At the launch of the new Audi TT Coupe, the two-seater—which can clock 100 km/h in 5.3 seconds— predictably stole the spotlight from chief guests, actress Akshara Haasan and racer Aditya Patel. Also spotted at the Nandanam outlet were actors Vaibhav and Richard, discussing the vehicle’s pros and cons over canapes and mocktails.
Phoenix Market City
Screams and whistles filled the air as the Vengaboys took the stage last weekend. While Kim Sasabone won hearts — belting out hits like Boom, boom, boom and We like to party — Robin Pors got the crowd in a frenzy when he whipped out his camera for a quick picture for their fan page.
Toni & Guy
It was a star-studded evening as producer Dhayanidhi Alagiri and actors Arulnidhi, Mahat Raghavendra, Sanchita Shetty and Janani Iyer launched the new Toni & Guy salon in Valluvarkottam. Hosted by Anusha Dhayanidhi, the event snagged all the guests a complimetary one-year membership, with special deals.
The new Chinese restaurant in Porur opened with much fanfare, with actress Pooja Kumar, chef Sanjay Thumma and CavinKare chairman C K Ranganathan cutting the ribbon. A lavish buffet — with wontons, chicken momos, dragon chicken and Nanking noodles — had guests focussing almost exclusively on their plates.
The Charity Bake Sale organised by the Next Gen of the Inner Wheel Club and the Rotary Club of Madras — for the victims of the Nepal earthquake — was a resounding success. While visitors picked up cheesecakes and quiches by the dozen, the real heroes were the homebakers, some of whom spent a sizeable sum from their pockets, to donate sweet treats for the event.