I had visited the Busan International Film Festival in Korea many times earlier, as their Consultant for Indian cinema. But this time I'm attending the Jecheon International Music and Film Festival
A lot can be accomplished by our ability to be more tolerant, even if living in Mumbai actively encourages us not to
Where I was meant to be reading and writing, I have instead been cherishing the rejuvenating monsoonal weather in Goa
What makes for great television might well sometimes be the least insightful interaction
The problem is not why Mumbai's cops have pot bellies. It's why they're so angry and bitter
The sexual exploitation of girls at the Muzaffarpur shelter is horrific and will finally spell good riddance to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
A provision for heavy penalty for office bearers is expected to keep people away from working in honorary capacity in their buildings
The shuttering of Paradise, another city icon is a sad reminder of the no-warranty tag that its nostalgic landmarks are up against. Even our beloved chroniclers are worried
Awishkar Theatre, a ground-breaking group since inception, presents the new play Aranya Kiran, which puts Lord Krishna in a spot. It is a tribute to late director Chetan Datar, who staged bold narratives in al...
Director Akarsh Khurana, in his sixth outing never mind the other films finally cracks it. Irrfan is sublime in his deadpan, comic delivery
Try any of the apps recommended by the civic body for lessons on how our taxes will always be used for the wrong things
On the agenda for each day is six hours of solid writing so that the next book I'm longing to birth can assume a more evolved state
The only Hollywood actor whose career mirrors Bollywood's top heroes
Assam native in Mumbai advises about not getting swept up in political hysteria over National Register of Citizens
What if the few numbers you know and take for granted are terribly wrong?
Imran Khan had once said that were he and Gavaskar to sit down over a beer, they could sort out the issues between India and Pak
After earning a well-fought win with the UNESCO World Heritage Site tag for the Victorian Gothic and Art Deco ensemble, the citizens behind the dossier are gearing for bigger challenges to ensure the precinct ...
What started with a specific purpose of quota, is now being exploited as a political tool ahead of the 2019 elections
Built in the 1930s, Zaver Mahal, Kapur Mahal and Keval Mahal signify the wisdom and wealth of the Mehtas, one of the heritage promenade's first families
Bolava Vitthal, organised by Pancham Nishad's Shashi Vyas, at Shanmukhananda Hall, is an old family tradition. It was started when my father, S Rammohan, was alive, and has continued over the years
Why do the Rlys spend public funds on inane things such as the renaming of stations instead of focusing on giving travellers basic amenities?
Jay Z's public apology in 4.44 goes a long way in addressing the void created by the 'missing apology' from patriarchal forces
For decades the daredevils of Mumbai have been those who've set aside everything to doggedly pursue an acting career in films
Thais don't have a word for 'no'. Indians don't have a unique word for 'tomorrow'. What happens when vague words replace clarity
Devendra Fadnavis skipped a visit to the holy town for Vitthal darshan on Ashadhi Ekadashi, following a threat from a section of the warring community
Scripted or not, Rahul embracing Modi has become the most talked about moment, and could become his election campaign trademark
As historic building's fate hangs in balance, our fave city chroniclers hope it will rise like a Phoenix
Mumbai belies concrete tag to feature as core habitat of dragon and damselflies in first-ever GIS-tagged Atlas of Odonata of the Western Ghats of India
The Hindi remake of Manjule's Marathi stunner Sairat (Wild), produced by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions and directed by Shashank Khaitan, Dhadak primarily works because the source material is so strong
No one wants to find a permanent solution to fixing our roads. Everyone wants quick fixes that mysteriously cost a few hundred crores instead