Rajasthan Royals and Dainik Bhaskar present Cricket Star Rajasthan

Rajasthan Royals and Dainik Bhaskar present Cricket Star Rajasthan

Jaipur, 28th September 2012: Rajasthan Royals and Dainik Bhaskar announce the launch of Cricket Star Rajasthan. Cricket Star is a credible and unbiased talent hunt program that seeks to uncover cricket talent in Rajasthan. Rajasthan Royals (RR) will travel through the state of Rajasthan to test young cricketers. After a 2-stage process, the winner – Cricket Star Rajasthan 2012- will be announced. This winner will get a life-changing opportunity – an internship with the Rajasthan Royals. As part of the internship, the winner will get opportunities to train with the Rajasthan Royals team, be part of the practice sessions and get exclusive mentorship of Rajasthan Royals coaches. Dainik Bhaskar will also provide publicity for the winner through all their media publications.

Sanskar School Jaipur is the Associate Sponsor for Cricket Star Rajasthan.

This talent hunt is for the age group of 14 to 21 years as on the date 1st Sep 2012. Applicants can be from any part of Rajasthan and will have to come to the one of the cities where the selection trials will take place such as Jodhpur Udaipur, and Jaipur. The application process for this program will begin from 7th Oct and will close on 22nd Oct. Applicants will be required to send an SMS to a designated number (to be announced shortly), giving their name, and preference of city of trial. After sending the SMS, the applicants will receive a registration code, and date and venue of trials.

The first stage is the selection trials to be held at Jodhpur, Udaipur and Jaipur. The winners at each city will be invited to the Cricket Star Academy to be run at Sanskar School Cricket Grounds. These cricketers will be tested through matches and cricket sessions by Rajasthan Royals experts and coaches. At the end of the academy, the coaches will announce the winner – Cricket Star Rajasthan.

About Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals, champions of the inaugural IPL in 2008, is the Jaipur franchise cricket team that represents the state of Rajasthan in the Indian Premier League. The Rajasthan Royals team exemplifies the royal elegance, style, valour and class of Rajasthan and Gujarat. The Rajasthan Royals emblem is a reflection on the golden past and a promising future for the team. The Rajasthan Royals emblem, in royal blue and gold, is a reflection on the rich history of the region and their promising future ahead. The team’s mascot is a lion named Moochu Singh.

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For more information please contact:

Rajasthan Royals

Santanu Chari : +91 9819819120 santanu.chari@rajasthanroyals.com

Shoeb Shaikh: +91 9820229915 shoeb.shaikh@rajasthanroyals.com

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Aata Tumhi Maalamaal on ETV Marathi

~ Produced by Endemol, this family game show is hosted by Paddy Kamble ~

Mumbai, 28th September, 2012: Post the success of the popular show DIVIDED, Endemol presents yet another fascinating game show that promises to be more than just a family entertainer. Aata Tumhi Maalamaal or ATM hosted by the effervescent Paddy Kamble, airs every Monday – Saturday at 6:30 pm only on ETV Marathi.

This ‘ATM’ is not just a facility around the corner, but a machine that will walk right up to you, at your doorstep offering fabulous cash prizes. Paddy Kamble will travel to the length and breadth of Maharashtra giving an opportunity to various families across villages, towns, societies and colonies to win these prizes. With 3 grueling rounds that include a series of questions testing one’s GK and knowledge about one’s own family, this interesting game show brings to light the cohesiveness of a family unit. It’s all about loving your family and learning more about them!

ATM is a unique show in which the entire family can participate. It’s not just about winning cash prizes but also about sharing experiences and instances where the family has stood the test of time. The whole effort is definitely to make the families aware that they are the best when they are together.

Paddy K amble, a popular comedian and a well-known personality in the Marathi film industry becomes the latest to join the small screen bandwagon as the host of ATM. Paddy in his inimitable style is all set to engage the audience in ATM which promises to deliver a heavy dose of excitement and entertainment for 6 days a week.

Mr. Deepak Dhar, CEO – Endemol India said, “ATM is an exciting concept that encourages participation from families and not individuals alone. There are hardly any activities these days that families undertake as a unit and we are confident that this game show will set the ball rolling while we explore this genre further. With the kind of reach that ETV has, we are certain that ATM will attract a lot of eyeballs.”

Tune in to ETV Marathi every Monday-Saturday at 6:30pm to watch ATM!

