Beauty, jewels and jewel thief!
Mast Mast girl, Raveena Tandon brings the glamour to town to unveil gold and diamond jewellery
Vasudha Gupta

No matter what age group a woman belongs to, the thing that binds women across the globe in one string is the passion for jewellery. Gold, platinum, silver, you name it, and it has lovers all over. Keeping this philosophy in mind, and making for a perfect Sunday afternoon is the warm October sun, lots of jewellery Raveena Tandon and the two bad boys of Bollywood-Puneet Issar and Ranjit.

In Chandigarh, to launch Anil Talwar's Jewellery Couture, Raveena, looked every bit of the glamorous Diva in her netted black outfit and dangling diamond earrings. "These are an Italian design, 6,000 pieces and all set by hand," we are informed.

Her huge ring gathers the attention as she makes herself comfortable. Seated between Ranjit and Puneet Issar, she says, "When should I start screaming Bachao Bachao?" and breaks into laughter. A sharp contrast to her outfit, her blood red nail paint shines through. Reiterating a known fact, she says, "There is nothing more that a woman can want out of her life than jewellery." Upholding the ravishing Raveena tag, she looks at ease despite the not-so-easy Karwa Chauth she had yesterday. "Mumbai had continuous rain in the past three days and it was for the first time, me and my husband took a walk around in search of the moon," she smiles. Having just moved into her new home, she does not deny the negativity of the tall skyscrapers. "The rain and the buildings in the town just made it tougher to track down the moon," she says. "And yes, I did get jewellery as a present," she beams.


Requesting that men's jewellery be given some more value, the focus shifted from the beauty to the man in black headgear. "I think he is here to rob all the jewellery," Raveena says pointing to Ranjit. Dressed in a black head dress, he changes the ambience to more casual and takes a dig at Bappi Lehari. "There are so many men, like him, who love wearing jewellery," he says and the laughter emerges. Playing the baddie in most of his films has had an impact on his talks. "I have picked up and robbed lots of jewellery in life, but traded it in the market," he quips, raising eyebrows. "Well, most of my films revolve around this," he laughs. From always picking up woman and getting the good guys beaten up, this person goes in for a switch when he talks about the relevance of ornaments in a couples' life. "It is the best gift for a woman," he adds.

From working in award-winning films like Daman and Aks, the girl believes in the hard work that goes into filmmaking. "It's unimaginable what all happens there," she says, pointing towards Ranjit and smiling, "Except for what these guys do there." Followed by "Excuse me" and "What do you know how much effort goes into playing the bad guy," Ranjit brushes it all aside. Again the focus shifts to Jewellery. "I am still to meet any woman who does not like jewellery," she says and poses for the shutterbugs.


All that glitters

Focusing on creating masterpieces, the latest collection of Talwarsons boasts of exquisite designs set in polki, diamonds and gold. "Today women want to look perfect in the jewellery and take pains to look for the best," Anil Talwar says. Doing what jewellers do the best, the brand is busy bringing together the top-of-the line to Chandigarh. Hoping to remove the feeling of regret from a woman's mind, he is certain that the quality and designs will click in Chandigarh.

Thought for music
Manpriya Khurana

The first thing that strikes about the band Faridkot is self explanatory. Even before we can complete the clichéd question, pat comes the reply, "It's has got nothing to do the place. There's no actual reason to name the band Faridkot also. When we were actually debating and thinking over what to name the band, one of our friends came up wearing this T-shirt that had Faridkot written on it. It sounded good and we named the band," Akshay Raheja, on the console, answers on behalf of the five member band.

Perhaps, that's the philosophy with which they go about their music as well. He adds, "Obviously it should sound good but we haven't restricted ourselves to any particular genre, nor do we decide on the type of song that we are going to make before we actually sit to make music."

In Chandigarh, to perform at Café Oz, this is their first public performance. "We've performed at Infosys before a couple of times, but this is for the first time our performance is open to public."

