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Archives: '09 Issue 06

Macau, Hong Kong
June 18, 2009

Star of Macau

Text by Sona Bahadur

Thirty years after he serenaded the sexy Zeenat Aman in a Venetian gondola with that unforgettable song from The Great Gambler, Amitabh Bachchan sails to Macau for the tenth International Indian Film Academy awards. Verve in conversation with the legendary actor and IIFA brand ambassador

Macau, Hong Kong

Shopaholics’ Delight

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

Macau makes you lose your money to the glittering casinos as well as the inviting shops, discovers Verve

Macau, venue of the IIFA awards
June 16, 2009

Playground Of The East

Text by Amita Sarwal. Photographs courtesy Macau Government Tourist Office

Macau, venue of the IIFA awards this month, has a gaming history dating back to the mid-19th century and charms with its historic churches, egg tarts and Portuguese sculpture, writes Verve

Kareena Kapoor, Bollywood Superstar
June 15, 2009

In association with CARTIER It has not been easy to pin down on paper a select 50. For all over the country – and world – there are innumerable Indian women who are taking charge, breaking boundaries and coming out ahead of the curve. Even in a tough economic climate, core competencies, the willingness to adapt and an unwavering discipline have taken many of these women flying through the turbulence. Verve handpicks a set of the big players who continued to hit the headlines in the past year, whether in retaining their choice positions, causing a flurry overseas, grabbing 15 minutes of well deserved fame or raising their own bar. And, best of all, they don’t wear their gender on their sleeve

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Bollywood Actress

Ah Aishwarya!

Text by Shirin Mehta. Photographs by Atul Kasbekar. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Ojas Rajani.

She received the country’s appreciation in the form of a Padma Shri. She has giggled her way through The Letterman Show and draped Oprah Winfrey in a sari. She has been described on CBS 60 Minutes as a ‘Greek goddess with the soul of an Indian’. Creator of a thousand dreams, veteran of over 40 films, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, 35, speaks her mind to Verve