Showing posts with label Star Plus. Show all posts
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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Wanted to Do Something Big on Small Screen: Aditi

Wanted to Do Something Big on Small Screen: Aditi

Aditi Rathore as Nilanjana in Naamkarann
Aditi Rathore as Nilanjana in Naamkarann
Jalandhar, February 21, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Actress Aditi Rathore who is currently seen donning the role of Avni / Nilanjana in STAR Plus’ daily Naamkarann shared that she is not keen on working for the big screen at the moment. She says she always had a desire to do something big on the small screen.

"I like TV more right now. I want to play good characters so that people remember them forever. It's not my aim to do films. I always wanted to do something big on the small screen, play powerful characters," Aditi shared.

Talking about her first show as the lead actress, she adds, "When you play a lead role and the story revolves around you, then the responsibility grows. You have to give more time and dedication to it. I try to present my character in the best way possible and in a natural way. We generally work for 30 or 31 days. The shift is for 12 hours or sometimes more, but we chose this."

As per the current track of the show, Naamkarann has taken a leap of 10 years where Avni and Neil are separated from each other. Leaving her past behind, Avni will lead a new life as Nilanjana. Her new look is inspired from Deepika Padukone’s look in Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. “My new look is young and simple. I will no longer wear sarees and will be wearing western outfits and a pair of spectacles.”

We can’t wait to know if Avni and Neil will re-unite again, can we?

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Meet Karan Johar The Topper

Meet Karan Johar The Topper

Karan Johar on India's Next Superstars
Karan Johar on India's Next Superstars
Jalandhar, February 20, 2018 (Akash Shama): Bollywood’s big gun, Karan Johar, apart from being one of the best director, producer, host, did you know that he was the real life ‘Student of the Year’ during his school and college days too?

Well, not many know that this SOTY director has been a bright student ever since his childhood days but choose to follow his creative side and become a Bollywood filmmaker. While shooting for a recent episode of India’s Next Superstars, Karan Johar shared a personal story of his college days, he said, “I am a student from HR college, and I have always been a front bencher since my school days. When I chose to enter Bollywood and explore my creative side, my teachers were very confused about my career choices as none of them expected to take such a decision.”

Well, we can only thank KJo for taking this decision and making us fall in love with his films every single time!

Monday, February 19, 2018

New look of Zain Imam as Neil in Naamkarann

New look of Zain Imam as Neil in Naamkarann

Zain Imam as Neil in Naamkarann
Zain Imam as Neil in Naamkarann
Jalandhar, February 19, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Zain Imam who is currently seen donning the role of Neil Khanna in STAR Plus’ daily Naamkarann, is ready to steal your heart with his new look as the show takes a leap of 5 years.

As the show progresses, we will see Avni and Neil separated from each other. Neil will now be seen as a private security officer to Superstar Karan Kapoor (played by Zaan Khan) as being a police officer reminds him of Avni. Talking about his look he says, “My new look is very casual and raw. I’ve grown a thick stubble this time to look intense on screen. A major highlight in my look is that I will be wearing a mangalsutra on my wrist as Avni’s memory. Because, why can’t men wear a mangalsutra?”

Neil’s new character will be very similar to that of Akshay Kumar’s role from Main Khiladi Tu Anari.

We can’t wait to watch this new side of Zain!

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Punjabi Actor Deep Joshi on Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala

Punjabi Actor Deep Joshi on Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala

Deep Joshi on Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala
Deep Joshi on Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala
Jalandhar, February 17, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Known for his versatility, Punjabi actor Deep Joshi is all set to make his television debut with Star Plus’ upcoming fiction show ‘Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala’. The actor was last seen in Bathinda Express and received rave reviews for his marvellous performance.

The show revolves around the life of a young girl in search of her father. Deep will be seen playing the role of this father named Sikander who is a Music Sensation of the country. The actor has auditioned for the role while also pursuing his role in the upcoming movie ‘Gully Boy’.

