SRK wraps up 'Chennai Express' shoot

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has heaved a sigh of relief as he has wrapped up the shooting of his forthcoming release "Chennai Express".

"Shooting for 'Chennai Express' wraps. About 18 hours non-stop. My feet feel big and thus the world smaller... I can walk around it into the dawn now," Shah Rukh posted on Twitter.

"Chennai Express" is an action-comedy directed by Rohit Shetty and also features Deepika Padukone. It was earlier scheduled to released Aug 8, but it will now hit the screens Aug 9.

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Farhan goes back to school

Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who is racing ahead with his "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" success, relived some of his childhood memories on a visit to his alma mater, the Maneckji Cooper School here Friday.

Only this time, he went for a promotional event for the movie.

"Went back to my school to unveil a '...Milkha' cover notebook. Flooded with memories. Still smiling," Farhan shared on Twitter.

"My school motto and Milkhaji's philosophy are the same - 'There is no excellence without labour'... So what better place to do this activity," he added.

Farhan essays former athlete Milkha Singh in the biopic, directed by filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra.

The actor had a "big thank you" to convey to the the principal, teachers, staff and students for their "generosity of time and love".

"Will cherish it, always," he added.

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Gymming takes toll on Ashish Chowdhry

Actor Ashish Chowdhry perhaps had an over-ambitious session at the gym as he ended up with a torn ligament following some lightweight squats.

"Torn a ligament in my back. Gotta be tucked in bed for a few days. All thanks to my over excited gymming and the 400 pounds 'lightweight' squats. Messed up for the first time by indulging in impractical heavy weights," Ashish shared on Twitter.

He also had a word of advice for those who work out.

"Weights don't matter, correct form works," added the actor, who has featured in films like "Dhamaal", "Paying Guests" and "Double Dhamaal".

The bed-ridden actor is making the most of this time to catch up on "lots of TV shows".

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Sushant gets taste of female fan following!

Young and dashing actor Sushant Singh Rajput got a taste of his growing female fan base when he was almost mobbed on a recent visit to Chandigarh.

Sushant was on his way to a family function in Chandigarh, when he was mobbed by fans. His driver had a tough time parking the car, as several people engulfed the vehicle, said a source.

The actor had to wade through the crowd, guarded by security men, and he had to ultimately take refuge in the security personnel's office. The ruckus continued and it took almost an hour to escort Sushant safely back to his car, the source added.

Blame his charming looks in the trailer of "Shuddh Desi Romance"!