Kapil Sibal's poem recited for Star Parivaar Awards

Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) As part of a special act and tribute to women, Union Minister Kapil Sibal's poem "Aankh khuli aazad thi main" was recited at the Star Parivaar Awards.

The Star Parivaar Awards, which took place June 15, will be aired on the channel July 13 and the winner's name will be revealed there.

Actresses Disha Parmar, seen as Pankhuri in "Pyaar Ka Dard Hai", and Sneha Wagh, who plays Ratan in "Veera", will be seen performing in an act aligned with the poem.

The act portrays atrocities against women in the society and their fears and insecurities.

Referring to the Nirbhaya case in the capital, Disha said: "What happened in Delhi is something that has made a huge impact on the society we live in. I feel that as an aware citizen, we all should take a step to improve the situation."

"The act at the Star Parivaar Awards is something I chose to be part of. I am happy that I have started contributing from this huge platform of Star Parivaar and will continue to take it forward," she added.


Daisy Irani roped in for 'Jeannnie...'

Actress Daisy Irani, last seen in Bela Sehgal's "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi", will make a guest appearance in TV show "Jeannie Aur Juju".

The actress will essay the role of Vella's (Harsh Khurana) grandmother and will be called Velli daadi, who comes to Mumbai to check on her grandson.

"I had a really great time shooting with the entire cast of 'Jeannie Aur Juju'. Ali Asgar, Gia Manek, Neha Mehta and Harsh Khurana have brilliant comic timing. It was a wonderful experience working with the cast and crew of 'Jeannie Aur Juju'," the actress said in a statement.

The SAB TV show airs Monday to Friday.


Ayaz-Nikita's first romantic sequence for 'Do Dil Ek Jaan'

Actors Ayaz Ahmed and Nikita Sharma will be seen getting cosy in a rain sequence on the show "Do Dil Ek Jaan".

In the rain sequence, Antara, essayed by Nikita, is attacked by goons and she gets emotional when Raghu, played by Ayaz, saves her. She also hugs him.

Both the actors were very conscious and uncomfortable since they had never performed a romantic scene ever. After a lot of briefing and encouragement from the crew and the director, the rain sequence was shot.

The scene will go on air July 3 on Life OK.


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