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2008-09-17 21:00:17

By DEEPALI DHINGRA Director Shona Urvashi has an interesting incident to recall about her film Saas Bahu Aur Sensex. Interesting yes, but it would have been a scary thing for her when it happened. What happened was that the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) raised an objection to the use of the term 'Sensex' in the title of the film. Shona was obviously taken aback and tense as she had never anticipated this. "We have shown nothing disrespectful about the sensex, it's more about freedom of...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'