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English Vinglish

Sridevi, Bollywood Actress, Indian Cinema, English Vinglish, Mom

“My Children And Husband Feel Happy When They See Me Looking Beautiful”

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Ashish Shah. Conceptualisation and Styling by Nikhil D. Assisted by Yvonne Monteiro, Aashna Rekhi, Gareema Banthia And Ojas Kolvankar. Make-Up by Sandhya Shekar. Hair by Franco Vallelonga. Both from Faze Model Management. Location Courtesy: JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu

Sridevi talks to us about the evolution of her style, making a statement and living her roles...
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Female-centric cinema
April 18, 2017

Is Female-Centric Content Finally Getting The Attention It Deserves?

Text by Nittal Chandarana. Illustration by Aditi Dash

Take a celluloid journey as we look at the women doing good work on both sides of the camera
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Dear Zindagi, Gauri Shinde, Bollywood, Alia Bhatt, Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood, Cinema, Movies,
November 25, 2016

“Dear Zindagi Is Not A Typical Hindi Film”

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

Director Gauri Shinde talks about her latest release and her experience with Alia Bhatt and Shah Rukh Khan
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Gauri Shinde, R Balki, Shamitabh, Paa, Cheeni Kum, English Vinglish
February 08, 2015

On A Wing And A Laugh

Text by Shashi Baliga. Photographs by Ritam Banerjee. Styling by Chandni Bahri. Make-up and Hair by Shivani Sheth

The two have, individually and together, spearheaded breakthrough movies like Paa, Cheeni Kum and English Vinglish. As Gauri Shinde and R Balki's Shamitabh hits theatres, the couple engages in an animated interaction with Verve about making magic at the box office
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Be The Change

Text by Madhu Jain. Illustration by Soumya Kumar

Taking off from her thoughts on the success of the film, Queen, Madhu Jain discusses the merits of ‘fashioning a personality’ rather than going to the beauty parlour for a revolutionary make-over or aping the fashionistas
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Avantika Hari Agarwal, Film Director, National Award-winning Land Gold Women

Ladies of the Lens

Photographs by Ritam Banerjee.

One bagged the National Award for her very first film. The other managed one of the biggest coups in Bollywood by casting Sridevi and Amitabh Bachchan together after almost two decades in her first bravura project. Together, they represent the growing breed of strong-headed women directors who are here to tell their tales, on their own terms. Avantika Hari Agarwal and Gauri Shinde talk to Verve about expectations, experiences and the heady magic of being able to spin a story....
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