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HOME away from home
With the trend of nuclear families catching on and the increasing number of working mothers, day care centres have come to play the role of surrogate parents, writes K. JESHI
Advertising is passé. `Advertainment' is the new mantra discovers M. ALLIRAJAN after listening to ad guru Alyque Padamsee
She's a tough cop now
MEET MALAVIKA as Superintendent of Police in T. N. Seetharam's daily soap "Muktha" on ETV (Kannada). The serial has clicked mainly because of Malavika's powerful performance as a tough woman cop. Says Malavika: "I admire powerful women in ...
Smacks of chauvinism
THE DECISION of the Karnataka Film Producers Association (KFPA) not to allow simultaneous release of non-Kannada films, mainly English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, smacks of chauvinism. Bangalore, the IT capital, is emerging as one of the biggest ...
Man vs. machine
ABOUT TWO years ago director Shankar wanted to do "Robo", a film set in Chennai of 2200 about how robots would take over the city and the efforts of a brave cop to thwart their designs. Call it sheer coincidence, Australian director Alex Proyas ...
Laughter, the best medicine
"VASOOLRAJA MBBS", released last Thursday after all the legal hassles were sorted out and the censors cleared it with a 'U' certificate. According to its director Saran: "It is not a scene-to-scene remake of 'Munnabhai MBBS'. We have made some ...
REAL-LIFE ROMANCES are spilling on to the big screen. First off the block is "Kyon Ho Gaya Na", where Vivek Oberoi and Aishwarya Rai come together for the first time in reel life. The film was released on Friday. Next week, we have Kareena Kapoor ...
The champaka is popularly used in worship in South East Asian countries
ON ONE side, he was busy shooting for the Vikram-starrer, Anniyan and, on the other, Shankar assigned him the job of directing his home production, Kathal. So, Balaji Shakthivel who had made his debut with Samurai starring ...
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