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Being a huge fan of Vishal Bhardwaj’s cinematic craft, Rangoon was undoubtedly one of the most awaited films on our list. In fact, a lot of times, the audience tends to have certain pre conceived notions about his films. The process of storytelling is entangled, characters are intense and the impact is consuming. Well, it's easy to say that Rangoon is a great blend of it all. But, there is a lot more to the film than just stereotypical notions. Set in the 1940s, with the backdrop of World War II - a turbulent time for most parts of the world, Rangoon is a gripping tale that is mostly centred around its lead protagonists - a renowned filmmaker (Rusi Billimoria - played by Saif Ali Khan), a famous stunt queen (Julia - played by Kangana Ranaut) and a sincere Indian soldier from the British army (Nawab Malik - played by Shahid Kapoor). But, does Bhardwaj's period drama manage to keep you hooked on right till the end? Read on to find out.
Needless to say, the trailer had given away the basic fact that the film is set in the 1940’s with a love triangle evolving in the times of war. Indeed, the different shades of love portrayed on screen capture Julia’s relationship with Rusi and Nawab Malik beautifully. Amidst the bombs, bullets and war, Julia is also fighting a psychological turmoil, while trying desperately to connect with herself. The shift in Julia's personality cannot be missed. While her relationship with Rusi looks controlled and forced, the second half sees her set out like a free bird, who is madly in love with Nawab Malik. But, how far will this take their relationship? What happens when Rusi learns about Julia's relationship? You have to watch the film to find out.
As expected, Rangoon is packed with some terrific performances from the lead cast. Shahid Kapoor nails it with his nuances and fabulous act as the calm, intense and sincere soldier, Nawab Malik, who is torn between his loyalty for the country and passionate love for Julia. The best proof of Kapoor's powerful performance? The very fact that even in scenes where he has no dialogue, the actor makes a strong impact with his eyes and remarkable body language.
Ranaut's Julia is real, feisty and daring. She excels with a fine performance, that has the perfect balance of excellent dialogue delivery and expressions. Khan's Rusi looks powerful and performs very well. His classy demeanour was a perfect fit for the role. Apart from the leading trio, there are some really interesting characters in the ensemble cast. The supporting actors have acted well and contribute in helping the story move forward.
In the technical department, it is Pankaj Kumar’s cinematography that strikes out as the hero! Every frame looks visually stunning. Additionally, the grim look and feel helps in establishing a connect with the turmoil and complexities throughout the film. The unique song and dance sequences are something to watch out for, as everything about it looks and feel different. The dialogues penned by Bhardwaj served as interesting hook points in the film. Despite a few patchy parts here and there, director Vishal Bharadwaj does a good job of diving deeper into the subjects of his film and presents a soul stirring love saga, packed with a gripping plot, while doing justice to its backdrop quite wonderfully. Overall, we certainly feel Rangoon is one ‘Bloody Hell’ of a ride!
Verdict: Amidst bombs, bullets and darkness, love blossoms. Do yourself a favour and watch this visually stunning, poignant love saga on the big screen.
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It's close to sunset, as we drive towards suburban Mumbai. We get down and walk towards a small studio, where the main area is bustling with a flurry of activities. PRs and managers working on schedules, journalists from various media outlets discussing the fate of recent films, and spot dadas distributing tea, all outside a swanky vanity van parked adjacent to the studio. While we patiently wait for our much awaited interaction, the man of the moment - Shahid Kapoor, walks out of his van, looking sharp in a Gaurav Khanijo shirt and a pair of relaxed chinos, with his favourite coffee tumbler in hand. "Hello everybody," he called out with an infectious smile, while greeting all the digital editors, journalists, and photographers, waiting outside the studio. He takes a sip of the piping hot coffee and joins a conversation on the film - The Ghazi Attack. Like a curious film aficionado, Shahid asked the journos about their opinion, and was eager to understand what the film was all about. Well, although I am not really a veteran, I can vouch for the fact that we have rarely come across artists who take time out to discuss films and cinema in general (outside their own films, of course) with journos waiting for their interview slot. But, that's Shahid Kapoor for you - simple, honest, earnest and very focused. Oh, and a complete cinephile!
