Anjum Farooqi, who plays the role of Gehna on Colors' "Balika Vadhu", said she feels great to be associated with such a show, as it celebrated its 1,000th episode Monday.
"I feel great to be associated with 'Balika Vadhu'. It is such a privilege to be associated with a cult show like this. I could never imagine that I would be part of such a show," she said.
The entire cast of "Balika Vadhu" with the exception of Surekha Sikri, who plays the role of Dadisa in the show, was present at the event where Laxmi Sargara, a victim of child marriage, was also felicitated.
Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor says that he agreed to host the 13th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards in Singapore June 7-9 after a lot of people persuaded him.
"It took a lot of people to convince me that I could do this. I love performing in front of a live audience. IIFA and I go a long way back, but we were never able to come together. So I am very excited that now I am being able to do something," Shahid, who hosted this year's Filmfare with Ranbir Kapoor and Shah Rukh Khan, told reporters here Monday.
Director Mrinal Sen, rated as one of the pioneers of the alternative cinema movement in the country, turned 90 Monday. He spent the day attending a series of events organised in his honour.
Winner of Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Indian cinema's highest film honour, and scores of international honours for his films known for their experimentation and depiction of middle-class life and various shades of Kolkata, Sen's over-half-a-century celluloid journey produced a clutch of masterpieces whose appeal lie undiminished even today.
Katrina Kaif is currently working with Bollywood's three leading Khans - Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman - in three different projects. So posessive is the actress about them that given the chance, she won't let anyone else work with them.
But she was reticent on who her favourite Khan was.
"This doesn't make sense to me. It is unfair," Katrina told reporters here when asked to pick her favourite Khan.
Actress Aishwarya Rai is a regular on the Cannes red carpet. But her visit to the 65th edition of the prestigious film festival is for a cause -- the former beauty queen will help raise funds for fight against AIDS at an auction there.
The actress will be in Cannes May 24-25 and attend L'Oreal Paris - amfAR (The American Foundation for AIDS Research) dinner that will help raise funds for the fight against AIDS.