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Bangalore-bred Bollywood
Actor Gulshan Devaiah tells CATHERINE RHEA ROY that he's been lucky to do three films in as many years

Running in the family

Recently FineWinesnMore, which markets and distributes wine, hosted a dinner for a small group of wine lovers. Wines were paired with elegantly-plated dishes, each vintage received a little introduction, tasting notes were exchanged, ...

Palaver sauce

The word palaver comes from the Portuguese language and means a talk, lengthy debate or quarrel. It is unclear how this led to the name of the stew. One theory is that when the stew was first made, with long, ropey greens, people would start ...

Beyond nimbu pani
Keep your cool with traditional homemade drinks
Mango cheese cake

Place graham crackers in the bowl of a food processor. Process until they are almost fine crumbs. Add dark brown sugar and butter. Process until mixture clumps together like damp sand. Press mixture evenly into bottom of a nine-inch springform ...

The hazards of the couch
A mounting body of evidence suggests that too much television can have severe repercussions on the heart

Market on the Net
The world of social networking is emerging as the greatest marketing tool

Ujala (1959)
Shammi Kapoor, Mala Sinha, Raaj Kumar, Leela Chitnis, Dhumal, Kum Kum, Tuntun

On a different track
Composer Prashant Pillai's songs for Shaitan have put him on the top of the charts

Nepal's Stolen Children

Actress and anti-sex trafficking activist Demi Moore has partnered with the CNN Freedom Project to throw light on the shocking trade of human life in Nepal's Stolen, Moore heads to Nepal to join Anuradha Koirala and her organisation, Maiti ...
Arts And Entertainment

Different note
Swar Thounaojam's Fake Palindromes to be staged this weekend, acquires a new version

Toronto teaser
Canada has emerged as a favourite destination to shoot Hindi films


Seaside story

I've always wanted to go to Bali, famed for its beautiful beaches and fine architecture. Turns out I just have to drive down to Turtle On The Beach at Kovalam for a slice of Bali!

Once you step inside this new boutique hotel, which is an ...


Under the Mango Tree now introduces Khow Suey, a Burmese delicacy on weekends in their menu.

Venue: Under The Mango Tree, Laurel Lane, Richmond Town

Time: 12 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.

Contact: 22111112/3 ...


India's biggest exhibition of Arts and Crafts -- The Society Collection opens in the city with over 100 stalls filled with exclusive crafts, ethnic and Indo-western designer-wear, traditional and contemporary jewellery and much ...


There will be a gig by Kolkata based world fusion band Indian Blue. The line up will include Shiraz Ali Khan on the sarod, Dishari Chakraborty on the electronic Persian santoor, Bachospoti Chakraborty on the electric bass guitar, Ronodeep Bose ...


There will be a RJ and voice over workshop conducted by an eminent voiceover artist and voice coach, the workshop is engineered to give you an inside view on how you can use your voice to build a career in advertising, radio, broadcasting and ...


Centrestage will start their second batch for those interested in an acting workshop. It will be a one month weekend workshop and will help you create a show reel

Venue: Baldwin Methodist College, Auditorium, #14 Hosur Road, Richmond ...


Rasika Academy of Performing Arts presents Bharatanatya Rangapravesha of Yashwant Prasad, disciple of gurus Kiran Subramanyam and Sandhya Kiran

Venue: ADA Rangamandira, J.C.Road

Date: June 26

Time: 6.30 p.m.

Contact: ...


British Library and Hachette India will host a reading and discussion of “Bangalore Calling” by Brinda S Narayan, the author of the book who will be in conversation with Samhita Arni

Venue: British Library, 23, Prestige Takt, ...


This sequel to the 2006 film produced by Pixar Animation Studios sees the racecar Lightning McQueen (Owen Wilson) and the tow truck Mater (Larry the Cable Guy) competing in the World Grand Prix in Europe and Japan. Directed by John Lasseter ...

Dance away
The J00F Editions India tour is here this weekend
Wired In

Bring on the popcorn
The external drive that was initially meantfor work now holds more pictures, movies and music thandocuments and PowerPoint presentations. Here's a roundup ofsome of the best media players for your living room

Vibrant city
Iranian Edith Eddy Castela finds it a walkable place
Azam the mango
An almost extinct variety of mango was saved by a professor and now it's bearing fruit

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