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PHOTO: Gulshan Grover to play MF Husain?

October 18, 2013 17:54 IST

PHOTO: Gulshan Grover to play MF Husain?

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Actor Vir Das, who is busy promoting for his first solo film Sooper Se Ooper, shared a picture of his co-star Gulshan Grover.

Grover plays a painter in the film and the buzz is that his character is inspired by noted painter MF Husain.

‘That's one of my co-stars from #SooperSeOoper the bad man of Bollywood in his nicest avatar,' Vir Das tweeted.

Directed by Shekhar Ghosh, the film will release on October 25.


Image: Gulshan Grover
Photographs: Vir Das/Twitter

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'Shahid deserves to be watched'

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Director Hansal Mehta's Shahid released to good reviews today. Several stars turned to Twitter to show praises on the film. Here’s what they said:

Amrita Puri: ‘Hansal Mehta full marks for you for bringing #Shahid's story in the light and that too so masterfully.’

Neil Nitin Mukesh: ‘Here is wishing @Shaileshrsingh ,Sunil Bohra,Mr. Hansal metha and the entire cast of "SHAHID",all thebest.It will be a Friday to remember.’

Manoj Bajpayee: ‘Watch SHAHID if you are looking for a fantastic film in a nearby multiplex.’

Vishakha Singh: ‘#Shahid a story that needs to be told, a film that deserves to be watched ..’

Mahesh Bhatt: ‘Shahid is the most courageous film I have seen in recent times.’

The film is based on the life of lawyer and activist, Shahid Azmi, who was assassinated in 2010 in Mumbai.


Image: Rajkumar in Shahid


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Kunal Kapoor turns 36

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Rang De Basanti actor Kunal Kapoor turned 36 today, October 18, and his pal Abhishek Bachchan turned to Twitter to wish him.

‘Here’s wishing @kapoorkkunal a very happy birthday. Live it Kunnu and have a blast,’ Bachchan tweeted.

Meanwhile, Abhishek has started shooting for Umesh Shukla's next film Mere Apne. ‘Today starts yet another journey. First day jitters always get to me. New dawn, new day, new film. Crew…. Send some love!’ he added.

Produced by Bhushan Kumar, the film will star Asin and Rishi Kapoor.


Image: Kunal Kapoor
Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com

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TV actress Anita Hassanandani ties the knot

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Actress Anita Hassanandani, who was seen in films like Kucch Toh Hai and Krishna Cottage, tied the knot with beau Rohit Reddy in Goa.

Writer Mushtaq Shiekh shared a picture of the newly-wedded couple and tweeted: ‘#MostCharmingWedding #Goa Wishing the couple all the love & happiness in life. @anitahasnandani &Rohit #Unforgettable.’

Anita will be next seen in Ragini MMS 2.


Image: Rohit Reddy, Anita Hassanandani and Mushtaq Shiekh
Photographs: Mushtaq Shiekh/Twitter

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Kabir Bedi pays tribute to Krishna Shah

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Veteran actor Kabir Bedi paid tribute to filmmaker Krishna Shah, who passed away on October 13 in Los Angeles. He was 75.

‘Deeply saddened by the passing of Krishna Shah, friend from my years in Hollywood, Director of highly acclaimed "River Niger",’ Bedi tweeted.


Image: Kabir Bedi
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Prateik Babber remembers Smita Patil

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On his mother Smita Patil's 58th birth anniversary on October 17, Prateik spent the day with underprivileged kids.

‘Just cut a cake for smita with mentally challenged and hearing impaired kids from the save the children NGO.. Such a joy to watch them smile,’ he tweeted.

‘Celebrating smitas 58th birthday..With the kids..Wud have made her proud..gotta make your mothers proud :) alwayss..Happy birthday gorgeous,’ he added.

Patil, who starred in more than 80 films, passed away in 1986.


Image: Prateik Babbar with kids at a NGO
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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