Saumya Tandon, best known for her role Gori Mem/Anita Bhabhi in popular Hindi sitcom ‘Bhabhiji Ghar Par Hain’, and her banker husband Saurabh Devendra Singh have been blessed with a baby boy. The beautiful mommy confirmed the news to IndianExpress.com by replying with a polite, “Thanks”.
As per latest reports, she gave birth to the boy on January 14, on the auspicious day of Makar Sankranti. Both the mother and the child are doing fine and Saumya is expected to share the pictures of the baby boy sometime soon. Whether she has been discharged from the hospital, is not yet ascertained.
Saumya had announced her pregnancy on social media through a series of photos in November, last year. The actor had in an earlier interview said that becoming a mother would not put a stop to her flourishing acting career.
Saumya tied the knot with banker Saurabh Devendra Singh in December 2016.
Vidya Sinha who remained away from Bollywood leaves this world silently
The Sultan of Music: Adnan Sami
Adnan Sami is one of the best & most underrated singers of Bollywood we have ever seen. He is a musician, pianist, and actor who performs Indian as well as western music, mostly in Bollywood movies. His most remarkable musical instrument is the piano. He is considered as the first person to play Indian classical music on the piano in a way he created through the Santoor.
Some of his best songs are –
Born in London to a Pakistani diplomat, Arshad Sami Khan and Naureen from Jammu & Kashmir of North India, Adnan has been titled as “Sultan of Music” by The Times of India.
Adnan is also known for playing over 35 musical instruments.
His first single was in English, Run for his life, recorded for UNICEF and released in 1986. It was ranked No. 1 in the music charts in the Middle East followed by three more No. 1s: Talk To Me, Hot Summer Day and You’re My Best Kept Secret.
With the song Aye Udi Udi in the movie Saathiya (2002), he got an opportunity to work with A. R. Rahman.
In 2000, Adnan joined with Asha Bhosle on the album named Kabhi to Nazar Milao in India. Composed by Adnan, the album became an instant hit and had topped the indie-pop charts in early 2000.
His second album was Tera Chehra, released in October 2002. The album featured Rani Mukerji in the title track and Amitabh Bachchan in another track “Kabhi Nahi”, who also sang the duet with Adnan.
Hope you will like this collection of Adnan Sami’s best songs.
Pakistani Singers who earned Fame in India
Once the king of pops MJ had said, “I love great music. It has no color, no boundary”.
Music is a universal medium that connects people, their hearts and souls. People love their favorite singers regardless of the nation they belong to. There are many talented singers Pakistan has produced who have found more fame in India than their native home.
So here are the 10 Pakistani singers who found fame in India.
These Pakistani singers have won millions of hearts and found fame and appreciation in India.
Pakistan’s Highly Acclaimed Singer – Rahat Fateh Ali Khan; Best known for Bollywood Hits
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan (RFAK) is a Pakistani musician predominantly gained renown in performing Qawwali, a devotional melody of the Muslim Sufis. He is a renowned playback singer in Pakistan as well as Indian cinema.
On 9th December 1974, RFAK was born in a Punjabi family of classical singers and Qawwals in Faisalabad, Punjab, Pakistan. He is the son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan, grandson of Fateh Ali Khan and the nephew of legendary Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
Since childhood, RFAK was fond of music and often found to be singing with his uncle and father. At the age of seven, he started learning the art of singing Qawwali by his uncle Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. RFAK was just 9 when he performed publicly for the first time at his grandfathers’ death anniversary. At 15, he became an important part of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s famous qawwali group and traveled around the UK with his uncle in 1985. Subsequently, he began to present a solo performance at several concerts.
His debut in playback singing in Bollywood began with the song “Mann Ki Lagan” in the movie Paap in 2003. In April 2012, Rahat performed at Wembley Arena and the Manchester Arena at the UK, which created a record of maximum ticket sales to over 20,000 people.
He was the first Pakistani to perform at the Nobel Prize concert in 2014. He had presented an incredible performance on his uncle, Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s unforgettable qawwali songs including Tumhe Dillagi, Mast Qalandar, and Aao Parhao.
Here we are presenting ten incredible songs of Rahat Fateh Ali khan.
Recently, on 26 June 2019, RFAK was honored with the Doctorate of Music by the University of Oxford.
