Priyanka Chopra is Tigmanshu Dhulia's new heroine

Since its announcement, there has been a lot of speculation about who will play the role of the female lead in Milan Talkies. Initially, there was talk that Sonakshi Sinha had bagged the role opposite Imran Khan in the Tigmanshu Dhulia-directed film. Then, sources claimed that Priyanka.

Chopra (PC) had been approached. Then a report suggested that since Imran has pushed the shoot from March to August, PC might get replaced by her cousin, Parineeti Chopra.
But the producer, Ekta Kapoor, has now confirmed that it is Priyanka, who will play the lead role in the film.  Milan Talkies will go into production in August and there is no doubt that Priyanka will feature opposite Imran.

A source close to the producer adds, “Priyanka fits the role perfectly. Plus, Ekta and Priyanka are very close. Ekta wasn’t pleased with all the speculation, so she has announced this confirmation now.”

Tigmanshu will start work on this film after wrapping up Bullet Raja. PC too will join the crew after finishing Gunday and the Zanjeer remake.

Priyanka will be seen playing the role of a typical small-town girl in Milan Talkies. Dhulia has earlier described the film as a ‘pure love story.  “The crux of the story is that even though communication has become easy thanks to mobile phones and everything, it is still difficult to fall in love in small towns.”
 

How to lose weight without dieting

If you want to slim down the healthy and painless way, try the following strategies. After all, it's not what you eat but how you eat.

CHEW MORE, EAT LESS Studies show that the longer time you spend chewing, the lesser calories you consume. Chewing for longer prevents over-eating, by giving the brain more time to receive signals from the stomach that it is full. It is not only great for digesting, but it also helps in limiting your portion size. Try chewing your food 35 to 50 times per mouthful.

DON'T SKIP BREAKFAST No matter how late you are running to work, avoid missing breakfast. There is a reason why it is called the most important meal of the day. Your body (rather your brain) expects to be refueled a few times each day, so when you skip breakfast, you feel so hungry that when lunch time comes, you overeat or maybe choose foods items that are not the healthiest choices. Missing breakfast slows down your metabolism. More importantly, always eat your breakfast, within an hour of waking up, as your body has gone without food the entire night.

CONCENTRATE ON YOUR FOOD How many times has your mother reprimanded you to not talk, read or watch TV while eating food? Not without a reason. When you are multitasking during meal times, your brain isn't focussing on the amount of food that you are consuming and you are more prone to piling on pounds. This doesn't mean that you cannot enjoy a meal with your friends. You can do so, but just pay attention to what you are putting in your mouth!

DON'T OVERCOOK YOUR MEALS Overcooking food kills or reduces the number of nutrients your meal contains, and when you don't get enough nutrients, you don't feel satisfied and soon start to get junk food cravings. To combat this, try eating more raw foods like sushi and salads. Steam, bake, blanch or grill vegetables and grill or bake meat and fish. Avoid microwaving.

FRUITS BEFORE MEALS It is advisable to eat fruits at least 30 minutes before any heavy meal. This way, the fruits will digest quickly. Eating fruits on an empty stomach detoxifies your system and supplies you with a great deal of energy for losing weight.

HAVE SMALLER MEALS, MORE OFTEN Ideally, you should eat five to six times per day, with a two to three hour break between each meal or snack. Eating more frequently gets your metabolism going and keeps it working at an elevated level continuously throughout the day. But don't use this rule as an excuse to overeat.

AVOID EATING AFTER 8 PM It's good to eat your last meal before eight in the evening. This way you don't land up binging on a snack before dinner time. If you find it hard to resist, have some herbal tea or brush your teeth after dinner immediately to switch your mind off from the idea of eating.

THINK AND DRINK While everyone knows it's necessary to drink at least eight to 10 glasses of water, very few know when one should consume it. When you drink is as important as what you drink. If you drink water in-between meals, the liquid slows down digestion, diluting the acid in your stomach and so the nutrients from the food that you eat are not well absorbed. To avoid this try to drink water 15 minutes before or after a meal, and if you really need to drink while you eat, limit yourself to small sips only.
 

