The first time I met Priyanka Chopra, she was tucked away in one corner of an extremely chaotic dressing room, devouring an entire pizza. All by herself. Refusing to share. It was a shoot for Cosmopolitan (India) and the young actress was just then stepping into the limelight, riding a combined wave ... Read More about Meet Priyanka Chopra. Or should I say, Alex Parrish from Quantico?
There is a reason turmeric is a core ingredient in beauty rituals and medicinal regimes all the way from Japan and Indonesia to Sri Lanka and India. Multiple reasons, actually: this yellow-colored spice is a potent anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, antibacterial, antioxidant and detoxifier. It ... Read More about Turmeric: The super skincare spice (and it doesn’t always turn you yellow!)
In 1994, when 25 contestants withdrew from the Miss India pageant because Aishwarya Rai was participating, 18-year-old Sushmita Sen stood firm. And dressed in a gown tailored by the colony darzi from forgotten silk pieces, she wowed the country with her razor-sharp intellect, made off with the crown ... Read More about The importance of being Sushmita Sen
Cannes 2012 is done and dusted but it has left a trail of style and beauty moments that are sure to influence fashionistas for months to come. And, happily, despite the many (many many many MANY!) sartorial disasters from Team India (Aishwarya Rai, Mallika Sherawat, Freida Pinto, Sonam Kapoor – I ... Read More about India’s jodhpurs: From one Diamond Jubilee to the next!
Helppppppp... the aliens have landed!!!! And they have crowned Mallika Sherawat as their queen. It's obviously not a style savvy race (at least by Planet Earth standards) but that's not the point. I am scared because chances are pretty high that they would go after those (*me*) who have dared to ... Read More about Cannes 2012: Mallika Sherawat embraces the Space Age