Box office zeroes play heroes!
The Twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best star tweets of the day.
So what if their last films haven't done so well, these actors are back to interacting with their fans and not running away from them!
Our much respect goes out to Jr Bachchan who's had a rough time at the Box office with KHJJS and Raavan. He tweets, 'phew! it's been a rough week! but... you gotta take it on the chin, gather all your strength and get back in the ring. but this time you have to come back stronger and more determined. thank you for all the love and support! you make it all worthwhile.'
Even Hrithik Roshan's been tweeting ever so often after Guzaarish says, 'Many thanks 2 u all 4 giving me that much love for guzaarish...storing it all in a deep place in my heart, will help 2 stand strong in times of turbulence... :)
Ah, so much grace these Bollywood stars have! Yaana Gupta is following suit too. She tweeted before her telly debut on Sunday on Jhalak Dikhlaja and the messages from her fans, 'Thanks 4 you wishes and nope,haven't forgotten 'anything' this time.sorry 4 letting u down guys:-).'Well, lets hope there are no more wardrobe malfunctions now:)
Image: Abhishek Bachchan
The TMK Juggernaut continues to roll...
Farah, Akshay and Katrina are going all out to ensure TMK's hit status two weeks before the movie releases
Farah tweets, 'Akki kat in ludhiana 4 TMK 2nite.1 lakh crowd!' She tweeted earlier from Jaipur, 'Just coming bk frm ajmer sharif..its bn 6 yrs since I was here last.felt good. Jaipur goes berserk!!thank u guys,ul make waking up at 5.30 worthwhile! and prior to that on Friday she tweeted from Ahmedabad, 'What a welcome!lov u ahmedabad! What a crowd in ahmedabad!!n v havnt reachd our venue as yet. In ahmedabad with akki n kat!hectic day.hope get time 2 eat.I loooooove gujarati food!
Though the city they seemed to have trouble in was Kolkatta as Akshay Kumar tweeted, 'Dear Kolkata...
I completely understand all ur frustrations guys & I am very sorry for what has happened. I am just as upset as u are. It was me that flew late last nite all the way to Kolkata to see u all, but i need u to understand that when there is a security breach I have no authority to argue with these guys. I was a guest in ur city, I can't disrespect ur rules!I couldn't allow either Katrina or myself to be banned from ur beautiful city! There were major security issues & I couldn't put my fellow colleagues in that kind of danger. We ended up being escorted straight to the airport feeling extremely sad about the days events.Please understand the predicament I was in. My Full apologies.'
Image: Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif in Tees Maar Khan
Bachchan goes live for the tiger!
Sr Bachchan's taking his social cause seriously. He was on the telly for a whole day to save the tiger. He tweeted, 'Been on the Telethon for Save our Tiger from 6 am .. will be on Tv till 11 PM .. donate generously ..This is for the country!' Talking of his stay at the Pench National Reserve, he said, ' Reached Baghvan Pench National Park, Tiger Reserve ... quiet secluded, basic, beautiful ... tiger sighted, rushing to get a shot !! OKay ! back from the safari in the forest and .... no tiger, moved by the time we got there. Saw spotted dear, langur, bison ( gaur ) But great to be out in the open . Peaceful quiet and among the greens .. the lodge artistic and unique .. great place to unwind !!
And those wondering about KBC, Bachchan also tweeted on the weekend, 'Thank you all for your love and support to KBC. Channel tells me TMAP ratings on last episode higher than the Opening ! You did it!'
Image: Amitabh Bachchan
Lights, camera and much action!
Lara Dutta could make for an awesome journalist. The actor's been sharing interesting tidbits from her sets. She tweeted, 'Starting back up with shooting in the morning, earrrrly morning!! Fabulous sunrises though in this area! 10 days more to go!! Glorious Sunday morning folks! Off 2 the 21st shooting day of Chalo Dilli!!Passing sum wonderful donkeys(real ones!), camels, sheep enroute.'
Even Shahid Kapur tweeted in Kaminey style from Chandigarh, 'Morning all foggy n groggy morning .... Loving chandi ki thandi ... Aaj tractor chalana hai .. Ganna khana hai .. Favere favere if manhoof fog ne parefan kar diya hai .... Morning all ..kal ganna chabaya tha .. Aaj gana gana hai ..'
Genelia D'souza shooting with John Abraham at Malshej tweets with a picture, 'Gm all, last day in malshej ghat, yest v freaked out on d local speciality of jhunka bhakar w thecha( like a pickle of chillies n garlic),, lovedd it n d best part is its healthy, dis place has a super energy 4sure.'
Image: Lara Dutta
Band Baaja Baarat wins hearts!
Anushka Sharma is a happy actor. She tweeted 'Guyyyyssss thannnnkkk u from the bottom of my heart !! Really appreciate all the awesome stuff ur telling me bout BBB ... Love n hugs to all. I bow my head in gratitude for all the love u all send :o)))))) thank u for supporting BBB ... Only u all can make it happen!!!love. I am 2 yrs old today :o)))))) !!!! Thanks for all the love and support so far and for loving BBB so much :o)))))'
Director Karan Johar who's been tweeting intermittently also made a strong recco for the film. He said, 'Please go watch Band Baaja Baraat! The emergence of a superstar,super director and anushka just brilliant! Bravo adi! Paramount conviction!!'
Image: Anushka Sharma
Two actors gave us a sneak peek of their weekend shenanigans with pictures.
Arjun Rampal who performed along with Shah Rukh Khan and Rani Mukherjee in Dhaka tweeted, 'Landed in Dhaka with @iamsrk rani, hurt my back a few days ago, hope to perform well regardless,feel the warmth of all the Bangladesh people. Superb to get all the lovely feed back on the show in Bangladesh the 40,000 plus crowd were absolutely amazing,thank u for ur love.God bless. Srk Rani all smiles in Dhaka and Dhaka airport gives them a warm welcome'
And Bipasha Basu defended her weekend outing with her cast by tweeting, 'Hey guys we r all human beings!we don't have to look good always in pix! Pix r meant to be beautiful memories:)Its fine to look bad in few!' She tweeted pics with the girls, and her co-star Josh and added , 'Went out with the cast!Josh n me!Both blind without glasses!'
Do you like her look without make up? Tell us!
Image: Arjun Rampal