Earlier this year, an e-commerce site started selling Modi kurtas, cashing upon
the popularity of the Prime Minister designate and his well-starched,
well-stitched pastel-shaded kurtas. Now after he has won the election, Narendra
Modi has become a muse for a fashion designer in Mumbai, who has stitched a
special suit for his swearing-in ceremony.
While nature paid a heavy price for human civilisation, there’s only a little
that it demands back from society. Perhaps, only the residual concern of
humanity that lurks for meaning in the Gandhian philosophy— what we are doing
to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to
ourselves and to one another.
FREE SPIRIT: Tim Faulkner
Cover scars, hide those burns, coat your tattoo, enhance cleavage and conceal
injury mark…There is all the more need for make up on the body, even though it
seldom moves away from the face. If at all, there are no flaws to cover, there
is scope for a tanned glow, body contour, muscle definition and the right
Cantaloupe is a summer boon to a weight loss diet. A cantaloupe has naturally occurring sugars, which help satisfy your sweet tooth and may enable you to resist eating high-calorie, less healthy foods.
The chicken wing is a term used for a 'flying elbow' in the follow through. When
the left elbow (for a right handed golfer) moves outwards and upwards similar to
a drive in cricket, it is called a chicken wing and is one of the reasons for a
Vienna, the seat of the former Austro-Hungarian empire, situated in the heart of
Europe, is all set to project its youthful romantic appeal to attract hundreds
of honeymooning couples from India this year.
Step out: Vienna is an ideal
destination for honeymooners.
Art on the go
The Chhattisgarh State Handicrafts Developments Board, with the brand name of
Shabari, an undertaking of the Government of Chhattisgarh, has displayed a wide
range of craft objects particularly from Chhattisgarh at Lajpat Rai Bhawan-15,
The mobile craft market
She is worth it!
Bollywood diva Aishwarya Rai Bachchan met actress Freida Pinto during a special
shoot at the ongoing Cannes Film Festival. The 40-year-old former Miss World has
teamed up with the Slumdog Millionaire star for the first time for a L'Oreal
Freida Pintu at Cannes
Going retro for Tigmanshu
Vidyut Jammwal is seen sporting a bearded, long haired look for his next,
modelled over Robert De Niro and Al Pacino's yesteryear looks. Looks like we
have another actor joining the list of Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor
and Ranveer Singh who've taken ‘look authenticity’ to the next level and
that's none other than our young action hero Vidyut Jammwal.
Vir instructed to lose weight
After Revolver Rani, Vir has already gotten in to a grueling shooting schedule
for his next, 1984 which is based on the infamous Sikh riots that happened 30
years ago. Vir plays a Sikh in the film. Vir had to gain little muscle for his
role in Revolver Rani. Since he played an aspiring actor in the film, he had to
bulk up a bit to look the part.
Bollywood fashionista Sonam Kapoor walked the coveted red carpet at the ongoing
Cannes Film Festival in a voluminous black Elie Saab couture gown. The
28-year-old actress opted for a vintage look this time with a faux bob hair do
and completed her get-up with Chopard earrings and red lip colour.
Sonam Kapoor in a Alexander
Cameron finds love
Actress Cameron Diaz is reportedly dating Good Charlotte singer Benji Madden. The new couple, who have apparently been dating for about a month, are said to have been introduced by Nicole Richie, who is married to Benji's brother Joel.
Like father, like son
Superstar Akshay Kumar wants his son Aarav to keep a distance from showbiz so that he can enjoy a normal childhood. "It's a conscious decision to keep my son away from limelight. I think it is better to keep them (children) away from all this that is seen everywhere in newspapers and all. I want to give them a normal childhood," Akshay, 46, said in a media interaction here.
Bride & her baggage
Bride-to-be Kim Kardashian flew out of the city for her wedding with 12 bags in tow. Kim, who left Los Angeles on Saturday to meet her Prince Charming, rapper Kanye West, along with her daughter North. The couple is set to marry on May 24 apparently in the Orangerie Garden at the Palace of Versailles, France.
Actress Asin, who prefers to stay off social media, recently discovered that an impostor had made an account in her name on the social micro-blogging site and had started interacting with her fellow actors Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh and many others.
Demi’s Man Friday
Actress Demi Moore reportedly enjoyed a date night with rocker Sean Friday and
the duo were said to be getting cosy during their outing. However, the
51-year-old actress, who sparked dating rumours with Sean earlier this year, did
not walk the red carpet with Sean at the De Re Gallery in Hollywood.
Himani’s honest take
Veteran actress Himani Shivpuri, who has done innumerable roles, will soon be
seen in a comedy show Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai. But the actor feels TV is bereft of
fresh ideas and there isn't much acting left.
Strong note: Himani Shivpuri
THE YEAR AHEAD