Gulf Daily News Sunday, 25th December 2011 Advertising feature by APPLE SHARMA
Baby girl joy for De Niro LOS ANGELES: Actor RoBeRt De NiRo and his wife GRACe HiGHtoweR have become the proud parents of a baby girl born via a s De Niro surrogate. The child is the second for De Niro, 68, and Hightower, 56. She is named Helen Grace Hightower De Niro. The Meet the Parents star married actress Hightower in 1997, and the couple have a son, Elliot, born in 1998. De Niro also has a son and adopted daughter with ex-wife DiAHNNe ABBott and two twin sons with former girlfriend touKie SMitH.
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NEW YORK: A uS judge has approved a divorce settlement between actor MEl GibSoN and his estranged wife RobyN, ending their 31 years of marriage. Robyn Gibson will return to using her maiden name, Robyn Denise Moore, but other details of the divorce were kept confidential. the settlement becomes effective on January 9. Gibson, 55, and his wife s Gibson married in Australia in 1980 and have seven children together. the couple separated in 2006 after Gibson was arrested for drink driving in Malibu, California, and made anti-Semitic remarks that generated headlines around the world. the actor’s wife sued for divorce in April 2009, citing irreconcilable differences following Gibson’s relationship with okSANA GRiGoRiEvA, with whom he has a twoyear-old daughter.
Shah Rukh praised s Aamir and Kiran at the launch of the CDs and DVDs of Dhobi Ghat
know who I am. He’s too young but he knows that somebody comes and trou-
they would be able to rope in one of the leading ladies from hollywood to star opposite aamir. in fact they had a few meetings with heather’s managers, but for some reason things did not work out.” interestingly this is not the first time heather has received her ticket to Bollywood. The actress who was in india recently for the Goa film festival met Shah rukh who also expressed a keen interest in working with her. he was even quoted as saying: “i am rwhelmed at this kind of welcome m india. i had heard a lot about h rukh, but did not realise he was popular. We discussed a lot of things i am eagerly waiting to see what be worked out.”
bles him everyday. Every two, three hours somebody comes and troubles him. “So, when he gets a little older, he will get to know that I am the guy,” said Aamir, who already has two children from his first wife reena – a son, Junaid, and a daughter named Ira. “For the first time Kiran has left the house since the baby was born. So, we are also keen to get back fast. It’s a miracle. A baby being born is a miracle and nothing comes close to it,” said Aamir. The actor is currently busy with his co-production Talaash, being directed by reema KaGTi. Farhan aKhTar and riTeSh SidhWani are the other two producers for the film, which will also feature Kareena Kapoor and rani muKerji.
KARAN JoHAR yesterday said bollywood superstar SHAH RuKH KHAN has created a niche for himself in the remake version of Don and today’s generation can identify with the reconstructed edition of the cult movie. “if you look at Shah Rukh’s Don it is brilliant, magnifis Shah Rukh cent and different from what Amitji did. Shah Rukh has created a niche for himself. Today’s generation knows Shah Rukh’s version of Don and they will always identify with it. it is different from the portrayal of Amitji (AMitABH BACHCHAN) and his movie Don,” he said.
n From left, Bahrain Air marketing manager Naeem Mahamoor, Marvida Group PR manager Leila Dulay, Marvida Group executive director Laith Shukayr, Mr Ratnayake, Marvida Group managing director Mohammed Khalil Choudhary, Bahrain Air chief executive officer Richard Nuttall, pricing and capacity control senior manager Raju Pillai, legal adviser Manju S Deshpande and finance manager Rizwan Khan
Bahrain Air in tourism push
ahrain Air has appointed Marvida Travels to promote Bahrain Air holidays.
Marvida Travel and Tours, a locally renowned holiday wholesaler, will be responsible for marketing holiday packages to destinations on Bahrain Air’s route network. With this tie-up, Marvida travels will operate a dedicated holidays office in Gudabiya, adding a new flavour while travelling with Bahrain Air to all its destinations. Marvida Travel and Tours will be responsible
for catering to all the Bahrain Air customer’s needs in providing travel related services, including hotel accommodation, package tours, Umrah packages, car rentals and travel insurance. Group Inclusive Tours will allow residents in the GCC to visit Bahrain Air destinations at very low rates during the off peak seasons and vice versa, from the Indian Subcontinent to the GCC. “The travel agency’s main focus will be to explore new revenue streams in using Bahrain Air as a meetings, incentives, conference and exhibition (MICE) carrier,” said Marvida Travel general manager Cecil Ratnayake.