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Bollywood preaches safe sex on World Aids Day

Last updated on: December 1, 2011 18:31 IST

Bollywood preaches safe sex on World Aids Day

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December 1 is dedicated to spreading awareness about World Aids Day. On the occasion, Bollywood stars tweeted to create more awareness. 

Bipasha Basu tweeted: ''Getting to zero'-"Zero new HIV infections. Zero discrimination. Zero AIDS-related deaths". This is the way to be! Unite to fight against HIV! Practice Safe Sex.'

Koena Mitra wrote: 'Its #worldAidsDay today. This year's theme Getting to ZERO !! Kids having kids? Living with aids? Wrap it up #safesex '

Rahul Bose asked people to use precaution while having sex. 'It's World Aids Day. Wear a condom. Today + 364,' he updated.

Sameera Reddy did an AIDS awareness campaign yesterday. 'Just did an Aids Awareness campaign with Big FM! nos of Ppl infected in India solely due to ignorance is scary!' she wrote.
 
While others preached about safe sex, Shabana Azmi and Shruti Haasan shared an animated HIV/AIDS lesson video from TeachAIDS, developed at Stanford University. 

Shabana Azmi tweeted: 'Today is world aids day. Pls watch TEACH AIDS animation for #WorldAIDSDay Piya Sorcar Stanford graduates effort.' 


Image: Bipasha Basu

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Stars love The Dirty Picture

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Vidya Balan's The Dirty Picture has been getting rave reviews from the film fraternity.

Karan Johar was blown by her performance. 'Every mainstream actress needs a grand lesson from vidya balan on how to submit and give your hear and soul to a role...she is beyond words! Her performance in DIRTY PICTURE is by far the bravest and best performance I have seen of any actor in years....she is the benchmark!!! take a bow team balaji!!! Super film!!! Rajat's brilliant dialogue...milan's nuanced and superb control over the plot...dirty picture rules! Ekta has truly emerged as a producer with a commercial perspective and yet breaking ground vision....more power to her!!!'

Arshad Warsi wrote: 'Just saw "DIRTY PICTURE" what a BRILLIANT film, dialogue n direction are bang on, good performances n Vidya is absolutely FANTASTIC.'

Vivek Oberoi too loved her. 'Jst watched #TheDirtyPicture -vidya balan is beyond brilliant! Hats off to a phenomenal performance! Fabulous film all round!!!' he updated.

Arbaaz Khan updated: 'Saw a preview of THE DIRTY PICTURE last night. Its outstanding. Loved the film, the performances, the direction,the writing, loved everything. Vidya Balan is awesome in the film. Congratulations to Producer Ekta, director Milan Luthria and writer Rajat Arora for the entertainment !'

Emraan Hashmi thanked everyone for the praise. 'Thank u everyone for the wishes and praises for The Dirty Picture. Got back after an event at Mithibai. Headed to Dubai for the day,' he tweeted.

Image: Movie poster of The Dirty Picture

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Do you like Don 2's new song?

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After creating buzz with Zara Dil Ko Thaam Lo, the makers of Don 2 have released another track. The song sees the stylish Priyanka Chopra flying through the air in her blue dress with multiple trails whereas Shah Rukh Khan is seen dancing in a black outfit.

Priyanka Chopra posted the video as she tweeted: 'New song"Dushman Mera' is here from Don 2... Enjoy!.... What say?'

Like the new Don 2 song? Tell us!

Image: Dushman Mera from Don 2

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Jhoom Jhoom with Sonam and Bipasha

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The latest song from Players, Jhoom Jhoom looks very stylish and chic.

Abhishek Bachchan and Sonam Kapoor shared the video as they tweeted: 'The beats are fabulous and our #Players are breathtaking. Check out our new song Jhoom Jhoom.'


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Stars pay tribute to Kuldeep Manak

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Bollywood celebrities tweeted their tributes for noted Punjabi folk singer Kuldeep Manak who passed away in Ludhiana yesterday after a prolonged illness. 

Hard Kaur tweeted: 'R.I.P Kuldeep Manak. One of da best classic artists of punjab. Had da honour of perf wit him wen I was 7 yrs old. Will miss u sir.'

Akshay Kumar wrote: 'I wish this year would just end! Saddened to know legendary Punjabi singer Kuldeep Manak passed away today. His death will have a huge impact on the Punjabi music industry as his talent inspired a generation of new artists. RIP.'


Image: Hard Kaur

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Are Pooja Bedi and Salman Khan still friends?

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Pooja Bedi, who accused the host of Bigg Boss 5 Salman Khan of favouring Mahek Chahal in an interview with rediff.com has been receiving a lot of flak from his fans. But the actress says she is equally concerned about him and has been his friend for over 20 years.

She tweeted: '@BeingSalmanKhan. Has been my friend for over 20 years! I've known him since before maine pyaar kiya. Chill! I'm equally concerned about him.'



Image: Pooja Bedi

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