Saturday, June 10, 2023

The Arts


An Obituary to Sridevi: ‘Khuda Gawah’, no ‘Moondram Pirai’ for ‘Poombatta’ to flutter again....

Along with her legions of fans we are saddened to realize that 'Khuda Gawah', there will be no 'Moondram Pirai' for the beautiful 'Poombatta' to flutter again. The 'Chandni Chaplin' who as Hawa Hawaii called 'Mr India', 'ChaalBaaz' , chal bazi (has left us)....... or did someone feel, "baz, ab chal" (enough, now leave). One wishes it were not so.
Iceland woos desi film-makers Warm up romances amidst our volcanos

Iceland woos desi film-makers. “Warm up romances amidst our volcanoes”

Iceland woos desi film-makers. "Warm up romances amidst our volcanoes" Tourism is the biggest foreign exchange earner for Iceland. Iceland, with a population of 330,000 gets about 1.5 million tourists annually. It is well-known for...
Wah Taj Boliye to Ooh Aaah Ouch

“Wah Taj Boliye!” or ‘Ooh Aaah Ouch!’

"Wah Taj Boliye!"  or 'Ooh Aaah Ouch!' The news item that tickled Cool Chilli's grey cells this time is about the The Taj Mahal at Agra. Understand the officials at the Taj Mahal site are not providing shoe...
Metallic Tattoos to conduct computer operations

Mettalic Tattoos to ‘Conduct’ Computer Operations?

Mettalic Tattoos to 'Conduct' Computer Operations? Etching may be Art, Technology may be Science, but the twain shall meet in Tattoo-istan. Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are leveraging temporary tattoos to operate connected devices...
US Library cool your heels and light up your minds

US Library throws the book? Light up your minds as you cool heels

photo courtesy: backyardskeptics.com US Library throws the book? The Athens- Limestone Public Library in the town of Athens in Alabama will be enforcing the law to discourage errant book borrowers. The Library sees about $200,000...
Tom yanks the throttle as 'Sully' takes-off to celebrate a heroic landing

Tom yanks the throttle as ‘Sully’ takes-off to celebrate a heroic landing

Tom yanks the throttle as 'Sully' takes-off to celebrate a heroic landing The film 'Sully' is about Captain Chesley 'Sully' Sullenberger of the US Airways and his heroic stewardship of his aircraft in January 2009. Actor...
Udta Punjab, Ulta Pen-jab,

Anurag Kashyap cries, “Ulta Pen-jab” ?

photo courtesy: indian express.com Anurag Kashyap, the maker of ‘Udta Punjab’ is crying foul over being asked to make cuts in the film. The film which is about the rampant drug abuse in the Indian state...
Amid Adams, when Eves prosper, Society gets Pink in health, becomes Eden.

Eden gets Pink in health when Eves prosper Amid Adams!

It is a wonderful coincidence that this post on Pink coincides with the onset of Durga Asthami. Pink is not in the red Pink, the movie co-produced by Shoojit Sircar and directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury seems to...
RIP Mr Dillep Padgaonkar former Editor The Times of India TOI second most famous job in India

RIP Mr Dileep Padgaonkar

photo courtesy: thehindu.com RIP Mr Dileep Padgaonkar The former Editor of the Times of India passed away at Pune due to heart attack and other organ failures. He was  72. Among the eminent journalists of...