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Preity Zinta gets ready for IPL auction

February 10, 2014 16:11 IST

Preity Zinta gets ready for IPL auction

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.  

The auction for the seventh season of Indian Premier League will be held in Bengaluru on February 12-13 and actress Preity Zinta is looking forward to it.

'Running in 2 a meeting now & then will have a big meeting to discuss the IPL 2014 Auction. All cricket lovers now is the time 2 participate !' the 39-year-old actress tweeted.

Preity, who is the co-owner Kings XI Punjab, also asked her fans for suggestions and added: 'Any suggestions on who we should pick 4 KXIP this year? I'm sure people R dying 2 give their expert comments ? Hahahhaha ! Right ? So come on.'

Other actors will also be a part of this action -- Shah Rukh Khan is the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders while Rajasthan Royals is co-owned by Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra.

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Image: Preity Zinta
Photographs: BCCI
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Sophie Choudry turns 33

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Actress Sophie Choudry turned 33 on February 8, and she celebrated her birthday with friends and family.

She shared collage of birthday pictures and tweeted: 'What a nite! Blessed to have some truly amazing friends! Love u guys!!' .

'SO much love from my twitter family! Sorry cldnt reply individually but read every msg! Can't thank u enuf for making me feel so special,' she added.


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Photographs: A collage of Sophie Choudry's birthday party.

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PM Manmohan Singh, Lata Mangeshkar remember Jagjit Singh

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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a commemorative stamp to honour Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh on his birth anniversary on February 8.

Cabinet minister Kapil Sibal tweeted: 'His melodious voice still in our hearts, we honour ghazal king Jagjit Singh on his 73rd birth anniversary today, with 2 commemorative stamps.'

Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar also remembered him and wrote: 'Namaskar. Kal bohot lokpriya ghazal gaayak Jagjeet singh ji ki jayanti thi,kal bharat sarkar ne jagjeet singh ji ke naam pe commemorative stamp ka lokaarpan kiya. Mujhe is baat ki bohot khushi hui ke bharat sarkaar ne unka gaurav kiya hai. Meri pasand ka unka ek geet aap sab ke liye.'


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Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates pediatric hospital

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Amitabh Bachchan recently inaugurated the pediatric unit at Surya Hospital at Santa Cruz in suburban Mumbai. 

'Overwhelmed ! Opened paediatric hospital. Most touched by work done on premature babies, some born weighing 500 grams !! Been to many award functions where I have given awards to winners, but this morning went to the best Award ceremony EVER !! Awards given to several premature babies, who fought through intense adversity to survive and live normal lives ! Overwhelmed !! What a wonderful way to acknowledge those little kids, who were named the real superstars of the event !! And may I just say that even in that premature form, they were the most beautiful babies I have ever seen!' the 71-year-old actor tweeted.

Meanwhile, on the work-front, Bachchan is busy shooting a song with rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh for his next film Bhoothnath Returns. 'You start the day at 6, dub till 9, shift to set or BR, song shoot with bone breaking moves, night scene, meetings in van and finish,' he added.


Image: Amitabh Bachchan plays with a kid at Surya Hospital
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

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Asha Bhosle to tour Europe

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Veteran singer Asha Bhosle is all set to go on a tour with double-Grammy winning Dutch Metropole Orchestra in May.

Confirming the news, Bhosle tweeted: 'European followers: I'll be performing on 3,4 & 8 may in Amsterdam, The Hague & Paris with the prestigious Dutch Metropole Orchestra.'

Meanwhile, she recently paid tribute to her husband R D Burman at the Global Indian Music Academy Awards (GIMA). 'Thank you to all of you for enjoying GIMA. My performance was a small tribute to the genius of Pancham. How we all miss him...,' she added.

 


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Sunny Leone: Happy to be in Malaysia

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Sunny Leone, who will be next seen in Ragini MMS 2, is currently shooting for Tina And Lolo in Malaysia.

She shared a picture of her and tweeted: 'Finished a nice day shooting @TinaNLolo and now eating a nice healthy dinner. Happy to be in malaysia. Went sight seeing in Kuala Lumpur.' 

'Pretty intense day of shooting in the sun all day! Tomorrow is not going to get easier lol. Wore 110spf and still got a tan!!' she added.

The film will also star Karishma Tanna, Minnisha Lamba, Taaha Shah and Deepak Tijori.


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Photographs: Sunny Leone/Twitter

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