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Lavasa Women’s Drive, India’s largest women’s car rally is flagged off with great fanfare

Over 1000 women participate in the Drive to raise awareness about issues affecting women & attempt a Guinness World Record

Mumbai, February 22, 2014: The 6th edition of Lavasa Women’s Drive (LWD), India’s largest women’s car rally saw 2000 women drive to Lavasa from Mumbai and Pune with great zeal in a show of women’s empowerment. The flag off event at Kamla Mills, Mumbai saw women parading their 4 wheel beauties decked with impactful messages on women related issues with great élan.

In Mumbai, the flag off event was a star-studded affair with Bollywood celebrities like Kunal Kapoor, Manish Paul, ­­­Ashmit Patel and Elli Avram flagging the cars and boosting the morale of the spirited women. The first car to roll out was the Rosy car driven by Prachi Mishra. In all 350 cars were flagged of from Mumbai. The participants dressed in exclusively designed T shirts were seen driving a range of cars to compete and raise awareness for a social cause.

Participants made it to the cool picturesque Lavasa following the rules set by Indian Automotive Racing Club (IARC) on the 240 km stretch with the help of a tulip chart. The drive was in Time-Distance-Speed format (TDS). Participants entered Lavasa to a rousing reception as they were welcomed with flowers and a special theme song beautifully rendered by well known singer Shibani Kashyap

Participants of this year’s Lavasa Women’s Drive highlighted burning issues of violence against women, declining ratio of girls apart from inspirational messages from the cancer survivor participants.

Ms. Anuradha Paraskar, Senior Vice President, Marketing & Sales, Lavasa Corporation Limited, saluting the spirit of the participants said, “Lavasa Women’s Drive has grown bigger, setting new milestones with each passing year. This year the participants collectively polled a record 32 lakh votes from their acquaintances from over 100 countries to get themselves selected for the drive. The drive has emerged as a platform for the modern Indian women to show their indomitable spirit by taking up new challenges and boldly display their concerns on issues affecting women.

After making it consecutively to the Limca Book of Records for the last 3 years, we are now attempting to set a new Guinness World Record. All this has been made possible only due to the tremendous support Lavasa Women’s Drive gets from the participants.”

Lavasa Women’s Drive has actively supported the cause of Women’s Cancer prevention through early detection since 2009. A large part of money collected through registration, is donated to Women’s Cancer Initiative – Tata Memorial Hospital

Devieka Bhojwani-Vice President of Women’s Cancer Initiative-Tata Memorial Hospital said, “In the 6th year of Lavasa Women’s Drive, the enthusiasm and determination of all participants is astounding. Looking at the cars decorated with messages lining up early in the morning and the cheering from family members is a delight. I am happy that the message for early detection of cancer is reaching a large number of women and definitely making an impact.”

The Lavasa Women’s Drive campaign will culminate on March 8, 2014 with the Awards Ceremony in Mumbai to honor the winners.

Lavasa Women’s Drive (LWD) – factoids

· LWD has been acknowledged by the Limca Book of Records as India’s Largest Women’s Car Rally.

· LWD stands for the true spirit of women today that represents confident, independent, and enterprising with a penchant for social causes.

· Participation from all walks of life – home makers, Navy officers, police force, corporate women, cancer survivors, NGO’s, etc.

· Over the years 7000 women have participated in the drive and have garnered 3.2 million votes from 100 countries.

· 3000 cars have driven to Lavasa till date and 60 celebrities have witnessed the drive.

· The drive has grown in stature over the last 6 years. From 100 cars to 500 cars that drive from Mumbai and Pune

· In its 6th edition, LWD is attempting to set a Guinness world record for the ‘Largest participation of females in a motor sports event’

Lavasa Women’s Drive and cancer prevention

· LWD primarily supports the cause of Cancer Prevention through Early Detection. A large part of money collected through registration, is donated to Women’s Cancer Initiative – Tata Memorial Hospital. More than 4 million rupees has been generated towards this cause.

· Free cancer detection camps and workshops have been held for the economically under-privileged women from villages at Lavasa and other remote villages in Maharshtra.

