Pakkhi Hegde follows Amitabh Bachchan’s footsteps; undergoes huge transformation for her next

Versatile actress, Pakkhi Hegde is well known for picking challenging scripts when it comes to films. The actress has been always appreciated for her strong performances in women centric films. And when it comes to work she never misses giving her best shot. She will be essaying the role of a 65 year old lady in her upcoming Bollywood film, Pyari Dadi Maa. 

The actress seems is following legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan's footsteps with whom she had shared screen in the movie, The Great Leader. Amitabh Bachchan too has gone under major makeover for his upcoming film, Gulabo Sitabo.

Inspired by Bachchan, Pakkhi feels it's always thrilling to pick such challenges. She says, "I am extremely proud of myself for picking this script. It is challenging but exciting too. Amitabh ji is a true inspiration, he has always gone out and out whenever it comes to portraying characters. Looking forward to see the audience's reaction for Pyari Dadi Maa."

The film is presented by B4U and produced by Rajesh Chauhan of GoodWork Communication Pvt Ltd.

Well, Pakkhi's dedication and determination is worth applauds. We wish her immense luck and success.

Sunny Deol to make a dashing comeback with an action thriller which will be directed by south director.

Superstar Sunny Deol has been receiving  quite a number of projects, but seems like he has finally decided on the one which he is going to return to the screen with. Rumor has it that Sunny Deol is all set to be seen in an  action thriller which will be directed by south director Hanu Raghavapudi.
When asked Sunny  if it's a remake of a south film he said, " No its not a remake of any south film , but a different and very interesting subject, full of action, suspense and thriller. The character too is different from the work I have done till date."
The film is currently  in its pre production stage and is all set to go on floor by the beginning of April 2020 . The film is an action- thriller portraying super star Sunny Deol in a completely never seen before avatar promising it to be a treat for all his fans.
The film is directed by south director Hanu Raghavapudi who has directed blockbuster Telugu

Mr. Punjab (2015) Aman Singh Deep all set to storm in Bollywood

Aman Singh Deep is an appreciated Indian actor an host who has delivered several solid performances at the start of his acting journey itself, making his way into acting by transitioning smoothly in mainstream Bollywood through Punjabi movies. His strong theatre background helped him ace the characters he played on screen, receiving rave reviews from everyone. He has been featured in a variety of films and even won the supremely coveted title of Mr. Punjab 2015, the most popular talent hunt reality show aired in PTC Punjabi channel, making him quite noticeable and a popular face in Punjab.
Multi-talented actor Aman Singh Deep caught the attention of the audience as an actor by starring in Punjabi feature film Ishqaa (2019), directed by Nav Bajwa. It was his acting debut performance in front of the camera opposite Paayal Rajput, and what a debut it was. It's hard not to notice him! His interest in acting emerged while in school, no doubt Aman Singh Deep is a natural entertainer and always instinctively knew when to ham it up and when to be soft. You will also see him storming Bollywood with his amazing performances shortly. His upcoming projects consist of two feature films and music videos, presently he is shooting for a Hindi film with an acclaimed cast. His diversity in acting has helped him in garnishing a buzz.
Promising actor Aman Singh Deep can also sing professionally, you can watch his music video on T- Series ‘PLEASE’ song (2017). The music video was very well appreciated by the public at large, receiving all the praises for his remarkable singing skill. You can also see him hosting international shows, showing his amazing stage presence in countries like Georgia and Australia. Also, he successfully hosted two seasons of Mr. Punjab in the years 2017 and 2018 respectively. Versatility is his selling point as an actor, that makes him stand out from the rest. After seeing his amazing performances, we are already super excited to see more of him on the big screen. Hailing from Jalandhar, Punjab, Aman Singh Deep sooner be seen in Punjabi feature film Fauji Band & two excellent music videos and hereby we wish him all the very best.

