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Furniture from paper? It may seem surprising but Bobby Zachariah and Prema Gnanavolivu have found ways of recycling paper to make furniture that is both avant-garde and eco-friendly.
The sculptures by S. Swaminathan, in the gardens of the Alliance Francaise, Chennai, are a paean to the `monuments' of a bygone era. He has skilfully blended stones, and remodelled ancient art forms to merge with the surroundings.
Anchored to success
Gautham has become synonymous with "Thillana! Thillana!" a dance programme on Sun TV. A profile of the actor-anchor.
"Fashion Mania 2002", to be held on September 6 and 7 at Park Sheraton, will showcase unique collections of designers from the Southern States. A preview.
Chennai's fashion aficionados can now have a taste of trends sweeping other metros, with Studio Saks all set to unravel a new collection in September.
EVER SINCE Kastoori Raja's "Thulluvatho Illamai" managed to mint money at the box-office with newcomers producers have started signing fresh faces, triggering a boom in teen movies. Tamil film industry reeling under a string of box-office turkeys ...
Labour of love
ANOTHER YOUNGSTER who is making a different genre of film is debutant director Sudhish Kamath with his made-in-Chennai English film "That Four Letter Word" (TFLW). Sudhish is breaking new grounds, as "TFLW" is India's first English film, which ...
AFTER THE success of "Devdas", will another costume drama "Agnivarsha", releasing this Friday, work at the box-office? Debutant director Arjun Sajnani's "Agnivarsha" is an adaptation of Girish Karnad's Kannada play "Agni Mudumalai". This period ...
Will 'Signs' spell success?
WILL THE man described by Newsweek as the 'next Steven Spielberg', filmmaker Manoj Night Shyamalan's "Signs", releasing this Friday, work at the Indian box-office? The Indian-born Shyamalan's last two films "The Sixth Sense" and "Unbreakable" ...
He pedalled his way to success despite having an artificial leg. Meet M. R. Soundara Rajan, who won a World Championship gold medal recently.
Labour of love
JK's life-long passion for the game has prodded him to set up a cricket gallery in Chepauk, which houses amazing photographs of the legends in the field, bats autographed by them and many other memorabilia.
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