‘Katrina most ideal wife for Salman’

Actress Katrina Kaif has topped the list of perfect matches for Bollywood’s famous bachelor, and her former beau, Salman Khan, according to a survey by a matrimonial site.

The survey by shaadi.com covered 21,000 respondents, and 69.84 percent believed that Katrina, 28, would make an ideal wife for Salman, 47.

Another interesting survey around the “Dabangg” star reveals that 62 percent of Indian men don’t want the actor to get married at all while 60.37 percent women want him to settle down as soon as possible.

In the survey, several fans from the south would like to see Salman’s “Dabangg” co-star Sonakshi Sinha as his off-screen life partner too while north Indians won’t mind seeing southern actress Asin as his better half in real life.

“Most individuals associate themselves with a celebrity at some point in their life.
 

Nokia Lumia 920 coming to India in Jan 2013

For Nokia fans who’ve been waiting for the launch of the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 in India, there is good news. The devices are likely to be launched in January 2013, reports Tech2. The report also states that the smartphone will support 9 Long Term Evolution (LTE) bands in India for 4G connectivity.  It will not support 4G completely however as 4G is currently run on 2300Mhz in India. Lumia 920 is supporting LTE 2100 Mhz and 2600 Mhz bands, according to Nokia’s website.

This is more that the iPhone 5, which supports only five LTE bands. It seems Nokia India also confirmed this on Twitter when a user, Notebook Grail, asked them about it. You can view the tweet here.

Tech2 has also managed to get their hands on the Nokia Lumia 920 and done a first impressions post of the smartphone.

 

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya:Admission Notice 2012-13

Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Distance Education Admission Notice 2012-13
Important Dates          
The last date for submission of application for admission     :     December 31, 2012


Doctor Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, invites application for admission to following Correspondence Courses for the Session 2012-2013

S.No     Name of the Courses                                                         Eligibility        Annual Fee
 1           Master of Journalism (Communication)                                  BJ (C)        Rs. 9,000/-
 2           Bachelor of Journalism (Communication)                           Graduation      Rs. 7,500/-
 3          P.G. Dip. in Environmental Management                             ---do---          Rs. 9,000/-
 4          P.G. Diploma in Marketing Management                              ---do---         Rs. 7,500/-
 5          P.G. Diploma in Personnel Management                              ---do---          Rs. 7,500/-
 6          P.G. Diploma in International Business & Export Management   -do--        Rs. 7,500/-
 7          P.G. Diploma in Criminology & Police Administration             ---do---      Rs. 15,000/-
 8          P.G. Diploma in Psychological Counselling                              ---do---      Rs. 7,500/-
 9          P.G. Diploma in Yoga and Meditation                                     ---do---      Rs. 7,500/-
 10        P.G. Diploma in Script Writing                                                ---do---      Rs. 9,000/-
 11        P.G. Diploma in Finance                                                         ---do---       Rs. 7,500/-
 12       P.G. Diploma in Accounting                                                     ---do---      Rs. 7,500/-
 13       P.G. Diploma in Stress Management and Wellbeing                  ---do---      Rs. 7,500/-
 14       P.G. Diploma in Yoga and Psychotherapy                                 ---do---     Rs. 7,500/-
 15       P.G. Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy                                    ---do---     Rs. 7,500/-
   

Duration of each course is 1 year (one session).
The candidate will have to attend a personal contact programme of 15 days at Sagar.

How to apply: The interested persons may request for obtaining the Prescribed application form and the syllabus of the concerned course to the Director, Institute of Distance Education, Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya, SAGAR (M.P.) 470 003 by depositing the required amount of Rs. 300/- in the Power Jyoti Account No. 32000156472 of Dr. Hari Singh Gour Vishwavidyalaya at any nearest branch of State Bank of India. The copies of challans A, B, C can be downloaded from the university website www.dhsgsu.ac.in. Please send the copy of the challan (C) alongwith a selfaddressed envelope (9”x5” size) with postal stamps of Rs. 32/- affixed on it. However, the deposits can be made on previous challan with no charges. On our behalf no Agent or Institute is authorised to collect fee in any form.

