Riot of colour
Exploring different shades and tones, Designer Medley 2011, the annual passing-out fashion show of INIFD, was about everything bright and beautiful.
Vasudha Gupta

A great fashion guru once said a good model can advance fashion by ten years. And advancing fashion by a decade were the lassie supermodels, adding the oomph factor to the collections created by students of INIFD. At the haute couture fashion show of the institute, the models did what they do best. Adding the extra zing to the outfits, they walked the ramp exuding confidence, complete with the right stilettos, the accessories and the tiny thin waists!

The collection started with the very girlie, flowing fabrics in soft pastels and the very outstanding head-gears in the form of a nest. It graduated to the touch of Indian flavour, when the models showcased the royal reflections. Laced with ancient Mughal style, the garments were embellished with zardozi, jadau and dabka work. Heavy embroideries gave way to the solo collection called the web trap. Interweaving the delicacy of the thread work of Punjab into the contemporary extension of the garments were the scintillating divas. Phulkari bustiers, dresses, belts, the collection was a hit in the crowd, particularly when the showstopper walked in wearing a flowing black ghaghra and a mix of bright shades on the heavily embroidered shrug.

Another classic example of creativity was the Solemn style, created using upholstery. The entire range of corporate outfits created using heavier fabrics took the slant of the garments to another level. From shift dresses, to jackets and shorts, the looks were complete with bags and clutches being displayed.

Inspiration would lose all its meaning had the fascinating folds collection not been thought of. A creation made out of the Origami art of paper-folding, the collection was a heady mix of colours, patterns, designs and intricate folding patterns. In between the little instability with footwear and a model crashing to the ground, the other truly remarkable collection was Castaway. Thought out of the life of a refugee, the fabrics used were rough and several checks. Made with the colour palette of dull blue, orange and reds, it was the fist appearance of a male model, who gracefully carried the stick with the small potlee. On the similar lines was Talaash. Seeking ideas from the vagabond, the students worked on nomadic shades of grey, chrome, red and blue; it was complete with the Rudraksha beads. Moving from the land of the Shiva to the land of Kutch, the creations out of the famous mirror-work and patch-work in enchanting colours, the fabrics used were perfect.

With the designs, patters and the array of fabrics used, the collections are sure to go global and take the young designers far. Looking a lot like the models themselves, they also sashayed after each collection, proud of their flawless work!

Telly tales

TWO TO TANGO: (L-R) Swati Bajpai & Rubina Shergill
TWO TO TANGO: (L-R) Swati Bajpai & Rubina Shergill Photo: Pradeep Tewari

Prim and proper, dressed in elaborate attire, makeup in place as the hairdo, when Mrs Kaushik Ki do bahuyein, walked in at Hometel, Chandigarh, on Thursday, they shared more than just about the Kaushik parivar.

Destiny driven

Chandigarh girl Rubina Shergill, who plays the character of Simran, is happy to have found her ground. "I couldn't have done anything else, but become an actor," says Rubina. Interested in the telly world, her parents were not really keen on a career in acting but destiny had other plans. Rubina accompanied her mother, who was on a posting to Mumbai and started working on TV.

Now three serials old, she is enjoying playing the twin role, that of a cop and bahu in Mrs Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuyein. "I feel fortunate to play a cop as well as a daughter-in-law for this gives me an opportunity to prove my mettle as an actor," shares Rubina. A MCM pass-out, Rubina enjoys the tele-life. Work is challenging. Shifts are long, and its unending work but then Rubina is enjoying each moment of it. "This is what I want to do for the rest of my life," exclaims this actor.

Don't we already have too much of saas-bahu sagas? "Yes, there are, but each one of them is different than the other," says Rubina. "Unlike most other serials, there is no negativity in saas-bahu relationship in this one," she clarifies.

Who is the audience? "The premise of Mrs Kaushik… is a strict, disciplinarian mother-in-law running the household by the rulebook, in her effort to keep the family together," shares Rubina. "All those few who are in the joint family, as well as those who are not, do relate to this serial. Only those who are in a nuclear family know how difficult it is to leave kids alone at home."

Well, we do realise how much a 'good' mom-in-law is needed, but, presently, it's her mom, that Rubina misses the most. "My mother moved back to Chandigarh and it gets terribly lonely sometimes," says Rubina, holding back her tears. "Though Mumbai is home, I miss everything that Chandigarh has, family, friends and geris on my scooter," says Rubina, who is happy playing Simran on TV and looking forward to playing 'Simran' in Punjabi films!