Top Ten of Atif Aslam
Atif Aslam, a talented young Pakistani playback singer, and actor, known for his vocal modulation technique. Atif predominantly sings in Urdu/ Hindi as well as Punjabi and also sung in Bengali. He has received numerous awards including the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (2008), the fourth-highest decoration given to civilians in Pakistan.
Atif’s first album Jal Pari was released on 17 July 2004, which was an instant hit. Jal Pari was the “Best Selling Album of the Year” for two consecutive years, 2004 and 2005. His first breakthrough in Bollywood was offered by director Mahesh Bhatt when he took consent from Aslam to include “Woh Lamhey” in his movie, Zeher (2005). After the huge success of Jal Pari, Atif released two more solo albums, Doorie, and Meri Kahani and four songs from the album Doorie were featured in two films.
Here are few amazing collections from Atif Aslam albums.
Kapil Sharma soon to be a Father!
Comedian Kapil Sharma and his wife Ginni Chatrath are expecting their first child together. Kapil confirmed the wife’s pregnancy news in an interview with a leading daily where he said that he and Ginni are “very excited” to welcome the new member to their family.
Confirming the good news, an excited father-to-be further added, “I just want to take care of my wife and be by her side now. We are obviously very excited as it’s our first kid, but my mother is the most excited. She has been waiting for this moment for years now. We are just praying for Ginni and the baby’s good health.”
Last evening, the couple were spotted at the Mumbai airport on Thursday evening. Both Kapil and Ginni are ready for a getaway in Canada. Both looked super cute dressed in casual outfits. Where Kapil can be seen in a grey tracksuit and the latter in all black while Ginni topped a pair of black track pants and bridal chudas, and matched lipstick to it. The couple proudly posed for the shutterbugs. Have a look at the pictures here:
Kapil Sharma tied the knot with Ginni Chatrath as per Hindu and Sikh tradition in Jalandhar on December 12 last year.
On the work front, television actor and ace-comedian Kapil Sharma will be the voice for the Hindi version of animated feature “ The Angry Birds Movie 2”. Kapil made his Bollywood debut with Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Bollywood celebs paying tribute to #BharatKeVeer
While the entire nation is celebrating India’s victory in the Kargil War as Kargil Vijay Diwas today. BTown celebs are not left behind took to Twitter to pay tribute to the martyrs for their sacrifices for the nation. Leading the charges were actor Amitabh Bachchan, Ajay Devgan, Sidharth Malhotra & Akshay Kumar.
Sharing a video the ‘Padman’ actor shared a heartfelt post on Twitter along with a video paying tribute to the martyrs. In this video, he sings the ‘Teri Mitti’ song from his movie ‘Kesari’ and the actor was absolutely touched by it. In the post, he saluted the jawans and said that if his small efforts reach the people then there is nothing more he can ask for. He ended his post with a hashtag- #BharatKeVeer.
Came across this heart-warming video which made my day. When your small tribute reaches the people it’s meant for…what more can you ask for? A million salutes to our #BharatKeVeer 🙏🏻 pic.twitter.com/MerfaGlsQk
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 25, 2019
He also shares another post where he recommended the book to his fans and tweeted, “I’m not much into books, but today as we pay tribute to our brave martyrs on 20yrs of #KargilVijayDiwas, I’ve picked up #IndiasMostFearless 2 by @ShivAroor & @rahulsinghx . May we never forget our soldiers whose courage and heroism let us live in peace, day after day.”
I’m not much into books, but today as we pay tribute to our brave martyrs on 20yrs of #KargilVijayDiwas, I’ve picked up #IndiasMostFearless 2 by @ShivAroor & @rahulsinghx . May we never forget our soldiers whose courage and heroism lets us live in peace, day after day. pic.twitter.com/gI6s20MwBX
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) July 26, 2019
Whereas, BigB tweeted a short film released on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas. he captioned, “To the brave shaheed of our Army .. I had the honor to give my voice for this creative film.. but if ever been asked to give my blood for the nation, I will … JAI HIND (sic).”
T 3238 –
https://t.co/cZhbDoipYe) https://t.co/cZhbDoipYe @YouTube
to the brave shaheed of our Army ..
I had the honour to give my voice for this creative film .. but if ever am asked to give my blood for the nation, I will … JAI HIND 🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳🇮🇳
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) July 26, 2019
Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is playing the role of Kargil martyr Captain Vikram Batra in his upcoming film Shershaah tweeted, “Salute to our braveheart soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the honor, integrity, and people of India. I feel privileged to be portraying one such character in #Shershaah Jai Hind #KargilVijayDivas.”
