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Twinkle Khanna, Bollywood Actress, Mrs Funnybones, Pyjamas are Forgiving

Twinkle Khanna: “I’m not Mrs Funny bones!”

Text by Meghna Pant. Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styling by Shweta Betty. Assisted by Simran Jain and Ashwini Iyer. Hair by Yianni Tsapatori at Faze Model Management. Make-up by Nisha Gulati at Faze Model Management

Three years ago she rose unexpectedly from the ashes of an unsuccessful acting career and has since forced her critics into silence. Fresh off the release of another best-seller Pyjamas are Forgiving, Twinkle Khanna proves that she is in control of the narrative – pen in hand and tongue in cheek. Verve spends an invigorating morning with the outspoken author
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Dia Mirza, Bollywood Actress

Dia Mirza On the #MeToo Movement, Her Efforts Towards Sustainability And Her Portrayal Of Maanayata Dutt

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Vikram Bawa. Styling by Shweta Navandar. Fashion intern: Simran Kabra

She’s a natural in front of the camera — and an absolute delight behind it too. Strolling through the newly minted eateries at Palladium and High Street Phoenix, Dia Mirza talks to Verve about embracing her screen portrayals and her social ventures with equal love and ardour
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Tabu, Bollywood Actress, Andhadhun
September 27, 2018

Why Tabu Prefers Flying Solo

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Bikramjit Bose. Styling by Nidhi Jacob. Assisted by Divya Bavalia. Hair and Make-up by Kritika Gill

Awards, accolades and the trappings of fame aside, Tabu leads her life — both on and off the screen — on no one’s terms but her own. Verve meets the critically-acclaimed actor and lone ranger on the eve of her latest cinematic offering, Andhadhun
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Rithika Merchant, Artist

Artist And Cover Girl Rithika Merchant’s Fantastical World

Text by Skye Arundhati Thomas. Photographed by Rema Chaudhary. Styling by Nidhi Jacob. Assisted by Divya Bavalia. Make-up and Hair by Kritika Gill

Her work is full of hybrid creatures, liquid landscapes and horoscopic skies. But, the Barcelona-based, Mumbai-born visual artist has her feet firmly on the ground and her eye sharply on the ball
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Faye D’Souza and Sunny Leone

Faye D’Souza And Sunny Leone Chat About Empowerment In The Context Of Indian Women

Text by Faye Remedios. Photographed by Manasi Sawant. Styling by Surbhi Shukla. Assisted by Deepa Panjwani. Faye’s Make-up and Hair by Devika Heroor

The two women are formidable forces who refuse to be products of cultural conditioning and show no signs of slowing down
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Sabeena Karnik, Mumbai-based artist

Paper Tigress: Sabeena Karnik On The Art Of Quilling

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styling by Nidhi Jacob. Assisted by Divya Bavalia. Make-Up and Hair by Tashi Dolma, Inega Model Management

Mumbai-based artist Sabeena Karnik is able to shape paper to her will and bend it to the sway of her imagination. She tells us why she took to quilling as a career
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Lisa Haydon, Supermodel
April 16, 2018

More Than A Muse: Lisa Haydon

Text by Shubham Ladha. Photographed by Taras Taraporvala. Styling by Nikhil D. Assisted by Yvonne Monteiro and Mridu Gupta. Make-up by Vardan Nayak. Hair by Clover Wootton

As one of the first Indian supermodels on the global stage, Lisa Haydon has conquered catwalks, covers, campaigns and celluloid. In the digital age, however, she finds that the business of fashion is rather changed...
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Soha Ali Khan, Bollywood Actress

Splendidly Soha!

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Vijit Gupta. Styling by Surbhi Shukla. Assisted by Ojas Kolvankar. Make-up by Arjun Bundela. Hair by Bharti Chavan

Actor, debutante author and new mother Soha Ali Khan talks to us about her wardrobe essentials, her style legacy and how having given birth to Inaaya has changed her mindset…
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Aditi Rao Hydari, Bollywood Actress, Padmaavat
February 12, 2018

Between Action And Cut With Aditi Rao Hydari

Text by Huzan Tata. Photographed by Porus Vimadalal. Styling by Prayag Menon. Fashion Assistant: Sakshi Chopra. Make-up and hair by Elton Fernandez, Inega Model Management. Photographer’s Assistants: Neha Chandrakant, Kushal Gandhi

An actor who doesn’t shy away from challenging herself, discover how Aditi Rao Hydari is a self-confessed dreamer who loves chasing her aspirations in the “magical” world of cinema
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Bhumi Pednekar, Bollywood Actress, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

Bhumi Pednekar On What Fuels Her Fire

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Taras Taraporvala. Styling by Divyak D’souza. Assisted by Gareema Banthia and Keyuri Sangoi. Make-up and hair by Elton Fernandez, Inega Model Management

Unafraid and confident in real life, the actor speaks to us about how her unusual choices have enabled her to blaze her trail to success, capturing the audience’s imagination — and critical acclaim — along the way
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Swara Bhaskar, Bollywood Actress, Raanjhanaa, Nil Battey Sannata, Anaarkali of Aarah, Veere Di Wedding

Swara Bhaskar: Doing It Her Way

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Tarun Vishwa. Styling by Divyak D’souza. Assisted by Zenia Daruvala and Keyuri Sangoi. Make-Up by Sara Capela; Hair by Anchal Morwani

Swara Bhaskar stepped into the world of movies as a rank outsider and had to beat several odds to find her niche. Unabashed and confident, she now effortlessly straddles the domains of commercial and indie cinema
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Actress, Bollywood, Featured, Interview, Rapid Fire, Swara Bhaskar, The Indian Zeitgeist
December 07, 2017

Right Here, Right Now: Swara Bhaskar

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Tarun Vishwa. Styling by Divyak D'Souza. Make Up by Sara Capela. Hair by Anchal Morwani.

Our cover girl lets us in on a few secrets....
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