Post their album Ek, out in January 2011, there's another on the cards, "It will be very experimental and rock and roll."

As for their music, he again defines it as, "Experimental, very rock and roll and it's actually very open. It's out for the audience to decide." That's how they like to play up the definition, "A new confusion in pop". He adds, "All of us are from different backgrounds, so that's why we call it a new confusion in pop." And does the band actually stand for a confluence of talents from across the genres? Think radio meets reality show, meets a movie stint. Speaking of which, the talent that is, there's Sahil Mendiratta, the drummer, who's already attending to various calls, while posing for the local shutterbugs, putting the rest on hold. The Berklee College of Music passout, plays a drummer in the upcoming Rockstar. And is he a refreshing change from the politically correct cliched new talents on the block? “Creatively it was not very satisfying because I wasn't really doing anything musically. But overall it was a learning experience." It's about time, he answered the inevitable queries on Ranbir Kapoor, Imtiaz Ali, AR Rahman…. "Ranbir Kapoor is very chilled out. At the sets he'd be one among us, he'd crack some good jokes some bad jokes, a very regular guy. And AR Rahman, I didn't get to meet him."

Meanwhile, Sahil would rather be doing what he loves the most, "Making music and taking rock and roll outdoors and gig and jam the old school way." As of now, "he was out to rock the audience with the band's own compositions."

For friends' sake

It was a relaxing Sunday in Chandigarh and so was the mood of Puneet Issar, the renowned actor and director from Bollywood, here for a jewellery fashion show at Hotel Mount View.

Being a man what is his connection with a jewellery couture show? "Anil Talwar is a dear family friend of mine that is why I'm here along with Ranjeet and Raveena," says Puneet.

And, what does he know about the jewellery part of the show? "I think my wife is the right person who knows much more about the wonder designs because women want it more."

This is not the first time that he has come to Chandigarh; he even shot for his upcoming movie in the city which is coming out soon.

Sabia Talwar


Breath of health
Anil juneja

We know that changing season has most of us falling sick. The arrival of winter means it’s time to stock up on anti-cold tablets and cough drops. It’s difficult to avoid contact with viruses at this particular time of the year. We can, however, choose to take actions that can boost our own immunity so that we are less susceptible. So, yoga can help by strengthening and balancing our immune system. Yoga postures, pranayama, and meditation are very powerful tools that stimulate our immune response depending on the situation. Bhastrika pranayama is the easiest technique to strengthen the immune system. Bhastrika means bellows. Bellows is a device for forcing air in a concentrated way usually to help fire burn. It helps to throw out toxins and cures illnesses of respiratory track. It also increases warmth in the body and helps prevent common cold.

Follow the steps to learn bhastrika pranayama. Be seated in any comfortable posture like Padmasana, Siddhasana or Sukhasana. Place your hands on your knees. Feel relaxed. Focus on your breathing pattern and be relaxed. Breathe in by inhaling forcefully through both the nostrils. Make sure that your lungs are full with air. Once you inhale fully, exhale with great force making hiss sound. 

In bhastrika pranayama, one needs to apply force while breathing in and breathing out. You can determine how much speed to apply while inhaling and exhaling keeping in mind your heath and endurance power. When you breathe in while performing bhastrika pranayama, your abdominal should not blow up. Instead your chest area should blow up. Repeat the procedure for 5 to 10 times. It should be practiced 2-minuts minimum and 5-minuts maximum everyday. Those who have high blood pressure or heart disease should not practice it. This is the best breathing exercise for lungs. It directly affects respiratory system of body and cures all lungs related problems. Incase both the nostrils do not open because of ailments like severe cough or sinus etc; the practitioner should first close the right nostril and do respiration through the left nostril. Then the left nostril should be closed and respiration should be done from the right nostril. This method of alternate breathing should be continued at the desired speed - slow, moderate or fast, till both the nostrils open simultaneously.

