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Prateik visits Varanasi with grandmom

Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple town.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 | 1:34:24 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)
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Actor Prateik took time off from his busy schedule in Varanasi to fulfil his maternal grandmother Vidyatai Patil's wish to visit sites in the temple town.

The 25-year-old is currently shooting for "Issaq" in Uttar Pradesh. Since the schedule was for more than a month, he took his grandmother along for the shoot.

He also escorted her for all the sightseeing, including a holy dip in river Ganga, said a source.

"It was amazing shooting in Benares, especially in the Ganga, as well as having grandma around. It was my first time and I didn't know that the water would be so cold. I was freezing as we were shooting for hours in the running current of the river," Prateik said in a statement.

Prateik, son of actor Raj Babbar and late actress Smita Patil, is very close to his maternal family. He took personal care of his grandmother during the work schedule.

"He is extremely close to his maternal family and has the highest regard for his grandmother. It was endearing to see him escort her around Benares to soak in the sights of the city.

"It was also the actor's first experience with the holy city and the Ganga. He shot for several scenes in the river as well for over two hours," added a source.

Produced by Shailesh Singh and Dhaval Gada, "Issaq" is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Romeo Juliet". It is being directed by Manish Tiwary.

The female lead for the film is yet to be decided.



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Posted on: 22 April 2012 at 12:25pm
hey nice to us prateik enjoy ur grandma blessing

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Posted on: 22 April 2012 at 8:30am
wow gr8 news last week i watched ek deewana tha its nice movie and prateik is too gud in movie keep up ur gud work

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Posted on: 21 April 2012 at 12:04pm
nice samya m also heard abt it his grandma is really nice lady when prateik was child only 15 days his grandma taken care of him

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Posted on: 21 April 2012 at 9:51am
we thnks to his maternal grandma bcz unhi ki vajah se hame prateik jaisa actor mila hai love u prateik

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Posted on: 18 April 2012 at 7:27pm
That is so sweet of him. His maternal family took good care of him after his mothers suden death. God bless them.

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Posted on: 18 April 2012 at 8:59am
wow gr8 news , prateik is very attach and love the most his maternal grandmother

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Posted on: 18 April 2012 at 7:28am
that's really nice...:)

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