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Vinod Khanna to contest Lok Sabha elections

February 28, 2014 17:27 IST

Vinod Khanna to contest Lok Sabha elections

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Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting.

Former BJP member and Bollywood star Vinod Khanna, who lost out in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls, will be contesting the elections once again in 2014 from Gurdaspur district in Punjab.

Confirming the news,  the veteran actor tweeted: 'Look forward to representing my karmbhoomi Gurdaspur in the next Lok Sabha with blessings of the BJP Parliamentary Board & my constituents.'

'I welcome Ram Vilas Paswan back into the NDA fold,' the 67-year-old actor added.

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Image: Vinod Khanna
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
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'Shaadi Ke Side Effects is an extremely funny film'

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Saket Chaudhry's Shaadi Ke Side Effects, starring Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan, released today and several celebrities turned to Twitter to wish luck to the entire team. Here's what they said: 

Arshad Warsi: '@FarOutAkhtar & Vidya are fabulous, as a father i could totally relate. Shaadi ke side effects is an extremely funny, emotional & honest film. @FarOutAkhtar & Vidya are fabulous, as a father i could totally relate. Shadi ke side effect is an extremely funny, emotional & honest film.'

Prosenjit Chatterjee: 'Sir all the best for your #Shaadikesideeffects it will rock @PritishNandy #Farahan #VidyaBalan all the best.'

Tusshar Kapoor: 'Congo to Team Balaji & PNC for putting together such a fun & colorful 'Shaadi' ride that makes u love marriage & parenthood all over again!'

Sujoy Ghosh: 'its going to be a bit of a drive.. but the daughter and i all set for a road trip to SHAADI KE SIDE EFFECTS.. jai balan. jai akhtar.'


Image: Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan in Shaadi Ke Side Effects

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Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar shoot a song

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Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar, who last shared screen space for a song in Tees Maar Khan, recently shot a song together for Kabir Sadanand's Fugly

Ashvini Yardi, who is co-producing the movie, shared a picture of them from the sets and tweeted: 'The big day draws to an end. Wouldn't have been same without my 2 superstars! Thank u @BeingSalmanKhan & @akshaykumar.'

The film stars newcomers Kiara Advani, Mohit Marwah, Vijender Singh and Arfi Lamba.


Image: Salman Khan, Ashvini Yardi and Akshay Kumar
Photographs: Ashvini Yardi/Twitter
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Priyanka Chopra resumes shooting for Mary Kom biopic

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Priyanka Chopra, who is portraying the character of five-time world boxing champion Mary Kom in a forthcoming biopic, has resumed shooting for the film.

'My world is square from today... #MaryKom #Day1 #LiveHard #DieHard,' she updated.

Thanking her fans, the 31-year-old actress added: 'Thank u all for tending #WeLovePriyanka. Touched my heart. First day of Mary Kom Tom.. God Bless.'

Directed by Omung Kumar, the is film is produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. 


Image: Priyanka Chopra


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