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Son: #shareyourstory

Women and only women can really, truly understand the insulting feeling, the disgust, the unpleasantness and the total disrespect when they are whistled at on the streets. When mothers take it up as their responsibility to teach their sons how wrong it is to take this matter lightly and be aware of how the sentiment attached to this act is grossly unacceptable. #shareyourstory is a great … Continue reading Son: #shareyourstory

Straight from the heart: Jividha Ashta

Jividha Ashta’s simple steps to a beautiful you

Actress Jividha Ashta gives us her simple, easy to follow but difficult to sustain steps that will give you inner as well as outer strength, grace and beauty It’s all about H20: I believe in drinking lots of water Getting those muscles strengthened: Yoga, yoga and more yoga Jividha Ashta: Sensational Nutrition junkie: Be a nutrition junkie rather than just a junkie.  Eating good nutritious … Continue reading Jividha Ashta’s simple steps to a beautiful you

“Focused work better than hard work”- Muskaan Chowdhary

One of the best things about talking to artists is looking at mundane life through their interesting perspectives; sometimes a joyride, at other times an intense experience through their journey and on special occasions, magical stories that show you how majestic it is to be your own person, think the way only you can dare to think and spread your talent as far and wide as … Continue reading “Focused work better than hard work”- Muskaan Chowdhary

The pretty Maanta Dewan

Find out Maanta Dewan’s secrets to staying beautiful and stylish

The vivacious Maanta Dewan gives us her top tips to stay beautiful and stylish   Be You Tiful: Beauty to me is about being comfortable in my own skin. Just being myself! I would spell that as BE YOU tiful! Keep it Simple Silly: Less is more! Beauty is not about caking your face with make up. I prefer being natural and don’t like wearing too much … Continue reading Find out Maanta Dewan’s secrets to staying beautiful and stylish

Jividha Ashta: Sensational

“It was a world I wanted to go but did not know how and when it would happen” – Jividha Ashta

She is simple, understands the deeper meaning of life and wears her intentions on her sleeve. All these qualities are precious in showbiz; especially if you want a long career. Model and actor Jividha Ashta spoke to IAD about her first break being the movie Taal, what struggle means to her and how her passion to work triumphs anything that stands in the way What does Jividha mean? Jividha … Continue reading “It was a world I wanted to go but did not know how and when it would happen” – Jividha Ashta

Jannat Sorathia puts a spin on what fashion and beauty mean to her

Jannat Sorathia tells us some top secrets to a fashionable closet and a beautiful face   Must Haves: Fashion is all about standing out in crowd. Things all girls must have in their closet: Denims – good stretchy jeans, short black dress, maxi dresses, evening gown and jackets. Jumpsuits are very good for day wear. There are so many options to play with. Remember to be comfortable … Continue reading Jannat Sorathia puts a spin on what fashion and beauty mean to her

Maanta Dewan

“I fall, I learn, I grind, I rise”- Maanta Dewan

Her passion is infectious from the word go. She emotes a unique vibe that truly represents her. Maanta Dewan speaks with so much soul that it gives you the feeling of looking into your reflection in a still water pond where there is clarity abound. She spoke to us about how personal work is to her, how significant family is and how necessary failure is What’s … Continue reading “I fall, I learn, I grind, I rise”- Maanta Dewan

Actor and model Jannat Sorathia in a pricess avatar

“Acting gives me the power to know myself better” – Jannat Sorathia

Her discipline and dedication not only to her art but her life is contagious. Jannat Sorathia tells us what it takes to sustain and achieve success in showbiz   Which city are you from? I was born and raised in Mumbai. I am a true Mumbaikar; I love this city for its spirit and the opportunities it has to offer.   How did you get in to … Continue reading “Acting gives me the power to know myself better” – Jannat Sorathia

Parul Gulati On How To Stay Beautiful

Model and actor Parul Gulati gives us a few of her treasured but simple tricks that keeps her glowing Hydrate:  Drink lots and lots of water as it keeps your skin hydrated. Fruitilicious: Eat at least one fruit a day as it helps getting that natural glow. Getting physical: Exercise at least 30 minutes a day as it helps removing toxins out from your skin. Less is more: Avoid … Continue reading Parul Gulati On How To Stay Beautiful

The shining sun: Naina Trivedi

“I just want to work hard and want to be honest with my acting”- Naina Trivedi

She is soft-spoken, measured with words but open and expressive at the same time. Her life as an actor, spent learning and honing her craft is passionate, interesting and truly beautiful. Naina Trivedi spoke to IAD about her upcoming film Mohenjo Daro, her views on cinema, love and getting to this point in her career Which city are you from and how did you get … Continue reading “I just want to work hard and want to be honest with my acting”- Naina Trivedi

“I learned how to stay original and to uphold my values and principles.” – Aileena Catherin Amon

Originally posted on Indian and World Pageant:
So confident and spunky, she makes you fall for her when you see her walking on stage. It is not just her beautiful face, but also her warm and pleasing personality that draws me to the woman I interviewed. She is Aileena Catherin Amon – top 6 at Miss Diva 2015 and winners of three sub-awards. Looking at… Continue reading “I learned how to stay original and to uphold my values and principles.” – Aileena Catherin Amon

Maneka Gandhi in the towel ad circa 1973

Maneka Gandhi: A model citizen

She is the holy grail of protecting the mute creatures i.e. animals. Animal lovers and activists around the globe and in India especially respect this woman for her bold stand in support of our four-legged friends. So what does an ad with Maneka Gandhi promoting a bathing towel in 1973 make you say? Apparently this beauty, before she became the Union Minister for Women and Child Development … Continue reading Maneka Gandhi: A model citizen

Parul Gulati- up, close and personal

“We all struggle in our own way… but I never had to sit at home without work”- Parul Gulati

She has been in over 70 ads, is a beauty by all standards and definitely has the talent to back up her looks. IAD finds out from model and actor Parul Gulati about her roller-coaster ride in this industry   What are your memories of the first print/tv ad you ever did? My first TVC was for a car, Chevrolet Beat. I still remember it … Continue reading “We all struggle in our own way… but I never had to sit at home without work”- Parul Gulati