'09 Issue 02
The laurels, the career graph, the perfectly precise sound bytes, the wrinkle-free suit and neatly combed hair. It’s almost too perfect. A lawyer, politician, minister and culture aficionado, Dr Ashwani Kumar, spends an afternoon with Verve, discussing democratic politics, true luxury and a tryst with Dior
It’s been a quiet 2008 work wise but that has not stopped Sonam Kapoor from being in the news – be it for her versatile editorials or her eclectic fashion choices. This year will be a different story; a much-hyped February release, Delhi-6; upcoming author backed roles; international acclaim as the latest L’Oréal face and a walk down many a red carpet film festival. But, what leaves Verve most impressed is the youngster’s enviable zest for life, the love and cheer she spreads liberally and a sharply discerning mind that doesn’t allow for compromise...
Year 2008 witnessed notable progress in film costume and styling, which go a long way in making the characters what they are, and in turn, making cinema what it is. Bollywood Style Awards returns, to commemorate the forces behind the hangers, drapes, hues, fads and sparkles of tinsel town. Verve sifts through the previous year’s releases and picks the sartorial spectaculars – each distinct, progressive and very well done