By: Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM
Saturday, November 11, 2006
There's a flurry of activity in Bollywood. While the Fridays ahead are packed with big films, there's so much more happening in tinsel town even otherwise. Take a look:
Saturday [4th November] witnessed the pre-release promotion bash of Deadline - Sirf 24 Ghante at Raheja Classique Club, which was attended by the cast and crew of the film. Eye-catching promos of the film were screened on the occasion.
The next evening [Sunday, 5th November] witnessed the music launch of Mani Ratnam's new film Guru [on Sony label] at Grand Hyatt, Santacruz. It was a classy event, with Big B playing the host for the evening and A.R. Rahman and his musicians performing live on the occasion. Incidentally, the music launch of Mani's first film in Hindi, Dil Se, was also a memorable affair, with SRK and Malaika Arora Khan performing 'Chaiya Chaiya' for a live audience.
Monday, 6th November witnessed the music launch of a medium-budget film Bipasha - The Black Beauty at Fun Republic.
Tuesday [7th November] saw the Barjatyas of Rajshri interacting with the media [after a long, long gap] for the promotions of Vivah at Marriott. Tuesday evening also witnessed well-known designer Rohit Varma displaying his new creations at Marriott again. The biggest of models walked the ramp, displaying some exquisite outfits.
A music album, Moods of Love - Kama Sutra [on Sagarika label], was also launched at the hands of chief guest Mahesh Bhatt at Landmark, Infinity Mall.
Wednesday [8th November] saw a big bash hosted by Subhash Ghai and Anil Kapoor jointly, honoring His Excellency Ebrahim Rasool, Premier of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa, at Taj Lands End, Bandra.
Thursday [9th November] was hectic too, what with Aroon Purie of India Today Group launching the Indian edition of 'Men's Health' magazine at Marriott. But before that, Kinetic Motor Company announced a joint initiative between Kinetic's latest launch 'Italiano Blaze' and Apna Sapna Money Money at ITC Grand Central, Parel.
In the evening, Sooraj Barjatya held a screening of Vivah for friends at PVR, Juhu, Ghai's Apna Sapna Money Money was screened at a suburban theatre and Deadline - Sirf 24 Ghante at Fun Republic.
That makes it 12 events in 6 days!
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