Meet the influential entrepreneur turned actor – Vikram Wadhwa

Vikram Wadhwa is an exceptional Indian actor and robust businessman, dispelling the myths, stereotypes of wanting only one career path. He owns Jurasik Park Inn located in Sonipat, Haryana which has different zones like Water Park, Amusement Park, and Adventure Zone. It is counted as the biggest Water Park and resorts in entire North India which has got something for everyone! An ultimate refuge for families to relax and let all the worries leave behind.
Actor cum Influential Entrepreneur Vikram Wadhwa has powerful business acumen skills combined with acting prowess. He is someone who can successfully manage to divide the time between the two passions. Mr. Wadhwa did several TV commercials, serials, web shows, movies, short films, music videos and charmed his way through almost all of them. His first TV commercial was with superstar Amitabh Bachchan for ICICI Bank which gained him wide attention and appreciation. You can see him acting flawlessly in the Bollywood movies like Family of Thakurganj (2019), S.P. Chauhan (2019) and many more. Vikram Wadhwa’s selling point is his impeccable acting mingled with business acumen, which is incredibly helpful in any career. He is the ultimate Multi-hyphenate: Actor- Entrepreneur! Always ready to do something challenging, creative and fulfilling.
Beginning of his acting debut was by chance, Vikram Wadhwa calls it a serendipitous journey! That's how his life has been so far full of serendipitous twists and turns. In spite of his super busy schedule, visionary businessman- Vikram Wadhwa consistently carved out time to take his loving son Shabd Wadhwa for print shoot auditions/ casting calls, and it was just another day of audition, when a casting agent personally discovered Vikram Wadhwa to debut for commercial ad, while he was busy supporting his son to get the visibility and the best opportunities for work. It’s rightly said that sometimes all we need is the right visibility from right people! His doting father – Mr. K.K. Wadhwa supported him tremendously and is continuously giving the greatest possible parental support.
You can also spot this quintessential actor transitioning smoothly into a highly successful entrepreneur, known to wear many hats. Vikram has mightily impressed everyone with his versatility and strong work ethic. Thanks to his ability to dabble into different ventures, he is both business savvy and a marketable actor. Vikram Wadhwa enjoys his career in the entertainment industry, but the astute actor is also happy to be a business-savvy mogul. He will next be seen in more Bollywood movies, showing a multitude of acting skills.

Akshay Kumar donates 1.5 crores for first transgender building in Chennai

The Laxmmi Bomb duo – actor Akshay Kumar and director Raghav Lawrence will be building home for transgenders for the first time in Chennai. 

Raghav took to his social media and informed about this new project for uplifting transgenders by providing shelter for them. Also thanking Akshay for donating 1.5 crores for the same.
He posted, “I would like to share one good news, Akshay kumar sir is donating 1.5 crores for building transgender home for the first time in India. As everyone is already aware that Larencce Charitable Trust has been initiating various projects for education , home for kids , medical and physically abled dancers. Our trust is now entering into its 15th year. We wanted to celebrate this 15th year by initiating a new project for uplifting transgenders by providing shelter for them. our trust has provided the land and we were looking forward to raise funds for the building , so during Laxmmi Bomb shoot I was talking to Akshay kumar sir about the trust projects and transgender’s home, immediately after hearing this without even me asking he told he will donate 1.5 cores for building transgender’s home. I consider everyone who helps as god , so now Akshay kumar sir is a god for us. I thank him for lending his huge support for this project. Our trust next vision is to uplift transgender’s and provide shelter for them all over India with Akshay Kumar’s sir support. I thank him in behalf of all transgender’s. we will inform the bhoomi pooja date soon. I need all your blessing”

Karisma Kapoor, Shamita Shetty, Cricketer Sreesanth, Big Boss Star Asim Riaz felicitates winners with ACE Business Awards 2020

Karisma Kapoor, Shamita Shetty, Cricketer Sreesanth, Big Boss Star Asim Riaz felicitates winners with ACE Business Awards 2020

The much awaited Ace Business Awards 2020 happened today on 28th February at JW Marriott Hotel in Bengaluru to felicitate entrepreneurs with sterling achievements, lesser known actors and NPOs which have made mark in different fields.

The aim of the award function was to encourage the professionals to do hard work and bring a positive impact in their respective field with quality services. On the occasion, Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor, Shamita Shetty, S. Sreesanth, Big Boss Star Asim Riaz were present as chief guests at the awards ceremony.

The event where over 200 industries have been here to showcase their achievements and innovative ideas, actors like Karisma Kapoor, Shamita Shetty, cricketer S. Sreesanth, Asim Riaz were dazzling as it was also a Bollywood, Cricket and Business mixture and as they supported the award show and the winners they further added
"We are really happy and grateful to Raj, Shaili, FAQ events for making us a part of this unique award show where talent is above all.

The first of its kind Entrepreneurship award witnesses some of the finest minds from across the country who took the oath to always stand for a cause that would help to uplift the weaker sections and empowering them with basic fundamental rights.
The platform enables individuals to showcase their experiences and journeys and get recognized for the enormous difference they have made to improve and empower the quality of life for everyone they have touched through their initiatives. They all have an extremely inspiring story which can inspire others to stand for a cause.

While interacting with the media, Raj and his wife Shelly Lathur who are the founders of FAQ Events & Media says
"This award show provided a national platform to innovators and entrepreneurs who dare to take unconventional path and have demonstrated excellent business performance. We provide them the opportunity to exhibit their talents and innovations on a national platform and receive this prestigious award"

Shah Rukh Khan awards the PhD scholarship named after him to a girl from Kerala at a special event hosted by the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne

Ahead of August 2020, when the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne will walk into its eleventh year with a grand opening, the team organised a prelude event in Mumbai before their main event in Melbourne in August. 

