It was a stunner from the start. Mumbai revelled as Outlook group’s women’s magazine Marie Claire India was unveiled and Preity Zinta’s face looked squarely back from the 8-feet tall recreation of the cover. Seen here from left, Akshay Raheja, Outlook editor-in-chief Vinod Mehta, executive director, international editions, Lawrence Hembert, Marie Claire India editor Shefalee Vasudev, Groupe Marie Claire CEO Arnaud de Contades, associate publisher Suresh Selvaraj and president Maheshwer Peri.
Curtly Ambrose, that scary fast bowler and Richie Richardson, that marauding hooker of the cricket ball of the West Indies now strum gentle reggae tunes. The duo and their band the Big Bad Dread and the Baldhead are rocking Antigua every night just like their days on the field.
Rajnikanth watched his son-in-law Dhanush—not in 2-D or 3-D but in the first-ever D-cinema. The Tamil film Pudhupettai marks a standard defined by Hollywood for digital cinema servers with compression formats, contrast ratios, brightness and colour gamut. All the jargon basically implies a more real reel treat for the viewers.
Negar Khan, Bollywood’s most skimpily dressed import is at it again—this time on the Cannes red carpet. As if her cleavy black gown wasn’t enough, she had to bend and blow a kiss to the crowd revealing her essentials. Those who’ve kept abreast of her antics will vouch that wardrobe malfunction is her style.