Bollywood chases the
been bitten by the youth bug. There are as many young movie-makers as
there are fresh new actors. Innovative scripts cater to the younger lot
and unflinchingly explore the grey areas of life. Lively music, a must for
such flicks, more often than not sets the cash counters ringing, writes V.
to her dreams
Sandhu is the only girl from Punjab to make it to the armed forces as a pilot
this year. With three generations of her family in the Army, she — the fourth
generation — carries the baton forward by joining the Indian Air Force.
Soaring success: Ravina Sandhu and (left) her family. — Photo by Inderjit
love is dangerous
loss of appetite... we’ve all known it for years, but scientists have
now recognised love as an addiction. Kate Spicer
reveals why she can’t get enough of that loving feeling.
Rock rolls over 50 years
||Rock ‘n’ Roll turned 50 on July 5, when Elvis Presley’s recording of That’s All Right Mama wailed simultaneously over at least 1,200 radio stations worldwide. Stations from the UK to Ukraine, Sweden to Switzerland, Canada to Mexico and France to Germany carried the song as it was fed from Sun Studios, in Memphis, Tennessee. That is where Presley, a 19-year-old truck driver and two other musicians, recorded what many historians call the first rock ‘n’ roll song. — AFP