhe jannat ataa farmaaye ye meri dili dua.

Mahesh Bhatt: Ghar se masjid hai bahut dur chalo yu kar le. Kisee rote huye bachche ko hansaaya jaaye... Nida Fazli Saab Khuda Hafiz!!!

Shabana ‏Azmi: Nida Fazlis poetry was influenced by Mir n Ghalib also by Kabir n Meera.Urdu poet who did MA in Hindi Our composite cultures shining eg RIP.

Annu Kapoor: Great poet Nida Fazli is no more may his soul rest in peace a gem of Hindi Urdu literature and a learned man my deep condolence.

Madhur Bhandarkar: Kabhi kisi ko mukammal jaha nahi milta... Saddened by the demise of legendry Urdu poet and lyricist Nida Fazli. May his Soul RIP.

Shaan: Khushbu hu main Phool Nahi hu, jo murjhaunga.. Jab jab mausam lehrayega..Main aajaaunga. His own poetry gives us strength to bear his loss.

Sudhir Mishra: #RIPNidaFazli Tumhari kabr mein main dafan tum mujhme zinda ho Kabhi fursat mile to faatha padhne chale aana.

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Varun Dhawan confirms Judwaa 2

Varun Dhawan

David Dhawan is all set to make a sequel to his 1997 hit Judwaa, starring Salman Khan, Karisma Kapoor and Rambha.

Varun Dhawan, who will be playing the lead role, tweeted a picture, above, and wrote: ‘#Judwaa2.’

The film will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala.

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Ali Zafar and Kunal Kapoor to romance Alia Bhatt

Ali Zafar and Kunal Kapoor have joined the cast of Gauri Shinde's film with Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt.

Confirming the news, Kunal Kapoor tweeted: ‘Excited to be part of such a wonderful script.’

Gauri is currently shooting the untitled film in Goa.

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Rahul Roy to play a cameo in Cabaret

Rahul Roy

Rahul Roy, who made his Bollywood debut with the 1990 blockbuster Aashiqui, will return to the silver screen with Pooja Bhatt’s production Cabaret.

Pooja shared a picture of him, above, and wrote: ‘A sight that warms my heart-My friend @rahuulroy in his trailer minutes before facing the camera in a special cameo for Cabaret! And it's his birthday to boot! Could not ask for a bigger celebration.’

Directed by Kaustav Narayan Niyogi, the film also features Gulshan Devaiah, Richa Chadda and S Sreesanth.

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Meet the original Kapoor & Sons

Kapoor & Sons

Rishi Kapoor, who is playing Fawad Khan and Sidharth Malhotra’s grandfather in Kapoor & Sons, took to Twitter to share an old family photograph, above, and captioned it: ‘Original Kapoor & Sons.’

Kapoors & Sons will release on March 18.

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Ranveer wishes luck to Deepika for xXx: The Return of Xander Cage

Ranveer Singh

Deepika Padukone has started shooting for Vin Diesel starrer xXx: The Return of Xander Cage and her boyfriend Ranveer Singh wishes her luck.

He posted a picture, above, and wrote: ‘Check it out! Already a rage in India! #XXX @deepikapadukone all the best for your 1st day of shoot! Kill it!’

Directed by DJ Caruso, the action-thriller will also feature Samuel L Jackson, Jet Li, Tony Jaa, Conor McGregor, Nina Dobrev, Ruby Rose, Andrey Ivchenko, Toni Collette and Al Sapienza.

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Meet Maryam Zakaria’s son Aryan

Maryam Zakaria

Iranian actress Maryam Zakaria, who was seen in a song in Agent Vinod, recently celebrated her son Aryan’s birthday, and posted a picture of the celebrations on Instagram.

She wrote: ‘Happy birthday our handsome star Aryan, 1 year ago you came to our life and gave us so much of joy and happiness. We are truly blessed to have you and we love you unconditionally. #happybirthdayAryan #happy1stbirthday #happybirthday #ourson #weloveyou.’

Maryam is married to choreographer Arvind Thakur.