Saif was first option for SRK’s show

>> Wednesday, December 15, 2010

The reports of Shah Rukh Khan returning to television was out in the open but what remained under wraps was the fact that the project was firstly offered to Saif Ali Khan. SRK will be seen hosting a water-based adventure sport show, ‘Wipeout’. Buzz has it that the producers of the show were in talks with Saif, but the latter was very apprehensive about the same.
Speaking to a tabloid, a source close to the channel on which the show is planned to air exposed, “Saif could not make up his mind. He was a bit sceptical about acting in a Television show.”And since Saif was indecisive about the offer and was taking too long to reciprocate, the channel chose to approach some other celebrity.
Eventually, they spoke to King Khan, who jumped at the offer.“Shah Rukh grabbed the chance. He loved the idea of the show,” said a source.The staff producing the show is glad to have locked SRK for the show. “SRK brings a lot of energy on the table. But the channel would absolutely love to work with Saif in future,” added the source.


Priyanka-Hrithik will be seen in Krrish sequel again

Priyanka Chopra has just bagged lead part opposite Hrithik Roshan in the much awaited ‘Krrish’ sequel.Buzz has it that Priyanka has been signed on by director Rakesh Roshan and the movie is all set to roll next month.Speaking with a daily, a source verified that Priyanka will be playing a journalist and said, “Priyanka has been the first and the last option. There was no discussing as it has been introduced to the media which are absolutely PR plugs by other actresses just to cast an impression that things are not fine between Priyanka and the Roshan family. However, we were at a meeting and ‘Krrish’ sequel has finally began rolling.
It has been a long wait of almost 4 years. Priyanka has been signed on to play the lead.”“The shooting will generally be out of India and the shooting location is being completed. It is too early for the Roshans to expose anything. Krrish will be seen completely aware of his capabilities. Who will play the villain is now the question as several big names are being contemplated,” added the source.It is greatly believed that Priyanka will be sporting a new look for the film.
And the lady who had a tough time facing criticism about floppy look in ‘Krissh’ will now have a opportunity to show them wrong. So as of now, Priyanka’s supporters will be excitedly waiting to check out her new look!


hy Saif and Kareena does not shop together?

Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan is a loveydovey couple for sure, but like any other connection they have their arguments and rules. One such rule is that they won’t shop together. You may ask why.Well, Kareena Kapoor is a choosy shopper and takes her own sweet time deciding on what she wants to buy. That, of course, takes a while and this irritates Saif.
He does not enjoy waiting at stores while she mulls. After few initial tiffs about the time consumed for shopping, the duo decided not to shop together to avoid stress on the matter. Now, the two have fun buying stuff and showing it off to each other once they meet.


Salman Khan in Farah Khan’s next film?

Fresh reports confirm that Farah Khan wants to make a full fledged Salman Khan film anytime soon. The lady wants to cash in actor’s huge fan following in the nation and the plan of doing a movie with Salman Khan is riding high on her mind.
On being asked about her new found interest in Salman, Farah said, “Well, this has been in the pipe line for long but now I feel the time has come where I need to do something seriously about it. And imagine the outcome of two mad people getting together. I am considering working on our plans to doing a film together.”
On the other hand, Salman Khan too is keen to work with Farah.


Wipeout pays 5 crores to Shahrukh Khan

Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan is now back on Television with Indian version of American water-based show ‘Wipeout’. We hear that he has been offered not one or two but five crores to host the show.The preparations to bring back the Shahrukh Khan on television with lot of fanfare have already started. Soon he will be shooting the promos of the show.
As the contestants will be put through underwater tasks, it will be shot in Argentina and will be aired in 22 countries. Shahrukh Khan’s last television show ‘Paanchvi Pass’ failed but now he looking at reviving his television image with this show.


