Sharmeen Hakim

Real India
The Voice of Bhendi Bazaar

In the age of mobile phones, the tradition of a local announcer lives on in Mumbai’s Bhendi Bazaar

19 August 2012
Real India
A Wealth of Health Material

South Mumbai has a library dedicated to physical well-being. And it’s free

29 July 2012
Real India
Non-Alcoholic Perfumes

Ittarwallahs are producing imitations of famous perfumes that are cheap and nearly as good

08 July 2012
Real India
What’s So Funny?

An irritated family in Mumbai goes to court against a laughter club

03 July 2012


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