Month: May 2012 Articles

“THE K FILE” MOVIE

Directed by Oorvazi Irani Story and Screenplay by Farrukh Dhondy, Produced by Sorab Irani "THE K FILE” (Running Time: 9 Minutes 24 Seconds) AN ENTERTAINING SHORT FEATURE FILM ON THE 26/11 JAILED TERRORIST “KASAB” – AN INDIAN DILEMMA – NOW ON...

Thread Bare: The Art of Kusti Weaving

An unusual book on the weaving of the sacred thread worn by the Parsis adds to the craft revival stories in India Few, even among textile conservationists, would imagine a book deconstructing kusti,...

Zarathushti Youth Without Borders

Behram Pastakia writes One of the long term goals of the First Strategic Plan of FEZANA was to nurture Zarathustis willing to serve the poor and disadvantaged members of society,  with like...

Jamshedpur Parsis Go Platinum With Rock Climbing

Bats and slippery tunnels aren’t really normal props to celebrate 75 years of an association. But when it comes to Jamshedpur Parsi Association’s (JPA) platinum jubilee, expect the unexpected....

Darion Gandhi Dances to Gold

So You Think You Can Dance judge Jason Coleman thinks a young Hampton Park boy can do just that. Published in the Barwick Star News, Melbourne Australia. Nine year old Darion Gandhi from Cathy-Lea...

Parsis petition Centre for survival

The Parsis are a demographically declining community on the cusp of near extinction. This is what Keki Daruwalla, Sahitya Akademi award-winning poet and a member of the National Commission for...