Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who will be seen as Super Judge in the upcoming fifth season of comedy show “The Great Indian Laughter Challenge”, says late legendary actor Charlie Chaplin was the greatest entertainer of all times and he carries his photograph in his wallet.
“Charlie Chaplin is still undoubtedly the greatest entertainer of all times. Till today, I have his photograph in my wallet. I personally believe in his saying, ‘Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot’,” Akshay said while shooting for the first episode of the show.
Besides Akshay, the show will also feature Mallika Dua, Zakir Khan and Hussain Dalal as mentors.
“The Great Indian Laughter Challenge” will soon be aired on Star Plus.
Bhumika’s tribute to her father
Actress Bhumika Gurung has paid a tribute to her father by getting inked for the first time. She says her father is her first love.
Bhumika, who plays the role of Nimki in TV show “Nimki Mukhiya”, adores actress Priyanka Chopra’s “Daddy’s little girl” tattoo and therefore got herself inked for the first time.
On her wrist, Bhumika has got “Dad” written with a red coloured heart around it.
“My dad is my first love. I may find my prince someday, but my dad will always be my King. He gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person. He believed in me,” Bhumika said in a statement.
“This tattoo is just a way for me to let him know and to feel for myself that he’s always with me. Wherever I go whatever I do. His blessings are always with me,” she added.
“Nimki Mukhiya” is aired on Star Bharat.
Priya Marathe, Savita Prabhune’s Marathi bond
Actors Priya Marathe and Savita Prabhune often talk to each other in Marathi while shooting for TV show “Ayushaman Bhava”.
“Savita ji and I bond really well on the set. We both are Maharashtrians, so we love our traditional food and a lot of times we speak in Marathi thinking it’s our code language and nobody will understand what we are saying. I think I am closest to her on the set,” Priya said in a statement.
Meanwhile, Savita said: “Priya and I have worked together earlier and hence we share a great rapport. We both bond in Marathi language on the set. She is a hardworking girl. There is a special connection with her and she is like a daughter to me.”
Reena Aggarwal learning French for ‘Kya Haal Mr. Paanchal’
Actress Reena Aggarwal, who is seen essaying the role of Prema in newly launched show “Kya Haal Mr. Paanchal” is learning French for her role and she says she was excited to learn the language.
“When makers informed me about learning French, I was quite excited. A tutor comes to the sets every day to guide me. The training is helping me immensely with my dialogues delivery. I am enjoying the experience and I feel lucky to be a part of the show,” Reena said in a statement.
Reena is learning French from a tutor as most of her dialogues in the Star Bharat’s show are in French. Every day, a French tutor comes to the sets to teach her and help her with the lines and guide her.
“Kya Haal Mr. Paanchal” is a laugh riot where a Saas is in search of a perfect bahu with five different qualities for her son. The show highlights the fact that greed for perfect qualities and faultlessness is bad and one should not have unrealistic expectations from their daughters-in-law.