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Thursday, July 17, 2003
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From shadow to light
Artists of great promise
Paintings and collages by two young artists, Oorna Bhattacharya and Meera Ramanathan, are on display at the Lalit Kala Akademi. A review.
Bright hues, unusual motifs
A harmonious blend of texture, colour and craftwork marks the creations on display at Vimonisha Art Gallery.
Pick and choose
SEAMS NATURAL, a designer showroom on Greenways Road, R. A. Puram, is holding its annual sale at the C.P. Arts Centre, Eldams Road, Alwarpet, till July 19. The range on display includes salwar sets and coordinates like kurtis, tops and kurtas, ...
IT WILL be a singing and signing session on July 17, 7 p.m., what with Usha Uthup launching Book I of Karadi Rhymes at Landmark, Spencer Plaza. Karadi Rhymes is the first major effort towards the production of Indian rhymes for Indian children. ...
Hero of yesteryear
Team spirit and camaraderie marked the game of hockey in the past, says Victor John Philips, who was an integral part of the Indian team till 1980. He fondly remembers his days as a player...
Will Tamil Nadu catch up with the rest?
Why is Tamil Nadu lagging behind when it comes to producing badminton players? Sanjiv Sachdev, chief national junior coach, feels it is not due to lack of talent but because of the absence of facilities and parental support.
Half yearly report
THE FIRST half of 2003 has been a mixed bag for the Tamil film industry. There were 41 releases up to June 30, out of which, five films will make money "Saamy", "Dhool", "Arasu" "Jayam" and "Parthipan Kanavu", while two may break even. ...
RAM GOPAL Varma has become a cult figure in Bollywood with his handling of innovative and sensitive themes and his style of unfolding the story on screen. After the run-away success of "Bhoot", all major stars want to work with him on his terms! ...
AFTER SIVAJI Ganesan's classic "Thangapathakkam", it is Vikram's "Saamy" that is being appreciated by policemen in Tamil Nadu. Said a beaming Vikram who had put on weight (8 kg) to don the role of Aaruchaamy, Assistant Commissioner of Police, ...
JIM CARREY is a modern day Jerry Lewis who has been trying to break out of his `funny man' image through films like "The Trueman Show", "The Cable Guy" and "The Majestic". These films may have won him critical acclaim but were jeered at by fans, ...
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