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Compiled by Anoop Kumar

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Aishwarya Rai's performance in his Mistress of Spices is one of her finest. Based on Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni’s book of the same name, The Mistress of Spices revolves around the romantic and personal conflicts.Ash may be 'The Mistress of Spices' in Paul Mayeda Berges' film, but her ex-boyfriend is master of spices in real life. Not many know about Vivek Oberoi's strong spice connection. His maternal grandfather was a noted spice trader in the 50s. "We had a huge spice factor and I have grown amidst it," gushed Vivek recalling his childhood memories. Vivek was recently in Kolkata for the Times Food Guide 2006 launch. He was the chief guest at the launch.

Fardeen Khan has decided to spread AIDS awareness in the country. Fardeen was present in Shillong for an AIDS awareness programme. The show was part of the country’s largest AIDS awareness campaign, launched by the BBC World Service Trust with the National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) and Doordarshan.

Age is not a factor for actresses to get more film offers and real acting starts only after 30, Bollywood star Urmila Matondkar said. "Age is no bar ... Aishwarya Rai who has crossed 30 is getting more films. In fact, film actresses become more popular after crossing the age of 30," Matondkar, who was here to inaugurate a garment showroom, told newspersons. She said she was getting more films now and her next movie 'Speed' would be releasing shortly.

Actor Navin Nischol has finally broken her silence. The actor who had been arrested on charges of abetting wife Gitanjali’s suicide has claimed that he was forced to live separately due to 'extreme mood swings' in his wife’s behavior which led to tensions within the extended family.  Filing for bail in a sessions court, Nischol’s plea said his wife had ended her life "in a fit of depression". His brother Pravin, who’s been arrested on the same charges, has also sought bail. It is argued that Gitanjali was suffering from depression and was prescribed medication.

Yesteryear superstar Rajesh Khanna and former glam girl Zeenat Aman will be honoured at the eighth annual Bollywood Movie Awards in Trinidad and Tobago for their outstanding contribution to Indian cinema. The function will be held June 10. Khanna was a rage among women and has some memorable romantic sagas to his credit, including "Aradhana", "Do Raaste", "Sachaa Jhutha", "Kati Patang", "Daag" and "Aan Milo Sajna". He is also remembered for his outstanding performances in "Anand" and "Amar Prem".

There's Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and now Indian cinema gets its very own Krrish with superstar Hrithik Roshan enacting the role of a mythical hero hidden behind a mysterious mask who conquers all evil. While the lovable alien Jadoo played a key role in "Koi... Mil Gaya", the sequel "Krrish" has a mysterious mask playing a significant part. Of course, it is no ordinary mask and is pivotal in the transformation of Krishna, the simple boy in dhoti prancing in the fields, to Krrish, the enigmatic black caped hero looking down at the glittering skyline of a big city.

Meghna Naidu famous for her “Kaliyon Ka Chaman” has recently shifted to southern movies. She is playing a powerful journo in her forthcoming Tamil film ‘Vaidheeswaran’ opposite Sarath Kumar. She wants to prove that she is a glam girl capable of playing a variety of roles with equals ease. Besides southern movies, she will soon be seen in a Hindi thriller ‘Eight’ and a Bangla movie titled ‘Coolie’ starring Mithunda

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