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Radhe Guru Maa honored in Annual Shobha Yatra

Punjab. Mamtamai Shri Radhe Guru Maa was honored by the citizens of Mukerian in Hoshiarpur at Punjab, who had invited the Hindu guru to participate in their annual Shobha Yatra on occasion of Ram Navmi on 8 April 2014.

The Shobha Yatra, which also included other sadhus, mahanta and saints of various Hindu lineages, began at Paramhans Bag Temple and passed through prominent landmarks of the city before concluding at the spot it had begun. Citizens of Mukerian lined the streets on the auspicious occasion to shower flower petals, sing bhajans and ensured that the procession moved without any hindrance or delay.

The Guru is currently in Punjab to oversee social betterment programs organised by the Mamtamai Shri Radhe Guru Maa Charitable Trust which supports old age homes, orphanages and institutions for people with special needs, gaushalas and NGOs that work for providing employment skills to women in rural and semi-rural areas.

“The Shobha Yatra is an annual event that has been organised for several years now. Mamtamai Shri Radhe Guru Maa began her spiritual journey from Mukerian and holds a special place in her heart for the devotees here. She has been accepting their invitation to participate in the Shobha Yatra for some years now. Her presence makes it possible for a number of devotees to have her darshan and gives everyone involved the opportunity to serve respected saints of Sanatan Hindu Dharma,” said Sanjeev Gupta, a trustee of the Mamtamai Shri Radhe Guru Maa Charitable Trust and a sevadar of the guru.

Sanjay Sharma Raj

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The Perfect Mélange! The Tri – color Fashion by Karn Malhotra

Designer Karn Malhotra wins the Best National Outfit at the Miss India National Costume Sub Contest!

Designer & Red Carpet Specialist Karn Malhotra is the proud title winner of Best National Outfit at the Miss India National Costume Sub Contest beautifully integrating Patriotism with Fashion.

The Jury & audiences went awestruck during a fantabulous display of lehenga choli in our Indian tri color at the National Costume Sub Contest held during the Miss India beauty pageant, designer Karn Malhotra having received praises for his fantastic collaboration of fashion with patriotism.

The orange choli & lehenga with shades of white, blue & green with beautiful embellishments bearing special embroidery carving into a peacock looked ecstatic & wonderful on one of the contestants, designed by Karn Malhotra.

The unique tri color ensemble won the budding designer enough recognition amongst the esteemed jury with Karn winning the Best National Outfit.

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Lenovo signs on Ranbir Kapoor as Brand Ambassador for Smartphones in India
INDIA– APRIL 9, 2014: Lenovo(HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY)today announced its association with top Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor as the brand ambassador for smartphones in India. As part of this association, Ranbir will endorse Lenovo’s range of smartphones and will feature in various television and online commercials for the brand in India. In Lenovo’s earlier association with Ranbir, he was endorsing both PCs and Tablets and will continue endorsing Tablets in this partnership too.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sudhin Mathur, Director-Smartphones, Lenovo India said, “Ranbir Kapoor is a multi-talented and popular actor, who is admired across the nation. We are delighted to be associated with him, as he is an extremely versatile, endearing and stylish performer just like our range of Lenovo smartphones. We believe that this partnership will expand our reach into the consumer space and enhance the preference for Lenovo smartphones in India.”

The stylish range of smartphones comprise, industry-leading devices suiting every need of the user right from the best camera experience to extra long battery life. Bundled with powerful multi-core processors, access to the latest apps through Android™, and peerless display technology, Lenovo smartphones are poised to enhance a user’s experience.

“The cutting edge technology and product design that goes into Lenovo products differentiates it from the rest. Today, Lenovo has grown into a brand synonymous with youth, style and innovation,” said Ranbir Kapoor expressing his excitement on this association. “I have been using Lenovo products for some time now and I think they are must-have possessions for people looking for technology products that fit their personality and lifestyle.”

Lenovo will soon launch a series of TV and online commercials featuring Ranbir Kapoor.

About Lenovo
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology company – the largest PC maker worldwide and an emerging PC Plus leader – serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution.  Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the Company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina.  For more information see www.lenovo.com.

