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13 Bollywood Celebrities Who Started Their Careers As Assistant Directors Before Their Debuts

January 5, 2017 — by Team PeppyStory

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If you have ever thought that the star kids like Hrithik Roshan, Varun Dhavan, Sonam Kapoor etc. have entered the film industry because of their golden spoon, then you definitely need to give it a second thought. All of them had their share of struggles and training too. Not only them, but actors such as Sidharth Malhotra, Daisy Shah and Emraan Hashmi who didn’t have a God father in Bollywood have struggled hard to reach where they are today.

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20 Super-Cute Pictures Of Bollywood Celebs With Their Pets That Would Make You Go Aww

February 9, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory

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Who doesn’t like pets? What is not to like about them? They are cute and little furry balls of love who can bring a smile on your face in an instant. Not just that, they can make your day brighter even when you are having your worst ever! And, that is the reason why a lot of Bollywood celebrities are just too fond of them. These celebs leave no stone unturned to give their pets a king-size life. What’s more? They even share adorable pictures with their pets on the Internet for us all to see and go aww!

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10 Romantic Gifts Bollywood Celebs Should Get This Valentine’s Day

February 8, 2016 — by Rinkel

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Ever wondered how our Bollywood celebrities celebrate Valentine’s Day! What do they gift to their partners- after all they are celebrities, everything has to be larger than life for them. Well, we don’t know exactly what these celebs would be actually giving to their lovers. But, we do know what romantic gifts these 10 Bollywood celebrities should get on Valentine’s Day. Take a look:

Recommended Read: 11 Famous Bollywood Stars And Their Equally Famous Celeb Crushes From Bollywood

#1. Deepika Padukone

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Well, the lady with the Midas touch, is truly one of the most beautiful and elegant divas at present in Bollywood. And, her Valentine’s Day gift would be nothing less than epic. An ultra-romantic proposal on Valentine’s Day would make for a perfect gift for this Mastani. We are sure, her Bajirao aka Ranveer Singh would be planning something really special for her. So, how about popping the question to Deepika amidst a romantic setting with a big fat engagement ring!

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Do Read: Bollywood’s Bajirao Mastani Ranveer Singh And Deepika Padukone Getting Engaged In February 2016

#2. Ranveer Singh

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The man of the hour clearly deserves an over-the-top Valentine’s Day gift. In the past, Ranveer, on several occasions has made his feelings quite clear for Deepika through various gestures and words. Deepika, on the other hand, has always been more guarded about her feelings in public. So, wouldn’t it be nice if Deepika declared her love for Ranveer in front of the whole world, for a change. Keeping in mind his funky taste and loud character, Deepika should plan a Valentine Flash mob for Ranveer, when he least expects it.

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Don’t forget to watch Deepika Padukone Shave Off Ranveer Singh’s ‘Bajirao’ Moustache In This Cute 15-Second Video

#3. Alia Bhatt

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This girl has some real spunk and her energy is so infectious. She deserves a man who can match her up to her in every sense. An adventure trip across the mountains or sea would make one thrilling Valentine’s Day gift for Alia Bhatt. And we certainly think, actor Sidharth Malhotra is certainly up for it!

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Did you know Alia Bhatt has her own fashion label? 12 Bollywood Actors Who Have Started Their Own Fashion Label

#4. Hrithik Roshan

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The Greek god of Bollywood has been having a really rotten love life since past some time now. So, how about setting up a blind date for him? It would be really sweet if he could hook up with a nice lady who shares similar interests as him, won’t ditch him for his close friend, and even if things don’t work out between them, would certainly not blab about it on Twitter!

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Don’t Miss: 6 Unbelievable Controversies Surrounding Hrithik Roshan That Shocked Everyone

#5. Sonakshi Sinha

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She is the social media queen of Bollywood. You will lose count of the number of times she posts on Instagram in a single day. A new super-smartphone with an amazing camera and enhanced features, and of course, a good-looking man by Sonakshi’s side on Valentine’s Day wouldn’t hurt either!

