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Archives: '13 Issue 09

Sourabh Soni, Choreographer
September 17, 2013

Boogie Master

Text by Nasrin Modak Siddiqi.

The boy with two left feet, Sourabh Soni, now choreographs big fat Indian weddings

Ranveer Singh, Bollywood Actor

“I’m A People Pleaser”

Text by Shashi Baliga. Photographs by Rohan Shrestha.

He may not be the best-looking guy in show business or the most connected, but that hasn’t stopped Ranveer Singh from becoming one of the hottest young stars in B-town today. His latest success, the uber-romantic Lootera, has unveiled a new facet of his repertoire and pushed him up the charts. Add to that India’s hottest young actress, Deepika Padukone, by his side and he has got what most men his age can only dream of. Shashi Baliga gets the high-energy star to talk about himself, love and the movies


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Virkamaditya Motwane, Ishika Motwane, Director, Photographer
September 15, 2013

Through The Lens Deeply

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Tina Dehal.

He is the director of the award-winning Udaan and the lyrical Lootera. She is the Bollywood still photographer who captures candid frames with alacrity. Vikramaditya and Ishika Motwane indulge in light-hearted chatter on life and love with Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Ileana Dcruz, Bollywood Actress

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

Sri Lanka
September 14, 2013

A Lankan Odyssey

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena.

An ancient fort. An Eden on earth. Strolls across the sand. Masks that speak of several myths. On her second visit to the diamond isle of Sri Lanka Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena refreshes her memories of its myriad attractions

September 12, 2013

Marriage On The Rocks!

Text by Devanshi Modi.

Seychelles is ‘Destination Honeymoon’. Hush-hush hotels endowed with enervating natural beauty; azure-carpeted islands whose beaches, like pearl necklaces, wreathe rocks mantled in emerald forest. Here’s to heady honeymoons, toasts Devanshi Modi....

Priya Kakar Kapur, Interior Designer
September 11, 2013

Pale Serenade

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Idis.In / Meher Kamath.

She loves to play with whites and beiges. Flowers dominate her spaces and every room she creates is lovingly endowed with a unique character. Delhi-based interior designer Priya Kakar Kapur speaks about her passion for conjuring up beautiful spaces in a tête-à-tête with Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

Shoma Narayanan
September 05, 2013

Whatever You Want

Text by Shoma Narayanan. Illustration by Farzana Cooper. Interview by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena.

The perfect dress she had longed for. Books she had always wanted to read. A diamond bracelet. Diya, the daughter of a famous human rights activist, finds herself inundated with gifts she had always dreamt of, from an unknown admirer. Shoma Narayanan, banker and Mills and Boon author, pens a romantic short story exclusively for Verve