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Introducing Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s new find Saiyami Kher

23 December 2015 5:17 AM, PST | Bollyspice | See recent Bollyspice news »

The teaser of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Mirzya sparked a lot of curiosity about the leading lady of the film Saiyami Kher. She is definitely being touted as one of the most promising debutants of 2016. For all those of you, who are curious to know more about this stunning girl, read on!

Born and brought up in Nasik, Saiyami moved to Mumbai to complete her education and graduated from St. Xaviers College in Mumbai. Her mother Uttara Kher is an ex-Miss India and father Adwait was a successful model and now runs a restaurant business.

Saiyami is also the granddaughter of renowned actress Usha Kiran and niece of Tanvi Azmi. Both Tanvi and Shabana have taken a keen interest in her career. Saiyami is also fortunate to have received guidance from Shaukat Azmi (Shabana Azmi’s mother).

Saiyami has also been a very popular Kingfisher model and a well-known model »

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Shaukat Azmi hospitalized out of danger

27 June 2015 3:14 AM, PDT | BollywoodHungama | See recent BollywoodHungama news »

All of last week Shabana Azmi was on tenterhooks as her mother, the legendary Shaukat Kaifi was in the hospital's ICU with a respiratory ailment. Shabana, who was shooting for Ram Madhvan's Neerja where she plays Sonam Kapoor's mother, rushed in and out of the studio and hospital, playing in her words, "mum to Sonam and mum to my own mum." Fortunately, Shabana's mom is out of danger now, just in time for Shabana to fly off to Cambodia for a summit. Says the relieved daughter, "Old age is truly a second childhood. Unnoticed my mother became my child but she continues to give me strength when I'm feeling weak." Dividing time between shooting and mothering her mom was not easy for Shabana. "Each time I left her in the hospital her face would fall like a child but then I'd say, "I have a very difficult scene, »

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