Bollywood criticises IOC over Olympic ban
Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.
Bollywood stars criticised the Indian Olympic Association for being suspended from the Olympic movement. Here's what they said:
Shraddha Kapoor: 'India banned from Olympics?! Why should our sportsmen suffer for no fault of theirs?'
Farhan Akhtar: 'Like the CWG scam wasn't depressing enough, we've been suspended by the IOC because of the same lot of mis-administrators. #saveourathletes'
Abhishek Bachchan: 'Sometimes a very tight slap is the best way to wake somebody or thing up. #IOC will it work? Our sportsmen and women deserve better.'
Arjun Rampal: 'Disgraced yet again, #IOC news just pathetic. India shinning my ass.'
Kunal Kohli: 'International Olympic Committee suspends India. Shame on all of us for letting things come to this. IOC reason: Govt interference running IOA. Govt response: huh? you mean pot bellied corrupt men can't run sports ?'
Manoj Bajpayee: 'Wah IOC suspends IOA.where r we going?'
Rahul Bose: 'will this result in a complete overhaul of the IOA? olympic shame.'
Image: Farhan Akhtar
Madhuri Dixit gears up for Gulab Gang
Madhuri Dixit is getting ready for Anubhav Sinha's next film Gulab Gang. 'Good morning! Am getting ready for another day of prep for Gulab Gang. We start shooting next week,' she updated.
Inspired by the Sampat Pal-led Gulabi Gang, the film will be directed by Soumik Sen. Gulab Gang also stars Juhi Chawla. This will be the first time that Juhi and Madhuri will share screen space.
Meanwhile, Priyanka Chopra met Olympic medalist MC Mary Kom, who the actress will play in Kom's biopic. 'Now off to my first meeting with the one n only Mary Kom!!! Dhan tana... Will make her teach me how to wear my boxing gloves!!' she tweeted.
Image: Madhuri Dixit
Meet Bollywood's latest import
After doing item numbers like Dil mera muft ka in Agent Vinod and Pritam pyare in Rowdy Rathod, Maryam Zakaria has finally bagged a full-fledged role in a Hindi film. The Iranian-Swedish actress will be seen in Grand Masti, a sequel to the 2004 hit film Masti, opposite Aftab Shivdasani.
The actress, who was recently in Goa for a photoshoot, shared some of the pictures. 'Sneak Peak of my photoshoot from today. Photographer Bbhuphi,' she tweeted.
'Guys I did my own hair, make up and styling ;) how do you like the pix so far?' she added with another picture of her.
Image: Maryam Zakaria
Stars wish Manish Malhotra a happy birthday!
Fashion designer Manish Malhotra celebrates his birthday today and his friends wished him on Twitter.
Karan Johar: 'Happy birthday to the eternally young @ManishMalhotra1...the best designer of our land....and the most positive man i know!!!'
Arjun Rampal: 'On a happier note a very happy birthday to a fellow Sagittarius @ManishMalhotra1 one of the nicest men I know, have a rocking year.'
Farah Khan: 'A verrrry Happy bday 2 @ManishMalhotra1 ! The only person who's knowledge of bollywood may b more than mine..espcially 70s n 80s ke films!'
Abhishek Bachchan: 'Here's wishing one of the coolest guys I know a very happy birthday @ManishMalhotra1 have a super year. Big love..'
Shraddha Kapoor: 'Wishing one of the nicest, warmest and utterly talented people I know, @ManishMalhotra1 the happiest bday.'
Image: Manish Malhotra
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Akshay Kumar receives a grand welcome in Bangalore
Akshay Kumar is busy promoting his latest film Khiladi 786 all over India. He received a grand welcome at his latest stop, Bangalore.
'Bangalore welcomed the #Khiladi786 gang in true form! Thanks to my friend Ramesh who pulled out all the strings, literally ;)' he tweeted with the picture.
Arjun Rampal shared a picture of himself with Hrithik Roshan and tweeted: 'Heading back to India, with the coolest guy in the world @iHrithik and the man with the a plan Afsar.'
Farah Khan shared a picture of herself with Simi Garewal and wrote: 'Anti diet day has ended with dinner n goss at Simi's home!'
Image: Akshay Kumar