Thursday, November 23, 2017

Ayushman Bhav set turns acting school for Tisha Kapoor!






Tisha Kapoor, who is essaying the lead role of Kaavya in Star Bharat’s popular drama Ayushman Bhav is brushing her acting skills by working with experienced actors on her show. 

She considers herself to be privileged to be working with actors like Sudha Chandran, Savita Prubhane, Manish Goel, who have done some great work in the industry and are looked upon by actors.




On being asked, she says, “I learn from them so much. No acting school could have taught me what I get to learn from them in person. Having spent so much time in the industry, I am still spellbound by their professionalism. I look at their shots closely and try to improvise mine with their guidance and support. Each day on the set is a learning experience for me. I consider myself lucky to be part of Ayushman Bhav team.”

Tisha Kapoor is seen opposite Sumit Bhardwaj in the show.


Watch Ayushman Bhav from Monday to Friday at 09:30 pm only on Star Bharat.

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Magicbricks Partners with PNB Housing Finance Ltd. to E-Auction Re-Possessed Assets


 45 properties will be put up for e-auction on Nov 27 on Magicbricks

        Properties available at attractive rates, cheaper than the prevailing market rate; quick and easy possession

November 2017: In an industry-first move, Magicbricks, India’s No.1 property site, today announced its strategic partnership with India’s leading housing finance body PNB Housing Finance Limited to e-auction its re-possessed properties on Magicbricks’ online auction platform. The first e-auction comprising 45 properties will be held on Nov 27, 2017. 


Coming close on the heels of the successful first-of-its-kind online property bidding campaign ‘My Bid, My Home’ on Oct 7, Magicbricks will now be offering its customers re-possessed properties of  PNB Housing Finance Limited at attractive rates and priced at  lower than the prevailing market rates.  Further, properties would be available for quick possession.


Customers can log-on to auctions.magicbricks.com to register by Nov 24, 2017. The properties are spread across NCR (35), Bhiwadi (2), Mohali (2), Indore (1), Jagadhri (1), Ludhiana (1), Sonipat (1), Yamunagar (1) and Zirakpur (1).


Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ritesh Mohan, Sales Head-Strategic Accounts, Magicbricks, said: “After the astounding success of ‘My Bid, My Home’ during which we generated sales in excess of Rs.200 crore, we are now thrilled to announce yet another endeavour for our auction platform with PNB Housing Finance Limited. Consumers will get a wide choice of properties to be owned through online auction at attractive rates. Through our auction platform we are able to provide innovative offerings to our customers and it certainly signifies the defining moment for online real estate industry. We are looking forward to a great partnership with PNB Housing Finance Limited.”


Speaking at the partnership. Mr Prasanna Singh, National Head - Collections, PNB Housing Finance said"With growing penetration of online transaction the trend towards e-auctions of properties has picked up speed in India. We foresee it as a viable ground and hence have partnered with Magicbricks to offer our re-possessed property to customers at attractive rates. Participation in the e-auction will expand our reach, without investing much in physical infrastructure or manpower and will make the recovery process much more efficient and transparent. We are excited to share a great partnership with Magicbricks and look forward to the success of the mega event." 

Magicbricks is India’s only property site with Standardisation, Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, making it the country’s only real estate portal eligible for a bidding platform for properties. For the first-of-its-kind certification, Magicbricks had to conform to 150 stringent parameters laid down by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

About Magicbricks:

Magicbricks.com is India’s No.1 property siteWith monthly traffic exceeding 12 million visits and with an active base of over 14 lakh+ property listings, Magicbricks provides the largest platform for buyers and sellers of property to connect with each other in a clear, transparent manner. With this in mind, Magicbricks has innovated several product features, content and research services, which have helped us, build the largest audience pool.

About PNB Housing Finance Limited:

PNB Housing Finance Limited (NSE: PNBHOUSING, BSE: 540173) is promoted by Punjab National Bank and is a registered Housing Finance Company with National Housing Bank (NHB). The Company got listed on the Indian stock exchanges on 7th November, 2016. The Company offer its retail customers “housing and non-housing loans”. The Company is also into construction finance loans to real estate developers for residential housing. PNB Housing Finance is a deposit taking Housing Finance Company.



