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Sunidhi Chauhan will perform at the Mirchi Bollywood Rocks concert in Dubai. IANS
Sunidhi Chauhan will perform at the Mirchi Bollywood Rocks concert in Dubai. IANS

Bollywood trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and Sunidhi Chauhan to rock Dubai

Plus: Prabhu Dheva says passion keeps him going; Mukesh and Chadda star in new film.

The celebrated Bollywood trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and the songstress Sunidhi Chauhan will perform in Dubai next month at Mirchi Bollywood Rocks, a four-hour music extravaganza that will be held at Dubai World Trade Centre on March 8. The artists are looking forward to their Dubai performances. "We'll be playing all our most popular film songs," Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy said in a statement. Chauhan said: "The UAE always has been a fabulous place for me to perform and I'm back again." Tickets cost from Dh200 and are available from www.timeouttickets.com. - The National staff

Prabhu Deva says passion keeps him going

The choreographer and director Prabhu Deva says passion for his craft is his ultimate motivation. "I have seen all the ups and downs in my life but I have tackled them," the 39-year-old told reporters. "For me, now it is not just the matter of survival, but it is the passion that keeps me going." Deva, whose recent film ABCD: Any Body Can Dance is going strong at the box office, said: "Dance is everything to me. I direct and I also choreograph. The new choreographers are super talented, so I get new ideas from them as well." - IANS

Neil Nitin Mukesh and Richa Chadda in new film

The actors Neil Nitin Mukesh and Richa Chadda are returning to school in their new film. They will star in Prerna Wadhawan's forthcoming romantic comedy Ishqeria. The film features Mukesh as a shy, reserved student who falls for the girl-next-door charm of his schoolmate, played by Chadda. Ishqeria is Chadda's first film role after the two-part Gangs of Wasseypur. - IANS

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