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Too early to test them?
Mrignayanee's vegetable dye exhibition showcases saris and yardage in traditional Bagh prints of Madhya Pradesh revived by Ismail Suleman Khatri. The exhibition is on till February 20.
The man behind the craft
MASTERCRAFTSMAN ISMAIL Sulemanji Khatri is himself part of the history and mystique of Bagh prints, having literally resurrected the craft and given it pride of place in India's rich textile heritage. He is the winner of three state awards ...
A school student and a successful singer, who has belted out many hit film songs, Subiksha Rangarajan recently released an album of Meera bhajans to prove her versatility.
Nursing a noble ambition
Hema Santhanam, a nurse practitioner in the U.S., who was in Chennai recently, shares her experiences in treating HIV patients.
Dr. Jim Crowe, president, World Fellowship of Schizophrenia and Allied Disorders stresses on the need to help the mentally challenged from feeling lonely and rejected.
Singing down the musical lane, the Rooplyn music team beautifully brought out the melody of old English hits.
Cricket being the current buzzword, it wasn't a surprise to have delicious dinner while watching the game on the big screen at Silver Streak, Hotel Ramada Raj Park.
ARM-TWISTED by music companies into parting with his soundtracks at throwaway prices, Suneel Darshan has decided to market his own music. "Myself and my brother Dharamesh hold a reputation for quality music. And as we make a fairly large number ...
AT A studio in the suburbs of Mumbai, Ram Gopal Varma is directing a music video featuring Usha Uthup. But why a music video? "It's for my film "Bhoot". The video will support an album that will feature music inspired by Bhoot," says Varma. ...
Praise for her face
THE SUCCESS of Juhi Babbar's debut "Kaash ...Aap Hamare Hote" seems ensured in Bihar. Laloo Yadav himself has gone on television to implore Bihar's junta to see Juhi 's film. Last week, during a promotional campaign in Patna, Juhi and her father ...
Back in studio
THE BIG B returned to work after his father's demise. He resumed shooting for B.R. Chopra's "Bagbaan", which will be followed by Vikram Bhatt's "Aitbaar". "The schedules have gone haywire," he whispers trying to get the show going again. The ...
Rakhee's Dev-ine desire
SHE'S ECSTATIC about her Padmashri. "The calls and bouquets just wouldn't stop". But it's the compliment from her father that she cherishes the most. "He said I have done him proud." But what would make Raakhee even happier is to see Dev Anand ...
THE CHARMING actress of the South, Meena, has shifted attention to her personal life for now, though she is finding it difficult to call it quits professionally. Her mother is seriously searching a life partner for dear daughter. But if no ...
British Council's Culture Café Poetry Circle created a tapestry of poetry, painting and music, giving one a chance to appreciate them together.
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