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Thursday, Nov 14, 2019
Zara Murao

Zara Murao


Zara heads the weekend features and special projects teams in Mumbai. She has been a journalist for 15 years, but a grammar Nazi for much longer.

articles by Zara Murao (30 results)
Nov 08, 2019 17:38
Hollywoo won’t be the same without the horse-man has-been. read more
Nov 01, 2019 16:00
Set in a small French village, it’s a tale of love and loss and how life moves on, told through 17-year-old boys who fall in love, are separated and almost reunited decades later. read more
Nov 01, 2019 15:44
The future Batman was a reluctant star, then a recluse, then an arthouse wonder. A look at his unusual journey. read more
Sep 06, 2019 18:18
The 17-year-old singer took over the #1 spot on the Billboard charts for the first time last month, with songs unusual for a pop star — on depression, loneliness, suicide. read more
Aug 30, 2019 17:44
The 16-year-old climate activist is strident, angry. And justifiably so. But as today’s rockstar of green energy and sustainable living, it’s time for her message to evolve. read more
Aug 23, 2019 14:20
From the rather stern husband-in-a-good-mood of the ’30s and ’40s to Jack and Ennis in Brokeback Mountain, our heroes have come a long way. Take a look... read more
Jun 22, 2019 17:17
The pop superstar has rebranded herself, this time as an LGBTQ ally. With hundreds of millions listening, should timing and nuance matter? read more
Jul 08, 2014 23:05
Can women, whether rich and powerful like Nooyi or middle-class and anonymous like the rest of us, do it all? If we said it right, we might even arrive at the right answer, writes Zara Murao. read more
Mar 22, 2013 15:27
The truth is, there is no such thing as the perfect travel buddy. Even when you find someone who checks all the boxes – same interests, similar income, flexible schedule, neat, clean, punctual, pleasant – there will still be the odd disaster. Finding... read more
Dec 02, 2012 00:23
Once a haven for the middle-class, this suburb that has been forced into innumerable makeovers over the years, has now become the address to flaunt, and a new breed of rich youngsters is altering its identity, finds Zara Murao. read more
Sep 29, 2011 23:36
Some argue that if Troy Davis, a convicted killer, had lived, there is a danger that he would have escaped and killed again. Others insist that only his death could deter other criminals from killing. read more
Jul 16, 2011 23:50
New York\'s \'hottest chef\', Amritsar-born Vikas Khanna, is set to launch a humanitarian food project at the White House. read more
Apr 15, 2011 22:57
It’s strange to think of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim as a frightened young man, hiding from his enraged policeman father after beating up a young thug in a gang fight. Zara Murao writes. read more
Apr 01, 2011 22:45
‘All this over a game?’ asks Lisa Simpson in what was perhaps a programming masterstroke on the part of Star World. Zara Murao writes. read more
Feb 15, 2011 23:09
‘As a child, I believed aliens built the pyramids,’ says Hella, laughing. It’s March 2009 and the pretty, crisp-toned tour guide is adjusting her headscarf as she sits in the front seat of our tour van, smilingly trying to break the ice with yet another... read more