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Fun-filled memories
Diwali has different connotations for different people. SHALINI UMACHANDRAN talks to some well-known personalities to find out what the festival means to them.
He had a cheerful disposition
Mahesh Mahadevan enjoyed life and loved living. But fate had other plans... A tribute to the young music director who passed away recently.
Styling the mane
Hair stylists need a sense of humour besides talent and creativity, says Jawed Habib, a leading hair `designer', who was recently in the city.
Showcasing a label
"WHO SAID that robes worn on the ramp are not fit to be worn off it?" screamed Ritu's collections that were showcased by the models at the fashion show held this past week. The show, organised by the city- based women's organisation Ellements, ...
Eating Out
Pocket-friendly prices
Though a mixture of Western, Chinese and Indian cuisine, the spread is simple, yet delicious at Fisherman's Fare, on Spur Tank Road, Chetpet.
Special treats for Diwali
With Diwali just round the corner, try these mouth-watering traditional sweets and savouries, which can be made well in advance.
Tamil film bonanza on TV
DIWALI IS dazzlingly bright on the small screen, with mega-hit Tamil films being brought into your living rooms. Sun TV is presenting "Kadhala Kadhala" in the afternoon, with Kamal Hassan and Prabhu Deva, and follows it up with the evening ...

`Seedhi Baat' celebrates anniversary
HIS SHOW on Aaj Tak has ruffled feathers and punctured egos, and is now a year old. "Seedhi Baat" with Prabhu Chawla had such a candid interview with Maneka Gandhi that she reportedly lost her job in the Union Ministry within three days. Pramod ...
Fatherhood Cyrus Broacha style
THE MOMENT has arrived. MTV's best-loved VJ might finally have to grow up. Cyrus Broacha has become the father of a son, about whom he says, "They all say he looks like me. But I think he looks like a prawn!" The baby was born on October 24, 11 ...
Zee's strategy pays off
THE THURSDAY night magic is working, if the figures for October 17, when Zee screened "Humraaz", are to be believed. On that Thursday, Zee occupied five out of the ten top slots on TV. The climb had begun with "The Legend of Bhagat Singh", and ...
Sachin speaks on cricket
THIRTEEN YEARS of cricketing experience, and all of 29 years old, Sachin Tendulkar is finally ready to share his analysis of cricket with viewers on ESPN STAR Sports twice a week, starting November 5. The programmes have been promised by Sachin ...
Hollywood blockbusters in Hindi
THE ONGOING channel war is currently so hot that DD's strategy of telecasting Western blockbuster films in Hindi has been hijacked by STAR, who will begin telecasting the dubbed Hollywood films on STAR Gold from November 3. But DD will still have ...
A career in compering
THIS IS for aspiring TV comperes and newsreaders. James Vasanthan and Uma Padmanabhan, well-known host of many a popular TV shows, have launched the Academy for television Hosting. The syllabus looks at various aspects of TV appearances such as ...
Madras Miscellany

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