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As a renowned nation for mythology, kingdoms in faraway lands and fables in general, the big screen is seldom kind to the filmmakers who venture down this magical path and stand as pillars in history to rewrite that sentiment. But taking away the money bags, the bottom line shows that we love these stories. They fascinate us to no end. If they are told right… Puli is not competition to rewrite history but another venture to exploit the interest Chimbu Deven tapped into at the start of his career in 2006. How one wishes he didn’t.
You see, Puli is neither mythical nor does it have magical lure. There’s magic. In Natarajan “Natty” Subramanian’s camerawork that make you appreciate his skill of capturing a figment land of Chimbu Deven’s imagination. There is magic in T. Muthuraj’s production design. Makuta VFX listed on the crew was a »
- Githa Vanan
Anand Kini, who has served as NBCUniversal’s interim chief financial officer, since Vasant M. Prabhu left the company for a position at Visa in February, was named Thursday to take over the role permanently. He will report to NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke.
Kini had been executive vice president of strategy and business insights.
Prior to joining NBCUniversal in July 2011, Kini worked for the cable unit of NBCU parent Comcast Corp. as senior vice president of financial planning and analysis. He managed Comcast Cable’s forecasting, annual budget, and planning process, and helped the cable businesses identify emerging market trends.
He joined Comcast in 2007 from Activision Blizzard, a video game publisher in Southern Calif., where he was vice president of financial planning. Prior to that, he was director of financial planning for Disney’s Parks and Resorts division,
- Brian Steinberg
The association between Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and the southern jewellery major Kalyan jewelers has been existing for quite some time now. Of late, they had even shot a superlative ad featuring all the southern superstars like Prabhu Ganesan, Nagarjuna, Manju Warrier alongwith Amitabh Bachchan. The magnanimity of their larger-than-life ads has always caught everyone's attention and interest for all the right reasons. But the recent ad of Kalyan jewelers that featured in 'The Hindu' newspaper (Delhi edition) on April 17, 2015, caught everyone's attention for the wrong reasons and also irked people. The ad has a 'fair looking' Aishwarya Rai Bachchan resting under a parasol with a dark-skinned slave-boy holding the umbrella for her. In an immediate reaction to the same, a group of women consisting of a feminist activist and also a former chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights amongst others have written an open letter to Aishwarya Rai Bachchan »
- Bollywood Hungama News Network
3 items from 2015
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