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World Cup fever grips Bollywood

Last updated on: February 21, 2011 14:50 IST

World Cup fever grips Bollywood

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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.

As the cricket fever gripped India last weekend with the World Cup underway, Bollywood cheered for India. 

'Big day today! India will win for sure! Wishing Mahi n his team to do the magic:)We want the Cup!!!Let's cheer for them:) Sehwag! Way to go!100 runs:) Viraat rocks! Debut century! Congrats:) Superb!' Bipasha Basu cheered.

Akshay Kumar asked husbands not to neglect their wives during the World Cup season. 'Da Greatest Festival of evry Indian has finaly arrived"da Cricket World Cup" :) All da Best 2all da teams,especialy INDIA. Ps:Husbands do not neglect ur wives' he tweeted.

Amitabh Bachchan congratulated India on her win over Bangladesh: 'Gutsy fight back by Bangladesh ! But good start to World Cup for India. well begun, half done!! Congratulations India!. Bangladesh played really well! For a short while I thought we would never make it ... but 370 is a formidable score.'

Unfortunately, Dia Mirza missed all the action on the cricket field, as she was busy shooting: 'Too much happening with our shoot on right now. Going to miss watching all the world cup action! Keep me posted :) INDIA! let's go for GLORY'


Image: Bipasha Basu

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Rahman's tribute to Malaysia Vasudevan

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Noted Tamil playback singer and actor Malaysia Vasudevan, who was suffering from lung complications, passed away on Sunday at the age of 67.

A R Rahman, who had worked with Vasudevan, remembered his first break as a music producer. 'Malaysia Vasudevan Sir, Rest In Peace... You were one of the few who believed in me and gave me my first break as a music producer for the album "Disco Disco" in 1987,' he tweeted.

Image: A R Rahman

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Meet the Bhupathis

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Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi's week long wedding celebrations is finally over. Mahesh posted a picture of himself with his bride, and tweeted: 'Week of celebrations is done.. In Dubai now for the Dubai Open'

Riteish Deshmukh post a picture from the wedding too: 'Jab miya(mahesh) biwi(Lara) raazi to kya karega PAPARAZZI - I
clicked them b4 they could click me- ishmile pleeeez'

Celina Jaitley, who is going to tie the knot with Dubai-based Austrian businessman Peter Haag on September 23, congratulated the couple. 'All my love to my dearest Lara and Mahesh ... On their new journey as man & wife .. God bless the Love birds !!' she tweeted.

Image: Lara Dutta and Mahesh Bhupathi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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Sneak peek of RGV's Dongala Mutha

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Ram Gopal Varma released the trailer of his new film Dongala Mutha on twitter. The film was shot in five days at zero cost of production, using the Canon 5D camera.

It will release on March 18.

What do you think of the trailer?


Image: Movie Trailer of Dongala Mutha

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No White for Preity

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Preity Zinta cleared the air about her signing Mahesh Manjrekar's film White.

'Hey guys ! Just for the record I have not signed " White !" Just read the script so don't know where this news has come ?' she tweeted.

R Madhavan seemed very happy with the Tanu Weds Manu team. 'Via Com 18, Vikram Malhotra n gang . The Phadda bros have been entirely responsible for the positive hype surrounding TWM. I have yet to see a more efficient and hands on team. Faab work guys. Kangna is BK and Publicity work starts in all its glory from 2day.'

The film, co-starring Kangna Ranaut, will release this Friday.


Image: Preity Zinta
Photographs: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images
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Working hard

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Sundays are not holidays for everyone.

Neha Dhupia was busy dubbing for her film, Dear Friend, Hitler. She tweeted: 'jus finished dubbing for 'Dear friend Hitler' ... reliving eva braun twice over was quite a challenge.'

Arshad Warsi was working hard too. 'Got to go for rehearsals n do a Photo shoot for CKMM... Hate working on Sunday,' he said.

Shabana Azmi was shooting in Colombo. 'In Colombo for a shoot. It is similiar in many ways to Chennai but also different-characteristic of the entire subcontinent,' she tweeted.


Image: Neha Dhupia

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