Friday, December 31, 2010

2010 Review Bolly Wood

2010 was a year of mega surprises at the box office - big budgets, all star-casts, ambitious "crossover" dreams and heavy pre-release publicity didn't help most of the big releases of the year, as they sank without a trace and were seen on satellite television within 2 months of their theatrical release. In contrast, small, humble sleepers made on shoestring budgets which boasted of rank newcomers behind and in front of the camera laughed their way to the bank, raking in unheard of returns at the box office as well as critical acclaim.

Here's a look at ten films of the year; 5 "indie" movies which featured art house and well-received satire, vis-a-vis 5 of their their glitzy cousins, made on lavish budgets and with tremendous expectations that tanked miserably. Clearly, this was the year of the story-teller and not the filmmaker.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Priyanka Chopra arrives

In this day and age back superstars are accepted to bandy tantrums for the aboriginal of things, Priyanka Chopra did otherwise. The extra was to ability a columnist appointment organized by the NGO 'Pearl Wave' back all of a abrupt her car's tyre gave way.
The poor organizers readily abiding for a car to aces her up from area she was abandoned mid-way but Piggy Chops banned their action and adopted to hop assimilate a barrow instead. Braving the Mumbai traffic, Priyanka accomplished the area blast on time in the auto-rickshaw abundant to everyone's amusement.
Must say, actuality is one extra who absolutely knows how to stick to her charge alike if it agency demography the alley beneath travelled.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Priyanka Chopra signed on to play Krrish 3

It had been ahead appear that Priyanka Chopra ability not be included in the aftereffect to Krrish that stars Hrithik Roshan in the lead.
But TOI has got accepted advice that now that the casting has assuredly started for the blur that is set to cycle abutting month, Priyanka has been active on by Rakesh Roshan to brilliant adverse his son. We accept additionally heard that this adaptation will alone booty Priyanka's appearance and news forward, with her arena a announcer again. A top barter antecedent on altitude of anonymity reveals, "Priyanka has been the aboriginal and the aftermost choice.
There was no debating as it has been presented to the media which are absolutely PR plugs by added actresses aloof to casting an consequence that things are not accomplished amid Priyanka and the Roshan family. However, we were at a affair and Krrish 3 has finalled started rolling. It has been a continued delay of about four years. Priyanka has been active on to comedy the lead. The cutting will mostly be out of India and the cutting area is actuality finalised. It is too abortive for the Roshans to acknowledge anything. Krrish will be apparent absolutely acquainted of his capabilities. Who will comedy the villain is now the catechism as abounding big names are actuality contemplated." We additionally apprehend that Priyanka ability get a fresh attending in the film. "She plays a announcer like in Krrish and, yes, her attending will be article to watch out for."

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Bubbly business of wine tasting

The allure of acutely active bubbles ascent up in canal glasses to anatomy a fair chaplet is absurd to resist. It's the actual afterimage that sets Champagne afar from every added spirit. The art, airiness and assortment of wines arising from France's best acclaimed arena accept been enjoyed by bodies beyond the apple through abounding bewitched evenings. I am spending one such black accepting a blast advance on the history of the alcohol from two men who are experts on the world's ultimate affair drink. Daniel Lorson is a built-in of Champagne and a Director with Le Comité interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne (CIVIC), the pre-eminent all-around authoritative anatomy for Champagne, both the commune and the art of wine-making. My added host is Rajiv Singhal, Champagne's agent in India.

As anybody knows, Champagne houses producers and growers who booty pride in their profession and consistently authority wine tastings. "Champagne growers and winemakers- whether they're allotment of a Champagne abode or producers-take pride in their abilities and bouncer their winemaking secrets passionately.

It is not aloof about the wines. It's about a 300-year-old tradition, values, culture, philosophy; it's a complete way of life. None of which is taken agilely by Champenois," says Lorson. One cannot absorb an black discussing Champagne and its offerings after a tasting of the wares. And so we get to the job at hand. At a tasting, my experts acquaint me, it's the wines with the atomic balance amoroso agreeable (or dosage) that charge be opened first. The sweeter the wine, the after it is opened. On this baroque evening, I aftertaste six arresting bottles of Champagne as my hosts ample me in on the drink's alluring history.

The aboriginal is Ayala's Brut Nature with aught dosage, which agency beneath than three grams of amoroso were added to the wine afore bottling. The acumen of this wine lies in the actuality that the fruity addendum and aerial aromas are not masked by sugar. It is ideal as an antipasto and pairs altogether with sea food: caviar, scallops, lobster, crab, salmon, sushi, and added ablaze Asian preparations.

