The Sindhian came into being fourteen years ago! As it moves into its 15th year with this first issue of 2018, it seems as if it was destined by nature, transformed by evolution in the river of time, so that the life and times of this dispersed community could be showcased and kept alive. With the last quarter that was full of festivals and celebrations, people have now settled back in and are back to business as usual, so to say.
This cover showcases a successful face in the acting arena; the young and beautiful Tamannaah Bhatia who has been seen in a plethora of roles, most famous among them being the recent role of the courageous and brazen Avanthika in the Baahubali franchise. The Sindhian catches up with her to know more.
Founder of media services company Nimbus Communications and the uber luxury Indus Club, Harish Thawani gives us a glimpse of how he has peppered up the world of sports and entertainment. From Wall Street ‘drop out’, and Brooklyn-based financial expert Priya Malani, we found out how she set up ‘Stash Wealth’ to help millennials get smarter with their money. A jewelry store like no other, a luxury studio on Turner Road, Mumbai, caught our attention, and we spoke with Ash Balani, the force behind it to tell us more.
Head of Marketing and Public Relations at Mahindra Special Services Group, we found Manish Advani’s life story a truly an inspirational one. In a freewheeling chat, he revealed the mantra behind his award-winning social campaigns. Mumbai and LA-based singer and songwriter Anushka Jagtiani spoke to us through her music, taking us through her world of rhythms and melodies. Amit Ramani, founder and CEO of work space solutions company Awfis took us through his journey to success.
Harvard Graduate Shiv Gaglani, listed on the Forbes 30 under 30 this year, explained to us the concept behind Osmosis - a personalized learning platform for medical professionals, students, patients and their families. Founder of travel agency Indiana Travels, Deepak Ramnani told us how his company turned people’s travel dreams into memorable stories.
Among others that we spoke to were Rahul Nainani, co-founder of RaddiConnect; Neha Khilnani who went on from being a PR professional to an expert shoemaker for women; Celebrity nutritionist Kashish Alimchandani who believes eating right is the highest form of self-respect; An account manager who ventured into making designer soaps - Komal Balani; and Minali Gaba, Owner of Farmers Café, where you can eat guilt free food.
And because it is the first issue of 2018, we got some advice from seven lifestyle experts that we hope will act as your wellness guide and help extend your resolutions past those first few weeks of the New Year!
Here’s wishing you all a meaningful New Year!
The very first of its kind, this plush quarterly is dedicated to chronicling the ethos, enterprise, and aplomb of the Sindhi community. A Magazine that brings you Insights into Sindhi History, its Culture and its People. A Magazine that takes you places and showcases Sindhis from all over the world. A Magazine that informs and connects Sindhis globally. Published 4 times a year.