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Hollywood galore at Bachchan's house

Last updated on: January 16, 2012 14:30 IST

Image: Amitabh Bachchan

Hollywood actor-producer Joel Edgerton who is working with Amitabh Bachchan in The Great Gatsby visited him on Sunday evening with director Kathryn Bigelow.

Amitabh Bachchan tweeted: 'Evening visit by Joel Edgerton, colleague in 'The Great Gatsby'..doing film on killing of Osama, directed by Bigelow of Hurt Locker ! Errrmmm .. a clarification in case you have read me wrong .. thats Joel doing film on Osama with Bigelow ... NOT ME !!'

Oprah Winfrey who is currently in Mumbai is also reported to visit the Bachchan's house.

Meanwhile, author Shobhaa De welcomed her. 'Looking forward to meeting the Big O (Oprah) tonight! She is the most amazing, inspiring, influential woman on Planet Earth. Welcome to Mumbai!' she wrote.

Jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali is equally excited about meeting her. 'GM. A magical monday indeed. Meeting my inspiration Oprah @Oprah tonight. Excited & Elated. Hope I don't faint!!! Ha ha,' she updated.

Karan Johar excited about London Paris New York

Image: Movie trailer of London Paris New York


The trailer of London Paris New York is out. Director by Anu Menon, the film captures the angst of the twenties, the most dramatic period of one's life.The film stars Ali Zafar and nAditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles

Karan Johar loved the trailer and wrote: 'Hey all!!! Superb promo of LONDON PARIS NEW YORK....lots of laugh,fun and laughter.'

Juhi Chawla slams Screen Awards

Image: Juhi Chawla
Juhi Chawla who came across a hoarding of Screen Awards wasn't too happy to spot Priyanka Chopra in a skimpy outfit.

'Driving to Juhu now ... on the way is a huge SCREEN AWARDS hoarding .. With a pouting Priyanka in the tiniest of blouses ..please someone tell why does a respected screen award for excellence in cinema need such a marketing gimmick ???' she tweeted.

In the meantime, the actress praised Vidya Balan for her superlative performance in The Dirty Picture. 'Just watched Dirty Picture last night !! Dirty picture does have some poignant moments .. You make money from dirty pictures ... You enjoy dirty pictures .. But you call spectators clean and the actors dirty !! Hmmmmm .... super !! Milan .. Vidya .. Allllll the cast and crew of the movie !!!' she added.

Stars run the Mumbai Marathon

Image: Rahul Bose and Ranbir Kapoor
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar
Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon 2012 saw many celebrities participating with thousnads of  Mumbai citizens.

Despite the shoulder injury, actress Shabana Azmi ran the Dream Run. 'What good cheer and team spirit at the Marathon.MIJWAN had 10 stars running who connected with all those who came to cheer. Mumbai Meri Jaan,' she tweeted.

Shantanu Mukherji wrote: 'As for me.. The Dream Run turned into a 'crawl'... A prolonged Photo session... Last photo was me jumping over the fence...Next year 21kms!!'

Sidhartha Mallya who completed the half-marathon shared his official time. 'My official time from yesterdays marathon was 3hrs 46mins 50secs..... My time last year was 4hrs 44mins and this year was 3hrs 46mins so that's an improvement of 58 minuets....AWESOME if I can say so haha,' he updated.

Rahul Bose wrote: 'Dream Run done and dusted. 26min. Lovely weather. Fantastic crowds - best ever. #scmm'

Actors like John AbrahamGulshan Grover and Ronit Roy were also present at the event.

Tweet pix!

Image: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Deepika Padukone and Siddharth Mallya
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar

Neil Nitin Mukesh who celebrated his 30th birthday yesterday shared a picture of Deepika Padukone and Siddharth Mallya. 

Mahesh Bhatt, on the other hand, shared a picture of Emraan Hashmi with his wife and kid as he tweeted: 'Emraan and Parveen take Aayaan to the suburban clinch to give him his a dose of "polio drops".'