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New-age lifestyle hurts
Of Tom, Dick and Hairy
Longhaired guys remain suspect in a society, which is trying to accept the choice as fashionable or as `cool'. VIJAY GEORGE talks to a few in the city on why they let their hair down
Layers of style
With a little ingenuity, layering of a garment can result in a chic effect.
Honouring the modern artist
HE HAS been called the enfant terrible in the world of art, but soft-spoken and diminutive, Bose Krishnamachari is not one to feel the weight of epithets; he wears them with a devil may care attitude and speaks with candour. And so it was no ...
Memoirs of an eventful life
G. Janardhana Kurup has a chequered career running alongside the history of the State. On the launch of his autobiography `Ente Jeevitham', he shares some fond memories with K. PRADEEP
A musical treat
ONCE IN a while, music lovers of Kochi get an opportunity to listen to Hindustani concerts. But a whole day of Hindustani classical concerts is a new experience. This was what Avishkar (Kottaram Sankunni Nair Smaraka Kala Kendram), presented on ...
The man and his dog
A prick of the lethal syringe, and the dog breathed its last... A heart-rending tribute to a `best friend.'
Reliving the joys of chess history
He did not make much of a mark as a player, but P.V.N.Namboodiripad has gained a name as a serious writer of chess history in Malayalam. STAN RAYAN profiles the veteran.
From politics to films
WE ARE used to Bollywood springing surprises. But this time, it has made everybody raise their brows higher and wait for the news to sink in. Business tycoon, Vijay Mallya, Karnataka's latest high-flying entrant into politics, will soon step into ...
His father's voice?
NOTHING SEEMED to contain the excitement of Leena Chandavarkar when she described the similarity that her son Sumit has to his father, flamboyant singer and entertainer, Kishore Kumar. The youngest son of Kishore, 21-year-old Sumit, had his debut ...
Bond with Big 'B'
AMID THE string of offers that Amitabh Bachchan has on hand, two projects appear to be big for the Big `B', hero who is ever-in-demand. The Bollywood biggy will soon be Reid & Taylor's new brand ambassador, replacing Pierce Brosnan, as S ...
The hit pair?
The headlines of film magazines screamed `Ash and Oberoi are a hit pair.' Some even went to the extent of adding the tagline `both on screen and off-screen! Even while one gulped all the news of producers queuing up in front of the lead artistes' ...
The Kangaroo vine is an ideal houseplant that can be easily grown in bowls or hanging baskets. Trained on bamboo frames the plant serves as attractive room dividers.
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