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Friday, May 27, 2016

Parleen Gill and Abhishek Kumar launch their first music album-The Stagz featuring Hard Kaur!

The top 2 versatile singers of Indian Idol 3 have launched their first music album called ‘The Stagz’ featuring Hard Kaur. The talented duo band have released its first music video album called, ‘Who wants to party now’ today in Mumbai. Parleen Gill and Abhishek Kumar are starting their crusade of launching their first new album with the pop queen-Hard Kaur.

The song ‘Who wants to party now’ is a new age party anthem, composed by the 4 baj gaye fame, ‘Hard Kaur’. The foot tapping music will promise to enthrall the music lovers with its high scaled techno addictive beats. Speaking about the album launch, Parleen and Abhishek said,” We are proud to announce our first debut album as ‘The Stagz’.We are really excited about our debut album and we feel a nervous energy similar like giving a board exam all ever again! Hard Kaur has composed this song and she has inspired us to form this band and debut in our first music album.‘Who wants to party now’ is a step towards changing the mindsets of people who think winners of television reality series fade away with time! We hope that our followers and listeners love this song and we garner massive viewership”.

The song has released worldwide across all digital platforms and shall be aired on television soon! Meanwhile, you can check the video here:

Bipasha’s honeymoon pics drive fresh couple frenzy for Maldives!

Maldives has always been a popular tourist destination with Indians. However, ever since Bollywood diva Bipasha Basu posted her first honeymoon pictures from the sun-kissed beaches of the beautiful island nation, couples planning their honeymoons in India have gone into frenzy!

Travel advisers and experts say the past few days have seen inquiries about tour packages for Maldives go up exceptionally, with a lot of honeymooners enquiring about special destinations in the islands. Many who were hitherto undecided about their destination and were confused between a few seem to have suddenly made up their mind for the Indian Ocean islands.

Notably, Bipasha and her beau actor Karan Singh Grover tied the knot in a widely attended wedding on April 30, and flew on to the Maldives for their honeymoon this week. From the pristine beaches of the destination, both have been posting wonderfully romantic and exotic pictures, obviously having a gala time.

“Given its proximity to India, Maldives has in recent years caught up as a popular destination among Indian tourists. But, Bipasha seems to have driven its popularity to the next level, especially among young couples who are planning their honeymoon. Interestingly, the inquiries and requests for honeymoon packages to Maldives have suddenly gone up this week. Maldives tourism will certainly see an increased footfall from Indians this year,” says Kapil Goswamy, Founder and MD Bigbreaks.com.

When asked by what number the travellers to Maldives have increased, Kapil Goswamy says: “It would be relevant to mention that post the stories and images appearing in the press, there has been a big increase of 20% in the number of queries we are getting for Maldives, particularly from young couples planning their honeymoons for later in the year. The exact numbers will be revealed only after a few months when the trips take place, for now the interest for that destination is clearly up.

He also added that the current size of tourist industry of Maldives has much been boosted after the honeymoon pictures of Bipasha Basu? He adds, “According to figures available, during 2014, the Maldives got about 46000 tourists from India , and this number stood at close to 50000 for 2015.  With all the press reports and images of Bipasha Basu’s honeymoon in the Maldives, this number is set to rise dramatically (by upto 20%) during 2016 and is expected to grow more.

Zoya’s new commercials features a narrative voice-over by the dynamic Kabir Bedi’

Zoya, a luxury diamond boutique from the House of Tata offers exquisite jewellery that has been created for the design-seeking woman with an international sensibility and an appreciation for fine craftsmanship and unique design.

This season, Zoya launches a new set of commercials that brilliantly captures the precision of master craftsmanship and showcases the unique inspirations from around the world that come to life in its jewelry. The series of short films are narrated in the well known baritone of legendary thespian Kabir Bedi. Ancient cultures, forgotten relics, exotic fabrics, a sudden burst of stunning jewels - all capture the very soul of each inspiration with skilled workmanship.

