malavika sangghvi

  • Enter the SLAM tour

    "The slam tour lent itself so organically to the film Happy New Year," said our friend, the film’s director Farah Khan, about the much talked about SLAM tour of USA and Canada that she has choreographed and will be hosting along with the stars of Happy New Year, her under-production film

  • Mahindra's private passion

    We like happy endings. Ratan Tata studied architecture at MIT and finally got a chance to build the home of his dreams across the water in Alibaug, once he'd retired

  • Master scriptwriter

    It could be a thrilling plot for a cinematic psychodrama itself. One of the most brilliant screenplay writers the industry has ever seen, someone who has his finger on exactly what the masses want, stops writing scripts one day

  • Mumbai's Mad Men

    As an incubator of some of the finest talent to emerge out of Mumbai, it's hard to beat Lintas, which over the years, has been something of a beacon for all manner of bright sparks

  • Why Meena dissed Chetan

    "I'm excited about getting on the Dylan Thomas long list. I think it a prize that is simply cool because it’s targeted at YOUNG writers from around the world," said Indian poet, author, and outspoken activist Meena Kandasamy, when we congratulated her about her Gypsy Goddess making it the prestigious list

  • Dressing Narendra Modi

    "It's a matter of interest and intrigue," said our friend the articulate Priya Tanna, Editor Vogue India, choosing her words with care

  • Bend it like Bollywood

    This Sunday saw Bollywood's hunkiest mega stars descend on Sobo's Cooperage ground for a football match in support of TIGA, the charity for animal welfare founded by Ira (Aamir Khan’s daughter) and his nephew, the actor Imran

  • Meeting Clinton

    "He is still the Man," said ace TV anchor Barkha Dutt about her fireside chat in Jaipur with Bill Clinton that aired on Wednesday night on NDTV

  • Partying-such sweet sorrow

    "The players were there as was the Cup and some nice looking WAGs," said the ebullient Suhel Seth who managed to get into the planet's most happening party on Sunday night the winning German team's celebratory party after winning the World Cup

  • Brunch with the Ansaris

    The swashbuckling Khalid Ansari, columnist, sports enthusiast and the man who thirty five years ago founded the very paper you are reading, epitomises a certain kind of rugged individual, a man of letters and of the outdoors, someone who is as comfortable in a library as on a squash court

  • RIP Jehangir Pocha

    In each of our lives, there are times when we question the thinking of the guy up there and the snakes and ladders game he plays with our lives

  • Tiger Tiger dancing bright

    We caught up with our friend Ayesha Shroff about her son, teenage heartthrob Tiger's tribute to Michael Jackson

  • Shooting from the hip

    Wish more corporate leaders would take a lesson from Yes Bank's Founder, Managing Director & CEO Rana Kapoor

  • Couple on evening out

    Spotted at The Oberoi's coffee shop on Sunday night, a relaxed and looking very much in love, Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif

  • Beautiful bride

    From Borgo Egnazia, the scene of the wedding of Google's Senior Vice-President and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora and Thapar family scion Ayesha Thapar, comes this delightful picture of the bride with her friends, the Delhi-based designers Rahul Khanna and Rohit Gandhi

  • A Star is born

    And today witnesses the launch of Raj Kapoor's youngest grandchild, yet to enter the echelons of Bollywood with the release of the Armaan Jain starrer 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil'

  • Whatever happened to?

    Perhaps it's a coincidence, but the trio of songstresses who dominated the pop sphere in India has all, more or less, disappeared from the scene

  • People in glass suites

    Only a few weeks ago, his cousin and Bollywood colleague, Sonam Kapoor, had chosen to bring in her 30th birthday at this mid-city hotel's penthouse nightclub

  • The Bhabha bidders

    Now, it can be told: at the celebrated auction for Bhabha house recently, which was won by Smita Crishna of the Godrej family, whereas the person who stopped just short of the Rs 372-crore winning bid was leading city industrialist Ajay Piramal (with plans of building a residential high-rise on the property, he’d stopped at Rs 371 crore!), the name of the other gentleman (equally high-profile) is known to only a handful of people

  • JLF's dazzling line-up

    And from the desk of William Dalrymple, self-styled goatherd and celebrated historian, novelist, traveller and possessor of a promising new growth on his chin: the much awaited line-up for the Jaipur Literature Festival to be held from January 21-25, 2015: "My international list for Jaipur Literature Festival '15 is shaping up nicely," he said recently about the festival, which he has founded and nurtured to great success along with writer Namita Gokhale