Lights, Camera, Happy New Year!
The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.
With 2011 just around the corner, Bollywood is all set to welcome it with much opulence and pomp.
Preity Zinta tweeted, 'Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to all my friends on Twitter & all over the world ! Bye Bye 2010 Phew ! Happy to welcome 2011 :-) Ting !'
The oh-so KJo suavely put it, 'Happy new year to all of you...the lovers,the haters and my favourite gang...the indifferent ones!! Big love and happiness in 2011!!!'
Meanwhile, Neha Dhupia who is holidaying in Colombia also wished her fans, 'Before there is downpour of new year wishes, let me me one of the first to wish all a happy and healthy 2011! may all ur wishes come true.'
The festive season also seemed to lift the spirits of Arjun Rampal who broke his silence on his exit from Housefull 2 and wished everyone a great new year: 'It's been a crazy week,read news about me that is news to me,ha,what all people do to earn a living.look back on 2010 with a lot of gratitude. 2010, what a fabulous year,wonderful way to end the decade,also have met all of you on Twitter.Wish u all love, peace and super happiness.'
Massakali Sonam Kapoor looked back on the year that was and wrote: 'I'm grateful for this year and the memories created... #2010 you were great for me. Love and peace always.'
Image: Preity Zinta
Asha Bhosle supports Javed Akhtar
Singer Asha Bhosle welcomed the government's move to amend the copyright laws. When a fan asked her what she thought of the issue, Bhosle said: 'Court ruling in matter of music copyright is in favour of film producer.'
Javed Akhtar's wife Shabana Azmi stood firmly by the composers as she tweeted: 'All writers,composers,singers n federation of all Cine employees tell producers that since all of us AGREE with Javed Akhtar BAN us too WOW'
She went on to clarify, 'd royalty writers r asking is NOT for within film BUT when songs r used in other mediums so where is d ques of sharing losses'
Mahesh Bhatt also hummed the similar tunes, 'The authors and composers have legitimate demands. They have been shortchanged for years. The need of the hour is to instill trust in them.'
Image: Asha Bhosle
Why Amitabh Bachchan will miss Shweta
The Bachchans are surely dominating twitterland with Amitabh Bachchan leading the way.
But just when all was going well between the Bachchans, daddy's girl Shweta Nanda who last tweeted 24 days ago has decided to take a break from twitter altogether.
Big B explained, 'Yes 'earth to angel', Shweta has gone off twitter and that is a shame ... she writes well and with consummate skill and wit ..'
We wonder if its because of Karan's coffee...
Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Lata gets emotional
Queen of melody Lata Mangeshkar got emotional as she spoke of her father Master Dinanath Mangeshkar on his 110th birth anniversary.
She wrote, 'Namaskar,aaj mere pujya pitaji master dinanath mangeshkar ji ka 110 va janam diwas hai,hum sab bhai,beheno'n ko jo suro'n ka vardan mila hai ye unhi ki den hain,meri pujya mataji maai,aur mere baba aaj hamare bich mein nahi hain lekin main un dono ko hamesha apne aas pas mehesus karti hun.'
Mangeshkar added that even to this day she feels her father's presence when she sings. She tweeted: 'main jab bhi gaati hun to mujhe aise lagta hai ki baba mere saamne baithe hai aur mujhe sun rahe hain,'
Image: Lata Mangeshkar
Karan Johar's New Year resolution
From Koffee to My Name is Khan, Karan Johar surely created quite a buzz this year.
Karan Johar who broke down recently on Koffee With Karan tweeted, 'My resolution for 2011...get rid of all kinds of excess baggage...emotional and my cluttered closet!! Why pile up when you can unfold...'
What can we say, Karan... reduce your coffee intake...
Image: Karan Johar