The work and activities of the Godrej India Culture Lab have drawn the attention of the media ever since our inception. Here is a selection of some of the coverage we’ve received. If you’re from the press and would like to visit our lab, attend some of our events, or would like specific images of certain events, please mail us on

Hindustan Times

Can you disconnect from the digital world?

A good proportion of the urban Indian population believes that the digital dragon is well under control. Parmesh Shahani, MIT Futures of Entertainment Fellow and founder of Godrej India Culture Lab, is one of them.22 June 2013

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Time Out Mumbai

Talk on storytelling traditions

Based on a study of the three visual storytelling folk traditions: Togalu Gombeyatta, Bengali Pat painting and Rajasthani Kaavad, comic book artist Vidyun Sabhaney will talk about how each form is adapting to stay relevant in modern times.21 June 2013

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The Hindu

As story-telling evolves, classical dance should grow too

What are the words that come to your mind when you hear ‘classical dance’? Story-telling, traditional, and expressive? Or boring, restrictive, repetitive? A dying art? These were some of the responses at a workshop on ‘Reinterpreting perceptions of Kathak’ by Vikram Iyengar.4 June 2013

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Economic Times

Companies now open to discussion on needs of LGBT rights, their inclusion at workplace

Recently, employees at Godrej India's sprawling campus at the Mumbai suburb of Vikroli watched a special pop-up edition of Kashish, the biggest Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) film festival in India and South Asia.21 May 2013

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Inspiration from The South Pole

History repeats itself, they say. Vijay Crishna — an individual who is able to don varied roles such as of an entrepreneur, actor and adventurer in tandem and apart with equal panache — will be sharing his inspiration behind Antarctic expedition’s experience come this Friday.16 May 2013

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Mid Day

Raise the rainbow flag

This years edition of the biggest LGBT film festival had over  40 countries participating.... As a preview we will be screening the best films from last year in Vikhroli. 9 May 2013


Indian Express

Won’t You Step Into the Web?

One of those experiments was, a youth portal for prose, poetry and artwork founded in 1999 by Parmesh Shahani, head of the Godrej Culture Laboratory in Mumbai. "It was a user-generated and curated magazine with an active bulletin board where people could connect with each othe...27 April 2013

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Mint Lounge

Collecting art that doesn’t cost the earth

Parmesh Shahani bought his first piece of art in 1997, when he was 21 years old. “I distinctly remember the day,” says the head of Godrej Culture Lab, a cross-disciplinary platform for exploring cultural ideas. “I had just got my first pay cheque and walked into Jehangir Art Gallery in Mumbai.27 April 2013

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