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Fans name a star after Shahid Kapoor!

Last updated on: February 28, 2012 17:07 IST

Fans name a star after Shahid Kapoor!

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Shahid Kapoor, who recently celebrated his birthday in Goa, got an unique gift. A star has been named after him, thanks to his fans!

The star, which is now named after Shahid, is located in the Orion constellation.

Shahid thanked his fans for the gift and wrote: 'Wanna thank all the #shanatics for the sweetest bday gift .......... U guys r. Just the best ......... V touched'

However, he isn't the only one.

The International Lunar Geographic Society, a New York-based organisation committed to the study of the moon, had announced a lunar crater in the moon's Sea of Tranquility christened after Shah Rukh Khan in 2010.

Meanwhile, Shahid is reported to be starring in the Hindi remake of Tamil superhit film Vettai, featuring R Madhavan and Arya.


Image: Shahid Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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What Bollywood thought of Oscars

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Bollywood stars had quite a lots to say about the 84th Annual Academy Awards that took place yesterday.

Simi Garewal ‏was thrilled with Meryl Streep's Best Actress win. 'Thrilled that Meryl, 63, won!! Can you see it ever happening in India? Maybe when Vidya Balan is 63... Am not happy about Jean winning for The Artist. I thought he had a repertoire of only 1 1/2 expressions.. Our Indian actors are better!' she tweeted.

Neha Dhupia ‏watched the repeat telecast. 'Late night, watching the oscars... Early morning, headed to the airport... In need for some serious sleep! #yawn !' she updated.

Amitabh Bachchan was impressed with the show's host Billy Crystal. 'Up at 6 am to watch the Oscars .. interesting selections and not too many surprises .. Billy Crystal competent, but subdued somewhat,' he wrote.

Dia Mirza tweeted: 'I caught the repeat telecast of the #Oscars and I have only one word to describe it: #RESPECT!'

Jaaved Jaaferi managed to spot AR Rahman on the show. 'Congratulations for the oscar Anil Ambani..a super wise investment in Hollywood.. Jai Ho!!! And what was Rahman doing playing and singing in a balcony somewhere at the side with a group of musicians?????' he wrote.

Shahid Kapoor tweeted: 'Watching the oscars is just so overwhelming wish we had 1 such award here !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Image: Amitabh Bachchan


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Did R Madhavan screw up Jodi Breakers?

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R Madhavan and Bipasha Basu starrer Jodi Breakers apparently hasn't been doing well on the box office and Madhavan thinks it's his fault.

'Oh Boy I screwd up sooo Bad its not funny. We at the unit feel far more for my super wonderful Producers than for ourselves.We Shall OVERCOME,' he wrote.

The actor had tweeted earlier that he was proud of the film irrespective of the outcome: 'I am very Proud of Jodi breakers. Irrespective of the. Outcome. Its was made with the best intentions ever.'



Image: R Madhavan in Jodi Breakers


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What these stars are up to

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Madhuri Dixit is in London shooting for a television channel. 'Excited about going to London! Currently shooting for Star's Life OK sutradar role,' she updated.

Shah Rukh Khan, who is in London shooting for Yash Chopra's upcoming film, watched the hockey match between India and France. 'Was so nice to see sunny singh so simply say how as he scored goals...all kept sayin yo yo sunny Singh..I feel like playing hockey just now!' he updated.

Sonam Kapoor ‏attend the Roberto Cavalli fall show 2012 yesterday in Milano. 'Its my last day in milano.. Going to see the last supper. Its supposed to be beautiful,' she wrote.

Preity Zinta finished the first schedule of Ishq In Paris. 'Last day of shoot of the first schedule of Ishkq In Paris ! excited cuz now I get a short break before we start work back in India :-) Ting! I'd like to thank the French crew for all their effort & hard work & all the wonderful fans who came to the shoot & were so co operative ! Big thank u 2 Indian crew 4 shooting in -21 degrees & never complaining. Its amazing how we don't realize r own toughness sometimes !' she tweeted.


Image: Maduri Dixit
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Tena Desae makes waves abroad

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Model-turned-actor Tena Desae who made her Bollywood debut with Yeh Faasley last year is stirring up the west. The actress makes her Hollywood debut in John Madden's The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel opposite Dev Patel. 

'The very lovely n soon 2b famous Tena Desae, wt cast n crew of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', London premiere,' celebrity photographer Atul Kasbekar tweeted with the picture (above). 

He also shared the picture of entire cast from the London premiere. 

The film also stars Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith.


Image: Tena Desae


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