Travel To Maldives This Summer!

If you are planning a holiday this summer, Maldives is definitely one of the most beautiful islands you might just want to consider! An amalgamation of life, culture, heritage and wildlife, Maldives is the smallest Asian country in both population and land area. Its warm and tropical weather will compel you to dive into its […]

Haji Lane Singapore – Fashion & Food Paradise !

Exploring Haji Lane – A Fashion & Food Paradise! Despite living in Singapore for over 20 years, I had not been to Haji Lane. Yes, I should be completely ashamed of myself! Well in my defense – I’d say I wasn’t really into street shopping till I moved to Mumbai in 2011. Nonetheless, I am […]

Masterchef India is back – Kitchen mein bhi khwaab sajte hain!

By Radhika Gupta The third season of Masterchef India is back, with celebrity chefs Sanjeev Kapoor, Vikas Khanna and Kunal Kapoor as the judges of the show. The incredibly popular cooking reality show aired on Star Plus on the 11th March 2013, with tons of viewers watching from all over India and abroad. The three […]

Bar Bar Black Sheep Restro-bar !

So a friend of mine was passing along the tranquil river at Robertson Quay Singapore, when she eagerly (& may I say immediately) dropped me a text to inform me about this interestingly named restaurant – “Bar Bar Black Sheep”. Not sure whether my fellow Singaporean friends already know about this but when I first […]

Wassup! Andheri 2013

BIGGER!!  BETTER!!  BOLDER!! I was there last year, in the three-day event and was completely overwhelmed by the sheer talent Andheri had! Aimed to entertain visitors and provide established and upcoming talent a platform to showcase their skills, Wassup! Andheri is back this year with an extra day and countless activities for the Andherites! A Festival that celebrates […]

Punjab Grill’s Butter Chicken

For all the Butter Chicken Lovers ! So, I was lucky enough over the last weekend to host a cooking demo masterclass with Punjab Grill’s Executive Chef, Mr. Javed Ahmed. He demonstrated three scrumptious dishes but my favourite (in fact probably everybody’s favourite) was the  delicious, gastronomic, finger licking good Butter Chicken. Butter chicken (or murgh makhani) is […]

Spotted : Raima Sen, Priyanshu Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta in Singapore

Bollywood and Tollywood celebrities, Raima Sen, Priyanshu Chatterjee and Rituparna Sengupta, were spotted out and about in Singapore over the weekend for the launch of their upcoming Bengali films “Teen Kanya”, “Maach, Mishti & More” and “Shunyo Awnko” . Directors Gautam Ghosh (Shunyo Awnko), Mainak Bhowmik and Agnidev Chatterjee (Teen Kanya) were also at the […]

Spending February In Singapore !

So it’s the first week of February in our sunny island and as usual, it’s time for us to update you on this month’s events, activities, some nice dining out places & lots more. Check it out only here on Spotlight! Catch Kumar, one of TOS’s Hometown Heroes, as he showcases his razor-sharp wit and […]

Epicurean Market – A Taste of Marina Bay Sands

This past weekend, Marina Bay Sands in Singapore hosted its first Epicurean Market. Spotlight had a wonderful time as we covered the entire 3-day culinary extravaganza and mostly what fascinated us was the participating “celebrity chefs” and the sheer deliciousness of their food. Already a dining destination in its own right, Epicurean Market comprised talks, demonstrations, workshops and Master Classes. […]

FIRST LOOK : Ranbir Kapoor in Besharam & Arjun-Alia in 2 States

2013 certainly has some exciting Bollywood films coming out! For all you hindi-movie fanatics, this is for you ! First Look : Besharam Soon after completing the shooting with Deepika Padukone for ‘Ye Jawani Hai Diwani’, actor Ranbir Kapoor is all set to become ‘Besharam’ for director Abhinav Kashyap.  The first look of Ranbir starrer […]

Dita Von Teese Walks The Runway In Biscuit Tins!

The annual Lambertz Gala is always full of very innovative fashions, and this year was not too different ! Dita Von Teese swapped 1940’s style for housewifery! She helped kick off the festivities in Cologne by walking the runway wearing a bubble-like gown made out of biscuit tins. Of course, Dita didn’t parade around in […]

Can’t live without Coffee !

Know someone who can’t live without their cup of coffee? You may wanna share these insights with them. Spotlight brings to you the pros & cons of having coffee – just for all you true coffee-lovers, coffee-detesters!   Pros: – Antioxidants: Coffee is loaded with this stuff which is great because antioxidants reduce the damage to cells and […]

Dress Up Your Home !

Turn your home into the living space you always wanted it to be with decorative details and accents. Dress up your home with some vintage cake stands, printed cushions, lampshades, photo-frames and printed jars with Sussanne Roshan’s newly launched online shopping store The Home Label.  Sussanne Roshan, brings with her 15 years of  design experience working with discerning clientele […]

Eat Right, Eat Tasty !

Yummylicious food just for all you calorie-conscious people ! Daily meal plan Try to avoid eating restaurant, street and “outside” food. Because eating at home can be equally delicious. Calculate your calorie goal YOUR CURRENT WEIGHT X 12 = amount of calories needed to maintain your weight Breakfast :  Red Pepper & Goat Cheese Frittata, […]

Get Gorgeous! (Review)

Sweet girl-next-door or the hottest bombshell in your friend circle? Bubbly prankster or the ambitious diva? Spotlight presents to you some simple tips on beauty, fitness & fashion mantra for all you ladies out there to get glowing and mesmerize everyone around you ! Skin Care Regimen – for healthy & fresh skin Before going […]

Awesome and Funny Hindi Commercials *must watch*

 The Indian television and advertising industries have done remarkable jobs over the years to produce clever, interesting and funny concepts for TV commercials. Here’s our top pick for the best ads which aired recently or in the past few months. Café Coffee Day Ad Love, debate, seek, celebrate. Do it sitting down. Revolt, suggest, speak up, protest. The latest […]