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Let’s find out what TV actors talk about International women’s day

March 8 that is observed as International Women’s Day is a global day that celebrates the achievements of women. The day even marks a call to action for celebrating gender equality. While some people do believe that there should not be such days where we celebrate just one day and not care for the emotions of the women for the rest of the year, where as others believe the celebrations are indeed very important to remind women of their power and importance.

Let’s find out to what the TV fraternity thinks of this special day and what the TV actors have to talk about their view points regarding women’s power and position in today’s time and society!

1. Arjun Bijlani (Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, Star Plus)

Starting from Arjun Bijlani, he feels “The women of today are very sharp. They are equal to men in all respects.” He further adds, Women are powerful and now in the present scenario the perception and realities both have changed a lot, with the passage of time.  Society is far more progressive than before.   While mentioning about Women security, he says that it is still an issue that needs to be addressed soon.

2. Mohammad Nazim (Saath Nibhana Saathiya,Star Plus)

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Popular for his role of Ahem in television serial Saath Nibhana Saathiya, Nazim says that women are the lifeline of society. They are needed everywhere. They play wide variety of roles so effortlessly be it be of a mother, wife, daughter or girlfriend.

3. Ssharad Malhotraa (Kasam Tere Pyaar Ki, Colors)

Ssharad Malhotraa who appears as Rishi in the popular serial on Colors channel said, “Women have progressed a lot. Life without women is not possible be it be mother, wife or daughter.  Women are far more powerful and expressive than before in all fields, he further added.

4.Vivian Dsena (Shakti — Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki, Colors)

Vivian Dsena who is playing the male lead in the show Shakti on Colors TV on in lieu for International Women’s Day said, there should be nothing but respect, adoration and admiration for women. In a few years hopefully women will be on the pedestal they actually deserve!

5. Amal Sehrawat (Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai,Star Plus)

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T.V Actor Amal Sehrawat of popular soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai said ,”I am happy to see most of working females as ALPHA females , they use their own mind in taking decisions and are no more controlled by hypocritic values of society , they are independent and strong enough to decide their life and lifestyles as per their priorities.” Only unfortunate part is, some women are misusing the laws made for their safety to take their personal revenge by filing false case against their spouse and family. Overall all women have become very progressive and kudos to them for all this!

6. Shashank Vyas (Balika Vadhu , Colors)

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Shashank Vyas is well known for his role of Jagdish in one of the longest airing TV serial Balika Vadhu. He said, I believe that woman is a mother and without mother nothing can grow or exist, just same  like our Mother earth. Similarly without women life cannot exist hence, a woman holds the power to future and to take human race ahead. In today’s day and age also women’s are very independent, strong and inspiring. To name a few he tells a list of his favorite inspirational women. Bachandri Pal, Smriti Irani and very courageous ladies Kiran Bedi, Neerja Bhanot and the list goes on. He further adds, Indeed women’s are truly inspirational, strong and independent.

7. Mrunal Jain (Nagarjuna- Ek Yoddha, Colors )

Best known for his role of Akash in Colors popular show Uttaran and currently seen in the Life OK ‘s serial Nagarjuna- Ek Yoddha Mrunal Jain said, “As its 21st  century and we call it an era of women. As per today’s scenario women has become so dominant in the society which is a great thing and something to be proud of as there is no difference between a male and a female but on the contrary the misuse of law can also be seen by some women which is a very shameful act”.

8. Rishina Kandhari (Akbar Rakt Se Takt Tak,Zee TV)

Actress Rishina Kandhari is someone who has done many shades on television, while before her current show she worked in Diya Aur Baati Hum. She said, Women are powerful lot. They are so good at multi-tasking and can manage home and career with absolute ease. Further adding she said, in all sectors women are raising. Also, she confidently said that, Women are complete in themselves and the planet earth can’t exist without women. Women empowerment does exist but surely scope of improvement is there.

9. Ridheema Tiwari (Sasural Genda Phool, Star Plus)

Known for the role of Disha in Sasural Genda Phool Ridheema Tiwari said, Women of today are progressive. Single or married is immaterial. They are powerful and they know it but at the same time they can handle everything sensitively. Making her point that, Women are doing well in all fields be it politics, acting, corporate or business she further added that every woman should value her individuality.

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Yesha Rughani from Hero Gayab Mode On

Yesha Rughani from Hero Gayab Mode On

Working during a pandemic is no easy feat, but actor Yesha Rughani, who was last seen in Muskaan, says that all precautions are being taken on the sets of her brand her show Hero Gayab Mode On. Talking about it, she says, “I think new normal has become a lifestyle now. Whether I am going for work or something else, I have to follow precautions. Obviously, you are scared. But on the set, we take many precautions, medical people are there, they check us every day. The makeup and hair stylists are wearing their kits. So, I think overall it’s a secure working environment. I hope everybody stays well and fit.”

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The actor is back on the sets after almost a year and is loving it. “We wrapped up Muskaan’s shoot in December last year and this show is launching December. We have started shooting from November so I think almost a year. It just feels too good to be back and I think I have been missing being onscreen. I missed shooting and I am loving the feeling of getting on the makeup chair, the entire routine, listening to action, cut, roll each and every minute detail of shoot life. It’s fabulous to be back,” she says.

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In fact, she’s got a lot of appreciation for her look too. “I rejuvenated myself during this break. I got into this healing thing where I was on a strict detox and my skin healed, my hair, my body healed. I was in my comfort zone and used to wake up on time and follow a proper routine, even though there was a lockdown. I had ample time in the lockdown to take care of myself. I am fresh as a flower now and all set to rock again. For the new look, I am getting really good reviews because people are seeing me like this onscreen for the very first time. My first two roles were very different. So, seeing me in a totally different avatar with short hair is exciting. I have really lost weight, there is a different kind of look and feel to the role. I am getting a very good reaction and I am loving it,” she says.

