Piyo Chai, Suno Kahaani

Chai for Cancer was based on the idea of bringing people together, sharing stories and raising funds for cancer patients in need. A CFC Adda encapsulates this idea. We are constantly looking at avenues to share stories which are told over a hot cup of chai and in this endeavour, we have collaborated with Meher Marfatia, author of the book, Once Upon a City, to share some of the stories she had collected while writing her column for Mid-Day.

Meher shares, “A cup of tea. Such a warm energy exchange between people over one. Be it masala, mint, camomile, lemon, green, kahwa or even tea-bag chai. Any and every flavour of tea I’ve sipped, interviewing Bombayites for my Sunday Midday column – from cutting chai glasses with street vendors to fancy blends in boardrooms – has led to charming conversations.

Happy to share some inspiring little stories, gathered while working on Once Upon A City.

Ek chai zindagi ke naam…
Kayi kahaaniyaan, Bambai meri jaan!”

1. Betting on Barsaat

2. A statue, a school and a moment cool

3. Camera, lights, action!

4. When Yusuf Saab came calling

5. United We Stood

6. Olympians and Bandraites

7. Tale of a tangy treat

8. One hundred years of gratitude

9. The mascot who taught Bombay laughter

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