Lootera | Verve Magazine
India's premier luxury lifestyle women's magazine


Celluloid Dreamer

Photographed by Joshua Navalkar

Each of the films that Vikramaditya Motwane has directed — Udaan, Lootera, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero and Trapped — grapples with the desire to change one’s circumstances; the relentless chase for happiness, love, success…freedom. He surveys the commercial Hindi movies of the last 70 years and picks seven iconic releases, exclusively revealing how each one has guided his own aspirations, especially once he found his métier
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Monali Thakur, Singer

Power Moment: Monali Thakur

Text by Simone Louis. Photograph by Prateek Patel

For crooning her way to a National Film Award
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Taare Zamen Par
July 23, 2014

Art-Stopping Moments

Text by Shashi Baliga

Proactive paintings, poignant artworks and pivotal canvases. Verve looks at the role of family portraits in the movies
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Ranveer Singh, Bollywood Actor
September 17, 2013

“I’m A People Pleaser”

Text by Shashi Baliga. Photographs by Rohan Shrestha.

He may not be the best-looking guy in show business or the most connected, but that hasn’t stopped Ranveer Singh from becoming one of the hottest young stars in B-town today. His latest success, the uber-romantic Lootera, has unveiled a new facet of his repertoire and pushed him up the charts. Add to that India’s hottest young actress, Deepika Padukone, by his side and he has got what most men his age can only dream of. Shashi Baliga gets the high-energy star to talk about himself, love and the movies
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Virkamaditya Motwane, Ishika Motwane, Director, Photographer

Through The Lens Deeply

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographs by Tina Dehal.

He is the director of the award-winning Udaan and the lyrical Lootera. She is the Bollywood still photographer who captures candid frames with alacrity. Vikramaditya and Ishika Motwane indulge in light-hearted chatter on life and love with Sitanshi Talati-Parikh
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Sonakshi Sinha, Bollywood Actress
August 12, 2013

To The Manner Born

Text by Sitanshi Talati-Parikh. Photographed by Colston Julian At Salt Management.Com. Styling by Nirali Mehta. Make-up by Nilesh Parmar. Hair by Sheetal Khan. Location courtesy: JW Marriott, Mumbai.

Sanskaar is a word often associated with her, she says. Sonakshi Sinha is unabashedly confident, reclusively shy and riding a wave of professional good fortune. The homegrown actor is uncomplicated and easy-going...and quintessentially Indian, observes Sitanshi Talati-Parikh
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