If you sit, you don't know squat!
DNMUM341401 | 8/2/2015 | Author : Yogesh Pawar
In a South Bombay Breach Candy home studded with gizmos and gadgets, the installation of a new designer 'Indian style toilet' has led to much excitement."This is what we had in my maternal home in Chandigarh before I was married," reveals 58-year-old Sur...
What's cooking for India's restaurant man?
DNMUM341402 | 8/2/2015 | Author : Simi Kuriakose
The brainchild behind the high-profile, swanky restaurants Olive, Monkey Bar and Fatty Bao would be flamboyant, you'd think. But AD Singh comes across as simple, both in demeanour and words. He's readying for the Mumbai opening of SodaBottleOpenerWala, an Irani ca...
DNMUM341403 | 8/2/2015 | Author : Gargi Gupta
There's a fairy tale quality to Ambarish Mitra's story. Mitra, who comes from an academically-minded, middle-class Bengali family, flunked Class 8, ran away from home when he was in Class 11 and lived in a slum in New Delhi's Munirka locality, where he suppor...
Cinema without borders
DNMUM341405 | 8/2/2015 | Author : Yogesh Pawar
At a time when Indian filmmakers are looking at Western studios to back films, former journalist and National Award winner Bhavna Talwar co-founded WSG Pictures, a boutique production company that produces high-quality content across the globe, with colleague Sheetal Talwar.
Many invisible mountains to break
DNMUM341406 | 8/2/2015 | Author : Yogesh Pawar
The trailer of Ketan Mehta's Manjhi – The Mountain Man (MTMM), based on the real life story of Dashrath Manjhi, who toiled for 22 years to break a mountain and carve a road from his village to the nearest hospital, has garnered nearly four lakh hits in less than a fortnight....
Notes of nostalgia
DNMUM341418 | 8/2/2015 | Author : Amrita Madhukalya
Had it not been for the September 11 attacks, Parikrama keyboardist and artiste manager Subir Malik would have perhaps turned collector almost a decade earlier. "I think my name was a huge deterrent in the post 9/11 days. I kept emailing sellers for over 7-8 years without re...