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Money also matters
The plight of shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan has sparked off a debate on whether classical music and dance are financially viable careers. CHITRA SWAMINATHAN speaks to some Chennai-based artistes.
Health & Medicine

Let the smile return
You have bad breath. Or the colour of your teeth is worrying you. Relax... Metro Plus will feature an informative monthly column on dental problems. Addressed by a team of specialists led by Dr. Vijailakshmi Acharya, the interactive column will cove r various facets of dentistry, giving easy solutions and reliable guidance. Ready for a toothy smile? With flawless teeth? Read on...
Lifestyle

In rich hues
POPPY RED, tropical orange, gold and turquoise... a palette of warm hues combined with traditional weaves from West Bengal such as jaamdani, tangail, balucheri and dhakai beckon attention at Rang Mahal, a conglomeration of weavers from Nadia ...
Arts & Crafts

Art made accessible
An art gallery, cultural resource centre, a café and a line of designer jewellery... these are part of Ashvin Rajagopalan's dream to present art in a more interesting format.
Personality

Captivating story-teller
Nagai Mukundan is a name to reckon with in the field of religious discourses. A profile of the upanyasakar.
Fashion

Fashion fusion
NORTH MEETS South in a stunning range of saris and cholis at Uttar-Dakshin, an exhibition at Usha's. Beautiful Kanchi silks and cotton saris vie for attention. The delicate kutchi designs on Kanchi cottons have a classy appeal. The Rajasthani ...
Eating Out

A plateful of delicacies
It's Chinese vegetarian fare at its best prepared with care by Chef Hardy Cheung at the food festival, on till July 11, at Golden Dragon, Taj Coromandel.
Showbitz

Always different!
HE'S NEVER been typecast. Playing villain and hero are part of his persona. If "Saaransh" saw Anupam Kher play a 65-year-old when he was just 27, he bagged laurels for his umpteen comedy roles later. His appearance as an alcoholic father in ...


A family affair
TELEVISION CHANNELS are at their marketing best these days. Delightful merchandise sees them across. How else would you describe the recent "STAR Parivaar Awards" announced by the STAR channel? The channel has left no stone unturned in ...
What's Katrina up to?
NO SOONER had all the dust of the verbal bashings from the media on Salman Khan settled (his obsessive pranks on Aishwarya Rai), the rumour mills have more fodder to grind. This time, the muscle-man is being linked with gorgeous model Katrina ...
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