Nina Wadia on breaking through & giving back to society

Nina Wadia on breaking through & giving back to society

Grab an icepick, start climbing the ladder: Nina Wadia on breaking through & giving back to societyNina Wadia, who rose to fame in the 1990s with the iconic comedy sketch show ‘Goodness Gracious Me’, received an OBE for contributions to entertainment and charity...

A maestro dips into nostalgia

A maestro dips into nostalgia

Photographer Arif Mahmood's Pestonjee, Silver Linings leave one in sweet melancholy KARACHI: As the pandemic makes us nostalgic, longing for the yesteryears when times were simpler, a studio-light setup and a little brown bench in front of a dimly lit Arif Mahmood...

A Portrait of Ruttie Jinnah That Doesn’t Hold Up

There is much that is debatable and untenable in the new book on Jinnah’s wife.Who goes into history?Who is worthy of a biography?The shakers who change civilisation and our view of the world – the scientists, writers, painters and philosophers. And perhaps more than...

Welcome to My Parsi Party

Welcome to My Parsi PartyParsis revel in their reputation as hedonistic gourmands. Every gathering, celebration, religious occasion, and even loss is marked by food. Writer Sabrina Medora shares never before printed recipes for the dinner parties of her childhood.By...

Navrose and Nirang: My life as a modern Zoroastrian

“I have to drink cow pee?!”Nine-year-old me glared up incredulously at my older brother, Tyler, who snickered, and with a devilish teenage grin, nodded his head — the answer was, unfortunately, yes.“I did it and now so do you!”Now, you may be thinking, ​what kind of...