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A Chat with the Force Behind 'Krafty Ideas' – Deepika Dadlani Nagpurkar

We caught up with one of Pune’s artistic forces, Deepika Dadlani Nagpurkar, a passionate artist, super-mom and all-in-all a wonderful lady. Check out her products below (for kids and adults too!) and our little chat with her! 

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In Conversation with Sushmita Sen | #PunekarChats

BRB, still googly-eyed.

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Punekar in Focus – Ameya Kale | Author of 'Sacrifice'

#PunekarBookClub

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Punekar in Focus: Shaunak Agarkhedkar Talks 'Let Bhutto Eat Grass'

A quick chat, a special discount code and some laughs over bad grammar.

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Pune: In Conversation with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

He recently came to Pune for a press conference promoting his upcoming film, Babumoshai Bandookbaaz, wherein he plays a role of a rustic contract killer. And, the best part of this chat was that he did not hold back and spoke straight from his heart. Read for yourself!

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Punekar Arjun Radhakrishnan's Shreelancer Released Yesterday and We're Stoked!

His beaming face and excitement made perfect sense when he told me that The Punekar was the first to do a one-on-one interview with him!

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Sex Worker in Pune Speaks Up | #PunekarConfesses

I’ve had drunk men urinate in the bed, a lot of men cry. I once was with a crazy client who threatened to kill me if I stepped out of the brothel.

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In Conversation with Author Siddharth Dasgupta

In conversation with Siddharth Dasgupta, author of Letters From An Indian Summer, where we talk about his newest book, The Sacred Sorrow of Sparrows: A Collection of Lives, his love for books and writing, and on human nature.

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That Fully Amaze LOL Moment When The Punekar Met Aditi Mittal

I catch her amidst peals of laughter. She throws her head back and bam! It makes contact with the vanity mirror behind her. “Oh sh**!” she yelps, still laughing, as she reaches over to rub the back of her head. In a flash, I’m at her side, rubbing the back of her head with her. No time for pleasantries. No time for introductions. She’d just hit her head on the mirror behind her and she needed me. As her laughter subsides, I look her dead in the eye and quietly proclaim, “We’re best friends now.”

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#PunekarAchieves: Prabhu Ram

About over a month ago now, I decided to up my fitness game (because, well, #fitfam) and joined a Zumba class close to home. Initially, I didn’t know what to expect; I hadn’t even bothered to check out Zumba videos on YouTube. Day one was madness; I don’t think I moved a finger for about two hours post class. I knew it would get easier with time though. And it did. Today, I actually miss it on days I don’t dance. Part of what I enjoy in our sessions is the energy of our instructor, Prabhu Ram. He’s encouraging, always motivating, and all in all a really fun person to follow and dance with. Of course, I went ahead and got him to spill about his life, passion for the art and more. Excerpts…