Accolades

· Limca Book of Records: National Record for the largest women’s car rally
Year: 2011, 2012, 2013

About Lavasa

Lavasa is India’s first planned hill city where people can live, work, learn and play in harmony with nature. Lavasa, an inclusive city being developed by HCC (Hindustan Construction Company) over 10,000 hectares, is based on the principles of New Urbanism. It takes three hours from Mumbai and one hour from Pune to reach Lavasa by road. Lavasa will host a multitude of global leaders in hospitality, tourism, education, health care, business research and industry. The hill city provides a combination of contemporary and timeless architectural designs, with multiple options for housing including rental housing, apartments and villas. With state-of-the-art infrastructure and amenities, the city enables people to live life in full.

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Cornitos is the snack partner for Jaypee Punjab Warriors

NEW DELHI, February 6th, 2013: Cornitos, the flagship brand of Green Dot Health Foods Ltd has announced its association with the Hockey India League (HIL) team – Jaypee Punjab Warriors. Cornitos is the snack partner for the team this season and the association will be promoted by both partners through their communication and social media channels. Cornitos is promoting their exclusive range of their Nacho products through Jaypee Punjab Warriors team and their players. Players of Punjab Warriors team expressed their contentment to be with the premium and healthy snack brand of India.

Speaking about the announcement, Mr. Vikram Agarwal, Founder & Director of Green Dot Health Foods Limited, says, “We are extremely happy to announce our partnership as the associate snack partner of Jaypee Punjab Warriors India. The Cornitos brand communication and social media marketing approach are aimed to connect with the youth and sports lover of India. Hockey, and in specific the HIL format resonates with the game that’s been a part of our culture for decades. The best part of the HIL format is that it provides young talent a chance to play with the star players of all the teams to showcase their hockey skills and prove their nerve. We are proud to be d with the star team of HIL and we are excited with the opportunity to align with them as their snack partner.”

Talking about the association, Mr. Askari Zaidi, CEO, Jaypee Punjab Warriors said, “We value our association with Cornitos. With HIL, hockey is getting popular once again in the country and many brands are now looking beyond cricket. We’re hopeful to have a long relationship with Cornitos.”

As a part of its social media campaign, Cornitos will leverage the Jaypee Punjab Warriors association to create engagement and social buzz. Cornitos followers will get an opportunity to participate in contests, promos and campaigns on their social media channels and these will include a chance to win passes to their favorite matches.

Cornitos has a Pan India presence across all major cities and its range of products is available in retail stores, airlines, airports, multiplexes, cafes and lounge bars. Cornitos available in India at Big Bazaar, easyday Market, HyperCity, Spar, More, Total, SpiceJet, Lfs, Nilgiris, Spencers, M.K.Retail, DMart, JetKonnect, Indigo, Star Bazaar, Heritage, SRS Cinemas, WHSmith, TwentyFourSeven, Sabka Bazaar, Skygourmet and other leading retail stores .

About Green Dot Health Foods

Green Dot Health Foods Ltd. is a part of the well known ‘Globe Capacitors’ Group of Companies. Promising to revolutionize the Indian FMCG Market, Green Dot Health Food Ltd. is a company with a strong business front, imbibed with innovation, leadership and values, through an experienced team of professionals. The company seeks to create a benchmark in the snack market both nationally and internationally by delivering new innovative products to the Consumer.

Equipped with fully automated state-of-the-art food processing unit in a hygienic manufacturing environment, team Cornitos is committed to provide Quality products to customers. The manufacturing facility is spread over an area of 6000sqm at Roorkee, Haridwar District, Uttarakhand with a capacity to manufacture 250 kg per hour of Corn Tortilla chips .Our manufacturing unit also boasts of an R & D Lab exclusively for its products.

Our Presence

Our Flagship Brand CORNITOS now have a pan-Indian presence, with our products hitting the stores in all major cities, adding on exciting new flavours periodically. To name a few major stores that our products are available across the country are: Food Hall, Spencer’s, Easy Day, Carrefour, More, Hypercity, Auchaan, Big Bazaar, WH Smith, Nilgiris, Le Marche etc.

