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In control, Chitti style
Radhika has had more than her share of setbacks in life and business. But she's emerged stronger, bolder and more self-assured, writes GEETA PADMANABHAN
Education

Media management
THE SYMBIOSIS Institute of Mass Communication (SIMC) trainees are back with the `Footprints' series of international media seminars. The Chennai Chapter of Footprints 2003 is organising a seminar on "Communication Management: New Age ...
Lifestyle

NIFTy designs
NIFT's Fashion Spectrum-2003 was a learning experience for aspiring designers, says CHITRA SWAMINATHAN


Style and substance
Bhaviya and Ashratha were crowned Miss Health and Miss Style respectively in the run-up to the `Idhayam Miss Chennai 2003' contest
The stones speak...
Stones are the spur to jewellery designer Nalini Panday's creativity. "I have no design in mind. It's the colour and shape of the stones that influence my patterns. I don't go for complicated gold work. Instead let the stones speak... ," she ...
Arts & Crafts

Scrolls that tell tales
SCROLL PAINTING from Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, is yet another traditional folk art form that is slowly fading into oblivion. Known as Cherial scroll painting, it illustrates the origin of a particular community and tells stories of their heroes. ...
Personality

Sketches in a jiffy
Octogenarian S.R. Vales needs just a minute to observe faces on television before sketching them
Issues

A mixed bag
With the city saying `no' to plastic, eco-friendly carry bags are becoming popular
Webware

It's on the cards
The tarot comprises archetypal images — linguistic, cultural, geographic and temporal and has many interpretations
Eating Out

It's up your street
At Oriental Pearl, GRT Grand, one can sample street food from Thailand
Showbitz

Plum role
AFTER "SAATHIYA" Vivek Oberoi had a gruelling tour schedule with Aishwarya Rai, but soon he injured his leg during the shoot of Mani Ratnam's "Yuva" in Kolkata. Before all this, Oberoi was embroiled in the `Salman Khan phonecall-controversy' ...
Ready for the challenge
FROM THE time Raveena Tandon became the Chairperson of the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI), she has been dragged into many controversies. Though several in Bollywood have disapproved of the choice of a youngster, Raveena was overjoyed ...
'Samrat' Govinda!
GOVINDA HAS not been lucky at the box-office, what with "Ek Aur Ek Gyarah" and "Raja Bhaiyya" proving to be damp squibs. He now awaits the release of "Hum Do Hamaara Ek" (produced by Smita Thackeray). Meanwhile, he made news with when he ...
Anil's new look
IN BONEY KAPOOR's directorial debut "Armaan", Anil Kapoor played the role of a neuro-surgeon. Anil is believed to have watched neuro-surgeons at work in Pune hospitals to perfect his acting. Now Anil is taking on another serious role — ...
Shopping

Cards for a cause
REACHOUT, A Chennai-based charitable trust, has come out with a range of greeting cards for the oncoming season. In 33 designs, the cards are priced between Rs. 6 and Rs. 15. What's more, special discounts are being offered for bulk orders. ...
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