Criminals who ruled, the brave cops who took them on and crimes that rocked Mumbai over the past 40 years, some that still have the power to shock
Genteel doyen Shyam Benegal and Bollywood's enfant terrible Anurag Kashyap on how India's movie capital shaped them, and they shaped it too
The man who brought fast food to Mumbai, and the guy who made fast delivery successful, Amit Jatia and Rishi Khiani discuss the success of McDonald's and Scootsy, while dissing the theory that the city,s F&B s...
Architect Kaiwan Mehta is a visual culture theorist who has critiqued the city via how its buildings have evolved; here he explores how the city's design language has shaped our relationships with each other
Former India national team players Henry Menezes and Godfrey Pereira are a poster ad in optimism about the future of Mumbai football, as they tickle their memories and project a day when football will rival cr...
It is hard to keep up with Mumbai's transformation that seems to happen by the minute. Here's a look at four decades of some it's significant and memorable turning points.
Award-winning screenwriter Shridhar Raghavan who tried unsuccessfully to be a stringer at this paper, and then wrote a humour column, successfully, tells the story of finding a career, naming TV's iconic detec...
Anuvab Pal's earliest humour columns were in mid-day. One of stand up's brightest star wraps his head around how and why comedy became bigger than the movies
The best of trends across four decades that turned food, music, health, and literature on the head thanks to the talent of local visionaries, mapped and dissected in this section
If you don't have a before-I-am-40 bucket list, we have one for you. Now go, and get the ball rolling
We ate across Mumbai with not a care about our weight just so that we could bring you Mumbai's most appetising grub under 39 calories
Meet the chartered accountant whose question, "main kaisa Musalman hoon?" challenged polarising rhetoric during the Uttar Pradesh elections and moved an entire nation
From discussing the future of LGBTQIA with the PM, filing a writ petition challenging Section 377 to endorsing UN's LGBTQ standards at his company, he is a one-man army against homophobia
A writer who brings small town-India flavour to hit scripts says a story is all about the first scene and last
His failure as a player caused him to take another route to get into cricket operations which has made him an off-field go-to man
A blues talent successfully manages to beat cancer with mind games and music
A Parisienne is finding ways to give city artists, curators and art foundations platforms for production and exhibition
A young biologist who quit the possibility of big money as a veterinarian to turn wildlife researcher is part of the first experiment to radio collar Sanjay Gandhi National Park's leopards
A key player in planning Mumbai's first children's museum, this aerial photographer, rare books collector and American architect is a pucca Bombaywallah at heart
After decades, he has created in Mumbai a politically vibrant student force, which poses a formidable challenge to the establishment
From his playful antics as a 10-year-old in his father's restaurant to working with some of the world's top chefs, a food entrepreneur comes a long way
After sizzling on the squash court with quicksilver moves, a national champion wants to make winners of tribals from Mokashi village
A Mumbai cricket stalwart has mastered the art of dealing with highs and lows, but he doesn't want to keep the trick a secret
Son to one of India's most prominent film photographers, he is staying away from comparisons and walking his own unique road
The city's leading rapper owes everything to a tough life in an Andheri slum, and his unflinching love for what he calls, mera Bombay
One half of the architect team that changed the way we look at restaurant interiors, says decor should be about what's on the plate, and in the world outside
The onco surgeon with a heart of gold juggles timely treatment with financial aid to needy cancer survivors
The young man arguing for rehabilitating the destitute instead of penalising them is halfway through winning the war against the law
One of Indian Internet's funniest women talks about looking at the grey side of things and striking it big
If heritage walks are commonplace in Mumbai, it's because this young woman's vision has endured