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“Embrace the faith in yourself!” – Priyanka Karunakaran

New York Film Academy alumna, performance artist, and fashion model with the will of steel, Priyanka Karunakaran shares with us what it takes to be a model, and what keeps her fit and ticking! Read on… When did you get your first breakthrough in the industry and tell us about your love for stage?  I was blessed to be born in a South Indian family … Continue reading “Embrace the faith in yourself!” – Priyanka Karunakaran

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The Influence of Indian Cinema on the Evolution of Salwar Kameez

Over the last century, Hindi mainstream cinema has not only mirrored our society but also helped to shape many attitudes and trends. Among the most impact it has had is on the way we dress. With the allure that our leading ladies manage to create on the silver screen, no wonder commoners try and imitate them as best as they can in their bid to … Continue reading The Influence of Indian Cinema on the Evolution of Salwar Kameez

Pavleen Gujral

“Sometimes reality is much more interesting which is what Angry Indian Goddesses is all about”- Pavleen Gujral

Her latest work in the movie Angry Indian Goddesses has been highly applauded. Her past work as a VJ, anchor and actor earned her earnest fan following. While her work speaks volumes, her one on one with IAD taps into the person Pavleen Gujral is Between acting and anchoring what do you prefer more? I wanted to go to NSD for college but due to … Continue reading “Sometimes reality is much more interesting which is what Angry Indian Goddesses is all about”- Pavleen Gujral

The sensuous Sulagna Panigrahi

Sulagna Panigrahi’s Beauty Secrets

She has a swag that is instantly noticeable and her cool quotient reflects in her work as well as her words. Sulagna Panigrahi gave us her tips and beauty suggestions Skin: I always put moisturiser when my skin is still wet because it absorbs the moisture better since the pores are a little more open. Fashion: I love skater dresses; I love them and have … Continue reading Sulagna Panigrahi’s Beauty Secrets

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

Mudra Pandey

“I have never followed my mind. I have always followed my heart and it has yielded the right results.” – Mudra Pandey

She is dusky, sultry and carries her tireless work ethic where she goes. Model and actor, Mudra Pandey has distinguished herself across diverse platforms. This has not only pushed her ‘name-sake’ brand into a fashion but made her one of most trendy names in the industry. She can work wonders with her style of design and an incredible camera presence. She has worked with renowned brands such as Zoya by … Continue reading “I have never followed my mind. I have always followed my heart and it has yielded the right results.” – Mudra Pandey

Kangana Ranaut: #PrettyGirlSwag for Livon Serum

Pretty Girl Swag!

This is an absolutely gorgeous execution of an ad. The new #PrettyGirlSwag Livon Serum ad featuring Kangana Ranaut looks more like a top-notch, well produced music video. Great styling, beautifully shot and completely stepping up to the title, the campaign seems to have struck the right chords. What immediately jumps out in the ad is how it eases you into it. Kangana looks like a million dollar … Continue reading Pretty Girl Swag!

Danielle Canute- Winner Of MTV's 'India's Next Top Model' Show

Danielle Canute Crowned As India’s Next Top Model

Her personality on the show is simple but suitable for reality TV. There was something genuine about Danielle Canute and this was noticeable all through the show. The show may have spent a lot of time on things that normal girls don’t really spend so much time contemplating. For instance the episode where the girls are given a makeover with their hair style completely changed, the … Continue reading Danielle Canute Crowned As India’s Next Top Model

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Lights, Camera And Strut

Reality shows are the flavour of this era. The drama and suspense when paired with good timing and sensibilities can be killing and create the desired impact. Even with the internet taking over so many different areas of print and broadcast, television has always somehow managed to stay afloat finding ways to keep their couch potatoes stay in the spot. India’s Next Top Model is a show that follows … Continue reading Lights, Camera And Strut

Beauty for me lies in the imperfections- Shivali Singh

Fashion designer, entrepreneur, globe-trotter and woman of power – Shivali Singh, gives us a peek into her life She creates magic with clothes and she does that with her life too. Shivali Singh maybe a celebrity in Hyderabad and a well-known artist and fashion designer from India but for people close to her she she’s just pure grit, talent, a golden heart, armed with ruthless determination. … Continue reading Beauty for me lies in the imperfections- Shivali Singh

Bhavyata Sharma making her way into the modelling world

Bhavyata Sharma: A small town beauty with big dreams

The population of your town or the number of digits in the area of the place you were raised doesn’t matter if the size of your dreams is infinite. As a 5 year old daughter of a Mechanical Engineer in Ajmer, Rajasthan, when asked what she wanted to be when she grew up, “I want to be Miss India,” she said. It was not a … Continue reading Bhavyata Sharma: A small town beauty with big dreams

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Indo-Pak bhai-bhai when it comes to fashion, food & music

Shaan-e-Pakistan brings India & Pakistan together in an event showcasing exquisite fashion, food & music The feeling is priceless when border issues between India and Pakistan don’t make any sense in the wake of good news; especially when it’s fashion related. It’s a celebration of sorts. We all keep our eyes peeled to hear about something like this and when it does happen we rejoice. … Continue reading Indo-Pak bhai-bhai when it comes to fashion, food & music

Reshma Qureshi in a new campaign to fight the sale of acid

Reshma Qureshi in a new beauty tips campaign against acid sale

Beauty is not always just physical. If you focus just on the physical aspect of a person’s appearance only, you’d probably get bored pretty soon. More often than not,  a person that captivates you, has stirred something in your soul. Your soul is moved not just because of a person’s physical appearance. While this has been stressed enough and talked about in all cultures, something … Continue reading Reshma Qureshi in a new beauty tips campaign against acid sale

Ujjwala Raut reveals her thoughts about modelling as a long term profession

Ujjwala has her ideas of beauty in place

Modelling as a career is considered short term; it’s always a stepping stone to being in Bollywood or Hollywood or a fashion entrepreneur. All of these are possibile scenarios and it has been a trend to transition from being a model to being in the fashion industry. Yes there have been that select few who have been able to hold that title down and known … Continue reading Ujjwala has her ideas of beauty in place