Saturday, February 28, 2009

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
TELEVISTA
GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
ROOTS

RHYME TIME

Director’s choice
With five box-office hits in a year, Katrina Kaif has wowed both Bollywood and the audience. Derek Bose on the actor
S
omebody should make a film on Katrina Kaif — the British girl who came in from the cold and within a couple of years, has emerged as the hottest and the highest paid heroine of Hindi cinema. The film could well be called Luck By Chance, only that the title has already been taken by Zoya Akhtar, who made her directorial debut with brother Farhan Akhtar as the hero. Farhan plays a wannabe star, who lands in Mumbai to discover that more than merit or hard work, it is plain luck that determines success in Bollywood.

‘I’m doing substantial roles now’

The inimitable, dear Mrs M
Mannika Chopra
I can’t speak to you. Don’t you know I have cream on my face?" she told a young journalist witheringly over the phone. The next week the scribe was happily wolfing down lemon tarts and coffee at Delhi’s India International Centre for a long convivial chat with Amita Malik. There’re not many people who make their life an event but Amita Malik who passed away last week at the age of 88, managed to do just that.

Cashing in on star power
Ruchika Kher asks if celebrities are substitutes for ideas in commericals
C
elebrities have now become walking and talking billboards with many of them endorsing several brands at one time. While some ad makers feel stars are often used as substitutes for lack of fresh ideas and that one person selling multiple products can confuse consumers, many feel stars, if used well, can up the creativity of commercials

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLJourney towards the end
by Khushwant Singh

PUNJABI ANTENNANo slant please
by H.Kishie Singh

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Name game
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

ROOTS

Rhyme Time





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