Khaas Baat readers

October 3, 2008

Welcome to our blog here for the monthly Florida-based Khaas Baat newspaper as well as Khaasbaat.com Web site. Please do e-mail us your suggestions, ideas for your favorite newspaper in Florida.

Thanks.

Nitish S. Rele

Editor/Publisher

Khaas Baat monthly newspaper (A Publication for Indian Americans in Florida)

www.khaasbaat.com

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Hrithik Roshan, Madhuri Dixit-Nene, Kareena Kapoor-Khan, Sridevi/Boney Kapoor, Milkha Singh, Arshad Warsi, Dhanush, Boman Irani arrive on April 24 at Tampa airport for IIFA 2014

April 23, 2014

Good evening readers:

Hope you all were at the IIFA Stomp last night in Curtis-Hixon Park. There were an estimated 8,000 people! And now the big day is here! Sridevi/Boney Kapoor will be the first to arrive, scheduled to land at Tampa International Airport at about 10:40 a.m. Close on their heels are Milkha Singh, Arshad Warsi and Dhanush. All you Hrithik Roshan fans, your heartthrob touches TIA at 2:14 p.m. along with Madhuri Dixit-Nene. Thereafter, Kareena Kapoor and Boman Irani will be arriving at around 6 p.m. (Do keep in mind that these times can change).

Give them all a grand Tampa Bay welcome, fans!

Also, like us on facebook. Here’s a direct link to our page: https://www.facebook.com/Khaasbaat.Florida

We will be updating our facebook page every few hours daily as IIFA activities take place.

Also, check us on twitter. Our twitter handle is @khaasbaat (https://twitter.com/khaasbaat)

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786813-758-1786

Anil Kapoor, Javed Akhtar/Shabana Azmi, Sonakshi Sinha land at Tampa airport for IIFA 2014

April 23, 2014

Dear readers:

Anil Kapoor, Javed Akhtar/Shabana Azmi, Sonakshi Sinha have arrived in Tampa! Check out awesome photos by Shriyan of Shriyan Photography (http://shriphoto.com/wordpress/) of their grand arrival and welcome at the Tampa International Airport. Here’s the link:

https://www.facebook.com/Khaasbaat.Florida

We will be updating our facebook page every day as IIFA activities take place. Like us on facebook.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

 

Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra, Gauhar Khan, Vir Das, Riteish Deshmukh, Malaika Arora Khan, Aftab Shivdasani, Kapoor brothers, Siddharth Malhotra and more expected April 23 for IIFA 2014 Tampa

April 22, 2014

Good evening readers:

Priyanka Chopra kicks off the third day of stars arrivals for IIFA at Tampa International Airport, scheduled to land around 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23. Following her will be director Ramesh Sippy, Gauhar Zafar Khan and Gulshan Grover a little before noon. Deepika Padukone, Vir Das and Riteish Deshmukh will touch TIA at about 2:15. At around 5 p.m., expect Malaika Arora Khan, Aftab Shivdasani, Abhay Goel and Yami Gautam to land. And then come the Kapoor brothers, Randhir and Rajeev, and Siddharth Malhotra at nearly 10 p.m. followed by the last arrival of the day, director Rajkumar Hirani.

Give them a grand Tampa Bay welcome, fans!

Also, like us on facebook. Here’s a direct link to our page: https://www.facebook.com/Khaasbaat.Florida

We will be updating our facebook page every few hours daily as IIFA activities take place.

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Shahid Kapoor arrives in Tampa for IIFA 2014!

April 21, 2014

Dear readers:

Shahid Kapoor has arrived in Tampa! Check out awesome photos by Shriyan of Shriyan Photography (http://shriphoto.com/wordpress/) of the grand arrival received by Kapoor at the Tampa International Airport. Here’s the link:

https://www.facebook.com/Khaasbaat.Florida

We will be updating our facebook page every day as IIFA activities take place. Like us on facebook.

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

 

Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Pritam, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar and more arriving April 22 in Tampa for IIFA 2014

April 21, 2014

Dear readers:

OK, here are the second batch of Bollywood celebrities landing at Tampa International Airport on Tuesday, April 22. Saif Ali Khan is scheduled to touch TIA at around 6 p.m. Also arriving thereafter tonight are music director Pritam, “Bhaag Milkha Bhaag” director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Anil Kapoor, Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi, Sonakshi Sinha and the music director team of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.

Give them a grand Tampa Bay welcome, fans!

Also, like us on facebook. Here’s a direct link to our page: https://www.facebook.com/Khaasbaat.Florida

We will be updating our facebook page every few hours daily as IIFA activities take place.

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Shahid Kapoor, Vivek Oberoi arriving in Tampa on April 21; Bipasha Bapu in Miami

April 20, 2014

Dear readers:

And here they come. Film stars will begin arriving into Tampa International Airport (TIA) from April 21 for IIFA 2014. First will be Shahid Kapoor landing in Tampa at 2:14 p.m. He will be followed by Vivek Oberoi landing in Tampa at 5:18 p.m. Bipasha Basu arrives in Miami at 3:15 p.m. We are told that Bollywood fans can head up on to the ninth floor of the short-term parking garage at TIA to see the movie stars.

Enjoy,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

On eve of 2014 IIFA, Tampa Tribune remembers Dr. A.N.V. Rao of Tampa

April 20, 2014

Dear readers:

Please check out the April 20 Tampa Tribune for an article on Dr. A.N.V. Rao, who was undoubtedly the father of the Tampa Indian community.

Here’s the direct link: http://tbo.com/bollywood/india-native-wove-threads-of-india-tampa-20140420/

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Grostyles featured in Tampa Tribune April 19, 2014

April 19, 2014

Dear readers:

One of our oldest advertisers Grostyles is featured in a story in today’s Tampa Tribune. Grab the paper or check out the scoop online at:
http://tbo.com/bollywood/the-art-of-the-sari-traditional-dress-will-be-common-during-iifa-20140419/

Regards,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

Like Khaas Baat on facebook

April 16, 2014

Dear readers:

Khaas Baat is on facebook if you would like to become a fan. We have been updating our page on facebook regularly with upcoming and ongoing events and activities, as well as any other pertinent information.

Here’s the direct link to the page:

www.facebook.com/khaasbaat.florida

Thanks,

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786

IIFA 2014 Tampa host Dr. Kiran C. Patel: ‘We are gearing up and looking up’

April 15, 2014

Dear readers:

Here’s an update on IIFA 2014 Tampa celebrations as we inch closer to its opening next week. According to Tampa host Dr. Kiran C. Patel as of April 14, “Well, 20,000 people will be attending IIFA Awards on April 26 at Raymond James Stadium. We are gearing up and looking up. One has to face and keep on moving.” For those of you who don’t have access to the celebrations, tickets are still available for the awards. They range from $343.65 up to $3,294.75. Also, VIP hospitality packages are available for $10,000, $15,000 and $20,000. For more information and hospitality packages, visit http://www.iifa.com; for awards tickets, visit http://www.ticketmaster.com

See you all at IIFA!

NITISH S. RELE

EDITOR/PUBLISHER

WWW.KHAASBAAT.COM

813-758-1786


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