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Saba Kapoor, Entrepreneur at Nivasa Contemporary, Is Giving Us Major Travel Goals
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Saba Kapoor, Entrepreneur at Nivasa Contemporary, Is Giving Us Major Travel Goals

From acing the art of sawing and welding to sourcing wood for her designs, 25-year-old Saba Kapoor is a mean furniture designer behind her petite frame. The Parsons School of Design graduate is now recasting straight line furniture at her family-owned enterprise, Nivasa, to launch her own label, Nivasa Contemporary. When her projects don’t keep her busy, she is travelling the world for design inspiration

Meet Chondamma Cariappa Who Has Two Happy Feet
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Meet Chondamma Cariappa Who Has Two Happy Feet

It all started for Chondamma Cariappa, a former advertising professional, when she uploaded an album on Facebook titled ‘Fetish’ with photographs of shoes she had picked up on her travels. They became conversation starters on social media.

Learning to Decode Wine with Magandeep Singh
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Learning to Decode Wine with Magandeep Singh

Magandeep Singh is India’s first French-qualified sommelier and professional wine taster—there’s probably not a soul in the wine, food and hospitality industry who doesn’t know him. A true-blue insider, he is a consultant to top hotels and restaurants through his wine and beverage solutions company, Wi-Not.

#SheMeansBusiness: Kainaz Messman and her world of Theobroma
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#SheMeansBusiness: Kainaz Messman and her world of Theobroma

Kainaz Messman’s humble entrepreneurial venture, Theobroma, was conceptualised on her idea of having a neighbourhood café, where friends and families could rejoice over good food. Her brand has exploded to conquer Mumbai’s taste buds since, and this International Women’s Day, we celebrate her achievement in Chefdom.

Kamakshi Khanna and Her CakeWalk
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Kamakshi Khanna and Her CakeWalk

As a backup singer with Indian pop band Euphoria, and then, a lead singer on The Stage, India’s first English singing reality show, Kamakshi Khanna came under the limelight back in her school days. She’s had Vishal Dadlani, Ehsaan Noorani, Monica Dogra, and Devraj Sanyal as mentors in the past […]

Playing On Loop: Kabir Cafe
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Playing On Loop: Kabir Cafe

From soulful R&B to renditions of the Sufi poet Kabir, Neeraj Arya’s Kabir Cafe offers a mystical playlist. We had a quick chat with the band recently.

Jayesh Sachdev, co-founder and partner at Quirk Box
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A Quirky Craft Master: Jayesh Sachdev

Call him an artist, an entrepreneur or a designer, Jayesh Sachdev, co-founder and partner at Quirk Box, is a bundle of surprises. Why we love him? He has turned Raja Ravi Varma paintings into cool pop art!

Stand-up comedian Sapan Verma. Courtesy of Sapan Verma
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When Comedian Sapan Verma Was Trolled

Comedian Sapan Verma has performed at pretty much every kind of event— from corporate shows and packed pubs, to a 60-year-old Gujarati lady’s birthday party. You can just imagine the stories he has to tell.