Right from a phenomenal performance in Udta Punjab to working on Rangoon, launching his signature athleisure clothing - Skult and the biggest highlight of all, the birth of his 'angel' - Baby Misha. Clearly, 2016 was all about the Kapoor boy. Somewhere, the heart tells me (or rather, predicts) that the actor is all set to shine bright this year again (and ultimately, get a clear sweep at the awards too). And deservingly so. After all, he has got two power packed performances coming up, with characters that are distinct and quite unique. While one has him playing a soldier, the other has him portraying a Rajput King. As an actor, Shahid has constantly evolved himself and doesn't shy away from roles that demand time and physical transformations, a commitment that is rare at a time when it's all about the BO number game. But over time, the actor has successfully carved a niche for himself by collaborating with fine directors, creating memorable performances, and working in films, that earn both appreciation and profits. All hail Sasha!
4-5 rounds of interviews and a few hours later, we are informed about our slot. As we walk into the room, filled with standees and posters, it's hard to miss the excitement for Rangoon in the air. As Shahid walked towards the interview area, we realised that the actor had a bout of viral flu while promoting the film a few days back and we asked him about his health. "Oh! I am much better now. But, the cold is still there, I guess, it's just the weather," he said, while welcoming us with a warm and happy smile. The supremely suave actor settled down for a long, in-depth chat. I say long, because he asked his team to avoid disrupting the conversation. Now, guess whose turn was it to flaunt a big, bright smile? Ha!
Here's Part I of our candid conversation with Shahid Kapoor
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You have always taken up challenging characters, that have different shades to their personality. Like, Udta Punjab's Tommy Singh had those rockstar vibes, but deep down, he was vulnerable and child like. What was essaying Nawab Malik like and what were the challenges that the character brought for you?
My last two characters had shades of grey and were not very likeable kind of guys. They didn't have that "Wah! Yeh toh hero hai" kind of a quality to them. And the next two that I am essaying, be it Nawab Malik in Rangoon or Rawal Ratan Singh in Padmavati, are both heroic. They are people who one would look up to and say, "Wow. Humein bhi aisa hona chahiye." Whether it is from a man or woman's point of view, I think Nawab Malik is an extremely powerful and heroic character. His need to attend to his country and sense of patriotism moved me. When I read the script, I knew I wanted to play this guy. I wanted to understand how somebody can be so bound by duty and passionate enough to put the nation ahead of everything else in their life. For me, Nawab Malik is more of a soldier than a lover in this film. He stumbles upon love and is actually very bad at it. He is really good at being a soldier and attending his duties. Although he is an officer in the British Indian Army, so that's where the dichotomy comes in. He is a patriot, who loves his country, but is serving for the British Indian Army. So, he is essentially working against the country.
This is your third collaboration with Vishal Bhardwaj. How has your equation with the film maker changed over time?
I have always said, there are certain film makers who should lead from the front. The films that they make are true representations of them. I think they are the right people to make and be the face of such films. Vishal is one such film maker. Another one is Sanjay Leela Bhansali. Unfortunately, they are so much into their work, that they don't get enough time to engage with the media more often. Maybe, you should arrive at his house some day (smiles). No, seriously! When he talks about the film, he is able to express it in so many ways, which is a lot more superior to what any of us can do. So, working with him is an extremely enriching experience. Overtime, I do think we have understood a lot about each other. Vishal was giving an interview just sometime back, where he was asked about his experience of working with me, Kangana and how was it different. He said, "With Kangana, it was our first time and quite different as she comes prepared. But with Shahid, we just look at each other from faraway and know what to do." I just felt really nice about it. I would always think it's just me who understands this, but never knew that he too would feel the same way. Vishal and I are a great fit, and that has only improved with the way we have worked. Sometimes, it's difficult to explain in words (smiles). But, you know, sometimes you try a shoe and it fits wonderfully? Maybe, that's just how it is.
Vishal and I are a great fit, and that has only improved with the way we have worked
As an actor, what was that one moment on the sets of Rangoon, that left you in complete awe?
