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Faith the Sikh Way

March 1, 2013


A semi-annual event highlights Bangkok’s Neeldhari community. Within the depths of Rama II, Soi 33, a little-known and peaceful moo baan, Maharaja Garden City (MGC), was lit with the chehel-pehel of Desis, all gathered to commemorate the birthday of their religious leader, Sant Satnam Singh-ji Maharaj, and for the semi-annual Mahaan Kirtan Darbar. The MGC is a gated community built […]


February 5, 2013


[For original pdf, click here Rant&raves] Featured in Masala Lite, February issue, 2013 Inkaar 3 Stars Director Sudhir Mishra’s new flick Inkaar has been creating quite a buzz in B-town for tackling the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace. But the film is not without the Bollywood stereotyping and received mixed reviews as a result. People from the […]

Cooking With Sarab

January 3, 2013

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Recently in Bangkok for a cooking demonstration at Rang Mahal, TV personality Sarab Kapoor went from watching her mother in the kitchen as a child to becoming an ambassador for Indian vegetarian cooking. By Reena Karim Last month, the Rembrandt Hotel’s Rang Mahal restaurant was transformed into a cooking show set. Sarab Kapoor—lovely in pink, with her signature string of […]

English Vinglish

December 4, 2012


Movie Review……………… English Vinglish (featured in Masala Lite Magazine in November 2012, Thailand) [For original click on the link below] English Vinglish 4 Stars After a 15-year hiatus, mega-star of yesteryears Sridevi returns to films in Gauri Shinde’s English Vinglish. The so-called comeback of the year began with a standing ovation at the Toronto International Film Festival […]

Beyond KL

December 4, 2012


travel………….. BEYOND KL, featured in Masala Magazine October 2012, Thailand [For original click on the link below] Beyond KL REENA KARIM checks out the opening of Legoland, and discovers Malaysia outside the bustling metropolis. Having once lived in Malaysia for almost two years, I find it to be the perfect fusion of both the East and the West. But […]