February 28, 2001
With Ayesha Dharker on the sets of The Mystic Masseur in Trinidad
In an exclusive series, Nirshan Perera goes behind the scenes of Ismail Merchant's The Mystic Masseur now being shot in Trinidad. Om Puri, Zohra Sehgal, and Ayesha Dharker star in this low budget movie, set for release in October.
Sex means musical success
February 27, 2001
The thinking man's economist
Sendhil Mullainathan was only 11 when his father, an aerospace engineer, lost his job. Now a pioneer in the field of behavioural economics, he recalls how that event changed his life forever.
February 26, 2001
A Shraddhanjali for Gujarat
For laughing out loud!
The concept of laughter as therapy, propounded by Dr Madan Kataria in Mumbai, now finds eager takers in the US.
February 24, 2001
The frog-in-the-well syndrome
Understanding the nuances of American English can be daunting. Some tips to help navigate the academic, social and cultural norms nuances of the new world.