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Recommended Read: The Incredible Weight Loss Journey Of Sonakshi Sinha

#6. Ranbir Kapoor

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Ranbir Kapoor has recently broken up with Katrina Kaif and as per the various reports, there are very slim chances of reconciliation. So, what would be an ideal Valentine gift for Ranbir Kapoor that will cheer him up? We know! A night out at any of the comedy bars which are the latest fad round the town would do the trick. Imagine, a nice evening out with his single mates, and laughing their heart out at a good stand-up comedy events over drinks. Sounds totally relaxing, right?

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Know the end of Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif’s relationship Here!

#7. Katrina Kaif

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The poor lady is currently nursing a broken heart. And, she clearly needs to get out of the love pad that she was sharing with her ex-beau Ranbir Kapoor. This Valentine’s Day could not have come at a worse time for her since she is busy promoting her new movie, Fitoor which ironically is releasing during Valentine’s week. Katrina has no option but to put up a smiley front and face the cameras on a daily basis. A nice, long vacation in an undisclosed location would make for an ideal Valentine’s Day gift for Katrina. So, who would be the lucky guy to give her that, perhaps a certain Ek Tha Tiger Khan?

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Has Katrina Kaif’s love life been jinxed? Read here: This Crazy Fact About ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ Cast Will Leave You Totally Shocked!

#8. Salman Khan

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The heartthrob of the nation and the true super-star Khan of Bollywood, Salman Khan has been known for going all out for his lady love. Be it Aishwarya or Katrina, Salman Khan has always been known to hold a special corner for his girlfriends. And, admit it. We all have been dying to see Salman Khan get his happy ending after all these years. How about a bride for Salman Khan this Valentine’s Day. We all would love to see this Sultan marry his princess on Valentine’s Day!

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You should think one of them could have been Mrs. Khan by now. Read: 13 Bollywood Actresses Who Owe Their Careers To Salman Khan

#9. Anushka Sharma

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Now, what would make a perfect gift for actress, Anushka Sharma. Oh, we know! A ‘follow’ request from beau, cricketer, Virat Kohli on Instagram. Recently, the couple was in news when Virat Kohli stopped following Anushka’s Instagram account. There are rumours of a tiff between the lovers. It would be nice to see Anushka’s special guy back in her life on Valentine’s Day.

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#10. Aditya Roy Kapur

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We all know Aditya Roy Kapur has a nice set of vocals and he can strum a guitar like his on-screen characters brilliantly. This Aashiqui 2 guy should get a collector’s edition guitar on Valentine’s Day. And, what more he can use the guitar later on, to play and dedicate a special song for his gift giver. Raise your hands if you too would love to see Aditya singing his new love track, Pashmina from his upcoming movie, Fitoor.

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Valentine’s Day is upon us and everyone is wearing their heart -tinted glasses. So, why would our celebrities be left behind. Let us hope all of these celebrities get a reason to celebrate this Valentine’s Day. And, don’t forget to wish your favourite Bollywood celebs a very happy Valentine’s Day in the comments section!

Recommended Read: 10 Amazing Locations In India To Propose To Your Girl This Valentine’s Day

 

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15 Famous Bollywood Stars And Their Obsession For Luxury Cars

February 7, 2016 — by Team PeppyStory

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Bollywood is synonymous with glamour, and the celebs from this world define it in a perfect way. They leave no stone unturned when it comes to luxury, whether it is a designer outfit or a wristwatch [READ: From Salman To Big B- 12 Bollywood Trendsetters Who Took The Country’s Fashion By Storm]. And, when we look at our beloved Bollywood celebs, how can we not talk about their luxury cars? Yes, they too seem be to obsessed with luxury cars.

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10 Stories Of Human Bravery And Kindness During The Chennai Floods That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

December 15, 2015 — by Team PeppyStory

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With water all over the streets and the houses, stranded transportation, power cuts and shortage of food, Chennai has been going through a challenging time. And, even in such a situation, the city has come out standing strong. People are helping each other in all the possible ways.

