Eight years back on a hot July night, with the world's eyes on him, Marco Materazzi took a grievous, well-delivered, lucky head-butt. The famous Frenchman who fetched it was promptly sent out, Italy won the FIFA World Cup. The dispensable player (where did they get the posters?) whose big mouth earned him painful headdlines is now in India, as Chennai FC's player for the ISL. Let us see....
With a name pregnant with stormy possibilities, a batting style that sticks closely to a related sense, Chris Gayle, bludgeoner of bowlers, is 35 and, as we see, is making a spectacle of it. A new, flashy mansion is also on its way, we hear.
Why can't the men governing India's other major cities emulate Chennai's continuing success in providing, tasty—and healthy—food for the masses at a cheap price? After the great success of food kitchens comes the Amma Unavagam (Amma canteen). Frighteningly, CM Amma herself tastes the first mouthfuls.
Right, if you are thinking about it, that manoeuvre by Ujjwala Raut requires great flexibility. After a forgettable outing in movies like The Xpose following a happy modelling career, Ujjwala has taken the significant decision of joining Big Boss 8. “Just to have fun," says she, leaving us aghast.