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Kangana Ranaut Verve Power cover 2014

Kangana Speak

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by Jatin Kampani

The star of Verve's June 2014 power issue is Indian cinema actor, Kangana Ranaut. Check out 10 power quotes from the 'Queen Bee'....
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Jacqueline Fernandez for Verve April 2014
April 20, 2014

Sugar and Spice

Text and Styling by Shirin Salwan. Photographs by Rohan Srestha

Bubbly and chirpy one minute, serious and pragmatic the other, Jacqueline Fernandez will charm you with her warmth and vivacity. The former Sri Lankan beauty queen has come a long way since her Bollywood debut
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Nargis Fakhri Feb Verve cover
February 26, 2014

Crazy Stupid Love

Text by Viseshika Sharma. Photographed by Prasad Naik. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani.

She’s a pulse-stopper who is wise about matters of the heart. The free-spirited Nargis Fakhri, In a contemplative mood, chats about her lust for life
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Nimrat Kaur The Lunchbox Verve Cover
January 27, 2014

Scripting Her Own Path

Text by Neha Gupta. Photographs by Aneev Rao. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani

She started with ad films, went on to dazzle with her versatility on stage and then catapulted into a noticeable entity on screen. Actor Nimrat Kaur talks about the impact of a traumatic childhood, her independent teen years, and what’s holding her back from signing a new film
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Priyanka Chopra for Verve Cover

Little Grown-Up Girl

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photograph by Dabboo Ratnani

Priyanka Chopra has had to take leaps and become an adult when her peers were bunking school. She’s tumbled into several coming-of-age moments; ones that define her and some that continue to plague her. The top-rung Hindi film actor and experimental singer opens up about her self-esteem issues, growing up, making mistakes and finding herself
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Ekta Kapoor for Verve cover

Czarina Of Celebration

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by Dabboo Ratnani

Straddling the small and the big screens with her famous Midas touch, Ekta Kapoor has every reason to raise a toast to her life. No wonder then that she is a warm host and a coveted guest on the party circuit. She speaks about the real essence of celebration....
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Karan Johar for Verve cover

Hosting A Hit

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photograph by Dabboo Ratnani

He is the host with an innate ability to make his guests feel welcome and at home. One of the most popular personalities in show business, he can liven up an evening with his charming personality and witty repartee. A man of many roles, Karan Johar unwinds about the different hues of celebration
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Amy Jackson
November 21, 2013

Dance of the Peacock

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Joy Dutta. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani

Verve cover girl, British model, Amy Jackson on becoming a desi heroine
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Jacqueline Fernandez

Beauty From Another Border

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Indian cinema has become a multi-ethnic turf with the foray of Eurasian or non-Indian fair-skinned brunettes. The film industry continues to open its arms to a posse of beautiful foreigners, which may be a sign of globalisation or reverse exoticism
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Parineeti Chopra, Bollywood

Girl On A Wire

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Vishesh Verma. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-Up And Hair by Daniel Bauer. Special Thanks To Louis Vuittton. Special Thanks To Rose. Location Courtesy: The Taj Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad.

She is touted as the industry ’s great new talent on the blo ck, on the watch list of every major director and actor. Six months after her first film released, she is already working on her third. It is a rapid start for any newcomer, parti cularly one who became an actor because she got a return ticket to Mumbai instead of Delhi! Parineeti Chopra is refreshingly easy to talk to and incredibly laidback in general, finds Sitanshi Talati-Parikh, as she chats with the banker who became a movie star
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Ileana Dcruz, Bollywood Actress
September 15, 2013

Bride Unbound

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Abhay Singh. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani and Nirali Mehta. Assisted by Shirin Salwan. Make-up and Hair by Daniel Bauer, Artist Factory India. Location courtesy: ITC Grand Central, Mumbai.

Childhood crushes and unrequited affections. Reel romances and real loves. Formal marriages and live-in relationships. On the eve of her second Hindi film release, Ileana D’Cruz gets up front and personal in a chatathon with Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena, showing a degree of maturity beyond her years when she speaks candidly about a love that liberates and what makes for true commitment between a woman and her Mr Right
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Sonakshi Sinha, Bollywood Actress
August 12, 2013

To The Manner Born

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Colston Julian At Salt Management.Com. Styling by Nirali Mehta. Make-up by Nilesh Parmar. Hair by Sheetal Khan. Location courtesy: JW Marriott, Mumbai.

Sanskaar is a word often associated with her, she says. Sonakshi Sinha is unabashedly confident, reclusively shy and riding a wave of professional good fortune. The homegrown actor is uncomplicated and easy-going...and quintessentially Indian, observes Sitanshi Talati-Parikh
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