Here are some such humane stories that have come out during the Chennai floods that will restore your faith in humanity.

Recommended Read: Three Indian Moms, 17 Countries, 97 Days And A Road Trip Of A Lifetime

#1. Cops managing traffic in heavy rains

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A traffic cop was seen helping clearing the traffic in the Chennai rains.

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Also, we cannot forget the three policemen helping commuters to move, by making the surface smooth with bricks to cover the road.

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You do not need big dorms for shelter. Tweets from different people in Chennai proved it by offering their homes to accommodate the stranded people.

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Also Read: Real Life Bajrangi Bhaijaan’s Munni Aka Geeta Flying Back From Pakistan To India

#3. Telecom companies and good samaritans helping to stay connected

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In such a situation, staying connected with each other is a must. Telecom companies like BSNL, Vodafone, Aircel, RCom and Airtel have offered free talk time to the people of Chennai. People from other parts of the country are also offering help by recharging the cell phones of the people in need in Chennai. This is what digital recharge company, PayTM announced:

“Residents can call on 18001030033 and share the mobile number that they want to get topped-up. Paytm will facilitate a Rs 30 recharge instantly free of cost.”

#4. Celebrities are helping out too

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The King Khan of Bollywood has won hearts again by his generous donation of Rs. 1 crore to the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund. This was made from Shah Rukh and the team of his upcoming movie, Dilwale. On December 7, an official statement from Red Chillies Entertainment, a production company run by Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan, went viral on Twitter. Earlier he had tweeted his concern and prayed for the victims of the Chennai floods:

“May God look after all our brothers and sisters in Chennai. Nature’s fury is strong may we all have the strength to fight it. Insha Allah.”

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Even Akshay ‘Khiladi’ Kumar has donated Rs. 1 crore to the Bhoomika Trust, who have been distributing food in the flood hit areas. According to a statement in New Indian Express, Akshay made the decision after on Suhasini Mani Ratnam’s suggestion:

“After seeing the shocking visuals of rain affected Chennai, Akshay wanted to help the people and in this regard he called director Priyadarshan, who in turn directed him to contact Suhasini Mani Ratnam.”

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Hrithik Roshan donated Rs. 23 lakh and medicines worth Rs. 2 lakh to the Ramanaidu Charitable Trust for Chennai flood relief on December 11. Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati, the driving force behind this initiative said this about Hrithik’s contribution:

“Hrithik Roshan demonstrated his commitment and his compassion to Chennai relief efforts initiated by Ramanaidu Charitable Trust by this humble donation. We are grateful to Hrithik’s support.”

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Rang De Basanti actor, Siddharth became a true hero in every sense of the term, with his dedicated efforts to help the flood affected people all throughout the disaster. He could not go home for days due to flooding. This is what he shared about his experience:

“I freaked out that I had lost my house for the first time… three studios, three cars… And then I felt bad for the middle class who lost so much in just one day.”

Food packets are being delivered to different parts of the city from different people in Chennai. RJ Balaji, and actors like Dhanush, Rajnikanth and other celebrities are helping people by providing and distributing food and other necessities in different parts of the city. Kamal Haasan donated Rs. 15 lakh for the relief efforts. Even Zomato has offered help by informing people to buy a meal and they will add one more meal to it to distribute it among Chennai people.

#5. Temples and Mosques open doors to everyone

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Be it Allah or Ishwar, at the time of crisis, it is always one God for all, and so do the people managing the temples and the mosques believe. All the religious places have offered shelters to the people.

Recommended Read: 10 Most Inspirational Quotes Of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam That Will Always Motivate The Youth Of India

#6. People are helping animals move to a safer place

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During this time of crisis also, the city has not forgotten the animals. People of the city are happy to offer shelter and food for the pets and street animals. People have also tried to free these animals from the flood and carry them to a safe place.

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Ola has offered boat service to the people in need. Also, the army is helping them row the boats to a safe place. People who can swim are utilising their talent to help the people come out of the flooded areas.

