Malavika's Mumbaistan: A Traveller's Tales

India, Feb. 14 -- Publisher and polymath Alex Kuruvilla and wife Namita hosted a sparkling reception for visiting-author-investment banker and political commentator Ruchir Sharma at their home on Wedn... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: When Artists And Models Danced Together

India, Feb. 14 -- They are both assumed to inhabit equally-colourful, but mutually-exclusive worlds. And if anyone could bring together some of the country's leading artists and models, it could only ... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: Being OTT With Mr OTT Himself

India, Feb. 12 -- "The image is from Monday night when I watched Gully Boy," said actor-director and philanthropist Rahul Bose, when we spoke yesterday. "For a change, Ranveer is at his most understat... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: Giving Peace A Chance

India, Feb. 12 -- They are both advocates of peace and compassion. So yesterday, when His Holiness The Dalai Lama invited New York-based author and wellness guru Deepak Chopra, along with a small grou... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: In Praise Of Horror

India, Feb. 10 -- "I don't know how I can punish you for making me speak after Mr (Shatrughan) Sinha!" said ad-movie-producer, animal rights activist and regular on Mumbai's social scene Aarti Gupta S... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: Hey Big Tipper

India, Feb. 8 -- As is known, the Delhi-based serial restaurateur Zorawar Kalra opened his popular franchise Farzi Cafe in London's Haymarket late last month. "We had a huge party on January 17 with a... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: Grace Under Pressure

India, Feb. 6 -- One thing you cannot help but notice about former Finance and Home Minister, and Congress leader P Chidambaram, is his ability to demonstrate grace under pressure. As is known, both h... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: He'd Told Them So

India, Feb. 5 -- As is known, Star Superior gave race-horse owner and chairman of the Serum Institute of India, Dr Cyrus Poonawalla his fifth Indian Derby and the family-owned Poonawalla Studs, its 10... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: Flying High

India, Feb. 4 -- Guests on a flight to Patna this Saturday morning were surprised to share the all economy cabin with not one or two, but five leading politicians who were on their way to a rally in t... Read More

Malavika's Mumbaistan: D For Diva And Drama Queen

India, Feb. 1 -- Could there be any better description of the phrase 'drama queen' than this weekend, when Rekha (like Madonna, Beyonce and Sting, she's mononymous) dressed in all black with cat-eye s... Read More