Our range of product is also available across major airlines including SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Indigo. We are also present in major Multiplexes, Airports and in Café Coffee Day, Au bon Pain cafe outlets. Our products are also exported to various countries across the Globe including USA- a special ‘No Onion No Garlic’ range, China, Nepal, Singapore, Nigeria, Ghana and Sri Lanka. We will soon be launching our products in Thailand, Korea and Bangladesh. The company can also boast of being one of the few companies in India to export FMCG product to China.

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PEOPLE’S ART INITIATIVE OF CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF GOLDEN VOICE OF ANUP JALOTA

A Legendary Tribute to the Mellifluous Voice, Celebrating Golden Jubilee of Padmashri Anup Jalota’s Golden Voice

People’s Arts Centre hosed a versatile live-in concert by Padmashri Anup Jalota followed by exquisite exhibition of portraits of the maestro by renowned painter Geeta Dass.

Anup jalota’s Protege Sumeet Tappoo performed , his closest friend Talat Aziz and Bina Aziz were present to unveil the book .

People’s Arts Centre, a non-political, non- religious & non-profit making NGO actively existing for the national integration through the propagation of traditional Indian Arts & culture in all Indian languages across the country more than three decades hosted a unique Golden Jubilee Celebration of Mellifluous voice of Padmashri Anup Jalota that saw performance by the maestro in front of famous Padmanabhaswami temple replica in Shanmukhananda Hall.

A monograph of Anup Jalota compiled by veteran Jyothi Venkatesh was released by Talat Aziz

The live-in performance by the Bhajan Samrat was followed by a spectacular showcase of different portraits of Anup Jalota by renowned painter Geeta Dass.

Anup Jalota, the singer par excellence has turned 60, being in demand when it comes to singing not only Bhajans but also soulful Ghazals during various performances in India & across the globe. Having performed for over 5000 live concerts spread across 300 cities globally in a career spanning three decades & coming up with more than 200 music albums, Anup Jalota enjoys an unprecedented global fan following setting a world record for receiving more than 100 Gold, Platinum & Multi Platinum discs.

Music connoisseurs& audiences thoroughly enjoyed the songs sung by the Bhajan Samrat. Jolly Mukherjee entertained everyone with his Strings & had the audiences sing along to his songs.

It was a soulful tribute to the mellifluous voice. Anup Jalota expressed his happiness on being felicitated.

People’s Arts Center, there decades of meaningful existence & enrichment of kaleidoscopic of cultural life in the great metropolis, Mumbai & other cities in India to bring about a celebration & a tribute to the maestro Anup Jalota with a live-in performance followed by an art exhibition displaying portraits of Anup Jalota by painter Geeta Dass.

Geeta Dass is a painter from Kashmir, who is always in the eternal quest of perfection. Her paintings are a reflection of her quest for spirituality and her belief that the road to protection is endless.

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Mumbai’s Shyam Yadav wins the ‘Sunheri Taqdeer Ki Topi’
of Dance India Dance Season 4

In an exciting finale to a hugely popular season of India’s biggest dance reality show, Zee TV announces the winner of ‘Maruti Suzuki Dance India Dance powered by Quikr.com’ and it is none other than the super talented, versatile young dancing sensation from Mumbai – Shyam Yadav. Like every year, the grand finale was held at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai. Shyam was crowned with the esteemed ‘Sunehri Taqdeer Ki Topi’ on receiving the highest number of votes from viewers pan-India.

18 year old Mumbai boy Shyam is currently in Grade 12. He has been taking professional dance training for over 8 years. He has been a part of judge Muddasar khan’s dance academy and shares a great rapport with his mentor. The second runner-up was Manan Sachdev, followed by the third and fourth runners-up, Biki Das and Sumedh Mudgalkar respectively.

His mentor Master Mudassar said, “This is a HUGE moment of victory for Shyam and I am proud of him. He deserves every last bit of his recognition and fame. Together, we have worked on his strengths and pushed him beyond his comfort zone, attempting styles he had never imagined he would be able to master. He is a truly versatile dancer and has a long way to go!”

Grandmaster Mithun Da said, “I wish Shyam hearty congratulations on his victory. Without a doubt, the audience has chosen a truly deserving winner. I have observed him right through the course of his journey on DID and his learning curve has been most impressive. DID, as a platform, has opened the avenues for a meaningful career in dance for countless talented young dancers in the country and this season has been no exception. Here’s wishing all the finalists the very best in their goals and aspirations!”

