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Southern comfort
How is SS Music, started three years ago with an initial investment of just Rs. 5 crores, holding its own against the big boys of entertainment television? SHALINI UMACHANDRAN reports
Food For Thought

FIGure it out
Whether consumed dried or fresh, figs are calorie-rich fruits which can cure many illnesses.
Arts & Crafts

Where the arts meet
THE EVENING will see the coming together of various art forms. To celebrate Republic Day, Bharat Kalachar, Rotary Club of Madras T. Nagar and Rotary Rajan Eye Bank are presenting "Kalaavadhaanam: Kavya, Chitra, Gita, Nritya" on January 26, 5.30 ...
Personality

Braveheart
The extraordinary story of Jana, a young boy who has succeeded against great odds


FACE of royalty
A diamond with Rajmata Gayatri Devi's face engraved on it? Yes. Now the famed piece is in Chennai
Music

Vintage Basie
Count Basie: Kansas City 6 — Original Jazz Classics/Virgin, CD, Rs. 400 THE TITLE of this album refers to the place where William "Count" Basie (1904-84), by common consent the greatest swinger in the age of swing jazz, ...
Music in her eyes
Brenda Gallie, MD, an authority on a rare type of tumour, talks about her work at the Sankara Nethralaya
Eating Out

Patriotic flavours
THE RESIDENCY Towers, T. Nagar, has come up with an elaborate lunch buffet at Main Street to suit the patriotic mood of the occasion today. Check out Soup Hindustani, Mounbatten's Terrene, Salad Fort William, Circuit House Biryani, Cantonment ...
Green Notes

Break the monotony
Interiors can be perked up with bonsai and flowering plants
Entertainment

Targeting children
INDIA HAS nearly 17 crore children in the 0-7 years age group, making 17 per cent of the population. But not many TV channels have programmes made for children. And in Chennai many do not get to watch such channels as Cartoon Network, because of ...
Second innings
WHEN MANDIRA Bedi was seen in "Extraa Innings" on Sony Max during the last World Cup, purists declared war on her. Now the same critics are resorting to an `action replay' of her programme with a slightly different format. Watch "Shaz And Waz", ...
Novel idea
WHAT DO Malayalam serial makers and channels do when their tearjerker soaps fail to garner TRPs? They try to entice viewers with gifts including gold coins. All that one has to do is to watch a serial and answer a question based on it. Even if ...
Playing for the mind too
PDV and Motherjane rocked Saarang 2004 with music mixed with messages
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