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

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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Cool Age

Godrej India Culture Lab

The population of Mumbai is increasing, but the connections between people, are not. Located within the Godrej Company's salubrious campus in Vikhroli on the Eastern Express Highway, a vast building came up during the 1970s and was initially used as a storehouse for animal feed and later it bec...22 April 2013

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Business India

Experimenting Socially

'We needed to create a space where we can cross pollinate the best minds from the field' says Parmesh Shahani, general manager of the Godrej India Culture Lab, 'the reason its called a lab is because its an experiment.' 10 January 2013


Live Mint

Cool Jobs | Parmesh Shahani, Head, Godrej India Culture Lab

Parmesh Shahani, a former editorial director of Verve magazine, thought up the Godrej India Culture Lab, a cultural ideas platform, after becoming a TED Fellow in 2009, realizing then that Mumbai, or India, has no space that encourages cross-pollination of ideas.4 January 2013

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