Application form can also be downloaded from the institute website

More details are available on institute website www.dhsgsu.ac.in
 

Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH), Greater Noida

Birla Institute Of Management Technology, Greater Noida:PG Admissions 2013

Important Dates           
Application Form available from                               :     15th September, 2012
Last date for request & submission of applications     :     31st December, 2012
    
The fully residential campus of Birla Institute of Management Technology (BIMTECH) located in National Capital Region, provides a highly conducive academic environment, interaction with hard working and industry-academia mix professors, proximity to the strategy makers of the industry and practitioners of the service and manufacturing companies, exposure to the international universities and companies, and a ready profile of strong alumni base spread through out the world.

TWO-YEAR FULL TIME POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

I. Post Graduate Diploma in Management
2. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (International Business)
3. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Insurance Business)
4. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Retail Management)
5. Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Sustainable Development)

Eligibility : Candidates must hold Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised Indian with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates appearing in the final exam of Bachelors degree are also eligible to apply.

Selection to the programme is based on CAT 2012/XAT 2013/MAT-Dec 2012/Feb 2013/May 2013 performance, followed by Group discussion and personal interview.

Note:
Admission to Post Graduate Programmes are based on the marks obtained in Common Admission Test (CAT), MAT, XAT, JMET, ATMA, CET, JEE (State conducted tests / University tests), Group discussion, and Personal interview .Regular Admission is granted to those applicants who have fulfilled all the admission requirements and whose name appears in the regular merit list of successful applicants.

III. Application Procedure :

Interested and eligible candidates should apply through the prescribed application form online at www.bimtech.ac.in/ and take the printout of the filled form. Payment has to be made through credit card Fee is Rs. 1850/-

For more details, please visit the institute website.
 

Goa Institute of Management (GIM)

Goa Institute of Management (GIM) : PG Diploma in Management Admissions 2013

          
Important Dates 
 
Filling of online application forms            :     Sep 2012 to Dec 2012
Last date for online registration               :     31st December 2012
a. XLRI - XAT 2012                                   6th January 2013
b. AICTE - CMAT 2013-14-First Test   :    27-09-2012 to 01-10-2012
Second Test                                            :     Dates to be announced
Face to Face evaluation process              :     February/March 2013
Announcement of Final Admission results :     April 2013
Beginning of new academic session           :     June 2013
  
Eligibility :

Minimum 50% aggregate marks, (45% in case of candidates belonging to the Reserved category) in a three-year Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) recognized by the Association of Indian Universities / AICTE. Candidates who will complete all requirements for the degree by 16th June 2013 may also apply. If an applicant does not complete all the requirements of his degree by 16th June 2013, or does not obtain 50% aggregate marks in his degree, the offer of admission made to him will stand cancelled. The intake capacity for full time PGDM course is 240. The qualifying cutoff for each year is determined on the basis of the scores of the applicants to the Institute, in the entrance test in that year. For admission to the post graduate programme in business management 2013-2015, only those candidates who register for the XLRI Admissions Test XAT 2013 of Xavier Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur or CMAT - 2013-14 (First Test and/or Second Test) of All India Council for Technical Education, may apply. Goa Institute of Management will not be able to consider candidates appearing for a competitive examination, if scores are not available latest by 5th May 2013.

Application Procedure
Candidates seeking admission to GIM are required to observe the following procedure:
  •     Applicants to GIM are required to take the XLRI Admissions Test XAT 2013 or CMAT - 2013-14 (First Test and/or Second Test) of All India Council for Technical Education.
  •     Apply online - Last date for online application is 31st December 2012.
  •     Interview centers : Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi (Subject to availability)
  •     Candidates who have applied for admission to GIM will be shortlisted on the basis of their XAT or CMAT scores, past academic performance and work experience. The shortlisted candidates will be called for face to face evaluation process for final selection in February/March 2013.
  •     The final selection will be made tentatively in April 2013 on the basis of competitive examinations XAT or CMAT scores (50% weightage), the candidate’s past academic performance (10% weightage), performance in face to face evaluation process (30 % weightage) and work experience, if any (10% weightage): This is Subject to desired proficiency in written communication and a minimum score for each evaluation component, except work experience.
  •     The session would begin in the first week of June 2013.
The qualifying cut-off XAT / CMAT score will be lowered by 15 points for candidates of Goan domicile/origin. Documentary evidence of domicile will have to be supplied along with the completed Application Form.

