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It’s a mall world after all
A husband was trying to prove to his wife that women talk more than men. His wife thought about this for a while. She then told her husband that women use twice as many words as men because they have to repeat everything they say. Her husband ...
Let your hair breathe
The key to healthy hair is not to apply too many products simultaneously
Past has a present
Designer Rina Dhaka’s forte lies in blending the old and the new
Japan in frames
Watch Japanese films at a festival
Kareena Hollywood bound?
Kareena may star opposite Billy Zane
Grace while greying
Ageing is not all bad news because the years also bestow certain attributes, says SHEILA KUMAR
Flavour of the earth
From spiritual music to country it was an eventful journey
A rhythm for change
Sunita Rao supports the girl child through her latest song
The Buzz words
’Get Gorgeous’ girl Archana Vijaya on what makes eBUZZ, her show on AXN, special
Star World is launching the second season of “Ugly Betty” on August 11 at 10 p.m. Get a glimpse into the ugly side of the beauty business with the Emmy-winning comedy “Ugly Betty”, based on the Colombian tele-novella ...
Celebrating visual forms
Venkat Bothsa fuses two forms of art to come up with an arresting body of work
CITIZEN REVIEWS - CREEPER
Creeper” was for a mature audience. The whispers from the floor, “I don’t understand, yar, do you?”, the claps and the laughs gradually faded into silence as the theme of the play unfolded. It was as if we were flung on a ...
Wacky and wonderful
Succinctly put, “Creeper” was all of this — a sparse set, a brilliant cast of two and an awesome script.
Although “Creeper” claimed to be a modern take on Vikram and Betal, I could not fathom the connection ...
Modern love story
C>reeper”, scripted and directed by Ram Ganesh Kamatham, was a totally different theatre experience. It was fragmented, yet evocative. It moved from topic to topic, never allowing the audience to cling on to the crutch of a continuous ...
To be or not to be
Creeper” crept into your conscience slowly, starting as a light-hearted comedy and moving on to conflict and then confession.
The rip roaring performance, interspersed with jokes, and a fight to start narrating a story soon got ...
The original story, by Can Themba, is set in Sophia town, South Africa, during apartheid. But Neelam Mansingh chooses to abstract it from the socio-political context reducing the story to a quintessentially human predicament. This places a far ...
“The Suit” was a powerful performance by The Company from Chandigarh. .
The physique of the husband in the play and his histrionic skills were impressive. Movements and gestures were well-rehearsed and the scene in which he ...
From the kitschy array of props on stage to the poignant music snaking its way into the play, from the unreserved sensuousness of the characters to the charged yet restrained physicality of the actors, everything about “The Suit” was ...
The Suit”, in 70 minutes, captures the brutal effects of power on both the aggressor and the overpowered. The perversity bordering on insanity brought on by a shocking loss of innocence is acted out very well by the male lead playing Bunty. ...
The Suit”, like the short story it was adapted from, is a think-piece. It surveys a concept that has been at the heart of literature for centuries: cuckoldry. It deals with the issue in much the same way as a 17th Century Heywood tragedy ...
Blowin’ in the wind
Maggie8’s music evoked nostalgia
Speedily down the stream
Rowers of the Madras Boat Club left their Sri Lankan counterparts far behind in the Madras-Colombo Regatta
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