Spreading happiness

Swati Bajpai, a 24-year-old actor who portrays happy-go-lucky Nimmi, is a Punjabi bahu in Mrs Kaushik. Close to her real self, Swati is vivacious, open and a little loud. And her take on Punjabis? "I worked on a documentary that took me to Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Pathankot. An interaction with families in Punjab was a true eye-opener. From where I come, UP, daughters-in-law still keep purdah from fathers-in-law. It was heartening to see the whole family sit together and share a joke," exclaims this girl, who is too happy to play a Punjabi on television.

She finds Chandigarh like her second home. "I grew up in Gandhinagar, a true cut and paste of Chandigarh. I feel so much at home here," says Rubina. Perils of TV work? "No pain, no gain. I enjoy wearing elaborate dresses. In fact, seeing the technicians put in that much hardwork makes us feel under-worked," she chirps. In fact, finding a matching parandi for her dress made us wait! Apologising profusely, she shares, "It is fun being an actor and to get in the quirkiness of the character. It's a real show," claims Swati!

Extra baggage
Women could be endangering careers with weight worries

By being constantly worried about their weight, many women could actually be compromising with their career prospects, a survey has found. Conducted by Dove, the survey of 445 women found almost a sixth of women saying their lack of confidence due to their body shape impacts their working life.

Nearly half of the women questioned also said they felt inadequate at the workplace following their anxieties.

Some 15 per cent said insecurities about their appearance had hindered their career progress.

While one in five of the women questioned admitted that body hang-ups affected their daily life.

Linda Papadopoulos, psychologist and author, said: "This doesn't come as a surprise at all. When you are anxious about something, be it your weight or otherwise, it becomes the predominant thing on your mind.

"This would understandably affect your working life and your focus on your career. When women grow preoccupied with their appearance, they start to think about themselves in the third person. — IANS

Healing tone

What do you get when you combine the elaborate postures of yoga with the soothing strains of Indian classical music? A novel music therapy for the sick and the stressed, say two musicians of the Taj city who've just returned from the 13th World Congress of Music Therapy in South Korea.

Lovely Sharma, a D Litt in sitar and author of eight books, along with eminent classical guitarist Devashish Chakrovorty, conducted a workshop on healing techniques through music and yoga, at the congress in Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul.Attended by more than 50 participants, the workshop focussed on the beneficial effects on concentration, relaxation and mood of the yoga-and-music therapy.

But the duo says the field is very much neglected in India. "It is high time we took a lead in developing appropriate technologies, guidelines and a proper scientific frame to promote music therapy, which has already been recognised as alternative therapy capable of bringing about significant responses and aiding treatment through other therapies," Sharma said. — IANS

Taste capital of India
Celebrating the season, Taj Hotel brings Mumbai street food festival to Chandigarh
Vasudha Gupta

— Photo: Pradeep Tewari There is nothing that works like a better stress buster than the pitter patter of the rain. The perfect embellishment with the rain is fried delicacies and nothing fits the bill, if they come in from the financial capital of India, Mumbai.

Bringing the Bombay masala toasties, Bombay frankies and the ragda patties to the city beautiful is Taj Hotel. In its attempt to acquaint the foodies of Chandigarh with the appetising street food, a lavish spread of the various dishes is sure to tickle the tastebuds.

Sous-Chef of the hotel Ramit Kohli updates us on the various options to choose from. "It is only now that the entire population from Mumbai is out on the streets, enjoying the food and the rain. It is an interesting concept in Chandigarh as the city has the right season for this menu," he shares. Also, for tea lovers, there is the famous cutting chai and chuski for the children.

"Now, we have made it a part of our regular menu as chuski has become a hit with the younger crowd of the hotel," he says. The hotel has also come up with an interesting concept to serve homemade cutting chai.

"We serve it in the typical iron cast, also called 'chakka'," he shares. The name for the tea is derived from how it is served in half a tea cup. Made with ginger and cardamom, it is sure to set the mood right for an intimate conversation on a rainy evening.

The menu has something savoury for each day of the week. There is also something in store for the health conscious. "We have the masala toasties, made in very less oil and with multigrain breads," Ramit says. Polishing his culinary skills in Mumbai, chef Ramit has been constantly working on preparing regional dishes wherever he goes. "It's really interesting to see the response when you have a Punjabi food festival in Goa," he says.

