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Lisa Ray On Stepping into the Right Shoes with “Close to the Bone”

“I have continued despite fear.”In an era of a fast-paced life and cut-throat competition, Lisa Ray dons the cap of an author, mentor and a wonderful speaker with Feministaa Media. As she walked down in her gorgeous gown from Pinnacle by Shruti Sancheti, styled by Who Wore What When, she made us almost believe that this is the versatile Goddess in her simplest form, donning her down-to-earth smile; the supposed “sex symbol” or “glamour goddess”, and actor, was an absolute delight to chat with and Feministaa Media is proud to speak about the woman behind unveiling industry masks and the epiphany of it all.The model-turned-actor recently attained the status of an acclaimed author with her book, “Close to the Bone”. It isn’t a cancer memoir, she highlights, “cancer isn’t the only thing that defines my life and who I am”. Nor is it a celebrity autobiography, “I don’t look at myself as a celebrity, I don’t wake up and see myself that way.”The book is rather a...

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Interviews

Richa Chadha Talks About Being Original In Bollywo...

“What you put out into the world is also very important.”Actor Richa Chadha was unabashedly herself when she explained how being an actress showcasing one’s talent is important, but it is equall...

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4 years ago
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Kaneez Surka

“I tried Marketing. Failed horribly!” Read the other (funny) side of Kaneez SurkaKaneez Surka belongs to the first generation of English Comedians in India. Better known as an Improv artist, her ...

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4 months ago
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Aashna Shroff

“Blogging is just not for women” -Aashna ShroffFashion, beauty, makeup and Aashna Shroff are words you are likely to use in one sentence. A fashion blogger and woman with a mind of her own, Aashna...

By Team Feministaa

6 years ago
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Candy & Green’s Shraddha Bhansali talks abo...

“I always wanted to open a restaurant which supports this lifestyle that I lead.”Founder and Owner of Candy & Green, Shraddha Bhansali talks about how her life is centered around vegetables and fr...

By Team Feministaa

4 years ago
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Vismaya Bakshi Launches India’s First Scuba Divi...

Vismaya Bakshi was a passionate diver and today, she owns and operates with her husband, India’s first ever Scuba Diving Live-Aboard Company, ” Infiniti”Feministaa talks to Vismaya Bakshi about...

By Team Feministaa

7 years ago
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Karuna Kumar

” There is definitely a certain kind of effort to make sure that you have very sane life ” – Karuna KumarA myriad profile, from Columbia University to the University of Westminster, Karuna Kumar...

By Medha Mukerji

4 months ago
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Ramona Arena

In an exclusive interview with Feministaa, Ramona Arena talks about her journey, music, inspiration, marriage, discrimination in entertainment industry and much more.Ramona never had a stage fright. S...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Pooja Misal

Pooja Misal is indeed a misal for many women who envision a change in the landscape of education sector in India. Feministaa got an opportunity to introduce you to her vision, challenges, inspiration ...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Varsha Wadhwa

Varsha Wadhwa, the young and upcoming, yet another fabulous avant-garde designer from Kolkata strongly believes that fashion should not just be limited to fashion, as it can go way beyond that. This s...

By Team Feministaa

5 years ago
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Bhawna Agarwal

We were told time and again to write against people stereotyping women as un-savvy technocrats. And we came across this wonderful person, who has been covered by tech story, and is known to be a precu...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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‘Begin your Startup, if you have a Problem that ...

“Build something of your own, make it open, keep it completely real, online, free to use, let people come and talk about all their problems, get solutions.”Founder of Nabomita.com, Nabomita Mazumd...

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4 years ago
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Kirti Bhoutika

The girl who wowed everyone with her amiable smile and flawless bakery skills, Kirti Bhoutika, is also a trained dancer and painter! Meet the MasterChef India winner of 2016 up close and personal.The ...

By Team Feministaa

6 years ago
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Aditi Goel

A proud owner of the culinary studio ‘Food-E: Culinary Studio’ in Mumbai, Aditi Goel is a gracious host to home bakers and chefs and even conducts workshops, customized food trials and demonstrat...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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The Aspiring Advocates of Holistic Treatments ...

“In April 2017, Neeta read an article in the Guardian about a family in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They were asking the government for mercy killing for three of their children who had a disease called Musc...

By Medha Mukerji

3 years ago
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Sneha Singhi

Happy Girls are Pretty GirlsDaughter of a tycoon, and a rebel in herself, a successful restaurateur/chef; Sneha Singhi is one of the youngest and most successful entrepreneurs in the city of joy. ...

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6 years ago
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Swara Bhaskar

Swara Bhaskar started her acting career with the 2009 film Madholal Keep Walking, which was screened at the 33rd Cairo International Film Festival, after she moved to Mumbai from her place of birth, D...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Lisa Ray On Stepping into the Right Shoes with “...

“I have continued despite fear.”In an era of a fast-paced life and cut-throat competition, Lisa Ray dons the cap of an author, mentor and a wonderful speaker with Feministaa Media. As she walked d...

By Team Feministaa

3 years ago
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Sapna Bhavnani | Part 1

Known for her unusual sense of styling, outspoken attitude, over-the-edge creativity, Sapna Bhavnani is everything this society doesn’t want a woman to be.Feministaa brings to you an exclusive inter...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Being Authentic Makes Work Meaningful, Says Superm...

