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Radio a rage, despite TV
Youth keeps music industry ticking
The music scene in Kochi, like the rest of the country, thrives on youth preferences, but piracy is spelling its doom, analyses HAREESH BAL.
The O'Brien brand
BARRY O' BRIEN. Does the name strike a bell? Well if your guess was that the name had to do something with the O'Brien family of quizzers you are bang on target. Barry is the brother of Derek O' Brien and son of Neil O' Brien. He was in the city ...
In the service of Sanskrit
Sanskrit language is still alive in the country through the efforts of scholars like Seshadrinatha Sastri. T. K. SADASIVAN profiles this renowned, proficient scholar who is in the city now.
Gee, it's geekspeak
The language used by the IT world or geekspeak is Greek to most but K. T. RAJAGOPALAN feels it a growing language that borrows from all walks of life, be it medicine or math.
To stand OUT
Attire plays a big role in today's world. JESSINA ABOOBACKER tells you what is in and what is out in formal wear for gents.
Films should be a reference point for posterity, says actor-director K. Bhagyaraj.
Mohanlal is back
MOHAN LAL can justifiably twirl his moustache as he had done in his latest big hit, Shaji Kailas's Naatturajavu and in the duo's earlier two hits, Aaram Thampooran and Narasimham, whose box office record is yet to be ...
IN HOLLYWOOD'S summer of sequels, the only one which was not torn apart by critics is "The Bourne Supremacy". It is a worthy sequel to "The Bourne Identity" based on Robert Ludlum's spy character suffering from amnesia. Matt Damon is superb as ...
"CHELLAMAY", PRODUCED by GJ Cinemas is hot in the trade not for its stars but for the catchy promos and teaser trailers with lots of glamour in the form of Reema Sen. The film boasts an excellent technical crew and foot-tapping music by Harris ...
TELUGU MEGA star Chiranjeevi's younger brother Pawan Kalyan, himself a star after eight films, is still an enigma. Unlike Chiru, Pawan is aloof and hardly interacts with the media. Last week, he celebrated his birthday quietly by doing some ...
FANS OF Salman and Preity who love mushy romantic tales can make plans to see "Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa" (DNJAK). Salman is a media tycoon who falls in love with a doctor played by Preity Zinta whose only aim in life is to build a charity hospital ...
Life as a film set!
A music album that follows a story line through its songs is a concept that has not been tried before.
Chords & Notes
FOR THIS movie the director Atul Agnihotri, Salman Khan's brother-in-law, has roped in two music composers A.R. Rahman and Himesh Reshamiyya (it is rather surprising to see Rahman sharing space with another composer). Therefore, the music is one ...
Good Samaritan Ambassadors
A visit to Kochi and a taxi ride in an Ambassador car inspired Joanne in a small way to embark on this worldwide journey in this `Old Lady of Indian Roads' with Tim, discovers SHUBHANGI JOSHI.
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