Abhishek Bachchan bags best anchor award (Movie Snippets)

New Delhi, July 8 (Calcutta Tube) Abhishek Bachchan’s ‘Raavan’ may have failed to rock the box office, but the actor has managed to make his mark on the small screen by winning best anchor award for hosting a game show for Colors.

The actor bagged the the best anchor (Male) for his debut on television as host of ‘National Bingo Night’ at the New Talent Awards event, which is a tellychakkar.com initiative.

Abhishek was given the award by Ashwini Yardi, programming head of Colors at the event in Mumbai.

It will be aired Saturday on the channel.


Lara dresses in lettuce leaves dress

After donning stylish clothes, beauty queen-turned-actress Lara Dutta wore a leaf dress for an ad campaign for animal right organisation People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

In the ad, Lara will be seen in a Gavin Miguel designed full-length gown made of lettuce leaves and other vegetables. It was shot by ace fashion photographer Jatin Kampani.

‘Even seemingly small choices can have a big impact on our health, our community and the world around us. Going vegetarian is one of the easiest ways to improve our health, help countless animals and protect the Earth,’ Lara said in a statement.

People who follow a plant-based diet have lower rates of heart disease, strokes, cancer, diabetes and obesity than meat-eaters.

Some of the other vegetarian celebrities include Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Mahima Chaudhary, R. Madhavan, Rajneesh Duggal and Aditi Govitrikar.


Sudhir Mishra seeks movie title from audiences

Director Sudhir Mishra is confused about the title of his upcoming movie and is seeking the help of audiences to pick an apt name for his romantic thriller.

Mishra has completed filming the Irfan Khan-Chitrangadha Singh starrer and is contemplating between the working title ‘Dil Dar-Ba-Dar’ and ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’.

‘The working title of the film was ‘Dil Dar-Ba-Dar’. Over the weeks of editing my team was equally divided between that and ‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’, hence the dilemma,’ Mishra said in a statement.

‘Incidentally, both these titles also represent equally strong songs in the film, so I decided to release a clip from the film online to give an idea of the film’s content and style and ask my friends for their advice on the apt title,’ he added.

A romantic thriller with comic edge, it is a love story with parallel tracks between Irfan, Chitrangadha, Arunoday Singh and Aditi Rao’s characters.

The movie is slated to release in October.

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