The good life

The first Mint Lounge issue<br />

Journeys with a nine-year-old column

5 min read . 03 Aug 2016
When Bhimsen Joshi or M.S. Subbulakshmi (centre) sang, the ‘bhakti rasa’ was evident. Photo: Hindustan Times<br />

Carnatic music versus Harry Potter

4 min read . 18 Jan 2014
Juliette (right) and Marie Mommousseau were in Bangalore recently. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint<br />
Ranjani and Gayathri perform with Charumathi Raghuraman<br />

The Chennai music season decoded

4 min read . 07 Dec 2013
For vegetarians, perhaps, aromatic and dry, cool-climate wines with low alcohol content work best. Photo: Divya Babu/Min<br />

Wine wisdom: figure out your palate

4 min read . 23 Nov 2013
A still from the documentary ‘I, Dance’<br />

Why a dance is worth a thousand words

4 min read . 16 Nov 2013
A Nappa Dori bag<br />

Take risks, make your gifts special

2 min read . 26 Oct 2013
María de Villota was one of the few women  drivers in the male-dominated sport of Formula One. Photo: Daniel Munoz/Reuters<br />

Be the woman of your choice

4 min read . 18 Oct 2013
Padma Ramachandran was the first woman chief secretary of Kerala. Photo courtesy: Shoba Narayan<br />

A conformist and a rebel

5 min read . 12 Oct 2013
Kharbanda (left) in a small but memorable role in ‘Monsoon Wedding’<br />

Cherish the weird and the wonderful

4 min read . 05 Oct 2013
A Raja Ravi Varma painting shows Indian women dressed in regional attire. Photo: Wikimedia Commons<br />

When one lens views it all

5 min read . 28 Sep 2013
The vintage rally in Bangalore was part of a campaign for a cleaner city. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint<br />

Driven by a passion for possession

4 min read . 14 Sep 2013
The Homi Bhabha collection at Mumbai’s National Gallery of Modern Art. Photo: S. Kumar/Mint<br />

The Indian museum makeover 101

4 min read . 31 Aug 2013
Works on display at the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art, Delhi. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />
Animation film-maker Aditi Chitre explores visual arts of Nagaland. Photo courtesy: IFA<br />

Why we don’t value our arts enough

4 min read . 17 Aug 2013
Papad or as south Indians call it, poppadom, is a popular part of Indian meals across regions. Photo: Manoj Madhavan/Mint<br />

Pondering over ‘poppadoms’

3 min read . 27 Jul 2013