The Man in The Mirror

Believing that he is his own competition, Rajkummar Rao is living his dream. The National award-winning actor, who garnered critical acclaim for Shahid and Queen, is brimming with celluloid aspirations. In a freewheeling chat, he brushes away the struggle, and stresses over the surrealism of it all

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Under The Hammer!

She switched from investment banking to theatre to art, Sotheby’s Priyanka Mathew has experienced a variety of lifestyles and has dabbled in different streams of work. The first Indian lady auctioneer in the history of the company talks about how she enjoys wielding the gavel

Nimrat Kaur: Scripting Her Own Path

She started with ad films, went on to dazzle with her versatility on stage and then catapulted into a noticeable entity on screen. Actor Nimrat Kaur, in a conversation with me, talks about the impact of a traumatic childhood, her independent teen years, and what’s holding her back from signing a new film from offers…

Vikas Khanna: Chef Desirable – II

This Michelin star chef’s culinary magic has mesmerised the palates of the president, heads of state and movie stars. On his recent visit to Mumbai, Vikas Khanna, he of the shy, boyish smile, chats with me about his childhood, his travels and his varied passions.   Continued from Vikas Khanna: Chef Desirable – I Revolutionising grub…

Vikas Khanna: Chef Desirable – I

This Michelin star chef’s culinary magic has mesmerised the palates of the president, heads of state and movie stars. On his recent visit to Mumbai, Vikas Khanna, he of the shy, boyish smile, chats with me about his childhood, his travels and his varied passions.  When Kim Kardashian commented on television that she finds Indian…

You Do? Neeti Palta + Husband

Neeti Palta, stand-up comic, Script writer Rahul Soota, banker Relationship status: married (arranged) Script Very innocently she accepted her uncle’s invitation to dinner, with no inkling of a sneaky blind date set-up. Neeti was visiting Delhi during her college break as a post-graduate student from Pune. She was accustomed to his friends dropping in last…

Married A Clown: Sorabh Pant + Wife

Sorabh Pant, stand-up comic, author Iva Bagchi, writer Relationship status: married  Script “I work as a monkey in a zoo,” is how Sorabh had introduced himself to Iva five years ago. The evening had passed in a blur and the next day the comedian sent a friend request to all the girls he had met…