TWICE AS NICE: SUKRITI KAKAR AND PRAKRITI KAKAR
Twin sisters Sukriti Kakar and Prakriti Kakar are the first twins in the Indian music industry, but interestingly, their careers took off individually, and they are proud of that. While they definitely bank on the USP of being the first set of twins in the industry, they won’t stop from working individually and that speaks volumes of their potential, choices, versatility as singers. As the twin sisters celebrate their birthday this month, TMM gets candid with them to know more about their individual taste in terms of lifestyle choices and more.
Stay Naturally High: DRUNKEN MONKEY
Stay Naturally High: DRUNKEN MONKEY
Reaching For The Sky MASOOM MINAWALA
Meet Masoom Minawala, a digital-content-creator-turned –digital-entrepreneur. With over 1.2 million followers across all social media platforms, Masoom is one of the aspiring and most looked upon digital content creators in the country. Her content revolves around positivity, lifestyle, family, gender equality, books, travel, and more, and recently, she has started a new venture called @EmpowherOfficial, which aims to empower homegrown women-led Indian brands, bring visibility to them and elevate them to a global audience. She has also been a speaker at TEDxYouth@Wilrijk in Belgium and was put on HSBC’s list of leading female entrepreneurs worldwide. Additionally, she’s an equity partner and lead innovation & strategy at the e-commerce startup ‘The Cai Store’ too. In a detailed conversation with TMM, she talks about everything that makes her a successful woman and what keeps her going.
The Power Shot PRIYANK PANCHAL
Priyank Panchal is a shining star of the cricket world from the state of Gujarat and has been the first cricketer from the state who scored 300 runs in a single inning against Punjab. With many accolades and trophies shining bright at his home, it’s the zeal to play and learn more that drives this young player who is also an avid book reader. He believes that reading gives him an edge over others in terms of driving his mind in the right direction, helps him bring in more focus and attention to achieve his ultimate goal of playing in test matches at the international level. In a quick chat with TMM, the passionate cricketer talks about his journey so far and his inspiration.
NEXT IN LINE AKSHAY OBEROI
Born and brought up in the US, actor Akshay Oberoi feels that his connection with films is a gift from his father that made him passionate enough to live the dream of becoming an actor, and today, when he has made it, feels like a dream come true, where there is no scope for regrets. In conversation with TMM, he talks about his journey, the most challenging role till date, and why the concept of the director’s actor is misconstrued.
MS DHONI Comes On Board Copter7!
Copter7 is a range of new artisanal chocolates and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) by 7Ink Brews, a young and dynamic food and beverage company based out of Mumbai, founded by Mohit Bhagchandani and co-founded by Adil Mistry and Kunal Patel.
Dreams Come True Jhataleka Malhotra
Jhataleka Malhotra, the first runner-up of Femina Miss India 2014 recently made her Bollywood debut with the film Tuesdays and Fridays, produced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and T-Series. For the young actress, it was a dream come true and she believes that it happened because her mother always told her a famous quote by Walt Disney that she abided by throughout her life, which says, ‘If you can dream it, you can do it.’ While the promising debutant has impressed all with her acting prowess and is enjoying all the appreciation, TMM asks her the experience of working under the perfectionist and how the beauty pageant changed her life.
Man On The Rise Ajinkya Rahane
Oprah Winfrey once said, “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” When you look at Indian cricketer Ajinkya Rahane, he reflects the same power when he focuses on the ground and it’s his passion that has made him come a long way in the gentleman’s game. Ajinkya’s success story is incomplete without his family and he affirms, “Life is pretty empty without the presence of an immediate family. Regardless of any success on the field, the truest moment of satisfaction always comes after spending time with family.” Today he feels content with everything he has achieved and believes that it is all about mental toughness, the ability to deal with unknown adversities, and perseverance that helps one make a mark in the highest level of the sport. In a detailed conversation with TMM, the cover man talks about his life journey where there is zero scope for any regret.
BURST THAT BUBBLE!
FLAVOUR BLASTER COCKTAILS
Narrating Success NATASHA DALAL
Natasha Dalal needs no introduction, but what you really need to know is, that she is a creative soul who has marked her presence with peculiar design aesthetics and fashion sensibilities. Natasha is a well-known Indian designer, who recently tied the knot with Varun Dhawan. She is internationally acclaimed for creating elegant & present-day wedding wear for brides with a vision to look traditional and modern at the same time. She has recently launched her new collection "Into the light" and you will be surprised to know that she even designed her own wedding outfit. In a conversation with TMM, she talks about her love for designing and more.
FROM SPEC-Y TO SEXY!
Have you been wearing glasses all your life? Wouldn’t you love to be set free and wake up to a world of clear vision, not having to depend on your glasses? This summer go specs-free and have a look at the latest offerings available to you. A lot has changed over the last decade or so, and technology is evolving at breakneck speed. These advances add to the safety and the predictability of modern eye surgery for number correction.
TRUTH OF TAROT
There are many myths and misconceptions around Tarot reading and Aditya recently debunked them for TMM readers:
Taste OF SUCCESS MY FITNESS PEANUT BUTTER
Meet Rahil Virani, co-founder and brand director at MYFITNESS Peanut Butter, a homegrown brand that aims at making people understand the magic of original peanut butter and make it a part of their daily diet. In a detailed conversation with TMM, Rahil talks about the journey of the brand and his future plans.
DREAMS UNLIMITED Elnaaz Norouzi
From her very first role as Zara in Sacred Games, Elnaaz Norouzi left an impression on audiences’ minds.
What's Your Fragrance Mood? Truth Bombs
These Truth Bombs are surely going to kick off a riot of laughter, awkward revelations, a series of I-know-rights, and explosively honest confessions.
