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Fantasy `kingdom' of Maveli
The outdoors Onam days are over. It's TV Onam these days, when everyone spends a day before the TV. LEELA MENON muses on how much it has changed, with the present lifestyle of Malayalis.
RECURRING IMAGES of a broken-down rail track carry grim connotations in T. A. Sathyapal's paintings. As a constant feature in his memory's landscape, he uses it here as a dynamic that he says "integrates India." Giving it a horrific explanation ...
FORGET THE similarity in tunes and images. These songs, at least ten in this album, are worth listening repeatedly. Jayachandran is at his best. He gives some of those unpoetic, tough words a soft touch. Most of the lines penned by ...
A king's gift for the exclusive use of students, the Maharaja's College Ground is today in a state of neglect. No longer a venue for major sporting events, this ground has turned into a haven for anti-socials. SUNIL NALIYATH probes into the state of this ground and efforts taken to maintain it.
HALLE BERRY may have bawled her way to Oscar winning fame on the Academy Awards night, but she has plenty of reason to smile now. The lucky lady who made waves with "Monsters' Ball" in March now has her hands full with some plum roles. She has ...
Blame it on Baba
BABA HAS arrived, and is currently being seen in a 100 theatres all over the State, and matters are naturally becoming topsy turvy as a result. Rajnikanth's first film in three years has drawn an awesome, unbeatable initial sum of Rs. 5 crores. ...
Akshay resumes education
YEARS AGO, Akshay Kumar waited tables and sold noodles in Bangkok so that he could spend time there mastering martial arts. That is what gave him the edge in the action films, which liberally pepper his decade old career. Now the martial arts ...
IN CASE you thought that "Baba" was the only thing that happened in Tamil Nadu on Independence Day, don't forget it was also the day Kamal Hassan pledged his body to medical research and 63 more temples were added to the government `annadhanam' ...
Balsam with its red, pink, white, mauve, magenta and purple blossoms, is an easy-to-raise annual that provides colour round the year to gardens.
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