Bollywood Roundup: Esha Gupta, Tiger Shroff, Raveena Tandon, and more…

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Esha Gupta (Photo: Facebook)

I’ve looked up to my sister: Esha Gupta

Mumbai– Actress Esha Gupta says her elder sister Neha is someone she has always looked upto and she feels that their different fashion sense works well for them.

Esha Gupta Photo: Pinstreet)

“Being my elder sister, Neha has always been someone I’ve looked upto. Our fashion sense is very different, which works wonders, because she is classy and I am quirky,” Esha told IANS in a statement.

The actress is launching Neha’s collection Ghazal in Mumbai on Tuesday.

Neha, who already has an established label in Delhi, is all set to launch her first collection at Atosa.

“She is doing well in Delhi but now I think it’s amazing that she is coming in to Mumbai and expanding her presence here as this city and people have great style and always welcome new talent. I couldn’t be more excited about this,” said Esha.

No comparison: Tiger Shroff on father Jackie

Mumbai– Actor Tiger Shroff says there can be only be one “hero”, and that’s his father Jackie Shroff. He believes in no comparison with the veteran actor.

Tiger Shroff (Photo: Twitter)

Filmmaker Subhash Ghai, has who directed Jackie in films like “Hero”, “Ram Lakhan”, “Khalnayak”, “Yaadein” and “Karma”, on Tuesday took to Twitter to praise the father-son duo.

“A great tribute to his father Jackie Shroff is his own bright son Tiger Shroff as ‘Hero’ Vs ‘Hero’ since 1980s and now 2018. I feel so proud of both of them. God bless the family with love and dedication all over,” Ghai wrote.

To this, Tiger replied: “We both are so lucky to have you uncle! But there can only be one hero and that is dad! No comparison!”

Tiger is currently riding high on the success of his latest release “Baaghi 2”, which has minted over Rs 135 crore since its release. The film also features Disha Patani.

Public figures are open to criticism: Raveena Tandon

Mumbai– Actress Raveena Tandon says a public figure is open to criticism, but if they retaliate, all hell breaks loose and then they are subjected to social media trolling.

Raveena Tandon

“If you are a public figure, you are open to criticism. Surely. But God forbid if you question/criticise or retaliate anything, absolutely anything at all, hell breaks loose. And then ‘they’ say that celebs don’t have a voice. Sadly, Twitter (is) only becoming a place for abusive trolls,” Raveena tweeted on Tuesday.

Raveena, among many Bollywood personalities, has been trolled on social media for her outspoken and forthright comments.

I’m a proud Indian: Bhumi Pednekar on India’s CWG wins

New Delhi– Actress Bhumi Pednekar is a proud Indian after seeing India’s performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. She wishes luck to Team India.

Bhumi Pednekar

“I am a proud Indian girl… The moment I wake up, I see someone winning gold, some winning silver medals. I just want to congratulate them and wish them best of luck,” Bhumi, who joined Tide Plus with Extra Power and Goonj to celebrate the success of the National Holi Clothes collection drive initiative here, told the media on Tuesday.

India has won eleven gold medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games.

Bhumi, who has featured in some strong roles in films like “Dum Laga Ke Haisha”, “Toilet: Ek Prem Katha” and “Shubh Mangal Savdhan”, is currently working on her project “Sonchiriya”.

Huma Qureshi scores 3 million Twitter followers

Huma Qureshi

Actress Huma Qureshi has scored three million followers on Twitter. She has thanked her fans and followers for all the love.

Huma on Tuesday took to Twitter and wrote: “Waking up to 3 million ka pyaar (love) Thank you guys. Blessed and love.”

Huma made her film debut with a supporting role in the two-part crime drama “Gangs of Wasseypur” in 2012. She was later seen in films like “Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana”, “Ek Thi Daayan”, “Dedh Ishqiya”, “Badlapur” and “Oculus”.

Parineeti stresses on importance of health, hygiene

Actress Parineeti Chopra, who is the face of a ‘Behtar India’ campaign, says spreading awareness on health and hygiene will go a long way in building a better world to live in.

Parineeti Chopra (photo: Facebook)

Parineeti was at an event organised by DHFL Pramerica Life Insurance Company Limited (DPLI) on Tuesday. The campaign, in its second year, supports the community to step forward and help itself in achieving better health, hygiene and environment standards.

The actress said in a statement: “It is important to spread the message of better health, hygiene and the importance of recycling within communities to make the world a better place to live in. It is a matter of great responsibility for me to take up this initiative and affect social change.”

Aakriti meets her ‘idol’ Hema Malini

Mumbai– Child actress Aakriti Sharma, known for playing Kullfi in the show “Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala”, got a chance to meet her idol — veteran actress and politician Hema Malini.

The show’s team has been shooting in various locations of Maharashtra. On learning that Hema Malini is shooting next door, Aakriti ran towards her to get her autograph, read a statement.

Hema Malini recognised her and said: “I have been following your show and I’m a huge fan of your work. But where are your two teeth?”

Aakriti replied saying: “Ma’am I’m a huge fan of yours, especially your role as Basanti. I even know your dialogues from the film by heart.”

“Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala” is aired on Star Plus.

I love shows in which people tell real stories: Sumeet

Actor Sumeet Vyas, soon to be seen in the web series “The Story”, says he loves shows where real life stories are narrated.

After web series “Roommates”, “Tripling” and Netflix Original film “Love Per Square Foot”, which he wrote, Sumeet will appear on Zee India’s newly launched digital platform, Zee5.

“When you look back, you always think of your life stories as something funny. At least I do. I love shows where people are telling real stories instead of watching fictional short stories, which we anyway keep watching on and off,” Sumeet said in a statement.

“On this show, everyone’s trying to share their life stories. I am very, very keen on watching and listening to others talk about their life, and I am happy to share some of my embarrassing stories,” he added. (IANS)

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