Best Regards,
Bryna D’cunha
Senior Account Executive, India

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Delhi Di kudi Singer Shibani Kashyap becomes an Icon of Delhi during Elections

Delhi Di kudi Singer Shibani Kashyap becomes an Icon of Delhi during Elections. She said, “I am proud to say that I have been selected officially as the district Icon of North delhi disterict by the election comission of india for my continous efforts where I performed all over delhi to urge people to come and vote for sure and use your right and choose the right candidate who can do best for the Nation.”

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Jay turns rugged for DESI KATTEY!!

The charming and handsome  Dance India Dance host – Jai Bhanushali, is making his Bollywood debut with Anand Kumar of Zila Ghaziabad fame’s Desi Kattey!

For the movie Jai has undergone a complete look transformation! The movie portrays Jai’s character “GYANI” as a strong & macho male. With an overgrown beard and strong muscular frame, Jai looks nothing less than a bold and handsome, rugged male ready to take on challenges that come his way!

Jai’s look in the movie is a huge transformation from his cute chocolate boy looks! Jai’s new look has certainly been complimented by the judges and contestants of the current season of DID L’Il Masters as well. But will his fans like this new look?? We say why not!?!

‘Desi Kattey’ is an action-drama film which revolves around two children who work in a pistol factory and turn out to be sharp shooters. The film features talented actors such as Suniel Shetty, Jay Bhanushali, Akhil Kapoor, Sasha Agha, Tia Bajpai and Ashutosh Rana among others. Action hero Suniel Shetty plays a coach in the film while music of the film has been composed by the legendary – Kailash Kher. Desi Kattey will be released on 28th August 2014.

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SHILPA SAVES THE DAY

Lapataganj is a lively TV series which shows daily life happenings in a small village and the funny happenings amongst the different families that reside there.

We all know about stories wherein a heroic youth saves the day by rescuing a damsel from the clutches of a villain. In the recent track of Lapataganj, viewers will be surprised by the turn of events in an entirely different fashion.

Mary played by Shilpa Shinde in the series, saves Lakhan played by Vinit Raina a Dabang inspector in the show from an accidental fire. Shilpa said,”I am a complete movie buff and have grown up watching Hindi movies all the time. I love romantic comedies and action thrillers and have always seen climaxes which have concluded in the hero saving the heroine all the time. In the recent track of Lapataganj, I will be rescuing Vinit from a fire which makes me the saviour.”

Vinit Raina said, “Lakhan is a typical desi hero character in this series and is a real ‘knight in shining armour’ kind of a personality portrayal. When I was told about the twist in the plot it surprised me a bit. It took both, Shilpa and me some time to get the act right as the roles were reversed for both of us. It was both a challenging and amusing sequence that was enjoyed by us.”

Watch Lapataganj to catch all the action packed drama!

Tune into Lapataganj to catch all the fun and comedy, from Monday to Friday at 10 pm only on SAB TV!

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INDIA – April 9, 2014 – SapientNitro, part of Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE), today announced the publication of Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds, authored by two of the agency’s award-winning creative executives, Gaston Legorburu, worldwide chief creative officer and Darren “Daz” McColl, global chief strategy officer.  Published by Wiley, Storyscaping reveals how companies can harness changing human behavior to create interactive, immersive experiences that excite, captivate and inspire, thereby creating a deeper connection between brand and consumer.  The book outlines an innovative approach to storytelling that leverages the latest connected techniques spanning brand communications, digital marketing and experience, multi-channel commerce and technology.

“As a writer who covers the intersection of story and technology, I’m always looking for a unique perspective on what the future holds,” said Frank Rose, writer, speaker and author of the The Art of Immersion. “Storyscaping brings that future to life, giving marketers the tools they need to create an immersive world for their own consumers.”

The book is based on SapientNitro’s Storyscaping® approach, and explains how to leverage the entire experience space so brands create worlds, not ads, by building not just compelling story lines, but technology-enabled, always-on intelligent story systems. Evolved over years of working with some of the world’s most influential brands, and informed by SapientNitro’s thousands of connected creatives and technologists, Storyscaping provides marketers with the tools to move from “stories told” to “stories lived.”

“We wrote this book to offer business and marketing leaders a practical, step-by-step guide for transforming their brand stories into worlds of experience and consumer participation,” said Gaston Legorburu, Storyscaping co-author and SapientNitro worldwide chief creative officer. “We drew upon the collective talent of our people, our work with clients and interviews with legendary brand executives and influential marketers to expose the processes, tools and environments required to create immersive and intelligent story systems.”

