Snippets: Deepika not approached for Bhandarkar's next

Last Updated 25 April 2014, 11:44 IST

Deepika Padukone in filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar's next project? The actress is surprised by the rumours, says her spokesperson.

There are reports that the "Chennai Express" star might sign Bhandarkar's upcoming film, but a clarification from the actress's end has been issued to scotch the rumours.

"We have not been approached for the film," her spokesperson said in a statement. She is currently busy with Farah Khan's "Happy New Year" and will soon start shooting for Imtiaz Ali's upcoming film "Tamaasha" with Ranbir Kapoor.

Priyanka's 'unfortunate' reason to skip voting

Actress Priyanka Chopra is one of the stars who couldn't make it to the polling booth as she was busy with her prior work commitments.

"So unfortunate when scheduling keeps you away from some of the most important things. Wish I could have been in India to exercise my most basic... to vote as a citizen. Kudos to all who did," she tweeted Thursday when Mumbai went to poll.

She is currently in Tampa Bay, Florida in US for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards. The "Krrish 3" star will also enthrall her fans in Las Vegas soon.

Rahul Bose battles Kolkata heat for next

Actor Rahul Bose is in his hometown Kolkata for a film shoot, and he is struggling with the soaring temperature.

"Filming in 40 degrees on Elliot Road, where church bells just chimed followed by the Azaan," he posted on Twitter Friday.

He flew from here to Kolkata Thursday and urged residents of the Maximum City to vote in large numbers.

(Published 25 April 2014, 11:43 IST)

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