A lot of times, people feel there is a major scene and as an actor, you must have felt great about it. But sometimes, you feel good even in the smallest of moments. There is an opening sequence in the film, where Nawab is in the middle of a war. It has heavy shelling, firing going on and we have tried to shoot all of this largely as a single shot. I have a very strong memory of this in my mind, because I was really overwhelmed when the shot got cut. I actually felt like I was in the middle of a war zone.
What was your biggest takeaway from Rangoon?
I have developed huge respect for our armed forces, especially after doing some of those sequences. That really is my biggest takeaway. The kind of circumstances that they have to deal with, and the absolute chaos that war is, especially that time, really got me inspired. I really felt how minuscule I am and the kind of cry babies most of us can be. Even the most simple things look so difficult to us. Nawab is a soldier who does so much for our country. These are the people who are our real heroes. So, we should feel very fortunate to have this country to ourselves and must do everything we can to do a good job with it.
Nawab is a soldier who does so much for our country. These are the people who are our real heroes
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During an earlier conversation, I remember you said that while prepping for a character, you prefer staying away from references or modelling a character around something that has been done before.
I have always liked the idea of creating a character, which is new, original and different. It shouldn't remind the audience of something that you have seen before. My idea of preparing for a role usually involves research, conversations, imagining how the character will eventually shape up. So, thinking about that era, how people around would behave or talk, why does Nawab Malik react or think the way he does - those are the thoughts I like focusing on. A large part of our fraternity depends on references. It's like - "Woh film thi na. waisa kuch banate hain." Arey par, woh toh ban gayi na. So, let's do something that hasn't been done before. I am much more in that direction as a person. I just feel originality comes from places that haven't been explored or experienced before. So, you have to feel unsure, scared and vulnerable.
I just feel originality comes from places that haven't been explored or experienced before. You have to feel unsure, scared and vulnerable
We were shooting in January, and it was extremely cold. There was more than 20 - 30 kilos of mud on and all around us. We had to be wetted down before every shot. So, it was not an enjoyable experience at all (smiles). In fact, I fell ill right after that and was very unwell for quite sometime. But, when you watch the film, you will realise that it is one of the nicest scenes and looks beautiful. But yes, it was an absolute pain shooting for that particular scene. One of my worst memories of shooting for this film (laughs).
Wearing that uniform and becoming a soldier is a great feeling, Utkarsha. Like I said, Soldiers have a sense of righteousness and passion for duty that is unmatched. It is absolutely amazing. You do feel quite moved and extremely proud.
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Most of you who follow us on Snapchat and Instagram are always updated with lots of fresh buzz and glimpses from our everyday work shenanigans. Amidst a host of different events and meetings, we attended Korean beauty brand - Innisfree's masterclass with MUA Namrata Soni last week. Apart from beauty lessons and fun interactions with the amazingly talented celebrity make up guru, we also got a chance to play with Innisfree's latest make up line. The highlight, undoubtedly, was the cushion foundation station. From consultation to discussing concerns, picking the right shade to choosing a case, everything was customised according to our needs. The result? A foundation that suits your requirement, especially when you want to create a specific look.
Here's our first impression review of the Innisfree cushion foundation, along with a super exclusive 'Beauty Trend Watch' chat with celebrity Make Up artist - Namrata Soni.
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Subhash Kapoor’s second innings with Jolly LLB 2 is a twisted tale of truth and lies, that makes a strong comment on the Indian Judicial system. The film, a sequel to 2013's surprise hit and National award winning film - Jolly LLB (starring Arshad Warsi), already had the responsibility of living up to the expectations in terms of performances and story. Does the film, especially Akshay Kumar's presence and performance, live upto the expectations? Read on to find out.
The film begins on a light note, where Jagdishwar Mishra (Akshay Kumar) helps the students of a small village in passing an exam, by announcing the answers to the questions through a microphone in exchange of money. Mishra is an innocent man, who dreams of becoming a big lawyer. However, during this journey, his fate takes a different turn. That's when the film changes track, with the courtroom drama taking centre stage.
With some good research, Subhash Kapoor has surely managed to bring out fine detailing in the script, especially with the dialogues, setting and court room proceedings. While the first half helps establish central characters, the story gains excellent pace post interval. The screenplay looks a bit messed up in the first half, as the circumstances seem pretty predictable till intermission (especially if you watch films regularly). Finally, it is the climax that leaves you astonished. Just when you see Mishra losing all hopes, the tables turn and how.
