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That Girl in Yellow Boots

Kalki Koechlin, Bollywood Actress, Indian Cinema
January 09, 2011

Kalki Koechlin: Oomph La La!

Text by Sona Bahadur. Photographs by R Burman. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Manzoor Khan

‘How old are you?’ Abhay Deol’s Dev disdainfully asks Kalki Koechlin’s Chanda in Dev D. ‘Old enough to go to bed with you, darling,’ she shoots back in a clipped accent, stumping him with her saucy repartee. Imbuing the role of a teen commercial sex worker with a rare spark and dignity in Anurag Kashyap’s wildly original adaptation of Devdas, Kalki was unforgettable in her debut film. Two years later, as the sexy actress readies for the release of her new films, That Girl in Yellow Boots and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Verve decodes the K effect
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