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Shameem Akhtar

Articles by Shameem Akhtar

Proofing God's Screenplay

Proofing God's Screenplay

Nov 20, 2000 Shameem Akhtar

Hereditary disorders can now be detected in a test -tube embryo in india and abore

The Zero Sum Game

The Zero Sum Game

Oct 30, 2000 Charubala Annuncio

He may lack the charisma of Amitabh, but Kher hopes his bald charm will see Zee's show through

The Great Gambler

The Great Gambler

Jul 17, 2000 Manu Joseph

Star Plus is spending crores to make moneybags out of us Indians. But will 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' deliver...

Pumping Facts

Pumping Facts

Jul 03, 2000 Shameem Akhtar

If you're a victim already, repent and recuperate. This one goes out for the uninitiated: if you're...

Bachchanalia

Bachchanalia

May 22, 2000 Shameem Akhtar ON Abhishek Bachchan

Being his dad’s son weighs heavy on his shoulders. But Abhishek’s ready for it.

Caffeine For The Soul

Caffeine For The Soul

May 08, 2000 Shameem Akhtar

Don't blame your insomnia on coffee or tea. Moderate doses of both beverages help you fight greater evils.

A Dog To Pet

A Dog To Pet

May 01, 2000 Shameem Akhtar

Nothing’s rotten about the Rottweiler. Only its reputation.

The Katha Of The Big O, Retold

The Katha Of The Big O, Retold

Mar 20, 2000 Pritha Sen

Shedding the shroud of prudery, Indian women are increasingly seeking professional advice for sexual...

Me, You And B&W

Me, You And B&W

Feb 28, 2000 Shameem Akhtar

From chiaroscurist J.H. Thakker's studio come frozen timepieces of Bombay film's golden era

Kaho Na Star Hai

Kaho Na Star Hai

Feb 21, 2000 Shameem Akhtar ON Hrithik Roshan

Success has come easily to him, but Hrithik Roshan isn’t about to let it go to his head

The New Formula

The New Formula

Feb 14, 2000 Manu Joseph

Learning to make flops pay

At The Three Zero Opera

At The Three Zero Opera

Jan 17, 2000 Manu Joseph

Goa lived up to its hype as a millennium hotspot, but it was low-key elsewhere

Evil Is Near

Evil Is Near

Dec 20, 1999 Soma Wadhwa

The Priyadarshini Mattoo case has taken farcical turns. And stalking is a larger menance. How can these...

Tough Nuts

Tough Nuts

Nov 15, 1999 Soma Wadhwa

Techno-savvy, politically correct but completely apolitical. That's Generation 2000 for you.

Abiding Strength

Abiding Strength

Nov 15, 1999 B.R. Srikanth

The Indian family, like the many faces of Eve, is embodied in a single entity - togetherness. It is...

Dream Team

Dream Team

Nov 08, 1999 Shameem Akhtar

Co-branding adds fizz to HSSH, and tinseltown

Restoring A Slice Of History

Restoring A Slice Of History

Oct 18, 1999 Shameem Akhtar

Gaekwad royals plan to resurrect memories of Raja Ravi Varma

War As The Muse

War As The Muse

Oct 04, 1999 Shameem Akhtar

Books, serials, music— Kargil spawns a string of productions

Shakin' Mover

Shakin' Mover

Sep 20, 1999 Shameem Akhtar ON Shekhar Suman

That's Shekhar Suman. A TV star as big as the film stars. The highest-paid and the busiest.