mid-day special: Popular reads from September 19 to September 25

Sep 26, 2015, 11:00 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

Photos: Ganpati Visarjan festivities at Salman Khan's residence

Photos: Ganpati Visarjan festivities at Salman Khan's residence
Salman Khan bid adieu to Lord Ganesha in grand fashion at his home. Family members and a host of popular celebs from the Bollywood film fraternity were in attendance for the celebrations (View pictures)

Ranveer Singh in the Gajanana track in Bajirao Mastani

Where there's a festival, Bollywood will have a song
Bollywood is on a perpetual devotional high. Most filmmakers make it a point to incorporate a festive track in praise of the Almighty. That divine intervention can help boost a film’s success, is an added bonus (Read more)

Soumitra Velkar

Quirky culinary traditions from one of Mumbai's oldest communities
Alu wadi stuffed with prawn mince is a delicious culinary eccentricity peculiar to a Mumbai community of under 8,000 (Read more)

Jagmohan Dalmiya

Jagmohan Dalmiya: The man who made cricket rich!
Kerry Packer is credited for players getting paid what their skills demanded when he took world cricket by storm in 1977, but it is Dalmiya who took the financial health of the game to a new level (Read more)

Victoria Beckham controversy

Are we 'thin-spired'? Top models react on Victoria Beckham controversy
At the New York Fashion Week, Victoria Beckham was criticised for using extremely skinny models on the ramp. We ask popular Mumbai-based models what the healthy size for Indian ramp should be (Read more)

Ganpati Visarjan

Photos: Mumbaikars bid watery adieu to Ganesha
The fifth day saw Mumbaikars bidding a watery adieu to the Elephant God (View pictures)

Five infamous on-field spats in cricketing history

Cricket's fight club: Five infamous on-field spats
Cricket history is littered with on-field spats with cricketers in the heat of the moment sometimes crossing the line. mid-day lists five infamous moments from cricket lore that have left a bitter taste in the mouth (Read more)

Grant Road

A walk around South Mumbai's historic Grant Road
Mumbai historian Rafique Baghdadi relives the nostalgia around Grant Road that is dotted with several standalone cinema halls that once thrived with crowds and big releases (Read more)

BEST's cable faults

Gear up for power fluctuations as BEST's cable faults shoot up
There were 1,891 cable failures between April to June 2014; this figure has seen a steep rise to 3,171 cable failures in the same period this year (Read more)

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