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Meanwhile, Yesha started a balloon business too during the lockdown and plans on balancing both her acting and business venture. “Lockdown has, of course, changed our lives in many ways from being able to value things to be grateful to life, self-healing and taking care of yourself, self-discipline. I ventured into a new business. I love to be very busy so I think it wouldn’t be a problem to manage both the things. I have my sister also who is taking care of this business, apart from me. I think it works for us. I also carry my laptop and everything to shoot so that if I get some time, I make some designs and send them across. I think it’s going to be fun to manage both,” she says.

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Anupamaa welcomes Kinjal in the Shah home, gives lessons on a happy married life

Anupamaa welcomes Kinjal

Anupamaa in Rajan Shahi’s show of the same name had the dream of welcoming her daughter-in-law with a lot of love and warmth. And though her elder son, Paritosh, married Kinjal without the permission of their families, Anupamaa made sure she welcomes the newly-wedded couple by following all the rituals and a lot of love. 

Firstly, when Rakhi was going to slap Kinjal for taking this step, Anupamaa stopped her saying that she cannot hurt her daughter-in-law and welcomed them home by doing aarti. Both Baa and Vanraj were quite upset with the kids, and said that they have given an opportunity to Rakhi Dave to seek revenge from them. When Paritosh said that if they have so much problem with them, then they will go somewhere else, Anupamaa stopped them and said that it’s their home and they will stay here.

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Anupamaa is over the moon that she has become a mother-in-law now and tells Paritosh and Kinjal that they need to seek blessings from everyone including Kinjal’s mom and father. She also told them that the secret to a happy married life is letting go of unnecessary arguments. She also welcomed Kinjal in the kitchen and taught her the daily rituals that she follows. She also asked her to serve everyone halwa as part of a ritual of her first day in the kitchen. But Baa who is upset with how Rakhi created a scene outside their house said that nothing can help her overcome the bitterness given by her mother.

In the upcoming episode, the audience will see that Anupamaa asks Kinjal to apologise to Baa and also takes her to meet her mother Rakhi. But will Rakhi accept Kinjal’s apology? What will be her next move as she has promised to destroy the Shah family.

Produced by Rajan Shahi and his mother Deepa Shahi, “Anupamaa” features Rupali Ganguly, Sudhanshu Pandey, Madalsa Sharma, Alpana Buch, Arvind Vaidya, Shekhar Shukla, Paras Kalnawat, Muskan Bamne, Tassnim Sheikh, Aashish Mehrotra, Nidhi Shah, and Anagha Bhosale. It airs on Star Plus.

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” I want to do it just like Deepika”, model Sasha Merchant

Sasha Merchant

Over the years, Deepika Padukone has given Bollywood some of the most memorable performances and serves as an inspiration to many young girls be it for her fashion or her spectacular work. Aseem Merchant’s daughter Sasha Merchant too looks up to the superstar for making it big in the industry.

Speaking about how Sasha would like her Bollywood path to look like she said,”If I want to step into Bollywood, I want to do it just like Deepika. I love her and she is my absolute favourite.”

“I feel like right from modelling to films, the kind of work she has done is simply amazing, so if I do it, I want to do it just like her”, says Sasha.

Deepika was the one to break the stereotype that models cannot act. She was not just a successful model but also worked immensely hard on her acting skills over the years and today is the number one actress we have setting an example for the many other models who dream of stepping into Bollywood.

Deepika may have been criticised for her acting in her early days post the massive debut she got with Om Shaanti Om but she used it positively, which is extremely inspiring to aspirants and young girls who want to be like her. She stood by example that hard work and dedication can help you achieve anything you desire to.

Sasha has just stepped into the fashion scene becoming a quick favourite for major brands and designers and is already turning heads in the fashion industry.

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Director David Dhawan shares his thought behind bringing the hit of 90’s ‘Coolie No. 1’ back again with a twist!

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Coolie No. 1 has made it to the cult classic films of the 90’s that one could re-watch numerous times for a killer on-screen pair and songs which still get our feet tapping. The film has been revamped with a modern day twist and director David Dhawan shares his thought and experience behind re-making the film.

“It’s my film that I made 25 years ago and the thought of a re-make had never come. What happened is I had to do something with Varun, and I was thinking what to do, what to do.”

David further adds, “When I asked Varun, if he liked this film, he saw it and didn’t answer. He was later getting a little convinced, as it was a very difficult film for him because we have one of the best actor playing his role, and there’s no comparison. At the same time, Vashu ji said let’s do this film, it’s a damn good film. That was the first film that Vashu and I had done. So that’s how the idea came.”

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Talking about the script, the director says, “When I started to work on the film/ script, I had to redo everything. If that wouldn’t have been ok I am not saying yes.”

Th makers have also released peppy tracks back to back, first Teri Bhabhi followed by Husn Hai Suhana which have made it to everyone’s party playlists once again.

Adding onto the Christmas cheer, Amazon Prime Video brings the World Premiere of David Dhawan’s 45th film Coolie No. 1. Directed by David Dhawan, the Bollywood romantic comedy is produced by Vashu Bhagnani, Jackky Bhagnani & Deepshikha Deshmukh.

The film also stars Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Javed Jaffrey and Johnny Lever. Prime members in India and across 200 countries and territories can stream the world premiere of Coolie No.1 starting December 25 exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

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