Events:Shahrukh regales Bachchans,Kapoors and bollywood at Filmfare Awards
The 52nd Fairone Filmfare Awards was a grand merger of the best of bollywood stars gathering at the plush Yash Raj studios.This time the awards had a small gathering which included only celebrities and the event was mainly sponsored by Elder Pharmaceuticals and the TV partner was Sony Entertainment.Filmfare Awards was hosted by King Khan Shahrukh who regaled the crowds with his wit,charm and humour.The Bachchans including Amitabh,Jaya,Abhishek,soon to be daughter-in-law Aishwarya,daughter Shweta and politician Amar Singh arrived exactly on time and took the front row seats.A little later the Kapoor gals Kareena in a gorgeous Manish Malhotra ensemble and Karisma in black walked in and took their seats directly behind the Bachchans.Karisma convienantly ignored Abhishek and his fiance Ash.The event was also co-hosted by SRK's good pal Karan Johar who had replaced Saif as he was unable to make it for the award function due to his illness.
SRK was quite witty and took digs at everyone including himself.Shahrukh was especially funny and witty when he welcomed the invisible Aamir Khan on stage and even sarcastically quizzed Abhishek as to how he prepared for Dhoom 2. The gorgoeus Malaika Arora Khan was seen welcoming the guests on the red carpet.Several acts were performed by Amrita Rao,Bipasha Basu,yesteryear beauty Sridevi and Hrithik Roshan.The films which took home several awards were Rang De Basanti and Lage Raho Munnabhai.Hrithik and Kajol took home the Best actor and actress award, while Javed Akhtar and Jaya Bachchan received Lifetime Achievement Awards.Juhi Chawla and Preity Zinta joined hosts Shahrukh and Karan for a bit of the hosting.All in all the stars seemed to have a good time at the event but refrained from mingling with each other too much.
Salman,Sohail,Zayed play charity football match for HIV positive children in Pune
Everyone knows that Salman Khan has a heart of gold and is often seen giving charity or donations.Recently Salman along with brother Sohail Khan played a charity football match as part of the All India Abhijit Kadam Memorial Football Tournament in Pune.The charity event was being held to contribute and gather funds for HIV positive children.Salman,Sohail were joined by other celebrities like Zayed Khan,Ashish Choudhary,Usman Afzal,Mohit Ahlawat etc and they played against the other team members like Dhanraj Pillai.
our bollywood heroes won the match and were cheered on by Isha Koppikar,Amrita Arora and Riya Sen.Salman was seen sportng a yellow bandana and a matching yellow T shirt. Sohail and Zayed both scored goals for their team.While the rest of the film fraernity were busy at an awards ceremony,Salman chose to give it a miss and do something for a good cause instead.
Amitabh Bachchan encourages visually impaired chidren at the Antakshari event
Antakshari,a contest which encourages singing talent recently held a special episode which encouraged visually challenged participants to hone their singing talent.Amitabh Bachchan was a special guest at the event and was seen mingling and encouraging several visually impaired participants.Mr. Bachchan also recited a poem by Khalid Hashmi for visually impaired children and the theme of the poem was that being blind was not a drawback.
Two visually impaired girls also presented a letter to Amitabh which had a special message for him and his ailing mother,Teji Bachchan.Amitabh was seen cheering several of the visually impaired participants. Antakshari will be hosting a six part mini series titled 'Music For a Cause' for a few deprived sections of society like the visually impaired,old and street children.
Priyanka Chopra honoured at Women's Achievement Award Ceremony
Recently an event was held to honour women's achievements from various fields like education,cinema etc.No doubt several stars from bollywood were there representing the film industry.Priyanka Chopra was felicitated for her contribution to the film industry and several other male celebrities like Sanjay Dutt,Mithun Chakraborthy and Gulshan Grover were also seen cheering on the ladies.Priyanka was very happy to be felicitated and said "it means that I have managed to do something significant in my small career span and I have made my parents a bit proud of me."
Sanjay Dutt too acknowledged the power of the presence of successful women in a person's life and said "I know what positive changes a successful woman can bring in her family and society at large." Veteran actor Dilip Kumar and his beautiful wife Saira Banu also attended the event,designer Anna Singh,Miss India-Earth Amruta Patki,Karan Johar,Madhur Bhandarkar etc were seen at the event.Yash Chopra and wife Pamela also made an appearance at the event.
Aamir Khan lights the lamp at Maharashtra State Police Games 2007
Bollywood is always ready to do something for the men who look out for the country and its people, the police force.Recently several stars were seen at an event for the police,the Maharashtra State Police Games 2007.The usually reticent Aamir Khan also made it a point to attend and was seen lighting the traditional lamp to innaugrate the event.other bollywood stars who attended were Jackie Shroff,Hrithik Roshan etc.
Aishwarya Rai also attended the event and looked radiant in a black sari,Shreyas Talpade and Gul Panag were also present.There were some scintillating performances by Lara Dutta and Nagma.On the whole bollywood did not dare to disappoint the men who work so hard for the good of the country.