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Alia Bhatt

S. S. Rajamouli is known for his fantasy and adventure films that are derived as much from Amar Chitra Katha as they are from Westerns like The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Prathyush Parasuraman examines the defining elements of the Telugu director’s filmography, as well as the controversies of representation which have plagued the Baahubali series, which catapulted Rajamouli to the status of a pan-Indian icon
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The mercurial director, known for indulging his love of the opulent, orchestrates spectacular cinematic realities but populates them with characters who are perpetual prisoners. On the heels of Bhansali’s latest release, Gangubai Kathiawadi, critic and writer Anuj Malhotra pauses frames from five of his iconic films to analyse how a shift in film-making sensibilities has affected his portrayal of tragic, inner worlds.
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Deepika Padukone, Bollywood Actress

In the social-media-fuelled world of celebrity, there is a new and probably more important red carpet — the 20-foot distance between the SUV door and the airport gate. Daily on offer to the tipped-off paparazzi are looks that flaunt the casual, tossed-off, this-old-thing version of celebrity style, tailored by dedicated stylists to look like they’ve played no role at all. But in the confines of the J-class cabin, a few champagne glasses down, the faux leather booties would probably start to pinch and the buttons on the high-waisted, grommetted jeans would give way to the well-concealed, nutritionist-unapproved bulge. Surely comfort during an 18-hour red-eye rates higher than an Instagram post? So Verve picks those casual yet fabulously assembled looks on Hindi cinema’s leading ladies, that also afford solace to the perils of travel
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September 03, 2018

Alia Bhatt On What It Means To Be A Millennial Icon

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

The young actor talks to us about the turning points in her career and personal life and about inspiring a generation
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Alia Bhatt, Bollywood Actress

There’s Something About Alia

Text by Sucharita Tyagi. Illustration by Sudeepti Tucker

Sucharita Tyagi writes about the allure of Alia Bhatt, and how she grew into an ardent admirer of the young superstar’s evocative performances
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March 15, 2018

We celebrate her best screen turns as this tiny powerhouse of talent turns 25 today
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