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Thursday, Jul 18, 2019
Vir Sanghvi

Vir Sanghvi


Why hide the papers? Why keep the conspiracy theories related to Netaji Subhas Bose’s death alive? And why deny India the truth about the death of one of its great freedom fighters?

articles by Vir Sanghvi (992 results)
Dec 27, 2018 11:57
No viewer is willing to leave home to watch a middle-brow movie when he or she can get TV entertainment that is as good as (if not better than) any movie. Hollywood’s response - up its budgets, increase its special effects, build franchises. read more
Dec 22, 2018 20:23
The only French phrase my Gujarati ancestors knew was ‘au gratin’. Their white sauce dishes disgraced the great béchamel sauce read more
Dec 19, 2018 14:25
We decided, on impulse, that we would catch his world tour. We looked up the dates on the internet. It turned out that he was performing in London on 16 Dec. By some coincidence I had promised a friend that I would be in London around that time. This... read more
Dec 15, 2018 20:48
Why do luxury hotels charge us so much only to inconvenience us with dim lights, hidden switches and baffling bathrooms? read more
Dec 11, 2018 14:52
The pastas we eat outside of Italy are either not found in Italy at all or taste very different in their homeland. Italian pastas rarely use cream whereas pastas made elsewhere in the world often use so-called ‘cream sauces’. read more
Dec 08, 2018 21:21
Champagne is the one expensive wine all of us drink at some stage, but if you care about wine, be a little wary of many of the basic non-vintage bubblies read more
Dec 05, 2018 10:01
Not only do white truffles taste of the earth, they also cost the earth. And good ones are hard to find. read more
Dec 01, 2018 21:16
Idli and sambhar are the most popular dishes from South India, but nobody can still say with certainty how either dish was created read more
Nov 28, 2018 11:27
The highlight of any visit is the aarti and the abhishek in the sanctum sanctorum. The 10 am abhishek is particularly special because the final phase involves washing a red lingam with a perfectly carved Nataraj engraved on it. read more
Nov 24, 2018 21:04
Three new restaurants in Delhi run by three great chefs offer a welcome change read more
Nov 21, 2018 09:31
The movie never set out to tell the real story of Queen or to deal with the critical issues about Freddie’s evasions so it would be unfair to judge it on that basis. Treat it as a jukebox\/karaoke nonsense musical. read more
Nov 17, 2018 20:52
There is something worrying about a nation that venerates the cow and still knows so little about it read more
Nov 14, 2018 10:01
My First Kitchen, My Sweet Kitchen: Vineet Bhatia and Indian Kitchen by Maunika Gowardhan are just some of the books on food that you should be reading. read more
Nov 10, 2018 20:59
It’s a city built on fantasy, but from those dreams come some great hotels and an outstanding young chef read more
Nov 07, 2018 09:57
When they had opened, the hip hotels did not dare charge as much as the luxury hotels but over time, that has changed. read more