Ishqbaaz actor to wear Manish Malhotra's creation on his wedding
| Jan. 17, 2018, 6:05 p.m.
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor Leenesh Mattoo is set to wear a sherwani by ace designer Manish Malhotra for his on-screen wedding.
Leenesh currently plays the role of Rudra Singh Oberoi in the Star Plus show "Ishqbaaaz". Rudra is set to get married for which he will don a creation by the designer, who has worked with actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
As per the storyline, the Oberois are an upper-middle-class family and the makers of the show, therefore, decided to get designer outfits for the cast with the groom wearing a Manish Malhotra sherwani, sources said.
"I have heard about these developments and I am very excited. I wish to wear a designer sherwani in my real wedding whenever it happens, but to get to wear it for my reel wedding, is an amazing feeling," Leenesh said in a statement.
Semal, Bharti collaborate for Valentine's Day song
Actor Semal Bhatt, known for featuring in the popular show "Balika Vadhu", has collaborated with former "Indian Idol" contestant Bharti Gupta for singing a Valentine's Day mashup.
"Singing and composing have been my passions. I have been singing live at different events all over the country. I have already released my music before. But for the first time, I'm joining Bharti Gupta. She is a fabulous singer. Working with her has been an amazing experience," Semal said in a statement.
Semal has sung, written and co-produced the song.
Smita returns to India after vacation
Actress Smita Singh, who has featured in shows like "Thapki Pyar Ki" and "Hitler Didi", has returned to Mumbai after enjoying a three-month vacation.
"I was on a vacation exploring different countries and the beauty of nature. I returned today morning (Wednesday) to India. It has been a wonderful experience and I had an amazing time," Smita said in a statement.
As far as work is concerned, she said: "If I get the sort of role that I'm looking for then yes, I will take it up. I want to do powerful and challenging roles."