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Tryst with tuskers
"Bombay Dreams", which opened in London on June 19, and has been extended by six months, has paved the way for composer A.R. Rahman, to head for Hollywood.
An image building exercise
IF YOU thought PR (Public Relations) was just about cocktails and keeping on the right side of those who matter, think again. It's a management function today, it's about image building and establishing communication between an organisation and ...
His memory lives on...
A great actor, `Sivaji' Ganesan enthralled Tamil audiences for more than four decades. A tribute to the legend, who passed away on July 21, 2001.
Weaving magic with flowers
T. Ramakrishnan and his assistant Ponnuswamy come up with striking floral backdrops for wedding pandals using traditional material such as plantain trees and flowers. A profile of the duo.
When Ganesha plays cricket
K.R. Ramakrishnan believes Lord Ganesha's blessing was there behind the recent victory of the Indian cricket team at Lord's.
IT HAS been around for almost 30 years now. For those living in and around Adyar, Liu's Waldorf on Sardar Patel Road, is a landmark, and almost an institution, particularly for the IITians. At any given point, there is at least one student ...
THE EVENTS in Gujarat made most Indians hang their heads in shame, but some decided to tackle the agony in a creative manner. One of these is Rohena Gera, who has roped in many Indian icons to make a series of 30 and 50-second films for theatres ...
Lining up for the Oscars
NINE MONTHS away, and the Academy Awards are already being speculated about. Hugh Grant has emerged as a strong candidate. The British star has never been nominated so far. But Hollywood buzz is that 2003 could be lucky for Hugh and Australian ...
It's denial time
KAMAL HASSAN and Sarika provided much grist to the rumour mill in recent times, but their dropping out of the news has led to a spate of rumours about other marriages, and their denials by the couples concerned. Parthiban and his actress wife ...
Telugu starsturn political
CHIRANJEEVI'S LATEST blockbuster "Indra" not only has the catch line, "Born for the People", but he has also recently declared in Chandrababu Naidu's constituency Kuppam, near Tirupati, that he is not averse to stepping into politics if there is ...
"Gemini" girl in"Thandavam"
THE MOHANLAL-starrer "Thandavam" is expected to consolidate the position of Kiran Tandon in the Malayalam industry. Kiran Tandon, from Mumbai, is a familiar face among Tamil film lovers, ever since she played the heroine in the Vikram-starrer ...
IN RECENT days, there has been a widespread whisper that Kannada star Sakshi Sivanand claimed that her `identical' twin sister stepped in for her in some scenes, during the shooting of the film "Sainika''. Post "Sainika"-release, the story behind ...
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