Malavika Sangghvi NEWS

  • Dinner for Sridevi

    Dinner for Sridevi

    We go back 27 years! She was a huge star and the fact that she worked with me, a newcomer, for a song sequence, was a big thing

  • From Zero to Hero

    From Zero to Hero

    "I try and never say no to a young director whose approach and ideas I like. If they ask me to act in their film, I don't like to disappoint them," says actor Jackie Shroff whose short feature 'Shunyata' directed by Chintan Sarda we had the privilege

  • Amitabh Bachchan helps to clean Versova beach

    Amitabh Bachchan helps to clean Versova beach

    Images of Amitabh Bachchan on Versova Beach this Sunday when he'd dropped in to commend and offer support to Afroz Shah, the man spearheading what is now known as the world's biggest beach clean-up, was by any measure a rousing sight

  • Her father's daughter

    Her father's daughter

    We caught up with young Birla scion, Ananya Birla, daughter of Kumar Mangalam and Neerja, who has just released her second original track Meant To Be

  • A marquee event

    A marquee event

    Raj Nayak is sure on a roll. Not only has the consummate media veteran made his channel be the go to one for general entertainment, but he appears to be making an impact across the entire media gamut

  • Shah Rukh is in the house

    Shah Rukh is in the house

    Tuesday night saw most of Bollywood turn up at a new Indian restaurant designed by Gauri Khan in Bandra, to bring in a leading Bollywood publicist and talent manager's birthday

  • High fashion in Santacruz

    High fashion in Santacruz

    It is a measure of how far we go back, that not only were we present three decades ago when India's first multi-designer store, Ensemble, opened its doors in Kala Ghoda, but that we were the first journalist to write about it!

  • Education fest at the Pink City

    Education fest at the Pink City

    This weekend saw a slew of high-profile names wing it to Jaipur, to attend CM Vasundhara Raje's two-day Festival of Education hosted by Dubai-based educationist Sunny Varkhey's firm, to promote holistic education at the grass root level across

  • The dance of life

    The dance of life

    'Perhaps this is why we have stopped reading fiction, preferring to learn about the wonders of life through reality,' is how we had begun our piece on Veronique Azan, the beautiful French Kathak dancer on these pages last year

  • Twinkle Khanna's The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad crosses 1lakh sales mark

    Twinkle Khanna's The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad crosses 1lakh sales mark

    You heard it here first. The next big food, wine, live music and culture hub that will most likely take Mumbai by storm is going to be The Quarter, located inside the Royal Opera House, when Nico Goghawala, Ranjit Barot, Ashutosh Phatak

  • Avedon shoots Priyanka Chopra

    Avedon shoots Priyanka Chopra

    When we'd last met our friend, the writer-singer and impassioned India-lover Maura Moynihan in NYC, she'd grilled us about Bollywood

  • Head honchos from PricewaterhouseCoopers meet for some laughter and nostalgia

    Head honchos from PricewaterhouseCoopers meet for some laughter and nostalgia

    At one time, Arthur Andersen, based out of Chicago, was amongst the 'big five' accounting firms in the world along with PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte

  • A gathering of the tribe

    A gathering of the tribe

    It was a veritable gathering of some of the country’s most celebrated talent that had come together to celebrate the birthday of Biloo Sharma this weekend

  • Sneak peak of couture week

    Sneak peak of couture week

    When we caught up with designer Manish Malhotra on the verge of flying to Delhi for a fashion week, where he would be showing at the grand finale, he was buoyant as ever

  • A Bombay love story

    A Bombay love story

    Once in a while, you chance upon a book that haunts your waking hour and interferes with your sleep patterns

  • Livin' the Life

    Livin' the Life

    She's the closest we've come to a dyed-in-the-wool jet setter, travelling the world on a PJ with a hip and young entourage

  • The incredible lightness of being Kangana

    The incredible lightness of being Kangana

    Not only is Kangana's letter to Saif - exclusively published by mid-day - beautifully articulated, it also epitomizes grace under pressure

  • Tiger stripes and teddy bears

    Tiger stripes and teddy bears

    They are both icons in their own right and are known to employ varying degrees of camp in their works

  • Such is wife

    Such is wife

    Is Bollywood going soft? Once famous for its alleged extra marital affairs, this weekend at the IIFA New York, it appeared that the stars were well and truly in love – with their wives!

  • A fitting tribute to Bandra

    A fitting tribute to Bandra

    It is a measure of how important Bandra is in Mumbai's scheme of things, that when one of the world's most famous food brands wants to make its presence felt, it reinvents itself by projecting it as The Bandra Project by Pizza Express