'11 Issue 06 | Verve Magazine
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'11 Issue 06

Jill Beckingham, The British Deputy High Commissioner’s wife

Walking The Talk

Text by Vinod Advani. Photographs by Ritam Banerjee

The British Deputy High Commissioner’s wife, Jill Beckingham, rocks, walks, plays golf and paints her way though life. But, discovers Verve, there is purpose to all that she does
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Jade Jezebel Jagger, English jewelry designer

The India Effect

Text by Malvika Sah. Make-up and hair by Harshada Bavkar, Jean-Claude Biguine, Mumbai

She exudes a certain sense of calm. Her love for India is astonishing and endearing all at once. Jade Jezebel Jagger chats with Verve about her life, passions and designs as she gets set with her swanky new project in the country she calls her second home
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VK Karthika, Chief Editor and Publisher, HarperCollins India

A Love Affair With Words

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

She is instrumental in creating literary masterpieces out of manuscripts. VK Karthika, Chief Editor and Publisher, HarperCollins India, shares details about the power of the written word with Verve
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Irrfan, Bollywood Actor, The Amazing Spiderman, Life Of Pi

A Mighty Journey

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Rafique Sayed. Styling by Nirali Mehta. Make-up by Vijay Shikare. Hair by Naqi

In real life and reel, his face speaks volumes. And, shunning the unnecessary media glare, the award-winning actor has quietly gone about doing his work, garnering acclaim, both in India and abroad. With prized projects like The Amazing Spiderman and Life Of Pi in his kitty, Irrfan speaks to Verve about the power of being in the movies
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Dr Firuza Parikh, director of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai

The Art Of Life

Text by Shirin Mehta

Dr Firuza Parikh, director of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics at Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre in Mumbai, has been responsible for the births of 5000 ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) babies. She has lost count now, she tells Verve, who visits her at the hospital where she has been working with IVF and other procedures for over 20 years, bringing hope to infertile couples
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Prasoon Joshi, Musing
June 16, 2011

From role playing to reality

Text by Prasoon Joshi

There is talk about men changing and becoming more accommodating and sensitive. Faced with the growing power of the woman they have no option, opines Prasoon Joshi
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