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


Documentary brings alive stories from KEM

The 69-minute-long film will be screened at Vikhroli's India Culture Lab on the occasion of World Health Day, April 7. It has been in the making for nearly seven years and was partly-funded from her father's savings.3 April 2016

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Mumbai Mirror

The Doc is in

When Gulserene Dastur wanted to donate to the King Edward Memorial Hospital's charity, she found out giving money is not easy to the BMC-run organisation. Her initial charitable impetus culminated in a 69-minute documentary on the hospital called Getting Better, which will be screened in the ci...27 March 2016

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India and MIT: How we became a technological force to reckon with

Ross Bassett was in Mumbai this week, giving a talk at the Godrej India Culture Lab, and he describes how he got started on this quest to trace how MIT helped shape the “technological Indian”. 12 March 2016

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Create in India for the world

Lab head Parmesh Shahani moderated a star studded panel comprising Raw mango's Sanjay Garg, Design Temple's Divya Thakur and Bombay Hemp Co. - Boheco's Sanvar Oberoi  to discuss the design led interventions that are taking place in textiles/handicrafts. This panel took place at the Make In Indi...7 March 2016

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Tracing India's tech revolution

I had noticed how Indians had played a big role in the US in technology," says Professor Ross Basset over the phone from Raleigh, North Carolina, days before his arrival in Mumbai for a talk on Indian students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) at Vikhroli's Godrej India Culture...5 March 2016

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Gay Arranged Marriages On the Rise In India

 “What Padma did for Harish was revolutionary because it countered the alienness of LGBT lives in the public imagination with something very familiar: a mother’s search for happiness for her son through an arranged marriage,” explains Parmesh Shahani, the author of Gay Bombay: Globalization, Lo...17 February 2016

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India Today

Godrej India Culture Lab receives India Today’s ‘Corporate Commitment To Art’ Award

On January 28, 2016, the India Today Art Awards were held for the first time to celebrate the best of Indian art. In a room packed with some of the biggest names from India’s art world, the Godrej India Culture Lab was awarded the award for ‘Corporate Commitment to Art’. 30 January 2016

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Euro News

Mumbai dance group fights for transgender rights

The Dancing Queens recently held their biggest show for the top management of Godrej Group, one of India’s leading companies, which has been working to become more inclusive of sexual minorities. The company has been organising events to discuss gender and sexuality through the Godrej India Cul...8 January 2016

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