India Masala

Fashion diary – clothes, controversies and a finale that wasn’t

March 29, 2010

Fashion consciousness has grown in a big way in the last 3-4 years, a fashion analyst told me. And judging by the crowds that throng the week-long Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week, it would seem that most middle class citizens, given a chance (or a day pass) want to have a piece of the fashion fraternity tag on their chest, whether they have any clue about couture or not.

And the Oscar goes to…

March 3, 2010

Pulitzer prize winning film critic Roger Ebert says he can’t remember a year when it was easier to pick the Oscars.

A House for Mr Hashmi

July 31, 2009

When you are a Bollywood actor in Mumbai, doors open automatically — or at least so you would think. But as Shabana Azmi, Aamir Ali and now Emraan Hashmi have discovered, there are some doors which remain shut.