Sourabh Shukla as Justice Sunderlal Tripathi has reprised his role from the first film and has retained his comic timings and punch lines. Anu Kapoor as Advocate Pramod Mathur has also given a tough fight in the battle of justice as the defence lawyer. Huma Qureshi, who plays Akshay’s wife - Pushpa Pandey, loves her 'English' liquor and dreams about Gucci outfits. She eats while Jolly cooks, just like a doting husband, thus painting a happy family picture in the film. However, it is Akshay Kumar who performed exceedingly well as Jagdishwar Mishra aka Jolly. He leads the film in its light and serious moments brilliantly. Overall, Jolly LLB 2 makes for a good watch, especially with it's presentation and exceptional performances.
Verdict: Watch it! Akshay Kumar's refreshingly different act and the intriguing case will definitely keep you hooked on to this courtroom drama. ✮✮✮1/2
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Undoubtedly the star of February (It's his birthday month + there's Rangoon coming up, you guys), Shahid Kapoor added a new brand endorsement in his kitty recently. The actor was announced as the face of a premium inner wear brand named Eazy at an event in Mumbai last weekend. Keeping in the mind the fact that Kapoor personally loves to keep it casual and 'easy' in the style space, it looks like the perfect association.
Looking smashing as ever, Kapoor sported a relaxed, casual look. With some chilly breeze back in Mumbai, we think this overall look was perfect. One can never go wrong with a black leather jacket and pair of distressed denims. And when you have got that charming smile and looks to go with it, then there is no need to look elsewhere.
Speaking on his association with the brand, Kapoor said - "Sirtex has always been known for their incredible quality of inner wear, that's also affordable. Also, I feel the tagline of this brand - 'Take it easy', resonates with my personal sense of style."
Well, that's one stylish and incredibly handsome Daddy.
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The charming actor with a heart of gold, Akshay Kumar has been in the news for all the right reasons. He has an interesting line up of films and a packed schedule all the way up to 2018. This year too shall see the actor in 3 - 4 different avatars, ranging from a lawyer to a toilet owner and a sci-fi baddie. While he has been making all the right noises on the professional front, Kumar hasn't allowed his duty as an alert and responsible citizen to take a backseat. For someone who has been actively involved in social causes and philanthropic activities, the Khiladi rightly stood up for important causes and made good use of social media to voice his opinion. Although he shies away from talking about charity, the actor, who is also on the Forbes list of World's Highest Earning Celebrities, has always taken a step ahead to support social causes. Be it empowering the girl child or supporting drought hit farmers, Kumar has done it all. More power to him!
In between a long day of promotions for his upcoming film - Jolly LLB 2, which is now just two days away from release, we caught up with Akshay Kumar to discuss films, family and more. Excerpts from a candid conversation:
Your films usually release on national holidays. How come you opted for a date in February instead?
It is a strategic decision because two big films (Raees & Kaabil) had already released.
You are working with film maker Subhash Kapoor for the first time. What was your experience of working with him like?
He used to be a political journalist before turning into a film maker. Subhash is a very well read person. He has done a lot of research for this film. His language is very good and he also writes very well. I am confident that the audience will like this story. I feel the star quotient never works for any film. For me, the real hero of a film is the story. The audience today is very smart and they only want to watch a good story.
And what about Huma? You are paired with her for the first time as well.
She is very beautiful and also talented. In the film she is the man of the house. I make drinks for her and also cook for her. For Huma also this is a new genre. Off camera whenever we used chat with her she always tells me even she wants a husband like this in real life too!
For me, the real hero of a film is the story
Jolly LLB 2 is a tale of lies and truth. It is almost like a chess game. The story revolves around many things. Not just corruption, but it has several other aspects of genres like thriller and murder mysteries. What excited about the role is the fact that this is the first time I am playing a lawyer. So, I am definitely looking forward to the film.
It's a new story and a new thing for me to do. It's a space where people have not seen me. In our country, we have 3.5 crore cases pending and only 21 thousand lawyers. So, there is a huge gap. Still, citizens of our country have immense respect towards our legal system. Even today, when two people fight on the road, they will tell each other - 'I will see you in the court'.
