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‘Please, sir, I want some more’

‘Please, sir, I want some more’

Oliver Street, the little Colaba lane lined with artistically designed buildings, leaves us guessing about its name

16 June,2024 09:37 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
‘My songs will speak for me and after me’

‘My songs will speak for me and after me’

Rajinder Krishan’s 105th birth anniversary merits a look at his outstanding lyrics, defining the Hindi film industry’s classic black-and-white era and entertaining fans with eternal romantic hits

02 June,2024 07:06 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
‘Our life bubbled with pranks and boyfriend drama’

‘Our life bubbled with pranks and boyfriend drama’

In a scene straight out of Grease, creative educator Erika Cunha and Miss India 1987, Erica de Sousa, rekindle childhood memories of masti and mayhem

26 May,2024 07:05 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
Little road of large legacies

Little road of large legacies

The south-tipping taper of Hill Road holds some of Bandra’s most historic landmarks and enterprises

19 May,2024 07:10 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
Happy hundredth, Daddy Cool

Happy hundredth, Daddy Cool

Celebrating the life and times of a parent who passed on five years short of a century of amazing grace

05 May,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
“We are thoroughly blessed to have Bombay in our DNA”

“We are thoroughly blessed to have Bombay in our DNA”

When a National Award-winning movie man and globally known jazz critic meet, the exchange goes beyond friendly chat to spirited socio-political dialogue

28 April,2024 06:41 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
‘She was as close to the perfect educationist as is humanly possible’

‘She was as close to the perfect educationist as is humanly possible’

Celebrating the contribution of educationist extraordinaire, Dolat Doongaji, in the month of her birth and death anniversaries

21 April,2024 07:42 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
Thank you for the news and views

Thank you for the news and views

Presenting a flavour of responses from readers who have offered an extended take on people and places featured on these pages

07 April,2024 07:25 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
“The choice is between anarchy or chaos”

“The choice is between anarchy or chaos”

What role did Bombay play in the last years of MPT Acharya, one of India’s foremost anti-colonial revolutionaries? In the week of Acharya’s 70th death anniversary, we turn to Ole Birk Laursen’s definitive biography of the premier anarchist-pacifist of the 20th century

24 March,2024 07:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia
‘Bombay is the third wheel in our friendship’

‘Bombay is the third wheel in our friendship’

The miles between Bombay and Stockholm melt swiftly when social entrepreneur Smarinita Shetty and banker Anisha Sabharwal catch up on soul sharing

17 March,2024 07:30 AM IST | Mumbai | Meher Marfatia

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