From theatre to cinemaChandigarh, June 2
Gajendra Ahire may not be very well-known in this part of the country, but he is counted among the best filmmakers in Maharashtra. Rooted in regional theatre, Ahire has to his credit significant Marathi plays.
2 plays to be staged by academyMohali, June 2
The Punjabi Natak Academy will stage two plays, dedicated to three centenaries associated with Sikh history, in Delhi on June 6.
The script of the two plays — “Kudrati Noor Vase Khaddor” and “Jindan Nikian Sake Wade” — has been written by Charan Singh
Making films for multiplexes Chandigarh, June 2
Sunil Bohra comes from a family which has produced 108 films till date. Himself a producer of “Mard”, “Kalia” and “Takkar”, he is now looking forward to directing Arshad Warsi and Arbaaz Khan in “Jitenge Hum”.
A rich blend of food, tradition and royalty
Who would be better equipped to offer a meal in the traditional way than the royalty which has taken upon itself the task of preserving the values inculcated in the great Indian culture, the ravayat of our ancestors?
Ever since Fort Ramgarh, Panchkula (a few kilometres ahead of
Nadha Sahib Gurdwara), threw open its huge darwaza to the public
last year, it has been striving not to let crass commercialisation
overwhelm the ‘saaf and suthra’ path as advocated by revered
saints and gurus, said a scion of the family.
Hundreds turn up for Zee TV’s audition
If the response to “Big Break” is anything to go by Channel V Popstars has a strong contender in Zee. Soon after the Zee TV team descended upon GGDSD College in Sector 32 to announce auditions this morning, youngsters began pouring in.
One of the participants at Zee TV’s audition rehearses in the waiting room of GGDSD College, Sector 32, while others look on.
— Tribune photo by Pankaj Sharma
‘Tulsi’ remains ever popular
THE ever popular, “Tulsi”, continues to be the biggest attraction in all the categories. According to a press release issued here, Tulsi is leading in Dabur Anmol Shampoo Star Parivaar Awards.
The release adds that “Kashish and
Sujal” are leading in the “jodi category” with a very high
margin. Last year also it was
a clean sweep for Tulsi when she won the favourite patni and bahu
Smriti Irani as Tulsi in “Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu
Swarovski, a cut crystal brand, has introduced
“Bull”, a new numbered limited edition crystal object, of which
10,000 pieces will be produced. This is the fourth limited edition
following “Eagle” in 1995, “Peacock” in 1998 and “Wild
Horses” in 2001.
Persistent cough can be asthma, says expert
Chandigarh, June 2
Check that persistent cough, it can be asthma. One of the most under-diagnosed and under-treated diseases, asthma can be, in extreme cases, life-threatening, says Dr Sandeep Mehrishi, a pulmologist.
Hoteliers told to
Panchkula, June 2
Dr Satvir Chaudhary, Civil Surgeon, today asked owners of hotels, restaurants, and eating joints to maintain cleanliness and hygiene in their units to prevent the spread of water-borne diseases like cholera, jaundice, diarrhoea and gastroenteritis.