Poorva Joshi

Poorva writes for the Mumbai weekend supplement, HT48Hours, and covers theatre, travel, music and cinema.

Articles by Poorva Joshi

GOT season 7 trailer 2: More dragons, epic wars and a possible reunion

The popular HBO series is one of the most anticipated series of the year. As it enters it’s second last season, here’s what you need to watch out for
Game of Thrones season 7 will release on July 16.(HBO)
Game of Thrones season 7 will release on July 16.(HBO)
Updated on Jun 22, 2017 05:30 PM IST
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Make the most of Mumbai’s monsoons: 10 dream trekking trails through the Sahyadris

Escape Mumbai’s loud buzz on the weekend. Head over to these trekking trails, lush with the advent of monsoons.
As the monsoons approach, Maharashtra’s native mountain range, the Sahyadri, becomes the hottest trekking attraction.(HT File Photo)
As the monsoons approach, Maharashtra’s native mountain range, the Sahyadri, becomes the hottest trekking attraction.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 19, 2017 10:45 AM IST
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Stairway to health: How a flight of stairs can be your DIY gym

Is the monsoon causing trouble with your workout regime? Not anymore. Step out into corridors, and make the nearest staircase your personalised fitness zone
The staircase work out helps build core strength, stamina, and tones muscles.
The staircase work out helps build core strength, stamina, and tones muscles.
Updated on Jun 21, 2017 01:04 PM IST
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Harry Potter book club: Potterheads can now show off their knowledge, officially

Pottermore, the official website for all things wizarding, launches its official book club for discussions on theories, fan fiction and interpretations.
Harry Potter arguably captured the imagination of an entire generation.
Harry Potter arguably captured the imagination of an entire generation.
Updated on Jun 20, 2017 01:38 PM IST
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Pornhub turns 10, celebrates anniversary by revealing secret habits of users

The most popular porn site on the internet celebrates its 10th anniversary by releasing user data that traces the history of global porn viewership.
Pornhub is visited by 75 million people every day from all over the world.(Shutterstock)
Pornhub is visited by 75 million people every day from all over the world.(Shutterstock)
Updated on Jun 14, 2017 01:56 PM IST
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Webspotting: We scour the internet for the good stuff

Bring out the popcorn. Here’s your binge-watching guide to the weekend.
A still from Chewing Gum
A still from Chewing Gum
Updated on May 12, 2017 05:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPoorva Joshi and Arundhati Chatterjee, Mumbai

Former VJ Maria Goretti on cooking to reclaim her personal space and her award-winning cookbook

Culinary experiments allowed Goretti a space to be her own boss, and create something on her own terms.
Maria Goretti at her home in Versova(Aalok Soni/ HT Photo)
Maria Goretti at her home in Versova(Aalok Soni/ HT Photo)
Updated on May 05, 2017 06:01 PM IST
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I party in my shower: Actor Sumeet Vyas

Vyas lives it up through the night, sleeps all day, and prefers an evening breakfast
Actor Sumeet Vyas(Aalok Soni/ HT Photo)
Actor Sumeet Vyas(Aalok Soni/ HT Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2017 07:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAs told to Poorva Joshi, Mumbai

Food, theatre, workshops: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide.
Celebrate the Mexican festival of Cinco de Mayo this weekend
Celebrate the Mexican festival of Cinco de Mayo this weekend
Updated on May 04, 2017 08:59 PM IST
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Webspotting: We scour the internet for the good stuff

Bring out the popcorn. Here’s your binge-watching guide for the weekend.
A still from Feud
A still from Feud
Updated on Apr 28, 2017 05:50 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByPoorva Joshi and Arundhati Chatterjee, Mumbai

Theatre actor and director Faezeh Jalali on activism though storytelling

Jalali pioneers activism through her issue-based plays, be it women’s rights or the plight of transgenders
Faezeh Jalali during the rehearsals of Shikhandi(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Faezeh Jalali during the rehearsals of Shikhandi(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 27, 2017 05:57 PM IST
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IPL offers, workshop, food: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide.
Head to Hakkasan, Bandra for their new menu
Head to Hakkasan, Bandra for their new menu
Updated on Apr 27, 2017 08:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByCompiled by Poorva Joshi, Mumbai

Films, food, talk: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide.
Dig into desserts infused with the king of fruits: mango
Dig into desserts infused with the king of fruits: mango
Updated on Apr 20, 2017 07:17 PM IST
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Move over, superheroes. A workshop in the city traces the evolution of non-fiction comics

Stories from war torn zones and grassroots struggles. Mumbai-based comic artist Nikhil Choudhary will talk about the history of non-fiction comics.
Updated on Apr 20, 2017 05:55 PM IST
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We recommend: We scour the web for the good stuff

A Harry Potter quiz. A teen drama that takes a sensitive approach to teenage suicide.
A still from Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why
A still from Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why
Updated on Apr 14, 2017 06:03 PM IST
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A city brewery is serving draught beer infused with Indian herbs and flowers

Do you fancy some jasmine in your beer, or perhaps some betel leaf? Here’s where you can try it.
The Randall beer infuser(Photos courtesy: Woodside Inn)
The Randall beer infuser(Photos courtesy: Woodside Inn)
Updated on Apr 14, 2017 05:55 PM IST
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IPL offers and Easter special brunches: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide.
Indulge in Easter special desserts at Tea Trails, Vile Parle
Indulge in Easter special desserts at Tea Trails, Vile Parle
Updated on Apr 13, 2017 06:52 PM IST
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I’m good at being a couch potato: Actor Nidhi Singh