Master Chef
Sweet nutrition
Sheel Nanda

Gazab ki lauki

Every body loves to eat sweets in these festival days but we have to keep tab on the calorie count too. Here is a light and healthy alternative to appease your sweet tooth.


1 lt milk

3/4 cup sugar

5-6 pieces saffron

3/4 tea-spoon green cardamon powder

1 tea spoon pure ghee

150 gm fresh cream

2 table spoon crushed almonds

10 chopped cashew nuts / kaju

15 raisins / kishmish

(Soaked for 10 mins)

1 chopped walnut

150 gm mawaa

4-5 chandi ka vark

500 gm lauki (gourd)


Peel the lauki. Wash and rinse. Boil the milk in a kadhai. Add grated lauki, cardamon and cook on medium heat till the lauki is tender.

Then add cream and khoya till the liquid dries up. Add ghee and lightly roast for 5-6 mins.

Add kishmish and cook for two mins. Remove from the fire. Put it in the serving dish.

Apply silver leaves and sprinkle almonds cashew nuts and kishmish on top.

Nanda is Ludhiana-based

culinary expert.

(As told to Poonam Bindra)

How you pile on pounds?

A hormone like leptin could hold the key to why and how people pile on pounds. Our bodies secrete leptin in response to increasing fat deposits, said Tony Tiganis, professor in biochemistry at the Monash University’s Obesity and Diabetes Institute. 
“Leptin instructs the body to increase energy expenditure and decrease food intake, and so helps us maintain a healthy body weight,” said Tiganis. “The body’s response to leptin is diminished in obese individuals, giving rise to the concept of ‘leptin-resistance’,” said Tiganis. Two proteins are already known to inhibit leptin in the brain. Tiganis’ team have discovered a third, according to a Monash statement.

In mice, this third protein becomes more abundant with weight-gain, exacerbating leptin-resistance and hastening progression to morbid obesity. The study showed that these three proteins that regulate leptin take effect at different stages, shedding light on how obesity progresses.


Star track
Euphoria is back!

Still on: Euphoria 

Universal Music unleashed the iconic band Euphoria's latest album Item recently. Euphoria, performed tracks from their new record `live' for the very first time for their fans at a packed café in Mumbai recently.

Palash Sen - the frontman of Euphoria says, "It's been five years since Mehfuz was released. Five years of happiness and strife, concerts and travel, music and tears, introspection and realisation. Five years, nine songs, a million thoughts and a trillion uncertainties. And then suddenly Devraj and his team at Universal. Eventually, here we are with one item. It is an album made against all the odds and only because the audience is still not finished with Euphoria. In times when only film music is released and heard, here we are with the non film music retort- item"

The dotted line… 

Slow and steady: Shahid Kapoor

Shahid Kapoor's Mausam didn't do that well, still the actor seems to act a little choosy these days. We heard that Once Upon … team is still trying to woo Shahid to sign the script.

As Shahid had some issues over two heroes working on the same project but it seems now makers have changed the script but Shahid is still taking time.

The film also stars Akshay Kumar and Kareena Kapoor, so it's quite possible that Shahid will take time, right?

Out to scare

First Look: Ghost

Produced by Bharat Shah, the horror film, Ghost, is directed by Puja Jatinder Bedi. The lead actors are Shiney Ahuja, Sayali Bhagat and Julia with Tej Sapru, Deepraj Rana, Sukhwinder Chahal and Bijayta Pradhan.

Music is given by Sharib and Toshi. The film's digital intermediate, computer graphics and final mix are underway.

This will be Shiney's film, which has been shot after he was released on bail and hence it is his latest production. Ghost is due for release this winter.

Director's hat

What next: Akshat Varma (R)

Akshat Varma, writer of Delhi Belly has shocked the audience by his bold script already and now the writer is turning into a director. He has been signed by UTV Motion Pictures to write and direct a comic thriller.