(On till July end, 7 pm-11:30 pm as a part of the regular buffet at Café 17)

Bombay Frankie


Whole wheat flour bread






Gowda masala


  • Make cutlets using the potatoes, cauliflower, salt and cumin seeds.
  • Once the cutlets are ready, roll them in the bread
  • Serve with peanut chutney and bedgi chillies.

Lacking expression

NOT IMPRESSED: Ranbir Kapoor
NOT IMPRESSED: Ranbir Kapoor

Tai Tai Phish fails to give a facelift to the film Chillar Party. Ranbir Kapoor is the only saving grace of the song.

A fun number

It's a fun number. Ranbir Kapoor looks good as a tapori and has danced well but it has no fresh tune.

— Gurkiran Singh, a PU student.

Not for kids

I understand that Ranbir Kapoor has made a lot of efforts to look funny in the song, but to be honest; he ended up looking stupid. The song isn't what it should be for a children's movie. The song is rather damaging for the film.

— Meenakshi Sharma, a mass communication student.

A positive mix

It is a mix of fun-filled lyrics and the tapori look of Ranbir Kapoor. Negatives are dance and music of the song.

— Priyanka Mehta, MCM DAV college student.

(As told to Ashima Sehajpal)

Flower Power
Floral prints are all over the place. The B-town beauties are wearing tops, accessories and dresses that are full of flowers. The trend is catching on and will definitely make you look feminine

Behind the lens

Celina Jaitley: We have too many problems with Celina's look here. Those pale-blue lenses make her look terrible! Her legs look super sexy and the dress could have passed off as cute. If you look closely, you will notice that the buttons will pop any minute as it is very tight around the bust. Huge fashion faux pas! It appears as if she is trying to fit into a dress that she wore during her college days. Somebody please style this hot woman.

Pretty woman Kalki Koechlin Kashyap: The pixie-faced actor looks adorable. She wears red and white very well. Her soft floral top breaks the monotony of plain white and red. Her rusty red accessories are perfectly co-ordinated. Those pants are hard to pull off but she manages. She looks like a doll even though she barely has any make-up on. On the whole, a good experiment.

Bright fashion

Kangna Ranaut: The edgy fashionista looks pretty in an unapologetically multi-hued floral dress. Somehow she is able to carry off the screeching and loud style statement. Her make-up could have been a little better and more co-ordinated. Both pieces of the dress are gorgeous, though.

Max-imum effect

Sheetal Menon: The lovely model-turned-actor looks pretty and elegant in a summery floral maxi gown that is very soft and feminine. We love her natural hair and make-up. She looks relaxed and comfortable.

Spread of roses

Sophie: Sticking to her trademark style, the lovely British lass shows off her body and curves in a figure-hugging tube dress emblazoned with fuchsia flowers. She lets the flowers bask in the limelight by wearing subtle accessories along side. Her hair and make-up is simple and perfect. What's not to like?

Way to go

Zoya Akhtar: The maverick and bohemian director jazzes up her attire with the right accessories that have a slight sheen and a gorgeous appeal to them. Her ensemble has the right effect. It looks minimalist, understated and yet elegant. She can give a tip or two to a lot of B-town fashion disasters! She could have done with a better bag. It just doesn’t add to the garment. Though we like the colour of her cell phone cover.

Big screen lookalikes of stars

Aalesha There are some TV stars who could easily be mistaken to be siblings of their big screen counterparts. We take a look at some leading actors who bear close resemblance to Bollywood actors. Join us as we spot the similarities.

Doe-eyed beauties

Aishwarya- Aalesha: Doesn't Aalesha who is currently seen as Sharbati in Phulwa on Colors resemble beauty queen Aishwarya Rai in every way? Right from the arched eyebrows to the similar eyes and jaw line and full lips. Aishwarya and Aalesha sport a similar haircut too. It's not just the looks both have a similar fashion sense and can carry off western outfits as well as traditional with equal panache.

DivyankaEarthy Indian

Bhoomika-Divyanka: Both these desi girls have traditional Indian looks. They also have big almond shaped eyes with similarly shaped eyebrows and full lips. Their hairstyle is similar too.

Hey long legs!!

Jacqueline-Pooja: Svelte and tall beauties Jacqueline Fernandez and Pooja Gor have an uncanny resemblance. Both very have similar big almond shaped eyes and arched eyebrows. They also have a similar jaw line and lips along with wavy hair and of course both look equally stunning.

