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  • 'The Seinfeld issue has become a joke in the international community'

    'The Seinfeld issue has become a joke in the international community'

    Vijay Nair, founder and CEO of Only Much Louder, which organised stand-up comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s show that ultimately got cancelled in  dramatic fashion, talks to Anu Prabhakar about how he is helping change the country’s licencing laws and why Mumbai is his fourth city of option for events

  • Anupam Mittal plays Cupid with Shaadi.com

    Anupam Mittal plays Cupid with Shaadi.com

    Anupam Mittal became India's number one matchmaker with his matrimonial website. The businessman, who wears many hats today, shares his life's biodata with Phorum Dalal

  • Nina Lekhi, on pushing boundaries with Baggit

    Nina Lekhi, on pushing boundaries with Baggit

    Nina Lekhi speaks to Deepali Dhingra about her growing up years, dividing time between the mountains and the city, and her love for anything adventurous

  • Mumbai to Goa, on a kayak

    Mumbai to Goa, on a kayak

    Kaustubh Khade finished a solo expedition from Mumbai to Goa in a kayak in 17 days, setting a record in the process

  • Singing  the Bombay electric

    Singing the Bombay electric

    As the debate rages over whether white light or yellow is best,  Meher Marfatia explores how illumination first came to the city

  • Slum kids map out their future

    Slum kids map out their future

    Children from Mumbai’s slums have found a new voice — maps. A campaign, which will kick-start in the city next month, teaches them to map out their community issues and submit their charter of demands to corporators, city planners and minister Venkaiah Naidu

  • Designer Narendra Kumar on taking the path less travelled

    Designer Narendra Kumar on taking the path less travelled

    Narendra Kumar talks to Ananya Ghosh about heralding the revolution in menswear in India and why he believes in following his heart

  • All the stage's a world

    All the stage's a world

    Crow is India’s first company to bring immersive theatre to the country. Founders Nayantara Kotian and Prashant Prakash tell Kareena Gianani about their first, sci-fi play and how immersive theatre is a leap into the future of the performing arts

  • Riding the great Indian wave

    Riding the great Indian wave

    Rob Lynes, director, British Council India, tells Kareena Gianani about his impressions of an emerging India, life during the Cold War and the Gulf War and more in a candid chat

  • There is no fun in playing it safe: Keerthi Sagathia

    There is no fun in playing it safe: Keerthi Sagathia

    Says singer Keerthi Sagathia who loves to experiment with his music and has recently launched his new single

  • The Indian audience is a clap-happy lot: Trilok Gurtu

    The Indian audience is a clap-happy lot: Trilok Gurtu

    Trilok Gurtu, who will perform at The Lost Party at Lavasa this Saturday, talks about growing up surrounded by music, his latest album and why he seldom performs in India

  • Today, in search of Pakistan

    Today, in search of Pakistan

    A new book looks at contemporary art in Pakistan, which reflects the country’s turbulent, provocative relationship with its political and social fabric, writes Kareena Gianani

  • Giving flight to his dreams

    Giving flight to his dreams

    Mittu Chandilya, tells Anu Prabhakar why he loves it when people underestimate him, how he believes in breaking norms and what makes him a committed family man

  • Rising from the shadow of abuse

    Rising from the shadow of abuse

    As part of the Dharavi Biennale, organised by NGO SNEHA, women (and even a few good men!) attended performances of Vagina Monologues in Hindi and shared personal stories of domestic abuse and violence with the audience

  • Click to rent a couch

    Click to rent a couch

    Powai-based entrepreneur Geetansh Bamania talks about his six-month-old venture Rentomojo, where customers can rent home furniture and decor and how he plans to expand  operations to other cities

  • The ice runners

    The ice runners

    Three Hyderabad-based women are gearing up to participate in the 42-km-long Antarctica Marathon on March 9

  • Poonam Soni's rebellious streak and belief in Buddhism

    Poonam Soni's rebellious streak and belief in Buddhism

    Jewellery designer Poonam Soni speaks to Deepali Dhingra about her vision for life, the Buddhist philosophy that changed her life and how she bonds with her daughters over shopping

  • This happens only in India

    This happens only in India

    Bone-setters, healers, sex clinics — Ratan Vaswani is interested in them all. His project, Medicine Corner, opens at the Dharavi Biennale and explores the baffling, rich cultures of codified and alternative medicine across India, finds Kareena Gianani

  • Who is afraid of mathematics?

    Who is afraid of mathematics?

    No child need be, if IIT-Bombay alumni Kunal Gandhi and Gunjan Agrawal have their way. Their start-up, Logic Roots, overhauls the way maths is taught in Indian classrooms by designing games, activities and apps that provide 20 times more practice in the same time, finds Kareena Gianani

  • I play to win: Zorawar Kalra

    I play to win: Zorawar Kalra

    Zorawar Kalra, Founder and MD of Massive Restaurants Pvt Ltd, speaks to Deepali Dhingra about his fascination for Indian cuisine, his love for fast cars and more in a candid chat