Her first stint as a costume designer in Bollywood film "Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela" has made veteran designer Anju Modi realise that filmmakers are now more than ever focussing on getting the right look for their characters to add authenticity to their final product.  

Local cooks hold the torch of Indian cuisine: Vikas Khanna (Interview)

Local cooks hold the torch of Indian cuisine: Vikas Khanna (Interview)

Having traversed multiple Indian coastal spots in three months to collect 'desi' recipes, ingredients and distinct tastes to add his own twist for a TV show, New York-based Michelin star chef Vikas Khanna has discovered that the local chefs are the pioneers.  

Two little spiritual gems (Book Review)

Two little spiritual gems (Book Review)

Title: Practical Spirituality for Enriched Living: Author: Shri Nimishananda; Publisher: Satsangh Publications (Bangalore); Pages: 231; Price: Rs.225  

'Veeram' is powerless (IANS Tamil Movie Review)

'Veeram' is powerless (IANS Tamil Movie Review)

Movie: "Veeram"; Cast: Ajith Kumar, Tamannah Bhatia, Vidharth, Suhail Chandhok, Nassar, Santhanam, Pradeep Rawat, Ramesh Khanna, Abhinaya, Manochitra, Vidyullekha Raman, Devadarshini and Atul Kulkarni; Director: Siva; Rating: **1/2  

Money cannot buy me: Aamir Khan (Interview)

Money cannot buy me: Aamir Khan (Interview)

One of Bollywood's favourite Khans, Aamir, claims to earn the "least compared to others", and says he "cannot compromise" with his emotions as "money cannot buy me".  

Bollywood packs its best punch with raw action

Bollywood movies with raw action are still a better hit than animated action

Recycling saris turns into booming industry

Recycling saris turns into booming industry

Facelifting old saris has turned into a booming industry in Agra

Bengali cinema's resurgence

Bengali cinema's resurgence

New directors, new ideas power Bengali cinema's resurgence.