Kriti begins ‘Arjun Patiala’ shoot (Movie Snippets)

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New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon has started shooting for her upcoming film “Arjun Patiala” in Chandigarh.

Kriti shared a photograph of herself along with actor Varun Sharma on Twitter on Tuesday morning.

“And the journey begins! ‘Arjun Patiala’, Chandigarh, Varun Sharma. See you Diljit Dosanjh,” she wrote.

Directed by Rohit Jugraj, the film will release on September 13. It is co-produced by T-Series’ Bhushan Kumar and Dinesh Vijan of Maddock Films.

In the film, Kriti plays a journalist, while Diljit will essay the role of a small-town boy.

“The film is a small-town comedy,” Diljit had earlier told IANS about the movie in which he essays a policeman yet again after “Jatt & Juliet 2”.

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Don’t cut trees in Aarey forest: Shabana

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Veteran actress and social worker Shabana Azmi has urged the authorities to avoid cutting trees in Aarey Forest in Mumbai to build a metro car shed.

Shabana on Tuesday tweeted to urge people to raise their voice against the deforestation of 3,500 trees.

“Aarey forest is the lung forest for Mumbai. 3500 trees in Aarey forest will be cut to build a metro car shed if we don’t raise our voice. Ask CM Devendra Fadnavis and Ashwini Bhide, MD of Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation to look for alternatives. MISSED CALL 08030630959,” Shabana tweeted.

The Maharashtra government is reportedly planning to provide a part of Aarey forest for a Metro car shed, while environmentalists and citizens’ groups are fighting against the move as it is home to several species of birds, insects and leopards, and was once part of the adjoining Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

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Vinod Mehra went away too early: Rishi

On actor Vinod Mehra’s 73rd birth anniversary, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor remembered his good friend.

Rishi on Tuesday took to Twitter, where he shared a photograph of Vinod.

“Another friend who went away too early. We were good friends but we never worked together ever. When he turned director, I was one of his heroes but he couldn’t complete that film ‘Guru Dev’. Happy birthday Vinod. RIP!” Rishi wrote.

Vinod acted in over 100 films from the 1970s. He died of a heart attack in 1990 at the age of 45.

–IANS

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