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Archives: '09 Issue 04


Dibakar Banerjee, Bollywood Director

Driving Mr Director

Text by Sona Bahadur and Mamta Badkar. Photographs by Joy Datta

Posing in a BMW, two hot new directors, Dibakar Banerjee and Kunaal Roy Kapur talk about the wheels, ideas and and cinematic visions that drive their worlds


Anoushka Shankar, Sitar Player
April 18, 2009

Stringing the world along

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographs by Colston Julian. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Anu Kaushik. Assisted by Sonali Simon

Anoushka Shankar has several pet names, a big laugh that she tries unsuccessfully to tame and two bouquets of flowers that have arrived suddenly at her door. And the young virtuoso sitar player has the world at her fingertips, discovers Verve


Meera Sanyal, Country Head of ABN-Amro
April 16, 2009

Meera’s Mumbai

Text by Supriya Nair. Photograph by Viraj Karnik

Meera Sanyal, country head of ABN-Amro, stands as an independent candidate for South Mumbai’s Lok Sabha seat in the elections. Verve finds out why


Sourabhee Debbarma, Indian Idol Winner

Girl on Top

Text by Faye Remedios

Indian Idol winner Sourabhee Debbarma sings her way to glory


Imran Khan, Bollywood Actor
April 13, 2009

Imran Khan: An Actor and a Gentleman

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Colston Julian. Styling by Apsara Oswal. Make-up by Kiran Bhasme

Affable yet reticent, blunt yet polite, serious yet funny, unemotional yet moody, Bollywood’s latest poster boy seems to be a contradiction of sorts. Aamir Khan’s nephew and Nasir Husain’s grandson, 26-year-old Imran Khan is two films down with two new releases, Delhi Belly and Luck coming up this year. Verve draws the suave and restrained actor out, even if just for a little bit


Karishma Grover
April 12, 2009

Grape Expectations

Text by Mamta Badkar

Wine heiress Karishma Grover is following her Dionysian dreams


Amit Trivedi, Composer
April 10, 2009

Brave New Music

Text by Sona Bahadur. Photograph by Ritam Banerjee

Composer Amit Trivedi is rocking Bollywood with his eclectic sounds