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The Dream Catcher

Text by Ranjabati Das. Photographs by Asad Sheikh. Styling by Sarah Rajkotwala. Hair and make-up by Pooja Dange, Orane International.

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
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Featured, It’s All in Your Head, M, Manjiri Indurkar, memoir, Mental Health, navigating trauma, Online Exclusive

Widely published poet and essayist Manjiri Indurkar speaks with insightful honesty about her craft, form, writing about the “personal” and what community can mean for a young writer
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Featured, gay men, homosexuality, memoir, Online Exclusive, Section 377, Section 377 decriminalised, So Now You Know, Vivek Tejuja
September 05, 2019

Releasing on the anniversary of the decriminalisation of Section 377, Verve's Cultural Editor, Vivek Tejuja talks about having a privileged but often misunderstood childhood and wanting to deny his sexuality because of the deprecatory portrayal of homosexual characters in Bollywood films
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