This approach allows executives to fundamentally shift how they see their brand in order to engage their customers in ways that traditional advertising cannot. We see it as moving from an 8 crayon box to a 24 crayon box. It’s a transition from traditional storytelling (using words and pictures in an imaginary space) to creating immersive experiences where consumers get involved with brands in a physical or virtual space, at the time and manner of their choosing. This possibility is enabled through the intelligent deployment of technology. These additional crayons, the new and increasingly innovative possibilities, will take us from a story told to a story lived.

“SapientNitro is constantly testing new approaches in the cauldron of real client work,” said Daz McColl, Storyscaping co-author and SapientNitro global chief strategy officer.  “Through this book we have shared not only our approach and philosophy but our working model, and very importantly some powerful real world examples.”

Published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. the book is available for purchase today through major booksellers.  For more information, please visit storyscaping.com.

Comments about Storyscaping from brand and storytelling luminaries include:

“Storyscaping is a unique and immediately applicable way for a brand to tell their WHOLE story, across all the channels necessary.  In today’s ever changing media landscape it is important for brands to get the entire picture, not just a few pieces. This is a must read for anyone in the marketing and media ecosystem.”

–Nancy Hill, President and CEO, American Association of Advertising Agencies

“I have known Gaston for years. He has always been a big advocate of story and storytelling systems. In this book he reveals his in-depth passion alongside a set of inspirational practices that will help us all become better storytellers, better story-doers and better story-systems builders.”

–Jonathan Mildenhall, Senior Vice President, Integrated Marketing Content and Design Excellence, The Coca-Cola Company

“BRAVO Gaston Legoburu and Darren McColl. Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds is a blockbuster tale about stories and the power they have to turn brands into stands. In a world that is ad rich and idea poor, these authors are the heroes who will save your job and career by giving you the ultimate tool for the next generation of marketers: the great story.”

–Joey Reiman, CEO, BrightHouse and Author of The Story Of Purpose

“As an actor and producer, I’m immersed in the world of storytelling. Today’s consumer expects more engagement and interaction with brands and products.

Daz is one of the most insightful guys I know in the world of marketing, and he and Gaston’s work on Storyscaping will change the way we look at telling stories to consumers long into the future.”

–Omar Epps, Actor, Producer, Media Entrepreneur

About SapientNitro

SapientNitroSM, part of Sapient® (NASDAQ: SAPE), is a new breed of agency redefining storytelling for an always-on world. We’re changing the way our clients engage today’s connected consumers by uniquely creating integrated, immersive stories across brand communications, digital engagement, and omni-channel commerce. We call it Storyscaping, where art and imagination meet the power and scale of intelligent systems thinking. SapientNitro’s unique combination of creative, brand and technology expertise results in one global team collaborating across disciplines, perspectives and continents to create game-changing success for our Global 1000 clients, such as Chrysler, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Lufthansa, Target, and Vodafone, in 31 cities across The Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. For more information, visit www.sapientnitro.com.

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Tiffin treats to spice up your family’s tiffin dilemma

Add innovation to your family’s boring lunch boxes by using Cremica’s new and improved Sandwich Mayo. Whether it is for your kid’s school lunch box or husbands evening snack try a new flavour for each day. Available in five different flavours, the sandwich mayo will spice up your family’s perception of their boring school or office’s lunches. Cremica has brought about major changes to the core recipe of the sandwich mayo flavours. You can also use the mayo to marinate vegetable, cottage cheese, chicken, fish and others to add that missing twist to your dishes. Become the food connoisseur of your family with our 7 variants – Original, Chipotle, Cheese, Korma, Tangy Pickle, Tandoori and Mint.

The Group has been constantly setting benchmarks for the food processing industry through its incomparable products, innovative flavours and fillings, internationally certified production facilities, consistent quality and unmatched expertise. The retail division of the company supplies various kinds of sandwich spreads, sauces, mayonnaise, salad dressings, syrups and more.

Cremica is an approved supplier of bakery and liquid products to World’s largest fast food giants “McDonald’s”. Its products are also on the approved list of Canteen Stores Department, which caters to the requirements of Indian Armed Forces. It is also a major supplier to Indian Railways, Super Bazaars, Big Bazaar, Vishal Mega Mart, Reliance, Pizza Hut, Cafe Coffee Day, Barista, Papa John’s, United Nations (World Food Programme), Jet Airways to name just a few.

