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The First: Brave Hearts of the Indian Film Industry

The First:
Indian Man who wore a sari on screen: Anna Salunke
In the early 1900s acting as a career was taboo and to top it all a woman on screen or stage was tauba tauba, a big no, no. Dadasaheb Phalke struggled to get a woman to act in India’s first film ‘Raja Harishchandra.’

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All about genius motivating genius

Writer and brain behind ‘Shanghvi Salons’, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi is ready the second edition of ‘Shanghvi Salons’. The salon will open on September 14 with William Dalrynple and Oliva Fraser at Sunaparanta Goa Center of the Arts, Altinho, Panaji.

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Cartoons do the Catwalk

By Christabelle Coutinho
There’s good news for all you Mario Miranda aficionados. A few months from now, sexy starlet Miss Nimboopani, big-bottomed Miss Fonseca and many of their friends will step out of Mario’s illustrations and head to Goa to model some of their favourite outfits from down the years.

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Art for art’s sake

BY ARTI DAS | NT BUZZ
“Everyone is an artist” is a famous quote by installation and performance artist, graphic artist and teacher Joseph Beuys. Not all artists may agree with this thought, but there are some artists like Apurva Kulkarni who strongly believes in it and is persuading this idea forward through various means.

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Making a hit film

Bollywood producers and directors are burning the midnight oil to crack the code of ‘Chennai Express’ and extract the winning formula so that more and more movies with trains and dons can be made.

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Showtime for Chefs

By Mini Ribeiro
Live cooking definitely enhances the dining experience. And guests enjoy it. Sunit Sharma, Executive Chef, Cidade de Goa explains, “Live cooking is like a culinary showcase or window for the chefs.

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A village experience like no other

By Joe Mascarenhas
Many have spoken and relished their experiences, but few have dared and as they say fortune favours the brave, so we set out one dark eerie night with the wind whistling and the torrential rain showing no sign of relenting. Crossing the Nerul bridge one approaches the tinto.

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Deva – India’s boutique winery

By Mini Ribeiro
Deva, which means divine in Sanskrit, adopts the simplicity of name and recall. These crafted, easy-drinking wines are unadulterated joy for the palate.

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Songs of Krishna!

By Troy Ribeiro
While the rest of the country will be celebrating Janmashtami on August 28, the birthday of Lord Krishna in Goa is no exception. Bollywood has always celebrated Krishna’s presence with equal pomp and gusto.

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A futuristic drape

MapxencaRS, by Riddhi and Siddhi Mapxencar is a designer brand that makes custom made women’s and men’s wear.

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