Sakshi Arora

The Punekar at Pune Fashion Week
Events

The Punekar at Pune Fashion Week

September 30, 2016

The 6th season of Pune Fashion Week was an extravaganza for all the fashion lovers in the city. From celebrities sashaying the ramp to socialites sitting in the front row, it was too glamourous an event.

The Triumphant Finale of Rohan Builders’ The Drawing Board Competition
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The Triumphant Finale of Rohan Builders’ The Drawing Board Competition

September 26, 2016

The debut of ‘The Drawing Board’ competition presented by Rohan Builders for budding architects concluded on a winning note for 3 out of 8 finalists in Khandala. The first position was snagged by Aditya Parmar from Nashik (won Rs. 50,000 and an internship with Rohan Builders) followed by Punekars Somvanshi Prasad Chandrakant (won Rs. 35,000 with a certificate) and the team of Tanmay Patil and Raghav (won Rs. 25,000 with a certificate) respectively.

The Punekar Talks to Neha Dhupia and Zareen Khan
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The Punekar Talks to Neha Dhupia and Zareen Khan

September 21, 2016

It can’t be denied that Pune is climbing up the fashion ladder at a good pace to join the fashion capitals of India. And, to contribute to this rise, the curtain raiser of ‘The Winter Affair’- a bridal wear fashion show by eminent designer, Archana Kochhar witnessed Neha Dhupia and Zareen Khan gracing the occasion and expressing their excitement for the main event on November 13. So, grabbing the opportunity, we caught up with both the actresses and dug out their lesser known aspects.

The Punekar talks to Anupam Kher
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The Punekar talks to Anupam Kher

September 05, 2016

PILF, Day 3: The last day of the festival marked the presence of Anupam Kher, making it the best finale possible. And, he was at his candid best while addressing the crowd. Read up on for our talk with him on his life, failures and more…

“Praise me, ridicule me. I really don’t care.” – Shobhaa De
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“Praise me, ridicule me. I really don’t care.” – Shobhaa De

September 04, 2016

PILF, Day 2: One of the most awaited sessions of the day was that of Shobhaa De’s. Being a prolific writer herself, she was all praises for PILF and Manjiri Prabhu for managing an event of this magnitude. However, when I got a chance to interview her, I have to admit, I was a little nervous and intimidated by her engrained image in my head, that was constituted by the media and twitterati. But, to my surprise, she was warm and kind and she actually stopped for me to answer with a beautiful smile. Here is a glimpse of the conversation…

The Punekar at PILF: In Conversation with Mrinal Kulkarni
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The Punekar at PILF: In Conversation with Mrinal Kulkarni

September 03, 2016

Interestingly, the first day of PILF ( Pune International Literary Festival) evoked the child in all the millennials there because of the presence of Mrinal Kulkarni, who we fondly remember as ‘Son Pari’. However, apart from doing great as an actress in Marathi and Hindi cinema, she has written and directed two Marathi films – ‘Prem Manjhe Prem Manjhe Prem Asta’ and ‘Ram Madhav’. Adding on, she is gracious too. Seeing my awed fan face, she sweetly replied to all my questions…

The Punekar at PILF: In Conversation with Narayana Murthy
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The Punekar at PILF: In Conversation with Narayana Murthy

September 03, 2016

PILF (Pune International Literary Fest) has kicked off at full throttle. And, the major highlight of the very first day was an enlightening session by Narayana Murthy, founder of Infosys and pride of India. We were lucky to have gotten a chance for a chit chat with him, not discussing business and profits but his humane side, which not many are aware of. Excerpts…

The Rise of Poetry Communities in Pune
Lifestyle

The Rise of Poetry Communities in Pune

August 29, 2016

In today’s fast-paced world, we have forgotten to bask in the deep joys of life. And one of them is certainly expressing through the written word. Fortunately, Pune is surprisingly witnessing a rise in one of the most beautiful form of expression- poetry, reinstating that words are better than all swords. Hence, the sprouting poetry communities in […]