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The article "Famous at five" (May 13) was interesting. The fact that five-year-old Taruni Sachdev has done over 20 commercials has proved that there is no dearth of talent here. It's the responsibility of parents to identify the hidden talent in ...
Skirts seem to be holding sway this season. The article (Can't skirt this, May 27) capturing the trend not only made interesting reading but also carried a lot of information on the availability of the varied styles in the city showrooms. R. ...
Romance with the piano
Canadian pianist Mira Sundara Rajan's profile (Musical evening, May 27) is very impressive. It was fascinating to learn that she's the great granddaughter of the great poet and freedom fighter Subramania Bharati. One is interested to know how the ...
It's sad that Kutraleeswaran who made waves as a boy had to quit distance swimming because of lack of sponsorship (Away from the waves, May 27). Sadder still is the fact that he is now in a place where there is no coast. However, I appreciate his ...
Filled with facts
`Vinegar facts" (May 17) was informative and interesting with its anecdotes from history on the wine gone sour. Thanks to Metroplus for such useful articles. M. ...
It has been a success story ever since Shalini Singh began her singing career when she was three (Crooning glory, May 19). It is nice to know that she has achieved so much at such a young age completed 100 songs in films recently, sung ...
Variety of topics
The Metro Monitor analysing the habits of the city people is good. Can the Monitor focus on such topics as vegetarianism, smoking and drinking habits, medium of education, preference for Ahimsa clothes, etc.? C.T. ...
Small screen, big hopes
A special slot for film directors wishing to give small screen a shot is the focus of the new channel, Ttv
Blockbuster in the making
IS THE boy wizard's latest "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" the best ever in the series? "Yes," say all the leading Hollywood Internet sites, which are carrying rave, sneak reviews of the film, releasing worldwide, including Chennai, ...
In a class of its own
SHYAMAPRASAD IS one of the few Malayalam directors who is able to keep the new wave cinema alive in an industry dominated by superstars and crass comedy films. His latest film "Akale," released last Friday, has been receiving rave reviews. The ...
MADHUR BHANDARKAR who had made "Chandni Bar" has moved away from the offbeat genre to make a commercial `masala' film "Aan Men At Work." Bhandarkar's film is based on the bonding among four police officers of the Mumbai crime branch ...
Applause for Allu!
"ARYA," THE latest film starring the gawky Telugu hero Allu Arjun, is turning out to be this year's biggest hit so far. It has proved that Allu Arjun's earlier hit "Gangotri" was no flash in the pan and director Sukumar has to be congratulated as ...
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Fists of fame
Meet Venkatesan Devarajan who did the country proud with his achievements in the boxing ring
THE ULLAS Trust, the corporate social responsibility arm of Polaris Software, is offering the "You Can Do It" Ullas Scholarship to students for the year 2004-05. The criteria for application are: students must be currently studying in Standard ...
In Nature's hues
SKY BLUE, leek green, sunshine yellow, soft ivory... the new collection of curtains, cushion covers and table linen from KJ Textiles International reminds one of the subtle colours in Nature. `Naturopathy,' the new line from the ...
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