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  • Sainsbury's

    Of Cheap Coffee and Angry Yellow Curries

    For an Indian living in the U.K., an angry yellow curry is better than no curry.
  • The Pool

    Beyond Bollywood #1: The Pool

    Chris Smith's The Pool is a narrative of survival, not triumph; of life, not drama. Released in 2007, it is everything that Slumdog Millionaire was not.
  • Nipun Mehta

    The Man Who Doesn’t Use Money

    In 2012, all it took was a 20-minute-long talk at UPenn for an unknown name, Nipun Mehta, to become an Internet phenomenon.
  • Air India

    Ghosts of Homecomings Past

    Flying Air India somehow brings out the unreasonable, the rebellious, and the ridiculous in a disconcertingly large number of passengers.
  • Bhaji Gully

    A Portrait of Bhaji Gully

    A small fire pierces the indigo chill, while the rough bristles of a broom scrape the stained pavements.
  • The Ramayana Syndrome

    The Ramayana Syndrome

    What would happen today if an attempt were made to project on T.V. a different version of the Ramayana?
  • Shaa'ir + Func

    Flies on the Wall

    Monica Dogra, Randolph Correia, Aditya Ashok, and Rohit 'P-Man' Pereira talk to us about life on the road as Shaa'ir + Func.
  • Ralegan Siddhi

    Chasing Anna

    For people living in Pune, the village of Ralegan Siddhi is not such an unusual choice for a day picnic.
  • For Ladies

    Real Development

    It seems like the fate of a development studies student is to be cynical and dissatisfied in an educated but distant way.
  • Bringing Up Uncle

    Bringing Up Uncle

    Growing up, no one showed me how to shave in a hurry or sleep with women without falling in love, and that sort of deprival lasts a lifetime.
  • Girls of Chennai

    Girls of Chennai

    I wish every girl in the world could grow up in a city like this, a city that doesn’t frighten her.
  • Rochelle Potkar

    Mic Check

    Seven budding storytellers from Mumbai speak to us about what they love most about performing their stories in front of an audience.
The City Speaks #19

The City Speaks #19

By Jai Undurti and Harsho Mohan Chattoraj
The City Speaks #19