Bollywood Roundup: Anushka Sharma, Richa Chadha, Malaika Arora, and more…

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Anushka to front ads of premium leggings brand

Mumbai– Indian premium leggings brand Softline Leggings has roped in actress Anushka Sharma as its ambassador.

Anushka Sharma

Softline leggings is from the house of Rupa & Company Limited — a knitwear organisation.

With its new mantra, ‘Effortless You’, the brand aims to reach out to young women who are comfortable in their own skin and live life on their terms, effortlessly.

“The new philosophy ‘Effortless you’ resonates with the brand and we are happy to have Anushka Sharma on-board who imbibes this motto. She has an emotional connect with the TG and fits perfectly with our new positioning,” Vikash Agarwal, President and Brand Director, Rupa & Company Limited, said in a statement.

Anushka is happy to be associated with Softline Leggings as it “connects with young adults who want to be comfortable in whatever they do or wear”.

Richa Chadha faces racism in Georgia

Tbilisi– Indian actress Richa Chadha on Thursday took to Twitter to share her experience of meeting a “racist officer” at passport control while exiting Georgia.

Richa Chadha

“Met a racist AF officer at the passport control, while exiting Georgia. Slammed my passport on the desk, twice…muttered under her breath in Georgian, yelled and asked me to hurry. Sad that people like her are the last ones we perhaps see on exiting the country,” Richa wrote.

She also mentioned meeting “the gentlest cabbie” here.

“He was so sweet, he changed my experience of the city, refused a tip, smiled throughout. We communicated only through gestures but I could feel his heart,” she tweeted.

Richa visited Georgia to shoot for the second instalment of Excel Entertainments “Inside Edge”. She will reprise her role as Mumbai Maverick team owner Zarina Malik.

The show also stars Vivek Anand Oberoi and Angad Bedi.

Apart from this, Richa will also be seen in Anubhav Sinha’s “Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai”, Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s “Panga” and a biopic on southern actress Shakeela.

I’ve never dated: Malaika Arora

Mumbai– Actress Malaika Arora says she is new to the whole dating scene.

Malaika Arora Khan

The star talked about dating when she appeared on talk show “Feet Up with the Stars” presented by Voot Originals and hosted by celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania, read a statement.

Asked about her opinion on dating, she said: “I am very new to all of this. I’ve never ever dated, dated! The first man I started dating I actually ended up marrying.”

The actress, who was previously married to actor-producer Arbaaz Khan, has a son from that union.

Talking about her son Arhaan, she said: “My son has an opinion about everything. My son’s friends find me cool because I don’t ever intrude or have too many do’s and don’ts.”

Ranveer Singh to endorse menswear brand Siyaram’s

Mumbai– Actor Ranveer Singh has been roped in to endorse menswear fashion brand Siyarams, which has a legacy of 40 years.

Ranveer Singh (Photo: Twitter)

The association of Siyaram Silk Mills Limited and Ranveer Singh, known for his edgy sense of style, comes at a time when the brand is growing rapidly and evolving to make its presence felt in the textile industry.

Ranveer said in a statement: “I’ve grown up watching the Siyaram’s ads so to have been chosen as the ambassador of the brand is quite nostalgic moment for me… I’m really excited that I am a part of the Siyaram family. I have always envisioned it as a brand that inspires people.”

The actor said the brand’s fabrics are “innovative, have unique designs and high quality which enable an exceptional fit”.

According to Ramesh Poddar, Chief Managing Director, Siyaram’s, Ranveer has been roped in “given his sheer popularity across demographics” and because “he is a style and youth icon”.

Hrithik shares first look of Sanjay Khan’s autobiography

Mumbai– Actor Hrithik Roshan on Thursday shared the first look of veteran Bollywood actor and his former father-in-law Sanjay Khan’s autobiography “The Best Mistakes of My Life”. It is set to be launched during Diwali.

“He is the original Khan and what a story he has to tell. Sanjay Khan’s autobiography is going to be out soon. Here’s the first look of his autobiography titled ‘The Best Mistakes of My Life’,” Hrithik tweeted.

The autobiography will present an in-depth account of Sanjay Khan’s life – his career in the Hindi film industry, relationships and friendships, adventures and accidents.

Sanjay has acted in more than 40 films and produced and directed films like “Chandi Sona”, “Kala Dhanda Goray Log” and the television classic “The Sword of Tipu Sultan”.

Bhumika becomes a singer for ‘Nimki Mukhiya’

 Mumbai– Actress Bhumika Gurung, who plays Nimki in the TV show “Nimki Mukhiya”, will lend her voice to one of its episodes.

Bhumika Gurung

In an upcoming episode, the cast will be seen celebrating the festival of Teej. Bhumika has sung a song for the celebration. It will play in the background.

“Singing is my passion. I love to sing. Whenever I find some time in between the shots, I sing and post videos on my social media accounts,” Bhumika said in a statement.

“My fans send messages to me to release a song. So now, I am all set to sing with all my heart and soul,” she added.

Neil Nitin Mukesh, Rukmini blessed with daughter

Mumbai– Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh and his wife Rukmini were on Thursday afternoon blessed with a daughter, said a source close to the family.

Rukmini delivered the newborn at the Breach Candy Hospital here around 3:30 p.m., the source told IANS.

In April, Neil had announced via Instagram that they were going to become parents soon, and that they were “very excited” for the next phase in their life.

“We are okay with a baby girl or a baby boy as long as the baby is healthy,” Neil had earlier said in a statement.

Neil married Mumbai-based Rukmini in February 2017. It was an arranged match and they had a courtship of one month.

The actor, who is the grandson of legendary singer Mukesh and son of veteran singer Nitin Mukesh, is known for films like “Johnny Gaddaar”, “New York”, “David” and “7 Khoon Maaf”.

Harsh Vashisht’s challenging role in ‘RadhaKrishn’

 Mumbai– Actor Harsh Vashisht says playing Lord Krishna’s ardent devotee Shreedhama in the TV show “RadhaKrishn” is a challenge for him.

“This was a challenge for me. I had to make changes in my normal routine to get into the skin of the character of Shreedhama,” Harsh said in a statement.

Sharing his experience of shooting a mythological series, he said: “I have been part of a mythological show, but ‘RadhaKrishn’ is different. The show’s makers are putting in a lot of effort to shoot each scene.”

It also features Himanshu Soni, Reena Kapoor and Arpit Ranka. (IANS)


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