Sridevi birthday special: Why her non-Bollywood work, especially in Tamil cinema, is ground-breaking

Sridevi birthday special: Why her non-Bollywood work, especially in Tamil cinema, is ground-breaking

Sridevi birthday special: Why her non-Bollywood work, especially in Tamil cinema, is ground-breaking Sridevi birthday special: Before Bollywood appropriated Sridevi, the multilingual MOM star who has acted in over 300 titles was a major tour de force in all regional cinemas of the South including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam. Watch Moondram Pirai and you realise how comfortable the Sivakasi-born actress was in her mother tongue. In Balu Mahendra’s Sadma (1983), a remake of the Tamil original Moondram Pirai, Kamal Haasan (Somu) rescues Reshmi (Sridevi) from a brothel. She has lost her memory…

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Should We Really Let The Bots Do The Hard Work?

Should We Really Let The Bots Do The Hard Work?

Should We Really Let The Bots Do The Hard Work? Really : Much is being made these days of the extent to which computers will become independent and threaten our very existence. What was once the stuff of fun but bad 1950s Sci-fi is now very much in the mainstream. Only last week, Professor Stephen Hawking warned of the threat to human existence of the creation of machines capable of thinking for themselves. We may yet be quite a long way from developing the requisite algorithms or having anything like…

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Neha Sharma: I Would Love To Work With Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Neha Sharma

Neha Sharma: I Would Love To Work With Sanjay Leela Bhansali Neha Sharma, who starred in Tum Bin 2 revealed that she’d love to work in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali film and would take up the offer with both hands. The Tum Bin 2 actress Neha Sharma revealed that her dream job is to star in a Sanjay Leela Bhansali historical film and she would take up the role in his period drama blindly, as her faith in the director is pretty strong. She said, “I would like to do…

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Tiny microrobots team up and move full-size car

Tiny microrobots team up and move full-size car

Tiny microrobots team up and move full-size car   Scientists create itty bitty robots that work together like ants to move immense objects Microrobots : A group of ants can move objects many times larger and heavier than themselves. This ability inspired a team of researchers to develop small robots that can do the same thing. The team created 29-millimeter (1.1-inch) long robots that can get a firm grip on the ground. In tests, six of the ‘bots have just worked together to tow a full-size car. They didn’t move…

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