Tuesday, November 27, 2012 14:44 IST
The 'Cocktail' actress turns down a hefty sum to perform in her first ever stage act at an awards gala
Diana Penty, who made her B-Town debut in Cocktail opposite Saif Ali Khan, was recently approached by an event agency for her first
stage performance. The model-turned-actress was requested to perform to her film's tracks - Tumhi Ho Bandhu and Daaru Desi - at an
upcoming awards gala.
She was apparently offered R 40 lakh for the show that the organisers claimed was the highest amount offered to any debutant for a stage
However, according to the sources Diana turned down the offer!
Says a source, `As she was contractually obligated to attend a brand event during the same time frame, there was no way she could have
Diana wouldn't have had any time to rehearse for it. She had to decline the offer as she wanted her first
appearance on stage to be perfect and needed time to rehearse which she would have been unable to during the same duration.`
Adds the source, `Diana was extremely keen on making her debut in a stage show. She has always enjoyed dancing and is a trained
Diana who has yet to sign her second B-Town outing meanwhile keeps busy with her endorsement deals. With awards events getting
underway in January, she is among the contenders for the Best Debutant award.
By arrangement with Mid-Day.com
- Saturday, April 21, 2018 Perfect Moment: When Kaalakandi Actress Isha Talwar met Dance Maestro Prabhudeva
|Last Evening, Kaalakandi actress Isha Talwar gave a splendid performance with Prabhudeva in dance concert, Matrubhumi...|
- Saturday, April 21, 2018 Deepika Padukone says she’s honoured to feature on TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world
|Deepika emerges to be the only Indian actress TIME 100 Influential People of 2018 List. Humbled by the honour the actress...|
- Saturday, April 21, 2018 Virat's affectionate post for Anushka will give you relationship goals!
|The Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli posted a lovely post on Instagram to express his love towards wife Anushka Sharma...|
- Saturday, April 21, 2018 October fares well on Box-Office, mints this much in its first week!
|Shoojit Sircar's October has earned Rs 30.24 crore in the first week of its release. Starring Varun Dhawan and Banita Sandhu in lead roles...|