That time of the year is here when there is festivity in the air and our hearts are filled with anticipation, waiting for Maa Durga to come home. Femina presents to you Femina Bangla, the celebration edition of the magazine, put together specially for this joyful time. Meet our cover girl Koel Mullick and find out about her plans for her first pujo after marriage; find out the latest gossip from Tollywood—will Moon Moon Sen be working with daughter Raima soon? Which film will see Paoli Dham and Swastika together for the first time? In our Cover focus, get a sneak peek into the festive collections of the top designers from Kolkata, including Sabyasachi and Dev R Nil; make your shopping list from the array of ethnic wear, western wear, accessories and jewellery we’ve picked out for you—whether it’s Nandita Das’s classy elegance or Rituparna’s spunky, matching looks, be stylish and stay trendy; pamper your skin for that perfect pujo glow in the weeks running up to the big five days; much like our Maa, read about these inspirational women who have stood up for what’s right, against all odds, some from our Kolkata paras; tell us what you think of the stories we have found for you; pick from hundreds of recipes from various cuisines—no matter what the occasion, we have the perfect culinary treat for you and your family; Tanushree Dutta tells us about why she went bald and the pressures of looking good. Welcome us into your homes and let’s celebrate Maa Durga together.