In conversation with the Chirpy and lively Dolly aka Shweta Gulati in Sony SAB’s ‘Partners- Trouble Ho Gayi Double’





Talented and Beautiful actress will be soon seen in in Sony SAB’s upcoming crime based comedy show ‘Partners- Trouble Ho Gayi Double’. She will portraying the role of Dolly Nadkarni who is a café owner. She loves reading suspense novels and tries to apply her acquired Detective Knowledge in all Aditya & Manav’s cases. She plays Manav’s love interest in the show.  In conversation with Dolly Nadkarni.


1) After a long time you are coming back on television, so how does it feel?


     A) I don’t know why people calls it as a comeback. I just choose not to do anything on television because I wanted to have time for myself. I am very choosy when it comes to work. When I got this offer, I was very excited to work with the production house, as I have worked with them before. One of the reasons to pick up the show was it’s a hilarious and fun show. Another reason is, I have done many shows for Sony SAB l in the past and I love working with them. Sony SAB is like a huge happy family.


      2) What is the connection of you with comedy, that you are seen more in comedy shows?

t  A) It is not that I choose comedy but the fact is comedy chooses me. I would love to do drama, I would love to have tears in my eyes. But somehow the shows which come to me and I end up liking is comedy. I pick what I feel is the best for me.


3)  You have been doing theatres, television so which is more comfortable to you as an actor?

 A) I don’t think an actor look for comfort, they look for challenges. I look for challenge. Theatre is definitely any day more challenging than television because in theater you don’t get another chance to prove yourself. You don’t get another episode to prove you. Television is my love because I began my career with television. I can’t deny my love for TV. So I am comfortable with both the mediums.

4) Tell us more about your character in the show?

A) I will start between the similarity about my character Dolly and me. Dolly loves thriller, horror and she loves solving mysteries. She thinks that she has the attitude for it but she doesn’t or maybe she does also. As we progress in the show we will figure out if she really has the passion or no. My theatre genre is thriller and horror, so that is the similarity between Dolly and Shweta. The biggest difference is Dolly zones out. When she gets into the thriller mode than she is tripping on that mode. Dolly is a coffee shop owner who hates coffee or she doesn’t even drink coffee. She is always wondering about why people even drink coffee and is always amused that people are drinking coffee and giving her money in return. In her own thriller attitude she tries to crack the cases for the boys- Manav and Aditya. Dolly is a very sweet, fun loving girl next door who probably aspires to become a detective but she is trapped in the coffee shop.


5) The show is about Partners and crime, so who is your partner in crime in real life?

A)  My dogs are my partners in crime in real life. I just love them and the reason I am working today is to give them a better life. I just love them immensely.

6) The show has many big actors, comedians in the show like Johnny sir, so how do you feel about the same? Are you nervous or very excited?

A)  I just feel so honored to work with Johnny sir. As we have grown up watching his comedy. He is a living legend of comedy. Till now I haven’t shot any episode with him as he is the commissioner but I am sure in the future we will get a chance to shoot with him so I very much excited for the moment. Yes I am very nervous as well to share the screen with such a veteran actor.

Tune in to Partners- Double Ho Hayi Trouble premiering from November 28th, Monday to Friday at 9.30 pm only Sony SAB!

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

VIKRAM BLEEDS WHILE SHOOTING FOR EK DEEWAANA THA





The charming and good looking Vikram Singh Chauhan, ‘Vyom’ from Ek Deewaana Tha is a director’s actor who always believes in going an extra mile to get into the skin of the character. In the upcoming episode of Ek Deewaana Tha, Vikram is seen playing a guitar to serenade Sharanya (Donal Bisht) and he got so involved into the act that he ended up hurting his fingers and blood started oozing out! But that didn’t deter Vikram from shooting and he played the strings until the shot was okayed.

