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Bollywood’s fit celebs and their favourite dishes

This athletic actress really adores cake and chocolate. She frequently uploads videos of herself enjoying dessert while travelling with her husband or in between shoots…writes Olivia Sarkar

While it may appear that Bollywood’s fit and skinny celebs don’t eat, this couldn’t be further from the truth. You’d be surprised at the cheat meals, binge days and their favourite sweet treats. Whether they’re on a diet, following a strict regime or making a physique for a particular role, they always manage to squeeze in some of their favourite foods. Here’s a look at who you think may gorge only on salads and what they actually indulge in:

Anushka Sharma

Anushka Sharma loves food, despite the fact that her physique may not indicate it. She understands how to strike a balance between eating healthily and overindulging while maintaining her fitness routine and palate. On a recent trip to Kolkata, she indulged in sweet and fried specialities to her heart’s content.

Alia Bhatt

The video of Alia Bhatt freaking out on cheese balls is legendary. But while the viral video showed her is like for unhealthy treats, the actor adores everything from burgers to cupcakes. She is a regular at the gym and maintains a gruelling fitness routine and a healthy diet with three meals a day.

Nargis Fakhri

Nargis Fakhri’s love for food and fashion is no secret. She shares videos of herself cooking up a storm on her social media handle.

Deepika Padukone

This athletic actress really adores cake and chocolate. She frequently uploads videos of herself enjoying dessert while travelling with her husband or in between shoots.

Sara Ali Khan

Sara’s weight-loss journey has motivated a lot of people. The actor, who once claimed to weigh 96 kg, continues to consume her favourite foods while working out in the gym and now even sports abs.

Vicky Kaushal

Vicky Kaushal like sweets… a lot! He proclaimed his love for dessert and published images of himself enjoying cakes and ice cream.

Varun Dhawan

Don’t let Varun Dhawan’s six or eight pack fool you! For all those hours spent in the gym cheat days involve food like pizza, cheesecake, and noodles. He also wraps up his filming schedules with meals.

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Star styles from social media

You should follow Sanjana Batra if you want to remain up to date with Shilpa Shetty’s latest eccentric saree and Huma Qureshi’s chic clothes. We like her for getting our favourite celebs, like Parineeti Chopra, to dress in the latest styles…writes Olivia Sarkar

Being a Bollywood star means you can’t even step on to your balcony without getting spotted or snapped by the paparazzi. From movie promotions, brand endorsements, travel duties, gym runs to even just hanging out with their buddies, celebrities need to keep their fashion-game strong.

But not all celebrities have an innate sense of style, the smarter ones recognise this and hire themselves a stylist. A stylist who they can blindly trust to carry them through all their public appearances, red carpet events and keep connected to the youth and stay relevant.

Today we shift the spotlight on these stylists who work behind the scenes to make your favourite star look fabulous. Follow them on social media to keep staying stylish.

Rhea Kapoor

Amongst Rhea Kapoor’s many talents is being a stylist. She can be given sole credit for making her sister, Sonam, the fashion icon that she is. Unafraid to experiment, try new trends and take the road not oft taken, Rhea is the person you need to be following if you’re looking for some mind-blowing fashion inspiration.

Tanya Ghavri

Tanya Ghavri is stylist to the likes of Katrina Kaif, Kareena Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor, Ananya Panday and the list is endless! She is a red carpet favourite and go-to name for even a casual coffee date. She recently styled Ananya Panday for her film, “Liger.”

Ami Patel

Ami Patel has dressed a number of Bollywood actors, including Alia Bhatt and Madhuri Dixit, and also works with Kangana Ranaut who is a forerunner when it comes to the Bollywood fashion brigade. She has styled a number of young celebrities, including Tamannaah Bhatia and Sara Ali Khan.

Shaleena Nathani

It’s not simple to style the current queen of Bollywood, and it’s nearly impossible to do it without letting the trolls influence you. However, Shaleena Nathani rises to the challenge admirably and never disappoints when it comes to taking the lead for Deepika Padukone’s glam outfits.

Sanjana Batra

You should follow Sanjana Batra if you want to remain up to date with Shilpa Shetty’s latest eccentric saree and Huma Qureshi’s chic clothes. We like her for getting our favourite celebs, like Parineeti Chopra, to dress in the latest styles.

Sanam Ratansi

Like Aditi Rao Hydari’s impeccable attire or Ileana D’Souza’s beautiful looks? Follow Sanam Ratan on Instagram. On occasion, she even fashions Mira Kapoor.

Allia Al Rufai

Allia Al Rufai is the creative force behind Anushka Sharma’s effortless and distinctive style. She even styled her at her wedding to Virat Kohli. For over six years, she has been styling Bollywood stars, including several young celebrities like Navya Nanda and Yami Gautam.

