Himachal’s Arun Behl Makes ‘Direct Ishq’
Himachal This Week
Himachali actors are emerging good among others as they are shining in this field. Another Himachali actor Arun Behl has made his debut in the Bollywood with his the movie ‘Direct Ishq’. Though, he is in a supporting role in this movie, but he has a strong character. Film is directed by Rajiv S Ruia and produced by Pradeep K Sharma. A.M Turaj has written the songs of the movie. Another interesting thing is in the film is that a song has been filmed in the beautiful locations of Shimla. With this movie, Arun has firmly gained another Bollywood movie of the same banner, named as ‘Sarthi’. The plot of the film is simple, a boy from Banaras and a boy from town fall for the same girl. The only difference is the girl, Dolly Pandey (Nidhi Subbaiah), is a firebrand who wants to establish herself as a leading Indian rockstar and Arun Behl would be seen as an important member of that rockband. Kabeer (Arjun Bijlani) helps her for his own interests but eventually falls for her. However, the bhai, Vicky Shukla is sure of his love and goes behind her to Mumbai to marry her. Will Dolly choose Vicky or Kabeer is what it is all about. Notably, Arun hails from a small town of Mandi named Khaliar and started his journey as an actor through local theatre. He is also associated with Himachal Cultural Theatre and Research Association, Mandi. He had worked there as an actor for three years. He played some strong roles in TV serials and ads and created a way for him towards Bollywood. “I always wanted to work as an actor, for me it never matters that it is a big banner or a small. I am an actor and want to give best with my performances,” told Arun Behl.
Creative Children Delight Art Lovers
An art and craft and painting exhibition was organised at Gaiety Theatre for the students who participated in the hobby classes in the past two months. Finally they got the chance to display their creativity to the art lovers with their hand made art and craft items and paintings. The hard work of teachers and students could very well be seen during the exhibition organized by the Department of Language, Art & Culture, Himachal Pradesh at Gaiety Theater, Shimla. During the winter hobby classes organized by the department, different students from various schools collectively shared a platform to showcase their creative talent. During this two months long workshop students created items such as name plates, potter, flowers and paintings with raw material like waste paper bags, cotton, sticks and old CDs to name a few. They also made paintings on different themes which attracted not only locals but also the tourists. All the kids have excitedly participated in the exhibition and parents too were seemingly very satisfied with the performance of their wards. They appreciated the hard work of their trainers and children who used their energy in a productive and creative manner.