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Beyond Saaya... into the real world
THERE ARE some whom misfortune dogs even after death. Bahadur Shah Zafar is one of them. His last wish to be buried in India remained unfulfilled and he was laid to rest in Rangoon by the British late at night by lantern light, wrapped in a dirty ...
It takes a painter to reproduce scenic beauty on canvas, a sculptor to give it a three-dimensional form. But it only needs an artistic vision and plenty of diligence to spot the sculptures Nature has so generously floated down her streams and rive rs and present them in all their glory. ANJANA RAJAN takes a look round Tommy Varghese's driftwood collection... .
Her debut venture may have sunk at the box office and with it her budding career. But four years after "Prem Aggan", Meghna Kothari is making waves all over again. This time with Gurinder Chadha's "Bride and Prejudice", informs MONOJIT LAHIRI.. . .
Though the fashion fraternity is often criticised for not coming together under one roof, four top designers are showcasing their creations in different cities. MADHUR TANKHA speaks to Rina Dhaka, Raghvendra Rathore and Rocky S. about their work... .
WHEN DELHI'S famous summer winds breathe fire down your back, the body can become a burden, and most of us are on the lookout for clothes that weigh least yet protect most from the heat and look trendy too. No wonder design houses give themselves ...
Well-known ghazal singer Talat Aziz wanted to be a top cricketer but fate willed it otherwise. Not that he has any regrets. RANA A. SIDDIQUI speaks to the talented singer...
Chords & Notes
THIS ALBUM comes packaged as "the timeless music of Jagjit Singh". It is not wrong. Most of the ghazals rendered by Jagjit and Chitra Singh duo would pass muster at the end of their career. We have heard them all in one album or the other in ...
It is crab-time, folks. At New Delhi's Maurya Sheraton, SUMITRA SENAPATY discovers that crabs may not always be sleepy crawlies. They can actually be a hot, spicy dish when prepared the way they have done at the ongoing Crab Food Festival... .
"TIME IS a curtain within which all things age." This opening line of Gopal Sharman's English version of Ramayana does not fit in the play itself as even after more than 2000 performances both in India and abroad - Broadway and UN headquarters ...
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