Aastha Sharma

Aastha Sharma makes styling Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, look effortless. Recall Ash from Cannes? All of that was Aastha. In addition, she is responsible for hot favourites like Disha Patani and Nora Fatehi, as well as Esha Gupta. Once you start following her, we’re confident you won’t be able to stop.

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Star kids shine on glitzy world

Jackie Shroff and Ayesha’s daughter e Krishna Shroff is a fitness enthusiast and a Basketball coach who often raises the temperature with her bold and beautiful posts on Instagram…reports Olivia Sarkar

These Bollywood star kids might not officially entered the film industry, but they frequently feature across headlines and also rule social media platforms. With a large follower base and dedicated fan pages, these youngsters enjoy huge stardom. Here’s a look at the names already part of the glitzy world.

Suhana Khan

Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan’s daughter is an internet sensation who frequently steals the show.

Suhana’s recent videos on Justin Bieber’s hit song “Peaches” went viral on social media. She is currently a student at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and frequently shares pictures on Instagram with her girlfriends. She has over 2.4 million followers.

Khushi Kapoor

Khushi Kapoor, the younger daughter of late actress Sridevi and film producer Boney Kapoor, is quite active and popular on Instagram, with over 758k followers. Khushi is currently studying in New York and has an incredible sense of fashion, as evidenced by her stunning social media photos. She is a fashion glossy favourite for her stylish outings.

Krishna Shroff

Jackie Shroff and Ayesha’s daughter e Krishna Shroff is a fitness enthusiast and a Basketball coach who often raises the temperature with her bold and beautiful posts on Instagram. She has over 1 million followers on Instagram and often steals headlines for her marvelous figure.

Navya Naveli Nanda

Granddaughter to megastar Amitabh Bachchan, Navya Naveli Nanda is a millennial beauty. Understaded, casual and yet very fashionable she balances business and glamour with finesse. After completing her graduation from New York’s Fordham University in digital technology and UX design, she stepped into the business world becoming the co-founder of an online healthcare portal for women named Aara Health. Navya commands over 575K followers on Instagram.

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B’town stars tirelessly work to help others

His performance, ‘Satyamev Jayate,’ was well received by the public, and Aamir’s investigation into numerous societal issues was praised…writes Olivia Sarkar

Outside of the glitz and glamour; there are some Bollywood stars who have demonstrated that supporting a noble-cause leads to happiness and blessings. Here are a few celebrities who have worked tirelessly to help charitable causes.

Sonu Sood

Sonu Sood has been at the forefront of assisting people during the Covid crisis, from helping migrants return home, to arranging oxygen concentrators during the peak of the second wave. People praised him and dubbed him their “messiah” because he helped at a time when everyone was concerned about their own survival. The actor thanked his parents for instilling in him the values of helping those in need, and he added that everyone should help others when the opportunity arises. Sonu also stated that despite devoting so much time to social work, he was able to maintain a healthy work-life balance.

Deepika Padukone

Mental health is a major problem. We believe that celebrities are always happy, but this is not the case. Who’d have guessed that Deepika Padukone struggled with depression? She didn’t stop there, though. She spoke out about her depression on television and established the ‘Live Love Laugh’ Foundation, which is dedicated to helping those in despair.

Shabana Azmi

Azmi has long been active in discussing social concerns. Shabana works to enable people living in slums and as a volunteer for an HIV/AIDS programme. She is well-known for her advocacy for women’s and children’s issues. Her commitment to social causes is so strong that she established the ‘Mijwan Welfare Society,’ an NGO that assists underprivileged children and women.

Aamir Khan

Working on films that deal with social issues is one thing; working these matters offscreen is quite another. In both these roles, Aamir Khan shines. Perhaps his underlying emotional character drives him to work on social issues. His performance, ‘Satyamev Jayate,’ was well received by the public, and Aamir’s investigation into numerous societal issues was praised. He was also the proud ambassador for India for the ‘Incredible India’ tourist campaign, propagating the theme of ‘Atithi Devo Bhava.’

Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan is not only a dynamic actress but she is also known for her efforts to help women outside of what we see on television. Vidya serves as the Rural Development Ministry’s brand ambassador for clean water and sanitation. She also helps children by participating in an Indian feeding programme for children.

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Bollywood Fashion Lite Blogs

Bollywood celebs shined in 2021 with stunning looks

Taapsee Pannu wore it all this year, from glitter to sequins. Her best looks, on the other hand, are clearly the ensembles that flatter her form…reports Asian Lite News

We have already said goodbyes to 2021. For a year, the 12 leading ladies of Bollywood had their own fashion list. Here’s a collection of looks to lust after throughout the year.

Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone was on a roll this year, dominating the fashion charts. The actress never fails to impress, whether it’s with her airport looks, red carpet looks, or even when she’s going out to dinner.

Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt, too, offered us some great looks in 2021, whether she was attending a friend’s wedding or a dinner date.

Ananya Panday

In terms of fashion, Ananya Panday had an experimental year. The diva had her fair share of hits and misses throughout the year, but she managed to win hearts with ensembles that complimented her sporty image.

Janhvi Kapoor

Janhvi Kapoor didn’t just wear figure-flattering sarees and dresses; she also looked great in white denim. It gave her outfit a little more oomph.

Kareena Kapoor Khan

The Bollywood Bebo, Kareena Kapoor Khan has had a busy year. She didn’t miss out on the opportunity to dress up during her pregnancy, earning her the title of maternity fashionista.

Kiara Advani

Kiara Advani, the Shershaah actress, looked stunning in practically every outfit she donned this year. The diva wore desi costumes everywhere she went, from airports to promotional events and red carpet premieres. Throughout the year, she slayed in pantsuits, co-ord sets and coats with equal swag.

Kangana Ranaut

She solely looked stunning in co-ord pieces and desi ensembles this year, another diva who made it through 2021 without a single fashion faux pas. Kangana Ranaut, Bollywood’s Drama Queen, nailed it with her Saree outfit.

Shilpa Shetty Kundra

We weren’t shocked when Shilpa Shetty chose a ruffle dress, which made us all fall in love with a ruffle all over again, given her propensity for dramatic costumes. Her hourglass shape was well accentuated by all of her clothes.

Kriti Sanon

Always willing to try new looks, Kriti Sanon experimented with a variety of styles, but she crushed her go-to-the-gym look in a black set of gym clothing, which caught the attention of fans because of how effortlessly she carried off the look.

Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu wore it all this year, from glitter to sequins. Her best looks, on the other hand, are clearly the ensembles that flatter her form. She looked adorable in a knee-length skirt with a high neck that completed her vacation style.

Ileana D’Cruz

Ileana D’Cruz, the stunning diva who loves to flaunt her sexiness in every outfit, experimented with her appearance by pairing a tie-knotted top with a long skirt, which enticed her followers to try something new this season.

Anushka Sharma

Another diva, Anushka Sharma, provides us with another cause to think, “Why not Dangris?” it can be back in the closet. She wore her Dangri so well that we can’t help but fall in love with Dangris all again.

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Radhika asks to shed ego of stardom

Radhika will also be seen in two OTT original films. She says that she is open to the probability of the web some day overpowering films…writes  Yashika Mathur

Actress Radhika Madan has made a mark as a Bollywood actress with her roles in “Angrezi Medium”, “Pataakha” and “Mard Ko Dard Nahi Hota”. However, before her film debut in 2018, she was a well-known television star.

Talking about her transition from television to films, the actress said it was important to shed the ego that comes with television stardom.

Radhika Madan

“In television, fame comes really quickly, so you get the ego boost really quickly. Once the ego is high up there and you want to start with films, I don’t think a lot of people are ready to bring their ego down and start as a student,” she told.

Was it easy for her to leave her ego behind? “I wouldn’t have survived otherwise. It’s a different medium. The dialogues are different, the delivery scenes are different. Now you are sitting a dark room in front of a huge screen in front of you without distraction. Whereas in television, people watch it — especially the saas-bahu sagas — while taking care of their kids or cutting vegetable or doing household chores. The actors’ performance needs to be up by a notch to get the attention but in movies even if you blink an eye, you miss the scene,” she said.

For Radhika, who played the lead in television show “Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi” between 2014 and 2016, taking the leap wasn’t difficult because she was ready to evolve in accordance to her new medium.

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“It (change of medium) was not difficult in my head. I understood both the mediums and I think people see you as you see yourself. Because it wasn’t a hindrance in my head, I don’t think people saw it as hindrance as well. I was aware that television is a different medium and movies are different and I needed to change my acting style. I needed to unlearn whatever I have learnt,” said the actress.

Radhika, who will soon be seen in the film “Shiddat”, added: “The problem comes when you want to approach movies with the same attitude, with same acting style as TV and you expect them to take you. It is about understanding the medium. Unlearning happens with every project.”

Radhika will also be seen in two OTT original films. She says that she is open to the probability of the web some day overpowering films.

“Earlier, there used to be a certain taboo connected with OTT. If you are coming on digital platform then it was a step down. Now if you are digital star, then people are in awe and they also want to be one. A time may come when digital stars are bigger than films stars. I wouldn’t be surprised,” said Radhika.

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