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Ankita Kumar, Tarpan Patel, Vikrant Chheda

Travel is now easier and much more exciting with the internet as an infinite resource for diverse experiences. As a result, young Indians have turned into intrepid journeyers with a desire to explore the unfamiliar, and are increasingly doing it solo
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Aradhana Seth, Creating a Room on a sound stage floor for Don
November 20, 2018

Aradhana Seth On The Challenges Of Creating Authentic Film Sets

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Aradhana Seth

This Renaissance woman is an artist, film-maker, photographer, director and also a production designer – and has been a part of several visually spectacular international and Indian movies like Fire (1996) and The Darjeeling Limited (2007)
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Tania Sachdev, Woman Grandmaster

Moves Like Tania Sachdev

Text by Akhil Sood. Photographs by Uma Damle. Styling by Aradhana Baruah. Assisted by Simran Sethi. Hair and Make-Up by Aradhana Khanna

Her passion for chess and her competitive streak have motivated Tania Sachdev to surmount several challenges and achieve success in a lonely, intense sport. Verve explores the grey area beyond the board with the Woman Grandmaster at her home in the capital
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Madhu Gudi, K-pop fan
November 13, 2018

What It’s Like To Be A K-pop Fan In India

Text and Styling by Ojas Kolvankar. Photographs by Debarati Sanyal. Hair and make-up by Anuradha Raman

K-pop fan Madhu Gudi chats with Ojas Kolvankar about her favourite music, fashion and beauty trends, offering us a window into the culture’s growing fandom in the country
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Namita Sunil

The Originals: The Best Dressed List 2018

Photographs by Indra Joshi. Styling by Shweta Betty

Our tribute to the progenitors of cool within the Indian fashion scene — the supermodels
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Deepika Padukone, Bollywood Actress

In the social-media-fuelled world of celebrity, there is a new and probably more important red carpet — the 20-foot distance between the SUV door and the airport gate. Daily on offer to the tipped-off paparazzi are looks that flaunt the casual, tossed-off, this-old-thing version of celebrity style, tailored by dedicated stylists to look like they’ve played no role at all. But in the confines of the J-class cabin, a few champagne glasses down, the faux leather booties would probably start to pinch and the buttons on the high-waisted, grommetted jeans would give way to the well-concealed, nutritionist-unapproved bulge. Surely comfort during an 18-hour red-eye rates higher than an Instagram post? So Verve picks those casual yet fabulously assembled looks on Hindi cinema’s leading ladies, that also afford solace to the perils of travel
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