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  • Monday
  • 17 November, 2014
Put On Your Prancing Shoes

What lies behind that easy grin of Parineeti? What lies under Ranveer Singh's painful cowboyhood? Remember the tasteless joke, belittling harassment, she pulled at Big Boss house? And to think that all this playing at Indians-cowboys was for promoting a tiredly named film called Kill Dil. Would turn out to be bosh anyway.

Happy Siege At Kut

Judges at the Miss Kut beauty pageant in Imphal, part of the Kut festival—the harvest festivities of the Kuki-Chin-Mizos—had a hard time in deciding who to crown. Finally, in what can be termed a photogenic photofinish, Lamneimoi Chongloi took the top honour.

Speak As You Write

How prominently does Bollywood feature in the Mumbai litfest, one asks  inevitably. Going by photos of worthies like Pawan Verma, Shobha De and Gulzar, the answer is a prominent positive. Tata Literature Live would certainly not have a better mix of the lowbrow, middlebrow
and highbrow.

Look Who’s Sayin’ Hello

Samantha! She's the actress people are talking in hushed tones about in Chennai—for snazzling movies with Surya, Vikram and Vijay in the same year. Her immediate prayer? That Kaththi, the one with Vikram, turns out well.

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