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Vanilla veers village to wealth
Taking the high road
Professionalism is striking a balance between task and people orientation.
Faithful to the creative urge
Upendranath T. R. has evolved a style his very own. But he has exhibited rarely and finds joy in creating what his mind and very being dictate, he tells SUNANDA KHANNA.
Fiesta of variety and style
HIGH ON an avid art collector's must-see list is the annual exhibition that city gallery Chitram at Ravipuram holds around this time of the year. What makes it worthwhile is the sheer variety in terms of styles, media, artists and the regions ...
A Gujarati LOVE tale
AS USUAL, the mobile phone rings once again at the wrong time. Director Shafi is busy canning a shot for his latest film, `Pulivaalkalyanam,' trying to finish off the job before the lights go off. The ring tone, a song from Shafi's earlier hit ...
Rare ragas, soft and soothing
CHILDREN TAKING after glorious parents is not rare. It has been long since G. J. R. Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi stepped out of the shadow of their illustrious father, violin maestro Lalgudi G. Jayaraman, to carve a niche for themselves. Their ...
`Desi' roots, `firangi' music
In his debut album, `I Like It', Oliver Sean presents an impressive mix of sounds
Star power, but...
TWO FILMS that are eagerly awaited at the film festivals are the much-talked-about Rituparno Ghosh's Bengali film "Choker Bali" with Aishwarya Rai and Amol Palekar's Marathi work "Anahat" featuring Sonali Bendre. Both the films spin a sensitive ...
Inky pinky ponky!
THE COLOUR that dominated Bridal Asia 2003 was pink. Models sashayed about in shocking shades of the colour with mind-boggling patterns. When pink did the rounds in bags, saris, footwear and of course, cosmetics, it did send the signal of being ...
Wait, before you run
HIGH-VOLTAGE action hero. That's Abhishek Bachchan's latest screen-image. Take "Zameen" for a sampler. The frames are filled with chaotic fight sequences featuring the Jr. Bachchan. Has co-star Ajay Devgan's magic rubbed off on him too? "Well... ...
He still lives
"Jogger's Park" and "Mumbai Matinee" have completed their initial weeks of success. It's unfortunate that the talented director Anant Balani didn't live to see his works come across so well. As a mark of respect, it was thoughtful of the "Ek Din ...
A fig for home
Rubber plants from the fig family are excellent houseplants
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