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Feb 15, 2019
Gully Boy: Inside Zoya Akhtar's ode to Mumbai's 'asli' hip-hop subcultureLoosely based on the lives of Mumbai rappers Naezy and DIVINE (Vivian Fernandes), Gully Boy tells the story of Murad (played by Ranveer Singh) and his quest for a sense of accomplishment and dignity.
Sep 29, 2018
'Slumdog' Mike Tyson says the 'poorer you are, the better boxer you can become' on first trip to IndiaFormer boxing champion Mike Tyson declared himself a "slumdog" Friday as he made his first trip to India.
Sep 07, 2018
In Mumbai's Dharavi, an NGO trains parents to tackle malnutrition, increases awareness of best health practicesSNEHA, a local NGO, has worked across 10 beats in Dharavi for five years, and its efforts have reduced wasting among children up to three years of age by 23 percent.
Sep 04, 2018
Dharavi resident accuses police of contempt, files petition against officers who held press conference on 'Naxal sympathisers'The petitioner accused the Maharashtra police of contempt, saying that the very officers who said that no information about persons and evidence of the case much be leaked, were themselves revealing confidential details of the arrests in the press conference.
Jun 10, 2018
Kaala: Sound designer Anthony Ruban says it was challenging to represent Dharavi politically, culturallySound designer Anthony Ruban collaborates with Pa. Ranjith for the third consecutive time in Kaala after Madras and Kabali.
Jun 06, 2018
Watch: The true stories from Dharavi that inspired Rajinikanth's KaalaThe most awaited film this summer, Pa Ranjith's Kaala starring Superstar Rajinikanth is slotted for release on 7 June. In this video, Venilla, who has been a part of the production team of Kaala, takes us through stories of people from Tamil Nadu who moved to Dharavi and have lived here for three generations now.
May 29, 2018
Rajinikanth's Kaala trailer: Dharavi-set story seems as much about Tamil Nadu in wake of Sterlite protestsWith Kaala, Rajinikanth uses the big screen as his political campaign vehicle and convinces the Tamil Nadu people he can be their Thalaivar.
Mar 01, 2018
Hichki music composer Jasleen Royal sources talent from Dharavi for rap sequence in song 'Madamji Go Easy'For Rani Mukerji starrer Hichki, Jasleen Royal has tapped into the rap music scene of Dharavi that will also find a space in Zoya Akhtar's Gully Boy.
Jun 18, 2017
Lights, camera, action: Dharavi's acting coach makes Bollywood dreams come trueBaburao Ladsaheb's students have appeared in Slumdog Millionaire, Paa, and Majid Majidi's latest. His acting institute is a windowless room in Dharavi.
May 25, 2017
Mumbai, Kota among world's most crowded cities: World Economic ForumTwo Indian cities – Mumbai and Kota – have been named among the world's most crowded in a list topped by Dhaka, said World Economic Forum (WEF) citing UN Habitat data.