Category Archives: Profiles

Profile of Sabyasachi

Sabyasachi, the revivalist businessman His style icons are strong, self-confident people who don’t need his clothes to enhance their identity The Good life | Shoba Narayan Clad in a khadi kurta-pyjama and Ferragamo flats, Sabyasachi Mukherjee, 37, is having lunch at … Continue reading

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BN Goswamy

My profile of Professor B. N. Goswamy in Mint Lounge this week.  Here and pasted below. Culture Posted: Thu, Dec 15 2011. 8:08 PM IST Look at art intently, and with patience As someone who loves abstract and contemporary art, … Continue reading

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee

I spent two days hanging around Sabysachi.  He’s an interesting man.  Here is a story about him that appeared in The National.  Also pasted below. The sari warrior Shoba Narayan Nov 26, 2011 The fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee is sitting … Continue reading

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Bengali Films for Mint

Thank you MKR, for the below line about Mizoguchi, that I couldn’t fit in due to space constraints.  Here in Mint’s page and pasted below.  Thank you, Ghoshi, for the introductions. *********************** I feel like I am in a Bengali … Continue reading

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About A Pet. Inji darling. RIP.

A very very hard piece to write.  I wrote reams of prose and then rewrote it countless times.  This has been in the works for the last four months.  Finally worked up the nerve to send it and have it … Continue reading

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Anupam Poddar Profile

This is a profile of Indian art collector, Anupam Poddar, who has one of the best collections of Indian Contemporary Art.  As the piece suggests, it could well become an Asian art collection in the near future. Here is the … Continue reading

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About Kolkata’s Mamoon Akhtar

This ran during the Ramzan-Eid season in The National, Abu Dhabi A harbinger of hope for Kolkata’s poor Shoba Narayan Aug 20, 2011   With their bright smiles, curious eyes and dark hair, Urmin and Sabina, 8, look like typical … Continue reading

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Three in Biotech

      Three in Biotech We interviewed her at Biocon and photographer Mallik Katakol came with an “umbrella” to focus the light on her to shoot her for this piece and the other Work/Life that I did on her.

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Bengaluru Heritage Buildings

This ran in The Club, the Platinum Club and Lounge magazine for Cathay Pacific.  Beautiful photos by my friend, Namas Bhojani. Success Storeys

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Nadir Godrej Profile for Discovery

This ran in Cathay Pacific inflight magazine, Discovery. And the publication date, May 2011. Nadir Godrej Profile

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