Salute to our braveheart soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the honor, integrity, and people of India. I feel privileged to be portraying one such character in #Shershaah
Jai Hind 🇮🇳#KargilVijayDivas pic.twitter.com/NtFMuTOybP
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) July 26, 2019
Vicky Kaushal, who played an Army Officer in URI: The Surgical Strike, took to Instagram and wrote, “Happy and honored to share that our Film #UriTheSurgicalStrike will be re-released only for today, July 26th, to commemorate Kargil Vijay Diwas’. It will be screened for free in 500 theatres across Maharashtra. Extremely thankful to the Maharashtra State Government for their support and encouragement to this initiative by @rsvpmovies. Jai Hind (sic).”
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Happy and honoured to share that our Film #UriTheSurgicalStrike will be re-released only for today, July 26th, to commemorate ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’. It will be screened for free in 500 theatres across Maharashtra. Extremely thankful to the Maharashtra State Government for their support and encouragement to this initiative by @rsvpmovies. Jai Hind 🇮🇳
Farhan Akhtar gave tribute to the brave soldiers and wrote, “Remembering all the Bravehearts and martyrs with love, reverence, and gratitude on this #KargilVijayDiwas .. Jai Hind.”
Remembering all the bravehearts and martyrs with love, reverence and gratitude on this #KargilVijayDiwas .. Jai Hind. 🇮🇳
— Farhan Akhtar (@FarOutAkhtar) July 26, 2019
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated to remember the pride and valor of soldiers who took part in the 1999 Kargil War. It celebrates India’s victory over Pakistan.
Let’s tune into Top Ten Michael Jackson Hits
The King of Pop, Michael Joseph Jackson (1958-2009) was a multitalented artist and one of the greatest performers that ever existed. His incredible love for music accompanied by his breathtaking dance moves have proved that he was one of the greatest entertainers of the world. Though each of his music is a masterpiece, here we have tried to present a few of his top performances.
“Man in the Mirror” (1988)
Man in the Mirror was written by Siedah Garrett and music by Glen Ballard, and produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones. The song was released as the fourth single from his seventh solo album, Bad (1987) and later peaked at number 1 in the United States. It was also nominated for ‘Record of the Year’ at the Grammy Awards.
“Rock with You” (1979)
The song was written by Rod Temperton, produced by Quincy Jones and released Epic Records on November 3, 1979. It was the second single from MJ’s fifth solo studio album Off the Wall (1979). The song was the third number-one hit of the 1980s.
“The Way You Make Me Feel” (1987)
The song was released by Epic Records on November 9, 1987. It was the third single from MJ’s seventh studio album, Bad (1987). This was composed and written and by MJ and co-produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones. The song was the third consecutive single to enter the Billboard Hot 100 record chart within the top ten and twenty internationally.
“Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” (1979)
“Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” was written and recorded by MJ himself. It was released by Epic Records on July 28, 1979. This was the first track on MJ’s fifth studio album Off the Wall (1979). Also, it was the first solo recording over which Jackson had creative control.
MJ’s Bad was released by Epic Records on September 7, 1987, as the second single from his third major-label and a seventh studio album of the same name. It was written and composed by MJ himself, and produced by Quincy Jones and Jackson. As per MJ’s statement the song was inspired by a real-life story of a young man who tried to escape poverty by attending private school but ended up being killed when he returned home.
“Smooth Criminal” (1987)
Smooth Criminal is one of JM’s signature songs and was performed on all most all his solo trips. The music piece along with its fast beat features about a woman who has been attacked in her apartment by a “smooth criminal”. The song is from MJ’s seventh studio album Bad (1987) and was written and composed by MJ himself and produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones.
“Black or White” (1991)
This song was released on November 11, 1991, by Epic Records. It was the first single from MJ’s eighth studio album, Dangerous. He had co-written, composed and produced it with Bill Bottrell. The music video had made history when 500 million pitched in for its television premiere.
Thriller is the 6th studio album by MJ, released on November 30, 1982, in the United States by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records. Thriller was the world’s best-selling album with an estimated selling count of 66 million copies. In 1984, Thriller won eight Grammy Awards including Album of the Year.
