Saturday, September 22, 2007

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
TELEVISTA

STAMPED IMPRESSIONS

GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
RHYME TIME

ROOTS

Eye on the future

As three former captains Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly near the end of their careers, the time is just ripe for young attacking batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni to take the reins of the team in ODIs and shape the future of Indian cricket, says Abhijit Chatterjee

With Rahul Dravid giving up the captaincy just before the announcement of the Indian team which will take on Australia in a one-day series at home starting on September 29, the selectors had very little choice in front of them. They obviously could not give the job back to Sourav Ganguly (never mind if a television channel had garnered the largest number of votes in Ganguly’s favour as the next captain in a straw poll conducted the moment Dravid had announced his decision to give up the job).

Films favour the young
After the small screen and the ad world, it is Bollywood’s turn to treat the kids, writes Priyanka Khanna

K
ids
never had it so good. After decades of neglect, the genre of children’s cinema is increasingly finding favour with the dream merchants of Hindi filmdom.Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii, My Friend Ganesha, The Blue Umbrella and Nanhe Jaisalmer have hit the marquee. Never before have so many films for children competed simultaneously with big-budget potboilers for the attention of producers, distributors, exhibitors and cinegoers.

Frozen delights
The craving for desi khana in the lands beyond has given birth to a thriving frozen food industry in the US, reports Pratik Khatri

J
oyita Mukherjee
is just back from work and it is already time for dinner. It has been a long day and she is left with little energy to cook. This, however, does not leave her feeling hassled; she just opens her refrigerator and brings out the saviour—-a packet of frozen naan, that she will serve with a helping of heat-and-eat palak paneer. This investment specialist working with Prudential Financial at Hartford does this often, flipping the dining table into any foodie’s dream at the click of a finger. And her freezer is nearly her virtual

 

 

COLUMNS

TELEVISTAStick to modelling, Mandira
by Amita Malik

good motoring: Relax as you drive
by
H.Kishie Singh

Audio scan: Power of Sufiana

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Sales talk
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

Rhyme Time





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