S(o)n Rise over Bollywood
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S(o)n Rise over Bollywood

Reflecting on Kareena Kapoor Khan who is soon to be a mommy, I could not help but harken back to the days when today’s stars were gawky adolescents themselves. Quite unabashedly, I confess to Triple K being my favourite baby-turned-diva. Well, not strictly a baby, ...

October 23, 2016
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5 Beers We Hope To Stumble Upon In Pune This Oktoberfest
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5 Beers We Hope To Stumble Upon In Pune This Oktoberfest

Oktoberefest is upon us and there is no escaping the gallons of beer that’s going to be poured all around the city. Taking an inspiration from the festive air that surrounds us, we went ahead and made a list of the beers we would love ...

October 12, 2016
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Pune or Poona – What’s in a Name?
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Pune or Poona – What’s in a Name?

“What's in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet." This was ole Will Shakespeare’s take on the matter, but then he didn’t have the likes of Arvind Kejriwal to contend with, who deftly deflects the junta’s ...

October 09, 2016
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The Brangelina Imbroglio
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The Brangelina Imbroglio

Phew, I’m still mopping my brow, I tell you. It goes down in history as one of the most beda garg weekend moments ever. There I was, still abed and sipping my masala chai on a rainy morning, dreaming of a pleasant past ...

October 02, 2016
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Life in 411004 – Remembering the Wagles
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Life in 411004 – Remembering the Wagles

These were houses that were built for 'personal consumption' and had all the moods and trappings of 'personal taste'. No fancy Carrera marble, no lavish driveways, no French gardens and other displays of grandiose shrieking for attention.

September 24, 2016
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Remembering a Punekar – The Series
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Remembering a Punekar – The Series

Maakadwala In Hindi, he would be called Madari. English will loosely translate him as a 'Monkey man', but like all things touched by English, the translation can make one overlook it as a profession and assume it to be a characteristic. Marathi has it rather straightforward ...

September 17, 2016
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Remembering a Punekar – The Series
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Remembering a Punekar – The Series

The first time I saw her I was balancing a huge bag of mithai in one hand and trying to juggle out money from my wallet to pay the auto driver with the other. She stared at me for a moment and once I had ...

September 10, 2016
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Pune’s Real Estate: Sorcery Bricks Much?
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Pune’s Real Estate: Sorcery Bricks Much?

Over a recent weekend, as the rains lashed Pune and many Punekars preferred staying in even on Monday, I was accompanying a friend who was looking to rent an apartment for herself and her younger sister. Having browsed through all possible online property sites, she ...

September 05, 2016
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