“Beat It” (1983)
“Billie Jean” (1983)
Billie Jean was released by Epic Records on January 2, 1983, as the second single from MJ’s sixth studio album, Thriller (1982). The song was written and composed by MJ himself and produced by MJ and Quincy Jones. The song introduced a more paranoid lyrical style for MJ, a trademark of his later music. The lyrics describe a woman, Billie Jean, who claims that the narrator is the father of her newborn son, which he denies. MJ had stated that the lyrics were based on groupies’ claims about his older brothers when he toured with them as the Jackson 5.
PeeCee Enjoys A Smoke With Hubby, Twitterati Calls Her A Hypocrite!
Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra who turned 37 years old on July 18, continued her birthday celebration in Miami. PeeCee, who once claimed that she has asthma, get trolled massively on social media after pic of her smoking during the celebration with hubby Nick Jonas gone viral.
A picture featuring Desi girl smoking with her husband Nick and Mommy Madhu Chopra.
As soon as the picture went viral, Twitterati started trolling her and called her a “hypocrite”.
While everyone is free to do whatever they want to in their private life, the uproar on social media rose as Priyanka had once released a video during Diwali and urging people to not burst crackers on Diwali. The actress who claimed to be asthmatic said, “Please meri saans ko berok rakhiye. Diwali pe patakho ko skip kijiye.” She added that the festival should be about “lights and laddoos and love, and not pollution”. She also claimed that she does not smoke.
However when a picture of her smoking gone viral people called her hypocrite. One user tweeted, “So sweet – Priyanka Chopra trying to cure asthma she developed on Diwali.” Another said, “Dear Indians please don’t burst crackers for Diwali since Priyanka Chopra has Asthma.”
Check out what all Twitterati says about PeeCee:
priyanka Chopra is so professional that she's smoking to get asthma back so that she could say that she suffered from asthma in #Diwali smoke free Advertisement 😆😂 #PriyankaChopra pic.twitter.com/iRHpgjH2P5
— Pheonix Orion (@ThhoughtCaptain) July 21, 2019
It's your life, It's your choice…
— Conspiracy Theorist (@OnlyMindGames) July 21, 2019
— srikant s (@dhinka_cheeka) July 21, 2019
‘Love At First Sight’ Sameera Reddy shares aww-dorable pic of son Hans ‘fascinated with his baby sister’
Bollywood actress Sameera Reddy gave birth to her newborn baby girl on July 12 that she prayed for.
The ‘Race’ actress, who embraced motherhood for the second time, took to her Instagram share a picture of her son gazing and taking care of his baby sister.
Sameera caption for the post read, “Love at first sight ???? he is so fascinated with her it’s too sweet. Sunday mornings! #family #myson #mydaughter #mylife #momlife #blessed.’’
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Earlier, Sameera had shared an aww-dorable pic of her newborn baby girl on Instagram which will surely bring a big smile to your face.
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This little girl gave me the strength of wild horses. She wanted me to find myself again. She knew I was lost and she showed me the way. I found a voice in celebrating motherhood, wanting change on body perception and the best part was reaching out to people to just feel good about themselves . I’m so happy that people felt so connected and supported me to get here ! We prayed for a #babygirl 🌸🙏🏻 and we are #blessed ! #baby #pink #itsagirl #motherhood #mom #sleeplessnights #herewegoagain 🌈
The ‘De Dana Dhan’ actress had enjoyed her second pregnancy phase to the fullest and she kept on sharing pictures, flaunting her baby bump. Sameera also broke many notions and did an underwater shoot while flaunting her nine-month baby bump.
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#throwback to floating together in harmony🌈 now it’s real ! and we’re finding our way 🌸 #imperfectlyperfect #positivebodyimage #socialforgood #loveyourself #nofilter #nophotoshop #natural #water #keepingitreal 📷 @luminousdeep . #flashbackfriday #acceptance #body #woman #underwater #picoftheday #underwaterphotography #maternityshoot #pool #maternityphotography #pregnantbump #positivevibes #pregnancy #picoftheday #pregnancyphotography
On the professional front, Sameera Reddy was last seen in the Kannada film ‘Vardhanayaka’ in 2013 which also marked her Kannada debut. After her film, she entered the wedlock with businessman Akshai Varde in 2014. The couple welcomed their first child Hans in 2015.
Check out her more pictures flaunting her Baby Bump Here.
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