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  • Mumbai's BAFTA connection

    "Amazing news. My little brother, Ben Lester, just won the BAFTA for Best Editor for his editing of The Night Manager

  • Hats in the air!

    In these times of doom and gloom, here's a heart-warming story

  • Of starched linen and strawberry tortes

    Villie Mehta's airy drawing room at Warden Road is testimony to an older, more genteel Mumbai. For it is here that the feisty octogenarian wife of the swashbuckling Brigadier Furdoon Mehta, and mother of UTV's bright spark Zarina Mehta, has taught four generations of Mumbai's elite women, how to be ladies

  • Third time lucky

    There's been a long-standing, but good-humoured joke amongst the much married, about being 'third time lucky'

  • Pawar pow wow

    Talk to anyone inside the political firmament, and whoever they are, their voices inevitably hush when the name Sharad Pawar comes up

  • Conscious living

    "From the endless lists of superfoods, to portion control, to clean eating, being mindful of what we consume can be overwhelming

  • Wedding wows in the Bay Area

    The late Malti Divecha or 'Malu' as she was affectionately called, was one of Cumballa Hill's celebrated grande dames, a lady known for her good taste and style, and sense of independence, and her passing not too long ago had depleted the city further

  • Sunny in summer

    It appears to have been quite a turnout at designer Maheka Mirpuri's summer preview of her new line

  • Honouring ABK

    He's regarded as one of the most dynamic personalities of Indian hospitality, a man who single-handedly created a conglomerate from a single entity and put India's hotel industry on the world map

  • Celebrating Kavita Singh

    Saturday afternoon saw some of the city's most celebrated grande dames gather at Ballard Estate's Clearing House to bring in the birthday of uber aesthete and designer Kavita Singh, whose doting daughters Priya and Nandini had organised a surprise lunch in her honour

  • High Priest of the Heel

    He is acknowledged as one of the emperors of the instep and the High Priest of the Heel. So, no surprises then that news of Christian Louboutin's imminent Mumbai visit, early next month, is causing considerable excitement amongst Mumbai's well-heeled as well

  • Conquering Everests

    Our friend, Rahul Bose, is one of the most impassioned individuals we know. Whether it is his excellent work in the field of philanthropy, or his sensitive performances in some of the best films to come out of India, Bose throws himself into his work

  • Khao, khao

    More news about the new Bandra eatery to be launched by effervescent actress Jacqueline Fernandez, along with her bestie Mishali Sanghani (one half of the team that brought Bandra, Pali Bhavan, Pali Village Cafe, and the popular gym I think Fitness)

  • Madhur Bhandarkar receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Nari Hira

    For a man who for years has shunned the limelight preferring to shine it on others, media mogul Nari Hira was sure in for a lot of attention at the awards presentation ceremony of one of the leading glossies from his stable on Sunday night

  • The good samaritan

    We have seen the hectic lives led by stars or actors associated with the big beast known as Bollywood up-close

  • A different Sri-Sri experience

    We have always felt that as a society we do not do enough to give back to our armed forces who defend the country often in the most difficult of circumstances

  • Crabs with Jackie and Co.

    Monday night saw us break bread and many large crabs along with a glittering guest list at the pop-up dinner by the handsome Sri Lankan-Japanese chef Dharshan Munidasa

  • Young Turks and the Birla singing gene

    At the recently concluded high-profile conclave in Mumbai, apart from the politicians and A-list industrialists who spoke, the occasion witnessed the presence of many young Turks and business leaders from Gen Next in the audience

  • Hearts and bones

    When SRK speaks about the lengthening shadow behind every legend, it is not a myth

  • Spotted: Football legend Luis Figo in newly launched Playboy Club in Mumbai

    Revellers over the weekend at Lower Parel's newly launched Playboy club, were in for quite a surprise when they spotted a football legend standing in line to get in