“I inherited life itself”
DNMUM385541 | 3/26/2017 | Author : Ranjana Konatt
On January 1, 1995, a baby girl was born to an unwed Indian woman, who shortly after, opted to be free of responsibility towards her child. The pregnancy had undoubtedly drawn unwanted attention and was kept under wraps with the child being delivered at home. This baby w...
French dining under Udaipur’s royal skies
DNMUM385542 | 3/26/2017 | Author : Amy Fernandes
The French have a fabulous way of celebrating life: always with food and drink. Or if you will they celebrate food and drink at every and any occasion like Good France did on March 21st. The prelude was as follows: A total of 2,000 chefs across all five conti...
Mahabharata on a string
DNMUM385543 | 3/26/2017 | Author : Heena Khandelwal
One hour. Five artistes. And, at the end, thunderous applause and a standing ovation from the packed theatre. That’s the rapturous welcome Anurupa Roy’s Mahabharata got at the recent Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) in Delhi. In keeping with audience ap...
DNMUM385545 | 3/26/2017 | Author : Yogesh Pawar
It’s been more than a year-and-a-half since the first part of SS Rajamouli s Bahubali: The Beginning hit the theatres and audiences are still debating why loyal army chief Kattappa (Sathyaraj) kills Bahubali (Prabhas). The film made `
Well-bread in Arabia
DNMUM385546 | 3/26/2017 | Author : Sohini Das Gupta
As Ziyad Ayass, Lebanese street-food entrepreneur and my host for the night, walks over to his eatery at Mercato Shopping Mall in Jumeirah, I notice a petite kiosk with neon lights reading Ka ak Al Manara - Lebanese Canteen’ in English and Arabic. It s the descendant...
Farmers, warriors and Brahma: the puran in The polis
DNMUM385547 | 3/26/2017 | Author : Pratik Ghosh
Sitting on the 11th floor of a Mumbai highrise, surrounded by glass and steel structures, rural Maharashtra seems like a distant planet. With every Gudi Padwa, however, there is a yearning to return to the roots - an urban-to-the-boot Maharashtrian f...