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Welcome Valhalla!

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So as promised I checked out Valhalla last night. The first thing I have to say is, what a step up from Starters & More?! Now don’t get me wrong, I have loads of happy pub-hopping memories from there (one which involved a yeager bomb and another on a fateful night where my very lovely (albeit slightly hyper) jive-partner spun me around so hard that I lost my balance and nearly cracked my skull open on the step leading up to the bar! (He later bought me a helmet as a joke!) Good times.

Anyway Valhalla has several things going for it:

1. South Mumbai has very few lounges to speak of. This could be the new Henry Thams perfectly located at Eros, Churchgate
2. There’s an upstairs, outside smoking section where you can take your drinks (woohoo!)
3. The bartenders are friendly and the tapas is yummilicious (especially those little pieces of pineapple wrapped in ham. I’d like some more please!)
4. Also the open bar party hosted by Shamita Singha had Redbull which is always a good thing.

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So Lets take a moment and talk about this throne. It kinda feels like that elephant in the room (that everybody wants to ride!) Almost every member of the glitterati gave it whirl (and a pose) for paparazzi and friends while others lounged, chatted, giggled, gossiped and guzzled.

I’ll get the whole PR set of pix in a while but here are mine. I missed Kelly Dorji because he was too busy taking a picture of Manasi Scott on that chair! (Love her hair by the way.)

Manasi Scott

Manasi Scott

So the usual suspects (as I Twittered) were Ash Chandler & Junelia Aguira, Shveta Salve, Kelly Dorji, Manasi Scott, sister act Mashoom & Shamita Singha,TC & Nathalie Ressencourt De Sousa (who are hosting singles night at Cafe Goa tonight incidentally), Kim Jagtiani (who had just come from a gig, hence the hat), Anurag Kashyup, Delna Poonawala, Nisha & Adam Bedi, Candice Pinto, Abhishek Kapoor, Apeksha & Sumeet Chopra (happy mommy-to-be) Arshiya Eappen and Amrit Maghera doing her After Hours deal.

Nisha Bedi & Amrit Maghera

Nisha Bedi & Amrit Maghera

Kim Jagtiani

Kim Jagtiani

Mashoom & Shamita Singha

Mashoom & Shamita Singha

Nisha & Adam Bedi

Nisha & Adam Bedi

The DJ

The DJ

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Poona Delnawala

Delna Poonawala and Manasi Scott

Arshiya Eappen (centre) & Apeksha Chopra (right)

Arshiya Eappen (centre) & Apeksha Chopra (right)

Apeksha Chopra

Apeksha Chopra

So would you believe Apeksha Chopra (with a body like that) as TWO children?! Also had a fun chat with Nisha Harale Bedi on the smoking terrace (she’s so fun btw and complimented me for being ballsy on my blog heehee) she revealed that at her beach wedding Goa Candice Pinto caught the bouquet (even though Aanchal Kumar was vying for it!) Candice also confessed that she didn’t know about the white wedding dress code so showed up in rainbow hues and was super embarrassed!

Candice Pinto and Nisha Bedi

Candice Pinto and Nisha Bedi

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When it Rains I love to…

We all have our favourite thing to do when it rains, have you ever wondered how the glitterati like to pass the time when it pours?

Rain Dance

Rain Dance

Raveena Tandon: Take a long drive, enjoy songs on romance and the rain, have hot coffee and bhutta, drive out to the countryside and enjoy the rare greenery…

Chetan Hansraj: Enjoy a nice cup of hot tea with steaming hot bhajiyas with fried green chillis. It goes perfect with the rain!

Arshiya Eappan: sit at home snuggled under a comforter and watch a good movie with Rij. If I’m fortunate enough and have time off I’d love to go to my house in khandala and enjoy the rain there.

Archana Puran Singh: Walk on the mall road back home in Mussoorie, or on the beach in Madh island (my home in Mumbai.) Earlier I would go for a drive but after environmental awareness and to curtail my carbon footprint drives have been replaced by walks!

Shveta Salve: Sit by a quaint little café with a really nice book or just go for a swim!

Yudhistir Urs:
Go for a run in the rain and sit by some seaside place watching the ocean go mad. It would also help if I had some good company once in a while.

Milind Soman: Run in the rain at night, sit on the beach and watch the sea or else trekking in the Sahyadris.

Simone Singh: (If work schedules permit) Fahad and I like to escape to Goa in the rains. It’s a much more enjoyable experience outside the city.

Sunita Rao: Sing.

Nikhil Chinapa: drink adrak chai and watch movies! And if I can manage it adrak chai in Goa, that’s exactly what I’m doing right now.

Anish Trivedi: Listen to jazz. Smoke a cigar. Drink an old whisky.

Tupur Chaterjee: Sit at home, relax, drink tea and feel the rain mist on my face. I really love the smell of rain soaked soil.

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