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By Bollywood Hungama News Network, May 3, 2011 – 13:05 IST
It was by far the most talked about event yesterday, and by the looks of it, the news of Osama Bin Laden being finally eliminated will be the talking point for quite sometime. Like everyone else in the world, our B-Town celebrities too had views to share about this event and they revealed their thoughts and opinions on twitter. We take a quick look at what our celebrities had to say:
Mallika Sherawat: “A certain kind of closure, esp 4 Americans. hopefully now healing begins, wars end. i pray”
Mahesh Bhatt: “With the death of Osama the narrative of Al Qaeda has come to a dead end! US may now exit Afghanistan claiming that their mission is over.”
“While you ‘rightfully’ celebrate the killing of Osama Bin Laden. Who will hang the other terrorist GEORGE ‘BUTCHER’ BUSH.”
Neha Dhupia: “Phas gaya re osama!”
Ram Gopal Varma: “Aftr hearing bout wher osama was al these years won’t b surprised if Dawood is livng in a bngalow in bandra among neighbours of Sharukh khan”
“Whatever the future of terrorism is after the death of osama I am right now so very very very happy fr America..3000 CHEERS!!!”
Ranvir Shorey : “The US has just pulled the proverbial ‘rabbit’ out of Pakistan’s ‘hat’.”
“Maybe the US will start thinking things through, along with celebrating the killing of monsters they themselves create in the first place.”
Bipasha Basu: “Watching very moving visuals frm Newyork nw n during 9/11.Big Day!Seeing a More >
Imran Zahid will essay the role of Muntazer Al-Zaydi, the Iraqi journalist who flung a shoe at George Bush. Al-Zaydi will also be present
Subhash K Jha (MUMBAI MIRROR; March 05, 2011)
Imitation is said to be the best form of flattery! Well, lets just hope that the shoe-throwing Iraqi journalist, Muntazer Al-Zaydi, will be delighted with the re-enactment of the incident in the play, The Last Salute, directed by Arvind Gaur and produced by Mahesh Bhatt.
The young upcoming actor Imran Zahid will essay Al-Zaydi’s character in the play, which opens on May 14, in Delhi, with Al-Zaydi himself in the audience.Imran Zahid
For those that are not aware or have forgotten the incident, Al-Zaydi angrily shouted, “This is a farewell kiss from the Iraqi people, you dog,” as he threw his shoe at then US President, George W Bush Jr., on December 14, 2008, at a press conference at the Prime Minister’s Palace in Baghdad.
Al-Zaydi’s untamed animosity for President Bush made him throw his other shoe at him as well, as he ferociously protested, “This is for the widows and orphans and all those killed in Iraq.”
Zahid has been in constant contact with Al-Zaydi to understand the mindset that led to his protest against the American regime Apparently, Zahid is a bit lost in translation, as he finds it difficult to decipher Al-Zaydi’s Arabic emails. Zahid tells us, “To play Muntazer I needed to understand the man’s motivations as a human being, journalist and More >
Mahafreed Irani | TNN (THE TIMES OF INDIA; February 13, 2010)
Mumbai: The Internet was buzzing on Friday with blogs, tweets, status updates and reviews on ‘My Name is Khan’, allowing the movie to take up a large chunk of cyberspace.
MNIK was one of the mostsearched topics on Google in the US and India for over five hours. Internationally, Google Trends’ statistics for February indicated that the most MNIK searches originated from users in Pakistan, Sri Lanka, India, UAE and Malaysia, in that order. Among cities, users in Navi Mumbai, Mangalore, Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai were mainly keying in MNIK into the search field.
Twitter had to officially define MNIK to the international audience after it started trending for over seven hours. The definition read, “MNIK is a popular topic on Twitter right now. My Name Is Khan. The Bollywood film is releasing on Friday (Feb. 12) with huge security at cinemas owing to a right-wing organization’s threat.’’
Shah Rukh Khan, who is currently in Berlin for the Berlin Film Festival, had an hour-long emotional outburst on Twitter starting at 3.30 pm IST. He profusely thanked his fans, declared his patriotism, conveyed his regrets and then clarified that his statements were only directed at fans.
Well-known personalities, like Anand Mahindra, Hrithik Roshan and others tweeted in support of the film. Mahesh Bhatt and Vishal Dadlani tweeted from PVR and Fun Republic cinemas, respectively, where they had gone to watch the More >