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Masilo, Eisha Maskara Sheth, Kshitij Sheth

Founder of the conscious baby products brand Masilo, Eisha Maskara Sheth, and her husband, Kshitij Sheth, share tips for first-time parents who want to kickstart safe habits when it comes to shopping for their newest family member
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Anisa Kamadoli Costa, chief sustainability officer at Tiffany & Co. and chairman and president at The Tiffany & Co. Foundation

In keeping with the company’s commitment to environmental and social responsibility, Anisa Kamadoli Costa, chief sustainability officer at Tiffany & Co. and chairman and president at The Tiffany & Co. Foundation, enlightens Shirin Mehta on the efforts that make the jewellery giant an industry leader in transparency
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Multi-Cultural Tastes

Text by Anandita Bhalerao

Swiss urbanologist Matias Echanove lived in four different cities before his research led him to settle down in Mumbai. He tells Verve about the culinary traits that make up his immigrant identity
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A Tale of Five Kitchens

Text by Zaral Shah. Photographed by Joshua Navalkar. Styled by Swati Sinha

Each of these women owns a trove of traditional metal cooking utensils that have been caringly passed down the generations. Pratibha Tike, Rushina Munshaw Ghildiyal, Ananya Banerjee, Suguna Srikrishnan and Mahrukh Mogrelia put them to good use, regularly hosting a diverse range of meals in their homes through Authenticook, a digital platform that connects chefs with guests looking to sample non-mainstream Indian cuisines. In an exclusive photoessay, Verve highlights the country’s prolific culinary heritage…
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Wishful Shrinking

Text by Sadaf Shaikh. Photographed by Sushant Chhabria. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Hair and make-up by Jean-Claude Biguine, India

Pihu Sand made her acting debut as Lata Sharma, a plus-sized singer with stars in her eyes, in Fanney Khan (2018). The 22-year-old gives an honest account of how she was made to gain 20 kgs for the role and then pressured into taking it all off to sustain her relevance in an industry with demanding beauty ideals. Sadaf Shaikh, who continues to struggle with her fitness targets, weighs in...
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Amole Gupte, Stanley Ka Dabba

Out Of The Box

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographed by Shweta Desai. Styled by Shweta Navandar. Hair and Make-Up by Jean-Claude Biguine, India

Almost a decade ago, Stanley Ka Dabba appeared quietly on the silver screen, wooing audiences and critics with its touching narrative of a hungry schoolboy and the significance of the daily dabba (lunch box) in shaping his self-worth. The film’s writer-director-producer Amole Gupte reunites with four other integral cast and crew members – editor and co-producer Deepa Bhatia, actors Partho Gupte and Divya Jagdale and cinematographer Amol Gole – to give Verve a detailed look into the preparation of this unusual film
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