Emerging superstar

Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor knows that he is the next superstar, but still wants to grow more as an actor. "I've been hearing that I am the next superstar, but I want to be more creative. I want to be more involved as a producer or director. However, I still want to explore my acting and want to do something different. When I heard the story of Rockstar, I knew that I had to do it because it was something different," he says.

Assisting talent

As I was born in the Kapoor family, everyone assumed that I would become an actor. However, I was more interested in production and direction so I assisted Sanjay sir (Leela Bansali). I worked with him as an AD and learnt a lot from him. I've learnt that as an actor you can do so much with your character.

Youth appeal

I still have a young face, which is why I've been given youth-oriented roles. I have also done grown-up roles like Rajneeti. However, it's a great responsibility when you're labeled a youth icon. Indians love their Bollywood films and they want to be like their actors. So as an actor, it is my responsibility to show them the right path. So, I try and do the right thing.


It has definitely been my father and uncles, but I also look up to Shah Rukh Khan. I remember watching him in a soft drink commercial and wanted to be like him. I wanted to be an actor who endorses products. SRK has been an inspiration. He has a lot of energy that has excited and inspired me.

On endorsements

I cannot endorse each and every product that I am offered. Advertising is important, so I do not endorse something that I do not believe in. I am an actor first and then a brand ambassador. I drink Pepsi so I endorse it. I watch television on my Panasonic, so I endorse it. I endorse John Players because I love the clothing line. I drive my Nissan and use a Tata Docomo.

Friends, indeed!

Yash Raj Films' romantic thriller, Ek Tha Tiger, which was scheduled for a 1st June release will now release in theatres worldwide on Eid 2012. Since Aamir Khan wanted to release his next film, directed by Reema Kagti, on 1st June, he requested Salman Khan and Aditya Chopra to shift Ek tha Tiger to accommodate this release. Given the close relationship, both Adi and Salman were happy to oblige and shift the release to Eid. — HRM

Humble heart

Amitabh Bachchan is having a super time once again. KBC season 5 is doing fabulously well and he is busy shooting important films. He is also going to become a grandfather. The 69-year-old talks about family, birthdays, family additions, and Diwali.

Birthday bumps

Birthday means nothing but with each passing year I get shocked and surprised to see the crowd gathered outside my home. I think it's the audience's love which is keeping me well and I am very happy and blessed with Twitter and it warms my heart to see that kind of love.

Granddad feel

(Laughs) I don't have any plans but I am excited. This has been a dream for me and soon I will be seeing Abhishek's kids which is a good thing. I am taking care of Aishwarya as Abhishek is busy shooting and he doesn't get much time to stay in Mumbai these days. So Jaya and I are making sure that Ash is in good hands. And we are already proud grandparents so I know the happiness and the excitement but apart from us I can see the nation is also very excited which is a blessing to the child.

Diwali time

During Diwali we all are at home; we spend time together and do Laxmi Puja too. Diwali is one of the best festivals which spreads love. This year we will be at home only to celebrate Diwali. I don't like crackers as it makes too much noise so I will suggest everyone to avoid fire crackers as much as possible, we can celebrate Diwali by meeting and greeting our loved ones and eating good food.

Losing legends

This year has been a very sad year for Bollywood as we have lost many big faces and legends in Bollywood like Shammi Kapoor, Jagmohan Mundra, Gautam Rajadhyaksha, Jagjit Singh and many other talented people. Some were not even that old. They will be missed.

Next in line

Killer looks: Gerard Butler

Scottish actor Gerard Butler is in talks to star along with Avatar actor Sam Worthington in the upcoming film Hunter Killer. The 41-year-old actor has been approached to appear in the film - which is based on a novel, Firing Point, written by George Wallace and Don Keith.

