Marcellus Baptista

Marcellus Baptista is a lifestyle writer who covers the social and party circuit, night after night … as he says, it's a tough life but somebody's got to do it!

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Gossip: Glam, glimmer and glitter!

Canceled!The casualties of the coronavirus situation is that two prestigious events around town were canceled. One was the St Regis Mumba...Read More

The best parties in Mumbai this week

The best parties in Mumbai this week

Oh, what a night! Informative, interactive, exciting and entertaining was the Women’s Nite 2020 presented by Bandra Gymkhana. French Cons...Read More

Goss and Sip: A wine tasting, a racecourse 'fashion show' and more

Goss and Sip: A wine tasting, a racecourse 'fashion show' and more

Aussie wine shine It was all very informal, informative and intoxicating as the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), Au...Read More

Of ramp walks and after parties -- Glimpses from Lakme Fashion Week and other Mumbai events

Of ramp walks and after parties -- Glimpses from Lakme Fashion Week and other Mumbai events

Fab crab A name recognized not only within Sri Lanka but also internationally, Ministry of Crab celebrated one year of being in Mumbai by...Read More

Goss Sips: Runway revelry, high on blues & more...

Goss Sips: Runway revelry, high on blues & more...

Two good! Too many cooks spoil the broth. That’s what they say. But sometimes two cooks can definitely not lead you in a soup! That was t...Read More

Happy daze are here again: An insider's look at the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Summer-Resort

Happy daze are here again: An insider's look at the upcoming Lakme Fashion Week Summer-Resort

MARCELLUS BAPTISTA shares an insider’s view of fashion’s red-letter week in Mumbai

From savouring a Malwa meal to attending an EDM party -- what did Mumbaikars do recently?

From savouring a Malwa meal to attending an EDM party -- what did Mumbaikars do recently?

Date with the calendar girlsThe cheer was on as Rio Fizzy Wine, the anytime-anywhere bubbly, launched its debut calendar at Razzberry Rhi...Read More

Gossip: Raveena Tandon launches Chatrabhuj Narsee School's state-of-the-art shooting range

Gossip: Raveena Tandon launches Chatrabhuj Narsee School's state-of-the-art shooting range

Sharp shooter! Shooting star Raveena Tandon was in another shoot altogether! Yes, the actor was seen at Chatrabhuj Narsee School in Kandi...Read More

From calendar shoots to awards: How Mumbai partied this weekend

From calendar shoots to awards: How Mumbai partied this weekend

Winning ways- The Raymond atelier at JK House is becoming quite the place for high-profile events. Close on the heels of the Raymond Lead...Read More

Staying fit, comebacks and more...

Staying fit, comebacks and more...

Fit and fine On the fitness front it was time for the opening of RD’s Strength – Training & Transformation Studio, launched by R...Read More

Art attack, going click-crazy & more...

Art attack, going click-crazy & more...

Weep Year!Yes, this is a leap year and the start of a new decade. But you could also term it as a weep year! We are talking about the exp...Read More

High ‘spirited’ parties and more...

High ‘spirited’ parties and more...

Unlimited revelryYou could broadly classify the New Year Eve parties around town into two categories: limited and unlimited. Limited coul...Read More

Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA has no legal validity, says Governor

Kerala Assembly resolution against CAA has no legal validity, says Governor

The state had no role because citizenship comes under the domain of the Central government, he told reporters here.

From Mumbai’s party ciruit...

From Mumbai’s party ciruit...

Loves and loathesWhat has been trending all through 2019 is a shift from five-star hotel venues to standalone restaurants and lounges. Of...Read More

Gearing up for Christmas, and more...

Gearing up for Christmas, and more...

Christmas cheer in the city Ushering in the Christmas spirit were two new spirits that were launched in town. The nicest thing was that t...Read More

Parties galore, literary beginnings

Parties galore, literary beginnings

Chic and slick It was all very chic and classy as Kunika Singh hosted a tasteful champagne soiree to acquaint her near and dear friends t...Read More

Gossip: Emotional confessions & more

Gossip: Emotional confessions & more

Whisky whirl It’s so difficult when you see hundreds of bottles of whisky but you can’t have a drop of the golden liquid! Well, special g...Read More

Hot lips, missing wine and more by Marcellus Baptista

Hot lips, missing wine and more by Marcellus Baptista

Aare samba!Next year’s carnival came to town early. Well, that’s what it seemed as the gorgeous girls danced their way into Boteco at BKC...Read More

4 killed, 2 hurt in car-tanker crash on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

4 killed, 2 hurt in car-tanker crash on Mumbai-Pune Expressway

All the victims were travelling in the car, he said. They were returning to Mumbai after attending a wedding ceremony

The missing ex

The missing ex

Awards, awards, awards… The end of the year is known for its awards. But perhaps for the very first time as many as three awards were hel...Read More

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