Mumbai Culture

Postcard: Mumbai

The Edward Theatre, which dates back to 1918, is one of the single-screen cinemas enjoying a mini-revival in Mumbai.

It's a fact that most of India celebrates the holy Khan triumvirate (Aamir, Salman and Shah Rukh) on celluloid.

Sunday, 14 April, 2013, 4:40pm

Drama aplenty in a bloody tale, but appeal is limited

The Chinese Orphan National Centre for the Performing Arts in China Cultural Centre Grand Theatre March 24

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Spice route

I've never eaten two servings of bhel puri that have been exactly the same. The only things the various versions of this addictive Indian snack seem to have in common are puffed rice, small, crisp 'noodles' made of fried chickpea flour batter, and a tendency to become soggy quickly.

19 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

First Hindi 3D superhero flick promises to keep Bollywood fans on the edge of their seats

As the five-day festival of Diwali reaches its zenith, a chunk of the more than 45,000-strong Indian community will be queuing outside iSquare this weekend for Ra.One - Bollywood's first 3D superhero flick that has been touted as the most expensive Indian film ever made.

28 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Perfect 10

1 Gateway of India Colonial India's answer to the Arc de Triomphe, the Gateway of India is Mumbai's most prominent landmark. Built to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary in the early 1900s, the Gateway of India is memorable as much for its imposing position on the harbour as for the mass of humanity gathered at its base, selling everything from food to giant balloons.

20 May 2003 - 12:00am