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Disc jockey

Every party has its own centre of gravity which fortunately or unfortunately happens to be the guy who does best with his fingers- Your friendly neighborhood D.J. And for all those people who have that wide eyed look of awe every time this dude (not to sound sexist but they usually are dudes) grabs the microphone, please read on! P.S ...

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Dramatics

She is familiar to most of us as the charming hostess on the Amul India Show. But theatre remains Sanjana Kapoor’s first love. Although she hails from a family with strong filmi ties, she has chosen to take the road less trodden… Sanjana always knew she wanted to act – but she wasn’t sure whether her medium was to be ...

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Acting as a career

Think you got the looks to die for, moves to impress and were born to be on Page 3? Maybe acting is the career of your dreams. Don’t know how to get there? Sukanya Acharya tells you just how! For years, acting was thought of as a hobby of the elite class and a fixation of the undeserving poor. Today, ...

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Make it Big

An interview with the Vice President Artist & Repertoire (A&R) of Universal Music, Rajeeta Hemwani. The A&R division of any music label is responsible for scouting new musical talent in the industry and then growing and developing that talent. We spoke with Rajeeta Hemwani, VP A&R at Universal Music, one of the, if not the, biggest music labels in the ...

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Careers in TV

Most fresh graduates face the chicken or egg dilemma. Companies want to hire people with experience… but where do u get that experience unless someone gives u a job?? Well, here’s some good news. There is a young and exciting industry which offers hard-working and quick-to-learn newcomers almost unlimited opportunities. You will start at the very bottom, earn a pittance ...

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VJ ke peeche kya hai…

Have you ever seen the credits roll by at the end of your favorite show on [V] or MTV and wondered what it’d be like to work there? Well, first of all, tell me, do you think Music Television is all about: * Fast money * Faster chicks/guys? * Loads of partying? * Sex, Drugs and Rock-n-Roll? Well, if you ...

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Chennai International Screenwriting Workshop

Do you want to be one of the chosen 250 to attend a week-long masterclass by some of the best screenwriting teachers in the country? Kamal Haasan, in association with Indian Institute of Technology, Madras presents a first-of-its-kind international workshop and seminar on screenwriting in South India. “It’s a strictly instructional event. Basic education is compulsory and candidates need to ...

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Film Making – Part 1

Introduction Not every budding director or writer finds the right kind of launch pad. Not everyone is born into the Kapoor or Khan clan. Not everyone can do chamchagiri of the producer. For such unfortunate mavericks who want to make films, going independent is an option… Going ‘independent’ means generating your own fund and resources, without any organized film production ...

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A Career in ADVENTURE Sports

For all those who enjoy that rush of adrenalin, the thrill of something reckless, a career in adventure sports is just the thing for you. You’re at that point where you need to decide on a specific career but like everyone else you don’t want to be stuck in a regular nine to five. If you have an immense love ...

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Radio Jockey

Do you love music? Have you always dreamt of saying things like, “This is Chandamama (or wotever your name is) and you’re listening to 107.1 FM”. If the answer is yes, then you’re tuned in to the right magazine. Coz we’re gonna tell you all about being a Radio Jockey (RJ). Rule the air waves, enjoy the mystical aura of ...

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