Get to know... Shilpa Rao

Updated on Dec 08, 2023 04:11 PM IST

The singer talks about recording new songs, how she ends her day with music, what's on her playlist and the superpower she wishes she had

Shilpa Rao Is nostalgic about Sunday morning veggie shopping.

Listicle: 10 viral moments of 2023

These stars, stunts, products and silly memes shook up the year. How many can you recall?

Pathaan released in January and Shah Rukh Khan was officially back.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 04:08 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

Weekend Drive by Hormazd Sorabjee: Revving up the past

The Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally brought together physical reminders of a past long forgotten as 77 vintage cars rolled up in their shiny best

The line-up at the MBCCR 2023 included rare and well-preserved historic vehicles.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 04:06 PM IST

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Once upon a dine

Some authors offer readers a seat at the table with how they write about food. They make it an integral part of their stories, and flavour our lives

Enid Blyton’s stories always had many descriptions of food, from picnic lunches to midnight feasts .
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 04:05 PM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: A heated argument about hot sauces

The West loves Tabasco. Asian gourmands embrace Siriracha. India, with no hot-sauce tradition, still manages a few hacks to heat up bland meals

India has no chilli sauce tradition, even though our Bhut Jolokia once topped the Scoville scale. (Photos: ADOBE STOCK)
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 04:04 PM IST

Top shots: How girlbosses are changing TV for the better

Women are calling the shots at more TV studios and networks. The result? Stories that fight stereotypes and let women characters break away from silly binaries

Meet four women fighting to create shows and series that both men and women can be proud of.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 06:16 PM IST
ByUrvee Modwel

Bordering on a trend: Burmese food is finally getting India excited

Burmese cuisine, rich, light, diverse, is close enough to feel familiar but still seem unusual. No wonder it’s popping up all across India

Kaut mote is Mynmar’s version of dosa, says Ankit Gupta, co-founder of Burma Burma. (Assad Dadan)
Updated on Dec 11, 2023 06:35 PM IST

Good snide: How to shut down a bitchy comment

... aka, how to shut down a bitchy comment, and stop random meanness in its tracks

In 2023, Hailey Bieber limited the comments on her Insta post after fans of Taylor Swift and Selena Gomez trolled her for a video of Bieber’s where she allegedly mocked Swift.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 04:01 PM IST

The hitch with the sitch. Making sense of situationships

Isn’t situationship just another term for friends-with-benefits? A look at why folks are using the vague term to both open up and hide their feelings

A situationship isn’t a new concept. No Strings Attached (2011) dealt with the subject.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 03:59 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

We’re cheering girl power, not mourning Kissinger, trying to find out if we have rizz, and rethinking our opinion of start-up heroes

The new Disney+ show, Extraordinary, features a world where everyone has superpowers.
Updated on Dec 08, 2023 05:24 AM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

Get to know... Shubman Gill

Cricketer Shubman Gill discusses his highs and lows, music preferences, favourite app, his love for painting and his star-struck moment meeting Sachin Tendulkar

For Shubman Gill, the best thing about fame is the accessibility it brings. (G-SHOCK India)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:59 PM IST

Listicle: Nothing verse than harmony

How do you make a boy band? Signature hairstyles and dance moves, the revelation of a member's sexuality, solo careers, group anthems and so much more

Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:58 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Switch to airplane mode

Flying is stressful, especially if you’re on a long-haul trip. Here’s how to plan ahead, prepare yourself and stay refreshed

Instead of staring at screens, listen to an audio book or some relaxing music. This will put you to sleep far more effectively. (Adobe stock)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:56 PM IST

Rude Travel by Vir Sanghvi: The magic of Morocco

Fewer hippies, more luxury and a hotel that feels like home. Marrakesh is the place French people go to when they want to dream. Perhaps more Indians should too

Having held many identities, from hippie paradise to upmarket tourist destination, Marrakesh today is flourishing. (Adobe Stock)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:55 PM IST

Cover story: Queen of hearts

Right now, everybody’s favourite content creator, Prajakta Koli, is in love with the idea of love and she wants the world to know

Prajakta Koli, 30, aka @MostlySane, has gone from being content creator and funny girl-next-door to appearing in shows and movies, landing endorsement deals for travel platforms, and amassing nearly 8 million followers on Instagram. (Photo: Prathamesh Kumbhare)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:54 PM IST

