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All made-up and some way to go...
Shilpa Shetty may not be the most punctual or even the best actress to grace the silver screen. But she is under no illusions about Bollywood. "It is the heroes who call the shots," she admits. ZIYA US SALAM gets to hear all this and mo re as a reward for a couple of hours of patient wait... .
Chords & Notes
THE ALBUM consists of ten oft-repeated melodies, with Asha Bhonsle lending her voice for the first time for a consumer product through one song, `Rasila'. The frequent breaks in her voice only suggest that she should cut down on her songs now. ...
Jewels for Summer-2002
SWAROVSKI, CONSIDERED to be a leading brand in fashion jewellery, has come out with its novel collection for this summer. Promised to be `'all about the incredible lightness of being,'' this glittering collection is up for grabs in 22 outlets ...
`Pardesi' woman is here!
In the playback world of falsetto voices and would-be Lata Mangeshkars, Sapna Awasthi has carved a niche for herself with her open voiced, down-to-earth folksongs. But she is not willing to be slotted into any particular genre, says MADHUR TANKHA... .
A comedy of errors... errs
THIS IS a laughable attempt at comedy, Bollywood style. No banana peels, no falling drawers. Still an outrageously loud comedy where people scream when they can do with a whisper, where people take leave of reason when they have nothing to be ...
Want to be Shah Rukh Khan?
Summer camps for acting. Workshops to iron out the flaws. Schools of acting and their claims of grooming a `star to be'. Cine stars making an appearance at a function attended by aspirants. Delhi has it all this summer. RANA A. SIDDIQUI tells you what to find where in the world of budding actors... .
Letting your hair down with socks on
FUNKIE ORBITS, a children's entertainment enterprise launched in June 2000, has come up with a popular indoor "wonderland" for Delhi's upwardly mobile population. The concept is based on the realisation that if parents want to shop till they ...

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