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Saina Nehwal

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In addition to giving its best-ever performance at the Asian Games this year, the Indian contingent also finished third in the medals tally at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. We take this opportunity to highlight the performances of the women at the forefront
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Saina Nehwal, Badminton Player

Inspirational Icons: Saina Nehwal

Text by Zaral Shah. Illustrations by Pratap Chalke

"I am the same person on and off the courts. My temperament is very cool"
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Saina Nehwal, Badminton Player

Power Trendsetter: Saina Nehwal

Text by Zaral Shah. Photograph by Vishesh Verma

For being awarded the third-highest civilian award in the country and her smashing on-court successes
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Saina Nehwal, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awardee, Playing to Win, My Life On and Off Court

Verve’s Power Women 2015: Saina Nehwal

Image Courtesy: Getty Images and Instagram

"I cannot miss a single day of training," Saina Nehwal tells us what it takes to be on top
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Saina Nehwal, Indian badminton’s blue-eyed girl, Badminton Champion

Super Saina

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Vishesh Verma. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani and Nirali Mehta. Make-up and hair by Priya Todarwal. Location courtesy: The Taj Krishna, Hyderabad

Amidst the almost-silent swishing of the shuttles on court, a sports sensation was quietly in the making. But with three big back-to-back wins in June, Saina Nehwal caught the imagination of the nation. Verve gets upfront and personal with Indian badminton’s blue-eyed girl and the reigning World No 2 whose inspiring success story is fuelling new dreams
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Kareena Kapoor, Bollywood Superstar

In association with CARTIER It has not been easy to pin down on paper a select 50. For all over the country – and world – there are innumerable Indian women who are taking charge, breaking boundaries and coming out ahead of the curve. Even in a tough economic climate, core competencies, the willingness to adapt and an unwavering discipline have taken many of these women flying through the turbulence. Verve handpicks a set of the big players who continued to hit the headlines in the past year, whether in retaining their choice positions, causing a flurry overseas, grabbing 15 minutes of well deserved fame or raising their own bar. And, best of all, they don’t wear their gender on their sleeve
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