When Anurag Kashyap made Gangs Of Wasseypur, the [in]famous dialogue of the film became an instant jargon for youth. Teri Keh Ke Lunga was the next rage lingo thing.The Capital last weekend was under the spell of the words as it was performed on stage by Desires Unlimited. They brought together the double dhamaal package Teri keh Ke Lunga by combining a stand-up act ‘Humorously Yours’ and a comedy play Do Mastane.‘Do Mastane takes a comical dig into the lives of two poets namely Raj Shekhar [Madmast] and Devki Nandan [Majnu], who were once best friends but have now turned into biggest enemies. The fact that their competitive talent clashed, it instigated enmity between both which eventually sorts out,’ said Tarun Singhal who played Raj Shekhar aka Madmast. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’‘Raj is a immature young guy who impresses all through his couplets, shayari and poems in Hindi. According to me this was the major highlight of the play which clicked instantenously,’ said Tarun.‘Do Mastane is our improvised effort originaly penned by Hindi writer Amarkant. It was an attempt to bring forth the poems, couplets etc in a comical way to appeal to the theatre audience,’ he added.The next attraction, Humorously Yours, a stand-up comedy act put up by Vipul Goyal, tickled the funny bone of the audience on a variety of topics like drinking and dry days, airlines, Bollywood, marriages, cricket, advertisement, Facebook and other shrewd observations from day to day life. Also Read – Leslie doing new comedy special with NetflixHis pick of the day like, the traffic in Mumbai is so bad that even the terrorists come there by sea, all Facebook users have a past, a dark past, which they are not proud of, It’s called Orkut and Rahul Dravid is one such player who bats slow even in the highlights left everyone in splits.‘The attention span of the audience is usually very less. If you can pull out a decent laugh riot, that’s actually a feat in comedy. My act consisted of various permutations and combinations,’ said Vipul.‘My material is observation based which includes universal punches through tried and tested techniques. I have over the period of two years realised that if your content is good, it clicks irrespective of the diverse audience. Delhi has a funny bone, so I enjoyed it thoroughly, Vipul signed off.
The 60th National Film Awards last week brought to light that the National School of Drama (NSD) is still the most proactive trainer in the industry, giving graduates an edge before and behind the camera in tinsel town and on stage.Five graduates the country’s premier drama school made the grade on the honour roll of the 60th National Film Awards. While filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia got the award for the best movie Paan Singh Tomar, Irrfan Khan won the best actor prize. Annu Kapoor and Dolly Ahluwalia got the the best supporting actors and actress award, respectively, with Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’Industry watchers say the roster casts the spotlight on NSD, known for its intensive production-oriented training and focus on traditional theatre with international and regional exchanges. Set up in 1975 under the Ministry of Culture, NSD offers a three-year course that covers body language, martial arts, Sanskritic and western traditions of acting. It has two outreach wings – the theatre in school programme and the repertory company that takes theatre to children and to the regions. Senior NSD repertory artist Sukumar Tudu said: ‘A holistic training in acting and stage production can sustain an actor in the long run. Tigmanshu (Dhulia), Irrfan (Khan), Dolly (Ahluwalia), Nawaz (Nawazuddin)… they were all trained in traditional and western theatre methods at the school…the NSD training gives them substance and ease to fit into any character on the stage.’
Kolkata: Bidhannagar police have arrested a 26-year-old IIT engineer for his alleged involvement in raping a 25-year-old girl, who also happened to be an engineer at a reputed company in New Town.The victim who was originally from Bokaro Steel City, Jharkhand has currently been staying here in the city. The accused, Rahul Kumar Tripathi (26) is also from Bokaro Steel City in Jharkhand. She lodged a complaint at the Cyber crime police station of Bidhannagar. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsAccording to the police, Tripathi completed engineering from IIT, Rurki and qualified in GAAT also. He had been working with one engineering firm in Uttarakhand. On the basis of the specific complaint lodged by the victim, the police arrested the accused from the city on Monday.The victim had told the police that they came to know each other from a social networking site three years ago. During interrogation, the victim admitted that she developed a relationship with the accused who had captured some objectionable photographs of the victim. He started blackmailing the victim with these photographs. She also alleged that in the past three years, the accused had raped her on a number of occasions. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedShe further alleged that she had been subjected to both mental and physical torture by the accused. Thripathi also allegedly threatened her with dire consequences if she makes the incident public. According to police, there had been a physical relationship between the two when the accused captured some photographs as well as some videos. The complainant expressed her unwillingness to continue the relationship in November 2015 as a result of which, the accused started torturing her both physically and mentally. He also blackmailed her with the help of videos and photographs. It was also alleged that she was forced to establish physical relationship with the accused on several occasions. The accused used to threaten to upload the photographs in the social networking site if she denies the relationship, a senior police officer said. Police have seized the accused’s mobile phone and laptop from Bokaro. A detailed probe has been initiated.
Taking social media fashion to the next level, Tartan – pattern consisting of criss-crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours, has acquired almost every female’s wardrobe. Originally made in woven wool, now the patterns are made in many other materials. The style is particularly associated with Scotland, and without a doubt, that is the reason why Scottish kilts almost always have tartan patterns in them. Following the latest fashion trends, if you have got a dress or pants with tartan print, here’s is a perfect guide by fashion experts of how you can style them: Also Read – Add new books to your shelfPants: Think a little out of the box by going for informal/formal pants. For a complete casual look, pair the pants with a well-fitted shirt and a tartan blazer. You can also accessorise the outfit with a long-layered chain in silver finish with charms and personalised monograms. This way with different styling, your outfit is ready for different occasions. Skirt: Summers are already here, and the experts know that for many of us, it is incredibly hard to move out from skirts and shorts all summer and to cover up our legs again. Therefore, you don’t need to worry at all. For Summers 2019, you can blindly pick up a pencil skirt with a cool plaid print. Also, to accentuate your look further, you can add gold stackable bracelets, and thick cuffs which will complement your outfit. Dress: Dresses are our favourite. But it is equally different to style a simple dress for different events. But don’t you worry, our fashion experts have listed a perfect list of what you need to give you a look with a difference. Style the outfit with a pair of heels or boots, long geometric shaped dangler with turtle shell print or in gold and silver can help to raise the style quotient instantly.
September 22, 1997Christina and Mike laying steel for a floor slab.
Sky is planning to expand its presence in more European markets, kicking off with the launch of a version of its Now TV online service in Spain, according to a report by the UK’s Sunday Telegraph newspaper.According to the Sunday Telegraph, Sky sees the launch of Now TV in Spain, where the service is expected be offered for €10 a month, as the first phase in a wider plan to take on the likes of Netflix and Amazon across Europe.The paper reports that Sky has been secretly planning the move for over a year, with the aim of launching in further European markets where it does not already have a satellite pay TV operation if the Spanish venture is successful.Following Netflix’s expansion into the Spanish market at the start of this year, Amazon is expected to launch its SVoD service in the market, along with launches in France and Italy, soon, according to reports.HBO also reportedly plans to launch its HBO Now service in the Spanish market before the end of this year, running down third-party content deals to reserve content for its own service.Sky has been seeking to expand its appeal in markets where it also offers a mainstream pay TV service. Following its launch of Now TV in the UK, the company has expanded the concept to Italy and Germany.Sky recently re-launched its online TV service in Germany. The service, now dubbed Sky Ticket, provides entertainment, sports and movie content for a set of fixed per-month fees without the need for an ongoing subscription. A similar service is available in Italy.