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Yellow Diamond Rings Associates with Bhoothnath Returns

9th March 2014, Mumbai : Pratap Snacks Pvt Ltd. Is in the manufacturing of packaged snacks with the brand YELLOW DIAMOND, with Chips, Rings, Namkeen etc. under its hat. Company has started its operation a few years back and in a short time, it has established its brand ‘Yellow Diamond’, which is recognized as tongue-tickler of over a million consumers the world over. To offer consumers the freedom of choice and to be able to reach out to all classes of customers, it has wide range of products in innovative pack sizes. The company has a sound and effective distribution chain comprising of distributors, stockiest and retailers. The range of product(s) are easily available at every nook & corner and now expanding its global presence because of its growing acceptance in more & more countries.

Bhoothnath Returns movie is a sequel to 2008’s Bhoothnath. It’s a delightful concoction of humour and fantasy that will entertain in abundance..

Yellow Diamond Rings which is adored by kids due its rich taste, kid’s always love to party with yellow diamonds rings, and Mr. Amitabh Bachhan who is also been adored by the nation irrespective of the age group and him becoming more endearing among the kids too with his role in Bhoothnath.

A co-branded TV campaign on-air currently across Kids genre channels, blends the brand & film seamlessly in a creative that links Amitabh’s character as a Bhoothnath & his persona as a kid friend. Dancing and partying with a group of kids. Yellow Diamond Rings have tied in with Bhoothnath Returns for this co-promotion for this lovable Bhoothnath who loves kids. It makes a very natural and smooth association.

Says Mr.Amit Kumat CEO and one of the founder member Pratap Snacks Pvt Ltd “An innate respect for Mr Amitabh Bachhan and being the huge fan of Mr Bacchan attracted him towards the tie up. Also it was a great opportunity to reach its core target for this product by aligning with an entertainment and appealing platform”.

Vinay Punjabi, MD and CEO, Blue Bang Media & Entertainment, the agency behind the alliance says “The key objective for the brand yellow diamond was to engage itself with the Core TG kids with an element of Fun during the peak summer season.By associating with the Movie Bhootnath retunes the brand would connect with kids in an entertaining platform. Hoping this association is a great win win for both the parties .”

Below is link of the cobranded TVS of Yellow Diamond Rings with Bhoothnath Returns

– http://youtu.be/VKNEztWO620

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Sajid Nadiadwala, who is introducing Tiger Shroff in his production, Heropanti, wants to dedicate the first song of the film, Whistle Baja to all the flute players.

The song Whistle Baja has the very popular tune that flute players have been playing since a very long time now which is also inspired by the original tune of Jackie Shroff’s film, Hero.

Sajid Nadiadwala feels that they should be given some credit to keep the tune alive for the last 30 years, which could also have been forgotten and hence he decided to dedicate it to them.

The first song of the film starring debutants Tiger Shroff and Kriti Sanon has a version of the tune which has been well-liked by everyone and the flute players across the country are hugely responsible for this.

So much so, that Sajid Nadiadwala has also specially invited about 10 flute players to be a part of the first song launch. The producer of the film was very keen on honouring them for what they have unknowingly done.

The theatrical trailer of the film has been received very well by the industry and the audiences. Even the first song of the film, Whistle Baja seems like an interesting one.

The film is slated to release on 23rd May 2014.

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Avon announce First Breast Cancer Detection Camp in Mumbai

Free Breast cancer detection camps for Avon representatives and family

Mumbai, 5th April 2014: Breast Cancer accounts for 25% – 31% of all cancers in women*. For this very reason – Avon Foundation for Women is hosting a Breast Cancer Detection Camp in Mumbai for Avon Representatives, their families and friends to create awareness and early detection of the disease. The first camp in the city, is being hosted in International Oncology Cancer Center, Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

The Free Breast Cancer Detection camp will include vital check up of women and mammography if recommended by a Cancer Specialist. A team of highly experienced doctors from the hospital will be present to help and consult Avon Representatives.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay, Managing Director – Avon Beauty Products said “Avon believes that when women are empowered, fulfilling their dreams becomes a beautiful reality!

We have hosted 6 camps last year and received encouraging response from the participants. We are moving across India to create awareness and help women change their lives.”

