Daily Archives: October 17, 2011

Abhishek takes a pay cut

To make sure that his film reaches the theatres without the escalating productions costs affecting it, Abhishek Bachchan has decided to take a pay cut for his upcoming film ‘Players’. Taking a

Accountability bill

What has been demanded for long is a law that can ensure the creation of a body capable of conducting across the board accountability of all those in a position to misuse

Rabia Ahmed

A degree of absurdity

Apparently, Madame Tussauds wished to wax Moin Akhtar. Let me hasten to clarify that this refers to the Madame Tussauds waxworks museum, not some beauty salon. Mr Akhtar’s son has turned down


The city that he loved

A Hameed is known and remembered for several of his intellectual and literary achievements, but one of his very best works is included in the collection of his essays in Urdu and