ALL THE WAY
The fact that M. S.
Dhoni has been rated among the world’s 10 most marketable sports
stars is a reflection of the growing clout the Men in Blue command in
the brand space that has a huge presence of B-town biggies
was a time when looks did not matter much in sports. You had to be a
talented player and everything else was considered secondary and
unimportant. Not any longer. These days, apart from being a gifted
player, you also got to have the looks. If you want to rake in all the
money on offer, that is.
On home turf
Nuzhat Gul is the first female turf manager of Royal Springs Golf Course in Srinagar. She is an inspiration for women who want to explore this unusual career option, reports
father is an authority on
grass. In her childhood it was not unusual for her to play with boys
in her neighbourhood. Maybe that helps explain Nuzhat Gul's confidence
as the first female turf manager of Royal Springs Golf Course in
Srinagar, the capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
Spoilt for choice
Indian travellers are game for new destinations, says
lazy beaches of Pattaya in Thailand or treacherous trekking trails
back home in Ladakh — what would it be for you this summer? The
"wallet share" of holiday travel has gone up for Indians,
who are game for new destinations, say experts.
fit in your swimsuit
The swimsuit you wear
must make the most of your positive features, says Homai
women in India avoid swimming for the simple reason that they don’t
have the figure. That is probably an excuse, but one that can be
tackled. Buying a swimsuit is not only about choosing the right colour,
size or price, but it is also about making sure you are comfortable.
is food for music
My latest album is inspired
by my babies, says Jennifer Lopez in a chat with Ruchika
Jennifer Lopez is back on the music platform with Love? — her first
album in four years. Dwelling on, you guessed it, Love?, the American
actress-singer says, is inspired by her twins Emme and Max.
Jagger form band
Stones legend Mick Jagger has formed a new band, Super Heavy,
along with singers Dave Stewart, Damian Marley, Joss Stone and Oscar
winning Indian music composer A. R. Rahman.
From being seen as eternally
depressed, helpless, bedridden characters, senior citizens in Hindi
cinema have come of age. M. L. Dhawan on
the new-age oldies, who would rather sport a ponytail and are game for
once in a while filmmakers create colourful old characters, confirming
that age is just a number and youth a state of mind. Our filmmakers
have started seeing senior citizens as individuals, and not merely as
victims or idols of worship.
recreates old-world charm
seems Priyanka Chopra is set to create the old-world charm with
her looks in Kunal Kohli’s yet-untitled next. A picture of the
actress on the sets of the film in Mumbai shows her in a pink fish-cut
lehenga, a shirt blouse and Mumtaz-style draped dupatta.