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Bollywood gears up for Amitabh's birthday bash

Last updated on: October 10, 2012 18:53 IST

Bollywood gears up for Amitabh's birthday bash

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Bollywood stars are getting ready for the big event of the year -- Amitabh Bachchan's 70th birthday bash.

Wife Jaya Bachchan has made the arrangement. There will be a dance programme of Indian contemporary ballet, based on excerpts of Harivansh Rai Bachchan's famous works, to be recited by the Big B himself.

Rana Daggubati ‏tweeted: 'Now headed to Mumbai for the celebrations of the @SrBachchan's 70th.'

Music composer Salim Merchant wrote: 'Excited and honoured to go to @SrBachchan 's 70th birthday celebration tonite! Its going to be epic!'

Ronit Roy ‏tweeted: 'As @SrBachchan 's birthday approaches,I've been extended the extreme privilege to be part of his celebrations tonight! Much have done something right to deserve the honor of being at the bringing in @SrBachchan 's 70th while my BD creeps in alongside too.'

Dia Mirza will be giving the party a miss. 'Some times work takes you away...from moments that you really wish to be part of...like tonight Mr.Bachchan's 70th BDAY celebration :( Mr.Bachchan is a great inspiration. My most memorable film with him is @ShoojitSircar's film can't wait for you to see it. EPIC performance. The amount of work he packs in...his dedication, commitment and love for the craft is just unparalleled. RESPECT,' she tweeted.

Birthday wishes have also started pouring. 

Shekhar Kapur tweeted: 'U have been n inspiration for a billion Indians from many generations. May you continue to b the 'Forever Man'. Happy Birthday. I realized I wished @SrBachchan Happy Birthday a day early, but atleast that will make me the first :) Eagerness.'

Amitabh Bachchan has already tweeted his gratitude: 'The family prepares an evening for me and I am overwhelmed .. i come in early just to express my gratitude and love again .. TY !! Birthdays are special for all .. mine is no different for tomorrow .. but would never be the same without your love and affection'


Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Victor Fraile/Getty Images

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Priyanka, Bipasha and Dia bond together

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Priyanka ChopraBipasha Basu and Dia Mirza, who were in Jakarta for a show, bonded together backstage. 

Bipasha shared a picture of them together and tweeted: 'Always happy to see these happy girls @priyankachopra n @deespeak .Sickness took a backseat!Had a good time in Jakarta!' 

Priyanka Chopra also posted a picture and tweeted: 'Chilled with the girls after sooo long. @bipsluvurself n @deespeak !!! Lost track of my exhaustion!' 

Dia Mirza captured the moment as well and tweeted another picture: 'Here's one more! Was so much fun.'


Image: Priyanka Chopra, Dia Mirza and Bispasha Basu
Photographs: Twitter

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Richa Chaddha gets ready for next

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Actress Richa Chadda of Gangs Of Wasseypur fame has started shooting for Prerna Wadhawan's romantic-comedy with Neil Nitin Mukesh. 'Superb first day on Prerna's film,with the glorious @NeilNMukesh! tired n happy! GN world!' she tweeted.

Preity Zinta shot for the television show Comedy Circus to promote her film, Ishkq In Paris. 'What a fun day on the sets of Comedy Circus! Thank u SO Much Sohail, Archana & the entire Comedy Circus team 4 making me laugh my heart out,' she wrote.

Angad Bedi finished shooting for his Punjabi film Rangeelay and is getting gearing up for Rensil DSilva's next Ungli. 'Few days left for "rangeelay" to wrap up.will miss you punjab and the whole crew which became family.its going to be a sad departure. But on the flip side very excited about "UNGLI"rensil dsilva and crew here I comeeee...let's get this party started,' he tweeted.

Arjun Rampal is looking forward to his film Chakravyuh's premiere in London. 'Just packed up shoot,but day not over,need to pack for London and Dubai. Looking forward to the Chakravyuh premiere at Empire, Leicester sq. The premiere of Chakravuyh is the 11th,its been selected for a gala screening at the London film festival,but will release worldwide on 24th,' he wrote.

Image: Richa Chadda


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Tweet Pix!

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Lisa Ray offered a sneak peek of her wedding sari on Twitter. 'Sneak peek of my custom designed, one-off sari courtesy @satyapaulcanada for the Wedding. #trousseau,' she tweeted with the picture (above). 

A R Rahman, who performed at Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama's One World Concert yesterday, shared a picture of himself with American actor and musician Dave Matthews, and added: 'Having breakfast with His Holiness, the Dalai Lama. He says, INDIA IS THE LIVING EXAMPLE FOR UNITY... and coexistence!' 

Sonakshi Sinha ‏shared the latest poster of Son Of Sardar and wrote: 'New #SoS profile picture!! Twitter bekaar bina Son Of Sardaar! Brrruuuaaahhh!' 

Kunal Kemmu shared a
picture of him from Europe and tweeted: 'As it says- the oldest harley store in europe.. With the newest arrivals and some really cool vintage harleys☺'


Image: Lisa Ray's sneak peek of her wedding outfit
Photographs: Twitter

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