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Food: Chef’s kiss

For Michelin Star-holder Adriano Baldassarre, there’s no Indian cuisine as amazing as the food of Bengal
Italian chef Adriano Baldassarre was recently in New Delhi to curate a new restaurant menu
Italian chef Adriano Baldassarre was recently in New Delhi to curate a new restaurant menu
Published on May 14, 2022 02:42 AM IST
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ByLubna SalimLubna Salim

HT Brunch Cover Story: It’s all in the genes

30 years ago, Bhagyashree quit her career to bring up Abhimanyu and Avantika. Now successful actors themselves, here’s what her millennial kids have to say.
Neither Abhimanyu nor Avantika asked their mother, actor Bhagyashree, for help as they started their acting careers (Subi Samuel)
Neither Abhimanyu nor Avantika asked their mother, actor Bhagyashree, for help as they started their acting careers (Subi Samuel)
Published on May 14, 2022 02:42 AM IST
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In Bed With Amit Aggarwal: “I don’t listen to music when working. It distracts me!”

The designer talks about his NIFT days, the wackiest request he’s gotten from a client and his sense of humour
Amit Aggarwal poses exclusively for this HT Brunch column
Amit Aggarwal poses exclusively for this HT Brunch column
Published on May 14, 2022 02:42 AM IST
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ByUrvee Modwel

Nostalgia with Zaheeda: “I refused Lal Patthar as it required a dog to jump at me. I was petrified of dogs.”

The actor-producer talks about participating in beauty pageants and being a part of an unreleased Dev Anand film back when she at 22
Zaheeda at 22 (left) and at 72 (right)
Zaheeda at 22 (left) and at 72 (right)
Updated on May 14, 2022 02:41 AM IST
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ByDinesh Raheja

Social Media Star of The Week: Udita Pal

For accidentally attempting to hire a man she met through a matrimonial site and making the internet laugh
Udita Pal’s posts of her dad’s text (left) to her after she she met a guy from a matrimonial site and ended up talking about hiring him for her start-up, has gone viral
Udita Pal’s posts of her dad’s text (left) to her after she she met a guy from a matrimonial site and ended up talking about hiring him for her start-up, has gone viral
Published on May 14, 2022 02:41 AM IST
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ByUrvee Modwel

Passions: Crash & burn

Is losing 7 kgs in 3 weeks healthy? A nutritionist and a bride who lost weight to fit into her wedding dress discuss
(Left) Kim Kardashian wore a vintage gown worn by Marilyn Monroe (inset); and took to social media to say she went on a no-carb, no-sugar diet for the dress to fit
(Left) Kim Kardashian wore a vintage gown worn by Marilyn Monroe (inset); and took to social media to say she went on a no-carb, no-sugar diet for the dress to fit
Published on May 14, 2022 02:40 AM IST
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ByShakshi Bachhety, Ishi Khosla

Editor’s Note: The mother knows best!

Vibes and jibes mark the millennial actors who realise their mother gave up her world for them. She has no regrets, but could they do the same?
In today’s cover story: Actors Bhagyashree, now 53, her son, Abhimanyu Dassani, 32, and daughter, Avanatikia, 24 (Subi Samuel)
In today’s cover story: Actors Bhagyashree, now 53, her son, Abhimanyu Dassani, 32, and daughter, Avanatikia, 24 (Subi Samuel)
Updated on May 14, 2022 02:40 AM IST
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Guest Column by Antonio Maurizio Grioli: The elegant metaverse

How wearable works of art for real people and avatars will soon be created, designed, marketed and even sold to the customer
At the Dolce and Gabbana show, a virtual catwalk was sewn together with the real one
At the Dolce and Gabbana show, a virtual catwalk was sewn together with the real one
Published on May 14, 2022 02:40 AM IST
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ByAntonio Maurizio Grioli

Sunday Drive by Hormazd Sorabjee: Coming in strong

Jeep’s just-introduced Meridian has its pros and cons, but has a likely chance at being the new three-row SUV of choice
This diesel-only offering from Jeep may be the mainstream model that the company needs in India
This diesel-only offering from Jeep may be the mainstream model that the company needs in India
Published on May 14, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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Spoilers Ahead by Rajeev Masand: Secrets of true superstars

As Shah Rukh Khan and Tom Cruise prove, a big part of being a movie celeb today is about public conduct
Shah Rukh Khan takes a selfie with his fans on Eid (above); a still from Pathaan (inset)
Shah Rukh Khan takes a selfie with his fans on Eid (above); a still from Pathaan (inset)
Published on May 14, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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ByRajeev Masand