At the finale, the top contenders ‘Danced It Out’ one last time on the esteemed stage of Dance India Dance. The evening was packed with the extra punch of excitement, entertainment and the ever-building suspense of who’ll walk away with the coveted trophy. The last set of performances by the finalists and masters were nothing short of spell-binding and spectacular. This season’s new trio of judges – Mudassar Khan, Shruti Merchant and Feroz Khan enthralled the audience with their smashing entries and powerhouse dance acts. Host Ishita Sharma performed with Master Mudassar Khan on ‘Yeh chori badi drama queen hai’. His magnificent entry on a sports bike that charged in from the back exit had the crowd going into frenzy. Master Shruti enchanted everyone with her stupendous dance on ‘Aa re pritam pyare.’ Master Feroz Khan had the audience look up at the sky as he hung mid-air right above everyone’s heads and took some stunning aerial somersaults. Host Jay Bhanushali too grooved on a medley of dance hits and playfully challenged Mithun Chakraborty about taking over his Grandmaster throne, only to fall flat on his face when all the ladies voted for Dada to stay on as the host. Shyam’s spirited performance to ‘Dhating Naach’ moved his father who was in the audience to tears. It was an emotional moment for Shyam as he was seeing his father after a very long time.. ‘King of Swag’ Manan, made a thrilling entry on a parachute and danced right in the middle of the audience, leaving them begging for more!

The sheer presence of Bollywood stars Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan added a sprinkling of stardust to the Grand Finale of dance India Dance. The first time ever on-screen pair, Farhan and Vidya promoted their upcoming release, Shaadi Ke Side-Effects. The two playfully poked fun at each other as a glimpse of their characters in the movie. Vidya shared a hilarious camaraderie with Mithun da as the two matched steps on Vidya’s song ‘Ooh lala’ from Dirty Picture. Not to be left behind, Farhan also sang a song with Master Mudassar and left the audience roaring for an encore.

In a delightful special appearance at the Grand finale, the cast of Ekta Kapoor’s upcoming show on Zee TV, Kumkum Bhagya – the daughters of the Arora family landed up on stage to shake a leg and give their best wishes to the top finalists. Pragya (Sriti Jha) and Bulbul (Mrunal Thakur), danced on stage while introducing their show briefly.

After completing their exceptional journey of dance on the show, the winner walked away with many prizes apart from the sheer recognition and adulation across the country. Shyam, apart from winning ‘Sunheri Taqdeer Ki Topi’, walked away with a brand new Maruti Celerio car and a 3- year contract with Zee TV.

Thanks and regards,

Anita Vallala

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Priyanka Chopra – New Box Office Valentine.

The fact that Gunday opened to an approximate collection of over 44 crore at the box office on its opening weekend,only goes to prove that Priyanka Chopra – touted the current generation’s “female superstar” has always been lucky at the box office and to top that has walked away with rave reviews , a dynamite combo that very few can boast off as the 500-crore actress enjoys an envious commercial success ratio and critical acclaim.

The film created magic at the B/O as it hit theaters across the nation last Friday, giving audiences a special Valentine’s treat – Keeping to the lucky tradition that whenever 2 heroes have fought over Priyanka on-screen it has always spelled success at the box office be it Mujhse Shaadi Karogi,Dostana and the recent Gunday.

All praise for his co-star says Ranveer Singh, “What I love about Priyanka is that she makes everyone’s job easy,She is actor-friendly, director-friendly, and producer-friendly. She makes everyone’s task easier by tapping-in her experience. She is a one-take artist”.

Adds Arjun Kapoor, “Priyanka is very aptly cast for the film. I don’t know how to explain this but both of us, Ranveer Singh and I, were boys without her and we became men when we shared screen space with her. That’s a very important quality for a woman to have. She makes us feel like men.”