Best Regards,

Ramya

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Aashiqui 2 to retain the 1990 hit “Sason Ki Zaroorat”

Bringing back romantic melodies in a huge way ,T-Series & Vishesh Films with their next venture, the sequel to the 1990 ‘ hit Aashiqui ,promise to not disappoint audiences with the music of the film, that will be reminiscent of the blockbuster album.

In fact the makers have also decided to retain the title song “Sason Ki Zaroorat” from the original album, paying tribute to the film –

Confirms producer Mahesh Bhatt “Nostalgia is a deadly ‘drug’. And when a super hit song like this is used to evoke nostalgia it can set the box office ablaze. Our single objective of Aashiqui 2 is make sure that the musical score of this film beats the record created by Aashiqui. I am certain using this track will do that trick.”

Says producer Bhushan Kumar,T-Series “We’ve already recorded many songs for Aashiqui 2 and we’re confident that the audience will enjoy them. But people insisted we bring back at least one song from the original. Using older tracks in films has anyway become a trend.”

In the day and age of remixes, ask the music-honcho if they plan on going the same route with the song and he is quick to reply “‘Sason ki zaroorat’ is a beautiful track. You can’t remix it. But we will recreate it, keeping the lyrics and the basic tune intact. We will rearrange the rhythm and make it more electronic to make it appealing for today’s generation.” adds Kumar.

Directed by Mohit Suri,starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor ,T-Series & Vishesh Films musical drama Aashiqui 2 is currently being shot in South Africa.

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Mohd. Asif was better at foot Massage than Cricket says Veena Malik

Veena Malik once again has fallen in love with her old love and he is none other than Pakistani Cricketer Mohd. Asif. Now she is burning in her old love flame. Veena memorizes her special moment which she has spent with Asif.

Veena Said, “Asif is the real man for me and I missed him a lot. He is out of all and the best moments which I spent with him that is a foot massage and I think he is better foot massager than a cricketer.”

Veena broke her relationship with asif after his name came in light in Match Fixing. She forgot all think about Asif past. Let’s see how long Veena Malik and asif Foot massage love story fly high.


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VERSATILE ACTOR RAJPAL YADHAV CONDUCTS THE MAHA AARTI AT THE 92.7 BIG GREEN GANESHA PANDAL AT OBEROI MALL

REQUESTS FANS TO BE SENSITIVE AND PROACTIVE TOWARDS THE ENVIRONMENT WHILE CELEBRATING GANESH CHATURTHI

Mumbai, 27th September 2012: 92.7 BIG FM, India’s No. 1 FM radio network and winner of the Golden Mikes Broadcaster of the Year award has entered its fifth edition of the BIG Green Ganesha Campaign (BBGC), an initiative to reinforce the importance of celebrating the auspicious occasion of Ganesha Chaturthi in an environmental friendly fashion by promoting the use of Ganesha idols made out of paper mache. The new slogan for this year’s campaign is ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya, Dharti Mata Morya’ that strengthens the motto of the campaign across various platforms among the listeners. For the last 5 years the campaign witnessed an overwhelming response and was a phenomenal success.

92.7 BIG FM sustained and spread its message in the initial phase of the campaign through its paper collective drive and promotion of Paper Ganesha idol in highly populated areas across the city along with leading celebrities of Bollywood.

Among other celebrities versatile actor Rajpal Yadav came forth to lend his support for this noble campaign and conducted the Maha Aarti of Eco friendly Ganesha at the BIG FM Eco-friendly Ganesha pandal at Oberoi Mall. On this occasion he sent out an earnest appeal to all his fans to be sensitive and proactive towards the environment while celebrating the festival. What made the occasion really special was the fact that everyone felt there was an urgent need to create awareness on the importance of celebrating this festival in an Eco Friendly fashion, an initiative 92.7 BIG FM has been closely involved with for the last 5 years. The actor was presented with eco-friendly Ganesha idols at the event to spread the cause of celebrating a clean and green festival.

About Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd.

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Neetu Chandra Thanks Ganesha with OYE! 104.8 FM for 100 Years of Indian Cinema

Neetu Visits Project Crayons with OYE! 104.8 FM to thank Ganeshji

New Delhi September 28, 2012: Bollywood’s most admired and respected god Lord Ganesha was thanked at an event in Mumbai with OYE! 104.8 FM for successful journey of 100 years of Indian Cinema. Oye! FM thanked Lord Ganesha this year in a filmy style. Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra visited Project Crayons NGO with OYE! 104.8 FM to celebrate the festive season with underprivileged girls at Malad.

