Today in gossip - an assortment of stories on such things as Abhishek, Rahul Khanna, and Siddharth!junior artistes!
"I am 69 and I've been here since 1963. I did films like Geet Gaya Patharo Ne and I am still working. We used to have a huge Anglo-Indian group and would work two to five shifts at just Rs.20 to Rs.30 per shift," said a junior artist who doesn't want to reveal her identity.
"Nowadays in television we get Rs.750 and in films we earn Rs.900 to or Rs.1,000 per shoot. In most studios, we don't get rooms. We sit in the field and wait for our call. Only big production houses like Karan Johar and Yash Chopra give us air-conditioned rooms."
* Check in with Abhishek Bachchan.
If not for Heroine, the couple will be seen together in Rajkumar Santoshi’s Ladies And Gentlemen which is a romantic comedy. Presently the movie is in its pre-production stage as AbhiAsh are busy working on different projects. “I am very excited because Ladies And Gentlemen has a fantastic script. Though we have not yet started working on the film. But it is going to be very funny and hopefully the audience will laugh a lot,” says Abhishek.
* Public relations for Sanjay Dutt's daughter Trishala goes into overdrive.
* And Shotgun backs out of Bodyguard - allegedly because he doesn't want to play Papa to anyone but Sonakshi.
* Sendhil Ramamurthy says he would love to work with Ekta Kapoor again.
“I really got along with Ekta. I like the fact that she is a strong, successful woman. I have been surrounded by strong women my entire life — from my mom, sister, my wife, and my agent who has represented me since the day I left drama school. I feel very comfortable around strong, intelligent women. Ekta went out of her way to make me feel at home, during my time in Mumbai. If a project comes along that I truly like, yes, I would love to work with Ekta again.”
* For the fans, Rahul Khanna answers questions.
If you could have a star perform at your wedding, who would it be and why?
Michael Buble. His music has that old-school swing style, so everyone of all age groups would be on the dance floor and since most of his songs are all old big-band standards, everyone would know all the words.
Lastly, the trailer for 180, which looks fantastic.