Deepika floored by her ‘oldest’ fan


Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone was left impressed by a group of senior citizens’ wit and charm during a TV show.

Zee TV’s multi-city tour in search of happy souls who dance direct dil se — on “Dil Se Naachein Indiawaale” — recently started with a round of Mumbai auditions that witnessed spirited performances from contestants across all age groups and diverse backgrounds.

Amongst many dance enthusiasts, The Bold & The Beautiful — a group of eight senior citizens from a laughter club here left the show’s panelists surprised with their dance. While they received a standing ovation from all the celebrity panelists and live audience, one of the senior most members of the group – Vinod, floored Deepika as he revealed that it has been his wish to dance with the actress since his “childhood”, read a statement.

He said: “Meri umar hai pachpan, par mujh mein abhi bhi hai bachpan” (My age is 55, but I am a child at heart).

Deepika agreed to dance with him and said that it was an honour for her to perform with him. She was blown away by Vinod’s energy levels when they shook a leg together on one of Deepika’s favourite songs “Balam pichkari”.


SRK credits wife for making ‘family smile’

As Gauri Khan celebrated her 44th birthday Wednesday, superstar and husband Shah Rukh Khan took the opportunity to wish her, and credited her for keeping their family together.

“Happy Birthday to my wife Gauri. May you smile today, as much as you have made the family smile. Love and happiness always,” the 48-year-old tweeted Wednesday night.

Shah Rukh and Gauri married in 1991 and have three children – Aryan, Suhana and AbRam, who was born via surrogacy.


Big B surprised by people’s ‘interest’ in him

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is surprised that despite being 71, he is is still talked about a lot.

The actor, who will turn 72 Oct 11, is trending on Twitter.

“WOW !! #AB72Wishes trending at the top … !! Never thought at this age there would be any interest in me.. thank you so much all,” he tweeted Wednesday.

On his birthday, the active user of social networking media will send a personal video message and digitally signed posters to a few lucky fans Saturday.

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