Big B checks on Salman's health

Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has started shooting for "Bhootnath 2", was happy to bump into actors Salman Khan and Tabu at a studio here. He checked on Salman's health and says the latter is recovering fast from his nerve problem.

Big B even shared a few photographs of his meeting with his fellow actors.

"Met the lovely Tabu and Salman shooting on next floor...always a joy to be with colleagues. Salman shooting on next floor...met up and enquire of his nerve ailment...he is improving," Big B posted on his Twitter page in the early hours of Thursday morning.

"He says he is recovering fast...good," added the 70-year-old, who turns a year older Friday.

Referring to Tabu, with whom he worked in the film "Cheeni Kum", he posted: "Such a warm-hearted loveable friend."


Excel Entertainment gears up for busy 2014

Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani's production house Excel Entertainment has doled out just one film "Fukrey" this year but if sources are to be believed around five to six projects are being put together by the banner for the next two years.

"The paper work for all of them is happening in full force right now. The team is putting together varied scripts, casting and finalising production details like locations and styling," said a source.

Confirming the news, a spokesperson for the banner said: "We have had only one release this year - 'Fukrey', which has performed exceptionally well. Next year we are planning to announce five to six projects that will release over two years."

"Fukrey", a small budget production, stars Ali Fazal, Richa Chadda, Pulkit Samrat and Varun Sharma.

The banner has earlier produced movies like "Dil Chahta Hai", "Rock On!!", "Lakshya", "Don" and "Talaash".


Bollywood ladies attend Anu Ranjan's b'day party

Raveena Tandon, Bhagyashree, Padmini Kolhapure and Alka Yagnik - some of Bollywood's women's brigade members came together to celebrate Indian Television Academy (ITA) co-founder Anu Ranjan's birthday here.

Witty Anand of Club Milennium hosted the birthday party Wednesday night with a naughty cake in the form of a man with a bare torso and with a ribbon around his waist. This was a highlight, and it left the guests and Anu amused, said a source.

The dress code for the ladies was golden and red and considering the Navratri festivities, there was a special fare for guests who were fasting, said a source.

Other celebrity attendees included Anju Mahendru, Bindiya Dutta, Kiran Sippy, Krishika Lulla, Kunika Sadanand and Pria Kataria Puri.


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