Up, close and personal with TVF Tripling's Maanvi Gagroo; Getting candid with Shahnaz Husain - your weekend fix


From Disney Channel’s Dhoom Machao Dhoom to Four More Shots Please, actor Maanvi Gagroo has had an amazing traditional journey into showbiz. A prominent face in the Indian web space today, she is in the spotlight for her larger-than-life personality and cheerful on-screen presence. In a candid conversation, the actor talks about her childhood, new roles and why feminism has become a business but needs to be backed by substance.

From Ayurveda to AI - Shahnaz Husain on her journey

Shahnaz Husain, Founder of Shahnaz Husain Group, pioneered the herbal beauty care movement in the country. And while beauty lies in the eye of the beholder, she believes there’s a lot one can do to enhance their beauty. Shahnaz has been treating skin and hair issues for more than four decades, but today, she has a little help from AI, which is changing the way the beauty business operates.

Use fresh ingredients and strive for simplicity: chef Kelvin Cheung

Meet Kelvin Cheung, Chinese-Canadian who grew up in the kitchen. His draws inspiration from his Chinese heritage, his North American upbringing and French training, coupled with the freshest ingredients from local farms. Kelvin is currently the F&B Director of Aallia Hospitality and a chef at Bandra’s popular gastro-pub One Street and seafood restaurant Bastian. 

How about a wildlife tour this summer?

The latest craze among young millennials is capturing photographs on difficult terrain. Whether it is tigers and elephants in India, birds in the Western Ghats, the “big five” in Africa, polar bears in the Arctic or the penguins in Antarctica - wildlife holidays and photo tours are finding new takers by the day. Tours and expeditions, led by expert naturalists and photographers, are highly sought after across the globe.

Make your perfect summer garden with Veena Nanda

Gone are the days when having an impressive living room with state-of-the-art decor was enough. Today, a beautiful outdoor space is what millennials aspire for. Offering customised designer landscape ideas is Veena Nanda with more than 30 years of experience. She shares some tips and tricks on how to maintain a beautiful green outdoor space in your home.

'Believe in yourself to enhance your life every day’: Pankaj Gupta

Pankaj Gupta is the founder of Taftoon Bar and Kitchen. He made his first mark in the F&B industry by launching a restaurant called Oye Kake followed by Café Haqq Se in Mumbai. His next big venture was Taftoon Bar and Kitchen. In his answers to our Proust questionnaire, he speaks about his greatest loves, regrets, heroes, journeys and much more.

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