When Amitabh dedicated 'Kabhi kabhi' to a fan

Indo Asian News Service
24 September 2013

Mumbai, Sep 24 (IANS) Anything for fans seems to be Amitabh Bachchan's mantra. In an upcoming episode of game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" megastar Amitabh Bachchan will meet his die-hard fan Kusum Kaura and will be seen dedicating the popular song "Kabhi kabhi mere dil mein" to her.

Kaura from Sikandarabad, Uttar Pradesh, said that she always pictured herself in the place of the actresses who were paired opposite Amitabh in his films and how upset she was when Big B married Jaya Bachchan, read a statement.

After learning of her love for him, the 71-year-old star created a romantic atmosphere on the set and dedicated "Kabhi kabhi mere dil mein" to her. Big B also gave her a 'jadoo ki jhappi' (a hug) and wished her good luck for the future.

Overwhelmed with all this Kaura said that this was her Rs.7 crore jackpot and a lifetime memory.

The episode featuring Kaura will air Saturday on Sony Entertainment Television.

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I want to become the comedy hero: Vipul Roy

Anchor-actor Vipul Roy, who featured in dramas like "Chehra" and "Salaam Zindagi" and hosted shows like "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa", has taken up comedy and says now he wants to become a comedy hero.

"I have done TV shows and then I switched to hosting. I was the first host of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' from a non-musical background. I am returning to acting after four-five years," Vipul told IANS.

"There is nothing like a comedy actor, so I want to become one," he added.

The actor is seen as Senior Inspector Bhola Pandit in the sitcom "F.I.R" and says that his character is just like his name.

"Bhola Pandit is exactly like his name. He is very sweet and innocent, but he is the master of exaggeration. If he has killed an ant, he will tell others that he has killed an elephant," Vipul said.

When asked what made him accept the show, he said: "It's a very popular show, and I guess anybody would like to be a part of it. It is also my first attempt at comedy, and I took it as a challenge."

"F.I.R" airs on SAB TV.

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Polished my driving skills for '...Jee Le Zara': Sangeeta Ghosh

TV actress Sangeeta Ghosh, who is seen driving a jeep in "Kehta Hai Dil.. Jee Le Zara", had to polish her driving skills for the show.

Sangeeta plays Saanchi, a self-made independent woman.

"I know how to drive, but I am not that good at it. Personally, I hate driving! So for this show, I had my driver help me polish my driving skills. It took me two days to take control over the vehicle," she said in a statement.

But now she enjoys it.

"Whenever I get free time, I catch someone from the sets and drive around the shooting area," she added.

Meanwhile, Sangeeta is also brushing up her Marathi with the help of veteran actress Sulabha Deshpande, who plays her aaji (grandmother) in the show.

"Kehta Hai Dil...Jee Le Zara" airs on Sony.

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