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Dipika Pallikal, Indian Squash Player
August 17, 2015

Dipika Pallikal Raises A Racquet

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Jewellery by Jaipur Gems. Photographed by Ishaan Nair. Styling by Chandni Bahri. Make-Up And Hair by Rosario Belmonte, Anima Creative Management. Location Courtesy: Roche Bobois, Mumbai

Braving loneliness, new cultures and rigorous schedules, 23-year-old Dipika Pallikal has lived in different continents to pursue her passion for her sport. Undeterred by harsh losses and unexpected challenges, India’s top female squash player has successfully brought the individual sport into the limelight. Verve spends time with the sports star who, looking forward to her marriage with cricketer Dinesh Karthik, is gunning for the top spot in her game
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Dipika Pallikal Squash player Arjuna Award winner cover star

Right Here, Right Now: Dipika Pallikal

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

She's hot, she's happening, she's right here, right now. Find out what's in Dipika Pallikal's life....
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Priyanka Chopra, Bollywood Actress, Mary Kom, Quantico
July 18, 2015

Priyanka Chopra’s Quantum Leap

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Abheet Gidwani. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up by Subhash Vagal. Hair by Brendon de Gee

Her bravura performance in Mary Kom won Priyanka Chopra rave reviews and depicted her confidence in carrying a film on her slim shoulders. Recently, she signed the lead role in Quantico on ABC – becoming the first Indian actress to topline an American serial. Verve engages in a dialogue with one of Bollywood’s crown jewels to decode what powers her
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Priyanka Chopra Bollywood Actress Dil Dhadakne Do
June 10, 2015

Priyanka Chopra’s Power Moments

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Abheet Gidwani

As our Power Issue 2015 hits stands, here's a sneak peek of our interview with Priyanka Chopra...
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Anushka Sharma Dil Dhadakne Do bollywood actress

Right Here, Right Now: Anushka Sharma

Compiled by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Prasad Naik. Videography by Sana Chhabra.

Verve's March 2015 cover girl, Anushka Sharma, chats with us about the things in her life right now
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Anushka Sharma, Bollywood Actress, PK, NH10, Bombay Velvet

Gypsy Queen

Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Prasad Naik. Videography by Sana Chhabra. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Chandni Bahri. Make-up by Puneet B Saini, Anima Creative Management. Hair by Juan Marcelo, Toabh Management

She’s a wanderer, a lone traveller, who prefers experiences to seeing the sights. Fridge magnets form her photo diary and she can pick up a conversation with a stranger at a pub. Indian cinema actor, Anushka Sharma is devoid of artificial poise as she speaks to Verve about her journeys
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Shraddha Kapoor, Bollywood Actress, Haider, ABCD 2
February 17, 2015

Girl With A Dream

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Rohan Shrestha. Styling by Shirin Salwan. Make-Up And Hair by Shraddha Naik

Fresh from the success of Haider, where she charmed with her delicate fragility, Shraddha Kapoor steps into her dancing shoes for her next movie, ABCD 2. Keen on moving out of her comfort zone to prove her metier, the young actor talks about the reel and the real and shares her dreams in a midnight chat with Verve
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January 05, 2015

Curators of Style

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Rohan Shrestha. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Assisted by Shirin Salwan. Make-up by George P Kritikos, Anima Creative Management. Hair by Francee Evripidou, Anima Creative Management. Location courtesy: The Charcoal Project, Mumbai

These stylish, poised women have created a name for themselves in the designing world, each with a distinctive sense of aesthetics and style. Sussanne Khan for her interior design and curated home store, Farah Khan Ali for her jewellery brand and Simone Arora for her fabric design and recently-opened concept home boutique. Sanjay and Zarine Khan’s daughters are creative, dedicated and spirited women of substance, discovers Verve
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Sonam Kapoor
November 25, 2014

Sonam Kapoor: In Her Own Skin

Text and Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Photographed by Ishaan Nair. Assisted by Shirin Salwan. Make-up and hair by Namrata Soni. Location courtesy: Chairman’s Suite, The Westin Mumbai Garden City Hotel.

There’s this thing about perennial style. You have it…or you don’t. Nobody can impart it to you just as no one can snatch it away from you. It envelops you; it influences your choices, your mindset, your way of life in general. Sonam Kapoor is one with such a gift, a fashion icon at a ridiculously young age, bearing the mantle of this title with typical nonchalance and good cheer. Verve delves into what makes her so...
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Aditi Rao Hydari Bollywood Verve Cover September Bridal Cover Louis Vuitton
September 25, 2014

The Incurable Romantic

Text by Simone Louis. Photographed by Aneev Rao. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Bianca Hartkopf, Toabh Talent Management.Assistant Photographer: Sudhanva Atri. Special thanks to Emirates Airlines. Special thanks to South Africa Tourism. Location courtesy: Imbali Safari Lodge

From demure newbie to spunky dynamo, Aditi Rao Hydari has come a long way. She is a girl who finds ardour in everyday things and the actor – despite some highs and lows in reel and real life – believes that happy endings, though rare, do exist. Verve engages in a freewheeling tête-à-tête with the blithe spirit who speaks about her passions and pursuits
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Alia Bhatt
August 26, 2014

Highway to Fame

Text by Viseshika Sharma. Photographed by Abhay Singh. Styling by Shirin Salwan. Make-Up and Hair by Kritika Gill.

Pretty and dimpled, she’s the newest wunderkind of Indian cinema. She’s grown with each role, expanding her skills at a phenomenal rate, earning praise from critics and directors alike. Verve meets Alia Bhatt for a chat about technique, travel and the best part of being an Indian
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Kalki featured
July 28, 2014

No Airs, All Grace

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Jatin Kampani. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Clint Fernandes

She’s like a delightful elf, a wisp of fresh air, youthful, light-hearted and effortlessly chic. The face of alternate cinema and an agreeable player in mainstream blockbusters, Kalki Koechlin is malleable and experimental, making her the perfect muse for Verve’s art issue. Verve explores the creative inspirations that define her personality and talent
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