Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Ace choreographer and filmmaker Farah Khan, who choreographed Jackie Chan for a song sequence in forthcoming Sino-Indian film “Kung Fu Yoga”, is not only impressed with the international star’s acting and dancing skills, but his nature too.
Farah, along with Geeta Kapoor, was working on the choreography for the film, which is being shot in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.
“Legends of the fall! Wrap party! Love my job! Thank you Jackie for being the soul you are,” Farah tweeted.
Farah also shared an image in which both of them are seen embracing each other and smiling for the camera. They seem to have had a fun schedule as Farah found Jackie Chan’s dance skills impressive enough to nickname him ‘Jackie Jackson’.
Directed by Stanley Tong, “Kung Fu Yoga” is part of the three-film agreement signed between the two countries during Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to India. The film also stars Bollywood actors Sonu Sood and Amyra Dastur.
Amrita Rao’s ‘awesome’ experience with Salma Agha
Actress Amrita Rao says she had an “awesome” experience shooting with Pakistani singer-actress Salma Agha for “Meri Awaaz Hi Pehchaan Hai”.
“Shooting with the singer actress Salma Agha-ji was awesome… She does have the old world Noor Jahan like charm,” Amrita tweeted.
Salma, best known for her roles in Pakistani films like “Nikaah”, “Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki” and “Pati Patni Aur Tawaif”, features in the show alongside Amrita Rao, Deepti Naval, Zarina Wahab and Pallavi Joshi amongst others.
Salma is known for singing songs like “Dil ke armaan aansuon mein”, “Ae mere mehboob” and “Jeena bhi kya hai jeena”.
Taapsee thankful to David Dhawan for commercial start
Looking back at the starting point of her career in Bollywood with “Chashme Baddoor” in 2013, actress Taapsee Pannu says she owes a lot to David Dhawan for seeing potential in her and giving her a chance.
The “Baby” actress reminisced about the movie as it clocked three years since its release on Tuesday.
Taapsee made a shift from southern cinema to Hindi filmdom with “Chashme Baddoor”, which also stars Ali Zafar, Siddharth and Divyendu Sharma.
“It was sheer good luck that such a successful director decided to work with younger people for the first time, and especially me who was a newcomer for Hindi industry,” she said in a statement.
The actress added: “I still can’t thank him enough for giving me a perfect start with a commercial entertainer which helped me get to masses. He didn’t even audition me and went with his instinct after he met me once. I owe my kick-start to him.”
Taapsee is now working on films like “Pink” with Amitabh Bachchan and “Ghazi” with Rana Daggubati.
Shekhar Ravjiani’s jamming session with father
Shekhar Ravjiani had an ‘epic’ moment when his father Hasmukh Ravjiani shared the stage with him for the first time to match musical notes. The singer-composer says he will cherish the moment for a lifetime.
Shekhar, who made his acting debut with “Neerja” this year, took to Twitter to share his experience and also posted a photograph of the moment.
“My mentor, my super star, my father played with me for the first time on stage last night. Epic,” Shekhar tweeted.
He added: “A moment in time that I will always cherish… A memory I will always return to.”