Bollywood Buzz: SRK leads the praises

Chak De India! says Shah Rukh on World Cup win

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Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said “Chak De!” on the Indian cricket team winning the cricket World Cup in a thriller against Sri Lanka here Saturday.

“Chak De India,” Shah Rukh exclaimed in front of media at his Bandra residence after the team picked up the trophy.

Until India winning the World Cup the tattoo ‘D’ in his hand was meant for “Don 2″ but from now it would mean skipper M.S. Dhoni, said the actor.

“Now the tattoo ‘D’ would mean Dhoni,” said Shah Rukh.

This is one of the greatest days in our sporting history: Rahul Bose

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Actor Rahul Bose says India's cricket World Cup win after 28 years Saturday made it one of the greatest days in the country's sporting history.

'What more is left to say. One of the greatest days in our sporting history. Thank you team India,' he tweeted.

Bose, who watched five matches across the country before the final in Wankhede, said: 'The reason you didn't see me on tv was there were a lot of people more famous than me to focus on! That's life, but I assure you I was THERE!' he posted in the micro-blogging site.

It''s a double celebration for Lara Dutta!

Bollywood actress Lara Dutta was on top of the world with India's success in the cricket World Cup. But her husband, tennis player Mahesh Bhupathi's victory at the Miami Masters tournament gave her another reason to celebrate Saturday night.

'2 for 2!!! India is the world champion and @Maheshbhupathi and Leander Paes just won the Miami Open!! How happy am I!!!' Lara posted on her Twitter page.

The actress was at the Wankhede stadium in Mumbai to cheer for the Indian cricket team, while Bhupathi was busy playing in the finals of the Miami Masters tennis tournament in Florida, US.

A day before the matches, Lara had posted: 'Bumper Bonanza Saturday!! Husband in the Miami Open Finals!:-), will be cheering our Boys in Blue at the stadium!! Praying 4 a double win!'

No doubt, her prayers seem to have worked!

Ranbir Kapoor wants to shed his bad boy image

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Ranbir Kapoor is a very talented actor. There are no two ways about it. But he has a bad boy image in the industry which he wants to desperately shed.

A close hand reveals, "Ranbir Kapoor wants his perception of a bad boy to change, which has taken a toll on his career. That is the reason why he has been calling Shahid Kapoor and Imran Khan and wants to be friends with them."

The close hand further adds, "He wants to hang out more often with his contemporaries to change his image before it's too late."

Well, it seems Ranbir has finally woken up and smelt the coffee.

Sonia celebrates India's World Cup win with fans

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday night came out on the street of Delhi and joined thousands of ecstatic fans in celebrating India's World Cup cricket triumph.

As soon as the Sports Utility Vehicle carrying her stopped on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg near the busy ITO crossing at around 11pm on Saturday, a beaming Gandhi came out of it, waved the national flag, shook hands with the fans, displayed Victory and thumbs-up signs, drawing lusty cheers from the crowd around.

She told the fans that the Indian cricket team has done the country really proud by winning the Cup.

The fans responded to her by singing "India, India" and "Vande Mataram" in a rhythmic manner.

Guarded by Special Protection Group personnel, Gandhi was in the midst of the fans for about 20 minutes before she drove off towards the Delhi Gate.

As she interacted with the celebrating fans, the ITO intersection, one of the busiest areas in Delhi, was chocked with a massive traffic snarl as vehicles came to a grinding halt. But few seemed to mind that as a festive mood swept the whole area.

Kat and Deepika at war

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Cat fights are inevitable in tinsel town and neither Deepika Padukone nor Katrina Kaif are strangers to them. So Ranbir’s ex and current have now embarked on a cold war of sorts as Deepika feels that Katrina has been badmouthing her Dum Maaro Dum item number all over town. She apparently labeled it ‘thanda’ and that it’s nothing compared to her Sheila ki jawani. Now we all know Deepika looks docile but isn’t one to keep quiet if she feels she is being unnecessarily targeted. Watch this space folks.

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