Anupam Kher turns 6 on Twitter (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) As Anupam Kher turned six in the world of Twitter on Thursday, the veteran actor said he is glad that he stumbled upon the virtual platform which acts as a bridge to connect with his fans around the world.

“Today is my 6th Twitter Birthday. Thank you @twitter for giving me a platform to come closer to people I would’ve never known. Jai Ho,” Anupam tweeted on Thursday.

The “Baby” actor also thanked Pritish Nandy for introducing him to the micro-blogging site.

“Thank you @PritishNandy for introducing me to @twitter. I have 52,44,102 (and counting) co-travellers with me on this journey of life,” he added.

Anupam makes it a point to update his followers about his personal and professional life through the social platform.

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Never had John Abraham in mind for ‘Jazbaa’: Director

Filmmaker Sanjay Gupta has quashed rumours that Irrfan Khan replaced John Abraham in his forthcoming film “Jazbaa”, saying that John was never cast for the role.

“We never cast John Abraham for ‘Jazbaa’. Those were rumours,” Gupta said while interacting with twitterati during a live chat session for a media house.

According to reports, John was supposed to play the male lead in the film, but things took a different turn when Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was finalised for the female lead. Gupta asserted that these were “rumours”.

“Jazbaa”, a remake of a Korean film, also features Shabana Azmi and is scheduled to release on October 9.

Gupta also noted that he wants to bring a “violent love story” alive on the silver screen.

“If I find an exciting script, would love to do a violent love story. Best family drama to me is Mahabharat,” he said.

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Shahid’s tuned into ‘Shaam Shaandaar’

Actor Shahid Kapoor is hooked on to a new song, which he has kept on loop! The title track of his forthcoming film “Shaandaar” has become his new favourite number.

The energetic song, in which Shahid is seen prancing around with his lead actress Alia Bhatt, is a new addition to his playlist, which also has “Mauja hi mauja” from his film “Jab We Met”.

The actor just can’t stop listening to the track and regularly keeps humming the song, which is composed by Amit Trivedi.

Confirming the news, the actor’s spokesperson said: “‘Shaam Shaandaar’ has become Shahid’s favourite. In fact, while travelling, the track which is played on loop in the car has become a norm for the actor.”

“Shaandaar” is a romantic comedy against the backdrop of a destination wedding. It is all set to release on October 22.

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