Riteish, Pulkit to appear on ‘The Voice India’ (TV Snippets)

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) “Bangistan” actors Riteish Deshmukh and Pulkit Samrat will be seen promoting their forthcoming satire film in singing reality show “The Voice India”.

Riteish and Pulkit will visit the &TV show’s set on Friday, said a source from the set.
They will be seen singing songs with the four coaches Himesh Reshammiya, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan and Mika Singh.
“The duo will be shooting for the episode tomorrow (Friday) with the coaches and the contestants of ‘The Voice India’. They will come on the show with a special mission. The episode will have millions of fun and amusing elements which will take the audience on the roller coaster ride,” said the source.
Directed by Karan Anshuman, “Bangistan”, which will release on July 31, is produced by Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani.
How Mouli Ganguly, Anand Suryavanshi became friends?
Actors Mouli Ganguly and Anand Suryavanshi, who are seen as Radha and Anand in historical drama show “Suryaputra Karn”, became friends because they share their birthday on December 15.
The duo were shooting in Srinagar along with their co-stars for almost two months. As they were working with each other for the first time, they started chatting and realised that they share the birthday and this fact broke the ice broke between them.
After that Anand and Mouli became friends off screen and are often seen having fun with the child artists Vishesh Bansal (Karn) and Uziar (Shon) on the set.
“Mouli and I share the same birthday. We first met in Srinagar and when we started chatting we realised this fact and it just helped in breaking the ice between us. We also spoke about having similar traits as per our zodiac. Since then both of us have become really good friends. In fact, the entire unit is like a family now,” Anand said in a statement.
The show, which is aired on Sony Entertainment Television, is based on the life of Karna, the mythological character of Hindu epic “Mahabharata”.
Mahira Khan returns to Indian screens with ‘Shehr-e-Zaat’
Pakistani actress Mahira Khan, who won many hearts through her role as Khirad Hussain in popular TV show “Humsafar”, is returning to Indian screen with her upcoming drama show “Shehr-e-Zaat”.
Mahira will be seen playing the role of Falak, who is an only child to affluent parents. She is an egoist who has always been the center of attention and has never been deprived of anything in life. During her growing up years, Falak never comes across religious brightness and divinity and is highly influenced by her mother who built her subsistence according to the worldly life.
A student of fine arts, Falak makes a sculpture of the man of her dreams and falls head over heels in love when she finds the breathing manifestation of it in Salman Ansar (played by Mikaal Zulfiqar).
Aired in Pakistan in 2012, the show has been directed by Sarmad Khoosat. It also stars Samina Peerzada, Mohib Mirza, Hina Khawaja Bayat and Mikaal Zulfikar.
“Shehr-e-Zaat” will be aired on Zindagi channel. A premiere date is yet to be announced.
Meanwhile, Mahira will make her Bollywood debut with Shah Rukh Khan starrer “Raees”.