Ranbir, Deepika in TV show for movie promotion

New Delhi: “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” stars Ranbir Kapoor and Deepika Padukone are ready to take the small screen route to promote their forthcoming romantic film. They will shoot together with the cast of the serial “Pyaar Ka Dard Hai”.

The duo will shoot with the cast in Mumbai Monday.

“They are doing this for the promotion of their movie. They will be coming to celebrate Pankhuri’s (lead female character’s) birthday,” said a source.

The special episode, featuring the Bollywood stars, will air May 27.

“Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani”, directed by Ayan Mukerji, is hitting the big screens May 31.

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Thanks to mom, have better understanding of cinema: Swara

Daughter of Ira Bhaskar, a renowned professor of film studies, actress Swara Bhaskar admits her understanding of cinema is better thanks to her mother, who wants her to watch a lot more regional and international works.

“My mother is always complaining that I don’t watch enough films, enough regional and international cinema, and that I don’t take advantage of her amazing library or take her knowledge very seriously,” Swara told over e-mail.

Nevertheless, the young actress believes her mother is a “great teacher and a scholar par excellence”.

“When I was in college, I used to sit in on some of her film lectures and they were amazing,” she added.

Swara gives full credit to her parents – Ira and strategic expert C Uday Bhaskar, for raising her the way they did.

“I imbibe from them a certain cultural and intellectual capital. So definitely, my understanding of cinema and the world is better thanks to my mother. I’m a very proud daughter of my parents; I love being introduced as ‘Ira and Uday Bhaskar’s daughter’,” she said.

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Sonam all for water conservation

Bollywood fashionista Sonam Kapoor has called upon her friends, family and fans to conserve water. She has lent support to a campaign Pani Bachao Life Banao.

A three-month-long corporate social responsibility initiative by 92.7 BIG FM, the campaign aims to create awareness about saving water in the country.

“People should follow simple tips at home to save water, like using buckets for bath instead of showers, not keeping tap open with water running and many such small vigilant steps that contribute to creating larger difference in the society,” Sonam said in a statement.

“Water being the basic necessity of life we all should avoid wastage of water in any manner and conserve it in every possible way,” she added.

The fashion diva is currently at the ongoing 66th Cannes International Film Festival, where she has gone as an ambassador of a beauty product brand.

– IANS

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