Please note: Admission to the Goa Institute of Management is strictly on the basis of merit and no donation in any form is sought or accepted in connection with admission. Ragging is totally banned at the institute, anyone guilty of ragging and/or abetting ragging is liable to be punished. Orders of Government and of Hon'ble Supreme Court on the Anti-Ragging measures are completely followed.

More details can be obtained from the institute website.
 

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2013-14 - From 21st to 25th February 2013

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) 2013-14 (Second Test)

Important Dates   
        
Registration window opens on          :     1st November 2012
Late date for online Registration        :     2nd January 2013
Availability of Hall tickets for print     :     From 11th February 2013
Date for computer based test            :     21st to 25th February 2013
Test Timing                                       :     9.30 am - 12.30 pm 2.30 pm - 5.30 pm
Declaration of Results                       :     13th March 2013
Print out of Score Card                    :     From 13th March to 13th April 2013

 
AICTE has launched the National level Management Admission Test (CMAT) for facilitating institutions to select suitable students for admission in all management programmes approved by AICTE.

Common Management Admission Test (CMAT) is a national Level entrance exam. AICTE decided to conduct CMAT twice in a year and students can sit for both the exams. It will be beneficial for the students because they can choose their best score while taking admission in any B school. The test will be conducted in different states and cities.

Eligibility

Graduates in any discipline or Final year students of Graduate Courses can apply for CMAT online

Registration Process
 
  • Candidates can register online at the website www.aicte-cmat.in/ from 1st November, 2012 to 2nd January, 2013
  • Choice of 3 cities for online examination in the order of preference
  •  Allotment will be based on first come first served. Actual allotment however will be subject to availability of the slots in a particular city
Test Fee for CMAT 2013-14
  •     For General/ OBC Candidates: Rs. 1200+Bank Charges
  •     For SC/ST/PD Candidates: Rs. 600+ Bank Charges

Note: Fee once remitted shall not be refunded under any circumstance

Mode of Payment: Net Banking/Credit/Debit Card (online through www.aicte-cmat.in)

Cash Payment : Through challan generated online and Cash deposited in any branch of State Bank of India.

Test Venue

Agartala, Ahmedabad, Ahmednagar, Allahabad, Amravati, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Bareilly, Bhavnagar, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Bhuj, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Gorakpur, Gulbarga, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jamshedpur, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolhapur, Kolkata, Kota, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Meerut, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Nasik, Navi Mumbai, Noida, Panaji, Patna, Pune, Rajkot, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla, Srinagar, Surat, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Varanasi, Visakhapatnam

AICTE reserves the right to change or cancel any test venue/centre and/or change the test time and dates at their own discretion

Admission Process
  •     The detailed merit list will be provided to the respective State Governments for allotting the students through central counseling or otherwise as per their notified admission procedure.
  •     In case there is no central counseling Scores awarded will be used for admission in the AICTE approved Institutes/ University Departments.

 

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry - MD/MS Admission 2013

Important Dates           

Last Date for receipt of completed applications (Both Off-line & On-line)     :     10th January 2013
Date of Entrance Examination     :     10th February 2013


Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research is one of the oldest medical institutes in India established by French Government as “Ecole de Medicine de Pondichery” in 1823. In 1956 it was overtaken by Government of India and subsequently renamed as Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research. JIPMER has a large residential campus with 195 acres of land. It has all modern facilities and infrastructure along with highly skilled and experienced faculty.

The institute has a total of 100 seats in its MBBS course and out of these admission to 82 seats is through JIPMER entrance. Rest 18 seats are through nomination by Government of India and are are selected by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi.

Eligibility Criteria :

Candidates should have passed MBBS Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India.Must have either complete or due to complete 1 year of Compulsory Rotatary Internship by 31st March 2013.

