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Raaj Sanghvi, Sanguine
September 12, 2016

Meet Raaj Sanghvi, The Entrepreneur

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Prateek Patel

A self-confessed museum junkie and adventurous eater, Raaj Sanghvi is the driving force behind Sanguine
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Farzin Adenwalla, Owner and Furniture Designer

Redefining Furniture Design With Farzin Adenwalla

Text by Huzan Tata. Photograph by Prateek Patel

The New Zealand-born designer on her studio, Bombay Atelier
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Sneha Sharma, Speed Racer, Mumbai

Sneha Sharma On Being An Indian Woman Racer

Text by Huzan Tata. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

Known for killing the stereotype and proving that girls can drive, race and win, right from the first time the professional commercial pilot hit the racetracks in 2009
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Rehan Poncha, Ace swimmer and Arjuna Award winner
June 15, 2016

Rehan Poncha On Switching Sports

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Tejal Pandey

After making waves in pools, ace swimmer and Arjuna Award winner Rehan Poncha has set his sights on golf
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Amrit Kumar and Mriga Kapadiya, co-founders of NorBlack NorWhite
June 13, 2016

Amrit Kumar and Mriga Kapadiya are self-taught artistes committed to protecting the ancient practices used in textile design
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Kriti Tula, designer, fashion, Indian

Meet Kriti Tula — The Designer Behind Doodlage

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

Known for supporting the environment in style and giving pride of place to raw materials
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Anurag Banerjee, Cameraman, Shillong, Mumbai

Anurag Banerjee On Being A Candid Cameraman

Text by Huzan Tata. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

Known for his ability to conjure up arresting images, his monochromeses of Mumbai and his photoessay on award-winning author Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi
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Meet The Minds Behind The Bar Stock Exchange

Text by Wyanet Vaz. Images by Prateek Patel

From losing over two crores in six months, to opening a wildly successful pub, restaurateurs Mihir Desai and Amit Singh talk to us about their journey
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Aman Mehra, New Delhi, London, Los Angeles

Actor Aman Mehra Talks About His Craft

Text by Huzan Tata. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

On resisting being stereotyped and playing non-conformist characters on screen and stage
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Nikita Sutradhar, Tina Sutradhar, Fashion Whiz-kids, Mumbai
May 31, 2016

Quick 13 With The Miuniku Sisters

Text by Huzan Tata. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

For breaking into the fashion industry with their label Miuniku (derived from their nicknames) and winning the LVMH Special Jury Prize 2014
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Neha Arya Sethi, Baker, Mumbai
May 30, 2016

Why Neha Arya Sethi Is A Cool Baker

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographs by Tejal Pandey (Mumbai), Ankush Maria (Delhi). Styling by Shweta Navandar. Make-Up by Inglot (Mumbai And Delhi)

She successfully drove her food vision from its genesis in a Nano to the popular chain, Sweetish House Mafia
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Shweta Kapur, Gen-next designer

Designer Shweta Kapur On Her Inspirations

Text by Huzan Tata. Photograph by Ankush Maria

Gen-next designer Shweta Kapur finds dressing to be a form of communication
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