Before the Australian Open, she was just an extremely talented player. Now she is a role model, a beacon of hope.
M.S. Unnikrishnan charts the meteoric rise of Sania Mirza
Sania Mirza has broken away from the restrictive mould of Indian tennis to enter the big league.
In a country starved of sporting icons, Sania’s show on her Grand Slam debut in the Australian Open Tennis Championship has spread the sweet fragrance of success.
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and Gaurav on pop princess Britney Spears, who has
been declared the highest-selling female artiste of this century.
23-year-old superstar has left such artists as Madonna, Kylie, Dido, Celine Dion,
Buyonce and Christina Anguilera behind and is displaying a near-unprecedented
annual selling power. Britney Spears has released five albums and her overall
sale is a massive 60 million. This year she received her seventh Grammy
nomination in the category of Best Dance Recording for Toxic.
From missing the Miss India crown by a
whisker to getting a dream start in Bollywood, it’s been a remarkable journey
for Gayatri Joshi.
Avinash Kalla talks to the Swades girl, who wants
to get noticed by her work.
winner of the Hero Honda Screen award for the best debut actor makes no effort
to hide her excitement as she sports a smile from ear to ear. Recognition from
the industry, a Bollywood superstar as her first co-star and a celebrated
director to guide her, what could a debutant actress ask for?