Mumbai On Screen: A Retrospective

Pranav Joshi on how the Visual Fabric of Urban Life in Bollywood has evolved with the city When films were first shown at Bombay’s erstwhile Watson Hotel on 7th July 1896, they contained soundless recordin... Read More...

THE SBCLTR MIXTAPE VOLUME 8

Indie-musicians are coming together like never before. Whether it is through collectives, collaborations and even their own on-line radio, young artists are pushing boundaries of their music by working together... Read More...

The Ceramic World of Mudita Bhandari

Rohini Kejriwal caught up with the artist ahead of her open air exhibition in Gunehar, Himachal Pradesh True art comes from a place within, where it just flows and an artist becomes a mere medium in the magic ... Read More...

How India celebrated Museum Day

From New Delhi to Kolkata, India’s museum came alive for celebrations, writes Rohini Kejriwal Once upon a time, long before the digital era took over our lives, museums were the center of attraction for the m... Read More...

The Sbcltr Mixtape of New Music Volume 5

sbcltr recommends the Indie music you should be listening to right now The first two months of music in India have seen a bit of an old-new mix. While there have been familiar rock/metal sounds that have made ... Read More...

Band Pick: Barty’s Path

Shruti Sunderraman, talks to Arjun Iyer and discovers that his no-nonsense approach to life spills into his moniker, Barty’s Path’s, highly experimental album, Where Is Everybody? and EP, Pascal ka Daava At so... Read More...

Body Confident Dolly Singh

Haters be damned. This curvy girl is practicing yoga and breaking stereotypes that only thin people can be healthy, writes Alice Sharma “Who gets to decide what is beautiful and what is ugly?” says 34-year-old... Read More...

Of Parsi Akuri and Caramel Custard

Mithila Mehta on why you should visit the Irani cafes of Mumbai Those of you who are active on the social circuits would have certainly heard of the restaurant, Soda Bottle Openerwala, a chic new take on the l... Read More...

School of Rock: Dharavi Edition

sbcltr meets Abhijit Jejurikar, the man who brought music to India’s biggest slum As we walk across the busy streets of Dharavi and move further into the alleys, in search of the members of Dharavi Rocks—a ban... Read More...

Mumbai Originals

Sneha Nair explores the city of Mumbai and discovers the charm of old, family-run businesses, and communities that have stubbornly held their own in the face of glaring modernity For over 500-years now, Mumb... Read More...