His character will be of a man of few words and much talent leading a successful yet lonely life. The show will launch some of the new faces alongside prominent actors like Anjali Anand, Mehul Buch and more.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Reema Lagoo's daughter Mrunmayee Lagoo to enter Naamkarann

Reema Lagoo's daughter Mrunmayee Lagoo to enter Naamkarann

Mrunmayee Lagoo
Mrunmayee Lagoo
Jalandhar, February 16, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Mrunmayee Lagoo, the daughter of veteran actress Reema Lagoo who played the iconic character of Dayawanti in Naamkarann, will be seen making her television debut with the same show this year. As protagonist Avni played by Aditi Rathore is ready to make a dramatic exit from the show, Mrunmayee will be seen in a fresh role of Neel (Zain Imam’s) love interest.

This Marathi actress who has been known for her Bollywood debut with Hello Zindagi, and her work as Assistant Director for big-ticket movies like PK, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, 3 Idiots and Dangal. She will be seen donning the role of Mitali on the show. The character will bring a new twist to the love story of Avni and Neil.

A source from production said, “Mrunmayee will be a great fit. She is a fabulous actor and a fresh face for television audience.”

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Mahesh Bhatt and Kumar Sanu recreate Tere Dar Par Sanam

Mahesh Bhatt and Kumar Sanu recreate Tere Dar Par Sanam

Kumar Sanu and Mahesh Bhatt
Kumar Sanu and Mahesh Bhatt
Jalandhar, February 14, 2018 (Akash Sharma): A confession of love between Rahul Roy and Pooja Bhatt, Tere Dar Par Sanam has been a classic for romantics. The A-team behind this song, Mahesh Bhatt and Kumar Sanu, are set to recreate this magic on Naamkarann as viewers will witness Avni and Neil relive their love story together.

Bringing nostalgia on screen with Mahesh Bhatt’s perfection, Kumar Sanu will be recording the song all over again after almost 15 years. While the song will bring out the intense love story of the couple AvNeil, the setting of bonfire will take us back to the 90s.

Sharing about the song, Aditi Rathore who plays Avni on the show said, “I am really excited to see them come together for our show after so many years. I have been a fan of Mahesh Sir’s work and always loved this song. A classic indeed!”

A source close to production added, “We are thrilled to have Kumar Sanu ji on board for the song. He will be recording soon.”

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Avni to die in Naamkarann

Avni to die in Naamkarann

Aditi Rathore as Avni in Naamkarann
Aditi Rathore as Avni in Naamkarann
Jalandhar, February 13, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Naamkarann, the romantic drama on STAR Plus gave a shock to its viewers with the death of a beloved character ‘Neela’ in the show. Mahesh Bhatt took to twitter as he expressed gratitude to Sayantani Ghosh, who played the role of Neela, to play such a powerful character that is so close to his heart, followed by fans who took to social media to express their disappointment. From Fans to makers, Neela’s death surely hasn’t gone well with anyone.

All this has just happened and now the news is that even Avni, the main lead of the show will die in the upcoming track.

Yes, you heard it right. Buzz is that after Avni’s mother ‘Neela’ is dead on the show, even Avni’s character is going to come to an end with a tragic death that will leave Neil and Avni’s love story incomplete forever. The makers haven’t revealed how the track is going to progress and lead to such interesting trail of events. But one thing has been confirmed that Avni will soon be dying on the show. “Yes, I will be seen dying on the show. Naamkarann has given me so much as an actor, so anything for it,” says Aditi Rathore (Avni).

Neil and Avni are television’s most loved and popular couple and with Avni’s death on the show, we wonder what the viewer’s reaction is going to be like.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Mahesh Bhatt wants to work with the Superstars of Tomorrow

Mahesh Bhatt wants to work with the Superstars of Tomorrow

Mahesh Bhatt along with the contestants on India's Next Superstars
Mahesh Bhatt along with the contestants on India's Next Superstars
Jalandhar, February 12, 2018 (Akash Sharma): STAR Plus’ show India’s Next Superstars recently got veteran director Mahesh Bhatt on board to share his years of experience and impart knowledge amongst the contestants of the show. Excited about this association, Mr. Bhatt can’t wait to see their journeys outside the competition.

