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Gangs of Wasseypur

Huma Qureshi, Viceroy's House, Bollywood, Actress,

"More evolved and nuanced parts are being written for women. I don’t think any actress would now do a half-baked part"
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Huma Qureshi, Bollywood Actress, Indian Cinema, Gangs Of Wasseypur, Badlapur

Huma Qureshi Talks About Challenging Roles And OffBeat Films

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Ishaan Nair. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Assisted by Anuradha Gandhi. Make-Up for Huma: Ajay Vishwasrao. Hair for Huma: Amit Thakur. Model Courtesy: Adrian Arthip, TFM India. Make-Up and Hair by Sailesh Suresh Surve, Jean-Claude Biguine Salon and Spa, India

"I think everyone should just be their own person"
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Richa Chadha, Bollywood Actress, Masaan

Richa Chadha Doesn’t Want To Fit Into A Mould

Text by Shashi Baliga. Photographed by Aneev Rao. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Shweta Navandar. Make-up and hair by Sandhya Shekar. Location courtesy: Waterstones Hotel, Mumbai

The darling of indie cinema talks about breaking out, shedding her inhibitions and walking the red carpet to success
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Vicky Kaushal, Actor, Masaan

Vicky Kaushal: Boy Wonder

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Tejal Pandey

A sharp dresser and believer in the power of a tux, Indian cinema’s newest entrant Vicky Kaushal takes great pride in his craft
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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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Nawazuddin Siddique, Bollywood Actor

Little Big Man

Text by Rukhmini Punoose. Photograph by Ritam Banerjee. Styling by Shirin Salwan.

Small-built – almost puny – in real life, his towering talent overpowers the silver screen. The man, who hails from a farming family, has journeyed far from being a watchman to an award-winning actor whose performances in films like Gangs of Wasseypur, Kahaani and Talaash have garnered only bouquets. Nawazuddin Siddiqui has scripted his own success story, his only tools being the strength of sheer resilience and his chameleon-like transformation into his reel alter egos. Rukhmini Punoose explores the mind of the man of many roles
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