Chitra S

Consulting Editor, Seasoned Journalist

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A borderline workaholic who has a unique knack to sniff out lifestyle stories from the corners of Mumbai Page 3 parties, Chitra's perfect day involves a few dozen write-ups, quality home-made food and Kishore Kumar classics in the background.

My Grandmother’s Tweet is a Time-Tested Advice And Wisdom

This is a book with a difference. My Grandmother’s Tweets, published by Harper Collins, encapsulates secular values and universal wisdom. This book, gushing with insight with every word is authored by Geeta Gopalakrishnan—veteran creative writer and Honorary Director, Donor Relationships,…

Rashmi Pitre’s Art Captures the Many Splendours of Nature

She has an Honours Degree in Ancient Indian Culture from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, a Diploma in the Original Philosophy of Buddhism; she is a certified Art Therapist and a Life Coach. Besides, she also conducts seminars and workshops on…

Tu: One Scene, One Location, One Artist Short Film

You may remember actor Prashantt Guptha from the films Neerja, the national award-winning film, Irada, besides Isaaq and Identity Card. Originally hailing from New York, he has left no stone unturned to make a niche for himself in the film…

Poonam Soni: Crowning Jewels

I meet Poonam Soni, the nationally and internationally acclaimed jewellery designer, in her plush boutique in Bandra, Mumbai. The store, designed in hues of white and beige, emits zen-like vibes instantly—an abode of peace and positivity. While I wait for…

Saina Nehwal To Marry Parupalli Kashyap… And Other Famous Sports Couples

Badminton champion and two-time Olympics winner Saina Nehwal is all set to tie the knot with fellow champion and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Parupalli Kashyap. In the time of social media, when every small news finds its way into public…

Amish Tripathi: Swearing By God

BO- Leaving a cushy job to venture into book writing, not everyone can take that gamble. What was the moment when you decided to take that step? AT- Actually, it was a very pragmatic decision. I resigned from my job…

Sudhir Mishra And His Serious Relationship With Films

When I speak to Sudhir Mishra, he is in the throes of receiving a verdict for his latest film, curiously titled, Daas Dev. Here, Sudhir has made a conspiracy thriller out of the famous and probably the most recreated tome,…

Why Donald Trump Is Scared Of Fear: Trump In The White House

The world will never tire of hearing and reading about the shenanigans of the President of the United States of America, Donald Trump. Most of his often-careless ruminations take gigantic proportions, especially from the troll world. But now, the yet-to-release…

The Handiwork Behind The Glory of Padmaavat

The mired-in-controversy-film Padmaavat managed to create ripples after its release for its aesthetics and production value. And, while Sanjay Leela Bhansali walked away with majority of the praise, it also did a whole lot of good for the artistically inclined…

Bye Bye Sec 377: To Love Is No Longer A Crime

A day waited eagerly for years by the desi LGBTQ community is here. According to early reports, our SC has partially struck down the draconian Section 377 article in the constitution – which can effectively decriminalise homosexuality in the country.…