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 Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan all praise for the Khoobsurat sisters !

 Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan who makes his big Bollywood debut with Disney & Anil Kapoor Film Company’s Khoobsurat, the country’s first official Disney romance is already feeling much at home as he kickstarts the film’s promotions in India,courtesy the Kapoor family hospitality.

Says Fawad , “I have to say that Anil Kapoor sahab, Rhea and Sonam have treated me like family and have really looked after me here. Sonam especially was very sweet and accommodating. If my sugar was low, she would go herself, get something for me even though she could have asked 10 people around her to get it, but that shows how they cared for me as a family. I was in an alien environment with new people and you do get conscious. But they all made me really comfortable.”

 Bringing sexy back, the mysterious and broody actor has garnered an unprecedented female fan following if the Khoobsurat facebook page is anything to go by. 

Fawad was the topic of discussion as female fans took to the page showering effusive praises on the actor within the first 48 hours of the launch of the Khoobsurat campaign.

While Sonam will essay the role of fresh faced, charming and effervescent Milli, an endearing misfit in a royal setting, , Fawad Khan, will reprise the role of a straight jacketed royal prince in this romantic-comedy.

Khoobsurat’ is produced by Walt Disney Pictures in association with Anil Kapoor Film Company, is directed by Shashanka Ghosh and stars Sonam Kapoor &Fawad Khan in the lead. The movie is slated for a September 19thworldwide release.

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Kareena Kapoor – UNICEF celebrity advocate for Child Friendly Schools.

 

 

 

Over the last one year, Kareena Kapoor has been supporting UNICEF India in the area of quality education. She has done some key public service statements to promote child friendly schools and the need to include secondary education under RTE. These have been used extensively as inter personal communication materials for communities across India.

 

Kareena visited Rajasthan and Maharashtra to see for herself, child friendly schools in remote parts of these states and was inspired by spaces where children were full of joy while interacting with teachers, where children felt safe and secure and where interactive and creative tools were used to ensure that children are happy and learning.

 

During her visits, she also met with girls from KGBV (Kasturba Gandhi Mahavidyala Schools) and understood their aspiration to continue education even at the secondary level. Kareena has lent her voice to advocate for secondary education, especially for adolescent girls above 14 years of age, so that they have opportunities to continue learning and equipping themselves with life skills and prevent marriage before 18 years of age.

 

UNICEF India has collaborated with renowned personalities from sports, music and the performing and film arts. As a supporter Kareena has joined a distinguished list of well known and respected personalities who serve on behalf of the India’s children. She will reiterate through her work with UNICEF India, that every child has the right to joyful learning through child friendly schools.

 

Over the years, UNICEF India will work closely with Kareena Kapoor to visit UNICEF supported programs across the country, advocating on behalf of UNICEF with high-level government officials and participation in fundraising and advocacy events.

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Jacqueline Fernandez’s Kicking Success.
Jacqueline Fernandez is basking in the success of her latest film Kick which raced into the 100 crore club. The sexy Sri Lankan is receiving oodles of praises from the audience and industry alike .

Says filmmaker Karan Johar ,”  KICK is a huge BLOCKBUSTER!!! Sajid has totally rocked it….and Salman is just outstAnding!!! Watch out for Jacqueline .she is smoking hot!”

Filmmaker Ken Ghosh says, ” The screen was still smoldering after the preview of #Kick got over! The @Asli_Jacqueline effect”

Says trade analyst Komal Nahta , ” Jacqueline Fernandez looks glamorous and sexy and acts with admirable ease. Her dances are just too outstanding, leaving the audience staring in disbelief.”

Adds acclaimed critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh ,”Jacqueline Fernandez does very well.She looks great and her dance in ‘Jumme Ki Raat’ is sure to stun you.”  This is not the first time that this Sri Lankan beauty has earned such fame. Her last blockbuster hits – Race 2 and Housefull 2 equally garnered her fame. Jacqueline has always shared screen with Bollywood’s top notch actors like Amitabh Bachchan,  John Abraham, Emraan Hashmi and now Salman Khan.

Jacqueline will be next seen in Vikramjit Singh’s romantic thriller Roy with Ranbir Kapoor and Arjun Rampal.

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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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