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Playing to the galleries
The film buff in Hyderabad is also showing signs of becoming an art connoisseur. The opening of a new gallery,`Shrishti', has given a fillip to the art scene. B. PADMA REDDY reports.
Health
Fighting fatigue with right habits
You can boost your energy levels and fight fatigue by examining and adjusting three key lifestyle habits: sleep, diet and exercise.
Interview
In Varma's `company'...
He loves to take risks, and boldly moves away from the routine filmmaking. Be it `Shiva', `Raat', `Jungle' or `Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya', Ram Gopal Varma sets his own trends. The happening director speaks about his forthcoming film `Company'.
Music
Floyd forever
Roger Waters' `In the Flesh' concert at Bangalore on April 13 is a not-to-be missed opportunity for a mind altering concert experience. For Hyderabadis, there is a special travel package lined up. So, go for it before the deadline(April 10).


Partners in creativity
`Tum Aaye', the latest album composed by Javed Akhtar, features eight `geets' rendered by Alka Yagnik and Hariharan. The lyricist and the artistes describe their experiences in putting the album together.
Personality
Booked for life
Lakshmi of Akshara bookshop has been actively promoting book related activities in the twin cities. In this column she shares the high points of her life's journey with readers. Beginning a new feature on people who have made a difference to society, through their exceptional work in their fields.
Fashion
Foot for thought
A new range of footwear that facilitates good foot care is being launched for the first time in the city.
Pair up the right way
Walk easy in red this summer. Accesorise your wardrobe with right footwear to boot.
Cinema
Of flaws of youth
MYTHOLOGICAL PLAY Tara Sasaankam has always been popular on stage. A film version, too, was made in the Forties. Though the subject has no base in the epics, the theme - depicting how sage Bruhaspati's wife Tara falls for Sasaanka, her ...
Time pass movie
IT ALL started with Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge. It is still going on. An odd Pardes here or quite a few Yaadein there but over all, it is getting unbearably repetitive even in Bollywood, never quite known for originality. ...
Miscellany
Showbitz
The art of acceptance
IF THERE was one thing the Oscar night taught us all, it was how not to accept an Oscar. Yes, it was immensely touching to be the first Black woman to get the coveted Best Actress statuette. But that was not enough reason for Halle Berry to bawl ...
Beware of imitations
WHILE ON style, it is worth pausing to consider the myriad ways in which Rajini is ensuring that his trademark mannerisms, dialogue, name and mudra from the forthcoming Baba are not bandied about by imitators. This time the ...
Of promos and titles
SONG TITLES are enjoying a season of revival with names of films, as producers run out of words to describe that most depicted emotion of all - romantic love. Thus Aap Mujhe Acche Lagne Lage has Hrithik cavorting with Amisha, while ...
Jyothika rakes it in
JYOTHIKA WAS just `Nagma's sister' when she stepped onto the silver screen. But right from her debut film Vaali she began to make waves. The actress's latest films have gone unnoticed and she was on the verge of being written off. But, ...
Rising son
CHANDRABABU NAIDU is yet to suggest a successor to the late Speaker's post to the PM, but he was very much present at the muhurat shot of one of Tarakaratna's films, launched recently. What made this day a memorable one for Tarakaratna, ...
Summer stakes are high
THE WEATHER may have just turned warm but it's already blazing hot on the cola battlefield. Fardeen Khan and Rahul Khanna scored a point for Pepsi with their portrayal of two beachcombers in search of a job. Then Aamir hit back for Coke with ...
New ventures
IS THE superstar's career cooling or is he becoming smarter as an investor? We're talking about Malayalam actor Mohanlal who's stepping into new ventures with amazing speed. First he opened a swanky hotel in Dubai, then he began collecting rare ...
Chage of image?
HIS PORTRAYAL of the lover facing death in Gitanjali earned him a big youth following. He then went on to woo the crowds with his action-flick Shiva. But, Nagarjuna now seems to have lost faith in both genres. He's all set to target ...
We Recommend
THE SHAH Rukh Khan Festival on Sony Max. There's heaps of treats for SRK fans including Duplicate, Dilwale, Karan Arjun, Kuch Kuch, and many more! Iron Chef USA II: An all-new, American-style television specials based on the ...
Green Notes
Keeping them green
If you are going on a holiday this summer, and you are worried about your plants, here are a few tips to keep them green and healthy till you return.

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