Nauheed Cyrusi – Love Story & Married life

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Nauheed Cyrusi is an Indian model, actress. She played many roles like the opposite of Ashmit Patel in Inteha and Padam Kumar’s Hindi film Supari. In 2004 Cyrusi played opposite to Tarun Kumar in a Telegu film Sakhiya.In 2007 she got appeared at the India Fashion Week along with Koel Purie. She got married to […]

With Parsi Gate in coastal road route, community worried about relocation

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Members of the community gather at Parsi Gate, a 19th-century structure, during Avaroz, the day observed by Parsis in March of every year to venerate water. One community member has already written to the civic authorities, seeking details of the project under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.   Over the next few months, authorities […]

Zoroastrians hold ceremony at fire temple in Kurdistan Region

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A local organization dedicated to the Zoroastrian religion and philosophy on Thursday held a special ceremony at one of the group’s fire temples located in the Kurdistan Region. Members of the Basna Organization, whose efforts usually focus on preserving local archaeological sites, performed the rite in Sulaimani province’s town of Darbandikhan. During the event, participants […]

Craving authentic Parsi food? Check out this food festival

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Experience the best of Parsi culinary wonders at ‘Majja Ni Life’, by Gallops   “I want to try authentic Parsi food.” One thing that prominently defines Parsi culture is its delectable cuisine range. The craving for traditionally prepared Parsi food resides in the hearts of many. With a distinct blend of flavours, it’s one of […]

This Parsi food festival in Mumbai offers an unmissable culinary experience

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Vogue India’s fashion director, Anaita Shroff Adajania, talks about how she satisfied her craving for “good ol’ Bawa food” at Gallops in Mumbai I travel quite a bit, so I’ve been exposed to several cuisines, sub cuisines, cross cuisines, influenced cuisines and hybrid cuisines over time. But if I had to pick the one that gives […]

A Guide to Mumbai’s Iconic Irani Cafes

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In a city that’s rapidly on the move, these nostalgic cafes put you at ease the minute you set foot in any one of them Mumbai has been a melting pot of cultures since time immemorial. The aroma of filter coffee in Matunga’s Cafe Madras to the piping hot sindhi kadhi in Ulhasnagar, the financial […]

New Bawa on the block

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A Grant Road takeaway is serving common and lesser-known Parsi eats. Situated around established competitors, with a mix of hits and misses, it has us say, the more the merrier. FOOD: COMPETENT PACKAGING: BASIC SERVICE: EFFICIENT COST: REASONABLE VERDICT: 1/4 People will tell you Mumbai is too fast-paced but there are a few places where time continues to stand still. […]

Naatak nights on Tejpal heights

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Capers to thrillers, Parsi plays have enjoyed great runs at the 59-year-old Tejpal Auditorium in Gowalia Tank. Tracing the journey of this drama genre here, ahead of Navroze week. She laughed till she choked. A naatak-nutty aunt I trundled in tow with, for almost every Gujarati play possible, was an asthma patient. Mid-show she would […]

Twenty decades of Mumbai Samachar

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While the print media across the world has been showing signs of fatigue, Mumbai Samachar, a Mumbai-based newspaper, is celebrating its decades of success in the field of printing; a testimonial to the power of print. Nilesh Dave, editor of the daily, walks us through the ups and downs of Mumbai Samachar’s decades-long journey. Aultrin […]

PARSI Fire Temple Agiyari Belagavi

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PARSI TEMPLE (Agiyari), opposite Benyon Smith High School, Camp Belagavi The Parsi Fire Temple in Belagavi was consecrated a December 9th, 1891. The temple was built by Kurseji Pestonji Boyce. There is a Dharamshala, a guest house for Parsi travellers and also residences for the priest. In the year 1920, the temple was handed over […]

Evening Snacks Done Right In Bawa Style!

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If you are looking for some light and delicious evening snacks then this is for you!  Indulge in our brand new ‘Cha’ menu coming right from the authentic Bawa’s kitchen with some delicious evening time snacks. Enjoy items like Nutella bun Maska, Kanda Bhajeeyaa, Chicken Cutlet Pao, Irani Chai, Bun Maska and much more to get you in the […]

A timeless tradition

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Solemn and silent, Saher Agiary Fire Temple in Mumbai is an epitome of the peace-loving Parsi philosophy Tucked away in a quaint little lane in Breach Candy, Saher Agiary, a Parsi Fire Temple goes mostly unnoticed. But it came my way recently when I was exploring the quaint neighbourhood. The huge old trees in the […]

RESTAURANT REVIEW: JUMJOJI

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I’m addicted to Parsi food. And criss cross Mumbai looking for it (please see box). So, when I heard that Jumjoji (at Bandra Reclamation, which shut several years ago) has been born again, I rushed to check out one of my most favourite cuisines with my favourite people. From fabulously curated Parsi food walks to […]