Oye! FM had tied up with NGO Project Crayons that provides shelter to unprivileged girls. The girls from the NGO made wonderfully crafted “Filmi Ganesha” from music Cds. Looking at the creative artwork of the girls, Neetu Chandra was highly impressed and moved

This “Filmi Ganesha” was gifted to Neetu Chandra by the girls as a token of appreciation for being part of this initiative. Girls broke into Filmi antankshri with hits numbers from the bollywood. Neetu Chandra also played passing the parcel with the girls. She also mesmerised the kids with her dance on Bollywood songs.

When asked how she would like to thank Ganeshji, on this she replied “I first do the Pooja of Ganeshji at every step, and since the time I got into this industry I have been worshiping lord Ganeshji. I start the day by saying “Om Ganeshaya Namah”

Elaborating on her experience with the girls of the NGO and the Filmi Ganesha they made , she said “I never thought Ganeshji could be made from Music CDs and the girls have done a fantastic work showing their creative side”

She thanked OYE! 104.8 FM for this noble initiative as she found it very genuine and heart-warming. Further she said that she would keep the “Ganesha” gifted by the girls at her house in the temple as the pooja is done there daily.

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Censor Board Assures Objectionable Scenes Deleted from ‘Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal’ (KDM)

Producers Agree to an Advisory Calling for Self Regulation & Restraint in the Industry

Catholic Groups Suspend Agitation Against Bollywood Films – To Allow KDM Release

Catholic Groups to Meet Stakeholders on 1st October to Ensure No Re-occurrence

After the protest and procession against the film, “Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal” from St. Peter’s Church in suburban Bandra, the Censor Board assured Catholic groups – The Catholic Secular Forum (CSF), Association of Concerned Catholics (AOCC), Maharashtra Christian Youth Forum (MCYF), Catholic Residents Organization for Social Services (CROSS) & Catholics for Preservation of Faith (CPF) – that their concerns had been addressed and objectionable scene had been deleted from the film. The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson, Ms. Leela Samson conveyed to the community groups that the film was shown to a Catholic review member and necessary action had been taken.

Today, a delegation of the Catholic groups met with representatives of apex film producers associations – Indian Motion Picture Producers (IMPPA), Film Makers Combine (FMC) and Western India Film Producers Association (WIFPA), who in writing assured them that an advisory would be sent out to the film fraternity, cautioning the industry of stringent action, in case religious sentiments of any community was hurt. The producers associations also spoke to Percept Pictures, the producers of “Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal”, who assured that corrective action would be taken and the hence, the producers associations requested that the movie release be uninterrupted.

The Catholic groups decided to suspend their agitation, until a joint meeting of all stakeholders on 1st October, 2012 and after watching the film and satisfying themselves. They have also called for an apology from the KDM movie producers and that the advisory from the producers associations, not to hurt religious sentiments, to be advertised prominently. Ms. Pankaja Thakur, the Censor Board CEO forwarded the report of the regional officer, who informed the necessary changes made and asked the groups to come back, in case they were dissatisfied after watching the movie. The groups warned that they would be compelled to file FIRs against all concerned for hurting their religious sentiments under section 295A in various police stations, if not satisfied.

The Catholic groups have written to the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister calling for the resignation of the chairperson and the transfer of the CEO for repeatedly allowing films that hurt the sentiments of the various communities. The movie “Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal” came under community ire for portraying the Catholic clergy in bad light. They pointed out that allowing “Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal” without clearance by an authorized community representative, amounted to adding insult to injury, as the film mocks and ridicules the faith.

For further details contact:

* Catholic Secular Forum (CSF) Joseph Dias 09769555657
* Association of Concerned Catholics (AOCC) Joe Sodder 09320573841
* Catholic Residents Organization for Social Services (CROSS) 09323231341
* Maharashtra Christian Youth Forum (MCYF) Agnelo Fernandes 09820111787
* Catholics for Preservation of Faith (CPF) Adv. Archie Sodder 09869078497

Film Producers Associations:

Mr. Naresh Mohnot (09322856424) IMPPA
Mr. Sangram Shirke (09869444919) WIFPA
Mr. Dharamindra Mehra (09820138883) FMC

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Rajendra Ganotra is the Editor of Spicy Stars Mumbai

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