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Gauri Khan designs nursery for Filmmaker Karan Johar’s twins Roohi and Yash

The nursery, designed by Gauri, exudes a dreamy feel with a white sofa, a white crib, a white lamp, a white wall dotted with colourful animals

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Mumbai, April 1, 2017: Filmmaker Karan Johar can’t thank his good friend Gauri Khan — wife of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan — enough for helping to create a “paradise” for his twins Roohi and Yash.

Karan, who became a father of twins via surrogacy last month, tweeted a glimpse into the white-themed nursery on Friday.

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“My baby nursery designed by Gauri Khan with so much love and care… It’s my paradise! Love you Gauri,” Karan captioned the image, in which he and Gauri — an interior designer by passion — are seen posing for the camera.

The nursery exudes a dreamy feel with a white sofa, a white crib, a white lamp, a white wall dotted with colourful animals. One can spot soft toys hanging on one wall and a cute teddy bear painted on the side of the crib.

Karan’s children were born on February 7, but since they had a premature birth, they had to be kept in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) of a hospital here.

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He brought them home earlier this week.

The children have been named very thoughtfully by the head honcho of Dharma Productions, one of the most successful banners of the Hindi film industry.

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His daughter has been named Roohi – a rearrangement of Karan’s mother’s name Hiroo — and the son Yash has been named on Karan’s late father, who produced films like “Agneepath” (1990) and “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” (1998). (IANS)

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‘Welcome To New York’: Trips on tactless plot

Overall, the 'Welcome to New York' is aimless and joyless

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Diljit Dosanjh and Sonakshi Sinha are the lead cast in Welcome to New York. IANS

By Troy Ribeiro

Film: “Welcome To New York”
Director: Chakri Toleti
Cast: Diljit Dosanjh, Sonakshi Sinha, Karan Johar, Sushant Singh Rajput, Rana Daggubati, Aditya Roy Kapur, Lara Dutta, Riteish Deshmukh, Boman Irani;

Director Chakri Toleti’s “Welcome to New York” is not merely a bad, popcorn entertainer, but a waste of an opportunity. An agonizing experience in every category one can think of.

Touted as India’s first comedy in 3D, this makes ‘Welcome to New York’ the dimmest, one has seen in years. The comedy here is not humor, but absurdity.

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Welcome to New York’s narrative takes us directly into the planning stages of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards. Wikimedia Commons

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The awards are to be held in New York, and in order to lure sponsors and to promote the awards, the marketing strategist, Sophie (Lara Dutta) hits upon the idea of a talent hunt contest where the winners would be invited to New York to display their skill and get their moment of fame at the awards.

The sponsors lap up the idea. Sophie, who has been working hard over the years for the event management company tries negotiating a raise for herself. But her shrewd boss Garry (Boman Irani) refuses to budge. So Sophie hatches a plan to ruin him. And she thinks she would achieve this my messing up the big event.

So instead of inviting the actual winners for the big day in New York, she invites two losers instead. The duo is Tajinder Singh (Diljit Dosanjh) aka Teji from Punjab — a recovery agent who aspires to become an actor — and Jinal Patel (Sonakshi Sinha) a dress designer from Gujarat. How they snatch their moment of glory on the stage forms the crux of the tale.

From the unintelligent and unengaging plot to the poorly written characters to flat dialogues, to clumsy screenplay with major plot-holes, the writing definitely is trashy, tacky and unimpressive.

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Karan Johar is also in the cast of Welcome to New York. Wikimedia Commons

The gags that revolve around the awards are not funny in the least. They seem to be hackneyed and not remotely comic.

Though packed with ace stars playing themselves, the performance of every actor is perfunctory, satirical, dull and uninspiring.

Lara Dutta and Boman Irani seem burnt out. Diljit Dosanjh and Sonakshi Sinha, though good actors, appear juvenile in most of their scenes. With Diljit addressing Sonakshi as “Darji Madam”, their on-screen chemistry appears forced.

Karan Johar in a double role as Karan and Arjun is impressive in certain scenes, but on the whole, he delivers his part in his inimitable style and hams most of the time.

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Sushant Singh Rajput is playing a role in Welcome to New York. Wikimedia Commons

Riteish Deskmukh offers nothing exceptional. Stereocast, his histrionics now seem jaded. He along with Karan does manage to juggle a few laughs by playing off the rules of comedy which seemed forced most of the time.

The 3D effects are unwarranted. As for the special graphics effects, the visual element that stands out is the scene which is designed like a stylized, comic book narrative, giving us a brief insight into Arjun’s (Karan Johar) backstory.

‘Welcome to New York’ has decent production values and actual IIFA Awards shots have seamlessly meshed into the narrative.

The background score is loud and ear-deafening. Overall, the ‘Welcome to New York’ is aimless and joyless. (IANS)