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Priya Kishore, India's Best Dressed List 2010

India’s Best Dressed List 2010

Text by Sohiny Das. Interviews by Shirin Mehta and Sohiny Das. Realisation by Nirali Mehta and Lamya Bhatri. Photographed by prasad naik, Vishal Kullarwar (Mumbai), Amit Dey (New Delhi)

It is that time of the year again. Verve’s annual Hall of Fame for the nation’s sartorially spectacular ladies is a celebration of their admirable effort, and effortless style. Perennials and newbies unite in this compilation of the best wardrobes in the country
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Deepika Padukone, Bollywood Actress

Deepika on a dream run

Text by Rukhmini Punoose. Photographed by Dabboo Ratnani. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Nazneen Harianawala. Make-up by Mickey Contractor, for M.A.C. Hair by Anita Nayak. All Jewellery From TBZ Nirmal Zaveri. All Shoes, Watches, Bags, Luggage And Accessories From Louis Vuitton. Special thanks to Louis Vuitton and TBZ Nirmal Zaveri

White and gold. Pristine beaches. Lots of flowers.... And the right guy with her values and beliefs! Verve’s Cinderella-for-the-day, Deepika Padukone, has a chat with Verve about her expectations from life, love and a fairy-tale wedding
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Deepika Padukone, Bollywood Actress

Killing them softly with her smile…

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Prasad Naik. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Subhash Vagal

She responds to questions with wide-eyed innocence. She will giggle and toss her head, even shriek with laughter. But to get her to reveal her innermost thoughts is a real job, discovers Verve as she engages Deepika Padukone, voted the ‘Hottest Girl on Earth’ by a men’s monthly, in a freewheeling chat
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Dia Mirza, Bollywood Actress
September 22, 2009

Dream A Little Dream…

Text by Nisha Jhangiani. Photographs By Colston Julian. Styling By Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up by Ojas Rajani. Hair by Shobha Kewal. Location courtesy: The Oberoi, Bali. Special thanks to Louis Vuitton.

She played a gutsy and gorgeous bride in Lage Raho Munnabhai, but Dia Mirza is a few years away from essaying this role in reality. In between promoting and shooting for her current roster of films that include surreal screenplays like Kaun Bola and laugh-a-minute capers like Fruit N Nut, she escapes to The Oberoi Bali with the Verve crew and Louis Vuitton’s Fall 2009 line, where she shares her romantic fantasies, wedding wish lists and idyllic honeymoon spots with Verve
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Genelia D’Souza, Bollywood Actress

Not Just Sitting Pretty

Text by Sona Bahadur. Photographs by Vishesh Verma. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up by Sonic, for M.A.C. Hair by Jyoti, for Kaaya and Kromakay Salons. Location courtesy: Hamilton Studio, Mumbai

She’s new wave. She’s old-school. She’s a mad hatter. She’s sorted. Genelia D’Souza is a quirky alchemy of contrasts. Bollywood’s perky beauty is also the perfect embodiment of New India’s easy-cool take on life. Verve finds the bubblicious actress doesn’t have to try too hard. She just is
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Anoushka Shankar, Sitar Player

Stringing the world along

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographs by Colston Julian. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Anu Kaushik. Assisted by Sonali Simon

Anoushka Shankar has several pet names, a big laugh that she tries unsuccessfully to tame and two bouquets of flowers that have arrived suddenly at her door. And the young virtuoso sitar player has the world at her fingertips, discovers Verve
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