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Kalki Koechlin, Bollywood Actress, Margarita, with a Straw, Dev D

Verve’s Power Women: Kalki Koechlin

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"If you don’t believe it, your audience won’t believe it.”, Kalki Koechlin talks about breathing life into her characters
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Aankhon Dekhi

How ‘indie’ became elite

Text by Nittal Chandarana

Verve traces the path of independent cinema to its current envious position of fence-sitting between the parallel and the commercial. The indie have become the elite
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Kalki featured
July 28, 2014

No Airs, All Grace

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Jatin Kampani. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Clint Fernandes

She’s like a delightful elf, a wisp of fresh air, youthful, light-hearted and effortlessly chic. The face of alternate cinema and an agreeable player in mainstream blockbusters, Kalki Koechlin is malleable and experimental, making her the perfect muse for Verve’s art issue. Verve explores the creative inspirations that define her personality and talent
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Kalki Koechlin, Bollywood Actress, Indian Cinema
January 09, 2011

Kalki Koechlin: Oomph La La!

Text by Sona Bahadur. Photographs by R Burman. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Manzoor Khan

‘How old are you?’ Abhay Deol’s Dev disdainfully asks Kalki Koechlin’s Chanda in Dev D. ‘Old enough to go to bed with you, darling,’ she shoots back in a clipped accent, stumping him with her saucy repartee. Imbuing the role of a teen commercial sex worker with a rare spark and dignity in Anurag Kashyap’s wildly original adaptation of Devdas, Kalki was unforgettable in her debut film. Two years later, as the sexy actress readies for the release of her new films, That Girl in Yellow Boots and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Verve decodes the K effect
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Amit Trivedi, Composer
April 10, 2009

Brave New Music

Text by Sona Bahadur. Photograph by Ritam Banerjee

Composer Amit Trivedi is rocking Bollywood with his eclectic sounds
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Kalki Koechlin, Bollywood Actress
February 12, 2009

Boldly Beautiful

Text by Eva Pavithran. Photograph by Joy Datta

Meet Kalki Koechlin, Dev D’s feisty Chanda
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