Riding on Reputation

Zia Mody, one of the founding members and managing partner, AZB & Partners, is considered among the top corporate lawyers in the country. Daughter of former attorney general Soli Sorabjee, her meteoric rise has been despite glass ceilings in a primarily male-dominated world. Mody shares with Meera Srikant some of …

Home away from Home

The Wellers moved to India in 2014. When Paul Weller, working for Mylan, a pharmaceutical company, told his wife Erin, she thought he was teasing her. Five years down the line, she feels India is as much home as Chicago   On Hearing about the MoveOn Hearing about the MoveIt …

The Night of Shiva

Mahashivarathri is a time for fasting, praying, introspection and meditation. Suzanne McNeill finds out the significance of this night and how it is observed across India Legend has it that a hunter on his way home from an unsuccessful hunt was attacked by wild beasts. To escape, he climbed a …

Say Yes Please

Marriages may be made in heaven, but couples have the Herculean task of translating their love for each other into a remarkable marriage on earth. This Valentine’s Day, let’s go love’s way with Anurima Das, revisiting immemorial romances, champion proposals and fairytale weddings What starts as ‘love at first sight’ …

Waltzing to Vienna

Preeti Verma Lal takes us on a guided tour of Vienna – the most ‘livable city’ in the world There he was. A man tenderly leaning over a woman. His left hand cradling her nape, the right raising her face for a kiss. I noticed the curly mop on his head, …

Weaving Handloom Tales

Designer Sanjay Garg, who hails from a small village called Mubarikpur in Rajasthan, found his calling in traditional aesthetics. Unlike many of his contemporaries, he draws inspiration from India and identifies visual references from Indian artistic traditions. Raw Mango, his designer brand, is unique and rightfully represents India in her …

The Room with a View

Globetrotting Sonia and Ralph Hays love their home in Bandra, Mumbai, for its spaciousness and a gorgeous sea view. A tour by Team Culturama As you walk down the road along the peninsula in Bandra, into a quiet dead end, there stands an apartment complex with large spaces for outdoor …

Fairytale Weaves!

A billionaire princess and two Bollywood divas took the world by storm with their choice of bridal trousseau. From Isha Ambani’s white and gold sari, Deepika Padukone’s Kanjeevaram drapes and Priyanka Chopra’s neo-fusion red lehenga, Deepa Kalukuri writes about the new bridal trends taking over 2019! The year 2018 was …