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Amethyst's khadi exhibition showcases the transformation that this fabric of the freedom struggle has undergone to become a fashion statement today.
Shyamal Mukherjee and Gopal Subhedar's works are about common people. But their individual stylisation and use of colours make these men and women on canvas interesting.
Myriad moods on canvas
`Mindscapes', a collection of paintings by Prafulla Dahanukar, depicts the nuances of the artist's emotions, playing with the viewer's imagination. On display at Apparao Gallery, Nungambakkam, till April 14.
As chairman and managing director of the Madras Rubber Factory, Mammen Mappillai disliked personal publicity and believed that the professionalism and work ethics that he cultivated were the company's best image-builders.
THE SETTING is not very different, a loud, smoke-filled bar. The patrons, more of the young, who are desperately trying to remain young, than the balding middle-heavy types. The differences were, the music was Spanish and so was the chief barman. ...
A FEW hours after Vivek Oberoi's outburst against him on television, Salman Khan was amused, almost monkish in his acceptance of a colleague's bitter recriminations. "Don't worry, it's nothing, nothing at all. Please don't write anything about ...
Bhansali raps Vivek
FILMMAKER Sanjay Leela Bhansali who's all set to launch his next film with Salman Khan describes the beleaguered star as "the best human being I've met in my life." Upset and angry for dear friend Salman, Sanjay says, "I think Vivek Oberoi has ...
Veteran at work
THERE IS a strange equation at work on the sets of Madhur Bhandarkar's "Aan". While the whole unit from producer Feroz Nadiadwala to Lara Dutta is in awe of the minister-actor on the sets, the equation changes once the camera is switched on. Then ...
At his creative best
HE HAS shifted base to Pune from where he continues to be creatively hyper-active. Amol Palekar has just completed the second part of his proposed trilogy. Says the immensely gifted actor-turned-filmmaker, "Daayara explored male sexuality. Now ...
Tabu in Hussain film
HIS BRUSH was enamoured by horses and women almost decades ago and still continue to. He is the celebrated painter who saw "Hum Aapke Hai Kaun" 67 times and "Devdas" 10 times who wouldn't have known of Maqbool Fida Hussain's Madhuri Dixit ...
Still a "dreamgirl"
DANCE HAS always remained a parallel passion for actress Hema Malini, even when she was reigning supreme in Bollywood. Charming and beautiful that she is even now, Hema is still busy with big screen offers and is associated with a host of other ...
The recent programme, "Inner Engineering for Effortless Living" conducted by Sri Jaggi Vasudev took participants on a journey of self discovery and awareness. A report.
Channels of change
"Remote Control' triggered an interesting exchange of ideas on the changing trends in television programmes and advertisements. A report on the seminar organised by SMIC, Pune.
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