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Raveena Tandon, Bollywood Actress

Raveena Tandon: “There’s Space For An Older Sensual Woman”

Text by Paromita Vohra. Styling by Divyak D’souza. Photographed by Tarun Vishwa. Assisted by Zenia Daruvala and Khushi Bhatia. Hair by Florian Hurel at Artist Factory India. Make-Up by Kritika Gill

Women on the silver screen had just begun to showcase a certain confidence, independence and joie de vivre. And ’90s superstar Raveena Tandon infused each of her performances with her distinguishable brand of physical energy and natural femininity. Paromita Vohra, writer-filmmaker, has a conversation with the accidental actor to examine the space she occupied on celluloid in her heyday, and follows her evolution into an even more self-aware sex symbol since then
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Neena Gupta, Bollywood Actress, Badhaai Ho

My Friend, Neena

Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styling by Nidhi Jacob. Assisted by Divya Bavalia. Hair by Deepa Bambhaniya. Make-up by Savleen Manchanda. Location courtesy: Waterstones Hotel & Club, Mumbai

She has danced with her on stage, performed with her in plays and shared many of her life-changing moments, both professional and personal. And now, as her compatriot continues to earn accolades for a game-changing role in a record-smashing film, author and editor Sathya Saran rewinds to some of her friend’s most meaningful turning points
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Twinkle Khanna, Bollywood Actress, Mrs Funnybones, Pyjamas are Forgiving

Twinkle Khanna: “I’m not Mrs Funny bones!”

Text by Meghna Pant. Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styling by Shweta Betty. Assisted by Simran Jain and Ashwini Iyer. Hair by Yianni Tsapatori at Faze Model Management. Make-up by Nisha Gulati at Faze Model Management

Three years ago she rose unexpectedly from the ashes of an unsuccessful acting career and has since forced her critics into silence. Fresh off the release of another best-seller Pyjamas are Forgiving, Twinkle Khanna proves that she is in control of the narrative – pen in hand and tongue in cheek. Verve spends an invigorating morning with the outspoken author
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Dia Mirza, Bollywood Actress

Dia Mirza On the #MeToo Movement, Her Efforts Towards Sustainability And Her Portrayal Of Maanayata Dutt

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Vikram Bawa. Styling by Shweta Navandar. Fashion intern: Simran Kabra

She’s a natural in front of the camera — and an absolute delight behind it too. Strolling through the newly minted eateries at Palladium and High Street Phoenix, Dia Mirza talks to Verve about embracing her screen portrayals and her social ventures with equal love and ardour
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Manisha Koirala, Bollywood Actress, Sanju, Lust Stories

Manisha Koirala’s New Reality

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar. Styling by Ojas Kolvankar. Hair and Make-Up: Anuradha Raman. Hair and Make-Up Assistant: Suraj Tiwari

She faces each day with her trademark wide smile, despite being diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Seen earlier this year in Sanju and Lust Stories, Manisha Koirala has come to terms with the changes that have occurred in her mind, body, lifestyle and social circle. Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena pens her story — in the actor’s own words
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Tabu, Bollywood Actress, Andhadhun
September 27, 2018

Why Tabu Prefers Flying Solo

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Bikramjit Bose. Styling by Nidhi Jacob. Assisted by Divya Bavalia. Hair and Make-up by Kritika Gill

Awards, accolades and the trappings of fame aside, Tabu leads her life — both on and off the screen — on no one’s terms but her own. Verve meets the critically-acclaimed actor and lone ranger on the eve of her latest cinematic offering, Andhadhun
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