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Archives: '13 Issue 06


Parmesh's Viewfinder

Power Versus Influence

Text by Parmesh Shahani. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

Both matter, but perhaps influence is more powerful, muses Parmesh Shahani, as he shares with us stories about two individuals who have influenced his thinking recently


Baby rava idli, flame roast coconut, Madras gunpowder
June 13, 2013

The Best Exotic Marigold

Text by Viseshika Sharma. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

The Manor’s Indian Accent is popular among New Delhi’s gourmands. Verve goes out to dinner


Capital Comment, Madhu Jain

Google Gods

Text by Madhu Jain. Illustration by Farzana Cooper. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

Artists have the power, increasingly the world over, to, like magpies, swoop down on, pick up, hoover up, and consume anything that catches their fancy – images and thoughts that exist anywhere in the world, and any time in history. The world, thanks to the internet, is their oyster, says Madhu Jain


Katrina Kaif, Bollywood Actress
June 12, 2013

View From The Top

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Atul Kasbekar. Styling by Nirali Mehta.

Today, one of the highest paid actresses in Bollywood, Katrina Kaif is sitting pretty with coveted brand endorsements, big-budget films and foot-stomping item songs in her kitty, as she fuels many fantasies. Post Chikni chameli, in early 2012, she sizzled across the silver screen in her sensuous number Ishq shava in Yash Chopra’s last magnum opus, Jab Tak Hain Jaan. The 29-year-old reel diva chats with Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena about the power and highs of being in the movies


Indian Cinema, Bollywood

Women We Won’t Miss

Text by Shashi Baliga. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013

Indian cinema has completed 100 years and we have all been reading about the women we love — the most beautiful and the most unforgettable women. Shashi Baliga shortlists the women who won’t be missed


Whole-wheat lemon blondies with rosemary

Brawn And Grain

Text by Sonal Ved. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

After yoga, breakfast and naps, the word ‘power’ is being increasingly associated with grains and seeds. Sonal Ved suggests non-boring ways to introduce these super foods in your diet


Gender, Celebrating Women

Chivalry Amongst Equals

Text by Shreya Shah. Illustration by Farzana Cooper. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

A woman, no matter how independent, should be able to enjoy the little things of life that in no way undermine her, but in fact celebrate her. After all, a man should be able to be solicitous without being accused of unequality...


Humour, Indian Power Woman
June 10, 2013

Love Me, Baby

Text by Sohini Datta.

This is for the young Indian Power Woman who has a fancy job, an enviable lifestyle but no love


Mary Kom power woman gold medalist Olympics
June 01, 2013

Power Winner: Mary Kom

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Mary Kom – five-time world boxing champion – with her compassion, determination, strength and vision, has made it to our roll call of honour this year