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Nana, yes, a nice man to know
We all have seen and appreciated Nana Patekar in films like "Ankush", "Parinda", "Khamoshi", and just recently in "Bhoot". We all will get to see him again in Ramgopal Varma's forthcoming films. For the moment though we get a chance here to know Na na Patekar the man, the fan and much more in this freewheeling chat with ANUJ KUMAR... .
Down Memory Lane

Restoring Delhi's oldest tomb...
THE DELHI Development Authority has at last embarked on a really worthwhile project - the restoration of the Sultan Ghari. The restoration plan has been drawn up by the Delhi Urban Heritage Foundation, set up under the Lieutenant Governor's ...

Upbeat, not offbeat
HE IS ill at ease with the concept of formula films. Yet Rahul Bose is in New Delhi to promote the not so offbeat "Jhankaar Beats", in which he stars along with Sanjay Suri, Rinkie Khanna and Riya Sen. "It doesn't break the mould but relies on ...

A model prescription
WHEN KAYA Skin Clinic in New Delhi - offering cosmetic dermatology services - decided to rope in a model with both looks and intellect to be its ambassadress, they didn't have to think too hard. The choice fell on Aditi Govitrikar, the ...

Have More... what more?
WHAT DO Bollywood actor Jeetendra and the Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Bimal Jalan, have in common? Or for that matter what do celebrities, socialites and politicians like Robert and Priyanka Vadra, Sharmila Tagore, Shabana Azmi, Salman ...

Game for cricket? Time for some coaching!
Cricket for the underprivileged. Cricket for the deprived. Cricket for the enthusiasts. Cricket for children. That is what seasoned coaches Vinod Sharma and Sarkar Talwar have been busy doing this summer with their special coaching camps. VIJA Y LOKAPALLY writes about the attempt to take the game to the deserving and the needy... .
Eating Out

Two for 21
YET ANOTHER in the city: Nirula's has come out with its outlet number 2 in Gurgaon at MGF, Metro Hall. As one of the successful restaurant chains in the nation they have been experimenting to meet the demand and supply theory. 21's is the name of ...
Land & People

Building up the Westside...
THE PEOPLE of West Delhi are going to witness an example of an innovative and utilitarian architectural expression of the kind, which mostly finds space in South Delhi. Within the next three years, an urban design mini city is being planned at ...

A thousand romances now...
A RAINY day spells misfortune for the English-speaking world, but here in India, the rains signify celebration and prosperity, an end to penury and the blossoming of a thousand romances. No wonder we have a host of artistic traditions dedicated ...
Some beat, some rhythm, finally
THE BEST thing about "Jhankaar Beats" is it strikes some rhythm. The worst thing is it takes quite some time to do it. The film opens on a tepid, vapid, listless note where all you get are a few fresh frames. But it gains in energy with each ...
Fiery zeal, wings of love
SHAMITA SHETTY is no longer a "Shararara Shararara" girl. She is a pilot in the Indian Air Force. Wait, we are talking about her reel life. She will be the first female pilot on the Indian silver screen in her latest film "Agni Pankh". The ...

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