While everyone on home turf seems to be discussing Vidya Balan’s sartorial choices on the Cannes red carpet, the actress and her designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee remain unfazed with criticism. They maintain that the National Award winner aims to represent the country’s cultural heritage and not mainstream glamour, as India celebrates 100 years of Hindi cinema.
While Jacqueline has been blessed with one of the best bodies in B-Town, the actress has recently taken up to yoga and embraced it as a lifestyle ,practicing yoga for an hour about 5 days a week.
Reveals a source, “Jackie’s workout regime starts with a light warm-up and about 20 rounds of suryanamaskar. She also includes other asanas like vrikshasana, utkatasana, poorna halasana, kapalbhati kriya and anulom vilom in her regime”.
Says Jacqueline, "I am not using it for weight loss, but toning, muscle building and strength.”
For Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor, appreciation by his fans is like a barometer of his success.
The actor, who is gearing up for the release of his next "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani", explained that when "we are travelling or we go for some promotional events, we meet some people who really want to meet us, take a picture with us, take an autograph... I love doing it".
Ranbir Kapoor has cleared the air about his forthcoming release "Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani" (YJHD), being preceived as "unethical", and said films are made to entertain people, not to spoil the society.
"I don't see anything unethical about the movie. It is purely entertainment. We do not make any film to spoil the society," Kapoor told media persons at a promotional event for YJHD here.
Directed by Ayan Mukerji, the movie is produced by Dharma Productions.
If international dancer-actress Lauren Gottlieb hopes to be seen in an action film soon a la Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, she also wants to team up with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan.
"I am looking to stretch myself. To come across the world and take projects in different languages is a big challenge. I want to make sure that I am growing. I have been in India for five months and it has taught me so much. Project-wise, I want to take something which stretches me. I would love to be the Angelina Jolie of India," Lauren told IANS.