Naam Shabana: Highway Reel Film Review

Naam Shabana is an opportunity wasted! Cast – Taapsee Pannu, Manoj Bajpayee, Prithviraj Sukumaran and Akshay Kumar in a cameo Director – Shivam Nair Rating- ** / 5 Naam Shabana is sort of a prequel to Neeraj Pandey’s much appreciated film Baby, but it sadly doesn’t live up to the expectations. The film dives straight […]

GHP Weekend: 11 things to do from Friday March 31 to Sunday April 2

  March 31: Ghazal Night at Westin Mumbai The soulful music of Hanif Khan awaits diners at Kangan this Friday! @Kangan, Westin Mumbai Garden City 7 45 – 11 45 PM March 30- 31: Art For Concern – Powai Art Show Art For Concern invites you to the Powai Art Show, demonstrating artworks by illustrious […]

Mumbai Playbackers: Celebrating World Theatre Day

One of the most significant dates in the global cultural calendar is March 27 – World Theatre Day. Goregaon Highway Pulse celebrates it with a profile of Preeti Birla Nair, who is the founder of Mumbai Playbackers, a Playback Theatre collective . When I say the neighbourhood of Goregaon east never stops to amaze me with […]

Phillauri: Highway Reel Film Review

Phillauri Rating – 2.5 Cast – Anushka Sharma, Diljit Dosanj, Suraj Sharma and Mehreen Pirzada Director – Anshai Lal Kannan Gill (Suraj Sharma) comes from Canada to Punjab to marry his childhood sweetheart, Anu (Mehreen Pirzada), only to be told that he’s born under an unfortunate star sign. He has to marry a tree to […]

GHP Weekend: 7 things to do from Friday 24 – Sunday 26 March

  Friday, 24 March Stand Up Comedy: The Nishant Tanwar Show @ Westin Mumbai Garden City 8 PM ₹600             Saturday, 25 March Gond Painting Workshop with Durva Talati @ Juhu Galli, Andheri W 1 – 5PM ₹1500 Rai Ka Pahad: Hindi play   @CLAP centre, Malad West 7-8pm ₹250 […]

Imagination meets engineering: It’s a piece of cake!

When a software developer chucks the chips and decides to done a baker’s apron, you would expect some ingenuity. But when you see engineering in a delicious cake, you know there’s something more than what meets the eye. Meet Bhavana Vazhayil, a 32-year-old whose brand Pikaboos is adding more than just candles to a celebration. […]

Meet book addicts in your bay!

Imagine my excitement when I was introduced to Bookcaine Bookaddicts and learned about their upcoming meeting right in the heart of our neighbourhood! A fast-growing book-lovers community, Bookcaine was initiated about four months ago. Three friends, Preeti Ayyathurai, Amrita Panja and Ridhima Samtani, who are avid readers and bibliophiles, kept their passion alive by texting […]

New goodies out of the box – Pitaara

A short telephonic chat with Sangeeta Vyas, the founder of Pitaara – The Art Box leaves me very optimistic about having more performing arts events so close to Goregaon east ‘Bombay is a city of surprises,’ gushes Sangeeta Vyas, founder of Pitaara – The Art Box. A fast-becoming popular and beloved art space, Pitaara was […]