Divali than the market
the festival of lights anchored in custom and tradition, Divali has now
become an excuse for netting buyers and an unabashed celebration of
conspicuous consumption, writes Akanksha
and hoardings scream out enticing Divali offers. Newspapers carry
special supplements splashing the festival bonanza of an exclusive range
of products, awaiting consumers around Divali.
Big B look trendier
Pathak talks to the designer duo, Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra, who
dress up Amitabh for KBC 2
to designer brothers Shantanu and Nikhil Mehra, Amitabh Bachhan in KBC
2 sports a younger look. To ensure that the look does not appear
staid, the designer duo also moved from the initial leather jackets and
sporty look to something more dignified like striped shirts with
handkerchief et al.
Renowned Bollywood designer Vikram
Phadnis and young designers Alpa and Reena present fashions for the
are going ballistic this Divali and providing women with a plethora of
fashion ideas to dress themselves up during the festive season. First on
the list is Vikram Phadnis, whose collection was launched in Mumbai with
Priyanka Chopra as the main model.
along the Jhelum
Chari traverses the historic Jhelum Valley Road from Srinagar to
Uroosa, the last village before the Line of Control in the
earthquake-devastated Uri sector in the Kashmir Valley, and comes away
with a sense of a world teetering on the edge.
the world, there are great cities, grand bridges, magnificent buildings
and superb museums. And then there are great roads.
of the century
Beatles have been singled out as the most influential entertainers of
the past 100 years, beating out the likes of Elvis Presley, Charlie
Chaplin and Mickey Mouse, according to a survey conducted by show
business newspaper Variety.