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HARDLY marred by onslaughts of time
`Silambam', though a waning art form, has its own set of followers, who are trying to keep it alive, writes T.SARAVANAN
Face Facts

Return of the radiance
Oily, coarse and lifeless? Your skin needs a cleansing and toning routine to revive the lustre

Weights can work wonders
Weight training benefits young and old alike. Women, too, need not shy away from it

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Hair-raising tips
With some professional help and advice, each strand of hair can be nourished to retain its sheen. Here's how
Mind your movie manners
Cell phones, chips and chatter make cinema viewing an unpleasant experience. A few tips on movie etiquette
Arts & Crafts

SO sweet as music
Now in an attempt to promote the art, he has started a forum Guru Krupa Trust.

Chinese rhapsody
A. R. Rahman has taken the Chinese by storm with his latest composition for the film "Warriors of Heaven And Earth". In conversation with SAVITHA GAUTAM
INDIA'S answer to Houdini
Winning awards, including the `Magician of the Millennium' title, has always been a regular phenomenon in Prahalad Acharya's 14-year career

Cutting edge animation
AT LAST, Hollywood's biggest box-office hit of the year "Finding Nemo" is making it to the Indian cinemas during Deepavali. The reason for the delay is that animation films don't do well at the Indian box-office. "Finding Nemo" is the ...
Advantage Ajit
IT'S BEING touted as Tamil cinema's biggest Deepavali battle as Ajit's "Anjaneya", Vikram's "Pitamagan" and Vijay's "Tirumalai" clash this Friday at the box-office. In the trade circles Ajit's "Anjaneya" is considered a front-runner, as it is his ...
Partition tale
URMILA MATONDKAR is an example of what Bollywood can do for an Indo-Pak friendship. Recently, she launched the audio of her new film "Pinjar" at the Wagah border and exchanged pleasantries with Pakistani Rangers who were totally in awe of her. ...
High hopes
CAN VIJAY churn out a hit this Deepavali? The year so far has been his worst as his last two releases sank without a trace at the box-office. However, the buzz on "Tirumalai" directed by debutant Ramanna is positive. The producer Kavitaalaya, ...
Generation NEXT
Kollywood's `star children' are slowly stepping out of the shadows of their parents, says SUDHISH KAMATH
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