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The Bollywood Gandu team.
Hyderabad, December 25, 2014

Short, funny and loaded

Brahmanandam, T. Rajender, Balakrishna and even Rajnikanth were given a break when Alia Bhatt took over. The Student of the year star acted like a confused school girl during a rapid... »
Glimpses from the green room at the Hyderabad International Fashion Week Photo: Arunangsu Roy Chowdhury
December 25, 2014

Snapshots from the green room

When the countdown begins for style, glamour and couture, one needs to hold his/her nerve to relish the fun fiesta. With temperatures dipping at night, Hyderabad was witness to a three-day fashion... »
Rao Ramesh
HYDERABAD, December 25, 2014

Gets his due, finally

It is very difficult for a character artiste to hold his own amid an ensemble cast. Unless he comes out with a natural and outstanding performance, he cannot be noticed as his dialogues and the sp... »
Bobby Reddy. Photo: P.V. Sivakumar
December 24, 2014

To give a fillip to sports

To mark its launch, Sports Cult, a sports promotion firm, conducted a national tournament for boys and girls under 12 years of age along with the All India Tennis Association (AITA) at Surya Academ... »
Christmas cheer is in the air with people wrapping up their shopping
December 23, 2014

‘Tis the season to gift happiness

It’s the season to celebrate, bond with loved ones, count your blessings, spend quality time with the family, refer to old family recipes and cook up a feast and simply make merry. It’s also the se... »
December 23, 2014

Get nostalgic with Timehop

If you have ever had the wish to take a look at what you posted exactly one year ago (or two or three, for that matter), Timehop is the app for you. In order to use this app, you will have to creat... »
Food blogs have solved many of our dining issues and have transformed novices to experts in the kitchen; a photo from ‘finelychopped’ home cook visit.
Hyderabad, December 22, 2014

Following the written word

You like it, you blog. You dislike it, you blog. You know it, you blog. You need it? Blog. People blog about anything and everything but very few topics that remained constant and actually saw an... »
Jagapati Babu and Kalyani
December 19, 2014

O Manishi Katha: Oft told tale

The title itself suggests that it is not a regular commercial movie but is aimed at family audiences. O Manishi Katha is a story that you wouldn't mind reading in some weekly magazine. Made... »
A still from Sulemaani Keeda
Hyderabad, December 19, 2014

Get ready for this keeda

Sulemani Keeda is fast wriggling its way to different cities and the team is enjoying the journey. The film is witty and matter-of-factly written and yet the writer-director Amit Masurkar says it... »
Varun Tej makes his debut in 'Mukunda'
December 25, 2014

Mukunda: One for the discerning viewer

When Srikant Addala comes back with a second film, there are bound to be expectations and comparisons with earlier ones, but those who have seen his Seetamma Vakitlo... will vouch for the fact tha... »
December 25, 2014

Santha says: Wake up call!

Imagine yourself in a defeated position: either educated but not employed or not educated and unemployable. Catch 22. Then finally you get employed but are made to become brain dead. The... »
Choir members of Centenary Methodist Church after a practice session. Photo: Nagara Gopal
Hyderabad, December 24, 2014

Hitting the right notes

You know it’s Christmas when the strains of carols reach your ears and add that extra cheer to the festive season. Pass by any church in the city or a home being visited by carol singers and you w... »
Akula Sreeja Photo: V.V. Subrahmanyam
December 24, 2014

Looking back with pride

The striking contrast of the lifestyles of some of the big, international achievers in the world of sports from the Telangana State can well be a gentle reminder of how one can dream big and comple... »
Srikant Addala
HYDERABAD, December 23, 2014

Waiting for the verdict

This soft-spoken man became a household name after he brought together two stars on screen in Seetamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu. As his film Mukunda releases, he is a bundle of nerves... »
Airware helps to understand how drones work
December 23, 2014

The brains behind drones

Technology is growing, and growing fast. A few years back, it would have been impossible to imagine that there would be robots flying in the sky that would be controlled by people on the ground!»
FESTIVE CHEER: Stores in the city stock up on colourful Christmas merchandise even as the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf
Hyderabad, December 21, 2014

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

There’s a certain festive feel in the air with Christmas right around the corner. From a giant Christmas tree greeting passengers at the Shamshabad airport, to small wreaths, stars, bells and tree... »
A model showcases a Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's creation from their new collection 'Renaissance'
Hyderabad, December 19, 2014

‘India is our eternal muse’

It’s celebration time for ace designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who have come up with a new collection. The duo completed 28 years of making people look fabulous with their designs and to mar... »

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