When contacted Vikram said, “Acting for me is not merely a profession, it’s also my passion. It’s a constant endeavor for me to present my best performance for the audiences. While shooting for the sequence with the guitar, I was required to strum the strings constantly as I sing a song to appease Sharanya. After the completion of the shot, when I went back to my vanity I realized that my fingers were bleeding! I was so engrossed while shooting that I didn’t even know I had hurt myself. The crew quickly provided first aid which was a relief.”

In the upcoming track of Ek Deewaana Tha Sharanaya portrayed by Donal Bisht is upset with Vyom as he does not let her consult Odhni to find out about her past life. Vyom visits Sharanaya’s home and sings a song to serenade her and win her affection wherein Shiv will use his mystical powers to keep both of them apart from each other.

Tune in to ‘Ek Deewaana Tha’ every Monday to Friday at 10.00 pm only on Sony Entertainment Television!


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Sunday, November 19, 2017

PLATINUM EVARA BLESSINGS! #JEWELLERY




INTRODUCING ANEXQUISITE PLATINUM JEWELLERY COLLECTION - A RARE GIFT OF LOVE FOR THE MILLENNIAL BRIDE & GROOM


Mumbai, November 2017Rare and precious, platinum jewellery is the preferred choice for young Indians to celebrate and mark the important milestones in their lives. Culturally relevant and global in its design aesthetic, PLATINUM EVARA is synonymous with the inimitable bond that is weaved not only between two individuals but their families too. This light weight jewellery, whilst being a symbol of a heartfelt blessing, is also unique in its design philosophy, capturing the sartorial choices of the modern-day bride and groom.



Inspired by global trends and keeping in mind the fashion forward choices of the millennial bride and groom, the new collection by PLATINUM EVARA celebrates the global design trend of “MODERN FEMININE” for the bride and “BOLD MINIMALISM” for the groom jewellery.

The designs inspired by Modern Feminine trend explores fluidity through interlinks – specifically, interlinking various classic motifs to create the elegant and a contemporary collection which compliments the post wedding lifestyle of today’s bride. Whilst the Men’s range features minimalistic pieces inspired by geometrical forms and patterns which has a bold interplay of lines and structures. The combination of matt and satin finishes add character to this collection. Each piece in the collection is crafted keeping in mind the discerning urban man.

This wide range comprises of necklaces, earrings and bracelets for women, and chains for men.



Built on Platinum heritage and infused with cultural relevance integral to Indian weddings, Platinum EVARA offers an opportunity for dual gifting for the modern couple from the parents, in-laws or from the elders in the family, who wish to bless the couple. PLATINUM EVARA’s contemporary designs can be worn across several occasions and they come with assured purity, exclusivity and elegance- synonymous with preciousness and the rare blessing of love!

Platinum 30 times rarer than gold is progressively becoming the metal of choice of young India. Appeal lies in the high emotional connect of the metal and innovative designs which are reflective of the international trends.

Price: Rs 45000 onwards

Availability: Leading retailers have a platinum counter at their stores. Please visit – www.preciousplatinum.in to get additional information on designs and locate a platinum authorised retailer near you.



About Platinum Guild International:

In order to assure consumers of the purity of platinum jewellery, Platinum Guild India Pvt. Ltd. has appointed Trust Ever Assurance Services LLP to audit and monitor its Quality Assurance Scheme. Under this scheme, all authentic platinum jewellery in India comes with a Quality Assurance Card and bears the purity mark of “Pt 950” stamped inside the piece. This also serves as an assurance of a ‘buy back’ programme.


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Sony Pictures Networks India is one of the best companies for women in India, in 2017




Press Release:
Mumbai, November17, 2017:

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), India’s leading entertainment and sports broadcast network, has been recognized amongst the 100 Best Companies for Women in India for 2017. This award is based on a prestigious study conducted by Working Mother - a global leader on gender equity- and AVTAR, a pioneer in diversity and inclusion in India. With women comprising 33% of its workforce, the company has undertaken various award-winning initiatives to create a work environment in which they can truly fulfil their potential. Grooming women leaders at various levels and building an equal-opportunity, inclusive culture have been some of the key focus areas for SPN. The network’s significant progress in this direction has been recognized in the study, making it the only media and entertainment company to be a part of this prestigious ranking this year.



