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It's challenging to speak mythological language: Vinit Kakar (TV Snippets)

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Actor Vinit Kakar, who is seen as Mahaprashava in popular mythological show "Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman", says it is a "challenge" to learn and speak mythological language.

"I am loving my role in the show because it's a challenge. It's challenging to learn and speak mythological language, but it's a lovely process to perform it on screen, Vinit said in a statement.

"It needs a lot of preparation. On sets environment is awesome because I get to work with great people. It's a 12 hour shift. So I m quite engrossed in the character and don't prefer socialising on the sets," he added.

"Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanuman", aired on Sony Entertainment Television, depicts the story of Lord Hanuman told from the viewpoint of Lord Krishna and his wife Devi Rukmini.


Shaan is strict: Shreya Ghoshal

Popular singer Shreya Ghoshal feels singer Shaan is "strict", but also the "sweetest" when it comes to mentoring children on the popular singing reality show "The Voice India Kids".

Shaan, who is seen as a coach on the show alongside Neeti Mohan and Shekhar Ravjiani, invited the contestants to visit his home. Shreya came in as a surprise guest for them.

"When I think (about) Shaan, I say 'dada'. Dada is the word that comes instantly. I think people who know him personally know that he is a wonderful human being. He will never manipulate things and tell you the truth as he speaks from his heart," Shreya said in a statement.

"Shaan is a fantastic mentor. The way he handles kids, it's amazing. He is strict but still he is the sweetest", she added.

Talking about the contestants of the &TV show, Shreya said: "I watch the show and I know the kids. I think they are all very good. I am happy I gave a beautiful moment to them.

"To see them smiling, happy and shouting, it feels great. They are all very talented and I wish them the best. I hope they learn a lot from the show as it is a journey for them".


Drashti Dhami meets 65-year-old fan

Actress Drashti Dhami, who will next be seen in "Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil", got a surprise visit from a 65-year-old German fan, while shooting for the upcoming TV show in Austria.

The woman, who is a big fan of Drashti's past roles, was keen on meeting her. Hence, she flew down via a seven-hour long flight from Germany to Austria with her grandson to meet the actress.

Drashti was thrilled when her fan gave her special gifts and vouchers to avail of a shopping spree at her self-owned bridal wear boutique.

"I feel blessed to be loved by fans like these. The efforts they take, is commendable. For me every little thing they do matters and I will always feel grateful and appreciate all their efforts," Drashti said in a statement.

The fan told Drashti that she had visited India a few years back with the hope to meet the actor, but did not get to fulfil her wish. She also expressed her desire to have wanted to gift Drashti a bridal wear for her wedding from her own store.

"Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil", which will be aired on Star Plus, will also feature Arjun Bijlani.



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First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 17:42 IST