Mukesh Rishi in a Punjabi film

Mukesh Rishi will be seen playing a positive role in producer Jimmy Sheirgill’s and director Nananait Singh’s Punjabi film...

Written by Screen Correspondent | Published: January 6, 2012 7:12 pm

Mukesh Rishi will be seen playing a positive role in producer Jimmy Sheirgill’s and director Nananait Singh’s Punjabi film Taur Mittran De. He has completed his shooting in Punjab. He essays the role of an ex-hockey player who inspires an all new team to reach the top. Mukesh Rishi will also be seen in films like Ashok Kohli’s Rajdhani Express,Vicky S. Sharma’s Laskhar and producer Vijay Galani’s untitled film that will go on the floors shortly.

Mamta Mohandas ties the knot

Malayalam actress Mamta Mohandas married family friend Prejith,a Bahrain-based businessman on December 28 at a resort in Kozhikode in the presence of family,friends and film personalities like actors Vinneeth and Samvratha Sunil,directors Hariharan,Sathyan Anthikad and Shyam Prasad and producer P V Gangadharan. The bridegroom arrived at the venue in a chariot to the accompaniment of percussion instruments.

Vikramjeet Virk in Casanova

Vikramjeet Virk,a Punjabi actor,is all set to debut in Malayalam cinema with the Mohanlal-starrer Casanova. For the film,he has performed some action scenes in Dubai and also jumped from the 30th floor of Bangkok’s high-rise Cat Towers under the guidance of stunt director Allan Amin without any body double. Vikramjeet was earlier seen in the Hindi film Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey and on Zee TV’s Shobha Somnath Ki. The actor will next be seen in a Punjabi film,Yaaran Naal Bahaaran that is set to release in February.

Film stars,politicians on a different pitch

Kerala’s politicians put politics on the backburner for a while and under Chief Minister Oommen Chandy’s captaincy took on Malayalam film stars in a celebrity cricket match on December 27. Ministers,MLAs and other political leaders were a part of the politicians’ team — the Kerala Legends,while actor Mohanlal led the Kerala Strikers.

The event,titled GKSF T-20,was held at Kaloor International Stadium in Kochi on December 27. The match was organised by GKSF,Association of Malayalam Movie Artistes and Kerala Cricket Association.

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