Sanjay, Akshay escape underwater mishap (Snippets)

July 13th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Akshay Kumar

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Bollywood actors Sanjay Dutt, Akshay Kumar and cameraman Peter Zuccarini narrowly escaped a mishap while filming an underwater sequence in the Bahamas for their forthcoming film “Blue”. The actors and the cameraman were 50 feet under water to shoot a scene that required a ship to be blasted.

But due to the underwater conditions, the blast didn’t go as planned, creating panic among crewmembers. And the cameraman used his presence of mind to get Sanjay, Akshay and himself out before any harm took place, a release said.

“Blue”, an action thriller produced by Ashtavinayak Cinevision, is believed to be one of the most expensive Bollywood films shot so far. Directed by Anthony D’Souza, the cast also includes Lara Dutta, Katrina Kaif and Zayed Khan.


Aditya Narayan follows strict fitness regime

Young singer and anchor Aditya Narayan, who is currently hosting Zee TV’s music reality show “Sa re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009″, is working hard to remain physically fit.

The 20-year-old son of well known singer Udit Narayan has reportedly been offered a movie by director Vikram Bhatt and has now adopted a special diet to fit in with the character he plays.

According to members of his show’s crew, Aditya eats small meals every three hours and avoids snacking, a release said.

His dietician has recommended that he sleep for a minimum eight hours a day and he take her instructions very seriously.


Shankar Mahadevan’s punctuality led him to empty set

Unlike many others in tinsel town who walk in late for their shoots, music director and singer Shanker Mahadevan makes it a point to be punctual.

Despite heavy rains in Mumbai, Mahadevan walked in early to shoot a promo for television talent show “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009″, of which he is a judge.

Most crewmembers walked in late for the shoot and were taken by surprise to see the singer-composer ready and waiting in the green room, a release said.

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