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Uniquely different
R.V.Udayakumar, whose latest film has launched new faces, is confident of its success, writes Prathibha Parameswaran
Health

Keep cool as the weather hots up
It's hot, hot, hot... goes a popular song and in tune with it everybody is trying new ways to beat the summer heat. Here is what a cool summer diet consists of. While there is a greater requirement of fluid intake, appetite decreases. An ...
Fitness

The ball is in your court
Injuries are common on the basketball court. Some tips to prevent them
Leisure & Recreation

Debugging stress
The way to a fit body and a calm mind
Food For Thought

`Stone bread'
Biscuits have been around for hundreds of years
Interview

`There's scope for meaningful movies'
Mint fresh looks, flawless frame and a smile that never seems to dim. That's Gopika for you. After a short stint in modelling in Kerala, celluloid beckoned her. Despite four Malayalam films (including a hugely successful one with Mamootty), ...
Cinema

Beauty from across the border
Pakistani actress Meera is thrilled by her newfound celebrity status in India


Spine-chilling!
Urmila Matondkar is hoping to make a comeback with her new release "Naina", this Friday. This supernatural thriller is directed by Shripal Manakhia and has been extensively shot in London. "Naina" has a world premiere at the Cannes Festival for ...
Class act
Shyam Benegal's "Bose-The Forgotten Hero" is one of the best biopics in Indian cinema. First and foremost, Benegal has been faithful to history and portrayed the tragic hero in the right perspective. The music of A. R. Rahman is moving and the ...
Villainy pays
A new `bad man' has emerged in Tamil cinema. Pritviraj, the young hero of Malayalam cinema, is receiving appreciation from all quarters for his role as a villain in K. V. Anand's "Kana Kandein". He steals the scene as Madan, a suave businessman ...
The great depression
The Hollywood honchos are a worried lot as the beginning of summer is turning out to be disaster at the box-office. For the first time in eight years, the first two weekends in May have failed to see any film open well. "XXX-2' has collected ...
Sruthi switches over
Sruthi, the Kannada actress with over 100 films to her credit, has switched to the Malayalam small screen with "Sthreethwam", a family tearjerker on Surya TV (Monday to Friday 7.30 p.m.). Says Shruthi who has done Malayalam films opposite top ...
Webware

Avenues for aspiring managers
Loads of information are available on various sites for MBA aspirants
Green Notes

Scent of freshness
A herb that spreads fragrance
Travel

Sounds of silence
Where Man and Nature live in harmony, writes Subha J Rao


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