The Leela Palace
The first edition of the Bengaluru Poetry Festival
had the city’s literary circle abuzz last weekend. Celebrity
poets like Javed Akhtar, Varun Gandhi, Piyush Mishra, Manohar Shetty and 60 others made their way to the venue to hold talks and performances. Singer Bindhumalini Narayanaswamy, entertained the audience with her music while, internationally acclaimed, Teejan Bai impressed with her Pandavani performance.
Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel
The city’s fashionistas and socialites flocked to this hotel last weekend, for the 15th edition of the Bangalore Fashion Week. Held over four days, the event saw big names like Archana Kochchar, Michelle Salins, and Ramesh Dembla showcase their ‘Winter Festive’ collections. Celebrities such as actor Rahul Dev, model Lakshmi Seshadri and actors Shubhra Aiyappa and Tanisha Mukherjee took to ramp.
Truefitt and Hill
The world’s oldest barber shop co-hosted a glitzy cocktail evening in association with Porsche Centre and socialite
Ruchika Duphar. Spotted among the crowd were actor an model, Sanjana Galrani apart from co-founder and director of Lloyds Luxuries (the company that brought the British luxury barbershop to India), Istayak Ansari. Guests sipped on champagne and sampled exquisite nibbles,
while enjoying complimentary services.