Trial by Error
Trail by Error—The Aarushi Files is an upcoming podcast series based on the true and mysterious case of the Aarushi Talwar murder of 2008, a case which till today most believe awaits an honest judgement. The podcast will follow the real events of the Noida double murder in a non-fiction format with people closely associated with the case, conversing and retelling their stories of that time.
Inspired by the highly acclaimed podcast, Serial by Sarah Koenig, Trial by Error, voiced and anchored by Journalist Nishita Jha, promises to be India’s first and one of its kind investigative reportage feat.
We got talking with the
Designer, Shaila Khubchandani:
Shaila Khubchandani wasn’t too sure about how far her label will go when she first started it in her father’s godown—with one worker and one old sewing machine. ‘The same guy used to cut and stitch both!’ she took us through the inception. ‘I used to source fabrics from the export surplus shops, like buy them in kilos instead of meters. We started pretty small.’
Tiredness has never got the better of Shaila. ‘I applied to NID three times before enrolling myself at J.D institute of Fashion Design in Mumbai. Even when I started my label, the market
Inside our March-April Issue
Here’s a sneak peek into our 2016 Fashion issue, now out on stands. From a Master designer who is taking gender out fashion and a Booker-winner’s journey in the world of drugs to a comic icon’s witty musings and a filmmaker who is making the Gods dance, here are some reasons to reach out for Platform’s latest edition on the stands.
We take you through The Alessandro Effect, the story of how the new chief Gucci is changing the brand’s beauty from oversexed to ambiguously rebellious.
‘There can be no word such as
Comfort clothing gets a new name; Crow.visit...
Bay to the Bay!
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It’s one-o-clock in the afternoon at the Jaipur Literature Festival, and he’s already tired. Writer Marlon James’ badge says Speaker, and he has talked his way to weariness for the day. This is the last appointment and I get a request to advance it; the 2015 Man Booker Prize winner is waiting only for us to arrive before he can hide away and prepare for another day of speaking at the event. The exhaustion is evident as we begin our interview in a quiet corner away from the crowds, he calls for water and tea too, but gradually as we speak, his eyes light up. His first novel, John Crow’s Devil, was rejected 70 times before it found a publisher. Tiredness has never got the better of him.
Award-winning artist Vipul Prajapati uses mixed-media to shine light on the complexities of urban metropolis of today. Hailing from Gujarat,read more...
Dharavi Design Museum
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Innovation is synonymous with Mumbai-based design studio Obataimu, a portal into an imaginary utopia where the relationship between making andread more...
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One ritual they can't do away with...
Meditation makes Kunal Nayyar feel better.
Anuvab Pal’s day doesn’t start without a double espresso every morning, Starbucks.
Confessing about his OCD, Imran Khan likes things in a certain way and has to do it himself.
Amish Tripathi has to read.
Piyush Pandey can’t write anything without writing an Om before it.
Twinkle Khanna can’t let go off her ‘lucky’ laptop.