City Tales

After a long hiatus from the silver screen actress Preeti Jhangiani,who shot to fame with her debut film Mohabbatein,is returning to movies.

Written by EXPRESS FEATURES SERVICE | Published: June 20, 2012 1:29 am

After a long hiatus from the silver screen actress Preeti Jhangiani,who shot to fame with her debut film Mohabbatein,is returning to movies. Playing the lead role in the upcoming film Dekh Yeh Hai Mumbai,Jhangiani says,“My character in the film is that of a girl who is born with a silver spoon. Her name is Jhalak and she has been bought up by her brother.” Jhangiani who had moved to the television and also to regional cinema says that her character in the film is called Jhalak. “I know I wasn’t acting for a while but it didn’t feel like so while I returned in front of the camera. I was on a long maternal leave but this feels exciting,” she says. The film which was shot in 30 days has been directed by Sneh Tuli. “Sneh has this driving vision and clarity. I had heard the script before and I was intrigued. Her direction just bought a sense of passion and freshness to the film,” she says adding,“My character is obsessed with acting,and her brother even goes to the extent of starting a film for her. What follows is the tale of the movie. It is a comedy film with sarcastic overtones. However it is not something that people will not relate to. The characters all have real life shades to them.” The film is slated for release in mid-July.

Wine and Dine

Celebrated Sommelier Craig Wedge who was in the city recently played host to a Wine dinner that was organised at the Courtyard by Marriott Pune City Centre. Held at the banyan Tree Lounge Wedge spoke about the finer nuances of wine understanding the business and showcased wines from places like Italy new Zealand and France. The wines were complimented by a range of dishes comprising of Broccoli beignets and Saffron Tagliatelle with Macarpone and Garlic confit to Apricot filled Chicken Ballotines and Aged Prime fillet.

Be-dazzled!

Jewellery Designer Chetna Nanda is showcasing her collection of contemporary jewellery at the Sonam Hall on Karve Road. The exhibition,which began on June 20 is on till June 22 and will feature brilliant unusual stones set in beads along with gold and silver jewellery from the Chitih collection The exhibition is on from 10.30 am to seven pm.

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