Mr. Pradeep K. Jaisingh, MD & CEO, International Oncology shared “International Oncology provides comprehensive cancer care and Women’s cancers are a big focus for us. This initiative by AVON & OutCancer is a tremendous step in the right direction and will go a long way in making a positive impact on breast cancer care in India”

Dr Neeraj Mehta, Regional Head, International oncology  explained “This cause is very close to our heart and we have been making continuous efforts on this front to empower and educate women on health issues and are privileged to be able to provide support for the same. We have always championed and stood by initiatives that build up awareness and help people lead a healthy life.”

About Avon Foundation

The Avon Foundation for Women, the world’s largest corporate-affiliated philanthropy focused on issues that matter most to women, was founded in 1955 to improve the lives of women. Since 1992, the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade has been working to help prevent, treat, and ultimately eradicate this disease. 2012 celebrated 20 years of Avon Breast Cancer Crusade with more than $780 million raised and donated to breast cancer programs around the world. The Crusade’s life-saving work supports awareness and education, screening and diagnosis, access to care, support services, and scientific research.

About OutCancer Foundation

OutCancer Foundation is a non-profit foundation working in the area of cancer education, screening / detection and affordable care for cancer patients. Early detection of cancer is of vital importance and OutCancer organizes large number of camps and screening programs to ensure early detection of cancer OutCancer partners with several other organizations to strengthen its efforts for ensuring affordable access to cancer treatment to needy patients.

www.Outcancer.org

About International Oncology

International Oncology is a global cancer care and research company focused on providing world class cancer treatment and care. The company is at the forefront of bringing the very best in cancer care to India through expertise, research and collaboration. International Oncology is committed to making world class cancer care accessible to the underserved areas through their network of cancer care centres.

After establishing their flagship centres at Noida, and Mumbai, the company is in the process of launching comprehensive cancer care centres in states like Rajasthan, Punjab, Maharashtra and others.  In the outreach programme, the company has tied up with various hospitals in Mumbai, Ghaziabad, Aligarh, Moradabad, Imphal and Panipat to make world class cancer care more accessible.

www.internationaloncology.com

About Dr LH Hiranandani Hospital

Located at Powai in Mumbai, Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital is a 240-bedded multi-specialty hospital. It is the first NABH accredited multi-specialty hospital in Mumbai and among the first few in India. Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital is home to some of the leading specialists in contemporary medicine, as well as a committed nurse workforce with an up-to-date knowledge base and cutting ed

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Deepika’s fans make their ramp debut

Deepika recently launched a clothing line with Van Heusen and the brand wanted to put together a fashion show for her collection.

The brand was keen to have top models walking the ramp for the show..

However Deepika suggested that rather than models, her fans should get this opportunity.

The team then chose 10 female fans of Deepika from across the country to walk the ramp. It was a random pick and her fans from different cities will be all flown in. Deepika would spend time, interact and groom them.

Deepika has worked around her schedule, she is shooting night to ensure she can personally groom these girls.

Deepika is keen for them to taste of what it’s like being a professional model,. They will undergo rehearsals, make up, grooming,  trials and  everything else before they hit the ramp.

Since the ace actress herself believed in this idea, she took full responsibility of grooming the girls who would be walking the ramp for the very first time.

Says Deepika “I thought it would be interesting to pick girls who identify with the way I dress. We haven’t selected them on the basis of their looks, height or whether they are experienced models. It was a random pick from the entries we had,”

“I will try to make it as memorable and special for them. I will spend time with them, chat and groom them so that they go back with great memories,” says Deepika,

She further adds. “I have always been grateful to my fans and, in whatever little way, I have always tried to give back,” says Deepika.

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ndia-Pakistan music festival at the Wonderland

Filming the Line of Control charts out the history of the relationship between India and Pakistan as represented in cinema, especially in light of the improved political atmosphere between the two countries. Now seven superstars from both music industries will belt out some catchy numbers and soulful rendition on April 10 in Dubai’s Wonderland Theme & Water Park. Music lovers in Dubai will witness an unforgettable mélange of rhythm and rhyme as singers from the Indo-Pak music community come to set the town alive. The organizers Dream Advertising and Ministry of Events have planned a series of Indo-Pak concerts and this is Part one of the series.

