Big B’s Facebook page gets 23 mn likes (Movie Snippets)

Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, an active user of social networking sites, is thrilled to get 23 million likes on his Facebook page.

The 73-year-old is right behind superstar Salman Khan, whose page has been liked by 29,434,865 fans on the social networking site.
But the “Piku” star, whose page has received 23,032,439 likes, is ahead of superstars Shahrukh Khan and Aamir Khan.
“On Facebook 23 MILLION followers!! BAAADUMMBAAA! 23!! THATS 2+3=5 ..5TH OF FEB ..Abhisheks birthday!,” Amitabh, who was last seen on the big screen in Bejoy Nambiar’s directorial “Wazir”, tweeted on Friday night.
The cinematic icon uses the platform to share his thoughts and information related to his projects as well as personal life.
On the film front, he has completed filming “TE3N”, which also stars Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui.
Vir Das presents ‘something new’
Actor-comedian Vir Das, who will be seen playing a Punjabi engineer in the film “31st October”, has shared his “something new” look from the Shivaji Lotan Patil directorial.
He had earlier shared that he had to work hard for achieving the right look for his character in the film, and that he had to put on weight to look like a healthy Punjabi.
Vir tweeted a photograph in which he is seen sporting a Sikh look. He can be seen donning a light blue turban and a long salt and pepper beard.
“Here’s something new! Presenting Devender Singh from @31stOctFilm. My next role/film. Survivor of the 1984 violence,” Vir captioned the image which he shared on Saturday.

“31st October” is based on the assassination of Indira Gandhi and the events that followed.
Also starring Soha Ali Khan, the movie has been screened at fests like Sikh International Film Festival Toronto and London Indian Film Festival.
Omung Kumar thanks Randeep for taking his ‘vision ahead’
“Mary Kom” fame director Omung Kumar has thanked actor Randeep Hooda, who lost 28 kg in just 28 days for the upcoming film “Sarbjit”.
“Sarbjit” is a biopic on Sarabjit Singh, an Indian farmer who was convicted for terrorism and spying in Pakistan and was sentenced to death. He was attacked by inmates at a prison in Lahore in April 2013 and died a few days later.
Kumar thanked the “Highway” star, who will essay the role of Sarabjit, for taking Kumar’s “vision” of the character “ahead”.
“@RandeepHooda thank you for taking my vision ahead. #Sarbjit releasing 19th May 2016,” the director tweeted on Saturday.
The film, which also stars actors Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Richa Chadha, is slated to hit the screens on May 19, a day before it was scheduled to hit the screens.