Tag Archives: Culture

Art strikes Bandra and this is only the beginning

Bandra also known as the ‘Queen of the suburbs’ is growing rapidly. It is known for it’s churches like Mount Mary’s Basilica. It is well-connected by the Western Line of the Mumbai Railways and now by the Bandra Worli Sea Link … Continue reading

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Deep-fried in culture and tradition

This past weekend I made a trip to Vadodara formerly known as Baroda to meet my friend, tangy lemon. As I boarded the flight; business men were making last-minute calls, closing deals and making preparations for their weekend. This is … Continue reading

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Looking good in uniform

Charles Fréger is a French photographer with a keen interest in portraiture of individuals belonging to diverse social groups and communities. This very interest of his brought him to India recently where he photographed members of the Sikh Regiment in … Continue reading

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To heaven and back

Hyderabad is known for it’s cuisine, uniquely blending the traditional South Indian dishes with Mughlai from the North. The food is rich, aromatic and ghee is used in abundance. During our four-day trip we tried a few places that were … Continue reading

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Celebrating the past and building for the future.

Hyderabad is at a crucial juncture in it’s cultural history. The city is in a constant battle with itself where it is trying to maintain itself as a culturally rich city known for it’s architecture, multilingual culture and fine cuisine. … Continue reading

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Luxurious living in Banjara Hills

I had an ambitious plan for this trip. It was meant to begin in Varanasi and end in Khajuraho. I was hoping to traverse through one of the most religious belts of the country. As I began coordinating the trip … Continue reading

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Agents of change

On a rainy Saturday morning at half past seven my friend, Huzefa Rangwala (also known as the loitering lamb on my blog) and I took a cab ride to the Balwant Sheth School of Architecture to attend their annual design … Continue reading

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Young, single and willing to spend

In my effort to understand the Bombay work landscape, today I met an interior architect, Kunal Shah. When I was in New York a good friend informed me about Shah and his understanding of the work culture in Bombay. Shah … Continue reading

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Embroidering Art and Culture.

Queens Mansion is an old British Colonial style building. The building is located in the Fort area of Bombay which is the central business district. Besides the usual financial and investment firms the building also houses two contemporary art galleries. … Continue reading

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Sing, Dance, Eat, Celebrate and Give!

As the month of Ramzan ends, Muslims world over celebrate Eid by sighting the Shawwal Moon. Shawwal is the tenth month in the Islamic calendar. Eid is a joyous day and celebration of brotherhood. It is a day of Thanksgiving. … Continue reading

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