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Fardeen Naushad

WHO IS CONTROLLING WHOM?
This craze began with Facebook. It helped us chat, find friends, send pics and do so much more — all for free. Being a 90s kid, who also lived through paid messages and expensive phone calls, Facebook was the best thing that could have happened....
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CAUSE GOOD FATHERS NEED TO BE CELEBRATED TOO!
Dad’s get a pretty bad rep across the world! I am not sure why, though. Are that many dads terrible at their job of being a good parent? It’s all about moms, no? I’m pretty sure there must be some logic to this bias, but...
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#SPEAKYOURMIND WITH AKSHARA GOWDA
How would you define yourself? I don’t want to be defined: as an actor and as a human being, I want to be constantly redefined What is the first thing you do when you wake up? I check my phone obviously, and then sip on...
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THE FREEDOM TO CHOOSE
The month of August usually means a celebration of freedom and independence in India. We make a huge deal out of it. The festivities continue all month and we’re all suddenly new people who cannot do without our individual freedoms. This year, however, the pandemic...
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#SPEAKYOURMIND WITH GAYATHRI REDDY
How would you define yourself? I’m a sensitive person, yet confident and bold. When it comes to work I am extremely hardworking and disciplined. First thing you do when you wake up? I run into my pet bunny’s room and kiss him good morning. Your...
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OUR JOURNEY WASN’T EASY
It’s not very often that one gets the opportunity to interview two famous sportsmen at one go and so when we found out that Ambati Thirupathi Rayudu and Karn Vinod Sharma were up for an interview with Provoke Lifestyle Magazine, we jumped at the offer....
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CHANGE THAT BRINGS ABOUT EQUALITY
They say change is inevitable and the last decade is definitive of change especially when it comes to women in India. This is something that popped into my head; I mean there are definitely other ways to prove it; but the fact became a reality...
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(INTERLUDE) TO LOVE, LIKE LOVE WAS MEANT TO BE
February is here and it’s all about love. Soon enough our stores, television screens, ads and everything else will explode with hearts and red will be everywhere — all around you — you’ll almost be breathing it! I have nothing against these blatant over-the-top expressions...
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WHAT WILL 2020 BRING?
I guess everyone is super excited about the new year! We’re at the beginning of a new decade. There’s much to be hopeful for. I mean, yes, the nation ended up protesting through the last month of the year — but hey, we’ve got an...
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#SPEAKYOURMIND WITH ARJUN CHIDAMBARAM
How would you define yourself? I would define myself as fun, friendly and frank. First thing you do when you wake up? Look at my phone like everybody does and I drink a litre of water after I brush my teeth. Your perfect holiday destination?...
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