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DESIGNER CHILDREN
End of childhood?
Do children grow up too fast today, egged on by parents who try to live their dreams and aspirations through their young ones? It's time we gave childhood back to our children, says MINI KRISHNAN.


Reality check
Are reality shows teaching our children that it is alright to be loud and brash? Or, that winning is all that matters? RESHMA S. KULKARNI

For five minutes of fame
Music reality shows do not serve as launch pads for talented artistes. They just create transient celebrities…

Make-believe worlds
The intense competition and pressure of reality shows leaves children with a distorted sense of the world and themselves.
Music


JOURNEYS IN MUSIC
Centred upon centuries
Ancient texts reveal how scholars of music influenced its development. T.M. Krishna continues his series.


Fitness


FITNESS MATTERS
What's best for you?
Don't allow popular myths to keep you from reaching for your goals. Dr. SHEELA NAMBIAR gives you the facts behind five common fitness myths.


Arts & Crafts


CRAFT
Timeless appeal
Tradition meets contemporary at the Indian section of Abhushan: Design Dialogues in Jewellery. Organised by the World Crafts Council in Delhi next month, the summit opens new windows of opportunities to Indian artisans.


Interview


IN CONVERSATION
A little magic, a little madness
“I'm always in a hurry to finish my movie… and start the next.” Filmmaker Farah Khan on taking inspiration from the 1970s Bollywood films and her reactions to hits and flops.


Travel


SNAPSHOTS
Refreshing facets
The Indian photography exhibition held at Hong Kong recently was indeed a portrayal of reality. It succceded in showcasing a different picture of India.


Interview

Mr. Twinkletoes
‘It's a difficult choice', says Bollywood choreographer Sandip Soparrkar on his choice of dance for a profession and his role as an adoptive father. GAURI SHAH


Travel


SHOWCASE
Know what's inside
A journey into your body is not something you are prepared for. A visit to the Corpus in Holland will definitely give you a peek into how the body keeps ticking.


Cinema


CINEMA
Heroes for our times
Emblematic of our collective longings, each superstar of Bollywood is a window to the hopes and angst of his times…


Columns

BAREFOOT
By Harsh Mander
Films about us


By Kalpana Sharma
Why did Vypari Bai die?

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By Mike Marqusee
Creative mysteries

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
A perfect combination



Lifestyle


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Health


COMFORT ZONE
For a truly good night
There's a link between sleep loss and weight gain. GEETA PADMANABHAN finds out what foods will give you a good night's sleep.


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