One week in Morocco and I had already started to miss my friends back home. Wait, did I say back home? Is Pune home now?
Pune is a city which whose diverse nature is nurturing to all sorts of different industries, from art and culture to heritage and social movements. The city has given birth to several successful Punekars who changed the world and can never be forgotten; the list is too vast to cover in just one time but to name a few…
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.
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 – Maakadwala (Person with monkey/s). Maakadwaalas don’t exist anymore. […]
The Oxford of the East has a lot to offer to the world, but nothing better than a ‘Punekar’. A Punekar is not just a simple resident of Pune, it is a way of life. You can easily identify a typical Punekar if you know where to look. Here’s a list of traits to help you with it!
Just when you thought you had it bad due to the potholes, you now have the drivers to watch out for. Here’s a hilarious account of car drivers you will find in Pune…
#PunekarIgnores: Deep Red Consequences (Part I)
Amazing facts about Pune, India.