Hyderabad has always had an enviable art history, boasting great names that have influenced generations of artists since ancient times. Today, the city’s contemporary artists retain this iconic skill and innate artistic passion. You & I spoke to nine such homegrown artists who made two things abundantly clear: self-expression and compelling visual storytelling are cornerstones of their creations. Another aspect they share is that Hyderabad has been a special launchpad for them, given its nurturing patrons, and a burgeoning contemporary art scene.
We also separately spoke to nine art connoisseurs from the city who tell us about their prized possessions and the stories behind them. For more about Vinita Pittie’s favourite Nathdwara paintings or Rohit Tandon’s treasured Anjolie Ela Menon’s painting, turn to our Special Feature – it’s a compelling read!
On the cover, we have the stunning Seerat Kapoor who makes heads turn wherever she goes. Apart from her drop-dead gorgeous looks, her commendable acting skills are what she’s lately received a lot of compliments for. Read about her latest project and more in our Cover Story. In our People in Focus this week, we speak to Prianka Sharma, a young and gifted photographer who is willing to push the envelope and reinvent herself.
Sensational Spaces features art aficionado, Sheetal Bangur’s amazing villa, whose interiors truly have to be seen to be believed. Turn to our Mind & Body section for some enlightening information to outsmart junk food cravings with these clever tricks if unhealthy, processed food is sabotaging your weight loss efforts.
Whether it be exploring far-flung destinations, sipping wine at sunset, or simply savouring an intimate, candlelit dinner for two, it’s no wonder that cruising is among the most romantic of holidays. Offering the chance to make memories that will last a lifetime, we tell you why a long relaxing vacation to Alaska and the Canadian Rockies is just what you need to perk up your spirits post the lockdown.
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