Balancing Act Shraddha Kapoor
What’s the secret behind Shraddha Kapoor’s peaches and cream skin? Or the reason she is one of the fittest actresses in Bollywood today? It is not just about the right makeup or beauty products that make Shraddha glow with good health. It is also about making the right choices when it comes to health, fitness, and food. For someone who has always believed in clean eating and wellness, it seems natural that she has now put her trust in a brand that she believes, stands for those very values. The Baaghi actress has become an investor-partner at Shunya, the flagship brand of Naturedge Beverages Pvt. Ltd., by serial entrepreneur Siddhesh Sharma of the Baidyanath legacy. Shraddha, who believes in doing good, living good, and feeling good, believes these values are endorsed by the brand as well. The keyword for her is balance. Just as she has been forging her acting career ahead with memorable roles, she also plans to make a name for herself on the entrepreneurial side. Here’s what our gorgeous cover girl has to say about her latest venture…
HEART TO HEART WITH GURFATEH PIRZADA
Look out, there’s a new hottie on the block and he goes by the name Gurfateh Pirzada! The good-looking fella made his acting debut in the Netflix film Guilty alongside Kiara Advani, and since then, the audience has been looking forward to his next outing as an actor. Recently, filmmaker Karan Johar brought him on board his talent management agency Dharma Cornerstone Agency (DCA). While we are yet to learn more about his dreams and desires as an actor, TMM got him to spill some beans on matters of the heart. Gurfateh, who will soon be seen sharing space with Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt in Brahmastra, tells about love, life and everything in between…
CONQUERING CUISINES CHEF RITU DALMIA
For Indian celebrity chef and restaurateur Ritu Dalmia, her food education has been based on her travel experiences, whether it’s her love for Italian food, experiments with Asian food or more recently spiritual connect with regional Indian food. Earlier, she used to choose her destination by the restaurants she needed to try, street foods she wanted to sample, but now this has changed and she likes to be surprised. All of this and much more, she divulges in an exclusive conversation with TMM.
On Your Marks SHOURYADITYA SINGH
Dreams do come true, all you need to do is, work hard and let the spark shine till the zenith. This is what Shouryaditya Singh, finalist Rubaru Mr India 2020-21 believes and lives by. As he prepares for the finale scheduled to take place in the month of April, TMM asks him about his journey and future plans.
Breathing Brands VETA RATRA
Meet Veta Ratra, brand consultant for brand building & media relations, who is also the founder of Brand Creators. With the emerging need for the existence of brand identity and its awareness, the PR in today’s world is at its rapid pace. While her clients concentrate on their business, she helps them build, nurture and protect their brands. She shares her success story with TMM.
Learning is a never-ending process and for those who are ready to learn, inquisitiveness is the key to new avenues of success. Similar is the story of Delhi-based couple Sheetal Saxena and Nishant Kumar Sinha, who are involved in the coffee business and are behind the Roastery Coffee brand in Hyderabad and Kolkata. In 2020, their inquisitiveness resulted in the talk of the town venture Colocal-The Cacao Artisans that gives you a bean to bar experience. In a tête-à-tête with TMM, Sheetal Saxena talks about the success story of the brand.
THE GO-GETTER: AAHANA KUMRA
The lovely Aahana Kumra’s bio on her Instagram page reads ‘Just keep swimming’. The actress says that she often feels like Dory from Finding Nemo, and the character’s popular dialogue is her motto in life as well. Aahana, who started her career with theatre and went on to make her television debut with Amitabh Bachchan in Yudh, is a household name with projects such as Agent Raghav, Official Chukyagiri, and Rangbaaz among others. She was also part of the 2017 sleeper hit Lipstick Under My Burkha and since then, has done movies such as The Accidental Prime Minister and Khuda Haafiz, as well as the Netflix horror-thriller Betaal.
A CHANGE OF AIR ECOWARE
Meet Rhea Mazumdar Singhal, Founder & CEO, Ecoware, a one-stop solution for eco-friendly products that are 100 percent natural, biodegradable, and easily affordable. Ecoware came into light at a point of time when there was little awareness about the harmful effects of plastic. For Rhea, a recipient of Nari Shakti Puraskar, the highest civilian honour for women, the idea was to disrupt the commoditized packaging industry by creating a natural and healthy alternative to single-use plastics. In conversation with TMM, Rhea talks about the success story of Ecoware and the way ahead.
Tabu loves a good conversation, and more than that, she loves a good laugh. The actress, who is counted among one of the finest in the country, admits that people have been often been pleasantly surprised by her sense of humour. But she rues the fact that these days, she has to censor herself when she talks, lest people take it in the wrong way. “We have become so unnatural in our self-expression. I like doing interviews where something fun comes up. Now, if that’s going to be misconstrued and highlighted, how does one talk?” she questions. A great sense of humour apart, the other things our March cover girl has in abundance are spontaneity and oodles of talent. It is difficult to pick her best performance – there are so many to choose from! From Maachis to Maqbool, Virasat to Haider, and Astitva to Andhadhun, this powerhouse performer has only gone from strength to strength. Last year, she made her digital debut with A Suitable Boy, playing the beautiful courtesan Saeeda Bai. The National Award-winning actress sat down with TMM for a quick chat about her work and the projects she would love to be a part of. Was there a lot of fun banter? Oh yes, but we decided to censor some of it!
Unfinished Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Good things and people take time to stand out, but when they do, they are unmatchable. Similar is the case of Priyanka Chopra Jonas. She is not just a megastar but an iconic personality of Indian cinema who has broken many myths and brought success home. All this is very creatively and chronologically mentioned in her memoir Unfinished that she has been promoting on social media over a period of time.