If everybodys somebody then no ones anybody.
- Gilbert and Sullivan
Everybodys famous. The fashion designers clothes may be invisible, priced out of common reach and hidden away from public gaze, but hes almost a national icon. The lovely model attends every party and always seems to have a lot of fun. Shes incredibly famous too, although nobodys quite sure why.
The television anchor is barely out of university and might have trouble differentiating between Ram Manohar Lohia and Rammohan Roy but shes a hot new star. Then theres the man who tells bad jokes: a colossus of the City Supplement. The socialite with the good breasts: a towering authority on how life should be lived. The man with a farmhouse: the definitive theorist on most things. The media universe teems with technicolour celebrity and fame howls out every morning, blinding and tabloid. "If youre flashy, good-looking and available to the media, youre famous. But not necessarily meritorious," says columnist Anil Dharker....