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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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Black Panther, Deadpool, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, Guardians of the Galaxy, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2, Iron Man, Marvel, Marvel Cinematic Universe, MCU, Spider-Man 3, Stan Lee, Stan Lee cameos, Stan Lee death, The Avengers, Thor Ragnarok

The creator of the Marvel Cinematic Universe may be no more but he will live on through the cameos that every fan kept an eye out for in the superhero movie franchise.
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Madhu Gudi, K-pop fan

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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Featured, Kavita Dalal, Kavita Devi, NXT, Online Exclusive, Ronda Rousey, Stephanie McMahon, Women in wrestling, Women's Evolution, World Wrestling Entertainment, WWE
November 07, 2018

No longer relegated to being eye candy that caters to the male gaze, the women of WWE are finally rising to claim what they've always deserved. Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon talks about giving female wrestlers a rightful place among their male counterparts with the first-ever pay-per-view to consist solely of women's matches, which also features Indian wrestler Kavita Dalal
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Saaksha Bhat and Kinnari Kamat, Tashan Mehta, Hussain Dalal

The Importance Of Being Unpopular

Photographs by Shweta Desai. Styling by Ojas Kolvankar. Hair and make-up by Team Vanity, Mumbai

We appear to live in a universe where social media feeds dictate cultural opinions and trends before we can even begin to decide for ourselves. So it’s refreshing to come across people who choose to stand out from the crowd, following their gut instead of the herd. Verve gets four creative professionals to pen notes on their ‘unpopular’ opinions, as they introduce us to an obscure series of detective novels, a counter-intuitive fashion statement and an unexpected take on the art and commerce of cinema
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Every Indian city has its own eccentric visual vocabulary, but their road-side stores and signage have a largely common aesthetic that is easily recognisable. For Indianama 2018 — an initiative of the creative agency Animal — graphic designers took to the streets of Delhi and re-imagined the brand identity of individual shops, conceptualising a hip new update to the simplistic, improvised designs that existed before. Verve presents glimpses from the showcase through the eyes of six creators
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Harnidh Kaur, Author, Poet
October 30, 2018

The only Indian delegate to the global G(irls)20 Summit, 23-year-old Harnidh Kaur talks to Verve about her experience at this unique conference
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Aanya Soni, Featured, Gitanjali Rao, Haaziq Kazi, Kavya Vignesh, Online Exclusive, TEDx, Woman Up Summit, young Indian inventors, young inventors
October 29, 2018

These changemakers, under the age of 13 are trying to solve the very real environmental problems that plague our planet
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