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Swades

The House Of Rose, Forevermark diamonds, The Commitment Collection
February 09, 2015

The House of Rose presents its Commitment Collection with three uniquely shaped diamonds crafted exquisitely in precious metals for your loved ones
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Rang De Basanti
August 16, 2014

Modern Anthems

Text by Shashi Baliga

Verve looks at the Hindi movies which celebrate being Indian with their new take on nationalism
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Ashutosh Gowariker, Bollywood Director

Q and A with Ashutosh Gowariker

Text by Meher Marfatia. Photographs by Joy Datta

His is hardly one of those spectacular, overnight success stories taking the lead in entertainment news splashes. But Ashutosh Gowariker's steady passion for intelligent cinema has held the world's attention following Lagaan and now, Swades. In a candid conversation with Verve, the former actor and self-confessed movie junkie, who retrospectively feels he "would not have been anywhere except behind the camera, however tempting the choice", reveals a passionately honest stand on movie making, notions of nationalism at the core of his new film and explains why he thinks Indian audiences rock
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