Ranveer, the workaholic (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who is currently in Switzerland as its ambassador from India, has been working round the clock to meet deadlines for his assignments.

Ranveer shot for a brand endorsement before leaving for Switzerland, and he is also expected to begin work on Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s “Padmavati”.

“As the financial year comes to a close, most brands want to wrap up their campaigns and commercials. Ranveer is working every day and at odd hours if needed, to complete all his shoots and commitments,” said a source close to the actor, adding that the vivacious star is dedicated to giving every project his 100 per cent.

“Despite being stretched with so many shoots and roles to handle, he is doing it with complete focus,” the source added.

The 31-year-old has also been roped in for Zoya Akhtar’s next titled “Gully Boy”, which will also feature Alia Bhatt.

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Was absolute honour to sing with Asha Bhosle: Mika Singh

Singer Mika Singh, who performed with Asha Bhosle at an event, says it was an absolute honour for him to share the stage with the veteran singer.

Mika and Asha were seen performing some of yesteryear’s hits like “Jane ja dhoondhta phir raha” from the 1972 film “Jawani Diwani” at an event on Sunday night.

“It was an absolute honour for me to be singing with Asha Bhosle. I was shivering on stage and she held my hand and told me to sing,” Mika tweeted on Monday morning.

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Feel blessed to have worked on ‘Fukrey Returns’: Richa Chadha

Actress Richa Chadha has wrapped up shooting for “Fukrey Returns”. She says she feels blessed to have worked in the film.

“I feel blessed to have worked on this film… to have a character that’s so black that it’s lovable… to play a woman that’s empowered and hence memorable… true, it doesn’t fit into the neat little boxes, but who wants to live in a box anyway,” Richa said in a statement.

The film is a sequel to 2013 comedy film “Fukrey”.

Directed by Mrighdeep Singh Lamba, the film also features Ali Fazal, Varun Sharma, Manjot Singh and Pulkit Samrat.

“Fukrey Returns” has been shot across various locations in New Delhi, South Africa and Mumbai.

Richa will reprise her role of Bholi Punjaban, one of the most beloved comical characters as the Delhi street don.

–IANS

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