Zoya is a gallery of fine art and in its incessant quest for unique inspirations goes on a voyage around the world, through its compendium titled ‘Zoya Masterpieces’. The muse lies in the mythology of Greece, intricately woven French lace, the graceful moves of Spanish Flamenco dancers and returning to Benaras, the oldest living city in the world, is enchanted by the ornate temple spires. These inspirations are beautifully transformed into opulent pieces of jewellery encrusted with the finest diamonds, precious stones and the purest of gold.

Zoya contemporizes illustrious and iconographic design sensibilities interpreting it traditionally and fashionably.

Neha Dhupia bags The Angries Award!

Taking the city by storm, RED from The Angry Birds Movie is out awarding celebrities who are ANGRY, and for a good reason. After bestowing Sonakshi Sinha and RJ Malishka with The Angries awards, the ANGRY BIRD has found the next angry celebrity – Bollywood darling and former Miss India Neha Dhupia. Of the many things that we love about the actress, the ones that we probably love the most are her strong opinions and her ability to take a stand. In the recent past the actress tweeted about the potholes menace in the city and little did she know that there would be a protest outside her house for voicing her honest opinion! This not only made the actress very angry but also made her the third winner of what's turning out to be an award to reckon with, The Angries!

The former Miss India & Bollywood Actress, who does not believe in suppressing opinions, received The Angries for Being Angry at Restricted Freedom of Speech

On getting the Award, the actress says, “It makes me angry to be forced to live with the fact that despite having the freedom of speech, we still aren't truly free to speak our minds. People and situations around us can be so restrictive and binding that it challenges the core of free speech. This Award is actually a reminder for me to never give up on my effort to voice my opinion, no matter what the odds. Also, it feels good to know that it has registered in someone's head that I'm here to speak my mind and hopefully one day, I’ll get a chance to do so without any barriers."

Any guesses on who will receive The Angries Award next? Find out why the Birds are so angry when you catch The Angry Birds Movie at a theatre near you in English, Hindi and Tamil from today - 27th May!

Jackky’s musical bonding with Steve Agnello

Music is known for its soulful connection and is instrumental in bringing together people from diverse backgrounds. Actor-producer Jackky Bhagnani, too is a music buff and an admirer of the former Swedish House Mafia member Steve Agnello’s music. The recently turned producer has been looking forward to meeting him ever since he has heard that he is going to perform at the first Indian edition of the 'Don’t let daddy know' (DLDK) tour tomorrow.

The Sarbjit producer who is an avid follower of the Greek-Swedish DJ shares a personal rapport with Steve. Jackky recently tweeted showcasing his enthusiasm for the concert to which the EDM artist responded promptly.  Known for his creative sensibilities, Jackky has in the past also spoken about being keen on a professional collaboration in his next venture with the EDM artist who is known to be a Bollywood fan himself. Speaking on the occasion Jackky said “I love Steve’s music and I am glad he’s here to showcase his brilliant work. I can’t wait to be a part of the musical extravaganza.”

Jackky also plans to play the perfect host to this EDM icon and give him a taste of good old fashioned Indian hospitality. We’ve already seen Jackky prove his mettle as an actor and producer. Wonder if DJing is next on his mind!

Oh No! Not Again... A straight rip off in Do Lafzon ki Kahani..

Anything for the sake of publicity. Yes!! Recently there were media reports that Kajal Aggarwal who will be seen playing a role of a blind girl in the upcoming romantic movie Do Lafzon Ki Kahani injured her left foot while shooting in Malaysia. According to a section of the media that carried the news, it seems that director Deepak Tijori mentioned that Kajal had a real bad foot injury and being an outstation schedule they couldn’t reschedule the shoot. Hence, they decided to incorporate a romantic sequence with her leg injury.

Well, according to informed sources, Do Lafzon Ki Kahani is a remake of the Korean film >>Always only you<< and this is scene straight from the film. Should we say more??

Ayushmann Khurana pulls the rickshaw in Kolkata

Just like Om Puri who as a rickshaw-puller Hasari Pal, in the film City of Joy, gave American actor Patrick Swayze a ride in the rickshaw in the by-lanes of Kolkata, recently Ayushmann Khurana as Abhimanyu re-enacted the same by giving a rickshaw joyride to Bindu in Kolkata during the making of #Meri Pyaari Bindu. Here’s a snapshot direct from the sets…

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