Home Sweet Home – Elena Ferrrazzi's Home, Venice Ghetto

Home Sweet Home – Elena Ferrrazzi’s Home, Venice Ghetto

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] The kitchen range has a microwave oven, upon which sits a toaster. Boxes of herbs and sugar and salt are arranged in a row. Strainers and ladles hang from hooks….

Home Sweet Home – Pratyush Pushkar’s Residence, Hauz Khas Village

Home Sweet Home – Pratyush Pushkar’s Residence, Hauz Khas Village

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] His home is like his Facebook page; it has writings on the walls. One freezing evening The Delhi Walla knocks on the door of photographer, musician and poet Pratyush Pushkar….

Home Sweet Home - Anuj Panwar's Residence, Chirag Dilli

Home Sweet Home – Anuj Panwar’s Residence, Chirag Dilli

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] His house feels like a hotel room that has just been cleaned by the housekeeping for the next guest. Not a single element is out of place. The laptop is…

Home Sweet Home - Thomas Ellis's Residence, Sujan Singh Park

Home Sweet Home – Thomas Ellis’s Residence, Sujan Singh Park

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One late morning The Delhi Walla enters the home of French filmmaker Thomas Ellis. He lives in the exclusive Sujan Singh Park Apartments in Central Delhi. Raised in the 1940s,…

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Mathura Road

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Mathura Road

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One late morning The Delhi Walla enters the home of Zeenat Begum. In her late 30s, she lives on Mathura Road with her father-in-law, two children, and a friend. “I…

City Life - Home Sweet Home, Bangla Sahib Road

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Bangla Sahib Road

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One afternoon The Delhi Walla visits rickshaw puller Hari Narain Goswami at his residence in central Delhi. Mr Goswami’s double bed consists of two mattresses laid out on a pavement…

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Zakir Husain Marg

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Zakir Husain Marg

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One afternoon The Delhi Walla visits Muhammed Israel’s residence. In his 40s, Mr Israel lives with his wife and three sons on Zakir Husain Marg in central Delhi. A rickshaw…

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Roop Nagar

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Roop Nagar

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One afternoon The Delhi Walla knocked at the door of Vij Bhawan in Roop Nagar, a neighborhood in north Delhi. The bungalow is home to the extended families of four…

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Lodhi Road

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Lodhi Road

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One cold evening The Delhi Walla entered the home of a person who appeared to be living alone in this city. The house looked to Lodhi Road. It had no…

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Mathura Road

City Life – Home Sweet Home, Mathura Road

Inside the walls. [Text and photos by Mayank Austen Soofi] One cold evening The Delhi Walla met the 80-year-old Manikchand, a retired rag-picker. He stays alone. The entrance of his one-room shelter faces the busy Mathura Road. In a pinkish-red…