Mumbai

Beauty

Ten Things You Always Wanted to Ask a Hand Model

"People don't realize it, but it's a lot of work. You have to keep your hands stiff and hold them in one place for hours."
Parthshri Arora
12.5.18
flying

Passengers Bled from Their Ears After Pilots 'Forgot' to Pressurize Plane

They had one job...
Drew Schwartz
9.21.18
POP CULTURE

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Bollywood Paparazzo

“Aishwarya Rai steps out in rare cases, so taking her pictures is fun. Everyone else I can photograph at the airport, restaurant, salon, gym.”
Parthshri Arora
7.4.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Almost 500 arrested in immigration raids, Trump defends Puerto Rico response (again), ISIS leaks recording of supposedly dead leader, and more.
VICE Staff
9.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Concocted a Hijacking Hoax Just to Bail on His Mistress

Instead of just saying "no."
Drew Schwartz
4.21.17
Music

This Tamil Rap Group Is Challenging Corruption and Inequality in India

The South Dandies Swaraj are a hip-hop group in Mumbai using their music to talk about street life, slumlords, prostitution, recycling, heartbreak, and Tamil pride.
Mansi Choksi
6.30.15
Travel

India's 'Third Gender' Is Marginalized and Sanctified

The same gender ambiguity that makes trans Indians social pariahs also grants them a holy status among some Hindus.
Roc Morin
6.29.15
Feature

Beats Beyond Bhangra: Ten Rising Producers from India You Should Know

Synth-pop, Bollywood throwbacks, and melodic electronica from India's top rising talents.
Adwait Patil
4.8.15
News

Jerry Seinfeld's Indian Fans Are Distraught Because Two Shows Have Been Canceled

A scheduled stand-up show got killed by a snarl of logistics and conflict.
Laya Maheshwari
3.17.15
Stuff

Will a Comic Help Change India's Attitudes Towards Rape?

"Priya's Shatki" is a comic about a girl who is raped and then tries to change the world with the help of the gods, flipping Indian patriarchy like a pancake.
David Whelan
12.11.14
Stuff

The Play 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers' Oversimplifies Slum Life in Mumbai

The new play is based on Katherine Boo's book about the lives of families living in Annawadi, a slum in Mumbai. Unlike the book, however, it avoids complex issues in favor of one-dimensional entertainment.
Hannah Harris Green
11.26.14
thump video

Watch the New Video for Mumbai Science's "Déjà Vu"

A heartbroken swamp creature steals a Porsche, goes on a fertilizer bender, tries to fight cops.
Lauren Schwartzberg
4.22.14
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