Saturday, January 22, 2005

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
SIGHT AND SOUND
STAMPED IMPRESSIONS
TAKING NOTE
GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE
FASHION
GALLERY
PUNJABI ANTENNA
WEBSIDE HUMOUR
FOR CHILDREN
CROSSWORD
WORD POWER
MIND GAMES
DID YOU KNOW
RHYME TIME
ROOTS


Muslim Mystique in Indian films

With tales of purdah, qawwalis and ghazals, movies like Veer-Zaara, Fiza, Umrao Jaan and Mughal-e-Azam have captivated cinegoers over the years. Nirupama Dutt finds that films recreating the Muslim lifestyle have been a hit.

W
atching Mughal-e-Azam in a nearly empty theatre in Chandigarh had its moments of high when two middle-aged cinebuffs sitting right behind me would utter the dialogues before the actors. The experience was akin to sitting and listening to a mushaira where the audiences already know the couplets of the star poets.

Preity Zinta

Shake it like SHIAMAK
He believes that dance is an expression of the soul and has the knack of making you swing to his steps. Seema Sachdeva captures the choreographerís lively rhythm.
THE first thing that strikes when one meets Shiamak Davar, besides his infectious smile, is his enthusiasm, especially when he speaks of his school for dance, SDIPA (Shiamak Davarís Institute for Performing Arts). The confidence he exudes is evident in his students.

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLAbandoned innocents
by Khushwant Singh

SIGHT & SOUNDFood for thought
by Amita Malik

GOOD MOTORING: Gear up for more power, more drive
by
H. Kishie Singh

PuNJABI ANTENNADev Anand among Punjabi NRIs
by Randeep Wadehra

WEBSIDE HUMOURPaying debt
by
Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

WORD POWER: On your own feet
by Prerana Trehan

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

DID YOU KNOW: Ashoka Pillar was rediscovered 100 years ago
by
Dhananjoy Bhat

rHYME TIME: Help the needy

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