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With a heavenly taste and great healing properties, honey sure is for you. Nutritionist, MUMTAZ KHALID ISMAIL lists out home remedies using honey
Ventilated, lightweight and vibrant, the high tech sneakers are the ideal sports footwear for summer.
FOR THE last six months, State-based artist Sathyapal has been traversing the length and breadth of Central India; from living in the jungles of Bastar to experience a first hand account of tribal life before he can incorporate the captivating ...
Usha Uthup is back with Karadi Tales. Thereby hangs a tale, which she discloses to PRIYADARSSHINI SHARMA
The Vallarpadam Terminal is the hottest topic in both political and commercial circles. K. R. MENON looks at it from a different point of view, warning that things may not be as smooth as imagined.
With urban space being grabbed at any given price, sacred groves are on the brink of annihilation.
TO WORK within an inevitably suffocating system and the insecurity of being marginalized to the compulsory compromises, which hinder freedom of creation, is something that plagues every young filmmaker. And it is no different with K S. ...
THE PAST year or two has seen many young Indians making films with themes varying drastically from the run-of-the-mill storylines. Small budget, but tongue-in-cheek films such as `American Desi', `The Guru' and `Bollywood/Hollywood' have found ...
WHEN IT first appeared, the Compact Disk or CD was a revolution in storage up to 700 megabytes of data or 74 minutes of video on a rugged aluminium platter that was virtually indestructible and a far cry from fragile floppy disks. But a ...
THEY HAVE seen her dance, act and even sing some of those popular film hits on stage, but to hear Srividya present a full Carnatic vocal concert was something the music buffs had not really bargained for. It was quite natural then that the Kerala ...
Let guests dig into these tasty bites as they sip their drinks...
GOOD DAYS are definitely around the corner for Abhishek Bachchan. Besides Raj Kumar Santoshi and Mani Ratnam's films, he's also doing a film with Rajiv Menon, who is all set to direct his first film in Hindi. A father-son story (many more are in ...
A new avatar
RAJ BABBAR'S son Arya has forgotten his debut debacle, "Ab Ke Baras". Unrecognisable in his new avatar as a restless Haryanvi lout in debutant Saurav Shukla's "Mudda The Issue", the new mellowed and power-packed Arya takes you by surprise. "Yes, ...
MOST CINEASTES consider him to be a commercially savvy but the most artistic filmmaker of the country. Never mind if his initial foray into Hindi cinema met with a lukewarm response. Putting "Dil Se" behind him, Mani Ratnam is all set to make ...
Rani racing ahead
THE FILM "Saathiya" has done a wealth of good for its leading lady. Suddenly Rani Mukherjee is all over the place. The latest in her kitty is Ketan Mehta's film on the 1857 uprising. Aishwarya Rai and Divya Dutta are also being considered for ...
For brother's sake
EKTA KAPOOR is currently in Mussourri shooting for her third yet untitled production with Sohail Khan, Isha Koppiker and Anita. The proud sister just can't stop talking about Tusshar. "Imagine he's been brought in place of Akshaye Khanna in ...
On a different note
ONE SINGER who has always tried to stay away from stereotyped tunes is Sonu Nigam, and his homage to the legendary Mohammad Rafi proves this. His voice lends itself smoothly to both soft melodies and peppy numbers. Following `TVS Sa Re Ga Ma' for ...
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