Jolly LLB 2 is a tale of lies and truth. It is almost like a chess game
You recently took to Twitter and condemned the Bengaluru mass molestation through a video, followed by another one dedicated to the Indian soldiers. These videos went viral within minutes. What are your thoughts on social media playing a key role in creating awareness today?
See, I have realised one thing. India has a huge population. So much, that it is impossible to change everything in just one go. It took years to pile up the garbage, so obviously, nothing can change in one day. What we can do is hope that people become sensitive and intelligent enough to understand this. I do my own work, by putting up small videos, where I ask people to think about our country. I never criticise them. When people think of their family and friends, so why not for their own country?
That's why as an actor, I take a lot of initiatives. See, cleanliness is the main problem in our country right now. I feel ashamed when I see people spit on the road. They throw things on the road from an auto, cab or car. My house is at the beach, and around 3-4 years back, I literally used to ask people to clean the beach whenever they made it dirty. Now, if you see almost a kilometre on the left and right side of my house, you will see no garbage. My next film (Toilet: Ek Prem Katha) is also about that. It has a commercial side along with a strong message, and focuses a lot on cleanliness. And I am sure people do learn from all these aspects.
Cleanliness is the main problem in our country right now. I feel ashamed when I see people spit on the road
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Both Twinkle and you have given 'relationship goals' a whole new meaning, and the two of you recently completed 16 years of marital bliss. What keeps your bond strong?
It's all about the friendship that we share. That's exactly what keeps us going. Whenever there is an outdoor shoot, I always feel the need to come back. The space is also very important for a couple.
And what about your kids? How do you bond with them?
Due to my hectic schedule, I don't get the chance to spend enough time. But, Twinkle does take care of the kids fully. When it comes to outdoor activities like swimming or martial arts, I am the one who takes them out (smile).
I enjoy challenges. That's why I have got something different in all my upcoming films
You have got a diverse range of films coming up, with unique characters and subjects.
I enjoy challenges. That's why I have got something different in all my upcoming films. Be it Toilet: Ek Prem Katha which takes inspiration from the Swacch Bharat initiative or Crack, which focuses on schizophrenia. Then there is 2.0 (Robot 2), where I play a completely negative character, Gold - which is a biopic, and Padman, for which I will start shooting soon. I like taking up characters that are different.
(with inputs by Priya Adivarekar)
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A glamorous night under the starry sky, at a heritage venue facing the sea. Five days of Mumbai's most stylish fashion soiree came to a close with a fitting Grand Finale at Bandra Fort last night. After a glorious celebration of sustainable fashion and stunning showcases throughout the week, fashion connoisseurs were in for a treat at the closing showcase of Lakmè Fashion Week. The glorious Bandra fort, built in 1640, was all decked up in lights, with a runway that celebrated nature in every way. The amphitheatre was packed with excited celebrities, guests, media personalities and of course, the paparazzi, waiting for the grand finale designer Anita Dongre and her gorgeous muse, Lakmè brand ambassador (and the face of Dongre's label AND) - Kareena Kapoor Khan.
Needless to say, Dongre created magic with her collection titled 'Alchemy'. Inspired by the glistening, sun kissed sands of Rajasthan, along with the natural flora and fauna in the state, Alchemy had the perfect melange of Indian aesthetics and modern artwork. The collection featured a stunning combination of whites and golds in soft silhouettes, woven cotton silk and intricate gold thread work. The showcase, which perfectly embodied Lakmè's beauty statement - Liquid Gold, was also special as it marked Dongre's first finale at LFW. In addition, it was also new mommy Kareena's first big appearance after pregnancy. The actress, radiant as ever, looked like a vision in white and gold, as she closed the LFW summer/resort 2017 edition like a royal diva. Here's all the action from the Grand Finale night.
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Watch: Kareena Kapoor Khan walks the ramp as the Lakmè Absolute Grand Finale showstopper for designer Anita Dongre
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It all comes down to the day when the celebrations hits a peak and preps for the grand finale kick off in style. After a week long fashion fiesta, the last day at Lakmè Fashion Week was a glam affair with striking appearances and some memorable showcases. Apart from some celebrity showstoppers, the day also saw a huge turnout at some much awaited showcases, especially that of designer Gaurang Shah. For those of you who missed all the action on our social media platforms, here's the lowdown from Day 5 at Lakmè Fashion Week.