SukritiCurled up

Kangna-Sukirti: The first resemblance that one spots when it comes to Kangna Ranaut and Sukirti Kandpal is their mop of curly hair.

Both have a peaches and cream complexion with innocent looks with hour glass figures. There is also a similarity in the shape of their eyes, lips and jaw linne. — HRM

Big B special on X-Factor

Superstar Amitabh Bachchan who will be back with the next season on Kaun Banega Crorepati on Sony on August 15, will be the special guest on X-Factor this weekend. Big B shot for the episode on Tuesday and donned a stylish black tuxedo but it was his interesting shoes with a bow that seemed to catch everyone's attention.

Bachchan says "The contestants of X-Factor performed on some of my old songs and it brought back so many memories. I don't have enough words to express my gratitude." Amitabh has also revealed that he had a close shave on the sets of the show as he tweeted "Slipped on the set of X Factor and almost broke my head but managed looked stupid but better a foolish slip than a slippery fool that's for me on the set of X Factor where I almost smashed my head, by missing a step. Catch the special episode of X-Factor on 22nd July at 8.30 only on Sony. — HRM

Top shot

Subhash Ghai's Whistling Woods International Film Institute has been ranked among the top 10 film schools in the world by Forbes Magazine. The institute celebrated its fifth anniversary and also held its convocation ceremony recently. The event was graced by Shabana Azmi, Yash Chopra, Khayaam Saab, and Ronnie Screwvala.

Reaching out

The unit of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara is generous and they want to show their humanitarian sides. The film has raked in profits. From tomorrow, the profit of certain shows at multiplexes will be shared with the blast victims.

Right spirit:
Cast of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Right spirit: Cast of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Home alone

Getting ready: Freida PintoFreida Pinto has often been criticised for not starring in Indian movies, but the actor has defended herself by saying that she is not so famous in her native country. The 26-year-old Mumbai-born rose to international fame in 2008's Slumdog Millionaire and has since appeared in a string of Hollywood projects such as Woody Allen's You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Immortals.

But she continues to give Indian films a miss, saying she hasn't come across a good script as of yet. "I haven't done a film in India because I haven't found a script that's completely gotten my attention. I keep saying I'm not at all famous in my own country...I’ll come back better equipped," Pinto said. — PTI

Getting ready: Freida Pinto

Split wide open

Hollywood actor James Franco has confirmed that his relationship with actor Ahna O'Reilly has ended because she was tired of his education commitments. The 33-year-old actor said that his five-year romance with O'Reilly is over, without divulging when they broke-up, a publication reported.

"It's over. That lasted about four or five years. We'd been living together in Los Angeles and then came to New York. Then I signed up for more school at Yale. I think that was it for her," he said. He also said that his shy nature has always helped him get into less affairs. "I think girls liked me, but I was awkward, shy and emotionally immature, so I didn't have a ton of girlfriends. I had short-term relationships and always got dumped. — PTI

Going solo: Jennifer AnistonAll by herself

Jennifer Aniston would consider adopting a child as a single woman if she failed to find a man to start a family with.

The 42-year-old actor, who divorced Brad Pitt in 2005, has dated stars including John Mayer and Vince Vaughn and is now in a relationship with Justin Theroux, remains childless at the age of 42, reported a magazine online.

"I'd love to have children one day. I am open to being a single mother, to adopting," Aniston said. — PTI

Going solo: Jennifer Aniston


Hands full: Katrina KaifWelcome DJ AB!

Amitabh Bachchan is very tech savvy and young at heart. He played disc jockey at the wrap-up party of Aarakshan and kept the crowds grooving. He made them dance to Rang Barse, Kajra Re, and other hits. How cool is that!

Dream team

The fourth season of Bigg Boss was a huge success. Salman Khan and his buddy Sanjay Dutt might host the fifth season which could then be an even bigger success. Their style of talking and making comments in unmatched. Maria Susairaj, Poonam Pandey, and Navjot Singh Sindhu might be part of the season.

Alive and kicking

Sajid Nadiadwala's Kick starring Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha will be shot in Korea. Producer Sajid Nadiwadwala has been invited by Korean authorities to scout for locations for the film that will go on the floors later this year or in 2011. He will go next month.

Set to sizzle

Katrina Kaif is set to sizzle in an item song once again. She is doing a song for the opening credits of Bodyguard (starring Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor). She also has a cameo in the film. The song is styled like James Bond's opening credits songs.