The concert which starts from 8 pm has a sterling lineup of guests including Kanika Kapoor, Meet Bros featuring Khushboo, Abrar-ul-Haq, Ankit Tiwari, Aman Trikha, along with DJ Shadow and DJ Scorpio. Kanika Kapoor, a UK-based model and singer is a shining beacon for South Asian music as the voice behind the hottest dance number of the year, “Baby Doll Mein Sone Di” from ‘Ragini MMS 2’. With a voice that resonates deep within the soul of people and gets them dancing almost immediately, Kanika is a lyrical powerhouse whose previous single “Jugni Ji” also received widespread fame and acclaim.

Sanjay Pratap said, “This is the first initiative of its kind and aims to create a positive interaction between musicians of both India and Pakistan, create a relationship of mutual benefit, trust and thereby strengthen peaceful ties between the two countries.”

Meet Bros are a duo of music producers are the masterminds behind the infective “Baby Doll” song, along with a variety of previous hits including the title track from Akhsay Kumar’s ‘Boss’. They will perform as a band along with their female vocalist Khushboo Grewal who is also a Punjabi actress.

Abrar-ul-Haq is a name that needs no introduction, being a pioneering force in the Pakistani and Bhangra music community for decades. A veteran who knows just how to pump the crowd up and recipient of countless awards, his defining hit “Billo De Ghar” back in 1995 was only the beginning of a musical career that puts him squarely in the category of living musical legends of the Pakistani music scene.

Ankit Tiwari possesses a voice that gets positively stuck in people’s heads, powering the massive love anthem “Sun Raha Hai Na Tu” from ‘Aashiqui 2’, the most iconic contributions amongst dozens of Bollywood hits that has come out from the creative genius of this director, songwriter, and musician.

Aman Trikha is a master of many clubhouse hits, lending his voice to iconic tracks like “Hookah Bar”, “Go Go Govinda”, “Po Po”, title track of ‘Son of Sardaar’ and “Khiladi Bhaiyya” from ‘Khiladi 786’ amongst other. His deep tones and melodic way of bringing words to life in a music track makes him a favorite performing act for a huge audience base that just can’t get enough of his signature singing style.

DJ Shadow and DJ Scorpio, two of the leading names in the electronic and club scene in Dubai, are the music mixing magicians that will also be performing at this concert, making sure the audiences never stop dancing to remixed versions of hit after hit.

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KAANCHI’S SENSATIONAL SONG ‘THUMKA’ IS HERE TO STAY

Mumbai, 3rd April 2014:  The makers of the upcoming musical ‘Kaanchi’ have released the video for their original Badtameezi song, ‘Thumka’. It can be viewed at http://bit.ly/Thumka

The video shows the legendary actor Rishi Kapoor grooving to the foot tapping beats of the song. Pulling off the flamboyant retro look with flair, he is seen matching steps with gorgeous dancers dressed in vibrant hues.

The versatile artist Sonu Nigam and Suzanne D’mello have sung the peppy song. ‘Thumka’ is a groovy and upbeat number, and is sure to get the listener hooked on. The lyrics have been penned by the wizard of words Irshad Kamil and the supremely talented duo Salim-Sulaiman have composed the track.

‘Kaanchi’ is the story of an innocent rural beauty Kaanchi, played by debutante actress Mishti, and her struggle to fight for her rights against power. Directed by Subhash Ghai and co-starring Rishi Kapoor, Mithun Chakraborty, Kartik Aaryan, Chandan Roy Sanyal and Rishabh Sinha in pivotal roles, the musical drama is produced by Mukta Arts. It is slated to release on 25th April, 2014.

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2 States’ latest track ‘Chaandaniya’ revealed

The brand new video of the song from ‘2 States’, titled ‘Chaandaniya’, has been released. It shows a time in the lives of Krish and Ananya when they are away from each other. The video can be viewed at http://bit.ly/Chaandaniya.

Talented singers K Mohan and Yashita Sharma, from the well know music band ‘Agnee’, have lent their voices for this preppy track. The video gives a glimpse of the void that has formed in Krish and Ananya’s lives as they try to cope with the distance that has developed in the relation. The video also portrays the incomplete feeling of being away from your loved one.

A UTV Motion Pictures presentation, and a Sajid Nadiadwala & Karan Johar production, ‘2 States’ has been directed by Abhishek Varman and stars Alia Bhatt and Arjun Kapoor. It is based on Chetan Bhagat’s best-selling novel 2 States, and is slated to release on 18th April, 2014.

