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  • Ayushmann Khurrana fan gatecrashes Andhadhun success bash, in a saree! Viral pic trending now

    first_imgIt came as a surprise to Ayushmann Khurrana’s fans, when he recently launched the trailer of his upcoming film Dream Girl in saree. The trailer launch was also attended by actor Nushrat Bharucha, producer Ekta Kapoor and director Raaj Shaandilyaa, but it was Ayushmann who grabbed eyeballs with his saree look.Ayushmann Khurrana’s saree avatar seems to have inspired his fans as well. Recently, when the actor was enjoying the success party of his award-winning film Andhadhun in Mumbai, a fan gatecrashed the event in a saree, to pay tribute to him.On the fan’s special request, Ayushmann clicked a picture with him and in no time, the photo went viral on social media. Clad in a yellow saree, the fan was seen with the pallu on his head in the trending photo.Ayushmann Khurrana, who is playing a character named Pooja in Dream Girl, was seen wearing a green saree at the trailer launch of the film on August 12. He rocked his saree look with sports shoes, a black T-shirt and sunglasses.In Dream Girl, Ayushmann will be essaying the role of a small town guy, who dresses up as women characters from Hindu mythology – Sita (from Ramayana), Draupadi (from Mahabharata) and Radha (from Krishna Leela). Nushrat Bharucha will play his love interest in the film.advertisementIn an earlier interview to an entertainment website, Ayushmann Khurrana opened up on his struggle with draping a saree for his character in Dream Girl.”It is so diffcult. Three people helped me drape the saree. But anyway, it was a lot of fun, I have got a newfound respect for women…for saree,” the National Award-winning actor said.The romantic-comedy film, which is directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa, also stars Annu Kapoor, Vijay Raaz and Manjot Singh in key roles. Produced by Ekta Kapoor under the banner of Balaji Motion Pictures, Dream Girl will hit the screens on September 13.Ayushmann Khurrana, who attended the success bash of Andhadhun in Mumbai this week, recently won his first National Award as Best Actor for his performance in the 2018-released film. Directed by Sriram Raghavan, Andhadhun also won Best Hindi Film award.At the National Film Awards 2019, Ayushmann’s film Badhaai Ho also won. It was awarded the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment.Watch the official trailer of Dream Girl:ALSO READ | Ayushmann Khurrana on Dream Girl: Leave your brains at home while watching itALSO READ | Ramleela to Adult Hotlines: Why Dream Girl will not be your usual Bollywood comedyALSO SEE | National Award winner Ayushmann Khurrana rocks a saree at Dream Girl trailer launch. See picsALSO READ | Ayushmann Khurrana on his role in Dream Girl: Delivered 25 per cent of my dialogues in woman’s voiceALSO READ | Ayushmann Khurrana on his new film Dream Girl: 3 people had to help me drape a saree. It is so difficultALSO WATCH | Up, close and personal with Ayushmann Khurranalast_img read more

  • Senior UN peacekeeping official to visit China

    16 November 2009The United Nations peacekeeping chief is slated to pay an official visit to China this week to attend a meeting on the Organization’s operations tasked with restoring stability and democracy in conflict-ravaged countries. Under Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Alain Le Roy will be accompanied by the Secretary-General’s top military adviser General Obiakor and Assistant-Secretary-General Anthony Banbury.In addition to participating in the UN peacekeeping symposium in Beijing, Mr. Le Roy plans to meet with members of the Chinese Defense Ministry and Foreign Affairs Ministry to discuss the vast Asian nation’s contribution to the world body’s peacekeeping efforts.Meanwhile, Under-Secretary-General for Field Support Susana Malcorra is in Sudan this week to attend the latest round of tripartite talks with the Sudanese Government and the African Union (AU).Among the issues Ms. Malcorra is expected to discuss is the deployment of troops, personnel and equipment to the joint UN-AU Mission in Darfur (UNAMID).UNAMID was established by the Security Council in 2007 to protect civilians in Darfur, where an estimated 300,000 people have been killed and another 2.7 million forced from their homes since violence erupted in 2003, pitting rebels against Government forces and their allied Janjaweed militiamen. read more