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I refer to the lively conversation between K. Balachander and Aruna Sayeeram ("Thank God, I gave up acting", June 29). Musicians enjoy every concert that they present. It gives room for creativity through improvisation. Such creativity ...
Your write-up on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of Besant Theosophical School was absorbing and well presented ("From the pages of history", June 30). I had the privilege of being a student of the Central Hindu College, Benares (1950-52), ...
No comparisons, please
I am a Singaporean, married to an Indian national. I have been living in Chennai for a year now. How could you compare two entirely different cities Singapore and Chennai ("A tale of two cities", June 7)? The name Singapura is not a Tamil ...
The article brought back nostalgic memories to hostel residents like me. Apart from academics, we learnt about heritage and sport. The cottages on the school campus and the hostel provided a delightful ambience and children of celebrities also ...
Get down to earth
I do wish the Green Notes column would provide specific information about where one might obtain seeds/cuttings of the various varieties of plants that are featured. On enquiring at nurseries, it's disappointing to learn that a particular species ...
SALMAN KHAN plays Assistant Commissioner of Police, Arjun Ranawat, an honest cop who is a sort of "Dirty Harry" to the underworld, in his latest film "Garv" directed by Puneet Issar. In fact, this is Salman's second cop role after "Pathar Ke ...
DUBBED ENGLISH films are at present doing roaring business in Tamil Nadu. "The Day After Tomorrow" ("Nalai Marunaal") has grossed over Rs. 3 crores. The English version had grossed an amazing Rs. 53,42,470 in 32 days at Devi theatre in Chennai, a ...
Ready for "Shock"?
PRASHANTH'S LATEST "Shock" is a faithful remake of Ramgopal Varma's edge-of-the-seat urban thriller "Bhoot". Thyagarajan who has directed and presented the film has shot it stylishly and it is sure to jolt the audience. Said Prashanth: "`Shock' ...
Casting a web
"SPIDERMAN- 2" is breaking all box-office records in the U.S. and is also getting glowing reviews. The film has collected $180 million in six days, and is now all set to break the $200 million speed record, currently held by the original ...
Bonanza for sport
The increased allocation for sport will go a long way in improving facilities in the State, says M. C. RAMAN
Building up pace
"CHANGES TO a bowling action can be made only over a period of time. For, muscle memory is very difficult to erase. This is a pre-season camp and we got the boys to work on drills," said Diwakar Vasu, former State left-arm spinner, who conducted ...
Children's film fest
MAKE A date with some of the film world's most exciting pint-sized characters at the Annual ICCW-TN Children's Film Festival. This year's cast includes Peter Pan and Asterix and Obelix apart from Harry Potter and Dennis the Menace. The Indian ...
CHENNAI WILL rock to gospel tunes on July 10, 7 p.m. at the "Looking Beyond" concert with Isaac Joe which will take place at the St. George's School grounds, opposite Pachaiyappa's College. Contemporary Christian rock and gospel music is Joe's ...
CAN KNEE problems be solved without surgery? Dr. Vijay Naik, Director, PNR Society for Relief and Rehabilitation of the Disabled, Bhavnagar, has come up with an innovative solution in the form of knee braces. He says, "Osteoarthritis is a ...
THOFAH, THE eco store, presents handcrafted brassware in gold and antique finishes made by master craftsman Ram Lakhan Singh of Uttar Pradesh. The exhibition is on till July 12, at H17/1, Kalakshetra Colony, Besant ...
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