People | Verve Magazine
India's premier luxury lifestyle women's magazine
November 06, 2020

Malayalam novelist, screenwriter and short story author Unni R opens a window into his inner world...
Read more


Verve Trendsetters


The Pinwheel Project,
Four women entrepreneurs come together to create a...
Read more


Vaibhav Lodha, FTcash
In conversation with Harvard alumnus, 2016 Acumen Fellow...
Read more


Kanika Jain, Kanelle, Indian designer, fashion label
The designer's inventive manipulation of fabrics and modern...
Read more


Advaeita Mathur, Creative Head, Studio Metallurgy
Ethical workmanship, clean lines and a conceptually-driven approach...
Read more


The fresh list, Ritesh agarwal
Ritesh Agarwal's venture successfully took the guesswork and...
Read more


The fresh list, Aditi chauhan
Aditi Chauhan, who also secured a spot in...
Read more

July 21, 2022

“I am shameless about the fact that I am God's favourite child...whatever his curriculum of the day, whatever I ask for, I get…” says former Miss Universe and matinee icon, Sushmita Sen, to Shirin Mehta
Read more


July 08, 2022

Ulysse Nardin’s newly minted brand ambassador for India believes in reinventing himself with every new act
Read more


Taking us through the alleyways of her formative years, and right into the inner chambers of her mind, painter-actor-writer Deepti Naval’s memoir, ‘A Country Called Childhood’, serves as a nod to her earliest influences while also providing the prologue to her later life as an outlier
Read more


May 20, 2022

In July last year, a deliciously tight debut EP offered an intimate window into the world of the self-actualising musician Aditi Saigal — aka Dot. — who rose to viral fame in 2017 with a home-made song uploaded to YouTube and is now set to be launched by Zoya Akhtar in her upcoming Netflix musical ‘The Archies’. As she emerged from a self-elected two-and-a-half-year hiatus with ‘Khamotion’, the reclusive Saigal spoke about prioritising personal growth over professional success and evolving as an artiste while grappling with a global culture where self-promotion overrides art
Read more


April 30, 2022

“To say that I felt lonely as a Dalit woman navigating urban spaces in the face of an utter lack of relatable perspectives on desire, does not cover a modicum of the despondence I experienced because of the loneliness.” In a first-person account, Christina Dhanaraj, writer and co-founder of Dalit History Month, investigates the ecosystem in which these desires are formed and how the narrative around Dalit women becomes one of victimhood
Read more


March 17, 2022

Badhaai Do has brought up a familiar discourse around non-heterosexual narratives in mainstream Hindi cinema with its portrayal of a lavender marriage between a gay cop and a lesbian PT Teacher. Madhavi Menon, professor of English at Ashoka University and author of The Law of Desire: Rulings on Sex and Sexuality in India, speaks to J. Shruti about reading queerness into Indian films, and why she is suspicious of mainstream queer representation
Read more


February 11, 2022

Newly minted food entrepreneurs – Ruth Phillips from Faridabad, Karen Martin from Bengaluru, and Jerry and Penny Williamson from Kolkata – share their distinct motivations behind reviving an interest in Anglo-Indian cuisine
Read more