Events:Bipasha Basu, Tanushree, Koena and Rakhi perform for New Year
New Year Bashes had some of bollywood's hottest femme fatales gyrating and entertaining the crowds. Bollywood gals Koena Mitra and Tanushree Dutta gyrated to many of their hit numbers and charmed the crowds. Tanushree had donned a golden top with a heavy embroidered ghagra and she looked gorgeous and svelte. Koena Mitra too received applauses from the crowds; she had a more casual hip-hop styled attire. Singer Mika too sang many hit songs which made the crowds break out into a frenzy while Yukta Mookhey compered the night.
Meanwhile Bong bombshell Bipasha Basu was also performing on New Year's night at a five star hotel. Reportedly she has been paid a hefty package to perform for New Year's night. Bips wore a silver string top covered with red tassels and red shorts. She gyrated on her hit item numbers like Beedi Jalai le, Billo Rani etc. A host of other international performers also livened up the night. Rakhi Sawant also performed at a New Year bash, but this time round she went in for a covered up look as she did not want to get into trouble with the moral police. Rimi Sen was seen performing at a Country Club New Year bash, so it seems like bollywood's ladies definitely had a busy night.
Urmila Matondkar, Amrita Arora, Arjun Rampal party hard in Delhi
Recently actors Arjun Rampal, Urmila Matondkar, Amrita Arora and beau Usman Afzal, Sophie Choudhary etc partied and danced the night away at a party in the capital city Delhi. The group bonded together and seemed to be enjoying themselves completely. The actors who normally are not free to dance and gyrate to their hearts content due to fans and media everywhere were seen letting their hair down after a long time.
Tight security around the high profile group saw that no untoward incidents occurred. DJ Aqeel played some awesome music and Urmila was seen gyrating in a completely carefree manner. Everyone mingled and had a good time at this party.
Shahrukh, Gauri, Arjun Rampal, Neha Dhupia party in Goa for New Year
Some of bollywood's high fliers and society's who's who partied and brought in New Year at one of the most happening places, Goa. Lounging on the beaches in the day and partying by night, chilling out in a casual ambience etc were Shahrukh and wife Gauri. Another couple Arjun Rampal along with wife Meher was also seen partying in Goa. Neha Dhupia too seemed to have a good time out there.
Recently the First Electronic Music Festival- Sunburn Festival Goa 2007 was held in association with Smirnoff. The event was organized by Percept D' Mark and it was held on an open beach with thousands of people attending the two day event on 28 and 29 December 2007. International as well Indian DJ's enthralled the crowds with their music. Gauri Khan, Ekta Kapoor, Arjun and Meher Rampal from bollywood made their presence felt at the event along with society's high fliers like Siddharth Mallya, Haseena Jethmalani, Queenie and Raja Dhody etc.
Simone Singh launches Chateau d'Ori range of wines
D'Ori Winery Pvt. Ltd launched its range of wines made at its state-of-the-art winery. The wines – Viva, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Cabernet Merlot, and Cabernet Syrah were unveiled by the popular television star Simone Singh. Speaking on the occasion, Ranjit Dhuru, Chairman and MD, d'Ori Winery Pvt. Ltd said: "Chateau d'Ori has endeavored to incorporate the best viticulture and winery practices from the Bordeaux region of France – home of the finest wines in the world – right from the cultivation of grapes to the winemaking process – we believe its a first in India."
Chateau d'Ori is the first winery in India where the entire process of wine-making right from the size of vats, the sorting conveyer belts, the requirement to work top to bottom, is inspired by oenology practices prevalent in the Bordeaux region. The winery has a capacity for producing one million bottles per year. After the launch in Mumbai, Chateau D' Ori is planning to enter the Pune, Goa, Bengaluru & Kolkata markets, and will introduce its wines in Delhi next season.
Urmila, Amrita Arora, Arjun Rampal walk the ramp for Ed Hardy launch
Ed Hardy by Christian Audigier is finally opening its doors to India. Retailed by the Wadhawan Lifestyle Private Ltd, Ed Hardy and Christian Audigier will mark its debut in India with 2 stores in Delhi and Mumbai, taking the current rage of hip hop fashion to a whole new level of excitement. Walking the ramp for the stylish label were Urmila Matondkar, Amrita Arora, Sophie Choudhary, Arjun Rampal, Manav Gangwani and Usman….Adding to the ambience were the funky installations and the international juggling act. The party continued into the wee hours with DJ Aqeel playing foot-tapping numbers after the show. Promoter Dheeraj Wadhawan hosted the party.
Mr. Kapil Wadhawan, Director, WHPL said "Ed Hardy & Christian Audigier are premium lifestyle brands known world over for their distinct sense of style and cutting edge fashion". The Ed Hardy line caters to men's, women's & kids wear and stocks drinking flasks, Sunglasses, Key Chains, Watches, Air Fresheners, Energy drink, Shoes, Bags and Accessories. Spread over 2400 sq feet, the Ed Hardy store spells attitude – with bright wood work and tattoo prints donning the walls, it also houses the Ed Hardy Café. The Christian Audigier store next door stocking the premium line by designer Christian Audigier houses the entire line of bags, Hoodies, Accessories, Belts, T-shirts, Shoes and Lowers embellished with gold prints and sequined stone detailing.