Bollywood Roundup: Gauri Khan, Hina Khan, Karan Johar, and, more…

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Gauri Khan designs new restaurant

Mumbai– Gauri Khan, celebrity interior designer and wife of Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan, who got a good response for her work on Mumbai-based Arth restaurant, has designed its new outlet in Pune.

Gauri Khan

Gauri on Thursday took to her Twitter account and shared a few pictures of the newly designed restaurant.

Along with the photos, she wrote: “Upholstery, art, wall paper, chandeliers, drapes cushions and accessories, they all add a new dimension to any space. Arth. Come experience the dining and lounge at Pune.”

From Karan Johar to Ranbir Kapoor and Varun Dhawan, Gauri has designed the interiors of many Bollywood celebrities’ houses. She has recently designed Jacqueline Fernandez’s house.

Actress Hina Khan accused of fraud; she denies

Mumbai– Actress Hina Khan has been accused by a jewellery company of cheating it by not returning ornaments worth over Rs 11 lakh. She has denied receiving a legal notice and pointed at “haters” for the “tactic”.

Hina Khan (Photo: Wikipedia)

The legal notice was sent by lawyer Rakesh K. Singh, founder, RKS Associates, on behalf of the jewellery brand which has not been named. They have accused Hina of sourcing jewellery to wear for an awards event here, but not returning the items, including two pairs of earrings, one ring and one set, in entirety.

When Hina came across the news, Hina tweeted: “LOL. Wonder why this legal notice did not reach my house and instead reached all the media houses. Sorry haters this tactic will not work… Try something new.”

However, Singh insists the letter was sent.

“Notice has been sent to Hina Khan by way of registered post A.D. by my office. The same was sent on July 17, 2018. As far as jewellery pieces are concerned, she herself received the same on April 21, 2018. She knows that she has returned only two pieces of jewellery out of six. So she should know when and where to stop acting,” Singh said in a statement.

Hina is meanwhile concentrating on “Bhasoodi”, her first music video.

“‘Bhasoodi’ will still shine,” she wrote on Twitter in continuation of her earlier post.

Film with Karan Johar didn’t work out: Badshah

Mumbai– Filmmaker Karan Johar had offered rapper Badshah an acting role in his film, but it didn’t work out.

“He (Karan) did offer me a role in a film, starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Akshay Kumar. However, it did not work out,” Badshah said in a statement to IANS.

They have worked together in films like “Kapoor & Sons”, “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania” and “Baar Baar Dekho”. The two had also judged a music reality show.

Meanwhile, he is in a mood to celebrate as the song that gave him fame — “DJ waley babu” — has turned three.

Esha Deol unveils Bengali bride look from ‘Cakewalk’

Kolkata– Actress Esha Deol Takhtani on Thursday unveiled her Bengali bride look from Ram Kamal Mukherjee’s short film “Cakewalk” here.

Esha Deol (Photo courtesy: StarsUnfolded)

The actress is marking her comeback with the 22-minute film in which she plays the role of a chef.

“It took almost three hours for me to get the look right. Thanks to my director Ram Kamal who was very particular about every details,” Esha said.

She has been styled by Kareen Punjwani for this look. The heavy gold embroidered Benarasi saree was sourced for just one shot in the film, whose poster has been designed by the city-based Ekta Bhattacharya.

Of the poster, Mukherjee said: “It tells a lot about the film. I wanted a dichotomy that would create that characteristic rift. Esha is a gifted actor and she is natural. That’s what makes her look so convincing as Shilpa Sen.”

The ‘shanka’ and ‘pola’ (red and white bangles) that a Bengali woman wears as a sign of being a married woman, were ordered from Kalighat temple here, and the gold jewellery adorned by Esha was also designed by a store in Kolkata.

Bhumi happy to get star ‘named’ after herself

Mumbai–Actress Bhumi Pednekar has a ‘star’ registered in her name now. And she has promised “this star” will keep shining “brighter”.

Bhumi Pednekar

“I am a STAR….and only cause of all the love you guys give me. Really. Team Bhumi Pednekar you truly made my day. I’m so overwhelmed by your love and faith in me. This star will keep shining brighter, I promise… So thoughtful,” Bhumi tweeted.

The “Dum Laga Ke Haisha” actress turned a year older on Wednesday.

Along with her post, she uploaded a ‘Certificate of Registry’ from the Intergalactic Star Database, which is essentially like a novelty gift.

It reads: “Intergalactic Star Database number ISD0411819 will hereby be known as The Bhumi Star. This star was registered in star location NGC162 within the intergalactic star database situated in the constellation Andromeda. This listing will be recorded with the Intergalactic Star Database and members will be made aware of future publications featuring this information.”

Shahid, Madhuri, Rekha attend ‘Dhadak’ special screening

Mumbai– Makers of “Dhadak” hosted a special screening of their film here that was attended by a host of Bollywood celebrities.

Both lead actors Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor had their families, along with all time divas Rekha and Madhuri Dixit in the audience.

Janhvi Kapoor, who makes her debut in Bollywood with this remake of 2016 Marathi film “Sairat” had her father Boney Kapoor and sister Khushi Kapoor present on Wednesday.

There was Ishaan’s parents Neelima Azeem and Rajesh Khatter, His half brother actor Shahid Kapoor and his wife Mira Rajput, besides Kunal Kemmu and Soha Ali Khan, along with Malaika Arora, Karishma Kapoor, Neha Dhupia, Angad Bedi.

Singer Neha Kakkar, Dino Morea, David Dhawan, Sonakshi Sinha were also seen attending the screening of the film that releases on July 20.

“Dhadak” director Shashank Khaitan along with producer Karan Johar were also present along with the cast.

Produced by Dharma Productions and Zee Studios the film has created quite a buzz. (IANS)

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