Profiles

Madhubani Magic

Madhubani Magic

It was an exuberant Kannada Koota gathering. The auditorium was packed with members of the S.F Bay Area chapter of the Kannada association. My aunt and I were part of the audience, cheering along as various singers and dancers entertained us. A drama/skit was...
Meditate. Repeat.

Meditate. Repeat.

Mallika Chopra (MC)—mom, entrepreneur, speaker and author of Living with Intent: my Somewhat Messy Journey to Purpose, Peace and Joy—talks to Geetika Pathania Jain (GPJ) about life-work balance and the influence of her famous last name. GPJ: Which Indian woman do you...
Cricket and Bollywood Themed Cruise

Cricket and Bollywood Themed Cruise

At a glittering ceremony in Mumbai, India’s legendary cricket star Sachin Tendulkar launched the first ever luxury Monarch Cruise featuring the best of Cricket and Bollywood. Apart from Sachin Tendulkar, Monarch named Aussie cricket greats Shane Warne and Brett Lee as...
The Dark Reality of Madhur Bhandarkar

The Dark Reality of Madhur Bhandarkar

Though calendars have been replaced by mobile phone apps today, the demand for calendar girls has shot up, says critically acclaimed director-writer-producer Madhur Bhandarkar. He says this on the basis of research he undertook for his soon to release Calendar Girls....