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THE only way to arrive at
Semsi Pasha Mosque is
by water,´´ my guide said
as our little boat dodged
two tankers on the
Bosporus. On every shore around
us, the domes and minarets of some
of Istanbul´s nearly 3,000 mosques
|Bollywood has no
dancing style of its
own: Madhuri Dixit |
|THE Hindi film industry is
devoid of a distinctive style
of dance, says dancing
queen Madhuri Dixit, who
feels Bollywood has
become a melting pot of all forms of
"I think Bollywood is an amalgam
of all dance styles. Bollywood has no
style of its own. The style is a cliche.
There are so many dance styles all
over the world and we get to see them
all in one song itself. So this is
Bollywood´s specialty," Madhuri said.
"As soon as new styles come in, like
hip-hop is becoming popular now, you
see dancers amalgamating it into our
own dancing. The dance forms get a
Bollywood twist and it becomes a new
style. So Bollywood is always incorporating
not just Indian and folk, but
western dances too," she added.
|Russell Brand back to
stand-up with Brand X |
|HE´S played an out-of-control rocker
in Hollywood movie Get Him to
the Greek and a drunken playboy
in Arthur, but in his first US television
show, Americans will see
raucous British comedian Russell Brand as
they haven´t before - doing stand-up.
Brand returns to his roots in new show
Brand X, a late-night, once-a-week programme
debuting on the FX network. It shows off the
comedian´s charged humour, as well as his
more serious take on spirituality, consumerism
and celebrity culture in front of a live audience.
"I love doing stand-up because you have a
direct interaction with the audience. There is
no mediation, no script, no direction. It is my
great love. What is it other than telling the truth
to human ... |
|Angel and Phil
now officially on |
|PHIL Younghusband has
finally confirmed that he
and actress Angel Locsin
are "officially boyfriend
The popular Azkals striker
made the announcement
during a recent press conference
revealing that they
became a couple only on
May 27 this year.
"We´re happy. We fall more
and more in love with each other,"
ABS-CBN News quoted him saying.
"Love and happiness are really
the words to describe our relationship."
Locsin also corroborated the matter
to PEP saying via text message,
"Yupyup! It´s official May 27"
Still, the 24-year old
Younghusband clarified that he is
not yet ready to become husband to
the 27-year old Locsin.
"It´s too early to plan that," he was
reported as saying in the same ABSCBN