Hands full: Katrina Kaif

chatter box

Experimental treat: Sumit KaulSumit's new venture

After acting, Sumit Kaul is now trying his hand at voiceover. Sumit is a multi-talented actor, he knows five languages and has started experimenting in the industry by doing voiceover. Sumit is qualified in English speech and drama from Trinity College of London. He has done voice over for Discovery Channel programmes in Hindi, Urdu and English. He is also the narrator for two shows on Travel and Living channel.

Experimental treat: Sumit Kaul

Partners in crime?

Reports were that Sanjay Dutt had replaced Salman Khan as host for the fifth season of Colors' Bigg Boss, but now the latest dope on the same is that this hit reality show will create history as it will have two hosts. Both Salman and Sanjay will co-host the show and take turns to grill the inmates of Bigg Boss.

Body secret

The credit for Sushant Singh Rajput's well toned body goes to his dance guru Shiamak Davar. Their association goes back to the actor's struggling days, things changed and Sushant became popular. After five years they meet under one roof for an event and were inseparable.

Clearing the air

Gurmeet Choudhary was recently linked to his onscreen love at Zee TV's Gold Awards. According to reports Gurmeet denied to perform with his on-screen co-star Drashti Dhami after the news of their link up was published. The news has upset both Gurmeet and his fans equally. The actor has cleared the air in a recent interview that he has no problems working or performing with Drashti Dhami.

Blame it on the rain

Monsoon brings its share of sickness. Binny Sharma of Sangini fame has fallen sick with the climatic change. She has advised her fans to not eat outside during rainy season and to take care of your health.

Praise worthy

Author Chetan Bhagat praised Ekta Kapoor's Bade Achche Lagte Hain which has been climbing the popularity ladder since it's launch. Chetan claims to be hooked to the small screen after a long time. He tweeted, Bade Acche Lagte Hain on Sony seems to be catching on. After a long time, a serial people are really getting into. Every woman in my family, extended family, their extended family are into Bade Acche Lagte Hain and Ok me too."

Headed for splitsville?

Single again: Aashka GoradiaYet another tinsel-town relationship bites the dust as the couple gives into trying times.

Television's popular antagonist Aashka Goradia aka Kalavati from Laagi Tujhse Lagan has apparently dumped boyfriend Rohit Bakshi who she was going out for several years.

Apparently, she wanted marriage and Rohit is not prepared for it. Everything was running smoothly until recently. Differences cropped up between them and their relationship turned sour a little before Aashka left for the shoot of Khatron Ke Khiladi Season Four.

new releases


Director: Rohit Shetty

Producer: Reliance Big Pictures

Tamil film Singham is remade in Hindi by comedies specialist Rohit Shetty for Reliance Big Pictures. The film has been shot in Goa, Wai and Satara. The action scenes have been choreographed by director Rohit Shetty who is all set to bowl over his fans with the action of this film. Rohit Shetty, known for his flair for comedy, is ecstatic to return to an action packet film which stars Ajay Devgan, Kajal Aggarwal, Sonali Kulkarni, Prakash Raj and Sachin Khedekar. Telugu superhit film Magadheera fame Kajal Aggarwal makes debut in Bollywood.

Ajay Devgan, who, reportedly, has been paid Rs 11 crore for this action flick (more than double his market price). Insiders also say that Ajay had gone through a special training to get in shape for the role of a cop.

The lyrics have been penned beautifully by Swanand Kirkire and music composers Ajay-Atul have composed the music. Get ready to watch electrifying action scenes in Singham which released today all over. — Dharam Pal

astro turf
P Khurrana

ARIES: Take proper care of your diet. Love life will be exciting. Expectant women: Focus on medical check up. A friend of the same sex will be helpful. Singles could be on the lookout for a partner. Tarot message: Do what is right and watch your best interests. Lucky Colour: Yellow. Magic number: 56

TAURUS: Make good use of the quite morning, and you will be well prepared for the rest of the day. Express your feelings and put your talents to good use. Travelers may head for an unusual destination. Tarot message: Delays are the only obstacle in your way to success. Lucky Colour: Black Magic number: 38

GEMINI: The card 'Six of Wands' will give you extra rewards. Try to keep your schedule varied and flexible rather than letting yourself get pinned down in one spot. Tarot message: Empty promises are certain, therefore try to put your terms and conditions in writing. Lucky colour: Red. Magic number: 40

