Add These Summer Fruits To Your Diet
Make the most of the season’s produce by adding these delectable fruits to your summer diet.
THE MAA OF THE MOTHERS
When Salim-Javed wrote "Mere paas Maa hai," in 1975, little did the duo know that the cult dialogue would mark the beginning of an era that would never end. The phrase sums up the respect and love felt for moms the world over. Well, the Bollywood-watching world, for sure. For it was a fitting reply from an honest younger brother to the elder one who had earned his wealth via unfair means and was showing off his bank balance, bangla and gaadi, insinuating that the former had nothing. The character of the mother played a pivotal role in Deewar (1975) and laid down the foundation for the film, much like many others that preceded and succeed it. While the dialogue can add only so much, the all-encompassing emotion and charm have been added to these movies by some of the bestknown women actors of the industry who have now come to represent quintessential Bollywood mothers - the ones who know how to evoke tears with their mamta and the ones who knew how to set things straight with one no-nonsense look. Shraddha Kamdar pays tribute to the women who have essayed these characters with emotion, ease and wit
THE EVERYWOMAN OF PRESTIGE TV
Actor ELISABETH MOSS has played some of the most intense characters in recent television history, but, despite her fascination with them, she has no trouble leaving them behind once the job is done, finds Kashika Saxena
YOUR SUMMER ARSENAL
LET THE MAKERS OF THESE SUMMERTIME MUST-HAVES TELL YOU WHY YOU NEED THESE PRODUCTS IN YOUR LIFE.
THE BIG STORY - WHAT DOES IT TAKE ΤΟ ΒΕ A MOTHER?
It certainly goes way beyond having a womb or even being a woman. Once you are given a child, they say, it is about letting your heart walk outside your body. It's about the pride you feel about every small thing your child achieves, and your despair every time your child is sick_ The people who feature on the following pages have mothered their children (and pets) in varying circumstances and prove to us that motherhood is just that being a mother
Don’t let the scorching heat of summer get the better of your hair. Ria Bhatia gets tips from experts to help you max out the mane game
DON'T BANK ON 'EM
What’s holding Indian women back from being financially independent? How can you break out of that mindset?
TWICE AS GOOD
AHEAD OF THE RELEASE OF THEIR NEW ALBUMS ALL 4 NOTHING AND THE WAY THAT LOVERS DO, SINGERS LAUV AND PRATEEK KUHAD CAME TOGETHER FOR FEMINA AND HAD AN INTERESTING CHAT THAT IS SURE TO MAKE YOU APPRECIATE THE ARTISTES JUST AS MUCH AS THEIR ART
A TALE OF TWO THAILANDS
THAILAND HAS JUST LIFTED ALL RESTRICTIONS FOR INDIAN TRAVELLERS. PRIMROSE MONTEIRO-D'SOUZA HAS A NEW FAVOURITE DESTINATION IN THE SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRY
BUSINESS AS USUAL
SUCHITA OSWAL JAIN HAS BEEN THE HARBINGER OF MANY CHANGES AT VARDHMAN TEXTILES, OF WHICH SHE IS THE JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR. WE TRACE HER INSPIRING JOURNEY
30 YEARS: A MAXIMALIST
DESIGNER JJ VALAYA TALKS TO ASHWINI ARUN KUMAR ABOUT COMPLETING THREE DECADES IN THE INDUSTRY, HIS NEW MASSIVE FLAGSHIP STORE, AND THE LAUNCH OF HIS MOST AMBITIOUS BRAND, JJV
SINGLE MOMS & LOVING AGAIN
Four single moms lay bare their journeys of loss, loneliness and longing to Ritu Ailani
I AM MOTHER, HEAR ME ROAR
Actor SAKSHI TANWAR might have played several iconic mom characters in film and television, but none of them have taught her the joys and trials of motherhood like her four-year-old daughter has, finds Kashika Saxena
Is Social Media Ruining Your Social Life?
There is a life beyond screens. Make sure you ‘like’ it.
SUMMER BEAUTY FT. BOLLYWOOD
Three divas share their skincare hacks with Ria Bhatia
Look Flawless, Always!
Soaked In The Goodness Of Nature
Help Your Kids Max Out The Summer
Here are practical tips to ensure that both your children and you enjoy a rejuvenating break.
Safeguard Your Heart This Summer
Sunny days bring the possibilities of vacations and summer flings. SHIRIN BATRA helps you work out if your summer romance will last longer than your tan
Should You Forgive A Lying Partner?
The decision is ultimately yours. Life coach SHEETAL SHAPARIA helps you decide whether and how to do it
Strong and spirited, that's mountaineer Dr Arunima Sinha for you. Read her inspiring story of overcoming the hardest battle of her life to get on top of the world, literally.
Brighten up your summer table with these recipes from VINDHYA KARWA of Vinsplate
IT's SHOW TIME!
IF FASHION IS A REFLECTION OF OUR TIMES, THEN THE MONTH THAT WENT BY IS A TELLING SIGN OF WHAT'S LINED UP FOR ALL OF US. WE'VE ANALYSED FOUR WEEKS' WORTH OF FASHION FROM FW2022 SHOWS ACROSS NEW YORK, LONDON, PARIS AND MILAN, AND CATEGORISED THEM INTO BITE-SIZED TRENDS SO YOU KNOW WHAT TO GET FOR YOUR NEXT WARDROBE OVERHAUL.
MADHURI DIXIT NENE
Shilpa Dubey asks the legendary actor what makes her tick