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SPUNKY Sara Khan It’s campus time...

The spunky, bright and independent Sara Khan and Deepak Wadhwa, who play Alka Tiwary and Abhishek Tiwary on Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein, have now become youth icons. The popularity of the two actors, who play siblings on the show, has reached such heights that the two actors were invited as chief guests for an annual fest organised by a Mumbai-based college.

Both the actors were nervous and tongue-tied initially, but the moment they took the stage, they seemed very confident. Sara, who is a qualified as a Neuro Linguistic Programmer (NLP) in real-life, made some interesting points in her speech which inspired a lot of students. Deepak advised the students to follow their heart, be it professionally or personally. Following this, the two actors had an exciting and interactive session with the students. They narrated incidents from their college life and travelled back in time. Well, we are sure their youthful energy and die-hard enthusiasm will only take them places and continue to inspire young India. Dhoondh Legi Manzil Humein airs every Monday to Saturday at 9 pm on Star One.

Leading a tough life

HBO presents ‘Kill Speed’ on April 18 at 9 pm. The movie stars Andrew Keegan, Brandon Quinn, Natalia Cigliuti and Shawnee Smith. The movie is about best friends flying home-built, high-tech planes to deliver Mexican manufactured crystal meth throughout rural California in
order to fund their Hollywood rock-star lifestyle.

A brand new twist

The second season of Suvarna’s popular reality show, Pyate Hudigiru Halli Lifu — 2 (City Girls, Village Life) is all set to take a dramatic turn on April 18 with the top three participants of the previous season making an entry. “Arpita, Ramya, and Nayana, the winners of the first season, are hugely popular and became household names soon after the first season of the show went on air. Their re-entry assures more excitement and an intense competition between the participants,” says, Anoop Chandrashekharan, Business Head, Suvarna.

The show started with 12 participants (Akshata, Poornima, Sangeetha, Apoorva, Nisha, Kumudha, Priyanka Prabhu, Gayathri, Ranjitha, Nalini, Swetha and Swathi) and has six of them remaining after a few rounds of elimination. With the re-entry of Arpita, Ramya and Nayana, the number of participants goes up to nine.

As the title suggests, the participants have to live in a village and go through tasks, based on village customs and culture. Karakala Matti, where all the action is happening, is a dry, dusty village located in the picturesque and historical town of Bagalkote, in Badami Taluk, Uttara Karnataka. The show also explores various facets of the village, includes traditional games, customs, festivities etc. Villagers play the key role of guiding, teaching, judging and even eliminating the participants. Pyate Hudigiru Halli Lifu — 2 airs every Monday to Friday at 8 pm.

The harsh reality

Watch ‘Set It Off’ on WB on April 18 at 9 pm. The movie stars Jada Pinkett-Smith, Queen Latifah, Vivica A Fox and Kimberly Elise. Four African-American women living in a Los Angeles housing project are pushed to the edge and resort to violence in order to escape poverty. This is an intimate and action-packed look at the real life on America’s mean streets.

No American accent please! 

As Russell Brand doesn’t want his children to have an American accent, he wants to move back to Britain when he and wife Katy Perry start a family. The British actor currently lives in Los Angeles with his pop star wife Katy Perry and while he is happy in the US at the moment, he wants to raise their children in Britain. When asked if he wants to return to Britain, he said, “I secretly want to do that. I have a fear of hearing my American children speak to me in American accent.” However, he admits he would have to work hard to sell the idea to California-raised Katy.
 

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