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HELLO! India

HELLO! India June 2019

Hello! covers the world of celebrities from a completely different angle, making it the world's most loved celebrity magazine. Hello! is invited into the palaces and homes of some of the world's most elusive royal families, movie stars and celebrities, to get a view from the inside. The result: intimate, never-seen-before private moments far removed from the glare of the paparazzi, and interviews that are as insightful and interesting as they are exclusive

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12 Issues

in this issue

4 min.
to the editor

YOUNGSTERS DRIVE THE NATION While I loved the theme of the May 2019 issue, which celebrates the youth in our country – I want to begin by thanking HELLO! for the insightful and timely Editor’s Note. It was nice to read about your views on Indian politics and the current political scenario. I, definitely, subscribe to your point-of-view that one cannot and should not organise a feast with the taxpayers’ money to win the throne. Also, I agree that only the political party which promises clean air to breathe deserves to win the elections. Moving on to the ‘Dream Catchers’ of India, they are not only chasing their own dreams but also putting the subcontinent on the global map. Be it in business, sports, films or other art forms, these youngsters…

3 min.
editor’s note

“Every year I hear of a new destination which becomes the trend. A couple of years ago it was Croatia, then Iceland, then skiing at Courchevel in Switzerland and now it is Vietnam and Cambodia” We are in the thick of summer and I am sure most of us must be out on their annual vacay to some very exotic locations. Every year I hear of a new destination which becomes the trend. A couple of years ago it was Croatia, then Iceland, then skiing at Courchevel in Switzerland and now it is Vietnam and Cambodia. In India, specially, destinations become an instant fad which everyone follows and suddenly you see people dashing off to that place. There is so much more in the world to explore than these typical tourist…

1 min.

VISHWAVEER SINGH HELLO!’s former Assistant Editor, Vishwaveer now spends his time working for his family-run hospitality company in Hyderabad, Trance Hotels. This month, between his various jet-setting commitments, he made some time to chat with our cover star, Kriti Sanon. A master at figuring the 21st century woman out, he presents a sparkling conversation with the rising star on her experience shooting with HELLO! in Turkey, and what makes life, travel, wellness and work all come together in a seamless package! KEEGAN CRASTO The ace photographer from Mumbai has always had a penchant for portraiture and the art of colour composition. His works have been featured in national as well as international publications and he has also worked on campaigns for Nike, NorBlackNorWhite, L’Oréal and Calvin Klien, amongst others. About shooting HELLO!’s cover…

3 min.
editor’s lounge

CHRIS PRATT FOR TUMI The leading international brand of travel, business and lifestyle accessories, TUMI has signed on Hollywood A-lister and Avengers star Chris Pratt as the face of its new campaign for Asia Pacific and the Middle East. A longtime TUMI patron, Pratt’s international star quality, magnetic charisma and down-to-earth personality shine through in the brand’s campaign featuring TUMI’s new Alpha 3 and Alpha Bravo collections. The brand deems the association as a perfect fit because Chris represents a new age of leading men in Hollywood – bold and genuine –and the actor has immense international appeal. BREITLING’S CONSERVATION EFFORTS Luxury watchmaker Breitling has introduced a limited-edition model to commemorate its partnership with the Ocean Conservancy. The Superocean Heritage Ocean Conservancy Limited Edition is distinguished by a caseback engraved with the Ocean…

2 min.
june calendar

ARTS AND CULTURE GANGA DUSSEHRA WHERE: Across north India WHEN: 12 June Celebrated across the northern parts of India, the Ganga Dussehra is marked by devotees flocking to cities dotting the River Ganges to perform aartis. Thousands of people flock to cities like Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh as well as Haridwar and Rishikesh to worship the Ganga for sustaining millions of lives in the country. The festival is also a photographers’ delight and numerous lens-people head to these holy cities to capture the grandeur of the events. SAO JOAO FESTIVAL WHERE: Goa WHEN: 24 June The annual festival seeks to pay homage to St John the Baptist. While the festival is held across the globe, Goa celebrates the occasion in a unique way as men as well as women devotees jump into drinking water wells to…

10 min.
the regal women of mayurbhanj

The tribal heartland of Odisha, not too far from the West Bengal border, is a gargantuan seat of history, culture and natural resources. As we drive down making our way from the small villages of Bengal into the changing landscape of Odisha’s jungles, Mayurbhanj makes its presence felt with its small shops, laidback people and a small-town vibe that has an immediate placebo effect on our city-bred nerves. While much of the district has moved on into a post-democratic way of life, a large part of it still revolves around its glorious royal part, an intrinsic aspect of its geo-political and social fabric. When we stand face to face with the majestic 19th century Belgadia Palace built in the classical Western style of Doric-Corinthian columns – a mixture of Greek…