Humour by Rehana Munir: Five kinds of summer vacationers

From smug overpackers to inveterate drifters, it’s a jungle out there. Which category do you fall under?
Travellers are a diverse breed; they may travel to the same destination but have completely different experiences (Hexcode)
Travellers are a diverse breed; they may travel to the same destination but have completely different experiences (Hexcode)
Published on May 14, 2022 02:39 AM IST
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ByRehana Munir

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: The end of an era

Biki Oberoi retires as chairman after having created some of the world’s best hotels over the last few years
Biki Oberoi, who spent the first 40 years of his life travelling the world in style, understood luxury much better than most hoteliers
Biki Oberoi, who spent the first 40 years of his life travelling the world in style, understood luxury much better than most hoteliers
Published on May 14, 2022 02:38 AM IST
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Fit and fine by Kamal Singh CSCS: Hips don’t lie

It’s an oft ignored part during workouts, but the fact remains that if your hips are stiff and/or weak, then you won’t be able to meet your fitness goals
While working out, you should feel a stretch deep in the Glutes and inner thigh (Shutterstock)
While working out, you should feel a stretch deep in the Glutes and inner thigh (Shutterstock)
Published on May 14, 2022 02:38 AM IST
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ByKamal Singh CSCS

Spectator by Seema Goswami: The heat is on

But it’s for us to search for the pleasures of summer, and to make the season a joy rather than a pain
Even the summer, with its scorching temperatures and dry loo that saps us of all our energy, brings some joys with it (Aparna Ram)
Even the summer, with its scorching temperatures and dry loo that saps us of all our energy, brings some joys with it (Aparna Ram)
Published on May 14, 2022 02:38 AM IST
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BySeema Goswami

Ranveer Allahbadia: Of Instagram story views and debating deleting your Facebook account

Is there a way blocking someone can ensure you don’t show up on someone’s Story viewers’ list? And why you should keep your Facebook account
Instagram blocking perks and if you should keep your dormant Facebook account
Instagram blocking perks and if you should keep your dormant Facebook account
Published on May 14, 2022 02:37 AM IST
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ByRanveer Allahbadia

Technical Guruji: Mood lighting and digitising old photographs

What are your options if you’re looking at budget mood lighting for your home, and how to update your pictures without compromising on the quality
Tips on getting mood lighting and updating your physical photograph albums
Tips on getting mood lighting and updating your physical photograph albums
Published on May 14, 2022 02:37 AM IST
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ByGaurav Chaudhary

Prateek Sadhu: Veggies from the North-East

If you’ve been avoiding a trip to the north-eastern part of our country on account of being a vegetarian, then it’s time to correct this misconception
Busting food myths about the North-Eastern part of our country
Busting food myths about the North-Eastern part of our country
Published on May 14, 2022 02:36 AM IST
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ByPrateek Sadhu

Ami Patel: Making fitbit fashionable and getting a personal stylist

How can you style a fitbit with Indian wear and make it look like a part of your look; and how to pick someone to style you
Tips to remember while pairing your Indian outfits with a fitbit, and while zero-ing in on a personal stylist
Tips to remember while pairing your Indian outfits with a fitbit, and while zero-ing in on a personal stylist
Published on May 14, 2022 02:36 AM IST
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ByAmi Patel

Men’s Style & Grooming by Yatan Ahluwalia: Beat the heat

Decoding the lead look Hair: Faded with spikes on top
Grooming is especially important in summer. High temperatures can play havoc with your hair, skin, and body. Model: Gaurav Yadav (a bodybuilder and transformation expert from Gurgaon) (Yatan Ahluwalia)
Grooming is especially important in summer. High temperatures can play havoc with your hair, skin, and body. Model: Gaurav Yadav (a bodybuilder and transformation expert from Gurgaon) (Yatan Ahluwalia)
Published on May 06, 2022 10:29 PM IST
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ByYatan Ahluwalia

Fashion: Sneakers all the way

Are you a sneakerhead? Or want to experiment with sneakers? Presenting eight cool ways to wear the most comfortable footwear ever invented!
Today, from sports arenas to red carpet events and weddings to office-wear, sneakers fit all bills; Styling by Mia; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Iram Kazmi; Models: Akshay Arora and Prathiksha Shetty; On him: Pants by Eyts; Cap, shirt, cardigan and blazer by Zara; Shoes by Adidas; Glasses by Gucci; Tie by H&M; On her: Top & suit by Zara; Shoes by Adidas Originals; Bag by Jacquemus (Hari Nair)
Today, from sports arenas to red carpet events and weddings to office-wear, sneakers fit all bills; Styling by Mia; Art direction: Amit Malik; Make-up and hair: Iram Kazmi; Models: Akshay Arora and Prathiksha Shetty; On him: Pants by Eyts; Cap, shirt, cardigan and blazer by Zara; Shoes by Adidas; Glasses by Gucci; Tie by H&M; On her: Top & suit by Zara; Shoes by Adidas Originals; Bag by Jacquemus (Hari Nair)
Published on May 06, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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ByLubna Salim and MiaLubna Salim and Mia

