Happy Birthday PT

Today, Parsi Times steps into its seventh year of publication. Staring in a small way under its previous editor, Freyan Bhathena, the Weekly has become extremely popular under the present editor, Anahita Subedar. With meaningful editorials and a team of versatile writers, Parsi Times affords the most interesting reading for the community Saturday after Saturday: […]

Meherbai’s Aphoos – Party Goes Phoos!!

As readers already know, Meherbai and her Mandli of ‘girls’ (all over 70) were a Khanar-Peenar (eating-drinking) bunch who believed in enjoying life to the hilt. They all agreed that in a nation immune to scams, dirty-politics, rapes, poverty, lawlessness, the arrogance of politicians, Bans, demonetization and absconders, a mango-party is God-sent! Meherbai ordered 10 boxes […]

Meherbai’s Mann-Ki-Baat!

  Meherwanji read out a headline from a newspaper to Meherbai which said, ‘Short naps can make you happier.’ Meherbai: It says ‘short’ naps whereas you have breakfast and doze-off till lunch, after which you snore like a  Ghat Nu Engine  till tea-time! Meherwanji: Maybe that’s why I’m happy despite insomnia at night! Meherbai: What insomnia? After eating and sleeping the […]

Meherbai And The Single Burning Question

It was Sheroo’s birthday. She was Meherbai’s neighbour and the birthday-girl personally did all the chowk-chadan-toran-sagan herself before carrying a silver tray containing sev-dahi-banana and a boiled egg covered with a delicate embroidered muslin. Sheroo desperately wanted to get married and ever since she was 20, her parents, friends and match-makers (kaj-walis who were themselves spinsters) showed […]

Meherbai And The Story Of ‘25 Slaps’

At their usual Chai-pe-Charcha session, this time at the US Club at Colaba, Meherbai’s Mandli drove the waiter crazy (so what’s new?) with each one ordering a different dish and different preferences ranging from “Don’t put salt!”, “Put more salt!”, “No Ajinomoto in the soup!”, ” Yes, more Ajinomoto!”, “Make it sweet!”, “No sugar please!”, […]

AMAR AKBAR AKOORI

Statutory Warning: This play is injurious to health because you may fall off your seat while laughing, especially during the first half! Any play from Silly Point Productions is not at all silly since laughter is serious ‘business’ for them. (Pun on ‘business’ intended considering the ticket prices!) This play picks you up from the very first […]