SRK loves bearded look for 'Jab Tak Hai Jaan'

Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan loved the grungy, bearded look for his role in Yash Chopra's "Jab Tak Hai Jaan". But he has finally got rid of it.

"Had fallen in love with my beard. But it started to scratch... so ripped it out and had to let it go. That hurts too," tweeted Shah Rukh.

The 46-year-old plays an army officer in the movie, in which he features with two actresses - Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.

Shah Rukh recently shot for the film in Ladakh and Kashmir.

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Neil bruised during action film

Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh says his hands got bruised while filming an action sequence for "David".

"All bruised with cuts all over my hands after an action sequence. Sleepppyy! But back on set for some more bashing," tweeted the actor.

Neil is currently in Belfast, Ireland, shooting the last leg of "David", directed by Bejoy Nambiar.

The movie also features Vikram, Lara Dutta, Vinay Virmani, Tabu and Isha Sharvani.

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No star would've agreed for 'Vicky Donor': Shoojit Sircar

There was a reason why director Shoojit Sircar decided to rope in fresh actors for "Vicky Donor". He says he roped in Ayushmann Khurrana for "Vicky Donor" after a "star" refused to be a part of the film, which turned out to be a sleeper hit.

"The storyline was very unconventional and when I approached a star with the script, he liked it, but had some apprehensions about it and after that I realised that no star would agree to do this film," Sircar said.

"It was then that I decided, I shall have a complete fresh cast and crew for this film," Sircar said at a talk at Whistling Woods International, Mumbai.

The film, based on sperm donation, also featured newcomer Yami Gautam.

"Ayushmann was an easy pick but we auditioned a lot for the female lead," said Sircar.

"I run a theatre group in Delhi called Act1 and Ayushmann and Yami were trained in acting there for three months and I also took workshops with them for 15 days," he added.