Aditi Sharma shoots in river Ganga for two hours (TV Snippets)

Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Aditi Sharma, who is currently playing the title role in TV show “Gangaa”, had to stand in the holy river Ganga in Varanasi for two hours for a shoot.

Aditi had to bear the chill and stand in water for a long time. However, she tried to give her best shot.

“It looks like I am being prepared for the days to come as ‘Gangaa’. But everything is an experience in itself, so I didn’t mind it. Anyway having worked in films, I am used to these kind of difficult experiences,” Aditi said in a statement.

“Gangaa”, which is aired on &TV, also features Vishal Vashishtha, Abhishek Tiwari, Ahsaas Channa and Panchi Bora, among others.

Aditi has earlier starred in films like “Mausam”, “Ladies vs Ricky Bahl” and “Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami”,

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Unwell Ashmit Patel gets ‘TLC’ from Maheck

He’s down with a bout of typhoid, but that didn’t deter actor Ashmit Patel from continuing his test of love on “Power Couple” with his partner Maheck Chehal. He says his ladylove is taking great care of him.

Ashmit had high fever and the doctors advised him complete rest. Still, he decided to participate in the tasks for the reality show, where celebrity couples test their compatibility.

“I was down with extremely high fever as was shown in the past week’s episodes, and the doctors had to be called in. Even Arbaaz (co-host Arbaaz Khan) came to check on me. It took a few days to diagnose exactly, and it was later detected that I had typhoid,” Ashmit said in a statement.

“The makers gave me an option to return to Mumbai, see my family doctors and then come back on the show once I was completely recovered. But I decided to stay and continue with the tasks. I lost 3-4 kg of muscle weight, but I had Maheck by my side and she really took great care of me and gave me strength to continue,” he added.

The show is being shot in the picturesque environs of Goa.

Ashmit said it is their “commitment to each other” that they are still part of the show “even though the tasks were very strenuous to perform”.

“I am back on my feet now and well on the road to recovery to take on the New Year with renewed strength and vigour,” he said.

Apart from Ashmit and Maheck, the Sony Entertainment Television show also features celebritites like Naved Jaffrey-Sayeeda, Apoorva Agnihotri-Shilpa Saklani, Aamir Ali-Sanjeeda Sheikh, Delnaaz Irani-Percy Karkaria, Salil Ankola-Ria Banerjee, Shawar Ali-Marsela, and Rahul Dev-Mugdha Godse.

Co-hosted by actor-producer Arbaaz and his actress wife Malaika Arora Khan, “Power Couple” showcases the couples undergoing different tasks, which test them mentally and physically.

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Karishma, Upen shake a leg on ‘Pardes’ song

Actors and real life couple Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel, who play love gurus on TV show “MTV Love School”, will next be seen doing an impromptu dance move on the song “Meri mehbooba” from Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s 1997 film “Pardes”.

This will happen in the upcoming episode of the show during the first love assignment called “Engage feel the Rush” where the boys have to carry girls in their arms and perform a task in a swimming pool.

“When one of the contestants broke into a song while carrying his girlfriend, Karishma and Upen couldn’t stop themselves from doing a little dance step,” said a source from the set.

Aired on MTV, the show focuses on relationships of real life-couples.

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Explore India’s urban legends with ‘Sune Unsune Rahasya’

Popular action-thriller show “Supercops V/s Supervillains” will next feature a new sub-series titled “Sune Unsune Rahasya”, which will show a set of stories of widespread urban legends of our country.

In the new sub-series, actor Rahil Azam will be seen playing the role of the writer Vichitra Vidyut, who is also an investigator of supernatural activities.

“‘Sune Unsune Rahasya’ will be the refreshed series of ‘Supercops V/s Supervillains’. This weekend property will talk about Indian urban legends and various other fantasy cum supernatural activities which are hard to believe but may exist,” a Life OK spokesperson said in a statement.

With the use of lavish sets and visual effects, makers are trying to give the upcoming series a new look.

Apart from Rahil, the series, which will start on Saturday, will also feature Shakti Anand and Gurpreet Kaur.

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