Kay Kay Menon turns stuntman (Snippets)

June 19th, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Suniel Shetty

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) He has done serious roles. Now Kay Kay Menon seems to be fascinated by action roles. While shooting for his new film “Stoneman”, he decided to do his own stunt and jumped off a moving train. The scene required his character to jump on to a fast moving train and then jump off when it gained full speed.

As director Manish Gupta was sceptical about letting his lead actor attempt such a dangerous stunt, he had arranged for a stunt double to do the act. But Kay Kay was adamant.

Gupta gave in to his wish and the crew of the film waited with baited breath as the train hurtled ahead at full speed.

As Kay Kay leaped off the moving train, he safely landed on the ground, much to the thrill of the director, who got a perfect shot.


For Shweta Bharadwaj, skin cream paved the way to Bollywood.

Shweta, who will make her debut on the big screen with Apoorva Lakhia’s “Mission Istaanbul”, believes her ad for a skin cream paved the way to Bollywood.

“It was Suniel Shetty who had first noticed my commercial and thought I would be the perfect face for the role of Lisa Lobo in ‘Mission Istaanbul’. I met Suniel Shetty and Apoorva and that meeting sealed the deal,” she said.

The film is an action movie starring Vivek Oberoi, Shriya Saran, Suniel and Zayed Khan besides her.


Rani gains weight after ‘Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic’

All those who felt that Rani Mukerji looked fat on the special episode of “Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain” where she was featured with director Karan Johar, don’t blame your eyes. She has actually gained a few kilos.

While shooting with the four kids in her forthcoming film “Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic”, Rani says the atmosphere became very childlike.

“There used to be a lot of goodies to eat on the sets and you can see a bit showing on me too,” said the actress.

“I have put on three kg and the credit goes to Kunal (Kohli). He used to keep telling me that he wanted me to look chubby for the film,” she added.

In the film, Rani plays an angel to four children who are forced to stay with a man they hate and Saif Ali Khan plays the role.

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