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Can't Hold Her Down SWARA BHASKER

OUR DIGITAL COVERSTAR IS HERE TO MAKE MEMORABLE FILMS...BUT ALSO TO STAND UP AND SPEAK UP AGAINST INJUSTICES. COSMO ED NANDINI BHALLA GETS TO KNOW SWARA BHASKER—AND HER INNER STRENGTH—BETTER, AS THE ACTOR REVEALS WHAT’S ON HER MIND, IN A MANNER THAT IS REFRESHINGLY DIRECT.

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Cosmopolitan India
October 2020

Is Flirting Cheating?

Because the answer to this isn’t black and white, here’s what 10 relationship experts think.

6 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
October 2020

Dia Mirza Is Pushing For A Sustainable New World

For actor Dia Mirza, being ‘eco-conscious‘ is more than a trendy buzzword—it is the life she has been living and pushing for, for decades. In an exclusive interview with cosmo ed nandini bhalla, the actor, producer, social activist, and un environment goodwill ambassador raises her voice to call for environmental justice.

10+ mins read
Cosmopolitan India
October 2020

Cute Dogs, Cute Nails, and Cute Jewellery - Because You Deserve It

2020 has been a LOT.

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Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

For the Love of Local

We are back again with seven stylish women, who have a strong affinity towards homegrown labels, as they show us the pieces they will forever be crushing over.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

Movie Theatres, We Miss You

Remember when we could sit in a room and laugh/cry with other people?

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Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

Fresh FACE in TOWN

SANJANA SANGHI, the new-kid-on-the-block, has already tasted MEGA SUCCESS—her debut project Dil Bechara is one of BOLLYWOOD’S most watched films! Cosmo Editor NANDINI BHALLA speaks to the young actor about her GROWING-UP years, the power of SISTERHOOD, MALE GAZE in CINEMA, and how KIZIE BASU (her character from the film) will stay with her forever.

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

7 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Quit Sugar

Cutting down on sugar can help you shed those stubborn kilos, have better immunity, stay happier, and more! We help you (re)discover some key (science-backed) goodnesses...

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

What Are Ear Seeds and Can They Honestly Help with Anxiety?

Or do they just look really chic?

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Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

Zombie-ing Is The Latest Dating Trend

And it’s here to f*ck up your life during coronavirus. AKA: don’t be surprised if you start hearing from people who ghosted you!

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

Is it Sexual Tension Or Just A Crush? Here's How To Tell

If other people comment on your sexual tension, you know for sure it’s on like Donkey Kong.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2020

KALKI GETS REAL

Bollywood's favourite 'unconventional girl' gets candid with Cosmo Editor Nandini Bhalla, about motherhood, the choice to stay unmarried for now, and why she's kinda over being labelled 'unconventional'.

8 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

Say Hello to INDIA'S MUSIC MAKERS

Spanning across genres, this young lot is making the world dance to their tunes! Meet some of the country’s most talented maestros—singers, songwriters, musicians, and more—frontlining a new era for the Indian music industry.

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Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

Inside the Cult of Clean Beauty

It claims to be better for your face and to stop effing up the planet, but can ‘clean beauty’ deliver on its many promises? Kate Pasola overhauls her routine for a month to find out.

10 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

The Many Moods of Regina

Actor Regina Cassandra turned her home into a fantasy island amidst the lockdown to play dress up for Cosmo. Turning the focus on happy hues, feminine prints, and iridescent accents, Regina speaks about her Bollywood debut, supporting the LGBTQIA+ community, and more.

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Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

Astrology Has an Explanation For Every Millennial Stereotype You've Ever Heard!

Actually, just hand this to your dad and go make some avo toast.

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Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

For the Love of Local

In Part Two of the series, we continue to advocate all things indigenous. Here, six sartorial aesthetes throw open their closets for Cosmo, to reveal the most coveted made-in-India occupants in there.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

An Introvert's Guide to Thriving At Work

Open-plan spaces, lean-in culture, shouty colleagues...sometimes it feels like offices are designed to help only extroverts succeed. But can you still kick *ss in your career if you’re an introvert? Of course, you just need to know how.

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

Is Body Neutrality The New Body Positivity?

How many times have you been told to ‘love’ your body for what it is? But, a new movement says we should just ‘accept’ it, with all its flaws, without adoring or loathing it. Cosmo guest columnist Priya-Alika Elias makes a strong case for why it may be time to alter the discourse and the perception.

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

What Exactly Is Vegan Leather?

The journey of ‘imposter’ leather has been a fascinating one. We dig deeper to understand what it is and how we can contribute to a sustainable and cruelty-free future by opting for leather’s vegan alternative.

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Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

Jacqueline Fernandez's Life In Lockdown

The actor opens up to Cosmo about how she is keeping busy, the shows on her binge-watch list, and a whole lot more...

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Cosmopolitan India
August 2020

Exactly What Your Hair Needs (According to Your Zodiac Sign)

We have done the astro math and you’d be surprised how well it works.

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2020

Show Us Your Contouring Skills

We got five make-up artists to reveal their secret to achieving a chiselled face. Bookmark this page—these techniques will come in hella handy!

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2020

Mithila Palkar: Sitting Pretty!

NOT MANY ENJOY THE SAME POSITION—AND POPULARITY—AS MITHILA PALKAR. A MILLENNIAL FAVOURITE, MANY OF MITHILA’S FANS WILL TELL YOU THEY ADORE HER FOR HER ‘CUTENESS’ AND RELATABLE ROLES. THEY’D ALSO BE PLEASED TO KNOW THAT THE 27-YEAR-OLD HATES WASTING TIME (AND HAS BEEN ADDING NEW SKILLS TO HER RESUME IN THE LOCKDOWN). IN THIS INTERVIEW, OUR DIGITAL COVERSTAR SPEAKS ABOUT BEING PART OF THE ‘REVOLUTION’, SPREADING POSITIVITY ON SOCIAL MEDIA, AND WHY SHE’D LOVE TO PLAY A NEGATIVE CHARACTER.

9 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2020

That's so funny!

KANEEZ SURKA—AKA ‘INDIA’S QUEEN OF IMPROV’—GETS TALKING WITH COSMO EDITOR NANDINI BHALLA, ABOUT THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS (AND SUCCESSES!) OF BEING A FEMALE COMEDIAN, THE WORST JOKE SHE’S EVER HEARD, AND HER LIST OF THE WORLD’S FUNNIEST WOMEN...

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Cosmopolitan India
July 2020