Month: March 2008 Articles

A conversation with Kekoo Gandhi

We explore the avant-garde Progressive Art Group as veteran art collector Kekoo Gandhy unearths its history Many art veterans believe that the formation of the ‘Progressive Art Group’ is one of the most significant moments in the history of Indian...

Of heroes and cities

This country seems to honour its heroes only after they have kicked the bucket. We name our battleships, our airports, our boulevards and bridges after them. What’s wrong with naming a few things...

Hello Zeus!

Tanaaz and Bakhtiyar Irani were recently blessed with a baby boy. Bakhtiyar was so excited that he has recorded the entire sequence of the operation. The actors had planned the birth of the baby on...

Is Mumbai Really Secular ?

Lawmakers may have given Mumbaikars a loud speaker deadline of 10 pm, but I guess laws are meant to be broken. True there have been cases wherein Mumbai’s event organisers never cross the set time...

Adi Ichhaporia Arrested in Sex Scandal

Adi Ichhaporia’s “fledgling health” didn’t stop him from “enjoying sex” even at 62. But it forced Matunga Police to grant him bail on Wednesday, after medical certificates were produced by the...

Parsi Lagan Nu Bhonu: In Pictures

Lagan Nu Bhonu at a Parsi wedding or navjote is something that one and all look forward to. Here are some pictures of the entire lagan nu bhonu at one such wedding at Jeejebhoy Dadabhoy Agiary in...

The Navroze table

Parsis have a reputation for being major food lovers, as anyone attending a Parsi celebration will confirm. And that’s a reputation likely to be upheld on March 21, when Parsis the world over mark...

Bollywood’s Best Bawas

Perhaps one of the most tolerant and accommodating communities in India, Parsis have often been at the receiving end of humour. And if there’s someone who has cashed in maximum moolah by adding a...