The movie follows a rogue Russian general who kidnaps his country's president, who is pursued by an untested submarine captain - the role Butler is in negotiations for - and Worthington is to play the naval commander. It is not yet known who would play the general or the Russian president. Antoine Fuqua will direct the movie. — PTI 

Talking the talk

Anytime anywhere:Rihanna

R &B star Rihanna is reportedly recording her new album at hotels around the globe using a portable studio. The 23-year-old Umbrella hit maker is currently on a tour in Europe and is juggling her live shows with work. Her producer Kuk Harrell reveals they are recording songs at their accommodation along the way, a publication reported.

"In addition to touring, we are recording Rihanna's new album. We have a portable studio that we set up at the different hotels that we are staying at. We set up shop anywhere in the hotel... Before we went on the European leg of Rihanna's Loud tour, we started recording the album in Los Angeles. Rihanna likes to work late hours, so she would come into the studio at nine pm and work until 6 in the morning," Harrell said. Rihanna's new album Talk That Talk is due for November release. — PTI

Back on track

Lone ranger: Johnny Depp 

Johnny Depp's axed movie The Lone Ranger is back on the track after Disney bosses made adjustments to the massive budget. The 48-year-old Pirates of the Caribbean star was slated to play Tonto opposite Armie Hammer's Lone Ranger in the Disney adaptation of the classic TV show, a publication reported.

Depp says he expected studio executives to take their time agreeing the deal, and he is glad the project is finally moving forward. "We knew that the budget was going to be huge initially, and we also knew that it was going to be shut down for a while, and it was like we patiently wait - we shave a little bit here, we do a little bit there, (and) they fix it," he said.

Few months back Disney chiefs axed their involvement in the film following alleged disagreements with director and producer over finances. — PTI

Through thick and thin

Sister act:Demi Lovato

Singer Demi Lovato has praised Selena Gomez for standing by her when she entered rehab last November for three months.

The Disney stars, both 19, have been close friends since meeting at an audition for children's TV show Barney and Friends and Lovato, said that Gomez kept in constant touch throughout her treatment, reported a publication. "I think I was out of tears at that point [Selena] called me and she was crying," Lovato said.

Lovato was treated for an eating disorder. over that now, Loato says, “Life is beautiful and I can't complain," she said. —PTI

Chatter box
Change of plans

Judging sensibilities: Arachna Puransingh

Sony TV’s Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur is in no mood to eliminate contestants. Therefore, most of them will be retained for the grand finale.

But the reason for the same aren’t their rip-roaring acts but the fact that the show has got an extension from the channel for 12 weeks so with elimination, there wont be contestants for the finale.

The makers are also planning a wild card entry in the show to make things interesting.


Accidental sequence

A still from Diya Aur Baati Hum

The Diwali sequence for Star Plus’ show Diya Aur Baati Hum brought in more excitement than needed. While shooting the scene of bursting crackers, a flowerpot cracker caught fire and went unnoticed.

It burst and the sparks caught a cloth hanging near it which caught fire too. Soon people noticed the smoke and averted a major disaster.


Rumour mills

Going strong: Sachin Shroff and Juhi Paremar

Sachin Shroff is glad that his wife Juhi Parmar has entered Bigg Boss and claims the rumours of their martial troubles and no work on hand were false.

Apparently, Juhi had signed Bigg Boss two months ago but due to the contract she couldn’t reveal the same. He also added that tiffs between couples are normal and should be made out to be more than what they are. 

The name claim

Vahbbiz Dorabjee, who is currently seen as Panchi in Ekta Kapoor’s Pyaar Kii Ye Ek Kahaani, is one of the few Parsi actors on TV besides Delnaz Paul and Rushad Rana. But what is more rare is her real name and its spelling. Her onscreen name is Panchi and the crew prefer calling her Panchi off screen too and the constant joke is when will she fly? The only reason for this name exchange is that her real name is really difficult to pronounce and most of the people actually cannot get it right. Though Vahbbiz’s name has a very beautiful meaning, it means Gift of God in Persian but sadly all through her life not many have been able to pronounce her name correctly. She confirms, “People have a problem pronouncing my name so they prefer to call me Panchi my on-screen name.”