Roped in as the new principal, Mahesh Bhatt will be seen in the Superstars Ki Paathshaala challenging the contestants will tasks every week. With the promising new promo, looks like he’s here for some serious business. He recently shot for his first episode in the academy where he mingled and shared a heartfelt message for them, “You need a strong heart to perform as the world is full of spectators. I want to have a life-long connect with each one of you and see how you people shine in the real world.”

Looks like the Superstars of Tomorrow are in for some treat with Mahesh Bhatt as their new mentor!

Friday, February 09, 2018

When Rohit Shetty worked as a spot boy

When Rohit Shetty worked as a spot boy

Rohit Shetty
Rohit Shetty
Jalandhar, February 09, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Did you know this B-Town director was once a spot boy to Tabu and Kajol? Want to know who he is, well, here is his name.

The man who changed the face of Action and Comedy in the entertainment industry, Rohit Shetty, said that in his initial days he was the spot boy to Superstars Tabu and Kajol. While judging his reality show, India’s Next Superstars, he shared why he is so grounded and humble towards people who work under him. He said, “When Tabu was filming for Haqeeqat, it was me who would iron her sarees and I was shooting with Kajol, I made her hair for an entire schedule. I know how difficult that job is that’s why I respect my spot boy the most.”

He adds, “When you’re in power what makes you a better person is how you treat people who are below you. They’ve seen you at your worse and still stand by you through your thick and thin, we must treasure them.”

Now we know where the big man gets his modesty from.
Kartik and Naira to show Shiv-Parvati vivah in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai!

Kartik and Naira to show Shiv-Parvati vivah in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai!

A still from show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
A still from show Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Jalandhar, February 09, 2018 (Akash Sharma): STAR Plus’ popular prime-time show, Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai has always been known to showcase festivals in the best way possible.

The cast and crew recently shot for a special Mahashivratri episode wherein the lead couple, Kartik (Mohsin Khan) and Naira (Shivangi Joshi) were seen dressed up as Shiv and Parvati respectively will showcase the Shiv-Parvati vivah.

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Mickey Mehta roped in for India’s Next Superstars

Mickey Mehta roped in for India’s Next Superstars

Mickey Mehta
Mickey Mehta
Jalandhar, February 08, 2018 (Akash Sharma): STAR Plus’ talent based reality show, India’s Next Superstars is leaving no stone unturned in giving the best of the best training to its contestants. With Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty as the judges, Mukesh Chhabra as their acting coach, Puneet Pathak as their choreographer, the team recently roped in Director Mahesh Bhatt for a special session. An addition to this list, the team has now got Mickey Mehta on board to hone the contestant’s personalities.

As promised, the show is going all out to being the next Superstars of the country. The makers of the show have roped Mr. Mickey to work towards building the contestants personalities. Excited about his association, Mickey says, “I’m really excited to be a part of the show as the wellness guru. All the contestants are young, energetic and talented, I hope to bring out their best personalities through my activities.”

Mickey shot for the first episode today and will be seen as a part of Superstars Ki Paathshala in the coming week.

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Meet Karan Johar's Lifelong Valentine

Meet Karan Johar's Lifelong Valentine

Karan Johar with mom Hiroo Johar
Karan Johar with mom Hiroo Johar
Jalandhar, February 07, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Every individual has that one person in their life who can be tagged as their ‘someone special’. Ever wondered who might be Karan Johar’s special person? Well, read on.

The man who taught everyone the meaning of love has been in love for the longest time with this one person. While shooting for a recent episode of India’s Next Superstars, contestant Natasha proposed to her mother for Valentine’s Day as she’s made ample sacrifices to raise her princess. When asked about his Valentine, Karan Johar said, “There’s only one person whom I have been in love with from childhood. It is my mother and she’s my lifelong valentine. She’s the only person I wish and spend my entire day with on Valentine’s Day.”