“It’s very natural to be meaningful”Supermodel, Diva Dhawan was stunning as she opened up about starting out fairly young in the modeling industry yet managing to retain her authenticity.“The ...

By Team Feministaa

4 years ago
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Sonali Gupta

One of our handpicked Feministaas, Sonali Gupta is a professional Model and a renowned Anchor. She is the perfect combination of an ambitious Indian woman with the perfect tint of glamour required to ...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Women Entrepreneurs Should Be the Face of their Bu...

“For me, a lot of feminism is about being able to be ourselves.”Chairman and CEO of VU Televisions, Devita Saraf talks about being a leading woman entrepreneur in India while retaining the ‘femi...

By Team Feministaa

4 years ago
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Anamika Khanna

A place that was once a quiet, mesmerizing tranquil city with Tolly (The Very Famous Tollygunge Club as we know it) at its heart and pride, now an industrial hub, happens to have given birth to some o...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Prerana Langa

Prerana Langa, CEO YES FOUNDATION, the social development arm of YES BANK (India’s Fifth Largest Private Sector Bank).Ms Prerana Langa, an academician, in the true sense is one of the most liveliest...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Shabana Azmi

Her name resonates the sound of respect and immense boldness, at the same time. She can be an icon in her own individuality and an inspiration to many women as Mrs. Javed Akhtar. Mrs. Shabana Azmi tal...

By Team Feministaa

7 years ago
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From The Education Sector Sushma Paula Berlia

Sushma Berlia was one of the first women in her family to go to the factory with her father after school. “Education and knowledge are core strengths, and women should be completely self reliant”,...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Dia Mirza

Being woken up at five in the morning by my parents, and setting off to watch the sunrise and have a sunrise picnic in Banjara Hills. That is the fondest memory I have from my childhood.Growing Up & F...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Nandita Das

Setting ‘Fire’ (Debut 1996) to all the stereotypes that exist in the Indian Cinema Nandita Das talks candidly about women, being yourself and most importantly accepting yourself just the way you a...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Popularity of YouTube in India is only the Beginni...

“We grow and people watch us because we talk about daily, normal things.”Anisha Dixit, popularly known as ‘rickshawali’ says that being who she is today, a YouTuber and Blogger, is something s...

By Team Feministaa

4 years ago
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Mary Ellen Matsui

Meet Mary Ellen Matsui, Executive Director, ATMA.org. in an exclusive interview with Feministaa. Atma is a Mumbai based NGO which aims to provide relevant solutions to improvise on the quality of educ...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Indian Women’s Cricket Team Wicketkeeper Nuzhat ...

“You can’t perform well in the game if you are not enjoying it, and that’s the beauty of sports” – Nuzhat ParweenAll of us enjoy the liberty of dreaming big, but only a dedicated few get to ...

By Medha Mukerji

3 years ago
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Vodafone’s Kavita Nair is Happy To Help

Kavita Nair joined as the first female product manager at Vodafone. And she has never looked back ever since! Very few people know this about Kavita, she talks to her grandmother once at a fixed time ...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Shubhika Sharma

Shubhika Sharma, the Chief Fashion Officer of Papa Don’t Preach is the founder of a unique line of women’s wear, based out of Mumbai. Shubhika is originally from Delhi and studied fashion designin...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Arundhati Bhattacharya

She joined the State bank of India as a 21 year old intern! And today she leads the 200 year old bank, and is not only an achiever as the first woman Chairperson to lead the bank, but also, is the you...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Shirley Setia

With a close to three million following on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter, Shirley Setia spoke to us to inspire millions of aspiring girls through her tremendously stimulating and unbelievab...

By Medha Mukerji

5 years ago
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Ananya Birla

Banks are for people with money, not for people without. Microfinance refers to delivering essential financial services to those who are too poor to be served by the regular banks. India is the larges...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Sapna Bhavnani

CLICK HERE TO WATCH PART 1Known for her unusual sense of styling, outspoken attitude, over-the-edge creativity, Sapna Bhavnani is everything this society doesn’t want a woman to be.Feministaa brings...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Being an Influencer is all about Striking the Righ...

“We take a lot of inspiration from the places we travel to, the people we meet and the beautiful textiles and colors and smells we run into.”When Mitali Sagar started the digital marketing platfor...

By Team Feministaa

4 years ago
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Kalki Koechlin

The queen of monologues, and a true icon for the modern powerful independent woman in India, Kalki Koechlin spoke to Feministaa about womanhood and a lot more.Just before she was to receive her award,...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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Madhuri Banerjee

When you pick up a book that says “Losing My VIRGINITY & other dumb ideas”, what’s the first thought that comes to your mind about the author ?For someone whose first book had the “V” word o...

By Medha Mukerji

7 years ago
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Flair Like A Girl | Ami Shroff For Feministaa

The first name you read when you Google ‘Female Bartenders in India’ is Ami Behram Shroff. And as you go down, you see a curly haired girl, playing with fire, mixing drinks, and juggling expensive...

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4 years ago
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Harshaali Malhotra

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist when we grow up. – Pablo PicassoAchievement has no age. If you have talent, and you’re blessed with the right opportunity, you will...

By Medha Mukerji

6 years ago
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