I took a train journey after over 5 years. It simultaneously felt like a new experience & an old pleasant ache that showed up. Is this what dissociation is?
I made an impromptu visit to my first-love city, Bangalore. How does it feel to date a former lover after two decades?
On 26 Jul’05, Mumbai experienced unprecedented rain – the heaviest in 100 years. This is my story of survival. It is also a love story.
Mumbai says welcome in many languages. There’s one place where you can taste them all. Vileparle says welcome home.
The joke goes that people from anywhere else in the city need a visa to enter Andheri. The Marol of my past was another world.
This tiny station doesn’t feature in most Mumbai narratives but Mahim is full of the rich, unspoken connections that make this city.
FLAMINGOS is the story of two realities (flight & bondage) juxtaposed in a corner of Mumbai’s forgotten history.
Versova is one of the oldest fishing villages in Mumbai. It is also home to Bollywood hopefuls. And there is a beach, less glamorous than Marine Drive, less known than Juhu.
Delhi & Mumbai, two definitions of what it means to me. A nostalgic, dramatic legacy? Or a rags-to-riches renegade?
Mumbai is a boardgame of big power, big money, big everything. A new metro network just changed the balance of all things that count. What does this mean for the city?