Aww, now isn’t that sweet!
Ajay Devgn to do a cameo in STAR Plus’ Har Shaakh Pe Ullu Baithaa Hai

Ajay Devgn to do a cameo in STAR Plus’ Har Shaakh Pe Ullu Baithaa Hai

Ajay Devgn
Ajay Devgn
Jalandhar, February 07, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Quintessential comedies and satires have been common on television, but a political satire portrayed aptly is quite uncommon. “Har Shaakh Pe Ullu Baithaa Hai” is one such comedy show on STAR Plus that brings to you the harsh reality of how few politicians today make promises to the common man and never deliver.

Word has it that Actor Ajay Devgn will don a cameo role on the show. Ajay Devgn who has been Director Ashwini Dhir’s prodigy, has worked with him in several Bollywood movies like Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?, Son of Sardaar and U Me Aur Hum and is all set to play and important role on the show.

A source close to the makers revealed, “Ashwini Dhir shares a great professional and personal camaraderie with Ajay Devgn and so he was his first choice. He believes in Ajay and thinks that he will contribute immensely to the show.”

Owing to their chemistry in Bollywood, the duo is geared up to rock the small screen while viewers are about to witness another comedy extravaganza on television.
Surbhi Chandna to have a double role in Star Plus’ Ishqbaaaz

Surbhi Chandna to have a double role in Star Plus’ Ishqbaaaz

Surbhi Chandna aka Annika from ishqbaaaz
Surbhi Chandna aka Annika from ishqbaaaz
Jalandhar, February 07, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Star Plus’ popular show, Ishqbaaaz has been winning hearts of the viewers since its very launch. The chemistry of the lead couple Nakuul Mehta (Shivaay Singh Oberoi) and Surbhi Chandna (Annika Oberoi) has always been the talk of the town, for all the right reasons.

As per the current track, viewers will see a shocking twist of events wherein Shivaay will be seen shooting Annika with a gun. But that is not the end, of this love story. We hear that the makers have a bigger twist in the offing wherein Surbhi will be seen in a double role on the show. Surbhi will be seen playing the role of Annika along with Her lookalike who will also be the complete opposite of what Annika is.

Talking about the same, Surbhi said “The initial phase of Annika has always been my favorite when she was elegant yet had a lot of quirky traits. Over time, Annika has now become more poised, more so after her marriage with Shivaay. And now, this lookalike will be the complete opposite of What Annika has been. You can say she will be highly inspired by AishwaryaRai’s character from Josh, but a more fun and comic touch to it.”

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Mahesh Bhatt roped in as a mentor for India’s Next Superstars

Mahesh Bhatt roped in as a mentor for India’s Next Superstars

Mahesh Bhatt along with the contestants on India's Next Superstars
Mahesh Bhatt along with the contestants on India's Next Superstars
Jalandhar, February 06, 2018 (Akash Sharma): Star Plus’ show India’s Next Superstars has been anchor to your weekend entertainment ever since its inception, with Bollywood’s biggest directors Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty roped in to be the judges on the show.

While the show can’t go wrong with the making of a superstar with two biggest directors, the third veteran in from the industry has been roped in to personally mentor the contestants on board! Bollywood’s veteran director, Mahesh Bhatt, who gave us movies like Ashiqui, Raaz and many more, had established his roots on the television too with show like Naamkarann hitting the top charts. While the director has a knack for new talent, he has been personally roped in to mentor the contestants! The director will be throwing in a challenge for the contestants over the week, basis which they will be judged to be in the spotlight round, where they will get a chance to outshine others!

