Farhan Akhtar touched Robert De Niro’s feet

Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says he once touched legendary Hollywood actor Robert De Niro’s feet.

“When I met Robert De Niro for the first time, I was completely speechless. I didn’t know what to do and I was just like… in awe… And then I touched his feet,” Farhan said on TV show “Yaar Mera Superstar Season 2”.

“Because I (had) decided (that) in my life if I ever meet him, he is the only person whose feet I’m gonna touch. So, I did touch his feet. And he was very sweet. He gave me a nice big hug,” Farhan added.

Farhan appeared on the show to promote his new film “Lucknow Central”. The episode of “Yaar Mera Superstar Season 2” featuring Farhan will be aired on Sunday.

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Abhishek Bachchan appears on KBC for noble cause

Actor Abhishek Bachchan will be seen as a special guest on his father and megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s show “Kaun Banega Crorepati 9” to promote the social work done by Goonj Foundation.

Abhishek, along with founder of Goonj Foundation Anshu Gupta, will be seen on the Friday Special episode “Nai Chah Nai Rah”.

“I’m a great admirer of the work done by Mr Anshu and his team towards the development of the villages across the nation. After listening to his story of dedication on ‘KBC’, many will be inspired and should come forward to support the cause. It was a pleasure to share the stage of KBC with him and help him in his endeavour,” Abhishek said in a statement.

“Kaun Banega Crorepati 9” is aired on Sony Entertainment Television.

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Aparshakti Khurana visits Iskcon temple

Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who is seen onscreen as the host of “Om Shanti Om”, visited the ISKCON temple here to seek blessings for the devotional music reality TV show.

Aparshakti visited the temple on Wednesday along with a few contestants of the show to seek blessings of Lord Krishna.

“‘Om Shanti Om’ is a one-of-its-kind show on Indian television and I am extremely fortunate to be part it. I truly believe in that divine connection and visited ISKCON temple with a few contestants to seek blessings of Lord Krishna for the success of the show,” Aparshakti said in a statement.

“We also prayed for the other contestants as everyone is putting in a lot of hard work and efforts in giving some outstanding performances on the show,” he added.

The Star Bharat show features actress Sonakshi Sinha, composer Shekhar Ravjiani and singer Kanika Kapoor as judges, while yoga guru Baba Ramdev is seen as the Maha Guru.

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