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Avantika Bhuyan

Sonia Faleiro’s ‘Beautiful Thing’ is a vivid narrative of Mumbai’s bar dancers and how the ban of 2005 imperilled their livelihood.

Lafangey Parindey

A moving tale, supported by fine performances, about a friendship that comes with a price.

Sporting Art

Fifa fever takes on a new space: an art gallery houses Riyas Komu’s latest exhibition celebrating football.

The Raj-Uddhav Snuggle Fest

Efforts to re-unite Mumbai’s Thackeray cousins are beginning to fructify, thanks partly to a people’s campaign aimed at making them see political logic.

Tuneful Whistleblowers

In this association of engineers, software professionals and doctors, whistling is a group activity.

Confessions of a Metered Cab Driver

“The call centre, where people call to book a cab, is useless. They can’t get addresses right. They turn Andheri East to Andheri West.”

From the Horse’s Mouth

The Kala Ghoda fest is supposedly about nine days of ‘cultural’ activity. But it’s really more a street fair.

Little India

If proof were ever needed that being an exclusivist society goes against the grain of the city, take the culinary route to discover Bombay.

Taj Restored

Two much-loved hangouts of the Mumbai elite, housed in the Taj Mahal hotel, have risen triumphantly from their ashes.

Justice in Clothes

A shop in Mumbai which tailors clothes for lawyers and judges turned 100 recently


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