Month: December 2005 Articles

Another one bites the dust

Deccan Herald - Bangalore,India ... The fact that Maleika comes from a Hindu family and Zayed is the son of an Irani Muslim father and a Parsi mother made no difference in a family that has a ...

voice over

Screen India - India ... poor. One such upcoming Parsi actor, who initially struggled, was Kurush Deboo, who was cast...

WZO helps Parsis and others grow

Mumbai, Dec. 7: The Zoroastrian community which is conspicuous by its small size and its enormous contribution to the country came together on Wednesday evening to celebrate 25 years of the World...

Parsis know how to party

By Anish Trivedi I first met Parvez in my investment banking days. Getting a grip on different sectors in the economy. At that time Parvez was a man who could count his chickens before they hatched,...

Why offer space to Ismat Chughtai?

Milli Gazette - India ... best whether she died as a Muslim) complimenting the facts that Ismat Chugai's daughter is married to a Hindu, another daughter is married to a Parsee and her ...

Veeranis more popular than the Batliwallas

agencyfaqs.com - New Delhi,India ... She says, "'Batliwala: House No. 43' could not perform as per expectations because it featured a Parsi family, which didn't quite have national appeal. ...

Labour of love

This book has a little bit for everybody. City of Sin and Splendour: Writings on Lahore, edited by Bapsi Sidhwa, Penguin, Rs.395. AN anthology is like a Jack of all Trades -- it has a little bit for...

A film man’s life without the gossip!

Hindu - Chennai,India ... We get fascinating accounts of the upper middleclass Parsi life in the country and, excellent pen portraits of some of the author's favourite persons, grandpa ...

Adopted daughter repays with murder

Mid-Day Mumbai - Bombay,India On Wednesday afternoon, the last evidence in the infamous murder case of senior citizen Adi Cursetjee was examined at the sessions court. Cursetjee's close friend and...

Parsi Boy In A Red T-Shirt

So they were not Muslims. That little boy who loved cricket and who vanished in that post-Godhra carnage, belonging to a perfectly hardworking, reasonably honest middle class locality, was not a...

Proudly Indian

Hindu Business Line - India ... reputation and all relatives and friends were told to take care of me!" Almost half his salary went towards the PG accommodation he had with a Parsi family in ...

Mandirs for devotees or tourists?

Organiser - New Delhi,India ... Even Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, personally a very devout Hindu, was denied entry to the Puri temple because she married a Parsi and thereby shared that ...

Capturing the magic

Pune Newsline - Pune,India ... twin sons. This Parsi lady made history when when she was elected as the first non-white woman Liberal councilor in 1982. The founder ...

Meal Ticket

Pune Newsline - Pune,India ... There is more for all those who dote on the traditional Parsi specialities like Salli marghi, Tarapori rawa fry, Bhatia-nu-ghosh and Dhandal Patio. ...

Kebab Cuisine

HardNews Magazine - New Delhi,India ... Parsi cuisine, which was highly influenced by Persian cuisine, also made its contributions, and kebabs had their distinctive place in this new cuisine. ...

Screen test

Indian Express - New Delhi,India A film on a Parsi boy who went missing during the Gujarat riots won much acclaim at IFFI Goa. His family hopes it will help trace him. ...

Screen test

Indian Express - New Delhi,India A film on a Parsi boy who went missing during the Gujarat riots won much acclaim at IFFI Goa. His family hopes it will help trace him. ...

Don’t mug the lord chief justice

Guardian Unlimited - UK ... Arthur is Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes; George Edalji, a Parsee, is a quiet Birmingham solicitor who, in 1903, was found guilty of maiming a horse ...

The hotel that was

The Statesman - Kolkata,India ... it. "In the Thirties the hotel was run by three directors, including a Parsee gentleman, HR Billimoria who loved horse racing. ...

Jagannath Temple Ponders Entrance Policy

Similarly, many sevakas of Jagannatha temple belonging to traditional sevaka families have non-Hindu or lower caste origin, such as the Parsi pujaris (still worshiping the Deity of Satya Narayana in...