Duration :

Duration of the course is 3 years

Selection: All the seats are being filled through the Competitive Entrance Examination to be
conducted by JIPMER on 10th February 2013 (Sunday).

Center of Examination:

For the MBBS course, the Entrance Examination is conducted at Bengaluru, Chennai, New Delhi, Calcutta and Puducherry.

Application Procedure :

  •     The application is available only Online. Completed application has to be posted with  Photograph, proof of payment (in case of DD) and necessary certificate as proof category

  •      On-Line Application: JIPMER MD/MS 2013 Applications can be submitted by an   ON-LINEprocess (Internet based) by accessing the website: www.jipmer.edu.in from on 10-01-2013. The Prospectus can be downloaded from the available link.

  •     Applicants may opt to remit the prescribed Application and Examination fee through one of  the following methods.
    (a) Through the Payment gateway available On-line (Credit/Debit cards/ Net Banking).
    The Transaction fee has to be borne separately by the applicant only.
    (or)
    (b) Bank Draft M.I.C.R. Demand Draft for Rs.1,000/- (For SC/ST: Rs.800/- only)
    issued by any Nationalized Bank, drawn in favour of “Accounts Officer,
    JIPMER” payable at Pondicherry.

For more details visit insitute website.http://www.jipmer.edu.in/
 

Nirma University, Institute of Management- Admissions 2013

Important Dates            

Offline Application form available from         :     October 03, 2012
Online Application form available from         :     October 08, 2012
Last date for submitting the form                  :     December 30, 2012
Short-listing of the Candidates                     :     January/February 2013
Written Communication Test/Personal Interview     :     March/April 2013
Final Selection                                             :     April 2013
Commencement of the Programme               :     End of June 2013

Applications are invited from candidates appearing for CAT 2012 for Admission to the MBA programme commencing from June 2013.
The institute is a constituent Institue of Nirma University, a statutory University, recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f). The institute has been consistently ranked among the top 20 B-Schiils in the country.

Eligibility :

A three-year bachelor's degree (10+2+3) or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized University with at least 50% marks or equivalent CGPA. Students appearing for the final examination of a bachelor's degree can also apply.

Number of Seats Available : 180
Fifteen percent of the intake is allocated for admission to NRI / NRI sponsored students. Over and above fifteen percent seats are also allocated to Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) / Foreign Students / Children of Indian workers of Gulf countries and South East Asia.

Admission Procedure:

Application and Written Test (Common Admission Test)

Written Test
Applicants are required to appear for Common Admission Test [CAT 2012] conducted by Indian Institute of Management (IIM). The CAT examination will be conducted at different centres all over the country between October 11, 2012 and November 06, 2012 [refer CAT Bulletin for further details at www.catiim.in.] IMNU will receive the test scores from IIM for those candidates who have appeared in the CAT examination and have also applied to IMNU. IIM have no role either in the selection process or in the conduct of the programme.

Foreign students / NRI / Person of Indian origin / Gulf Countries and South Est Asia candidates can be considered for admission on the basis of their GMAT scores also [taken not earlier than January 2012]. However NRI sponsored candidates will be considered for admission only on the basis of CAT scores. GMAT scores will not be considered for NRI sponsored categories.

Application Form

Online Application Form


Online application form will available on our website www.imnu.ac.in from October 8, 2012 onwards. Fill in the on line application form and submit it along with an online payment of Rs.1500/- by credit card / debit card / net banking. (NRI/NRI sponsored/Foreign Students/Person of Indian Origin/Gulf Countries and South East candidates should make a payment of Rs.5000/- or US$ 115 as processing fee). The online application form will be open for registration and submission till December 30, 2012. IMNU admission brochure can be downloaded from our website www.imnu.ac.in.

Offline Application Form
To obtain the application form and prospectus, applicants should send a request along with a demand draft for Rs.1,500/- favouring “Institute of Management, Nirma University” payable at Ahmedabad addressed to:

Deputy Registrar
Institute of Management
Nirma University
Sarkhej-Gandhinagar Highway
Ahmedabad - 382 481 (Gujarat) INDIA
admissions@imnu.ac.in

Application forms can also be directly obtained from the Institute or from the various centres of IMS and TIME on payment of Rs.1500/ from October 8, 2012. NRI/NRI sponsored/Foreign Students/Person of Indian Origin/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates should enclose a bank draft for Rs.3,500/- or US$ 80 along with the completed application form in addition to the regular application processing fee of Rs.1500/- or US$ 35.