While it’s been 10 wonderful years, festival director Mitu Bhowmik Lange is gearing up to make the 2020 celebrations just as grand. The festival’s association with La Trobe University culminated with the launch of the Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship, announced at the 2019 festival. It has been dedicated to a female researcher – Gopika Kottantharayil Bhasi from Thrissur (Kerala), working on farming practices through animal science, ecology and molecular studies. She was chosen from over 800 Indian women for the honour.

In a statement, festival director, Mitu said, “It has been an overwhelming journey that has gathered strength from all quarters in the past 10 years. IFFM continues its dedicated work towards supporting diverse voices and cinema. I am ecstatic about the initiatives we have taken, especially our association with La Trobe University. Having Mr Khan support a young researcher’s dream is a step towards us collectively furthering our social responsibilities. I and all of us at IFFM wish Gopika the very best”.

Actor Shah Rukh Khan, in a statement, said, “I would like to personally thank Mitu. I take myself as the first hand ambassador of Melbourne and I attended the Indian film festival of Melbourne last year and it was such a warm and hospitable experience. I’m a staunch believer in education and I would like to congratulate Gopika. Way forward for everyone is to gain an education and there’s never an end to learning. The key to Empower women world over is only by providing them with education. I think education in India or anywhere else in the world is a step forward. Gopika is fortunate that she’s soon going to be studying at La Trobe which is a fantastic university and I’m glad she’s getting this opportunity to do a PhD on her research. I admire Gopika’s dedication and determination. This scholarship will enable her to travel to La Trobe in Melbourne, Australia where she will pursue her dreams of helping to improve India’s agriculture sector. I wish her well."

Gorgeous Karisma Kapoor & Shamita Shetty along with ACE Business Awards to felicitate Entrepreneurs, Achievers and Champions.

The city's one of the most iconic awards 'Ace Business Awards 2020' is all set to happen on 28th February at JW Marriott Hotel in serene and calm Bengaluru. The known personalities like Karisma Kapoor, Shamita Shetty, Ankit Tiwari, Irfan Pathan, Sree Santh has already shared their interest in the same and added, "This is going to be huge and we are excited to be a part of this award show."

ACE Business Awards provide national platform to innovators and entrepreneurs who dare to take a different path and have demonstrated excellent business performance. "We believe innovators deserve recognition. We provide them the opportunity to exhibit their talents and innovations on a national platform and receive our prestigious award", says Raj – the founder of FAQ Events & Media.

Raj and Shelly Lather who is also the founder of FAQ Events & Media and Ace Business Magazine – interacted with media and said, "Besides, we have also mooted to focus the lesser known talents from the regional film industries as well as non-profit organizations those who are selflessly working for the people's cause and provide awards to them"

The gala event which is sponsored by Lexus India and Hair Skin Factory will see more than hundred industries like healthcare, retail, food & beverages, technology, real estate, education, travel and etc who will showcase their achievements and innovative ideas. Actress Karisma Kapoor, Shamita Shetty and few former Indian cricketers will present awards to the galaxy of entrepreneurs during the occasion.

Not only this but there is something for fashionistas too as Premium label 'Riya and Shelly' couture will be launched. The top models and show stoppers will burn the ramp with their shimmering and sizzling attires. Also melody and hip shaking will definitely tame your belligerent adrenaline as a galaxy of artists will perform on the occasion so wait with your fingers crossed till the D-day arrives.

Wheels down in Ahmedabad for Air Force One. US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump land in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

Wheels down in Ahmedabad for Air Force One.

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump land in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
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Actor Ravi Dubey to anchor DPIFF Awards 2020

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020 has already started creating a buzz with Siddhant Chaturvedi being announced as the best male debutante in the launch press conference. And now the team has yet an other surprise for the audience. They have roped in television star and a versatile anchor, Ravi Dubey to host their 2020 celebrations. This year marks as a special one because it is the 150th birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke as well as Mahatma Gandhi. 

Ravi is a cherished host and it would be a treat to watch him anchor the much awaited prestigious awards of the industry. The Jamai Raja actor is known for his spontaneity, wit and crowd engaging nature.

The actor is elated to be a part of DPIFF, he says, "I am honored to be hosting the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards 2020. It doesnt just glorify the existance of the indian film industry but also celebrates its birth inception."

"In my opinion its not just an award function, its our attempt to repay our debt of gratitude to Dadasaheb Phalke Ji. it's because of him, all of us are flourishing in this great industry. I intend to do my level best to uphold the grace and demeanour of this prestigious evening." concludes Dubey.

Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival Awards has received a letter from our Honourable Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. It wishes the team good luck and congratulates all the winners. The award show will take place on a grand scale in Mumbai on the 20th of February, 2020. It will be streamed live on the Zee5 application too.

We wish the team, Good Luck and success.