Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood actor Anupam Kher, who is in Landour near Mussoorie to conduct a special coaching workshop, met Ruskin Bond at his residence and invited the celebrated author to relaunch his book.
On Monday, Anupam met Bond for breakfast in Landour, where the author stays.
"My life is made. Met one of the most amazing writers, the legendary Mr. Ruskin Bond. Jai Ho," the actor posted on his Twitter page Monday.
In a series of posts thereafter, Anupam posted a few photographs of himself with the writer, and a candid picture of Bond beside a window, "where he stands for hours and conceives his books," wrote the actor.
"Invited Mr. Ruskin Bond for breakfast and requested him to relaunch my book. He obliged.:) #gratitude," Anupam added.
Like an excited fan, the actor even got the author's autograph on the book "Maharani".-*-
Dipannita feels special to get Woman Achievers award
Supermodel-actress Dipannita Sharma Atwal, who was awarded for her contribution to modelling, acting as well as being a businesswoman at the Woman Achievers award here recently, says it feels special to be chosen for the honour.
She was honoured by the Young Environmentalist Programme held in Mumbai recently. It recognises women who have made an outstanding difference in the community and stood out as enigmatic leaders.
"Receiving my very first award towards making a mark in modelling and acting is a very special feeling. I was honoured to be amongst women who are the epitome of strength, determination and inspiration," Dipannita said in a statement.
" I'd like to thank the young environmentalists organisation who organise the woman achiever's awards every year and recognise talent from various fields and work towards the recognition and empowerment of women who have carved their own niche," she added.
On the big screen, Dipannita has featured in entertainers like "16 December", "Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl" and "Jodi Breakers".
Mandira Bedi gets special wishes from Masaba
Anchor-actress-designer Mandira Bedi, who is ready to showcase her new line of saris at the Lakme Fashion Week summer-resort 2014 here, has received a special good luck wish from the talented Masaba Gupta.
"LFW starts tommorow. All my lovve to Mandyyyy who makes her debut! Sad I'm missing it all! But with you in spirit. Always," Masaba, who is the fashion director of Satya Paul, posted to Mandira on Twitter.
Mandira, who is known for flaunting Satya Paul designs in the past, ventured into fashion designing last year and even opened a signature store here.