Don’t ask us what it is, but it sure costs a bomb

What is it with actors and actresses—Akshay Kumar in Hindi, Shivraj Kumar and his brother Puneet in Kannada, Prabhu in Tamil, etc—so readily endorsing jewel stores, exhibitions and exchanges? Is it just a gold and glamour thing? Or are they just unavoidably susceptible to the lure and lucre of the advertising rupee? Here, the actress formerly known as Divya Spandana, at the inauguration of a jewellery show, at the palace grounds in Bangalore on Friday.

Photograph: Karnataka Photo News

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2 Responses to “Don’t ask us what it is, but it sure costs a bomb”

  1. Formerly Anon Says:

    Five-star banking

  2. twistleton Says:

    Suddenly I’m channeling King Julien from Madagascar and asking “What ees it?”

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