Weaving through the lanes and by-lanes, these storytellers bring to life the colours and the very essence of these thriving cities. Follow the trail and discover stories like none you've heard before.
Judith Rashleigh is unapologetic. She seduces. She slays. And she thrives in murky waters amidst the dark secrets of the art world. She believes in beauty, but does not find the need to paint a pretty picture. Lisa Hilton’s lead protagonist in the erotic thriller, Maestra, is not a feminist.
Through the silken threads of art, fashion designer Anita Dongre weaves a story that needs to be told time and again. While her silhouettes are painted in stunning gold, rich maroons and emerald greens, her heart lies in the hands of the rustic weavers; her fervent desire is to bring rural craftsmanship to the fore.
Whether it’s lying on a bed of salt, living in a capsule or watching TV underwater, we tell you all about the most unusual accommodations around the world.
"I know the spirit of Bengal and I think Bengali entrepreneurship is now becoming a global phenomenon. " - SK Roy, Chairman of Peerless Hotels
Its shiny, white exteriors glint in the sunlight, as it gently bobs in the waves that lap the pier at Mahim Bay. Dark glass windows hide behind them the boat’s impressive interiors, all swish and new. Now, these interiors will have liveried waiters bustling about with platters of food as diners sit back and enjoy a pleasant evening in Mumbai’s first floating restaurant, AB Celestial.
On route to becoming a dentist, Rohan’s career path took a dramatic turn when he met his first tigress in the wild and decided to drop the excavators in favour of pen and paper.
Rezwan Razack, one of the doyens of construction giant, Prestige, has devoted his life to collecting at least one of every rupee note ever minted since there was a rupee. His book chronicles this effort to be followed by a museum that will host a permanent display of the unusual collection of an iconoclast. Rezwan... Continue Reading →
Auroville-based artist Aparajita Barai’s mission is to go back to the roots and the core of Indian culture. Her journey often takes her to India’s spiritual past, and through her project, Beloved India, she aims to connect design and culture and build a bridge between “the ancient” and “modern” to help in its evolution. A... Continue Reading →