the citadel of priesthood
an age when her contemporaries are content mollycoddling their
grandchildren, sexagenarian Pushpalata Dharmadhikari wishes she could
pack more hours into a day.
only there was a messiah in all of us
swaggering under the impact of a killer quake that spelt havoc a year
ago, Gujarat recently witnessed a death dance of the worst kind, in the
aftermath of the Godhra inferno. Mindless violence—that seemed to show
no sign of abating for more than a month—is still rearing its mean
head in the most unlikely of places.
phone not really a sell-out
two months I’ve joined the ranks of cell phone owners. Not that I
wanted one or paid for it. Our son from the USA was here at a time
when both our phones weren’t working; cable theft, the telephone
people said, with restoration to take another week. Straightway our
son drove downtown and brought back a cell phone.
who laugh, last
is not merely a smile that has burst, it is much more. Often termed as
an "internal massage," laughter has many other plus points as
well. Laughter reveals our sense of humour, prevents others from
laughing at us; smoothens human relationships; facilitates interaction
during work, prolongs life and, above all, acts as a free medicine.
Legendary love story
Leela Bhansali’s Rs 30-crore magnum opus Devdas is undoubtedly
the year’s most eagerly awaited film. In which Shah Rukh Khan plays Devdas,
Aishwarya Rai plays Paaro and Madhuri Dixit is Chandramukhi. Devdas’
music rights have been purchased at a whopping Rs 12 crore by Universal
of a midget
Paramjit narrates the story of a Punjabi girl afflicted by
dwarfism who is combating her complexes and surviving in the world of
‘big’ people in the USA.
Inspired to create
successful soundtrack has always been an integral part of the success of
any Hindi movie, and so it comes as no surprise that, as the mainstay of
the Indian music Industry, Bollywood film music has generated lots of
money for various music companies. Name and fame has followed closely
and hit numbers have made fortunes for many individuals as well.