The Telegraph
| Sunday, September 25, 2016 |


Striking it rich

It's all about true grit for cricketer Ajinkya Rahane who always goes the extra mile for his game and is now reaping the rewards, says Susmita Saha

It’s one of Indian cricket’s great underdog stories. “As a kid, I used to walk nearly 10km for my practice sessions in Dombivli (a Mumbai suburb). My mother used to come with me and she carried my brother Shashank in one hand and... | Read»

Weaving success

Designer Gaurang Shah began in a small way, working to revive traditional weaves and he’s now a name to reckon with, says Sushmita Biswas

Textile revivalist Gaurang Shah calls himself a ‘sari warrior’. A trendsetter in the niche world of hand-woven saris, he has grown from helping out in his father’s textile store to owning some 700 handlooms across the... | Read»

A culinary confluence

Bhopal’s cuisine is a mouthwatering mix of the nawabi food of Hyderabad and Lucknow, says Rahul Verma

Some days ago, I cooked something that I had never tried before — Bhopali chicken rezala. I have eaten — and cooked — the usual rezala, a much loved dish of meat in a white curd-based sauce. But Bhopal’s rezala is... | Read»

Madrid’s magical canvas

The Spanish capital is home to fabulous art galleries and its flamenco dancers can cast a spell, says Tania Bhattacharya

Music. That’s the first thought which springs to mind when I think of Madrid. It’s an inseparable part of the city’s fabric, so ubiquitous along its streets and in its plazas that silence feels unbearable.  | Read»

A smarter snapper

Sony’s third-generation RX10 III is expensive, but quite simply the best one-piece DSLR-plus-zoom-lens alternative that money can buy, says Tushar Kanwar

Sony’s RX10 series of bridge cameras have packed a potent combination since their launch in 2014, with their sizeable sensors and feature list appealing to serious enthusiasts who want superior image quality and zoom without the bulk of an... | Read»

A new direction

After making his mark in Bengali cinema, Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury is now making his debut as a director in Bollywood

All the films that I have made so far have proved to be big turning points in my career in different ways. But my debut in Bollywood as a director of PINK is one of the most significant turning points in my life.  | Read»