Nonika Singh explores the tradition that is not only unique, sacred and inimitable but also one whose resilience or significance can never be undermined
the Indian context, especially in the world of classical
tradition, however, the debt of gratitude that students owe
their teachers goes way beyond ordinary mortals understand the
teacher-taught relationship. Considered the backbone of
classical tradition, the guru-shishya paramapara is not
only unique, sacred and inimitable but also one whose resilience
or significance can never be undermined.
According to Pt Jasraj, a guru canít demand respect; he has to command it with his conduct.
Photo: S. Chandan
comes of age
in conversation with Shahid Kapoor, the chocolate boy of Hindi cinema, who has come a long way after films like
Jab We Met and Kaminey
made him stand apart from his other colleagues in the film
industry was his chocolate face and baby looks. When all of 17
years of age, he jumped up in a van with Shah Rukh Khan; danced
with Rani Mukherjee and rode away on a bike with Kajol, all in
one advertisement for Pepsi, in 1998. No one thought that this
teenager would be a phenomenon that he has become today. At that
time very few also knew that he is Shahid Kapoor, the son of
senior and gifted actor, Pankaj Kapur.
Dress for less
You can save money by not going in for every trend that comes along. You need style that is fashionable and stays in the budget, says Marjorie Menon
you are like me,
scanning the latest fashion magazines and hoping to gain some
practical style tips, you may find yourself more confused than
ever. Often, their practical style tips pertain to someone
definitely in a higher tax bracket. What should a girl do when
she needs to dress for less?