Madras to Mumbai

I was conflicted about writing this, because I don’t think people should define themselves so narrowly.  In terms of the “land they sprung from.”  But I cannot deny the fact that such an identity exists.  So I wrote it.  Tried to keep it light. The psychology of a Matunga Tamil I grew up in Bombay,”…

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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 the ITC Sonar, Kolkata. It is 4pm. We are at the coffee shop. He orders lal…

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On Indian Rock music

For Mint here and pasted below. Columns Posted: Thu, Nov 10 2011. 8:54 PM IST The (rock) music is someplace else Someplace Else is cozy and dark. It has uncomfortable bar stools that jiggle when you crane your neck to watch the old-timers hum to the songs The Good life | Shoba Narayan I am…

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