Bollywood Roundup: Yami Gautam, Sonam Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, and more…

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As soon as I hit the ramp, nervousness goes: Yami Gautam

New Delhi– Actress Yami Gautam, who turned showstopper for designer Reynu Taandon here on Sunday, says walking the ramp can be unnerving but she feels fine right after she takes to the runway.

Rahul Vira CEO Skechers South Asia Pvt Ltd and Yami Gautam at the Skechers Burst launch

The experience at a couture gala here was “really good”, said Yami, who looked chic in an ensemble from Taandon’s ‘Once Upon a Dream’ line, which was all about a blend of pastel tones, tender flora, intricate detailing and sequin work.

Sporting a short hairdo, Yami flaunted a look which was a mix of traditional and contemporary.

Talking about it, the “Vicky Donor” actress told IANS: “When you think of Indian wear, everyone has long hair in the picture because that’s what we have in mind mostly… So I thought this will be cool to carry with an Indian outfit.”

Does she get nervous before a fashion show?

“Before the show, of course, especially when there are steps. One tends to get nervous because outfits as much as stunning they look, they are heavy, they have the cancan and layers and layers inside. So you don’t want to mess up the show, and want to be careful, feel balanced, relaxed, and have fun. I am nervous before the show, but as soon as I hit the ramp, I am fine,” she said, describing the show as “totally worth it”.

On the film front, Yami will be seen in “Batti Gul Meter Chalu” and “Uri”.

You make my world better: Sonam to Anand Ahuja

Mumbai– Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja says her husband and businessman Anand Ahuja makes the world better for her.

Sonam wished Anand on his 35th birthday on Monday and shared a photograph of herself along with him. She also described Anand as the “kindest and gentlest.”

Sonam Kapoor Ahuja (Photo: Twitter)

“To the love of my life and the kindest and gentlest soul I know, a very very happy birthday! You make my world better and I’m so blessed you were born today. We are each of us angels with only one wing, and we can only fly by embracing one another.” Luciano De Crescenzo. Always and forever,” Sonam captioned the image.

Sonam’s father and actor Anil Kapoor too shared a photograph of himself along with his son-in-law and captioned it: You have chased your dreams and now you are living them! Does not get better than this! Happy Birthday, Anand Ahuja! You are already having a hell of a year and I hope the coming years are filled with even more success and happiness! Never let that spark fade! Love always!”

Sonam tied the knot with long-time beau Anand Ahuja at a ceremony in Mumbai in May.

On the acting front, the “Veere Di Wedding” actress will next be seen in “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga”, which will be hitting the screens on February 1, 2019.

Didn’t fear being judged on fashion: Ranveer Singh

New Delhi– Actor Ranveer Singh, who can carry any ensemble with absolute panache, says he stopped fearing being judged for his fashion statement after he started doing what he really felt like doing.

Ranveer Singh

Known for his eclectic, quirky and eccentric fashion style, Ranveer said he gained “confidence and started being true to himself, his sensibilities and aesthetics” after the first few years of his career.

Asked if he puts extra efforts when it comes to fashion, the 32-year-old actor told IANS in an e-mail interview: “No, I’ve actually had a little bit of a journey when it comes to style and fashion.

“I’ve always been attracted to edgy avant-garde style. Growing up, in school and college I have always been open to experimenting, matching outfits with my haircuts.

“I became an actor and in my first few years, not knowing how to deal with the limelight, I was trying to conform to what I perceived to be the expectations of the public.

“Something like how an upcoming leading man should turn out to be.”

Early in his career, he used to make very “straight and safe” choices which were against his grain, Ranveer said.

I never let success or failure get to my head: Huma Qureshi

New Delhi– Actress Huma Qureshi says failure and success are a part of everyones journey, and she doesn’t let them get to her head.

Huma Qureshi

“I’ve learnt from my mother that goodness never fails. I also believe in the concept of karma. These have helped me both personally and professionally. I’ve tried to approach both my work and my personal equations with utmost positivity and goodness,” Huma, who turned a year older on Saturday, told IANS over an email.

After doing some short films, Huma, who hails from Delhi, came into the spotlight with Anurag Kashyap’s dark thriller “Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2” in 2012.

From “Gangs of Wasseypur”, “Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana”, “Ek Thi Daayan”, “Dedh Ishqiya” to “Jolly LLB 2”, Huma takes up strong female characters in films. At the moment, she is seen judging the talent hunt show “India’s Best Dramebaaz” on the small screen.

The actress says she is “very happy with the choices” she has made.

“Because each of them have been lessons. Failure and success are a part of everyone’s journey. I have learnt from each mistake and cherish every success. I never let success or failure get to my head and only hope to give everything I take on my best.”

Salman Khan is a superstar in real life too: Himesh

Mumbai– Singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya says Salman Khan is not just a superstar on-screen but also in real life.

The two have worked together in films like “Tere Naam”, “Bodyguard” and “Kick”. Himesh also shot for an episode of the Salman-hosted show “Dus Ka Dum”. It was his second time on the show’s set.

“The first time when I came here, we had a lot of fun. Just being around Salman Khan, who is so energetic and humorous at the same time, is always entertaining. With Salman, it always feels like you are with a family member,” Himesh said in a statement.

“I feel Salman Khan is not only a superstar, but also the greatest human being because of the kind of charity he does, the kind of noble thoughts he has and the love and care he shows towards his close ones. This not only makes him a superstar in films, but a superstar in real life as well. He is a real hero,” he added.

Sanjay Dutt turns 59, wife showers praise

Mumbai– As Sanjay Dutt turned 59 on Sunday, his wife Maanayata Dutt showered praise on him for being a “darling husband” and a “comforting father”.

Sanjay Dutt (Photo: Facebook)

“A darling husband, a comforting father and the reason behind our smiles. Thank you for everything that you do for us. So blessed to have you in my life. Happy birthday love. Mom and dad will always be proud of you,” Maanayata tweeted along with a photograph in which she is seen with Sanjay and their two children — son Shahraan and daughter Iqra.

On the background wall are photographs of Sanjay’s late parents and actors Sunil Dutt and Nargis Dutt, who were a huge support system to him in his tumultous life.

Sanjay celebrated his birthday midnight with friends and family members here. He was twinning in black with Maanayata at the party, where celebrities like R. Madhavan, Amrita Arora, Tanisha Mukerji, Chunky Panday and others were in attendance. Sanjay even greeted some of his fans.

While his eldest daughter Trishala Dutt posted a photograph with him on Instagram, wishing her “Daddy Dukes’ a “happy birthday.” (IANS)



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