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The Call

Band: Call Current line-up: – Junaid Khan: Vocals – Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan (Xulfi): Guitars/ Backing Vocals – Sultan Raja: Bass Website: www.thebandcall.com “Our visit to India was a lot of fun. From the beach to the cinema, we enjoyed every moment of it. It feels just like home because the people are so warm and helpful,” says Xulfi, the guitarist ...

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Kandy Floss & Fear Factor

Two new shows on Sony, Kandy Floss & Fear Factor… How do they fare? The concepts are nice, but sadly the execution is not too good… Get all the dope on these two serials. Kandy Floss Sony Entertainment Television, Fridays, 11 pm It’s Ekta Kapoor again but with an altogether different concept, fortunately nothing to do with the usual saas-bahu ...

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Isko deewana kar gaye!

Himesh Reshammiya is not any Tom, Dick or Harry, feels Hardik Mehta. He may not have the versatility of AR Rahman, the romanticism of Jatin-Lalit, the classical touch of Ismail Darbar or the hep beat of Vishal-Shekhar. But switch on the TV and chances are that you will find the hyper-ubiquitous Himesh Reshammiya with his rakish leather jacket, and a ...

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Kya Hoga Nimmo Ka?

Star ONE, Monday – Thursdays 10.00 pm Ekta Kapoor‘s first take on Star One is a horrible take! It is the most irritating of all the soaps on air presently. Nimmo is a middle-class dreamer, and has two sisters who assume they are far more capable, and happening than Nimmo. The ex-cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu plays a strange role. He ...

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See you at the next level

This festival of theatre for change, was an experience in itself, says Ruchi Mehta. Gabriel Sirois and Srimoyee Mitra began this journey from Toronto in 2003 with a show called 3rd Rail’d with the idea that theatre and most art forms have a very niche audience and that there is often no interaction between artists of different disciplines. “As a ...

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Style Chat

JAM kicks off a new series where we speak to young designers and stylists. After schooling in Ajmer, Nidhi Singh came to Mumbai and did a 1-year fashion-designing course at B.D. Somani College. She has worked with Deepti Luthra on a music video, with Ritu Deora as a coordinator on Star Plus as well as on a B.R. Films serial. ...

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Not Just Another Party – It’s the SVP Party

On 20th April, The members of the Rotaract Club of N.M. College partied with a difference. Yes, it was their Annual Party – The SVP Party. The SVP Party is a celebration of a unique kind. SVP aka St. Vincent Paul is a Learning Centre for the Underpriviledged at Irla which the club has affiliated with over the past two ...

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Graphically speaking

Video games (Tomb Raider), comics (Super, Spider and Bat men), books and now, graphic novels have become the new screenplays/ story boards. The recent ones being Sin city, History of violence and V for Vendetta. The graphic effect is the latest craze to revolutionise movies after Matrix’s action sequences. A graphic novel is a long-form comic book, usually with lengthy ...

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The Simple Life 2

Star World, Thursdays 8.30 pm Heiresses from Hell! Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie are back again with another unimaginable season of The Simple Life. This time they are in a new avtaar – as interns! They are hopping onto Greyhound buses fora series of stints in corporate America. With no cell phones and cash, they try to sustain themselves by ...

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Ek aur level Chalte Chalte

A festival of theatre for change, to bring together people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds of life, as a need to speak out against gross violence. It is a must-go for all drama and theatre buffs. It includes performances by Rehaan Engineer, Diksha, Meena Naik among others and will be followed by a Photo Exhibiton as well. This non-ticketed ...

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