Vow to play it right: Indie music at Indian weddings

Independent artistes are playing at wedding ceremonies. Three musicians discuss what it takes to cater to the shaadi crowd

Maroon 5 performs at weddings too, in their video for the song Sugar (2015).
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:51 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

A thing of beauty: How to score a freebie

Brands are big on handing out skin and make-up samples. You just need to ask. Plan it well and you could even be welcomed back for more

Big beauty stores often hand out little goodies with a purchase. This is one way to try out a new shade, different formula or fragrance. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:49 PM IST

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

This week we’re clapping for one, reminiscing with Westlife, retiring the twinkle, proposing no Pokémon, and puzzled by a new tune

Tiffany's collection with Pokemon.
Updated on Nov 30, 2023 11:37 PM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

Women and music festivals: A song for safety

Big music acts may be coming to India. But it’s still unsafe to attend gigs here. It’s worse still for women. Organisers, are you listening?

AR Rahman’s Chennai gig in September saw a stampede-like situation. (Instagram/@mkycollective)
Updated on Dec 01, 2023 03:48 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

Get to know... Danish Sait

The comedian (@DanishSait) would never buy followers and prefers to live in the present than time travel

The last thing Danish Sait ordered online? Cat collars.
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 03:48 PM IST

Leave no manga behind

Big eyes, spiky hair, crazy plots and characters that refuse to die. Get a start into great manga books here

If you liked the TV series, The Boys, you may like My Hero Academia.
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 03:43 PM IST

Spectator by Seema Goswami: When the screen gets the royal treatment

Watching the latest season of The Crown seems like an exercise in voyeurism as it charts events we remember all too vividly

Elizabeth Debicki plays Diana as a victim. But it is nice to see the scenes between her and her sons, William and Harry. (Netflix)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 03:41 PM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Is Bengaluru the most exciting city to eat in?

Bengaluru is more than pubs and IT bars. It now aces the franchise dosa game, has great Thai, and serves killer pastries. It easily leaves Mumbai and Delhi in the dust

Muro serves high-quality cocktails, wines and East Asian food. But the Thai food is the star.
Updated on Nov 26, 2023 07:07 AM IST

Take Twinkle Khanna’s word for it

Twinkle Khanna, fresh off a writing degree, out with a new book, and killing it at 49, offers five maxims for life - she’s got you sorted

Twinkle Khanna has figured out the key to good storytelling: Write from the heart, edit from the head.
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 03:38 PM IST

It was the year of emeralds. Did you see green too?

Emeralds outshone diamonds this year. See why brides, designers, celebs and award winners showed them off

Kiara Advani wore an emerald necklace at her February wedding to Sidharth Malhotra. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 03:37 PM IST

Final moves: How to break-up in the gentlest way possible

Breaking up is hard enough, but doing it badly just makes it worse. Experts say honesty, clarity, and a real-time conversation are key to a respectful break-up

Joe Jonas broke up with Taylor Swift in 2008 over a phone call that she says lasted 27 seconds. (Shutterstock)
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 03:36 PM IST
ByKarishma Kuenzang

The Brunch round-up: The week and how it made us feel

This week, we’re cheering the Poo of the past, learning about speed selling, prepping for Lollapalooza and wondering about American baby names

Actor Robert Pattinson and model Suki Waterhouse are expecting their first child.
Updated on Nov 24, 2023 10:06 AM IST
ByHT Brunch Team

Listicle: 10 tropes that make medical dramas our happy pill

It’s never lupus. But medical dramas love tumours, sudden deaths, even zombies. Here are their favourites

Medical sitcom Scrubs both made fun of and used the same tropes as every other medical drama.
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 03:41 PM IST

Get to know... Pratik Gandhi

The actor is enjoying his Scam 1992 success, wishes he could be in several places at once and is currently craving watermelon

Actor Pratik Gandhi says if he could travel in time, he would love to go back to when he was in primary school and relive the innocence and fun.
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 03:44 PM IST

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Reduce, reuse, rewind

Before plastic replaced paper, cheap flights replaced train journeys, and online shopping became the norm, we focused on growth, not garbage

Air travel used to be a special treat; everyone largely used trains to get around both for work and play. (Adobe stock)
Updated on Nov 17, 2023 03:38 PM IST
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