CANCER: Your card the 'Judgement' gives you strength and a strong vision. Communication over legal matters, travel plans and education can be held up Tarot message: Empty promises are certain, therefore try to put your terms and conditions in writing. Lucky Colour: Crimson. Magic number: 33

LEO: Today you will have difficulty in getting along with associates. Women: Avoid overeating and gossiping. Work and professional responsibilities will place demands on your time. Tarot message: Use judgment in handling issues involving property. Lucky Colour: Orange. Magic number: 44

VIRGO: Health needs some care. Do not be in a hurry to get financial plans underway. You might be able to do yourself a bit of good with the help of influential people. Property dealers: you may find a tough encounter. Tarot message: Plan your life to avoid delays that comes your way. Lucky colour: Beige. Magic number: 59

LIBRA: Today you are likely going to spend money on astrology or philosophical books. Agreement made today can be very valuable to you. Later in the day you should be able to get your ideas for home improvement. Tarot message: You find within yourself a fountainhead of a will power. Lucky Colour: Teal. Magic number: 63

SCORPIO: The day starts with smiles and cheers. Business affairs are under control. A romantic overture to your working day might give you plenty to think about while you go through the motions. You will glow and your self-esteem. Tarot message: Take responsibility for your own action. Lucky colour: Blue. Magic number: 26

SAGITTARIUS: An auspicious day for biz-folk. Meeting new people will bring delightful opportunity for romance and minor flirtation. Property deal comes to the fore. You may be challenged for the wrong entry. Tarot message: You shall prevent a lot of trouble by taking timely action. Lucky colour: Violet. Magic number: 54

CAPRICORN: Avoid speculation today. The married will enjoy a pleasantly romantic phase at home. Take care of your health. political activity will bring recognition. Professional advice will be invaluable. Tarot message: Don't reveal your plans to your competitors. Lucky colour: Rust. Magic number: 40

AQUARIUS: Don't make any hasty decisions regarding your family matters. Younger member may offer you advice. Postpone plans for intimacy with your lover as there are likely to be far too many interruptions. Tarot message: Don't try to end the entire deadlock at one go. Lucky colour: Grey. Magic number: 33

PISCES: Dispute over small issue is possible at your work place. Women: Don't use harsh words or speech. Heavy expenses make you frustrated. Friends will be easygoing and willing to fall in with your plans. Tarot message: You will gain by being practical; don't be emotional. Lucky colour: Green Magic number: 48

the year ahead
Madan Gupta Spatu

If your birthday is July 22...

The number four people are pragmatic, faithful and disciplined. They are also organised and cautious. On the flip side of things, they can be dogmatic, crude, incompetent and inefficient. Number four is traditional, practical, respectable and sober. The number four represents the Cancer zodiac sign and it is ruled by the dual elements of water and fire. April and Thursdays are lucky for the number four people. The 2nd, 6th, 8th, 13th and 22nd are good monthly dates. Business: You'd like to settle in and get things done by August, but the stars have other things in store. Your nerves of steel and steadying influence come in handy, as others around you are likely to be blowing issues out of proportion. Career: You should avoid major expenses. For now just focus on saving. The stars encourage those who are not satisfied professionally to look for new stimuli or work. Education: The ascent will seem easier if you keep your eyes on the prize. If you want to climb the mountain, you will have to do it alone. Family: Your ability to communicate is at its best and you will be able to set the tone right, especially with more challenging members. Avoid opening an emotional discussion. Friendship:

Friends maybe 'at the bottom' of a problem and if you discover that they are, it maybe wise to say nothing at this time. Health: You will be enjoying good health most of the time. However seniors may complain of slight health problems.

Rakhi VijiyanLove: You could be all over the place emotionally. One minute you're ready to take the world and the next you're considering a life of celibacy. Give yourself time to seek others options instead of moving too fast. Travel:

Avoid boat surfing or strolling near canals or oceans. Mood: Cautious. Compatible signs: Taurus, Virgo. Lucky colours: Yellow, pink, green. Lucky days: Sunday and Monday. Lucky numbers: Combinations of 2 and 4

Rakhi Vijiyan (July 22) is best known as Sweetie of Hum Paanch, Rakhi Vijan is one of the few female television actresses who took comedy to a new level with her shows, Dekh bhai dekh and Hum Paanch. Rakhi was seen in Golmaal Returns, Money Hai Toh Honey Hai. Shei has also launched her own production house and is looking forward to produce some shows for television. Due to Rahu's influence in her horoscope, her career graph is bumpy like her married life.

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