Illusion

  • Beijing Olympics opening ceremony a big illusion August 13, 2008

    Beijing: All that glitters in Beijing may not be gold as controversy has broken out over the opening ceremony. The ceremony on August 8 was hailed as a splendid one with fire works and a crowded National Stadium with nearly 4 billion people witnessing the event around the world. But what if...
  • The Palace of Illusions: Mahabharata goes magical July 28, 2008

    New Delhi: While the world is busy rooting for women emancipation, Chitra Banerjee Divakurni dives into the core of Hindu mythology to redeem the women of Mahabharata, right from Draupadi to Kunti to the blindfolded Gandhari. Where were these women while the world and generations to follow read only about...
  • Mohanlal under fire, won't perform magic stunt April 24, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: Malayalam film superstar Mohanlal finally gave in to pressure from several quarters and Wednesday decided to call off his proposed stunt scheduled Sunday here. Mohanlal was to perform the act called 'Burning Illusion' ahead of a four-day international magicians meet, beginning in the state capital Thiruvananthapuram on May 1. The superstar,...
  • Kerala magicians in uproar over Mohanlal's trick April 23, 2008

    Thiruvananthapuram: Actor Mohanlal's entry into magic has triggered off a controversy in Kerala. Two leading magicians in the state are now at loggerheads over concerns relating to the star's safety in a dangerous stunt he is scheduled to perform on Sunday. One of Kerala's most popular magicians Samrat has protested...
  • Mohanlal plans daredevil stunt, magicians frown April 22, 2008

    Kochi: Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's plans to perform a stunt called 'Burning Illusion' in Thiruvananthapuram on April 27 has split the magician community in Kerala. Some say it could be really dangerous. Mohanlal is to perform the daredevil act ahead of an international magicians meet and he has been training for the...
  • Pics: Friday flicks | Beach, bikini, play ball in Hyderabad April 4, 2008

    New delhi: This Friday, the box office sees two films from Bollywood but it's the first Pakistani release in India in 40 years that's generating interest. The much-awaited Khuda Kay Liye hits theatres this weekend. ...