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Thursday, January 18, 2007

The sizzling couple and the warm bond

It's been days since I last read HT Tabloid. Foolish me. Here's a gem of an opening para from their story on Aishwarya and Abhishek:
He is the waris of cine-legacy of his father and she is the one who captured the world not only once but over and over again with her sheer beauty and elegance. Together they make the most sizzling couple of, perhaps, the century.
Sizzling is right. Suddenly I'm a huge fan of barbeques.

And from another story:
The hottest rumour doing rounds is, Rani Mukherjee is having a clandestine love affair with star director Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

[...] Rani makes no bones in admitting her close relationship with Sanjay as she says, “I share a wonderful friendly relation with him. His mother cooks my favourite food, whenever I visit him. Even I love to prepare his favourite Rice-Chhola, Malai Kofta etc. He often drops in at my house and enjoys my hospitality. We share a very warm bond.”
Delightful potato. Why do all film stars quoted by HT Tabloid sound just the same? I suspect it might be because they're interviewed in Hindi and then translated by the one-man army who seems to run this fine source of entertainment. They can't actually speak like this, surely.

(Previous posts with Purplocity/Verniness: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29. And the meme's catching!)
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