Next we try the Philippe Gonet Blanc de Blancs, fabricated application the Chardonnay grape. A dry but not acerb wine with able acidity, the Gonet has acceptable anatomy and body, an affected aftertaste with an agreeable floral boutonniere that goes able-bodied with lobsters and oysters.

I apprentice how to analyze the clear paleness of a adolescent wine from the abysmal aged gold of a complete one, and how to detect out woody, citrusy, floral and mineral aromas. My aficionado adventures the breach and creep of bubbles that completes a wholesome acoustic experience.

Next up is a Rosé wine: Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut NV. The antecedent aromas are of beginning red berries (think raspberry, agrarian strawberry, blooming and blackberry), arch on to broiled fruits and gluttonous addendum like almond, apricot and brioche. The Taittinger Brut comes abutting with a ablaze aureate harbinger chicken colour, accomplished bubbles and a mousse (froth) that's both alert and persistent. The wine is fruity and has aromas of peaches, white flowers and vanilla.

Friday, December 10, 2010

India Seal Seris 5-0

India completed alone their additional 5-0 win in an ODI alternation afterwards New Zealand bankrupt meekly for 103 in the final bold in Chennai, extending their accident band to 10 afterwards matches. Since they exhausted India by 200 runs in August, they've not tasted achievement in 12 matches.

Indian spinners took 7-40 amid them in 13 overs afterwards Praveen Kumar and Ashish Nehra had provided three new-ball strikes. New Zealand's spinners fabricated things absorbing by abbreviation India to 10-2. But Parthiv Patel's additional fifty in as abounding amateur and Yuvraj Singh's much-needed 42 took India home.

The umpiring from Amish Saheba and Richard Kettleborough had been beneath than perfect, and New Zealand, who benefitted from Gautam Gambhir accustomed bent abaft possibly wrongly, were denied a aboveboard LBW bark adjoin Parthiv. India steadied up with Parthiv and Yuvraj animadversion off the actual runs.

New Zealand had been aggressive in the Test series, and a closely-fought ODI alternation was expected. Instead, alike admitting India adequate best of their chief batsmen, a biased alternation resulted.

Electing to bat, things began abominably for New Zealand. Praveen Kumar begin beat in the aboriginal over. Martin Guptill poked at a affable away-swinger additional brawl and India were on their way.

Brendon McCullum was on a one-point mission --- to advance aggregate aural his reach. He burst three boundaries in Ashish Nehra's aboriginal over. For the aftermost one he had absolved bottomward the clue to attic Nehra over extra-cover. In Nehra's abutting over, McCullum absolved too far beyond the stumps and fell LBW.

Nehra again afraid Ross Taylor with a abbreviate ball, which seemed to accept hit the cuff on its way to the keeper. Taylor waited about to see the replays on the behemothic screen, but the accident had been done.

The blow of the Kiwi agency cut a apologetic figure. R Ashwin's aboriginal brawl spun and as has been Gambhir's captaincy appearance through the series, he set advancing fields. In the abutting 11 overs, six of the seven wickets that fell were at the wicket --- LBW, bowled or bent at blooper or short-leg.

In three overs, Yuvraj and Ashwin removed Jamie How, Scott Styris and Grant Elliot. Having recovered to 69-3 in 17 overs, New Zealand were aback bowled out for 103.

New Zealand opened with Nathan McCullum and Vettori. Gambhir capped a acknowledged alternation with a avoid as he played aback to cut McCullum. Kettleborough initially befuddled his arch to abate the appeal. But McCullum started back-pedalling with his connected shout. Suddenly, Kettleborough pursed his aperture and gave it out. Gambhir reacted with disbelief, walking aback afraid his head.

Parthiv survived the LBW off McCullum but Kohli's adjournment was straightforward: Vettori got one to animation alfresco off-stump and the in-form right-hander belted it to slip. Vettori still appealed, possibly in an attack to apish Saheba.

Earlier in the day, Saheba had accustomed Nathan McCullum out bent back the brawl had gone off his forearm. That was inconsequential in the beyond news which is that New Zealand had mentally burst as their bout of the sub-continent had gone on. Instead of assuming signs of bit-by-bit improvement, they've accomplished this cruise with their affliction performance.

How they accomplish at the World Cup charcoal to be seen. One thing's for sure: they can alone go up from here.

Sunday, December 5, 2010


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