The Working Mother and AVTAR Best Companies for Women in India is a one-of-its-kind study to identify, share, showcase and celebrate best practices from India’s best employers to foster women’s career advancement. The 2017 Working Mother & AVTAR 100 Best Companies for Women in India were chosen based on performance across 7 key policy clusters namely, workforce profile, flexible work, women’s recruitment and retention, benefits, paid-time off/parental leave, company culture, safety and security.360 companies participated in the study, which is India’s largest and most rigorous gender analytics exercise.

Over its 22 years of existence, SPN has created a culture of high performance and engagement, with various human resources polices by the network being industry firsts. SPN was one of the first organizations in the country to extend maternity, adoption and surrogacy leave to 6 months, well before it became mandated by law. Pregnant women can also avail preferential parking on the office premises. The network has a special provision of a mothers’ room, where a new mother can pump and store milk for her baby, and near-site crèche facilities for employees to avail for their children. SPN also prioritizes women’s safety through practices like sensitizing all employees on prevention of sexual harassment (POSH), and training women employees on self-defense techniques. SPN allows its employees to strike a perfect work life balance with in-house activities like fitness challenges, an employee assistance program, healthy lifestyle workshops, desktop yoga to boost employee motivation and productivity.

These are just a few of the many initiatives that have contributed towards makings an employer of choice within and outside the media industry. SPN has won three prestigious employer awards in 2017 alone – AON India Best Employers, India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces (awarded by the Great Place To Work Institute to our distribution business for the third consecutive year), and being among the Top 10 Companies in India for Best Health & Wellness Practices (awarded by the Society of Human Resource Management and CGP Partners for the fourth consecutive year) - which are a testimony to the outstanding people practices undertaken by the network.



Comments:

NP Singh, CEO, Sony Pictures Networks India:

“At SPN, we have an inclusive culture which delivers fulfilling career experiences and growth opportunities. It is a tribute to our organization’s culture that we are being recognized as among the top 100 companies for women in India.”

Smriti K. Singh, CHRO, Sony Pictures Networks India:

“Our people practices are designed to support women employees in the unique challenges they face while balancing and excelling at various roles in and outside the office. Being part of this list reinforces our standing as an employer of choice.”

About Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN):

Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN), is a subsidiary of Sony Corporation which owns and operates the Sony Entertainment network of television channels. It has many Indian and overseas subsidiaries including Sony Pictures Networks Distribution India Private Limited (India), MSM-Worldwide Factual Media Private Limited (India), MSM Discovery Private Limited (India), Taj Television (India) Private Limited (India), Aqua Holding Investments [Pvt.] Ltd. (Mauritius), and Bangla Entertainment Private Limited (India).

SPN comprises 31 channels including Sony Entertainment Television (SET and SET HD), one of India's leading Hindi general entertainment television channels; MAX, India's premium Hindi movies and special events channel; MAX 2, another Hindi movie channel showcasing great India Cinema; MAX HD, a high definition Hindi movie channel airing premium quality films; WAH, the FTA channel for Hindi movies; SAB and SAB HD the family-oriented Hindi comedy entertainment channels; PAL, a genre leader in rural Hindi speaking markets (HSM) showcasing the best of Hindi general entertainment and Hindi movies from SPN’s content library; PIX and PIX HD, the English movie channels; LePlex HD showing critically-acclaimed Hollywood films; AXN and AXN HD, the action and adventure-oriented English entertainment channels; Sony BBC Earth and Sony BBC Earth HD, the premium factual entertainment channels, Sony AATH, the Bangla entertainment channel; MIX a refreshing Hindi music channel; ROX HD, a channel for contemporary Hindi music; YAY!, the kids entertainment channel; Sports Network comprising 11 sports entertainment channels – SONY SIX, SONY SIX HD, SONY ESPN, SONY ESPN HD, SONY TEN 1,  SONY TEN 1 HD, SONY TEN 2, SONY TEN 2 HD, SONY TEN 3, SONY TEN 3 HD, SONY TEN GOLF HD; SonyLIV - the digital entertainment VOD platform, SPN Productions, the networks’ film production arm and Sony Pictures Networks Distribution Pvt Ltd. (SPND) that distributes the networks television channels across different genres and languages through multiple content delivery platforms. SPN reaches out to over 700 million viewers in India and is available in 167 countries.

