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.

Amish Tripathi And The Man Behind The Meluha Trilogy

His first book, Immortals of Meluha, took the nation by storm. For the first time, we had someone who was writing about Indian mythology, its Gods and their stories, which were not dreary or, shall we say, ‘uncool’. Youngsters, hooked…

Why The World Waits for Irrfan Khan

Undoubtedly, Irrfan Khan is one of those rarefied actors whose acting skills will make you sit up and take notice. In the myriad roles he has played so far, Irrfan has made sure he has the audience laughing with him,…

Homemade Cocktails Special: Hair Of The Dog

From our series of homemade cocktails, (See first recipe here), we bring to you another recipe from the prized house of Titos Handmade Vodka. Vodka being one of the most versatile spirits for fun cocktails, since it is colourless and…

Monsoon Recipe Special: Thai Charcoal Roasted Corn

Further to our Monsoon Food Special series, Chef Narayan Salunke, Executive Chef, Radisson Blu Resort & Spa, Alibaug, dishes out some mouth-watering and healthy delicacies. Going international, yet truly within our palette, take a look at this decadent dish!  …

Homemade Cocktails Special: Tito’s American Mule

Vodka is said to be one the best alcohols for making fun cocktails. It’s colourless and almost odourless characteristics blends beautifully with any ingredient, giving you a heady cocktail. And, when it is Tito’s Handmade Vodka, things get even smoother!…

Monsoon Recipe Special: Healthy Oven Baked Raw Banana Samosa

One doesn’t know what it is about the rains that make you crave for crispy savouries. And, it is a craving that lingers on till you have satisfied it. To help you get through the passionate longing for some yummy…

Birlas And Their In-House Rock Star

Birla scion, daughter of Kumarmangalam and Neerja Birla, Ananya Birla is a power-packed personality, no less! She made waves when she floated the initiative MPower, as a means to support mental health in India and eliminate the stigma associated with…

Why Amaan And Ayaan Ali Khan Refused The Sangeet Natak Akademi Award

The Facebook pages of Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan’s talented and handsome sons Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash was abuzz, with compliments and kudos pouring in for a call they took regarding a coveted award. The prestigious Sangeet Natak…