First Look: Sunny Leone's shoot for a condom ad
Trust a porn star to promote a contraceptive. Sunny Leone, who shot for a condom commercial last month in Phuket, Thailand shared the first look.
She posted the picture and tweeted: 'check out my Manforce ad first look.'
Apart from endorsing condoms, she's also bagged an endorsement deal with a mobile company and it's going to be her first mainstream commercial. 'So amazing to see myself in my first mainstream commercial shoot for Chaze Mobile.You guys are gonna love it,' she tweeted.
Meanwhile, her Bollywood career appears to be picking up as well. She is presently shooting for Pooja Bhatt's Jism 2 in Goa and will start shooting for Ekta Kapoor's Ragini MMS sequel after Bhatt's film. 'Hello everyone! On set in Goa shooting for @Jism2 love you all!' she updated.
Image: Sunny Leone
What's keeping these actors busy
Genelia D'Souza, who married Riteish Deshmukh on February 3 this year, is back to work.
'Shooting after 3mnths, feels good, gr8 team n a new venture, reveal details in a couple of days,' she updated.
Hubby Riteish Deshmukh, on the other hand, is in Goa shooting for Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum. 'shooting in GOA for #KSKHH - d heat is killing me and the Humour is keepin me alive,' he wrote.
Tusshar Kapoor is in Goa as well. 'In Goa, done with a day's shoot for Kya Kool, happy but it always takes me a day to get into the groove of a film schedule,why I don't know?' he tweeted.
Neil Nitin Mukesh is all set to go to Fiji for a 50 days schedule for Bejoy Nambiar's 3G. 'Its time for 3G in fiji guys. Packing has started wondering what not to take hahaha since its a 50 day schedule on an island,' he updated.
Bipasha Basu is headed to Cyprus to shoot for Race 2 and a short-vacation. 'Heading off to Cyprus fr a tiny break n shoot of Race 2!The beachbum tht I am,think I will love the place!Excited!' she wrote.
Vivek Oberoi is back on the sets of Kismet Love Paisa Dilli with Mallika Sherawat. 'Back on the sets of Kismet Love Paisa Dilli after 2 mths! Man I've missed this unit! Shooting the songs with @mallikaLA looking fwd to a rocking wk ahead!
Image: Genelia D'Souza and Riteish Deshmukh
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara wins 5 IIFAs
Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara which is nominated in 14 categories at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards has won five awards so far in technical categories.
Farhan Akhtar announced the news on Twitter. 'IIFA tech awards announced. ZNMD wins Best Editor, Cinematography, Screenplay, Sound Design & Choreography. :-)' he tweeted.
He congratulated the team and added: 'Congratulations Anand, Carlos, Zoya, Reema, Baylon, Bosco & Caesar. Singapore awaits you... And thank you to the IIFA tech jury.'
The award show is to be held in Singapore on June 7-9.
Image: A scene from Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Bipasha inspired by Milind Soman's running streak
Model/actor Milind Soman, who left for a 1500-km long Greenathon from Delhi to Mumbai last month, has covered 1000 km and ex-girlfriend Bipasha Basu is feeling inspired by his dedication.
'I ws very happy with my 10 km run evryday till I gt a message frm @milindrunning tht he hd crossed d 1000 km mark rt nw!Wow!Inspired n how!' she tweeted.
As for the 46-year-old Milind, he's 500 km short from reaching his destination. 'Day18. 1000km from Qutub Minar #Delhi2Bombay #GoGreen !!!!!!!!!!! Thrilled to bits :) The whole team is really excited with the completion of 1000km today !Temp 40,humidity 60%.This is a huge first for Indian runners :)' he updated.
Image: Bipasha Basu
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Mahesh Bhatt has a reason to rejoice
According to the figures presented by Mahesh Bhatt on Twitter, his film Jannat 2 is the 3rd most profitable film of 2012.
'Jannat 2 has already become profitable - the 3rd most profitable film of the releases during 2012 .. That's a true sign of a superhit film!' he tweeted.
The film is doing well overseas too. 'Jannat 2 is the biggest Vishesh film Internationally - worldwide weekend GBO of $ 510k ! #Jannat 2:Pakistan responds enthusiastically to Jannat 2 ..weekend GBO of $112k from 22 screens making it the 3 biggest release in 2012 ! Biggest opening for Emraan Hasmi in the Middle East with Jannat 2 - over $300k!' he added.
He also declared Jannat star Emraan Hashmi as the most bankable star. 'Jannat 2 on Friday is bigger than – ZindagiNa Milegi Dobara, Agent Vinod, Ek Mein Ek Tu to name a few. Emraan becomes the most bankable star with 4 hits in a row - Once Upon Time in Mumbai, Murder 2, Dirty Picture and now Jannat 2,' he wrote.
Image: Esha Gupta and Emrran Hashmi in Jannat 2. Inset: Mahesh Bhatt
Actress Sameera Reddy's who designer Kallol Datta's dress for an event shared a picture of her and tweeted: 'i just adore designer @KallolDatta 's ensemble!was a pleasure to wear! @priyatanna Hermes in store spring summer shw!'
Mandira Bedi, on the other hand, shared a picture of her from an old campaign. 'A campaign I did for Satyapaul some years ago, when they launched a range of cricket themed sarees! :)' she tweeted with the picture.
Meanwhile, Nathalia Kaur shared a picture of her from a live performance.
Image: Sameera Reddy