“Acting gives me the power to know myself better” – Jannat Sorathia

Her discipline and dedication not only to her art but her life is contagious. Jannat Sorathia tells us what it takes to sustain and achieve success in showbiz   Which city are you from?… Continue reading

Parul Gulati On How To Stay Beautiful

Model and actor Parul Gulati gives us a few of her treasured but simple tricks that keeps her glowing Hydrate:  Drink lots and lots of water as it keeps your skin hydrated. Fruitilicious: Eat at… Continue reading

“I just want to work hard and want to be honest with my acting”- Naina Trivedi

She is soft-spoken, measured with words but open and expressive at the same time. Her life as an actor, spent learning and honing her craft is passionate, interesting and truly beautiful. Naina Trivedi… Continue reading

“I learned how to stay original and to uphold my values and principles.” – Aileena Catherin Amon

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So confident and spunky, she makes you fall for her when you see her walking on stage. It is not just her beautiful face, but also…

Maneka Gandhi: A model citizen

She is the holy grail of protecting the mute creatures i.e. animals. Animal lovers and activists around the globe and in India especially respect this woman for her bold stand in support of our four-legged… Continue reading

Survival Of The Fairest

It’s not surprising when you read a news piece about an African model finding it difficult to get work in India because of her skin colour is it? Haven’t we been dealing with the… Continue reading

“We all struggle in our own way… but I never had to sit at home without work”- Parul Gulati

She has been in over 70 ads, is a beauty by all standards and definitely has the talent to back up her looks. IAD finds out from model and actor Parul Gulati about… Continue reading

Mummy Mummy Bhook Lagi Hai

Countless number of commercials are made each year and at least a chunk of these are centered around families. A slice of these around parents and a section from that are based on… Continue reading

Happy Diwali!

Lights, diyas, firecrackers, sweets, family, friends, holiday, childhood memories these are all things we associate with Diwali. Among South Indians, the mother gives their kids a hot oil bath-drag them out of bed and… Continue reading

“My music is self-expression, it allows me to say the words I otherwise can’t say” – Mariah Jas

Her voice will make you feel electric. Her songs will reveal the person she is. Her talent won’t go unnoticed. Mariah Jas emotes her heart and soul through her music. Indian Ad Divas talk… Continue reading

Going Home

“Going home” may have different connotations to different people. Travellers go home after their sojourn and the familiar wind in their faces makes them feel at home, nomads feel the familiar wind wherever… Continue reading

Model and actor Charu Priya Sengupta on beauty, health & style

Actor and model Charu Priya Sengupta gives IAD reader some quick and easy tips on staying beautiful, healthy and always in style Early riser As I am from the East I am an early… Continue reading

Model Henna Maria Kennedy’s Foray Into Politics

Models are all looks and no brains- this is a  statement we have heard before; read it in magazines, heard it said in sitcoms and watched it in the movies. News like the one… Continue reading

Craftsvilla Miss Ethnic 2015 Monisha Doley Interview With IAWP

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Monisha Doley from Assam won the Miss Ethnic 2015 contest held in Mumbai amidst the glittering and grand ceremony where she beat 9 other contestants from across the country…

Happy Birthday Shah Rukh Khan!

Everyone knows him and he is literally the King of Bollywood. Shah Rukh Khan‘s life story is madly thrilling, mesmerizing and inspiring in every way possible. A rags to riches, from nothing to dreams… Continue reading

A walk down model and actor Charu Priya Sengupta’s life

Her simplicity becomes her prowess; her sincerity her weapon to get to her goal and her lighthearted demeanor is icing on the cake. Charu Priya Sengupta has a way to include you in… Continue reading

The crowning glory

Some people are born with naturally gorgeous hair. We all have friends who we have a hair crush on. Sometimes they are men but most times it’s a woman whose bouncy, soft and… Continue reading

“Ek glass mein char barf aur Coca-Cola”

Some of us will remember our mothers, aunts and other female family relatives talking about how their girls need to be taught how to cook and clean. These talks passed down from generations… Continue reading