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HARDLY OUT of winter, Hyderabadis are already reeling under the onslaught of the oppressive heat. The mercury has touched the 40s already and the very thought of April and May when summer peaks gives one the shudder. The tar on the road has ...
WITH SEVERAL experiments on road discipline by the traffic wing having failed, they are now back with another idea to get across their message. And for Hyderabadis, who are known for their obsession with the film stars, the traffic cops have ...
ELECTION TIME and dissidence are quite inseparable. Every time there is an election, the sight of those left aside by political parties voicing their dissent and shifting allegiance is a common thing. But what took every one by surprise this ...
ELECTIONS ARE the time for the film stars to get footloose and fancy free, campaigning for this party, joining that party and even getting elected at times. But, no political party would have expected the windfall this time where every day, some ...
Nature is at its colourful best in the works of Milind Nayak
MADHURI DIXIT-Nene's comeback to tinseldom is being much talked of. She is likely to `re-enter' with a film to be directed by Somnath Sen of Leela (starring Dimple Kapadia) fame. This Hindi film, with a bit of English, will be produced ...
Milind's new film
MILIND SOMAN does not seem to be deterred by the not-so-good performance of his film Rules: Pyaar ka Superhit Formula as he has announced his second production - Alvida. This film will be directed by Parvati Balagopalan, who ...
Shivaji by Santoshi?
LOOKS LIKE history is being recreated in the Hindi film industry. We are talking of the return of historical and period films, which are fast catching up with producers and directors. Never mind the failure, the efforts are on to rewind centuries ...
A date that never was
OLIVIER MARTINEZ has scathingly attacked the paparazzi for making a film cast outing to a basketball game look like a date with Angelina Jolie. Martinez's beau Kylie Minogue had dashed to Montreal on the set of Taking Lives after ...
Robot for crucifixion
A ROBOT stood in for Jim Caviezel in the crucifixion in Mel Gibson's The Passion Of The Christ. According to a report in the 220,000 pound electrical body double was made because the weather was too cold for Jim Caviezel to be filmed in ...
Blooming as Bond
ORLANDO BLOOM is set to be the next James Bond after Irish actor Pierce Brosnan retires as 007. The British actor, who played elf Legolas in the The Lord of the Rings movies is in meetings with Bond producers, who are desperate for Bloom ...
Oldman for Batman
BRITISH ACTOR Gary Oldman is the latest star to sign up the new Batman film, Batman Begins. Oldman will play Lieutenant James Gordon, who later becomes the caped crusader's ally and Gotham City Commissioner. American Psycho actor ...
THE FATHER is an invalid and the god-fearing mother is not of much help. A brother addicted to gambling adds to her woes. What does a girl caught in such unsavoury circumstances do? Yendamavulu, the family soap on ETV comes with ...
ONE OF the popular serials Siri has been selected by the Delhi Telugu Academy as the best serial on Doordarshan. The Academy which has constituted annual awards for the best Telugu programming on different channels has also decided to ...
SATURDAY NIGHT on all Telugu channels is turning out to be an exclusive adult slot. While `educative' content from two doctors, Samaram (Samaram Samayam) and K. Swayam Prakash (Kamasutra) has gained viewership, there is some ...
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J.J. Shobha speaks about her prospects at Athens in a chat with V.V. SUBRAHMANYAM
Registering her personal best at the Athens Olympics will be a feat by itself for J.J. Shobha, writes ABHIJIT SEN GUPTA
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