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Miss India UK Deana Uppal gets inspired from Action Director Rohit Shetty

Director Rohit Shetty, known for unique kind of action in his films who will be seen hosting the fifth season of reality TV show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi the action- adventure show is an amalgamation of stunts and entertainment. Rohit Shetty has mastered the art of pleasing the masses with his box office responses. As per the sources new B’town Bee Miss India UK Deana Uppal who is pleased with Director Rohit Shetty style of working in reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi she has got inspired by his films where she saw top action sequences like blowing up cars, flying of the goons with one heroic touch. Deana Uppal was in Big Brother and was the third finalist in the show and now she is in KKK. Deana has already signed two Bollywood films.

As sources to be believed Deana Uppal was heard speaking about The Hit Man of Bollywood Rohit Shetty, A man whose films are ostentatious, there’s certain understated about his personality. He is very active and fearless the way he hosts the show. Deana finds herself very lucky by participating in the show to face fear of her life. Deana is really excited about the stunts and nervous too, as sources claimed.

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Darr@The Mall Opens To An Encouraging Response

Director Pavan Kirpalani, who had made his Bollywood debut with the highly-successful ‘Ragini MMS’, had helmed scare fare ‘Darr@The Mall’, which released this Friday and going by the response that the film is getting, the film has certainly found takers amongst fans of the horror genre. However, this is not surprising considering the fact that the second trailer of the film had crossed 11 lakh views within a week!

The film, which boasts of an ensemble cast of talented actors, is a spine-chilling horror flick set against the backdrop of an urban mall.

Movie critic Subhash K Jha gives the film 3 stars and writes, “Darr dares you to get scared. Set in a mall the eerie emptiness and the ominous feel of an evil presence are palpably portrayed by director Pavan Kripalani.Those who like that chill up the spine are in for a good time.”

Bhawana Somaaya, who also gave the film 3 stars, gushes about the film on Twitter by writing, “Director #PawanKirpalani gave us #RaginiMMS a few years ago, now he brings another Horror n redefines image of a ghost in Hindi films. #Darr@themall produced by #Sony n #ContiloeEntertainment breaks stereotypes n presents ghost cinematically, redefines Sound in Horror genre.”

RJ Jeeturaj too is praises for the scare fare and the radio jockey writes, “4 stars! Amazingly scarry! Yet, funtastically entertaining! Its a fearful blast thats nail bitingly entertaining! A scaringly wonderful mall-tainment! A cool young team with a funtastic director gives us a must watch scarry entertainment!

Movie critic Bhavikk Sangghvi says on Twitter, “DARR @ THE MALL’ – Fear Has A New Address. Go Have A ‘Mall’ Of A Time. Jimmy is the most sincere actor we have around. 4 STARS.”

Mohar Basu from KoiMoi writes, “Darr@The Mall is a decently made film that involves you in the story quite enthusiastically. Using the littlest things to evoke fear, the film’s narrative uses a simplistic vein in telling the story without making the audiences rack their brains to much.

Director Pavan Kirpalani says, “We are quite happy with the response that the film has been getting. My effort had been to make a horror flick which would be superior in terms of technical aspects and content and it seems that our hard work has borne fruit.”

Jimmy Shergill, who plays the protagonist in the film, is also quite elated at the response and said, “This film was one of the toughest projects I have ever worked on as most of the shooting was done at night, which affected our health. However, now that the film has been accepted by the audience, I feel that all the hardships were worth it.”

Produced by MSM Motion Pictures and Contiloe Entertainment, ‘Darr@The Mall’ stars Jimmy Shergill, Nushrat Bharucha, Arif Zakaria, Asif Basra, Nivedita Bhattacharya, Neeraj Sood and others.

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Shilpa Shetty Kundra-Harman Baweja Set The Stage On Fire At The Launch Of ‘Tu Mere Type Ka Nahi Hai’

Actress-turned-producer Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who is back in the limelight with her maiden venture ‘Dishkiyaoon’ , recently set the stage on fire while performing to the film’s highlight song ‘Tu Mere Type Ka Nahi Hai’ along with Harman Baweja at the launch event of the song at a popular nightclub in Mumbai.

Looking like a million bucks while posing with Harman alongside a superbike ,Shilpa along with her discovery actress Ayesha Khanna, who makes her big Bollywood debut with the film, made their way to the stage where they danced to the peppy number, which is picturised on Shilpa and Harman in the film.