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Wings for Life World Run, the most extraordinary global race is here!

Mumbai, April 09, 2014:  On Sunday May 4th, over 1,50,000 runners across 40 different locations worldwide, will race at exactly the same time for the cause of spinal cord injury. Join them and be a part of this global phenomenon called the Wings for Life World Run.  With a completely new endurance format, this exceptional race is for everybody, everywhere.

In India, the Wings for Life World Run will take place in Sonipat, Haryana.

To register log on to http://www.wingsforlifeworldrun.com/en/

Last day for registration 20th April, 2014.

Date: May 4, 2014

Time: 3:30 pm IST

Venue: The race will kick off from Motilal Nehru School of Sports, Rai, Sonipat and is expected to end at Karnal

About Wings for Life

It’s estimated that 3,000,000 people worldwide are living with a spinal cord injury. Every year 130,000 more people sustain a spinal cord injury, followed by paralysis. Dedicated to find a cure for spinal cord injuries, Wings for Life is a non-profit research foundation established in 2004 by Dietrich Mateschitz and the two-time motocross world champion Heinz Kinigadner. In order to realise its vision, Wings for Life supports and finances world-class scientific research and clinical trials across the world aimed at healing the injured spinal cord. Moreover, it also facilitates the sharing of scientific knowledge.

Wings for Life is supported by many global ambassadors including former Formula One driver David Coulthard, reigning world champion Sebastian Vettel, and Mark Webber.

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Catch the Super Movie of the Month Sherlock Holmes: The Game of Shadows, only on MOVIES NOW

~Unlock the exhilarating expedition of Sherlock Holmes as he  outmaneuvers his fiercest adversary, Professor James Moriarty, on 12th April 2014, Saturday 9 PM on Movies Now~

Mumbai, March 2014: In the crackling international conspiracy, MOVIES NOW sets the high definition screen for Sherlock Holmes and his partner Dr. Watson, the popular witty duo, reigniting interest in the iconic detective series. Catch the stellar performance of Robert Downey Jr. & Jude Law in Sherlock Holmes: The TRIVIA ü The chess board motif runs throughout the whole film in either actual chess boards or floors with Black and white checkered squares. The chess game between Holmes and Moriarty was based on a real match between Bent Larsen & Tigran Petrosian in 1966 in Santa Monica. The game had a Queen sacrifice and discovered checkmate to win the game. The opening moves are slightly different and the colors have been reversed though. ü Brad Pitt, Gary Oldman, Daniel Day-Lewis, Sean Penn and Javier Bardem were considered to play Moriarty. Game of Shadows on India’s high definition Channel Movies Now, this Saturday, 12th April 2014 at 9 PM.

The chockablock of explosions, gunfire, special effects and fights, Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows went on to becoming a commercially successful film with a worldwide gross of over $545 million. The plot of ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ is intriguing and keeps the audience glued to inquisitiveness. It introduces new mastermind – Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of conscience, makes this movie a must watch for all adventure junkies! Catch the movie as it airs on Movies Now at 9PM, this Saturday 12th April.

The startling visual effects and exciting storyline, Sherlock Holmes: The Game of Shadows was nominated as the Best Action/Adventure Film at Saturn Awards, and Best Action Choice of the Movie at Teen Choice Awards. A high-caliber entertainment blockbuster, experience Robert Downey’s flippant manner in many disguises, one with a markedly bad wig, another as a remarkably convincing chair.

The riveting performances, hilarious comic timing and a film that will even draw tears, catch all the action unlock in the Sherlock Holmes: The Game of Shadows cheering you throughout this Saturday, 12th April 2014 at 9PM, only on MOVIES NOW.

About MOVIES NOW:

MOVIES NOW – Hollywood in HD, is India’s first High Definition English Movie channel, with Stunning Pictures in 1080i & Awesome 5.1 Surround Sound

About Times Television Network:

Times Television Network is part of India’s largest media conglomerate, The Times Group.  It houses upscale brands including ET NOW – India’s No. 1 Business News channel; MOVIES NOW – India’s leading English Movies channel; ROMEDY NOW – a unique destination for Love and Laughter; TIMES NOW – India’s No. 1 English News channel; and zoOm – India’s No. 1 Bollywood channel. The network delivers segmented and differentiated content under one umbrella. It informs, entertains and engages over 100 million urban affluent viewers in India and is available in 45 countries across the globe.

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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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