Month: July 2017

Man Of Substance

Man Of Substance

He is known to be the chocolate boy of South Indian cinema – a man who has broken many a heart over nearly two decades. There is more to Madhavan, though. Rohini Manian shares her conversation, and some lesser known parts of his life.

Fitness Check

Fitness Check

Shankar Basu, former tness trainer of the Indian cricket team, speaks to Jagyaseni Chatterjee about health trends, his work and what the problem with the youth of today is.

If Food Be The Music Of Life

If Food Be The Music Of Life

Sandesh Reddy would serve up a symphony of flavours. Rukmini Vyas spends an evening discovering his food philosophy as he introduces her to his picks for the palate.

Home, Green Home

Home, Green Home

When we bring plants inside our home, we are bringing in a whole host of benefits. Suraksha Bhatla Acharya discusses the best ways in which you can add that touch of nature to your dwelling space.

No Waffling Around

No Waffling Around

What happens when you put a Belgian and an Indian together? You get an amazing ‘Waffle and Chocolate Festival’. Rukmini Vyas samples the wonderful fare put together by Christophe Bonello and Nitin Chordia at Waf O’ Bel.

Train Like Tarzan, Look Like Jane

Train Like Tarzan, Look Like Jane

Fitness newbies often assume that lifting weights might lead to their developing rippling muscles – a fear that causes many women to shy away from routines that aim to increase muscle mass. Basu Shanker clears the air of such misconceptions.

Top 3 Myths About Running Decoded!

Top 3 Myths About Running Decoded!

Going for a run? According to Basu, you should first check through the list of myths – and discard them – before putting on your running shoes.

Privately Yours

Privately Yours

It is no great secret that Will and Kate honeymooned on North Island in the Seychelles, but did you know about the cocoon of luxury in
the Maldives, said to be owned by the people behind Louis Vuitton? Devanshi Mody looks at some exclusive spaces that are spelled ‘L-U-X-U-R-Y’.

Coming Full Circle

Coming Full Circle

When Amy Chua’s ‘Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother’ was published in 2011, it launched a volley of brickbats against her recipe for strict parenting. Over the last six years, people have discovered that there is more to the book – and the author herself. Yamini Vasudevan chats with Amy Chua about her journey as a parent and writer.

Cue Notes (VOL I)

Cue Notes (VOL I)

Missed reading the papers? Susan Philips curates some of the key happenings from the last month so that you are in the know.