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Tora Man Bada Papi, Kajol Menon, Mandovi Menon
December 18, 2018

We revisit a 2013 photo series Items, which explored the notion of women’s bodies and their relationship to the gaze, agency and consent. Photographer Aishwarya Arumbakkam and the five stereotype-challenging individuals documented by her speak exclusively to Verve about how the #MeToo movement is a continuation of the conversation that they tackled with these images…
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#MeToo, Bollywood, child abuse, Cinema, Featured, Kalki Koechlin, Lucrece, Online Exclusive, Paul Goodwin, Play, Sexual Assault, Shakespeare, The Rape of Lucrece, The Shakespeare Edit, Theatre
November 28, 2018

One of the country's finest screen and stage artistes, Kalki Koechlin talks to Verve about playing the titular role in the NCPA collaboration and its relevance in today's social setting
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#MeToo, #TimesUp, Anaarkali of Aarah, Bollywood, Featured, Feminism, Online Exclusive, sexism, Sexual Assault, Swara Bhaskar, Tanushree Dutta, Veere Di Wedding
October 13, 2018

The fearless actor who brought the subject of female desire into mainstream theatres earlier this year with a glorious masturbation scene speaks out on Bollywood’s #MeToo movement and why everyone should be a feminist.
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actor, Bollywood, Featured, Films, Helicopter Eela, Kajol, Movies, Online Exclusive
October 10, 2018

We catch up with the actor whose new film Helicopter Eela is hitting the screens this Friday
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Bollywood, Fashion, Featured, Looks, MET Gala, New York Fashion Week, New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2019, Nick Jonas, Online Exclusive, Priyanka Chopra, Style, Style diary
September 18, 2018

Get some major inspiration from the actress, straight from the front row
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Bollywood, Cinema, Featured, Films, Indie Films, Manto, Nandita Das, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Online Exclusive, Rasika Dugal
September 12, 2018

The actor-writer-director, whose sophomore directorial outing is set to hit theatres next Friday, talks about why she had sworn off direction after her first experience, and how the works of Manto got her to change her mind.
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