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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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Neena Gupta, Bollywood Actress, Badhaai Ho
December 20, 2018

Force Of Nature: Neena Gupta

Text by Megha Shah. 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

It’s the coming of age of an unconventional artiste, whose life has been laced with passion, scandal and heartbreak. As she stuns audiences with her latest release Badhaai Ho, she takes Verve through the defining moments of her life
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Mihir Fadnavis, Film Critic

While movies may create worlds of their own, they play a strong role in influencing and affecting the reality we live in. In the seventh part of our series, featuring seven film experts, Mihir Fadnavis speaks about the films that helped shape his outlook
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Siddhant Adlakha, film-maker, TV writer, actor and film critic

While movies may create worlds of their own, they play a strong role in influencing and affecting the reality we live in. In the sixth part of our series, featuring seven film experts, Siddhant Adlakha speaks about the films that helped shape his outlook
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Jerry Pinto, award-winning author, poet, journalist and lecturer

While movies may create worlds of their own, they play a strong role in influencing and affecting the reality we live in. In the third part of our series, featuring seven film experts, Jerry Pinto speaks about the films that helped shape his outlook on friendship
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Manisha Lakhe, poet, Film critic, Traveller and the founder of Caferati — an online writers forum

While movies may create worlds of their own, they play a strong role in influencing and affecting the reality we live in. In the fourth part of our series, featuring seven film experts, Manisha Lakhe speaks about the films that helped shape her outlook on life
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