Bachchan refuses Mallika Sherawat

Amitabh Bachchan has rejected to employ with Mallika Sherawat. Bachchan was contacted by Kushan Nandy to energy in celluloid. Mallika Sherawat had already verbalized to the administrator and told him that she was smart to apply with him if he could assure that she gets to line with Amitabh Bachchan in it. But some way that was not to be as Bachchan rejected to percentage screen area with Ms Sherawat.
Jaya Bachchan also holds the very same view about Mallika and she has also advised her husband not to work with the actress. Mallika has once delivered an embarrassing statement about the actor. She said that she would like to see Mr. Bachchan running in slow motion as she feels that he would look really bad in this action. The statement of Mallika embarrassed the actor.Mallika already told the director that if he could get Amitabh Bachchan to work together with her then only she would sign the project.
Kushan Nandy is now looking for another actress to pair opposite Amitabh. Bachchan too was told by his projection at internal Jaya Bachchan not to work statements than her films. But then a lot of installation has flowed under connect after that the Big B is soothe not lancinate to process with her. Director Kushan Nandy is now search at remaining actresses who could property in the shoot with Big B.


Akshay Kumar is the leading tax payer in bollywood

Akshay Kumar has emerged as one of the top tax payers in bollywood, by paying a quarterly advance tax of Rs 6 crore. The actor, whose tax payment grew from Rs 4.5 crore in the corresponding period in 2009 to 2010?s Rs six crore, has others like Kareena Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor for company in the club of celebs whose tax payments have risen year-on-year.However, 2010?s October-December period does not seem to be so happy for celebs like Aamir Khan and Hrithik Roshan, whose advance tax payments have declined in 2010, an Income Tax source said.
As against the Rs 4-crore in advance tax he had paid in 2009, Aamir Khan paid Rs 3.70-crore 2010 while Hrithik Roshan’s advance tax payment dropped by half to Rs 1-crore, the source said.Ranbir Kapoor paid Rs 2.5-crore in advance tax versus 2009?s nil but the source was quick to point out that in 2009 the star from the Kapoor clan had chosen not to pay any advance tax in this period.However, the source said that these are preliminary numbers as the deadline for filing returns is on Wednesday.
Advance tax payment system is a way of staggered payment of taxes and is kept for the benefit of tax-payers who find issues arranging a large amount at the end of each fiscal.Generally, the advance tax payments – which happen on a quarterly basis, are seen as a barometer of the tax payer’s yearly income.


Mallika Sherawat to make her TV debut

After Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit now it is the turn of the actress Mallika Sherawat. The latest news claim that Mallika is all set to make her debut on tv. All the speculations about her judging the show comes to an end when Mallika tweeted a photo of her and choreographer Terence Lewis featuring on a poster of Colors reality show.
Javed Jaffery will be donning the cap of the third judge apart from Mallika and Terrance. The show will continue to be hosted by Pravesh Rana (Mr. India, 2008). However, according to the reports in TOI, the show will have a changed format, wherein there will be group performances instead of individuals.


Kangana Ranaut has a crisis of footwear

Kangna Ranaut gets all the well deserved attention from the fashionistas as her fashion sense is apt and good. But most recently reportedly, Kangna was noticed in the same pair of flip-flops for the trial show of ‘Knock Out’, ‘ No Problem’ and other promotional occasions.
It was surprising as Kangna is known to fashion conscious and doesn’t repeat her footwears. She also has a fetish for being well-heeled, but she is spotted in her golden flower pair footwear everywhere.Kangna’s golden pair is seriously a mismatch with all her dresses and she really needs an extra pair of footwear now!


Preity celebrates birthday with Yuvraj

Yuvraj Singh has been associated with many ever since he broke up with long-time girlfriend Kim Sharma. But one girl, who has a special place in his life, is Preity Zinta, the owner of IPL team Kings XI Punjab. The most recent we hear is that Yuvi celebrated his birthday with Preity.It is revealed that Yuvraj invited lots of celebrities including Preity Zinta and Arti Chhabria others to his birthday party held aboard a private yacht on Sunday night.
The cricketer invited about 50 close friends to the hush-hush party. It maybe recalled that Yuvraj was associated with Preity during the IPL tournament. They hit the head lines every time they hugged after winning a match.


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