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Straight shooter
As “Villu” hits the screens today, actor Nayanthara opens up on movies and more in a chat with T. Krithika Reddy

Teeming with memories
Filmmaker S. Krishnaswamy’s office is a treasure trove of his eventful life

A taste of Karma
Chill out at Karma Café and contemplate the merits of saving the planet vs. the qualities of comfort food

Eight-pack offer
Movie buffs can see more of Aamir Khan

Spooked morning
Always knew something’s wrong with this Emraan Hashmi dude. Now, he goes ahead and proves it. Apparently, he loves waking up every morning to the spooky music of his forthcoming film “Raaz — The Mystery Continues”. ...
Dressing room
One designer who has been lying rather low despite dressing up the dandies is Shaahid Amir. He burst into the scene with Aamir Khan’s roadside Romeo look in “Rangeela” (remember the yellow shirt and trousers to match?!) and went ...
TV and I?
If Madhur Bhandarakar were an actor in a television soap, that question would have resounded three times with the camera trying to capture his shocked expression from three different angles.

But then, thank God for small mercies. While ...

Cosmic cues
Nat Geo looks into the secrets of the universe

Sporty affair
Catch the Fifa World Player Gala 2008 on ESPN


For the elderly
The travel bug can bite at any age. Here’s what you can do to make a trip in your sunset years a pleasant experience
Company matters

Can also be fun. Childhood friends can get together and on the path to spirituality, reconnect with each other.

Get a ticket

So what if you can’t head out of the city? Get on an a/c bus or first ...

Planning a must

Short tours to a single destination are ideal. They ensure you are not drained out.

Stay cool

Opt for moderate climes. The elderly find it difficult to adjust to extreme temperatures. ...

The essentials

Inform close friends and family about your whereabouts, and leave contact numbers with them

While booking hotel accommodation, try and get rooms on the ground floor

If you have health issues and can’t stay hungry for ...

Seaside Sojourn
It’s a trip back to childhood for Kausalya Santhanam who takes in the sights and sounds of this beachside treat
A forgotten town
Once the seat of power and renowned for its riches, Warangal is a pale shadow of its former self
You won’t forget a trip to this city in a hurry


Artsans Group organises an exhibition of arts and crafts. Available are Jaipur paintings, bronze idols, furniture, wooden panels,salwar kurtas, bed spreads, ghagra cholis and more.

Venue: Jayashri Kalayana Mandapam, 5, Kalakshetra ...


Forum Art Gallery presents ’Lining the Streets’, the life and living on a Chennai Street. It features the works of A.V. Illongo, Biswajit Balasubramanian and Ranjitha Ashok.

Venue: Forum Art Gallery, 57, Padmanabha Nagar, ...


Cappuccino, the 24-hour restuarant at Sheraton Park, offers Locavore selection that brings a host of locally grown dining options such as pumpkin gnocchi, banana flower cutlet and tamarind prawn kebab and more

Venue: Sheraton ...

The healing touch
An interactive session and lecture demonstration on World Reiki Day

Dream designs
Meet R. Shanmugam, who works magic on wood with his eye for detail
The Indian experience
Tennis champ Rainer Schuettler on butter chicken, the nice people he’s met, and more
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