Bollywood wishes Lataji on her birthday
Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar will celebrate her 82nd birthday quietly today with her family, and will attend an award function later in the evening.
'Namaskar. Mere janamdin par, mere bhai Hridaynath ke naam se ek Award institute kiya jaa raha hai. Is puraskaar ka naam "Hridaynath Award" rakha gaya hai, aur is puraskaar ko har saal ek aise vyakti ko diya jayega jo apne kshetra mein aloukik kaam karein. Main is baat ki Hridaynath ko bahut badhaai aur aashirwaad deti hoon, ke uske naam se ek Award shuru kiya jaa raha hai. Mujhe is baat ki bahut khushi hai,' she tweeted.
Here are the first few clebs who wished her:
Sonu Nigam: 'Let all wish the Ultimate Name in Music, the respectable Lataji, a very Happy Birthday. She turns 82 today.. :) many more years of Glory.'
Madhur Bhandarkar: 'Wishing u LATADIDI many many happy returns of the day..May LORD bless u with prosperity and happiness forever !!!'
Riteish Deshmukh: 'Wishing one of our greatest ever mangeshkarlata ji a very happy birthday-we all love u n thank you for d music that's a part of our lives.'
Vishal Dadlani: 'Happy Birthday to mangeshkarlata Ji, the absolute Queen of pitch and expression, the definitive voice of India.'
Shreya Ghoshal: 'Happy birthday to my inspiration, my guru @ mangeshkarlata ji.'
Image: Lata Mangeshkar
Chandni Bar turns 10
Madhur Bhandarkar's critically acclaimed film Chandni Bar that won four National Awards turned 10 today. On the occasion, Madhur thanked lead actress Tabu and producer R Mohan.
'2day marks 10 yrs of Chandni Bar's release. A spl thx 2 d producer R Mohan. He showed faith in me even after d disaster of Trishakti. Thx Tabu fr blving in me & givin a flawless prfrmnce in Chandni Bar. No1 cld hve dne it bttr. Chandni Bar got 4 National Awards. Can never forget d feeling,' he tweeted.
In the meantime, we hear Madhur's most ambitious project Heroine will feature Kareena Kapoor in killer outfits. She will be featured in 150 different costumes designed by Manish Malhotra, costing about Rs. 1.3 crore.
Image: Madhur Bhandarkar
Shah Rukh Khan shot a commercial in Einstein and Sardarji getup. 'shot advt for pepsodent in eintstien & sardarji get up.sticky glue still on my cheeks. so if anyone kisses me they will remain stuck to me,' he tweeted.
Priyanka Chopra shot for Barfee. 'So..Shooting barfee today..had 2 shoot with some autistic kids as I'm autistic in the film..I can't even begin 2 tell u how special they r,' she updated.
Rana Daggubati, on the other hand, is shooting for Ram Gopal Varma's Department. 'Good morning!! Putting the fully recovered knees to the test, shooting for an action sequence for #Department today,' he tweeted.
Image: Shah Rukh Khan
Agneepath to challenge Tezz at the box-office
Some reports in media had suggested that the producers of Tezz were negotiating its release with Karan Johar. But the director clarified that he's in no mood to negotiate and his film Agneepath will release on 26th January.
'AGNEEPATH is definitely releasing on the 26th of january...all of us at dharma are super excited!!!' he tweeted.
We are excited too, Karan!
Image: Karan Johar
Stars celebrate Navratri
Navratri festival begins from today, and Celina Jaitly tried to explain it: 'Beloved followers of other nationalities NAVRATRI is a Hindu festival of worship of Shakti and dance & festivities. The word Navaratri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning nights. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti/Devi are worshiped. The 10th day is commonly referred to as Vijayadashami or Dussehra,' she tweeted.
Raveena Tandon hopes the festival will bring good tidings. 'Today the beginning of navratri! Hopefully should bring in good tidings for everyone!been not good news this past month.with so many deaths,' she wrote.
Akshay Kumar tweeted his wishes: 'Wishing everyone a Happy Navratri. The grand celebration to commemorate the Goddess of Power - Maa Durga. May the Goddess be with you always, in more forms than one. Jai Mata Di!'
Image: Akshay Kumar
Bipasha Basu seems to be enjoying her time in Greece. 'Breathtaking view frm my villa in mykanos!Heavenly:) Early morning enjoyed nature,music n green tea!' the actress tweeted with the picture.
Sonakshi Sinha is bringing back the nose-ring fashion. 'The nose-ring is back for Rowdy Rathore!' she wrote with the picture.
Neha Dhupia wore sneakers with a sari for an action scene. 'Sneakers with a sari ... All for the love of an action scene! Haha' she posted with the picture.
Image: Bipasha Basu