No place for Jill on
the hill !
Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water... how
romantic! The hill must have seemed that much greener, their pail that
much lighter for their holding hands.
Make others laugh,
laugh at yourself
Niti Paul Mehta
according to the dictionary, means "a comic quality causing
amusement. (It is) the faculty of perceiving, appreciating or expressing
what is amusing or comical... "Humour", continues the Random
House Dictionary of English Language, "consists principally in
the recognition and expression of incongruities or peculiarities present
in a situation or character.
your way to good health
as a form of exercise, helps to offset the disadvantages of fast-paced
lifestyles. As such, we stand to benefit if we walk on a regular basis.
every villager is an artist
20 minutes by road from the temple town of Puri, in Orissa, lies a
unique village surrounded by thick groves of coconut palm and betel-nut
trees. Rows of houses run parallel to the banks of the Bhargabi river,
overlooking four tiny temples dedicated to Lord Krishna and one to the
village deity, Bhuasini. Welcome to Raghurajpur, India’s only village
where everybody is an artist.
a class by itself!
sinned against than sinning, the middle class of India has been praised
and penalised simultaneously for the same reasons and by the same
critics. There is no term in Indian dictionary which is more used,
misused and even abused than our great ‘middle class’ which has not
been defined anywhere in India’s long history from Indus Valley to
Narbada Sarovar Dam.
women don’t break rules, they bend them!
film distribution company, idream, which came into the limelight
recently for Revathy’s directorial venture Mitr — My Friend, is
in the news again. Promoting one more dream of women, it will release
Gurinder Chadha’s new film Bend It Like Beckham in India this
ON THE SANDS OF TIME —
The year of
M. L. Dhawan
NIHALANI’S Ardh Satya brings to the fore the
gangster-politician-police nexus. Anant Welankar (Om Puri) — an honest
cop is outraged when Rama Shetty (Sadashiv Amrapurkar) — a Mafia don
and politician — rings up someone in power and gets his men whom
Welankar has arrested, released. During interrogation by Welankar, a
petty thief dies in police custody.
Punjabi comedy with a Gujarati flavour
responsibilities on time