Art: The silent art of telling stories

The recently concluded India Art Fair was special in more ways than one
Artist Satish Gujral at work
Artist Satish Gujral at work
Published on May 06, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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ByVeenu SinghVeenu Singh

People: No drama down under

Australian chef Adam D’Sylva, 44, is all for modern takes on real good food that’s existed for years and years
Few realise that award-winning Australian chef Adam D’Sylva is half-Indian and half-Italian; Location courtesy: Hyatt Regency (Shivamm Paathak)
Few realise that award-winning Australian chef Adam D’Sylva is half-Indian and half-Italian; Location courtesy: Hyatt Regency (Shivamm Paathak)
Published on May 06, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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In Bed With Dhawal Kulkarni: “Always speak the truth, even if it’s bitter”

The late artist Satish Gujral’s hearing impairment enclosed him in a soundless world. But that only made his observant eyes sharper.
Dhawal Kulkarni poses exclusively for this HT Brunch column; Styling by Varunesh Pal, Hair and make-up by Sachin Lata Kadam by Head Office, HMU Assistant Shruti (Meetesh Taneja)
Dhawal Kulkarni poses exclusively for this HT Brunch column; Styling by Varunesh Pal, Hair and make-up by Sachin Lata Kadam by Head Office, HMU Assistant Shruti (Meetesh Taneja)
Published on May 06, 2022 10:28 PM IST
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ByDinesh Raheja

HT Brunch Cover Story: Play it again, Sam

At 43, actor Sameera Reddy, is living her best life as a champion of wellness, relatability and body positivity
Sameera Reddy says that as a child, she was overweight and had a stammer. She says having two successful, gorgeous sisters made it a little bit harder for her; (Prabhat Shetty)
Sameera Reddy says that as a child, she was overweight and had a stammer. She says having two successful, gorgeous sisters made it a little bit harder for her; (Prabhat Shetty)
Updated on May 06, 2022 10:27 PM IST
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ByUrvee ModwelUrvee Modwel

Guest Column by Deepak Char: How to build a social media star

Content creation is more than ephemeral youth culture in today’s day and age. It is a legitimate business
Deepak (left) quit his <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>2,00,000 per month corporate job to oversee and streamline CarryMinati’s (right) business as his partner/manager
Deepak (left) quit his 2,00,000 per month corporate job to oversee and streamline CarryMinati’s (right) business as his partner/manager
Published on May 06, 2022 10:27 PM IST
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ByDeepak Char

Editor’s Note: Sameera Reddy’s social climb

From photoshopped perfection to taking pride in your bodily imperfections, the actress’s journey is resetting society’s standards of beauty
(Top to bottom) Nikhil Taneja, Vir Sanghvi and Priya Tanna
(Top to bottom) Nikhil Taneja, Vir Sanghvi and Priya Tanna
Published on May 06, 2022 10:27 PM IST
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Nostalgia with Seema Bhargava Pahwa: “At 22, I didn’t go for auditions or have photographs clicked”

The actor talks about playing Badki in the TV show Hum Log, wearing cotton sarees and painting in her free time
Seema Bhargava Pahwa at 22 (left) and at 60 (right)
Seema Bhargava Pahwa at 22 (left) and at 60 (right)
Published on May 06, 2022 10:26 PM IST
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ByDinesh Raheja

HT Brunch Game Show: Which celebrity stylist is the most eclectic?

The one who puts comfort first, the one who thinks of herself as a style “wingwoman”, or the one whose forever favourite is Aishwarya Rai at Cannes
Priya Tanna is the former Editor-in-Chief of Vogue India and a respected name in the Indian fashion industry
Priya Tanna is the former Editor-in-Chief of Vogue India and a respected name in the Indian fashion industry
Published on May 06, 2022 10:26 PM IST
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ByBharat Gupta & Karishma Kuenzang

Passions: The Queen and us

The launch of a doll to commemorate Queen Elizabeth’s 96th b’day, gets two passionate men talking about India’s colonial hangover
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II got her own Barbie in celebration of her 96th birthday, which also celebrates 70 years of her reign
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II got her own Barbie in celebration of her 96th birthday, which also celebrates 70 years of her reign
Published on May 06, 2022 10:25 PM IST
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ByOnir, Abbas Momin
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