The network is recognized as an employer of choice within and outside the media industry, and has been awarded the elite title of ‘Aon Best Employers India’ in the 2017 edition in recognition of SPN’s unique workplace culture and exceptional people practices. It has consistently ranked for the past four years amongst India’s Top 10 Companies with Best Health & Wellness Practices by SHRM & CGP Partners, listed by Working Mother & AVTAR as one of the 100 Best Companies for Women in India in 2017 and adjudged India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces awarded by the Great Place To Work® Institute for our distribution business for the 2017 edition.


Sony Pictures Networks India is in its 23rd year of operations in India.

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#ConserveNature: A Photo Contest to Spread Awareness about Environment Conservation!

Press Release   

 



Chennai, November, 2017: A healthy environment is important for the survival of human beings and the planet. Because of excessive pollution and exploitation of resources, our environment is in danger today so are our lives and its quality. Therefore, preventing environmental degradation is a journey that we should all take part in.

As part of spreading awareness about conservation of our planet, Grundfos India, a global manufacturer of energy-efficient pumps, is conducting an online photo contest called #ConserveNature on its social media platforms, Ek Boondh Pani & I Save Energy, from 13th November to 15th December 2017. Participants are encouraged to capture shots of the endangered surroundings, which they find are stressed because of constant pollution that plague our air, water, cities and what can be done to stop this.

The top three photographs will win:
·       1st Prize: Apple iPhone 6
·       2nd Prize: Apple iPad
·       3rd Prize: Apple iPod Nano
·       Another 7 photographs / entrants will also get exciting Apple goodies as consolation prizes

So, submit your #ConserveNature photographs not only to conserve our nature but also to have a chance at winning some exciting prizes.

Commenting on this campaign, Mahathi Parashuram, Regional Head – Public Affairs, Communications & Relations, Asia Pacific Region, Grundfos said, “At Grundfos India, we actively create platforms to promote sustainability. #ConserveNature is one such initiative and is a contest we are hosting to bring about an awareness and urgency to save our environment”.

Visit Ek Boodh Pani & I Save Energy pages to learn more about contest terms & conditions.


About Ek Boondh Pani:

Ek Boondh Pani is a forum hosted by Grundfos India on the social media sites, Facebook and Twitter. The name translates to ‘a drop of water' in Hindi – signifying the importance of each drop of water. Through this page, members share water conservation tips and facts to encourage this awareness to be driven home. 
Links to the page:
·       Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EkBoondhPani/
·       Twitter:  https://twitter.com/EkBoondhPani

About I Save Energy:

I Save Energy is a forum hosted by Grundfos India on Facebook and Twitter. The forum aims to encourage people to spread the word on adopting energy-efficient approaches and investing in energy efficient solutions across the nation. Links to the page:
·       Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ISaveEnergy/
·       Twitter: https://twitter.com/iSaveEnergyIN


About Grundfos India:

Grundfos Pumps India Pvt. Ltd. (Grundfos India) a wholly owned subsidiary of Grundfos Holdings was established on March 13, 1998. Grundfos India is responsible for sales of Grundfos products in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives and Nepal. Currently, Grundfos India has more than 250 employees and works with 200 distributors and dealers with 14 offices across India. Grundfos India provides energy efficient pumps and smart pumping solutions for various applications – heating and hot water service systems, cooling and air-conditioning systems, industrial applications, pressure boosting and liquid transfer, groundwater supply, domestic water supply, sewage and wastewater, dosing, chlorination systems, disinfection systems and pumps running on renewable energy. 
For more information, 

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