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

Dating through the ages: How matchmaking evolved with technology

We trace the history of dating through the ages — from printing press to modern-day apps ahead of a panel discussion on matchmaking in India this weekend at the Godrej India Culture Lab. The talk, will examine the intersection of technology with dating, love and erotica.16 July 2016

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The Hindu

Talking about desire, and other taboos

To explore this relationship between technology and the changing sexual landscape of India, Godrej India Culture Lab is hosting a panel discussion, ‘India LSD (Love. Sex. Desire.) — where technology meets the erotic’. The panel aims to make these 'sensitive' subjects more accesible to the lay p...14 July 2016

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India Today

Fitting In: Gay Pride

Parmesh Shahani, head of the Godrej India Culture Lab, shares his journey and explains why one should talk openly about one's sexuality in this documentary by India Today called 'Fitting In'.9 July 2016

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The Daily Pao


 Das will present some of her research at the Godrej India Culture Lab at which she’s a resident scholar, on Friday, July 15. The event, titled ‘India LSD (Love. Sex. Desire): Where Technology Meets the Erotic’, will also have a panel discussion with filmmaker and writer Paromita Vohra, who run...5 July 2016

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The Hindu

When music transcends all barriers

We’re not new to stories of disparity and prejudice that exist in our country, whether it’s in cities or villages. And yet, the light shed on such matters is either minimal or nonexistent. In the hope of creating much-needed awareness, The Godrej India Culture Lab is hosting a musical folk perf...28 June 2016

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Monsoon Melodies from the Thar

From the Thar Desert in Rajasthan, a troupe of these artistes will perform at the Monsoon Merasi Magic this week at the Godrej India Culture Lab, Vikhroli.26 June 2016

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'Nawabs, Nudes and Noodles': Indian society, seen through 50 years of advertising

In his new book, Ad veteran Ambi Parameswaran— Nawabs, Nudes and Noodles — which was launched at the Godrej India Culture Lab in Mumbai on 9 June, he looks at how advertising in India has evolved, reflecting the country’s culture, politics and economy in the last half century. 12 June 2016

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Storyboard One on One - Ambi Parameswaran

In this episode of Storyboard, shot at the Godrej India Culture Lab, Ambi Parameswaran, the former CEO of FCB Ulka talks about his latest book Nawabs, Nudes, Noodles that has attempted to map an evolving India through some of its most popular and talked about ad campaigns over the past 50 years...10 June 2016

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