The duo then introduced Ayesha to the crowd as this was her first formal interaction with the media. The film’s director Sanamjit Singh Talwar was also present and hosted the entire evening.

The stellar performance was also met with an encore request, following which, Shilpa and Harman performed the song twice. Elated at the response to the number, Shilpa said, “All my songs have been received so warmly and Tu Mere Type Ka Nahi Hai is extremely special as I return to that space for my maiden venture – It’s a complete hatke number and the feedback we have received on it has been super.”

Lead Sunny Deol was keen on being part of the evening,however,he was in London on a prior commitment.

Eros International & ESM’s Dishkiyaoon directed by Sanamjit Talwar starring Harman Baweja, Sunny Deol and Ayesha Khanna is scheduled to release March 28 2014.

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Mangal Murti Films Pvt. Ltd. presents Guddu Rangeela.

Sangeeta Ahir ‘s Mangal Murti Films Pvt Ltd. presents Guddu Rangeela directed by Subhash Kapoor of Phas Gaye Re Obama and Jolly LLB fame.

Starring Arshad Warsi,Aditi Rao Hydari,Amit Sadh and Ronit Roy , the comedy revolves around the 2 title characters -Guddu and Rangeela .

As a kickstart to the shoot , the cast and crew of the film attended a celebratory soiree at Aer Lounge at the Four Seasons , Worli.

On the occasion said Sangeeta Ahir, “We couldn’t be more excited to start work on the film.Guddu Rangeela has a great subject and will be helmed by Subhash Kapoor who has an extremely different take on filmmaking.We’ve put a great team together and the film will go on floors soon”.

Released by Fox Star Studios and produced by Sangeeta Ahir, Guddu Rangeela goes on floors this March.

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Rihanna, Katy Perry, Akon, Playboy Girl Shanti Dynamite and Ziggy Marley supporting Designers Against AIDS (DAA) organization of Belgium

When it comes to doing good, sometimes the best thing celebrities have to offer is not money, but themselves. Charities cultivate relationships with stars for their ability to increase the public’s awareness of their charitable endeavors and thus stimulate more donations. Many celebrities take time out of their busy schedules throughout the year to do charitable acts. The Designers Against AIDS (DAA) a non-profit organization which has run many successful campaigns such as Fashion against Aids, seeking to mold public opinion and collaborated with several fashion houses, such as H&M, who will be soon launching retail outlets in India next year. The Fashion against Aids campaign has been supported by global superstars such as Rihanna, Katy Perry, Akon, The Cardigans, The Scissor Sisters, Ziggy Marley, Yoko Ono( wife of the late Beetles Singer John Lennon) to name a few. Playboy girl Shanti Dynamite is contributing towards the DAA foundation to draw attention and to increase young people’s awareness of HIV/AIDS. She is also planning to create awareness on AIDS programs and sex education material in India.

Shanti Dynamite said “It was a great honor to work with DAA on the Fashion Against Aids Campaign. I have always wanted to do something positive for the peoples, and I think bringing awareness will saves many lives. If I am able to save one person from being infected, I will be extremely pleased. I am glad that I can give back to society and through this campaign”

Ninette Murk from Belgium spoke of the DAAs recent success running HIV prevention workshops she said, “DAA and Youth AIDS, Population Services International’s HIV/AIDS prevention initiative, has reaches more than 600 million young people in 60 countries. We are happy by providing awareness of safe sex and HIV prevention.”

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Friday, 21st February 2014: GUNDAY took a flying start on Valentine’s Day and became the ideal date movie, both Domestically and Internationally and closed the week with a Gross Box Office of ₹100 Crore.

Gross Box Office Collections:

India Rs.82 Cr / $13.7 Million

Overseas Rs.17.22 Cr / $ 2.9 Million *

Total Rs.99.22 Cr / $ 16.6 Million

* some International figures still awaited

GUNDAY – is an ode to the cinema many have grown up with – The Sensational Seventies.

Based in Calcutta during its most unsettled times in the ‘70’s, the film deals with the inseparable life of Bikram and Bala. The story of 2 boys, boys who became refugees!

Refugees who became gun couriers… Gun Couriers who became coal bandits and coal bandits who became Calcutta’s most loved, most celebrated, most reckless, most fearless, most powerful!

