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Archives: '14 Issue 04


The Saxonia, A Lange & Sohne
April 11, 2014

Sleek and stylish, classy and contemporary, trendy and timeless, they are all examples of fine watchmaking. Verve presents some of the timekeepers that were showcased at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie 2014


The City of Palaces

This excerpt is from The City of Palaces by Sujata Massey, published by Penguin Books India. Illustration by Salil Sojwal

Dreaming of a free life, she tries to escape from her ordained fate. Rescuing and befriending a water buffalo as she runs away, she fights nature and destiny in a touching narrative. Verve presents a gripping exclusive extract from award-winning author Sujata Massey’s latest literary offering


Puzzles within Canvases

Text by Neha Gupta. Images courtesy Jonathan Smart Gallery and Chatterjee Lal

'The Network: Contemporary Art From New Zealand' is all about bizarre expressions and defined contours


Into the Blue

Text by Wyanet Vaz

Azure, aquamarine, cyan and cobalt – the blues are back, reminiscent of retro divas. For Spring/Summer 2014, Dick Page created the blue-eyed looks for Marc by Marc Jacobs, while Pat McGrath applied the colour in graphic blocks. We dare you to go electric!


Army Kids in the Arts and Bollywood
April 10, 2014

The Barracks and the Beautiful

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

These driven professionals have solid grounding even if they have lived a nomadic existence. Discipline, endurance, strong commitment to fitness, confidence and the ability to fit in anywhere are defining qualities of army brats. Verve finds that their background is a strong player in their success


Artful Entertainment

Text by Devanshi Mody

Society ladies in designer wear…wine and cheese evenings…and, of course, artwork – sophisticated in concept and execution. Check out the various hues of the recently concluded Art Chennai that was an ‘exclusive-inclusive’


Shyam Benegal, Ila Arun

Overheard: “I loved the twist in that tale!” at the 3rd edition of Mumbai Mantra/Sundance Screenwriters Lab


randeep hooda
April 09, 2014

The Dark Horse

Text by Arthy Muthanna Singh

Tall, suave and handsome. In real lIfe, Randeep Hooda is a far cry from the coarse character whose rendition brought him much critical acclaim in the recently released Highway.


Sujata Massey The City of Palaces

“I longed to have India in my life!”

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

After setting her Rei Shimura mystery series in Japan, Sujata Massey located her first historical work in the Subcontinent. On the eve of the release of the City of Palaces in India, the award-winning author speaks about her tryst with history and her connect with the country


Sleep Smart!

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Have you ever considered that you can easily monitor yourself while you sleep and pore over the graphs the next morning over coffee? You may be tossing and turning and you don’t even know it