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The little birdie’s back, this time with an official rumour. Bollywood’s abuzz with the ‘news’ that Rhea Pillai has at last decided that it’s time to teach husband Sanjay Dutt a lesson or two for his amorous ways and has filed for a divorce. The cause for this friction? You guessed it—Sanju baba’s more than flirtatious relationship with Preity Zinta.
But here’s some good news from Cyrus ‘Bakra’ Broacha. Mumbai’s most eligible bachelor became a bakra in real life last week when he tied the knot with his muse for five years, Ayesha Monani, a freelance photographer. Guess Broacha couldn’t stay away from the cameras for too long—soon after the registered marriage, the couple didn’t waste any time on honeymoon. They were spotted in their offices the very next day!
Guess what was the curiosity element when renowned physicist Stephen Hawking landed in Mumbai last week? No, not his Black Hole theory. It was instead his state-of-the-art wheel-chair, mounted with a computer and a voice synthesiser. In India to attend an international conference, the celebrated author of A Brief History of Time, who suffers from motor neuron disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is excited to find and give some answers during his two-week stay in India.
So can we now safely say that we Indians produce all the beautiful women in the world? Why not? After all, we have a Miss Universe, a Miss World, a Miss whatever else you can think of. And now we have the fourth beauty title of the year, the Mrs World 2001 in Aditi Govitrikar. Ain’t that proof enough of our claim? Being hailed as a ‘shining example to all married women with careers who want to achieve that extra something in life’, the lady with cognac eyes is aiming big in life—she’s already shooting for her first Hindi film. And if her Coke commercial with Hrithik Roshan is any indication of her acting prowesses, this lady surely knows what she wants in life. No?
Ever wondered what a medal in the Olympics can do to you? Ask Karnam Malleshwari. You get invited to ribbon-cutting ceremonies! You poll more votes than A.B. Vajpayee and are voted the Time South Asian of the year. And, to top it all, you have producers queuing outside your house with film roles! Did we hear you say something like make hay while the sun shines?