Know Your Bombay

Khetwadi: Located in South Mumbai, Khetwadi is known to be the hub of diamond traders and wholesalers of almost all traditional businesses. Developed in the mid-19th century, Khetwadi originally housed a sparse population living off agriculture and plantations. There are a large number of temples in this area – the most popular being Thakurdwar, built […]

Check It Out (2017-08-05)

Frohar Films Presents ‘Dudh Ma Sakar’ Frohar Films’ ‘Dudh Ma Sakar’ series presents ‘Zarathustra in King Vistasp’s Court – Part 2’, on 6th August, 2017, at 12 noon on DD Girnar Channel.     Godrej’s Blood Donation Drive On the occasion of the death anniversaries of Founders Naval Godrej and Dr. Burjor Godrej, Godrej & […]

Review: Gurgaon

The first few minutes of the film gives you a sneak peak of North Indian culture, real estate wheeler-dealers, gender-bias, sibling rivalry, and more. First-time director Shanker Raman (cinematographer of ‘Peepli Live’, ‘Rocky Handsome’), clearly influenced by the neo-noir films of Anurag Kashyap, has helmed the quizzically titled Gurgaon – showcasing its fanciful malls, buzzing […]

Know Your Bombay

Chivda Galli: Dinshaw Petit Road in Lalbaug, commonly referred to as ‘Chivda Galli’, is a by-lane lined with shops selling Chivda, Farsan and spices. Stretching over 250 metres, the lane came into existence decades ago to cater to the needs of mill workers living around the area. Notably, over 7 tonnes of chivda and farsan […]