Anjuli Bhattacharyya, Prithviraj Ramaswamy and Jade Naidu at a show Photo: G.Ramakrishna
May 1, 2015

Fusion is the way forward

Celebrations for the International Dance Day are on at Ravindra Bharathi. As the team of six dancers rehearses under neon lights to the chants of ‘Om Namah Shivaya’, Prithviraj Ramaswamy, the artis... »
A screenshot from Silambarasan's dubsmash video, where he lipsyncs to Rajinikanth's dialogue from Padaiyappa
HYDERABAD, May 1, 2015

Dub for fun

A break in her shooting schedule and actress Lavanya Tripathi posts a dubsmash video on instagram, lip-syncing to ‘Darling I’m a nightmare dressed like a daydream’ from Taylor’s Swift’s ‘Blank Spac... »
April 30, 2015

In a happy space

Lavanya Tripathi is in a happy space. The girl, who shot to fame with Andala Rakshasi and played a cameo role in Manam, has her hands full with three Telugu films and offers from the... »
Sanjay Thumma prepares kallu chicken.
April 29, 2015

Here come the vloggers

Visiting a new city and want to know what street food it has to offer? Or are you on the lookout for inspiring stories of people who made it big in their own small way? Enter the world of vloggers... »
Mataam Al Turki at  Moosarambagh Photo: G.Ramakrishna
April 28, 2015

An Arabian aroma

Think of Arabian food in Hyderabad and one conjures up images of mutton mandi, mutton khabsa, chicken mandi and batair fry with mandi rice. From the food joints in Tolic... »
A still from 'Nalo Okkadu', (Enakkul Oruvan in Tamil), remade from Kannada film Lucia.
April 28, 2015

Reworking a remake

Nalo Okkadu is Prasad Ramar’s first dubbed film in Telugu (from Enakkul Oruvan in Tamil, remade from Kannada film Lucia) after working with Karthik Subbaraj, who directe... »
The marks stay: The cracks and damage can be covered but not the trauma. Photo: Special Arrangement
April 27, 2015

When the earth shook

When the earth shakes it is for all to know. In our childhood , the fable we were told was , ‘Don’t we move in our sleep? Similarly, God of earth is shifting his position in his sleep, hence the mo... »
Lakshmi Prabhala
HYDERABAD, May 1, 2015

A kaleidoscope called Hyderabad

There is a surprise waiting at every other turn in the gullies of Old City, for a keen observer. The area is a treasure trove if you are a photographer. Navigating through the streets, it’s common... »
A candle light rally at the Osmania University for Nepal quake victims
April 30, 2015

A pledge to help

It happened over six days ago but the memory is fresh in Lekhnath Pathak’s mind. He was in the lab around 12 noon when his Nepali friend from Delhi called. Busy at work, Lekhnath cut the call and h... »
Sania Mirza is riding a wave of success of late. Photo: V.V. Subrahmanyam
April 29, 2015

Looking back in satisfaction

The 28-year-old Sania is to tennis what Viswanathan Anand is to chess, Sachin Tendulkar to cricket — a true phenomenon. Everything is so natural about her game. Women’s Tennis Ass... »
Krish Jagarlamudi. Photo: K. Ramesh Babu
April 29, 2015

Line between right and wrong

“A script, studio and a star… everything was given to me on a platter. I am lucky and should thank Sanjay Leela Bhansali for this,” says director Krish Jagarlamudi, making his debut in Hindi with t... »
April 28, 2015

Chair that exercises with you

Many people want to exercise, but are just unable to conjure up enough energy to hit the gym. The TAO Chair is exactly what they need. This chair has been designed to provide a dynamic workout for... »
People stand in a queue to get drinking water from a tanker at an open ground after an earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal.
April 27, 2015

Make your penny count

How can I help? Can I contribute? Can I send relief material? These questions are foremost on everyone’s mind ever since the news of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, which also left a trail of... »
Dulquer Salmaan and Nithya Menen
HYDERABAD, April 26, 2015

‘I don’t know what age is’

Magical, dreamy, poetic are some terms being used to describe the viewing experience of Mani Ratnam’s O Kadhal Kanmani (Ok Bangaram in Telugu). Veteran cinematographer P.C Sreeram has... »