A photo-walk through Dadar’s Parsi colony in Mumbai

How do you escape the non-stop movement of a metropolis like Mumbai, while living in it? Well, finish that Sunday brunch of yours and head out to Dadar’s verdant Parsi colony area for a countryside-like experience, ironically, in the centre of Mumbai city. Dotted with tree-lined pavements, the colony is more than a hundred years … Continue reading A photo-walk through Dadar’s Parsi colony in Mumbai

On Eid, Listen to a Story of Ramzan in Indian singer Mohammed Rafi’s Voice

‘Suno ramzan ki dastaan’ (listen to a story of Ramzan) is a moving parable about a seven-year-old boy, who dies after keeping a roza during the holy month of Ramzan. A passing mendicant then revives the child on a day the traditional fast is to be broken, in what is seen as a reward for … Continue reading On Eid, Listen to a Story of Ramzan in Indian singer Mohammed Rafi’s Voice