Saturday, April 21, 2007

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
SIGHT AND SOUND

STAMPED IMPRESSIONS

GOOD MOTORING
TELEVISTA
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE
FASHION

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
ROOTS
RHYME TIME


Mistresses of
CROSSOVER CINEMA

These three Punjabi women have done cinema proud. They have taken Bollywood to the world and brought the West to Bollywood. Their films, exploring human mindscape and relationships in a variety of socio-cultural settings, are a hit with both western and Indian audiences.
Randeep Wadehra reels off the acclaimed contribution of film-makers Mira Nair, Gurinder Chadha and Deepa Mehta to cross-cultural cinema

Iím charged up about Shantaram: Mira Nair
NRI filmmaker Mira Nair says itís a sheer coincidence that her films Vanity Fair, The Namesake and the ready-to-shoot Shantaram are based on bestsellers. The recently released The Namesake is based on Jhumpa Lahiriís novel of the same name, and Shantaram, for which Nair has roped in Johnny Depp and Amitabh Bachchan, is a screen adaptation of Gregory David Robertsí book. Nair is excited about Shantaram because she will get to shoot it in her favourite city, Mumbai. Excerpts from an interview with Subhash K. Jha.

Corporate wear
Designer business now
With people spending more time at work than at home, fashions are entering corporate corridors, says Nutan Sehgal
M
OST designers say that the modern Indian executive is finally ready to break the shackles and show that when it comes to a choice of clothes, he can be as choosy as a woman and can make as much effort to be smartly turned out. The formality is now being replaced by a degree of casualness. Designers are creating clothes that are striking but not loud.

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLDropping names like bricks
by Khushwant Singh

TELEVISTAThe docile Indian viewer
by Amita Malik

GOOD MOTORING: Redesign roundabouts
by H. Kishie Singh

Punjabi Antenna: No freshness in soaps
by Randeep Wadehra

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Go by looks
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

Rhyme Time





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