Sachin Joshi
August 22, 2014

Nee Jathaga Nenundali: A yawn of a remake

‘Enti’ she asks with a quizzical look and after a long pause he says ‘…enledhu’. This conversation, if we can call it that, repeats quite a few times during Nee Jathaga Nenundali, the Telug... »
B.S. Prakash, Vijay Marur and Shankar Melkote talk about Return of the Dirty Old Men, to be staged as part of MetroPlus Theatre festival 2014 in Hyderabad Photo: Sangeetha Devi Dundoo
Hyderabad, August 21, 2014

‘We are old men, dirty or otherwise’

Return of the Dirty Old Men Venue: Ravindra Bharathi Date: August 24; 7.30p.m. B.S. Prakash, Shankar Melkote and Vijay Marur... »
Md. Ibrahim Khan
Hyderabad, August 20, 2014

A trip to Pakistan

Mohammed Ibrahim Khan will accompany the Indian teams for the South Asian Cadet & Junior table tennis Championships 2014 to be held at Islamabad,Pakistan from August 27 to 29 as coach. Joining... »
PICNIC TIME Post Independence Day celebrations, the Fort has seen a spurt in visitors. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf
Hyderabad, August 19, 2014

Go, Golconda

Guess who’s busy more than usual. The guards and the staff at the Golconda Fort’s ticket counter. Besides the regular out-of-town tourists, city tourists too are making a beeline towards the Fort.... »
Researchers from Stanford University with Israeli defence firm Rafael have developed an Android app called Gyrophone that picks up vibrations of sound by using vibrating pressure plates in the phone’s gyroscope.
August 19, 2014

Smartphone as a spy gadget

How about turning your smartphone into a spy gadget? It’s possible with a new app. Researchers from Stanford University with Israeli defence firm Rafael have developed an Android app call... »
A still from 'Rendu Rellu Naluge'
Hyderabad, August 18, 2014

In the multiples of two

Yet another director, Dharma from the USA who has his roots in Vijayawada is making his debut soon with Rendu Rellu Naluge. Right from his childhood, Dharma was inclined towards art and ove... »
Ben Atherton-Zeman during a performance
Hyderabad, August 17, 2014

To the good men and bad

The stage has always been a platform to talk about gender violence and sexism but Ben Atherton Zeman’s one-man play that was performed in the city last week was markedly different from anything the... »
Salad de Beach House
Hyderabad, August 17, 2014

Of coastal spices and flavours

Think Goa and think an evening spent devouring exotic seafood, robust spices and refreshing salads while listening to the waves breaking upon the shore while a live band belts out peppy tracks. Th... »
Sharmila and Hirendernath, yoga teachers, talk about BKS Iyengar and his contibution to yoga. Photo: D. Chakravarthy
HYDERABAD, August 22, 2014

Mind, body and science

A day after B.K.S Iyengar breathed his last, yoga practitioner and teacher Sharmila walked into a bookstore and asked for 10 copies of a book penned by the late guru. The shop attendant was curious... »  
A model sports an ensemble by Sashikant Naidu, to be showcased at Lakme Fashion Week on August 22.
HYDERABAD, August 20, 2014

Return of the recluse

Sashikant Naidu is a recluse, almost. He is reachable to friends and the loyal clientele he’s built up over the years but he’s uncomfortable with the frills that come with fashion weeks — the atte... »
Chess Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar
Hyderabad, August 20, 2014

It’s the team thing

For GM M.R. Lalith Babu, it was a dream come true maiden appearance in the Chess Olympiad in Norway last week-end when »
Lumo nags you to sit straight
Hyderabad, August 19, 2014

An app that nags you to sit straight

As children, we were often nagged by our mothers to sit straight. Our mothers did a pretty good job of ensuring that our posture was not ruined. A company called Lumo Body Tech has come up w... »
SHOP TALK Sridevi and Bharat with Regina Cassandra at their recent show
Hyderabad, August 19, 2014

Designer dreams

He graduated from Istituto Europeo di Design (IED) in Milan and went on to work with fashion power houses like Tom Ford and Prada, before heading back to the city to set up his own label. Designer... »
SMILE THROUGH SLUSH Some of the participants at last year’s event. Photo: G.S.B. Choudary
Hyderabad, August 18, 2014

Get downright dirty and muddy

It’s probably easier and a matter of pride to say one is training for a marathon or cyclathon than draw curious glances declaring that one is looking forward to a mud run. Those unaccust... »
Srinivas Reddy
Hyderabad, August 17, 2014

Moment of reckoning

Comedian Srinivas Reddy spent a sleepless night a day before his film Geetanjali’s release. The actor after years of waiting was trying hard to suppress his excitement but his eyes said it... »

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