When Natha met Deepika. Well, this is not a reel life story but a real life story. Omkar Das Manikpuri, who essays the character of Natha in Peepli [Live], had expressed a desire to meet actress Deepika Padukone. And the like the generous guy that Amir Khan is, he contacted Deepika and fulfilled Natha’s dream. Take a look Omkar Das Manikpuri, who essays the character of Natha in Peepli [Live], realised his dream. The folk actor from Chattisgarh met Deepika Padukone whom he adores. Ever since he saw some parts of Love Aaj Kal on a flight while travelling for the promotions of Peepli [Live], he had expressed a desire to meet her. He requested producers Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao to arrange a meeting with the actress. As a result, Aamir had to request Deepika to interact with her fan. Deepika, who was shooting for a commercial at Mehboob Studios, took time off to meet Manikpuri. Kiran accompanied Manikpuri for his starry encounter. When he saw Deepika, he could not stop smiling. He gifted her a Chattisgarhi necklace made of old and new coins that is worn by women from his region for good luck. The actress presented him with a collection of her movie CDs. He then proclaimed that he loved Deepika’s dimples! Earlier, Manikpuri had put Aamir in a dilemma when he initially told him that he was keen to meet Katrina Kaif. But later he told him that he had actually meant Deepika. Entertainment Desk – NMTV News.
December 18, 2008