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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then this one speaks volumes
We ought to have seen it coming: ever since Bollywood and its stars more or less consumed every other industry in the country: advertising, brand endorsements, the owning of sports franchises
Last week Jaipur was host to a congregation of the country's Captains of Industry (and their spouses), when the Indian chapter of an international business association met for what it described as its 'unconference'
This weekend saw Suzanne Pillai, Parveen Dusanj Bedi, Madhu and Bhagyashree, join former bureaucrat, lawyer and women's rights activist Abha Singh, anchor Faye D'Souza and actress Aahana Kumra at a seminar on women's safety
But looking anything like the mother of an adult male hunk like Ranbir Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, who admits to being a fitness and health food freak, cut a head-turning trendy figure in dark suit, shirt, and glares
No sooner have we managed to recover from the term 'fashionista' that along comes news that Mumbai's answer to Paris Hilton, self-taught designer Ramona Narang, has christened herself a 'stylista'
Many Indian foodies, restaurateurs and chefs were glued to their TV sets yesterday, to watch the unveiling of Bangkok's first-ever Michelin guide
We came across a fiery post by outspoken jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali on social media yesterday
There has been talk of celebrity chef Dharshan Munidasa, the half Sri Lankan–half Japanese man behind the popular Ministry of Crab restaurant in Colombo, opening an outlet in India, for sometime now
This weekend will mark a special birthday of one of the city's tallest sons, the legendary Dr R P Soonawala, who in a career spanning almost 70 years has been the go-to person for its rich and poor, its high and low
Even as charismatic former US Prez Barack Obama embarks on a three-country tour that will see him in India soon, a charming story concerning an earlier trip of his to India as POTUS in 2010, was brought to our notice by communications
It's difficult to describe live-wire TV anchor, media heiress, RADA-trained sometime Bollywood star, expat wife, super mum and all-round gypsetter Koel Purie to those who don't know her
Anyone who knew the late philanthropist and vivacious society queen Parmeshwar Godrej would know how despite marrying into a blue-chip Paris clan and moving in the highest echelons of international society, she had never forgotten her earthy Punjabi
A few weeks before the actor, adman and erstwhile Mumbaikar, Keith Stevenson, who currently lives in California, embarked on his annual voyage to India with wife Benita and sons Shalom and Kshimon, he had given the city ample time to prepare
There have been a spate of anniversaries this week, that have, as is the practice now, been celebrated on social media. From couples jointly announcing their special day
For anyone who's ever doubted that some of the brightest, coolest and most crazy men and women went into advertising, and sold us most of the soap and dreams of our growing years this picture should set the record straight
"It was a wedding laced with affection and not with power. Everyone who walked into the various functions was treated with equal affection and love, and that's what set it apart," says Suhel Seth about the recently concluded wedding of Tahira Karanja
"Wealth comes with huge responsibility and is best deployed for the larger public interest," said Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani quoting a line from the Giving Pledge letter
What's it like walking out of the loo at Farah Khan's duplex penthouse, only to find Ed Sheeran outside, accompanied by Khan, patiently waiting his turn to go in, while Khan's triplets Diva, Anya and Czar look on bemusedly?