Must Read: 10 Things About Travelling Abroad That Every Indian Must Know For Their Safety

#8. Shopping malls or entertainment places offering shelter

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Shopping malls and entertainment houses have also offered shelter to the people in Chennai.

#9. Doctors offering free medication and help

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Doctors of the city have informed that they would treat patients for free. Some have also informed that no money would be charged from pregnant women. Practo is also helping people search for doctors in Chennai. Some people, living out of Chennai, have also tweeted to pay for medical bills for people in Chennai.

#10. Army at help

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We cannot forget the army who helped the stranded people, to move to a safer place. The IAF is helping people stranded in airport, and the navy is arranging boats and saving people from drowning.

Recommended Read: Remembering India’s Brave Daughter Neerja Bhanot Who Saved Hundreds Of Lives In The Hijacked Flight In Karachi

These are just a few instances of human kindness and bravery during the Chennai floods. You can also help by donating clothes and non-perishable items to the collection centres, recharging the cell phones of the affected people, or by offering them shelter if you can. Our prayers are with the people of Chennai.

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#GaneshChaturthi: Bollywood Celebs And Their Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations Over The Years

September 17, 2015 — by Rinkel

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It is that time of the year again when you can hear the cries of Ganpati Bappa Morya everywhere! Yes, the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is here once again, and along with it, comes the news of our B-town celebrities who celebrate this festival of Lord Ganesha with much fervour and aplomb. In fact, Bollywood and Ganesh Chaturthi has always gone hand in hand. Be it in reel life or in real life, our Bollywood stars have been known to show their love for Ganpati in style.

So, let us have a look at some of the popular Bollywood names whose Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have caught the eye of the public over the years.

Recommended Read: From Salman To Big B: 12 Bollywood Trendsetters Who Took The Country’s Fashion By Storm

#1. Salman Khan

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Bhaijaan‘s Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations have always been the talk of the town!

Also Read: Where Is My Bajrangi Bhaijaan? Real Life Story Of Two Indian Kids Stranded In Pakistan

#2. Akshay Kumar

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Akki Baba or Mrs. Funny Bones’ husband celebrates this festival with gusto.

Recommended Read: #BollywoodHomes: A Sneak Peek Inside Bollywood Baadshah Shah Rukh Khan’s Royal Mansion

#3. Ranbir Kapoor

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RK studio’s Ganesh Chaturthi celebration are quite famous.

#4. Shraddha Kapoor

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Shraddha Kapoor has a lot to thank for to Ganpati ji. Don’t you agree?

Recommended Read: Now Pronounce These Famous Fashion Brands Correctly In Less Than A Minute!

#5. Jeetendra

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Veteran actor, Jeetendra celebrates this festival every year in a grand manner.

#6. Govinda

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Chi Chi bhaiyya folding hands in front of Lord Ganesha’s idol.

#7. Shilpa Shetty

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Shilpa Shetty makes it a point to bring Ganpati every year to their home in style.

#8. Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra should thank Ganpati for earning her international acclaim, right?

#9. Sussanne Khan

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Sussanne Khan much before she got separated from her husband Hrithik Roshan.

#10. Kangana Ranaut

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Queen of Bollywood in front of King of Modaks.

#11. Kareena Kapoor

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Kareena Kapoor Khan happily carry forward the tradition of RK family’s Ganesh Chautrthi celebrations.

#12. Vivek Oberoi

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Vivek Oberoi counting his blessings with Lord Ganesha.

#13. Rakhi Sawant

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The motor-mouth siren of Bollywood celebrates this festival with dedication.

#14. Nana Patekar

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The man who is being considered a God himself by many farmers across the country bows down in front of Ganpati.

#15. Sonu Sood

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Well, Lord Ganesha gave a lot of reasons to Sonu to smile last year. Let us hope this year is also a ‘Happy New Year’ for him!

Well, these were some of the popular Bollywood stars celebrating Ganpati festival over the years. For this year’s celebrations, keep watching this space!

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