Bollywood Roundup: Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Richa Chadha, and more…

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SRK’s Meer Foundation helps with treatment of 120 acid victims

 Mumbai– Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khans non-profit organisation Meer Foundation is currently helping with the treatment of 120 acid attack victims.

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan took to Instagram on Friday afternoon and shared a picture where he can be seen posing with acid attack victims.

“Thank u @meerfoundationofficial for the initiative of #ToGetHerTransformed and best of luck and health to the 120 ladies whose surgeries are underway. And all the docs who r helping us with this noble cause,” he captioned the picture.

Meer foundation was founded by Shah Rukh in 2013 and named after his father Meer Taj Mohammed Khan. It works for the betterment of acid victims, right from taking care of their treatment to providing them jobs and other facilities. It also takes care of underprivileged children.

On the work front, the superstar has promised fans that he might announce a new film on his birthday, on November 2.

Would love to go on long drive with wife Anushka: Virat Kohli

Mumbai– Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli has said he would like to go on a long drive with his actress wife Anushka Sharma when they get the time.

Anushka Sharma

“We haven’t been able to go on long drives as times have been hectic. Whenever you get time, you go for a holiday mostly, so, may be, when I spend more time in the city and at home, I will find places to go for long drives. I think highway is a good place to go on for a long drive,” said VIrat.

Asked who he would love to take on a long drive, Virat’s reply was instant. “My wife for sure. Isn’t that obvious?” he quipped, talking about his better half, actress Anushka Sharma.

Where would he love to go on a long drive?

“You don’t really think about where you want to go when you go on a long drive. You just get into the car, find a long stretch which is never ending and just keep going. Whenever you feel like you are done then just take turn back and come back home and usually, it would be at night when there is less traffic. You just have to put on some nice music and great weather would be handy as well so in the future, when I am in the city and at home, we will be going for more drives than we are at the moment,” said Virat, interacting with the media at the launch of Audi A6, as brand ambassador of the luxury car brand on Thursday in Mumbai.

Richa Chadha takes stand for animals this Diwali

Mumbai– Actress Richa Chadha has urged people to celebrate a noise pollution-free Diwali for the sake of animals.

Richa Chadha (Photo: Twitter)

She has also extended support to not-for-profit organisation RESQ that works towards reducing human-animal conflict on the streets.

Appealing to minimise the use of loud crackers, Richa, an animal lover, said: “It’s important that we take it upon ourselves to protect these animals. Diwali is a harrowing time for them and I make it a point to speak up for them. We need to increase social awareness to ensure that people keep their pain in mind. A lot of fun could be had at Diwali without making it painful for pets. I promote a happy, prosperous and noise-free Diwali and sincerely hope that people act responsibly this year.”

On the film front, Richa will be next seen in Ashwini Iyer Tiwari’s “Panga”. She recently got featured in a law drama “Section 375”.

Disha Patani commences shooting for Ekta Kapoor’s ‘KTina’

Mumbai–Actress Disha Patani has been roped in for producer Ekta Kapoor’s new project titled “KTina”.

Disha Patani (Photo: Twitter)

Ekta on Friday took to Instagram and announced the news among the netizens.

“KTINA ka sab ko ‘JAI MATA DI’ ! ( she used to be TINA ab KTINA as K suits her …her Astro said )but yaaaar who wears so many rings? Disha As never before #favscript #shootbegins,” Ekta wrote.

She also posted a photograph in which Disha is seen wearing a lot of rings on her fingers.

Unconfirmed rumours suggest the film could bear shades of Ekta’s life. Disha will be playing the role of smalltown Punjabi girl.

“KTina” will be written by Raaj Shaandilyaa, who recently made his Bollywood directorial debut with the Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer “Dream Girl”, and is directed by Ashima Chibber.

Alia Bhatt’s nostalgic post for mom Soni on her birthday

Mumbai–Actress Soni Razdan turned a year older on Friday, and her daughter Alia Bhatt posted a heartfelt post on social media to mark her special day.

Alia Bhatt (Photo: Rohan Shrestha)

“To the most inspiring, understanding, beautiful, special/light soul that exists. I love you soo much mama.. thank you for being you and thank you for making me ?? Happy Birthday Mama,” Alia wrote on Instagram.

Along with it, the “Raazi” actress uploaded a throwback picture in which baby Alia is seen sitting on the lap of Soni.

Alia’s post has garnered a lot of comments and wishes, especially from the film fraternity.

Actress Dia Mirza commented: ” Happy birthday my darling, wonderful Soni Razdan. I love you.”

Aditi Rao Hydari wrote: “Biggest love and smile.”

Soni is known for her roles in films like “Gumrah” and “Mandi”. She married filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt in 1986 and has two daughters Shaheen and Alia.

Urvashi Rautela gives Diwali a neon sizzle

Mumbai– Actress Urvashi Rautela is grabbing all the attention with her latest neon look.

She was recently spotted at Pepper & Pint restaurant in Mumbai, wearing a neon green coloured coat dress.

Urvashi Rautela

Urvashi also carried a black belt and black heels, adding more style to the dress.

In one of the images, she is seen holding diyas and giving a huge smile.

On the work front, Urvashi will be next seen in “Pagalpanti”, which stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Pulkit Samrat, Ileana D’Cruz, Kriti Kharbanda and Arshad Warsi.

Directed by Anees Bazmee, the film is scheduled to release on November 22. (IANS)



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