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Miss India World Wide Shree Saini Gets A Rousing Reception In South Africa

Punjab born Miss India Worldwide was given a rousing reception in South Africa where she was invited as chief guest for the Miss India Gauteng Pageant 2019. Shree was treated like a queen and had countless banners placed in SA to welcome her. In the pageant winner was Avathara Avi Buldeo, first Princess Aneshree Buldeo and second Princess Aaliyah Chaboo. Avathara has a passion for Belly dancing as well as Bollywood dancing. Her belly dance journey began at the tender age of 8; with more than 10 years of experience, she was crowned Miss Belly Dance South Africa. She lives by the quote: “Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue”- Plato.    Sharing her week-long journey experience, Shree said the incomparable people of South Africa welcomed her with countless posters all over. Dharmatma Saran, Neelam Saran, the founder and chairman of Miss India Worldwide and Farook Khan, the director of Miss India South Africa and Preetha Nanhoo having 20 years’ experience as directors of the Pageant were there. Shree spent time with patients, aged from 2 days to 94 years at the Lenmed Private Hospitals. She shared her life journey and humble work in the Heart Health, Mental Health and Anti Human Trafficking fields with doctors and staff at lunch. She was impressed with their service; some hospital members have served for over 15 years without any pay. Miss India South Africa, Kiara Rampaul, little sister Rhea and parents flews from Durban to Johannesburg, South Africa besides her Stanford University classmate Chris van der Meulen joined at the Welcome Reception. Farook Khan, director of Miss India SA, honoured Shree with the title of “Warrior Queen”. Farook Khan has given everything he has back to the community. He has funded many girls’ colleges and positively influenced the lives of thousands. Many people absolutely worship...

Bollywood Not Going Anywhere, Viewers Going Online: Producer Chanda Patel

Producer Chanda Patel is gearing up for Bollywood debut through I’m Not Porn Star: Nazar Sambhal Ke. Allaying fears about the Indian film industry’s future, filmmaker Chanda Patel avers Bollywood is here to stay and the change is the transition of viewers who are now consuming content online. “Audiences don’t die. They shift. People are consuming content on the net. Bollywood is not going anywhere, but personally I believe piracy should go. With digital coming in, there is a certain amount of realignment that is happening,” said Chanda Patel.     She was asked to comment on the future of Bollywood in the age of digital media. Quizzed on her career and her experiences as a woman in the industry, Chanda said: “We should never believe it’s a man’s world. The moment you think about that, you put yourself back.” Pigeon Media (Abhishek...

Casting Director Dhananjay Pandey’s Birthday Celebrated With Great Fanfare In Mumbai with his Bollywood Friends

कास्टिंग डायरेक्टर धनंजय पांडेय का जन्मदिन मुंबई मै उनके बॉलीवुड के खाश दोस्तो के साथ बड़ी धूमधाम से मनाया गया। धनंजय पांडेय एवं एक्ट्रेस प्रेरणा शर्मा के जन्मदिन पार्टी में फिल्म जगत के कई जाने माने दोस्तो ने  शुभकमनाएं देते हुए पार्टी को रोशन किया.     जिनमे (बॉलीवुड मीडिया फोटोग्राफर) रमाकांत मुंडे, कास्टिंग डायरेक्टर प्रशांत जोशी, हैरी वर्मा, सुभाष पवार, अमरीश शर्मा, लक्की राजपूत, रूपेश सोनार, पम्मी मोटन, इकलाख जी जन्मदिन की शुभकामनाएं देने पहुंचे…..छायाकार : रमाकांत मुंडे...

Gita Championship League Goes Worldwide Cutting Across Religious And National Boundaries

Mumbai – 23rd March 2019 – In one of the most spectacular exhibitions of socio-cultural harmony, the annual Gita Championship League Award ceremony was organised by ISKCON, Girgaon Chowpatty at Patidar Samaj Hall, last evening. Taking inspiration from the contest here in India, it also started in many other countries abroad like Malaysia, Mauritius, Middle East etc., where 2000 to 3000 students participate in such contest. Gita Champions League contest (GCL) 2019 witnessed 6050 students participating from 78 schools from various parts of Mumbai. It was also kicked off in various parts of India including Goa, Belgaum, Nasik Gujarat and Indore. On the occasion, Radhanath Swami Maharaj, ISKCON Spiritual Guru said, “Gita is not just a book, but it is a 5000-year old deep transcendental knowledge, which is relevant even today. Having withstood centuries and been a life-coach to many great personalities including Mahatma Gandhi, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Mahatma Phule Bhagwat Gita’s essence is probably the most relevant in today’s context where children have no patience, are living in a world of instant results, developing serious problems like depression and increased incidents of suicides etc. Early age learnings from Bhagwatam can make a profound impact on children as they grow and help them deal with complex problems of life.” As of today, more than 1,35,000 registrations from over 1400 schools of various cities in India have happened. GCL was participated by children across schools, age-groups, communities and religions from all over Mumbai (South Mumbai, Mira Road, Bhayander, Dahisar, Malad, Borivali, Powai, Chembur, Bhandup, Mulund, Dombivli, Kalyan, Amabernath, Badlapur and Wangani etc. H.G. Shyamanand Prabhu, President ISKCON Girgaon Chowpatty along with Baldev Prabhu and Mukundmala Prabhu gave away the prizes to the student winners. In his speech addressing the gathering of students, their parents & faculties, Shyamanand Prabhu highlighted the necessity of educating our inner self with spiritual wisdom. School students...