While the director has used his keen directorial skills in making brilliant films and giving his inputs time and again for hit shows on television, he will now be a part of the process to give India its next Superstar!
Sayantani Ghosh bids adieu to Naamkarann

Sayantani Ghosh bids adieu to Naamkarann

Sayantani Ghosh as Neela in Naamkarann
Sayantani Ghosh as Neela in Naamkarann
Jalandhar, February 06, 2018 (Akash Sharma): STAR Plus’ show Naamkarann has been gripping the audience with its intriguing story line and stellar cast. Speaking about the cast, the new band in Naamkarann has been equally interesting just like the old cast, but Sayantani Ghosh maintained her position throughout, since the beginning.

After 1 and half year’s relationship with the show, Sayantani is all set to bid adieu to her long term role in Naamkarann as the parallel lead! Sayantani’s character, Neela, will be killed by Vidhyut in the upcoming track and everyone will be saddened by the fact that Avni will lose her Neela Maa, her only connect to her real family. After all the original casting done by the man himself, Mahesh Bhatt, were all disconnected from the show, Sayantani Ghosh was the only person who retained her character since the beginning. While the whole cast is saddened by the fact that she has to leave, the sudden death of her character had to be added as a twist in the story.

The plotline currently revolves around challenges faced by Neil and Avni to prove Avni’s innocence and their victory over Vidhyut’s cruelty. But Vidhyut ends up taking Neela’s life in return.

Monday, February 05, 2018

Rohit Shetty reveals Karan Johar’s secret

Rohit Shetty reveals Karan Johar’s secret

Karan Johar dancing on Dafli Wale
Karan Johar dancing on Dafli Wale
Jalandhar, February 05, 2018 (Akash Sharma): While we all like to revisit our inner child once in a while, Bollywood’s ace director Karan Johar, was a victim of his memories too! While reliving his childhood days, he refreshed a lot of memories in everyone’s mind including his co judge, Rohit Shetty.

Speaking about childhood, Rohit revealed an interesting secret on the sets of India’s Next Superstars, about Karan Johar. The Golmaal director revealed that he had once read in an interview that Dafli Wale was Karan Johar’s favourite song as a child and that whenever he heard it, he would start dancing! While Karan has always been a colourful person and full of life, he always shakes a leg whenever an interesting song comes up even today! So to refresh his childhood memories and to live by his most entertaining person tag, Karan sportingly danced on Dafli Wale song along with Rithvik Dhanjani and entertained the audience like a true sport!

Rohit and Karan relived the golden days of their childhood with Dafli Wale and Karan challenged his co-judge to find out his childhood memory too!
Karthik Aryan relates to the contestants of India's Next Superstars

Karthik Aryan relates to the contestants of India's Next Superstars

Karthik Aryan, Sunny Singh and Nushrat Bharucha along with host Karan Wahi on the sets of Superstars ki Pathshala
Karthik Aryan, Sunny Singh and Nushrat Bharucha along with host Karan Wahi on the sets of Superstars ki Pathshala
Jalandhar, February 05, 2018 (Akash Sharma): While STAR Plus’ show India’s Next Superstars is gripping the audience with the acts contestants perform, their training in the academy, Superstars Ki Pathshala is also the intriguing part of their journey to stardom.

Speaking of Superstars, Bollywood’s handsome hunk, Karthik Aryan who has recently gained the limelight in the industry with his movies of Pyaar Ka Punchnama franchise and his upcoming movie, Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety, says he has a certain relatability factor with the contestants of the show. Just like the contestants of the show, he also started afresh in the industry, with the tagline Na Khandaan Na Sifarish where he made it big solely on his talent and his director’s ability to see through his capabilities.

He mentioned, “I relate a lot to you guys because just like you, I started afresh in this industry and with a new director and a new team. When Pyaar Ka Punchnama came, nobody knew about it, but today it’s a brand and I’m grateful to my director for recognising my true ability”

He also gave some first-hand tips and motivation to the newbie actors that no work is small or big, it’s just the matter of the right person recognizing your true ability. In their case its Bollywood's biggest directors so make the most of the opportunity. He ended the conversation with the most motivational line he said to himself every morning, “Keep believing in yourself”