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Roshni Nair

  • Festive Season Food Hunts

    FaloodaRoshni Nair finds out which eatery dishes out Mumbai's best falooda

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 6:35am
  • Elementary, my dear!

    To merely attribute Mark Gatiss as co-writer, co-creator and co-producer of BBC's monumentally successful show Sherlock is a travesty. The 48-year-old, who plays Mycroft Holmes in the series, has penned episodes for the equally-vaunted Doctor Who with longtime collaborator Steven Moffat. Gatiss, a...

    Sunday, 21 December 2014 - 5:15am
  • Atul Gawande on shifting from good health and survival to general well-being

    On December 10, a day after US Senate Intelligence Committee released its report on CIA's torture program, Atul Gawande took to Twitter.

    Sunday, 14 December 2014 - 6:30am
  • The 600-year-old Chinese Kunqu opera to enthral audiences in India for the first time

    It took Swati Bhise almost three years to bring the mother of all Chinese operas to Indian shores. “We always have huge hurdles, but this was the biggest one,” says the 54-year-old danseuse and Artistic Director of Bravia Sadir Theatre Festival, an NGO dedicated to promoting arts and culture. “I...

    Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 10:41am
  • Street art breathes a new life into Mumbai

    Street art may often be mistaken as graffiti but it is creative expression, a tie that binds and gives identity, whether in the subways of New York or in the bylanes of Mumbai, says Roshni Nair as she talks to practitioners of the craft.

    Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 10:13am
  • In conversation with genre bending musician Bonobo

    Bonobo's music transcends genres. The Brighton-born, New York-based producer and DJ has a discography spanning jazz, garage, soul, deep house and trip-hop. No wonder then that the 'downtempo' tag (or any tag for that matter) often gets his goat.

    Sunday, 7 December 2014 - 7:03am
  • Rape is genderless

    The tendency to center our sexual abuse discourse on the male perpetrator-female survivor prototype is a threat to the well-being of those who don't fall into this category, finds Roshni Nair

    Sunday, 23 November 2014 - 5:15am
  • Kiss ka kissa: The story of the kiss

    From pappi and mutthu to chummi to dhoneh, Indians across the corners of our geography have been locking lips since time immemorial. As the moral police gets into action, Roshni Nair traces the story of the kiss

    Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 5:35am
  • Patron Confidential

    From Eggs Benedict with only egg-whites to 'vegan' beef burger, India's leading chefs tell Roshni Nair the craziest patron requests they've been made to dish out

    Sunday, 16 November 2014 - 5:20am
  • What it is like to be a professional clown in 2014

    Roshni Nair talks to seven full-time entertainers, in Mumbai for the International Clown Festival, to find out the challenges they face and the hard work that goes into the art of clowning

    Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 5:35am