Month: November 2009

Heidi Klum is back

German supermodel Heidi Klum has returned to the runway just five weeks after giving birth to her fourth child. Klum left baby daughter Lou with singer husband Seal to slip into a purple corset for the lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret show Sharing the secret of her perfect figure, Klum said dropping pounds comes easily to her. ‘I don’t have to do too much. I do eat very healthy and I drink lots of water and I breastfeed. This keeps me very active and healthy,’ said Klum What made her walk the ramp for the Victoria’s Secret show? According to a magazine, her decision was impulsive. The night according to her was perfect and she had tried on the costume and for Heidi, there was no looking back. Ever since a friend persuaded Heidi to take part in a modeling contest, in which she became the winner, Heidi has been a pet on the ramp. She was on the covers of various magazines including Elle, Vogue and Marie Claire before scorching the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Heidi has made her presence felt in a couple of TV shows and movies before she became the judge for a reality show. Heidi the artist has several pictures to her credit. She is not just a model. She is a designer too. Being a mother has not stopped her from...

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Shilpa Shetty ties the knot..

Clad in a red sari and flaunting diamonds and emeralds, Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Sunday exchanged wedding vows with London-based businessman Raj Kundra in a close-knit family affair here in this Maharashtra hill station. “Everything went very well. All parents want their children to get married happily and that goes the same for Shilpa’s parents as well. They are very happy,” said Kiran Bawa, Shilpa’s friend and business partner, after the wedding. “Raj and Shilpa both were very nervous before the marriage but now they are happy. We are going straight to Raj’s house in Mumbai,” she added. Wearing a red sari designed by Tarun Tahiliani, the 34-year-old exchanged vows with Kundra as per the Bunt tradition, according to the Mangalorean community that the Shettys belong to. The groom was sporting a maroon sherwani with golden embroidery and a turban with his face veiled by a sehra (string of pearls). He was also holding a sword in his hand, as per Indian tradition. Kundra left Amrit Villa, located about five minutes away from Bawa Villa, where the wedding was held, in a two-horse chariot. Photographers scrambled to train their cameras at the goings-on while curious star-gazers were kept at bay by both private and police security. Sunday’s wedding was the climax of the two-day festivities that included a sangeet ceremony Saturday night here. The buzz around the marriage started...

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Live in Present and be Happy

Demi Moore, who is married to Ashton Kutcher, says the secret to a happy relationship is living ‘in the present moment’ and not thinking about future. The 46-year-old and her 31-year-old husband believe they have a successful marriage because they are grateful for the time they spend together and never look beyond the present, reports contactmusic.com. ‘I like to look at where I am in the present moment as being the highlight. I live in present and that is what makes us happy,’ said Moore. Moore, who has three daughters with ex-husband Bruce Willis, recently admitted that she and Kutcher may have children of their own one day. ‘Why not? Everything is possible! We have so much to live for and obviously one of them is to have a child. I am very enthusiastic about all the possibilities that living together gives us,’ said...

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Birthday bells for Sushmita Sen..

She is classy and elegant. But many prefer enigmatic as the one word to define Sushmita Sen. The elegant beauty has just turned 35. Sushmita has not given up modeling. She set the ramp on fire recently in a black dress for Sanjana Jon, during the Wills Lifestyle Fashion week. Here’s wishing her a great year...

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New Cox & King Luxury Train by 2010

Travel and hospitality company Cox & King (India) Ltd is all set to roll out its luxury train christened as Maharajas Express in January 2010. The 23-coach train is a 50:50 joint venture between Cox & King and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd (IRCTC). “The coaches of this 45-crore luxury train is being manufactured at Integral Coach Factory in Chennai. Interiors are being done by renowned designers from India and abroad. The combined strength of IRCTC in rail based tourism and hospitality and ours in high-end international tourism would make this a state-of-the-art luxury train. While, IRCTC will be involved in the operations, we will leverage our offices to market the product globally,” Cox and Kings CFO Anil Khandelwal, said. The luxury train has a passenger capacity of 84. It is the first luxury train that boasts of four distinct configurations. It has five deluxe carriages, each with four cabins; six deluxe cabin carriages, each with three cabins; two suite carriages each with two suites and finally one presidential suite exclusively in one carriage. “It would have 16 scheduled journeys every year traversing through Maharashtra, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi in the first leg and then Agra, Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Varanasi, Gaya and Kolkata in the second leg,” he...

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