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Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi honoured with Padma Bhushan award
Dharmendra and Shabana Azmi were conferred with the Padma Bhushan award by President Pratibha Patil. The award ceremony took place in New Delhi today. Shabana wrote on micro blogging site Twitter, “Just received the Padma Bhushan award from the president of India. I am honoured, humbled and thank all those who made this journey possible.” The function was attended by some of the illustrious people in the field of politics, education and entertainment. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sonia Gandhi also made their presence felt at the ceremony. We congratulate the veteran actors for this prestigious victory.
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PM Manmohan Singh’s lookalike in film on dowry!
Actor Gurmeet Singh Sethi says even Sonia Gandhi mistook him for the prime minister of India
As he walks slowly wearing a white kurta-pyjama and a light blue turban, anyone could mistake him for the most powerful man in India – Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh. But Delhi-based transporter Gurmeet Singh Sethi does not mind. So much so that he even accepted an offer from TV personality Suhaib Ilyasi of India’s Most Wanted fame to be a part of a film that highlights the misuse of the Dowry Act against men. The role he is playing is not hard to guess!
The film, 498A – A Wedding Gift, produced by Ilyasi, briefly features Sethi in his role as Indian prime minister. Click here to read more
Anti-corruption fight goes beyond Anna Hazare!
Creative inspiration for popular movements can come from Bollywood – here’s one cool example of it…
We have seen how films can be inspired by real life. But here’s an example of how real life can be influenced by Bollywood, creative spellings and all! Proof is this image which came to us as a popular e-mail forward. Amidst all the tools being used to aid Anna Hazare’s fight against corruption, here’s a creative one! Click here to read more