Mumbai: Actress Additi Gupta, known for shows like Ishqbaaz and Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil, says she doesn't like to step out for gold shopping on Dhanteras, being celebrated on October 17 this year.
"I had earlier tried to get gold and silver coins on Dhanteras, but now I don't enjoy as shops look like fish markets," the actress said in a statement.
While the shops selling metals are generally full of buyers, there are other items that she likes to purchase.
"There are good offers for a lot of products that can be gifted to orphans. So I urge others to buy a gift for them and try to light up the festive day and enjoy sweets and snacks with them, the way I do every year," she said.
Rehman thankful to Sidhu, Shekhar
Comedian Rehman Khan is thankful to comedy show judges like Navjot Singh Sidhu and Shekhar Suman for helping him grow in the industry.
In an episode of "Comedy Dangal", his performance showed how some people are still dividing others in the name of caste and religion.
"Hindu-Muslim topic is old, but still many of my brothers can relate to it. Getting a rent (rented apartment) in Mumbai is mostly difficult if you are a Muslim," Rehman said in a statement.
"I am Muslim by choice, not by chance," added the "Comedy Circus" participant.
Talking about his growth in showbiz, he said: "Im happy that there are people like Sidhu 'paaji' (Navjot Singh Sidhu) and Shekhar Suman who don't judge people on the basis of their caste.
Roop Durgapal getting rid of fears in Lonavla
"Balika Vadhu" actress Roop Durgapal is exploring her adventurous side in Lonavla.
"Im enjoying and getting rid of my fears. I am having a great time with my family. I did archery and shooting. I did one dangerous activity too. It involved me getting thrown up in the air. It was very scary, but gave me a high," Roop said in a statement.
"I'll back to Mumbai for Diwali celebrations," she added.
Abhishek Sharma to miss Diwali celebrations at home
"Nimki Mukhiya" actor Abhishek Sharma, who is from Delhi, will be spending Diwali away from family due to work.
"I am in Mumbai shooting for the show ('Nimki Mukhiya') the next day (Friday) itself. So, I am going to miss home-made sweets and snacks. I will really miss my mom," Abhishek said in a statement.
"I'll celebrate the festival with my friends here. But yes, I will visit Mahalaxmi temple," he added.
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