The candidates can also download the application form from the website www.imnu.ac.in and submit the completed application form along with a DD of Rs.1500/- drawn in favour of “Institute of Management, Nirma University” and payable at Ahmedabad. NRI/NRI sponsored/Foreign Students/Person of Indian Origin/Gulf Countries and South East Asia candidates should submit along with DD for Rs.5000/- or US$ 115 as processing fee).

Selection Process

Candidates shortlisted on the basis of their performance in different components of Common Admission Test will be called for Personal Interview and a Written Test (to test the written communication skill). The interview and the test will be conducted in Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Delhi and Kolkata. The candidates will be be finally selected for admission based on the candidates' performance in the CAT, Personal Interview, Written Communication Test, Academic Performance in X, XII and graduation.

The following weightage will be given for each component of the selection criteria :
Common Admission Test : 60%
Personal Interview : 20%
Written Communication Test: 10%
Academic Performance: 10%

An additional score up to 5 points will also be given for full-time relevant work experience in a professional organization.

More details can be available from the institute website.
 

Search of 30 new faces

Anil Kapoor, Abhinay Deo in search of 30 new faces

 Bollywood star Anil Kapoor, who has bought the rights of popular American TV series '24', is looking to cast 30 new faces in the Indian version of the counter-terrorism drama.

The original show, which ran for eight seasons, also had the 52-year-old actor in a cameo in the final season.
The Indian version is to be directed by Abhinay Deo, who has joined hands with the 52-year-old actor to launch new talent.

Deo and Kapoor have already started the auditioning process. They are also scouting for locations where the TV series will be shot.

“It is true that Abhinay and Anil are looking to launch 30 new faces for the Indian version of TV series.

'24' will go on floors by end of January as soon as the cast and locations are finalised. It will be aired on Colors.

In the Indian version Kapoor will play the iconic character of Jack Bauer, essayed by Kiefer Sutherland in the original.

 

Adele named Billboard top artist of 2012

Adele has been named Billboard's top artist of 2012, while her hit record 21 was named top album of the year in the music magazine's annual review.

The 24-year-old is the first to receive both accolades two years in a row.

Londoner Adele was also named top female artist, with hip hop star Drake named top male artist.

Former X Factor contestants One Direction rounded off a successful year of US invasion after being named top new artist and Maroon 5 were top group.

The honours for Adele come in a year which saw her win six Grammy awards and dominate the US charts.

Her second album 21 went straight to number one when it was released in March 2011 and did not leave the top 10 until the beginning of September this year. During that time, it spent 24 weeks at the top spot.

The year's top three songs were Gotye's Somebody That I Used to Know, Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe and Fun's We Are Young. respectively.

British acts in the top 10 - Ellie Goulding's Lights was at five, with Glad You Came by The Wanted at six and One Direction's What Makes You Beautiful at 10.

Other British successes included Mumford and Sons who topped the rock, alternative and folk album artist categories, as well as scoring the honour in each of the genres for their album Babel.

 

Vidya Balan marries Siddharth Roy Kapur

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has married her boyfriend Siddharth Roy Kapur at a ceremony in the western Indian city of Mumbai.

The wedding, a mix of Punjabi and Tamil traditions, was attended by the families of the bride and groom.

Balan, 34, has played the lead in many hit Bollywood films and won several Indian cinema awards for her acting.

Mr Roy Kapur is the CEO of UTV Motion Pictures, India's leading film and television production company.

The wedding festivities began on 11 December with a private dinner which was followed by a mehendi (henna) ceremony on 12 December.

The couple are due to host a reception in the southern city of Chennai.

Balan has acted in Hindi, Bengali and Malayalam language films.

She made her Bollywood debut with the 2005 film Parineeta and went on to act in the superhit Lage Raho Munnabhai.

