MALAVIKA SANGGHVI NEWS

  • Engagement cheer

    Engagement cheer

    Celebrations are pending at the fashion house of ace designer duo ‘the boys’ Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, as Sandeep’s niece (his sister Benu Kumar’s daughter), the pretty young CEO of their fashion label, Saudamini Mattu, got engaged over the weekend

  • Memorable reception

    Memorable reception

    We could not attend the do hosted by the Ambanis in honour of the forthcoming wedding of the lovely Isheta Salgaoncar to Neeshal Modi due to prior travel plans

  • Power wedding

    Power wedding

    Forget the Reddy wedding and its OTT ostentatiousness

  • Cricket and chicken curry

    Cricket and chicken curry

    They are both Mumbai boys with strong connections to cricket, and so when Rajdeep Sardesai, son of the late Test cricketer Dilip, spent a day recently with legend Sachin Tendulkar, most likely for a book, the two naturally hit it off like old friends

  • How they shine for you

    How they shine for you

    By now everyone has dusted off their trendy sneakers and posted their selfies looking suitably triumphant at Saturday’s all-day Global Citizen concert, but our sources inform that even as the rest of the city’s movers and shakers had happily left their egos behind as they rubbed shoulders with the hoi polloi, some stars insisted on... well... throwing their starry weight around and obviously did not get with the vibe

  • Top marketer of ideas and products

    Top marketer of ideas and products

    “Mukesh Ambani is Mukesh Ambani, but Baba Ramdev is no less,” says Shekhar Gupta, who, after his sizzling chat with the chairman of Reliance recently in Mumbai, will be back again tomorrow with yoga guru and BJP poster boy Baba Ramdev

  • A star is born

    A star is born

    It would not be wrong to say that Ananya Birla has burst upon the scene like the fully formed star that she is

  • She liked his nose

    She liked his nose

    Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan is said to have been at his loquacious best at the launch of Samar Khan's coffee-table book on his quarter century milestone in the industry, on Wednesday in Bandra

  • From Pune, with love

    From Pune, with love

    It had to happen. A couple of years ago we had written on this page about Donald Trump's visit to India and his realty projects in Maharashtra and how bizarre it would be if the next President of the USA and the most powerful man in the world is also selling real estate in India

  • All the world's a stage

    All the world's a stage

    We have lost count of the times that we have run in to Niraj Bajaj, the suave MD of Mukund at the theatres

  • Roar for Clinton

    Roar for Clinton

    So today, all eyes are on the US elections and it would not be wrong to say that most of them are anxious

  • Movers and shakers

    Movers and shakers

    AD Singh's birthday party on Thursday night was a culmination of two days of celebration that began with what the restaurateur describes as his best game of golf (played at Delhi’s golf club) to an impromptu jazz evening for 70 friends at the Olive near Qutub, followed by high tea with daughter Zoe Tara and a few of her friends in Mumbai and then what appeared to be a gathering of the tribe at the Olive in Bandra

  • Lutyen's leading lights

    Lutyen's leading lights

    Could there be a hidden message couched in Shashi Tharoor's soon to be released tome 'An Era of Darkness'? Sure, its title is followed by the qualifier – The British Empire in India

  • Not leaving on a Jet plane

    Not leaving on a Jet plane

    A maelstrom had broken out earlier this week on Twitter when two garrulous gents known for their gifts of the gab, Abhishek Bachchan and Suhel Seth, began tweeting their exasperation at the tardiness of the airlines they were flying

  • Twinkle's star turnout

    Twinkle's star turnout

    It's being touted as the next big book on the bestseller block, no surprises then that the excitement and anticipation for Twinkle Khanna's second book is building

  • Coachella Meets Coldplay

    Coachella Meets Coldplay

    By all accounts Sussanne Khan's 'Coachella Meets Coldplay' birthday party this week was a head-turner

  • Zara Umrigar carves a niche for herself in international haute couture

    Zara Umrigar carves a niche for herself in international haute couture

    Zara Umrigar, daughter of Sabita (the former model and granddaughter of the erstwhile ruler of Dhanrajgir) and businessman Neville Umrigar, is certainly carving a niche for herself in the world of international haute couture

  • Cinema cinema

    Cinema cinema

    It’s the best-kept secret in Mumbai – how the big boys go to the movies. Not for them the public oxygen and the quotidian crush of multiplexes, of course

  • Rumours put to rest as Ratan says 'tata' to Cyrus Mistry

    Rumours put to rest as Ratan says 'tata' to Cyrus Mistry

    To say it was long coming would not be incorrect. For months rumour mills had been churning about the growing chasm between Tata Sons Chairman Ratan Tata and its current head honcho the affable billionaire Cyrus Mistry

  • It's all about the Moon

    It's all about the Moon

    It's been a veritable crush of famous faces trying out Luna Nudo and Luno Gusta, the city's newest and highest fine dining destinations at The St Regis, Mumbai