Cosmo: If not an actor, then what?
Malavika Mohanan: “A National Geographic photographer I think, because I love travelling and wildlife as well as cinematography.”
C: What are you most excited about at the moment?
MM: “On the personal front, I’m doing up my new house and I’m really thrilled about the interiors— picking things for it, seeing it all take shape... Professionally, work is super busy. I’m working on a couple of really exciting projects, including a multi-lingual film with Vijay Deverakonda. It’s a very interesting character and I can’t wait to see it come alive on screen.”
C: What are the top three things on your bucket list for 2020?
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the magazine
Good Hair Days Ahead!
Hair products can be hella expensive (but they’re kinda, sorta worth it, too!). However, if you want healthy, lustrous locks on a budget, we’ve got options that’ll do the job just as well.
Keep Calm, and Carry On
In times when the need for some mental peace is greater than ever, many of us turn to different coping mechanisms to find solace. In this special feature, we speak to 13 strong, successful ladies on what brings them calm in moments of chaos.
The Great Wall(s)
Cosmo spoke to four female street artists in India who are turning mundane brick-andmortar into revolutionary works of vibrant, meaningful art.
For the Love of Local
Turning the spotlight onto our homegrown fashion labels, Cosmo spoke with six fashion enthusiasts about their favourite sartorial picks by Indian designers.
The Influencer Trend We Are Rooting for: Real. Effing. Skin.
It’s about time we gave up on those filters!
Decoding Your Immune System
It’s not the sexiest subject, but it is vital to our health and well-being. So it is time to get to know the body’s bouncers (oh, alright, the cells, organs, and organ systems) whose job it is to protect us from threats.
When Did Positivity Get So Toxic?
Happiness has become the ultimate status symbol, something you can show off to the world as a sign that you, unlike others, are doing just fine. But, asks Daniella Scott, is the positivity movement actually harming us while pretending to help?
How Your ‘Attachment Style' Affects Your Relationship
Whether your style is ‘anxious’ or ‘secure’, it dictates how you behave with a partner. We explain the famous theory...and the different attachment styles.
The Many Shades Of Kriti Sanon
March 2021 Cosmopolitan 000 for more great stories, visit cosmo. In Kriti Sanon has a busy year ahead of her— professionally, there are several films in the offing, and personally, she is exploring her “adventurous” side (and also has an impressive bucket list lined up). In this candid conversation, the 30-year-old opens up about her journey so far and why it is okay if you haven’t figured out your passion yet.
All Made Up!
Four cool guys with exceptional make-up skills create glamorous eye looks, exclusively for Cosmo...smashing gender stereotypes with their sparkly, glitter-fuelled gaze.
This time for Africa
Georgia educator spearheads effort to get computers to Tanzania
AS THE FOUNDER OF HOOPS2O, INDIANA PACERS GUARD MALCOLM BROGDON IS HELPING BRING CLEAN, DRINKABLE WATER TO PEOPLE WHO DESPERATELY NEED IT.
From Mediocrity to Greatness
NANCY SUMARI, former Miss Tanzania and Miss World (Africa), is also a published author of children’s books, a businesswoman and social entrepreneur. Here she speaks with PURNIMA RAMAKRISHNAN as part of the GLOW Webinar series, on her roots, being crowned Miss World, the work she has been doing with children and youth, and the role of the heart.
Green Dreams In Tanzania
Africa has its own seasons.
A Different Kind Of Inflation Problem
The world’s helium stores are running low. Prices are soaring, and it’s not just party balloons at risk of going unfilled. Two geologists say they’ve stumbled on a supply that could transform a whole country.
The Solar Company Making a Profit on Poor Africans
M-Kopa plans to be a $1 billion company by selling solar panels to rural residents and providing them with credit.
Safari - On the Wild Side
Encounter rare sightings on a South African safari.
WHEN GOLDEN PLAINS TURN BLACK
The Serengeti’s golden plains may be home to the Big Five, but the unsung heroes of these grasslands are its white-bearded wildebeests. Each year, over a million complete a staggering 1,250-mile circuit across Kenya and Tanzania, one of the last intact wildlife migrations on Earth. By creating and maintaining the ecosystem, they are the seams holding it together, performing an ancient dance that still sweeps across the savannah
The Intelligent Traveller
TIPS AND TRICKS TO HELP YOU TRAVEL SMARTER
Messages From a Time-Honored Trip
Chinese foreign minister’s visit to Africa consolidates creation of a closer community