Pyarelal on 'Indian Idol Junior'

Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Legendary music composer Pyarelal made an appearance on singing reality show "Indian Idol Junior" and mesmerised everyone with his live orchestra performance.

It began with a medley of popular songs composed by Pyarelal. Singer Shreya Ghoshal, who co-judges the show with music composer duo Vishal and Shekhar, joined the four final contestants in singing "Satyam shivam sundaram", but it was the live orchestra that stole the show.

Pyarelal performed with 45 band members and took the musical quotient of the evening to the next level.

He later revealed that he is a die-hard fan of the show that provides a platform to children between the age group of five to 15 years.

The episode, which will go on air Saturday, will see finalists - Nirvesh Dave, Debanjana Karmarkar, Anmol Jaiswal and Anjana Padmanabhan - showing their talent.

The first season of "Indian Idol Junior" started June 1 on Sony with 11 contestants and the finale is on Sep 1.


Kapil calls Priyanka 'Lady AB'

If he entertains viewers with his perfect comic timing, Kapil Sharma also keeps his guests in good humour when they come on his show "Comedy Night With Kapil".

Recently, actress Priyanka Chopra appeared on his show, and Kapil floored her by tagging her as "lady Amitabh Bachchan" of the film industry.

Priyanka was thrilled with the compliment and even enacted a part from the original "Zanjeer", imitation Big B.

The actress came on the show "Comedy Nights With Kapil" to promote her forthcoming film "Zanjeer". Her co-star, southern superstar Ram Charan Teja also accompanied her.

She has so far appeared in three remakes of megastar Amitabh's films - "Don", "Agneepath" and "Zanjeer".

The weekend show comes on Colors channel.


I am Lord Krishna's biggest devotee: Devoleena

Small screen actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee is a follower of Lord Krishna and follows his teachings in real life too.

Seen as Gopi Bahu in "Saath Nibhaana Saathiya", she celebrates Janmashtami with gusto.

"I am Lord Krishna's biggest bhakt (devotee) and follow his teachings in real life as well. Just like Krishna loves makkhan (butter) and mishri (crystal sugar), I too enjoy it. Besides, I love singing to hymns while performing the puja and I love the Janamashtami celebrations around the city," she said in a statement.


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