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Archives: '06 Issue 12

Dinesh and Minal Vazirani
December 20, 2006

Partners In Art

Text by Geeta Rao. Photographs by Ankur Chaturvedi

She is cool, calm and collected, the logical thinker, the perfect consultant. He is the art school grad-cum-industrialist who likes breaking new ground and taking risks. Together they make a dynamic couple who have made art accessible to Indian and international buyers through their portal Dinesh and Minal Vazirani enjoy their tête-à-tête with Verve and reveal how they turned their passion for art into an innovative business enterprise

Paris, Sparkling Champagne

Indulge…and Indulge!

Text by Renu Singh

Sparkling champagne, shimmering crystals, trendy haute couture. Renu Singh pens a diary of her whirlwind tour of Paris where she acquaints herself with the various brands that make France, the world leaders in luxury

Abha Dawesar
December 18, 2006

Inspired by more than a single muse, she blends various art forms to add a new dimension to her work. In an interview with Verve, award-winning novelist Abha Dawesar, who gave up a cushy finance job to weave magic through words, talks about issues close to her heart

Shveta Salve, Television Actress

Dancing Queen

Text by Mala Vaishnav. Photograph by Ankur Chaturvedi

The judges’ favourite, television actress, Shveta Salve may have lost the crown to the darling of the masses in the recently concluded Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, but her dazzling footwork left a huge imprint on the small screen, comments Verve

Aishwarya Rai, Bollywood Actress

Poised To Soar

Text by Litta Jacob. Photograph by Atul Kasbekar, Verve First Quarter, 1999

Every man’s fantasy come alive, Aishwarya Rai creates a buzz once again with her new bronzed look in the recently released, Dhoom:2. Verve recalls its interaction with the iconic beauty when she first set foot in Bollywood with her debut film, Aur Pyar Ho Gaya and finds that at the core, Ash remains much the same....

Arshad Warsi, Bollywood Actor
December 16, 2006

Suddenly, Famous

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Joy Datta

With his perfect comic timing, he made ‘Circuit’ so real in the reels in Lage Raho Munna Bhai and raked in rave reviews and audience accolades. Exactly after 10 years in Tinseltown, Arshad Warsi is creating a noticeable buzz even as he appears on the small screen in the reality show, Bigg Boss. The self-made actor showcases his serious side to Verve

Abha Dawesar
December 15, 2006


Illustrations by Farzana Cooper

Verve presents an exclusive extract from Abha Dawesar’s forthcoming untitled novel that deals with the interplay of human relationships

Milind Deora, Congress
December 14, 2006

Inheritance Of Governance

Text by Alpana Chowdhury. Photographs by Ankur Chaturvedi

He is young, urbane, western educated and tech-savvy. Bursting with optimism, veteran politician, Murli Deora’s son is the new face of the Congress Party. For someone who was surprisingly not raised to enter public life, 29-year-old Milind Deora has learnt the ropes fast and is swiftly making himself heard on a regular basis. The businessman turned parliamentarian indulges in plain speak with Verve