Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy Rating: 3/5 157 minutes Director: Anurag Kashyap Whatever Punjabis do, it’s not only without inhibition but with a great deal of spontaneity. If ‘Udta Punjab’ (2016) showcased the rampant drug menace in the state, ‘Manmarziyaan’, Anurag Kashyap’s latest — a romantic comedy — has dollops of free-spirited, licentious and overt passion. […]

Adi Godrej Bestowed Lifetime Achievement By ET Awards, 2018

Adi Godrej, the 76-year-old patriarch of the 120-year-old Godrej Group, was recently felicitated with the most prestigious Lifetime Achievement recognition at the Economic Times Awards, 2018. Referring to his achievements as a “Rs 32,000-crore journey of business with integrity”, the jury celebrated his inspiring five-decade-long entrepreneurial journey, which begun with a turnover of Rs. 10 […]

Letters To The Editor

Note Of Appreciation From BPP Trustees Very recently, a Parsi Zoroastrian family residing overseas, have graciously come forward and voluntarily surrendered their flat to the BPP, without expecting any kind of monetary compensation. The entire Board of Trustees of the Bombay Parsi Punchayet (BPP), expresses their wholehearted gratitude to this family. At their request we […]

European Band ‘Prague Queen’ Presents Tribute Concert For Freddie Mercury

.   Mumbaikars will ‘Break Free’ on 5th and 6th October, 2018, with International Tribute Band – PRAGUE QUEEN – performing at Mumbai’s Rang Sharada (Bandra) as a tribute to the legacy of Singer, Songwriter, international music prodigy, aapro Freddie Mercury (Farrokh Bulsara), best known as the lead vocalist of the rock band, QUEEN. Fourth […]

A Unique Zoroastrian Insight: ‘Vighnaharta’ And ‘Verethragna’ As Remover Of Obstacles

Lord Ganesha is invoked before commencing anything significant and it is for this reason that he is called the ‘Lord of Beginnings’. He is also known as Vighnaharta or remover of obstacles. The concept of Vighnaharta or remover of obstacles resonates with the Zoroastrian concept of Verethragna or victorious (in overcoming difficulties, foes or enemies). What Vighnaharta Ganesha is to devout Hindus, Verethragna Bahram […]