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Ruchi Mukherjee

Ruchi Mukherjee is a lifestyle feature journalist based in Houston for TV Asia and host of the online magazine, Lights Camera Action, which covers Houston Indo-American society news.
 

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Bangles and beads

Bollywood glamour — sexy, skin-baring movie star included — captivates Houston at sold-out gala

By Ruchi Mukherjee

Bollywood fans and those just introduced to the film industry of India were bedazzled when actress Neha Dhupia, dressed in a glamorous midriff-baring gown, took center stage at the South ...


Lavish is an understatement

A palace, an elephant and the Mayor rocket this three-day Hindu wedding into the stratosphere

By Ruchi Mukherjee

No one will soon forget the elaborate, wedding extravaganza that closed out 2012 for Nikita Malani and Atman Shukla, who spent the last three days of the year celebrating their ...


Ramadan favorite

Searching for the best biryani in Houston: Three great places to sample the South Asian favorite

By Ruchi Mukherjee

It's that time of the year when many of my Muslim friends are fasting for Ramadan, an Islamic ritual during which Muslims around the world spend the daylight hours ...


An emotional evening

Houston City Hall lights up with candlelight vigil in memory of victims of Sikh Temple shooting

By Ruchi Mukherjee

More than 500 Houstonians of all faiths gathered as one big family at City Hall plaza Thursday night for a candelight vigil to honor victims of the Wisconsin Sikh temple ...


Fall edition

Sexy hot mamas listen, learn & shop the latest styles at The Mommie Series

By Ruchi Mukherjee

It was time for sexy hot mamas to get back to basics at the latest gathering of the Mommie Series - Houston at La Mode Lingerie Wednesday night. Stylist Misti Pace-Krahl ...


Fashion focus

Chloe Dao and Mandy Kao team up for fun-filled, shopping-themed fundraiser

By Ruchi Mukherjee

When power gal pals Chloe Dao and Mandy Kao team up, the result is a fun night of shopping, mingling and giving. More than 100 women from different ethnic backgrounds ...


Social Scene

Alliance Stars Among Us gala draws celebrity models and immigrants who achieved dreams

By Ruchi Mukherjee

The 13th Annual Stars Among Us Scholarship Gala, benefitting the Alliance for Multicultural Community Services, was filled with surprises. Celebrity journalists walked the runway at the Westin Galleria hotel Sunday ...


Social Scene

Pratham Houston Gala rakes in a record-breaking $1.2 million in quest to make India poverty free

By Ruchi Mukherjee

Indian saris mixed with ball gowns at the Hilton Americas-Houston as more than 800 people from a cross section of the city’s diverse communities gathered to support the annual ...


Fashioning the Future

Dior holiday fashion show luncheon raises $100,000 for India charity

By Ruchi Mukherjee

Over the past four years the Annual Holiday Charity Luncheon hosted by Pratham USA has grown to be the most fashionable Indo American charity event of the year. More than ...


Touting "Powder Her Face"

Opera Vista celebrates fifth anniversary with "Dirty Duchess Party"

By Ruchi Mukherjee

Everyone loves a great party and if the key words are good food, great music and promising to be dirty then you are assured to get a crowd. In this ...


A Labor Day ritual in Houston

It's a Blast: Miller Outdoor Theatre sizzles with Bollywood masala

By Ruchi Mukherjee

It has become a Labor Day ritual for Houston’s desi community to celebrate the long holiday weekend with some Bollywood fun. Approximately 8,000 people from a diverse cross ...


Shake it!

Houston belly dancers Sahira and Silvia launch a DVD with Spanish Gypsy Passion

By Ruchi Mukherjee

Get ready for expanding your boundaries and creating new ways of expression with Houston belly dancers Alesha Herrera and Silvia Salamanca. The duo, who go by the names Sahira and ...


City of Diversity

Swing low, sweet chariot: Hindus of Houston celebrate Jagannath Rath Yatra festival

By Ruchi Mukherjee

More than 2,000 devoted Houston Indian Americans gathered at India House on a hot summer afternoon last weekend to pull the holy chariot. For about four years the ritual ...


Kickoff for September gala

Festive Indo American Charity Foundation mixer proves that Thursday is the new Friday

By Ruchi Mukherjee

More than 150 predominantly first generation Indian Americans gathered at the Houston Museum of Natural Science for the Indo American Charity Foundation (IACF) donors appreciation mixer, proving once and for ...


First time in Houston

Jaina convention meets for networking and, maybe, marriage?

By Ruchi Mukherjee

More than 3,000 people from all parts of the United States and India gathered over the weekend at the 16th Annual Jaina 2011 Convention at the George R. Brown ...


Houston's diversity

MFAH celebrates work of Indian Nobel Prize laureate Rabindranath Tagore in movie series

By Ruchi Mukherjee

As the first Asian to receive the Nobel Prize for literature in 1913, Rabindranath Tagore influenced many notables, including Mahatma Gandhi, Audrey Hepburn, Satyajit Ray, Albert Einstein, and Indira Gandhi ...


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