The best of YS Weekender: Rapping with Naezy, Museum hopping, and a gift for Junior Bachchan
As another weekend rolls around, get ready for an exciting new edition of YS Weekender. Meet your favourite entrepreneurs, or get some sparkling new ideas from the new ones in the business, and as always, there are lifestyle trends to discover, tips, ideas and so much more.
We are sure you have shopped on the FableStreet portal, the premium workwear brand for women. now, how about a tête-à-tête with its founder and CEO, Ayushi Gudwani? Catch Ayushi talking about how she launched her business, her love for the Isle of Skye in Scotland, and her skill in making some amazing Ciabatta bread.
Few knew about the underground hip hop scene until Gully Boy hit the silver screens. And now, everyone knows rappers Naezy and Divine – on whose lives the film is loosly based. “It is good that movies like these are happening. The hard work we have put in over the last four-five years will come before the masses and we are getting the exposure that we deserve."
Planning to travel this summer? Why not go museum hopping in London? From the incredibly informative resources of the Natural History Museum, to the treasures in The Victoria and Albert Museum, to the dazzling works of Salvador Dali, Picasso and Andy Warhol at the Tate Modern - there is much to see in one of the most culturally rich capitals of the world.
Who hasn’t heard of the inimitable Atul Kasbekar? His work on the Kingfisher Calendar every year is legendary. Find out how you can become a great photographer and how models are chosen for the best assignments in an exclusive interview with Atul where he speaks about the latest edition of the 2019 calendar shot in Sardinia.
Summer is here and there is no better way to beat the heat than with a beautiful garden. Mumbai-based Plant People, who created a gift for Abhishek Bachchan’s birthday, announcing his role in the second season of the web series BREATHE, say no space is too small when it comes to making an oasis of green. Their mantra: ‘Give us a corner, a window, a shower cubicle and we’ll turn it into a garden.’
Love to travel? Hungry for a food adventure? If your answer to both the questions is yes, it's time to head to the Hungry Traveller and share your stories with strangers over some sumptuous food. A delicious way to spend a warm summer weekend.
And if you want to know what makes people tick, check out our Proust interviews. This time we feature Goumtesh Singh aka Joy Singh, Co-Partner of Raasta, the Caribbean Lounge at Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi. He speaks about his idea of perfect happiness, his treasured possessions, and his greatest loves.
There’s plenty to look forward to every weekend, when YS Weekender brings you your weekly dose of fun, entertainment and some valuable information too.
If the words of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron who once said,"Writing is what I do... it is like breathing to me..." defined the goals of Ephron's life, it would be Asha's mantra too, as she lives to create word pictures of the people she meets. She believes that the best stories "must move the heart and feed the mind". When she is not working, she loves reading novels and listening to music.