Et tu, Gaa?
WHILE the antics of Bangkok restaurateur Gaggan Anand have kept us on our toes all of last year – thanks to him shutting down his eponymous restaurant after a heated spat with his partners and then starting another space – he recently announced his protegee
Friends and families
WE are sorry to note the passing of Subhash Bahl, the warm and loving mother of two media mavens, Raghav Bahl and Vandana Malik. The lady passed away over the weekend. Her children and grandchildren hosted her prayers via an online platform. Our diarist was most touched to read the listed names as family. Both Vandana’s former husband Ranjeev Malik, as well as her daughter Avantika’s estranged husband, the actor Imran Khan, were noted. We are glad to note that Vandana, Imran’s mum Nuzhat and cousin Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao are still good friends.
ONE of Mumbai’s favourite spaces may not be reopening anytime soon.
WE have heard of films being announced without a director or a lead actor being finalised. These details falling into place are quite the norm in the movie biz. But here’s a new one. A recent film was announced on a lavish scale by the director and the lead actor, in a bid to find a producer, who usually backs the film financially. This announcement was jointly paid for by the director and the actor. Oh well, do look now, Bollywood is changing.