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The Namesake

April 30, 2020

Verve's Culture Editor Vivek Tejuja reflects on actor Irrfan Khan’s untimely death and his powerful portrayal in The Namesake.
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Jhumpa Lahiri, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist

International Impact: Jhumpa Lahiri

Text by Huzan Tata. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

For her literary achievements which got her due recognition from President Barack Obama
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Tabu, Bollywood
July 25, 2007

Nothing Serious About Tabu

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena. Photographs by Farrokh Chothia. Styling by Nisha Jhangiani. Make-up and hair by Venus Ferreira.

Known for her carefully hand-picked choice of roles, she has instinctively portrayed different moods and myriad people on screen with her trademark ‘intensity’. This year, Tabu emerged from her self-imposed hibernation with high voltage performances in the critically acclaimed The Namesake and Cheeni Kum. Verve meets the reluctant star, who is seriously amused by her sombre image
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Konkona Sensharma, Actress
March 16, 2005

Actress By Persuasion

Text by Swatantra Chakravarty. Photograph by Akash Mehta

Konkona Sensharma has an immaculate pedigree…and she polishes it to a blinding shine with formidable talent. Daughter of the critically acclaimed actor-director, Aparna Sen, the actress won a National Award, when she was barely into her 20s. And with each celluloid appearance she has raised the bar. Verve catches up with the multilingual artiste, who continues to steal the limelight with her recent bravura acts in the little big films, Amu and Page 3
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