A dashing man of
action and an idealist
this year’s Oscar Awards ceremony, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts
and Sciences will honour an artiste who has remained a staunch
individualist all through his four decades in the movie industry. Like
some of the characters played by him, he has stood up for his ideals
without caring about the consequences.
to shoot his way to success in Olympics
has represented India in the Asian Games as well as the last
Commonwealth Games held at Kuala Lumpur. He finished a creditable joint
11th in the shooting competitions in the Sydney Olympics in 2000, for
which he was given a wild card by the International Shooting Federation.
of Baropal Lake
a tiny quiet village in northern Rajasthan, attracts nature-lovers
because of its large concentration of flamingoes in the nearby lake.
This brackish water lake is among one of the largest wetlands of
not good music
this column like an insider's guide to what's in, what's out, what's on
top, and what's definitely not in the music industry! The music
industry, like much of the country, is also passing through a very
AND SOUL: Shringara:
Passion and adornment