BOLLYWOOD Star Pandemonium Strikes Brampton
By Latchmi Singh
Indian Cinema's top actors Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor attracted a sold out crowd at the Prestigious Grand Empire in Brampton where all the Creme del la Creme of the South Asian community gathered to attend a Posh Red Carpet Gala After Party of their newly released movie Teri Meri Kahaani .
Priyanka looked stunning in an electric blue silk dress and Shahid sported a sleek all black ensemble. They were greeted by adoring fans outside the Banquet Hall who lined up for hours just to catch a glimpse of the star couple. Even the fans were dressed to impress as the ladies were decked out in bedazzling elegant evening gowns, sarees and the men black tie tuxedos and suits.
The Organizers Mala Singh of SAMA Models, Ram Khullar of Ram Chander Entertainment and Harbans Singh of Grand Empire welcomed Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra on Stage to the screams of utter delight from the adoring throngs of fans. The stars graciously answered questions regarding their movie by the MCs the beautiful Ekta Rana and Rupal Lakhani. They played games with the audience and Shahid Kapoor even recited poetry that had his fans swooning with sheer delight. Shahid Kapoor even demonstrated a few sleek dance moves that he is famous for.
When Priyanka Chopra was asked by Mala Singh "What was the secret to her Radiant Beauty?" she graciously answered "True Beauty comes from within and once you realise that beauty is not only physical but a mental state of mind it makes you more confident and more beautiful." During her career, Chopra has received four Filmfare Awards, among seven nominations and one National Film Award for Best Actress. Priyanka Chopra is also a country and western singer-songwriter. Before starting her acting career, she worked as a model and gained an instant rise to fame after winning the Miss World Title in 2000.
Shahid Kapoor was complimented by Mala Singh on being in superb physical condition and pointed out the fact he was a strict vegetarian. To his credit Shahid Kapoor has won the title of PETA Asia's Sexiest Vegetarian for the second year in a row. Shahid Kapoor expressed his love for Toronto and Brampton. He mentioned how much he enjoyed filming "Kismet Konnection" for two months in Toronto and Niagara Falls.
Director Kunal Kohli also looked dashing in a silver toned suit and appeared bashful when Mala Singh told him he should be a lead Actor in his next film not a Director with his good looks. When asked why he chose to depict Teri Meri Kahaani as a love story that spanned three lifetimes between two lovers and three eras 1910, 1960, and 2012 where the lovers played a different character in each time period, he quickly answered " I am a firm believer that true love can conquer time and distance be it in this world, this life or beyond."
The on screen and off screen chemistry between Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor was apparent throughout their time on stage. The fond looks of appreciation and giggles and smiles made their presence on stage all the more enjoyable for their adoring fans.
The audience aslo enjoyed two live bands, one lead by Deepak Gandhi of Sargam Music and amazing singers international sensation Swheta Subram, Nick Pandiya, a sizzling fashion show featuring with gorgeous dresses from Diva's world and models from South Asian Modelling Agency SAMA featuring the current Miss Bollywood 2012 Samantha Rodrigues and Mr.Bollywood 2012 Syed Ali and Dance performances from the Canada's got Talent finalists Broken Dance and Sanskriti Dancers.
Harbans Singh the owner of the Grand Empire the newly built 25,000 state of the art Banquet hall that hosted the event was beaming with Pride "I feel honoured to know that Bollywood Royalty graced us with their presence at our newly opened facility." Ram Khullar also stated "It was a great team effort that resulted in a night that will remain in the minds and hearts of all the fans who attended"
Prior to the After Party Movie Premiere was held in Toronto at the Elegant Elgin Winter Garden Theatres and was presented by Esquire Viva Entertainment, Harshal Dave and Etobicoke Motors.
Harbans Singh the owner of the Grand Empire the newly built 25,000 state of the art Banquet hall that hosted the event was beaming with Pride "I feel honoured to know that Bollywood Royalty graced us with their presence at our newly opened facility." Ram Khullar also stated "It was a great team effort that resulted in a night that will remain in the minds and hearts of all the fans who attended." Promoter of the Gala Mala Singh also expressed her happiness in the Success of the event: "This is one Bollywood Gala that will go down in the History books for Brampton Bollywood fans, my ears are still ringing from the screams of joy!"