A noted web series actor, Singh says she can give lessons on how to spend the weekend lazing at home
Actor Nidhi Singh(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Actor Nidhi Singh(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 13, 2017 04:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAs told to Poorva Joshi, Mumbai

Shooting on a weekend is fun: Actor Maanvi Gagroo

Web series actor Maanvi Gagroo would rather work over the weekend than lounge at home
Actor Maanvi Gagroo(Aalok Soni/HT PHOTO)
Actor Maanvi Gagroo(Aalok Soni/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 07, 2017 06:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByAs told to Poorva Joshi, Mumbai

An exhibition features historic prints and posters from the early 19th century

Infant Krishna with a Biblical halo, a woman posing with a tennis racket — an exhibition decodes the significance of colonial prints
Krishna and Radha listening to music on a gramophone. Krishna is shown to be lured to the colonial novelty of the gramophone in an Art Deco environment(Courtesy: Dr Jyotindra Jain)
Krishna and Radha listening to music on a gramophone. Krishna is shown to be lured to the colonial novelty of the gramophone in an Art Deco environment(Courtesy: Dr Jyotindra Jain)
Updated on Apr 06, 2017 04:23 PM IST
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Insider’s guide to… Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue

Amidst the street art, Victorian buildings, and fancy restaurants in Kala Ghoda, a sky-blue coloured synagogue stands out distinctly. We take a tour inside
The architecture of Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue sees Victorian and Gothic features, along with a few Neo-Classical features(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
The architecture of Knesset Eliyahoo Synagogue sees Victorian and Gothic features, along with a few Neo-Classical features(Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 06, 2017 06:41 PM IST
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A photo project highlights how Mumbai’s four rivers faded from public memory

Did you know that Mumbai has four rivers? A photo project highlights the plight of communities living along the banks of Mumbai’s rivers
Members of a local adivasi clan cross Dahisar River with an idol of goddess Durga(Courtesy: Aslam Saiyad)
Members of a local adivasi clan cross Dahisar River with an idol of goddess Durga(Courtesy: Aslam Saiyad)
Updated on Apr 06, 2017 04:51 PM IST
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Theatre, food, music: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Your weekend. Our guide.
Dig into some Vietnamese chicken this weekend
Dig into some Vietnamese chicken this weekend
Updated on Apr 06, 2017 05:59 PM IST
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We recommend: We scour the internet for the good stuff

Watch the Avengers react to the new Justice League trailer
Watch the Avengers react to the new Justice League trailer
Updated on Mar 31, 2017 06:31 PM IST
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As multiple Video on Demand platforms launch in India, we ask what changes

In just a year, the Video on Demand space in India has half a dozen players. Here’s why
A still from Narcos, a Netflix original series
A still from Narcos, a Netflix original series
Updated on Apr 01, 2017 01:41 PM IST
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How film-maker Nasir Husain started the trend for Bollywood masala films

A talk in the city will shed light on how film-maker Nasir Husain created the prototype for Bollywood masala films
A still from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander(Photo courtesy: NH Films/Nuzhat Khan)
A still from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander(Photo courtesy: NH Films/Nuzhat Khan)
Updated on Mar 30, 2017 03:57 PM IST
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Theatre, food, music: 10 things to do in Mumbai this weekend

Confused about the weekend? Here’s our complete guide to the city.
Listen to musician Prateek Kuhad perform live this weekend
Listen to musician Prateek Kuhad perform live this weekend
Updated on Mar 30, 2017 06:02 PM IST
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HT Most Stylish awards: When Kailash Kher’s Teri Deewani set the evening’s tone

Bollywood singer Kailash Kher enthralled the audience at HT’s Most Stylish Awards in Mumbai on Friday. He opened his performance with his 2006 sufi hit Teri Deewani.
Kailash Kher’s was the opening sequence at the HT Most Stylish awards in Mumbai on Friday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Kailash Kher’s was the opening sequence at the HT Most Stylish awards in Mumbai on Friday.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 27, 2017 02:28 PM IST
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Kajol has all the power at home: Ajay Devgn at HT Most Stylish awards

The red carpet at the HT Mumbai Most Stylish Award was witness to two timeless real-life love stories of Bollywood: Ajay Devgn-Kajol, and Rishi and Neetu Kapoor.
Kajol with husband Ajay Devgn at the HT Most Stylish awards function in Mumbai on Friday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Kajol with husband Ajay Devgn at the HT Most Stylish awards function in Mumbai on Friday.(Kunal Patil/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 26, 2019 01:43 PM IST
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Jackie Shroff at HT Most Stylish awards: I’ve no idea what I’m wearing

Bollywood actor Jackie Shroff made his presence felt in a stylish bandhgala and glares, and his signature swagger. When asked who designed his outfit, Shroff joked that he had “no idea” who it was.
Jackie Shroff at the HT Most Stylish awards function in Mumbai on Friday.(Prodip Guha/HT Photo)
Jackie Shroff at the HT Most Stylish awards function in Mumbai on Friday.(Prodip Guha/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 28, 2019 02:07 PM IST
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