A story of two happy-go-lucky renegades who came to be known as… GUNDAY!

This Valentine’s Day was celebrated GUNDAY style!

GUNDAY RULING WORLDWIDE!

RANVEER SINGH ARJUN KAPOOR PRIYANKA CHOPRA IRFFAN

Director: ALI ABBAS ZAFAR Producer: ADITYA CHOPRA

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‘Creature 3D’ to release on 27th June

After Yaariyan and soon to release Bhoothnath Returns, T-Series in association with BVG films is all set to release Vikram Bhatt’s next sci-fi thriller, ‘Creature 3D’.The film starring Bipasha Basu will mark the debut of Imran Abbas and is slated to release on 27th June, 2014.

After Haunted, Vikram Bhatt wears the directors cap for another 3D film that will scare the audience with a creature created using VFX which will be a first of its kind in India. Bhushan Kumar says, “Creature will be the first time we make a sci-fi film. This film will definitely give our audience something different and Vikram has shot it on par international standards. He has finished the shoot of the film and is now busy with post production for a 27th June release.”

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Watch THE MOST ENTERTAINING SPECTACLE OF THE YEAR …

Lux Cozi Zee Cine Awards, 8 PM, Zee TV on 23rd February

This year, the world’s biggest viewer’s choice awards just get bigger,
better and simply spectacular! Tonight, get prepared for a glitzy,
glamorous evening with the biggest movie stars arriving in style on
the red carpet, hilarious gags and spoofs, scintillating performances
by the hot-steppers of Bollywood and hard-earned recognition to Tinsel
town’s most deserving performers of 2013 voted and selected by viewers
worldwide as ‘Lux Cozi Zee Cine Awards 2014 powered by Dabur Vatika
Enriched Olive Hair Oil and Karbonn Mobile’ airs at 8 PM on Zee TV!

The sizzling chemistry between the lead pair of ‘Ram Leela’ has
clearly spilled over into 2014 as Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone
team up for the first time ever on stage to present an act that is
nothing short of spell-binding. Ranveer’s non-stop 14 minute act
raises a toast to Bollywood through the ages. The actor grooved to
songs picturized on the most iconic stars ranging from Rajesh Khanna,
Amitabh Bachchan, Mithunda, Govinda, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
Deepika, looking stunning in ethnic wear, danced to a medley of her
own hits. The gorgeous heartthrobs had their own solo acts that led
into an exciting grand finale where they teamed up and danced to
chartbusters from Ram Leela.

When a vrrrrrooom sound thundered across the auditorium, all heads
turned to the back exit only to see the undisputed king of action
Akshay Kumar charging in on a bike, looking rugged in a soldier’s
uniform. On reaching the stage, Akshay stood tall on the bike as it
made 6 dangerous circles and leapt off the running bike, only to be
lifted into the sky a good 35 feet over the stage. Akshay’s act had
blazes of fire and the first-of-its kind rain dance at an awards
ceremony. For Akshay, his performance at Zee Cine Awards was the
unveil of his upcoming film ‘Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty’.

This time, Shah Rukh Khan worked his magic on the audience quite
literally! Despite being in pain, the King Khan teamed up with
comedienne Bharti to present spoofs of the films nominated in the Best
Film category. In a hilarious spoof of Dhoom: 3, Shah Rukh imitated
Aamir Khan and turned himself in to a magician! The Badshah of romance
pulled roses out of thin air, presenting it to the ladies on stage,
sent his hat levitating above his head and produced fireworks with his
wand and what not!

Sonakshi Sinha’s graceful dance and the current rage Honey Singh’s
rocking performance raised the bar of style, dance and songs at Zee
Cine Awards! Ali Zafar as he launched the first-look of his next
release, Total Siyapaa. Teaming up with co-star Yaami Gautam, he gave
a sneak-peak of their movie through a romantic act.

Catch the most stunning spectacle of entertainment as the world’s
biggest viewers’ choice awards – ‘Lux Cozi Zee Cine Awards 2014
powered by Dabur Vatika Enriched Olive Hair Oil and Karbonn Mobile’
airs at 8 PM tonight on Zee TV.

Thanks and regards,
ANita Vallala

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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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