• It's movie time for the Guv

    It's movie time for the Guv

    It might be just a coincidence but the dashing and highly qualified RBI governor Urjit Patel was spotted at the movies in Mumbai over the weekend, watching Hollywood's latest mystery thriller, the omnisciently titled Tom Hanks-starrer Inferno

  • Birthday lifts for Ehsaan

    Birthday lifts for Ehsaan

    They can carry a tune for sure, but this week, Bollywood’s leading music composer trio — Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy proved that they can carry each other as well!

  • Return of Murjani with Vanderbilt

    Return of Murjani with Vanderbilt

    The more things change the more they stay the same. He may have exited India and the world of luxury a few years ago to settle in Thailand, but this week, when Mohan Murjani sent out an invitation to a select group of his Indian friends, inviting them to the grand opening of the newest international brand, Vanderbilt New York, it seemed as if things had almost come full circle again

  • Malavika Sangghvi pays tribute to Parmeshwar Godrej

    Malavika Sangghvi pays tribute to Parmeshwar Godrej

    I will always remember Parmeshwar Godrej as a dignified lady, unfazed and gracious

  • Lethal levels of swag

    Lethal levels of swag

    The recent promo for Akshay Kumar's cover for a glossy women's fashion magazine, shot by Dabboo Ratnani, presents the star in exceptional graying machismo: muscles rippling under cashmere suits and gritted jaw with swag quotient at all-time lethal levels

  • Glam gathering

    Glam gathering

    This week, statuesque interior designer Kavita Singh will be hosting a gathering of some of the city’s most glamorous former models in honour of their mentor Jeannie Naoroji

  • A bouquet of Tharoors

    A bouquet of Tharoors

    It’s been touted as a ‘Trio of Tharoors,’ and indeed, the Indo-American Arts Council’s upcoming literary festival unfolding this week in New York is well aware of the star power that the three Tharoors, pater Shashi, and twins Kanishk and Ishaan command when they are fielded together

  • Striking sartorial statements

    Striking sartorial statements

    For decades, it was the go-to international label for well-heeled urban gypsies. We are talking about Easton Pearson, whose designer Pamela Easton launched her new India-centric label earlier this week at Melange

  • To see the Pope

    To see the Pope

    It doesn't get bigger than this: Sources say that Nita Ambani is, even as we speak, winging her way to the Vatican on an invitation from no less than Pope Francis

  • Actresses then and now

    Actresses then and now

    Ever since she appeared on the scene, Saiyami Kher, the doe-eyed actress, whose debut film will be released this weekend, has been compared to the classic beauties of yore

  • Standing ovation for Bankster

    Standing ovation for Bankster

    There is a special pleasure in seeing the children of one’s old friends come into their own in their chosen professions

  • Rima Kapoor Jain’s big bash sees creme de la creme of the society

    Rima Kapoor Jain’s big bash sees creme de la creme of the society

    It is already known that Rima (Kapoor) Jain's turnout for her big celebrations on Wednesday night saw one of the best crowds in recent times, a mix of Bollywood’s power elite and Mumbai high society

  • Catching up with Kamal

    Catching up with Kamal

    “It’s the first time that I am actually engaging with Bollywood,” says the statuesque Kamal Sidhu about her latest outing, a series of 10 shows she’s anchoring for an international glossy fashion mag, currently airing on a general interest channel

  • Lisa says yes

    Lisa says yes

    So we’ve known Lisa Haydon way before she became the Lisa Haydon

  • Araaish turns fifty

    Araaish turns fifty

    “Araaish is much more than a charity fundraiser,” says Mana Shetty, wife of actor Suneil Shetty and mother of actress Athiya, whose shopping extravaganza started with sister Isha Mehra and BFF Sharmilla Khanna, as a one-off show in Mumbai in 2007

  • Jus' hangin with his buds

    Jus' hangin with his buds

    So you think your weekend of gorging on beer and biryani with your pals at the neighbourhood joint, and then watching a game of footie was epic, we would caution you from boasting about it, until you consider Congressman Milind Deora's: "Had an intellectually rejuvenating weekend with Carlos Slim, Mukesh Ambani, Thomas Friedman, Arianna Huffington, etc," he posted yesterday

  • A house for Mr Kapoor

    A house for Mr Kapoor

    Sources say that Ranbir Kapoor, whose love life appears to be almost as complicated a saga as his hunt for a home, will be moving into yet another rented apartment, before his final move back to his parent’s currently under-construction bungalow at Pali Hill

  • Nita and Mukesh Ambani to throw lavish wedding reception for a family friend

    Nita and Mukesh Ambani to throw lavish wedding reception for a family friend

    The two families represent Gujarati business pedigree

  • Raghuram Rajan looks dapper in bespoke clothes

    Raghuram Rajan looks dapper in bespoke clothes

    We have always been a fan of the former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, and had hoped to see his term extended

  • The best and the brightest

    The best and the brightest

    By all accounts it was something of a star turn out when Giants International honoured 12 outstanding personalities of India at a five-star this Saturday