Movements of the Sea at Abha Choudhary's 'Coral 101' and Sustaintable elements at Raamz Design Studio's 'Geo-Metron'
Ode to Bridal Wear at Anushree Reddy's 'An Indian Summer' and Garden Romance at label Vrisa's 'Bagh-e-Gul'
Elegance personified with Gaurang Shah's 'Muslin'
Abstract textures with Paridhi Jaipuria and Intricate embroideries with Jayanti Reddy
Relaxed vibes at Khanijo's 'Summer Sojourn' and Timeless story of love at Vineet-Rahul's 'Gulnar'
Regal glamour at Divya Reddy's 'Shahibzadi'
The Bidri Magic with Sashi Vangapalli
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Day 3 and 4 were high on glam and celebrity appearances at the ongoing Lakmè Fashion Week, which concludes with a star studded grand finale later today. From bridal collections to easy, summery outfits, dazzling evening gowns to elegant chikankari anarkalis; there was a lot to love. In addition, these two days also saw some exciting and unique showcases. There was Arpita Mehta's Instagram exclusive showcase with showstopper Karisma Kapoor, and also the fabulous Kotwara showcase, which opened with a fantastic performance by Shivani Verma and left the audience in love with the beauty of India's fading crafts. Here's all the action from Day 3 and 4 at Mumbai's favourite celebration of style - Lakmè Fashion Week.
Print Splash with Narendra Kumar's 'The Millenials'
|The dapper Rahul Khanna as showstopper for Narendra Kumar|
Modern meets baroque at Farah Sanjana's 'Halcyon Days of Spring' and Moroccan moods at label Chola
Boho vibes at Nishka Lulla and Earthy hues at Nupur Kanoi's 'Lost and Found in Africa'
Zardosi Love at label Kotwara's 'Romance of Kotwara'
|Aditi Rao Hydari (R) was the showstopper for Kotwara|
The Military Touch at Label Ritu Kumar's 'Maharaja Pop'
Intoxicating style at Pinakin's 'Champagne'
Hollywood Glam with Falguni and Shane Peacock's 'The Rebel'
The Mughal Charm with Tarun Tahiliani's 'Chashme Shahi'
|Padma Lakshmi turned showstopper for designer Tarun Tahiliani|
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If Day 1 was all about sustainable style with a dash of glamour, the second day took it a notch higher. Day 2 marked Sustainable Fashion and Indian Textiles Day at the ongoing Lakmè Fashion Week, with head turning outfits, exciting showcases and interesting panel discussions. Indian Textiles Day turns out to be one of the biggest highlights at LFW every season and this year too, it was no different. From Kutch artisans displaying their creations to Ajio.com celebrating fashion for the sustainable man with popular designers, here's all the action from Day 2 at the ongoing Lakmè Fashion Week.
Dharavi Designs on the runway with Jay Ramrakhiani
Weaving a magical spell with Chaman Siju
The Kutchi Embroidery Takeover with label Shrujan and Dramatic colours at Sufiyan with Madame Hall's 'Flamingo'
Traditional crafts with Somaiya Kala Vidya
A splash of Khadi Saris with Sailesh Singhania's 'Actuality of Consonance: Khadi' and a touch Luxury Wellness with House of Milk's 'Healing Garments'
The Tribal Culture Twist with label Galang Gabaan's 'Simplify'
The Reincarnations Show with Artisan's Centre (Mantra Foundation)
Organic elegance with label Amrich's 'Chiaro-scuro', Gingham Craze with Sayantan Sarkar's 'Beyond Boundaries' and Fashion meets Nature with Soham Dave's 'Line by Line'
Tranquil fashion melody with Padmaja Krishnan's 'The Light of the Sun', Breaking boundaries with Naushad Ali's 'A.Seam' and Relaxed Summer Wear with label Indigene's 'Modest Luxury'
An artistic touch with Pèro's 'The Forbidden Garden'
The Recycled Touch at Rajesh Pratap Singh
The Serenity of Assam with Sanjukta Dutta's Mekhela Chador