Alankrita Shrivastava’s award-winning film ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ created a storm of controversy when the censor board blocked its release, deeming the subject of female sexuality unfit for public consumption. But the feisty filmmaker wasn’t going down without a fight.
My name is Geetu Mohnani and I am 23 years old. I was born and brought up with two siblings in the City of Lakes, Bhopal, in Madhya Pradesh, where I completed my schooling. My mother, a teacher, was always our source of inspiration and motivation. I wonder if she ever guessed that, one day, her daughter Geetu would be a national coffee champion! This is my story.
You’ve surely heard about the cruise wedding that took place this month, when Dubai-based tycoon Adel Sajan married his sweetheart, former beauty queen Sana Khan, in the style of the Bollywood blockbuster ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’. Well, it just so happens that the Bollywood-theme wedding has made it to the list of the most expensive weddings in the world with over Rs 200 crore spent on the festivities.
An unparalleled wedding saga set to unfold in Udaipur when CG Corp Global’s Varun Chaudhary marries Anushree Tongya next week. The wedding promises to be a stunning extravaganza combining traditional ceremonies with all the excitement of a modern, dazzling celebration.
Our favourite feminist from Bollywood, Kalki Koechlin graces the cover of The Magazine by Pernia’s Pop Up Shop this month. It’s their fifth anniversary and the cover shoot this time is sophisticated and simply gorgeous. All the more so because Kalki is someone you can’t help admiring, whether it’s for her personality, her oeuvre of films, her stance on women’s issues, or her fabulous fashion.