Copy cat

It isn’t new for television shows to copy ideas and scenes from Bollywood movies and Sony’s new show Kuch Toh Log Kahenge is doing the same. After Nidhi (Kritika Kamra) gave her decision to not be a doctor, she will bump into Dr Ashutosh (Mohnish Behl) at a mall. The duo will be trying clothes and meet accidentally leading to their bags being exchanged. Dil to Pagal Hai anyone?

Big man enters small screen

With a Midas touch: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Accomplished filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali who was last seen judging Sony’s X factor has shown interest in producing two TV shows.

One of them will be for Sony while the other will be for a popular channel. Bhansali has films like Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Devdas and Guzaarish to his credit will be creatively involved in the show, from story inputs to location.

Apparently, the channels too are inclined to increase their budgets for Bhansali’s TV dramas.

Chang: Ra.One looks interesting

help AT HAND: Meiyang Chang

After hosting shows like Indian Idol and India’s Got Talent, Meiyang Chang is now hosting Ra.One’s five-city promotional tour to Baroda, Bhopal, Kolkata, Bangalore and Delhi with megastar Shah Rukh Khan. 

“It is just surprising to see so many people. Like yesterday, we were in Baroda and we arrived late at the venue because we were stuck in traffic. When we reached the venue, there were like 60,000 thousand people waiting outside in the sun for more than two hours. 

Travel Diaries

Destination man: Shivaji Satam

Famous for his character ACP Pradyuman in Sony TV’s popular serial CID, Shivaji Satam, is a travel junkie. The veteran actor is a foodie and has thing for various Indian cuisines. We caught with the actor to speak about his favourite travel destinations…


It’s my native place. Every time I’m in Kolhapur, I am much close to my home and heart. I get home-baked food and I love the local dishes too. I’ve spent most of the time in there, so I have so many memories of the place. Also, it’s a place where I have done most of my Marathi plays. Kohlapur happens to be the hub of great importance for Marathi theatre.


It’s closer to Mumbai and Kolhapur. But that isn’t the reason why I really like it. I am not much of a beach person. But I love Goa for its food and culture. The culture of Goa is very rich and fascinating. 


It has a lot of beautiful valleys. It’s cool, very green and calm. I find solace in there because of its wonderful atmosphere.

Kutch, Gujurat

The Rann of Kutch is amazing. It’s very different than most of the places. The desert is extremely hot during the daytime but at the night, it’s so cool. The landscape of desert in the night is so stunning that there are no words for it. — HRM

Astro turf
P Khurrana

ARIES: Don’t rush to make any hasty decisions regarding your family matters. Younger member in the family may offer you a valuable advice. Defer a short journey. Home renovations can be reassessed with good outcomes. Tarot message: Go slow on your work. Lucky colour: Grey Magic number: 33

TAURUS: Dispute over small issue is possible. Women: don’t use harsh words. Heavy expenses make you frustrated. Beware of postponements. Mixed trends will prevail through out the day. Teamwork is to your advantage. Tarot message: You gain by being practical. Lucky colour: Green Magic number: 48

GEMINI: Love life blooms. Expecting women: focus on medical check up. A friend of same sex may be helpful to you. Financial matters suffer strains. There is likely to be extremely positive, arguing potential for future growth. Tarot message: Do what is in your best interests. Lucky colour: Yellow. Magic number: 56

CANCER: Personal relations may be neglected. Students: mind your language. Recognition is on the cards. Cine artists may be in the lime light. Be patient till things start moving in desired direction. Tarot message: Delays are the only obstacle in your way to success. Lucky colour: Black Magic number: 38

LEO: You may wish to break the routine of the day. Try to keep your schedule flexible rather than letting yourself get pinned down in one spot. A female co-worker could be jealous of your achievements. Tarot message: Empty promises are certain. Lucky colour: Red Magic number: 40

