Legendary singer Asha Bhosle, who is making her acting debut with the movie "Mai", launched a special song titled "Dhakku makum" from the film at the Lalbaugcha Raja here, where the Ganesh festival kickstarted Wednesday.
"Dhakka makum" is a euphoric number, and features 79-year-old Bhosle dancing in the rain.
The Ganesh idol at Lalbaug, known as Lalbaugcha Raja, one of the tallest in Mumbai, enjoys the premier status among all idols during the 10-day Ganeshotsav, which started Wednesday.
By Ravinder Saini
Lured by the Haryana government into giving away village common land on the plea that Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's film school project would bring development to the area, residents of Badhsa village in Jhajjar district are rejoicing after the Punjab and Haryana high court nullified the allotment on the ground it was fraudulent.
Bollywood composer Bappi Lahiri will be judging the second season of a disc-jockey (DJ) hunt "MirchiMix" by a radio station, and says he is looking forward to bring the disco genre back with a bang.
The hunt is bieng organised by Radio Mirchi.
"It's a fantastic platform for budding DJs in India to showcase their talent. I can't wait to meet and perform with the raw young talent of our country," Lahiri, known for numbers like "I am a disco dancer", "Pag ghungroo" and "Ooh la la!", said in a statement.
Tamil filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon is all praise for actors Jiiva, Nani and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and says working with them has been a memorable experience.
Having completed "Neethaane En Ponvasantham", a bilingual romantic film with the trio - with Nani in the Telugu version, and Jiiva and Samantha in Tamil version of the same film - director Gautham feels every film is a revelation.
"Every film turns out to be a revelation. Jiiva and Samantha, this time it's you and it's been a pleasure. You both are so very good," Gautham tweeted Tuesday.
After treating Hindi-viewing audiences to "Barfi!", director Anurag Basu plans to cook up an English version of the movie for non-Hindi audiences. He says "Barfi!" is his most personal film ever, and is confident that a movie with only a few dialogues could strike a chord with the viewers all across.
"I've to confess we're toying with the idea of putting out an English version of the film," said Basu in an interview.