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


A new documentary sheds comprehensive light on the rise and rise of an indigenous brand of hip-hop in Mumbai

It's not DIVINE. It's not Naezy either. The two of them are undoubtedly instrumental in giving mainstream credence to gully rap, a term that denotes the rhyming style that first emanated from the alleyways of Dharavi and Mahim. 5 July 2018

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Mumbai’s innovative hot spots are helping to build its creative and cultural capital

Radhika Piramal did not expect to become a corporate gay rights icon when she first spoke in public about her “coming out” journey, at a 2015 event at the Godrej India Culture Lab, on Godrej’s Vikhroli campus in north-east Mumbai. But that is exactly what happened.29 May 2018

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The Hindu

Godrej group launches programme to groom humanities students for career in cultural sector

The Godrej group has launched a leadership programme for students of humanities to prepare them for recruitment in the cultural sector. Godrej Culture Lab, the group's initiative for cross-pollination of ideas, will also offer employment opportunities to deserving students at the end of the one...28 May 2018

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HR Katha

Godrej’s Culture Lab brings people and ideas together to build a better world

The Culture Lab just introduced a Leadership Programme, which is an internship with a difference. Aimed at giving students of humanities a chance to know what it means to work in the cultural sector of India, it is a month-long paid intensive internship.25 May 2018

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Now, Students Can Explore A Career In Culture At Godrej Culture Lab

It was sometime last year that Rohini Kottu, a student of Sion's SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, first heard of the Godrej India Culture Lab, an experimental ideas space in Vikhroli. At the time, the lab founder, Parmesh Shahani, and his team were at the college to talk about their ...20 May 2018

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Hindustan Times

Call me by my name

The panel discussion held at the Godrej India Culture Labs in Vikhroli saw 200 people with and without physical challenges gather to discuss how we can make conversations easier without either putting people with disabilities on a pedestal or rendering them completely invisible.  7 May 2018

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The Afternoon

Conversations on disability

On May 4, Godrej India Culture Lab is hosting The Freedom to Be Flawed—Awkward Conversations around Disability (5.30 p.m.). The discussion will focus on access and inclusion for people in disabilities in India. The panelists include Divyanshu Ganatra, the country’s first blind paragliding pilot...24 April 2018

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The Swaddle

Let's Talk About Mental Health

At the India Culture Lab on Thursday, a group of four people, each with different perspectives on mental health in India, will gather to discuss how we can better take care of our minds, not just our bodies. 3 April 2018

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