VIRGO: Your card, the judgement gives you strength and strong vision. Communication over legal matters can be postponed and cause undue stress. Avoid romantic entanglements. Tarot message: Empty promises are certain, therefore try to put your terms and conditions in writing. Lucky colour: Crimson Magic number: 33

LIBRA: Today you will have difficulty in getting along with associates. Work and professional responsibilities will demand your time. Those in authority may play an important part in your day. Tarot message: Use judgment in handling issues involving property. Lucky colour: Orange Magic number: 44

SCORPIO: Health needs some care. Do not be too much in a hurry to get financial plans underway. You might be able to do yourself some good with the help of influential people. Tarot message: Plan your life to avoid the in build delays that comes your way. Lucky colour: Baize Magic number: 59

SAGITTARIUS: Today you are likely to spend money on astrology. Agreement made today can be very valuable to you. Later in the day you will get ideas for home improvement. Tarot message: You find within yourself a fountainhead of a will power. Lucky colour: Teal Magic number: 63

CAPRICORN: The day starts with smiles & cheers. Business affairs are under control. Sportsmen may feel lazy. You will glow and your self-esteem will grow. Romance will make your day better. Also, a lot of Work will keep you busy.

Tarot message: Take responsibility for your own actions. Lucky colour: Blue. Magic number: 26

AQUARIUS: An auspicious day for biz-folk. Meeting new people will bring delightful opportunity for romance. Social interaction will do you a world of good. Impulsive actions can cause unpleasant ramifications. Tarot message: You shall prevent a lot of trouble by taking timely action. Lucky colour: Violet Magic number: 54

PISCES: Avoid speculation today. Take proper care of your health. Social life, political activity will bring recognition. The accent will be on personal and business partnerships Make a special effort to help others. Tarot message: Don’t reveal your plans to your competitors. Lucky colour: Rust Magic Number: 40

The year ahead
Madan Gupta Spatu

If your birthday is October 17...

Your birth on 17th indicates that your determination will be stimulated. Make the most of this to get the results you want and you’ll be successful. Those born after 1980 will be really elusive. Their mind will be fervent and they will accumulate many projects together. They must pay attention to not rush into things. Your year starting today is good for business interest and a solid business sense. Although you are probably very honest and ethical, this birthday enables you to be shrewd and successful in the world of business and commercial enterprise. You have excellent organisational, managerial, and administrative capabilities enabling you to handle large projects. Even if your family wants to spend more time with you, you prefer to spend your time, imagination and energy at work. Employees will treat everyone in a kind way and will have great team spirit and relaxing moments with co-workers. Students will be busy with studies, preparing for the examinations. You cannot afford to be reckless with your health. 

Avoid making judgment calls too fast especially in dealings with young members.Some of you will find new ways to follow in professional life. Some of you may start for abroad. Some avenues of needless spending are likely to crop up. Therefore, you should make efforts to rein in your expenditure. You will also gain financially from a part-time job or by working as a consultant. Health be well. You will be free of anxiety. Those who have just recovered from a spell of illness should be with their health. Take more fruits and juices in your diet. Mood: Pumped but vulnerable. Compatible signs: Taurus, Aquarius. Lucky colours: Light Slate Gray, Magenta. Lucky days: Thursday and Sunday. Lucky numbers: 2, 5, 7, 10, 14. Lucky flower: Trumpet Flower. Lucky gem: Iolite - The Gemstone of Vikings.

Simi Garewal (October 17, 1947, Delhi) usually wears her signature white clothes on TV shows and at award ceremonies. Her first role was in the English-language film Tarzan Goes to India in 1962.

She made an appearance in the popular film Kabhi Kabhie, Chalte Chalte and as a vamp in Karz. In her horoscope, the family life is missing but other stars favour her to remain in filmdom for a very long time.

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