Bollywood Roundup: Shah Rukh Khan, Vir Das, Saumya Tandon, and more…

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Shah Rukh Khan with Prime Minister Modi

Can’t afford to get Gauri on board for films: SRK

Mumbai– Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says that he cannot afford to get his interior decorator and producer wife Gauri Khan on board to design for films.

“We make really small films. We can’t afford to get her on board for our films,” the actor said.

Shah Rukh Khan

His comments came after Gauri said: “Right now, I am very busy. My hands are full and whenever I will have time then, 100 per cent I will do it.”

The husband and wife were interacting with the media on Monday at the inauguration of “Sanchos” — a Mexican restaurant designed by Gauri.

“I just go to whichever restaurant she opens because I get free meal, so it’s really good for me… I hope she keeps opening up new restaurants so that all of us can keep coming here to do parties,” said Shah Rukh, who is gearing up for the release of his film “Zero” on December 21.

Apart from designing restaurants and office spaces, Gauri has also designed the homes of Bollywood celebrities like Ranbir Kapoor, Varun Dhawan, Sidharth Malhotra, Karan Johar and Jacqueline Fernandez among many others.

Gauri said: “This restaurant is special because apart from the food… indoor and outdoor vibe of this space is going to be very warm and inviting. In Mumbai, people love to be in outdoors more than just staying there in their homes and stuff so, I think this place is just to relax.

Vir Das to be seen in Netflix’s comedy

Mumbai– Actor-comedian Vir Das, who became the first Indian to have his own Netflix comedy show in 2017, is coming back with another standup comedy show titled “Vir Das LOSING IT” for the same OTT platform.

Vir Das (Photo: Facebook)

On the show, Das said in a statement: “It’s something I have been working on for the last year. The first Netflix special took me accross the world and to brand new audience.

“I’m hoping to show them a new side to my comedy in this show. It’s going to cover world events, some controversial topics, but also get a whole lot more personal.”

He also confirmed the news on social media by posting a short video clip in which he can be seen talking about the show.

Das’ show will be releasing a week prior to the much awaited Netflix special by renowned international TV personality Ellen DeGeneres on December 11.

Saumya Tandon announces pregnancy

Mumbai– “Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain!” actress Saumya Tandon on Tuesday announced that she is pregnant with her first child. She has called it a “fascinating ride”.

Saumya Tandon

Saumya, who essays the role of Anita Bhabhi also known as ‘Gori Mem’ in the show, took to Instagram to announce the news. She posted a photograph of herself and said she woke up feeling like a “superhero without a cape”.

“Woke up feeling like a magician, feel like a superhero without a cape most days now, filled with blessing and godliness. Constantly excited by the buzzing in my head and the sudden pump of hormones. This promises to be a fascinating ride. The big news — I’m pregnant and trying to soak in every moment of it! Need your best wishes throughout,” she wrote with the image.

The actress, who played Kareena Kapoor Khan’s sister named Roop in “Jab We Met”, tied the knot with banker Saurabh Devendra Singh in December 2016 here.

Sonali says her husband her source of strength

New York– Actress Sonali Bendre Behl, who is being treated here for cancer, penned an emotional anniversary note for her filmmaker-husband Goldie Behl, thanking him for being her source of “strength, love and joy”.

Sonali Bendre Behl (Photo: Twitter)

On her 16th marriage anniversary, Sonali on Monday night took to Instagram to share a string of photographs of herself along with Goldie and wrote: “As soon I began to write this… I knew instantly that I would not be able to put down in words all the emotions and thoughts that were running through my head.

“Husband. Companion. Best friend. My rock. For me, that’s Goldie Behl. Marriage is standing by each other, through thick and thin, in sickness and in health… and god knows, how we have been through that this year.”

She added that “cancer is not just an individual battleā€¦ it’s something that a family collectively goes through.

“I was also able to go on this journey, knowing that you would juggle all your responsibilities, and take on some more and hold fort back home… all this while shuttling between two continents.”

Sonali added: “Thank you for being my source of strength, love and joy, for being with me every single step of the way… Thank you is such an understatement for how I feel. What do I say about someone who is a part of you, who is yours and nothing and nobody else matters? Happy anniversary Goldie.”

The 43-year-old actress married Goldie in 2002. They have a 12-year-old son, Ranveer.

Sushant Singh proud of ‘Savdhaan India 2’ journey

Mumbai– Actor Sushant Singh is happy and proud that the second season of “Savdhaan India”, a show which aims to spread awareness and keep people alert, has cross the 100-episode mark.

Sushant Singh Rajput

The second season went on air on Star Bharat in July and has been receiving love and appreciation from the audience.

Sushant has been hosting the season since the start and has been associated with the show for at least six years.

“I am very happy that ‘Savdhaan India’ has completed its 100 episodes with its second season. I have been associated with the show for more than 6 years now, and it’s a matter of great pride for me. I have put in my heart and soul for this show and it is very close to my heart.

“I thank all my viewers for making it a success and look forward to their continued love and support for many more episodes to come,” Sushant said in a statement.

Harshdeep to perform at Deepika-Ranveer wedding

Milan– Singer Harshdeep Kaur’s soulful voice will lend musical magic to the wedding festivities of actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Italy.

A group of musicians, including the popular Sufi singer Harshdeep and Sanjoy Das, have reached the venue to perform at the celebrations, set to take place in the picturesque Lake Como.

“We have reached Milan for a very special occasion of Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh. I am performing with Harshdeep Kaur along with Bobby Pathak and Firoz Khan,” Sanjoy wrote on Twitter on Tuesday.

Sanjoy later deleted it as the celebrations are being kept as private as possible.

Harshdeep, known for songs like “Heer” and “Dilbaro”, gave a subtle hint to fans by posting a picture from a flight. She captioned it: “Off to a very special place for even more special occasion. Arrivederci?”

Deepika and Ranveer, whose on-screen chemistry in films like “Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela” and “Bajirao Mastani” has been loved as much as their off-screen camaraderie, will tie the knot over two days of ceremonies on November 14-15.

According to Ranveer’s stylist Nitasha, the couple is “love personified”.

“No pictures but it was love personified to see them together today. Couldn’t stop my tears, but these were tears of happiness and so I hope they never do,” she tweeted on Monday.

The couple has been dating each other for six years but never confirmed their relationship until recently. They put rest to months of speculation about their nuptials with a social media announcement of their wedding dates.

After their very private wedding ceremonies, the two stars will have a reception each in Bengaluru and Mumbai on November 21 and 28 respectively.

They have urged their guests to direct gifts in the form of a donation to The Live Love Laugh Foundation, which works towards spreading awareness on mental health. (IANS)

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