Quirks are human. And so are celebrities. Here are a few I gathered on some of the glitterati I met over the years. Aishwarya Rai: I ask for her email id, and she asks for mine in reply. You ask the Fuji people how much … Continue readingCelebrity quirks: My first hand experience
He had to lose 3 kilos in a day to be in the saddle. And he took it up as a challenge; played golf all day, walked all night, sat in a sauna for long hours and starved himself like a refugee. And eureka, he … Continue readingHorsing around
Whenever Sachin Tendulkar appears in tv commercials, I wonder why he hasn’t been trained for it… The physical presence is fine, it’s the voice modulation that needs working. Then again, most celebrities need voice training for tv commercials. Genellia D’souza needs to discard her southie … Continue readingSachin needs a voice coach
Spain garnered the majority of press headlines from the FIFA World Cup tournament that took place last year. And for good reason — the Spaniards’ victory in the championship round was the country’s first ever World Cup win. Spain’s great finish also unfortunately marked a … Continue readingAfter the Cup: Post 2010 Perceptions of South Africa
I find it so frustrating that all of our favourite sporting events are being exploited by terrorists and used as weapons of fear and uncertainty. This week we’ve seen the terror attacks in Pune, and a former Pakistani commando associated with Al-Qaeda has warned international … Continue readingThat’s Just not Sport!