mid-day special: Most popular reads from September 5 to September 11

Sep 12, 2015, 14:00 IST | A correspondent

As part of our weekend special series, here's a roundup of the most popular and trending articles, photo galleries and videos from the week that was

Presenter Anita Rani shooting live on location at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus for the series, World’s Busiest Railway. Pics/Amit Vachharajani

Tracking the world's busiest railway
From navigating Mumbai’s rush hour commute to multi-camera filming across the length and breadth of India, BBC World’s new show, World’s Busiest Railway looks at this gigantic rail system that continues to stay on track since 1853 (Read more)

 Anjali Atha, Hrithik Roshan, Ritika Nagpal, Anushka Sharma, Mrinaal Chablani, Priyanka Chopra, Tejal Shetty, Parineeti Chopra

Meet the women managers of successful Bollywood stars
Behind the onscreen appearances and the brouhaha, there goes a lot of moral support and crisis management. sunday mid-day speaks to a few spirited managers who are anchors to eminent celebrities (Read more)

Remembering Aadesh Shrivastava

In pictures: Remembering music composer Aadesh Shrivastava
Bollywood music composer Aadesh Shrivastava lost his battle to cancer today at the age of 49. We remember the life and times of the musician and trace his journey through rarely seen pictures (Read more)


Sreesanth, Ajay Jadeja, Salil Ankola, Kapil Dev, Indian cricketers

Second innings: Cricketers who tried their luck in films
Former Indian speedster S Sreesanth may have fallen from grace in the cricketing world, but seems to have found an alternative calling in Bollywood. We pull out a list of other cricketers who tried their luck in films after their sporting career was over (Read more)

Jatia House in Malabar Hill, Kumar Mangalam Birla

Costliest bungalow: Kumar Mangalam Birla buys Jatia House for Rs 425 cr
The Rs 425-crore deal eclipsed the previous record held by Maheshwari House, also in the Malabar Hill area, which was sold for Rs 400 crore in 2011; Birla will reportedly put his new purchase to his personal use (Read more)

Maharashtra 4-day meat ban

Hotels, restaurants in Mumbai can serve meat during ban period
While citizens will not be able to buy either fresh meat from abattoirs or frozen meat from supermarkets during the four-day ban this year, they can turn to hotels and restaurants which are not restricted by the ban (Read more)

 Janmashtami in Mumbai

Photos: Up, high and hand(i)some in Mumbai
Govinda revellers and pyramids dominated the cityscape during Janmashtami. We take a look in pictures... (View pics)

Akshay Kumar, Nargis Fakhri, Farah Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karan Johar, Salman Khan, Himmesh Reshammiya

When Bollywood celebrities chose to forgive and forget
As Nargis Fakhri and Akshay Kumar iron out their differences to work in an upcoming film, we shed light on other Bollywood celeb jodis who buried their past differences and revived their professional relationship... (Read more)

Shree Siddhivinayak

Travel: Hit the Ashtavinayaka trail this Ganesh Chaturthi
If the beautiful yet polluting Ganpati idols make you think twice, we suggest you follow the Ashtavinayaka trail. This route includes visits to eight temples in Maharashtra that are home to naturally created idols of this Hindu god. (Read more)

Ganeshotsav food special: A modak for every Mumbaikar

Ganeshotsav food special: A modak for every Mumbaikar
To celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi, we’ve decided to launch the first part of a two-part modak trail. We revisit a few of Mumbai’s popular mithaiwalas and eateries that serve Lord Ganesha’s favourite food, to find out why devotees and foodies swear by their sweet spread (Read more)

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