She won critical acclaim for her roles in Paa (2009), Ishqiya (2010), No One Killed Jessica (2011), The Dirty Picture (2011) and Kahaani (2012)
 

Top Most 6 Biggest Celebrities of Hollywood on Facebook

Popular celebrities on Facebook is a unique list created for you. Popular Celebrities have owned the world of entertainment and our planet is full of legends and celebs everywhere. No matter what you watch, you come come upon these popular faces known as popular celebrities.

 1. Eminem

Eminem is a name which needs no introduction. The super hit chant I AM NOT AFRAID sung by Eminem has become an anthem for the youth! Currently in the list of biggest celebrities on Facebook, Eminem holds the first position as being the most popular celebrity on Facebook. The official Facebook fan page of Eminem has more than 56.70 million likes. Eminem ranks 1st in the Top 10 Biggest Celebrities on Facebook list.

 2. Rihanna

Rihanna holds the title of the most popular lady on Facebook. Although she is on number 2nd in our Celebrities on Facebook list as a whole, she still remains the most popular female on Facebook! With an outstanding career full of beautiful songs and a high profile life, Rihanna has created a permanent space in the hearts of her fans who are crazy about her. If you want to see a glimpse of her fame as compared to other Celebrities on Facebook, go to official Facebook fan page of Rihanna where you would find more than 55.48 million likes. Wait for couple of seconds and hit refresh. You will see the difference.
The "Talk That Talk" singer's page constantly posts photos of the singer from music video shoots and media.
Fans also have easy access to all of Rihanna's music videos and can stream more than 20 of her songs through her page, though the page gets slightly confusing with three different tabs for music.

 3. Lady Gaga

 Lady Gaga is one of those celebrities on facebook who have created a name for themselves in the shortest time possible. That’s right; the young lady has created such a powerful and appealing songs that anyone who gives it a listening becomes a fan instantly! The popularity streak of Lady Gaga keeps on increasing and increasing like a fire in the jungle! Lady Gaga is also very much famous because of her unique clothes. The videos of her songs are full of extraordinary effects and themes which make them even more interesting. The official Facebook fan page of Lady Gaga has more than 50.59 likes and she stands 3rd in the Top 10 Biggest Celebrities on Facebook list.
Lady Gaga writes messages to her little "monsters," shows off personal photos, offers a newsletter and membership into her "Born This Way" Foundation. Naturally, you can watch her music videos and shop T-shirts, Gaga sunglasses and more.

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The longest-running show in prime-time history posts daily commenting on highlights from episodes, sharing tweets and behind-the-scenes bits, and asking fans questions.

4. Shakira

Now who in this world would not be aware of the enchanting Shakira? In many dance parties you might hear the guys shouting “shake it like Shakira”. That’s right, the young and talented lady got famous all over the world not only because of her soul capturing voice but along with that one of the major reasons of her popularity was her belly dance moves with extreme body movement flexibility. Shakira currently ranks as the 4th biggest celebrities on Facebook in our list.  After the world cup song Waka Waka there was a massive boom in the official Facebook like page of Shakira and now it’s above 49.91 million likes.

 5. Michael Jackson

 The king of pop industry Michael Jackson cannot be forgotten when it comes to popular celebrities on facebook. Michael Jackson has been an icon, an ideal for any pop singer for decades and even after his death people remember him and listen to his songs. The moon walk created by Michael Jackson is still performed by thousands all over the globe and his dance steps have been copied by millions who try to be like him. The heart warming voice which Michael Jackson used to have has no alternative and the fan count of this pop king, pop legend can be seen by looking at official Facebook like page of Michael Jackson which has more than 48.4 million likes.

6. Cristiano Ronaldo

 Cristiano Ronaldo is the most popular football player since the last 2 years. His dogging skills and activeness during the game along with a high speed and agility is the reason which has made him so popular. Apart from being on this list, Cristiano Ronaldo holds the first position as the football player on Facebook with maximum likes. In this list of most popular celebrities on Facebook, Cristiano Ronaldo holds the 6th position. The official Facebook fan page of Cristiano Ronaldo has more than 43.62 million likes.




 
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