Shekhar Kapur turns 67!
Renowned filmmaker Shekhar Kapur turns 67 today and Bollywood stars wished him on Twitter.
Shabana Azmi: 'Happy birthday Shekhar Kapur. Khush raho salamat raho apni talaash jaari rakho kyunki jawab toh koi hain nahi sawal apne aap mein jawab hai.'
Manoj Bajpayee: 'happy birthday shekhar!'
Shekhar Kapur then thanked everyone: 'Thank u all for ur incredible warm wonderful inspiring birthday wishes tht made my smile grow broader n broader :) So much more 2 create tho. I belong 2 that source, that intelligence, that consciousness that is d essence of all of creation. I am that, and beyond that I am not. Love.'
The filmmaker is currently working on his ambitious project Paani, starring Hrithik Roshan.
Image: Shekhar Kapur
Photographs: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images
Priyanka Chopra heads to Morocco
Priyanka Chopra will spend two days in Morocco for the ongoing 12th International Film Festival of Marrakech. Her films Barfi! and Don will be screened at the festival.
'Marrakech bound!!! Looking forward.. Heard so many great things lately.. Yay team #barfi and team #Don !! Can't wait to see barfi with the team and everyone elsein morocco!' she tweeted.
Meanwhile, Preity Zinta is headed to Indonesia for a concert. 'Really excited about coming to Jakarta for the #TemptationReloded Show ! Its been sooooo long since I've performed on stage .... :-) Ting ! This is to all my Indonesian fans... What songs would u like 2 see me perform on for the #TemptationReloded concert ? Let's hear it ?' she tweeted.
Shah Rukh Khan is also headed to Indonesia. 'Last nite in Goa.Hectic but wot a wonderful team Rohit has.Fly to Indonesia tom.Will miss looking at stars aimlessly from patio of the room,' he updated.
Amitabh Bachchan is in Florence to attend the 12th River to River Florence Indian Film Festival. 'Tomorrow to Florence, Italy, River to River Film Festival for my retrospective ... Italy ? Hindi Cinema ? Hmmm ... lets see !! First time in world an entire film festival dedicated to Indian Cinema ! Been a while ... 100 years ... and finally recognition !' he tweeted.
Image: Priyanka Chopra
Amitabh Bachchan pays tribute to Dave Brubeck
Amitabh Bachchan paid tribute to jazz pianist Dave Brubeck, who died of heart failure on December 5, a day short of his 92nd birthday.
'Dave Brubeck passes away ! RIP .. A long association of complete and pure jazz, of the times in College .. buried !' Bachchan tweeted.
A birthday party had been planned for the jazz aficionado with family and famous guests. It has now been recast as a memorial tribute.
Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar