Profile of Bhaichand Patel
From NYrvana to Curry Hill-- How New York City has absorbed a little bit of Indianness...
The 1950s are often referred to as the Golden Age of Indian Cinema. Maybe. But there is no getting away from the fact that Bollywood is now making better films than it did in the past.
The incredible, uplifting and sad tale of one of Bollywood’s top divas
The prose is eccentric and has been badly edited, if at all. But a patient reader will be rewarded.
Only one Indian author has won the Nobel for literature. Trinidad and Tobago, with a population of a little over a million, has achieved this feat twice
Tells you all you need to know about the Salim-Javed screenwriting team
A homage to Jagjit Singh rather than an objective appraisal
An engrossing biography on Kanan Devi whose early years are shrouded in mystery.
Once you protect the interests of only the majority community, you’ve really no right to call yourself a democracy despite your elections.
All style and no substance.
Locarno has always favoured young filmmakers and consistently provided a platform for their films.
Sidharth Bhatia’s book is invaluable to anyone interested in the early history of Indian cinema.
There is no major complication or conflict that would have shaken the novel to life.
In the era of 10 per cent service tax, should you pay extra tip?
It has over 20 swanky malls and probably more upscale restaurants than any other Indian city but that does not prevent it from being tacky.
It seems an idiosyncrasy to name something ‘Sodabottleopenerwala’, but it’s appropriate. The new Parsi restaurant in Khan Market is a witty take...
Cruises are good value for money. You pay about a thousand dollars per person for seven days on board in luxurious cabins, double occupancy.
An Indian restaurant in London that was named in June the National Restaurant of the Year...
This finely edited collection of essays is not a travel book in the conventional sense
The glittering Gujarati streak skeining through Bollywood
The only person wearing a jodhpur in Jodhpur was the cultural attache of the Spanish embassy...
Khushwant’s largeness of heart easily accommodated his few weaknesses
A heady mix of sex, glamour, decadence, duplicity and intrigues...
Readers with delicate sensibilities are warned; there are profanities and kinky activities aplenty here!
This is an interesting misadventure. Sudarshan is a fine writer who holds readers’ attention, but up to a point.