Abhishek Bachchan celebrates 20 years of his first film Refugee, calls it 'dear and special'

Abhishek Bachchan debuted in the Hindi film industry with Kareena Kapoor in the 2000 film Refugee.
Written By Apoorv Shandilya | Updated: June 30, 2020 14:51 IST
Abhishek Bachchan celebrates 20 years of his first film Refugee, calls it 'dear and special'

Abhishek Bachchan took to Instagram on Tuesday to celebrate 20 years of his first film Refugee. Abhishek debuted in the Hindi film industry opposite Kareena Kapoor Khan in JP Dutta's Refugee. Abhishek has now said that his first film is still very dear and special to him.
 
The Happy New Year actor captioned his post writing, "Time flies when you’re having fun! #RoadTo20 Today, 20 years ago JP Dutta’s Refugee released. Marking the introduction of yours truly and @kareenakapoorkhan into the world of films.”
 
"Your first film is always most dear and special; Refugee was no different. An amazing experience! A newcomer could not have asked for anything else," he added.
 
The actor also thanked filmmaker JP Dutta for his guidance and support. Abhishek Bachchan also thanked his family for their support and wrote, “However, none of this would have been possible without my family! They have been my inspiration, my strength, my silent support, and my “raison d”être”. They allowed me the freedom to figure out whatever I needed to without ever pressurizing me, burdening me with expectations. They let me know when they didn’t like performance and showered me with love when they did. I am because of them and I hope, someday whey they look back and reminisce they feel proud of me."
 
Abhishek Bachchan is set to star in his debut digital release soon titled Breathe: Into the Shadows. Junior Bachchan is also soon going to star in films like The Big Bull and Bob Biswas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Time flies when you’re having fun! #RoadTo20 Today, 20 years ago JP Dutta’s Refugee released. Marking the introduction of yours truly and @kareenakapoorkhan into the world of films. Your first film is always most dear and special; Refugee was no different. An amazing experience! A newcomer could not have asked for anything else. JP sahab was the best teacher. Caring, nurturing and has since been an amazing guiding force for me. The entire cast and crew were so patient,supportive and encouraging. My love and respect for all of them is boundless. Thank you! It is a blessing and a privilege to be able to look back and recount the last 20 years. Any actor will tell you, getting to make a film is a huge honour. Surviving 20 yrs seems unimaginable. The best part is, I feel like I’m just getting started. I have so much more to prove. So much more to do and I can’t wait.... However, none of this would have been possible without my family! They have been my inspiration, my strength, my silent support and my “raison d”être”. They allowed me the freedom to figure out whatever I needed to without ever pressurising me, burdening me with expectation. They let me know when they didn’t like a performance and showered me with love when they did. I am because of them and I hope, some day whey they look back and reminisce they feel proud of me. But, now this is sounding like the end.... nowhere near it. Like I said, I’m just getting started. And “miles to go before I sleep”. Like the great Sinatra said- “ The record shows, I took the blows And did it my way!” #TakeTwo . . . Pic courtesy: @fifipewz

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Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 04, 2020 17:21 IST
Alia Bhatt introduces her new pet Juniper to her fans, says 'girl duo became a girl trio'

Alia Bhatt is all love for pets and her social media account is proof. While the Raazi actress already had a cat named Edward, she and her sister Shaheen Bhatt seems to be in awe of a new entrant In their house and its none other than their new pet called Juniper. Juniper is an adorable female black-hued cat who seems to be enjoying the company of Alia and Shaheen as the three poses for the camera.

 
As Alia Bhatt shared the selfie, she perfectly captioned it as, "This girl duo just became a girl trio. Meet our new baby Juniper. Her skills include biting, selfie-taking, and being generally adorable.” Her post instantly received so much love from her fans as the picture got close to 9 lakh likes. Alia's mother Soni Razdan too seems very excited with her daughter's new companion and wrote, "Totally one of the family I can see." Shilpa Shetty Kundra is astonished after seeing Juniper as her sister Shamita's cat looks very familiar with her. She wrote, "OMG, Alia even Shamita adopted a cat named Kiki, so similar, wonder if they are twins?"
 
The 27-year old actress has associated herself with lots of animal welfare organizations. She keeps awarding her followers about the right ways to deal with animals and be gentle to them. She loves to spend time with her boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor's dog, as a few days back she shared adorable pictures with him. Check out some of the posts by Alia and stay tuned with us for all the latest updates.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This girl duo just became a girl trio. Meet our new baby Juniper. Her skills include biting, selfie-taking and being generally adorable.

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Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 04, 2020 17:10 IST
Actor Anil Kapoor recalls the time Saroj Khan turned newcomer Madhuri Dixit into a phenomenal dancer in just two weeks

Anil Kapoor was at the peak of his career in the 1980s and 90s of the Hindi film industry. Kapoor has worked with almost every celebrity from the industry and has fond memories with most of them. On Saturday Anil Kapoor shared memory with the late dancer and choreographer Saroj Khan. Khan passed away on Thursday night due to a cardiac arrest. In his post, Kapoor thanked Saroj Khan for her guidance and also credited her for making him look like a better dancer than he is.
 
Speaking to Mumbai Mirror Anil said, "My leading ladies, including Sridevi, Madhuri, or Aishwarya (Rai) were fabulous dancers while I’m technically not a dancer-dancer. So, I’m grateful to Sarojji that on screen I did not come across as any less,” he said.
 
The actor also recalled the time Saroj Khan trained Madhuri Dixit for the song Ek Do Teen. He said, “A year after Mr. India, Tezaab released. Madhuri (Dixit) was still a relative newcomer when we handed her over to Sarojji. After two weeks of rehearsal, she called Chandra (director N Chandra) and me to Satyam Hall and Madhuri performed to Ek Do Teen for us. I was blown over by the moves and the energy,” he said. “We shot the song in Mehboob Studio and watching it, I was like, “Oh God, what do I do!” I got them to shoot a male version with me which was not there in the script in front of where Shah Rukh’s (Khan) bungalow stands today."
 
The Nayak actor also said that Saroj Khan touched everyone's heart with her grace and artistry.

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Written By Xappie Desk | Updated: July 04, 2020 17:09 IST
Actor Manoj Bajpai supports director Milap Zaveri in his Twitter spat against self proclaimed critic KRK

There are perhaps very few people in the Hindi film industry who still have a soft spot for the self-proclaimed critic and Bigg Boss contestant KRK. Kamaal R. Khan is known for creating controversy on Twitter with his comments about other celebrities. Recently filmmaker Milap Zaveri slammed KRK for using Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic demise for his benefit.

 
Milap shared a video on his Twitter and wrote, "This is the true face of the fraud and disgusting Krk. Today he is trying to profit off a tragedy with his fake tears. But the reality is that he was horrid to Sushant while he was alive. Krk is the one insulting the departed with his fake behavior. Time to stop such people.”
 
In Milap's video, KRK is seen attacking Sushant Singh Rajput. Kamaal also urges filmmakers like Ekta Kapoor to stop patronizing Sushant as he didn't know how to act. The same video also shows the double face of KRK as he is later seen mourning the death of the 34-year-old actor.
 
Now, Family Man actor Manoj Bajpai has also retweeted Milap Zaveri's tweet about KRK and openly supported Zaveri. He wrote, “With you on this @zmilap also urge the people from the industry who mentor these elements to stop doing so else KARMA is waiting ....!!!”
 
Actor and comedian Vir Das also supported Milap Zaveri and called KRK a parasite. Das wrote, "He’s a parasite who has consistently attacked people who were too dignified to respond. I’m happy you’re calling him out. Let gutter trolls stay in the gutter."
 
 

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