Hrithik to unveil statue
Actor Hrithik Roshan is getting all geared up to unveil his wax statue at Madame Tussaud’s Museum in London. Hrithik will be the 5th Bollywood star at the museum, standing alongside Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
The statue will be unveiled on the 20th of January, and fans will be eager to see what pose his waxwork will adopt, as well as what the statue will be wearing.
Bips and Abhay hit Hollywood
Actress Bipasha Basu (Aakrosh, Dhoom 2) and Abhay Deol (Aisha, Dev.D) have been confirmed as being part of the cast of Hollywood flick "Singularity". The film is a romantic adventure film with Josh Hartnett (Pearl Harbour) in the lead.
The film follows 4 characters – a British officer in India during the late 18th century (Hartnett), a female Marathi Warrior (Bipasha), a marine arachaeologist (also played by Hartnett) and his wife.
The film is slated for an autumn 2011 release, and is directed by Roland Joffé, who made award-winning films "The Killing Fields" and "The Mission".
Shahid and Priyanka in Kunal Kohli’s next
Kunal Kohli – who brought us the likes of "Hum Tum" and "Mujhse Dosti Karoge" – has confirmed that Priyanka Chopra will star opposite Shahid Kapoor in his next flick. Apart from the fact that music will be composed by Pritam, no other details have yet been announced.
Abhishek in Italy
Abhishek Bachchan is the first Hindi actor to have tailor-made shoes made for him by Italian brand Ferregamos. This is as part of their "Shoes for a Star" project, which Priyanka Chopra was a part of in 2009. Abhishek also got a front-row seat at the Salvatore Ferregamo Autumn Winter 2011 Men’s Collection show at Milan Fashion Week.
The actor Tweeted: "Had a wonderful evening. Went to the Ferragamo show and then dinner with the ferragamo family. The highlight? Being greeted by a Ganesh JI murti at the entrance of their house, felt so good and proud!" He continued: "It always feels nice when people show admiration and love towards another culture and country, especially when that country is yours!"
Words: Kavya Rajagopalan © Thamarai.com 2011