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“I’d swipe right on Idris Elba on Tinder!” says Minissha Lamba | brunch | feature

“I’d swipe right on Idris Elba on Tinder!” says Minissha Lamba | brunch | feature

Date of birth: January 18 Sun Sign: Capricorn Place of birth: Aurangabad School/college: Chettinad Vidyashram, Chennai/Miranda House, Delhi High point of your life: My debut as a theatre artist Low point of your life : When people thought I was written off If not an actress, what would you have been? A ...

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Ustadon ke Ustad: Meet the legendary music teacher Bollywood’s top singers swear by | brunch | feature

Ustadon ke Ustad: Meet the legendary music teacher Bollywood’s top singers swear by | brunch | feature

In the green room at the studio, singers Shaan and Sonu Nigam are chatting over chai and sandwiches. But they shush each other often, so the person downstairs is not disturbed by their chatter. Downstairs, an older man is tuning his sur bahar. He is supposed to just pose with ...

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Travel: A winter in Paris | brunch | feature

Travel: A winter in Paris | brunch | feature

Finally, after 43 years, I take a metro, climb up the station’s dirty stairs, and ignore the drizzle to goggle at the Bastille square. Parts of this urban patch are being repaired. Dumped wires and pipes, fresh coats of cement, long barricades and traffic diversions are everywhere. The golden statue ...

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Sunday confessions: Forgive us, Lord, for we fight! | brunch | feature

Sunday confessions: Forgive us, Lord, for we fight! | brunch | feature

Did it ever occur to you that the soulful and patriotic tunes of Meghna Gulzar’s Raazi (2018) could be a result of creative disagreements? Does it appear that differences of opinion resulted in the foot-tapping number Señorita in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)? Truth be told, some of the most ...

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“I’m crushing on Kartik Aaryan these days,” says Nida Mahmood | brunch | feature

“I’m crushing on Kartik Aaryan these days,” says Nida Mahmood | brunch | feature

Date of birth: May 14 Sun sign: Taurus Place of birth: Lucknow School/college: St. Fidelis College, Lucknow/National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT), Delhi First break: Showcasing my collection at Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (2009) High point of your life: My first Hollywood project where I designed for a science fiction film, PIA ...

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10 summer foods to make you thinner, stronger, calmer | brunch | feature

10 summer foods to make you thinner, stronger, calmer | brunch | feature

1. Sugarcane juice The delicious street drink of India might scare a few with its name but is, in fact, nourishing and detoxifying for the body. With less than 57 calories per 100ml, it provides a host of nutrients such as vitamin A, C, B-12, iron, calcium, potassium and phosphorus. ...

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“One rumour I wish was true is that I have the Taylor-Burton ring!” says luxury consultant Sheetal Mafatlal | brunch | feature

“One rumour I wish was true is that I have the Taylor-Burton ring!” says luxury consultant Sheetal Mafatlal | brunch | feature

The last thing you googled…? Brexit and Theresa May What’s the most over-the-top thing you have done in real life? Be myself. Date of birth: July 31 Sun Sign: Leo Place of birth: Mumbai School/college: Maneckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai/Harvard University, Boston High point of your life: Dinner at Buckingham ...

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The Pico Iyer interview: All who wander are not lost | brunch | feature

The Pico Iyer interview: All who wander are not lost | brunch | feature

Most travellers aren’t fond of being called tourists, but author and essayist Pico Iyer claims the label with a sense of pride. Iyer, whose travel writing over the past 30-odd years has been celebrated for its insightful observations and lyrical beauty, describes himself as a “global wanderer” who has lost ...

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Fashion focus: 21 reasons why silk is not just for saris! | brunch | feature

Fashion focus: 21 reasons why silk is not just for saris! | brunch | feature

When one thinks of silk, the first thought is ethnic. Structured, elegant, formal. But over the years, the fabric has been used for some of the most contemporary ensembles ever. Here’s how you can wear silk to suit your tastes, tradition and personal style. 1. Flaunt the two-in-one tunic as ...

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“I’d love to do playback singing for Ranveer Singh,” says Javed Ali | brunch | feature

“I’d love to do playback singing for Ranveer Singh,” says Javed Ali | brunch | feature

One song that’s in your head right now…? Aake Seedhi Lagi Dil Pe Jaise Katariyaa featuring Kishore Kumar from the movie Half Ticket (1962). What’s the most important lesson you’ve learnt from life? That you should not be overly practical and listen to your heart as well, at times. Who ...

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