Short Film Raat Baaki Baat Baaki Special Screen Held In Mumbai With Chief Guests Jacki Shroff & Rajkumar Santoshi

शॉर्ट फिल्म ” रात बाकी बात बाक़ी ” की स्पेशल स्क्रीनिंग पर आये जॅकी श्रॉफ और राजकुमार संतोषी  इन दिनों बॉलीवुड स्टार्स का शॉर्ट फ़िल्मो में अभिनय को लेकर विशेष रूचि देखने को मिल रही है। इस वर्ष शार्ट फिल्म कैटेगरी में फिल्म फ़ेयर अवार्ड्स के लिए नॉमिनेट फ़िल्म “रात बाकी बात बाक़ी” की स्पेशल स्क्रीनिंग मुंबई में आयोजित की गयी इस अवसर पर मुख्य अतिथि निर्देशक राजकुमार संतोषी , अभिनेता जैकी श्रॉफ़ और निर्देशक दिव्यांश पंडित अपनी पूरी टीम के साथ उपस्थित रहे.  अपनी दसवीं शार्ट फिल्म में अभिनेता जैकी श्रॉफ़ के अभिनय और युवा निर्देशक दिव्यांश पंडित के निर्देशन को दर्शकों का बहुत उम्दा प्रतिसाद मिला। “रात बाकी बात बाक़ी”  में जैकी श्रॉफ़ के साथ शुभांगी लाटकर , अक्षय नलावड़े , भावशील सिंह साहनी , सेमल भट्ट और रोहित लाम्बा प्रमुख क़िरदारों नज़र आयेंगे।  वाइल्ड़ बफ़ेलो बैनर्स के तले निर्मित फिल्म  का निर्माण आरुषि पंडित और चेष्टा  पंडित ने किया है।  फ़िल्म की कहानी आयुष गौर और दिव्यांश पंडित ने लिखी है फिल्म का बैकग्राऊंड सँगीत सेमल और निखिल ने तैयार किया है।  फिल्म के गीत सेमल भट्ट ने लिखा है और इसे गौरव भान ने गाया है। सरफराज अली हसन खान फिल्म के सिनेमाटोग्राफर और शुभांकर जाधव एडिटर है।     “रात बाकी बात बाक़ी” एक लाइट कॉमेडी इमोशनल ड्रामा फिल्म है फ़िल्म में एक अधेड़ उम्र  के प्रकाश मल्होत्रा   (जैकी श्रॉफ़ ) अपने चार युवा दोस्तों को जिंदगी के कुछ अनुभवों के बारे में बताते है चार युवा  एक ही समाज में अलग अलग समस्याओं का सामना कर रहे है।  एक शहीद के पिता के रूप में जैकी श्रॉफ़ अपने क़िरदार को बहुत ही संजीदगी के साथ परदे पर निभाते है उनके क़िरदार के कई और रंग है उस रात सब अपनी कहानी , सीक्रेट्स को साझा करते है। प्रकाश मल्होत्रा (जैकी श्रॉफ़)  की कहानी में बड़ा सीक्रेट है और साथ ही कुछ ऐसा जो चारों दोस्तों की सोच को हमेशा...

AAKANKSHA SAKHARKAR WANTS TO HOLD THE FLAG HIGH IN BOLLYWODD TOO AFTER MARATHI FILMS

Today the digital revolution has created a unique space in the film industry where there is no distinction between the language, Small screen or for that matter the big screen at all. Actors from other languages and platforms are now entering Bollywood, including several actors from the South as well as the Marathi films. AAkanksha who has acted in Marathi  films , TV serials and ad films is now desirous of making her transition from Marathi to Hindi film Industry too in a big way. Hailing from Nagpur, AAkanksha is settled in Mumbai for the last three years and used to take part in plays in school and college, besides working on the stage as well as ad films for four years. She has also acted in the Marathi film Bhala Manoos as well as played the lead opposite Chinmay Udgeerkar in the Marathi film Anjana. While in Nagpur, Aakanksha has acted  in over 100 plays and participated in street plays enacted for Women against crime. AAkanksha has also walked as a ramp model for ramps and modeled for water purifier as well as matrimonial ad, besides several promotional videos. A Miss Nagpur Queen, Akanksha has also won  the Beauty Skin Crown at the Vardhman Fantasy event. Aakanksha has also emerged as one among the top 20 in Maharashtra Times Shrawan Queen contest in 2017. AAkanksha who has acted in Asa Sasar Surekh Bai aired on Colors is now acting in the TV serial Bheti Lage Jiva on air on Sony Marathi in the parallel lead of Swara and is happy with the response she received in the social media for her performance in the serial. “The day  I appear in an episode ion the serial, I get a lot of phone calls of appreciation but one the days when my episode is not telecast, my fans call me...

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