A date with Arindam Sil

“With any part you play, there is a certain amount of yourself in it. There has to be, otherwise itʼs just not acting. Itʼs lying.” – Johnny Depp Arindam Sil pursued an MBA in marketing from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management at the University of Calcutta. He gave up an opportunity

A date with Top Cop Bhagwan Lal Soni

Bhagwan Lal Soni, a 1988 batch IPS officer, was the Pink Cityʼs first commissioner of police. Considered as one of the most effective and efficient officers by the IPS lobby, Soni had been on field postings during most of his service and served as the superintendent of police (SP) in Bundi, Jaisalmer, Bhilwara, Bharatpur, Jaipur

A date with Rila Banerjee

Rila Banerjee is one of Kolkataʼs leading folk and jazz chanteuses who is getting ready to musically enchant us once again in her second innings! A voice that has often been compared with that of the legendary Joan Baez, Rila has been on the music circuit carving out her own, exclusive niche. She has also

A date with Tanusree Shankar

The ambience of the latest eatery at Mani Square has a hipand happy feel. The interiors are colourful and the outside view, quite spectacular. Inviting Tanusree Shankar, the celebrated choreographer and danseuse to Square 405 was a treat fit for queens! We had lunch that comprised mocktails accompanied by a tantalizing Nacho Platter, succulent Beer

A date with Sayan Mitra

It was a fun date out with designer Sayan Mitra at Mani Square on a recent winter afternoon. Sayanʼs  fashion sensibilities blended splendidly with the swanky design of the mall as we went around window shopping and looking at stuff in some of the departmental stores that displayed top-end designer wear. Mani Mall is, indeed,

A date with Alokananda Roy

Mani Matters recently hosted danseuse Alokananda Roy at Mio Amore, a high-end restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine at Mani Square owned by the Group. The much-publicised film, Muktadhara, is partly based on Royʼs life. Dinner began with  delicious starters comprising Istakoz Firinda, a tasty prawn preparation, Samak Cher Moula of succulent fish and a delightful Chicken