Moolla Ni Kapad Ni Dukaan (Moolla’s Cloth Shop)
From Time Out MUMBAI
N D Moolla and Sons is the kind of shop you crane your neck to look into. And it’s not just the intricately carved chess sets at the entrance, the old wooden cabinets lining the walls or the scent of sandalwood wafting out of the store. Its appeal lies in the fact that it probably looks the same as it did in 1931 when the owners relocated to this spot because of rental woes. If some of the objects displayed seem unfamiliar to non-Parsis that’s only because the store prides itself on stocking every conceivable item a Zoroastrian will need from birth to death. This includes the shiav or funerary offering of garments, explained proprietor Noshir Darabsha Moolla, whose grandfather set up the store in 1893.
Curtesy : Jehangir Bisney