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Payal Kapadia

Articles by Payal Kapadia

Early To Bed

Early To Bed

Jan 26, 2009 Payal Kapadia

Teenagers grope with sex in a society steeped in secrecy

The Fake Lip Job

The Fake Lip Job

Jan 19, 2009 Payal Kapadia

Air-kissing has arrived as a social greeting. The handshake is so last century and the namaste is solely the...

Little Minds, Big Queries

Little Minds, Big Queries

Dec 22, 2008 Smruti Koppikar

Our children are waking up to a new terror-stained reality. And they're asking questions.

Tears And Sackcloth

Tears And Sackcloth

Dec 15, 2008 Payal Kapadia

The Jewish sense of security in a home called India has been shattered forever

Hotel Staffers

Hotel Staffers

Dec 15, 2008 Payal Kapadia

It is the same story at both hotels. "The guest is first, the company second; we stand the last."

'I Still Hear The Shots In My Head'

'I Still Hear The Shots In My Head'

Dec 08, 2008 Payal Kapadia

A top banker who was entertaining senior financial people at a private dinner at the Taj's Golden Dragon...

The Thali Is Empty

The Thali Is Empty

Nov 10, 2008 Payal Kapadia

Yet another Bombay institution, the Udipi restaurant, faces demise. No more Mysore Masala?

Who Wants To Be Shakira?

Who Wants To Be Shakira?

Oct 13, 2008 Payal Kapadia

Govinda-style is passe. There's now method to filmi dancing, and a bit of hip-hop and salsa.

Let's Just Say, Extreme Ambivalence

Let's Just Say, Extreme Ambivalence

Aug 18, 2008 Payal Kapadia

Outlook visits Aamby Valley, and comes back 'home' to the mess of Mumbai

Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts

Aug 11, 2008 Payal Kapadia

If you're not counting calories or pennies, there's no better way for chocaholics to indulge their cravings

Tata Naani, Nanny's Home Today

Tata Naani, Nanny's Home Today

Jul 28, 2008 Payal Kapadia

Trained nurses cushion the pains of motherhood for affluent Mumbaikars

Oh, Have I Seen This Man Somewhere?

Oh, Have I Seen This Man Somewhere?

Feb 25, 2008 Payal Kapadia

I have lost my husband to Facebook. He's a stranger now who occasionally sends me hugs.

Man Can Cook

Man Can Cook

Nov 19, 2007 Payal Kapadia

Honey, pass the curry leaves...or get out the carving knives. He's rolled up his sleeves, and gone into...

Papa Don't Bleach

Papa Don't Bleach

Oct 29, 2007 Payal Kapadia

Men are leaving the skin-colour closet. It's a cosmetic enlightenment.

Positive Matches

Positive Matches

Aug 06, 2007 Payal Kapadia

India's only marriage bureau for HIV-positive people brings some hope back in their lives

Susie Is Home

Susie Is Home

Jun 11, 2007 Payal Kapadia

They look after the kids, and more. Indian au pairs are the new flavour in American homes.

Jessica Hines

Jessica Hines

Mar 12, 2007 Payal Kapadia INTERVIEWS Aamir Khan ,  Jessica Hines

Once linked to Aamir Khan, she is out with her first book, Bollywood, Bachchan and Me

Grape Expectations

Grape Expectations

Feb 26, 2007 Payal Kapadia

Wine tourism, the new buzz, takes you to a vineyard to live the life of a grape

She's Got An Inner Life

She's Got An Inner Life

Feb 05, 2007 Payal Kapadia

The itsy bitsy makes space, big brands vie for the Indian woman

The Lion's Lamb

The Lion's Lamb

Jan 15, 2007 Payal Kapadia

The Marathas love their mutton—spicy, soft and rich