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'13 Issue 06

Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa

Sounds Of Shillim

Text by Shirin Mehta. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

A short drive away from Mumbai or Pune, ensconced in the Sahyadris, lies the Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat and Spa, guaranteed to make you forget your urban aches and pains
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Ritu Kumar, Fashion Designer

Titan Of Texture

Text by Viseshika Sharma.

The only fashion designer to receive the country’s fourth highest civilian honour, textile revivalist Ritu Kumar speaks to Viseshika Sharma about her journey from a young wife interested in blockprinting to a Padma Shri for creating poetry on fabric
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Vidya Balan, Bollywood Actress

‘My work is an extension of my belief. I don’t think I’d be able to play someone who’s just a prop or someone who needs to dumb herself down,’ observes award-winning actor Vidya Balan
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Nirav Modi, Diamantaire

An Emotional Investment

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena.

Creative designer, art collector, innovative entrepreneur, business leader, family man... Diamantaire Nirav Modi interlinks his diverse interests and myriad roles into one unassuming persona. Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena meets the soft-spoken, newly-crowned Forbes billionaire
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Fratelli Vineyards
June 17, 2013

Winning Wines

Text by Neha Gupta. Published: Volume 21, Issue 6, June, 2013.

When an Indo-Italian fraternity fed their passion for fine wines, the result was the creation of award-winning concoctions. And the well balanced notes of Fratelli wines have hogged several shining moments for the label in prestigious global competitions!
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Aamir Khan, Bollywood Actor

The Pioneer

Text by Annie Zaidi. Illustration by Kunal Kundu.

His willingness to try what others will not is a source of his influence and power rather than the fact of being a successful actor-producer. Aamir Khan, listed by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, is a game-changer, says Annie Zaidi
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