• I'm living my dream in a world of books: Amrita Chowdhury

    I'm living my dream in a world of books: Amrita Chowdhury

    Country Head of publishing house Harlequin India, Amrita Chowdhury tells Dhiman Chattopadhyay about why life is about following passions and spicing it up occasionally 

  • Music's battleground: Mumbai's bands to butt heads

    Music's battleground: Mumbai's bands to butt heads

    The competition is fierce but Mumbai's bands are ready to battle it out this week to get a chance to participate in Hard Rock Café's Global Battle of the Bands

  • Nicola Benedetti, the girl with the golden fingers

    Nicola Benedetti, the girl with the golden fingers

    Nicola Benedetti, the 26-year-old doe-eyed violinist, has impressed critics and audiences alike with her beauty and immense talent

  • Ex journalist Sanjoy Hazarika talks about his new book

    Ex journalist Sanjoy Hazarika talks about his new book

    Former journalist and academic Sanjoy Hazarika's new book brings to light the little-known but significant contribution of freedom fighters from Meghalaya. He tells Kareena Gianani that the story of Indian independence is incomplete if it doesn’t include contribution of the North-East

  • Meet Bollywood music industry's go-to man

    Meet Bollywood music industry's go-to man

    Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Karl Peters, Rabbi Shergill, Papon and many more have him on speed dial. Saurabh Datar meets 'Guitar Doc' Sunil Shinde, who fixes guitars for the biggest names in the music business

  • I don't think I was a child prodigy, says pianist Utsav Lal

    I don't think I was a child prodigy, says pianist Utsav Lal

    Twenty-one-year old Western Classical pianist Utsav Lal, credited with being one of the first Indian musicians to experiment with Indian classical music on the piano, plays in the city this week

  • My Hindi's getting better, says New Zealand musician Mikey McCleary

    My Hindi's getting better, says New Zealand musician Mikey McCleary

    Mikey McCleary, songwriter and producer from New Zealand, who is known for giving a contemporary twist to classic Hindi tunes, says he’s gradually getting a hang of the language

  • CEO of HCL Learning Chetan Mahajan on his book about his time in Bokaro prison

    CEO of HCL Learning Chetan Mahajan on his book about his time in Bokaro prison

    What happens when a quintessential corporate guy lands up in a Jharkhand jail on false charges? For one, it leads to a book deal. Kareena Gianani speaks to Chetan Mahajan, whose first non-fiction book describes life in Bokaro prison

  • Candid chat with Ambuja-Neotia group chairman Harshvardhan Neotia

    Candid chat with Ambuja-Neotia group chairman Harshvardhan Neotia

    Harshavardhan Neotia chairman of the Rs 2000 crore Ambuja-Neotia group says that luck and hard work played an equal part in his success as he built malls, homes, offices, hospitals and more across Eastern India

  • The magic of 'Doorbeen'

    The magic of 'Doorbeen'

    Sisters, Chhavi and Pragya Sodhani Joshi, launched their first single titled Doorbeen online. The duo talks about the freedom of being independent artistes

  • The sounds of Eden

    The sounds of Eden

    Live music, performances and art await you at three different venues in the city’s first ever 'Eden' music fest

  • Candid chat with Ghalat Family frontman Ankur Tewari

    Candid chat with Ghalat Family frontman Ankur Tewari

    Frontman of soft rock band Ghalat Family, composer, script-writer and lyricist, Ankur Tewari, is now also programming head of MTV’s brand new indie channel. He speaks to Moeena Halim, about promoting indie music and all things indie 

  • AD Singh's mantra for success

    AD Singh's mantra for success

    Managing director of Olive Bar & Kitchen, AD Singh speaks to Dhiman Chattopadhyay about being lucky in life, the joys of fatherhood, playing volleyball at 50 and picking a profession where work and passion go hand in hand

  • I am like a parachuter: Gioconda Vessichelli

    I am like a parachuter: Gioconda Vessichelli

    Says Italian singer, theatre actress and dancer Gioconda Vessichelli, adding that she may just take up a Bollywood offer that suits her sensibilities

  • Gautam Singhania on his love for speed

    Gautam Singhania on his love for speed

    Gautam Singhania, chairman and managing director of the Raymond Group, loves to live in the fast lane, yet he is a simple family man at heart. He talks to Rinky Kumar about his passion for speed, idols, hobbies and dreams

  • 50 years on, Mumbai's Pundole Art Gallery remains in sync with the times

    50 years on, Mumbai's Pundole Art Gallery remains in sync with the times

    As Pundole Art Gallery celebrates its 50th year, it is treading new ground by moving its auction house to Colaba. Dadiba Pundole, the man at the helm of affairs, talks about how the Indian art scene has changed for the better and recalls memorable moments spent with artists such as MF Husain

  • I was offered Sholay 3D: DJ Ankytrixx

    I was offered Sholay 3D: DJ Ankytrixx

    DJ Ankytrixx, who will perform in the city this week, promises a lot of collaborations and electronic gigs this year

  • I am in party mode for India: SkyBlu

    I am in party mode for India: SkyBlu

    SkyBlu, one half of the American electro-pop band LMFAO, says that he will play all his new singles when he performs in Mumbai tonight at The Lalit Mumbai

  • Week planner: Activities around Mumbai you can indulge in

    Week planner: Activities around Mumbai you can indulge in

    Get ready for a busy week as we list all the things that you can do for the who week on a day by day basis. Read on to know more...

  • Now I want to produce a film: Palladium director Gayatri Ruia

    Now I want to produce a film: Palladium director Gayatri Ruia

    The energetic, hands-on director and co-owner of High Street Phoenix, Phoenix Marketcity, Kurla and the Palladium Hotel, talks to Dhiman Chattopadhyay about building an empire brick by brick