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Is Mallika Sherawat India's new gay icon?

Last updated on: March 7, 2012 16:11 IST

Is Mallika Sherawat India's new gay icon?

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

After Hrithik Roshan, Sonam Kapoor, Gul Panag and Celina Jaitly, it is Mallika Sherawat's turn to use her celebrity status to draw more awareness to the LGBT community.

Sherawat recently shot for the NOH8 campaign demanding equality for homosexuals. She shared the picture from the campaign (above) as she tweeted: 'There should be NO DISCRIMINATION.' 

The actress, who recently finished shooting for an item song Laila for Priyadarshan's thriller Tezz, has flown to the USA where she will an engagement party for her gay friends Rick Ferrari and his fiance Alex.

She assured that the party is going to be so much. 'It's going to be so much fun;) xo' she wrote.


Image: Mallika Sherawat


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Stars galore at Lakme Fashion Week!

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It was raining celebrities at the recently-concluded Lakme Fashion Week. 

Mini Mathur, ‏who walked the ramp for designer Malini Agarwalla, on the last day, shared a picture of her with Maria Goretti (above). 'At the fashion week for Malaga.. With the always stunning @mariagorettiz,' she tweeted.

Nafisa Khan shared a picture of her as she wrote: 'LFW! Wearing Falguni&Shane Peacock new collection just off NY fashion week!'

Bipasha Basu ‏attended friend Rocky S' show. 'Loved Loved Loved my friend @RockyS_STAR 's show!I want all his clothes!He truly is a Star!What a show!Awesome- Clothes Music & Style!' she updated.

Jackky Bhagnani tweeted: 'Going for rockys show at LFW looking forward he always surprises us with his collection.'

Payal Rohatgi made an appearance as well. 'Attended Nitya bajaj Birla show and rocky S show at LFW 2012. Was fun now heading back to powai for #SurvivorIndia finale rehearsals,' she wrote.

Shraddha Das tweeted: 'Wore designer Jatin verma's creation after the Abhishek dutta show,was a grand pink gown!! Will post pics of mine in both creations soon!


Image: Maria Goretti and Mini Mathur


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Stars love Kahaani

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Vidya Balan, who won the National Award for Best Actress for her performance in The Dirty Picture, is being praised for her next film, Kahaani, that releases this Friday.

Riteish Deshmukh tweeted: 'Saw KAHAANI- loved the film- saw a fantastic thriller after a long time- the true HERO of the film is @sujoy_g. Cinematography-Setu & Editing-Namrata are Top notch. film excels in every department. Nikhil vyas & suresh nair- super screenplay. Vidya yet again gives a stellar performance- how does she manage to do it every time. @V1SH4L @5hekhar kya MUZIK diya hai BOSS. @sujoy_g take a bow- proud of u my friend- i wanna see it once again.'

Director Tarun Mansukhani also loved the film. 'Just saw KAHAANI. If there ever was a film which is a must watch.... Then THIS IS IT!! Vidya is so fantastic.. Definitely best actress fourth year in a row!! Its strange... But there isn't one bad actor in this film!!! Am so so so happy.. And more so proud of my friend @sujoy_g what a brilliant director he is!!' he updated.

Vishal Dadlani, ‏who composed music for the film, wrote: 'Just saw KAHAANI. One of the best films we've ever worked on! @sujoy_g, man, I'm so proud! Hope it's a HUGE hit!'


Image: Vidya Balan in Kahaani


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Tusshar Kapoor shared a picture of his father Jeetendra and Mithun Chakraborty together, and wrote: 'It's been long since we saw dad and mithun da on a panel together, Dance India Dance & CDKC did it!' 

Sonakshi Sinha shared a special Holi poster of her upcoming film Rowdy Rathore as she requested her fans to play a safe Holi. 

'Holi haiiiiii!! Kal... Par excitement aaj se ;) conserve water/play safe/have a blast/dont be TOO rowdy!' she tweeted with the picture. 

Anurag Basu shared a still from his upcoming film Barfee


Image: Jeetendra and Mithun Chakraborty


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