'11 Issue 07 | Verve Magazine
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'11 Issue 07

Aravind Adiga, Booker Prize-winning author, Last Man In Tower, The White Tiger

‘Capturing’ Mumbai With Arvind Adiga

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

He took the literary world by storm with his debut novel, The White Tiger, that got him global recognition. On the eve of the release of his second novel, Last Man In Tower, Booker Prize-winning author Aravind Adiga exchanges notes with Verve
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Jaishree Misra, Author, A Scandalous Secret

The Facts About Fiction

Text by Nasrin Modak

It was in her genes and she may have juggled a few writing-related jobs for a living, but even a decade ago, little did author Jaishree Misra know that she’d be playing with words to create fiction with an underbelly of fact observes Verve
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Avantika Akerkar, Women as Leaders in Business

Given the long history of corporate indifference towards women’s advancement dictated by tradition-bound mores, there is a pressing urgency for forward-thinkers to start a movement for change. Avantika Akerkar, who participated in a selective round table discussion – ‘Women as Leaders in Business’ – emphasises the importance of mentoring like-minded women
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My Name Is Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Karan Johar
July 21, 2011

Big Misses, Small Catches

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh

The masala dailies have wrung their words out trying to understand what happened last year. Heavyweights sunk at the box office and a handful of unknowns, nobodies and alternates walked away with the entire silver screen pie. Verve decodes the enigma of the mega-budget losses and small-movie wins
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Chitrangada Singh, Bollywood Actress

She Has Got The Glow

Text by Sohini Datta. Photographed by Anushka Menon. Styling by Nirali Mehta. Beauty Concept by Sohini Datta. Make-up and hair by Shaan Muttathil, Elite Model Management, Mumbai. Assited by Nivedita Dravid

With honey-toned skin and night-grey lashes, Chitrangada Singh is beauty in its classic avatar. Verve delves into what is more than skin deep about this fascinating actor
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Kamalaya, a sanctuary of wellness, Koh Samui, Thailand
July 18, 2011

Soul Therapy

Text by Nisha Jhangiani

A search for an alternative spiritual experience that doesn’t compromise on comfort and luxury leads to the calming island of Koh Samui, Thailand. Verve discovers Kamalaya, a sanctuary of wellness in its purest sense
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