Top Gear (Indian magazine)

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Top Gear (Indian magazine)

The Indian edition of BBC TopGear is published by Worldwide Media Pvt. Ltd (WWM), a sub-division of The Times of India Group formed in 2005 as a joint venture with the BBC.[1]

The magazine is published out of the Times of India Building, opposite Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Station. The first edition was launched in September 2005.

BBC TopGear is an automotive magazine with a lifestyle flavor. So apart from road tests its USP are its surreal features which normally test the cars and bikes in various environment and talks a lot about driver interactions with the car and not just the technical specifications. The magazine has made a niche for itself with its take on automotive journalism.

WWM, led by Tarun Rai (CEO), also publishes other popular titles like Femina, Filmfare, Grazia India, Hello, BBC Good Homes India, BBC Good Food, Knowledge and Lonely Planet Magazine India. Joji Varghese is the publisher, print and production controller of TopGear India.

Editorial team[edit]

  • Girish Karkera (Editor),
  • Murali K. Menon (Managing Editor),
  • Abhinav Mishra (Features Editor),
  • Christopher Chaves (Assistant Features Editor),
  • Devesh Shobha (Senior Features Writer),
  • Agasti Kaulgi (Senior Road Tester),
  • Amaan Ahmed (Copy Editor),
  • Tejal Bhatkar (Senior Editorial Coordinator),
  • Gagan Gupta (New Media Editor)


Abhishek Mishra, Debabrata Sarkar, Sriram Narayanan, Rishaad Saam Mehta, Shreenand Sadhale

Design team[edit]

  • Kiran Jadhav (Senior Art Director),
  • Jagdish Limbachiya (Deputy Art Director),
  • Laxman V. Sarmalkar (Senior Graphic Designer),
  • Nitin Rose (Photographer),
  • Rajeev Gaikwad (Photographer),

Contributing Photographers[edit]

Bajirao Pawar, Hashim Badani, Himanshu Pandya, Parag Parelkar, Shashank MB, Somdutta Nhawar

See also[edit]


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