December 29, 2002
|Chetna Banerjee’s trend guide
(non-political, of course) to what happened and how it happened in 2002.
arrives in the West,
Hollywood comes calling to India
splits & new family profiles
party-ing shot among the chatterati
time for movie
flirt with oysters & ducks, foodies go Sachin-gazingLittle
bleep-bleep that made cell users lose their sleep
bargained as brand brats reigned
herbal shawls and figures like Emme dolls
erupts in love zone: Lovers game for POLO!
Year fuelled by controversies
Nair's Ek Chhotisi Love Story was in the news before its release
with the film-maker being accused of the breach of trust by the renowned
film star, Manisha Koirala. Shashilal Nair used a duplicate to shoot
some obscenes. After Manisha raised objections about the obscene scenes,
the director promised that he would cut them. But when Manisha saw the
preview of the film she was shocked to find the scenes in it. With both
sticking to their guns the battle also went to court.
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